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Chemoinformatics and Advanced Machine Learning Perspectives

Chemoinformatics and Advanced Machine Learning Perspectives

By: Huma Lodhi; Yoshihiro Yamanishi

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2010

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Chemoinformatics is a scientific area that endeavours to study and solve complex chemical problems using computational techniques and methods. Chemoinformatics and Advanced Machine Learning Perspectives: Complex Computational Methods and Collaborative Techniques provides an overview of current research in machine learning and applications to chemoinformatics tasks. As a timely compendium of research, this book offers perspectives on key elements that are crucial for complex study and investigation....

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Computer Vision Metrics: Survey, Taxonomy, and Analysis

Computer Vision Metrics: Survey, Taxonomy, and Analysis

By: Scott Krig

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 07-JUN-2014

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Computer Vision Metrics: Survey, Taxonomy, and Analysis provides a technical tour through computer vision, with a survey of nearly 100 types of local, regional, and global feature descriptors, blending history of the field with state-of-the-art analysis of contemporary methods, rather than just another how-to book with source code shortcuts and performance analysis. Observations are provided to develop intuition behind the methods and mathematics, interesting questions are raised for future research rather than providing all the answers, and a Vision Taxonomy is suggested to draw a...

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Computer Vision and Image Processing in Intelligent Systems and Multimedia Technologies

Computer Vision and Image Processing in Intelligent Systems and Multimedia Technologies

By: Muhammad Sarfraz

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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The fields of computer vision and image processing are constantly evolving as new research and applications in these areas emerge. Staying abreast of the most up-to-date developments in this field is necessary in order to promote further research and apply these developments in real-world settings. Computer Vision and Image Processing in Intelligent Systems and Multimedia Technologies features timely and informative research on the design and development of computer vision and image processing applications in intelligent agents as well as in multimedia technologies. Covering a diverse set of...

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Microcontroller Programming and Interfacing TI MSP430

Microcontroller Programming and Interfacing TI MSP430

By: Steven Barrett; Daniel Pack

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 02-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 17-MAY-2014

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This book provides a thorough introduction to the Texas Instruments MPS430 microcontroller. The MPS430 is a 16-bit reduced instruction set (RISC) processor that features ultra low power consumption and integrated digital and analog hardware. Variants of the MPS430 microcontroller have been in production since 1993. This provides for a host of MPS430 products including evaluation boards, compilers, and documentation. A thorough introduction to the MPS430 line of microcontrollers, programming techniques, and interface concepts are provided along with considerable tutorial information with many...

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Face Recognition in Adverse Conditions

Face Recognition in Adverse Conditions

By: Maria De Marsico; Michele Nappi; Massimo Tistarelli

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

Insert Date: 16-MAY-2014

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Facial recognition software has improved by leaps and bounds over the past few decades, with error rates decreasing significantly within the past ten years. Though this is true, conditions such as poor lighting, obstructions, and profile-only angles have continued to persist in preventing wholly accurate readings. Face Recognition in Adverse Conditions examines how the field of facial recognition takes these adverse conditions into account when designing more effective applications by discussing facial recognition under real world PIE variations, current applications, and the future of the...

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Foundations of Software and System Performance Engineering: Process, Performance Modeling, Requirements, Testing, Scalability, and Practice

Foundations of Software and System Performance Engineering: Process, Performance Modeling, Requirements, Testing, Scalability, and Practice

By: André Benjamin Bondi

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. “If this book had been available to Healthcare.gov's contractors, and they read and followed its life cycle performance processes, there would not have been the enormous problems apparent in that application. In my 40+ years of experience in building leading edge products, poor performance is the single most frequent cause of the failure or cancellation of software intensive projects. This book provides techniques and skills necessary to implement performance engineering at the beginning of a project and manage it throughout the product's...

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Conformal Prediction for Reliable Machine Learning

Conformal Prediction for Reliable Machine Learning

By: Vineeth Balasubramanian; Shen-Shyang Ho; Vladimir Vovk

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 23-APR-2014

Insert Date: 09-MAY-2014

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The conformal predictions framework is a recent development in machine learning that can associate a reliable measure of confidence with a prediction in any real-world pattern recognition application, including risk-sensitive applications such as medical diagnosis, face recognition, and financial risk prediction. Conformal Predictions for Reliable Machine Learning: Theory, Adaptations and Applications captures the basic theory of the framework, demonstrates how to apply it to real-world problems, and presents several adaptations, including active learning, change detection, and anomaly...

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Graph-Based Methods in Computer Vision

Graph-Based Methods in Computer Vision

By: Xiao Bai; Jian Cheng; Edwin Hancock

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2012

Insert Date: 01-MAY-2014

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Computer vision, the science and technology of machines that see, has been a rapidly developing research area since the mid-1970s. It focuses on the understanding of digital input images in many forms, including video and 3-D range data. Graph-Based Methods in Computer Vision: Developments and Applications presents a sampling of the research issues related to applying graph-based methods in computer vision. These methods have been under-utilized in the past, but use must now be increased because of their ability to naturally and effectively represent image models and data. This publication...

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Formal Languages and Computation: Models and Their Applications

Formal Languages and Computation: Models and Their Applications

By: Alexander Meduna

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 27-APR-2014

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This computer science book gives a clear, comprehensive introduction to formal language theory and its applications in computer science. It is meant as the basis of a one-term course on this subject at the undergraduate level. It covers all rudimental topics concerning formal languages and their models, especially grammars and automata. It sketches the basic ideas underlying the theory of computation, including computability, decidability, and computational complexity. From a practical viewpoint, it explains how these models underlie computer science engineering techniques for language...

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PIC Microcontroller Projects in C, 2nd Edition

PIC Microcontroller Projects in C, 2nd Edition

By: Dogan Ibrahim

Publisher: Newnes

Publication Date: 08-APR-2014

Insert Date: 22-APR-2014

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Extensively revised and updated to encompass the latest developments in the PIC 18FXXX series, this book demonstrates how to develop a range of microcontroller applications through a project-based approach. After giving an introduction to programming in C using the popular mikroC Pro for PIC and MPLAB XC8 languages, this book describes the project development cycle in full. The book walks you through fully tried and tested hands-on projects, including many new, advanced topics such as Ethernet programming, digital signal processing, and RFid technology. This book is ideal for engineers,...

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Intelligent Systems for Engineers and Scientists, Third Edition

Intelligent Systems for Engineers and Scientists, Third Edition

By: Adrian Hopgood

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 12-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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The third edition of this bestseller examines the principles of artificial intelligence and their application in engineering and science, as well as techniques for developing intelligent systems to solve practical problems. Covering the spectrum of intelligent systems techniques, it incorporates knowledge-based systems, computational intelligence, and their hybrids. It includes expanded chapters on genetic algorithms and single-candidate optimization techniques, while the chapter on neural networks now covers spiking networks and a range of recurrent networks. Example programs using rules...

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Machine Learning Forensics for Law Enforcement, Security, and Intelligence

Machine Learning Forensics for Law Enforcement, Security, and Intelligence

By: Jesus Mena

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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Increasingly, crimes and fraud are digital in nature, occurring at breakneck speed and encompassing large volumes of data. To combat this unlawful activity, knowledge about the use of machine learning technology and software is critical. This volume integrates an assortment of deductive and instructive tools, techniques, and technologies to arm professionals with the tools they need to be prepared and stay ahead of the game. It is a practical guide on how to conduct forensic investigations using self-organizing clustering map (SOM) neural networks, text extraction, and rule generating...

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Computational Thinking for the Modern Problem Solver

Computational Thinking for the Modern Problem Solver

By: David Riley; Kenny Hunt

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 27-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 18-APR-2014

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Accessible to non-computer science majors, this classroom-tested book introduces computational thinking as part of an introductory computing course and shows how computer science concepts are applicable to other fields. With numerous color figures, the text focuses on both foundational computer science concepts and engineering topics. It covers abstraction, algorithms, logic, graph theory, social issues of software, and numeric modeling as well as execution control, problem-solving strategies, testing, and data encoding and organizing. ...

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Energy-Aware Memory Management for Embedded Multimedia Systems: A Computer-Aided Design Approach

Energy-Aware Memory Management for Embedded Multimedia Systems: A Computer-Aided Design Approach

By: Florin Balasa; Dhiraj Pradhan

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2011

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Providing an algebraic framework for memory management tasks, this book illustrates how to optimize energy consumption in memory subsystems using CAD solutions. It covers data-dependence analysis techniques, memory size estimation methods, extensions of mapping approaches, and memory banking approaches. The book shows how these techniques are used to evaluate the data storage of an application, reduce dynamic and static energy consumption, design energy-efficient address generation units, and much more. The algorithmic style of the text should help readers create prototype software tools...

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Advances in Computers

Advances in Computers

By: Atif Memon

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2014

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Since its first volume in 1960, Advances in Computers has presented detailed coverage of innovations in computer hardware, software, theory, design, and applications. It has also provided contributors with a medium in which they can explore their subjects in greater depth and breadth than journal articles usually allow. As a result, many articles have become standard references that continue to be of significant, lasting value in this rapidly expanding field. In-depth surveys and tutorials on new computer technology Well-known authors and researchers in the field Extensive...

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Handbook of Research on Web 2.0, 3.0, and X.0

Handbook of Research on Web 2.0, 3.0, and X.0

By: San Murugesan

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2009

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As the Web continues to evolve, advances in Web technology forge many new applications that were not previously feasible, resulting in new usage paradigms in business, social interaction, governance, and education. The Handbook of Research on Web 2.0, 3.0, and X.0: Technologies, Business, and Social Applications is a comprehensive reference source on next-generation Web technologies and their applications. This in-depth two volume collection covers the latest aspects and applications of Web technologies including the introduction of virtual reality commerce systems, the importance of social...

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Knowledge Representation, Reasoning, and the Design of Intelligent Agents

Knowledge Representation, Reasoning, and the Design of Intelligent Agents

By: Michael Gelfond; Yulia Kahl

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Knowledge representation and reasoning is the foundation of artificial intelligence, declarative programming, and the design of knowledge-intensive software systems capable of performing intelligent tasks. Using logical and probabilistic formalisms based on answer set programming (ASP) and action languages, this book shows how knowledge-intensive systems can be given knowledge about the world and how it can be used to solve non-trivial computational problems. The authors maintain a balance between mathematical analysis and practical design of intelligent agents. All the concepts, such as...

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Concept-Oriented Research and Development in Information Technology

Concept-Oriented Research and Development in Information Technology

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 26-MAR-2014

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This book thoroughly analyzes the relationships between concept, technology, and market—which are the main factors in shifting information technology research and development (R&D) to a new approach. It discusses unconventional methods and viewpoints of concept creation, technology innovation, and market cultivation. Featuring contributions from international experts and case studies from IBM and Hitachi, this book is perfect for graduate students in information technology, engineering, technology management, operation research, and business—as well as for R&D researchers, directors,...

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Communicating Embedded Systems: Networks Applications

Communicating Embedded Systems: Networks Applications

By: Francine Krief

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 22-FEB-2010

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Embedded systems become more and more complex and require having some knowledge in various disciplines such as electronics, data processing, telecommunications and networks. Without detailing all the aspects related to the design of embedded systems, this book, which was written by specialists in electronics, data processing and telecommunications and networks, gives an interesting point of view of communication techniques and problems in embedded systems. This choice is easily justified by the fact that embedded systems are today massively communicating and that telecommunications and...

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Competitive Inteligence 2.0: Organization, Innovation and Territory

Competitive Inteligence 2.0: Organization, Innovation and Territory

By: Luc Quoniam

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 07-MAR-2014

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The recent "concept of 2.0", a consequence of "Web 2.0", discusses the emergence of a new style, emancipated from the Web, which finds applications in all areas of social activity: management, innovation, education , organization, territory, etc. This book considers the implications of the changing paradigm for competitive, economic and territorial intelligence applied to innovation, value creation and enhancement of territories. Competitive intelligence is therefore in the "2.0" and its values: perpetual beta, user-generated content, social relations, etc., horizontality, a renewed...