Download The Semantic Web by Michael C. Daconta, Leo J. Obrst, Kevin T. Smith PDF

By Michael C. Daconta, Leo J. Obrst, Kevin T. Smith

* "The Semantic net is an extension of the present net during which details is given
* well-defined which means, greater allowing pcs and other people to paintings in cooperation."-Tim Berners-Lee, medical American, may perhaps 2001
* This authoritative consultant indicates how the Semantic internet works technically and the way companies can put it to use to realize a aggressive advantage
* Explains what taxonomies and ontologies are in addition to their significance in developing the Semantic Web
* better half site contains additional updates because the framework develops and hyperlinks to comparable websites

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Download Instance Selection and Construction for Data Mining by Huan Liu PDF

By Huan Liu

The skill to investigate and comprehend tremendous facts units lags a long way at the back of the facility to collect and shop the information. to satisfy this problem, wisdom discovery and knowledge mining (KDD) is starting to be speedily as an rising box. in spite of the fact that, regardless of how robust pcs are actually or may be sooner or later, KDD researchers and practitioners needs to contemplate easy methods to deal with ever-growing info that is, sarcastically, as a result vast use of pcs and straightforwardness of information assortment with desktops. many various methods were used to handle the information explosion factor, reminiscent of set of rules scale-up and knowledge relief. example, instance, or tuple choice relates to equipment or algorithms that choose or look for a consultant part of info which could satisfy a KDD job as though the total information is used. example choice is without delay concerning information relief and turns into more and more vital in lots of KDD purposes end result of the want for processing potency and/or garage potency.
one of many significant technique of example choice is sampling wherein a pattern is chosen for trying out and research, and randomness is a key point within the method. example choice additionally covers tools that require seek. Examples are available in density estimation (finding the consultant situations - information issues - for a cluster); boundary looking (finding the serious situations to shape obstacles to tell apart info issues of alternative classes); and knowledge squashing (producing weighted new facts with identical adequate statistics). different very important matters relating to example choice expand to undesirable precision, focusing, inspiration drifts, noise/outlier removing, facts smoothing, and so forth.
Instance choice and development for information Mining brings researchers and practitioners jointly to record new advancements and functions, to proportion hard-learned stories in an effort to steer clear of comparable pitfalls, and to make clear the long run improvement of example choice. This quantity serves as a entire reference for graduate scholars, practitioners and researchers in KDD.

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Download Information Technology: Supporting change through teacher by Don Passey, Brian Samways PDF

By Don Passey, Brian Samways

This booklet considers how the basic matters in relation to the use of data expertise in schooling, are being tackled throughout the international. considerably it gains overseas views on the problem that details and communications know-how poses to instructor schooling; perspectives of trainee instructor studies with desktops; insights into the ways that conversation applied sciences are getting used to hyperlink academics and scholars; attention of the impression of swap with details and communications know-how; dialogue of the jobs of these thinking about constructing instructor schooling with info and communications techology at nationwide, institutional and instructor degrees. It includes the chosen complaints of the overseas convention on info know-how: assisting switch via instructor schooling, backed by means of the foreign Federation for info Processing, and held at Kiryat Anavim, Israel, in June/July 1996.

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Download Multiagent Scheduling: Models and Algorithms by Alessandro Agnetis, Jean-Charles Billaut, Stanisław PDF

By Alessandro Agnetis, Jean-Charles Billaut, Stanisław Gawiejnowicz, Dario Pacciarelli, Ameur Soukhal (auth.)

Scheduling thought has got a growing to be curiosity considering the fact that its origins within the moment half the twentieth century. built firstly for the learn of scheduling issues of a unmarried target, the speculation has been lately prolonged to difficulties regarding a number of standards. even if, this extension has nonetheless left a spot among the classical multi-criteria methods and a few real-life difficulties within which no longer all jobs give a contribution to the review of every criterion.

In this e-book, we shut this hole through providing and constructing multi-agent scheduling versions within which subsets of jobs sharing an identical assets are evaluated through varied standards. a number of eventualities are brought, reckoning on the definition and the intersection constitution of the activity subsets. Complexity effects, approximation schemes, heuristics and distinct algorithms are mentioned for single-machine and parallel-machine scheduling environments. Definitions and algorithms are illustrated with the aid of examples and figures.

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Download Machine Learning: Discriminative and Generative by Tony Jebara PDF

By Tony Jebara

Machine Learning:Discriminative and Generative covers the most modern topics and instruments in computer studying starting from Bayesian probabilistic types to discriminative support-vector machines. in spite of the fact that, in contrast to prior books that in basic terms talk about those really varied methods in isolation, it bridges the 2 faculties of inspiration jointly inside of a standard framework, elegantly connecting their numerous theories and making one universal big-picture. additionally, this bridge brings forth new hybrid discriminative-generative instruments that mix the strengths of either camps. This e-book serves a number of reasons in addition. The framework acts as a systematic leap forward, fusing the components of generative and discriminative studying and may be of curiosity to many researchers. although, as a conceptual step forward, this universal framework unifies many formerly unrelated instruments and strategies and makes them comprehensible to a bigger component of the general public. this provides the extra practical-minded engineer, pupil and the economic public an easy-access and extra good highway map into the realm of desktop studying.

Machine studying: Discriminative and Generative is designed for an viewers composed of researchers & practitioners in and academia. The publication is additionally appropriate as a secondary textual content for graduate-level scholars in machine technology and engineering.

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Download Recommendation Systems in Software Engineering by Martin P. Robillard, Walid Maalej, Robert J. Walker, Visit PDF

By Martin P. Robillard, Walid Maalej, Robert J. Walker, Visit Amazon's Thomas Zimmermann Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Thomas Zimmermann,

With the expansion of private and non-private facts shops and the emergence of off-the-shelf data-mining know-how, advice structures have emerged that in particular handle the original demanding situations of navigating and reading software program engineering data.

This e-book collects, buildings and formalizes wisdom on advice structures in software program engineering. It adopts a practical process with an specific specialise in procedure layout, implementation, and evaluate. The publication is split into 3 elements: “Part I – concepts” introduces fundamentals for development recommenders in software program engineering, together with thoughts for accumulating and processing software program engineering information, but in addition for offering thoughts to clients as a part of their workflow. “Part II – review” summarizes tools and experimental designs for comparing concepts in software program engineering. “Part III – functions” describes wishes, matters and resolution options thinking about whole suggestion structures for particular software program engineering projects, concentrating on the engineering insights required to make potent options. The ebook is complemented via the website, including unfastened supplemental fabrics for readers of this e-book and somebody attracted to advice structures in software program engineering, together with lecture slides, info units, resource code, and an outline of individuals, teams, papers and instruments in regards to advice platforms in software program engineering.

The ebook is especially well-suited for graduate scholars and researchers development new suggestion platforms for software program engineering functions or in different high-tech fields. it will probably additionally function the root for graduate classes on advice structures, utilized info mining or software program engineering. software program engineering practitioners constructing suggestion structures or related purposes with predictive performance also will enjoy the large spectrum of themes covered.

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Download Getting Started with LevelDB by Andy Dent PDF

By Andy Dent

Store and retrieve key-value established info speedy on iOS and OS X utilizing LevelDB


  • Understand how a taken care of key-value shop like LevelDB can help any app.
  • Learn to exploit LevelDB from uncomplicated C++ code on iOS and OS/X
  • Use LevelDB as a aid for any OS/X, iPhone, or iPad app via a sequence of sensible examples

In Detail

Mobile and standalone machine apps frequently have to shop and swiftly retrieve facts. LevelDB scales from a number of uncomplicated values as much as trillions of documents and is versatile sufficient to shop any form of data.

Getting began with LevelDB progresses in the course of the refined how one can use databases. It starts off via explaining tips on how to set up and construct LevelDB from the fundamentals, and strikes directly to clarify the several Objective-C layers for LevelDB. it may be used as an advent to database-backed iOS apps, in addition to presents explanation to key-value shops and is helping you know the way they relate to SQL.

LevelDB is a versatile facts resolution that makes use of key-value shops to permit for the advance of hugely complicated, effective facts garage platforms. From the fundamentals of knowledge garage and retrieval to advanced circumstances concerning information garage for apps, this e-book covers a variety of LevelDB topics.

Even really easy apps can have the necessity to seek their information utilizing diversified phrases. Getting began with LevelDB exhibits the best way to layout keys to retrieve and shop facts successfully. you are going to find out how its “levelled” nature offers quickly writes and the way to music its settings and layout for functionality. additionally, you will see a number of strategies for debugging and tuning.

Getting began with LevelDB will depart you as an finished LevelDB programmer, convinced you could construct a posh database-backed app with excessive functionality on iOS or OS/X.

What you'll examine from this book

  • Install LevelDB and application in C++ or Objective-C to construct OS/X, iPhone, and iPad apps
  • Extend easy taken care of key-value shops to help graph and relational information types
  • Understand iOS interface construction for an app that makes use of databases
  • Learn the GUI styles wanted for a database-backed app
  • Explore debugging positive factors by means of including an embedded internet server for your iOS app
  • Install extra libraries and spot tips on how to use LevelDB from JavaScript through Node in addition to Ruby and Python
  • Compare SQL to LevelDB together with SQL-like relational schemas and research the implementation tasks to take care of database integrity


The ebook is a concise advisor for utilizing LevelDB. It explains database suggestions and using C++, starting from the fundamentals all of the method to excessive point themes in a simple to persist with, step by step layout.

Who this booklet is written for

The ebook is intended for builders who wish an embedded database for his or her functions. skilled programmers can choose up at the refined facts mapping styles and tuning tips.

Getting began with LevelDB calls for a minimum historical past in programming in C++ or Objective-C for OS/X or iOS and familiarity with XCode. hence it teaches sufficient C++ to exploit LevelDB with no presuming any C++ wisdom, so is appropriate for newbie Objective-C programmers.

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Download Artificial intelligence for maximizing content based image by Zongmin Ma PDF

By Zongmin Ma

The expanding development of multimedia info use is probably going to speed up developing an pressing desire of supplying a transparent technique of shooting, storing, indexing, retrieving, studying, and summarizing information via snapshot facts.

Artificial Intelligence for Maximizing content material dependent picture Retrieval discusses significant points of content-based snapshot retrieval (CBIR) utilizing present applied sciences and purposes in the man made intelligence (AI) box. delivering state of the art learn from top overseas specialists, this e-book bargains a theoretical viewpoint and sensible strategies for academicians, researchers, and practitioners.

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Download Parallel, Object-Oriented, and Active Knowledge Base Systems by Ioannis Vlahavas PDF

By Ioannis Vlahavas

Knowledge Base structures are an integration of traditional database structures with synthetic Intelligence concepts. they supply inference features to the database procedure by means of encapsulating the data of the appliance area in the database.
wisdom is the main important of all company assets that needs to be captured, kept, re-used and continually better, in a lot an analogous means as database platforms have been very important within the past decade.
versatile, extensible, and but effective wisdom Base platforms are had to seize the expanding call for for knowledge-based purposes to be able to turn into an important industry within the subsequent decade.
wisdom could be expressed in lots of static and dynamic varieties; the main well known being area gadgets, their relationships, and their ideas of evolution and transformation. it is very important convey and seamlessly use every kind of data in one wisdom Base method.
Parallel, Object-Oriented, and energetic wisdom Base Systems provides intimately gains wisdom Base process must have with a view to satisfy the above necessities.
Parallel, Object-Oriented, and energetic wisdom Base Systems covers intimately the subsequent subject matters:

  • Integration of deductive, construction, and energetic ideas in sequential database platforms.
  • Integration and inter-operation of a number of rule kinds into an identical wisdom Base process.
  • Parallel rule matching and execution, for deductive, construction, and energetic ideas, in parallel Export, wisdom Base, and Database platforms.
  • In-depth description of a Parallel, Object-Oriented, and lively wisdom Base method that integrates all rule paradigms right into a unmarried database process with no hindering functionality.

Parallel, Object-Oriented, and energetic wisdom Base Systems is meant as a graduate-level textual content for a direction on wisdom Base platforms and as a reference for researchers and practitioners within the components of database platforms, wisdom base platforms and synthetic Intelligence.

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Download Semantic Web Evaluation Challenge: SemWebEval 2014 at ESWC by Valentina Presutti, Milan Stankovic, Erik Cambria, Iván PDF

By Valentina Presutti, Milan Stankovic, Erik Cambria, Iván Cantador, Angelo Di Iorio, Tommaso Di Noia, Christoph Lange, Diego Reforgiato Recupero, Anna Tordai

This ebook constitutes the completely refereed submit convention lawsuits of the 1st variation of the Semantic internet review problem, SemWebEval 2014, co-located with the eleventh prolonged Semantic internet convention, held in Anissaras, Crete, Greece, in may perhaps 2014. This publication comprises the descriptions of all equipment and instruments that competed at SemWebEval 2014, including an in depth description of the initiatives, assessment strategies and datasets. The contributions are grouped in 3 parts: semantic publishing (sempub), concept-level sentiment research (ssa), and linked-data enabled recommender structures (recsys).

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