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  Exercises in programming style
Lopes C.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2014. 304 pp. Type: Book (978-1-482227-37-6), Reviews: (3 of 3)

Programming languages have, in the history of computing, found creative ways to allow programming in a variety of styles--and here “style” can mean internal features (structure, usage conventions, and so on) or external features (...
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Feb 19 2015  
  Exercises in programming style
Lopes C.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2014. 304 pp. Type: Book (978-1-482227-37-6), Reviews: (2 of 3)

This is a very good book on programming styles, a crucial aspect of programming that is not given enough importance. The author has taken her inspiration from the book by French writer Raymond Queneau. In his book, Queneau writes the same story in...
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Oct 17 2014  
  Exercises in programming style
Lopes C.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2014. 304 pp. Type: Book (978-1-482227-37-6), Reviews: (1 of 3)

“How do I program thee? Let me count the ways.” So might Lopes paraphrase the well-known poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning. In this book, she writes the same program in 33 different programming styles....
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Oct 16 2014  
  Distributed tuning of machine learning algorithms using MapReduce clusters
Ganjisaffar Y., Debeauvais T., Javanmardi S., Caruana R., Lopes C.  LDMTA 2011 (Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Large Scale Data Mining: Theory and Applications, San Diego, CA,  Aug 21, 2011) 1-8, 2011. Type: Proceedings

While machine learning algorithms have been around for a very long time, they invariably have a human component in the form of tuning--that is, finding the right values for parameters specific to the training set. Sometimes this can take a ra...
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