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Katsaros, Dimitrios
University of Thessaly
Volos, 37 Glavani, Deligiorgi Building, 4th floor, Greece
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Dimitrios Katsaros was born in Thetidio-Farsala, Greece in 1974. He received a BS in Computer Science from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in March 1997. From July 1997 to June 1998, Dimitrios Katsaros was a visiting researcher at the Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics at the University of L'Aquila, Italy. Currently, he is a Ph.D. student at the Computer Science Department of the Aristotle University, and is expected to complete his degree in February 2004. His works have been published in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Idea Group books, and the Springer series of Lecture Notes in Computer Science and Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. His articles have been presented at many conferences, including WebKDD and IDA. He an editor of the book Wireless information highways, which will be published by Idea Group, Inc. in 2004. His research interests include Web databases, semistructured data, and mobile data management.

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   Discrete probability models and methods: probability on graphs and trees, Markov chains and random fields, entropy and coding
Brémaud P.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 559 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319434-75-9)

Due to advances in both theory and practice, there has been a recent explosion in courses on network science and data science. These demand a solid background in probabilistic methods....

Feb 21 2018  
   Deep learning
Goodfellow I., Bengio Y., Courville A.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2016. 800 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262035-61-3), Reviews: (4 of 4)

Deep learning (DL) is an area of artificial intelligence (AI) that carries out machine learning in terms of a hierarchy of concepts. DL enables a machine to build complex concepts by combining simpler ones, and thus relieves a human operator from ...

Aug 16 2017  
  Bibliometrics and research evaluation: uses and abuses
Gingras Y.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2016. 136 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262035-12-5)

The field of bibliometrics has undergone tremendous development; quantitative scientometrics indicators, the main outcome, are used to measure practically every aspect of scientific production. Even promotion and funding decisions are now backed u...

May 10 2017  
   Game theory with engineering applications
Bauso D.,  SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 2016. 320 pp. Type: Book (978-1-611974-27-0)

Game theory can be briefly described as the investigation of mathematical models of conflict and cooperation among rational entities. In the past, it has been extensively applied to problems of economics, but the last few decades have found intrig...

Mar 28 2017  
   Text data management and analysis: a practical introduction to information retrieval and text mining
Zhai C., Massung S.,  Association for Computing Machinery and Morgan & Claypool, New York, NY, 2016. 530 pp. Type: Book, Reviews: (3 of 4)

Fifteen years ago, the field of information retrieval (IR) was still in its infancy, despite the fact that research and development in the field had been progressing for over 30 years, and had provided several significant advances. Then, following...

Nov 11 2016  
   Structural pattern recognition with graph edit distance: approximation algorithms and applications
Riesen K.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 158 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319272-51-1)

Defining the distance between two points in 2D or even 3D Euclidean space is easy and intuitive; we have easily understood the concept from our early school years. But what about defining the dissimilarity (that is, distance) between data types th...

Aug 23 2016  
   Decentralized coverage control problems for mobile robotic sensor and actuator networks
Savkin A., Cheng T., Xi Z., Javed F., Matveev A., Nguyen H.,  Wiley-IEEE Press, Piscataway, NJ, 2015. 208 pp. Type: Book (978-1-119025-22-1)

Coverage problems are quite old in the literature of various settings and disciplines. For instance, the famous art gallery problem was posed in 1973, in the context of computational geometry, and can be described as finding the minimum number of ...

Jul 7 2016  
   Opportunistic mobile social networks
Wu J., Wang Y.,  CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, 2014. 541 pp. Type: Book (978-1-466594-94-4)

The abundance of mobile devices with wireless communications capability gave birth to mobile networks with opportunistic connectivity among devices. These networks, coupled with modern online social networks or roaming patterns of users, fuel a ne...

Apr 21 2015  
   Data mining and analysis: fundamental concepts and algorithms
Zaki M., Meira W.,  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2014. 624 pp. Type: Book (978-0-521766-33-3), Reviews: (1 of 2)

In their Harvard Business Review article at the end of 2012 [1], Davenport and Patil characterize data scientist as the sexiest job of this century; they argue that among the qualities of a data scientist is expertise in computer science an...

Jan 7 2015  
   Who’s #1?: The science of rating and ranking
Langville A., Meyer C.,  Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2012. 272 pp. Type: Book (978-0-691162-31-7)

The ranking/rating process is deeply embedded in human nature and our everyday lives. Whenever we need to make a decision that involves more than one alternative, such as buying a product, voting for a candidate, presenting a list of web pages aft...

Aug 13 2014  
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