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Meng, Xiannong
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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   Data science: a comprehensive overview
Cao L.  ACM Computing Surveys 50(3): 1-42, 2017. Type: Article, Reviews: (1 of 2)

This paper brings together a cohesive picture of data science, a new interdisciplinary academic field, from many different perspectives....

Jan 11 2018  
  Waves: a fast multi-tier top-k query processing algorithm
Daoud C., Silva de Moura E., Fernandes D., Soares da Silva A., Rossi C., Carvalho A.  Information Retrieval 20(3): 292-316, 2017. Type: Article

Daoud and colleagues propose and demonstrate the effectiveness of their innovative waves algorithm, a fast multitier top-k query processing algorithm. In the waves algorithm, the entire document collection is divided into disjoi...

Dec 28 2017  
  Algorithms for data science
Steele B., Chandler J., Reddy S.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 430 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319457-95-6)

This 430-page book contains an excellent collection of information on the subject of practical algorithms used in data science. The authors present the algorithms in the context of applications. The discussion of each algorithm starts with some ba...

Sep 11 2017  
  Urban planning and building smart cities based on the Internet of Things using big data analytics
Rathore M., Ahmad A., Paul A., Rho S.  Computer Networks 10163-80, 2016. Type: Article

Smart city and urban planning using the Internet of Things (IoT) has tremendous potential. Rathore et al. present a software architecture and a test implementation for such a system....

Aug 9 2017  
  Google it: total information awareness
Lee N.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 564 pp. Type: Book (978-1-493964-13-0)

This collection of papers by authors in different areas discusses how Google affects all aspects of our lives, our society, and possibly our future. The book contains 31 chapters, divided into seven parts. The topics range from the history, philos...

Apr 25 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: (4 of 4)

Zhai and Massung’s new book Text data management and analysis provides a fresh new look at the areas of text retrieval, text mining, and text management. Traditionally, these three areas are separate, each with a rich collection of re...

Nov 14 2016  
  Query intent mining with multiple dimensions of web search data
Jiang D., Leung K., Ng W.  World Wide Web 19(3): 475-497, 2016. Type: Article

How to derive search intent from user queries has been a hot research topic in recent years. Jiang et al. propose new frameworks to improve intent mining. Extensive experiments with large real-life datasets show the effectiveness of their approach...

Nov 11 2016  
  Connecting social media to e-commerce: cold-start product recommendation using microblogging information
Zhao W., Li S., He Y., Chang E., Wen J., Li X.  IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 28(5): 1147-1159, 2016. Type: Article

Zhao et al. introduce a product recommendation model for social media users who have never shopped online before. The most important premise for a successful product recommendation is that the user has bought something before and has shown interes...

Sep 6 2016  
   Discovering computer science: interdisciplinary problems, principles, and Python programming
Havill J.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2015. 750 pp. Type: Book (978-1-482254-14-3)

Havill’s book introduces computer science in a very unique and effective way. The book discusses fundamental computer science concepts such as abstraction, repetition, condition, and recursion through real-world problems such as personal fin...

Feb 3 2016  
   Neighborhood-user profiling based on perception relationship in the micro-blog scenario
Zheng J., Zhang B., Yue X., Zou G., Ma J., Jiang K.  Journal of Web Semantics 34(C): 13-26, 2015. Type: Article

Evaluating user profiles in a micro-blog environment for the purpose of recommendation is a challenge because of the limited amount of information available in short text. Zheng et al. present the framework of the neighborhood user profile (NUP) a...

Dec 14 2015  
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