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Fairness-aware machine learning: practical challenges and lessons learned
Bird S., Hutchinson B., Kenthapadi K., K c man E., Mitchell M.  WWW 2019 (Companion Proceedings of The 2019 World Wide Web Conference, San Francisco, CA,  May 13-17, 2019) 1297-1298, 2019. Type: Proceedings

This is a timely paper in light of recent stories about bias in artificial intelligence (AI) systems, such as the COMPAS system used in Florida to predict recidivism. The tutorial’s aim is to describe what the authors call a “fairness-...

May 26 2020
Cross-lingual word embeddings
Søgaard A., Faruqui M., Vulić I., Ruder S.,  Morgan&Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2019. 134 pp. Type: Book (978-1-681730-63-9)

From the back cover:...

May 18 2020
Rebooting AI: building artificial intelligence we can trust
Marcus G., Davis E.,  Pantheon Books, New York, NY, 2019. 288 pp. Type: Book (978-1-524748-25-8)

A fast and light read, yet nonetheless important, this book proposes that artificial intelligence (AI) will eventually achieve many, or even all, of the goals promised by developers and the press. But the authors maintain that this will not be ach...

May 11 2020
Beginning security with Microsoft technologies: protecting Office 365, devices, and data
Lakshmi V.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2019. 252 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484248-52-2)

This book is written for a very specific audience. If you are a junior technical person (say a programmer, systems administrator, or even an entry-level security specialist) in an organization running Office 365, Windows 10, and Azure web services...

May 4 2020
Intelligent environments 2018: workshop proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Environments
Amft O., Novais P., Tobe Y., Chatzigiannakis I.,  IOS PRESS, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2018. 604 pp. Type: Book (978-1-614998-73-0)

This book presents workshop proceedings from the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Environments, held in Rome in June 2018. It consists of nine tutorials and some 60 papers. This review cannot go into a detailed report of each paper; in...

Apr 27 2020
Image processing techniques for detecting and classification of plant disease: a review
Hungilo G., Emmanuel G., Emanuel A.  IMIP 2019 (Proceedings of the 2019 International Conference on Intelligent Medicine and Image Processing, Bali, Indonesia,  Apr 19-22, 2019) 48-52, 2019. Type: Proceedings

For experienced farmers and biologists, detecting and identifying plant diseases is usually fairly straightforward: they are familiar with the most common problems related to their crops and can use visual inspection, possibly in combination with ...

Apr 20 2020
A rapid hybrid clustering algorithm for large volumes of high dimensional data
Rathore P., Kumar D., Bezdek J., Rajasegarar S., Palaniswami M.  IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 31(4): 641-654, 2019. Type: Article

FensiVAT is a rapid hybrid clustering algorithm that identifies clusters in large datasets characterized by many instances (N) and multiple features (p) in each instance....

Apr 13 2020
Zooming in on wide-area latencies to a global cloud provider
Jin Y., Renganathan S., Ananthanarayanan G., Jiang J., Padmanabhan V., Schroder M., Calder M., Krishnamurthy A.  SIGCOMM 2019 (Proceedings of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication, Beijing, China,  Aug 19-23, 2019) 104-116, 2019. Type: Proceedings

The authors measure wide area network (WAN) latency from the viewpoint of a large cloud provider, Azure, by tracking the round-trip time (RTT) of transmission control protocol (TCP) connections. Presenting their tool BlameIt, the authors aim to fi...

Mar 30 2020
Discrete fuzzy measures: computational aspects
Beliakov G., James S., Wu J.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2020. 245 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030153-04-5)

Decision-making is a problem-solving activity aimed at reckoning a choice by taking into account a possibly large number of constraints, preferences, beliefs, and costs, among other things. It is a complex discipline that requires sophisticated op...

Mar 23 2020
An introduction to data: everything you need to know about AI, big data and data science
Corea F.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 131 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030044-67-1)

Are you an early practitioner, researcher, business/experience executive, or entrepreneur who uses artificial intelligence (AI), big data, and data sciences in financial services, private investment, or related sectors? This book will help you dev...

Mar 16 2020
 
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