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Current application of conformal prediction in drug discovery
Ahlberg E., Hammar O., Bendtsen C., Carlsson L. Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence 81(1-2): 145-154, 2017. Type: Article
Conformal prediction (CP) is a general method widely applied in machine learning. In general, it uses previous experience/data to predict unknown data to a prescribed confidence level. In this paper, the authors describe how the CP method is appli...
Introducing Ethereum and Solidity: foundations of cryptocurrency and blockchain programming for beginners
Dannen C., Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 185 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484225-34-9)
Bitcoin and other blockchain variants like Ethereum are currently garnering a tremendous amount of professional and public interest. While this undoubtedly is, in part, due to their financial (highly speculative) rise, I was curious to learn more ...
Waves: a fast multi-tier top-
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-
query processing algorithm. In the waves algorithm, the entire document collection is divided into disjoi...
Phrase mining from massive text and its applications
Liu J., Shang J., Han J., Morgan & Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2017. 90 pp. Type: Book (978-1-627058-98-8)
The extraction of what the authors call “quality phrases” from text is the topic of discussion in this monograph. To get an idea of what is meant by “quality” for a phrase, consider the three-word phrase “relational d...
Distrust seed set propagation algorithm to detect web spam
Goh K., Patchmuthu R., Singh A. Journal of Intelligent Information Systems 49(2): 213-235, 2017. Type: Article
The Internet has become an integral part of the infrastructure of modern society. There have been over one billion websites on the web. To locate webpages closely related to one’s interests, people commonly employ handy search engines. While...
Perl 6 fundamentals: a primer with examples, projects, and case studies
Lenz M., Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 142 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484228-98-2)
We have been hearing about Perl 6 for some 15 years, but I have yet to meet anyone who actually uses it. The author observes that Perl 6 differs significantly from Perl 5, but he believes that it offers advantages in regular expression operations ...
In-place algorithms for exact and approximate shortest unique substring problems
Hon W., Thankachan S., Xu B. Theoretical Computer Science 690 12-25, 2017. Type: Article
The problem of exact shortest unique substring (SUS) is formulated as follows:...
Data science: a comprehensive overview
Cao L. ACM Computing Surveys 50(3): 1-42, 2017. Type: Article
This paper brings together a cohesive picture of data science, a new interdisciplinary academic field, from many different perspectives....
Energy-efficient context aware power management with asynchronous protocol for body sensor network
Magno M., Polonelli T., Casamassima F., Gomez A., Farella E., Benini L. Mobile Networks and Applications 22(5): 814-824, 2017. Type: Article
Magno et al. address a challenging issue of wearable devices for fitness and health tracking: low-power resources and wireless communication. The lifetime of these devices is limited by the small energy storage components that supply the wearable ...
Ruvalcaba Z., Delamater M., Mike Murach & Associates, Inc., Fresno, CA, 2017. 620 pp. Type: Book (978-1-943872-05-3)
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