Download Handbook of Research on Digital Libraries: Design, by Yin-Leng Theng, Schubert Foo, Dion Goh, Jin Cheon Na PDF

By Yin-Leng Theng, Schubert Foo, Dion Goh, Jin Cheon Na

As electronic libraries extend of their proliferation, and as researchers, scholars, and shoppers more and more depend upon them for his or her details wishes, builders are willing to benefit extra concerning the layout, use, and value of those platforms.

The guide of analysis on electronic Libraries: layout, improvement, and influence is the only educational reference paintings to supply accomplished insurance of electronic libraries. via predictions of destiny developments, examinations of strategies and applied sciences, and specializes in clients, interactions, and reports, this in-depth assortment offers builders and students with an intensive number of study articles from the increasing box of electronic libraries. It positive aspects: fifty six authoritative contributions through over one hundred thirty of the world's major specialists on electronic libraries from 25 international locations; accomplished insurance of every particular subject, highlighting contemporary traits and describing the newest advances within the box; greater than 1,300 references to present literature and examine on electronic libraries; and a compendium of over 370 key phrases with unique definitions. it really is geared up via subject and listed, making it a handy approach to reference for all IT/IS students and execs. It additionally positive factors cross-referencing of key words, figures, and data pertinent to electronic libraries.

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Download Pervasive Computing. Next Generation Platforms for by Ciprian Dobre, Fatos Xhafa PDF

By Ciprian Dobre, Fatos Xhafa

Pervasive Computing: subsequent new release structures for clever info Collection

offers present advances and cutting-edge paintings on equipment, suggestions, and algorithms designed to aid pervasive selection of facts lower than ubiquitous networks of units in a position to intelligently collaborate in the direction of universal goals.

Using various illustrative examples and following either theoretical and functional effects the authors speak about: a coherent and reasonable snapshot of today’s architectures, suggestions, protocols, parts, orchestration, choreography, and advancements relating to pervasive computing elements for intelligently accumulating info, source, and knowledge administration matters; the significance of information protection and privateness within the period of huge info; the advantages of pervasive computing and the advance method for medical and advertisement purposes and structures to help them during this field.

Pervasive computing has built expertise that permits sensing, computing, and instant verbal exchange to be embedded in daily items, from mobile phones to trainers, permitting quite a number context-aware functions. Pervasive computing is supported by way of know-how capable of collect and utilize the ever present information sensed or produced through many sensors mixed into our surroundings, designed to make on hand quite a lot of new context-aware functions and platforms. whereas such purposes and structures are worthy, the time has come to enhance the following iteration of pervasive computing platforms. destiny structures could be information orientated and wish to aid caliber facts, when it comes to accuracy, latency and availability.

Pervasive Computing is meant as a platform for the dissemination of study efforts and presentation of advances within the pervasive computing region, and constitutes a flagship motive force in the direction of featuring and helping complex study during this area.

  • Offers a coherent and life like photo of today’s architectures, ideas, protocols, parts, orchestration, choreography, and improvement relating to pervasive computing
  • Explains the cutting-edge technological options beneficial for the improvement of next-generation pervasive info structures, together with: elements for intelligently accumulating information, source and knowledge administration concerns, fault tolerance, info defense, tracking and controlling immense information, and purposes for pervasive context-aware processing
  • Presents the advantages of pervasive computing, and the advance strategy of medical and advertisement purposes and structures to aid them during this field
  • Provides a number of illustrative examples and follows either theoretical and sensible effects to function a platform for the dissemination of study advances within the pervasive computing area

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Download Introduction to Computational Social Science: Principles and by Claudio Cioffi-Revilla PDF

By Claudio Cioffi-Revilla

The rising box of computational social technological know-how (CSS) is dedicated to the pursuit of interdisciplinary social technology examine from a knowledge processing viewpoint, during the medium of complicated computing and knowledge technologies.

This reader-friendly textbook/reference is the 1st paintings of its sort to supply a finished and unified advent to Computational Social technology. 4 particular methodological methods are tested specifically aspect, specifically automatic social info extraction, social community research, social complexity idea, and social simulation modeling. The assurance of every of those ways is supported via a dialogue of the ancient context and motivations, in addition to by way of a listing of urged texts for extra reading.

Topics and features:
* Describes the scope and content material of every quarter of CSS, overlaying subject matters on details extraction, social networks, complexity thought, and social simulations
* Highlights the most theories of the CSS paradigm as causal explanatory frameworks that shed new mild at the nature of human and social dynamics
* Explains how you can distinguish and examine the various degrees of study of social complexity utilizing computational approaches
* Discusses a couple of methodological instruments, together with extracting entities from textual content, computing social community indices, and development an agent-based model
* offers the most sessions of entities, gadgets, and relatives universal to the computational research of social complexity
* Examines the interdisciplinary integration of data within the context of social phenomena

This designated, clearly-written textbook is key studying for graduate and complicated undergraduate scholars making plans on embarking on a direction on computational social technological know-how, or wishing to refresh their wisdom of the elemental features of this intriguing box.

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Download Data Mining: Concepts, Models and Techniques by Florin Gorunescu PDF

By Florin Gorunescu

The wisdom discovery method is as outdated as Homo sapiens. until eventually your time in the past this procedure used to be completely in accordance with the ‘natural own' computing device supplied via mom Nature. thankfully, in contemporary a long time the matter has all started to be solved in keeping with the advance of the knowledge mining expertise, aided via the massive computational strength of the 'artificial' desktops. Digging intelligently in several huge databases, facts mining goals to extract implicit, formerly unknown and in all probability invaluable info from facts, when you consider that “knowledge is power”. The objective of this publication is to supply, in a pleasant method, either theoretical thoughts and, particularly, sensible suggestions of this fascinating box, able to be utilized in real-world events. as a result, it's intended for all those that desire to the best way to discover and research of enormous amounts of information with a view to detect the hidden nugget of information.

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Download Mining the Social Web: Data Mining Facebook, Twitter, by Matthew A. Russell PDF

By Matthew A. Russell

How are you able to faucet into the wealth of social net information to find who’s making connections with whom, what they’re speaking approximately, and the place they’re positioned? With this multiplied and carefully revised version, you’ll how you can collect, research, and summarize info from all corners of the social internet, together with fb, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, GitHub, e-mail, web pages, and blogs.

• hire the ordinary Language Toolkit, NetworkX, and different clinical computing instruments to mine well known social sites
• follow complicated text-mining thoughts, reminiscent of clustering and TF-IDF, to extract that means from human language info
• Bootstrap curiosity graphs from GitHub by way of learning affinities between humans, programming languages, and coding tasks
• construct interactive visualizations with D3.js, a very versatile HTML5 and JavaScript toolkit
• reap the benefits of greater than two-dozen Twitter recipes, provided in O’Reilly’s renowned "problem/solution/discussion" cookbook structure

the instance code for this targeted facts technological know-how publication is maintained in a public GitHub repository. It’s designed to be simply available via a turnkey digital computing device that enables interactive studying with an easy-to-use number of IPython Notebooks.

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Download Preference Learning by Johannes Fürnkranz, Eyke Hüllermeier PDF

By Johannes Fürnkranz, Eyke Hüllermeier

The subject of personal tastes is a brand new department of desktop studying and knowledge mining, and it has attracted enormous cognizance in synthetic intelligence study lately. Representing and processing wisdom by way of personal tastes is beautiful because it permits one to specify wants in a declarative means, to mix qualitative and quantitative modes of reasoning, and to house inconsistencies and exceptions in a versatile demeanour. choice studying is worried with the purchase of choice types from information – it consists of studying from observations that exhibit information regarding the personal tastes of somebody or a category of people, and development types that generalize past such education info. this can be the 1st publication devoted to this subject, and the therapy is finished. The editors first provide an intensive advent, together with a scientific categorization in keeping with studying activity and studying process, besides a unified notation. the rest of the publication is equipped into components that stick with the constructed framework, complementing survey articles with in-depth treatises of present examine themes during this region. The e-book should be of curiosity to researchers and practitioners in man made intelligence, particularly computer studying and information mining, and in fields corresponding to multicriteria decision-making and operations research.

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Download Graph Mining: Laws, Tools, and Case Studies (Synthesis by Deepayan Chakrabarti, Christos Faloutsos PDF

By Deepayan Chakrabarti, Christos Faloutsos

What does the net seem like? How will we locate styles, groups, outliers, in a social community? that are the main principal nodes in a community? those are the questions that encourage this paintings. Networks and graphs seem in lots of various settings, for instance in social networks, computer-communication networks (intrusion detection, site visitors management), protein-protein interplay networks in biology, document-text bipartite graphs in textual content retrieval, person-account graphs in monetary fraud detection, and others.

In this paintings, first we record numerous extraordinary styles that actual graphs are inclined to persist with. Then we supply an in depth checklist of turbines that try and replicate those styles. turbines are very important, simply because they could support with "what if" situations, extrapolations, and anonymization. Then we offer an inventory of strong instruments for graph research, and particularly spectral tools (Singular price Decomposition (SVD)), tensors, and case reports just like the recognized "pageRank" set of rules and the "HITS" set of rules for score internet seek effects. eventually, we finish with a survey of instruments and observations from comparable fields like sociology, which supply complementary viewpoints.

Table of Contents: creation / styles in Static Graphs / styles in Evolving Graphs / styles in Weighted Graphs / dialogue: The constitution of particular Graphs / dialogue: energy legislation and Deviations / precis of styles / Graph turbines / Preferential Attachment and variations / Incorporating Geographical info / The RMat / Graph iteration by means of Kronecker Multiplication / precis and Practitioner's consultant / SVD, Random Walks, and Tensors / Tensors / neighborhood Detection / Influence/Virus Propagation and Immunization / Case stories / Social Networks / different comparable paintings / Conclusions

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Download Kernel Based Algorithms for Mining Huge Data Sets by Te-Ming Huang, Vojislav Kecman, Ivica Kopriva PDF

By Te-Ming Huang, Vojislav Kecman, Ivica Kopriva

This monograph offers novel insights into cognitive mechanisms underlying the processing of sound and song in numerous environments. a high-quality realizing of those mechanisms is key for various technological functions reminiscent of for instance details retrieval from disbursed musical databases or development specialist platforms. so that it will examine the cognitive mechanisms of song notion basics of listening to psychophysiology and rules of song belief are awarded. moreover, a few computational intelligence tools are reviewed, resembling tough units, fuzzy good judgment, man made neural networks, determination bushes and genetic algorithms. The functions of hybrid choice structures to challenge fixing in tune and acoustics are exemplified and mentioned at the foundation of got experimental effects.

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Download Algorithms and Models for the Web-Graph: Fourth by William Aiello, Andrei Broder, Jeannette Janssen, Evangelos PDF

By William Aiello, Andrei Broder, Jeannette Janssen, Evangelos Milios

This ebook includes the revised papers of the Fourth foreign Workshop on Algorithms and versions for the Web-Graph. It covers quite a lot of issues within the learn of the Web-graph akin to algorithms, PageRank research and computational in addition to clustering.

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