Shadow Algorithms Data Miner provides a high-level understanding of the complete set of shadow concepts and algorithms, addressing their usefulness from a larger graphics system perspective. It discusses the applicability and limitations of all the direct illumination approaches for shadow generation. With an emphasis on shadow fundamentals, the book gives an organized picture of the motivations, complexities, and categorized algorithms available to generate digital shadows. It helps readers select the most relevant algorithms for their needs by placing the shadow algorithms in real-world contexts and looking at them from a larger graphics system perspective. As a result, readers know where to start for their application needs, which algorithms to begin considering, and which papers and supplemental material should be consulted for further details.
This volume provides an overview of multimedia data mining and knowledge discovery and discusses the variety of hot topics in multimedia data mining research. It describes the objectives and current tendencies in multimedia data mining research and their applications. Each part contains an overview of its chapters and leads the reader with a structured approach through the diverse subjects in the field.
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, PAKDD 2007, held in Nanjing, China in May 2007.The 34 revised full papers and 92 revised short papers presented together with 4 keynote talks or extended abstracts thereof were carefully reviewed and selected from 730 submissions. The papers are devoted to new ideas, original research results and practical development experiences from all KDD-related areas including data mining, machine learning, databases, statistics, data warehousing, data visualization, automatic scientific discovery, knowledge acquisition and knowledge-based systems.
Knowledge Discovery Practices and Emerging Applications of Data Mining: Trends and New Domains introduces the reader to recent research activities in the field of data mining. This book covers association mining, classification, mobile marketing, opinion mining, microarray data mining, internet mining and applications of data mining on biological data, telecommunication and distributed databases, among others, while promoting understanding and implementation of data mining techniques in emerging domains.
This proceedings presents the result of the 8th International Conference in Network Analysis, held at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow, in May 2018. The conference brought together scientists, engineers, and researchers from academia, industry, and government. Contributions in this book focus on the development of network algorithms for data mining and its applications. Researchers and students in mathematics, economics, statistics, computer science, and engineering find this collection a valuable resource filled with the latest research in network analysis. Computational aspects and applications of large-scale networks in market models, neural networks, social networks, power transmission grids, maximum clique problem, telecommunication networks, and complexity graphs are included with new tools for efficient network analysis of large-scale networks. Machine learning techniques in network settings including community detection, clustering, and biclustering algorithms are presented with applications to social network analysis.
This volume contains the papers selected for presentation at the 11th Int- national Conference on Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining, and Granular Computing (RSFDGrC 2007), a part of the Joint Rough Set Symposium (JRS 2007) organized by Infobright Inc. and York University. JRS 2007 was held for the ?rst time during May 14–16, 2007 in MaRS Discovery District, Toronto, Canada. It consisted of two conferences: RSFDGrC 2007 and the Second Int- national Conference on Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology (RSKT 2007). The two conferences that constituted JRS 2007 investigated rough sets as an emerging methodology established more than 25 years ago by Zdzis law Pawlak. Roughsettheoryhasbecomeanintegralpartofdiversehybridresearchstreams. In keeping with this trend, JRS 2007 encompassed rough and fuzzy sets, kno- edgetechnologyanddiscovery,softandgranularcomputing,dataprocessingand mining, while maintaining an emphasis on foundations and applications. RSFDGrC 2007 followed in the footsteps of well-established international initiatives devoted to the dissemination of rough sets research, held so far in Canada, China, Japan, Poland, Sweden, and the USA. RSFDGrC was ?rst - ganized as the 7th International Workshop on Rough Sets, Data Mining and Granular Computing held in Yamaguchi, Japan in 1999. Its key feature was to stress the role of integrating intelligent information methods to solve real-world, large, complex problems concerned with uncertainty and fuzziness. RSFDGrC achieved the status of a bi-annual international conference, starting from 2003 in Chongqing, China.
Data Mining: Practical Machine Learning Tools and Techniques, Third Edition, offers a thorough grounding in machine learning concepts as well as practical advice on applying machine learning tools and techniques in real-world data mining situations. This highly anticipated third edition of the most acclaimed work on data mining and machine learning will teach you everything you need to know about preparing inputs, interpreting outputs, evaluating results, and the algorithmic methods at the heart of successful data mining. Thorough updates reflect the technical changes and modernizations that have taken place in the field since the last edition, including new material on Data Transformations, Ensemble Learning, Massive Data Sets, Multi-instance Learning, plus a new version of the popular Weka machine learning software developed by the authors. Witten, Frank, and Hall include both tried-and-true techniques of today as well as methods at the leading edge of contemporary research. The book is targeted at information systems practitioners, programmers, consultants, developers, information technology managers, specification writers, data analysts, data modelers, database R&D professionals, data warehouse engineers, data mining professionals. The book will also be useful for professors and students of upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level data mining and machine learning courses who want to incorporate data mining as part of their data management knowledge base and expertise. Provides a thorough grounding in machine learning concepts as well as practical advice on applying the tools and techniques to your data mining projects Offers concrete tips and techniques for performance improvement that work by transforming the input or output in machine learning methods Includes downloadable Weka software toolkit, a collection of machine learning algorithms for data mining tasks—in an updated, interactive interface. Algorithms in toolkit cover: data pre-processing, classification, regression, clustering, association rules, visualization
Discover the next generation of data-mining tools and technology This book brings together an international team of eighty experts to present readers with the next generation of data-mining applications. Unlike other publications that take a strictly academic and theoretical approach, this book features authors who have successfully developed data-mining solutions for a variety of customer types. Presenting their state-of-the-art methodologies and techniques, the authors show readers how they can analyze enormous quantities of data and make new discoveries by connecting key pieces of data that may be spread across several different databases and file servers. The latest data-mining techniques that will revolutionize research across a wide variety of fields including business, science, healthcare, and industry are all presented. Organized by application, the twenty-five chapters cover applications in: Industry and business Science and engineering Bioinformatics and biotechnology Medicine and pharmaceuticals Web and text-mining Security New trends in data-mining technology And much more . . . Readers from a variety of disciplines will learn how the next generation of data-mining applications can radically enhance their ability to analyze data and open the doors to new opportunities. Readers will discover: New data-mining tools to automate the evaluation and qualification of sales opportunities The latest tools needed for gene mapping and proteomic data analysis Sophisticated techniques that can be engaged in crime fighting and prevention With its coverage of the most advanced applications, Next Generation of Data-Mining Applications is essential reading for all researchers working in data mining or who are tasked with making sense of an ever-growing quantity of data. The publication also serves as an excellent textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science, information management, and statistics.
Data mining is an exploding technology increasingly used in major industries like finance, aerospace, and the medical industry. To truly take advantage of data mining capabilities, one must use and understand pattern recognition techniques. They are addressed in this book along with a tutorial on how to use the accompanying pattern software ("Pattern Recognition Workbench") on the CD-ROM.
This book brings together aspects of statistics and machine learning to provide a comprehensive guide to evaluating, interpreting and understanding biometric data. It naturally leads to topics including data mining and prediction to be examined in detail. The book places an emphasis on the various performance measures available for biometric systems, what they mean, and when they should and should not be applied. The evaluation techniques are presented rigorously, however they are always accompanied by intuitive explanations. This is important for the increased acceptance of biometrics among non-technical decision makers, and ultimately the general public.
Focusing on searching, optimization, statistics, data mining, neural networks, and applications, 15 chapters by scholars and practitioners from around the world cover topics like feature selection, cost-sensitive classification, heuristic search-based stacking, and search engine design.
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the First International Conference on Hybrid Information Technology, ICHIT 2006, held in Jeju Island, Korea, in November 2006. The 64 revised papers were carefully selected during a second round of reviewing and improvement from 235 reports given at the conference and are presented in extended version in the book. The papers are organized in topical sections on data analysis, modeling, and learning; imaging, speech, and complex data; applications of artificial intelligence; hybrid, smart, and ubiquitous systems; hardware and software engineering; as well as networking and telecommunications.