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2010-12-20 06:40:00

BOERNE, Texas, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest single train ammonia plant in the world has been successfully commissioned using Cutler Technology's MAX APC Controller. The plant, which is owned by a Saudi Arabian Fertilizer Company, is located in Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Charles Cutler, creator of the matrix control algorithm, commented, "We built a MAX APC controller for the world's largest Ammonia Plant that required 41 manipulated variables and 160 controlled variables. The...

2010-11-29 05:30:00

O'FALLON, Mo., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synergetics USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: SURG) announced today that it will host a conference call the morning of Wednesday, December 15, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time to review the Company's results for the fiscal first quarter ended October 31, 2010. A news release announcing the first quarter's results will be issued on Tuesday, December 14, 2010, after market close. During the call, David Hable, Synergetics' President and Chief Executive...

2010-11-17 17:23:29

"ËœDiaTM' can learn vernacular terms for health problems, symptoms Medical websites like WebMD provide consumers with more access than ever before to comprehensive health and medical information, but the sites' utility becomes limited if users use unclear or unorthodox language to describe conditions in a site search. However, a group of Georgia Tech researchers have created a machine-learning model that enables the sites to "learn" dialect and other medical vernacular, thereby...

2010-11-08 03:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ARMA 2010 -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that Autonomy Records Manager, now powered by IDOL, continues to transform the information governance market with its unique meaning-based technology. Based on IDOL's ability to understand concepts and patterns in all forms of data, Autonomy Records Manager applies automatic classification, retention, and...

2010-11-03 08:33:00

MIAMI, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- VZillion is proud to announce it has hired renowned AI developer Dr. Ben Goertzel to join its team as Director of Engineering. In this position, Ben will be the chief architect of VZillion's effort to design its proprietary machine learning system as part of the company's ambition to create a supremely intelligent platform for its users and brand partners. One of the world's leading authorities on artificial intelligence and its application to digital...

2010-09-27 05:30:00

O'FALLON, Mo., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synergetics USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: SURG) announced today that it will host a conference call the morning of Wednesday, October 13, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time to review the Company's results for the fiscal fourth quarter and year ended July 31, 2010. A news release announcing the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2010 results will be issued on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, after market close. During the call, David Hable, Synergetics' President...

2010-09-17 13:56:41

Terrorist networks are complex. Now, a mathematical analysis of their properties published this month in the International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, suggests that the best way to fight them is to isolate the hubs within the network rather than trying to destroy the network as a whole through short-term battles. According to Philip Vos Fellman a Lecturer at Suffolk University, Boston, and member of the New England Complex Systems Institute, USA, tools used to analyze...

2010-09-14 00:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- DEMO Fall -- ExpertMaker, a provider of next generation AI search and recommendation tools, today announced its Beta launch at DEMO Fall 2010, one of the world's premier stages for new technologies. ExpertMaker's beta program is available today to developers world-wide from www.expertmaker.com. ExpertMaker started out with a mission to make AI technology available for a broad audience. Its pioneering approach brings the power of advanced AI...

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2010-07-13 08:10:00

Researchers at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) are participating in a study to develop a system for evaluating sport performance through application of Artificial Intelligence techniques to automatically analyze the development of plays. The principal aim of this Project is to determine certain performance indicators in team sport competition and training for analyzing what kind of plays and strategies are most apt for each case. "In the near future, performance analysis of...

2010-05-27 10:28:19

Learning requires the sophisticated ability to constantly update expectations in order to make accurate predictions about the changing environment. Although a full characterization of how this is orchestrated by the brain remains elusive, a new study published by Cell Press in the May 27 issue of the journal Neuron provides insight into how the human brain may use a combination of two distinct strategies to guide behavior. One accepted learning strategy, called model-free learning, relies on...


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2010-11-24 14:54:48

A black box can referred to as almost anything from a transistor to an algorithm to a human mind. The black box is a device, system, or object which can be view in terms of its input, output, and transfer characteristics without any knowledge of its internal workings. The opposite is a system where the inner components or logic are available for inspection which is sometimes known as a white box, a glass box, or a clear box. The term "black box" came into the English language around 1945....

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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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