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2010-12-22 00:01:30

As America strives to become more competitive in the global economy, many schools across the U.S. are increasing their focus on math and science education and pushing for higher standards in science, technology, engineering, and math courses. Of equal importance, however, is the students' ability to apply their knowledge to real-world issues: a skill that will eventually allow them to translate their education to successful careers in research and industry.That is the idea behind Moody's Mega...

2010-12-06 07:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) unveiled new research exploring parental attitudes toward math, parents' perceived math capabilities and the level of active engagement in math-related learning among 10-14 year olds across the United States, England and Singapore. Raytheon conducted this study as part of its continuous focus on education and the five year anniversary of the company's MathMovesU® program, which is designed to...

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...

2010-11-03 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...

2010-09-21 06:59:00

HAMILTON, New Zealand, September 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 11Ants Analytics, a company committed to making data mining technology accessible to non-technical users, today launched the 11Ants Model Builder a powerful yet simple to use Microsoft Excel Add-in which allows anyone who can use Excel to mine data for informational and commercial advantage. 11Ants Model Builder gives users access to a range of advanced analytical tools and features, in an easy to use navigation which allows...

2010-08-24 10:17:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- With standardized math test scores showing marked improvement, the Idaho Department of Education has renewed a statewide contract to continue deploying the online tutoring service Apangea Math for the 2010/2011 school year. More than 40,000 elementary, middle school and high school math students in about 350 schools across Idaho use the Apangea Math online supplemental learning program, both during the school day and after hours from home. The state's...

2010-08-05 14:58:27

A commonplace electroencephalography (EEG) test may hold the key to predicting whether a person will respond to certain prescribed drugs, particularly those related to psychiatric conditions. In a study to be published by Clinical Neurophysiology, and now posted online, engineering and health sciences researchers at McMaster University applied machine learning to EEG patterns and successfully predicted how patients with schizophrenia would respond to clozapine therapy. Clozapine is recognized...

2010-07-22 12:45:38

New method eases analysis of 'multidimensional' information To many big companies, you aren't just a customer, but are described by multiple "dimensions" of information within a computer database. Now, a University of Utah computer scientist has devised a new method for simpler, faster "data mining," or extracting and analyzing massive amounts of such data. "Whether you like it or not, Google, Facebook, Walmart and the government are building profiles of you, and these consist of hundreds of...

2010-03-18 07:40:00

LOS GATOS, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the President's National Math Advisory Panel, only three out of every 10 American kids are proficient in math, and by grade twelve, it is only two out of 10. Even worse, over 70% of our colleges have found it necessary to offer remedial math classes. The panel states that algebra is the gateway subject which will enable students to take more advanced math, science, and technical classes. They have concluded that all students very...

2010-02-23 10:57:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Media6Degrees Inc. (http://www.media6degrees.com), the leader in delivering scalable customized audiences to marketers based on online social connections, today announced that it has enlisted data analysis and machine-learning veteran Claudia Perlich as Chief Scientist. The hiring enhances the company's already world class research team, which is responsible for developing the data analysis and science that powers the company's proprietary social targeting...


Latest machine learning Reference Libraries

Information and Computation
2012-07-13 19:30:11

Information and Computation is a computer journal established in 1957 under the name Information and Control and published monthly by Elsevier Academic Press. As of July 2012, the editor-in-chief is A.R. Meyer (Lab. for Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA). The journal welcomes original papers in all areas of theoretical computer science and computational applications of information theory. The journal welcomes all articles pertaining to the following...

Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery
2012-05-15 08:19:42

The Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery (JACM) is the official journal of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). It was established in 1954 and is published bi monthly by the ACM. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Victor Vianu (University of California, San Diego). It is peer-reviewed and covers computer science and science in general, especially theoretical aspects. The scope of the journal is based on areas covered by the Editorial Board, and these areas are...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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