Latest machine learning Stories

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...

2010-02-22 16:21:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Children all over the US are preparing to join over a million students from across the world and break the Guinness World Record for the largest online math competition during World Math Day on March 3. World Math Day is the world's largest education event where students compete in real time against other students internationally using the World Math Day website. The event encourages students of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to have a go at math...

2010-01-21 10:32:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mathnasium, the children's year-round learning center specializing in math skills, has opened its newest location in Cherry Hill at 1892 Route 70 East. "It is very exciting to join the Cherry Hill community and offer families an opportunity to develop a better understanding of math concepts," said Bryan Cooke, Owner of Mathnasium of Cherry Hill. "We hope to eliminate the confusion and intimidation that often accompanies the subject of math and...

2009-12-17 17:10:13

Society will be unable to take full advantage of real-time data analysis technologies that might improve health, reduce traffic congestion and give scientists new insights into human behavior until it resolves questions about how much of a person's life can be observed and by whom, a Carnegie Mellon University computer scientist contends in a commentary published Friday in the journal Science. In a "Perspectives" column, Tom M. Mitchell, head of the Machine Learning Department in Carnegie...

2009-10-07 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sometimes it's best to start at the beginning of any tough math problem. Assess the facts, apply core principles, and, well, do the math. So what's a student to do when "doing the math" turns into one in a series of illegible pieces of scrap paper? Scrap the paper and go online to TutaPoint.com, which recently released a complete suite of more than 100 short, concise videos that address core mathematics concepts. TutaPoint.com -- a Manhattan-based...

2009-09-22 11:51:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- At the photo-finish end of the largest and most prestigious global analytics competition ever, the Netflix Prize, The Ensemble applauds BellKor Pragmatic Chaos ("BellKor") on its Grand Prize win, and thanks Netflix for its sponsorship of a contest that demonstrates the true power of crowd sourcing and open collaboration in the arenas of machine learning and advanced analytics. The Ensemble and BellKor were the only two teams out of more than 41,000...

2009-09-08 13:31:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- With many worried about the long-term consequences of America's lagging math skills, struggling and at-risk K-12 math students across the country now can access the most effective and comprehensive Web-based math tutoring service ever offered. Apangea Learning (www.apangealearning.com), leaders in personalized online tutoring, said today that it has released version 6.0 of its award-winning Apangea Math service. The upgraded service enhances...

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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