Machine Learning News-Ticker
Everything (almost) in the news dealing with: machine learning, data mining, text mining, genetic algorithms, reinforcement learning
|Date||Abstract||Link / Source|
|Tue Feb 7 2006||Software That Learns by Doing|
Machine-learning techniques have been used to create self-improving software for decades, but recent advances are bringing these tools into the mainstream.
|Tue Feb 7 2006||Time to learn LISP|
Lately, I've been noticing people in areas outside machine learning pick up neural nets to solve problems in their specific domain.
|Tue Feb 7 2006||Exotic Programming Tools Go Mainstream|
PROLOG, neural nets and genetic algorithms are other technologies that programmers might mentally relegate to the AI (artificial intelligence) hype bubble of ...
|Sun Feb 5 2006||Most Spying Targets No Longer Suspects|
Successive stages of filtering grow more intrusive as artificial intelligence systems rank voice and data traffic in order of likeliest interest to human ...
|Thu Feb 2 2006||New generation of robots will walk, talk -- and wash up|
When artificial intelligence catches up (with the advances), robots will not only be able to clean the house, do the dishes and take out the garbage, but ...
|Thu Feb 2 2006||Data mining tells government and business a lot about you|
You may never have heard the term "data mining," but it's at the core of the argument that's raging over government eavesdropping on Americans.
|Fri Jan 27 2006||Sony Confirms Robot Shutdown, QUALIA Axed?|
... but R&D for the elemental technologies (visual recognition, sound recognition, etc.) will continue for research on Artificial Intelligence.
|Mon Jan 23 2006||IBM to Enhance Open Source Knowledge Discovery|
to UIMA's flexible deployment options and UIMA users access to the many useful plug-ins already available in GATE for text mining, information extraction and ...
|Sat Jan 21 2006||Ignorance about data mining proves costly for private and public|
The second day of "Data Mining for SMEs" began with insight into the ways in which data mining can stimulate business growth.
|Sat Jan 21 2006||Math will Rock Your World|
A generation ago, quants turned finance upside down. Now they're mapping out ad campaigns and building new businesses from mountains of personal data.
|Wed Jan 18 2006||Mining for kids: Children can't "opt out" of Pentagon|
Krenke said the database is compiled using information from state motor vehicles departments, the Selective Service, and data-mining firms that collect and ...
|Mon Jan 16 2006||A genuine milestone for artificial intelligence|
Robots have a reason to party: this year is the 50th anniversary of artificial intelligence. In 1956 John McCarthy, a scientist ...
|Sat Jan 7 2006||Xerox Taps Data Mining To Improve Sales Forecasts|
Xerox Corp. has implemented data mining and predictive analysis software to improve sales forecasts and free up its sales force for more important tasks.
|Sat Jan 7 2006||Data Mining Amazon.com Wish Lists|
In his article "Data Mining 101: Finding Subversives with Amazon Wishlists," Tom Owad of Applefritter outlines a way in which one could ...
|Wed Dec 28 2005||Aptitude test: Data mining for recruiters?|
"The fundamental problem is that it's a way of data mining for military recruiters," said Oskar Castro, an associate with the American Friends Service ...
|Sun Dec 25 2005||The Curious Section 126 of the Patriot Act|
... General to submit a report to Congress "on any initiative of the Department of Justice that uses or is intended to develop pattern-based data-mining technology ...
|Sun Dec 25 2005||The future of online search|
Search is one of the hardest computer science problems in the world, because basically we are trying to create artificial intelligence so that we can speak ...
|Fri Dec 23 2005||Honey bees recognise people|
There are also big implications for the security industry and artificial intelligence, Srinivasan points out. "Face recognition is such a hard thing," he says.
|Tue Dec 13 2005||Using Particle Swarm Optimization for Offline Training in a Racing Game|
In a racing game, for example, an external file may be used to specify the values for various physics parameters of a vehicle, or the behavioral parameters of an AI opponent. ... Deciding on values for these parameters can be a difficult task, since a change made to one parameter value might affect several aspects of behavior. ... Algorithms such as PSO and Genetic Algorithms (GA) are generally used on functions that take several input parameters and return a single output value.
|Thu Dec 1 2005||Data mining software reveals fraudulent employee activity|
... investigators have changed the way they access sales data so it can be run through the data mining software.
|Thu Dec 1 2005||Engineers required to service Google growth|
Experience of machine learning, information retrieval and algorithmic manipulation will mark out the strongest candidates in Google's initial search for more ...
|Sun Nov 27 2005||Adwords vs. adCenter: The Personalization Factor|
They immediately focused on years of profiling, user behavior, and data mining. ··· However, it doesn't help when it comes to data mining for personalization.
|Thu Nov 17 2005||$1 Billion a Year Spent on Crime, Terrorism Technology|
The report focuses on "dual-benefit" ISI technologies -- such as visualization and unstructured data mining tools -- that can also serve the multi-billion ...
|Thu Nov 17 2005||Microsoft Expands Its Anti-Phishing Database|
... information about phishing scams, combining third-party information with data that is user-generated, along with machine-learning technology that learns ...
|Wed Nov 16 2005||Breakthrough in vitro screening for heart drugs|
The company's Visible Discovery(tm) platform combines proprietary machine learning and signal processing techniques to deliver rich, unbiased insights from ...
|Mon Nov 14 2005||'ARTIFICIAL intelligence' gets smart|
An AI technology based on evolutionary principles -- known as genetic algorithms -- helped NASA design three small satellites that will be launched in ...
|Thu Nov 10 2005||New Skirmish in War Over 9/11 Information Center|
According to at least five DOD employees, the controversial data-mining project, which ended in 2000, identified Mohamed Atta and other 9/11 hijackers a year ...
|Thu Nov 10 2005||Aga Looks at FBI Snooping|
The data mining in Las Vegas arose again Sunday when The Washington Post in a front page article reported on FBI activities and its previously unknown policy ...
|Mon Nov 7 2005||Computer Electronics Show attendees Big Brothered|
... flight information, hotel information, and car rental info is currently sitting in an FBI database, part of a Las Vegas emergency data mining operation which ...
|Thu Nov 3 2005||New Multimedia Search Finds Terabytes of Content on 'The Dark Web'|
... proprietary technology includes a Bayesian filter with Markov chaining that is under development, as well as a machine learning mechanism, a wavelet ...
|Mon Oct 31 2005||Google Wants to Dominate Madison Avenue, Too|
... In a fraction of a second, it can evaluate millions of variables about its users and advertisers, correlate them with its potential database of billions of ads and deliver the message to which each user is most likely to respond. ...
|Wed Oct 26 2005||Automated analysis of security-sensitive protocols|
...enables a security protocol designer to input the protocol and the language he/she wishes to use, then feeds back information on this protocol including any known bugs or security weaknesses," says ...
|Mon Oct 24 2005||Machines are catching up to human intelligence|
An AI technology based on evolutionary principles - known as genetic algorithms - helped NASA design three small satellites that will be launched in February ...
|Tue Oct 11 2005||Majorspot Releases Its New AI Tool for Discovering Compromised Website User Accounts|
Investigator XT is an artificial intelligence agent that applies algorithms from its open source Majorspot Software Development Kit (SDK) to discover users who ... According to recent reports, surfers are increasingly sharing passwords to gain access to online content, threatening the bottom line of most web site operators.
|Mon Oct 10 2005||PH.D. students plan for a difficult job market|
... Kevin Gold GRD '09, a computer science graduate student focusing in artificial intelligence, said academic jobs in machine learning techniques -- his area of ...
|Thu Oct 6 2005||Reading in the Age of Google|
Emerging technologies for summarization, question answering, information retrieval, text mining, and visualization now can provide more immediate support for ...
|Wed Oct 5 2005||Legal - Artificial intelligence: threats and opportunities|
... There are going to be a lot of showdowns.". Further into the future is the issue of artificial intelligence. "
|Mon Oct 3 2005||Traffic Taming|
... uses Bayesian machine learning algorithms to make statistical inferences and predictions about traffic, based on variables such as weather conditions ...
|Fri Sep 30 2005||How to Buy Data Mining: A Framework for Avoiding Costly Project|
... adapt their data mining project design to a blend of their perception of what data mining is with a standard corporate practice for evaluating and purchasing products and services.
|Thu Sep 29 2005||Good Reception: Using Cell Phones to Predict Behavior|
By leveraging machine learning, the Reality Mining experiment is creating models that can be used to predict what a single user will do next, as well as model ... See also:Machine Perception and Learning of Complex Social Systems
|Tue Sep 27 2005||Can Biomarker Initiatives Stay on Target?|
For example, mass spectra can be analyzed through machine learning and various computer algorithms to identify sets of peaks that distinguish between...
|Fri Sep 23 2005||AI systems may blow weathermen away|
Weather forecasters could find themselves pushed out of a job by an artificial intelligence system designed to write clearer, less ambiguous reports.
|Wed Sep 21 2005||Senators grill witnesses on data mining|
... blasted the Pentagon for failing to supply clear answers about--or witnesses with intimate knowledge of--a data-mining endeavor believed to have ...
|Mon Sep 19 2005||Have you StumbledUpon this?|
The people-driven technology combines human recommendations with machine learning of personal preferences and interests to filter through the vast amount of ...
|Sat Sep 17 2005||Tech Sniffs Out Bad Meat|
Software designed to read the spectrum then determines whether the meat is bad. The researchers created the software using genetic algorithms.
|Wed Sep 14 2005||Researchers turn keyboard clicks into text|
... how they developed software that could analyze the sound of someone typing on a keyboard for just 10 minutes and then piece together as much as 96 percent of what had been typed.
|Fri Sep 9 2005||Police use software to predict recidivism|
"Our text mining solution is based on over 25 years' research into natural language processing,"...
|Wed Sep 7 2005||Evolution as good as quantum equations|
... design rules which engineers can use to make use of the latest semiconductor device technology could be tackled by employing genetic algorithms to develop ...
|Tue Sep 6 2005||Artificial intelligence to help intensive care doctors|
A team of systems engineers from the University of Sheffield is developing an intelligent computer system which imitates a doctor's ...
|Fri Sep 2 2005||New AI Chip Would Make Games Smarter|
ATI and Nvidia spun off from the need for dedicated graphics accelerators, gamers have complained for years that the artificial intelligence, or coding ...
|Mon Aug 29 2005||Data Mining Found to Flunk Privacy Rules|
None of five federal agencies using electronic data mining to track terrorists, catch criminals or prevent fraud complied with all rules for gathering citizen ...
|Thu Aug 25 2005||Automatically Classifying the Mood of Blog Posts|
It reports on exploratory research to automatically (using machine learning) classify blog text based on the mood of the author.
|Thu Aug 18 2005||Insight into the processes of 'positive' and 'negative' learners|
... our findings provide valuable constraints toward advancing theoretical perspectives on the role of the ERN in reinforcement learning and decision ...
|Thu Aug 18 2005||University of Colorado at Boulder Researchers Pinpoint Brain|
... were first predicted by a computer model developed by Frank that shows how different parts of the brain are engaged during reinforcement learning and decision ...
|Wed Aug 17 2005||Technology to thwart food poisoning|
Carnegie Mellon University are working with various government offices to develop a "spatiotemporal" data mining system for finding and ...
|Mon Aug 15 2005||A wasted opportunity in war on terror|
That technology is ''data mining," the use of sophisticated software and powerful computers to spot patterns of activity hidden in vast amounts of apparently ...
|Mon Aug 15 2005||Carnegie Mellon cyLab researchers work to develop new red tide monitoring|
... developing software that will monitor dangerous algae and various biochemical anomalies for public health ... It is a rapidly growing field, which includes inverse physics, machine learning and human-computer interaction," Cai said.
|Mon Aug 15 2005||Advertising Sci-Fi Becoming Reality|
... super-segmentation to find target audiences, psychology and research to find hot buttons that trigger certain behaviors, "machine-learning" techniques to ...
|Mon Aug 15 2005||The Real Deal On Microsoft's Playlist Patent|
The patent was filed by Microsoft's John Platt, an expert in machine learning, which is essentially technology that learns ...
|Mon Aug 15 2005||I See What You're Signing|
consists of a miniature video camera and wrist-mounted accelerometers to pick up a person's signs and software-based machine learning techniquesto interpret ...
This is my little news-ticker for news in machine learning, artificial intelligence and data mining. It is generated for your and my own convenience in a semi-automated fashion from various sources that I check with search engines and is updated (somewhat) frequently. If you find any problems, or if I missed out on something really interesting, send me an email. My comments are in italics.
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