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Date Abstract Link / Source
Tue Aug 9 2005IBM Open Source Search
exist between discrete unstructured data items, exploiting a range of analysis techniques such as natural language processing, machine learning, and automated ...
From http://www.line56.com
Sun Aug 7 2005The age of artificial intelligence
But come on -- we've all seen Spielberg's "Artificial Intelligence" and saw what a robotic Jude Law could do.
From http://www.zwire.com
Fri Aug 5 2005Yahoo's new search master
For scientists with expertise in information retrieval, computational linguistics, machine learning, matrix and graph algorithms, unsupervised clustering, data mining ...
From http://blogs.zdnet.com
Fri Aug 5 2005Buzz cuts through the on-line rumour mill
who has a PhD in machine learning from the Georgia Institute of Technology, says the Buzz Engine is based on custom algorithms that summarize the ...
From http://www.theglobeandmail.com
Tue Aug 2 2005Lucas plans to make video games with artificial intelligence
creator of the Star Wars films and head of the Lucasfilm entertainment empire -- says he intends to make video games that have artificial intelligence.
From http://www.cbc.ca
Mon Aug 1 2005Surveillance to detect abnormal behaviour on public transport
We work in an area called machine learning and the idea there is that by observing what happens, somebody tells you that the data here is normal, the ...
From http://www.abc.net.au
Sat Jul 30 2005Addiction: A Disease of Learning and Memory
This view of dopamine function is consistent with computational models of reinforcement learning (9, 53, 54). Reinforcement learning ...
From http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org
Thu Jul 28 2005E-Mail Analysis Is Key To Catching Terrorists And Corporate Crooks
Data about an E-mail and information contained within an E-mail can be extracted by homegrown programs and through text-mining tools available from a variety ...
From http://informationweek.com
Wed Jul 27 2005Bush Administration Resists Data Mining Oversight
USA Patriot Act has the Bush administration putting pressure on fellow Republican lawmakers to shield the Justice Department from disclosing data-mining efforts ...
From http://newstandardnews.net
Tue Jul 26 2005Bionic Knee Uses Artificial Intelligence
What makes the Rheo Knee different is that it's the first to use artificial intelligence -- tiny sensors that analyze the knee 1,000 times per second, allowing ...
From http://www.theksbwchannel.com
Sat Jul 23 2005Battle on Tracking Data Mining
... an effort in Congress under the antiterrorism law known as the USA Patriot Act to force the government to disclose its use of data-mining techniques in ...
From http://www.nytimes.com
Fri Jul 22 2005Yahoo! Chief Data Officer Dr. Usama Fayyad Chosen as 2005 Fellow
... today announced that Dr. Usama Fayyad has been chosen as a 2005 Fellow by the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).
From http://home.businesswire.com
Fri Jul 22 2005Robotic modelling reveals ancient hominid stride
The researchers then added virtual muscle to their simulation and used genetic algorithms to "evolve" the optimal walking movement for the creature.
From http://www.newscientist.com
Thu Jul 21 2005The 451 Group: Text Analysis Is Becoming the Key Battleground
Search alone is not enough to solve the kinds of text mining problems found in the enterprise. Search vendors ...
From http://home.businesswire.com
Thu Jul 21 2005Artificial Intelligence Aids Consumers Finding the Best Auto
Based on artificial intelligence, the quote engine analyzes a vehicle's and owner's characteristics and weighs this against thousands of security policies ...
From http://biz.yahoo.com
Wed Jul 20 2005Weka software win 'a coup'
Waikato University's Computer Science Machine Learning Group has won a major award with Weka, its freely available data-mining software.
From http://www.stuff.co.nz
Tue Jul 19 2005Google Pinches Another Microsoft Exec
At one point, the NUI platform--designed to provide users with "rich interaction" (speech, handwriting, natural language and even machine learning)--was set ...
From http://www.eweek.com
Mon Jul 18 2005In support of PubChem: towards open chemical information
An XML-based approach to the communication of chemical information in the biomedical literature would prevent the loss of crucial information and facilitate the re-use of data ... This made it difficult for text-mining robots to find information about the compounds, and not all the data needed was retrieved.
From http://www.eurekalert.org
Sun Jul 17 2005'STANLEY' gets ready for the robo-desert race
... drive themselves, no question," said Sebastian Thrun, a German-born computer scientist who is director of Stanford's artificial-intelligence laboratory and the ...
From http://news.com.com
Sat Jul 16 2005Nasa, Xerox to demonstrate 'Virtual Crew Assistant
They hoped that Xerox's experience in machine learning, linguistics and text categorization would increase the system's accuracy on the "open microphone" task. ... The system now looks at all the individual words within the sentence, takes into account the system's confidence that it has correctly recognized each individual word, and uses a sophisticated machine-learning algorithm to weigh the various pieces of positive and negative information.
From http://www.indiainfoline.com
Thu Jul 14 2005Oracle Working To Help Customize Health Care In Thailand
"The Thai government makes sure that clinical information created is that which lends itself well to clinical data-mining," says Jones.
From http://informationweek.com
Thu Jul 14 2005Algorithms take a back seat as the machine learns to thrive
New approaches to machine learning have moved away from trying to program complex tasks that humans take for granted, opening up the field to a huge range of ...
From http://www.computerweekly.com
Wed Jul 13 2005Zippy agents going for brokers
In a real exchange, this would mean market failure. Zip traders have the ability to "learn" from their actions, using simple machine learning rules.
From http://news.ft.com
Wed Jul 13 2005Computer Poker Raises The Stakes
The tournament could shed light on one of the most challenging aspects of artificial-intelligence: getting computers to solve problems when they're given ...
From http://informationweek.com
Wed Jul 13 2005Computer scientists focus on developing programs that can learn
And with their diverse rules, they're also the perfect tools for exploring concepts in artificial intelligence (AI) and new approaches to programming ...
From http://news-service.stanford.edu
Wed Jul 13 2005Xerox Scientists Apply Insights from Ethnography to Develop New Way to Categorize Documents
document the culture of natives in southern Siberia .... scientists have injected more human know-how into text mining, the practice ...
From http://home.businesswire.com
Fri Jul 8 2005Memory Transfer Across the Senses
Simultaneous presentation of visual and olfactory cues during reinforcement learning conditioning facilitated memory acquisition at a threshold level that had ...
From http://www.sciencemag.org
Thu Jul 7 2005Shades of Deep Blue: Chess Is No Match for Competitive Poker
Academia is showing its hand in the world of poker and artificial intelligence. The University of Alberta is lending its support ...
From http://www.emediawire.com
Wed Jul 6 2005Sonicleads' inSitesEngine Technology Puts More than 100 million Sales Lead Citations to the Test
the Sales Lead Search Engine, announces that it has reached a data mining milestone with more than 100 million sale leads citations identified ... ... crawls the web collecting and evaluating published content to identify potential sales contacts, along with their job titles ...
From http://www.prweb.com
Fri Jul 1 2005Sabo blasts technology, legal protections in CAPPS II
Data-mining technology used in the Homeland Security Department's controversial Computer Aided Passenger Prescreening System II (CAPPS II) program should ...
From http://www.washingtontechnology.com
Tue Jun 28 2005Monitored by MedMined IT, infections decline
Using Birmingham-based MedMined Inc.'s Data Mining Surveillance service and its Nosocomial Infection Marker, the initiative was financed primarily by ...
From http://birmingham.bizjournals.com
Tue Jun 28 2005First American Real Estate Solutions and BasePoint Analytics
... the field, BasePoint Analytics builds state-of-the-art predictive models using advanced techniques such as neural networks and machine learning algorithms and ...
From http://biz.yahoo.com
Mon Jun 27 2005Business intelligence market takes off
The business intelligence (BI) market in India which was considered to be in its infancy stage is finally in the early stages of the growth cycle. ... includes sophisticated solutions like predictive modelling, data warehousing, On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) Applications, data mining and analytics.
From http://www.financialexpress.com
Fri Jun 24 2005Pentagon recruiting kids with mass data mining scheme
The US military has retained the services of a commercial privacy invasion outfit to assemble detailed dossiers on all American high school children and ...
From http://www.theregister.co.uk
Fri Jun 24 2005Xerox & NASA Team up to Create Talking Computer for Space Station
They hoped that Xerox's experience in machine learning, linguistics and text categorization would increase the system's accuracy on the "open microphone ...
From http://members.whattheythink.com
Thu Jun 23 2005Rna Transcript Jumble Adds Splice to Life
They used a two-part system consisting of custom-designed microarray chips, plus an advanced machine learning computer algorithm, developed in collaboration ...
From http://www.genpromag.com
Mon Jun 20 2005Artificial Intelligence ISO standard
"Computers just respond to commands, never "thinking" about the consequences. A new software language, however, promises to reason much more precisely and thus better reflect subtleties intended by commands of human operators.
From http://technocrat.net
Thu Jun 16 2005Text-MINING software developed at UQ
Centre for Human Factors and Applied Cognitive Psychology, clients have consistently reported that the system is superior to existing text-mining solutions in its honest extraction and representation of meaning.
From http://www.physorg.com
Tue Jun 14 2005Mining meaning to thwart terrorists
... text mining software has won interest from local and international intelligence and crime agencies as a tool for monitoring threats such ...
From http://australianit.news.com.au
Mon Jun 13 2005What Search Engines Know and You Don't
their ranking algorithms. Data mining and warehousing of structured data have been around for some time. Business decision makers ...
From http://www.clickz.com
Mon Jun 13 2005Leadgenius Goes Beyond Click Fraud Protection With Artificial Intelligence
LeadGenius checks both the validity of each field within a record and also looks at a combination of irregularities across fields using artificial intelligence ...
From http://www.prnewswire.com
Mon Jun 13 2005A MATTER OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
When Issac Assimov laid down the Laws of Robotics, it was clear that even then, Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a concept, was perceived to have the potential ...
From http://www.khaleejtimes.com
Thu Jun 9 2005New bioinformatics technique for systematically analyzing key regions in DNA that help control gene activity
"we used a machine learning technique called rough sets to mathematically model general rules that could associate known ...
From http://www.news-medical.net
Thu Jun 9 2005Nominet wins again in data mining case
... when Nominet discovered that its WHOIS database -- which lists domain names and their owners -- had been subjected to unauthorised data mining ...
From http://www.out-law.com
Mon Jun 6 2005A computer take on pianists
... a group of leading researchers known as the Machine Learning, Data Mining and Intelligent Music Music Processing Group are trying to pinpoint just what it is that fools the ear. ... everything from improving the way computers "hear" music to isolating the elements of individual performance style, as well as creating graphs and animations to illustrate different pianists' interpretations of the same passage of music.
From http://www.iht.com
Mon Jun 6 2005Redefining the Power of the Gamer
The game "Facade" is controlled by artificial intelligence techniques.
From http://www.nytimes.com
Mon Jun 6 2005Accoona.com Unveils Chinese Business Search Engine
"Accoona's business database and artificial intelligence search technology will benefit both Chinese and American business, offering access to relevant ...
From http://biz.yahoo.com
Sat Jun 4 2005Crimson Logic's Advanced Passenger Information System
The AI aspect works on an intelligent agent where knowledge is done through discovery machine learning and possible visual-neuro network that is built into the ...
From http://rsi.com.sg
Sat Jun 4 2005Blog Mining Gets Real
In watching this area for some time, the intersection of text mining, data mining , linguistic analysis, statistical analysis, and latent semantic indexing ...
From http://www.crmbuyer.com
Thu Jun 2 2005Pentagon envisions electronic office assistant for busy human
at SRI. "This is a really cool machine-learning technique," Drummond said. "The system learns while it's being used.". Carnegie Mellon's
From http://www.kansascity.com
Wed Jun 1 2005Moving toward a future of ubiquitous computing
Intel's ubiquitous computing research team includes experts in hardware design, systems, networking, signal processing, machine learning, human-computer interaction ...
From http://www.windowsfordevices.com
Tue May 31 2005Summing Up on Consumer Generated Marketing: Does Chatter Matter?
... just that: excuses. Text-mining technologies can now help companies listen to their customers better than ever.
From http://workingknowledge.hbs.edu
Sat May 28 2005New Demo Search Tool from Yahoo Research Released
The Mindset Search Demo applies a new twist on search that uses machine learning technology to give you a choice: View Yahoo! Search results sorted according to whether they are more commercial or more informational (i.e., from academic, non-commercial, or research-oriented sources).
From http://blog.searchenginewatch.com
Fri May 27 2005The wizard of medical informatics
In addition to his groundbreaking research in the fields of artificial intelligence and medical decision-making, Prof. Yuval Shahar ... Shahar is an international expert in a relatively new field - automated medical-decision support systems...
From http://www.haaretz.com
Thu May 26 2005Stanford Racing Team Unveils 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge Entry
Stanley is an intelligent and rugged vehicle that could bring the future of driving closer by making history in artificial intelligence and robotics.
From http://home.businesswire.com
Thu May 26 2005States mining data to catch tax cheats
... said state tax agencies, encumbered by old computer systems that rely on out-of-date software, have been slow to discover the value of data mining to track ...
From http://www.knoxstudio.com
Thu May 26 2005Counterterror grants fund city cameras, data mining
... allocated for municipalities to use for terrorism prevention and response are being spent to expand camera surveillance systems, buy data-mining programs for ...
From http://washingtontimes.com
Thu May 26 2005NSF researchers test genetic storage technique
Looking for ways to ensure data stays intact on an experimental network, the group found that genetic algorithms provided a handy shortcut in determining how ...
From http://www.gcn.com
Thu May 26 2005The Accoona 'Artificial Intelligence' ToolBar vs. the World Chess Champion Rustam Kasimdzhanov
the Artificial Intelligence Web Search company, announced today it will present the the ultimate Chess Event in the heart of Times Square NYC ...
From http://biz.yahoo.com
Thu May 26 2005Office 12 timetable announced
Gates spoke about how the next generation of information worker applications will build on promising technologies such as machine learning; rich metadata for ...
From http://tech.monstersandcritics.com
Wed May 18 2005Sorrent Releases Additional Findings from Mobile Entertainment
Sorrent's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, Jill Braff, will highlight results in an E3 luncheon workshop entitled "Data Mining the Mobile Marketplace: Understanding the Growth and Usage Behind Wireless Gaming"
From http://home.businesswire.com
Sun May 15 2005USA PATRIOT Act Rewards ChoicePoint Consumer Affairs
Moreover, a closer observation reveals that this extensive "data mining" actually leaves innocent Americans' private data more vulnerable to identity theft and ...
From http://www.consumeraffairs.com
Sat May 14 2005Could a retooling of artificial intelligence change everything?
Hawkins claims that artificial intelligence has failed by focusing on creating complex, rules-based computer programs rather than on mimicking the brain.
From http://tech.monstersandcritics.com
Sat May 14 2005In Terror War, Search Engine Seeks Hidden Vulnerabilities
"UIR is an example of text mining, going across documents and uncovering things that are not apparent to the user," she said.
From http://www.scienceblog.com
Sat May 14 2005Sql, Data Mining, & Genetic Programming
While GP is usually implemented in languages such as LISP or (sometimes) C/C++, in this article I implement it in SQL to solve a data-mining problem.
From http://www.ddj.com
Sat May 14 2005Genetic Algorithms & Real-World Applications
The basic concepts behind the theories of genetic algorithms were examined by John H. Holland in the mid 1970s (see Adaptation in Natural and Artificial Systems ...  
From http://www.ddj.com
Sat May 14 2005Mine Your Business -- AMO Lets You Dig Deeper into Your Data
Until now, lack of basic tools has left many developers unable put their own ideas into action and to answer fundamental data mining questions.
From http://msdn.microsoft.com
Sat May 14 2005Too much information
the Matrix, Seisint Inc., also provided the federal government with 120,000 names of potential terrorist suspects it found through data-mining - an unproven ...
From http://www.sptimes.com
Mon May 9 2005Top-LINE Impact
Price optimization is moving up the priority list at many IT organizations, especially in business-to-business markets. ... The company applied multiple data-mining techniques to look for what Shull calls "myths and bias" in long-held assumptions about pricing.
From http://www.informationweek.com
Sun May 8 2005Dual core evolves computing power
This is especially advantageous in multitasking environments, such as data mining, mathematical analysis and web services, according to Tarek Heiba, AMD's ...
From http://www.itp.net
Fri May 6 2005Microsoft intellectual property funds start-ups
Microsoft has sold a licence for a machine-learning technology to the start-up that specialises in the prediction of traffic patterns.
From http://www.vnunet.com
Thu May 5 2005Kmworld and Inxight to Host Free Webinar on Extracting Value From ocuments and Data
Taxonomy, categorization, link analysis, data and text mining, business intelligence, customer service, content management -- these are all part of the greater ...
From http://biz.yahoo.com
Thu May 5 2005Microsoft licensing push shifts to start-ups
Microsoft said it was licensing a machine learning technology to Inrix, a start-up that offers traffic prediction information.
From http://news.zdnet.com
Wed May 4 2005At&T Exec Offers Top 10 Predictions
"In the next decade, we will move from data mining to knowledge mining" due to the massive increase of available data, he said.
From http://www.crn.com
Tue May 3 2005Picture this - automatic image categorisation IST Results
... have developed a method of automatically categorising the content of digital images, providing an effective means of storing and retrieving digital image content without having to rely on additional metadata. ... "Our main idea was to bring together researchers from the machine-learning community with those from the computer-vision and cognitive science areas,"
From http://istresults.cordis.lu
Tue May 3 2005Symbiot Contributes Award-Winning Technologies to OpenSIMS
As the pioneer in applying risk metrics to adaptive network security, Symbiot utilizes proprietary genetic algorithms to measure, manage and mitigate risk to ...
From http://home.businesswire.com
Sat Apr 30 2005Insurers Tackle A Tough Enemy
Paul Travelers has armed its claims handlers and fraud investigators with such technologies as predictive modeling software, link analysis and data mining tools ....
From http://www.insurancenetworking.com
Sat Apr 30 2005Magnifying Data
New York state contracted with SPSS to develop a data-mining or predictive analytic model that would detect fraudulent Medicaid claims.
From http://www.govtech.net
Sat Apr 30 2005Magnifying Data
Whether it's referred to as text mining, performance measurement, predictive analytics, enterprise analytics or business intelligence, software applications ... such as billing fraud, audit selection, law enforcement and as an addition to ERP systems.
From http://www.govtech.net
Sat Apr 30 2005Taming the Tamarisk
As good as the satellite imagery is, the information requires expertise to use and interpret. ... At this point, the images go into a commercial software package -- Feature Analyst from Visual Learning Systems -- that uses machine learning technology to classify object-specific geographic features specified by the user.
From http://www.govtech.net
Fri Apr 29 2005Microsoft Looks to Yukon for Data Mining Gold
Microsoft executives contend data mining could go mainstream when SQL Server 2005 ("Yukon") ships in the second half of this year. ... Latest attempt to bring data mining to the masses with SQL Server 2005 hinges on new features, ease-of-use and low cost. ... Microsoft added seven more algorithms in Yukon, including regression trees, sequence clustering, association rules and time series. It also included a capability called text mining, a tool for finding trends in unstructured data such as e-mails and documents.
From http://www.redmondmag.com
Fri Apr 29 2005Data mining can help epilepsy treatment
The paper, published in the journal Epilepsia, used data mining and analysis of trends over periods of one, three and five years, concentrating on one area in ...
From http://www.e-health-insider.com
Fri Apr 29 2005Google's TrustRank
... patents filed in the US and around the world (WO 2005/029368) by researchers ... plans to build a database that will compare the track record and credibility of all news sources around the world, and adjust the ranking of any search results accordingly. ... The patent also reveals that the same system could be roped in to rank other search results, not simply news. See also Combating Web Spam with TrustRank
From http://www.newscientist.com
Wed Apr 27 2005Shopping for data
Without restrictions, there is nothing to prevent federal agencies from using commercial data "for privacy-intrusive data-mining programs," he said.
From http://www.fcw.com
Wed Apr 27 2005Senate Pressures Data Firms
Russ Feingold (D-WI) said he planned to reintroduce his Data Mining Reporting Act, which would give transparency to government analysis projects.
From http://www.keepmedia.com
Wed Apr 27 2005Patentcafe Adds Patent Portfolio Management Tool
ICO Portfolio Manager is the first patent portfolio management solution that applies advanced linguistic data mining capability of the ICO semantic patent ... Using LSAs natural language search capabilities, licensees can simply copy and paste the full text of a competitor?s product description into the search box, and identify the most closely related patents the competitor may be infringing.
From http://www.emediawire.com
Fri Apr 22 2005We Ain't No Biocolonialists
The Genographic database will be very complex, with both anthropological and genetic data, and IBM sees this as a real data-mining challenge.
From http://www.wired.com
Fri Apr 22 2005It firms have solutions for casino industry
'Data mining is another key area, where casinos are able to amalgamate and analyse the behaviour of patrons.
From http://it.asia1.com.sg
Thu Apr 21 2005Causal Protein-Signaling Networks Derived from Multiparameter Single-Cell Data
Machine learning was applied for the automated derivation of causal influences in cellular signaling networks. ... wherein Bayesian network computational methods automatically elucidated most of the traditionally reported ...
From http://www.sciencemag.org
Thu Apr 21 2005COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE APPROACHES FOR THE ANALYSIS OF BIOINFORMATICS DATA
Bioinformatics is a fast growing scientific area aimed at managing, analyzing and interpreting information from biological data ...
From http://ci-bio.disi.unige.it
Thu Apr 21 2005Whatever happened to machines that think?
approaches such as artificial neural networks, which at a rudimentary level imitate the way neurons in the brain work, and genetic algorithms, which imitate
From http://www.newscientist.com
Thu Apr 21 2005Turing's Original Test Played First Time Ever
... of an interactive conversation. The program was provided by the ALICE Artificial Intelligence Foundation. Dr. Richard Wallace, who ...
From http://science.slashdot.org
Tue Apr 19 2005Is CRM Worth It?
Once you know the processes that make it easy for the customer to do business with you, who needs what data when, and how the data will be used, you can choose and implement the software so it works for your goals. ... Some software specializes in data-mining, so that a company can identify characteristics of different customer segments or specializes in collecting and ...
From http://bpm-today.newsfactor.com
Thu Apr 14 2005Call mining gets a boost
Call-mining technology combines speech recognition, speech analysis and data-mining capabilities to make it easy for companies to find specific information in ... often companies simply ignore the bulk of recorded assets because it's too expensive and time-consuming to manually review thousands of customer phone calls.
From http://www.computerworld.com.au
Thu Apr 14 2005Senators push for regulation of data brokers
Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) said he would reintroduce his Data Mining Reporting Act, which would require agencies to report to Congress about their data mining of ...
From http://www.gcn.com
Wed Apr 13 2005Yahoo! to Expand Scope of Yahoo! Research Labs
Yahoo!'s goal is to build Yahoo! Research Labs into a world-class center for scientific innovation and invention and foster an environment that attracts the most talented scientists from around the world.
From http://www.tmcnet.com
Wed Apr 13 2005Musicstrands uses artificial intelligence to recommend music
MusicStrands uses artificial intelligence techniques to provide people with music recommendations. At MusicStrands
From http://www.eurekalert.org
Tue Apr 12 2005Tnt Logistics looks to improve DC efficiency
The Slotting Optimisation solution will determine the most beneficial and ergonomic placement of pickline items using genetic algorithms.
From http://www.supplychainreview.com.au
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