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GPU-accelerated Hungarian algorithms for the linear assignment problem
Date K., Nagi R.  Parallel Computing 57(C): 52-72, 2016. Type: Article

The paper is devoted to a fundamental problem in the area of combinatorial optimization--the assignment problem. The goal is to find a maximum (or minimum) weight matching in a weighted bipartite graph. The authors focus on the Hungarian algo...

May 22 2017
Pervasive social computing: socially-aware pervasive systems and mobile applications
Kabir M., Han J., Colman A.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 282 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319299-49-5)

Social awareness applications or services are intended to handle remote communication by providing, automatically or in a supervised manner, hints about people’s current state or situation, or building a perception of the activities of inter...

May 15 2017
Deep learning neural networks: design and case studies
Graupe D.,  World Scientific Publishing Co, Inc., River Edge, NJ, 2016. 200 pp. Type: Book

Deep learning is a field of study that is gaining much attention both in academia and industry; hence, textbooks and monographs on this subject are increasingly in demand. At first glance, this book by D. Graupe seems well suited for the reader se...

May 8 2017
Bayesian multi-tensor factorization
Khan S., Leppäaho E., Kaski S.  Machine Learning 105(2): 233-253, 2016. Type: Article

Data mining is increasingly facing the problem of extracting new knowledge from experimental data collected from complex phenomena. To extract hidden information, such datasets can be decomposed into the components that underlie them. Because data...

May 1 2017
Designing software architectures: a practical approach
Cervantes H., Kazman R.,  Addison-Wesley Professional, Boston, MA, 2016. 320 pp. Type: Book (978-0-134390-78-9)

It is often forgotten that common sense is the least common of the senses. Sensible design advice, guidelines, and heuristics are often no more than just that: plain old common sense. However, rational reminders of our own fallibility and cognitiv...

Apr 24 2017
Cost aware service placement and load dispatching in mobile cloud systems
Yang L., Cao J., Liang G., Han X.  IEEE Transactions on Computers 65(5): 1440-1452, 2016. Type: Article

In mobile clouds, users accessing cloud services on mobile devices may experience long delays that are detrimental to the user experience. One solution largely investigated is to deploy cloud services on cloudlets, smaller but powerful servers loc...

Apr 17 2017
Play ethics: values, virtues and videogames
Miguel Sicart. YouTube, 00:56:43, published on Mar 28, 2016, Stanford, Type: Video

Sicart’s groundbreaking work has clarified the ethics of gaming. In this presentation, he notes that he is a scholar of play who, interestingly enough, no longer plays video games....

Apr 10 2017
Machine learning as a service for enabling Internet of Things and People
Assem H., Xu L., Buda T., O’Sullivan D.  Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 20(6): 899-914, 2016. Type: Article

The huge amount of data being produced and disseminated through Internet of Things (IoT) platforms every day generates demand for more complex computing solutions to handle data transfers between billions of devices connected to the Internet. The ...

Apr 3 2017
Algorithms for interactive learning
Dasgupta, S. YouTube, 00:48:08, published on May 25, 2016, UCIBrenICS, Type: Video

In this 45-minute talk at the University of Southern California, Dasgupta looks at the progress of supervised learning over the years and poses a question about how supervised learning algorithms and techniques can be adapted to interactive learni...

Mar 27 2017
A smartphone-based system for detecting hand tremors in unconstrained environments
García-Magariño I., Medrano C., Plaza I., Oliván B.  Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 20(6): 959-971, 2016. Type: Article

García-Magariño et al. use smartphones in their research as tools to support the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. Smartphones are used in several studies with clinical assessments based on the Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale ...

Mar 20 2017
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