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Near optimal online algorithms and fast approximation algorithms for resource allocation problems
Devanur N., Jain K., Sivan B., Wilkens C. Journal of the ACM 66(1): 1-41, 2019. Type: Article
The resource allocation problem is an age-old problem with a rich history. This paper revisits the resource allocation problem, albeit in a different setting, finding “a middle ground between worst-case and stochastic [analyses]”: the ...
Sep 21 2021
Designing robot teams for distributed construction, repair, and maintenance
Wareham T. ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems 14(1): 1-29, 2019. Type: Article
Human beings consider some environments hostile, such as deep space, nuclear reactors, or contaminated areas, and thus are not very keen on working in them. In cases such as these, robots might just step in to accomplish tasks in place of humans. ...
Jul 30 2021
Automated machine learning: methods, systems, challenges
Hutter F., Kotthoff L., Vanschoren J., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 219 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030053-17-8)
A dataset, generically speaking, is a collection of numbers. It constitutes an information element when structure and context are assigned. The objective of machine learning (ML) is to interpret an information element as a human would. This requir...
Jun 14 2021
The algorithm design manual (3rd ed.)
Skiena S., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2020. 793 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030542-55-9)
Algorithms have been around for a long time, for example, the Euclidean algorithm to find the maximum common divisor of two integers is about 2400 years old. Nowadays, though, “algorithm” refers to instructions executed by computers. A...
May 12 2021
Modern data mining algorithms in C++ and CUDA C
Masters T., Apress, New York, NY, 2020. 228 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484259-87-0)
In his earlier book from 2018,
Data mining algorithms in C++
, the author indicated that a “volume 2 will appear some day.” This is it. It builds on the techniques and tools of the earlier book and follows a similar style of ...
May 5 2021
Genetic programming theory and practice XIV
Riolo R., Worzel B., Goldman B., Tozier B., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2018. 227 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319970-87-5)
This book, part of Springer’s “Genetic and Evolutionary Computation” series, contains the proceedings of the “14th meeting of the annual Genetic Programming Theory and Practice Workshop, [held] by the Center for the Study o...
Nov 12 2020
BigDL: a distributed deep learning framework for big data
Dai J., Wang Y., Qiu X., Ding D., Zhang Y., Wang Y., Jia X., Zhang C., Wan Y., Li Z., Wang J., Huang S., Wu Z., Wang Y., Yang Y., She B., Shi D., Lu Q., Huang K., Song G. SoCC 2019 (Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing, Santa Cruz, CA, Nov 20-23, 2019) 50-60, 2019. Type: Proceedings
The sheer complexity of storage and processing methods deployed by big data applications has resulted in a prolonged wait for a deep learning framework that effectively works with big data. This paper announces the end of this wait, explaining the...
Nov 5 2020
Understand, manage, and prevent algorithmic bias: a guide for business users and data scientists
Baer T., Apress, New York, NY, 2019. 260 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484248-84-3)
This is one of the most enlightening books about the hidden risks of applying machine learning techniques, and particularly algorithms, in decision making. The book unveils the many potential sources of algorithmic bias, raising serious questions ...
Aug 25 2020
Introduction to distributed self-stabilizing algorithms
Altisen K., Devismes S., Dubois S., Petit F., Morgan&Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2019. 166 pp. Type: Book (978-1-681735-36-8)
Distribution is one of the most pervasive features of modern computing architectures. From the multiple specialized processors that make up a personal computer, to the network of computers in a modern automobile, to the Internet itself, modern sys...
May 12 2020
Big data and the computable society: algorithms and people in the digital world
Talia D., World Scientific Publishing Europe Ltd, London, UK, 2019. 184 pp. Type: Book (978-1-786347-06-0)
The rapid growth and pervasiveness of the digital revolution means that the relationships between people, the traceability of their actions, and the behavior of individuals and organizations all now exist in some form as “big data” on ...
Mar 4 2020
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