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Empowering our young future with PIC

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The experimental community corrupts the researcher

Experimentation is a valuable tool in computer science. Random experimentation is, however, a danger. This post examines current research practices and casts doubt on their benefits. Inspired by the French […] Continue reading

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The experimental community corrupts the researcher

Experimentation is a valuable tool in computer science. Random experimentation is, however, a danger. This post examines current research practices and casts doubt on their benefits. Inspired by the French writer Rousseau (1972)—society corrupts the individual—, my conviction is that the experimental community corrupts the researcher. The scientific method has evolved throughout the centuries, and […] Continue reading

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Data complexity in supervised learning

My thesis, Data complexity in supervised learning: A far reaching implication, is finally available online. This thesis takes a close view of data complexity and its role shaping the behaviour […] Continue reading

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Data complexity in supervised learning

My thesis, Data complexity in supervised learning: A far reaching implication, is finally available online. This thesis takes a close view of data complexity and its role shaping the behaviour of machine learning techniques in supervised learning and explores the generation of synthetic data sets through complexity estimates. The work has been built upon four […] Continue reading

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DCoL: New release v1.1

A new version of the data complexity library (DCoL) in C++ is available at http://dcol.sourceforge.net/. DCoL provides the implementation of a set of measures designed to characterize the apparent complexity of data sets for supervised learning, which were originally proposed by Ho and Basu (2002). More specifically, the implemented measures focus on the complexity of […] Continue reading

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DCoL: New release v1.1

A new version of the data complexity library (DCoL) in C++ is available at http://dcol.sourceforge.net/. DCoL provides the implementation of a set of measures designed to characterize the apparent complexity […] Continue reading

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Universitat d’Estiu d’Andorra

After a first-rate opening in May with the talk given by Prof. Cirac, the 27th edition of the Universitat d’Estiu d’Andorra officially starts today, Aug, 30 with a promising agenda: 6:00 pm: Equilibri climàtic del planeta Terra (Climate balance on planet Earth), presented by Josefina Castellví Piulachs, oceanographer specialized in marine bacteriology (Barcelona). 7:30 pm: […] Continue reading

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Universitat d’Estiu d’Andorra

After a first-rate opening in May with the talk given by Prof. Cirac, the 27th edition of the Universitat d’Estiu d’Andorra officially starts today, Aug, 30 with a promising agenda: […] Continue reading

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ICPR 2010 – Contest: Extended Deadline May, 26

Call for Contest Participation – Classifier domains of competence: The landscape contest (ICPR 2010) Classifier domains of competence: The landscape contest is a research competition aimed at finding out the relation between data complexity and the performance of learners. Comparing your techniques to those of other participants on targeted-complexity problems may contribute to enrich our […] Continue reading

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