Persuasive Technology: Development and Implementation of by Peter W. de Vries,Harri Oinas-Kukkonen,Liseth Siemons,Nienke

By Peter W. de Vries,Harri Oinas-Kukkonen,Liseth Siemons,Nienke Beerlage-de Jong,Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen

This booklet constitutes the refereed court cases of the twelfth overseas convention on Persuasive know-how, PERSUASIVE 2017, held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in April 2017.

The 23 revised complete papers offered have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from eighty five submissions. The papers are grouped in topical sections on health(care), tracking, and training; character, personalization, and persuasion; motivations, facilitators, and obstacles; layout ideas and strategies.

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Knowledge Graph and Semantic Computing: Semantic, Knowledge, by Huajun Chen,Heng Ji,Le Sun,Haixun Wang,Tieyun Qian,Tong Ruan

By Huajun Chen,Heng Ji,Le Sun,Haixun Wang,Tieyun Qian,Tong Ruan

This ebook constitutes the refereed complaints of the 1st China convention on wisdom Graph and Semantic Computing, CCKS, held in Beijing, China, in September 2016.

The 19 revised complete papers awarded including 6 shared projects have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from a variety of submissions. The papers are prepared in topical sections on wisdom illustration and studying; wisdom graph development and data extraction; associated info and knowledge-based platforms; shared tasks.

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Leadership Strategies in the Age of Big Data, Algorithms, by Norton Paley

By Norton Paley

Harnessing the ability of expertise is likely one of the key measures of potent management. Leadership suggestions within the Age of huge facts, Algorithms, and Analytics will aid leaders imagine and act like strategists to keep up a modern aggressive virtue. Written via a number one specialist within the box, this e-book offers new insights on how you can effectively transition businesses by way of aligning an organization’s tradition to just accept the advantages of electronic technology.


The writer emphasizes the significance of constructing a cohesion with staff to embody the electronic age and improve strategic company plans that pinpoint new markets for progress, enhance shopper relationships, and increase aggressive suggestions. knowing tips to take care of inconsistencies while evidence generated via facts analytics disagree along with your personal event, instinct, and information of the aggressive scenario is vital to profitable leadership.

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Apache Solr Enterprise Search Server - Third Edition by David Smiley,Eric Pugh,Kranti Parisa,Matt Mitchell

By David Smiley,Eric Pugh,Kranti Parisa,Matt Mitchell

Enhance your searches with faceted navigation, consequence highlighting, relevancy-ranked sorting, and masses extra with this entire consultant to Apache Solr 4

About This Book

  • An replace to the preferred moment version of Apache Solr three firm seek Server, masking Solr 4’s most vital new positive aspects equivalent to SolrCloud for scaling and real-time search
  • Contains integration examples with databases, internet crawlers, Hadoop, XSLT, Java and embedded Solr, Hypertext Preprocessor and Drupal, JavaScript, and Ruby frameworks
  • Learn approximately deployment concerns together with defense, logging, tracking, operating ZooKeeper, and measuring performance

Who This booklet Is For

This e-book is for builders who are looking to how you can get the main out of Solr of their purposes, even if you're new to the sector, have used Solr yet have no idea every little thing, or just desire a sturdy reference. it might be valuable to have a few familiarity with simple programming strategies, yet no earlier adventure is required.

What you'll Learn

  • Design a schema to incorporate textual content indexing information comparable to tokenization, stemming, and synonyms
  • Import facts from databases utilizing quite a few codecs together with CSV and XML and extract textual content from diverse record formats
  • Search utilizing Solr's wealthy question syntax, practice geospatial searches, "join" relationally, and impact relevancy order
  • Build a question auto-complete/suggester potential with wisdom of the elemental varieties of advice and how you can enforce them
  • Enhance general searches with faceting for navigation or analytics
  • Deploy Solr to creation bearing in mind logging, protection, and monitoring
  • Integrate a bunch of applied sciences with Solr together with internet crawlers, Hadoop, Java, JavaScript, Ruby, Hypertext Preprocessor, Drupal, and others
  • Tune Solr and use SolrCloud for horizontal scalability

In Detail

Solr is a largely renowned open resource firm seek server that provides strong seek and faceted navigation features—features which are elusive with databases. Solr helps complicated seek standards, faceting, consequence highlighting, query-completion, question spell-checking, relevancy tuning, geospatial searches, and lots more and plenty more.

This booklet is a accomplished source for almost every little thing Solr has to supply, and it'll take you from first publicity to improvement and deployment very quickly. whether you want to use Solr five, you want to locate the data to be simply as acceptable because of Solr's excessive regard for backward compatibility. The e-book comprises a few worthwhile details particular to Solr 5.

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Data Preparation for Data Mining Using SAS (The Morgan by Mamdouh Refaat

By Mamdouh Refaat

Are you an information mining analyst, who spends as much as eighty% of some time assuring information caliber, then getting ready that info for constructing and deploying predictive versions? And do you discover plenty of literature on facts mining concept and ideas, but if it involves sensible suggestion on constructing strong mining perspectives locate little “how to” info? And are you, like such a lot analysts, getting ready the knowledge in SAS?

This e-book is meant to fill this hole as your resource of functional recipes. It introduces a framework for the method of information training for info mining, and offers the certain implementation of every step in SAS. additionally, company purposes of knowledge mining modeling require you to house a good number of variables, commonly thousands if no longer millions. hence, the ebook devotes a number of chapters to the tools of knowledge transformation and variable selection.

  • A whole framework for the information coaching method, together with implementation info for every step.
  • The whole SAS implementation code, that is with ease usable by means of expert analysts and knowledge miners.
  • A specific and complete technique for the therapy of lacking values, optimum binning, and cardinality reduction.
  • Assumes minimum talent in SAS and features a quick-start bankruptcy on writing SAS macros.

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Building Smart Cities: Analytics, ICT, and Design Thinking by Carol L. Stimmel

By Carol L. Stimmel

The time period "smart urban" defines the recent city setting, person who is designed for functionality via details and conversation applied sciences. on condition that the vast majority of humans the world over will stay in city environments in the following couple of a long time, it is not mind-blowing that huge attempt and funding is being put into efforts to improve ideas and plans for attaining "smart" city progress. Building shrewdpermanent towns: Analytics, ICT, and layout Thinking explains the expertise and a technique often called layout considering for development clever cities.


Information and communications applied sciences shape the spine of shrewdpermanent towns. A accomplished and strong info analytics application permits the appropriate offerings to be made in development those towns. layout pondering is helping to create clever towns which are either livable and ready to evolve. This e-book examines all of those parts within the context of clever urban improvement and indicates the way to use them in an built-in manner.


Using the rules of layout pondering to reframe the issues of the clever urban and catch the true wishes of individuals dwelling in a hugely effective city surroundings, the ebook is helping urban planners and technologists in the course of the following:




  • Presentation of the correct applied sciences required for coordinated, effective cities



  • Exploration of the latent wishes of neighborhood stakeholders in a culturally acceptable context



  • Discussion of the established ways to ideation, layout, prototyping, and development or retrofitting clever cities



  • Proposal of a version for a practicable shrewdpermanent urban project


The clever urban imaginative and prescient that we will be able to create an optimized society via expertise is hypothetical at most sensible and displays the failed repetition in the course of the a while of equating medical growth with optimistic social switch. Up before, regardless of our greatest hopes and efforts, know-how has but to carry an finish to shortage or affliction. Technical innovation, as a substitute, can and will be directed within the carrier of our shared cultural values, in particular in the quickly becoming city milieu.


In Building clever towns: Analytics, ICT, and layout Thinking, the writer discusses the necessity to concentrate on developing human-centered techniques to our towns that combine our human wishes and expertise to satisfy our fiscal, environmental, and existential wishes. The e-book indicates how this method can result in cutting edge, livable city environments which are realizable, functional, and economically and environmentally sustainable.

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Deep Learning: A Practitioner's Approach by Josh Patterson,Adam Gibson

By Josh Patterson,Adam Gibson

Although curiosity in computer studying has reached a excessive aspect, lofty expectancies usually scuttle initiatives ahead of they get very a long way. How can laptop learning—especially deep neural networks—make a true distinction on your association? This hands-on consultant not just presents the main sensible details to be had at the topic, but in addition is helping you start development effective deep studying networks.

Authors Adam Gibson and Josh Patterson offer idea on deep studying prior to introducing their open-source Deeplearning4j (DL4J) library for constructing production-class workflows. via real-world examples, you’ll examine equipment and methods for education deep community architectures and working deep studying workflows on Spark and Hadoop with DL4J.

  • Dive into computer studying techniques generally, in addition to deep studying in particular
  • Understand how deep networks advanced from neural community fundamentals
  • Explore the key deep community architectures, together with Convolutional and Recurrent
  • Learn easy methods to map particular deep networks to the suitable problem
  • Walk during the basics of tuning normal neural networks and particular deep community architectures
  • Use vectorization innovations for various facts varieties with DataVec, DL4J’s workflow tool
  • Learn how one can use DL4J natively on Spark and Hadoop

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Information Filtering and Retrieval: DART 2014: Revised and by Cristian Lai,Alessandro Giuliani,Giovanni Semeraro

By Cristian Lai,Alessandro Giuliani,Giovanni Semeraro

This publication makes a speciality of new examine demanding situations in clever info filtering and retrieval. It collects invited chapters and prolonged learn contributions from DART 2014 (the eighth overseas Workshop on details Filtering and Retrieval), held in Pisa (Italy), on December 10, 2014, and co-hosted with the XIII AI*IA Symposium on man made Intelligence. the focus of DART used to be to debate and examine appropriate novel recommendations in keeping with clever recommendations and utilized to real-world contexts. The chapters of this e-book current a accomplished evaluation of comparable works and the present state-of-the-art. The contributions from either practitioners and researchers were rigorously reviewed by means of specialists within the zone, who additionally gave helpful feedback to enhance the standard of the book.

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Data-Driven Process Discovery and Analysis: 4th by Paolo Ceravolo,Barbara Russo,Rafael Accorsi

By Paolo Ceravolo,Barbara Russo,Rafael Accorsi

This e-book constitutes the thoroughly
refereed lawsuits of the Fourth International
Symposium on Data-Driven method Discovery and research held in Riva del Milan,
Italy, in November 2014.

The 5 revised complete papers have been conscientiously chosen from
21 submissions. Following the development, authors were
given the chance to enhance their papers with the insights they gained
from the symposium. in this variation, the shows and discussions
frequently curious about the implementation of procedure mining algorithms in
contexts the place the analytical approach is fed by means of information streams. The selected
papers underline the main suitable demanding situations pointed out and suggest novel
solutions and methods for his or her solution.

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Social Sensing: Building Reliable Systems on Unreliable Data by Dong Wang,Tarek Abdelzaher,Lance Kaplan

By Dong Wang,Tarek Abdelzaher,Lance Kaplan

Increasingly, humans are sensors attractive without delay with the cellular web. participants can now percentage real-time stories at an unheard of scale. Social Sensing: construction trustworthy structures on Unreliable info looks at contemporary advances within the rising box of social sensing, emphasizing the most important challenge confronted via program designers: tips on how to extract trustworthy details from info amassed from mostly unknown and doubtless unreliable assets. The e-book explains how a myriad of societal purposes could be derived from this large quantity of information accumulated and shared by means of ordinary members. The name bargains theoretical foundations to help rising data-driven cyber-physical functions and touches on key matters akin to privateness. The authors current recommendations in accordance with fresh examine and novel rules that leverage strategies from cyber-physical platforms, sensor networks, computing device studying, info mining, and data fusion.

  • Offers a distinct interdisciplinary point of view bridging social networks, substantial information, cyber-physical structures, and reliability
  • Presents novel theoretical foundations for guaranteed social sensing and modeling people as sensors
  • Includes case reviews and alertness examples in keeping with genuine information sets
  • Supplemental fabric comprises pattern datasets and fact-finding software program that implements the most algorithms defined within the book

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