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Theme 2 - Pattern Recognition

Pattern Recognition

The oxford dictionary defines pattern recognition as ‘The process by which a computer, the brain, etc., detects and identifies ordered structures in data or in visual images or other sensory stimuli. 1,190 more words


Implementing Fuzzy Sets in SQL Server, Part 11: Fuzzy Addenda

By Steve Bolton

…………One of the key reasons I looked into the topic of fuzzy sets in the first place was my suspicion that T-SQL, as a set-based language, would be ideal for modeling them. 2,406 more words

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The Organization of Information

Taylor and Joudrey (2012) concluded their book, The Organization of Information, by stating that there is much work to be done in both information organization and the development of retrieval systems. 1,235 more words


Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining Conference -- Sydney

This conference will be in Sydney in 2017, from 31st July to 3rd August.


As well as the main conference, there is also a workshop, FOSINT: Foundations of Open Source Intelligence, which may be of even more direct interest for readers of this blog. 15 more words

Implementing Fuzzy Sets in SQL Server, Part 8: Possibility Theory and Alpha Cuts

By Steve Bolton

…………To get the point across that fuzzy sets require membership grades of some sort, throughout this series I’ve borrowed the stored procedure I coded for… 2,249 more words

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Implementing Fuzzy Sets in SQL Server, Part 7: The Significance of Fuzzy Stats

By Steve Bolton

…………In the world of fuzzy sets and imprecision modeling, the concept of cardinality takes on new shades of meaning that are not applicable to ordinary “crisp” sets, i.e. 2,636 more words

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Implementing Fuzzy Sets in SQL Server, Part 6: Fuzzy Numbers and Linguistic Modifiers

By Steve Bolton

…………I’ve written several amateur tutorial series on this blog in order to more quickly absorb difficult data mining, statistical and machine learning topics, while hopefully helping other SQL Server users avoid some of my inevitable mistakes. 2,482 more words

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