Computational Intelligence and Feature Selection

Rough and Fuzzy Approaches

Author: Richard Jensen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


Category: Computers

Page: 300

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The rough and fuzzy set approaches presented here open up many new frontiers for continued research and development Computational Intelligence and Feature Selection provides readers with the background and fundamental ideas behind Feature Selection (FS), with an emphasis on techniques based on rough and fuzzy sets. For readers who are less familiar with the subject, the book begins with an introduction to fuzzy set theory and fuzzy-rough set theory. Building on this foundation, the book provides: A critical review of FS methods, with particular emphasis on their current limitations Program files implementing major algorithms, together with the necessary instructions and datasets, available on a related Web site Coverage of the background and fundamental ideas behind FS A systematic presentation of the leading methods reviewed in a consistent algorithmic framework Real-world applications with worked examples that illustrate the power and efficacy of the FS approaches covered An investigation of the associated areas of FS, including rule induction and clustering methods using hybridizations of fuzzy and rough set theories Computational Intelligence and Feature Selection is an ideal resource for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates, researchers, and professional engineers. However, its straightforward presentation of the underlying concepts makes the book meaningful to specialists and nonspecialists alike.

Beyond the Ivory Tower

Rethinking translation pedagogy

Author: Brian James Baer

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 259

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This collection of essays by contemporary translation scholars and trainers addresses what is a critically important, though often neglected, field within translation studies: translation pedagogy. The contributors explore some of the current influences on translator training from both inside and outside the academy, such as: trends in foreign language pedagogy, teaching methods adapted from various applied disciplines, changes in the rapidly-expanding language industry, and new technologies developed for use both in the classroom and the workplace. These various influences challenge educators to re-conceptualize the translator's craft within an increasingly specialized and computerized profession and encourage them to address changing student needs with new pedagogical initiatives. Combining theory and practice, the contributors offer discussion of pedagogical models as well as practical advice and sample lessons, making this volume a unique contribution to the field of translation pedagogy.

Science and Health

With Key to the Scriptures

Author: Mary Baker Eddy

Publisher: Aequus Institute Publications


Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 700

View: 171

First published in 1875 and read by more than eight million people, this nondenominational book has a 119-year history of healing and inspiration. To attract a new audience, this time-honored message of healing has a powerful new cover, easy-to-read page layout, and word index. Named one of "75 Books by Women Whose Words Have Changed the World".





Category: Macintosh (Computer)


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Who's Who in the World 1995

Author: Marquis Who's Who

Publisher: Marquis Whos Who


Category: Biography

Page: 1567

View: 579

This single volume affords instant access to more than 35,000 individual biographies of the people whose activities are shaping today's world. Among those profiled are prominent government figures, high-ranking military officers, leaders of the largest corporations in each country, heads of religious organizations, pioneers in science & the arts & many more.