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11 years 3 months ago
Recommendation Sets and Choice Queries: There Is No Exploration/Exploitation Tradeoff!
Utility elicitation is an important component of many applications, such as decision support systems and recommender systems. Such systems query users about their preferences and ...
Paolo Viappiani, Craig Boutilier
11 years 10 months ago
Bayesian speaker recognition using Gaussian mixture model and laplace approximation
This paper presents a Bayesian approach for Gaussian mixture model (GMM)-based speaker identification. Some approaches evaluate the speaker score of a test speech utterance using ...
Shih-Sian Cheng, I-Fan Chen, Hsin-Min Wang
182views more  PRL 2000»
12 years 3 months ago
Bayesian MLP neural networks for image analysis
We demonstrate the advantages of using Bayesian multi layer perceptron (MLP) neural networks for image analysis. The Bayesian approach provides consistent way to do inference by c...
Aki Vehtari, Jouko Lampinen
89views more  INFORMATICALT 2006»
12 years 3 months ago
Investigation of Examples of E-Education Environment for Scientific Collaboration and Distance Graduate Studies, Part 1
The objective is to investigate two emerging information technologies in graduate studies and scientific cooperation. Internet is the first technology. The open source is the secon...
Jonas Mockus
163views more  BMCBI 2007»
12 years 3 months ago
Use of genomic DNA control features and predicted operon structure in microarray data analysis: ArrayLeaRNA - a Bayesian approac
Background: Microarrays are widely used for the study of gene expression; however deciding on whether observed differences in expression are significant remains a challenge. Resul...
Carmen Pin, Mark Reuter
80views more  CSDA 2008»
12 years 3 months ago
Variational Bayesian functional PCA
A Bayesian approach to analyze the modes of variation in a set of curves is suggested. It is based on a generative model thus allowing for noisy and sparse observations of curves....
Angelika van der Linde
12 years 5 months ago
Inferring Informational Goals from Free-Text Queries: A Bayesian Approach
People using consumer software applications typically do not use technical jargon when querying an online database of help topics. Rather, they attempt to communicate their goals ...
David Heckerman, Eric Horvitz
12 years 5 months ago
Feature Correspondence: A Markov Chain Monte Carlo Approach
When trying to recover 3D structure from a set of images, the most di cult problem is establishing the correspondence between the measurements. Most existing approaches assume tha...
Frank Dellaert, Steven M. Seitz, Sebastian Thrun, ...
12 years 5 months ago
A fully Bayesian approach to unsupervised part-of-speech tagging
Unsupervised learning of linguistic structure is a difficult problem. A common approach is to define a generative model and maximize the probability of the hidden structure give...
Sharon Goldwater, Tom Griffiths
12 years 6 months ago
Simulation and uncertainty modeling of project schedules estimates
Project management involves various sources of uncertainty that affect planning, execution schedules, and cost. At the same time, the influx of information can be employed to redu...
Ivan Ourdev, Simaan M. AbouRizk, Mohammed Al-Batai...