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PAMI
2012
7 years 4 months ago
Learning Optimal Embedded Cascades
—The problem of automatic and optimal design of embedded object detector cascades is considered. Two main challenges are identified: optimization of the cascade configuration and...
Mohammad Javad Saberian, Nuno Vasconcelos
INFOCOM
2012
IEEE
7 years 4 months ago
Energy-optimal mobile application execution: Taming resource-poor mobile devices with cloud clones
Abstract—In this paper, we propose to leverage cloud computing to tame resource-poor mobile devices. Specifically, mobile applications can be executed in the mobile device (know...
Yonggang Wen, Weiwen Zhang, Haiyun Luo
SIGMOD
2012
ACM
222views Database» more  SIGMOD 2012»
7 years 4 months ago
Tiresias: a demonstration of how-to queries
In this demo, we will present Tiresias, the first how-to query engine. How-to queries represent fundamental data analysis questions of the form: “How should the input change in...
Alexandra Meliou, Yisong Song, Dan Suciu
JOTA
2011
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8 years 5 months ago
Outer Trust-Region Method for Constrained Optimization
Given an algorithm A for solving some mathematical problem based on the iterative solution of simpler subproblems, an Outer Trust-Region (OTR) modification of A is the result of ...
Ernesto G. Birgin, Emerson V. Castelani, Andr&eacu...
JMLR
2010
129views more  JMLR 2010»
8 years 9 months ago
Learning Polyhedral Classifiers Using Logistic Function
In this paper we propose a new algorithm for learning polyhedral classifiers. In contrast to existing methods for learning polyhedral classifier which solve a constrained optimiza...
Naresh Manwani, P. S. Sastry
PRL
2010
310views more  PRL 2010»
9 years 20 days ago
A Lagrangian Half-Quadratic approach to robust estimation and its applications to road scene analysis
We consider the problem of fitting linearly parameterized models, that arises in many computer vision problems such as road scene analysis. Data extracted from images usually cont...
Jean-Philippe Tarel, Pierre Charbonnier
COMCOM
2007
123views more  COMCOM 2007»
9 years 2 months ago
Heuristic and optimal techniques for light-trail assignment in optical ring WDM networks
In this paper we address the problem of constrained optimization (ILP formulation) and propose a set of heuristic algorithms for assigning light-trails [1–4,7,10] to WDM ring ne...
Ashwin Gumaste, Paparao Palacharla
CEC
2010
IEEE
9 years 3 months ago
A novel memetic algorithm for constrained optimization
In this paper, we present a memetic algorithm with novel local optimizer hybridization strategy for constrained optimization. The developed MA consists of multiple cycles. In each ...
Jianyong Sun, Jonathan M. Garibaldi
ICRA
2006
IEEE
114views Robotics» more  ICRA 2006»
9 years 8 months ago
Constrained Control for Surgical Assistant Robots
— This paper presents an approach to implement virtual fixtures for surgical robot assistants. Our approach uses a weighted, multi-objective (both linear and nonlinear) constrai...
Ankur Kapoor, Ming Li, Russell H. Taylor
CEC
2008
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
A study on constrained MA using GA and SQP: Analytical vs. finite-difference gradients
— Many deterministic algorithms in the context of constrained optimization require the first-order derivatives, or the gradient vectors, of the objective and constraint function...
Stephanus Daniel Handoko, Chee Keong Kwoh, Yew-Soo...
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