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CORR
2011
Springer
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Eliciting Forecasts from Self-interested Experts: Scoring Rules for Decision Makers
Scoring rules for eliciting expert predictions of random variables are usually developed assuming that experts derive utility only from the quality of their predictions (e.g., sco...
Craig Boutilier
TSE
2010
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8 years 6 months ago
Understanding Exception Handling: Viewpoints of Novices and Experts
Several recent studies indicate that many industrial applications exhibit poor quality in the design of exception-handling. To improve the quality of error-handling, we need to und...
Hina Shah, Carsten Görg, Mary Jean Harrold
JMLR
2010
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Classification with Incomplete Data Using Dirichlet Process Priors
A non-parametric hierarchical Bayesian framework is developed for designing a classifier, based on a mixture of simple (linear) classifiers. Each simple classifier is termed a loc...
Chunping Wang, Xuejun Liao, Lawrence Carin, David ...
JMLR
2011
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Online Learning in Case of Unbounded Losses Using Follow the Perturbed Leader Algorithm
In this paper the sequential prediction problem with expert advice is considered for the case where losses of experts suffered at each step cannot be bounded in advance. We presen...
Vladimir V. V'yugin
CORR
2010
Springer
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Switching between Hidden Markov Models using Fixed Share
In prediction with expert advice the goal is to design online prediction algorithms that achieve small regret (additional loss on the whole data) compared to a reference scheme. I...
Wouter M. Koolen, Tim van Erven
COLING
2010
8 years 7 months ago
Citation Author Topic Model in Expert Search
This paper proposes a novel topic model, Citation-Author-Topic (CAT) model that addresses a semantic search task we define as expert search
Yuancheng Tu, Nikhil Johri, Dan Roth, Julia Hocken...
ICPR
2010
IEEE
8 years 10 months ago
Variational Mixture of Experts for Classification with Applications to Landmine Detection
Abstract--In this paper, we (1) provide a complete framework for classification using Variational Mixture of Experts (VME); (2) derive the variational lower bound; and (3) apply th...
Seniha Esen Yuksel, Paul D. Gader
CIKM
2010
Springer
8 years 10 months ago
Expert identification in community question answering: exploring question selection bias
Community Question Answering (CQA) services enables users to ask and answer questions. In these communities, there are typically a small number of experts amongst the large popula...
Aditya Pal, Joseph A. Konstan
ML
2010
ACM
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Relational retrieval using a combination of path-constrained random walks
Scientific literature with rich metadata can be represented as a labeled directed graph. This graph representation enables a number of scientific tasks such as ad hoc retrieval o...
Ni Lao, William W. Cohen
TVCG
2008
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8 years 11 months ago
Using Visual Design Experts in Critique-Based Evaluation of 2D Vector Visualization Methods
Abstract-- We describe an experiment in which art and illustration experts evaluated six 2D vector visualization methods. We found that these expert critiques mirrored previously r...
Daniel Acevedo Feliz, Cullen D. Jackson, Fritz Dru...
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