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RSA
2011
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8 years 3 months ago
On covering by translates of a set
Abstract. In this paper we study the minimal number τ(S, G) of translates of an arbitrary subset S of a group G needed to cover the group, and related notions of the efficiency of...
Béla Bollobás, Svante Janson, Oliver...
TMM
2010
181views Management» more  TMM 2010»
8 years 4 months ago
Mining Group Nonverbal Conversational Patterns Using Probabilistic Topic Models
Abstract--The automatic discovery of group conversational behavior is a relevant problem in social computing. In this paper, we present an approach to address this problem by defin...
Dinesh Babu Jayagopi, Daniel Gatica-Perez
MKTSCI
2010
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8 years 4 months ago
Demand Estimation with Social Interactions and the Implications for Targeted Marketing
The role that social interactions play in the purchase decisions of consumers is of growing interest to marketers. Consumers' decisions not only depend on information they re...
Wesley R. Hartmann
JDCTA
2010
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8 years 4 months ago
A Conceptual Representation of Consumer's Group Knowledge and the Possible Role of New Technologies
The purpose of this article is to encourage research on the aspects of consumer behaviour, particularly as found in groups of consumers. For both researchers and practitioners, co...
Massimo Franco, Francesca Di Virgilio, Loredana Di...
TSP
2011
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8 years 4 months ago
Group Object Structure and State Estimation With Evolving Networks and Monte Carlo Methods
—This paper proposes a technique for motion estimation of groups of targets based on evolving graph networks. The main novelty over alternative group tracking techniques stems fr...
Amadou Gning, Lyudmila Mihaylova, Simon Maskell, S...
CORR
2011
Springer
148views Education» more  CORR 2011»
8 years 4 months ago
On Social-Temporal Group Query with Acquaintance Constraint
Three essential criteria are important for activity planning, including: (1) finding a group of attendees familiar with the initiator, (2) ensuring each attendee in the group to ...
De-Nian Yang, Yi-Ling Chen, Wang-Chien Lee, Ming-S...
CMOT
2010
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8 years 6 months ago
Effects of resource availability on consensus decision making in primates
There has recently been increasing interest in group decision making, and in particular the mechanisms through which a group of individuals can arrive at a consensus decision. In t...
Julian Zappala, Brian Logan
ICMI
2009
Springer
175views Biometrics» more  ICMI 2009»
8 years 7 months ago
Discovering group nonverbal conversational patterns with topics
This paper addresses the problem of discovering conversational group dynamics from nonverbal cues extracted from thin-slices of interaction. We first propose and analyze a novel t...
Dinesh Babu Jayagopi, Daniel Gatica-Perez
HVEI
2009
8 years 7 months ago
Haptics disambiguates vision in the perception of pictorial relief
In this study we demonstrate that touch decreases the ambiguity in a visual image. It has been previously found that visual perception of three-dimensional shape is subject to cer...
Maarten W. A. Wijntjes, R. Volcic, Sylvia C. Pont,...
KES
2010
Springer
8 years 7 months ago
Group Formation for Collaboration in Exploratory Learning Using Group Technology Techniques
Exploratory Learning Environments (ELEs) allow learners to approach a problem in different ways; they are particularly suitable for ill-defined problems where knowledge is less str...
Mihaela Cocea, George D. Magoulas
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