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EMNLP
2008
11 years 1 months ago
Transliteration as Constrained Optimization
This paper introduces a new method for identifying named-entity (NE) transliterations in bilingual corpora. Recent works have shown the advantage of discriminative approaches to t...
Dan Goldwasser, Dan Roth
AAAI
2010
11 years 1 months ago
Smooth Optimization for Effective Multiple Kernel Learning
Multiple Kernel Learning (MKL) can be formulated as a convex-concave minmax optimization problem, whose saddle point corresponds to the optimal solution to MKL. Most MKL methods e...
Zenglin Xu, Rong Jin, Shenghuo Zhu, Michael R. Lyu...
INFOSCALE
2007
ACM
11 years 1 months ago
Mining query logs to optimize index partitioning in parallel web search engines
Large-scale Parallel Web Search Engines (WSEs) needs to adopt a strategy for partitioning the inverted index among a set of parallel server nodes. In this paper we are interested ...
Claudio Lucchese, Salvatore Orlando, Raffaele Pere...
FUZZIEEE
2007
IEEE
11 years 1 months ago
Transformation of a Mamdani FIS to First Order Sugeno FIS
— In many decision support applications it is important to guarantee the expressive power, easy formalization and interpretability of Mamdani-type fuzzy inference systems (FIS), ...
Javad Jassbi, S. H. Alavi, Paulo J. A. Serra, Rita...
ACCV
2007
Springer
11 years 1 months ago
A Convex Programming Approach to the Trace Quotient Problem
Abstract. The trace quotient problem arises in many applications in pattern classification and computer vision, e.g., manifold learning, low-dimension embedding, etc. The task is ...
Chunhua Shen, Hongdong Li, Michael J. Brooks
CDC
2008
IEEE
111views Control Systems» more  CDC 2008»
11 years 1 months ago
A Hamiltonian approximation method for the reduction of controlled systems
Abstract-- This paper considers the problem of model reduction for controlled systems. The paper considers a dual/adjoint formulation of the general optimization problem to minimiz...
Siep Weiland
AAAI
2007
11 years 2 months ago
Search Space Reduction and Russian Doll Search
In a constraint optimization problem (COP), many feasible valuations lead to the same objective value. This often means a huge search space and poor performance in the propagation...
Kenil C. K. Cheng, Roland H. C. Yap
GECCO
2006
Springer
287views Optimization» more  GECCO 2006»
11 years 3 months ago
A GA-ACO-local search hybrid algorithm for solving quadratic assignment problem
In recent decades, many meta-heuristics, including genetic algorithm (GA), ant colony optimization (ACO) and various local search (LS) procedures have been developed for solving a...
Yiliang Xu, Meng-Hiot Lim, Yew-Soon Ong, Jing Tang
GECCO
2006
Springer
175views Optimization» more  GECCO 2006»
11 years 3 months ago
A comparative study of differential evolution variants for global optimization
In this paper, we present an empirical comparison of some Differential Evolution variants to solve global optimization problems. The aim is to identify which one of them is more s...
Efrén Mezura-Montes, Jesús Vel&aacut...
DOCENG
2009
ACM
11 years 3 months ago
Review of automatic document formatting
We review the literature on automatic document formatting with an emphasis on recent work in the field. One common way to frame document formatting is as a constrained optimizatio...
Nathan Hurst, Wilmot Li, Kim Marriott
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