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AI
2011
Springer
8 years 7 months ago
A survey of motivation frameworks for intelligent systems
The ability to achieve one’s goals is a defining characteristic of intelligent behaviour. A great many existing theories, systems and research programmes address the problems a...
Nick Hawes
CORR
2010
Springer
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Routing with Mutual Information Accumulation in Wireless Networks
We investigate optimal routing and scheduling strategies for multi-hop wireless networks with rateless codes. Rateless codes allow each node of the network to accumulate mutual in...
Rahul Urgaonkar, Michael J. Neely
CORR
2010
Springer
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Adaptive Algorithms for Coverage Control and Space Partitioning in Mobile Robotic Networks
We consider deployment problems where a mobile robotic network must optimize its configuration in a distributed way in order to minimize a steady-state cost function that depends ...
Jerome Le Ny, George J. Pappas
CORR
2010
Springer
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From Holant To #CSP And Back: Dichotomy For Holant$^c$ Problems
We explore the intricate interdependent relationship among counting problems, considered from three frameworks for such problems: Holant Problems, counting CSP and weighted H-color...
Jin-yi Cai, Sangxia Huang, Pinyan Lu
CEC
2010
IEEE
8 years 9 months ago
A hybrid multi-objective extremal optimisation approach for multi-objective combinatorial optimisation problems
Extremal optimisation (EO) is a relatively recent nature-inspired heuristic whose search method is especially suitable to solve combinatorial optimisation problems. To date, most o...
Pedro Gómez-Meneses, Marcus Randall, Andrew...
AMAI
2010
Springer
8 years 9 months ago
Interval-valued soft constraint problems
Constraints and quantitative preferences, or costs, are very useful for modelling many real-life problems. However, in many settings, it is difficult to specify precise preference ...
Mirco Gelain, Maria Silvia Pini, Francesca Rossi, ...
ICSM
2009
IEEE
8 years 9 months ago
Visualizing the structure of field testing problems
Field testing of a software application prior to general release is an important and essential quality assurance step. Field testing helps identify unforeseen problems. Extensive ...
Brian Chan, Ying Zou, Ahmed E. Hassan, Anand Sinha
ICIP
2009
IEEE
8 years 9 months ago
Random swap EM algorithm for finite mixture models in image segmentation
The Expectation-Maximization (EM) algorithm is a popular tool in statistical estimation problems involving incomplete data or in problems which can be posed in a similar form, suc...
Qinpei Zhao, Ville Hautamäki, Ismo Kärkk...
ICCV
2009
IEEE
8 years 9 months ago
Improving accuracy of geometric parameter estimation using projected score method
A fundamental problem in computer vision (CV) is the estimation of geometric parameters from multiple observations obtained from images; examples of such problems range from ellip...
Takayuki Okatani, Koichiro Deguchi
ICCV
2009
IEEE
8 years 9 months ago
Minimizing energy functions on 4-connected lattices using elimination
We describe an energy minimization algorithm for functions defined on 4-connected lattices, of the type usually encountered in problems involving images. Such functions are often ...
Peter Carr, Richard Hartley
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