Today I tried local sensitivity hashing in C. The result is very interesting. Suppose you have N feature vectors, each vector is in R^D, you want to hash them to 1<<K bytes. Local Sensitivity Hashing give you the answer in O(NDK); It might be useful for image compression. Of course, k-means is preferred and you…
[Summary] How to Write a Literature Review? An Introduction to Writing and Research in Graduate School.
By Office of Writing Initiatives, Graduate School Research Commons, University Libraries, UMD. Joining an Academic Conversation Move from undergraduate to graduate work is a move from discovery and consumption of knowledge to analysis, synthesis, evaluation, and production of knowledge. Skills Needed to Write a Literature Review An awareness of the rhetorical and linguistic conventions…
[Summary] Immersed in N-Dimensions: Using the Creative Process as A Computational Framework for Unfolding Complex Systems
In this information-rich age where large amounts of both structured and unstructured data are being generated, processed, and transformed at ever increasing rates, how does one master control, working with these data as if it were intuitive and second nature? While new techniques for analyzing such “big data” are being developed based on data mining and…