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Manifold Learning and Recognition of Human Activity Using Body-Area Sensors
Found in: Machine Learning and Applications, Fourth International Conference on
By Mi Zhang,Alexander A. Sawchuk
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 7-13
Manifold learning is an important technique for effective nonlinear dimensionality reduction in machine learning. In this paper, we present a manifold-based framework for human activity recognition using wearable motion sensors. In our framework, we use lo...
 
A Double-Ranking Strategy for Long-Tail Product Recommendation
Found in: 2012 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT)
By Mi Zhang,Neil Hurley,Wei Li,Xiangyang Xue
Issue Date:December 2012
pp. 282-286
In this paper we attempt to retrieve the items in the long-tail for top-N recommendation. That is, to recommend products that the end-user likes, but that are not generally popular, which has been getting more and more notice lately. By analysing the exist...
 
Novel Item Recommendation by User Profile Partitioning
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Mi Zhang, Neil Hurley
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 508-515
Standard top-N collaborative recommendation algorithms are very poor at recommending relevant products to a user that are more novel than her average tastes. Our study shows that novel recommendation is difficult because standard similarity metrics measure...
 
ADDI: an agent-based extension to UDDI for supply chain management
Found in: International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design
By Mi Zhang, Zunping Cheng, Yongzun Zhao, J.Z. Huang, Yinsheng Li, Binyu Zang
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 405-410 Vol. 1
This paper proposes a new mediate module ADDI to organize the UDDI nodes published by the different corporations on supply chain and establish a UDDI dynamic ranking model. We suggest a novel model for supply chain conduct classification, and define the su...
 
Leveraging User Interest to Improve Thread Recommendation in Online Forum
Found in: 2013 International Conference on Social Intelligence and Technology (SOCIETY)
By Xuning Tang,Mi Zhang,Christopher C. Yang
Issue Date:May 2013
pp. 11-19
Nowadays thread recommendation is considered to be beneficial to improve the end-user stickiness of an online forum. Given the fact of information overload and the diverse interests of forum users, a recommender system in online forum can satisfy not only ...
 
User Interest and Topic Detection for Personalized Recommendation
Found in: 2012 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT)
By Xuning Tang,Mi Zhang,Christopher C. Yang
Issue Date:December 2012
pp. 442-446
Recommender system provides users with personalized suggestions of product or information. Typically, recommender systems rely on a bipartite graph model to capture user interest. As an extension, some boosted methods analyze content information to further...
 
Co-recognition of Human Activity and Sensor Location via Compressed Sensing in Wearable Body Sensor Networks
Found in: Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, International Workshop on
By Wenyao Xu,Mi Zhang,Alexander A. Sawchuk,Majid Sarrafzadeh
Issue Date:May 2012
pp. 124-129
Human activity recognition using wearable body sensors is playing a significant role in ubiquitous and mobile computing. One of the issues related to this wearable technology is that the captured activity signals are highly dependent on the location where ...
 
A Practice of Web-Based Sustainable Preservation Risk Management System for Digital Libraries in China
Found in: Web Information Systems and Applications Conference
By Chao Li, Chunxiao Xing, Michael Bailou Huang, Li Dong, Mi Zhang
Issue Date:August 2010
pp. 69-72
While many research projects in the world have been addressing challenges posed by digital preservation, digital libraries in China have their own native problems that have never been addressed before. Similar problems may occur in other countries, and the...
 
Niche Product Retrieval in Top-N Recommendation
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Mi Zhang, Neil Hurley
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 74-81
A challenge for personalised recommender systems is to target products in the long tail. That is, to recommend products that the end-user likes, but that are not generally popular. To achieve this goal, in this paper we propose two strategies to identify r...
 
Statistical Modeling of Diversity in Top-N Recommender Systems
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Mi Zhang, Neil Hurley
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 490-497
This paper provides the first statistical analysis of recommendation diversity. We propose a model that allows diversity to be evaluated analytically using the concentration index, a statistical measure of diversity. While this model abstracts the recommen...
 
A 0.1 ppm Successive Approximation Frequency-Temperature Compensation Method for Temperature Compensated Crystal Oscillators (TCXO)
Found in: Computer Science and Information Engineering, World Congress on
By Mi Zhang, Wei-xun Cao
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 493-498
In this paper, we present a high accurate frequency-temperature compensation method for Temperature Compensated Crystal Oscillators (TCXO) which can achieve 0.1 ppm frequency stability over a wide temperature range from -25˚C to 85˚C by using 1-bit success...
 
Analysis of Methods for Novel Case Selection
Found in: Tools with Artificial Intelligence, IEEE International Conference on
By Neil Hurley, Mi Zhang
Issue Date:November 2008
pp. 217-224
Successful information retrieval with case-based reasoning (CBR) depends on a good similarity metric that can distinguish those cases that are most pertinent to a user's query in a potentially large case-base. Traditional CBR ranks cases according to their...
 
IGCEJ: An Improved Generational Garbage Collector for Embedded Java Processor
Found in: Information Science and Engineering, International Conference on
By Guang Hu, Mi Zhang, Shiliang Tu
Issue Date:December 2009
pp. 248-252
The embedded Java processor can directly run byte-code, greatly enhance the running speed and reduce the demand for resources. However, simple garbage collectors and pure generational collectors usually require relative large resources and introduce relati...
 
Enhancing entity annotation using web service and ontology hierarchy in biomedical domains
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM)
By Yue Shang,Yuan An,Xiaohua Tony Hu,Mi Zhang,Xia Lin
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 465-468
Entity annotation is a fundamental step for entity relation extraction, information visualization and semantic web creation. Using domain specific ontologies to annotate a dataset for exploring, analyzing and integrating the entities and relations within t...
   
Social media mining for drug safety signal detection
Found in: Proceedings of the 2012 international workshop on Smart health and wellbeing (SHB '12)
By Christopher C. Yang, Haodong Yang, Ling Jiang, Mi Zhang
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 33-40
Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) represent a serious problem all over the world. They may complicate a patient's medical conditions and increase the morbidity, even mortality. Drug safety currently depends heavily on post-marketing surveillance, because pre-m...
     
USC-HAD: a daily activity dataset for ubiquitous activity recognition using wearable sensors
Found in: Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp '12)
By Alexander A. Sawchuk, Mi Zhang
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 1036-1043
Many ubiquitous computing applications involve human activity recognition based on wearable sensors. Although this problem has been studied for a decade, there are a limited number of publicly available datasets to use as standard benchmarks to compare the...
     
A preliminary study of sensing appliance usage for human activity recognition using mobile magnetometer
Found in: Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp '12)
By Alexander A. Sawchuk, Mi Zhang
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 745-748
Human activity recognition and human behavior understanding play a central role in the field of ubiquitous computing. In this paper, we propose a novel method using magnetometer embedded in the mobile phone to recognize activities by detecting household ap...
     
Who will be participating next?: predicting the participation of Dark Web community
Found in: Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI-KDD '12)
By Christopher C. Yang, Mi Zhang, Xuning Tang
Issue Date:August 2012
pp. 1-7
Predicting whether a user will be participating in a thread has broad applications, such as thread recommendation and ranking. In an extremist forum, knowing which user will be interested to join a particular thread with sensitive or threatening informatio...
     
A bag-of-features-based framework for human activity representation and recognition
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 international workshop on Situation activity & goal awareness (SAGAware '11)
By Alexander A. Sawchuk, Mi Zhang
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 51-56
Human activity recognition using wearable sensors is an important topic in ubiquitous computing. In this paper, we present a statistical motion primitive-based framework for human activity representation and recognition. Our framework is based on Bag-of-Fe...
     
Novelty and Diversity in Top-N Recommendation -- Analysis and Evaluation
Found in: ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT)
By Mi Zhang, Neil Hurley
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 1-30
For recommender systems that base their product rankings primarily on a measure of similarity between items and the user query, it can often happen that products on the recommendation list are highly similar to each other and lack diversity. In this articl...
     
Dynamic Electronic Design Automation concept, benefit and framework
Found in: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Interaction Sciences: Information Technology, Culture and Human (ICIS '09)
By Guang Hu, Mi Zhang, ShiLiang Tu, ZhiLei Chai
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 1086-1090
In Electronic Design Automation, current system-level design languages (e.g. SystemC) are all built from static languages (C/C++), and the design methodology is static. (1)This could lead to much inefficiency in description, verification, and synthesis. We...
     
Enhancing diversity in Top-N recommendation
Found in: Proceedings of the third ACM conference on Recommender systems (RecSys '09)
By Mi Zhang
Issue Date:October 2009
pp. 397-400
In recent years it has been argued that, besides the standard accuracy metrics, other characteristics of the recommendation algorithm ought to be taken into account when evaluating recommendation performance. One such characteristic is recommendation diver...
     
Statistical attack detection
Found in: Proceedings of the third ACM conference on Recommender systems (RecSys '09)
By Mi Zhang, Neil Hurley, Zunping Cheng
Issue Date:October 2009
pp. 149-156
It has been shown in recent years that effective profile injection or shilling attacks can be mounted on standard recommendation algorithms. These attacks consist of the insertion of bogus user profiles into the system database in order to manipulate the r...
     
Avoiding monotony: improving the diversity of recommendation lists
Found in: Proceedings of the 2008 ACM conference on Recommender systems (RecSys '08)
By Mi Zhang, Neil Hurley
Issue Date:October 2008
pp. 1-2
The primary premise upon which top-N recommender systems operate is that similar users are likely to have similar tastes with regard to their product choices. For this reason, recommender algorithms depend deeply on similarity metrics to build the recommen...
     
Development and Application of Process Automation on Roller-Hearth Heat Treatment Furnace
Found in: Electrical and Control Engineering, International Conference on
By Yong Song, Feng-qin Lin, Zhi-mi Zhang, Yong-jun Zhang
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 5153-5155
The hardware and software configurations of process automation system on roller-hearth heat treatment furnace are described. The design ideas and principles of control functions are introduced. Heat treatment schedule management, process parameter setting,...
 
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