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An Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm for Learning Classification Rules
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Junzhong Ji, Ning Zhang, Chunnian Liu, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:December 2006
pp. 1034-1037
Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) algorithm has been applied to data mining recently. Aiming at Ant Miner, a classification rule learning algorithm based on ACO, this paper presents an enhanced Ant Miner, which includes two main contributions. Firstly, a rule ...
 
Brain Activation Detection by Neighborhood One-Class SVM
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, International Conference on
By Jian Yang, Ning Zhong, Peipeng Liang, Jue Wang, Yiyu Yao, Shengfu Lu
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 47-51
Brain activation detection is an important problem in fMRI data analysis.??In this paper, we propose a data-driven activation detection method called neighborhood one-class SVM (NOC-SVM). By incorporating the idea of neighborhood consistency into one-class...
 
Constructing a New-Style Conceptual Model of Brain Data for Systematic Brain Informatics
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Ning Zhong,Jianhui Chen
Issue Date:December 2012
pp. 2127-2142
The development of brain science has led to a vast increase of brain data. To meet requirements of a systematic methodology of Brain Informatics (BI), this paper proposes a new conceptual model of brain data, namely Data-Brain, which explicitly represents ...
 
Local Tangent Distances for Classification Problems
Found in: 2012 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT)
By Jian Yang,Kexin Zhu,Ning Zhong
Issue Date:December 2012
pp. 396-401
Distance measure is quite important for pattern recognition. Utilizing invariance in image data, tangent distance is very powerful in classifying handwritten digits. For this measure a set of invariant transformations must be known a priori. But in many pr...
 
A Matrix Approach to Implicit Relationship Finding in Large-Scale Knowledge Bases
Found in: Semantics, Knowledge and Grid, International Conference on
By Yan Wang,Yi Zeng,Ning Zhong,Zhisheng Huang
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. 237-244
Relationships between entities in a Knowledge Base (KB) are not always explicitly expressed. In addition, entities may implicitly exist within explicit ones. These phenomena are very common when it comes to large-scale KBs. Finding implicit relationships i...
 
Interleaving Reasoning and Selection with Knowledge Summarization
Found in: Semantics, Knowledge and Grid, International Conference on
By Yan Wang,Zhisheng Huang,Yi Zeng,Ning Zhong,Frank van Harmelen
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. 122-129
When the physical space and the cyber space are linked by human, Cyber-Physical Society (CPS) has emerged and produced many challenges. Among which, the challenge of fast growing data and knowledge both from the physical space and the cyber space has becom...
 
Brain Informatics
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Ning Zhong,Jeffrey M. Bradshaw,Jiming Liu,John G. Taylor
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 16-21
Brain informatics (BI) is an emerging interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research field that focuses on studying the mechanisms underlying the human information processing system. BI investigates the essential functions of the brain, ranging from perc...
 
Network Immunization with Distributed Autonomy-Oriented Entities
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Chao Gao, Jiming Liu, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 1222-1229
Many communication systems, e.g., internet, can be modeled as complex networks. For such networks, immunization strategies are necessary for preventing malicious attacks or viruses being percolated from a node to its neighboring nodes following their conne...
 
Effective Pattern Discovery for Text Mining
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Ning Zhong,Yuefeng Li,Sheng-Tang Wu
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 30-44
Many data mining techniques have been proposed for mining useful patterns in text documents. However, how to effectively use and update discovered patterns is still an open research issue, especially in the domain of text mining. Since most existing text m...
 
A Personalized Ontology Model for Web Information Gathering
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Xiaohui Tao, Yuefeng Li, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:April 2011
pp. 496-511
As a model for knowledge description and formalization, ontologies are widely used to represent user profiles in personalized web information gathering. However, when representing user profiles, many models have utilized only knowledge from either a global...
 
Research Interests: Their Dynamics, Structures and Applications in Web Search Refinement
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Yi Zeng, Erzhong Zhou, Yulin Qin, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 639-646
For most scientists, their research interests are dynamically changing all the time. Through an analysis of research interests, we find that all the changes are with some characteristics. Plus, the research interests in the dynamic changing process are not...
 
Collaborative Web Search Utilizing Experts' Experiences
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Jingyu Sun, Xueli Yu, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 120-127
Collaborative Web search improves search quality by users' working in cooperation and is a subset of social search. Current Web browsers and search engines provide limited support for it. However, it is easier for experts, who are familiar with some topics...
 
Peculiarity Analysis for Classifications
Found in: Data Mining, IEEE International Conference on
By Jian Yang, Ning Zhong, Yiyu Yao, Jue Wang
Issue Date:December 2009
pp. 607-616
Peculiarity-oriented mining (POM) is a new data mining method consisting of peculiar data identification and peculiar data analysis. Peculiarity factor (PF) and local peculiarity factor (LPF) are important concepts employed to describe the peculiarity of p...
 
The Application of ß-PSML in the Social Network Problem
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Yila Su, Ning Zhong, Jiming Liu
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 462-465
One of the key research challenges that we will face in developing the Wisdom Web is to make it capable of seamlessly offering solutions to users in dealing with their real world problems. Specifically speaking, In order to make online process of discovery...
 
An Autonomy-Oriented Paradigm for Self-Organized Computing
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Jiming Liu, Chao Gao, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 100-103
A bottom-up computing paradigm, namely Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC), offers some principles and mechanisms for non-linearly solving computationally hard problems. The goal of this paper is to describe how AOC-based emergent computing can be realized i...
 
Local Search in Weighted and Directed Social Networks: The Case of Enron Email Networks
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Ning Zhong, Rui Guo, Wenbin Li
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 12-19
Although they have small-world and searchable characteristics, social networks always protect local structure which makes local search very hard. Social networks not only have power-law distribution, but also have higher connectivity or clustering characte...
 
DBLP-SSE: A DBLP Search Support Engine
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Yi Zeng, Yiyu Yao, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 626-630
A Search Support Engine (SSE) is implemented based on the basic principles of Information Retrieval Support Systems (IRSS) and Information Seeking Support Systems (ISSS). An SSE aims at meeting the diversity needs from different users, providing various su...
 
Using Multi-phase Cost-Sensitive Learning to Filtering Spam
Found in: Hybrid Intelligent Systems, International Conference on
By Wenbin Li, Yiying Cheng, TaiFeng Liu, Xindong Zhang, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:August 2009
pp. 39-44
This paper proposes a novel ensemble learning framework, namely, Multiple-Phase Cost-Sensitive Ensemble Learning (MPCSL) which simulates the means and process of human being learning.It consists of two types learning, i.e., direct learning which learns mul...
 
Perspectives on Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing: Summary of the Panel of IEEE ICCI'09
Found in: Cognitive Informatics, IEEE International Conference on
By Yingxu Wang,George Baciu,Yiyu Yao,Bo Zhang,Witold Kinsner,Chu-Ren Hunag,Keith Chan,Ben Goertzel,Duoqian Miao,Kenji Sugawara,Guoyin Wang,Jane You,Du Zhang,Ning Zhong,Haibin Zhu
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 9-27
Cognitive Informatics (CI) is a transdisciplinary enquiry of computer science, information sciences, cognitive science, and intelligence science that investigates into the internal information processing mechanisms and processes of the brain and natural in...
 
A unified study on human and Web granular reasoning
Found in: Cognitive Informatics, IEEE International Conference on
By Ning Zhong
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 3-4
In this talk, we will describe studying on granular reasoning of human and Web in a unified way from the viewpoint of Brain Informatics. We consider Web granular reasoning as an application of human-inspired granular reasoning. As for human granular reason...
 
Agent-Enriched Data Mining: A Case Study in Brain Informatics
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Ning Zhong, Shinichi Motomura
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 38-45
The brain informatics methodology supports systematic brain data measurement, management, and analysis. An agent-enriched peculiarity-oriented mining approach offers a case study of the BI method by transforming and mining human-brain data obtained from co...
 
A Kind of Survivability Evaluation Technique for Tactical Data Link Network
Found in: Computer Science and Information Engineering, World Congress on
By Ning Zhong, Zun-wen He, Jing-ming Kuang, Zhi-hai Zhuo
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 349-353
This paper presents a kind of survivability evaluation technique for Tactical Data Link Network (TDLN). In our work, a distributed evaluation system via High Level Architecture (HLA) is provided to evaluate the TDLN on-line, and a novel quantitative evalua...
 
A Human-Web Interaction Based Trust Model for Trustworthy Web Software Development
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Jia Hu, Ning Zhong, Shengfu Lu, Haiyan Zhou, Jiajin Huang
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 914-917
Web software systems provide information and service for end users through the web interface. The interactive process between the user and the software is the process of software systems to perceive the environment and user, to adjust own configuration and...
 
Data-Brain Modeling Based on Brain Informatics Methodology
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Jianhui Chen, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 41-47
This paper presents a case study on Data-Brain construction based on Brain Informatics (BI) methodology. The Data-Brain is a conceptual brain data model, which represents functional relationships among multiple human brain data sources, with respect to all...
 
An Ontology-Based Framework for Knowledge Retrieval
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Xiaohui Tao, Yuefeng Li, Ning Zhong, Richi Nayak
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 510-517
Retrieving accurate information from the Web is a great challenge to users. The existing information retrieval systems are mostly term-based and thus need to be enhanced toward knowledge-based. User information needs need to be better captured in order to ...
 
Towards LarKC: A Platform for Web-Scale Reasoning
Found in: International Conference on Semantic Computing
By Dieter Fensel, Frank van Harmelen, Bo Andersson, Paul Brennan, Hamish Cunningham, Emanuele Della Valle, Florian Fischer, Zhisheng Huang, Atanas Kiryakov, Tony Kyung-il Lee, Lael Schooler, Volker Tresp, Stefan Wesner, Michael Witbrock, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:August 2008
pp. 524-529
Current Semantic Web reasoning systems do not scale to the requirements of their hottest applications, such as analyzing data from millions of mobile devices, dealing with terabytes of scientific data, and content management in enterprises with thousands o...
 
Optimal Protocol Interoperability Test Generation via Heuristic Algorithm
Found in: International Conference on Internet Computing in Science and Engineering
By Ning Zhong, Zunwen He, Jingming Kuang, Zhihai Zhuo
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 278-281
As complement of protocol conformance testing, protocol interoperability testing is often used to check whether two or more protocol implementations can interact with each other to perform a certain task. Interoperability test sequence generation is an imp...
 
Ontology Mining for PersonalizedWeb Information Gathering
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Xiaohui Tao, Yuefeng Li, Ning Zhong, Richi Nayak
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 351-358
It is well accepted that ontology is useful for personalized Web information gathering. However, it is challenging to use semantic relations of
 
Knowledge Retrieval (KR)
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Yiyu Yao, Yi Zeng, Ning Zhong, Xiangji Huang
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 729-735
With the ever-increasing growth of data and information, finding the right knowledge becomes a real challenge and an urgent task. Traditional data and information retrieval systems that support the current web are no longer adequate for knowledge seeking t...
 
A Multilevel Integration Approach for Developing E-Finance Portals: Challenges and Perspectives
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Jia Hu, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 825-828
E-finance industry is rapidly transforming and evolving toward more dynamic, flexible and intelligent solutions. The proposed e-finance portal provides an integrated enterprise platform for retail banking services as well as for other financial services. I...
 
An Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm for Solving the Multidimensional Knapsack Problems
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Junzhong Ji, Zhen Huang, Chunnian Liu, Xuejing Liu, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 10-16
Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) algorithm is a metaheuristic and stochastic search technology, which has been one of the effective tools for solving discrete optimization problems. However, there are two bottlenecks for largescaled optimization problems: the...
 
A GA-based Optimal Image Watermarking Technique
Found in: Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing, International Conference on
By Ning Zhong, Jing-Ming Kuang, Zun-Wen He
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 291-294
This paper presents a kind of GA_based image watermarking algorithm. Considering two conflicting objectives: robustness and invisibility in watermarking system, it is always difficult to satisfy them at same time. We resolve this problem via genetic algori...
 
Dynamic Hybrid Type Mining in an Intelligent e-Government Model
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, International Conference on
By Hiroaki Hoshino, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 26-30
This paper presents a new methodology for intelligent e-Government (eGov for short). At first, we investigate the relationship between administration and a citizen in sociology, and propose a model of intelligent eGov corresponding to new society. Furtherm...
 
The Time Course of Human Inductive Strength Judgment: An ERP Study
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, International Conference on
By Peipeng Liang, Ning Zhong, Shengfu Lu, Yiyu Yao, Jiming Liu
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 43-46
The temporal characteristics of human inductive strength judgment process have not been previously investigated, although some preliminary spatial localization results have been reported. In the present study, some Chinese verbal inductive reasoning tasks ...
 
An Optimal Wavelet-Based Image Watermarking via Genetic Algorithm
Found in: International Conference on Natural Computation
By Ning Zhong, Zunwen He, Jingming Kuang, Zhihai Zhuo
Issue Date:August 2007
pp. 103-107
In watermarking system designing, there are always encounter two conflicting objectives: robustness and invisibility. It is difficult to satisfy them at same time. Traditional watermarking algorithm often solve this problem by choosing parameters via exper...
 
Domain-Driven, Actionable Knowledge Discovery
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Longbing Cao, Chengqi Zhang, Qiang Yang, David Bell, Michail Vlachos, Bahar Taneri, Eamonn Keogh, Philip S. Yu, Ning Zhong, Mafruz Zaman Ashrafi, David Taniar, Eugene Dubossarsky, Warwick Graco
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 78-88, c3
Existing knowledge discovery and data mining (KDD) field seldom deliver results that businesses can act on directly. This issue, Trends & Controversies presents seven short articles reporting on different aspects of domain-driven KDD, an R&...
 
Perspective of Applying the Global E-mail Network
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Wenbin Li, Ning Zhong, Jiming Liu, Yiyu Yao, Chunnian Liu
Issue Date:December 2006
pp. 117-120
Recently, research on social network and Web Intelligence (WI) has shown that social intelligence techniques act as the imperative channel for automated email-centric tasks. This paper gives a complete picture of what can we do in the global social e-mail ...
 
Developing Mining-Grid Centric e-Finance Portal
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Jia Hu, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:December 2006
pp. 966-969
E-finance industry is rapidly transforming and evolving toward more dynamic, flexible and intelligent solutions. This paper describes a model with dynamic multi-level workflows corresponding to a multi-layer Grid architecture, for multi-aspect analysis in ...
 
Automatically Acquiring Training Sets for Web Information Gathering
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Xiaohui Tao, Yuefeng Li, Ning Zhong, Richi Nayak
Issue Date:December 2006
pp. 532-535
The traditional techniques rely on human effort to acquire training sets, which is expensive and inefficient. In this paper we present an alternative method to automatically acquire training sets without heavy investment of user efforts. The proposed metho...
 
Multi-aspect ERP Data Analysis for Understanding Human Calculation Related Information Processing Mechanism
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, International Conference on
By Shinichi Motomura, Akinori Hara, Ning Zhong, Jing-Long Wu
Issue Date:December 2006
pp. 481-485
In the paper, we propose a multi-aspect data mining process for investigating a more whole human information process mechanism systematically. As an example to demonstrate the proposed mining process, we explain how to design the experiment of an ERP menta...
 
Rough Association Rule Mining in Text Documents for Acquiring Web User Information Needs
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Yuefeng Li, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:December 2006
pp. 226-232
It is a big challenge to apply data mining techniques for effective Web information gathering because of duplications and ambiguities of data values (e.g., terms). To provide an effective solution to this challenge, this paper first explains the relationsh...
 
How to Make
Found in: Computer Software and Applications Conference, Annual International
By Ning Zhong
Issue Date:September 2006
pp. 24-25
Recently, we gave a new perspective ofWeb Intelligence (WI) research from the viewpoint of Brain Informatics (BI), a new interdisciplinary field that studies the mechanisms of human information processing from both the macro and micro viewpoints by combini...
   
Mining Ontology for Automatically Acquiring Web User Information Needs
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Yuefeng Li, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:April 2006
pp. 554-568
It is not easy to obtain the right information from the Web for a particular Web user or a group of users due to the obstacle of automatically acquiring Web user profiles. The current techniques do not provide satisfactory structures for mining Web user pr...
 
A Method of Distributed Problem Solving on the Web
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Yila Su, Jiming Liu, Ning Zhong, Chunnian Liu
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 42-45
One of the key research challenges that we will face in developing the Wisdom Web is to make it capable of seamlessly offering solutions to users in dealing with their real-world problems. In order to make this possible, individual contents or services sho...
 
Multilevel Web Personalization
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Yan Zhao, Yiyu Yao, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 649-652
Web personalization is one of the major concerns of Web intelligence. It is noticed that the two components of Web, users and services, can be understood from multiple views in forms of hierarchies, and each hierarchy is organized by a multilevel structure...
 
Mining Interesting Topics for Web Information Gathering and Web Personalization
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Yuefeng Li, Ben Murphy, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 305-308
The quality of discovery patterns is crucial for building satisfactory systems of Web text mining. It is no doubt that we can find numerous frequent patterns from Web documents. However, there are many meaningless frequent patterns. This paper presents a n...
 
Clickstream Log Acquisition with Web Farming
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Jia Hu, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 257-263
Collecting customer interaction data on the e-business websites and portals will help to figure out customer behavior and build customer profile, and then perform personalized services. Traditional Web server log is hard to be associated with specific cust...
 
Developing e-Business Portals with Dynamic Multi-level Workflows on the Multi-layer Grid
Found in: e-Technology, e-Commerce, and e-Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Jia Hu, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 196-201
Developing an intelligent e-Business portal needs various Web Intelligence (WI) technologies. In order to represent, manage, integrate, share, and use the information coming from the huge, distributed, multiple sources, we present a conceptual model with d...
 
Distributed Reasoning Based on Problem Solver Markup Language (PSML) - A Demonstration through Extended OWL -
Found in: e-Technology, e-Commerce, and e-Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Yila Su, Lei Zheng, Ning Zhong, Chunnian Liu, Jiming Liu
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 208-213
Since the World Wide Web is enlarging its scale, users cannot find and utilize information easily. Hence problem-solving systems in the Web environment are required. The core of such systems is the Problem Solver Markup Language (PSML) and PSML-based distr...
 
Peculiarity Oriented Multi-Aspect Brain Data Analysis for Studying Human Multi-Perception Mechanism
Found in: Applications and the Internet Workshops, IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on
By Ning Zhong, Shinichi Motomura, Jing-Long Wu
Issue Date:February 2005
pp. 306-309
In order to investigate the structure of advanced human brain activities, various brain analysis methods are required. It has been observed that multiple brain data such as fMRI brain images and EEG brain waves extracted from human multi-perception mechani...
 
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