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Machine Learning and Applications, Fourth International Conference on (2006)
Orlando, Florida
Dec. 14, 2006 to Dec. 16, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2735-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Preface (PDF)

pp. ix
Session 1: Inductive and Machine Learning Classifiers

Condition Monitoring Using Pattern Recognition Techniques on Data from Acoustic Emissions (Abstract)

Mark Dougherty , Dalarna University, Sweden
Naren Gupta , Napier University, Scotland
Siril Yella , Dalarna University, Sweden; Napier University, Scotland
pp. 3-9
Session 1: Inductive and Machine Learning Classifiers

Horizon Detection Using Machine Learning Techniques (Abstract)

Sergiy Fefilatyev , University of South Florida, USA
Dmitry B. Goldgof , University of South Florida, USA
Volha Smarodzinava , University of South Florida, USA
Lawrence O. Hall , University of South Florida, USA
pp. 17-21

Rule Extraction from Opaque Models-- A Slightly Different Perspective (Abstract)

Cecilia Sonstrod , University of Boras, Sweden
Ulf Johansson , University of Boras, Sweden
Lars Niklasson , University of Skovde, Sweden
Rikard Konig , University of Boras, Sweden; University of Skovde, Sweden
Tuve Lofstrom , University of Boras, Sweden; University of Skovde, Sweden
pp. 22-27

Naive Bayes Classification Given Probability Estimation Trees (Abstract)

Zengchang Qin , University of California, Berkeley, USA
pp. 34-42
Session 2: Learning

Lazy Rule Refinement by Knowledge-Based Agents (Abstract)

Cristina Boicu , George Mason University, USA
Mihai Boicu , George Mason University, USA
Gheorghe Tecuci , George Mason University, USA
pp. 48-54

Semi-supervised Data Organization for Interactive Anomaly Analysis. (Abstract)

Virgil Pavlu , Northeastern University, USA
Sergey Bratus , Dartmouth College, USA
Javed Aslam , Northeastern University, USA
pp. 55-62

Incremental Learning By Decomposition (Abstract)

Abdelhamid Bouchachia , University of Klagenfurt, Austria
pp. 63-68

Market Mechanism Designs with Heterogeneous Trading Agents (Abstract)

Zengchang Qin , University of California, Berkeley, USA
pp. 69-76
Session 3: Support Vector Machines

Supernova Recognition Using Support Vector Machines (Abstract)

Chris Ding , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Cecilia R. Aragon , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Raquel A. Romano , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
pp. 77-82

On L_1-Norm Multi-class Support Vector Machines (Abstract)

Lifeng Wang , The University of Minnesota, USA
Yuan F. Zheng , The Ohio State University, USA
Xiaotong Shen , The University of Minnesota, USA
pp. 83-88

Two-Level Hierarchical Hybrid SVM-RVM Classification Model (Abstract)

Bernardete Ribeiro , University of Coimbra, Portugal
Catarina Silva , Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal; University of Coimbra, Portugal
pp. 89-94

Modeling Hesitation and Conflict: A Belief-Based Approach for Multi-class Problems (Abstract)

Thomas Burger , France Telecom R&D, France
Alice Caplier , INPG-LIS, France
Oya Aran , Bogazici University, Turkey
pp. 95-100
Session 4: Applications

Intelligent Electronic Navigational Aids: A New Approach (Abstract)

Costin Barbu , Naval Research Laboratory, USA
Maura Lohrenz , Naval Research Laboratory, USA
Geary Layne , Naval Research Laboratory, USA
pp. 109-116

Application of Reinforcement Learning in Development of a New Adaptive Intelligent Traffic Shaper (Abstract)

Mohammad Zamani , Shiraz University, Iran
Nima Najmaei , Shiraz University, Iran
Iman Shames , Shiraz University, Iran
A.A. Safavi , Shiraz University, Iran
pp. 117-122

Regression Databases: Probabilistic Querying Using Sparse Learning Sets (Abstract)

Carlotta Domeniconi , George Mason University, USA
Alexander Brodsky , George Mason University, USA
David Etter , George Mason University, USA
pp. 123-128

Explaining Winning Poker--A Data Mining Approach (Abstract)

Ulf Johansson , University of Boras, Sweden
Lars Niklasson , University of Skovde, Sweden
Cecilia Sonstrod , University of Boras, Sweden
pp. 129-134

A Comparison of Software Fault Imputation Procedures (Abstract)

Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar , Florida Atlantic University, USA
Jason Van Hulse , Florida Atlantic University, USA
Chris Seiffert , Florida Atlantic University, USA
pp. 135-142

Formal Concept Analysis for Digital Ecosystem (Abstract)

Huaiguo Fu , Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland
pp. 143-148

Web Robot Learning Powered by Bluetooth Communication System (Abstract)

Nihat Yilmaz , Selcuk University, Turkiye
M. Arif Wani , California State University at Bakersfield, USA
Seref Sagiroglu , Gazi University, Turkiye
pp. 149-156
Session 5: Applications in Medicine, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology

An Accurate and Robust Missing Value Estimation for Microarray Data: Least Absolute Deviation Imputation (Abstract)

Kim Leng Poh , National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yi Cao , National University of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 157-161

A New Scheme for Nucleotide Sequence Signature Extraction (Abstract)

Sung-Duk Lee , Chungbuk N Univ., Korea
Chan-Hee Lee , Chungbuk N Univ., Korea
Keon Myung Lee , Chungbuk N Univ., Korea
Sung-Soo Kim , Chungbuk N Univ., Korea
pp. 162-167

A Feature Selection Algorithm for Detecting Subtype Specific Functional Sites from Protein Sequences for Smad Receptor Binding (Abstract)

Elena Marchiori , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Walter Pirovano , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jaap Heringa , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
K. Anton Feenstra , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
pp. 168-173

Automatic Intravital Video Mining of Rolling and Adhering Leukocytes (Abstract)

Xin C. Anders , the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Hong Yuan , Duke University
Chengcui Zhang , the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
pp. 174-179

Impact of the Predicted Protein Structural Content on Prediction of Structural Classes for the Twilight Zone Proteins (Abstract)

Leila Homaeian , University of Alberta, Canada
Mandana Rahbari , University of Alberta, Canada
Lukasz A. Kurgan , University of Alberta, Canada
pp. 180-186

Quantization of Global Gene Expression Data (Abstract)

Tae-Hoon Chung , Translational Genomics Research Institute, USA
Marcel Brun , Translational Genomics Research Institute, USA
Seungchan Kim , Translational Genomics Research Institute, USA; Arizona State University, USA
pp. 187-192

Robust Model Selection Using Cross Validation: A Simple Iterative Technique for Developing Robust Gene Signatures in Biomedical Genomics Applications (Abstract)

Charles Rowland , Celera Diagnostics, USA
Ramasubbu Venkatesh , Celera Diagnostics, USA
Olivia T. Abar , Celera Diagnostics, USA
Hongjin Huang , Celera Diagnostics, USA
John Sninsky , Celera Diagnostics, USA
pp. 193-198

Information of Binding Sites Improves Prediction of Protein-Protein Interaction (Abstract)

Rahul Jawa , University of Delaware, USA
Li Liao , University of Delaware, USA
Tapan Patel , University of Delaware, USA
Manoj Pillay , University of Delaware, USA
pp. 205-212
Session 6: Evolutionary Methods and Neural Networks

An Adaptable Time Warping Distance for Time Series Learning (Abstract)

Nicolas Nicoloyannis , Universite Lumiere, France
Remi Gaudin , Universite Lumiere, France
pp. 213-218

Introducing Emergent Loose Modules into the Learning Process of a Linear Genetic Programming System (Abstract)

Xin Li , University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Chi Zhou , Motorola Labs, USA
Peter C. Nelson , University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Weimin Xiao , Motorola Labs, USA
pp. 219-224

An Intelligent Automatic Fingerprint Recognition System Design (Abstract)

Necla Ozkaya , Erciyes University, Turkey
Arif Wani , California State University at Bakersfield, USA
Seref Sagiroglu , Gazi University, Turkey
pp. 231-238
Session 7: Feature Extraction, Selection and Clustering

An Approximate Version of Kernel PCA (Abstract)

Shawn Martin , Sandia National Laboratories, USA
pp. 239-244

Reducing High-Dimensional Data by Principal Component Analysis vs. Random Projection for Nearest Neighbor Classification (Abstract)

Sampath Deegalla , Stockholm University and Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Henrik Bostrom , Stockholm University and Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
pp. 245-250

A Fast Feature Selection Model for Online Handwriting Symbol Recognition (Abstract)

B.Q. Huang , University College Dublin, Ireland
M-T. Kechadi , University College Dublin, Ireland
pp. 251-257

TF-ICF: A New Term Weighting Scheme for Clustering Dynamic Data Streams (Abstract)

Joel W. Reed , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Mark T. Elmore , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Thomas E. Potok , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Ali R. Hurson , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Yu Jiao , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Brian A. Klump , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
pp. 258-263

Learning the Threshold in Hierarchical Agglomerative Clustering (Abstract)

Kristine Daniels , Brigham Young University, USA
Christophe Giraud-Carrier , Brigham Young University, USA
pp. 270-278
Session 8: Text and Multimedia Learning

Trend Analysis for Large Document Streams (Abstract)

Yihong Gong , NEC Laboratories America, Inc., USA
Chengliang Zhang , University of Rochester, USA
Shenghuo Zhu , NEC Laboratories America, Inc., USA
pp. 285-295

Identity Representability of Facial Expressions: An Evaluation Using Feature Pixel Distributions (Abstract)

Qi Li , Western Kentucky University, USA
Chandra Kambhamettu , University of Delaware, USA
pp. 296-301
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 302-303
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