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Artificial Intelligence and Fuzzy Logic


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Intelligent Information Systems Vol. 1

ADVANCES IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR PRIVACY PROTECTION AND SECURITY

edited by Agusti Solanas & Antoni Martnez-Ballest (Rovira i Virgili University, Spain) In this book, we aim to collect the most recent advances in artificial intelligence techniques (i.e. neural networks, fuzzy systems, multi-agent systems, genetic algorithms, image analysis, clustering, etc), which are applied to the protection of privacy and security. The symbiosis between these fields leads to a pool of invigorating ideas, which are explored in this book. On the one hand, individual privacy protection is a hot topic and must be addressed in order to guarantee the proper evolution of a modern society. On the other, security can invade individual privacy, especially after the appearance of new forms of terrorism. In this book, we analyze these problems from a new point of view. Contents: Statistical Disclosure Control; Location-based Services; Statistical Databases; Homeland Security; Robotics; Cryptography and Security Protocols; Intrusion Detection Systems; Denial of Service Attacks; Image Analysis; Evolutionary Computation; Pattern Recognition; Neural Networks; Multi-agent Systems; Clustering; Case-based Reasoning; Fuzzy Logic. Readership: Researchers, academics and graduate students in artificial intelligence, security and privacy. 350pp (approx.) 978-981-279-032-3 Scheduled Summer 2009 US$88 48

:: Bestseller FUZZY LOGIC FOR BEGINNERS


by Masao Mukaidono (Meiji University, Japan) There are many uncertainties in the real world. Fuzzy theory treats a kind of uncertainty called fuzziness, where it shows that the boundary of yes or no is ambiguous and appears in the meaning of words or is included in the subjunctives or recognition of human beings. Fuzzy theory is essential and is applicable to many systems from consumer products like washing machines or refrigerators to big systems like trains or subways. Recently, fuzzy theory has been a strong tool for combining new theories (called soft computing) such as genetic algorithms or neural networks to get knowledge from real data. Contents: Considering Fuzziness; Before the Invention of Fuzzy Theory; Fuzzy Theory; Applications of Fuzzy Theory; Fuzzy Computers; Usefulness of Uncertainty. Readership: Undergraduates in engineering and computer science, as well as general readers. 116pp 978-981-02-4534-4(pbk) Feb 2001 US$18 12

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RECOGNITION OF WHITEBOARD NOTES


by Marcus Liwicki (DFKI GmbH, Germany) & Horst Bunke (University of Bern, Switzerland)

ROBOTICS: STATE OF THE ART AND FUTURE CHALLENGES

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Online, Offline and Combination

by George Bekey (University of Southern California, USA), Robert Ambrose (NASA Johnson Space Center, USA), Vijay Kumar (University of Pennsylvania, USA), David Lavery (NASA Headquarters, USA), Arthur Sanderson (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA), Brian Wilcox (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA), Junku Yuh (Korea Aerospace University, Korea) & Yuan Zheng (Ohio State University, USA)

DATA MINING WITH DECISION TREES


Theory and Applications
by Lior Rokach (Ben-Gurion University, Israel) & Oded Maimon (Tel-Aviv University, Israel)

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RECOGNITION OF WHITEBOARD NOTES


by Marcus Liwicki (DFKI GmbH, Germany) & Horst Bunke (University of Bern, Switzerland) This book addresses the task of processing online handwritten notes acquired from an electronic whiteboard, which is a new modality in handwriting recognition research. The main motivation of this book is smart meeting rooms, aim to automate standard tasks usually performed by humans in a meeting. The book can be summarized as follows. A new online handwritten database is compiled, and four handwriting recognition systems are developed. Moreover, novel preprocessing and normalization strategies are designed especially for whiteboard notes and a new neural network based recognizer is applied. Commercial recognition systems are included in a multiple classifier system. The experimental results on the test set show a highly significant improvement of the recognition performance to more than 86%. Contents: Classification Methods; Linguistic Resources and Handwriting Databases; Off-Line Approach; On-Line Approach; Multiple Classifier Combination; Writer-Dependent Recognition. Readership: Researchers in academia and industry and graduate students working in document analysis, handwriting recognition, pattern recognition, and artificial intelligence. 228pp 978-981-281-453-1 Oct 2008 US$85 45

Online, Offline and Combination

edited by Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier, Christophe Marsala, Maria Rifqi (Universit Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris 6, France) & Ronald R Yager (Iona College, USA) Intelligent systems are necessary to handle modern computer-based technologies managing information and knowledge. This book discusses the theories required to help provide solutions to difficult problems in the construction of intelligent systems. Particular attention is paid to situations in which the available information and data may be imprecise, uncertain, incomplete or of a linguistic nature. The main aspects of clustering, classification, summarization, decision making and systems modeling are also addressed. Topics covered in the book include fundamental issues in uncertainty, the rapidly emerging discipline of information aggregation, neural networks, Bayesian networks and other network methods, as well as logic-based systems. Contents: Uncertainty Modeling; Clustering, Classification and Summarization; Decision Making and Information Processing; Systems Modeling and Applications; Logic and Mathematical Structures. Readership: Academics, graduate and postgraduate students in the fields of artificial intelligence and fuzzy logic. 536pp 978-981-279-234-1 Jul 2008 US$142 75

UNCERTAINTY AND INTELLIGENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING


Computer Musically Speaking
by Tae Hong Park (Tulane University, USA) This book offers an introduction to digital signal processing (DSP), with an emphasis on digital audio and computer music. It covers the mathematical foundations of DSP, important DSP theories including classic sound synthesis algorithms and effects as well as time- and frequency-domain analyses, and associated musical and sound examples. Visual and auditory feedback of the materials presented in the book is provided so that readers can become familiar and comfortable with the content in an appealing and intuitive manner. The book will thus be useful for both technically and musically trained readers alike who have a common interest in digital audio and computer music. Contents: Acoustics, Hearing Limitations, and Sampling; Time-Domain Processes I; Time-Domain Processes II; Sine Waves; Linear-Time Invariant Systems; Frequency Response; Filters; Frequency-Domain I: Introduction to the Fourier Transform; Frequency-Domain II: Spectral Analysis and Synthesis. Readership: Undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and academics in digital audio and multimedia as well as music. 300pp (approx.) 978-981-279-027-9 Scheduled Spring 2009 US$89 48

FOUNDATIONS OF DECISION-MAKING AGENTS


Logic, Probability and Modality
Key Features Includes balanced discussions on theory and practice Provides readers with various practical ways of modeling and reasoning with agent epistemic states for decision making, such as resolution-based logic programming paradigm, Bayesian belief networks, and modal resolution schemes Presents frameworks specific to decision making, such as the logic-based production rule and belief network-based influence diagrams incorporating the notions of action and utility Develops a symbolic argumentation scheme for weighing the pros and cons of decision-making options Contents: Modeling Agent Epistemic States: An Informal Overview; Mathematical Preliminaries; Classical Logics for the Propositional Epistemic Model; Logic Programming; Logical Rules for Making Decisions; Bayesian Belief Networks; Influence Diagrams for Making Decisions; Modal Logics for the Possible World Epistemic Model; Symbolic Argumentation for Decision Making. Readership: Undergraduates and graduates majoring in artificial intelligence, computer professionals and researchers from the decision science community. 384pp 978-981-277-983-0 Jan 2008 US$98 56 by Subrata Das (Charles River Analytics Inc., USA)

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ADVANCES IN INTELLIGENT INFORMATION PROCESSING


Tools and Applications
edited by B Chanda & C A Murthy (Indian Statistical Institute, India) The book deals with several key aspects of developing technologies in information processing systems. It explains various problems related to advanced image processing systems and describes some of the latest state-of-the-art techniques in solving them. Particularly, the recent advances in image and video processing are covered thoroughly with real-life applications. Some of the latest topics like rough fuzzy hybridization and knowledge reuse in computational intelligence are included adequately. Readership: Researchers, academics and graduate students in pattern recognition, image processing, soft computing and computer vision. Key Features Covers the state-of-the-art methodologies in information processing systems Incorporates a balanced treatment of theory and applications to real-life problems Features prominent authors like W Pedrycz, M Brady, B F Buxton, E J Delp, I Pitas, H Niemann and B S Manjunath 316pp 978-981-281-898-0 May 2008 US$92 50

ROBOTICS: STATE OF THE ART AND FUTURE CHALLENGES

by George Bekey (University of Southern California, USA), Robert Ambrose (NASA Johnson Space Center, USA), Vijay Kumar (University of Pennsylvania, USA), David Lavery (NASA Headquarters, USA), Arthur Sanderson (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA), Brian Wilcox (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA), Junku Yuh (Korea Aerospace University, Korea) & Yuan Zheng (Ohio State University, USA) This book presents the results of an assessment of the state of robotics in Japan, South Korea, Western Europe and Australia and a comparison of robotics R&D programs in these countries with those in the United States. The comparisons include areas like robotic vehicles, space robotics, service robots, humanoid robots, networked robots, and robots for biological and medical applications, and based on criteria such as quality, scope, funding and commercialization. This important study identifies a number of areas where the traditional lead of the United States is being overtaken by developments in other countries. Contents: Robotic Vehicles; Space Robotics; Humanoids; Industrial, Personal, and Service Robots; Robotics for Biological and Medical Applications; Networked Robots. Readership: Researchers and graduate students in robotics and automated systems, electrical and mechanical engineering, international economics, artificial intelligence and machine perception. 152pp 978-1-84816-006-4 Jul 2008 US$58 31

Series in Machine Perception and Artificial Intelligence Vol. 72 by Thomas Grtner (Fraunhofer Institute Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS, Germany) This book provides a unique treatment of an important area of machine learning and answers the question of how kernel methods can be applied to structured data. Kernel methods are a class of state-of-the-art learning algorithms that exhibit excellent learning results in several application domains. Originally, kernel methods were developed with data in mind that can easily be embedded in a Euclidean vector space. Much real-world data does not have this property but is inherently structured. An example of such data, often consulted in the book, is the (2D) graph structure of molecules formed by their atoms and bonds. Contents: Why Kernels for Structured Data?; Kernel Methods in a Nutshell; Kernell Design; Basic Term Kernels; Graph Kernels. Readership: Researchers, academics, graduate and advanced undergraduates in machine learning and artificial intelligence. 216pp 978-981-281-455-5 Sept 2008 US$65 35

KERNELS FOR STRUCTURED DATA

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DESIGN REUSE IN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MODELING, ANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION

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RECENT ADVANCES IN DATA MINING OF ENTERPRISE DATA: ALGORITHMS AND APPLICATIONS

by S K Ong, Andrew Y C Nee (National University of Singapore, Singapore) & Q L Xu (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) Efficient management of product information is vital for manufacturing enterprises in this information age. Considering the proliferation of product information, tight production schedules, and intense market competition, human intelligence alone cannot meet the requirements of efficient product development. Technologies and tools that support information management are urgently needed. This volume presents the design reuse methodology to support product development. Significant efforts have been made to create an intelligent and optimal design environment by incorporating the contemporary technologies in product family design, artificial intelligence, neural networks, information theories, etc. Readership: Advanced undergraduates and graduate students, academia and researchers in collaborative engineering in product design and manufacturing, product design methodologies and applications. 312pp 978-981-283-262-7 Nov 2008 US$88 48

by T Warren Liao & Evangelos Triantaphyllou (Louisiana State University, USA) The main goal of the new field of data mining is the analysis of large and complex datasets. Some very important datasets may be derived from business and industrial activities. This kind of data is known as enterprise data. The common characteristic of such datasets is that the analyst wishes to analyze them for the purpose of designing a more cost-effective strategy for optimizing some type of performance measure, such as reducing production time, improving quality, eliminating wastes, or maximizing profit. Data in this category may describe different scheduling scenarios in a manufacturing environment, quality control of some process, fault diagnosis in the operation of a machine or process, risk analysis when issuing credit to applicants, management of supply chains in a manufacturing system, or data for business related decision-making. Readership: Graduate students in engineering, computer science, and business schools; researchers and practioners of data mining with emphazis of enterprise data mining. 820pp 978-981-277-985-4 Jan 2008 US$175 89

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Atlantis Computational Intelligence Systems Vol. 1

Atlantis Ambient and Pervasive Intelligence Vol. 1

AGENT-BASED UBIQUITOUS COMPUTING

edited by Eleni Mangina (University College Dublin, Ireland), Javier Carb & Jose Manuel Molina (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain) Ubiquitous computing is the third wave in computing, where the widespread use of new mobile technology-implementing wireless communications such as personal digital assistants (PDAs) and smart phones enables a new type of advanced applications. In the past years, the main focus of research in mobile services has aimed at the anytime, anywhere principle (ubiquitous computing). However, there is more to it than that. The increasing demand for distributed problem solving led to the development of multi-agent systems. The latter are formed from a collection of independent software entities whose collective skills can be applied in complex and real-time domains. The target of such systems is to demonstrate how goal-directed, robust and optimal behavior can arise from interactions between individual autonomous intelligent software agents. These software entities exhibit characteristics like autonomy, responsiveness, pro-activeness and social ability. Readership: Academics and researchers in neural networks. 300pp (approx.) 978-90-78677-10-9 Scheduled Spring 2009 US$125 68

LINGUISTIC VALUES-BASED INTELLIGENT INFORMATION PROCESSING


by Zheng Pei (Xihua University, China), Da Ruan (Belgian Nuclear Centre & University of Ghent, Belgium), Jun Liu (University of Ulster, Ireland) & Yang Xu (Southwest Jiaotong University, China) This book focuses on systematic and intelligent information processing theories and methods based on linguistic values. The main contents include topics such as the 2-tuple model of linguistic values, 2-tuple linguistic aggregation operator hedge algebras, complete hedge algebras and linguistic value reasoning, reasoning with linguistic quantifiers, linguistic reasoning based on a random set, the fuzzy number model of linguistic values, linguistic value aggregation based on the fuzzy number model, extraction of linguistic proposition from a database and handling of linguistic information on the Internet, linguistic truth value lattice implication algebras, linguistic truth value resolution automatic reasoning, linguistic truth value reasoning based on lattice implication algebra, and related applications in decisionmaking and forecast. Readership: The book is suitable for both students and researchers in computer science. 300pp (approx.) 978-90-78677-11-6 Scheduled Spring 2009 US$123 66

Theory, Methods, and Applications

BIOMIMETIC PATTERN RECOGNITION AND MULTI-WEIGHTED NEURON


by Shoujue Wang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China) This book illuminates the high dimensional geometry analysis of Biomimetic Pattern Recognition (BPR) and its applications. One important theoretical basis of BPR is the Principle of Homology Continuity (PHC), which offers one solid foundation for BPRs performing cognition instead of distinction or classification to sample sets. On another part, the Multi-Weight Neuron (MWN) which operates relations between many weight vectors and one input vector in one neuron and is more suitable for BPR, is further introduced. The special trait of MWN structure not only makes it significant and convenient to deal with tough nonlinear feature space, but also takes routine neuron functions into account. For a better understanding, several BPR applications with experimental results are given in detail, and BPRs advantages over MWN networks on covering distributed sample sets for cognition are explained. Readership: Researchers, advanced undergraduates and graduate students in pattern recognition, neural networks, numerical analysis and computational mathematics. 200pp (approx.) 978-981-283-647-2 Scheduled Fall 2009 US$58 31

New Frontiers in Robotics Vol. 2

by Miomir Vukobratovic (Mihajlo Pupin Institute, Belgrade, Serbia), Dragoljub Surdilovic (Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems & Design Technology IPK, Berlin, Germany), Yury Ekalo (St Petersburg Electrotechnical University, Russia) & Dusko Katic (Mihajlo Pupin Institute, Belgrade, Serbia) This book covers the most attractive problem in robot control, dealing with the direct interaction between a robot and a dynamic environment, including the human-robot physical interaction. It provides comprehensive theoretical and experimental coverage of interaction control problems, starting from the mathematical modeling of robots interacting with complex dynamic environments, and proceeding to various concepts for interaction control design and implementation algorithms at different control layers. Focusing on the learning principle, it also shows the application of new and advanced learning algorithms for robotic contact tasks. The ultimate aim is to strike a good balance between the necessary theoretical framework and practical aspects of interactive robots. Readership: Researchers, academics and graduate students in robotics and automated systems, dynamical systems, artificial intelligence and fuzzy logic. 630pp (approx.) 978-981-283-475-1 Scheduled Spring 2009 US$124 67

DYNAMICS AND ROBUST CONTROL OF ROBOT-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION

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FUZZY NEURAL NETWORK THEORY AND APPLICATION INTELLIGENT WATERMARKING TECHNIQUES (WITH CD-ROM)
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MACHINE INTELLIGENCE: QUO VADIS?

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HANDBOOK OF METADATA, SEMANTICS AND ONTOLOGIES

NEURAL NETWORKS IN CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL SYSTEMS


by Jerry A Darsey (University of Arkansas) This book highlights applications in the chemical and physical sciences. It covers many diverse topics, such as physical property predictions, predictions of spectroscopy and deconvolution of spectra. Contents include: Identification of Electron Impact Mass Spectrometry in Composite Spectra of Mixtures Using Artificial Neural Network Techniques; Artificial Neural Network Extrapolations of Heat Capacities of Polymers to Very Low Temperatures; Spectroscopic Identification of Individual Molecules in Composite Spectra Using Artificial Neural Networks; Artificial Neural Network Modeling of Monte Carlo Simulations of Statistical Properties of Polymers; Prediction of Potential Antimigraine Activity Using Artificial Neural Networks; How a Neural Network Approach Can Be Used for the Investigation of Chemical Phenomena; Neural Networks Used in Error Correction for Solving Coupled Ordinary Differential Equations; Using the Weightspace of an Autoassociative Neural Network to Identify Functions; Applications of Neural Networks in Polymer Properties Simulations; Application of Neural Network Computing to the Solution for the Ground State Eigenenergy of Two-Dimensional Harmonic Oscillators. Readership: Researchers interested in chemical, physical sciences, artificial Intelligence and neural networks. 200pp (approx.) 978-981-02-4070-7 cheduled Fall 2009 US$77 46

edited by Miguel-Angel Sicilia (University of Alcal, Spain) Metadata research has emerged as a discipline crosscutting many domains, focused on the provision of distributed descriptions (often called annotations) to Web resources or applications. Such associated descriptions are supposed to serve as a foundation for advanced services in many application areas, including search and location, personalization, federation of repositories and automated delivery of information. Indeed, the Semantic Web is in itself a concrete technological framework for ontologybased metadata. Readership: Graduates and senior undergraduates in computing or information science; researchers in metadata, semantics and ontologies; practitioners in planning or managing information systems. 800pp (approx.) 978-981-283-629-8 Scheduled Winter 2009 US$194 105

Progress in Neural Processing

CLUSTER COMPUTING FOR ROBOTICS AND COMPUTER VISION

KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION AND REPRESENTATION IN RECURRENT NEURAL NETWORKS


Foundations, Algorithms and Applications
by Christian W Omlin (Adaptive Computing Technologies, USA) & Lee Giles (NEC Research Institute, USA) This book explores theoretical and practical issues of learning and representing symbolic knowledge in recurrent neural networks. The methods and techniques used are drawn from artificial intelligence, neural networks, optimization, theoretical computer science, fuzzy logic, and nonlinear systems analysis. The book is divided into two parts. The first part relates different network architectures to theoretical models of computation. The result is a hierarchy of network architectures that corresponds to the Chomsky hierarchy of computational models. The second part of the book deals with theoretical and practical aspects of training recurrent neural networks, obstacles that some learning algorithms face and their solution, the extraction of symbolic knowledge from trained networks, and the use of prior knowledge to train recurrent networks. Readership: Researchers in neural networks. 280pp (approx.) 978-981-02-3607-6 Scheduled Summer 2009 US$109 67

by Damian M Lyons (Fordham University, USA) In this book, we look at how cluster technology can be leveraged to build better robots. Algorithms and approaches in key areas of robotics and computer vision, such as map building, path planning, target tracking, action selection and learning, are reviewed and cluster implementations for these are presented. The objective of the book is to give professionals working in the beowulf cluster or robotics and computer vision fields a concrete view of the strong synergy between the areas as well as to spur further fruitful exploitation of this connection. The key concepts in robotics, computer vision and cluster computing are introduced before being used to make the text useful to a wide audience in these fields. Readership: Academics and professionals in robotics & automated systems, machine perception/computer vision, supercomputing, artificial intelligence and neural networks. 200pp (approx.) 978-981-283-635-9 Scheduled Winter 2009 US$54 29

LABELLED MARKOV PROCESSES

by Prakash Panangaden (McGill University, Canada) Labelled Markov processes are probabilistic versions of labelled transition systems with continuous state spaces. The book covers basic probability and measure theory on continuous state spaces and then develops the theory of LMPs. The main topics covered are bisimulation, the logical characterization of bisimulation, metrics and approximation theory. An unusual feature of the book is the connection made with categorical and domain theoretic concepts. Contents: Introduction; Measure Theory; Integration; The Radon-Nikodym Theorem; A Category of Stochastic Relations; Probability Theory on Continuous Spaces; Bisimulation for Labelled Markov Processes; Metrics for Labelled Markov Processes; Approximating Labelled Markov Processes. Readership: Academics, researches and postgraduate students in theoretical computer science and stochastic analysis. 250pp (approx.) 978-1-84816-287-7 Scheduled Summer 2009 US$65 35

NOTABLE BACKLIST FUZZY LOGIC FOR BUSINESS, FINANCE, AND MANAGEMENT (2ND EDITION)

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NONLINEAR WORKBOOK, THE: CHAOS, FRACTALS, CELLULAR AUTOMATA, NEURAL NETWORKS, GENETIC ALGORITHMS, GENE EXPRESSION PROGRAMMING, SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINE, WAVELETS, HIDDEN MARKOV MODELS, FUZZY LOGIC WITH C++, JAVA AND SYMBOLICC++ PROGRAMS (3RD EDITION)
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Series in Machine Perception and Artificial Intelligence Vol. 73

PROGRESS IN COMPUTER VISION AND IMAGE ANALYSIS

edited by Horst Bunke (University of Bern, Switzerland), Jun Jos Villanueva, Gemma Snchez & Xavier Otazu (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain) This book is a collection of scientific papers published during the last five years, showing a broad spectrum of actual research topics and techniques used to solve challenging problems in the areas of computer vision and image analysis. The book will appeal to researchers, technicians and graduate students. Contents: Medical Imaging; Texture Analysis; Image Segmentation; Motion; Deformable Models; Document Analysis; Pattern Analysis; Tracking; Object Recognition; Machine Intelligence; Machine Vision. Readership: Researchers, technicians and graduate students in computer vision and artificial intelligence. 520pp (approx.) 978-981-283-445-4 Scheduled Summer 2009 US$124 67

Proceedings
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SENSORS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL: PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON NEW ENVIRONMENTALS (ENVSENS) ACTIVE MEDIA TECHNOLOGY, PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (AMT) WAVELET ANALYSIS AND ITS APPLICATIONS (IN 2 VOLS), PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WAA CONNECTIONIST MODELS OF COGNITION AND PERCEPTION II - PROCEEDINGS OF THE EIGHTH NEURAL COMPUTATION AND PSYCHOLOGY WORKSHOP HYDROINFORMATICS, PROCEEDINGS OF THE 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (IN 2 VOLUMES, WITH CD-ROM) APPLIED COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE, PROCEEDINGS OF THE 6TH INTERNATIONAL FLINS CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS OF THE 3RD ASIA-PACIFIC BIOINFORMATICS CONFERENCE MODELING LANGUAGE, COGNITION AND ACTION - PROCEEDINGS OF THE NINTH NEURAL COMPUTATION AND PSYCHOLOGY WORKSHOP EVOLUTION OF LANGUAGE, THE - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (EVOLANG6) APPLIED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL FLINS CONFERENCE LECTURE NOTES IN DATA MINING MATHEMATICAL LOGIC IN ASIA - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 9TH ASIAN LOGIC CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS OF THE 5TH ASIA-PACIFIC BIOINFORMATICS CONFERENCE ADVANCES IN DYNAMICS, INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL, VOLUME II - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2006 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (CDIC 06) GENOME INFORMATICS 2007: GENOME INFORMATICS SERIES VOL. 19 - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 18TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE MODELING AND SIMULATION IN SCIENCE - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 6TH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON DATA ANALYSIS IN ASTRONOMY PROCEEDINGS OF THE 6TH ASIA-PACIFIC BIOINFORMATICS CONFERENCE EVOLUTION OF LANGUAGE, THE - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (EVOLANG7) COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN DECISION AND CONTROL - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 8TH INTERNATIONAL FLINS CONFERENCE GENOME INFORMATICS 2008: GENOME INFORMATICS SERIES VOL. 21 - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE RING THEORY 2007 - PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIFTH CHINA-JAPAN-KOREA CONFERENCE CONNECTIONIST MODELS OF BEHAVIOR AND COGNITION II - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 11TH NEURAL COMPUTATION AND PSYCHOLOGY WORKSHOP

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Decision trees have become one of the most powerful and popular approaches in knowledge discovery and data mining, the science and technology of exploring large and complex bodies of data in order to discover useful patterns. The area is of great importance because it enables modeling and knowledge extraction from the abundance of data available. Both theoreticians and practitioners are continually seeking techniques to make the process more efficient, cost-effective and accurate. This is the first comprehensive book dedicated entirely to the field of decision trees in data mining and covers all aspects of this important technique. Contents: Introduction to Decision Trees; Growing Decision Trees; Evaluation of Classification Trees; Splitting Criteria; Pruning Trees; Advanced Decision Trees; Decision Forests; Incremental Learning of Decision Trees; Feature Selection; Fuzzy Decision Trees; Hybridization of Decision Trees with Other Techniques; Sequence Classification Using Decision Trees. Readership: Researchers, graduate and undergraduate students in information systems, engineering, computer science, statistics and management. 264pp 978-981-277-171-1 Dec 2007 US$87

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