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Learning to Rank Research using Terrier – The Importance of the Sample (Part 1)

This is the first of two blog posts addressing some of our recent research in learning to rank. In particular, in recent years, the information retrieval (IR) field has experienced a paradigm shift in the application of machine learning techniques to a… → Read More: Learning to Rank Research using Terrier – The Importance of the Sample (Part 1)

Learning to Rank Research using Terrier – The Importance of the Sample (Part 1)

This is the first of two blog posts addressing some of our recent research in learning to rank. In particular, in recent years, the information retrieval (IR) field has experienced a paradigm shift in the application of machine learning techniques to a… → Read More: Learning to Rank Research using Terrier – The Importance of the Sample (Part 1)

Open positions for scientists and postdocs at QCRI

The Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI: http://www.qcri.qa/) is looking to hire 3 scientists/PostDocs over the course of the next 12 months in the Information Retrieval area. QCRI conducts world-class applied computing research, creating knowledg… → Read More: Open positions for scientists and postdocs at QCRI

Large image data sets with LIRE – some new numbers

Article from http://www.semanticmetadata.net/ People lately asked whether LIRE can do more than linear search and I always answered: Yes, it should … but you know I never tried. But: Finally I came around to index the MIR-FLICKR data set and some of … → Read More: Large image data sets with LIRE – some new numbers

Eagle-Claw Drone Grabs Objects In Mid-Flight

  Now that quadrotor drones have been programed to spy on us, play music and land on wires like birds, it’s time to get down to a little fine tuning. Up for the task is Justin Thomas and his colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania’s GRA… → Read More: Eagle-Claw Drone Grabs Objects In Mid-Flight

OpenVIDIA : Parallel GPU Computer Vision

  OpenVIDIA projects implement computer vision algorithms running on on graphics hardware such as single or multiple graphics processing units(GPUs) using OpenGL, Cg and CUDA-C. Some samples will soon support OpenCL and Direct Compute API’s also…. → Read More: OpenVIDIA : Parallel GPU Computer Vision

Microsoft Kinect Learns to Read Hand Gestures, Minority Report-Style Interface Now Possible

Article from: http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-software/microsoft-kinect-hand-gesture-control Not only is the Microsoft Research Cambridge team finally releasing their 3D modeling API Kinect Fusion, they’re bringing you gesture c… → Read More: Microsoft Kinect Learns to Read Hand Gestures, Minority Report-Style Interface Now Possible

ACM MM Open Source Software Competition

The ACM Multimedia Open-Source Software Competition celebrates the invaluable contribution of researchers and software developers who advance the field by providing the community with implementations of codecs, middleware, frameworks, toolkits, librari… → Read More: ACM MM Open Source Software Competition

Updates on LIRE (SVN rev 39)

Article from http://www.semanticmetadata.net/Author:Mathias Lux LIRE is not a sleeping beauty, so there’s something going on in the SVN. I recently checked in updates on Lucene (now 4.2) and Commons Math (now 3.1.1). Also I removed some deprecation t… → Read More: Updates on LIRE (SVN rev 39)

M.I.T. Computer Program Reveals Invisible Motion in Video

A team of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed a computer program that reveals colors and motions in video that are otherwise invisible to the naked eye. Read More → Read More: M.I.T. Computer Program Reveals Invisible Motion in Video