Libraries have always been an inspiration for the standards and technologies developed by semantic web activities. Kruk and McDaniel present semantic web-related aspects of current digital library activities, and introduce their functionality.
This book explores the principal techniques of data mining: for classification, generation of association rules and clustering. It is written for readers without a strong background in mathematics or statistics and focuses on detailed examples and explanations of the algorithms given.
As more and more of us use automated music recommendation, this book describes how these systems work, explores some of their limitations, offers techniques for evaluating their effectiveness, and uses real-life examples to show how to build them effectively.
Based on more than 10 years of teaching experience, Blanken and his coeditors have assembled all the topics that should be covered in advanced undergraduate or graduate courses on multimedia retrieval and multimedia databases.
Summarizing almost ten years of intensive research into multi- and cross-lingual information access, this book is a comprehensive description of the technologies involved in designing and developing systems for multilingual information retrieval.