Noticias y opinión
The IEEE hopes to solve the cloud interoperability problem, but vendors have every reason to sabotage it, and users don't seem to care
Investigadores de la Politècnica de València desarrollan un nuevo método para la detección automática de plagios de texto
Research suggests that Google's personalized results may not be much better than the ordinary kind.
The social network breaks an unwritten rule by giving away plans to its new data centeran action it hopes will make the Web more efficient.
UC San Diego engineers are developing tools to automate blood vessel counting in images, and to make the distinction between data collection and analysis more clear.
Presentation of the entire testbed collection represented as a treemap in which the archivist can assess correspondence between number of files (size of the directory) and size of files (ranges of yellow) and their distribution in directories. Credit: Visualizations courtesy of Maria Esteva, Weijia Xu, Suyog Dutt Jain, and Varun Jain.
Since 1993, the error rate of automatic face recognition systems has decreased by a factor of 272. The reduction applies to systems that match people with face images captured in studio or mugshot environments. In Moore's law terms, the error rate decreased by one-half every two years.
Economists at the Technical University of Munich (Technische Universitaet Muenchen, TUM) have developed a website that predicts individual stock trends. To this end, economists are using automatic text analysis methods to evaluate thousands of daily Twitter microblog messages, so-called "tweets". On www.TweetTrader.net, current forecasts are available for all S&P 500 listed stocks.