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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.
The researchers offer a data model and query language they call coSQL that could be used to unify NoSQL and SQL data models
A pesar de lo publicado por CNN la semana pasada, el desarrollador de Android retrasará el lanzamiento de la aplicación que permitiría identificar personas, debido a cuestiones de privacidad.
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