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VLDB SI survey editorial

Lei Chen, Sihem Amer-Yahia
2020 The VLDB journal  
, regret minimization query and variants, microblogs data management, spatial crowdsourcing, data set search, indexing on flash storage, complex event recognition, graph community search, LSM-based storage  ...  The accepted survey papers cover a wide spectrum of topics including trajectory distance measure, in-memory database acceleration, decomposition of networks, data visualization, interactive data systems  ...  The paper "An Experimental Survey of Regret Minimization Query and Variants: Bridging the Best Worlds Between Top-K Query and Skyline Query," by Min Xie, Raymond Chi-Wing Wong and Ashwin Lall, studied  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00778-019-00598-1 fatcat:inrwdiuuebgkrjytkwnlhjarkm

Data processing on heterogeneous hardware [article]

Max Heimel, Technische Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, Volker Markl
For this, we propose an alternative system design, based on a single set of hardware-oblivious operators which are compiled down to the actual hardware at runtime.  ...  Tomorrow's database systems will need to exploit and embrace this trend towards increased hardware heterogeneity to meet the performance requirements of the modern information society.  ...  Opening and closing the bridge takes time, so there is an upper bound on how often the bridge can be operated in a day.  ... 
doi:10.14279/depositonce-7255 fatcat:ymjwoicorzaylpwzkjktvmhjge

Counterfactual Evaluation And Learning From Logged User Feedback

Adith Swaminathan
This thesis explores two fundamental tasks -evaluation and training of interactive systems. Solving evaluation and training tasks using logged data is an exercise in counterfactual reasoning.  ...  We will view these applications through the lens of causal inference and modularize the problem of building a good ranking engine or recommender system into two components -first, infer a plausible assignment  ...  A direct application of the Offset tree algorithm requires O(2 K ) space and only guarantees regret O((2 K − 1)r) where r is the "regret" of an underlying binary classifier.  ... 
doi:10.7298/x4fj2dw6 fatcat:o4azwkhczjhhpbg34ceyrkuizy

OASIcs, Volume 14, ATMOS'10, Complete Volume [article]

Thomas Erlebach, Marco Lübbecke
Klaus Nökel from ptv AG for the provided real-world data, the opportunity to use VIS-SIM for our experiments and for very valuable discussions on traffic signal coordinations.  ...  Veit Batz for his great implementation of TCH that Acknowledgment The authors would like to thank Christian Liebchen and Gregor Wünsch who were involved in the first ideas of the cyclically time-expanded  ...  As an example, in min max regret literature (see [10] for an overview, or [14] where it is called deviation robustness), one considers the problem of minimizing the difference between the objective  ... 
doi:10.4230/oasics.atmos.2010 fatcat:ar2jmrf2nzhvlfnv2dpatajxba

Metropolis and Hinterland? A Comment on the Role of Rural Economy and Society in the Urban Heart of the Medieval Low Countries

Tim Soens, Eline Van Onacker, Kristof Dombrecht
2012 BMGN: Low Countries Historical Review  
In the most extensive survey of buildings that went up in New York between 1890 and 1915, the architectural historians Robert A. M.  ...  "The top of a house in the suburbs is about as comfortless a place as there is in the world.  ...  6, [17] [18] 38, 41, 60, 62, 69n5, 73, 78, 79, 95, 100, 125, 128, 129, 135, 164, 165, 168 Alexander, John, 44 Allen, Woody, 2-4 "Whore of Mensa, The," 2-4 Alonso, Alicia, 82 Alonso, Fernando, 82 Altieri  ... 
doi:10.18352/bmgn-lchr.8076 fatcat:l7ha2rnxlzaunayclt5tmavmq4

Nylon Curtain — Transnational And Transsystemic Tendencies In The Cultural Life Of State-Socialist Russia And East-Central Europe

György Péteri
2004 Slavonica  
Reconstruction, he had told a lecture audience in 1947, would yield local variants of 'the modern way of building, long the subject of study and experimentation throughout the world, while we here [in  ...  world, furnish so firmly the experimental fantasy of a Hungarian musician today!'  ...  The narrator highlights his own tendency of expressing the 'unsayable' whilst, at the same time, pointing to the related void, or loneliness, of his in-between predicament as an exile. 21 The regularly  ... 
doi:10.1179/sla.2004.10.2.113 fatcat:asdcg6joxvh55ezlkk6rgky7hu

Border crossing: Russian literature into film

Rita Safariants
2016 Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema  
Edinburgh University Press is one of the leading university presses in the UK.  ...  We publish academic books and journals in our selected subject areas across the humanities and social sciences, combining cuttingedge scholarship with high editorial and production values to produce academic  ...  As Jonathan Griffin notes, the "cinematography" in terms of which Bresson 12, 2011).  ... 
doi:10.1080/17503132.2016.1220742 fatcat:k3zb5ftwmrhpnehmfmms3jgjhm

Annie Ernaux's phototextual archives: Ecrire la vie [chapter]

Natalie Edwards
2015 Framing French Culture  
Bateson, G., 'A theory of play and fantasy ', in Steps to an ecology of mind (New York, Ballantine, 1954).  ...  towards the motif of catastrophe: cela a été, understood in the 'satanic' sense of nous ne serons plus les mêmes.  ...  This phenomenon is perhaps best exemplified by Robert Delaunay's choice of the Eiffel Tower as a focus for formal experimentation in his painting between 1910 and 1912.  ... 
doi:10.20851/framing-french-08 fatcat:ek7ps4w3krbpfp2z2mf772fau4

Special Issue: Quantitative Risk Analysis Techniques for Security Applications

Christopher Kiekintveld, Janusz Marecki, Praveen Paruchuri, Katia Sycara, Anton Železnikar, Matjaž Gams, Jožef Stefan, Drago Torkar, Jožef Stefan, Editorial Board, Juan Carlos, Augusto (+23 others)
2010 unpublished
However, any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect views of the United States Department of Homeland Security.  ...  This research was supported by the United States Department of Homeland Security through the National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) under grant number 2007-ST-061-000001  ...  In view of its activities and status, the JSI plays the role of a national institute, complementing the role of the universities and bridging the gap between basic science and applications.  ... 

The Steampunk Aesthetic: Technofantasies in a Neo-Victorian Retrofuture

Mike D Perschon
For the purposes of concision, this study restricts the exploration to literary works, demonstrating how the components of neovictorianism, technofantasy and retrofuturism are best suited for defining  ...  In his review of Tachyon's Steampunk anthology, Rob Latham observes a "wide range of tonal and ideological possibilities" in the book's twelve short stories and novellas originally published between 1985  ...  of variant SF expressions of the robot/cyborg form, we need only look at Mary Ann Doane's survey of the female body as automaton/robot/gynoid: Doane begins with L'Eve future, an 1886 French Edisonade  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3dw5f fatcat:6ncj2qvfynhvfbqdh4jor44suu

Analytical study of Carl Sandburg as poet and biographer

Mary Grace Ruszkowski, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa
In the span between the Spanish-Ameriean War and World War I there were certain movements that had an impaet on the whole socioeeonomy of the country.  ...  mutual understanding between men and an acceptance of each person as he is.  ...  Luccock looks at the creative literature of America since the First World War and its relation to religion and to war. This literature is discussed as an expression of life and moods of the time.  ... 
doi:10.20381/ruor-8896 fatcat:xzcb2ydoljhcnb64q6kdfmdqum

The contemporary art of travel: siting public sculpture within the culture of flight

Mary M. Tinti
to the ground and links to the world outside.  ...  As a result, their collective study allows for an up-dated examination of the power of (non-)place and the emblematic journeys which begin and end at the airport, but it is also a means through which to  ...  museum survey of the art of the seventies.  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3jq11dg fatcat:lga336ylnfbirclrq3sgkecbme

Searching for Manila : Personal and Political Journeys in an Asian Megacity

Thomas Sykes
surveys and historiographical analyses.  ...  Searching for Manila: Personal and Political Journeys in an Asian Megacity is an autobiographical travelogue based on a period I spent living and working in Manila, the Philippines in 2009-10, and on two  ...  , the Tagalog word for mountain), the young Douglas MacArthur was in the Philippines erecting bridges and conducting surveys with the Third Engineer Battalion.  ... 
doi:10.25602/gold.00023699 fatcat:vlmhcjwskvchfiib5dk2hlydp4

Die Realität des Imaginären

Jörg H. Gleiter, Norbert Korrek
Frank Eckardt (Faculty of Architecture) and Junior-Prof. Oliver Fahle (Faculty of Media) for taking an active part in the conference.  ...  And I would like to thank the members of our Chair for Design and Theory of Architecture for their intensive work in preparing the conference: Chris Dähne, Sandra Schramke, Olaf Pfeifer, and the technical  ...  It will no doubt become an iconic addition to-a kind of centralized exclamation point-on one of the most fabulous urban skylines in the world.  ... 
doi:10.25643/bauhaus-universitaet.1292 fatcat:hiowrmiuvzco7lrlwnj6aqwn2y

The Social is Personal: Harry Emerson Fosdick, The Riverside Church, and the Social Gospel in the Great Depression [article]

(:Unkn) Unknown, University, My, Alpert, Rebecca T. (Rebecca Trachtenberg)
This project follows recent scholarship that challenges an older paradigm of the social gospel tradition's demise after World War I.  ...  It undertakes a multifaceted analysis of Harry Emerson Fosdick, his local and national audiences, and his context of The Riverside Church--as building and as congregation--as a means of tracing the contours  ...  Kennedy, Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999 -1940 (New York: Garland Press, 1993.  ... 
doi:10.34944/dspace/2900 fatcat:3ofom6ipyffb3pisffxvsx7may
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