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Evaluation of Deep Convolutional Nets for Document Image Classification and Retrieval [article]

Adam W. Harley, Alex Ufkes, Konstantinos G. Derpanis
2015 arXiv   pre-print
Experiments also show that (i) features extracted from CNNs are robust to compression, (ii) CNNs trained on non-document images transfer well to document analysis tasks, and (iii) enforcing region-specific  ...  This work also makes available a new labelled subset of the IIT-CDIP collection, containing 400,000 document images across 16 categories, useful for training new CNNs for document analysis.  ...  All networks computed an N -way softmax at the top layer, where N is the number of categories being learned.  ... 
arXiv:1502.07058v1 fatcat:xgdrufbvuzhi3bfxhwzhyz673y

RetaGNN: Relational Temporal Attentive Graph Neural Networks for Holistic Sequential Recommendation [article]

Cheng Hsu, Cheng-Te Li
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Sequential recommendation (SR) is to accurately recommend a list of items for a user based on her current accessed ones.  ...  In this work, we aim to present the holistic SR that simultaneously accommodates conventional, inductive, and transferable settings.  ...  N@ is the normalized discounted cumulative gain at top positions, which takes the positions of correctly recommended items into account.  ... 
arXiv:2101.12457v1 fatcat:i4pdzfjtifeq3g4mxz3b2e3se4

A hybrid Decision Support System for Generation of Holistic Renovation Scenarios—Cases of Energy Consumption, Investment Cost, and Thermal Indoor Comfort

Aliakbar Kamari, Stefan Jensen, Maria Christensen, Steffen Petersen, Poul Kirkegaard
2018 Sustainability  
The outcome is verified discussing a case study about an actual [recently] renovated dwelling and the top ranked generated scenarios using the DSS in this paper.  ...  Future building renovations must rely on a holistic perspective in relation to sustainability.  ...  The amount of interior insulation varies between 125 and 200 mm for the five top-ranked renovation scenarios.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10041255 fatcat:qerxg3mbbfabrdgdtpfajvpbiq

Australian occupational therapists working in adult physical dysfunction settings: What treatment media do they use?

Janine McEneany, Kryss McKenna, Patti Summerville
2002 Australian Occupational Therapy Journal  
This study aimed to explore the treatment choices of Australian occupational therapists in adult physical dysfunction settings, to identify the influences on those choices, and to determine whether the  ...  Responses to a mail-out questionnaire were obtained from 147 occupational therapists working in eight specialty areas of physical dysfunction practice.  ...  Contemporary recommendations for holistic practice centre around the therapeutic use of occupations, which are defined as daily living tasks that are purposeful and meaningful to a person, and that are  ... 
doi:10.1046/j.1440-1630.2002.00279.x fatcat:oyiqvmfvb5djpo4zvbqvjexgxa

Personalization in E-Grocery: Top-N versus Top-k Rankings [article]

Franziska Scherpinski, Stefan Lessmann
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Substantial benefits for the customer and the company highlight the business value of top-N rankings as a new design requirement for recommender systems in e-grocery.  ...  The field experiment also reveals a 7% uplift in revenue due to the top-N ranking.  ...  Therefore, the first requirement is a top-N ranking. In a shopping scenario, one ranking cannot display optimal item recommendations for two users with different preferences.  ... 
arXiv:2105.14599v1 fatcat:izmqwdfh2naanfgxbbls7kry7i

Research Priorities for Adolescent Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Mixed-Methods Synthesis of Two Separate Exercises

Jason M. Nagata, Sejal Hathi, B. Jane Ferguson, Michelle J. Hindin, Sachiyo Yoshida, David A. Ross
2017 Journal of Adolescent Health  
Acknowledgements: We would like to thank the experts who actively participated in the two adolescent health priority-setting exercises by submitting questions, scoring questions, and participating in technical  ...  To this end, top-ranked research questions addressed incentives such as conditional cash transfer programs to keep girls in schools.  ...  of key interventions for school health provision Conditional cash transfer programs to keep girls in schools Strategies for reaching out-of-school adolescents Primary care (n = 12) Integration of primary  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.10.295 fatcat:skhe4e7stvaztla674woo3tafm

Identification of Shipyard Priorities in a Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Environment through a Transdisciplinary Energy Management Framework: A Real Case Study for a Turkish Shipyard

Seyed Vahid Vakili, Aykut I. Ölçer, Alessandro Schönborn
2021 Journal of Marine Science and Engineering  
In this study, priorities for a Turkish shipyard to become energy efficient were identified by means of a semi-structured questionnaire and an interview.  ...  Moreover, the framework can boost both business and socio-economic perspectives for the shipyard, and improve its reputation and competitiveness, in alignment with achieving the Nationally Determined Contributions  ...  Equations ( 10 )-( 15 ) (Section 3.3.2) were used to analyze the data in this section. Table 9 shows the ranking of the top options for EnMF.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jmse9101132 fatcat:yzjmxr5na5cujjc3wmtkqvggfi

A global perspective on environmental flow assessment: emerging trends in the development and application of environmental flow methodologies for rivers

R. E. Tharme
2003 Rivers Research and Applications: an international journal devoted to river research and management  
Commonly, a modified Tennant method or arbitrary low flow indices is adopted, but efforts to enhance the ecological relevance and transferability of techniques across different regions and river types  ...  Although centred in Australia and South Africa, holistic methodologies have stimulated considerable interest elsewhere.  ...  review, and hence to the scope of this manuscript, for which I am sincerely grateful: Mike Acreman (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (  ... 
doi:10.1002/rra.736 fatcat:cd2hamotabhwppg4y7lsb4qluy

Perceive Where to Focus: Learning Visibility-Aware Part-Level Features for Partial Person Re-Identification

Yifan Sun, Qin Xu, Yali Li, Chi Zhang, Yikang Li, Shengjin Wang, Jian Sun
2019 2019 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)  
VPM gains two-fold benefit toward higher accuracy for partial re-ID.  ...  If we directly compare a partial pedestrian image with a holistic one, the extreme spatial misalignment significantly compromises the discriminative ability of the learned representation.  ...  We first define p = m×n (3×1 in the figure for instance) densely aligned rectangle regions on the holistic pedestrian.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cvpr.2019.00048 dblp:conf/cvpr/SunXLZLWS19 fatcat:bv5wsv5iqzdqba7oqh6rhsvlxu

Water security in South Africa: perceptions on public expectations and municipal obligations, governance and water re-use

S Sershen, N Rodda, TA Stenström, S Schmidt, M Dent, F Bux, N Hanke, CA Buckley, C Fennemore
2016 Water S.A  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank the South African Young Academy of Science and the University of KwaZulu-Natal (School of Life Sciences, Westville Campus) for supporting the colloquium at which this study was  ...  to public 14 Scaling-up water re-use technology 12 Technical solutions for re-use 12 Antibiotic risks 7 Pathogens and diseases 5 Solutions/recommendations User-friendly knowledge transfer  ...  Potential solutions and recommendations The top six solutions/recommendations identified by participants included the following: Solutions/recommendations Public buy-in and awareness 23 Government awareness  ... 
doi:10.4314/wsa.v42i3.11 fatcat:cxxfjgxz4vbgflluxrnkpjltga

Ranking in heterogeneous social media

Min-Hsuan Tsai, Charu Aggarwal, Thomas Huang
2014 Proceedings of the 7th ACM international conference on Web search and data mining - WSDM '14  
Furthermore, we propose a holistic framework to combine social tags, social network text, linkage between actors and images, as well as the actual image features in order to create a ranking technique  ...  In this paper, we propose SocialRank, which is a technique for using social hints in order to improve the image search and ranking process.  ...  Government is authorized to reproduce and distribute reprints for Government purposes notwithstanding any copyright notation here on.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2556195.2556254 dblp:conf/wsdm/TsaiAH14 fatcat:rbl6rn4jjrfinnhe6tv256jayy

Perceive Where to Focus: Learning Visibility-aware Part-level Features for Partial Person Re-identification [article]

Yifan Sun, Qin Xu, Yali Li, Chi Zhang, Yikang Li, Shengjin Wang, Jian Sun
2019 arXiv   pre-print
VPM gains two-fold benefit toward higher accuracy for partial re-ID.  ...  If we directly compare a partial pedestrian image with a holistic one, the extreme spatial misalignment significantly compromises the discriminative ability of the learned representation.  ...  We first define p = m×n (3×1 in the figure for instance) densely aligned rectangle regions on the holistic pedestrian.  ... 
arXiv:1904.00537v1 fatcat:pjuwtca4crdazfhyinxmqqwpvm

RecPipe: Co-designing Models and Hardware to Jointly Optimize Recommendation Quality and Performance [article]

Udit Gupta, Samuel Hsia, Jeff Zhang, Mark Wilkening, Javin Pombra, Hsien-Hsin S. Lee, Gu-Yeon Wei, Carole-Jean Wu, David Brooks
2021 arXiv   pre-print
RecPipe implements an inference scheduler to map multi-stage recommendation engines onto commodity, heterogeneous platforms (e.g., CPUs, GPUs).While the hardware-aware scheduling improves ranking efficiency  ...  In particular, RPAccel processes queries in sub-batches to pipeline recommendation stages, implements dual static and dynamic embedding caches, a set of top-k filtering units, and a reconfigurable systolic  ...  Furthermore, splitting queries into n smaller batches can degrade quality as the top-k items in each stage are set by stitching the top-k n items in each batch.  ... 
arXiv:2105.08820v2 fatcat:tsq6jygecvdo5l2bgs5pcbqbmu

Modeling Holistic Marks With Analytic Rubrics

Carmen Tomas, Emma Whitt, Rosa Lavelle-Hill, Katie Severn
2019 Frontiers in Education  
Criterion weightings, expected by practitioners and data-derived (from holistic marks), reveal contrasts in the ranking of top criteria within and across years.  ...  This study reports on data from essay-based questions (exams) for years 2 and 3 of study (n = 3,436).  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank Dr. Chris Brignell (School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham) for his support and advice on the analyses in this study.  ... 
doi:10.3389/feduc.2019.00089 fatcat:zed7tpk7nrcb5hgxb2vc5n7m7e

Approaches to improve soil fertility in sub-Saharan Africa

2019 Journal of Experimental Botany  
The evidence-based process and methodology for prioritizing these recommendations makes these findings useful for setting out action plans for future investments and strategies.  ...  A comprehensive survey and summit meeting were conducted with the aims of understanding barriers to enhancing soil fertility in sub-Saharan Africa and providing evidence-based recommendations.  ...  Acknowledgements This paper was made possible by the support of the American People provided to the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Sustainable Intensification through the US Agency for International  ... 
doi:10.1093/jxb/erz446 pmid:31586430 pmcid:PMC6946000 fatcat:cblyfcw3ubd65gpu3lkowdmawm
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