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Learning the Kernel Matrix with SemiDefinite Programming
, 2002
"... Kernelbased learning algorithms work by embedding the data into a Euclidean space, and then searching for linear relations among the embedded data points. The embedding is performed implicitly, by specifying the inner products between each pair of points in the embedding space. This information ..."
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Kernelbased learning algorithms work by embedding the data into a Euclidean space, and then searching for linear relations among the embedded data points. The embedding is performed implicitly, by specifying the inner products between each pair of points in the embedding space. This information
Estimating Wealth Effects without Expenditure Data— or Tears
 Policy Research Working Paper 1980, The World
, 1998
"... Abstract: We use the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) data collected in Indian states in 1992 and 1993 to estimate the relationship between household wealth and the probability a child (aged 6 to 14) is enrolled in school. A methodological difficulty to overcome is that the NFHS, modeled closely ..."
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, produces internally coherent results, and provides a close correspondence with State Domestic Product (SDP) and poverty rates data. We validate the asset index using data from Indonesia, Pakistan and Nepal which contain data on both consumption expenditures and asset ownership. The asset index has
Randomized Gossip Algorithms
 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION THEORY
, 2006
"... Motivated by applications to sensor, peertopeer, and ad hoc networks, we study distributed algorithms, also known as gossip algorithms, for exchanging information and for computing in an arbitrarily connected network of nodes. The topology of such networks changes continuously as new nodes join a ..."
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stochastic matrix characterizing the algorithm. Designing the fastest gossip algorithm corresponds to minimizing this eigenvalue, which is a semidefinite program (SDP). In general, SDPs cannot be solved in a distributed fashion; however, exploiting problem structure, we propose a distributed subgradient
Antide Sitter Space, Thermal Phase Transition, and Confinement in Gauge Theories
 Adv. Theor. Math. Phys
, 1998
"... The correspondence between supergravity (and string theory) on AdS space and boundary conformal field theory relates the thermodynamics of N = 4 super YangMills theory in four dimensions to the thermodynamics of Schwarzschild black holes in Antide Sitter space. In this description, quantum phenome ..."
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The correspondence between supergravity (and string theory) on AdS space and boundary conformal field theory relates the thermodynamics of N = 4 super YangMills theory in four dimensions to the thermodynamics of Schwarzschild black holes in Antide Sitter space. In this description, quantum
Geodesic Active Contours
, 1997
"... A novel scheme for the detection of object boundaries is presented. The technique is based on active contours evolving in time according to intrinsic geometric measures of the image. The evolving contours naturally split and merge, allowing the simultaneous detection of several objects and both in ..."
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interior and exterior boundaries. The proposed approach is based on the relation between active contours and the computation of geodesics or minimal distance curves. The minimal distance curve lays in a Riemannian space whose metric is defined by the image content. This geodesic approach for object
Ecology of the family as a context for human development: Research perspectives.
 Developmental Psychology,
, 1986
"... This review collates and examines critically a theoretically convergent but widely dispersed body of research on the influence of external environments on the functioning of families as contexts of human development. Investigations falling within this expanding domain include studies of the interac ..."
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; and public policies affecting families and children. A second major focus is on the patterning of environmental events and transitions over the life course as these affect and are affected by intrafamilial processes. Special emphasis is given to critical research gaps in knowledge and priorities for future
The reviewing of object files: Object specific integration of information
 Cognitive Psychology
, 1992
"... A series of experiments explored a form of objectspecific priming. In all experiments a preview field containing two or more letters is followed by a target letter that is to be named. The displays are designed to produce a perceptual interpretation of the target as a new state of an object that pr ..."
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that previously contained one of the primes. The link is produced in different experiments by a shared location, by a shared relative position in a moving pattern, or by successive appearance in the same moving frame. An objectspecific advantage is consistently observed: naming is facilitated by a preview
Software Reflexion Models: Bridging the Gap between Source and HighLevel Models
 IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering
, 1995
"... Software engineers often use highlevel models (for instance, box and arrow sketches) to reason and communicate about an existing software system. One problem with highlevel models is that they are almost always inaccurate with respect to the system's source code. We have developed an approach ..."
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software reflexion model that shows where the engineer's highlevel model agrees with and where it differs from a model of the source. The paper provides a formal characterization of reflexion models, discusses practical aspects of the approach, and relates experiences of applying the approach
SDP gaps and UGChardness for MaxCutGain
, 2008
"... Given a graph with maximum cut of (fractional) size c, the Goemans–Williamson semidefinite programming (SDP)based algorithm is guaranteed to find a cut of size at least.878 · c. However this guarantee becomes trivial when c is near 1/2, since making random cuts guarantees a cut of size 1/2 (i.e., ..."
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(ε/log(1/ε)) integrality gap for the MaxCut SDP based on Euclidean space with the Gaussian probability distribution. This shows that the SDProunding algorithm of CharikarWirth is essentially best possible. 2. We show how this SDP gap can be translated into a Long Code test with the same parameters
Monetary Policy and Exchange Rate Volatility in a Small Open Economy
, 2003
"... We lay out a small open economy version of the Calvo sticky price model, and show how the equilibrium dynamics can be reduced to a tractable canonical system in domestic inflation and the output gap. We employ this framework to analyze the macroeconomic implications of three alternative rulebased p ..."
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We lay out a small open economy version of the Calvo sticky price model, and show how the equilibrium dynamics can be reduced to a tractable canonical system in domestic inflation and the output gap. We employ this framework to analyze the macroeconomic implications of three alternative rule
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