Refers to techniques for classifying data into categories based on similarities (which can either be known previously, or learned).

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Variable-length time series - neural network

I have data about patient purchases - specifically, how late their fulfillment of prescriptions are, or if they filled them at all. I want to feed this data into a neural network to classify them. ...
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Statistic test for correlation among multiple variables || statistical test for confirming sales pattern among multiple items

While thinking about sales of a company, I came across a question. I have data like below: Day1 day2 ......day30. item1 10. 20. ....... 30. ...
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finding and comparing temporal and location-specific pass patterns in a soccer game

I have data on several soccer matches, where ball passes have been recorded in terms of XY-location where the pass starts, XY location where the pass ends, the team making the pass, the player making ...
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Count branch points of a tree

Suppose I have a large b/w image of a tree and would like to find the branch points. To that end I generate, say, 1000 artificial 32x32 images of branches, where by construction I know which images ...
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Detecting images inside website snapshots and extracting them with machine learning

I was wondering if I could detect images inside website snapshots and cut them out of the snapshot. for example I can download Image Snapshots from any website via PhantomJS. this gives me a ...
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10 class problems with 324 features - am I recognition class based on multiple features, class based on the pattern of one feature?

I am trying to balance 324 features for a 10 class problems, but it just seem humanly impossible, The problem i am studying consist of recognizing character , each observation consist of 324 ...
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gesture recognition using feed forward Neural Network

I would like to prepare software that allows me to capture a gesture. It will be very useful in my further project sucha as a game or smart white board. The algorithm flow is quite obvious. get a ...
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Finding a pattern in time series data

I have time series data. I am looking for a procedure to find if a particular pattern exists in the time series. To make it more clear, suppose I have a base time series in which the check for the ...
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Determine how much order/structure is present in a 2D array of values

I have a large 2D array of numbers that may or may not be totally random. I would like to examine this array for signs of non-randomness, such as repeating patterns or other two-dimensional ...
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Pattern recogniton in measured data

I am looking for a way to find patterns in a large amount of data and compare it to a reference set. To give an example: I have as reference the data about power consumption of a machine during the ...
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Statistics books for someone who has a conceptual base in introductory statistics but little programming background in R

Background: The most recent statistics class I've taken in university goes over topics such as experimental design, tests for Normality, comparing two samples, categorical data analysis, linear ...
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Any feature evaluation method without classifier?

My question is below: In a view of pattern recognition (or machine learning), is there any method to evaluate feature vector without using classifier? For now, if i want to evaluate something new ...
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Time series pattern recognition tools

I have a matrix of 500 X 12 of time series, represented by each row. The columns being the 12 sampling times. I have also another matrix of 500 X 1 corresponding to 500 time series of which we only ...
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How to select relevant features for binary classification from a given set of features using p values?

Lets say I have 50 features and want to select few relevant features (say around 20 features) for binary (2 class) classification. I have studied that we can use p values to decide which features are ...
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Keras - LSTM loss increasing for each epoch

I'm using Keras to build and train a recurrent neural network. ...
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Neural Network Structure Sentence

I'm new in Stats SE. I'm trying to figure how can I can give a preprocessed sentence (with dependency parsing structure and pos tags), and prepare a training set, to my network be able to predict the ...
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Face authentication system using Convolution Neural Network (CNN)

I'm working on developing an face authentication system using Convolution Neural Network (CNN). I know that the CNN can be used to classify two classes. However, my problem is how can I train the CNN ...
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How to find the coefficient of parameters of shape and scale parameters of weibull distribution in Novel Energy pattern factor method?

Novel energy pattern factor method for Weibull distribution Please have a look on the paper for the further clarification of the question . Please help me out for finding out the coefficient of ...
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Computing Positive definite covariance matrix in Variational Bayes GMM

This question is about a part of variational Bayes problem for GMM. (more in Bishop, Pattern recognition and Machine learning, part $10.2.1$). We are looking for $q(\mu_k,\Lambda_k)$, so we have: $$ ...
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“Controlling” for multiple sequential association rules?

Assume I have data along the following lines A-A-B-C A-A-B-C A-A-B-C Then I test the following sequential association rule: "A-A precedes C", which is true 100% ...
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Features for web categorization using machine learning

I'm working on a project to categorize web pages to several category, and I and my supervisor decided to categorize it into blog article, news article, online store, and forum discussion. I've done ...
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what would be the suitable machine learning algorithm for Pattern/Event Detection for the following Time Series Data?

Time Series Data Plot Please refer to the above link to understand the Data View. Background for the data : It is the data of a single variable from a machine like Bulldozer(Pressure of the ...
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dynamic variety of neural network outputs

After studying some academic papers about neural network recognition, plus trying some of them out myself, I do understand how you can train a network to give you a certain output on a defined set of ...
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BIS related and reference material + neural network implementation

We are making a Business intelligence prediction engine that employs data mining,machine learning,graph/pattern matching. Can anyone please suggest good reference material + should we implement it ...
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Dynamical time warping for dynamical system classification

I am trying to find a way to classify and segment a large set of time series that each individually describe a dynamical system. I wanted to know if the following idea for doing so is a feasible ...
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Time series pattern match in large datasets

I want to find in a time series pattern that look similar to a predifined one. At the moment I am using DTW to do this and it works well. But now I want to use it for larger datasets like finding a ...
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Is my scatter chart random

I used =RAND()*500 in Excel and added to a scatter chart: How can I know if it is indeed Random?
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What does “the process that generates the data” mean? and How does feature selection help in recovering it?

In [1], one of the motivations to use feature selection is stated to be: "to gain knowledge about the process that generated the data". What does this "process" actually mean? and How does feature ...
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Working with subsets of the original data matrices for machine learning

I have seen very educational applications of pattern recognition on complete images. I was wondering if there are methods that could handle cases with the following specifications: instead of full ...
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Which 1D graphical pattern recognition algorithm can I use to find similar, fuzzy patterns?

I have data in form of a grayscale bitmaps. The x axis represents different instances and the y axis represents time. For example each pixel's gray value could represent the number of bytes ...
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Continuous HMM library/Tool for continuous gesture recognition

There are many HMM tools, but most of them only support discrete density HMM (like Matlab). even the tools that support continuous density HMM can only be used for discontinuous gesture recognition. ...
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Comparing learning methods for facial recognition

I'm studying machine learning for a final exam and I'm trying to solve an example exam question where you need general knowledge of various machine learning methods. The question goes as follows: ...
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How much does adding few input features to a SVM model affect its 'optimal' parameters?

I have trained a SVM model with RBF kernel, the parameter values of which have been selected by grid searching a wide range of (cost, ...
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What test is appropriate for comparing the difference in accuracy between recognition tools?

I have developed a tool that recognizes a set of six classes, and then tested and evaluated its ability to recognize these classes by using the F-score (aka F-measure). I then tested two other tools ...
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Biologically inspired ANNs

Does anyone know what kinds of pattern classifier artificial neural networks are more biologically inspired?
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What are the benefits and limitations of Apriori algorithm?

In which scenarios will Apriori algorithm fail? Is A->B & B->A considered the same in Apriori? Do they have same support, confidence & Lift?
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what algorithm is used by google to recognize songs?

I've googled around (which really should be revealing how deep their grip of the world goes :P ) and haven't found any details about the actual algorithm. Just a jumping off point to start researching ...
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Which are the topics in machine learning that a newbie have to pick up if he is interested in the area of pattern recognition?

This question is asked by a newbie who is interested in machine learning but is absolutely new to it. ML is a very wide topic and it is too much for a newbie to learn everything, then start focusing ...
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Which model for this information extraction problem?

I am trying to solve the following pattern recognition / information extraction problem. Assume I have a text where each token has been annotated by a single class among $K$ classes available (with a ...
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Finding causality and cross correlation of multiple variables in time series

I'm new to time series. I have 24 variables in a monthly measured time series from 2009 to 2015. The time series measures how much production data that is registered in a ERP system and are ...
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Finding patterns in data sets

Background Info: There is a game called Roblox. It has two virtual currencies, Robux and Tickets. People can exchange them for each other, but their exchange rates ...
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Pattern recognition

sir, could you please find a solution for this question,Propose a method to effectively compute Rand’s index for results of two clusterings. Result of a clustering is represented as vector. The number ...
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Pattern recognition: Not possible with linear classifiers for local and distributed information?

I came across a paper with the following example to discuss the impossibility of localizing important features for certain patterns if linear classifiers are being used: As I understand it, we have ...
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Finding loop in navigational path using grid occupancy matrix

I am using grid occupancy matrix to represent human navigation path. I need to find loop in the path and count the number of loops as well. The loop can be intersecting each other as well as within ...
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What is an appropiate machine learning algorithm for my problem?

I was having an idea for a software, which would make use of machine learning, and I started to code it. I got stuck at selecting the algorithm, since I'm not familiar with this field. My use-case ...
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DeepLearning layer construction good at detection certain patterns?

I am kinda new to the deep learning field, but hope some of you could be helpful clarifying some things.. I am using the Caffe library to create a caffemodel, capable of distinguish the ...
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Learning a users daily routine and recurring events: Where to start?

I'm computer science student, but completely new to machine learning. I have an app where users can enter when they get up, eat, dring alcohol, doing sports and go to bed. I would like to detect a ...
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Dress color identification using neural networks

I am looking to implement a model which identifies the colours of dress (shirt/pant/etc) that a person is wearing in a photo. I am newbie to neural networks and not sure how to implement this. Any ...
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Finding monthly repeating patterns

I have time series data, collected hourly. I want to find if there are any patterns that repeat monthly. Most articles about this suggest using ACF or Fourier transforms, but that wouldn't work well ...