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Detecting hedges and their scope in natural language text is very important for information inference. In this paper, we present a system based on a cascade method for the CoNLL-2010 shared task. The system composes of two components: one for detecting hedges and another one for detecting their scope. For detecting hedges, we build a cascade subsystem.(More)
A comprehensive set of experiments was conducted with a continuous EDA on 25 test problems provided in the real-parameter optimization special session. It is expected that the results presented here could be used to gain some deeper understanding of the performance of the EDA as well as facilitate the comparison across different algorithms.
—Given a set of sparsely distributed sensors in the euclidean plane, a mobile robot is required to visit all sensors to download the data and finally return to its base. The effective range of each sensor is specified by a disk, and the robot must at least reach the boundary to start communication. The primary goal of optimization in this scenario is to(More)
1  Abstract—Polar codes, as the first provable capacity-achieving error-correcting codes, have received much attention in recent years. However, the decoding performance of polar codes with traditional successive-cancellation (SC) algorithm cannot match that of the low-density parity-check (LDPC) or turbo codes. Because SC list (SCL) decoding algorithm can(More)
The use of heterogeneous multi-core architectures has increased because of their potential energy efficiency compared to the homogeneous multi-core architectures. The shift from homogeneous multi-core to heterogeneous multi-core architectures creates many challenges for scheduling applications on the heterogeneous multi-core system. This paper studies the(More)
Nonnegative matrix factorization (NMF) has become a popular data-representation method and has been widely used in image processing and pattern-recognition problems. This is because the learned bases can be interpreted as a natural parts-based representation of data and this interpretation is consistent with the psychological intuition of combining parts to(More)