Bradley N. Miller

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newsgroups carry a wide enough spread of messages to make most individuals consider Usenet news to be a high noise information resource. Furthermore, each user values a different set of messages. Both taste and prior knowledge are major factors in evaluating news articles. For example, readers of the rec.humor newsgroup, a group designed for jokes and other(More)
Recommender systems have changed the way people shop online. Recommender systems on wireless mobile devices may have the same impact on the way people shop in stores. We present our experience with implementing a recommender system on a PDA that is occasionally connected to the network. This interface helps users of the MovieLens movie recommendation(More)
~Uaborative fltering systems help address information overload by using the opinions of users in a community to make personrd recommendations for douents to each user. h[any collaborative fltering systems have few user opinions relative to the large number of documents avtiabIe. W sparsity problem can reduce the utity of the ~tering system by reducing the(More)
Recommender systems using collaborative filtering are a popular technique for reducing information overload and finding products to purchase. One limitation of current recommenders is that they are not portable. They can only run on large computers connected to the Internet. A second limitation is that they require the user to trust the owner of the(More)
Collaborative ltering attempts to alleviate information overload by ooering recommendations on whether information is valuable based on the opinions of those who have already evaluated it. Usenet news is an information source whose value is being severely diminished by the volume of low-quality and uninteresting information posted in its newsgroups. The(More)
In the e-learning system an abundant amount of information is created and delivered to the learners over electronic media. Learners are often getting confusion by the flow of information and have difficulty in selecting the topic to learn that satisfies their needs and interests. There are several researches have been performed to provide personalized(More)
This session will focus on ways that Python is being used to successfully facilitate introductory computer science courses. After a brief introduction, we will present three different models for CS1 and CS2 using Python. Attendees will then participate in a discussion/question-answer session considering the advantages and challenges of using Python in the(More)
In laboratories around the world, neuroscientists from diverse disciplines are exploring various aspects of brain structure. Because of the size of the domain, neuroscientists must specialize, making it dif-cult to t results together and causing some research eeorts to be duplicated because of lack of sharing of information. We have begun a long-term(More)
We have begun a long-term project to build a new kind of database and its enhanced, supporting database management system (DBMS) for international neuroscience research. Because brain research occurs worldwide , our database will be distributed, encouraging rapid, open dissemination of results to a broad audience of neuroscientists. It will conjoin(More)