Matthias Baumgarten

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Managers of electronic commerce sites need to learn as much as possible about their customers and those browsing their virtual premises, in order to maximise the return on marketing expenditure. The discovery of marketing related navigation patterns requires the development of data mining algorithms capable of the discovery of sequential access patterns(More)
This paper shows the importance of the use of class information in feature extraction for classification and inappropriateness of conventional PCA to feature extraction for classification. We consider two eigenvector-based approaches that take into account the class information. The first approach is parametric and optimizes the ratio of between-class(More)
The increasing ubiquity of sensing, computing and communication devices is forming the basis of a " smart world infrastructure " , with the potential to offer us panoply of innovative pervasive services. However, it also calls for such services to operate in a situation-aware and fully autonomic way. To achieve this, services would require a high degree of(More)
A knowledge network is a generic structure that organises distributed knowledge of any format into a system that will allow it to be efficiently retrieved. The primary features of this network are its lightweight autonomous framework. The framework allows for smaller components such as pervasive sensors to operate. Stigmergy is thus the preferred method to(More)