Surong Wang

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As the amount of multimedia data is increasing day-by-day thanks to less expensive storage devices and increasing numbers of information sources, machine learning algorithms are faced with large-sized and noisy datasets. Fortunately, the use of a good sampling set for training influences the final results significantly. But using a simple random sample(More)
In this paper, a new method to calculate the similarity among images using Dominant Color Descriptor is discussed. Using Earth Mover's Distance (EMD), better retrieval results can be obtained compared with those obtained from the original MPEG-7 reference software (XM) [1]. To further improve the retrieval accuracy, texture information from Edge Histogram(More)
An audio event refers to some specific audio sound which plays important role for video content analysis. In our previous work [3], we have established audio event identification as an audio classification task. Due to the large size of audio database, representative samples are necessary for training the classifier. However, the commonly used random(More)
As the amount of multimedia data is increasing day-by-day thanks to cheaper storage devices and increasing number of information sources, the machine learning algorithms are faced with large-sized datasets. When original data is huge in size small sample sizes are preferred for various applications. This is typically the case for multi-media applications.(More)
The Fc receptor-like 3 (FCRL3) gene was reported to be linked to a variety of autoimmune diseases, including endometriosis-related infertility. However, this linkage has not been studied in Chinese population and there has been no meta-analysis on the interrelationship of FCRL3 gene and endometriosis-related infertility. The aim of the study was to(More)
BACKGROUND Limited studies are available on health behavior knowledge among the elderly and the interaction between the elderly and their children living with them. Using a survey of the elderly in the community and their children living with them, we explored the characteristics that determine health behavior knowledge. We also identified the influencing(More)
In this paper, we address the problem of image retrieval when the query is in the form of scaled and rotated regions of images in the database. The solution lies in identifying points that are invariant to scaling and rotation and determining a robust distance measure that returns images that contain the query regions. We use the Harris-Laplacian detector(More)
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