Rough-Face Girl

A Native American Cinderella Tale

Author: Joanna Korba

Publisher: Benchmark Education Company

ISBN: 1410861635

Category: Children's plays

Page: 16

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Perform this Native American Cinderella tale.

Transactions on Rough Sets VII

Commemorating the Life and Work of Zdzislaw Pawlak

Author: Victor W. Marek,Ewa Orlowska,Roman Slowiński,Wojciech Ziarko

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540716629

Category: Computers

Page: 382

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Together with volume VI of the Transactions on Rough Sets series, this book commemorates the life and work of Zdzislaw Pawlak (1926-2006). It presents papers that reflect the profound influence of a number of research initiatives by Professor Pawlak, introducing a number of advances in the foundations and applications of AI, engineering, logic, mathematics, and science, which have had significant implications in a number of research areas.

Rough Sets

Theoretical Aspects of Reasoning about Data

Author: Z. Pawlak

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780792314721

Category: Computers

Page: 231

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To-date computers are supposed to store and exploit knowledge. At least that is one of the aims of research fields such as Artificial Intelligence and Information Systems. However, the problem is to understand what knowledge means, to find ways of representing knowledge, and to specify automated machineries that can extract useful information from stored knowledge. Knowledge is something people have in their mind, and which they can express through natural language. Knowl edge is acquired not only from books, but also from observations made during experiments; in other words, from data. Changing data into knowledge is not a straightforward task. A set of data is generally disorganized, contains useless details, although it can be incomplete. Knowledge is just the opposite: organized (e.g. laying bare dependencies, or classifications), but expressed by means of a poorer language, i.e. pervaded by imprecision or even vagueness, and assuming a level of granularity. One may say that knowledge is summarized and organized data - at least the kind of knowledge that computers can store.

Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing

5th International Conference, RSCTC 2006, Kobe, Japan, November 6-8, 2006, Proceedings

Author: Salavatore Greco,Yukata Hata,Shoji Hirano,Masahiro Inuiguchi,Sadaaki Miyamoto,Hung Son Nguyen,Roman Slowiński

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540476938

Category: Computers

Page: 954

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, RSCTC 2006, held in Kobe, Japan in November 2006. The 91 revised full papers presented together with five invited papers and two commemorative papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 332 submissions.

The Rough Guide to France

Author: Rough Guides (Firm)

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843530565

Category: Travel

Page: 1328

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From cosmopolitan Paris to the sunny Cote d'Azur, from historical Normandy to the rocky Pyrenes, this new edition updates the best of towns, attractions, and landscapes of every region. 100 maps. of color photos.

Transactions on Rough Sets V

Author: James F. Peters,Andrzej Skowron

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 354039382X

Category: Computers

Page: 506

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The LNCS journal Transactions on Rough Sets is devoted to the entire spectrum of rough sets related issues, from logical and mathematical foundations, through all aspects of rough set theory and its applications, such as data mining, knowledge discovery, and intelligent information processing, to relations between rough sets and other approaches to uncertainty, vagueness, and incompleteness, such as fuzzy sets and theory of evidence.This fifth volume of the Transactions on Rough Sets is dedicated to the monumental life, work and creative genius of Zdzis{l}aw Pawlak, the originator of rough sets, who passed away in April 2006. It opens with a commemorative article that gives a brief coverage of Pawlak's works in rough set theory, molecular computing, philosophy, painting and poetry. Fifteen papers explore the theory of rough sets in various domains as well as new applications of rough sets. In addition, this volume of the TRS includes a complete monograph on rough sets and approximate Boolean reasoning systems that includes both the foundations as well as applications of data mining.

Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology

Second International Conference, RSKT 2007, Toronto, Canada, May 14-16, 2007, Proceedings

Author: JingTao Yao,Pawan Lingras,Nick Cercone,Wei-Zhi Wu,Marcin Szczuka,Dominik Slezak

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540724575

Category: Computers

Page: 576

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology, RSKT 2007, held in Toronto, Canada in May 2007 in conjunction with the 11th International Conference on Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining, and Granular Computing, RSFDGrC 2007, both as part of the Joint Rough Set Symposium, JRS 2007.

Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining and Granular Computing

12th International Conference, RSFDGrC 2009, Delhi, India, December 16-18, 2009, Proceedings

Author: Hiroshi Sakai,Mihir Chakraborty,Aboul-Ella Hassanien,Dominik Slezak,William Zhu

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642106455

Category: Computers

Page: 528

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Welcome to the 12th International Conference on Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining and Granular Computing (RSFDGrC 2009), held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India, during December 15-18, 2009. RSFDGrC is a series of conferences spanning over the last 15 years. It investigates the me- ing points among the four major areas outlined in its title. This year, it was co-organized with the Third International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (PReMI 2009), which provided additional means for multi-facetedinteractionofboth scientists andpractitioners.Itwasalsothe core component of this year's Rough Set Year in India project. However, it remained a fully international event aimed at building bridges between countries. The ?rst sectin contains the invited papers and a short report on the abo- mentioned project. Let us note that all the RSFDGrC 2009 plenary speakers, Ivo Düntsch, Zbigniew Suraj, Zhongzhi Shi, Sergei Kuznetsov, Qiang Shen, and Yukio Ohsawa, contributed with the full-length articles in the proceedings. The remaining six sections contain 56 regular papers that were selected out of 130 submissions, each peer-reviewed by three PC members. We thank the authors for their high-quality papers submitted to this volume and regret that many deserving papers could not be accepted because of our urge to maintain strict standards. It is worth mentioning that there was quite a good number of papers on the foundations of rough sets and fuzzy sets, many of them authored byIndianresearchers.ThefuzzysettheoryhasbeenpopularinIndiaforalonger time. Now, we can see the rising interest in the rough set theory.

Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology

Third International Conference, RSKT 2008, Chengdu, China, May 17-19, 2008, Proceedings

Author: Guoyin Wang,Tianrui Li,Jerzy W. Grzymala-Busse,Duoqian Miao,Yiyu Y. Yao

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540797203

Category: Computers

Page: 765

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology, RSKT 2008, held in Chengdu, China, in May 2008. The 91 revised full papers papers presented together with 3 keynote papers and 6 tutorial papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 184 submissions. They all focus on five major research fields: computing theory and paradigms, knowledge technology, intelligent information processing, intelligent control, and applications. The papers are organized in topical sections on rough and soft computing, rough mereology with applications, dominance-based rough set approach, fuzzy-rough hybridization, granular computing, logical and mathematical foundations, formal concept analysis, data mining, machine learning, intelligent information processing, bioinformatics and cognitive informatics, web intelligence, pattern recognition, and real-life applications of knowledge technology.

Diffraction from Rough Surfaces and Dynamic Growth Fronts

Author: Hong-Ning Yang,Gwo-Ching Wang,Toh-Ming Lu

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789810215361

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 226

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Designed both for experimentalists who study rough surfaces and the dynamics of thin film growth using diffraction techniques and for theorists who wish to learn of such rough surfaces and dynamic behavior in Fourier space, this monograph quickly brings the readers to forefront research in the area of the dynamics of interface growth. Graduate and advanced undergraduate students as well as those readers who have very little prior knowledge of diffraction can pick up the subject matter with little difficulty.This monograph gives a brief review and summary at the end of each chapter. After the introduction of the elementary theory of diffraction in Chapter I, Chapter II discusses the various parameters and correlation functions that are essential in describing a rough surface. In Chapter III, the authors not only show analytical forms of the diffraction structure factor for both rough crystalline and non-crystalline surfaces, but also outline the methods of extracting the interface width, the lateral correlation length and the roughness parameter from the diffraction structure factor. To present the basic physical concepts underlying the scaling hypothesis during dynamic growth, in Chapter IV, a detailed description of the dynamic scaling properties of the height-height correlation function, the height difference function and the structure factor is given. The structure factor from a dynamic growth front is derived in Chapter V. An example of a quantitative measurement of the dynamic growth front of an epitaxial system is also given in this chapter. In Chapter VI, a particular type of rough surfaces having a diverging interface width associated with an equilibrium surface roughening transition is discussed. A comparison of the diffraction characteristics from divergent and non-divergent interface is also summarized.