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Davis, Ernest

Works: 92 works in 192 publications in 1 language and 2,058 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Academic theses  Poetry  Biography  Outlines and syllabi  Technical reports 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Contributor, Conductor, Other
Classifications: Q335, 006.3
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Most widely held works about Ernest Davis
Most widely held works by Ernest Davis
Artificial intelligence : a modern approach by Stuart J Russell( Book )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this third edition, the authors have updated the treatment of all major areas. A new organizing principle--the representational dimension of atomic, factored, and structured models--has been added. Significant new material has been provided in areas such as partially observable search, contingency planning, hierarchical planning, relational and first-order probability models, regularization and loss functions in machine learning, kernel methods, Web search engines, information extraction, and learning in vision and robotics. The book also includes hundreds of new exercises"--Back cover
Representations of commonsense knowledge by Ernest Davis( Book )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A central goal of artificial intelligence is to give a computer program commonsense understanding of basic domains such as time, space, simple laws of nature, and simple facts about human minds. Many different systems of representation and inference have been developed for expressing such knowledge and reasoning with it. Representations of Commonsense Knowledge is the first thorough study of these techniques. The first three chapters establish a general framework in domain-independent terms, discussing methodology, deductive logics, and theories of plausible inference. Subsequent chapters each deal with representations and inferences in specific domains: quantities, time, space, physics, knowledge and belief, plans and goals, and interactions among agents. The power of these representations in expressing world knowledge and in supporting significant inferences is analyzed using many detailed examples. The discussion includes both representations that have been used in successful AI programs and those that have been developed in purely abstract settings."--Book cover
Mathematics, substance, and surmise : views on the meaning and ontology of mathematics by Ernest Davis( )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventeen thought-provoking and engaging essays in this collection present readers with a wide range of diverse perspectives on the ontology of mathematics. The essays address such questions as: What kind of things are mathematical objects? What kinds of assertions do mathematical statements make? How do people think and speak about mathematics? How does society use mathematics? How have our answers to these questions changed over the last two millennia, and how might they change again in the future? The authors include mathematicians, philosophers, computer scientists, cognitive psychologists, sociologists, educators, and mathematical historians; each brings their own expertise and insights to the discussion. Contributors to this volume: Jeremy Avigad Jody Azzouni David H. Bailey David Berlinski Jonathan M. Borwein Ernest Davis Philip J. Davis Donald Gillies Jeremy Gray Jesper Lützen Ursula Martin Kay L. O’Halloran Alison Pease Steven T. Piantadosi Lance J. Rips Micah T. Ross Nathalie Sinclair John Stillwell Helen Verran
Representing and acquiring geographic knowledge by Ernest Davis( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thesis presents a computational model of memory for spatial relations; how knowledge of geography may be represented, retrieved, and acquired. We focus particularly on the problems of representing incomplete and inexact information in a knowledge base and of learning a large scale area from a sequence of small scale views of the area. Our model, called MERCATOR, includes an original representation scheme for two-dimensional space; routines that retrieve information from the knowledge base in useful form; and a routine (the assimilator) that builds up a knowledge base incrementally from a sequence of scene descriptions. All these have been implemented in a running computer program. The representation approximates object boundaries in terms of sequences of straight edges, and it records object positions in terms of the dimensions of edges. Inexactness information is represented by recording bounds on edge dimensions and on the maximal distance from an edge to a boundary, Incomplete information is represented by recording only part of the boundary and interior of an object. This scheme is capable of representing many kinds of situations and of partial states of knowledge. The assimilator consists of two parts. The matcher finds correspondences between a scene description and the knowledge base. The merger adds the new information from the scene description into the knowledge base. The major result of this thesis is that a representation of space should integrate shape and positional information, but should maintain an abstract level of geometric description separate from object descriptions
Linear algebra and probability for computer science applications by Ernest Davis( Book )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Taking a computer scientist's point of view, this classroom-tested text gives an introduction to linear algebra and probability theory, including some basic aspects of statistics. It discusses examples of applications from a wide range of areas of computer science, including computer graphics, computer vision, robotics, natural language processing, web search, machine learning, statistical analysis, game playing, graph theory, scientific computing, decision theory, coding, cryptography, network analysis, data compression, and signal processing. It includes an extensive discussion of MATLAB, and includes numerous MATLAB exercises and programming assignments"--
Rebooting AI : building artificial intelligence we can trust by Gary Marcus( Book )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two leaders in the [artificial intelligence] field offer a compelling analysis of the current state of the art and reveal the steps we must take to achieve a truly robust artificial intelligence." -- From book jacket
Acquiring Information from Wider Scope to Improve Event Extraction by Shasha Liao( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Event extraction is a particularly challenging type of information extraction (IE). Most current event extraction systems rely on local information at the phrase or sentence level. However, this local context may be insufficient to resolve ambiguities in identifying particular types of events; information from a wider scope can serve to resolve some of these ambiguities
Dreaming on a trolley car by Ernest Davis( Book )

3 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organizing spatial knowledge by Ernest Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Algorithms for scheduling tasks on unrelated processors by Ernest Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high level real-time programming language by Ernest Davis( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kinematics of cutting solid objects by Ernest Davis( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernest Davis : man of the people : a biography by Susan Buckland( Book )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An algorithmic enquiry concerning causality by Samantha Kleinberg( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In many domains we face the problem of determining the underlying causal structure from time-course observations of a system. Whether we have neural spike trains in neuroscience, gene expression levels in systems biology, or stock price movements in finance, we want to determine why these systems behave the way they do. For this purpose we must assess which of the myriad possible causes are significant while aiming to do so with a feasible computational complexity. At the same time, there has been much work in philosophy on what it means for something to be a cause, but comparatively little attention has been paid to how we can identify these causes. Algorithmic approaches from computer science have provided the first steps in this direction, but fail to capture the complex, probabilistic and temporal nature of the relationships we seek
Efficient systems biology algorithms for biological networks over multiple time-scales: From evolutionary to regulatory time by Antonina Mitrofanova( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We also provide a new method to overcome limitations imposed by corrupting effects of experimental noise (e.g., high false positive and false negative rates) in Yeast Two-Hybrid (Y2H) networks, which often provide primary data for protein complexes. Our new combinatorial algorithm measures connectivity between proteins in Y2H network not by edges but by edge-disjoint paths, which reflects pathway evolution better within single species network. This algorithm has been shown to be robust against increasing false positives and false negatives, as estimated using variation of information and separation measures
Utilizing the local Church as a non-traditional setting for the delivery of mental health services by Ernest Davis( )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incremental Web search: Tracking changes in the Web by Ziyang Wang( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A large amount of new information is posted on the Web every day. Large-scale web search engines often update their index slowly and are unable to present such information in a timely manner. Here we present our solutions of searching new information from the web by tracking the changes of web documents
Constraint propagation on real-valued quantities by Ernest Davis( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TM-LPSAT: Encoding temporal metric planning in continuous time by Ji-Ae Shin( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the LPSAT engine, the TM-LPSAT temporal metric planner has been implemented: Given a PDDL+ representation of a planning problem, the TM-LPSAT compiler generates its encoding, which is fed into the LPSAT to find a solution corresponding to a plan for the planning problem. We also have experimented on our temporal metric encodings with another decision procedure, MathSAT. The results show that there is plenty of room to push the limits of the SAT-based approach
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Artificial intelligence : a modern approach
Representations of commonsense knowledge
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