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  Pattern recognition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A complete pattern recognition system consists of a sensor that gathers the observations to be classified or described; a feature extraction mechanism that computes numeric or symbolic information from the observations; and a classification or description scheme that does the actual job of classifying or describing observations, relying on the extracted features.
Statistical pattern recognition is based on statistical characterisations of patterns, assuming that the patterns are generated by a probabilistic system.
Pattern recognition is studied in many fields, including psychology, ethology, and computer science.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pattern_recognition   (520 words)

 Pattern Recognition (novel) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pattern Recognition is William Gibson's eighth novel, published in 2003.
As is characteristic with Gibson novels, Pattern Recognition is replete with neologisms.
Some of the most memorable are gender-bait, a male posing as a female online to elicit positive responses; and cool-hunter, which Gibson picked up from the marketing industry, where it had been in use for some years.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pattern_Recognition_(novel)   (463 words)

 Subzero Blue Store :: William Gibson - Pattern Recognition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The first of William Gibson's usually futuristic novels to be set in the present, Pattern Recognition is a masterful snapshot of modern consumer culture and hipster esoterica.
With Pattern Recognition, Gibson skips the extrapolation and focuses his acumen on our confusing contemporary world, using the precocious Pollard to personify and humanize the uncertain anxiety, optimistic hope, and downright fear many feel when looking to the future.
At its page-turning best, "Pattern Recognition" is a tightly spun mystery with a sympathetic (if wholly improbable) lead character and some admirably sharp, cynical descriptions of the transnational global culture.
www.subzeroblue.com /store/B0009GIDSQ/William-Gibson-Pattern-Recognition.html   (1456 words)

 Excessive Candour
Pattern Recognition is not the first SF novel to tapdance the tympanum of the world in this fashion.
Pattern Recognition begins in Camden Town, a district of London dominated by markets and venues, a place where the world seems isomorphic with the words that spin it.
That the pattern is in fact not a city map, that it is in fact something whose implications wrench the heart, the reader will discover.
www.scifi.com /sfw/issue305/excess.html   (1360 words)

 Pattern Recognition by William Gibson
Pattern Recognition is set in the present, or perhaps more exactly, the very recent past (relative to January 2003).
Pattern Recognition is set firmly in the modern world and is full of references that are current in the early part of the twenty-first century.
The central obcession in Pattern Recognition is with "the footage".
www.bearcave.com /bookrev/pattern_recognition.html   (1695 words)

 BookPage Fiction Review: Pattern Recognition
In Gibson's eagerly awaited new novel, Pattern Recognition, the present collides with the future in a world where corporations are pushing their brand messages ever-deeper into everyday life.
Pattern Recognition takes place one year after the events of September 11, 2001, and the terrorist attacks are part of the context of Pollard's life.
In Pattern Recognition, Gibson puts his visionary focus on the impact of the interconnected global economy and reveals how the constant pressure to consume chips away at our sense of self.
www.bookpage.com /0301bp/fiction/pattern_recognition.html   (360 words)

 Mindjack - Books - Pattern Recognition by William Gibson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In Pattern Recognition, Gibson, for the first time in a novel, turns his attention to the present day.
He jets from city to city on a worldwide book-tour, playing to packed houses from Scandanavia to San Francisco, reading from his new book, "Pattern Recognition," a very fine novel that is, alarmingly, set in the present day.
Pattern Recognition may not be altogether accurate, but it is oh, so true.
www.mindjack.com /books/gibsonpr.html   (1227 words)

 UC Davis News & Information ::
Images on the left were reconstructed with a new technique that analyses patterns in image data.
For a growing number of researchers at UC Davis, pattern recognition is a fast-growing field of science where disciplines like computer science, statistics, biology and physics converge.
Pattern recognition helps us pick out the important details and discard the rest.
www.news.ucdavis.edu /search/news_detail.lasso?id=7510   (1519 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Pattern Recognition: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In Pattern Recognition, William Gibson changes focus from the not-too-distant future of his slick, influential SF novels to a netwise vision of strangeness just hours or minutes from the present.
This is the only ending Pattern Recognition could have to stay true to the internet culture it reflects.
"Pattern Recognition" only gains four stars from me because of its abrupt ending, but it is worth reading to make this decision for yourself.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0670875597   (1363 words)

 Pattern Recognition
A biometric system is essentially a pattern recognition system which makes a personal identification by determining the authenticity of a specific physiological or behavioral characteristic possessed by the user."
The recognition and understanding of sensory data like speech or images, which are major concerns in pattern recognition, have always been considered as important subfields of artificial intelligence.
Methods are developed to sense objects, to discover which of their features distinguish them from others, and to design algorithms which can be used by a machine to do the classification.
www.aaai.org /AITopics/html/pattern.html   (1508 words)

 Laboratory Brochure - 17 April 95
The Pattern Recognition and Image Processing Laboratory of the Department of Computer Science at Michigan State University is located in room 350 of the Engineering Building.
Pattern recognition is the process of grouping or categorizing data based on similar sets of features.
Current areas of research are in remote sensing for land use planning, measurement of root systems for analyzing plant growth, analysis of bacterial culture images, detection of structures in NMR brain scans, processing of technical drawings, classification of fingerprints, analysis of sequences of turbulent flow images, and precise measurement of the human body.
www.cse.msu.edu /rgroups/prip/General/brochure   (7164 words)

 Wired 11.02: PLAY
In Pattern Recognition (Putnam, $26), he goes acoustic, unplugging the overt sci-fi tropes that have marked his work and producing a mainstream product.
But Pattern Recognition's essential quality is the sensual pleasure of its language.
Pattern recognition itself can morph into the disorder apophenia, "the spontaneous perception of connections and meaningfulness in unrelated things." Which means that even when Pollard discovers The Footage's maker, it's an ambiguous - and potentially apophenic - resolution.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/11.02/play.html?pg=9   (748 words)

 Correlation Pattern Recognition - Cambridge University Press
Correlation is a robust and general technique for pattern recognition and is used in many applications, such as automatic target recognition, biometric recognition and optical character recognition.
The design, analysis and use of correlation pattern recognition algorithms requires background information, including linear systems theory, random variables and processes, matrix/vector methods, detection and estimation theory, digital signal processing and optical processing.
Suitable for advanced undergraduate or graduate students taking courses in pattern recognition theory, whilst reaching technical levels of interest to the professional practitioner.
www.cambridge.org /uk/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521571030   (187 words)

 Pynchon: Review of Gibson's "Pattern Recognition"
If his elegant, entrancing seventh novel offers an answer to his detractors, it could be roughly translated as: so sue me. ''Pattern Recognition'' is almost nose-thumbingly conventional in design.
Her effortless hyperintelligence ought to put to rest any complaints that science fiction's computer cowboys are members of an all-boys' club.
''Pattern Recognition'' considers these issues with appealing care and, given that this best-selling author is his own kind of franchise, surprising modesty.
www.themodernword.com /pynchon/gibson_review.html   (1221 words)

 pattern recognition textbook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Practitioners developing or investigating pattern recognition systems in such diverse application areas as speech recognition, optical character recognition, image processing, or signal analysis, often face the difficult task of having to decide among a bewildering array of available techniques.
Pattern classification is a vital and growing field with applications in such areas as speech recognition, handwriting recognition, computer vision, image analysis, data mining, information retrieval, machine learning and neural networks.
Computer Manual in MATLAB to accompany Pattern Classification, Second Edition, serves as both a companion to Pattern Classification, Second Edition, and as a professional software toolbox for researchers in pattern classification and signal processing.
personalwebs.oakland.edu /~bouchaff/PatternRecog/textbookpr.html   (449 words)

 Knowledge Pattern Recognition Research Centre
Pattern Recognition has proven to be a powerful tool in many disciplines.
An argument is made for a deeper appreciation of the potential usefulness of knowledge pattern recognition.
The business pattern required for the networked economy in which we find ourselves is what we call the Collaborative Community.
www.kikm.org /pattern_recog.htm   (1651 words)

 Pattern Recognition
D. Many variations on a pattern may be recognized as the same ìobjectî or class of objects.
Recognition is process of comparing the features of the input to the features of prototypes, and selecting the best fit.
Yin (1970), and Rock (1974) demonstrated that facial recognition is more easily impaired by inversion than is object recognition.
www.mtsu.edu /~sschmidt/Cognitive/pattern/pattern.html   (322 words)

 Pattern Recognition and Neural Networks
Pattern recognition has long been studied in relation to many different (and mainly unrelated) applications, such as
Pattern recognition is extremely widely used, often under the names of `classification', `diagnosis' or `learning from examples'.
It is an in-depth study of methods for pattern recognition drawn from engineering, statistics, machine learning and neural networks.
www.stats.ox.ac.uk /~ripley/PRbook   (328 words)

 The Pattern Recognition Basis of AI
and feed it into the pattern recognition algorithm of your choice, the nearest neighbor algorithm is easy or backprop is very popular.
The vertical and horizontal patterns are found in region 1 of the letter E pattern and there are no diagonals present, code this as the sequence (1,1,0,0).
To get effective pattern recognition without this technique you would have to list large numbers of vectors, one for each possible way of drawing the E within the 21 x 21 area.
www.dontveter.com /basisofai/char.html   (1036 words)

This volume, containing contributions by experts from all over the world, is a collection of 21 articles which present review and research material describing the evolution and recent developments of various pattern recognition methodologies, ranging from statistical, syntactic/linguistic, fuzzy-set-theoretic, neural, genetic-algorithmic and rough-set-theoretic to hybrid soft computing, with significant real-life applications.
With a balanced mixture of theory, algorithms and applications, as well as up-to-date information and an extensive bibliography, Pattern Recognition: From Classical to Modern Approaches is a very useful resource.
Pattern Recognition: Evolution of Methodologies and Data Mining (A Pal & S K Pal)
www.worldscibooks.com /compsci/4755.html   (330 words)

 Pattern Recognition - a CompInfo Directory
Important application areas are image analysis, character recognition, speech analysis, man and machine diagnostics, person identification and industrial inspection." ((Bob Duin, Delft University Pattern Recognition Group))
Pattern recognition is the research area that studies the operation and design of systems that recognize patterns in data.
Important application areas are image analysis, character recognition, speech analysis, man and machine diagnostics, person identification and industrial inspection.
www.compinfo-center.com /ai/pattern_recognition.htm   (631 words)

 CSE5392 Pattern Recognition
Pattern recognition - the act of taking raw data and making decisions based on the categories of the pattern - has applied to such diverse areas as character recognition, data mining, medical diagnosis, image processing, computer vision, bioinformatics, speech recognition, fraud detection, and stock market prediction.
This course will provide underlyingof principles and various approaches of pattern recognition and decision making processes.
The goal of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental models of decision making in order to prepare them for applying the associated concepts to information processing.
crystal.uta.edu /~gao/CSE5367_PatRecog/Syllabus.html   (297 words)

 Amazon.com: Pattern Recognition: Books: William Gibson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I feel I should start of by stating that this is my first William Gibson novel, so if you're looking for an evaluation of "Pattern Recognition" within the context of his other books, there's no point in reading further.
That said, I found "Pattern Recognition" to be a remarkable, moving novel that was a joy to read.
At it's conclusion, however, "Pattern Recognition" points the way to a release of those emotions, or more accurately of a way to place them within a personal historical context.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0399149864?v=glance   (2759 words)

 Intuition as pattern recognition
You are continually, without conscious attention, recognizing patterns in the stream of sensations that impinge upon you.
In youth the recognition of a pattern in such images leads to feelings and then experience.
Because intuition is a generalized pattern recognition process you cannot break up the result into a series of steps or analyze the process for mistakes.
www.mtnmath.com /book/node38.html   (641 words)

 Book Reviews - Pattern Recognition by William Gibson
In Pattern Recognition, William Gibson (author of Neuromancer) leaves the science fiction of the future and brings us a novel set squarely in the present.
Cayce Pollard is a "coolhunter," someone who is physically attuned to logos and patterns and is a freelance marketing consultant.
She's hired to find the source of mysterious clips of movie footage that have appeared on the internet to see if they can be used for a marketing campaign.
www.reviewsofbooks.com /pattern_recognition   (188 words)

 Amazon.ca: Pattern Recognition: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In Pattern Recognition William Gibson concerns himself with the patterns of reality that determine the fates of individuals and nations.
His main character, Cayce Pollard, offers the slight hope that individuals can discern those grand patterns and even influence them, for she is the agent of Gibson's premise that such patterns can be apprehended.
In spite of a great premise and some good characters, "Pattern Recognition" fail in the end, when Gibson is unable to sustain the mystery and give us a decent payoff.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0425192938   (887 words)

 William Gibson aleph - Pattern Recognition (2002)
She falls under the spell of a strange body of fragmentary footage found on the Internet and embarks on a global search for the mysterious auteur.
'Pattern Recognition' is William Gibson's first story set in the present day.
The story takes place in London, Tokyo and Russia one year after the September 11th terror attacks, to which the protagonist has a personal connection.
www.antonraubenweiss.com /gibson/09pattern.html   (188 words)

 William Gibson - Official Website
With help and betrayal from equally unlikely quarters, Cayce will follow the trail of the mysterious film to its source, and in the process will learn something about her father's life and death.
Parkaboy says you should go to new footage as though you've seen no previous footage at all, thereby momentarily escaping the film or films that you've been assembling, consciously or unconsciously, since first exposure.
Homo sapiens is about pattern recognition, he says.
www.williamgibsonbooks.com /books/pattern.asp   (9402 words)

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