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The essential characteristics of directed search

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vincent Granville Nov 26. 2 Replies

I've been working on applying some ML approaches to a particular problem, and it's repeatedly led me to into an interesting topic related to the process of 'directed search'. In particular, I've been…Continue

A little challenge

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Can anyone decipher the message problem described here:…Continue

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Vincent Granville replied to Andrew Steckley, PhD's discussion The essential characteristics of directed search
"My article 4 Easy Steps to Structure Highly Unstructured Big Data, via Automated Indexation might be of some help."
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Lance Norskog replied to Andrew Steckley, PhD's discussion The essential characteristics of directed search
"The text search literature addresses this. A text search engine applies a scoring function to every document in the index, and chooses the document with the highest score. Text search indexes are all about pruning low-scoring documents early. "
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The essential characteristics of directed search

I've been working on applying some ML approaches to a particular problem, and it's repeatedly led me to into an interesting topic related to the process of 'directed search'. In particular, I've been pondering these questions: * What are the 'essential' characteristics and requirements of a successful directed search? (Particularly when dealing with extremely large solution spaces.) *  How can we quantify the efficiency of a directed search, estimate the resources required, and thereby design…See More
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A little challenge

Can anyone decipher the message problem described here:https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6433170802438471680It's a simple experiment in anti-cryptography, wherein the goal is to create a transmittable message that is easy to decipher rather than difficult.  I'm very curious to hear about how people approach this problem and the thinking process they use to solve this.Cheers!AndrewSee More
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Dr. Steckley is currently Chief Data Scientist at DiscoverOrg, and has previously served as CTO at several companies including DiscoverOrg, Makad Energy, PowerMand, and @Once. Having over 30 years experience in applied engineering research, data analysis, and software architecture & development, he has designed hardware and software systems for public and private sector applications and is the author of several papers in the fields of data acquisition, modeling & simulation, wind engineering, and risk assessment. He Founded two engineering research firms and designed and deployed field data acquisition systems for environmental monitoring at petrochemical plants. His experience in developing simulation and predictive models spans a wide range of domains including climate modeling, hurricane forecasting, health care delivery, and sales & marketing data analysis. He has performed advanced research and software development for such clients as the DoD, FEMA, major Utilities, and national insurance companies. Dr. Steckley holds advanced degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto and the University of Western Ontario.
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