Thesis williams and mcshane

Contemporary folklore and stereotypes that we are exposed to contribute to a lack of knowledge concerning native American fishing practices. Brumbach (1986:36) noted that "popular folklore emphasizes fertilizer value of the fish but seems vague about their consumption as food." Perhaps the stereotype of the "hunter/gatherer" among anthropologists similarly attenuated a focus on fishing, as the word "fishing" is not included in the phrase "hunting/gathering." Despite this fact, in some societies, the role of fishing may have been equal to or surpassed that of hunting and/or gathering. [5]

It's an incredibly powerful discipline to put in place a rule of thumb that deals have to be accretive within some [specific] period of time. At Citigroup, my rule of thumb is it has to be accretive within the first twelve months, in terms of EPS, and it has to reach our capital rate of return, which is over 20 percent return within three to four years. And it has to make sense both financially and strategically, which means it has to have at least as fast a growth rate as we expect from our businesses in general, which is 10 to 15 percent a year.

Other software that way be useful for implementing Gaussian process models:

  • The NETLAB package by Ian Nabney includes code for Gaussian process regression and many other useful thing, . optimisers.
  • See Tom Minka 's page on accelerating matlab and his lightspeed toolbox.
  • Matthias Seeger shares his code for Kernel Multiple Logistic Regression, Incomplete Cholesky Factorization and Low-rank Updates of Cholesky Factorizations.
  • See the software section of - .

Annotated Bibliography Below is a collection of papers relevant to learning in Gaussian process models. The papers are ordered according to topic, with occational papers occuring under multiple headings. [ Tutorials | Regression | Classification | Covariance Functions | Model Selection | Approximations | Stats | Learning Curves | RKHS | Reinforcement Learning | GP-LVM | Applications | Other Topics ]
Tutorials Several papers provide tutorial material suitable for a first introduction to learning in Gaussian process models. These range from very short [ Williams 2002 ] over intermediate [ MacKay 1998 ], [ Williams 1999 ] to the more elaborate [ Rasmussen and Williams 2006 ]. All of these require only a minimum of prerequisites in the form of elementary probability theory and linear algebra. D. J. C. MacKay. Information Theory, Inference and Learning Algorithms . Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2003. chapter 45 . Comment: A short introduction to GPs, emphasizing the relationships to paramteric models (RBF networks, neural networks, splines).

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