Daily Archives: November 2, 2015

Haruhiko Kuroda – The Pressure to “Do More” Rises by Pater Tenebrarum

‘The Bank of Japan has employed QE programs since March of 2001 (in February of 2001, it still claimed that “QE will be ineffective” – it was right then, for the last time). These have had no effect apart from … Continue reading

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Learning ℓ0-Graph for Data Clustering

‘ℓ1-graph \cite{YanW09,ChengYYFH10}, a sparse graph built by reconstructing each datum with all the other data using sparse representation, has been demonstrated to be effective in clustering high dimensional data and recovering independent subspaces from which the data are drawn. It … Continue reading

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Computational models of attention

‘This chapter reviews recent computational models of visual attention. We begin with models for the bottom-up or stimulus-driven guidance of attention to salient visual items, which we examine in seven different broad categories. We then examine more complex models which … Continue reading

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Political Economy Quote of the Week for 20151102

“… the intuitive recognition that men are not uniform, that the species, mankind, is uniquely characterized by a high degree of variety, diversity, differentiation; in short, inequality.” – Murray Rothbard, Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature, and Other Essays.

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