News tagged with mathematical algorithm

Program does impressive file size reductions

We intuitively understand the value of being able to make things smaller without sacrificing performance. The endeavor produces smaller speakers with bigger sound and a host of portable electronic devices such as digital ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Software
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Opals set to shine with new grading technology

CSIRO and a consortium of Australian Opal miners (Opal Producers Australia Limited) have unveiled the world's first automated device to grade opals using image analysis, at the 2009 National Council of Jewellery ...

dateAug 31, 2009 in Engineering
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We’ll Be Back After These Messages -- Will You?

(PhysOrg.com) -- For at least 50 years, television advertisements have been ordered randomly within commercial breaks. But given the spread of digital video recorders (DVR) that allow users to blip-blip past the ads in fast-forward, ...

dateJun 23, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Going for broke

(PhysOrg.com) -- Natasha Schull recalls how in the late 1990s she began observing people in Las Vegas transfixed for hours at video poker and slot machines. What, she wondered, kept them glued to machines ...

dateMay 20, 2009 in Social Sciences
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New tool enables powerful data analysis

(PhysOrg.com) -- A powerful computing tool that allows scientists to extract features and patterns from enormously large and complex sets of raw data has been developed by scientists at University of California, ...

dateJan 08, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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