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Anomaly
  • Author : Krista McGee
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781401688738
  • Reader Reviews : 29
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Thalli has fifteen minutes and twenty-three seconds to live. The toxic gas that will complete her annihilation is invading her bloodstream. But she is not afraid. Decades before Thalli’s birth, the world was decimated by a nuclear war. But life continued deep underground, thanks to a handful of scientists known as The Ten. There they created genetically engineered human beings who are free of emotions in the hope that war won’t threaten the world again. Thalli is an anomaly, born with the ability to feel emotions and a sense of curiosity she can barely contain. She has survived so far by hiding her differences. But then her secret is discovered when she’s overwhelmed by the emotion of an ancient piece of music. The Ten quickly schedule her annihilation, but her childhood friend, Berk—a scientist being groomed by The Ten—convinces them to postpone her death and study her instead. While in the Scientists’ Pod, Thalli and Berk form a dangerous alliance, one strictly forbidden by the constant surveillance. As her life ticks a way, she hears rumors of someone called the Designer—someone even more powerful than The Ten. What’s more, the parts of her that have always been an anomaly could in fact be part of a much larger plan. And the parts of her that she has always guarded could be the answer she’s been looking for all along. Thalli must sort out what to believe and who to trust, before her time runs out. “. . . the first in what has the potential to be a fascinating trilogy of general appeal. McGee’s simple narrative belies the novel’s complexity, a factor that will make this intriguing book accessible to a wide variety of teen readers.” —Booklist

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    The Anomaly
  • Author : Hervé Le Tellier
  • Publisher : Other Press, LLC
  • Pages : 401
  • ISBN : 9781635421767
  • Reader Reviews : 16
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A New York Times bestseller and a "Best Thriller of the Year" Winner of the Goncourt Prize and now an international phenomenon, this dizzying, whip-smart novel blends crime, fantasy, sci-fi, and thriller as it plumbs the mysteries surrounding a Paris-New York flight. Who would we be if we had made different choices? Told that secret, left that relationship, written that book? We all wonder—the passengers of Air France 006 will find out. In their own way, they were all living double lives when they boarded the plane: Blake, a respectable family man who works as a contract killer. Slimboy, a Nigerian pop star who uses his womanizing image to hide that he’s gay. Joanna, a Black American lawyer pressured to play the good old boys’ game to succeed with her Big Pharma client. Victor Miesel, a critically acclaimed yet largely obscure writer suddenly on the precipice of global fame. About to start their descent to JFK, they hit a shockingly violent patch of turbulence, emerging on the other side to a reality both perfectly familiar and utterly strange. As it charts the fallout of this logic-defying event, The Anomaly takes us on a journey from Lagos and Mumbai to the White House and a top-secret hangar. In Hervé Le Tellier’s most ambitious work yet, high literature follows the lead of a bingeable Netflix series, drawing on the best of genre fiction from “chick lit” to mystery, while also playfully critiquing their hallmarks. An ingenious, timely variation on the doppelgänger theme, it taps into the parts of ourselves that elude us most.

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    The Anomaly
  • Author : Michael Rutger
  • Publisher : Zaffre
  • Pages : 437
  • ISBN : 1785766104
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  • Genre : Books
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    Anomaly! Collider Physics And The Quest For New Phenomena At Fermilab
  • Author : Dorigo Tommaso
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781786341136
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  • Genre : Science
  • From the mid-1980s, an international collaboration of 600 physicists embarked on the investigation of subnuclear physics at the high-energy frontier. As well as discovering the top quark, the heaviest elementary particle ever observed, the physicists analyzed their data to seek signals of new physics which could revolutionize our understanding of nature. Anomaly! tells the story of that quest, and focuses specifically on the finding of several unexplained effects which were unearthed in the process. These anomalies proved highly controversial within the large team: to some collaborators they called for immediate publication, while to others their divulgation threatened to jeopardize the reputation of the experiment. Written in a confidential, narrative style, this book looks at the sociology of a large scientific collaboration, providing insight in the relationships between top physicists at the turn of the millennium. The stories offer an insider's view of the life cycle of the "failed" discoveries that unavoidably accompany even the greatest endeavors in modern particle physics.

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    Tunisia
  • Author : Safwan M. Masri
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Pages : 378
  • ISBN : 9780231545020
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  • Genre : History
  • The Arab Spring began and ended with Tunisia. In a region beset by brutal repression, humanitarian disasters, and civil war, Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution alone gave way to a peaceful transition to a functioning democracy. Within four short years, Tunisians passed a progressive constitution, held fair parliamentary elections, and ushered in the country's first-ever democratically elected president. But did Tunisia simply avoid the misfortunes that befell its neighbors, or were there particular features that set the country apart and made it a special case? In Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly, Safwan M. Masri explores the factors that have shaped the country's exceptional experience. He traces Tunisia's history of reform in the realms of education, religion, and women's rights, arguing that the seeds for today's relatively liberal and democratic society were planted as far back as the middle of the nineteenth century. Masri argues that Tunisia stands out not as a model that can be replicated in other Arab countries, but rather as an anomaly, as its history of reformism set it on a separate trajectory from the rest of the region. The narrative explores notions of identity, the relationship between Islam and society, and the hegemonic role of religion in shaping educational, social, and political agendas across the Arab region. Based on interviews with dozens of experts, leaders, activists, and ordinary citizens, and a synthesis of a rich body of knowledge, Masri provides a sensitive, often personal, account that is critical for understanding not only Tunisia but also the broader Arab world.

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    Beginning Anomaly Detection Using Python-Based Deep Learning
  • Author : Sridhar Alla,Suman Kalyan Adari
  • Publisher : Apress
  • Pages : 427
  • ISBN : 9781484251775
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Computers
  • Utilize this easy-to-follow beginner's guide to understand how deep learning can be applied to the task of anomaly detection. Using Keras and PyTorch in Python, the book focuses on how various deep learning models can be applied to semi-supervised and unsupervised anomaly detection tasks. This book begins with an explanation of what anomaly detection is, what it is used for, and its importance. After covering statistical and traditional machine learning methods for anomaly detection using Scikit-Learn in Python, the book then provides an introduction to deep learning with details on how to build and train a deep learning model in both Keras and PyTorch before shifting the focus to applications of the following deep learning models to anomaly detection: various types of Autoencoders, Restricted Boltzmann Machines, RNNs & LSTMs, and Temporal Convolutional Networks. The book explores unsupervised and semi-supervised anomaly detection along with the basics of time series-based anomaly detection. By the end of the book you will have a thorough understanding of the basic task of anomaly detection as well as an assortment of methods to approach anomaly detection, ranging from traditional methods to deep learning. Additionally, you are introduced to Scikit-Learn and are able to create deep learning models in Keras and PyTorch. What You Will LearnUnderstand what anomaly detection is and why it is important in today's world Become familiar with statistical and traditional machine learning approaches to anomaly detection using Scikit-Learn Know the basics of deep learning in Python using Keras and PyTorch Be aware of basic data science concepts for measuring a model's performance: understand what AUC is, what precision and recall mean, and more Apply deep learning to semi-supervised and unsupervised anomaly detection Who This Book Is For Data scientists and machine learning engineers interested in learning the basics of deep learning applications in anomaly detection

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    Anomaly
  • Author : Peter Cawdron
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN : 1478175559
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  • Genre : Extraterrestrial beings
  • Anomaly examines the prospect of an alien intelligence discovering life on Earth. The technological gulf between mankind and the alien species is measured in terms of millions of years. The only way to communicate is using science, but not everyone is so patient. Mankind's first contact with an alien intelligence is far more radical than anyone has ever dared imagine. With a technological gap of millions of years, mankind is barely able to recognise the arrival of an alien space craft outside the gates of the United Nations in New York. Thank you for supporting independent writing.

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    The American Anomaly
  • Author : Raymond A. Smith
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN : 9781351034807
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  • Genre : Political Science
  • The American Anomaly systematically analyzes the U.S. political system by way of comparison with other countries, especially other industrialized democracies. It is organized into four sections, respectively covering the constitutional order, governmental institutions, political participation, and public policy. Extended case studies and examples in each chapter draw on all the major regions of the world. Thoroughly revised throughout, the fourth edition includes: Updates to reflect events including the anomalous presidential election of 2016, the start of the unconventional presidency of Donald Trump, and shifting partisan dynamics within Congress. Coverage of recent political developments such as the Black Lives Matter and Antifa left-wing groups, the rise of the Alt-Right and resurgent nationalism, and youth-led movements for immigration reform and gun violence prevention. A newly developed chapter offering a comparative perspective on U.S. public opinion and mass media, including social media; includes a new case study focused on post-Communist Russia and a chart on comparative freedom of the press. The contextualizing of emerging political memes such as "fake news," "alternative facts," the "deep state," "Brexit," and "#MeToo". Updates to examples from other countries, including challenges to the European Union; the aftermath of the Arab Uprisings; recent political upheavals in Venezuela, Zimbabwe, South Korea, and Brazil; the global reassertion of Russian power and its possible manipulation of the US election; and the steady growth of China’s global military and economic role. A substantive update to the domestic policy chapter, in light of the return of unified Republican control in Washington DC, and to the foreign policy chapter, taking into account isolationist and unlateralist thinking in the Trump administration. Updated tables and charts comparing major democratic political systems; expanded further reading suggestions; and revised discussion questions and Web-based exercises throughout the book.

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    Anomaly Detection Principles and Algorithms
  • Author : Kishan G. Mehrotra,Chilukuri K. Mohan,HuaMing Huang
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 217
  • ISBN : 3319675249
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  • Genre : Computers
  • This book provides a readable and elegant presentation of the principles of anomaly detection,providing an easy introduction for newcomers to the field. A large number of algorithms are succinctly described, along with a presentation of their strengths and weaknesses. The authors also cover algorithms that address different kinds of problems of interest with single and multiple time series data and multi-dimensional data. New ensemble anomaly detection algorithms are described, utilizing the benefits provided by diverse algorithms, each of which work well on some kinds of data. With advancements in technology and the extensive use of the internet as a medium for communications and commerce, there has been a tremendous increase in the threats faced by individuals and organizations from attackers and criminal entities. Variations in the observable behaviors of individuals (from others and from their own past behaviors) have been found to be useful in predicting potential problems of various kinds. Hence computer scientists and statisticians have been conducting research on automatically identifying anomalies in large datasets. This book will primarily target practitioners and researchers who are newcomers to the area of modern anomaly detection techniques. Advanced-level students in computer science will also find this book helpful with their studies.

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    The Anomaly
  • Author : Hervé Le Tellier
  • Publisher : Other Press, LLC
  • Pages : 401
  • ISBN : 9781635421699
  • Reader Reviews : 16
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A New York Times bestseller and a "Best Thriller of the Year" Winner of the Goncourt Prize and now an international phenomenon, this dizzying, whip-smart novel blends crime, fantasy, sci-fi, and thriller as it plumbs the mysteries surrounding a Paris-New York flight. Who would we be if we had made different choices? Told that secret, left that relationship, written that book? We all wonder—the passengers of Air France 006 will find out. In their own way, they were all living double lives when they boarded the plane: Blake, a respectable family man who works as a contract killer. Slimboy, a Nigerian pop star who uses his womanizing image to hide that he’s gay. Joanna, a Black American lawyer pressured to play the good old boys’ game to succeed with her Big Pharma client. Victor Miesel, a critically acclaimed yet largely obscure writer suddenly on the precipice of global fame. About to start their descent to JFK, they hit a shockingly violent patch of turbulence, emerging on the other side to a reality both perfectly familiar and utterly strange. As it charts the fallout of this logic-defying event, The Anomaly takes us on a journey from Lagos and Mumbai to the White House and a top-secret hangar. In Hervé Le Tellier’s most ambitious work yet, high literature follows the lead of a bingeable Netflix series, drawing on the best of genre fiction from “chick lit” to mystery, while also playfully critiquing their hallmarks. An ingenious, timely variation on the doppelgänger theme, it taps into the parts of ourselves that elude us most.

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    Anomalies
  • Author : Sadie Turner,Colette Freedman
  • Publisher : SelectBooks, Inc.
  • Pages : 317
  • ISBN : 9781590793275
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In the future there is no disease. There is no war. There is no discontent. All citizens are complacent members of the Global Governance. But one summer is about to change everything. Keeva Tee just turned fifteen. She’s about to make the trip to Monarch Camp to be imprinted with her intended life partner. But in her happy, carefree life in the Ocean Community, she hears whispers about “anomalies”—citizens who can’t be imprinted. When Keeva arrives at Monarch Camp, her worst nightmare becomes a reality—she is an anomaly. She beings to doubt everything she’s ever believed. What if freedom and individuality have been sacrificed for security? When Keeva finds a warning carved under a bunk bed she begins to understand: nonconformity will be punished, dissent is not an option, insurgents will be destroyed.

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    Anomaly
  • Author : David Kazzie
  • Publisher : Grub Club Publishing
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN : 1733134131
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • THE PAST IS NEVER PAST. Twelve years ago, NASA researcher Peter Abbott disappeared while on a mission to study a meteor that had crashed on an uncharted island in the South Pacific. His wife Claire Hamilton, a scientist herself, picked up the pieces of her broken life and started over. Now a professor of astrobiology at the University of Washington, Claire has remarried and is raising six-year-old twins with her husband Jack. But her idyllic life is shattered once again when NASA shows up at Claire's door with incredible news - Peter is alive, and they want her to join a mission to rescue him from the island. And the most stunning revelation - it wasn't a meteor that Peter had gone to study, as they had told her a dozen years ago, but an extraterrestrial artifact. Torn between the love for her family and the prospect of being part of the most important discovery in human history, Claire struggles with the decision join the dangerous mission. Meanwhile, sinister forces begin aligning to prevent her from rescuing Peter or uncovering the mystery of the alien object. And as the danger mounts, she will make a shocking discovery, one with the potential to alter the course of her life - and of mankind - forever.

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    American Indian Treaties
  • Author : Francis Paul Prucha
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Pages : 604
  • ISBN : 9780520208957
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  • Genre : History
  • American Indian affairs are much in the public mind today—hotly contested debates over such issues as Indian fishing rights, land claims, and reservation gambling hold our attention. While the unique legal status of American Indians rests on the historical treaty relationship between Indian tribes and the federal government, until now there has been no comprehensive history of these treaties and their role in American life. Francis Paul Prucha, a leading authority on the history of American Indian affairs, argues that the treaties were a political anomaly from the very beginning. The term "treaty" implies a contract between sovereign independent nations, yet Indians were always in a position of inequality and dependence as negotiators, a fact that complicates their current attempts to regain their rights and tribal sovereignty. Prucha's impeccably researched book, based on a close analysis of every treaty, makes possible a thorough understanding of a legal dilemma whose legacy is so palpably felt today.

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    Anomaly
  • Author : Skip Brittenham
  • Publisher : Anomaly Publishing
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0985334207
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  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Anomaly is an epic graphic novel, with stunning artwork and a story in the spirit of Star Wars and The Lord of the Rings.

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    Strange Writing
  • Author : Robert Ford Campany
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Pages : 540
  • ISBN : 0791426602
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  • Genre : History
  • This is the first comprehensive, Western-language study of the important Chinese genre of writing known as "accounts of the anomalies" (zhiguai) in its formative period. The book sets forth a new view of the nature and origins of the genre.

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    Practical Machine Learning: A New Look at Anomaly Detection
  • Author : Ted Dunning,Ellen Friedman
  • Publisher : Oreilly & Associates Incorporated
  • Pages : 66
  • ISBN : 1491911603
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  • Genre : Computers
  • Finding Data Anomalies You Didn't Know to Look For Anomaly detection is the detective work of machine learning: finding the unusual, catching the fraud, discovering strange activity in large and complex datasets. But, unlike Sherlock Holmes, you may not know what the puzzle is, much less what “suspects” you’re looking for. This O’Reilly report uses practical examples to explain how the underlying concepts of anomaly detection work. From banking security to natural sciences, medicine, and marketing, anomaly detection has many useful applications in this age of big data. And the search for anomalies will intensify once the Internet of Things spawns even more new types of data. The concepts described in this report will help you tackle anomaly detection in your own project. Use probabilistic models to predict what’s normal and contrast that to what you observe Set an adaptive threshold to determine which data falls outside of the normal range, using the t-digest algorithm Establish normal fluctuations in complex systems and signals (such as an EKG) with a more adaptive probablistic model Use historical data to discover anomalies in sporadic event streams, such as web traffic Learn how to use deviations in expected behavior to trigger fraud alerts

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    Network Anomaly Detection
  • Author : Dhruba Kumar Bhattacharyya,Jugal Kumar Kalita
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781466582088
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  • Genre : Computers
  • With the rapid rise in the ubiquity and sophistication of Internet technology and the accompanying growth in the number of network attacks, network intrusion detection has become increasingly important. Anomaly-based network intrusion detection refers to finding exceptional or nonconforming patterns in network traffic data compared to normal behavior. Finding these anomalies has extensive applications in areas such as cyber security, credit card and insurance fraud detection, and military surveillance for enemy activities. Network Anomaly Detection: A Machine Learning Perspective presents machine learning techniques in depth to help you more effectively detect and counter network intrusion. In this book, you’ll learn about: Network anomalies and vulnerabilities at various layers The pros and cons of various machine learning techniques and algorithms A taxonomy of attacks based on their characteristics and behavior Feature selection algorithms How to assess the accuracy, performance, completeness, timeliness, stability, interoperability, reliability, and other dynamic aspects of a network anomaly detection system Practical tools for launching attacks, capturing packet or flow traffic, extracting features, detecting attacks, and evaluating detection performance Important unresolved issues and research challenges that need to be overcome to provide better protection for networks Examining numerous attacks in detail, the authors look at the tools that intruders use and show how to use this knowledge to protect networks. The book also provides material for hands-on development, so that you can code on a testbed to implement detection methods toward the development of your own intrusion detection system. It offers a thorough introduction to the state of the art in network anomaly detection using machine learning approaches and systems.

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    The Anomaly Mind-Set
  • Author : Sandi Krakowski
  • Publisher : Hay House
  • Pages : 209
  • ISBN : 9781401956455
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Powerhouse social media influencer and online marketing and business development expert offers inspiration and hands-on tools for readers to follow their dreams and understand why not fitting in is their biggest asset. Bringing your whole, true self to your work, including your body, soul, and spirit--and allowing your faith to be part of your day in your workplace--lets you express your fullest potential and be as successful as possible in the world. Sandi Krakowski found early on that, as she put it, she had "too much God" in her for the workplace and "too much money and business" in her for churches. That made her an anomaly, but it also unlocked her greatest potential: if nobody was doing it her way, she'd find a new way to do things. Her success has been proven time and again in the companies she's founded and sold, and in the groundbreaking social media marketing she's done that engages with her followers to where they all plainly feel they know her intimately. Her current business, A Real Change, inspires people to live their fullest, most successful life, on all levels. In her new book, Sandi will offer all the inspiration and the real, hands-on tools to inspire everyone to follow their dreams, fulfil their real potential, and not leave any part of their soul or spirit behind them on this workplace journey. Every chapter is jam-packed with inspirational stories in her inimitable voice, exploring the ways that each of us can have an impact every day, with tips, takeaways, and "Anomaly Actions" to spur every reader to take power in their own work and spiritual lives right away. Sandi shows on every page how to break past those doubting voices, both in your own head and out in the world, bucking the system and learning to find the absolutely limitless growth that comes from choosing faith over fear.

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    The Handbook of Equity Market Anomalies
  • Author : Leonard Zacks
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780470905906
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Investment pioneer Len Zacks presents the latest academic research on how to beat the market using equity anomalies The Handbook of Equity Market Anomalies organizes and summarizes research carried out by hundreds of finance and accounting professors over the last twenty years to identify and measure equity market inefficiencies and provides self-directed individual investors with a framework for incorporating the results of this research into their own investment processes. Edited by Len Zacks, CEO of Zacks Investment Research, and written by leading professors who have performed groundbreaking research on specific anomalies, this book succinctly summarizes the most important anomalies that savvy investors have used for decades to beat the market. Some of the anomalies addressed include the accrual anomaly, net stock anomalies, fundamental anomalies, estimate revisions, changes in and levels of broker recommendations, earnings-per-share surprises, insider trading, price momentum and technical analysis, value and size anomalies, and several seasonal anomalies. This reliable resource also provides insights on how to best use the various anomalies in both market neutral and in long investor portfolios. A treasure trove of investment research and wisdom, the book will save you literally thousands of hours by distilling the essence of twenty years of academic research into eleven clear chapters and providing the framework and conviction to develop market-beating strategies. Strips the academic jargon from the research and highlights the actual returns generated by the anomalies, and documented in the academic literature Provides a theoretical framework within which to understand the concepts of risk adjusted returns and market inefficiencies Anomalies are selected by Len Zacks, a pioneer in the field of investing As the founder of Zacks Investment Research, Len Zacks pioneered the concept of the earnings-per-share surprise in 1982 and developed the Zacks Rank, one of the first anomaly-based stock selection tools. Today, his firm manages U.S. equities for individual and institutional investors and provides investment software and investment data to all types of investors. Now, with his new book, he shows you what it takes to build a quant process to outperform an index based on academically documented market inefficiencies and anomalies.

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    Mobile Agent-Based Anomaly Detection and Verification System for Smart Home Sensor Networks
  • Author : Muhammad Usman,Vallipuram Muthukkumarasamy,Xin-Wen Wu,Surraya Khanum
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 139
  • ISBN : 9789811074677
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  • Genre : Computers
  • This book presents the latest developments regarding a detailed mobile agent-enabled anomaly detection and verification system for resource constrained sensor networks; a number of algorithms on multi-aspect anomaly detection in sensor networks; several algorithms on mobile agent transmission optimization in resource constrained sensor networks; an algorithm on mobile agent-enabled in situ verification of anomalous sensor nodes; a detailed Petri Net-based formal modeling and analysis of the proposed system, and an algorithm on fuzzy logic-based cross-layer anomaly detection and mobile agent transmission optimization. As such, it offers a comprehensive text for interested readers from academia and industry alike.

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    Anomaly Collector's Edition
  • Author : Brian Haberlin,Skip Brittenham
  • Publisher : Anomaly Productions
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0985334223
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  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • COLLECTOR'S EDITION includes 16 exclusive prints and signed bookplate by the authors. EARTH 2717: THE 3RD GOLDEN AGE Building a better tomorrow today… The planet we call home slowly dies beneath us. Most humans now live in teeming surface “Terrarium Cities,” off world colonies or orbiting space stations. All of earth’s resources have been depleted. All corporations, nations and technologies have merged into THE CONGLOMERATE, whose Enforcer Battalions now conquer whole planets to feed its shareholders’ insatiable appetites. THE CONGLOMERATE, which began with the spirit of the best mankind had to offer, saved humanity from itself by taking us to the stars and has become the most ruthless profit machine to ever exist. Never use a robot when a human will do… Dishonorably discharged from the Conglomerate’s elite Enforcer Corps, Jon is doing a job too lowly for a robot. He leaps at the chance to go on a peaceful, first contact mission to an untainted world. Playing armed babysitter to Samantha, the daughter of a powerful Conglomerate executive, shouldn’t be too hard. What could go wrong? Everything… For Jon, it’s a relief to get away – on an easy assignment protecting a couple of do-gooders visiting a peaceful new planet. For Samantha, it’s a mission to change the world. For Jasson, it’s a chance to put his theories to the test. Being marooned on Anomaly where technology doesn’t work, the terrain is lethal and the creatures even more so, Jon quickly learns he’s not the man he once was. Dark secrets surround the various species that call this world home. Jon’s actions here have the potential to ripple across the void of space, and touch everything in it… Maybe even the Conglomerate… But when Anomaly sprouts synthetics-eating viruses, flesh-eating mutants and deadly magic, it becomes a race against which form of death will come first. Who will survive? Who will return? Join us on an adventure that reclaims our humanity and saves a world! Bonus: includes Anomaly UAR that integrates the print and virtual experience like never before.

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    The Delta Anomaly
  • Author : Rick Barba
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1442414251
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • The year is 2250, and it has been six months since James Kirk joined Starfleet Academy. A rebellious young man, Kirk is used to doing things his way--and whenever he feels like it. However, the Academy is changing him little by little, showing him how to transform his headstrong attitude and ambition into qualities that make him a leader. Kirk's behavior often brings him to clash with another Starfleet Academy member, a half-Vulcan, half-human named Spock. This book series will delve into the lives and relationships of Kirk and the other recruits at the Academy, their training, their missions, and their romances. In The Delta Anomaly, a shocking San Francisco crime shakes up Starfleet Academy, entangling Kirk, McCoy, Uhura, and Spock…. and turns out to have chilling intergalactic implications.

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    Anomaly-Detection and Health-Analysis Techniques for Core Router Systems
  • Author : Shi Jin,Zhaobo Zhang,Krishnendu Chakrabarty,Xinli Gu
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN : 9783030336646
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  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • This book tackles important problems of anomaly detection and health status analysis in complex core router systems, integral to today’s Internet Protocol (IP) networks. The techniques described provide the first comprehensive set of data-driven resiliency solutions for core router systems. The authors present an anomaly detector for core router systems using correlation-based time series analysis, which monitors a set of features of a complex core router system. They also describe the design of a changepoint-based anomaly detector such that anomaly detection can be adaptive to changes in the statistical features of data streams. The presentation also includes a symbol-based health status analyzer that first encodes, as a symbol sequence, the long-term complex time series collected from a number of core routers, and then utilizes the symbol sequence for health analysis. Finally, the authors describe an iterative, self-learning procedure for assessing the health status. Enables Accurate Anomaly Detection Using Correlation-Based Time-Series Analysis; Presents the design of a changepoint-based anomaly detector; Includes Hierarchical Symbol-based Health-Status Analysis; Describes an iterative, self-learning procedure for assessing the health status.

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    The Limits of the Human
  • Author : Felicity Nussbaum
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN : 0521016428
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Felicity Nussbaum examines literary and cultural representations of human difference in England and its empire during the long eighteenth century. With a special focus on women s writing, Nussbaum analyzes canonical and lesser-known novels and plays from the Restoration to abolition. She considers a range of anomalies (defects, disease, and disability) as they intermingle with ideas of femininity, masculinity, and race to define normalcy as national identity. Incorporating writings by Behn, Burney, and the Bluestockings, as well as Southerne, Shaftesbury, Johnson, Sterne, and Equiano, Nussbaum treats a range of disabilities - being mute, blind, lame - and physical oddities such as eunuchism and giantism as they are inflected by emerging notions of a racial femininity and masculinity. She shows that these corporeal features, perceived as aberrant and extraordinary, combine in the popular imagination to reveal a repertory of differences located between the extremes of splendid and horrid novelty.

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    Revolutionary
  • Author : Krista McGee
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson Publishers
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN : 1401688764
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Back in the hands of the State after months aboveground, Thalli, Berk, Alex, and Kristie find themselves caught in a horrible game of power . . . with consequences reaching farther than they ever imagined.

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    Network Traffic Anomaly Detection and Prevention
  • Author : Monowar H. Bhuyan,Dhruba K. Bhattacharyya,Jugal K. Kalita
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 263
  • ISBN : 9783319651880
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  • Genre : Computers
  • This indispensable text/reference presents a comprehensive overview on the detection and prevention of anomalies in computer network traffic, from coverage of the fundamental theoretical concepts to in-depth analysis of systems and methods. Readers will benefit from invaluable practical guidance on how to design an intrusion detection technique and incorporate it into a system, as well as on how to analyze and correlate alerts without prior information. Topics and features: introduces the essentials of traffic management in high speed networks, detailing types of anomalies, network vulnerabilities, and a taxonomy of network attacks; describes a systematic approach to generating large network intrusion datasets, and reviews existing synthetic, benchmark, and real-life datasets; provides a detailed study of network anomaly detection techniques and systems under six different categories: statistical, classification, knowledge-base, cluster and outlier detection, soft computing, and combination learners; examines alert management and anomaly prevention techniques, including alert preprocessing, alert correlation, and alert post-processing; presents a hands-on approach to developing network traffic monitoring and analysis tools, together with a survey of existing tools; discusses various evaluation criteria and metrics, covering issues of accuracy, performance, completeness, timeliness, reliability, and quality; reviews open issues and challenges in network traffic anomaly detection and prevention. This informative work is ideal for graduate and advanced undergraduate students interested in network security and privacy, intrusion detection systems, and data mining in security. Researchers and practitioners specializing in network security will also find the book to be a useful reference.

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    Creating Future People
  • Author : Jonathan Anomaly
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 142
  • ISBN : 9781000769784
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Creating Future People offers readers a fast-paced primer on how new genetic technologies will enable parents to influence the traits of their children, including their intelligence, moral capacities, physical appearance, and immune system. It deftly explains the science of gene editing and embryo selection, and raises the central moral questions with colorful language and a brisk style. Jonathan Anomaly takes seriously the diversity of preferences parents have, and the limits of public policy in regulating what could soon be a global market for reproductive technology. He argues that once embryo selection for complex traits happens it will change the moral landscape by altering the incentives parents face. All of us will take an interest in the traits everyone else selects, and this will present coordination problems that previous writers on genetic enhancement have failed to consider. Anomaly navigates difficult ethical issues with vivid language and scientifically informed speculation about how genetic engineering will transform humanity. Key features: Offers clear explanations of scientific concepts; Explores important moral questions without academic jargon; Brings discoveries from different fields together to give us a sense of where humanity is headed.

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    Geochemical Anomaly and Mineral Prospectivity Mapping in GIS
  • Author : E.J.M. Carranza
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 008093031X
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Science
  • The book documents and explains, in three parts, geochemical anomaly and mineral prospectivity mapping by using a geographic information system (GIS). Part I reviews and couples the concepts of (a) mapping geochemical anomalies and mineral prospectivity and (b) spatial data models, management and operations in a GIS. Part II demonstrates GIS-aided and GIS-based techniques for analysis of robust thresholds in mapping of geochemical anomalies. Part III explains GIS-aided and GIS-based techniques for spatial data analysis and geo-information sybthesis for conceptual and predictive modeling of mineral prospectivity. Because methods of geochemical anomaly mapping and mineral potential mapping are highly specialized yet diverse, the book explains only methods in which GIS plays an important role. The book avoids using language and functional organization of particular commercial GIS software, but explains, where necessary, GIS functionality and spatial data structures appropriate to problems in geochemical anomaly mapping and mineral potential mapping. Because GIS-based methods of spatial data analysis and spatial data integration are quantitative, which can be complicated to non-numerate readers, the book simplifies explanations of mathematical concepts and their applications so that the methods demonstrated would be useful to professional geoscientists, to mineral explorationists and to research students in fields that involve analysis and integration of maps or spatial datasets. The book provides adequate illustrations for more thorough explanation of the various concepts. *Explains GIS functionality and spatial data structures appropriate regardless of the particular GIS software in use *Simplifies explanation of mathematical concepts and application *Illustrated for more thorough explanation of concepts

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    Northern Hemisphere Seasonal 700mb Height and Anomaly Charts, 1947-1978, and Associated North Pacific Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies
  • Author : Jerome Namias
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN : UCSD:31822008908105
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  • Genre : Atmospheric pressure
  • Read and download full book Northern Hemisphere Seasonal 700mb Height and Anomaly Charts, 1947-1978, and Associated North Pacific Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies

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    The Savage Anomaly
  • Author : Antonio Negri
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN : 0816636702
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Philosophy
  • In this essential rereading of Spinoza's (1632-1677) philosophical and political writings, Negri positions this thinker within the historical context of the development of the modern state and its attendant political economy. Through a close examination of Spinoza, Negri reveals turn as unique among his contemporaries for his nondialectical approach to social organization in a bourgeois age.

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    The Rubicon
  • Author : Skip Brittenham,Brian Haberlin
  • Publisher : Anomaly
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1936644193
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  • Genre : Art
  • Sci-fi/Adventure on a grand, painted, wide-screen scale! Uncover the dark mystery of life's origins on Anomaly as evidence of earlier Conglomerate missions and experiments gone wrong come to light. Then take a trip with Jon, Samantha, Tonni, Bal'ka and Aodh to deliver the first blow in a rebellion against the seemingly omnipotent Conglomerate. They're on The Conglomerate's most fortified world during The Rubicon - a twisted mix of old Soviet Union May Day parade meets gladiatorial Olympics - complete with blood sports featuring aliens and alien creatures. It's the most widely broadcast event in the known galaxy designed to tout The Conglomerate's might. It's the perfect place for a first rebellious strike - with the help of a little technology-eating friend. All eyes are watching. Discover the most powerful aliens humans have ever encountered...and they hold Jon responsible for killing their children on Sestus Prime. Meet new characters and get reacquainted with old friends. Discover new worlds as the ground-breaking Anomaly adventure continues. Features: - The giant follow-up to the longest, original, full-color graphic novel ever published (Anomaly- Soon to be a live action film) - 264 pages of lush, oversized, digital illustrations - Stochastic printing & wide-gamut inks (the highest color fidelity available) - Free companion app (iOS/Android) with industry award nominated Augmented Reality

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    Anomaly Detection as a Service
  • Author : Danfeng (Daphne)Yao,Xiaokui Shu,Long Cheng,Salvatore J.Stolfo
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Pages : 157
  • ISBN : 9783031023545
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  • Genre : Computers
  • Anomaly detection has been a long-standing security approach with versatile applications, ranging from securing server programs in critical environments, to detecting insider threats in enterprises, to anti-abuse detection for online social networks. Despite the seemingly diverse application domains, anomaly detection solutions share similar technical challenges, such as how to accurately recognize various normal patterns, how to reduce false alarms, how to adapt to concept drifts, and how to minimize performance impact. They also share similar detection approaches and evaluation methods, such as feature extraction, dimension reduction, and experimental evaluation. The main purpose of this book is to help advance the real-world adoption and deployment anomaly detection technologies, by systematizing the body of existing knowledge on anomaly detection. This book is focused on data-driven anomaly detection for software, systems, and networks against advanced exploits and attacks, but also touches on a number of applications, including fraud detection and insider threats. We explain the key technical components in anomaly detection workflows, give in-depth description of the state-of-the-art data-driven anomaly-based security solutions, and more importantly, point out promising new research directions. This book emphasizes on the need and challenges for deploying service-oriented anomaly detection in practice, where clients can outsource the detection to dedicated security providers and enjoy the protection without tending to the intricate details.

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    Fear, Anomaly, and Uncertainty in the Gospel of Mark
  • Author : Douglas W. Geyer
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN : 0810842025
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  • Genre : Religion
  • Douglas Geyer's illuminating analysis of Mark 4:35-6:56 explains why the Gospel ends as it does in the earliest manuscripts-abruptly, at 16:8, with the words, "for they were afraid." This ending, with women fleeing the empty tomb in "trembling and astonishment," has long been considered "problematic," and, in the several attempts to rewrite it, Mark 16 has become a source of unending mischief. Geyer's work draws on a vast literature of fear, anomaly, terror, and dread in the ancient world to demonstrate that this ending is a consistent, overriding theme of Mark's Gospel. In Mark we see and hear the story of Jesus through the eyes and ears of the Roman world. Geyer brings to bear the literature of that world in a way that helps his readers to understand what Mark is doing and how the story that Mark tells continues to touch his readers and hearers ancient and modern (and "postmodern"). Geyer guides the reader through a vast and uncharted primary literature, demonstrating its relevance for New Testament study. In so doing he clearly proposes a fresh and original understanding of Mark that cuts across many of the critical controversies and renews its purpose and usefulness as "good news"--Gospel--for the terrors and uncertainties of our own time.

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    Control Charts and Machine Learning for Anomaly Detection in Manufacturing
  • Author : Kim Phuc Tran
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Pages : 269
  • ISBN : 9783030838195
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  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • This book introduces the latest research on advanced control charts and new machine learning approaches to detect abnormalities in the smart manufacturing process. By approaching anomaly detection using both statistics and machine learning, the book promotes interdisciplinary cooperation between the research communities, to jointly develop new anomaly detection approaches that are more suitable for the 4.0 Industrial Revolution. The book provides ready-to-use algorithms and parameter sheets, enabling readers to design advanced control charts and machine learning-based approaches for anomaly detection in manufacturing. Case studies are introduced in each chapter to help practitioners easily apply these tools to real-world manufacturing processes. The book is of interest to researchers, industrial experts, and postgraduate students in the fields of industrial engineering, automation, statistical learning, and manufacturing industries.

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    Traffic Anomaly Detection
  • Author : Antonio Cuadra-Sánchez,Javier Aracil
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 70
  • ISBN : 9780081008072
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  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • This book presents an overview of traffic anomaly detection analysis, allowing you to monitor security aspects of multimedia services. The author's approach is based on the analysis of time aggregation adjacent periods of the traffic. As traffic varies throughout the day, it is essential to consider the concrete traffic period in which the anomaly occurs. This book presents the algorithms proposed specifically for this analysis and an empirical comparative analysis of those methods and settle a new information theory based technique, named "typical day analysis". A new information-theory based technique for traffic anomaly detection (typical day analysis) Introductory chapters to anomaly detection methods including control charts, tests of goodness-of-fit Mutual Information Contains comparative analysis of traffic anomaly detection methods

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    Understanding the Bouguer Anomaly
  • Author : Roman Pasteka,Jan Mikuska,Bruno Meurers
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 142
  • ISBN : 9780128129142
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  • Genre : Science
  • Understanding the Bouguer Anomaly: A Gravimetry Puzzle addresses the geophysical and geodetic applications of gravity field interpretation, taking into account the evaluation of the Bouguer anomaly. Containing several contributions that deal with persistent questions in gravity data processing and providing verified workflows, the book covers historical and practical aspects of the Bouguer anomaly. Geophysicists and exploration geologists will gain advanced knowledge in gravimetry, physical geodesy and an understanding of the evaluation and impact of the Bouguer anomaly in gravity field measurement. Covers multiple aspects of the Bouguer anomaly, including definition, historical developments and evaluation Provides verified workflows for gravity data processing, which can be applied across research and industry Organized with a logical flow that begins with a definition, then continues to describe state-of-the-art and advanced approaches to terrain corrections evaluations Includes an example of national gravity database organization and re-processing

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    Anomaly
  • Author : Tonya Kuper
  • Publisher : Entangled: Teen
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781622664061
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reality is only an illusion. Except for those who can control it... Worst. Birthday. Ever. My first boyfriend dumped me—happy birthday, Josie!—my dad is who knows where, I have some weird virus that makes me want to hurl, and now my ex is licking another girl's tonsils. Oh, and I'm officially the same age as my brother was when he died. Yeah, today is about as fun-filled as the swamps of Dagobah. But then weird things start happening... Like I make something materialize just by thinking about it. When hottily-hot badass Reid Wentworth shows up on a motorcycle, everything changes. Like, everything. Who I am. My family. What really happened to my brother. Existence. I am Oculi, and I have the ability to change reality with my thoughts. Now Reid, in all his hotness, is charged with guiding and protecting me as I begin learning how to bend reality. And he's the only thing standing between me and the secret organization that wants me dead... The Schrodinger’s Consortium series is best enjoyed in order. Reading Order: Book #1 Anomaly Book #2 Enigma

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    Machine Learning Methods for Behaviour Analysis and Anomaly Detection in Video
  • Author : Olga Isupova
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 126
  • ISBN : 9783319755083
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  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • This thesis proposes machine learning methods for understanding scenes via behaviour analysis and online anomaly detection in video. The book introduces novel Bayesian topic models for detection of events that are different from typical activities and a novel framework for change point detection for identifying sudden behavioural changes. Behaviour analysis and anomaly detection are key components of intelligent vision systems. Anomaly detection can be considered from two perspectives: abnormal events can be defined as those that violate typical activities or as a sudden change in behaviour. Topic modelling and change-point detection methodologies, respectively, are employed to achieve these objectives. The thesis starts with the development of learning algorithms for a dynamic topic model, which extract topics that represent typical activities of a scene. These typical activities are used in a normality measure in anomaly detection decision-making. The book also proposes a novel anomaly localisation procedure. In the first topic model presented, a number of topics should be specified in advance. A novel dynamic nonparametric hierarchical Dirichlet process topic model is then developed where the number of topics is determined from data. Batch and online inference algorithms are developed. The latter part of the thesis considers behaviour analysis and anomaly detection within the change-point detection methodology. A novel general framework for change-point detection is introduced. Gaussian process time series data is considered. Statistical hypothesis tests are proposed for both offline and online data processing and multiple change point detection are proposed and theoretical properties of the tests are derived. The thesis is accompanied by open-source toolboxes that can be used by researchers and engineers.

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    Anomaly Detection and Complex Event Processing Over IoT Data Streams
  • Author : Patrick Schneider,Fatos Xhafa
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 406
  • ISBN : 9780128238196
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  • Genre : Computers
  • Anomaly Detection and Complex Event Processing over IoT Data Streams: With Application to eHealth and Patient Data Monitoring presents advanced processing techniques for IoT data streams and the anomaly detection algorithms over them. The book brings new advances and generalized techniques for processing IoT data streams, semantic data enrichment with contextual information at Edge, Fog and Cloud as well as complex event processing in IoT applications. The book comprises fundamental models, concepts and algorithms, architectures and technological solutions as well as their application to eHealth. Case studies, such as the bio-metric signals stream processing are presented –the massive amount of raw ECG signals from the sensors are processed dynamically across the data pipeline and classified with modern machine learning approaches including the Hierarchical Temporal Memory and Deep Learning algorithms. The book discusses adaptive solutions to IoT stream processing that can be extended to different use cases from different fields of eHealth, to enable a complex analysis of patient data in a historical, predictive and even prescriptive application scenarios. The book ends with a discussion on ethics, emerging research trends, issues and challenges of IoT data stream processing. Provides the state-of-the-art in IoT Data Stream Processing, Semantic Data Enrichment, Reasoning and Knowledge Covers extraction (Anomaly Detection) Illustrates new, scalable and reliable processing techniques based on IoT stream technologies Offers applications to new, real-time anomaly detection scenarios in the health domain

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    Anomaly
  • Author : Simon Hadman
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN : 9781291773620
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Imagine a panorama of sentient entities, competing in a near infinite series of dimensions, aware that their existence is threatened - by Reality. In a matrix of 26D branes emerges a 10D brane, with the greatest concentration of sentience known - the Prima - destined to inflict their Evil on the Matrix, and throughout the Anomaly: a 4D brane exhibiting truly aberrant properties: a unique form of complex matter. The Primas' dark energy threatens to destroy this Anomaly. But the Eternals are unconcerned. The remnants of the 4D cluster will be absorbed by their Eternity at the end of this final Cycle and with it, the Anomaly and its extraordinary Life. So, the Purity will return. Chaos, the Abomination, is indicted for Intervention in the 4D cluster, and is banished into Stasis; but creates the ultimate artificial intelligence, Cosmos, capable of influencing and regulating all activity across Eternity. Spanning a million trillion temporal units, the Quest is to prevent the end of Eternity, or escape to Reality.