Archive for the ‘Machine Learning’ Category

Free Book: Elements of Statistical Learning

星期三, 十月 14th, 2009

The authors of the classic The Elements of Statistical Learning have made their book available for download as a PDF.

Elements of Statistical Learning

The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction, Second Edition, by Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani, and Jerome Friedman.

Machine Learning and Agronomy

星期六, 一月 5th, 2008

Other than computer science, I also have a background in Agronomy. So it’s natural that I combine the two and apply machine learning to agronomy: using Multi-Layer Perceptrons for the purposes of protecting greenhouse against strong winds, detecting odor and automated irrigation.

Neuron Networks for Calibrating Irrigation Systems

Neuron Networks for Calibrating Irrigation Systems


  • A Self-Calibrated Environmental Friendly Automatic Irrigation System,
    WCCA, Orlando, Florida, 2006. S. Ou et. al.
  • Classification of Single Odorant Gas Smell Intensity using Electric Nose, DCDIS, Guelph, Canada, 2005. S. Ou et. al. [pdf]
  • A Multi-Layer Perceptron Approach for Greenhouse Protection against Strong Wind Conditions in the Southern Coastal Regions of China, ASAE Annual Meeting, 2005. S. Ou et. al.