Streaming is bound to take a centerstage role if we are talking about Big Data...or Data as we call it in Texas. Today, we have an algorithm for matrix completion, paper on verifying the properties of certain streams and some approximation of count-min sketch. Withtout further ado:Streaming, Memory Limited Matrix Completion with Noise by Se-Young Yun, Marc Lelarge, Alexandre ProutiereIn this paper, we consider the streaming memory-limited matrix completion problem when the observed entries are
Credit: The Virtual Telescope Project Caution: low-flying space rocks! A funny thing happened on our way back to Florida late last week. On April 18th, as we disconnected from the hotel wifi and the cyber world one last time, we admonished the universe not to send any ‘alien invasions or killer space rocks’ our way [...]
Following up on our post on PredictWise, Richard Barker points to this fun site of market-based predictions. It’s subtitled, “Buy and sell stocks in future political and economic events.” It’s based in New Zealand so you can bet on wacky propositions such as, “David Carter to be next High Commissioner from New Zealand to the […]
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