Leverage Values. In regression, this term refers to the diagonal elements of the hat matrix (X(X'X)1X'). A given diagonal element (h(ii)) represents the distance between X values for the ith observation and the means of all X values.
Diffusion maps leverages the relationship between heat diffusion and a random walk (Markov Chain); ...
You can start by looking for the financial leverage points in your operation. Think of the different tasks in your organization that require reasoning or experience to perform well.
Two popular types of applications that leverage companies' investments in data warehousing are data mining and campaign management software.
The ratio of Structural Capital / Human Capital. It indicates how well an organization leverages its human capital through it structural capital. A higher ratio indicates good leverage and minimizes the loss of knowledge when people leave.
Boutilier, C., Dean, T., and Hanks, S. (1999). Decisiontheoretic planning: Structual assumptions and computational leverage. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, 11: 194.
Now that we have a clear understanding of how to evaluate DM models properly, we can look closer at the business processes that must be coordinated by data mining tools that can leverage model results to increase corporate profitability.
A second example is how, for instance, a new development in statistical analysis can instantly be appplied to leverage benefit in all disciplines that make use of statistical analysis as a tool.
Greif notes correctly that agents would initially leverage simpler technologies available in most applications (e.g. word processors, spreadsheets or knowledgebased systems). Then agents would gradually be evolved into more complicated applications.
A niche marketing campaign is the most appropriate to apply here given the absence of a direct competitor and that the target market is appropriately sized and leveraged to offer the best return on investment.
See also: Process, Information, System, Algorithm, Values
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