Thursday, July 26, 2007

Some Papers on Graph-based Text Analysis

Gunes Erkan, Dragomir R. Radev: LexRank: Graph-based Lexical Centrality as Salience in Text Summarization. J. Artif. Intell. Res. (JAIR) 22: 457-479 (2004)

Oren Kurland, Lillian Lee: PageRank without hyperlinks: structural re-ranking using links induced by language models. SIGIR 2005: 306-313.

Oren Kurland, Lillian Lee: Respect my authority!: HITS without hyperlinks, utilizing cluster-based language models. SIGIR 2006: 83-90.

Popular Science Books on Complex Networks

Duncan J. Watts, Small Worlds: The Dynamics of Networks between Order and Randomness, Princeton University Press, 2003.

Duncan J. Watts, Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age, New Ed edition, Vintage, 2004.

Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else, Plume, 2003.

Mark Buchanan, Nexus: Small Worlds and the Groundbreaking Theory of Networks, W. W. Norton & Company, 2003.

Monday, July 16, 2007

The secret of getting ahead

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one." --- Mark Twain