Category: Modelling and Simulation

[ANNOUNCE] Apache Mahout 0.1 Released

Posted on 04/08/09 1 Comment

The Apache Lucene project is pleased to announce the release of Apache Mahout 0.1. Apache Mahout is a subproject of Apache Lucene with the goal of delivering scalable machine learning algorithm implementations under the Apache license.  The first public release includes implementations for clustering, classification, collaborative filtering and evolutionary programming. Highlights include: Taste Collaborative Filtering [...]

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Real CEP News: Amazon Announces Elastic MapReduce

Posted on 04/02/09 4 Comments

Yesterday Amazon announced the public beta of Amazon Elastic MapReduce, a web-based service that enables businesses, researchers, data analysts, and developers to easily and cost-effectively process vast amounts of data.  Amazon Elastic MapReduce utilizes a hosted Hadoop framework running on the web-scale infrastructure of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and Amazon Simple Storage Service [...]

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Predicting Events with Logistic Regression

Posted on 01/27/09 19 Comments

In earlier post, CEP by Apache Mahout via the Google MapReduce Framework and Apache Mahout: Real-Time Decisioning in the MapReduce Framework, we started to look at the Google MadReduce framework and the planned analytics of the Apache Mahout development team.  In this post, we will look at the first algorithm mentioned by the Mahout team, [...]

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Event Soup and The Story of Amaldo

Posted on 12/05/08 No Comments

Continuing with our discussion on Complex Systems and CEP, let’s turn our attention, momentarily, to more scientific, or perhaps philosophical, discussions. Let’s review a bit of chaos theory via the Lorenz effect and talk about the “event soup”, a phrase I shamelessly coined in On the Maturity of CEP. Edward Lorenz was using a computer [...]

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Quintessential Event Processing: Signature Versus Anomaly Detection

Posted on 11/28/08 No Comments

Detection experts understand that the optimal detection design and architecture is generally a combination of both signature and anomaly detection engines.   In event processing, signature detection involves the real-time pattern matching analysis of events.   A core advantage of signature detection is that basic pattern matching models are easy to understand and develop when you [...]

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A Bit of History on CEP and ESP Marketing

Posted on 11/16/08 1 Comment

In his Followup to “Do you need a Commercial CEP System?” Marc calls out Progress Apama and their great work in financial services.  I have always liked Apama’s product and what they are doing; however, we should be clear on the difference between marketing and technology. Progress Apama was the company who, when the buzzword [...]

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Twenty Four CEP Public Presentations on SlideShare

Posted on 11/03/08 2 Comments

For archiving purposes, I have uploaded 24 public CEP presentations that I presented over an 18 month period at various conferences from March 14, 2006 to September 21, 2007.  These presentations can be viewed here.  For example, my first public CEP presentation: View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: event processing) So far, I [...]

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Modelling The Global Financial Meltdown

Posted on 10/02/08 No Comments

Yesterday I received a call from Penny Grosman, Senior Editor, Wall Street & Technology.   Penny was interested in my opinion, “Will risk management applications be the next killer app for CEP” on Wall Street.    I enjoyed talking with Penny.  She caught up with me leaving a tailor’s shop in Chiang Mai, so I hope [...]

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Probabilistic Complex Event Triggering

Posted on 09/21/08 No Comments

Reference: Probabilistic Complex Event Triggering by Daisy Zhe Wang, Eirinaios Michelakis, and Liviu Tancau, Computer Science Division, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley CA 94720, USA. Abstract. Recently, wireless sensor devices have been widely deployed in various application settings (including environmental research, control systems, etc.). Because of the inherent unreliability of sensor readings, any kind [...]

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Complex Event Processing Approach for Strategic Intelligence

Posted on 09/21/08 No Comments

FUSION 2006 Technical Program, Paper Number: 200, Tuesday, 11 July 2006 Special Session: Situation Management I Paper: Complex Event Processing approach for strategic intelligence Authors: Nicolas Museux, Juliette Mattioli, Claire Laudy and Helene Soubaras Abstract: One of the key issues of strategic intelligence within a crisis situation is to build an early assessment of the [...]

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