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    • A lower bound for learning distributions generated by probabilistic automata 

      Balle Pigem, Borja de; Castro Rabal, Jorge; Gavaldà Mestre, Ricard (Springer, 2010)
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      Known algorithms for learning PDFA can only be shown to run in time polynomial in the so-called distinguishability μ of the target machine, besides the number of states and the usual accuracy and confidence parameters. ...
    • A New abstract combinatorial dimension for exact learning via queries 

      Balcázar Navarro, José Luis; Castro Rabal, Jorge; Guijarro Guillem, David (2000-02)
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      We introduce an abstract model of exact learning via queries that can be instantiated to all the query learning models currently in use, while being closer to them than previous unificatory attempts. We present a ...
    • A note on bounded query learning 

      Castro Rabal, Jorge (2005-04)
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      We study in this note the relationships between two usual models of learning via queries: the so-called exact and bounded learning models. One of our goals is to point out under which conditions the learning dimension ...
    • A Note on learning decision lists 

      Castro Rabal, Jorge (1995-01)
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      We show an algorithm that learns decision lists via equivalence queries, provided that a set G including all terms of the target list is given. The algorithm runs in time polynomial in the cardinality of G. From this last ...
    • Adaptively learning probabilistic deterministic automata from data streams 

      Balle Pigem, Borja de; Castro Rabal, Jorge; Gavaldà Mestre, Ricard (2014-07)
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      Markovian models with hidden state are widely-used formalisms for modeling sequential phenomena. Learnability of these models has been well studied when the sample is given in batch mode, and algorithms with PAC-like ...
    • Bootstrapping and learning PDFA in data streams 

      Balle Pigem, Borja de; Castro Rabal, Jorge; Gavaldà Mestre, Ricard (2012)
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      Markovian models with hidden state are widely-used formalisms for modeling sequential phenomena. Learnability of these models has been well studied when the sample is given in batch mode, and algorithms with PAC-like ...
    • Characterizations of some complexity classes between [theta sub 2 super p] and [delta sub 2 super p] 

      Castro Rabal, Jorge; Seara Ojea, Carlos (1990)
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      We give some characterizations of the classes P super NP [0(log super k n)]. First, we show that these classes are equal to classes AC super k-1 (N P). Second, we prove that they are also equivalent to some classes defined ...
    • Learning nearly monotone k-term DNF 

      Castro Rabal, Jorge; Guijarro Guillem, David; Lavín Puente, Víctor Angel (1996-09)
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      This note studies the learnability of the class k-term DNF with a bounded number of negations per term. We study the case of learning with membership queries alone, and give tight upper and lower bounds on the ...
    • Learning PDFA with asynchronous transitions 

      Balle Pigem, Borja de; Castro Rabal, Jorge; Gavaldà Mestre, Ricard (Springer, 2010)
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      In this paper we extend the PAC learning algorithm due to Clark and Thollard for learning distributions generated by PDFA to automata whose transitions may take varying time lengths, governed by exponential distributions.
    • Learning probabilistic automata : a study in state distinguishability 

      Balle Pigem, Borja de; Castro Rabal, Jorge; Gavaldà Mestre, Ricard (2013-02-18)
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      Known algorithms for learning PDFA can only be shown to run in time polynomial in the so-called distinguishability μ of the target machine, besides the number of states and the usual accuracy and confidence parameters. We ...
    • Learning probability distributions generated by finite-state machines 

      Castro Rabal, Jorge; Gavaldà Mestre, Ricard (Springer, 2016)
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      We review methods for inference of probability distributions generated by probabilistic automata and related models for sequence generation. We focus on methods that can be proved to learn in the inference in the limit ...
    • Measuring investment opportunities under uncertainty 

      Castro Rabal, Jorge; Gabarró Vallès, Joaquim; Serna Iglesias, María José (Springer, 2019)
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      In order to make sound economic decisions it is important to measure the possibilities offered by a market in relation to investments. Provided an investment scheme S = (r; R1, . . . , Rn), where r is a lower bound on the ...
    • On the query complexity of quantum learners 

      Castro Rabal, Jorge (2005-06)
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      This paper introduces a framework for quantum exact learning via queries, the so-called quantum protocol. It is shown that usual protocols in the classical learning setting have quantum counterparts. A combinatorial notion, ...
    • Ordocoordinación: cómo organizar 700 estudiantes en un nuevo campus (y no morir en el intento) 

      Castro Rabal, Jorge; Farreres de la Morena, Xavier; Gabarró Vallès, Joaquim; Nivela Alós, M. Pilar Brígida; Pérez Poch, Antoni; Pino Blanco, Elvira; Rivero Almeida, José Miguel (Asociación de Enseñantes Universitarios de la Informática (AENUI), 2018)
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      Since Autumn Term 2017 the Department of Computer Science of the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya UPC-BarcelonaTech is in charge of teaching ”Fundamentals of Programming” in the new DiagonalBeso ´s Campus, at EEBE ...
    • Power to invest 

      Castro Rabal, Jorge; Gabarró Vallès, Joaquim; Serna Iglesias, María José (2018)
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      In this post recession time it is important to measure the possibilities offered by a society in relation to investments. To do that, we consider an investment schema I= (R;R_1,...,R_n) where R is a lower bound on the ...
    • Query, PACS and simple-PAC learning 

      Castro Rabal, Jorge; Guijarro Guillem, David (1998-01)
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      We study a distribution dependent form of PAC learning that uses probability distributions related to Kolmogorov complexity. We relate the PACS model, defined by Denis, D'Halluin and Gilleron, with the standard simple-PAC ...
    • Refining the imprecise meaning of non-determinism in the Web by strategic games 

      Castro Rabal, Jorge; Gabarró Vallès, Joaquim; Serna Iglesias, María José (Springer, 2019)
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      Nowadays interactions with the World Wide Web are ubiquitous. Users interact through a number of steps consisting of site calls and handling results that can be automatized as orchestrations. Orchestration results have ...
    • Refining indeterministic choice: Imprecise probabilities and strategic thinking 

      Castro Rabal, Jorge; Gabarró Vallès, Joaquim; Serna Iglesias, María José (2020-11)
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      Often, uncertainty is present in processes that are part of our routines. Having tools to understand the consequences of unpredictability is convenient. We introduce a general framework to deal with uncertainty in the realm ...
    • Simple PAC learning of simple decision lists 

      Castro Rabal, Jorge; Balcázar Navarro, José Luis (1995-06)
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      We prove that log n-decision lists - the class of decision lists such that all their terms have low Kolmogorov complexity - are learnable in the simple PAC learning model. The proof is based on a transformation from an ...
    • The Consistency dimension and distribution-dependent learning from queries 

      Balcázar Navarro, José Luis; Castro Rabal, Jorge; Guijarro Guillem, David (2000-05-01)
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      We prove a new combinatorial characterization of polynomial learnability from equivalence queries, and state some of its consequences relating the learnability of a class with the learnability via equivalence and ...