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  • Automatically linking MEDLINE abstracts to the Gene Ontology

    Smith, Tony C.; Cleary, John G. (2003)
    Much has been written recently about the need for effective tools and methods for mining the wealth of information present in biomedical literature (Mack and Hehenberger, 2002; Blagosklonny and Pardee, 2001; Rindflesch et ...
  • Better text compression from fewer lexical n-grams

    Smith, Tony C.; Lorenz, Michelle (IEEE Computer Society, 2001)
    Word-based context models for text compression have the capacity to outperform more simple character-based models, but are generally unattractive because of inherent problems with exponential model growth and corresponding ...
  • Computer concepts without computers: a first course in computer science

    Holmes, Geoffrey; Smith, Tony C.; Rogers, Bill (Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, 1997-02)
    While some institutions seek to make CS1 curricula more enjoyable by incorporating specialised educational software [1] or by setting more enjoyable programming assignments [2], we have joined the growing number of Computer ...
  • Determination of ribonuclease sequence-specificity using Pentaprobes and mass spectrometry

    McKenzie, Joanna Leigh; Duyvestyn, Johanna Maria; Smith, Tony C.; Bendak, Katerina; Mackay, Joel P.; Cursons, Raymond T.; Cook, Gregory M.; Arcus, Vickery L. (RNA Society, 2012)
    The VapBC toxin-antitoxin (TA) family is the largest of nine identified TA families. The toxin, VapC, is a metal-dependent ribonuclease that is inhibited by its cognate antitoxin, VapB. Although the VapBCs are the largest ...
  • Fast convergence with a greedy tag-phrase dictionary

    Peeters, Ross; Smith, Tony C. (1997-11)
    The best general-purpose compression schemes make their gains by estimating a probability distribution over all possible next symbols given the context established by some number of previous symbols. Such context models ...

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  • Characterisation of VapC in Mycobacterium smegmatis

    Willcock, Duncan Mark Koorey (University of Waikato, 2016)
    Members of the VapC family of proteins cleave RNA at specific sites in order to regulate biological processes with a cell. Characterization of the sites targeted by a specific protein using conventional biochemical techniques ...
  • Policy Search Based Relational Reinforcement Learning using the Cross-Entropy Method

    Sarjant, Samuel (University of Waikato, 2013)
    Relational Reinforcement Learning (RRL) is a subfield of machine learning in which a learning agent seeks to maximise a numerical reward within an environment, represented as collections of objects and relations, by ...