What Are Patterns? by Nello Cristianini
In the above video, the speaker talks about patterns, its history and the significance and usage of patterns.
Wikipedia quotes for Nello Cristianini-
Recent research has focused on the evolution on gene families in mammals, the automatic detection of reporting bias in media content, and the development of a unified framework for pattern analysis algorithms.
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if you are interested in patterns, read Turing pattern on Wired.com.