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Efficiency of Random Sampling Based Data Size Reduction on Computing Time and Validity of Clustering in Data Mining

In data mining, cluster analysis is one of the widely used analytics to discover existing groups in datasets. However, the traditional clustering algorithms become insufficient for the analysis of big data which have been formed with the enormous increase in the amount of collected data in recent ...

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A Programmatic Implementation of the Visual Assessment of Cluster Tendency Algorithm in R

In cluster analysis, the partitioning algorithms require a priori estimate of number of clusters (c) as an input parameter, and thus the success of partitioning depends mostly on this parameter. In order to find an optimal c, the obtained results are checked by the various cluster validity indices a...

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An Ontology Development Study for Organic Agriculture and Agroecology Domain

Semantic web applications are principally based on the ontologies which formally represent the concepts and their relations in a domain. In the last decades, a remarkable increase in the number of ontologies has been observed in order to enable the common understanding of knowledge structure for s...

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Agroecology for farmers: The linguistic issue

Agroecology means that agriculture is a part of ecological systems. Agroecology thus promotes biodiversity and support multicultural production. Farmers are benefiting from the digital revolution that allow access to agroecological knowledge. Although internet access to information resources is beco...

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Comparison of K-Means and Fuzzy C-Means Algorithms on Different Cluster Structures

In this paper the K-means (KM) and the Fuzzy C-means (FCM) algorithms were compared for their computing performance and clustering accuracy on different shaped cluster structures which are regularly and irregularly scattered in two dimensional space. While the accuracy of the KM with single pass was...

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Choosing An Optimal K in K-Means Clustering

Cluster analysis has been one of the widely applied data mining techniques because of its usefulness in discovering the meaningful information such as the structures and patterns in datasets. Although there are hundreds of the methods in clustering arena, there is no any best algorithm that fits to ...

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Computing Performance and Clustering Validity Comparison of Fuzzy C-means Algorithm for Different Cluster Volumes

Clustering is an unsupervised classification to assign similar data elements into certain groups, called clusters. Each cluster consists of elements that are more similar to each others when compared to elements in other groups. Although they can be categorized in several ways, clustering methods ca...

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Aquatic Wild Plants

The biology, ecology and the environmental impacts of wild aquatic plants are described, and the environmental issues and controlling methods against them are explained in this book.

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Determination Of Organic Crop Production Potential Of Kalecik District Of Ankara Province

Kalecik is a distinct which is 67 km away and is located on the northeast of Ankara. It is 725m. Above sea level. Its square measure is 1318km². Kalecik is surrounded by karabasan Mountain on West, İdris Mountain on South and Kızılırmak valley on north South direction. Because of this location it ...

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Organic agriculture and animal husbandry

This article is an assessment of organic agriculture and livestock in general.

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Organic Meat and Dairy Cattle Breeding

Meeting the nutrition requirements of the increasing population and attempts of gaining financial profits has led to increasing animal production. In this type of production, since it is crucial to obtain more and financially profitable products from a unit area, ecological balance and health crit...

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An Overview of Organic Agriculture and Organic Aquaculture

' Organic farming, as a result of the deteriorating ecological system in the false applications for restoration of natural balance, synthetic chemical inputs are kept away from the production environment, disease and treatment methods in fighting harmful alternative to (phytotherapy, useful parasite...

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Organic Dairy Farming

Recently, organic livestock has gained importance as an alternative livestock method within the animal production systems, especially in America and many of European Countrys. Organic dairy farming that one of the most important part of organic livestock appeals to consumers who are concerned abou...

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Prevention of Diseases and Aflatoxin Contamination with Appropriate Cultural Techniques and Disease Management Practices in Peanut Farming -1

Aflatoxin contimination is one of the important problems on peanuts and its products. In this study, 28 different peanut storage stores in Osmaniye grains of moisture and aflatoxin content of groundnuts were taken. Mycroflora is determined by using classical identification key of species on samples....

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Effect of Some Quality Parameters on Maltodextrin Production

In this study, production of maltodextrin from corn starch was carried out under both industrial and laboratory-scale production conditions by using two different ?-amylase enzymes, named Clearflow AA and Spezyme Fred, which are commonly used in food industry. The effects of the parameters like conc...

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Traceability Sytems for Traditional Foods Based On Information Technologies

Traceability systems throughout the supply chain from production to consumption of food of, his actions, conditions, and so on are all history information system that allows the derivation. Traceability systems are mainly belongs to the food when it is encountered in any crisis monitoring and manage...

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A Selection Study on Native Almonds (Prunus amygdalus L.) in Bahcecik Village of Hilvan District in Şanlıurfa

A selection study was conductcd for late flowering and good fruit quality characteristics on 150 types in Bahcecik village of Hilvan town in Şanlıurfa in 2004 and 2005. Almond types were subjected to weighed ranked method depend on the selection criteria investigated in both years. Nine superior typ...

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Insect Pests on Broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica) in Çukurova Region

This study was conducted to determine the insect pests of broccoli in Cukurova region during 2004-2007. The insect pests were collected by sweep-net, sucking lube and whole plant inspection methods. A total of 34 harmful insect species from 16 families belonging to 9 orders were recorded in both yea...

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The Phosphorous Levels of Çukurova University Research Areas and Its Effect on Mycorrhiza Spore Development

The aim of this work is to determine the relationship between mycorrhiza and soil parameters affected from tillage practices which were employed at University Research Farm since the establishment of Departmental Research Sites. The type of mycorrhizal spores, organic matter, salt and available P, K...

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Determination of the Cooling Efficiency and Temperature Decression of the Fan-Pad Evaporative Cooling System in a Broiler House in Cukurova Region

In this work, some functional properties of the pads used in evaporative cooling systems in poultry houses in the Cukurova region were investigated. The measured air flow rate through the pads was 1.41 m/s. The cooling system in the poultry house has been operated, depending on the temperature requi...

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