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This book focuses on the mechanism topological structure theory developed by the authors and provides a systematic method for the topological structure design of mechanisms. The main theoretical contributions of this book include i) mathematical representations of mechanism topological structure and mechanism POC (i.e. position and orientation characteristic), ii) POC ...
Topology Design of Robot Mechanisms
This book focuses on the mechanism topological structure theory developed by the authors and provides a systematic method for the topological structure design of mechanisms. The main theoretical contributions of this book include i) mathematical representations of mechanism topological structure and mechanism POC (i.e. position and orientation characteristic), ii) POC equations of mechanisms and corresponding operation rules, iii) general DOF formulas of mechanisms, and iv) composition principle of mechanisms. Using these theoretical achievements as a basis, this book establishes a systematic method for the topological structure design of mechanisms and describes the design procedure in detail. In addition, topological structure designs of 3-, 4-, 5- and 6-DOF parallel mechanisms are studied as examples to illustrate the proposed method. This book is earmarked for researchers, scientists, engineers and graduate students in robotics and creative mechanism design. Tingli Yang, a professor-level senior engineer, works at Jinling Petrochemical Corporation, SINOPEC. Professor Anxin Liu works at the People's Liberation Army (PLA) University of Science and Technology. Professor Huiping Shen works at Changzhou University. Professor Yufeng Luo works at Nanchang University.
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114.450000 USD

Topology Design of Robot Mechanisms

by Qiong Jin, Yufeng Luo, Lu-Bin Hang, Huiping Shen, Anxin Liu, Tingli Yang
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This book describes new algorithms and ideas for making effective decisions under constraints, including applications in control engineering, manufacturing (how to optimally determine the production level), econometrics (how to better predict stock market behavior), and environmental science and geosciences (how to combine data of different types). It also describes general ...
Constraint Programming and Decision Making: Theory and Applications: 2018
This book describes new algorithms and ideas for making effective decisions under constraints, including applications in control engineering, manufacturing (how to optimally determine the production level), econometrics (how to better predict stock market behavior), and environmental science and geosciences (how to combine data of different types). It also describes general algorithms and ideas that can be used in other application areas. The book presents extended versions of selected papers from the annual International Workshops on Constraint Programming and Decision Making (CoProd'XX) from 2013 to 2016. These workshops, held in the US (El Paso, Texas) and in Europe (Wurzburg, Germany, and Uppsala, Sweden), have attracted researchers and practitioners from all over the world. It is of interest to practitioners who benefit from the new techniques, to researchers who want to extend the ideas from these papers to new application areas and/or further improve the corresponding algorithms, and to graduate students who want to learn more - in short, to anyone who wants to make more effective decisions under constraints.
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157.490000 USD

Constraint Programming and Decision Making: Theory and Applications: 2018

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This book addresses an intriguing question: are our decisions rational? It explains seemingly irrational human decision-making behavior by taking into account our limited ability to process information. It also shows with several examples that optimization under granularity restriction leads to observed human decision-making. Drawing on the Nobel-prize-winning studies by Kahneman ...
Bounded Rationality in Decision Making Under Uncertainty: Towards Optimal Granularity: 2018
This book addresses an intriguing question: are our decisions rational? It explains seemingly irrational human decision-making behavior by taking into account our limited ability to process information. It also shows with several examples that optimization under granularity restriction leads to observed human decision-making. Drawing on the Nobel-prize-winning studies by Kahneman and Tversky, researchers have found many examples of seemingly irrational decisions: e.g., we overestimate the probability of rare events. Our explanation is that since human abilities to process information are limited, we operate not with the exact values of relevant quantities, but with granules that contain these values. We show that optimization under such granularity indeed leads to observed human behavior. In particular, for the first time, we explain the mysterious empirical dependence of betting odds on actual probabilities. This book can be recommended to all students interested in human decision-making, to researchers whose work involves human decisions, and to practitioners who design and employ systems involving human decision-making -so that they can better utilize our ability to make decisions under uncertainty.
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157.490000 USD

Bounded Rationality in Decision Making Under Uncertainty: Towards Optimal Granularity: 2018

by Joe Lorkowski, Vladik Kreinovich
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Living with Robots recounts a foundational shift in the field of robotics, from artificial intelligence to artificial empathy, and foreshadows an inflection point in human evolution. Today's robots engage with human beings in socially meaningful ways, as therapists, trainers, mediators, caregivers, and companions. Social robotics is grounded in artificial intelligence, ...
Living with Robots
Living with Robots recounts a foundational shift in the field of robotics, from artificial intelligence to artificial empathy, and foreshadows an inflection point in human evolution. Today's robots engage with human beings in socially meaningful ways, as therapists, trainers, mediators, caregivers, and companions. Social robotics is grounded in artificial intelligence, but the field's most probing questions explore the nature of the very real human emotions that social robots are designed to emulate.Social roboticists conduct their inquiries out of necessity--every robot they design incorporates and tests a number of hypotheses about human relationships. Paul Dumouchel and Luisa Damiano show that as roboticists become adept at programming artificial empathy into their creations, they are abandoning the conventional conception of human emotions as discrete, private, internal experiences. Rather, they are reconceiving emotions as a continuum between two actors who coordinate their affective behavior in real time. Rethinking the role of sociability in emotion has also led the field of social robotics to interrogate a number of human ethical assumptions, and to formulate a crucial political insight: there are simply no universal human characteristics for social robots to emulate. What we have instead is a plurality of actors, human and nonhuman, in noninterchangeable relationships.As Living with Robots shows, for social robots to be effective, they must be attentive to human uniqueness and exercise a degree of social autonomy. More than mere automatons, they must become social actors, capable of modifying the rules that govern their interplay with humans.
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31.450000 USD

Living with Robots

by Paul Dumouchel
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DESCRIPTION Deep learning is applicable to a widening range of artificial intelligence problems, such as image classification, speech recognition, text classification, question answering, text-to-speech, and optical character recognition. Deep Learning with Python is structured around a series of practical code examples that illustrate each new concept introduced and demonstrate best ...
Deep Learning with Python
DESCRIPTION Deep learning is applicable to a widening range of artificial intelligence problems, such as image classification, speech recognition, text classification, question answering, text-to-speech, and optical character recognition. Deep Learning with Python is structured around a series of practical code examples that illustrate each new concept introduced and demonstrate best practices. By the time you reach the end of this book, you will have become a Keras expert and will be able to apply deep learning in your own projects. KEY FEATURES * Practical code examples * In-depth introduction to Keras * Teaches the difference between Deep Learning and AI ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY Deep learning is the technology behind photo tagging systems at Facebook and Google, self-driving cars, speech recognition systems on your smartphone, and much more. AUTHOR BIO Francois Chollet is the author of Keras, one of the most widely used libraries for deep learning in Python. He has been working with deep neural networks since 2012. Francois is currently doing deep learning research at Google. He blogs about deep learning at blog.keras.io.
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52.490000 USD

Deep Learning with Python

by Francois Chollet
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In Architectural Intelligence, Molly Wright Steenson explores the work of four architects in the 1960s and 1970s who incorporated elements of interactivity into their work. Christopher Alexander, Richard Saul Wurman, Cedric Price, and Nicholas Negroponte and the MIT Architecture Machine Group all incorporated technologies -- including cybernetics and artificial intelligence ...
Architectural Intelligence: How Designers and Architects Created the Digital Landscape
In Architectural Intelligence, Molly Wright Steenson explores the work of four architects in the 1960s and 1970s who incorporated elements of interactivity into their work. Christopher Alexander, Richard Saul Wurman, Cedric Price, and Nicholas Negroponte and the MIT Architecture Machine Group all incorporated technologies -- including cybernetics and artificial intelligence -- into their work and influenced digital design practices from the late 1980s to the present day. Alexander, long before his famous 1977 book A Pattern Language, used computation and structure to visualize design problems; Wurman popularized the notion of information architecture ; Price designed some of the first intelligent buildings; and Negroponte experimented with the ways people experience artificial intelligence, even at architectural scale. Steenson investigates how these architects pushed the boundaries of architecture -- and how their technological experiments pushed the boundaries of technology. What did computational, cybernetic, and artificial intelligence researchers have to gain by engaging with architects and architectural problems? And what was this new space that emerged within these collaborations? At times, Steenson writes, the architects in this book characterized themselves as anti-architects and their work as anti-architecture. The projects Steenson examines mostly did not result in constructed buildings, but rather in design processes and tools, computer programs, interfaces, digital environments. Alexander, Wurman, Price, and Negroponte laid the foundation for many of our contemporary interactive practices, from information architecture to interaction design, from machine learning to smart cities.
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47.69 USD

Architectural Intelligence: How Designers and Architects Created the Digital Landscape

by Molly Wright Steenson
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These two volumes constitute the Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Soft Computing Applications (SOFA 2016), held on 24-26 August 2016 in Arad, Romania. This edition was organized by Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania, University of Belgrade, Serbia, in conjunction with the Institute of Computer Science, Iasi Branch ...
Soft Computing Applications: Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop Soft Computing Applications (SOFA 2016): 2018: Volume 1
These two volumes constitute the Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Soft Computing Applications (SOFA 2016), held on 24-26 August 2016 in Arad, Romania. This edition was organized by Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania, University of Belgrade, Serbia, in conjunction with the Institute of Computer Science, Iasi Branch of the Romanian Academy, IEEE Romanian Section, Romanian Society of Control Engineering and Technical Informatics (SRAIT) - Arad Section, General Association of Engineers in Romania - Arad Section, and BTM Resources Arad. The soft computing concept was introduced by Lotfi Zadeh in 1991 and serves to highlight the emergence of computing methodologies in which the accent is on exploiting the tolerance for imprecision and uncertainty to achieve tractability, robustness and lower costs. Soft computing facilitates the combined use of fuzzy logic, neurocomputing, evolutionary computing and probabilistic computing, leading to the concept of hybrid intelligent systems. The rapid emergence of new tools and applications calls for a synergy of scientific and technological disciplines in order to reveal the great potential of soft computing in all domains. The conference papers included in these proceedings, published post-conference, were grouped into the following areas of research: * Methods and Applications in Electrical Engineering * Knowledge-Based Technologies for Web Applications, Cloud Computing, Security Algorithms and Computer Networks * Biomedical Applications * Image, Text and Signal Processing * Machine Learning and Applications * Business Process Management * Fuzzy Applications, Theory and Fuzzy Control * Computational Intelligence in Education * Soft Computing & Fuzzy Logic in Biometrics (SCFLB) * Soft Computing Algorithms Applied in Economy, Industry and Communication Technology * Modelling and Applications in Textiles The book helps to disseminate advances in selected active research directions in the field of soft computing, along with current issues and applications of related topics. As such, it provides valuable information for professors, researchers and graduate students in the area of soft computing techniques and applications.
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367.490000 USD

Soft Computing Applications: Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop Soft Computing Applications (SOFA 2016): 2018: Volume 1

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These two volumes constitute the Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Soft Computing Applications (SOFA 2016), held on 24-26 August 2016 in Arad, Romania. This edition was organized by Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania, University of Belgrade, Serbia, in conjunction with the Institute of Computer Science, Iasi Branch ...
Soft Computing Applications: 2018: Volume 2
These two volumes constitute the Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Soft Computing Applications (SOFA 2016), held on 24-26 August 2016 in Arad, Romania. This edition was organized by Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania, University of Belgrade, Serbia, in conjunction with the Institute of Computer Science, Iasi Branch of the Romanian Academy, IEEE Romanian Section, Romanian Society of Control Engineering and Technical Informatics (SRAIT) - Arad Section, General Association of Engineers in Romania - Arad Section, and BTM Resources Arad. The soft computing concept was introduced by Lotfi Zadeh in 1991 and serves to highlight the emergence of computing methodologies in which the accent is on exploiting the tolerance for imprecision and uncertainty to achieve tractability, robustness and lower costs. Soft computing facilitates the combined use of fuzzy logic, neurocomputing, evolutionary computing and probabilistic computing, leading to the concept of hybrid intelligent systems. The rapid emergence of new tools and applications calls for a synergy of scientific and technological disciplines in order to reveal the great potential of soft computing in all domains. The conference papers included in these proceedings, published post-conference, were grouped into the following areas of research: * Methods and Applications in Electrical Engineering * Knowledge-Based Technologies for Web Applications, Cloud Computing, Security Algorithms and Computer Networks * Biomedical Applications * Image, Text and Signal Processing * Machine Learning and Applications * Business Process Management * Fuzzy Applications, Theory and Fuzzy Control * Computational Intelligence in Education * Soft Computing & Fuzzy Logic in Biometrics (SCFLB) * Soft Computing Algorithms Applied in Economy, Industry and Communication Technology * Modelling and Applications in Textiles The book helps to disseminate advances in selected active research directions in the field of soft computing, along with current issues and applications of related topics. As such, it provides valuable information for professors, researchers and graduate students in the area of soft computing techniques and applications.
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367.490000 USD

Soft Computing Applications: 2018: Volume 2

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This volume presents 70 carefully selected papers from a major joint event: the 8th International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR 2016) and the 8th International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN 2016). SoCPaR-CASoN 2016, which was organized by the Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs), ...
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR 2016): 2018
This volume presents 70 carefully selected papers from a major joint event: the 8th International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR 2016) and the 8th International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN 2016). SoCPaR-CASoN 2016, which was organized by the Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs), USA and Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), India and held at the VIT on December 19-21, 2016. It brings together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to share their experiences and exchange new ideas on all interdisciplinary areas of soft computing and pattern recognition, as well as intelligent methods applied to social networks. This book is a valuable resource for practicing engineers/scientists and researchers working in the field of soft computing, pattern recognition and social networks.
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398.990000 USD

Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR 2016): 2018

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Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins
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Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins

by Garry Kasparov
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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War
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29.350000 USD

Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

by Paul Scharre
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The Afro-European Conference for Industrial Advancement (AECIA) brought together the foremost experts and excellent young researchers from Africa, Europe and the rest of the world to disseminate the latest results from various fields of engineering, information and communication technologies. This volume gathers the carefully selected papers from the third installment ...
Proceedings of the Third International Afro-European Conference for Industrial Advancement AECIA 2016: 2018
The Afro-European Conference for Industrial Advancement (AECIA) brought together the foremost experts and excellent young researchers from Africa, Europe and the rest of the world to disseminate the latest results from various fields of engineering, information and communication technologies. This volume gathers the carefully selected papers from the third installment of the AECIA, which was held in Marrakech, Morocco from November 21 to 23, 2016. The papers address important topics like Automation Systems, Intelligent Techniques and Algorithms, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Applications in Engineering, Control, Optimization and Processing, as well as manufacturing-related topics. As such, it offers a valuable reference guide for researchers, students and practitioners in the fields of computer science and engineering.
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262.490000 USD

Proceedings of the Third International Afro-European Conference for Industrial Advancement AECIA 2016: 2018

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This book focuses on soft computing and its applications to solve real-life problems occurring in different domains ranging from medical and health care, supply chain management and image processing to cryptanalysis. It presents the proceedings of International Conference on Soft Computing: Theories and Applications (SoCTA 2016), offering significant insights into ...
Soft Computing: Theories and Applications: Proceedings of SoCTA 2016, Volume 2
This book focuses on soft computing and its applications to solve real-life problems occurring in different domains ranging from medical and health care, supply chain management and image processing to cryptanalysis. It presents the proceedings of International Conference on Soft Computing: Theories and Applications (SoCTA 2016), offering significant insights into soft computing for teachers and researchers and inspiring more and more researchers to work in the field of soft computing. >The term soft computing represents an umbrella term for computational techniques like fuzzy logic, neural networks, and nature inspired algorithms. In the past few decades, there has been an exponential rise in the application of soft computing techniques for solving complex and intricate problems arising in different spheres of life. The versatility of these techniques has made them a favorite among scientists and researchers working in diverse areas. SoCTA is the first international conference being organized at Amity University Rajasthan (AUR), Jaipur. The objective of SoCTA 2016 is to provide a common platform to researchers, academicians, scientists, and industrialists working in the area of soft computing to share and exchange their views and ideas on the theory and application of soft computing techniques in multi-disciplinary areas. The aim of the conference is to bring together young and experienced researchers, academicians, scientists, and industrialists for the exchange of knowledge. SoCTA especially encourages the young researchers at the beginning of their career to participate in this conference and present their work on this platform.
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367.490000 USD

Soft Computing: Theories and Applications: Proceedings of SoCTA 2016, Volume 2

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This book focuses on soft computing and its applications to solve real-life problems occurring in different domains ranging from medical and health care, supply chain management and image processing to cryptanalysis. It presents the proceedings of International Conference on Soft Computing: Theories and Applications (SoCTA 2016), offering significant insights into ...
Soft Computing: Theories and Applications: Proceedings of SoCTA 2016, Volume 1
This book focuses on soft computing and its applications to solve real-life problems occurring in different domains ranging from medical and health care, supply chain management and image processing to cryptanalysis. It presents the proceedings of International Conference on Soft Computing: Theories and Applications (SoCTA 2016), offering significant insights into soft computing for teachers and researchers and inspiring more and more researchers to work in the field of soft computing. The term soft computing represents an umbrella term for computational techniques like fuzzy logic, neural networks, and nature inspired algorithms. In the past few decades, there has been an exponential rise in the application of soft computing techniques for solving complex and intricate problems arising in different spheres of life. The versatility of these techniques has made them a favorite among scientists and researchers working in diverse areas. SoCTA is the first international conference being organized at Amity University Rajasthan (AUR), Jaipur. The objective of SoCTA 2016 is to provide a common platform to researchers, academicians, scientists, and industrialists working in the area of soft computing to share and exchange their views and ideas on the theory and application of soft computing techniques in multi-disciplinary areas. The aim of the conference is to bring together young and experienced researchers, academicians, scientists, and industrialists for the exchange of knowledge. SoCTA especially encourages the young researchers at the beginning of their career to participate in this conference and present their work on this platform.
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398.990000 USD

Soft Computing: Theories and Applications: Proceedings of SoCTA 2016, Volume 1

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Intelligent computing refers greatly to artificial intelligence with the aim at making computer to act as a human. This newly developed area of real-time intelligent computing integrates the aspect of dynamic environments with the human intelligence. This book presents a comprehensive practical and easy to read account which describes current ...
Lecture Notes in Real-Time Intelligent Systems: 2018
Intelligent computing refers greatly to artificial intelligence with the aim at making computer to act as a human. This newly developed area of real-time intelligent computing integrates the aspect of dynamic environments with the human intelligence. This book presents a comprehensive practical and easy to read account which describes current state-of-the art in designing and implementing real-time intelligent computing to robotics, alert systems, IoT, remote access control, multi-agent systems, networking, mobile smart systems, crowd sourcing, broadband systems, cloud computing, streaming data and many other applications areas. The solutions discussed in this book will encourage the researchers and IT professional to put the methods into their practice.
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367.490000 USD

Lecture Notes in Real-Time Intelligent Systems: 2018

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This book provides the reader with a broad coverage of the concepts, themes and instrumentalities of this important and evolving area of optimization. In doing so, the editors hope to encourage an even wider adoption of metaheuristic methods for assisting in problem solving, and to stimulate research that may lead ...
Handbook of Research on the
This book provides the reader with a broad coverage of the concepts, themes and instrumentalities of this important and evolving area of optimization. In doing so, the editors hope to encourage an even wider adoption of metaheuristic methods for assisting in problem solving, and to stimulate research that may lead to additional innovations in metaheuristic procedures --
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278.250000 USD

Handbook of Research on the

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The boundaries of the digital and physical are blurring. Augmented Reality (AR) is quickly advancing into a new phase of contextually rich experiences that combine sensors, wearable computing, the Internet of Things, and artificial intelligence. In this book, Dr. Helen Papagiannis shares stories from inside and outside research labs, spanning ...
Augmented Human: How Technology is Shaping the New Reality
The boundaries of the digital and physical are blurring. Augmented Reality (AR) is quickly advancing into a new phase of contextually rich experiences that combine sensors, wearable computing, the Internet of Things, and artificial intelligence. In this book, Dr. Helen Papagiannis shares stories from inside and outside research labs, spanning a decade of work as a designer, researcher, and public speaker. In nontechnical terms, she highlights and expands upon the inventions and ideas that will forever change the way we live, work, and play. Learn about AR and related technologies-and understand the significance of this new communication medium Understand the impact and opportunities this second wave of AR presents for business, design, and culture Gain deep insight into this emerging field from trailblazers and experts in the field Learn how you can contribute to and help define this new technological area, either as a designer, entrepreneur, business or cultural leader, or engaged consumer Our digital future is no longer a distant promise, but a rapidly growing industry.Consider Facebook's $2 billion acquisition of Virtual Reality headset maker Oculus, Google's part in leading a $542 million investment in Augmented Reality company Magic Leap, and Microsoft's introduction of holographic experiences with HoloLens. By inspiring design for the best of humanity and the best of technology, Augmented Human is essential reading for designers, technologists, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and anyone who desires a peek at our virtual future.
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54.59 USD

Augmented Human: How Technology is Shaping the New Reality

by Helen Papagiannis
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Sexbots are coming. Given the pace of technological advances, it is inevitable that realistic robots specifically designed for people's sexual gratification will be developed in the not-too-distant future. Despite popular culture's fascination with the topic, and the emergence of the much-publicized Campaign Against Sex Robots, there has been little academic ...
Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications
Sexbots are coming. Given the pace of technological advances, it is inevitable that realistic robots specifically designed for people's sexual gratification will be developed in the not-too-distant future. Despite popular culture's fascination with the topic, and the emergence of the much-publicized Campaign Against Sex Robots, there has been little academic research on the social, philosophical, moral, and legal implications of robot sex. This book fills the gap, offering perspectives from philosophy, psychology, religious studies, economics, and law on the possible future of robot-human sexual relationships. Contributors discuss what a sex robot is, if they exist, why we should take the issue seriously, and what it means to have sex with a robot. They make the case for developing sex robots, arguing for their beneficial nature, and the case against it, on religious and moral grounds; they consider the subject from the robot's perspective, addressing such issues as consent and agency; and they ask whether it is possible for a human to form a mutually satisfying, loving relationship with a robot. Finally, they speculate about the future of human-robot sexual interaction, considering the social acceptability of sex robots and the possible effect on society. Contributors Marina Adshade, Thomas Arnold, Julie Carpenter, John Danaher, Brian Earp, Lily Eva Frank, Joshua Goldstein, Michael Hauskeller, Noreen Herzfeld, Neil McArthur, Mark Migotti, Sven Nyholm, Ezio di Nucci, Steve Petersen, Anders Sandberg, Matthias Scheutz, Litska Strikwerda, Nicole Wyatt
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56.23 USD

Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

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This book introduces readers to innovative bio-inspired computing techniques for image processing applications. It demonstrates how a significant drawback of image processing - not providing the simultaneous benefits of high accuracy and less complexity - can be overcome, proposing bio-inspired methodologies to help do so. Besides computing techniques, the book ...
Biologically Rationalized Computing Techniques For Image Processing Applications
This book introduces readers to innovative bio-inspired computing techniques for image processing applications. It demonstrates how a significant drawback of image processing - not providing the simultaneous benefits of high accuracy and less complexity - can be overcome, proposing bio-inspired methodologies to help do so. Besides computing techniques, the book also sheds light on the various application areas related to image processing, and weighs the pros and cons of specific methodologies. Even though several such methodologies are available, most of them do not provide the simultaneous benefits of high accuracy and less complexity, which explains their low usage in connection with practical imaging applications, such as the medical scenario. Lastly, the book illustrates the methodologies in detail, making it suitable for newcomers to the field and advanced researchers alike.
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178.490000 USD

Biologically Rationalized Computing Techniques For Image Processing Applications

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For the past 500 years, gamblers-led by mathematicians and scientists-have been trying to figure out how to pull the rug out from under Lady Luck. In The Perfect Bet, mathematician and award-winning writer Adam Kucharski tells the astonishing story of how the experts have succeeded, revolutionizing mathematics and science in ...
The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling
For the past 500 years, gamblers-led by mathematicians and scientists-have been trying to figure out how to pull the rug out from under Lady Luck. In The Perfect Bet, mathematician and award-winning writer Adam Kucharski tells the astonishing story of how the experts have succeeded, revolutionizing mathematics and science in the process. The house can seem unbeatable. Kucharski shows us just why it isn't. Even better, he demonstrates how the search for the perfect bet has been crucial for the scientific pursuit of a better world.
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19.940000 USD

The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling

by Adam Kucharski
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ISRR, the International Symposium on Robotics Research , is one of robotics pioneering Symposia, which has established over the past two decades some of the field's most fundamental and lasting contributions. This book presents the results of the seventeenth edition of Robotics Research ISRR15, offering a collection of a broad ...
Robotics Research: Volume 2
ISRR, the International Symposium on Robotics Research , is one of robotics pioneering Symposia, which has established over the past two decades some of the field's most fundamental and lasting contributions. This book presents the results of the seventeenth edition of Robotics Research ISRR15, offering a collection of a broad range of topics in robotics. The content of the contributions provides a wide coverage of the current state of robotics research.: the advances and challenges in its theoretical foundation and technology basis, and the developments in its traditional and new emerging areas of applications. The diversity, novelty, and span of the work unfolding in these areas reveal the field's increased maturity and expanded scope and define the state of the art of robotics and its future direction.
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262.490000 USD

Robotics Research: Volume 2

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This book provides an overview of the current research in the interdisciplinary area of personal assistants (PA) and cognitively inspired systems. It discusses the most relevant topics in this highly diversified domain, like reasoning, health, personalization, robotics, and ethical and social issues. Personal assistants (PA) are a relatively new concept ...
Personal Assistants: Emerging Computational Technologies
This book provides an overview of the current research in the interdisciplinary area of personal assistants (PA) and cognitively inspired systems. It discusses the most relevant topics in this highly diversified domain, like reasoning, health, personalization, robotics, and ethical and social issues. Personal assistants (PA) are a relatively new concept directed at people with cognitive or physical disabilities, and is expanding to include complex platforms such as sensors, actuators, monitoring abilities and decision processes. Designed for a general audience, it is also of interest to undergraduates, graduates and researchers involved with intelligent systems, ambient intelligence or ambient assisted living. The content goes from an introduction of the field (aimed at undergraduates and a general readership) to specific and complex architectures (aimed at graduates and researchers).
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178.490000 USD

Personal Assistants: Emerging Computational Technologies

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This book gathers 14 of the most promising papers presented at the 18th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing (SNPD 2017), which was held on June 26-28, 2017 in Kanazawa, Japan. The aim of this conference was to bring together researchers and scientists, businessmen ...
Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing
This book gathers 14 of the most promising papers presented at the 18th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing (SNPD 2017), which was held on June 26-28, 2017 in Kanazawa, Japan. The aim of this conference was to bring together researchers and scientists, businessmen and entrepreneurs, teachers, engineers, computer users, and students to discuss the various fields of computer science and to share their experiences and exchange new ideas and information in a meaningful way. The book presents research findings concerning all aspects (theory, applications and tools) of computer and information science, and discusses the practical challenges encountered along the way, as well as the solutions adopted to solve them.
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178.490000 USD

Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing

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The book is a collection of best papers presented in International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Applications (ICICA 2016) organized by Department of Computer Engineering, D.Y. Patil College of Engineering, Pune, India during 20-22 December 2016. The book presents original work, information, techniques and applications in the field of computational ...
International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Applications: ICICA 2016
The book is a collection of best papers presented in International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Applications (ICICA 2016) organized by Department of Computer Engineering, D.Y. Patil College of Engineering, Pune, India during 20-22 December 2016. The book presents original work, information, techniques and applications in the field of computational intelligence, power and computing technology. This volume also talks about image language processing, computer vision and pattern recognition, machine learning, data mining and computational life sciences, management of data including Big Data and analytics, distributed and mobile systems including grid and cloud infrastructure.
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366.450000 USD

International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Applications: ICICA 2016

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This volume contains 68 papers presented at SCI 2016: First International Conference on Smart Computing and Informatics. The conference was held during 3-4 March 2017, Visakhapatnam, India and organized communally by ANITS, Visakhapatnam and supported technically by CSI Division V - Education and Research and PRF, Vizag. This volume contains ...
Smart Computing and Informatics : Proceedings of the First International Conference on SCI 2016, Volume 2
This volume contains 68 papers presented at SCI 2016: First International Conference on Smart Computing and Informatics. The conference was held during 3-4 March 2017, Visakhapatnam, India and organized communally by ANITS, Visakhapatnam and supported technically by CSI Division V - Education and Research and PRF, Vizag. This volume contains papers mainly focused on smart computing for cloud storage, data mining and software analysis, and image processing.
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Smart Computing and Informatics : Proceedings of the First International Conference on SCI 2016, Volume 2

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The dream of a universal translation device goes back many decades, long before Douglas Adams's fictional Babel fish provided this service in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Since the advent of computers, research has focused on the design of digital machine translation tools -- computer programs capable of automatically ...
Machine Translation
The dream of a universal translation device goes back many decades, long before Douglas Adams's fictional Babel fish provided this service in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Since the advent of computers, research has focused on the design of digital machine translation tools -- computer programs capable of automatically translating a text from a source language to a target language. This has become one of the most fundamental tasks of artificial intelligence. This volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series offers a concise, nontechnical overview of the development of machine translation, including the different approaches, evaluation issues, and market potential. The main approaches are presented from a largely historical perspective and in an intuitive manner, allowing the reader to understand the main principles without knowing the mathematical details. The book begins by discussing problems that must be solved during the development of a machine translation system and offering a brief overview of the evolution of the field. It then takes up the history of machine translation in more detail, describing its pre-digital beginnings, rule-based approaches, the 1966 ALPAC (Automatic Language Processing Advisory Committee) report and its consequences, the advent of parallel corpora, the example-based paradigm, the statistical paradigm, the segment-based approach, the introduction of more linguistic knowledge into the systems, and the latest approaches based on deep learning. Finally, it considers evaluation challenges and the commercial status of the field, including activities by such major players as Google and Systran.
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Machine Translation

by Thierry Poibeau
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This book guides students through an exploration of the idea that thinking might be understood as a form of computation. Students make the connection between thinking and computing by learning to write computer programs for a variety of tasks that require thought, including solving puzzles, understanding natural language, recognizing objects ...
Thinking as Computation: A First Course
This book guides students through an exploration of the idea that thinking might be understood as a form of computation. Students make the connection between thinking and computing by learning to write computer programs for a variety of tasks that require thought, including solving puzzles, understanding natural language, recognizing objects in visual scenes, planning courses of action, and playing strategic games. The material is presented with minimal technicalities and is accessible to undergraduate students with no specialized knowledge or technical background beyond high school mathematics. Students use Prolog (without having to learn algorithms: Prolog without tears! ), learning to express what they need as a Prolog program and letting Prolog search for answers. After an introduction to the basic concepts, Thinking as Computation offers three chapters on Prolog, covering back-chaining, programs and queries, and how to write the sorts of Prolog programs used in the book. The book follows this with case studies of tasks that appear to require thought, then looks beyond Prolog to consider learning, explaining, and propositional reasoning. Most of the chapters conclude with short bibliographic notes and exercises. The book is based on a popular course at the University of Toronto and can be used in a variety of classroom contexts, by students ranging from first-year liberal arts undergraduates to more technically advanced computer science students.
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Thinking as Computation: A First Course

by Hector J. Levesque
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The development of thinking machines is an adventure as bold and ambitious as any that humans have attempted. And the truth is that Artificial Intelligence is already an indispensable part of our daily lives. Without it, Google wouldn't find out whatever you need to know. Your smartphone would just be ...
Android Dreams: The Past, Present and Future of Artificial Intelligence
The development of thinking machines is an adventure as bold and ambitious as any that humans have attempted. And the truth is that Artificial Intelligence is already an indispensable part of our daily lives. Without it, Google wouldn't find out whatever you need to know. Your smartphone would just be a phone. In countless ways AI has made the world what it is today. But where will AI technologies take us in the future? We know they will continue to change society, but how? Will AI destroy our jobs? Could it even pose an existential threat? What should we be doing now to prepare for the future? Android Dreams provides a fascinating survey ofArtificial Intelligence for the general reader: where it came from, the state of the art today, and where it will take us tomorrow. It examines how AI will transform our societies, our economies and even ourselves, and what we can do about it. Its ten predictions about what AI will have achieved by 2050 are guaranteed to surprise you.
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Android Dreams: The Past, Present and Future of Artificial Intelligence

by Toby Walsh
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