Foundations of Intelligent Systems: 21st International by Troels Andreasen, Henning Christiansen, Juan-Carlos Cubero,

By Troels Andreasen, Henning Christiansen, Juan-Carlos Cubero, Zbigniew W. Ras

This publication constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the twenty first overseas Symposium on Methodologies for clever structures, ISMIS 2014, held in Roskilde, Denmark, in June 2014. The sixty one revised complete papers have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 111 submissions. The papers are equipped in topical sections on complicated networks and knowledge move mining; information mining equipment; clever structures purposes; wisdom illustration in databases and platforms; textual information research and mining; distinct consultation: demanding situations in textual content mining and semantic info retrieval; distinct consultation: warehousing and OLAPing complicated, spatial and spatio-temporal facts; ISMIS posters.

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Haptics Technologies: Bringing Touch to Multimedia (Springer by Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, Mauricio Orozco, Mohamad Eid,

By Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, Mauricio Orozco, Mohamad Eid, Jongeun Cha

The time period “haptics” refers back to the technology of sensing and manipulation via contact. a number of disciplines corresponding to biomechanics, psychophysics, robotics, neuroscience, and software program engineering converge to help haptics, and customarily, haptic examine is finished by means of 3 groups: the robotics neighborhood, the human laptop interface neighborhood, and the digital fact neighborhood. This booklet isn't like the other e-book that has checked out haptics. The authors deal with haptics as a brand new medium instead of only a area inside one of many above parts. They describe human haptic notion and interfaces and current basics in haptic rendering and modeling in digital environments. different software program architectures for standalone and networked haptic platforms are defined, and the authors reveal the immense software spectrum of this rising expertise besides its accompanying traits. the first goal is to supply a finished assessment and a realistic knowing of haptic applied sciences. An appreciation of the shut dating among the wide variety of disciplines that represent a haptic procedure is a key precept in the direction of with the ability to construct winning collaborative haptic environments. dependent as a connection with let for quick lodging of the problems involved, this ebook is meant for researchers attracted to learning contact and strength suggestions to be used in technological multimedia platforms in laptop technology, electric engineering, or different similar disciplines. With its novel strategy, it paves the best way for exploring study traits and demanding situations in such fields as interpersonal conversation, video games, or army functions.

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Internet of Things From Hype to Reality: The Road to by Ammar Rayes, Samer Salam

By Ammar Rayes, Samer Salam

This e-book comprehensively describes an end-to-end net of items (IoT) structure that's created from units, community, compute, garage, platform, purposes in addition to administration and protection parts. it's geared up into 5 major elements, comprising of a complete of eleven chapters. half I offers a wide-spread IoT reference version to set up a standard vocabulary for IoT options. This incorporates a special description of the web protocol layers and the issues (sensors and actuators) in addition to the most important enterprise drivers to achieve the IoT imaginative and prescient. half II makes a speciality of the IoT specifications that impression networking protocols and gives a layer-by-layer walkthrough of the protocol stack with emphasis on growth and key gaps. half III introduces the concept that of Fog computing and describes the drivers for the know-how, its constituent components, and the way it relates and differs from Cloud computing. half IV discusses the IoT prone platform, the cornerstone of the answer through the safety features and standards. eventually, half V presents a therapy of the subject of attached ecosystems in IoT in addition to sensible purposes. It then surveys the newest IoT criteria and discusses the pivotal function of open resource in IoT.

“Faculty will locate well-crafted questions and solutions on the finish of every bankruptcy, compatible for overview and in school room dialogue subject matters. additionally, the fabric within the ebook can be utilized via engineers and technical leaders trying to achieve a deep technical figuring out of IoT, in addition to by means of managers and enterprise leaders seeking to achieve a aggressive facet and comprehend innovation possibilities for the future.”

Dr. Jim Spohrer, IBM

“This textual content presents a really compelling examine of the IoT house and achieves a superb stability among engineering/technology concentration and company context. As such, it really is highly-recommended for somebody attracted to this rapidly-expanding box and should have large entice a large cross-section of readers, i.e., together with engineering execs, enterprise analysts, college scholars, and professors.”

Professor Nasir Ghani, collage of South Florida

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Twitter Data Analytics by Shamanth Kumar

By Shamanth Kumar

This short offers equipment for harnessing Twitter information to find suggestions to complicated inquiries. The short introduces the method of gathering information via Twitter’s APIs and provides techniques for curating huge datasets. The textual content provides examples of Twitter info with real-world examples, the current demanding situations and complexities of creating visible analytic instruments, and the easiest thoughts to deal with those matters. Examples show how robust measures might be computed utilizing a variety of Twitter information assets. as a result of its openness in sharing information, Twitter is a main instance of social media within which researchers can ensure their hypotheses, and practitioners can mine fascinating styles and construct their very own purposes. This short is designed to supply researchers, practitioners, undertaking managers, in addition to graduate scholars with an access element to leap begin their Twitter endeavors. It additionally serves as a handy reference for readers professional in Twitter information analysis.

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Advances in Human Computer Interaction by Shane Pinder

By Shane Pinder

In those 34 chapters, we survey the huge disciplines that loosely inhabit the learn and perform of human-computer interplay. Our authors are passionate advocates of cutting edge purposes, novel ways, and glossy advances during this fascinating and constructing box. it really is our want that the reader think about not just what our authors have written and the experimentation they've got defined, but in addition the examples they've got set.

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The Future of Learning: Issues and Prospects by Mario Tokoro, Luc Steels

By Mario Tokoro, Luc Steels

The target of this booklet is to post multidisciplinary discussions that give a contribution to bettering the schooling of kids and adults of every age at any place on the earth. those advancements has to be based on good notion out academic methodologies and rules and a greater knowing of human studying. they could contain details expertise (e-learning, web, broadband) yet basically as a aid instrument, now not as an lead to itself. The e-book identifies elements that give a contribution to the present difficulty in schooling, that is now felt in the course of the global. It reviews on a few cutting edge initiatives that provide wish for the long run, and surveys contemporary ends up in cognitive neuroscience, synthetic intelligence, and academic psychology. This quantity additionally examines the aptitude makes use of of broadband and mass media in helping schooling.

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New Perspectives on Affect and Learning Technologies by Rafael A. Calvo

By Rafael A. Calvo

Of all of the changes among humans and pcs, emotion may be the main easy: people have them and use them; machines don't, other than with human aid. probably the most promising arenas for human/computer intervention has been within the kind of academic applied sciences that reply to the intersection of have an effect on and cognition that happens in the course of studying. Synthesizing wisdom throughout psychology, schooling, machine technology, and similar fields, those affect-sensitive studying environments coordinate pedagogy with pupil feelings to advertise optimum studying.

The first full-length remedy of its topic, New views on impact and studying Technologies explores new theoretical views and technological advances in regards to the function of impact in studying. Broadening this idea to incorporate similar constructs of motivation, engagement, metacognition, and creativity, the ebook mines a wealth of behavioral, physiological, and linguistic info for a state of the art survey of affective computing in schooling. This interdisciplinary technique, in flip, provides to the information base at the affective elements of scholars’ studying adventure. bankruptcy authors offer dispatches from all corners of the sector, together with:

  • Current neuroscientific findings on emotion and studying.
  • Pedagogical and motivational recommendations delicate to affective and cognitive processes.
  • Multimodal human/computer interfaces, with emphasis on have an effect on recognition.
  • Innovations in methodologies for investigating have an effect on and learning.
  • Design concerns in constructing affect-aware studying environments.
  • Latest advances in clever tutoring systems.

New views on impact and studying Technologies merits a large viewers between researchers in studying applied sciences, affective computing, human/computer interplay, man made intelligence in schooling, and clever tutoring platforms, in addition to the higher academic learn and cognitive technological know-how communities.

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Cognition Beyond the Brain: Computation, Interactivity and by Stephen J. Cowley, Frédéric Vallée-Tourangeau

By Stephen J. Cowley, Frédéric Vallée-Tourangeau

Cognition past the mind challenges neurocentrism by way of advocating a systemic view of cognition in accordance with investigating how motion shapes the event of considering. The systemic view steers among prolonged functionalism and enactivism by means of stressing how residing beings attach our bodies, applied sciences, language and tradition. for the reason that human considering will depend on a cultural ecology, humans attach biologically-based powers with prolonged platforms and, via so doing, they represent cognitive structures that stretch around the pores and skin. organic interpretation exploits prolonged sensible systems.

Illustrating dispensed cognition, one set of chapters specialize in machine mediated belief, paintings at a development web site, judgement aggregation and crime scene research. Turning to how our bodies manufacture abilities, the remainder chapters specialise in interactivity or sense-saturated coordination. the sensation of doing is important to fixing maths difficulties, studying approximately X rays, discovering an bill quantity, or launching a warhead in a movie. humans either perform prolonged platforms and exert person accountability. Brains manufacture a now to which selves are anchored: humans can act immediately or, from time to time, fluctuate conduct and select to writer activities. In ontogenesis, a systemic view allows rationality to be noticeable as gaining mastery over world-side assets. a lot proof and argument hence speaks for reconnecting the research of computation, interactivity and human artifice. Taken jointly, this may force a networks revolution that provides due cognitive significance to the perceivable international that lies past the brain.

Cognition past the mind is a priceless reference for researchers, practitioners and graduate scholars in the fields of computing device technological know-how, Psychology, Linguistics and Cognitive Science.

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