Logic for Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence by Ricardo Caferra

By Ricardo Caferra

Good judgment and its elements (propositional, first-order, non-classical) play a key function in computing device technology and synthetic Intelligence. whereas a large number of details exists scattered all through a number of media (books, magazine articles, webpages, etc.), the diffuse nature of those assets is complex and good judgment as a subject advantages from a unified method. good judgment for desktop technology and synthetic Intelligence makes use of this layout, surveying the tableaux, answer, Davis and Putnam equipment, common sense programming, in addition to for instance unification and subsumption. For non-classical logics, the interpretation process is detailed.

Logic for laptop technology and synthetic Intelligence is the classroom-tested results of a number of years of training at Grenoble INP (Ensimag). it really is conceived to permit self-instruction for a newbie with easy wisdom in arithmetic and desktop technological know-how, yet can also be hugely appropriate to be used in conventional classes. The reader is guided through truly encouraged recommendations, introductions, old comments, aspect notes referring to connections with different disciplines, and diverse routines, entire with certain options, The name offers the reader with the instruments had to arrive certainly at functional implementations of the suggestions and strategies mentioned, bearing in mind the layout of algorithms to resolve difficulties.

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Social Network Analysis for Startups: Finding connections on by Maksim Tsvetovat

By Maksim Tsvetovat

Does your startup depend upon social community research? This concise consultant offers a statistical framework that will help you determine social procedures hidden one of the lots of info now to be had. Social community research (SNA) is a self-discipline that predates fb and Twitter through 30 years. via specialist SNA researchers, you are going to examine suggestions and strategies for spotting styles in social media, political teams, businesses, cultural tendencies, and interpersonal networks. you are going to additionally easy methods to use Python and different open resource tools—such as NetworkX, NumPy, and Matplotlib—to assemble, learn, and visualize social info. This booklet is the suitable marriage among social community idea and perform, and a precious resource of perception and ideas.Discover how inner social networks have an effect on a company’s skill to accomplish stick to terrorists and revolutionaries throughout the 1998 Khobar Towers bombing, the 9-11 assaults, and the Egyptian rebellion find out how a unmarried special-interest team can regulate the result of a countrywide election learn relationships among businesses via funding networks and shared forums of administrators Delve into the anatomy of cultural fads and trends—offline phenomena usually mediated by way of Twitter and fb

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An Introduction to Cybernetics by W. Ross Ashby

By W. Ross Ashby

2015 Reprint of 1956 Printing. complete facsimile of the unique version. no longer reproduced with Optical popularity software program. Cybernetics is the following outlined as "the technological know-how of keep watch over and conversation, within the animal and the machine"-in a be aware, because the artwork of steersmanship; and this publication will curiosity all who're drawn to cybernetics, conversation conception and strategies for rules and keep watch over. W. Ross Ashby (1903-1972) used to be an English psychiatrist and a pioneer in cybernetics, the learn of advanced platforms. His books, "Design for a mind" and "An creation to Cybernetics," have been landmark works. They brought distinct and logical pondering into the nascent self-discipline and have been hugely influential. Contents comprise: what's new -- swap -- The Determinate desktop -- The computer with enter -- balance -- The Black field -- volume of sort -- Transmission of kind -- Incessant Transmission -- legislation in organic structures -- needful sort -- The Error-controlled Regulator -- Regulating the Very huge process -- Amplifying rules

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GPU Pro 7: Advanced Rendering Techniques

The newest version of this bestselling online game improvement reference bargains confirmed information and strategies for the real-time rendering of lighting tricks and visualization info which are worthy for rookies and professional video game and pictures programmers alike. Exploring contemporary advancements within the swiftly evolving box of real-time rendering, GPU professional 7: complicated Rendering options assembles an excellent number of state-of-the-art options for complex photos processing unit (GPU) programming. It contains contributions from greater than 30 specialists who disguise the newest advancements in images programming for video games and films.

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Mathematical Structures for Computer Science (7th Edition) by Judith L. Gersting

By Judith L. Gersting

Judith Gersting's Mathematical constructions for desktop technology has lengthy been acclaimed for its transparent presentation of crucial innovations and its remarkable diversity of functions correct to laptop technological know-how majors. Now with this re-creation, it's the first discrete arithmetic textbook revised to fulfill the proposed new ACM/IEEE criteria for the direction.

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Information Technologies and Social Transformation by National Academy of Engineering, Bruce R. Guile

By National Academy of Engineering, Bruce R. Guile

This selection of papers through students of expertise and society, in line with a countrywide Academy of Engineering symposium, explores the method of mutual adjustment among info applied sciences and social associations. the themes addressed contain fresh advancements and sure futures in info expertise, comparability of data know-how to old advancements in different applied sciences, and the interplay of knowledge expertise with companies, houses, estate rights in details, and diverse hierarchies of social association.

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Introduction to Game Physics with Box2D by Ian Parberry

By Ian Parberry

Written by means of a pioneer of video game improvement in academia, Introduction to online game Physics with Box2D covers the speculation and perform of 2nd online game physics in a calm and exciting but tutorial type. It deals a cohesive remedy of the subjects and code keen on programming the physics for 2nd games.

Focusing on writing undemanding video game physics code, the 1st half the e-book is helping you grab the demanding situations of programming online game physics from scratch, with no libraries or outdoor support. It examines the mathematical starting place of video game physics and illustrates the way it is utilized in perform via coding examples. the second one 1/2 the booklet exhibits you the way to take advantage of Box2D, a favored open resource 2nd video game physics engine. A spouse site presents supplementary fabric, together with resource code and videos.

This booklet is helping you turn into a able second video game physics programmer via its presentation of either the speculation and functions of second video game physics. After studying the ebook and experimenting with the code samples, you are going to comprehend the fundamentals of 2nd online game physics and know the way to exploit Box2D to make a 2nd physics-based online game.

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Foundations of Coding: Compression, Encryption, Error by Jean-Guillaume Dumas, Jean-Louis Roch, Éric Tannier,

By Jean-Guillaume Dumas, Jean-Louis Roch, Éric Tannier, Sébastien Varrette

Offers a accomplished advent to the basic constructions and purposes of quite a lot of modern coding operations

This publication deals a finished advent to the elemental constructions and functions of a variety of modern coding operations. this article makes a speciality of the how you can constitution details in order that its transmission might be within the most secure, fastest, and best and error-free demeanour attainable. All coding operations are coated in one framework, with preliminary chapters addressing early
mathematical types and algorithmic advancements which ended in the constitution of code. After discussing the overall foundations of code, chapters continue to hide person issues equivalent to notions of compression, cryptography, detection, and correction codes. either classical coding theories and the main state of the art versions are addressed, besides beneficial routines of various complexities to augment comprehension.

  • Explains how one can constitution coding info in order that its transmission is secure, error-free, effective, and fast
  • Includes a pseudo-code that readers could enforce of their preferential programming language
  • Features descriptive diagrams and illustrations, and nearly one hundred fifty routines, with corrections, of various complexity to reinforce comprehension
  • Foundations of Coding: Compression, Encryption,Error-Correction is a useful source for realizing many of the methods details is established for its safe and trustworthy transmission within the 21st-century international.

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    From Newspeak to Cyberspeak: A History of Soviet Cybernetics by Slava Gerovitch

    By Slava Gerovitch

    Honorable point out for the 2003 Wayne S. Vucinich e-book Prize backed via the yankee organization for the development of Slavic stories (AAASS), at the side of the Stanford collage middle for Russian and East eu Studies

    In this ebook, Slava Gerovitch argues that Soviet cybernetics was once not only an highbrow development yet a social circulate for radical reform in technological know-how and society as an entire. fans of cybernetics seen desktop simulation as a common approach to challenge fixing and the language of cybernetics as a language of objectivity and fact. With this new objectivity, they challenged the prevailing order of items in economics and politics in addition to in science.

    The background of Soviet cybernetics a curious arc. within the Nineteen Fifties it used to be categorized a reactionary pseudoscience and a weapon of imperialist ideology. With the coming of Khrushchev's political "thaw," despite the fact that, it was once noticeable as an blameless sufferer of political oppression, and it developed right into a circulation for radical reform of the Stalinist approach of technology. within the early Nineteen Sixties it was once hailed as "science within the provider of communism," yet via the tip of the last decade it had become a shallow trendy development. utilizing huge new archival fabrics, Gerovitch argues that those fluctuating attitudes mirrored profound adjustments in medical language and study technique throughout disciplines, in strength relatives in the clinical neighborhood, and within the political position of scientists and engineers in Soviet society. His particular research of medical discourse exhibits how the Newspeak of the past due Stalinist interval and the Cyberspeak that challenged it will definitely combined into "CyberNewspeak."

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    Semantische Technologien : Grundlagen. Konzepte. Anwendungen by Andreas Dengel

    By Andreas Dengel

    Dieses Lehrbuch bietet eine umfassende Einführung in Grundlagen, Potentiale und Anwendungen Semantischer Technologien. Es richtet sich an Studierende der Infor¬matik und angrenzender Fächer sowie an Entwickler, die Seman¬tische Technologien am Arbeitsplatz oder in verteilten Applikationen nutzen möchten. Mit seiner an praktischen Beispielen orientierten Darstellung gibt es aber auch Anwendern und Entscheidern in Unternehmen einen breiten Überblick über Nutzen und Möglichkeiten dieser Technologie. Semantische Technologien versetzen laptop in die Lage, Informationen nicht nur zu speichern und wieder zu finden, sondern sie ihrer Bedeutung entsprechend auszuwerten, zu verbinden, zu Neuem zu verknüpfen, und so flexibel und zielgerichtet nützliche Leistungen zu erbringen. Das vorliegende Buch stellt im ersten Teil die als Semantische Technologien bezeichneten Techniken, Sprachen und Repräsentationsformalismen vor. Diese Elemente erlauben es, das in Informationen enthaltene Wissen formal und damit für den machine verarbeitbar zu beschreiben, Konzepte und Beziehungen darzustellen und schließlich Inhalte zu erfragen, zu erschließen und in Netzen zugänglich zu machen. Der zweite Teil beschreibt, wie mit Semantischen Technologien elementare Funktionen und umfassende Dienste der Informations- und Wissensverarbeitung realisiert werden können. Hierzu gehören etwa die Annotation und das Erschließen von details, die Suche in den resultierenden Strukturen, das Erklären von Bedeutungszusammenhängen sowie die Integration einzelner Komponenten in komplexe Ablaufprozesse und Anwendungslösungen. Der dritte Teil beschreibt schließlich vielfältige Anwendungsbeispiele in unterschiedlichen Bereichen und illustriert so Mehrwert, Potenzial und Grenzen von Semantischen Technologien. Die dargestellten Systeme reichen von Werkzeugen für persönliches, individuelles Informationsmanagement über Unterstützungsfunktionen für Gruppen bis hin zu neuen Ansätzen im web der Dinge und Dienste, einschließlich der Integration verschiedener Medien und Anwendungen von Medizin bis Musik

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