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Download E-books Autonomous Military Robotics (SpringerBriefs in Computer Science) PDF

By Vishnu Nath, Stephen E. Levinson

This SpringerBrief finds the newest concepts in desktop imaginative and prescient and computer studying on robots which are designed as exact and effective army snipers. Militaries worldwide are investigating this expertise to simplify the time, price and safeguard measures useful for education human snipers. those robots are constructed through combining an important points of computing device technological know-how learn parts together with picture processing, robot kinematics and studying algorithms. The authors clarify how a brand new humanoid robotic, the iCub, makes use of high-speed cameras and laptop imaginative and prescient algorithms to trace the article that has been labeled as a objective. The robotic adjusts its arm and the gun muzzle for max accuracy, because of a neural version that comes with the parameters of its joint angles, the rate of the bullet and the approximate distance of the objective. a radical literature evaluation presents important context for the experiments. Of functional curiosity to army forces world wide, this short is designed for execs and researchers operating in army robotics. it is going to even be worthwhile for complex point machine technological know-how scholars inquisitive about desktop imaginative and prescient, AI and desktop studying concerns.

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Download E-books Hegemony in the Digital Age: The Arab/Israeli Conflict Online (Critical Media Studies) PDF

By Stephen M. E. Marmura

Web know-how has arguably replaced the principles through which participants, social pursuits, and associations compete for political and cultural effect in technologically complicated societies. the writer considers this truth via connection with the concept that of hegemony; trying to the ways that assorted actors in American civil society compete with each other whereas concurrently not easy dominant assets of authority. The Arab/Israeli clash is drawn upon as a boundary item keeping direct curiosity to a variety of state-aligned lobbies, broadly-based social hobbies, and marginalized 'extremist' teams, each one of which hopes to impact the process U.S. Mid-East coverage. whereas a variety of dimensions of net use and activism are explored, Stephen Marmura directs specific awareness to the significance and barriers of the area large net as a mass medium. reading phenomena starting from mainstream information dissemination to the propaganda conflict obvious on-line among racist, spiritual fundamentalist, and ultra-nationalist companies, he argues the Net's maximum merits are finally accumulated through these so much vested within the political established order. Marmura argues extra that common use of the net is probably going contributing to techniques of social fragmentation, whilst it reinforces ideological discourses favorable to kingdom strength.

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Download E-books Applications Interface Programming Using Multiple Languages: A Windows Programmer's Guide PDF

By Ying Bai

Applications Interface Programming utilizing a number of Languages: A home windows Programmers' Guide is a hands-on advisor to interfacing a number of programming languages and functions. utilizing functional examples, the writer indicates tips on how to interwork combos of C/C++ and visible C++ 6.0; visible easy 6.0; MATLAB; Smalltalk; VisualWorks; LabVIEW, LabWindows/CVI, and dimension Studio; Java 1.2 and 1.3; Perl; and extra.

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Download E-books Collaborative Search: Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How (Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and S) PDF

By Jaime Teevan

This present day, internet seek is handled as a solitary adventure. internet browsers and se's are usually designed to aid a unmarried person, operating by myself. even though, collaboration on information-seeking projects is really average. scholars interact to accomplish homework assignments, neighbors search information regarding joint leisure possibilities, kinfolk together plan holiday trip, and associates together behavior learn for his or her tasks. As better networking applied sciences and the increase of social media simplify the method of distant collaboration, and massive, novel exhibit form-factors simplify the method of co-located staff paintings, researchers have all started to discover how you can facilitate collaboration on seek initiatives. This lecture investigates the who, what, the place, whilst and why of collaborative seek, and provides perception in how rising recommendations can deal with collaborators' wishes. desk of Contents: creation / Who? / What? / the place? / while? / Why? / end: How?

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Download E-books The Elements of User Experience: User-Centered Design for the Web and Beyond (2nd Edition) (Voices That Matter) PDF

By Jesse James Garrett

From the instant it was once released nearly ten years in the past, Elements of consumer Experience turned a necessary reference for net and interplay designers across the world, and has come to outline the middle rules of the perform. Now, during this up-to-date, multiplied, and full-color re-creation, Jesse James Garrett has sophisticated his considering the net, going beyond the laptop to incorporate details that still applies to the surprising proliferation of cellular units and applications.

Successful interplay layout calls for greater than simply growing fresh code and sharp photos. you need to additionally satisfy your strategic targets whereas assembly the desires of your clients. Even the easiest content material and the main subtle know-how will not assist you stability these pursuits with no cohesive, constant consumer event to help it.

 

With such a lot of concerns involved—usability, model id, info structure, interplay layout— developing the consumer event will be overwhelmingly advanced. This new version of The parts of consumer Experience cuts via that complexity with transparent reasons and brilliant illustrations that target principles instead of instruments or options. Garrett provides readers the large photo of person adventure improvement, from technique and standards to info structure and visible layout.


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Download E-books Social Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications PDF

With an expanding accessibility to social networking instruments, the advance of internet 2.0, and the emergence of digital worlds, social computing crosses cultural barriers to affix humans within the electronic landscape.

Social Computing: suggestions, Methodologies, instruments, and purposes uncovers the becoming and increasing phenomenon of human habit, social constructs, and communique in on-line environments. This a number of quantity book offers the most recent study on social swap, evolving networks, media, and interplay with expertise to provide audiences a complete view of the influence of social computing at the approach cultures imagine, act, and alternate information.

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Download E-books Beyond the Desktop Metaphor: Designing Integrated Digital Work Environments (MIT Press) PDF

The computer's metaphorical machine, with its onscreen home windows and hierarchy of folders, is the single electronic paintings setting such a lot clients and architects have ever identified. but empirical reports express that the conventional computer layout doesn't supply enough help for modern day real-life projects regarding collaboration, multitasking, a number of roles, and numerous applied sciences. In past the laptop Metaphor, major researchers and builders give some thought to layout methods for a post-desktop future.The participants research the constraints of the laptop environment--including the integrated clash among entry and demonstrate, the problems in coping with numerous projects at the same time, and the necessity to coordinate the a number of applied sciences and data items (laptops, PDAs, documents, URLs, e-mail) that the majority humans use daily--and suggest novel layout options that paintings towards a extra built-in electronic paintings surroundings. They describe platforms that facilitate entry to details, together with Lifestreams, Haystack, job manufacturing facility, GroupBar, and Scalable cloth, and so they argue that the association of labor environments should still replicate the social context of labor. they think about the concept of task as a conceptual instrument for designing built-in platforms, and element to the Kimura and Activity-Based Computing structures as examples.Beyond the laptop Metaphor is the 1st systematic review of state of the art examine on built-in electronic paintings environments. It offers a glimpse of what the following iteration of data applied sciences for daily use may perhaps glance like--and it may motivate layout options for clients' real-world needs.

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Download E-books Human Factors Methods: A Practical Guide for Engineering and Design PDF

This moment version of Human elements equipment: a realistic consultant for Engineering and layout now offers 107 layout and review equipment in addition to various refinements to those who featured within the unique. The ebook has been conscientiously designed to behave as an ergonomics tools handbook, helping either scholars and practitioners. The 11 sections symbolize the several different types of ergonomics tools and methods that may be utilized in the assessment and layout approach. delivering a 'how-to' textual content on a considerable variety of ergonomics equipment that may be utilized in the layout and review of goods and platforms, it's a finished aspect of reference for these kind of equipment. an outline of the equipment is gifted in bankruptcy one, with a equipment matrix displaying that are utilized in conjunction. the subsequent chapters element the equipment exhibiting how one can practice them in perform. Flowcharts, techniques and examples hide the necessities of a various viewers and sundry purposes of the tools. the ultimate bankruptcy, a brand new addition, illustrates the EAST technique, which integrates numerous famous tools right into a teamwork research process.

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Download E-books The Digital Crown: Winning at Content on the Web PDF

By Ahava Leibtag

In 1997, invoice Gates famously stated "Content is king." on the grounds that then, the electronic advertising international has been scrambling to meet this promise, as we ultimately shift our concentration to what shoppers really need from our manufacturers: a conversation.The electronic Crown walks you thru the necessities of crafting nice content material: the basics of branding, messaging, enterprise target alignment, and developing transportable, cellular content material that's future-ready. structures create freedom, and inside this booklet you’ll examine the seven serious principles to align your inner and exterior content material techniques, together with placing your viewers first, related to stakeholders early and sometimes, and growing multidisciplinary content material groups.

Complete with case reports and adventure drawn without delay from worldwide content material initiatives, you're invited to watch the internal workings of winning content material engagements. You’ll the way to juggle the calls for of IT, layout, and content material groups, whereas buying the entire useful instruments you must devise a roadmap for connecting and fascinating together with your customers.

This is the next move at the trip to making and coping with profitable content material to have interaction your viewers and retain them coming again for more.

  • Discover easy-to-follow, uncomplicated breakdowns of the foremost rules at the back of attractive together with your customer
  • Learn either the theoretical and functional purposes of content material and communique on-line
  • Maximize at the case experiences and real-world examples, permitting you in finding the easiest healthy to your personal business

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