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PIC Microcontroller Projects in C, 2nd Edition

PIC Microcontroller Projects in C, 2nd Edition

By: Dogan Ibrahim

Publisher: Newnes

Publication Date: 08-APR-2014

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Extensively revised and updated to encompass the latest developments in the PIC 18FXXX series, this book demonstrates how to develop a range of microcontroller applications through a project-based approach. After giving an introduction to programming in C using the popular mikroC Pro for PIC and MPLAB XC8 languages, this book describes the project development cycle in full. The book walks you through fully tried and tested hands-on projects, including many new, advanced topics such as Ethernet programming, digital signal processing, and RFid technology. This book is ideal for engineers,...

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Intelligent Systems for Engineers and Scientists, Third Edition

Intelligent Systems for Engineers and Scientists, Third Edition

By: Adrian Hopgood

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 12-DEC-2011

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The third edition of this bestseller examines the principles of artificial intelligence and their application in engineering and science, as well as techniques for developing intelligent systems to solve practical problems. Covering the spectrum of intelligent systems techniques, it incorporates knowledge-based systems, computational intelligence, and their hybrids. It includes expanded chapters on genetic algorithms and single-candidate optimization techniques, while the chapter on neural networks now covers spiking networks and a range of recurrent networks. Example programs using rules...

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Machine Learning Forensics for Law Enforcement, Security, and Intelligence

Machine Learning Forensics for Law Enforcement, Security, and Intelligence

By: Jesus Mena

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2011

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Increasingly, crimes and fraud are digital in nature, occurring at breakneck speed and encompassing large volumes of data. To combat this unlawful activity, knowledge about the use of machine learning technology and software is critical. This volume integrates an assortment of deductive and instructive tools, techniques, and technologies to arm professionals with the tools they need to be prepared and stay ahead of the game. It is a practical guide on how to conduct forensic investigations using self-organizing clustering map (SOM) neural networks, text extraction, and rule generating...

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Computational Thinking for the Modern Problem Solver

Computational Thinking for the Modern Problem Solver

By: David Riley; Kenny Hunt

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 27-MAR-2014

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Accessible to non-computer science majors, this classroom-tested book introduces computational thinking as part of an introductory computing course and shows how computer science concepts are applicable to other fields. With numerous color figures, the text focuses on both foundational computer science concepts and engineering topics. It covers abstraction, algorithms, logic, graph theory, social issues of software, and numeric modeling as well as execution control, problem-solving strategies, testing, and data encoding and organizing. ...

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Energy-Aware Memory Management for Embedded Multimedia Systems: A Computer-Aided Design Approach

Energy-Aware Memory Management for Embedded Multimedia Systems: A Computer-Aided Design Approach

By: Florin Balasa; Dhiraj Pradhan

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2011

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Providing an algebraic framework for memory management tasks, this book illustrates how to optimize energy consumption in memory subsystems using CAD solutions. It covers data-dependence analysis techniques, memory size estimation methods, extensions of mapping approaches, and memory banking approaches. The book shows how these techniques are used to evaluate the data storage of an application, reduce dynamic and static energy consumption, design energy-efficient address generation units, and much more. The algorithmic style of the text should help readers create prototype software tools...

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Advances in Computers

Advances in Computers

By: Atif Memon

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2014

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Since its first volume in 1960, Advances in Computers has presented detailed coverage of innovations in computer hardware, software, theory, design, and applications. It has also provided contributors with a medium in which they can explore their subjects in greater depth and breadth than journal articles usually allow. As a result, many articles have become standard references that continue to be of significant, lasting value in this rapidly expanding field. In-depth surveys and tutorials on new computer technology Well-known authors and researchers in the field Extensive...

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Handbook of Research on Web 2.0, 3.0, and X.0

Handbook of Research on Web 2.0, 3.0, and X.0

By: San Murugesan

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2009

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As the Web continues to evolve, advances in Web technology forge many new applications that were not previously feasible, resulting in new usage paradigms in business, social interaction, governance, and education. The Handbook of Research on Web 2.0, 3.0, and X.0: Technologies, Business, and Social Applications is a comprehensive reference source on next-generation Web technologies and their applications. This in-depth two volume collection covers the latest aspects and applications of Web technologies including the introduction of virtual reality commerce systems, the importance of social...

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Knowledge Representation, Reasoning, and the Design of Intelligent Agents

Knowledge Representation, Reasoning, and the Design of Intelligent Agents

By: Michael Gelfond; Yulia Kahl

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Knowledge representation and reasoning is the foundation of artificial intelligence, declarative programming, and the design of knowledge-intensive software systems capable of performing intelligent tasks. Using logical and probabilistic formalisms based on answer set programming (ASP) and action languages, this book shows how knowledge-intensive systems can be given knowledge about the world and how it can be used to solve non-trivial computational problems. The authors maintain a balance between mathematical analysis and practical design of intelligent agents. All the concepts, such as...

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Concept-Oriented Research and Development in Information Technology

Concept-Oriented Research and Development in Information Technology

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2014

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This book thoroughly analyzes the relationships between concept, technology, and market—which are the main factors in shifting information technology research and development (R&D) to a new approach. It discusses unconventional methods and viewpoints of concept creation, technology innovation, and market cultivation. Featuring contributions from international experts and case studies from IBM and Hitachi, this book is perfect for graduate students in information technology, engineering, technology management, operation research, and business—as well as for R&D researchers, directors,...

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Communicating Embedded Systems: Networks Applications

Communicating Embedded Systems: Networks Applications

By: Francine Krief

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 22-FEB-2010

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Embedded systems become more and more complex and require having some knowledge in various disciplines such as electronics, data processing, telecommunications and networks. Without detailing all the aspects related to the design of embedded systems, this book, which was written by specialists in electronics, data processing and telecommunications and networks, gives an interesting point of view of communication techniques and problems in embedded systems. This choice is easily justified by the fact that embedded systems are today massively communicating and that telecommunications and...

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Competitive Inteligence 2.0: Organization, Innovation and Territory

Competitive Inteligence 2.0: Organization, Innovation and Territory

By: Luc Quoniam

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2011

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The recent "concept of 2.0", a consequence of "Web 2.0", discusses the emergence of a new style, emancipated from the Web, which finds applications in all areas of social activity: management, innovation, education , organization, territory, etc. This book considers the implications of the changing paradigm for competitive, economic and territorial intelligence applied to innovation, value creation and enhancement of territories. Competitive intelligence is therefore in the "2.0" and its values: perpetual beta, user-generated content, social relations, etc., horizontality, a renewed...

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Logic for Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Logic for Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

By: Ricardo Caferra

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2011

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Logic and its components (propositional, first-order, non-classical) play a key role in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. While a large amount of information exists scattered throughout various media (books, journal articles, webpages, etc.), the diffuse nature of these sources is problematic and logic as a topic benefits from a unified approach. Logic for Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence utilizes this format, surveying the tableaux, resolution, Davis and Putnam methods, logic programming, as well as for example unification and subsumption. For non-classical logics,...

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Emotion-Oriented Systems

Emotion-Oriented Systems

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 12-DEC-2011

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The Affective Computing domain, term coined by Rosalind Picard in 1997, gathers several scientific areas such as computer science, cognitive science, psychology, design and art. The humane-machine interaction systems are no longer solely fast and efficient. They aim to offer to users affective experiences: user's affective state is detected and considered within the interaction; the system displays affective state; it can reason about their implication to achieve a task or resolve a problem. In this book, we have chosen to cover various domains of research in emotion-oriented systems. Our...

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Tractability

Tractability

By: Lucas Bordeaux; Youssef Hamadi; Pushmeet Kohli

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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Classical computer science textbooks tell us that some problems are 'hard'. Yet many areas, from machine learning and computer vision, to theorem proving and software verification, have defined their own set of tools for effectively solving complex problems. Tractability provides an overview of these different techniques, and of the fundamental concepts and properties used to tame intractability. This book will help you understand what to do when facing a hard computational problem. Can the problem be modelled by convex, or submodular functions? Will the instances arising in practice be of...

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Advances in Computers

Advances in Computers

By: Ali Hurson

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 11-JAN-2014

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Since its first volume in 1960, Advances in Computers has presented detailed coverage of innovations in computer hardware, software, theory, design, and applications. It has also provided contributors with a medium in which they can explore their subjects in greater depth and breadth than journal articles usually allow. As a result, many articles have become standard references that continue to be of significant, lasting value in this rapidly expanding field. In-depth surveys and tutorials on new computer technology Well-known authors and researchers in the field Extensive...

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Quotient Space Based Problem Solving

Quotient Space Based Problem Solving

By: Ling Zhang; Bo Zhang

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 30-JAN-2014

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Quotient Space Based Problem Solving provides an in-depth treatment of hierarchical problem solving, computational complexity, and the principles and applications of multi-granular computing, including inference, information fusing, planning, and heuristic search. Explains the theory of hierarchical problem solving, its computational complexity, and discusses the principle and applications of multi-granular computing Describes a human-like, theoretical framework using quotient space theory, that will be of interest to researchers in artificial intelligence. ...

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Quantum Computing and Communications: An Engineering Approach

Quantum Computing and Communications: An Engineering Approach

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 14-JAN-2005

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Quantum computers will revolutionize the way telecommunications networks function. Quantum computing holds the promise of solving problems that would be intractable with conventional computers by implementing principles from quantum physics in the development of computer hardware, software and communications equipment. Quantum-assisted computing will be the first step towards full quantum systems, and will cause immense disruption of our traditional networks. The world's biggest manufacturers are investing large amounts of resources to develop crucial quantum-assisted circuits and...

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Advances and Applications in Model-Driven Engineering

Advances and Applications in Model-Driven Engineering

By: Vicente Díaz; Juan Lovelle; B. García-Bustelo; Oscar Martinez

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2013

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As organizations and research institutions continue to emphasize model-driven engineering (MDE) as a first-class approach in the software development process of complex systems, the utilization of software in multiple domains and professional networks is becoming increasingly vital. Advances and Applications in Model-Driven Engineering explores this relatively new approach in software development that can increase the level of abstraction of development of tasks. This publication covers the issues of bridging the gaps between various disciplines within software engineering and computer...

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Embedded Systems Circuits and Programming

Embedded Systems Circuits and Programming

By: Julio Sanchez; Maria Canton

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2012

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A practical tutorial on microcontroller programming and the basics of embedded design, this book presents development tools and resources for implementing general-purpose embedded systems. It covers standard and off-the-shelf components, the implementation of circuit prototypes via breadboards, the in-house fabrication of test-time PCBs, electronic design programs and software utilities for creating PCBs, sample circuits that can be used as part of the targeted embedded system, and the selection and programming of microcontrollers in the circuit. Software and other materials are available...

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Elements of Automata Theory

Elements of Automata Theory

By: Jacques Sakarovitch; Reuben Thomas

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2009

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Automata theory lies at the foundation of computer science, and is vital to a theoretical understanding of how computers work and what constitutes formal methods. This treatise gives a rigorous account of the topic and illuminates its real meaning by looking at the subject in a variety of ways. The first part of the book is organised around notions of rationality and recognisability. The second part deals with relations between words realised by finite automata, which not only exemplifies the automata theory but also illustrates the variety of its methods and its fields of application....