Intelligent Tutoring Systems: 12th International Conference, by Stefan Trausan-Matu, Kristy Boyer, Martha Crosby, Kitty

By Stefan Trausan-Matu, Kristy Boyer, Martha Crosby, Kitty Panourgia

This booklet constitutes the refereed court cases of the twelfth overseas convention on clever Tutoring platforms, ITS 2014, held in Honolulu, hello, united states, in June 2014. The 31 revised complete papers, forty five brief papers and 27 posters awarded have been rigorously considered and chosen from 177 submissions. the explicit subject of the ITS 2014 convention is "Creating fertile soil for studying interactions". along with that, the hugely interdisciplinary ITS meetings collect researchers in desktop technology, studying sciences, cognitive and academic psychology, sociology, cognitive technological know-how, man made intelligence, desktop studying and linguistics. The papers are geared up in topical sections on have an effect on; multimodality and metacognition; collaborative studying; facts mining and scholar habit; discussion and discourse; producing tricks, scaffolds and questions; game-based studying and simulation; graphical representations and studying; pupil suggestions and challenge fixing; scaling ITS and assessment.

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Sound, Music, and Motion: 10th International Symposium, CMMR by Mitsuko Aramaki, Olivier Derrien, Richard Kronland-Martinet,

By Mitsuko Aramaki, Olivier Derrien, Richard Kronland-Martinet, Sølvi Ystad

This e-book constitutes the completely refereed post-conference lawsuits of the tenth overseas Symposium on desktop tune Modeling and Retrieval, CMMR 2013, held in Marseille, France, in October 2013. The 38 convention papers provided have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from ninety four submissions. The chapters mirror the interdisciplinary nature of this convention with following issues: augmented musical tools and gesture acceptance, tune and feelings: illustration, acceptance, and audience/performers reports, the artwork of sonification, whilst auditory cues form human sensorimotor functionality, track and sound info mining, interactive sound synthesis, non-stationarity, dynamics and mathematical modeling, image-sound interplay, auditory notion and cognitive idea, and modeling of sound and tune computational musicology.

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Speech Processing and Soft Computing by Sid-Ahmed Selouani

By Sid-Ahmed Selouani

Speech Processing and tender Computing comprises insurance of synergy among speech expertise and bio-inspired delicate computing tools. via sensible circumstances, the writer explores, dissects and examines how tender computing might supplement traditional options in speech enhancement and speech popularity so one can offer strong structures. the cloth is principally necessary to graduate scholars and skilled researchers who're drawn to increasing their horizons and investigating new study instructions via assessment of the theoretical and useful settings of soppy computing equipment in very contemporary speech applications.

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Emerging Technologies in Knowledge Discovery and Data by Takashi Washio, Zhi-Hua Zhou, Joshua Zhexue Huang, Xiaohua

By Takashi Washio, Zhi-Hua Zhou, Joshua Zhexue Huang, Xiaohua (Tony) Hu, Jinyan Li, Chao Xie, Jieyue He, Deqing Zou, Kuan-Ching Li, Mario M. Freire

This publication constitutes the completely refereed post-proceedings of 3 workshops and an business tune held together with the eleventh Pacific-Asia convention on wisdom Discovery and knowledge Mining, PAKDD 2007, held in Nanjing, China in may perhaps 2007.

The sixty two revised complete papers offered including an summary article to every workshop have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 355 submissions. the quantity comprises papers of the PAKDD 2007 business song, that promotes functions of recent information mining ideas, methodologies and structures, the workshop on facts Mining for Biomedical functions (BioDM 2007), the workshop on excessive functionality information Mining and purposes (HPDMA 2007), in addition to the workshop on provider, safety and its facts administration for Ubiquitous Computing (SSDU 2007).

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Advances in Digital Government by William J. McIver Jr., Ahmed K. Elmagarmid

By William J. McIver Jr., Ahmed K. Elmagarmid

Advances In electronic Government offers a set of in-depth articles that addresses a consultant cross-section of the matrix of matters fascinated by imposing electronic govt structures. those articles represent a survey of either the technical and coverage dimensions regarding the layout, making plans and deployment of electronic executive structures. The learn and improvement initiatives in the technical size signify quite a lot of governmental services, together with the provisioning of overall healthiness and human providers, administration of power info, multi-agency integration, and legal justice functions. The technical concerns handled in those initiatives contain database and ontology integration, dispensed architectures, scalability, and protection and privateness. The human components study emphasizes compliance with entry criteria for the disabled and the coverage articles include either conceptual versions for constructing electronic executive platforms in addition to genuine administration studies and effects in deploying them.
Advances In electronic Government provides electronic govt matters from the views of other groups and societies. This geographic and social range illuminates a distinct array of coverage and social views, exposing practitioners to new and important methods of wondering electronic govt.

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Ontology-based Application Integration by Heiko Paulheim

By Heiko Paulheim

Ontology-based program Integration introduces UI-level (User Interface point) program integration and discusses present difficulties which might be remedied through the use of ontologies. It exhibits a unique procedure for employing ontologies in process integration. whereas ontologies were used for integration of IT platforms at the database and at the company good judgment layer, integration at the consumer interface layer is a singular box of study. This publication additionally discusses how finish clients, not just builders, can take advantage of semantic applied sciences.

Ontology-based program Integration offers the improvement of a software program framework together with an in depth ontology approximately person interfaces and interactions. This incorporates a working case examine of a true international built-in emergency administration approach. The final portion of this booklet discusses worthwhile gains that may be equipped on most sensible of the framework for bettering the consumer adventure with destiny built-in info platforms.

Ontology-based program Integration is designed as a reference publication for practitioners and researchers who comprehend and paintings with the rules of utilising semantic net applied sciences to a software program engineering challenge. This publication also will make an exceptional reference or secondary textual content publication for advanced-level scholars focusing on laptop science.

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Advanced Topics in End User Computing Series, Vol. 1 by Mo Adam Mahmood

By Mo Adam Mahmood

Increase subject matters in finish consumer Computing good points the most recent learn findings facing finish consumer computing recommendations, matters, and traits. It presents a discussion board to either teachers and knowledge expertise practitioners to enhance the perform and figuring out of finish consumer computing in businesses. Empirical and theoretical study enthusiastic about all points of finish person computing together with improvement, usage and administration are integrated. This e-book is a part of a brand new sequence entitled “Advanced issues in finish person Computing”. This booklet is quantity One inside of this sequence (Vol. I, 2002).

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Cyber-Humans: Our Future with Machines by Woodrow Barfield

By Woodrow Barfield

It is expected that robots will surpass human intelligence in the subsequent fifty years.
The ever expanding velocity of advances in know-how and neuroscience, coupled with the production of large pcs and superior physique elements and synthetic limbs, is paving the best way for a merger of either human and machine.
Devices which have been as soon as worn at the physique at the moment are being implanted into the physique, and consequently, a category of real cyborgs, who're exhibiting more than a few talents past these of standard humans-beings, are being created. There are cyborgs which could see color by way of listening to sound, others manage to become aware of magnetic fields, a few are built with telephoto lenses to help their imaginative and prescient or implanted pcs to observe their middle, and a few use suggestion to speak with a working laptop or computer or to control a robot arm. this isn't science-fiction, those are advancements which are relatively taking place now, and should proceed to advance sooner or later. even if, quite a number criminal and coverage questions has arisen along this upward push of synthetic intelligence.
Cyber-Humans offers a deep and specified standpoint at the technological way forward for humanity, and describes how legislations and coverage can be quite proper in making a reasonable and equivalent society and keeping the liberties of other existence kinds with the intention to emerge within the twenty first century.
Dr Woodrow (Woody) Barfield formerly headed up the Sensory Engineering Laboratory, keeping the placement of commercial and platforms Engineering Professor on the college of Washington. His study revolves round the layout and use of wearable desktops and augmented truth platforms and holds either JD and LLM levels in highbrow estate legislation and coverage. He has released over 350 articles and significant shows within the components of computing device technological know-how, engineering and legislation. He presently lives in Chapel Hill, NC, USA.

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Cognitive Informatics for Biomedicine: Human Computer by Vimla L. Patel, Thomas G. Kannampallil, David R. Kaufman

By Vimla L. Patel, Thomas G. Kannampallil, David R. Kaufman

The ebook reviews at the present nation on HCI in biomedicine and health and wellbeing care, targeting the function of human elements, sufferer security good as methodological underpinnings of HCI theories and its program for biomedical informatics. Theories, versions and frameworks for human-computer interplay (HCI) were famous as key individuals for the layout, improvement and use of computer-based platforms. within the medical area, key topics that muddle the study panorama of health and wellbeing details expertise (HIT) are usability, choice aid and scientific workflow – all of that are affected without delay or in some way through the character of HCI. whereas the consequences of HCI rules for the layout of HIT are stated, the adoption of the instruments and methods between clinicians, informatics researchers and builders of HIT are constrained. there's a basic consensus that HIT has no longer discovered its capability as a device to facilitate medical decision-making, the coordination of care and improves sufferer security. Embracing sound rules of iterative layout can yield major dividends. it could additionally improve practitioner’s talents to satisfy “meaningful use” necessities. the aim of the ebook is two-fold: to handle key gaps at the applicability of theories, versions and evaluate frameworks of HCI and human components for examine in biomedical informatics. It highlights the state-of-the-art, drawing from the present study in HCI. moment, it additionally serves as a graduate point textbook highlighting key subject matters in HCI suitable for biomedical informatics, computing device technology and social technology scholars operating within the healthcare area. For educational reasons, the e-book offers more information and a collection of questions for interactive type dialogue for every part. the aim of those questions is to motivate scholars to use the realized techniques to genuine international healthcare problems.​

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