The Practice of Prolog (Logic Programming)
The raison d'etre of this book is to encourage programmers to use Prolog in
their day-to-day work. Personally, I find the language exciting to use, and wish
to share the excitement with others. More pragmatically, I have seen how certain
moderately-sized pieces of software are far easier to write in Prolog than in any
other... Machine Translation (MIT Press Essential Knowledge series)
A concise, nontechnical overview of the development of machine translation, including the different approaches, evaluation issues, and major players in the industry. About the Author Thierry Poibeau is Director of
Research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris, Head of the LATTICE (Langues, Textes,...
Types and Programming Languages
A type system is a syntactic method for automatically checking the absence of certain erroneous behaviors by classifying program phrases according to the kinds of values they compute. The study of type systems--and of programming languages from a type-theoretic perspective--has important applications in software engineering, language design,...
Famous First Bubbles: The Fundamentals of Early Manias The jargon of economics and finance contains numerous colorful terms for market-asset prices at odds with any reasonable economic explanation. Examples include "bubble," "tulipmania," "chain letter," "Ponzi scheme," "panic," "crash," "herding," and "irrational... Improvisational Design: Continuous, Responsive Digital Communication "This original and sound book should have a profound effect on design for digital media."
-- Mark D. Gross, Design Machine Group, Department of Architecture, University of Washington
Traditional visual design expresses information in fixed forms, such as print or film, so the message can be stored or...
3D Model Recognition from Stereoscopic Cues (Artificial Intelligence Series) 3D Model Recognition from Stereoscopic Cues provides a rich, integrated account of work done within a large-scale, multisite, Alvey-funded collaborative project in computer vision. It presents a variety of methods for deriving surface descriptions from stereoscopic data and for matching those descriptions to three-dimensional models... Conceptual Spaces: The Geometry of Thought "This is a fearless book that casts a wide net around key issues in cognitive science. It offers the kind of coherent, unified view that the field badly needs." - Steven Sloman, Associate Professor, Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown University"
Within cognitive science, two approaches currently dominate...
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