By Allan Hanbury, Gabriella Kazai, Andreas Rauber, Norbert Fuhr
This ebook constitutes the lawsuits of the thirty seventh eu convention on IR examine, ECIR 2015, held in Vienna, Austria, in March/April 2015. The forty four complete papers, forty-one poster papers and seven demonstrations awarded including three keynotes during this quantity have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 305 submissions. the focal point of the papers have been on following issues: aggregated seek and variety, category, cross-lingual and discourse, potency, evaluate, occasion mining and summarisation, info extraction, recommender structures, semantic and graph-based types, sentiment and opinion, social media, particular seek projects, temporal types and lines, subject and record versions, person habit and reproducible IR.
By Philip Barker, Masoud Yazdani, Philip G. Barker
Do images increase the communicative strength of textual content? This quantity explains the best way to mix phrases with photos, to speak essentially around the cultural boundaries that expertise are breaking down.
By Mitch Allen
A word from the writer and from O'Reilly Media approximately what this bookdoes--and doesn't--do:
Palm webOS is a new platform and represents a truly diversified sort ofoperating process the place the net runtime is used because the foundation for the UI andApplication version. Palm and O'Reilly felt that it was once vital to have abook to be had to assist builders get a simple realizing of the recent Palmplatform on the time that the SDK used to be published; this timing performed a majorrole within the content material and constitution of the book.
Ideally this booklet might were an entire reference of the recent platformbut that wasn't attainable because the content material was once written whilst asthe software program SDK used to be being constructed by means of the Palm engineering group. The bookdoes offer an entire assessment of Palm webOS, an intensive description ofthe software version and offers information on many key layout recommendations. Thereare descriptions and examples of UI widgets, prone, storage,notifications, dashboards and history purposes, serving as a greatintroduction yet now not as a definitive source.
The publication makes use of an easy information reader software to demonstrate the technicaldescriptions however the examples usually are not meant to function a cookbooktutorial. skilled builders may be in a position to use the examples to buildup a operating program bankruptcy through bankruptcy yet others won't locate theloose descriptions sufficient for recreating the applying unaided. extra time, those diverse wishes may be crammed via different books, yet in themeantime we are hoping that this e-book will serve a invaluable position introducingdevelopers to webOS and giving them a manner of having began with webOSapplication development.
A moment printing of the booklet will replace any unique insurance obsoleted bysubsequent Mojo SDK builds. For proprietors of the unique printing of the book,all of those updates are published at the "View/Submit Errata" hyperlink (please seeleft-hand column of this net page).
- Get an intensive evaluate of the webOS platform and architecture
- Understand the severe recommendations for program layout: what separates webOS from different net and cellular platforms
- Learn the main points of Mojo's improvement instruments and SDK for development and trying out cellular applications
- Examine most sensible practices, very important issues, and guiding rules for constructing with webOS and the Mojo framework
By Marcello La Rosa, Peter Loos, Oscar Pastor
This booklet constitutes the lawsuits of the 14th foreign convention on enterprise approach administration, BPM 2016, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in September 2016.
The concentration of the convention covers a variety of papers targeting computerized discovery, conformance checking, modeling foundations, understandability of technique representations, runtime administration and predictive tracking. the themes chosen via the authors exhibit an expanding curiosity of the examine group within the zone of approach mining, resonated by way of an both fast-growing uptake by means of various sectors.
By Tag G. Kim
This e-book constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of the thirteenth foreign convention on AI, Simulation, and making plans in excessive Autonomy structures, AIS 2004, held in Jeju Island, Korea in October 2004. The seventy four revised complete papers provided including 2 invited keynote papers have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from a hundred and seventy submissions; after the convention, the papers went via one other around of revision. The papers are prepared in topical sections on modeling and simulation methodologies, clever keep watch over, computing device and community protection, HLA and simulator interoperation, production, agent-based modeling, DEVS modeling and simulation, parallel and disbursed modeling and simulation, cellular desktop networks, Web-based simulation and average structures, modeling and simulation environments, AI and simulation, component-based modeling, watermarking and semantics, snap shots, visualization and animation, and company modeling.
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 construction of large desktops and improved physique elements and synthetic limbs, is paving the way in which 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 precise cyborgs, who're showing more than a few talents past these of ordinary humans-beings, are being created. There are cyborgs which could see color through listening to sound, others be ready to observe magnetic fields, a few are built with telephoto lenses to help their imaginative and prescient or implanted desktops to observe their center, and a few use idea to speak with a working laptop or computer or to control a robot arm. this isn't science-fiction, those are advancements which are rather taking place now, and may proceed to strengthen sooner or later. besides the fact that, a variety of felony and coverage questions has arisen along this upward thrust of man-made intelligence.
Cyber-Humans offers a deep and specified point of view at the technological way forward for humanity, and describes how legislation and coverage may be fairly correct in making a reasonable and equivalent society and holding the liberties of alternative existence kinds in order to emerge within the twenty first century.
Dr Woodrow (Woody) Barfield formerly headed up the Sensory Engineering Laboratory, protecting the placement of business and structures Engineering Professor on the college of Washington. His study revolves round the layout and use of wearable desktops and augmented truth structures and holds either JD and LLM levels in highbrow estate legislations and coverage. He has released over 350 articles and significant displays within the components of laptop technology, engineering and legislation. He at the moment lives in Chapel Hill, NC, USA.
By Reinaldo A. C. Bianchi, H. Levent Akin, Subramanian Ramamoorthy, Komei Sugiura
This ebook comprises the completely refereed complaints of the 18th Annual RoboCup foreign Symposium, held in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, in July 2014.The 36 revised papers have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from sixty six submissions and contain eleven champion-team papers, 3 special-track papers on open-source and software program, 9 papers at the development of the RoboCup leagues tune, and 3 most sensible papers. The contributions current present examine and academic actions within the box of robotics and synthetic intelligence with a unique concentrate on the interplay among robots and humans.
By Mahemoff, Michael
Ajax layout Patterns indicates you most sensible practices which can dramatically enhance your internet improvement initiatives. It investigates how others have effectively handled conflictingdesign ideas some time past after which relays that info on to you.
The styles defined within the publication fall into 4 categories:
- Foundational expertise: Examines the uncooked applied sciences required for Ajax development
- Programming: Exposes concepts that builders have came across to make sure their Ajax purposes are maintainable
- Functionality and usefulness: Describes the categories of person interfaces you will come upon in Ajax purposes, in addition to the recent varieties of performance that Ajax makes possible
- Development: Explains the method getting used to watch, debug, and try out Ajax applications
Ajax layout Patterns also will get you up to the mark with center Ajax applied sciences, equivalent to XMLHttpRequest, the DOM, and JSON. Technical discussions are through code examples so that you can see for your self simply what is-and isn't-possible with Ajax. this useful reference can help you to supply fine quality Ajax architectures, streamline net software functionality, and increase the userexperience.
Michael Mahemoff holds a PhD in desktop technological know-how and software program Engineering from the college of Melbourne, the place his thesis was once ''Design Reuse in software program Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction.'' He lives in London and consults on software program improvement matters in banking, wellbeing and fitness care, and logistics.
''Michael Mahemoff's Ajax layout Patterns is a very accomplished compendium of webapplication layout services, established round yet no longer restricted to Ajax strategies. Polished nuggets of layout knowledge are supported by means of tutorials and real-world code examples leading to a publication thatserves not just as an intermediate to professional guide but in addition as an intensive reference for development wealthy interactive net applications.''
--Brent Ashley, distant scripting pioneer
By John Gribbin (auth.)
During the center and past due Nineteen Sixties, predicament concerning the method the area will be going started to movement out of the sector of educational debate among experts, and have become a subject of just about daily curiosity to hundreds of thousands of individuals. problem approximately mankind's disruption of the typical stability of 'the atmosphere' introduced the time period 'ecology' into common use, although no longer constantly with the intending to be present in the dictionary, and fears that international inhabitants can be transforming into so quickly that very quickly we'd run out of meals, leading to mass hunger and a disastrous cave in of civilisation, helped to make books akin to the bounds to progress most sensible within the early Seventies. this day, particularly rightly, judgements on long term coverage with common repercussions - such a lot particularly, these relating nuclear strength making plans - are an issue of both common public dialogue. yet all too frequently such debate makes a speciality of particular matters with out the prob lems ever being comparable successfully to an total imaginative and prescient of the place the realm goes and the way it will get there. on the technology coverage Res~arch Unit, collage of Sussex, a gaggle engaged on reviews of social and tech nological choices for the long run has been contributing to 'the futures debate' for numerous years, carefully (perhaps, in a feeling, nearly too cautiously!) constructing a safe origin for forecasting the way in which the realm could develop.