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Educational books

Artificial Intelligence in Education, Shaping the Future of Learning Through Intelligent Technologies

This work reports on research into intelligent systems, models, and architectures for educational computing applications. It covers a wide range of advanced information and communication and computational methods applied to education and training.

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Sports books

Biomechanics and Sports, Proceedings of the XXI Winter Universiads 2003

On XXI Winter Universiads 2003, CISM offered its scientific contribution by hosting a conference on mechanics applied to sports and, in general, to human movement. The conference was conceived as a chance to overview experiences gained from several operators working on different aspects of biomechanics. The reader will face in these proceedings bioengineering aspects, control…

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Scientific books

Mind, Body, World, Foundations of Cognitive Science

Cognitive science arose in the 1950s when it became apparent that a number of disciplines, including psychology, computer science, linguistics, and philosophy, were fragmenting. Perhaps owing to the field’s immediate origins in cybernetics, as well as to the foundational assumption that cognition is information processing, cognitive science initially seemed more unified than psychology. However, as…

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Scientific books

Graph-Theoretic Concepts in Computer Science, 25th International Workshop, WG’99, Ascona, Switzerland, June 17-19, 1999 Proceedings

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 25th International Workshop on Graph-Theorie Concepts in Computer Science WG’99, held at the Centre Stefano Frascini on Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland in June 1999. The 33 revised full papers presented together with four invited contributions were carefully reviewed and selected from 64 papers submitted. The papers provide…

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Scientific books

Fundamental Computing Forensics for Africa, A Case Study of the Science in Nigeria

This book presents a general introduction to the computational aspects of forensic science, covering the different tools needed for forensic investigations, the importance of forensics and biometrics, and the use of Benford’s law for biometrics and network traffic analysis. It specifically focuses on the application of these techniques in Africa, and how they can be…

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Scientific books

The Sciences of the Artificial

“People sometimes ask me what they should read to find out about artificial intelligence. Herbert Simon’s book The Sciences of the Artificial is always on the list I give them. Every page issues a challenge to conventional thinking, and the layman who digests it well will certainly understand what the field of artificial intelligence hopes…

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Travel books

Life Hacks, 1000 Tricks, die das Leben leichter machen

Das nützlichste Buch der Welt! Mundgeruch loswerden, sich vor Gewittern retten, Glasscherben gefahrlos aufheben, Wespenstiche behandeln und Bier in zwei Minuten kühlen: alles kein Problem mit den «Life Hacks». Keith Bradford sammelt die 1000 lustigsten und cleversten Tricks, die das Leben erleichtern – und erstaunlich einfach sind. Sie bekommen Antworten auf Fragen, die Sie sich…

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Educational books

On the Line, Business Education in the Digital Age

This book presents different perspectives of online business education – how it is designed, delivered and how it supports advances in management disciplines. The authors describe online platforms in their provision of timely, excellent and relevant business education. The book starts by examining the emergence of online business education. It offers insights for use to…

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Scientific books

Data Science, A Comprehensive Beginners Guide to Learn the Realms of Data Science

Not limited to computer-driven technologies, this book will guide you to visualize the digital facts and connections of our brain with data science, how to draw conclusions from simple information, and how to develop patterns for understanding different solutions for a similar problem.

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Thriller books

Hooked, A Thriller About Love and Other Addictions

Nat Idle, a San Francisco writer with a medical degree, narrowly survives an explosion in an Internet cafe after a stranger hands him a note warning him to exit immediately. The handwriting on the note belongs to his deceased girlfriend, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist whom he has obsessively been mourning. So begins Hooked, a…