The Technological Singularity

Author: Murray Shanahan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527804
Size: 61.50 MB
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Murray Shanahan offers an introduction to the idea of the singularity and considers the ramifications of such a potentially seismic event. Shanahan's aim is not to make predictions but rather to investigate a range of scenarios.

Machine Learning

Author: Ethem Alpaydin
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529513
Size: 27.48 MB
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"A concise overview of machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence that enables computers to learn from large data sets and is the basis of numerous developments, from speech recognition to driverless cars.

Paradox

Author: Margaret Cuonzo
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262525496
Size: 38.94 MB
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Paradoxes emerge not just in salons and ivory towers but in everyday life. (An Internet search for "paradox" brings forth a picture of an ashtray with a "no smoking" symbol inscribed on it.) Proposing solutions, Cuonzo writes, is a natural ...

Neuroplasticity

Author: Moheb Costandi
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529335
Size: 30.96 MB
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A concise and engaging overview of neuroplasticity for the general reader, describing how our brains change continuously in response to our actions and experiences. --Cover.

Robots

Author: John M. Jordan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529505
Size: 25.72 MB
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History/background/etc. -- Robots in culture -- State of the macro field (AI/general robotics) -- Warfare -- Autonomous vehicles -- Robots and economics -- How humans and robots coexist -- Future directions

Metadata

Author: Jeffrey Pomerantz
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262528517
Size: 30.40 MB
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Introduction -- Definitions -- Descriptive metadata -- Administrative metadata -- Use metadata -- Enabling technologies for metadata -- The Semantic Web -- The future of metadata

The Internet Of Things

Author: Samuel Greengard
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527731
Size: 67.12 MB
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This is the Internet of Things -- a networked world of connected devices, objects, and people. In this book, Samuel Greengard offers a guided tour through this emerging world and how it will change the way we live and work.

The Mind Body Problem

Author: Jonathan Westphal
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529564
Size: 48.92 MB
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Or so it seems. In this book the philosopher Jonathan Westphal examines the mind-body problem in detail, laying out the reasoning behind the solutions that have been offered in the past and presenting his own proposal.

Understanding Beliefs

Author: Nils J. Nilsson
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262321130
Size: 62.62 MB
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In this book, Nils Nilsson examines beliefs: what they do for us, how we come to hold them, and how to evaluate them. We should evaluate our beliefs carefully, Nilsson points out, because they influence so many of our actions and decisions.

Information And The Modern Corporation

Author: James W Cortada
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262297949
Size: 16.85 MB
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This book offers a guide to the role of information in modern business, mapping the use of information within work processes and tracing flows of information across supply-chain management, product development, customer relations, and sales ...