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Download E-books TV-Anytime: Paving the Way for Personalized TV ( PDF

By Rafael G. Sotelo Bovino

Television is a mature mass media with just about 8 many years of standard proclaims due to the fact its beginnings in Germany, the united kingdom and the us. this day, regardless of the striking progress of the web and social networks, tv remains to be the prime medium for leisure and data internationally, exerting an unheard of impact on public opinion. till lately tv had gone through a slightly gradual evolution concerning the interplay with its clients, but this can be commencing to swap. the continuing pattern of digitalization has sped up the method, and the computational skill of televisions and set-top containers has elevated the probabilities of verbal exchange and implementation of services.

This ebook presents the 1st descriptive and based presentation of the TV-Anytime norm, as a way to standardize details codecs and conversation protocols to create a framework for the improvement of novel and clever prone within the audiovisual marketplace. the traditional, the dissemination of which has been entrusted to the ecu Telecommunications criteria Institute, guarantees brands and repair prone that their items could be offered to the widest attainable marketplace, with no worry of being restricted by way of the wars of curiosity standard for rising applied sciences. the person chapters supply designated descriptions of the recent standard’s most crucial functions and contributions, together with metadata administration, customization and personalization procedures, uni- and bidirectional information move, and distant receiver programming.

Overall, the authors carry a great advent to the traditional. to make sure a greater realizing of strategies and instruments, they current a variety of basic examples illustrating many alternative utilization situations that may be chanced on whilst describing clients, apparatus and content material. This presentation type typically pursuits execs within the tv and broadcasting who're drawn to acquainting themselves with the traditional and the probabilities it bargains.

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Download E-books KI 2014: Advances in Artificial Intelligence: 37th Annual German Conference on AI, Stuttgart, Germany, September 22-26, 2014, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) PDF

This publication constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the thirty seventh Annual German convention on man made Intelligence, KI 2014, held in Stuttgart, Germany, in September 2014. The 24 revised complete papers offered including 7 brief papers have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from sixty two submissions. The papers are geared up in thematic subject matters on cognitive modeling, machine imaginative and prescient, constraint pride, seek, and optimization, wisdom illustration and reasoning, laptop studying and information mining, making plans and scheduling.

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Download E-books Social Informatics: 8th International Conference, SocInfo 2016, Bellevue, WA, USA, November 11-14, 2016, Proceedings, Part I (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) PDF

By Emma Spiro, Yong-Yeol Ahn

The two-volume set LNCS 10046 and 10047 constitutes the lawsuits of the eighth overseas convention on Social Informatics, SocInfo 2016, held in Bellevue, WA, united states, in November 2016.
The 36 complete papers and 39 poster papers provided during this quantity have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from one hundred twenty submissions. they're equipped in topical sections named: networks, groups, and teams; politics, information, and occasions; markets, crowds, and shoppers; and privateness, wellbeing and fitness, and well-being.

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Download E-books Connecting Families: The Impact of New Communication Technologies on Domestic Life PDF

New applied sciences are noticeably altering the best way that households hook up with each other: we will be able to textual content our children from paintings, consume dinner with far-away mom and dad through video hyperlink, and immediately add and percentage pictures after a family members trip. no matter if we're bridging time or distance, and even if we're bettering our closest relationships or strengthening the bonds of , as computing device applied sciences regulate the verbal exchange panorama, they in flip are altering the best way we behavior and event kinfolk life.

This state-of-the-art quantity explores the influence of recent verbal exchange platforms on how households engage – how they percentage their lives and exercises, interact in social contact, and negotiate being jointly or being aside – by way of contemplating more than a few diversified family members relationships that form the character of conversation. Composed of 3 sections, the 1st seems to be at what's frequently the middle of a ‘family’, the couple, to appreciate the effect of know-how on couple relationships, conversation, and emotions of closeness. the second one part reviews speedy households that experience improved past simply the person or couple to incorporate teenagers. the following, the emphasis is on connection for communique, coordination, and play. The 3rd part strikes past the speedy relatives to discover connections among prolonged, disbursed kin. This comprises connections among grownup teenagers and their mom and dad, grandparents and grandchildren, and grownup siblings. the following relations have grown older, moved clear of ‘home’, and solid new families. 

Researchers, designers and builders of latest verbal exchange applied sciences will locate this quantity beneficial. Connecting households: The effect of latest communique applied sciences on family lifestyles brings jointly the main updated reviews to assist in knowing how new verbal exchange applied sciences form – and are formed by way of – relations lifestyles, and gives notion and advice for layout via making transparent what households want and cost from technological systems.

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Download E-books Innovative Concepts for Autonomic and Agent-Based Systems: Second International Workshop on Radical Agent Concepts, WRAC 2005, Greenbelt, MD, USA, ... Papers (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) PDF

This publication constitutes the completely refereed post-proceedings of the second one foreign Workshop on Radical Agent suggestions, WRAC 2005, held in Greenbelt, MD, united states in September 2005. The 27 complete papers provided are totally revised to include reviewers' reviews and discussions on the workshop. themes addressed are social elements of brokers, agent architectures, autonomic structures, agent groups, and agent intelligence.

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Download E-books Human Behavior Understanding: First International Workshop, HBU 2010, Istanbul, Turkey, August 22, 2010, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) PDF

It was once a superb excitement to arrange the 1st overseas Workshop on Human habit knowing (HBU), which happened as a satellite tv for pc workshop to overseas convention on development attractiveness (ICPR) on August 22, 2010, in Istanbul, Turkey. This workshop arose from the typical marriage of trend recognitionwiththerapidlyadvancingareaofhumanbehavioranalysis.Ouraim was once to collect researchersdealing with the matter of modeling human habit less than its a number of elements (expression of feelings, exhibit of relational attitudes, functionality of person or joint activities, etc.), with specific recognition to development reputation techniques that contain a number of modalities and those who version genuine dynamics of habit. The contiguity with ICPR, probably the most vital occasions within the p- tern acceptance and computer studying groups, is anticipated to foster cro- pollination with different components, for instance temporal development mining or time - ries research, which proportion their very important methodological facets with human habit realizing. additionally, the presence of this workshop at ICPR was once intended to draw researchers, particularly PhD scholars and postd- toral researchers, to paintings at the questions of human habit figuring out that's more likely to play a tremendous function in destiny applied sciences (ambient intelligence, human–robot interplay, arti?cial social intelligence, etc.), as witnessed by means of a few researche?orts aimed toward accumulating and annotating huge units of multi sensor data,collected from observingpeople in naturaland usually technologically tough stipulations.

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Download E-books FreeBSD 6 Unleashed PDF

By Brian Tiemann

FreeBSD is intensely strong and powers a few of the greatest websites in international together with Yahoo!. FreeBSD 6 Unleashed provides whole insurance of every little thing you want to be aware of to exploit FreeBSD to its complete strength, together with insurance of FreeBSD 6.0. This version comprises up-to-date insurance of Apache, MySQL and Sendmail, in addition to extra assurance of PowerPC help for Macintosh G3 and G4 systems. this can be the freshest, finished reference out there masking FreeBSD 6.0.

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Download E-books Computer Vision - ACCV 2014 Workshops: Singapore, Singapore, November 1-2, 2014, Revised Selected Papers, Part I (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) PDF

The three-volume set, such as LNCS 9008, 9009, and 9010, comprises conscientiously reviewed and chosen papers provided at 15 workshops held along with the twelfth Asian convention on machine imaginative and prescient, ACCV 2014, in Singapore, in November 2014. The 153 complete papers awarded have been chosen from quite a few submissions. LNCS 9008 includes the papers chosen for the Workshop on Human Gait and motion research within the Wild, the second one overseas Workshop on monstrous information in 3D laptop imaginative and prescient, the Workshop on Deep studying on visible facts, the Workshop on Scene realizing for independent structures and the Workshop on powerful neighborhood Descriptors for desktop imaginative and prescient. LNCS 9009 comprises the papers chosen for the Workshop on rising issues on snapshot recovery and Enhancement, the 1st foreign Workshop on strong studying, the second one Workshop on User-Centred laptop imaginative and prescient, the foreign Workshop on Video Segmentation in desktop imaginative and prescient, the Workshop: My motor vehicle Has Eyes: clever automobile with imaginative and prescient know-how, the 3rd Workshop on E-Heritage and the Workshop on machine imaginative and prescient for Affective Computing. LNCS 9010 includes the papers chosen for the Workshop on characteristic and Similarity for desktop imaginative and prescient, the 3rd foreign Workshop on clever cellular and selfish imaginative and prescient and the Workshop on Human id for Surveillance.

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Download E-books Kasparov versus Deep Blue: Computer Chess Comes of Age PDF

By Monty Newborn

In February 1996, a chess-playing computing device often called Deep Blue made heritage through defeating the reigning international chess champion, Gary Kasparov, in a video game performed below fit stipulations. Kasparov went directly to win the six-game fit 4-2 and on the finish of the fit introduced that he believed that chess computing had come of age. This ebook presents a captivating account of the fit and of the tale that lies in the back of it: the evolution of chess-playing desktops and the advance of Deep Blue. the tale of chess-playing pcs is going again some distance and the writer presents a whistlestop journey of the highlights of this heritage. because the improvement involves its end result in Philadelphia, we meet the Deep Blue crew, Garry Kasparov and every of the historical six video games is supplied in complete with an in depth observation. Chess grandmaster Yasser Seirawan supplied a full of life statement during the fit and the following presents a Foreword concerning the value of this occasion.

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Download E-books Intelligent Tutoring Systems: 13th International Conference, ITS 2016, Zagreb, Croatia, June 6-10, 2016. Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) PDF

This booklet constitutes the refereed court cases of the thirteenth foreign convention on clever Tutoring structures, ITS 2016, held in Zagreb, Croatia, in June 2016.

The 20 revised complete papers, 32 brief papers, 35 posters, and seven younger researchers’ tune papers offered during this quantity have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 147 submissions. the explicit subject matter of the ITS 2016 convention is "Adaptive studying in genuine international Contexts".

ITS 2016 covers a variety of issues such as: intelligent tutoring; casual studying environments, studying as a facet impression of interactions; collaborative and team studying, groups of perform and social networks; simulation-based studying and critical video games; discussion and discourse in the course of studying interactions; co-adaptation among applied sciences and human studying; ubiquitous and cellular studying environments; empirical stories of studying with applied sciences, realizing human studying on the net; adaptive help for studying, types of newcomers, analysis and suggestions; modeling of motivation, metacognition, and impact features of studying; recommender structures for studying; digital pedagogical brokers and studying partners; ontological modeling, semantic internet applied sciences and criteria for studying; multi-agent and repair orientated architectures for studying and tutoring environments; academic exploitation of information mining and laptop studying thoughts; tutorial layout rules or layout styles for academic environments; authoring instruments and improvement methodologies for complex studying applied sciences; domain-specific studying applied sciences, e.g. language, arithmetic, interpreting, technological know-how, drugs, army, and undefined; non traditional interactions among man made intelligence and human studying; and privateness and safety in e-learning environments.

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