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Alleys of Your Mind: Augmented Intelligence and Its Traumas

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ISBN: 9783957960658 9783957960665 Year: DOI: 10.14619/014 Language: English
Publisher: meson press
Subject: Media and communication
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What does thinking mean in the age of Artificial Intelligence? How is big-scale computation transforming the way our brains function? This collection discusses these pressing questions by looking beyond instrumental rationality. Exploring recent developments as well as examples from the history of cybernetics, the book uncovers the positive role played by errors and traumas in the construction of our contemporary technological minds. With texts by Benjamin Bratton, Orit Halpern, Adrian Lahoud, Jon Lindblom, Catherine Malabou, Reza Negarestani, Luciana Parisi, Matteo Pasquinelli, Ana Teixeira Pinto, Michael Wheeler, Charles Wolfe, and Ben Woodard.

Simultaneous Tracking and Shape Estimation of Extended Objects

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Book Series: Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems / Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems Laboratory ISSN: 18673813 ISBN: 9783731500780 Year: Volume: 13 Pages: XII, 162 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000035959 Language: ENGLISH
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Computer Science
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This work is concerned with the simultaneous tracking and shape estimation of a mobile extended object based on noisy sensor measurements. Novel methods are developed for coping with the following two main challenges: i) The computational complexity due to the nonlinearity and high-dimensionality of the problem and ii) the lack of statistical knowledge about possible measurement sources on the extended object.

Unpaid Work and the Economy

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Book Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy ISBN: 9780203987285 9780415296946 9780415407069 9781134433551 9781134433544 9781134433506 Year: DOI: 10.4324/9780203987285 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Business and Management --- Economics
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In economics, the voluntary sector is surprisingly understudied. In order to fully understand economics, unpaid and voluntary work needs to be taken into account and afforded the same status as paid activities. This book constitutes a rigorous economic analysis with special emphasis on gender issues and covers every conceivable angle of unpaid work and all its ramifications for the modern economy. The unified vision offered by this group of leading contributors ensures this book is a work of excellent quality. There is every chance it will become a seminal study on unpaid work and as such will provide a useful reference for students and academics involved in gender studies, econometrics, and consumption studies.

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extended --- income --- equivalency --- scale --- womens --- labour --- market --- convenience --- consumption --- double

Beyond the body? The Future of Embodied Cognition

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Book Series: Frontiers Research Topics ISSN: 16648714 ISBN: 9782889197972 Year: Pages: 147 DOI: 10.3389/978-2-88919-797-2 Language: English
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
Subject: Psychology --- Science (General)
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Embodied cognition represents one of most important research programs in contemporary cognitive science. Although there is a diversity of opinion concerning the nature of embodiment, the core idea is that cognitive processes are influenced by body morphology, emotions, and sensorimotor systems. This idea is supported by an ever increasing collection of empirical studies that fall into two broad classes: one consisting of experiments that implicate action, emotion, and perception systems in seemingly abstract cognitive tasks and the other consisting of experiments that demonstrate the contribution of bodily interaction with the external environment to the performance of such tasks. Now that the research program of embodied cognition is well established, the time seems right for assessing its further promise and potential limitations. This research topic aims to create an interdisciplinary forum for discussing where we go from here. Given that we have good reason to think that the body influences cognition in surprisingly robust ways, the central question is no longer whether or not any cognitive processes are embodied. Instead, other questions have come to the fore: To what extent are cognitive processes in general embodied? Are there disembodied processes? Among those that are embodied, how are they embodied? Is there more than one kind of embodiment? Is embodiment a matter of degree? There are a number of specific issues that could be addressed by submissions to this research topic. Some supporters of embodied cognition eschew representations. Should anti-representationalism be a core part of an embodied approach? What role should dynamical models play? Research in embodied cognition has tended to focus on the importance of sensorimotor areas for cognition. What are the functions of multimodal or amodal brain areas? Abstract concepts have proved to be a challenge for embodied cognition. How should they be handled? Should researchers allow for some form of weak embodiment? Currently, there is a split between those who offer a simulation-based approach to embodiment and those who offer an enactive approach. Who is right? Should there be a rapprochement between these two groups? Some experimental and robotics researchers have recently shown a great deal of interest in the idea that external resources such as language can serve as form of cognitive scaffolding. What are the implications of this idea for embodied cognition? This research topic aims to bring together empirical and theoretical work from a diversity of perspectives. Submissions are sought from any of the major disciplines associated with cognitive science, including but not necessarily limited to anthropology, cognitive psychology, computational modeling, linguistics, neuroscience, philosophy, robotics, and social psychology. Researchers are encouraged to submit papers discussing experiments, methods, models, or theories that speak to the issue of the future of embodied cognition.

Connectionist Representations of Tonal Music: Discovering Musical Patterns by Interpreting Artificial Neural Networks

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ISBN: 9781771992206 9781771992213 9781771992220 Year: Pages: 312 DOI: 10.15215/aupress/9781771992206.01 Language: English
Publisher: Athabasca University Press
Subject: Psychology
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Previously, artificial neural networks have been used to capture only the informal properties of music. However, cognitive scientist Michael Dawson found that by training artificial neural networks to make basic judgments concerning tonal music, such as identifying the tonic of a scale or the quality of a musical chord, the networks revealed formal musical properties that differ dramatically from those typically presented in music theory. For example, where Western music theory identifies twelve distinct notes or pitch-classes, trained artificial neural networks treat notes as if they belong to only three or four pitch-classes, a wildly different interpretation of the components of tonal music. Intended to introduce readers to the use of artificial neural networks in the study of music, this volume contains numerous case studies and research findings that address problems related to identifying scales, keys, classifying musical chords, and learning jazz chord progressions. A detailed analysis of the internal structure of trained networks could yield important contributions to the field of music cognition.

Controlled self-organisation using learning classifier systems

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ISBN: 9783866444317 Year: Pages: XXV, 218 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000013138 Language: ENGLISH
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Computer Science
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The complexity of technical systems increases, breakdowns occur quite often. The mission of organic computing is to tame these challenges by providing degrees of freedom for self-organised behaviour. To achieve these goals, new methods have to be developed. The proposed observer/controller architecture constitutes one way to achieve controlled self-organisation. To improve its design, multi-agent scenarios are investigated. Especially, learning using learning classifier systems is addressed.

Tracking Extended Objects with Active Models and Negative Measurements

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Book Series: Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems / Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems Laboratory ISSN: 18673813 ISBN: 9783731508779 Year: Volume: 21 Pages: XIX, 179 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000088267 Language: ENGLISH
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Computer Science
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Extended object tracking deals with estimating the shape and pose of an object based on noisy point measurements. This task is not straightforward, as we may be faced with scarce low-quality measurements, little a priori information, or we may be unable to observe the entire target. This work aims to address these challenges by incorporating ideas from active contours and exploiting information from negative measurements, which tell us where the target cannot be.

Extended Working Life Policies

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ISBN: 9783030409852 Year: Pages: 515 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-40985-2 Language: English
Publisher: Springer Nature
Subject: Economics --- Sociology --- Business and Management --- Social Sciences --- Gender Studies
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This open access book addresses the current debate on extended working life policy by considering the influence of gender and health on the experiences of older workers. Bringing together an international team of scholars, it tackles issues as gender, health status and job/ occupational characteristics that structure the capacity and outcomes associated with working longer. The volume starts with an overview of the empirical and policy literature; continues with a discussion of the relevant theoretical perspectives; includes a section on available data and indicators; followed by 25 very concise and unique country reports that highlight the main extended working life (EWL) research findings and policy trajectories at the national level. It identifies future directions for research and addresses issues associated with effective policy-making. This volume fills an important gap in the knowledge of the consequences of EWL and it will be an invaluable source for both researchers and policy makers.

Autonomous Control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

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ISBN: 9783039210305 9783039210312 Year: Pages: 270 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03921-031-2 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Technology (General) --- General and Civil Engineering
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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are being increasingly used in different applications in both military and civilian domains. These applications include surveillance, reconnaissance, remote sensing, target acquisition, border patrol, infrastructure monitoring, aerial imaging, industrial inspection, and emergency medical aid. Vehicles that can be considered autonomous must be able to make decisions and react to events without direct intervention by humans. Although some UAVs are able to perform increasingly complex autonomous manoeuvres, most UAVs are not fully autonomous; instead, they are mostly operated remotely by humans. To make UAVs fully autonomous, many technological and algorithmic developments are still required. For instance, UAVs will need to improve their sensing of obstacles and subsequent avoidance. This becomes particularly important as autonomous UAVs start to operate in civilian airspaces that are occupied by other aircraft. The aim of this volume is to bring together the work of leading researchers and practitioners in the field of unmanned aerial vehicles with a common interest in their autonomy. The contributions that are part of this volume present key challenges associated with the autonomous control of unmanned aerial vehicles, and propose solution methodologies to address such challenges, analyse the proposed methodologies, and evaluate their performance.

New types of Neutrosophic Set/Logic/Probability, Neutrosophic Over-/Under-/Off-Set, Neutrosophic Refined Set, and their Extension to Plithogenic Set/Logic/Probability, with Applications

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ISBN: 9783039219384 9783039219391 Year: Pages: 714 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03921-939-1 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Technology (General) --- General and Civil Engineering
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This book contains 37 papers by 73 renowned experts from 13 countries around the world, on following topics: neutrosophic set; neutrosophic rings; neutrosophic quadruple rings; idempotents; neutrosophic extended triplet group; hypergroup; semihypergroup; neutrosophic extended triplet group; neutrosophic extended triplet semihypergroup and hypergroup; neutrosophic offset; uninorm; neutrosophic offuninorm and offnorm; neutrosophic offconorm; implicator; prospector; n-person cooperative game; ordinary single-valued neutrosophic (co)topology; ordinary single-valued neutrosophic subspace; ?-level; ordinary single-valued neutrosophic neighborhood system; ordinary single-valued neutrosophic base and subbase; fuzzy numbers; neutrosophic numbers; neutrosophic symmetric scenarios; performance indicators; financial assets; neutrosophic extended triplet group; neutrosophic quadruple numbers; refined neutrosophic numbers; refined neutrosophic quadruple numbers; multigranulation neutrosophic rough set; nondual; two universes; multiattribute group decision making; nonstandard analysis; extended nonstandard analysis; monad; binad; left monad closed to the right; right monad closed to the left; pierced binad; unpierced binad; nonstandard neutrosophic mobinad set; neutrosophic topology; nonstandard neutrosophic topology; visual tracking; neutrosophic weight; objectness; weighted multiple instance learning; neutrosophic triangular norms; residuated lattices; representable neutrosophic t-norms; De Morgan neutrosophic triples; neutrosophic residual implications; infinitely ?-distributive; probabilistic neutrosophic hesitant fuzzy set; decision-making; Choquet integral; e-marketing; Internet of Things; neutrosophic set; multicriteria decision making techniques; uncertainty modeling; neutrosophic goal programming approach; shale gas water management system.

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single-valued neutrosophic soft number and its operations --- SVN soft weighted arithmetic averaging operator --- SVN soft weighted geometric averaging operator --- decision-making --- optimization solution --- sampling plan --- producer’s risk’ --- consumer’s risk --- sample size --- decision making --- neutrosophic set --- Q-neutrosophic set --- Q-neutrosophic soft set --- soft set --- Neutrosophic compound orthogonal neural network --- Neutrosophic number --- Neutrosophic function --- Function approximation --- triangular neutrosophic cubic fuzzy number --- Einstein t-norm --- arithmetic averaging operator --- Multi-attribute decision making --- numerical application --- neutrosophic statistical interval method --- classical statistics --- fuzzy logic --- producer’s risk --- consumer’s risk --- neutrosophic cubic weighted geometric operator (NCWG) --- neutrosophic cubic ordered weighted geometric operator (NCOWG) --- neutrosophic cubic Einstein weighted geometric operator (NCEWG) --- neutrosophic cubic Einstein ordered weighted geometric operator (NCEOWG) --- multi-attribute decision making --- single-valued neutrosophic set --- aggregation --- TOPSIS --- single-valued neutrosophic linguistic set --- distance measure --- combined weighted average --- MAGDM --- low-carbon supplier selection --- weighted geometric operator --- weighted average operator --- neutrosophic cubic sets --- multi-attribute decision-making (MADM) --- neutrosophic cubic hybrid weighted arithmetic and geometric aggregation operator (NCHWAGA) --- neutrosophic sets --- cubic sets --- soft sets --- neutrosophic cubic soft sets --- neutrosophic cubic soft expert system --- multicriteria decision-making --- neutrosophic extended triplet group --- generalized neutrosophic extended triplet group --- quasi-completely regular semigroup --- clifford semigroup --- prostate cancer --- neutrosophic statistics --- dietary fat level --- neutrosophic regression --- neutrosophic correlation --- single valued neutrosophic sets --- logarithmic operational laws --- logarithmic aggregation operators --- MCGDM problems --- complex neutrosophic set --- complex neutrosophic soft expert set --- fuzzy parameterized single valued neutrosophic soft expert set --- single valued neutrosophic set --- soft expert set --- decision making --- membership function --- neutrosophic set --- neutrosophic soft rough --- relations --- rough set approximation --- soft set --- neutrosophic time series --- triangular neutrosophic number --- neutrosophic logical relationship --- neutrosophic logical relationship groups --- smart port --- simplified neutrosophic set --- single-valued neutrosophic set --- exponential similarity measure --- port evaluation --- nonstandard analysis --- extended nonstandard analysis --- open and closed monads to the left/right --- pierced and unpierced binads --- MoBiNad set --- infinitesimals --- infinities --- nonstandard reals --- standard reals --- nonstandard neutrosophic lattices of first type (as poset) and second type (as algebraic structure), nonstandard neutrosophic logic --- extended nonstandard neutrosophic logic --- nonstandard arithmetic operations --- nonstandard unit interval --- nonstandard neutrosophic infimum --- nonstandard neutrosophic supremum --- intuitionistic fuzzy parameters --- uncertainty modeling --- neutrosophic goal programming approach --- shale gas water management system --- e-marketing --- Internet of Things --- neutrsophic set --- multi-criteria decision making techniques --- probabilistic neutrosophic hesitant fuzzy set (PNHFS) --- decision-making --- Choquet integral --- neutrosophic extended triplet group --- neutrosophic quadruple numbers --- neutrosophic set --- BNHWA aggregation operator --- BNHOWA aggregation operator --- BNHHA aggregation operator --- score function --- accuracy function --- certainty function --- group decision making --- non-standard analysis --- extended non-standard analysis --- monad --- binad --- left monad closed to the right --- right monad closed to the left --- pierced binad --- unpierced binad --- non-standard neutrosophic mobinad set --- neutrosophic topology --- non-standard neutrosophic topology --- neutrosophic sets --- neutrosophic triangular norms --- residuated lattices --- representable neutrosophic t-norms --- De Morgan neutrosophic triples --- neutrosophic residual implications --- infinitely ?-distributive --- visual tracking --- neutrosophic weight --- objectness --- weighted multiple instance learning --- supply chain sustainability metrics --- plithogeny --- aggregation operations --- neutrosophic set --- quality function deployment --- multi-granulation neutrosophic rough set --- non-dual --- two universes --- multi-attribute group decision making --- neutrosophic extended triplet group --- neutrosophic quadruple numbers --- refined neutrosophic numbers --- refined neutrosophic quadruple numbers --- neutrosophic set --- fuzzy numbers --- neutrosophic numbers --- neutrosophic symmetric scenarios --- performance indicators --- financial assets --- simplified neutrosophic hesitant fuzzy set --- multi-attribute decision-making --- maximizing deviation --- TOPSIS --- single valued neutrosophic set --- covering --- symmetric relation --- graph representation --- matrix representation --- paper defect diagnosis --- ordinary single valued neutrosophic (co)topology --- ordinary single valued neutrosophic subspace --- ?-level --- ordinary single valued neutrosophic neighborhood system --- ordinary single valued neutrosophic base --- ordinary single valued neutrosophic subbase --- neutrosophic offset --- uninorm --- neutrosophic offuninorm --- neutrosophic offnorm --- neutrosophic offconorm --- implicator --- prospector --- n-person cooperative game --- hypergroup --- semihypergroup --- neutrosophic extended triplet group --- neutrosophic extended triplet semihypergroup (NET-semihypergroup) --- NET-hypergroup --- neutrosophic rings --- neutrosophic quadruple rings --- idempotents --- neutrosophic extended triplet group --- neutrosophic set

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