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  • Affective Computing
    Affective Computing
    Edited by Jimmy Or
    ISBN 978-3-902613-23-3,
    452 pages, May, 2008
    This book provides an overview of state of the art research in Affective Computing. It presents new ideas, original results and practical experiences in this increasingly important research field. The book consists of 23 chapters categorized into fou ...
  • Petri Net, Theory and Applications
    Petri Net, Theory and Applications
    Edited by Vedran Kordic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-12-7,
    534 pages, February, 2008
    Although many other models of concurrent and distributed systems have been de- veloped since the introduction in 1964 Petri nets are still an essential model for concurrent systems with respect to both the theory and the applications. The main attrac ...
  • Reinforcement Learning
    Reinforcement Learning
    Edited by Cornelius Weber, Mark Elshaw and Norbert Michael Mayer
    ISBN 978-3-902613-14-1,
    434 pages, January, 2008
    Brains rule the world, and brain-like computation is increasingly used in computers and electronic devices. Brain-like computation is about processing and interpreting data or directly putting forward and performing actions. Learning is a very import ...
  • Swarm Intelligence, Focus on Ant and Particle Swarm Optimization
    Swarm Intelligence, Focus on Ant and Particle Swarm Optimization
    Edited by Felix T.S. Chan and Manoj Kumar Tiwari
    ISBN 978-3-902613-09-7,
    548 pages, December, 2007
    In the era globalisation the emerging technologies are governing engineering industries to a multifaceted state. The escalating complexity has demanded researchers to find the possible ways of easing the solution of the problems. This has motivated t ...
  • Human Robot Interaction
    Human Robot Interaction
    Edited by Nilanjan Sarkar
    ISBN 978-3-902613-13-4,
    522 pages, September, 2007
    Human-robot interaction research is diverse and covers a wide range of topics. All aspects of human factors and robotics are within the purview of HRI research so far as they provide insight into how to improve our understanding in developing effecti ...
  • Face Recognition
    Face Recognition
    Edited by Kresimir Delac and Mislav Grgic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-03-5,
    570 pages, July, 2007
    This book will serve as a handbook for students, researchers and practitioners in the area of automatic (computer) face recognition and inspire some future research ideas by identifying potential research directions. The book consists of 28 chapters, ...
  • Vision Systems: Segmentation and Pattern Recognition
    Vision Systems: Segmentation and Pattern Recognition
    Edited by Goro Obinata and Ashish Dutta
    ISBN 978-3-902613-05-9,
    536 pages, June, 2007
    Research in computer vision has exponentially increased in the last two decades due to the availability of cheap cameras and fast processors. This increase has also been accompanied by a blurring of the boundaries between the different applications o ...
  • Scene Reconstruction Pose Estimation and Tracking
    Scene Reconstruction Pose Estimation and Tracking
    Edited by Rustam Stolkin
    ISBN 978-3-902613-06-6,
    530 pages, June, 2007
    This book reports recent advances in the use of pattern recognition techniques for computer and robot vision. The sciences of pattern recognition and computational vision have been inextricably intertwined since their early days, some four decades ag ...