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Call number: | 9783319517063:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Physics of the Human Mind |
Author(s): |
Ihor Lubashevsky |
Date: | 2017 |
Size: | 1 online resource (XIV, 380 p. 83 illus., 41 illus. in color p.) |
Contents: | Modeling of Human Behavior as Individual Branch of Physics and Mathematics -- Why Laws of Classical Physics Have Their Form -- Fodor-Kim Dilemma -- Strong Emergence via Constitutive Fields -- Non-Cartesian Dualism and Meso-Relational |
Media -- Modeling of Human Behavior Within the Paradigm of Modern Physics -- Emergent Phenomena Caused by Bounded Capacity of Human Cognition -- Epilog: Physics and Human Mind -- References -- Index | |
ISBN: | 9783319517063 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Philosophy of mind , Neural networks (Computer science) , Cognitive psychology , Physics , Data-driven Science, Modeling and Theory Building , Mathematical Models of Cognitive Processes and Neural Networks , Cognitive Psychology , Philosophy of Mind , Mathematical Methods in Physics |
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Title: | Network Games, Control, and Optimization Proceedings of NETGCOOP 2016, Avignon, France |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2017 |
Size: | 1 online resource (XIV, 234 p. 49 illus., 38 illus. in color p.) |
Contents: | Altman, E., Jain, A., Hayel, Y., Finite Improvement Property in a Stochastic Game Arising in Competition over Popularity in Social Networks -- Altman, E., Jain, A., Shimkin, N., Touati, C., Overview on Dynamic Games for Analyzing |
Competition in the Internet and in Online Social Networks -- Altman, E., Touati, C., Load Balancing Congestion Games and their Asymptotic Behavior -- Bachmann, I., Morales, F., Silva, A., Bustos-Jimenez, J., Go-Index: Applying Supply | |
Networks Principles as Internet Robustness Metrics -- Belhadj Amor, S., Perlaza, S., Decentralized K-User Gaussian Multiple Access Channels -- Berri, S., Varma, V., Lasaulce, S., Radjef, M., Correlated Equilibria in Wireless Power | |
Control Games -- Chorppath, A., Zappone, A., Jorswieck, E., Alpcan, T., An Energy-Efficiency Game in Relay-Assisted D2D Networks with Malicious Devices -- Courcoubetis, C., Dimakis, A., Kanakakis, M., Minimally Intrusive Server | |
Policies for Background Data Transfers -- De Pellegrini, F., Massaro, A., Goratti, L., Rachid, E., Bounded Generalized Kelly Mechanism for Multi-Tenant Caching in Mobile Edge Clouds -- Douros, V., Toumpis, S., Polyzos, G., Power | |
Control and Bargaining for Cellular Operator Revenue Increase under Licensed Spectrum Sharing -- Grammatico, S., An Incentive Mechanism for Agents Playing Competitive Aggregative Games -- Hamidouche, K., Saad, W., Debbah, M., | |
Multi-Games for LTE and WiFi Coexistence over Unlicensed Channels -- Hasan, C., Marina, M., Energy-Efficient User Association in Broadcast Transmission -- Ju, M., Zhou, F., Xiao, S., Torres-Moreno, J., Spectrum Shared p-Cycle Design in | |
Elastic Optical Networks with/without Spectrum Conversion Capabilities -- Chaitanya, A., Mukherji, U., Sharma, V., Learning Equilibria of a Stochastic Game on Gaussian Interference Channels with Incomplete Information -- Legenvre, F., | |
Altman, E., Hayal, Y., Potential Game Approach to Virus Attack in Network General Topology -- Marcastel, A., Belmega, E., Mertikopoulos, P., Fijalkow, I., Interfernce Mitigation via Pricing in Time-Varying Cognitive Radio Systems -- | |
Silva, A., Opinion Manipulation in Social Networks -- Taynitskiy, V., Gubar, E., Zhu, Q., Optimal Security Policy for Protection against Heterogeneous Malware -- Wu, H., Zhou, F., Zhu, Z., Chen, Y., An Experimental Comparison of | |
Routing and Spectrum Assignment Algorithms in Elastic Optical Networks -- Zhang, C., Varma, V., Lasaulce, S., Robust Power Modulation for Channel State Information Exchange | |
ISBN: | 9783319510347 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer science , Game theory , System theory , Computer mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Mathematics , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences , Systems Theory, Control , Mathematical Applications in Computer Science , Math Applications in Computer Science , Appl.Mathematics/Computational Methods of Engineering |
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Call number: | 9783319444185:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Space, Time and the Limits of Human Understanding |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2017 |
Size: | 1 online resource (XXIII, 530 p. 51 illus p.) |
Contents: | Philosophy: Śrīharṣa on the Indefinability of Time by Jonathan Duquette and Krishnamurti Ramasubramanian -- Why Spacetime Has a Life of its Own by James Robert Brown -- From Time to Time by Nathan Salmon -- Relativity Theory may not |
have the last Word on the Nature of Time: Quantum Theory and Probabilism by Nicholas Maxwell -- Space as a Source and as an Object of Knowledge: The Transformation of the Concept of Space in the Post-Kantian Philosophy of Geometry by | |
Francesca Biagioli -- Space, Time and (how they) Matter by Valia Allori -- The Phenomenology of Space and Time: Husserl, Sartre, Derrida by Hans Herlof Grelland -- Time and Space in Ancient India, Pre-Philosophical Period by Michael | |
Witzel and Nataliya Yanchevskaya -- Time in Physics and Time in Awareness by E. C. G. Sudarshan -- Physics: The Future’s Not Ours to See, by Tony Sudbury -- Nature’s Book Keeping System by Gerard ‘t Hooft -- An anomaly in space and | |
time and the origin of dynamics by Joan A. Vaccaro -- Spacetime and Reality: Facing the Ultimate Judge by Vesselin Petkov -- Hermann Weyl’s Space-Time Geometry and its Impact on Theories of Fundamental Interactions by Norbert Straumann | |
-- Space, Time, and Adynamical Explanation in the Relational Blockworld by W.M. Stuckey, Michael Silberstein, and Timothy McDevitt -- Matter, Space, Time, and Motion: A Unified Gravitational Perspective by C. S. Unnikrishnan -- | |
Spacetime is Doomed by George Musser -- Mathematics: Geometry and Physical Space by Mary Leng -- The Geometry of Manifolds and the Perception of Space by Raymond O. Wells, Jr -- Topos Theoretic Approach to Space and Time by Goro C. | |
Kato -- Paradox? The Mathematics of Space-Time and the Limits of Human Understanding by Paul Ernest -- General Relativity, Time, and Determinism by James Isenberg -- “Now” has an infinitesimal positive duration by Reuben Hersh -- The | |
Fundamental Problem of Dynamics by Julian Barbour -- What’s wrong with the Platonic ideal of space and time? by Lorenzo Sadun -- Biology/Cognitive Science: Syntactic Space by Rajesh Kasturirangan -- Time measurement in living systems: | |
Human understanding and health implications by L Abhilash and Vijay Kumar Sharma -- The cellular space-the space of life by Pier Luigi Luisi -- The consciousness of space, the space of consciousness by Mauro Bergonzi and Pier Luigi | |
Luisi -- Time and Suffering (False metaphors, (de)synchronous times, and internal dynamics) by Norman Sieroka -- Evolutionary Time and the Creation of the Space of Life by Randall E. Auxier -- Computer Science: A computational | |
mathematics view of space, time and complexity by David H. Bailey and Jonathan M. Borwein -- The Black Hole in Mathematics by A. K. Dewdney -- Gödel’s Ontological Dreams by Gary Mar -- ‘Photographing the Footsteps of Time’: Space and | |
Time in Charles Babbage’s Calculating Engines by Doron Swade -- Gödel incompleteness and the empirical sciences by N. C. A. da Costa and F. A. Doria -- Miscellaneous: The Novel and the Map: Spatiotemporal Form and Discourse in Literary | |
Cartography by Robert T. Tally Jr -- Time, Space, and the Human Geographies of Opportunity by Donald G. Janelle -- Losing Time and Space: Experiencing Immersion by Diana J. Reichenbach. < | |
ISBN: | 9783319444185 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Epistemology , Metaphysics , Gravitation , Cosmology , Physics , Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory , Epistemology , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Cosmology , Metaphysics |
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Call number: | 0471970476:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The Cognitive Dynamics of Computer Science: Cost Effective Large Scale Software Development |
Author(s): |
de Gyurky |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Wiley-IEEE Computer Society Pr |
Size: | 1 online resource (293 p.) |
ISBN: | 9780471970477 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | Wiley Online Library |
Series: | Wiley 2016 package purchase |
Keywords: | General Computing |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319395524:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Form Versus Function: Theory and Models for Neuronal Substrates |
Author(s): |
Mihai Alexandru Petrovici |
Date: | 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (101 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-39552-4 |
Contents: | Prologue -- Introduction: From Biological Experiments to Mathematical Models -- Artiﬁcial Brains: Simulation and Emulation of Neural Networks -- Dynamics and Statistics of Poisson-Driven LIF Neurons -- Cortical Models on Neuromorphic |
Hardware -- Probabilistic Inference in Neural Networks -- Epilogue | |
ISBN: | 9783319395524 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Neurosciences , Computer simulation , Neurobiology , Neural networks (Computer science) , Physics , Numerical and Computational Physics , Mathematical Models of Cognitive Processes and Neural Networks , Neurobiology , Neurosciences , Simulation and Modeling |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319322858:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Computational Modeling of Neural Activities for Statistical Inference |
Author(s): |
Antonio Kolossa |
Date: | 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (20 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-32285-8 |
Contents: | Basic Principles of ERP Research, Surprise, and Probability Estimation -- Introduction to Model Estimation and Selection Methods -- A New Theory of Trial-by-Trial P300 Amplitude Fluctuations -- Bayesian Inference and the Urn-Ball Task -- Summary an d Outlook |
ISBN: | 9783319322858 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Neurosciences , Computer simulation , Neural networks (Computer science) , Biomathematics , Biomedical engineering , Mathematics , Mathematical Models of Cognitive Processes and Neural Networks , Biomedical Engineering , Neurosciences , Physiological, Cellular and Medical Topics , Simulation and Modeling |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319274959:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Trick or Truth? The Mysterious Connection Between Physics and Mathematics |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2016 |
Edition: | 1st ed. 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (8 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-27495-9 |
Contents: | Introduction -- Children of the cosmos (S. Wenmackers) -- Mathematics is Physics (M. S. Leifer) -- My god, it's full of clones: Living in a mathematical universe (M. Séguin) -- Let's consider two spherical chickens (T. Bolognesi) -- |
The raven and the writing desk (I. Durham) -- The deeper roles of mathematics in physical laws (K. H. Knuth) -- How mathematics meets the world (T. Maudlin) -- Mathematics: intuition's consistency check (K. Wharton) -- How not to | |
factor a miracle (D. K. Wise) -- The language of nature (D. Garfinkle) -- Demystifying the applicability of mathematics (N. Fillion) -- Why mathematics works so well (N. S. Yanofsky) -- Genesis of a pythagorean universe (A. Burov) -- | |
Beyond math (S. Magnusdottir) -- The descent of math (S. I. Walker) -- The ultimate tactics of self-referential systems (C. C. Dantas) -- Cognitive science and the connection between physics and mathematics (A. Gupta Mujumdar) -- A | |
metaphorical chart of our mathematical ontology (P. Gibbs).-And the math will set you free (C. Stoica) -- Appendix: List of winners | |
ISBN: | 9783319274959 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Philosophy and science , Mathematical physics , Mathematical logic , Physics , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Philosophy of Science , Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences , Mathematical Logic and Foundations |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319251158:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Controlling Synchronization Patterns in Complex Networks |
Author(s): |
Judith Lehnert |
Date: | 2016 |
Edition: | 1st ed. 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (50 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-25115-8 |
Contents: | Introduction -- Complex Dynamical Networks -- Synchronization In Complex Networks -- Control of Synchronization Transitions by Balancing Excitatory and Inhibitory Coupling -- Cluster and Group Synchrony: The Theory -- Zero-Lag and |
Cluster Synchrony: Towards Applications -- Adaptive Control -- Adaptive Time-Delayed Feedback Control -- Adaptive Control of Cluster States in Network Motifs -- Adaptive Topologies -- Conclusion | |
ISBN: | 9783319251158 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Physical chemistry , System theory , Neural networks (Computer science) , Vibration , Dynamical systems , Dynamics , Physics , Complex Networks , Mathematical Models of Cognitive Processes and Neural Networks , Physical Chemistry , Vibration, Dynamical Systems, Control , Systems Theory, Control |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2014-9783642545931:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Neural Fields [electronic resource] : Theory and Applications |
Author(s): |
Stephen Coombes Peter beim Graben Roland Potthast James Wright |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | With this book, the editors present the first comprehensive collection in neural field studies, authored by leading scientists in the field - among them are two of the founding-fathers of neural field theory. Up to now, researchresults in the field h ave been disseminated across a number of distinct journals from mathematics, computational neuroscience, biophysics, cognitive science and others. Starting with a tutorial for novices in neural field studies, thebook comprises chapters on emergent pattern s, their phase transitions and evolution, on stochastic approaches, cortical development, cognition, robotics and computation, large-scale numerical simulations, the coupling of neural fieldsto the electroencephalogram and phase transitions in anesthesia. The intended readership are students and scientists in applied mathematics, theoretical physics, theoretical biology, and computational neuroscience. Neural field theoryand its applications have a long-standing tradition in the mathematical and computati onal neurosciences. Beginning almost 50 years ago with seminal work by Griffiths and culminating in the 1970ties with the models of Wilson and Cowan,Nunez and Amari, this important research area experienced a renaissance during the 1990ties by the groups of Ermentrout, Bressloff, Haken, and Wright. Since then, much progress has been made in both, the development of mathematical andnumerical techniques, and in physiological refinement and understanding. In contrast to large-scale neural network models desc ribed by huge connectivity matrices that are computationally expensive in numerical simulations, neural fieldmodels described by connectivity kernels allow for analytical treatment by means of functional analysis methods. Thus, a number of rigorous result s on the existence of bump and wave solutions or on inverse kernel construction problemsare nowadays available. Moreover, neural fields provide an important interface for the coupling of continuous neur |
Contents: | Preface |
1.Tutorial on Neural Field Theory. S. Coombes, P. beim Graben and R. Potthast | |
Part I Theory of Neural Fields | |
2.A Personal Account of the Development of the Field Theory of Large | |
Scale Brain Activity from 1945 Onward. J. Cowan | |
3.HeavisideWorld: Excitation and Self | |
Organization of Neural Fields. Shun | |
ichi Amari | |
4.Spatiotemporal Pattern Formation in Neural Fields with Linear Adaptation. G.B. Ermentrout, S.E. Folias and Z.P. Kilpatrick | |
5.PDE Methods for Two | |
Dimensional Neural Fields. C.R. Laing | |
6.Numerical Simulation Scheme of One | |
and Two Dimensional Neural Fields Inv | |
ISBN: | 9783642545931 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems , Functional analysis , Integral equations , Consciousness |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2014-9783319095318:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Translational Recurrences [electronic resource] : From Mathematical Theory to Real-World Applications |
Author(s): |
Norbert Marwan Michael Riley Alessandro Giuliani Jr. Webber Charles L |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | This book features 13 papers presented at the Fifth International Symposium on Recurrence Plots, held August 2013 in Chicago, IL. It examines recent applications and developments in recurrence plots and recurrence quantifi cationanalysis (RQA) with s pecial emphasis on biological and cognitive systems and the analysis of coupled systems using cross-recurrence methods. Readers will discover new applications and insights into a range of systems provided byrecurrence plot analysis and new theoretical and mathematical developments in recurrence plots. Recurrence plot based analysis is a powerful tool that operates on real-world complex systems that are nonlinear, non-stationary, noisy, ofany statistical distribution, free of any particular model type, and not particularly long. Quantitative analyses promote the detection of system state changes, synchronized dynamical regimes, or classifi cation of system states. Th ebook will be of interest to an interdisciplinary audience of recurrence plot users and re searchers interested in time series analysis of complex systems in general |
Contents: | 1 A Recurrence Plot |
based Distance Measure: S. Spiegel et al | |
2 Fast computation of recurrences in long time series: T. Rawald et al | |
3 Unthresholded recurrence plots for complex | |
valued representations of narrow band signals: A. Sipers et al | |
4 Quantifying redundancy and information content of lines in recurrence plots using the theory of framework rigidity: A. Sipers et al | |
5 Recent advances in non | |
stationary signal processing based on Recurrence Plot Analysis concept: C. Ioana et al | |
6 A Recurrence | |
Based Approach for Feature Extraction in Brain | |
Computer Interface Systems: L.F.S | |
ISBN: | 9783319095318 |
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Series: | Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics, 2194-1009 : v103 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer science , Visualization , Mathematical statistics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2013-9783642333897:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Automation, Communication and Cybernetics in Science and Engineering 2011/2012 [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Sabina Jeschke Ingrid Isenhardt Frank Hees Klaus Henning |
Date: | 2013 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The book is the follow-up to its predecessor Automation, Communication and Cybernetics in Science and Engineering 2009/2010 and includes a representative selection of all scientific publications published between 07/2011and 06/2012 in various books, journals and conference proceedings by the researchers of the following institute cluster: IMA - Institute of Information Management in Mechanical Engineering ZLW - Center for Learning and KnowledgeManagement IfU - Associated Institute for Management Cybe rnetics Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University Innovative fields of application, such as cognitive systems, autonomous truck convoys, telemedicine, ontologyengineering, knowledge and information management, learning models and technolog ies, organizational development and management cybernetics are presented |
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Contents: | Foreword |
List of Contributors | |
Part 1: Agile and Turbulence | |
Suitable Processes for Knowledge and Technology Intensive Organizations | |
Part 2: Next | |
Generation Teaching and Learning Concepts for Universities and the Economy | |
Part 3: Cognitive IT | |
Supported Processes for Heterogeneous and Cooperative Systems | |
Part 4: Target Group | |
Adapted User Models for Innovation and Technology Development Processes | |
Part 5: Semantic Networks and Ontologies for Complex Value Chains and Virtual Environments | |
Appendix: Monographs and Published Books from IMA/ZLW & IfU | |
ISBN: | 9783642333897 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Artificial intelligence , Computer science , Science Study and teaching |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2013-9783642333590:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Consensus and Synchronization in Complex Networks [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Ljupco Kocarev |
Date: | 2013 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Synchronization in complex networks is one of the most captivating cooperative phenomena in nature and has been shown to be of fundamental importance in such varied circumstances as the continued existence of species, thefunctioning of heart pacemake r cells, epileptic seizures, neuronal firing in the feline visual cortex and cognitive tasks in humans. E.g. coupled visual and acoustic interactions make fireflies flash, crickets chirp, and an audienceclap in unison. On the other hand, in distributed sy stems and networks, it is often necessary for some or all of the nodes to calculate some function of certain parameters, e.g. sink nodes in sensor networks being tasked withcalculating the average measurement value of all the sensors or multi-agent system s in which all agents are required to coordinate their speed and direction. When all nodes calculate the same function of the initial values in thesystem, they are said to reach consensus. Such concepts - sometimes also called state agreement, rendezvous, and observer design in control theory - have recently received considerable attention in the computational science andengineering communities. Quite generally, consensus formation among a small group of expert models of an objective process is challengin g because the separate models have already been optimized in their own parameter spaces. Themathematical framework for describing synchronization and consensus in natural and technical sciences is similar and the aim of this book is to provide the first comprehensive work in which synchronization and consensus are presentedjointly, thereby allowing the reader to learn about the similarities and differences of the two concepts in both a systematic and application-oriented fashion. The ten chapters have be en carefully selected so as to reflect the currentstate-of-the-art of synchronization and consensus in networked systems in particular two chapters dealing with a novel application of synchronization |
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Contents: | Consensus theory in networked systems |
Control of Networks of Coupled Dynamical Systems | |
Distributed consensus and coordination control of networked multi | |
agent systems | |
Consensus of Networked Multi | |
Agent Systems with Delays and Fractional | |
Order Dynamics | |
Synchronization in complex networks: properties and tools | |
Enhancing Synchronizability of Complex Networks via Optimization | |
Synchronization | |
based parameter estimation in chaotic dynamical systems | |
Data Assimilation as Artificial Perception and Supermodeling as Artificial Consciousness | |
Supermodeling dynamics and learning me | |
ISBN: | 9783642333590 |
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Series: | Understanding Complex Systems, 1860-0832 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Computer simulation , Engineering |
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Title: | Complexity Perspectives on Language, Communication and Society [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
ngels Massip-Bonet Albert Bastardas-Boada |
Date: | 2013 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | The language-communication-society triangle defies traditional scientific approaches. Rather, it is a phenomenon that calls for an integration of complex, transdisciplinary perspectives, if we are to make any progress inunderstanding how it works. Th e highly diverse agents in play are not merely cognitive and/or cultural, but also emotional and behavioural in their specificity. Indeed, the effort may require building a theoretical and methodologicalbody of knowledge that can effectively convey the ch aracteristic properties of phenomena in human terms. New complexity approaches allow us to rethink our limited and mechanistic images of human societies and create more appropriateemo-cognitive dynamic and holistic models. We have to enter into dialogue w ith the complexity views coming out of other more material sciences, but we also need to take steps in the linguistic and psycho-sociological fieldstowards creating perspectives and concepts better fitted to human characteristics. Our understanding of com plexity is different but not opposed to the one that is more commonly found in texts written by people working inphysics or computer science, for example. The goal of this book is to extend the knowledge of these other more human or socially oriented pe rspectives on complexity, taking account of the language and communication singularitiesof human agents in society. |
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Contents: | Introduction |
Facing complexity: Prediction vs. adaptation | |
Sociolinguistics: Towards a complex ecological view | |
Language as a Complex Adaptive System: Towards an Integrative Linguistics | |
An experientially | |
based informationless communication | |
Conversation as emergent function | |
Communication situations: A dialogic quiz? | |
Education, emotion, complexity | |
Minds and screens. Communication and socialization from a complexity perspective | |
Self | |
organization in communicating groups: The emergence of coordination, shared references and collective intelligence | |
General linguistic | |
ISBN: | 9783642328176 |
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Keywords: | Engineering |
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Title: | Visual Reasoning with Diagrams [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Amirouche Moktefi Sun-Joo Shin |
Date: | 2013 |
Publisher: | Basel : Springer Basel : Imprint: Birkhuser |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Logic, the discipline that explores valid reasoning, does not need to be limited to a specific form of representation but should include any form as long as it allows us to draw sound conclusions from given information. The use ofdiagrams has a long but unequal history in logic: The golden age of diagrammatic logic of the 19th century thanks to Euler and Venn diagrams was followed by the early 20th century's symbolization of modern logic by Frege and Russell.Recently, we have been witnessing a reviva l of interest in diagrams from various disciplines - mathematics, logic, philosophy, cognitive science, and computer science. This book aims to provide a space for this newly debated topic -the logical status of diagrams - in order to advance the goal of universal logic by exploring common and/or unique features of visual reasoning |
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Contents: | Preface |
1.What is a logical diagram? (Catherine Legg) | |
2.The geometry of diagrams and the logic of syllogisms (Richard Bosley) | |
3.A diagrammatic calculus of syllogisms (Ruggero Pagnan) | |
4.Beyond syllogisms: Carrolls (marked) quadriliteral diagram (Amirouche Moktefi) | |
5.A diagrammatic bridge between classical and fuzzy logics(Ferdinando Cavaliere) | |
6.Diagrammatic reasoning with Classes and relationships (Jrgen Fischer Nilsson) | |
7.On the completeness of spider diagrams augmented with constants (Gem Stapleton, John Howse, Simon Thompson, John Taylor and Peter C | |
ISBN: | 9783034806008 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Logic , Visualization , Logic, Symbolic and mathematical |
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Title: | The Tower of Hanoi Myths and Maths [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Andreas M Hinz Sandi Klavar Uro Milutinovi Ciril Petr |
Date: | 2013 |
Publisher: | Basel : Springer Basel : Imprint: Birkhuser |
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Note: | This is the first comprehensive monograph on the mathematical theory of the solitaire game The Tower of Hanoi which was invented in the 19th century by the French number theorist douard Lucas. The book comprises a surveyof the historical development from the games predecessors up to recent research in mathematics and applications in computer science and psychology. Apart from long-standing myths it contains a thorough, largely self-containedpresentation of the essential mathematical facts with comple te proofs, including also unpublished material. The main objects of research today are the so-called Hanoi graphs and the related Sierpiski graphs. Acknowledging the greatpopularity of the topic in computer science, algorithms and their correctness proofs form an essential part of the book. In view of the most important practical applications of the Tower of Hanoi and its variants, namely in physics,network theory, and cognitive (neuro)psychology, other related structures and puzzles like, e.g., the Tower of London, are addressed. Numerous captivating integer sequences arise along the way, but also many open questions imposethemselves. Central among these is the famed Frame-Stewart conjecture. Despite many attempts to decide it and large-scale numerical e xperiments supporting its truth, it remains unsettled after more than 70 years and thus demonstratesthe timeliness of the topic. Enriched with elaborate illustrations, connections to other puzzles and challenges for the reader in the form of (solved) exer cises as well as problems for further exploration, this book is enjoyablereading for students, educators, game enthusiasts and researchers alike |
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Contents: | Foreword by Ian Stewart |
Preface | |
0 The Beginning of the World | |
1 The Chinese Rings | |
2 The Classical Tower of Hanoi | |
3 Lucass Second Problem | |
4 Sierpinski Graphs | |
5 The Tower of Hanoi with More Pegs | |
6 Variations of the Puzzle | |
7 The Tower of London | |
8 Tower of Hanoi Variants with Oriented Disc Moves | |
9 The End of the World | |
A Hints and Solutions to Exercises | |
Glossary | |
Bibliography | |
Name Index | |
Subject Index | |
Symbol Index | |
ISBN: | 9783034802376 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer software , Sequences (Mathematics) , Combinatorics |
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Title: | Viability Theory [electronic resource] : New Directions |
Author(s): |
Jean-Pierre Aubin Alexandre M Bayen Patrick Saint-Pierre |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | Viability theory designs and develops mathematical and algorithmic methods for investigating the adaptation to viability constraints of evolutions governed by complex systems under uncertainty that are found in many domainsinvolving living beings, fr om biological evolution to economics, from environmental sciences to financial markets, from control theory and robotics to cognitive sciences. It involves interdisciplinary investigations spanning fieldsthat have traditionally developed in isolation. The purpose of this book is to present an initiation to applications of viability theory, explaining and motivating the main concepts and illustrating them with numerous numericalexamples taken from various fields |
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Contents: | Overview and Organization |
Viability Kernels and Examples: Viability and Capturability | |
Viability Problems in Robotics | |
Viability and Dynamic Intertemporal Optimality | |
Avoiding Skylla and Charybdis | |
Inertia Functions, Viability Oscillators and Hysteresis | |
Management of Renewable Resources | |
Mathematical Properties of Viability Kernels: Connection Basins | |
Local and Asymptotic Properties of Equilibria | |
Viability and Capturability Properties of Evolutionary Systems | |
Regulation of Control Systems | |
Restoring Viability | |
First | |
Order Partial Differential Equations: Viability Sol | |
ISBN: | 9783642166846 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer science , Systems theory , Economics , Economics, Mathematical |
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Title: | Automation, Communication and Cybernetics in Science and Engineering 2009/2010 [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Sabina Jeschke Ingrid Isenhardt Klaus Henning |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The book presents a representative selection of all publications published between 01/2009 and 06/2010 in various books, journals and conference proceedings by the researchers of the institute cluster: IMA - Institute ofInformation Management in Mech anical Engineering ZLW - Center for Learning and Knowledge Management IfU - Institute for Management Cybernetics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University The contributions address thecluster's five core research fields: * suitable proces ses for knowledge- and technology-intensive organizations * next-generation teaching and learning concepts for universities and the economy * cognitive IT-supported processes forheterogeneous and cooperative systems * target group-adapted user models for innovation and technology development processes * semantic networks and ontologies for complex value chains and virtual environments Innovative fields ofapplication such as cognitive systems, autonomous truck convoys, telemedicine, ontology engineering, k nowledge and information management, learning models and technologies, organizational development and management cybernetics arepresented. The contributions show the unique potential of the broad and interdisciplinary research approach of the ZLW/IMA and the IfU |
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ISBN: | 9783642162084 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Information systems , Computer science , Engineering mathematics |
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Title: | Complex and Adaptive Dynamical Systems [electronic resource] : A Primer |
Author(s): |
Claudius Gros |
Date: | 2011 |
Edition: | 2 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | We are living in an ever more complex world, an epoch where human actions can accordingly acquire far-reaching potentialities. Complex and adaptive dynamical systems are ubiquitous in the world surrounding us and require us toadapt to new realities a nd the way of dealing with them. This primer has been developed with the aim of conveying a wide range of commons-sense knowledge in the field of quantitative complex system science at an introductory level,providing an entry point to this both fascinatin g and vitally important subject. The approach is modular and phenomenology driven. Examples of emerging phenomena of generic importance treated in this book are: -- The small worldphenomenon in social and scale-free networks. -- Phase transitions and self -organized criticality in adaptive systems. -- Life at the edge of chaos and coevolutionary avalanches resulting from the unfolding of all living. -- Theconcept of living dynamical systems and emotional diffusive control within cognitive system theory. Te chnical course prerequisites are a basic knowledge of ordinary and partial differential equations and of statistics. Each chaptercomes with exercises and suggestions for further reading - solutions to the exercises are also provided. This second edition a dds a new chapter on quantifiying/measuring complexity in given systems, together with an introduction toinformation theory, has an expanded exercises and solutions section, and contains both revised and additional subsections |
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Contents: | About this book |
Graph Theory and Small | |
World Networks | |
Chaos, Bifurcations and Diffusion | |
Random Boolean Networks | |
Cellular Automata and Self | |
Organized Criticality | |
Statistical Modeling of Darwinian Evolution | |
Synchronization Phenomena | |
Elements of Cognitive System Theory | |
Solutions | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9783642047060 |
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Title: | Structural Analysis of Complex Networks [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Matthias Dehmer |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Boston : Birkhuser Boston |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Because of the increasing complexity and growth of real-world networks, their analysis by using classical graph-theoretic methods is oftentimes a difficult procedure. As a result, there is a strong need to combine graph-theoreticmethods with mathemat ical techniques from other scientific disciplines, such as machine learning and information theory, in order to analyze complex networks more adequately. Filling a gap in literature, this self-contained bookpresents theoretical and application-oriented re sults to structurally explore complex networks. The work focuses not only on classical graph-theoretic methods, but also demonstrates the usefulness of structural graph theory as a toolfor solving interdisciplinary problems. Special emphasis is given to m ethods related to the following areas: * Applications to biology, chemistry, linguistics, and data analysis * Graph colorings * Graph polynomials * Informationmeasures for graphs * Metrical properties of graphs * Partitions and decompositions * Quantitati ve graph measures Structural Analysis of Complex Networks is suitable for a broad, interdisciplinary readership of researchers,practitioners, and graduate students in discrete mathematics, statistics, computer science, machine learning, artificial intelli gence, computational and systems biology, cognitive science, computational linguistics, and mathematicalchemistry. The book may be used as a supplementary textbook in graduate-level seminars on structural graph analysis, complex networks, or network-based machine learning methods |
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Contents: | Preface |
A Brief Introduction to Complex Networks and Their Analysis | |
Partitions of Graphs | |
Distance in Graphs | |
Domination in Graphs | |
Spectrum and Entropy for Infinite Directed Graphs | |
Application of Infinite Labeled Graphs to Symbolic Dynamical Systems | |
Decompositions and Factorizations of Complete Graphs | |
Geodetic Sets in Graphs | |
Graph Polynomials and Their Applications I: The Tutte Polynomial | |
Graph Polynomials and Their Applications II: Interrelations and Interpretations | |
Reconstruction Problems for Graphs, Krawtchouk Polynomials, and Diophantine Equations | |
Subgraph | |
ISBN: | 9780817647896 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer Communication Networks , Computational complexity , Data mining , Bioinformatics , Combinatorics |
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Title: | Polystochastic Models for Complexity [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Octavian Iordache |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This book is devoted to complexity understanding and management, considered as the main source of efficiency and prosperity for the next decades. Divided into six chapters, the book begins with a presentation of basic concepts ascomplexity, emergence and closure. The second chapter looks to methods and introduces polystochastic models, the wave equation, possibilities and entropy. The third chapter focusing on physical and chemical systems analyzes flow-sheetsynthesis, cyclic operations of separation , drug delivery systems and entropy production. Biomimetic systems represent the main objective of the fourth chapter. Case studies refer to bio-inspired calculation methods, to the role ofartificial genetic codes, neural networks and neural codes for evo lutionary calculus and for evolvable circuits as biomimetic devices. The fifth chapter, taking its inspiration from systems sciences and cognitive sciences looks toengineering design, case base reasoning methods, failure analysis, and multi-agent manufact uring systems. Perspectives and integrative points of view are discussed in the sixth chapter with reference to the classification of sciences,cybernetics and its extensions, and to transdisciplinarity and categorification. Written for: engineers, researc hers, and students in chemical, biochemical, computing and systems science engineering, in neuroscience, psychology,philosophy and mathematics |
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Contents: | Methods |
Physical and chemical systems | |
Biosystems and bioinspired systems | |
Systems sciences and cognitive systems | |
Perspectives | |
ISBN: | 9783642106545 |
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Series: | Understanding Complex Systems, 1860-0832 |
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Keywords: | Engineering , Artificial intelligence , Differentiable dynamical systems |
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Title: | Ubiquitous Quantum Structure [electronic resource] : From Psychology to Finance |
Author(s): |
Andrei Y Khrennikov |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | Quantum-like structure is present practically everywhere. Quantum-like (QL) models, i.e. models based on the mathematical formalism of quantum mechanics and its generalizations can be successfully applied to cognitive science,psychology, genetics, ec onomics, finances, and game theory. This book is not about quantum mechanics as a physical theory. The short review of quantum postulates is therefore mainly of historical value: quantum mechanics is just thefirst example of the successful application of non-Kolmogorov probabilities, the first step towards a contextual probabilistic description of natural, biological, psychological, social, economical or financial phenomena. A generalcontextual probabilistic model (Vxj model) is presented. It can be used for describing probabilities in both quantum and classical (statistical) mechanics as well as in the above mentioned phenomena. This model can be representedin a quantum-like way, namely, in complex and more general Hilbert spaces. In this way quantum pro bability is totally demystified: Born's representation of quantum probabilities by complex probability amplitudes, wave functions, issimply a special representation of this type |
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Contents: | Quantum |
like Paradigm | |
Classical (Kolmogorovian) and Quantum (Born) Probability | |
Contextual Probabilistic Model Vxj Model | |
Quantum | |
like Representation Algorithm | |
QLRA | |
The Quantum | |
like Brain | |
Experimental Tests of Quantum | |
like Behavior of the Mind | |
Quantum | |
like Decision Making and Disjunction Effect | |
Macroscopic Games and Quantum Logic | |
Contextual Approach to Quantum | |
like Macroscopic Games | |
Psycho | |
financial Model | |
The Problem of Smoothness of Bohmian Trajectories | |
ISBN: | 9783642051012 |
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Keywords: | Distribution (Probability theory) , Quantum theory , Economics |
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Title: | Contextual Approach to Quantum Formalism [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Andrei Khrennikov |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands |
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Note: | The aim of this book is to show that the probabilistic formalisms of classical statistical mechanics and quantum mechanics can be unified on the basis of a general contextual probabilistic model. By taking into account thedependence of (classical) pr obabilities on contexts (i.e. complexes of physical conditions), one can reproduce all distinct features of quantum probabilities such as the interference of probabilities and the violation of Bellsinequality. Moreover, by starting with a formula for the interference of probabilities (which generalizes the well known classical formula of total probability), one can construct the representation of contextual probabilities bycomplex probability amplitudes or, in the abstract formalism, by normalized vectors of the complex Hilbert space or its hyperbolic generalization. Thus the Hilbert space representation of probabilities can be naturally derived fromclassical probabilistic assumptions. An important chapter of the book critically reviews known no-go theore ms: the impossibility to establish a finer description of micro-phenomena than provided by quantum mechanics and, inparticular, the commonly accepted consequences of Bells theorem (including quantum non-locality). Also, possible applications of the contex tual probabilistic model and its quantum-like representation in complex Hilbert spaces inother fields (e.g. in cognitive science and psychology) are discussed |
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ISBN: | 9781402095931 |
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Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics : v160 |
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Keywords: | Distribution (Probability theory) , Quantum theory , Mathematical physics , Quantum computing , Statistical physics |
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Title: | Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Robert A Meyers |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science provides an authoritative single source for understanding and applying the concepts of complexity theory together with the tools and measures for analyzing complex systems in allfields of science and eng ineering. The science and tools of complexity and systems science include theories of self-organization, complex systems, synergetics, dynamical systems, turbulence, catastrophes, instabilities, nonlinearity,stochastic processes, chaos, neural networks, c ellular automata, adaptive systems, and genetic algorithms. Examples of near-term problems and major unknowns that can be approached through complexity and systems science include: Thestructure, history and future of the universe the biological basis of c onsciousness the integration of genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics as systems biology human longevity limits the limits of computing sustainability oflife on earth predictability, dynamics and extent of earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, and other na tural disasters the dynamics of turbulent flows lasers or fluids in physics, microprocessor design macromolecular assembly inchemistry and biophysics brain functions in cognitive neuroscience climate change ecosystem management traffic management and busi ness cycles. All these seemingly quite different kinds of structure formation have a number ofimportant features and underlying structures in common. These deep structural similarities can be exploited to transfer analytical methods and understanding from one field to another. This unique work will extend the influence ofcomplexity and system science to a much wider audience than has been possible to date |
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ISBN: | 9780387304403 |
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Keywords: | Chemistry , Geography , Bioinformatics , Distribution (Probability theory) , Economics |
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Title: | Lectures in Supercomputational Neurosciences [electronic resource] : Dynamics in Complex Brain Networks |
Author(s): |
Peter beim Graben Changsong Zhou Marco Thiel Jrgen Kurths |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | Computational Neuroscience is a burgeoning field of research where only the combined effort of neuroscientists, biologists, psychologists, physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, engineers and other specialists, e.g.from linguistics and medi cine, seem to be able to expand the limits of our knowledge. The present volume is an introduction, largely from the physicists' perspective, to the subject matter with in-depth contributions by systemneuroscientists. A conceptual model for complex networ ks of neurons is introduced that incorporates many important features of the real brain, such as various types of neurons, various brain areas, inhibitory and excitatory couplingand the plasticity of the network. The computational implementation on superc omputers, which is introduced and discussed in detail in this book, will enable the readers to modify and adapt the algortihm for their own research.Worked-out examples of applications are presented for networks of Morris-Lecar neurons to model the cortic al connections of a cat's brain, supported with data from experimental studies. This book is particularly suited for graduatestudents and nonspecialists from related fields with a general science background, looking for a substantial but hands-on introduc tion to the subject matter |
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Contents: | Neurophysiology |
Foundations of Neurophysics | |
Synapses and Neurons: Basic Properties and Their Use in Recognizing Environmental Signals | |
Complex Networks | |
Structural Characterization of Networks Using the Cat Cortex as an Example | |
Organization and Function of Complex Cortical Networks | |
Synchronization Dynamics in Complex Networks | |
Synchronization Analysis of Neuronal Networks by Means of Recurrence Plots | |
Cognition and Higher Perception | |
Neural and Cognitive Modeling with Networks of Leaky Integrator Units | |
A Dynamic Model of the Macrocolumn | |
Implementations | |
Building a | |
ISBN: | 9783540731597 |
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Keywords: | Neurosciences , Artificial intelligence , Biomedical engineering , Engineering |
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Title: | Complex and Adaptive Dynamical Systems [electronic resource] : A Primer |
Author(s): |
Claudius Gros |
Date: | 2008 |
Edition: | 1 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | We are living in an ever more complex world, an epoch where human actions can accordingly acquire far-reaching potentialities. Complex and adaptive dynamical systems are ubiquitous in the world surrounding us and require us toadapt to new realities a nd the way of dealing with them. This primer has been developed with the aim of conveying a wide range of commons-sense knowledge in the field of quantitative complex system science at an introductory level,providing an entry point to this both fascinatin g and vitally important subject. The approach is modular and phenomenology driven. Examples of emerging phenomena of generic importance treated in this book are: -- The small worldphenomenon in social and scale-free networks. -- Phase transitions and self -organized criticality in adaptive systems. -- Life at the edge of chaos and coevolutionary avalanches resulting from the unfolding of all living. -- Theconcept of living dynamical systems and emotional diffusive control within cognitive system theory. Te chnical course prerequisites are a basic knowledge of ordinary and partial differential equations and of statistics. Each chaptercomes with exercises and suggestions for further reading - solutions to the exercises are also provided |
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Contents: | About this book |
Graph Theory and Small | |
World Networks | |
Chaos, Bifurcations and Diffusion | |
Random Boolean Networks | |
Cellular Automata and Self | |
Organized Criticality | |
Statistical Modeling of Darwinian Evolution | |
Synchronization Phenomena | |
Elements of Cognitive System Theory | |
Solutions | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9783540718741 |
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Keywords: | Information systems , Mathematics , Statistical physics , Biomedical engineering , Engineering |
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Title: | Modern Multivariate Statistical Techniques [electronic resource] : Regression, Classification, and Manifold Learning |
Author(s): |
Alan J Izenman |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | Remarkable advances in computation and data storage and the ready availability of huge data sets have been the keys to the growth of the new disciplines of data mining and machine learning, while the enormous success of the HumanGenome Project has op ened up the field of bioinformatics. These exciting developments, which led to the introduction of many innovative statistical tools for high-dimensional data analysis, are described here in detail. The authortakes a broad perspective for the first time i n a book on multivariate analysis, nonlinear methods are discussed in detail as well as linear methods. Techniques covered range from traditional multivariate methods, such as multipleregression, principal components, canonical variates, linear discrimina nt analysis, factor analysis, clustering, multidimensional scaling, and correspondence analysis, to the newer methods of density estimation, projection pursuit,neural networks, multivariate reduced-rank regression, nonlinear manifold learning, bagging, bo osting, random forests, independent component analysis, support vector machines, and classification and regression trees. Another uniquefeature of this book is the discussion of database management systems. This book is appropriate for advanced undergradu ate students, graduate students, and researchers in statistics, computer science, artificial intelligence,psychology, cognitive sciences, business, medicine, bioinformatics, and engineering. Familiarity with multivariable calculus, linear algebra, and pro bability and statistics is required. The book presents a carefully-integrated mixtureof theory and applications, and of classical and modern multivariate statistical techniques, including Bayesian methods. There are over 60 interesting data sets used as e xamples in the book, over 200 exercises, and many colorillustrations and photographs. Alan J. Izenman is Professor of Statistics and Director of the Center for Statistical and Information Science at Te |
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Data and Databases | |
Random Vectors and Matrices | |
Nonparametric Density Estimation | |
Model Assessment and Selection in Multiple Regression | |
Multivariate Regression | |
Linear Dimensionality Reduction | |
Linear Discriminant Analysis | |
Recursive Partitioning and Tree | |
Based Methods | |
Artificial Neural Networks | |
Support Vector Machines | |
Cluster Analysis | |
Multidimensional Scaling and Distance Geometry | |
Committee Machines | |
Latent Variable Models for Blind Source Separation | |
Nonlinear Dimensionality Reduction and Manifold Learning | |
Correspondence Analysis | |
ISBN: | 9780387781891 |
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Series: | Springer Texts in Statistics, 1431-875X |
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Keywords: | Statistics , Computer science , Data mining , Optical pattern recognition , Bioinformatics , Mathematical statistics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2007-9780387498393:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Multivariate and Mixture Distribution Rasch Models [electronic resource] : Extensions and Applications |
Author(s): |
Matthias Davier Claus H Carstensen |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | This volume covers extensions of the Rasch model, one of the most researched and applied models in educational research and social science. This collection contains 22 chapters by some of the most recognized international expertsin the field. They co ver topics ranging from general model extensions to applications in fields as diverse as cognition, personality, organizational and sports psychology, and health sciences and education. The Rasch model is designedfor categorical data, often collected as e xaminees' responses to multiple tasks such as cognitive items from psychological tests or from educational assessments. The Rasch model's elegant mathematical form is suitable for extensionsthat allow for greater flexibility in handling complex samples of examinees and collections of tasks from different domains. In these extensions, the Rasch model is enhanced by additional structural elements that either account fordifferences between diverse populations or for differences among observed variables. Rese arch on extending well-known statistical tools like regression, mixture distribution, and hierarchical linear models has led to the adoption ofRasch model features to handle categorical observed variables. We maintain both perspectives in the volume and s how how these merged modelsRasch models with a more complex item or population structureare derived either from theRasch model or from a structural model, how they are estimated, and where they are applied. Matthias von Davier is a Senior Research Scienti st in the Research & Development Division at Educational Testing Service. He is the author ofWINMIRA, a software package for estimating latent class models, mixture distribution Rasch models, and hybrid Rasch models. The software grew out of his work with colleagues at the Methodology Department of the Institute for ScienceEducation (IPN) in Kiel, Germany. Von Davier's current research is concerned with extensions of Rasch models and more general |
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Contents: | Introduction: extending the Rasch model or abandoning the Rasch model, Matthias von Davier, Jrgen Rost, Claus H. Carstensen |
Measurement models as narrative structures, Robert Mislevy, Chun | |
Wei Huang | |
Testing generalized RM's, Cees A.W. Glas | |
The mixed | |
coefficients multinomal logit model | |
a generalized form of the Rasch model, Raymond J. Adams, Margaret L. Wu | |
Loglinear multivariate mixture Rasch models, Henk Kelderman | |
Mixture distribution and hybrid Rasch models, Matthias von Davier, Kentaro Yamamoto | |
Application of the Saltus model to stage | |
like data: some appliations and curr | |
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Keywords: | Statistics , Quality of Life , Quality of Life Research , Psychological tests and testing , Psychometrics |
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Title: | 18 Unconventional Essays on the Nature of Mathematics [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Reuben Hersh |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | Advance praise for 18 Unconventional Essays on the Nature of Mathematics: I was pleasantly surprised to find that this book does not treat mathematics as dessicated formal logic but as a living organism, immediatelyrecognizable to any working mathema tician. - Sir Michael Atiyah, University of Edinburgh A wonderful collection of essays on the philosophy of mathematics, some by mathematicians, others by philosophers, and all having significantthings to say. Most readers will be informed, some will be i nfuriated, but all will be stimulated. - John H. Conway, John von Neumann Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, Princeton University This startling new collection ofessays edited by Reuben Hersh contains frank facts and opinions from leading mathematici ans, philosophers, sociologists, cognitive scientists, and even an anthropologist. Each essay provides a challenging and thought-provoking look atrecent advances in the philosophy of mathematics, demonstrating the possibilities of thinking fresh, sticking close to actual practice, and fearlessly letting go of standard shibboleths. The following essays are included: * AlfredRenyi: Socratic Dialogue * Carlo Cellucci: Filosofia e Matematica, introduction * William Thurston: On Proof and Progress in Mathemati cs * Andrew Aberdein: The Informal Logic of Mathematical Proof * Yehuda Rav: Philosophical Problemsof Mathematics in Light of Evolutionary Epistemology * Brian Rotman: Towards a Semiotics of Mathematics * Donald Mackenzie: Computers and the Sociology of M athematical Proof * Terry Stanway: From G.H.H. and Littlewood to XML and Maple:Changing Needs and Expectations in Mathematical Knowledge Management * Rafael Nunez: Do Numbers Really Move? * Timothy Gowers: Does Mathematics Need a Philosophy? * Jody Azzoun i: How and Why Mathematics is a Social Practice *Gian-Carlo Rota: The Pernicious Influence of Mathematics Upon Philosophy * Jack Schwartz: The Pernicious Influence of Mathematics on Science * Alfons |
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Contents: | Introduction by Reuben Hersh |
A. Renyi: Socratic Dialogue | |
C. Celluci: Filosofia e Matematica, introduction | |
W. Thurston: On Proof and Progress in Mathematics | |
A. Aberdein: The Informal Logic of Mathematical Proof | |
Y. Rav: Philosophical Problems of Mathematics in Light of Evolutionary Epistemology | |
B. Rotman: Towards a Semiotics of Mathematics | |
D. Mackenzie: Computers and the Sociology of Mathematical Proof | |
T. Stanway: From G.H.H. and Littlewood to XML and Maple: Changing Needs and Expectations in Mathematical Knowledge Management | |
R. Nunez: Do Numbers Really Move? | |
T. Gower | |
ISBN: | 9780387298313 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Logic, Symbolic and mathematical |
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Title: | Information Dynamics in Cognitive, Psychological, Social and Anomalous Phenomena |
Author(s): |
Andrei Khrennikov |
Date: | 2004 |
Size: | 1 online resource (235 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-017-0479-3 |
Contents: | 1. Processing of Information on P-Adic Trees -- 2. Hierarchy of Information -- 3. P-Adic Dynamical Systems -- 4. Random Processing of Information -- 5. Information Quantum Mechanics -- 6. Bohmian Mechanics on Information Spaces -- 7. |
Abstract Ultrametric Information Spaces -- 8. Pathway Representation of Cognitive Information -- 9. Contextual Approach to Quantum Theory -- 10. Frequency Analysis of Foundations of Quantum Mechanics -- 11. Bohmian Mechanics for | |
Financial Processes -- References | |
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Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics, An International Book Series on The Fundamental Theories of Physics: Their Clarification, Development and Application : 138 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Philosophy of mind , Computer science , Artificial intelligence , Mathematical analysis , Analysis (Mathematics) , Physics , Mathematics , Analysis , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) , Discrete Mathematics in Computer Science , Philosophy of Mind |
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Title: | Alternative Logics. Do Sciences Need Them? |
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Date: | 2004 |
Size: | 1 online resource (368 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-662-05679-0 |
Contents: | I General Topics -- Why Is It Logical to Admit Several Logics? -- Does Metaphysics Need a Non-Classical Logic? -- Logic and the Philosophical Interpretation of Science -- How Set Theory Impinges on Logic -- Geometries and Arithmetics |
-- Remarks on Criteria of Truth and Models in Science -- Significant? Not Significant? The Dilemma of Statistical Induction in Scientific Research -- II Alternative Proposals -- Outline of a Paraconsistent Category Theory -- | |
Combinatory Logic, Language, and Cognitive Representations -- Extending the Realm of Logic: The Adaptive-Logic Programme -- Comments on Jaakko Hintikka’s Post-Tarskian Truth -- III Alternative Logics Motivated by Problems of | |
Application to Science -- Applied Logics for Computer Science -- Stochastic versus Deterministic Features in Learning Models -- Praxic Logics -- Reasons from Science for Limiting Classical Logic -- The Language of Interpretation in | |
Quantum Physics and Its Logic -- Why Objectivist Programs in Quantum Theory Do Not Need an Alternative Logic -- Does Quantum Physics Require a New Logic? -- Experimental Approach to Quantum-Logical Connectives -- From Semantics to | |
Syntax: Quantum Logic of Observables -- An Unsharp Quantum Logic from Quantum Computation -- Quantum Logic and Quantum Probability -- Operator Algebras and Quantum Logic | |
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Keywords: | Physics , Philosophy , Computers , Algebra , Ordered algebraic structures , Quantum physics , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Physics , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics , Philosophy, general , Theory of Computation , Order, Lattices, Ordered Algebraic Structures , Quantum Physics |
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Title: | Foundations of the Formal Sciences II Applications of Mathematical Logic in Philosophy and Linguistics, Papers of a Conference held in Bonn, November 10–13, 2000 |
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Date: | 2003 |
Size: | 1 online resource (302 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-017-0395-6 |
Contents: | The Diversity of Models in Statistical Mechanics: Views about the Structure of Scientific Theories -- Mathematical Logic and Natural Language: Life at the border -- Bayesian Networks in Philosophy. -- An Application of Circular |
Definitions: Rational Decision -- Two-Dimensionalism and the Metaphysical Possibility of Zombies -- Topics in Reverse Mathematics -- The Logic of Intensional Predicates -- The So-Called Materially Valid Inferences and the Logic of | |
Concepts. -- Analysis and Design from a Viewpoint of Information Flow -- Features in Phonological Theory -- New Semantics for Modal Predicate Logics. -- What is Input/Output Logic? -- The Gupta-Belnap Fixed-Point Problem and the Theory | |
of Clones of Functions -- Situated Reasoning in Time about Time -- Generic Ontology of Linguistic Classification -- Techniques and Methods of Science from a Structuralist Point of View -- Proof Theory and Formal Grammars: Applications | |
of Normalization -- World Travelling and Mood Swings -- Synchrony and Composition: Toward a Cognitive Architecture between Classicism and Connectionism -- References | |
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Series: | Trends in Logic, Studia Logica Library: 17 |
Keywords: | Philosophy , Logic , Philosophy and science , Linguistics , Philosophy , Logic , Theoretical Linguistics , Philosophy of Science |
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Title: | Visualization and Mathematics III |
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Date: | 2003 |
Size: | 1 online resource (457 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-662-05105-4 |
Contents: | Planar Conformal Mappings of Piecewise Flat Surfaces -- Discrete Differential-Geometry Operators for Triangulated 2-Manifolds -- Constructing Circle Patterns Using a New Functional -- Constructing Hamiltonian Triangle Strips on |
Quadrilateral Meshes -- Visualizing Forman’s Discrete Vector Field -- Identifying Vector Field Singularities Using a Discrete Hodge Decomposition -- Searching for Knotted Spheres in 4-dimensional Space -- 3D Loop Detection and | |
Visualization in Vector Fields -- Minkowski Geometric Algebra and the Stability of Characteristic Polynomials -- Subdivision Invariant Polynomial Interpolation -- Another Metascheme of Subdivision Surfaces -- Geometry of the Squared | |
Distance Function to Curves and Surfaces -- A Multiscale Fairing Method for Textured Surfaces -- Generalized Block Iterative Methods -- Fast Difference Schemes for Edge Enhancing Beltrami Flow and Subjective Surfaces -- Alice on the | |
Eightfold Way: Exploring Curved Spaces in an Enclosed Virtual Reality Theater -- Computation and Visualisation in the NumLab Numerical Laboratory -- A Generic Programming Approach to Multiresolution Spatial Decompositions -- | |
Mathematical Modelling and Visualisation of Complex Three-dimensional Flows -- webMathematica -- Films: A Communicating Tool for Mathematics -- The Potentials of Math Visualization and their Impact on the Curriculum -- Appendix: Color | |
Plates | |
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Keywords: | Psychology , Computer mathematics , Mathematics , Visualization , Numerical analysis , Differential geometry , Topology , Cognitive psychology , Psychology , Cognitive Psychology , Visualization , Computational Science and Engineering , Numerical Analysis , Topology , Differential Geometry |
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Title: | Exploratory Data Analysis in Empirical Research Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Klassifikation e.V., University of Munich, March 14–16, 2001 |
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Date: | 2003 |
Size: | 1 online resource (536 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-55721-7 |
Contents: | 1: Classification, Data Analysis and Statistics -- Sliced Inverse Regression for High-dimensional Time Series -- Symbolic Clustering of Constrained Probabilistic Data -- On Memory Requirement with Normal Symbolic Form -- On the Roles |
of Galois Connections in Classification -- Mining Sets of Time Series: Description of Time Points -- Spatial Smoothing with Robust Priors in Functional MRI -- Clustering in the Presence of Outliers -- Two Models of Random Intersection | |
Graphs for Classification -- Classification Techniques based on Methods of Computational Intelligence -- Constrained Correspondence Analysis for Seriation in Archaeology Applied to Sagalassos Ceramic Tablewares -- The Moment | |
Preservation Method of Cluster Analysis -- On The General Distance Measure -- Tests for One-dimensional Nearest Neighbors Clusters -- Integration of Cluster Analysis and Visualization Techniques for Visual Data Analysis -- Bayesian | |
Space-time Analysis of Health Insurance Data -- On Clustering by Mixture Models -- Using Additive Conjoint Measurement in Analysis of Social Network Data -- Bayesian Latent Class Metric Conjoint Analysis — A Case Study from the | |
Austrian Mineral Water Market -- Diagnostics in Multivariate Data Analysis: Sensitivity Analysis for Principal Components and Canonical Correlations -- Classification of Natural Languages by Word Ordering Rule -- Combining Mental Fit | |
and Data Fit for Classification Rule Selection -- Bayesian Analysis of Econometric Models for Count Data: A Survey -- k-Means Clustering with Outlier Detection, Mixed Variables and Missing Values -- 2: Web Mining, Data Mining and | |
Computer Science -- Repeat-buying Theory and its Application for Recommender Services -- Joker — Visualization of an Object Model for a Cost Accounting Educational Software -- Data Preparation in Large Real-world Data Mining Projects: | |
Methods for Imputing Missing Values -- Clustering of Document Collections to Support Interactive Text Exploration -- Web Usage Mining — Languages and Algorithms -- Thesaurus Migration in Practice -- Relational Clustering for the | |
Analysis of Internet Newsgroups -- The Theory of On-line Learning — A Statistical Physics Approach -- A Framework for Web Usage Mining on Anonymous Logfile Data -- 3: Medicine, Biological Sciences and Health -- Knee Replacement Surgery | |
and Learning Effects — Data Evidence from a German Hospital -- Self-organizing Maps and its Applications in Sleep Apnea Research and Molecular Genetics -- Automated Classification of Optic Nerve Head Topography Images for Glaucoma | |
Screening -- Comparing Split Criteria for Constructing Survival Trees -- A Type of Bayesian Small Area Estimation for the Analysis of Cancer Mortality Data -- DEA-Benchmarks for Austrian Physicians -- Data Mining Tools for Quality | |
Management in Health Care -- The Effects of Simultaneous Misclassification on the Attributable Risk -- Statistical Genetics — Present and Future -- 4: Marketing, Finance and Management Science -- Market Simulation Using Bayesian | |
Procedures in Conjoint Analysis -- Value Based Benchmarking and Market Partitioning -- Optimization of Corporate Reorganization Portfolios based on a Genetic Algorithm -- Key Success Factors in City Marketing — Some Empirical Evidence | |
-- From Credit Scores to Stable Default Probabilities: A Model Based Approach -- Dimensions of Credit Risk -- Cognitive Organization of Person Attributes: Measurement Procedures and Statistical Models -- Manufacturing Branches in | |
Poland — A Classification Attempt -- Market-Segments of Automotive Brands: Letting Multivariate Analyses Reveal Additional Insights -- Sequence Mining in Marketing -- Portfolio Management Using Multivariate Time Series Forecasts -- | |
Value-at-Risk for Financial Assets Determined by Moment Estimators of the Tail Index -- Keywords -- Authors | |
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Keywords: | Computer science , Business , Management science , Data structures (Computer science) , Database management , Probabilities , Statistics , Economic theory , Computer Science , Database Management , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Business and Management, general , Data Structures, Cryptology and Information Theory , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods |
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Title: | The Topos of Music Geometric Logic of Concepts, Theory, and Performance |
Author(s): |
Guerino Mazzola |
Date: | 2002 |
Size: | 1 online resource (1344 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-0348-8141-8 |
Contents: | I Introduction and Orientation -- 1 What is Music About? -- 1.1 Fundamental Activities -- 1.2 Fundamental Scientific Domains -- 2 Topography -- 2.1 Layers of Reality -- 2.1.1 Physical Reality -- 2.1.2 Mental Reality -- 2.1.3 |
Psychological Reality -- 2.2 Molino’s Communication Stream -- 2.2.1 Creator and Poietic Level -- 2.2.2 Work and Neutral Level -- 2.2.3 Listener and Esthesic Level -- 2.3 Semiosis -- 2.3.1 Expressions -- 2.3.2 Content -- 2.3.3 The | |
Process of Signification -- 2.3.4 A Short Overview of Music Semiotics -- 2.4 The Cube of Local Topography -- 2.5 Topographical Navigation -- 3 Musical Ontology -- 3.1 Where is Music? -- 3.2 Depth and Complexity -- 4 Models and | |
Experiments in Musicology -- 4.1 Interior and Exterior Nature -- 4.2 What Is a Musicological Experiment? -- 4.3 Questions—Experiments of the Mind -- 4.4 New Scientific Paradigms and Collaboratories -- II Navigation on Concept Spaces -- | |
5 Navigation -- 5.1 Music in the EncycloSpace -- 5.2 Receptive Navigation -- 5.3 Productive Navigation -- 6 Denotators -- 6.1 Universal Concept Formats -- 6.1.1 First Naive Approach To Denotators -- 6.1.2 Interpretations and Comments | |
-- 6.1.3 Ordering Denotators and ‘Concept Leafing’ -- 6.2 Forms -- 6.2.1 Variable Addresses -- 6.2.2 Formal Definition -- 6.2.3 Discussion of the Form Typology -- 6.3 Denotators -- 6.3.1 Formal Definition of a Denotator -- 6.4 | |
Anchoring Forms in Modules -- 6.4.1 First Examples and Comments on Modules in Music -- 6.5 Regular and Circular Forms -- 6.6 Regular Denotators -- 6.7 Circular Denotators -- 6.8 Ordering on Forms and Denotators -- 6.8.1 Concretizations | |
and Applications -- 6.9 Concept Surgery and Denotator Semantics -- III Local Theory -- 7 Local Compositions -- 7.1 The Objects of Local Theory -- 7.2 First Local Music Objects -- 7.2.1 Chords and Scales -- 7.2.2 Local Meters and Local | |
Rhythms -- 7.2.3 Motives -- 7.3 Functorial Local Compositions -- 7.4 First Elements of Local Theory -- 7.5 Alterations Are Tangents -- 7.5.1 The Theorem of Mason—Mazzola -- 8 Symmetries and Morphisms -- 8.1 Symmetries in Music -- 8.1.1 | |
Elementary Examples -- 8.2 Morphisms of Local Compositions -- 8.3 Categories of Local Compositions -- 8.3.1 Commenting the Concatenation Principle -- 8.3.2 Embedding and Addressed Adjointness -- 8.3.3 Universal Constructions on Local | |
Compositions -- 8.3.4 The Address Question -- 8.3.5 Categories of Commutative Local Compositions -- 9 Yoneda Perspectives -- 9.1 Morphisms Are Points -- 9.2 Yoneda’s Fundamental Lemma -- 9.3 The Yoneda Philosophy -- 9.4 Understanding | |
Fine and Other Arts -- 9.4.1 Painting and Music -- 9.4.2 The Art of Object-Oriented Programming -- 10 Paradigmatic Classification -- 10.1 Paradigmata in Musicology, Linguistics, and Mathematics -- 10.2 Transformation -- 10.3 Similarity | |
-- 10.4 Fuzzy Concepts in the Humanities -- 11 Orbits -- 11.1 Gestalt and Symmetry Groups -- 11.2 The Framework for Local Classification -- 11.3 Orbits of Elementary Structures -- 11.3.1 Classification Techniques -- 11.3.2 The Local | |
Classification Theorem -- 11.3.3 The Finite Case -- 11.3.4 Dimension -- 11.3.5 Chords -- 11.3.6 Empirical Harmonic Vocabularies -- 11.3.7 Self-addressed Chords -- 11.3.8 Motives -- 11.4 Enumeration Theory -- 11.4.1 Pólya and de Bruijn | |
Theory -- 11.4.2 Big Science for Big Numbers -- 11.5 Group-theoretical Methods in Composition and Theory -- 11.5.1 Aspects of Serialism -- 11.5.2 The American Tradition -- 11.6 Esthetic Implications of Classification -- 11.6.1 | |
Jakobson’s Poetic Function -- 11.6.2 Motivic Analysis: Schubert/Stolberg “Lied auf dem Wasser zu singen...” -- 11.6.3 Composition: Mazzola/Baudelaire “La mort des artistes” -- 11.7 Mathematical Reflections on Historicity in Music -- | |
11.7.1 Jean-Jacques Nattiez’ Paradigmatic Theme -- 11.7.2 Groups as a Parameter of Historicity -- 12 Topological Specialization -- 12.1 What Ehrenfels Neglected -- 12.2 Topology -- 12.2.1 Metrical Comparison -- 12.2.2 Specialization | |
Morphisms of Local Compositions -- 12.3 The Problem of Sound Classification -- 12.3.1 Topographic Determinants of Sound Descriptions -- 12.3.2 Varieties of Sounds -- 12.3.3 Semiotics of Sound Classification -- 12.4 Making the Vague | |
Precise -- IV Global Theory -- 13 Global Compositions -- 13.1 The Local-Global Dichotomy in Music -- 13.1.1 Musical and Mathematical Manifolds -- 13.2 What Are Global Compositions? -- 13.2.1 The Nerve of an Objective Global Composition | |
-- 13.3 Functorial Global Compositions -- 13.4 Interpretations and the Vocabulary of Global Concepts -- 13.4.1 Iterated Interpretations -- 13.4.2 The Pitch Domain: Chains of Thirds, Ecclesiastical Modes, Triadic and Quaternary Degrees | |
-- 13.4.3 Interpreting Time: Global Meters and Rhythms -- 13.4.4 Motivic Interpretations: Melodies and Themes -- 14 Global Perspectives -- 14.1 Musical Motivation -- 14.2 Global Morphisms -- 14.3 Local Domains -- 14.4 Nerves -- 14.5 | |
Simplicial Weights -- 14.6 Categories of Commutative Global Compositions -- 15 Global Classification -- 15.1 Module Complexes -- 15.1.1 Global Affine Functions -- 15.1.2 Bilinear and Exterior Forms -- 15.1.3 Deviation: Compositions vs. | |
“Molecules” -- 15.2 The Resolution of a Global Composition -- 15.2.1 Global Standard Compositions -- 15.2.2 Compositions from Module Complexes -- 15.3 Orbits of Module Complexes Are Classifying -- 15.3.1 Combinatorial Group Actions -- | |
15.3.2 Classifying Spaces -- 16 Classifying Interpretations -- 16.1 Characterization of Interpretable Compositions -- 16.1.1 Automorphism Groups of Interpretable Compositions -- 16.1.2 A Cohomological Criterion -- 16.2 Global | |
Enumeration Theory -- 16.2.1 Tesselation -- 16.2.2 Mosaics -- 16.2.3 Classifying Rational Rhythms and Canons -- 16.3 Global American Set Theory -- 16.4 Interpretable “Molecules” -- 17 Esthetics and Classification -- 17.1 Understanding | |
by Resolution: An Illustrative Example -- 17.2 Varese’s Program and Yoneda’s Lemma -- 18 Predicates -- 18.1 What Is the Case: The Existence Problem -- 18.1.1 Merging Systematic and Historical Musicology -- 18.2 Textual and Paratextual | |
Semiosis -- 18.2.1 Textual and Paratextual Signification -- 18.3 Textuality -- 18.3.1 The Category of Denotators -- 18.3.2 Textual Semiosis -- 18.3.3 Atomic Predicates -- 18.3.4 Logical and Geometric Motivation -- 18.4 Paratextuality | |
-- 19 Topoi of Music -- 19.1 The Grothendieck Topology -- 19.1.1 Cohomology -- 19.1.2 Marginalia on Presheaves -- 19.2 The Topos of Music: An Overview -- 20 Visualization Principles -- 20.1 Problems -- 20.2 Folding Dimensions -- 20.2.1 | |
?2 ? ? -- 20.2.1 ?n ? ? -- 20.2.3 An Explicit Construction of ? with Special Values -- 20.3 Folding Denotators -- 20.3.1 Folding Limits -- 20.3.2 Folding Colimits -- 20.3.3 Folding Powersets -- 20.3.4 Folding Circular Denotators -- | |
20.4 Compound Parametrized Objects -- 20.5 Examples -- V Topologies for Rhythm and Motives -- 21 Metrics and Rhythmics -- 21.1 Review of Riemann and Jackendoff—Lerdahl Theories -- 21.1.1 Riemann’s Weights -- 21.1.2 Jackendoff—Lerdahl: | |
Intrinsic Versus Extrinsic Time Structures -- 21.2 Topologies of Global Meters and Associated Weights -- 21.3 Macro-Events in the Time Domain -- 22 Motif Gestalts -- 22.1 Motivic Interpretation -- 22.2 Shape Types -- 22.2.1 Examples of | |
Shape Types -- 22.3 Metrical Similarity -- 22.3.1 Examples of Distance Functions -- 22.4 Paradigmatic Groups -- 22.4.1 Examples of Paradigmatic Groups -- 22.5 Pseudo-metrics on Orbits -- 22.6 Topologies on Gestalts -- 22.6.1 The | |
Inheritance Property -- 22.6.2 Cognitive Aspects of Inheritance -- 22.6.3 Epsilon Topologies -- 22.7 First Properties of the Epsilon Topologies -- 22.7.1 Toroidal Topologies -- 22.8 Rudolph Reti’s Motivic Analysis Revisited -- 22.8.1 | |
Review of Concepts -- 22.8.2 Reconstruction -- 22.9 Motivic Weights -- VI Harmony -- 23 Critical Preliminaries -- 23.1 Hugo Riemann -- 23.2 Paul Hindemith -- 23.3 Heinrich Schenker and Friedrich Salzer -- 24 Harmonic Topology -- 24.1 | |
Chord Perspectives -- 24.1.1 Euler Perspectives -- 24.1.2 12-tempered Perspectives -- 24.1.3 Enharmonic Projection -- 24.2 Chord Topologies -- 24.2.1 Extension and Intension -- 24.2.2 Extension and Intension Topologies -- 24.2.3 | |
Faithful Addresses -- 24.2.4 The Saturation Sheaf -- 25 Harmonic Semantics -- 25.1 Harmonic Signs—Overview -- 25.2 Degree Theory -- 25.2.1 Chains of Thirds -- 25.2.2 American Jazz Theory -- 25.2.3 Hans Straub: General Degrees in | |
General Scales -- 25.3 Function Theory -- 25.3.1 Canonical Morphemes for European Harmony -- 25.3.2 Riemann Matrices -- 25.3.3 Chains of Thirds -- 25.3.4 Tonal Functions from Absorbing Addresses -- 26 Cadence -- 26.1 Making the Concept | |
Precise -- 26.2 Classical Cadences Relating to 12-tempered Intonation -- 26.2.1 Cadences in Triadic Interpretations of Diatonic Scales -- 26.2.2 Cadences in More General Interpretations -- 26.3 Cadences in Self-addressed Tonalities of | |
Morphology -- 26.4 Self-addressed Cadences by Symmetries and Morphisms -- 26.5 Cadences for Just Intonation -- 26.5.1 Tonalities in Third-Fifth Intonation -- 26.5.2 Tonalities in Pythagorean Intonation -- 27 Modulation -- 27.1 Modeling | |
Modulation by Particle Interaction -- 27.1.1 Models and the Anthropic Principle -- 27.1.2 Classical Motivation and Heuristics -- 27.1.3 The General Background -- 27.1.4 The Well-Tempered Case -- 27.1.5 Reconstructing the Diatonic Scale | |
from Modulation -- 27.1.6 The Case of Just Tuning -- 27.1.7 Quantized Modulations and Modulation Domains for Selected Scales -- 27.2 Harmonic Tension -- 27.2.1 The Riemann Algebra -- 27.2.2 Weights on the Riemann Algebra -- 27.2.3 | |
Harmonic Tensions from Classical Harmony? -- 27.2.4 Optimizing Harmonic Paths -- 28 Applications -- 28.1 First Examples -- 28.1.1 Johann Sebastian Bach: Choral from “Himmelfahrtsoratorium” -- 28.1.2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: | |
“Zauberflöte”, Choir of Priests -- 28.1.3 Claude Debussy: “Préludes”, Livre 1, No.4 -- 28.2 Modulation in Beethoven’s Sonata op.106, 1stMovement -- | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Philosophy and science , Algebraic geometry , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Visualization , Geometry , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Philosophy of Science , Geometry , Algebraic Geometry , Mathematics, general , Visualization |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2001-9789401598170:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Frontiers in Belief Revision |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2001 |
Size: | 1 online resource (454 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-015-9817-0 |
Contents: | Invited Papers -- Inductive Expansion and Nonmonotonic Reasoning -- The Basic Dynamic Doxastic Logic of AGM -- Shielded Contraction -- A Computational Model for Belief Change and Fusing Ordered Belief Bases -- Contributed Papers -- An |
Operational Measure of Similarity Based on Change -- Toward a Formalization of Elaboration Tolerance: Adding and Deleting Axioms -- Assessing the Minimality of Change in Belief Revision: Capacities -- A Minimal Modelling for Successful | |
Knowledge Base Revision -- Contraction of Epistemic States: A General Theory -- Two Notions of Epistemic Entrenchment -- Five Faces of Recovery -- Iterable AGM Functions -- Iterated Revision Operations Stemming from the History of an | |
Agent’s Observations -- On a Full Meet Base Revision that Satisfies the Categorial Matching Principle -- Revision and Update Based on Stratified Forward Chaining -- Defeasible Inheritance and Reference Classes -- On Structured Belief | |
Bases -- Iterated Syntax-based Revision in a Nonmonotonic Setting -- Revising and Updating Probabilistic Beliefs -- Bayesian Cognitive Diagnosis in Believable Multiagent Systems -- Revising Beliefs Received from Multiple Sources | |
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Series: | Applied Logic Series: 22 |
Keywords: | Computer science , Philosophy , Logic , Artificial intelligence , Computer Science , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) , Logic , Philosophy, general |
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Title: | Intellectics and Computational Logic Papers in Honor of Wolfgang Bibel |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2000 |
Size: | 1 online resource (388 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-015-9383-0 |
Contents: | Prologue -- A Confluent Connection Calculus -- Prioritizing Default Logic -- A Connection Calculus for Handling Incomplete Information -- The Connection Method, Constraints and Model Building -- Towards a Logical Characterisation of |
Sentences of the Kind “Sentence p is About Object c” -- The Cut Rule in Theorem Proving -- Some Strengths of Nonmonotonic Reasoning -- Composing Re-usable Synthesis Methods through Graph-based Viewpoints -- Proof Structures and Matrix | |
Graphs -- AI and Cognitive Science: Feedback Leads to a New Neural Concept -- Matrix-based Constructive Theorem Proving -- Complex Plans in the Fluent Calculus -- Querying AOL Knowledge Bases -- Properties and Relations of Tableau and | |
Connection Calculi -- Concepts in Proof Planning -- Proof = Guarantee + Explanation -- Automated Theorem Proving in High-Quality Software Design -- A Complete Neural Network Algorithm for HORN-SAT -- Nondeterministic Actions in the | |
Fluent Calculus: Disjunctive State Update Axioms -- The Illusion of Knowledge -- Criteria for Termination -- Epilogue | |
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Series: | Applied Logic Series: 19 |
Keywords: | Philosophy , Logic , Artificial intelligence , Philosophy , Logic , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) |
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Title: | Practical Applications of Fuzzy Technologies |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1999 |
Size: | 1 online resource (667 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4615-4601-6 |
Contents: | I Engineering and Natural Sciences -- 1 Fuzzy Control in the Process Industry: Common Practice and Challenging Perspectives -- 2 Fuzzy Sets in Engineering Design -- 3 Supervision, Fault-Detection and Fault-Diagnosis Methods — Advanced |
Methods and Applications -- 4 Quality Control and Maintenance -- 5 Using Fuzzy Logic for Mobile Robot Control -- 6 Civil Engineering (Including Earthquake Engineering) -- 7 Ecological Modeling and Data Analysis -- 8 Fuzzy Sets Approach | |
to Spatial Analysis -- 9 Chemistry and Chemical Engineering -- II Medicine -- 10 Fuzzy Logic and Possibility Theory in Biomedical Engineering -- 11 Approximate Reasoning in Computer-Aided Medical Decision Systems -- 12 Image Processing | |
in Medicine -- III Management -- 13 Strategic Planning -- 14 Decision and Planning in Research and Development -- 15 Production Planning and Scheduling — Fuzzy and Crisp Approaches -- 16 Fuzzy Sets Methodologies in Actuarial Science -- | |
IV Behavioral, Cognitive and Social Sciences -- 17 Fuzzy Set Theory and Applications in Psychology -- 18 Fuzzy Sets in Human Factors and Ergonomics -- V Tools -- 19 Fuzzy System Development: Software Methodology and Design Tools | |
ISBN: | 9781461546016 |
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Series: | The Handbooks of Fuzzy Sets Series: 6 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Operations research , Decision making , Artificial intelligence , Mathematical logic , Mechanical engineering , Electrical engineering , Mathematics , Mathematical Logic and Foundations , Operation Research/Decision Theory , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) , Mechanical Engineering , Electrical Engineering |
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Title: | Intelligence, Genes, and Success Scientists Respond to The Bell Curve |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1997 |
Size: | 1 online resource (376 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4612-0669-9 |
Contents: | I Overview -- 1 Reexamining The Bell Curve -- 2 A Synopsis of The Bell Curve -- II The Genetics—Intelligence Link -- 3 Of Genes and IQ -- 4 The Malleability of Intelligence Is Not Constrained by Heritability -- 5 Racial and Ethnic |
Inequalities in Health: Environmental, Psychosocial, and Physiological Pathways -- III Intelligence and the Measurement of IQ -- 6 Theoretical and Technical Issues in Identifying a Factor of General Intelligence -- 7 The Concept and | |
Utility of Intelligence -- IV Intelligence and Success: Reanalyses of Data from the NLSY -- 8 Cognitive Ability, Wages, and Meritocracy -- 9 The Hidden Gender Restriction: The Need for Proper Controls When Testing for Racial | |
Discrimination -- 10 Does Staying in School Make You Smarter? The Effect of Education on IQ in The Bell Curve -- 11 Cognitive Ability, Environmental Factors, and Crime: Predicting Frequent Criminal Activity -- 12 Social Statistics and | |
Genuine Inquiry: Reflections on The Bell Curve -- V The Bell Curve and Public Policy -- 13 A “Head Start” in What Pursuit? IQ Versus Social Competence as the Objective of Early Intervention -- 14 Is There a Cognitive Elite in America? | |
-- 15 Science, Public Policy, and The Bell Curve -- Contributor Biographies -- Author Index | |
ISBN: | 9781461206699 |
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Keywords: | Statistics , Statistics , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance |
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Title: | From Complexity to Creativity Explorations in Evolutionary, Autopoietic, and Cognitive Dynamics |
Author(s): |
Ben Goertzel |
Date: | 1997 |
Size: | 1 online resource (376 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/b102389 |
Contents: | The Complex Mind-Brain -- Dynamics, Evolution, Autopoiesis -- The Psynet Model -- A Theory of Cortical Dynamics -- Perception and Mindspace Curvature -- Formal Tools for Exploring Complexity -- Dynamics and Pattern -- Evolution and |
Dynamics -- Magician Systems and Abstract Algebras -- Mathematical Structures in the Mind -- The Structure of Consciousness -- Fractals and Sentence Production -- Dream Dynamics -- Artificial Selfhood -- The World Wide Brain -- The | |
Dynamics of Self and Creativity -- Subself Dynamics -- Aspects of Human Personality Dynamics -- On the Dynamics of Creativity | |
ISBN: | 9780585347134 |
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Series: | IFSR International Series on Systems Science and Engineering: 11 |
Keywords: | Business , Management science , Political science , Mathematics , Complexity, Computational , Business and Management , Business and Management, general , Political Science , Mathematics, general , Complexity |
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Title: | Insights of Genius Imagery and Creativity in Science and Art |
Author(s): |
Arthur I Miller |
Date: | 1996 |
Size: | 1 online resource (482 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4612-2388-7 |
Contents: | 1 Common Sense and Scientific Intuition -- At the Beginning -- The Mindset of Renaissance Scientists -- Galileo’s Imagination -- Conceptual Frameworks and Common Sense -- Galileo and Newton Become Common Sense -- The Waviness of Light |
Waves -- Life on a Moving Platform -- A Problem with Relative Motion -- /Another Way to Think About Relative Motion -- Time and Light -- Concluding Comments -- 2 The Intuition of Atoms -- But Is Light Really a Wave? -- The Visual | |
Imagery of Intuition -- Atoms and Solar Systems -- Atomic Intuition and Visualization -- Visualization Lost, Intuition Redefined -- Intuitivity: The Central Issue -- Another Redefinition of Intuition -- Visualization Regained, in Part | |
-- Extending Intuition: Bohr’s Correspondence Principle -- Concluding Comments -- 3 Scientific Methods -- The Verdict of Experiment or Not? -- Data, Data Everywhere… -- Unwanted Precision -- Picking and Choosing Data -- Sociology | |
Influences Science -- The Principle of Relativity -- Conservation of Energy -- Heat Is Energy -- Unification of the Sciences -- 4 Faith in an Ordered Universe -- Certainty and/or Knowledge? -- The Sign of the Time -- Carnot’s Imaginary | |
Engine -- The Birth of Uncertainty -- A Mal du Siècle Over the Fin de Siècle -- Causality in Quantum Physics -- The Image of Light -- Quantum Effects and the Corsican Brothers -- 5 Speaking Realistically About Science -- Let’s Have a | |
Reality Sandwich -- Atoms in Antiquity -- Doubts About Atomic Reality -- Positive Thinking -- A Mach Attack -- Planck Converts to Atomism -- Atomic Vindication -- On Mach’s Philosophical Heirs -- Boredom Relieved, Momentarily -- | |
Scientific Realism -- Scientific Antirealism -- The Social Side of Science -- Antirealism and Scientific Practice -- The Chic of Antirealism: Postmodernism/ -- The Two Cultures -- Some Very Modern Postmodernists -- Back to Reality -- 6 | |
The Reasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in Physics -- Mathematics and Physics -- Pythagoras’s Preestablished Harmony -- Newton, Einstein, and Minkowski’s Dream -- Kant, Geometry, and the Cognitive Status of Science -- The “Right” | |
Sort of Statement -- Non-Euclidean Geometries and Euclidean Prisons -- Poincaré, The Origins of Geometry, and the Boundaries of Thought -- Testing Geometry -- Twentieth-Century Atomism, The Platonic Turn -- Can Physics Generate | |
Mathematics? Minkowski in Reverse -- 7 Scientific Progress and Metaphors -- The Pervasiveness of Metaphors -- The Interaction View of Metaphor -- Metaphors and Models of Scientific Thought -- Metaphor and the Emergence of Scientific | |
Knowledge -- Meaning and Antirealism -- Language and Realism -- Relativism in Language and Science -- Metaphors, Language, and Realism -- At a Loss for Words -- Metaphors and Analogies in Particle Physics -- Do Scientists Actually Use | |
Metaphors? -- A Platonic Interlude -- Another Nobel Prize Metaphor -- Metaphors and Scientific Progress -- Why Did Physics Develop As It Did? -- How Science Advances -- 8 Visual Imagery in Scientific Thought -- Some Background to | |
Mental Imagery -- Visual Imagery and Computational Psychology: A Study in Architecture -- The Imagery Debate -- A Model of Mental Processing and Its Critics -- Vision -- Gestalt Psychology and Vision -- The Present Status of the | |
Imagery Debate -- The Misuse of Language in Visual Imagery -- Thought Experiments -- Visual Imagery, Cognitive Science, and the History of Scientific Thought -- he History of Science and the Imagery Debate -- 9 Scientific Creativity -- | |
Creativity and Digital Thought -- Creativity and Analog Thought -- A Model for Network Thinking -- Why Poincaré and Einstein? -- Poincar0 and Edouard Toulouse -- Portrait of the Mathematician -- The Scientific Creativity of Henri | |
Poincaré -- Poincaré and Creativity Research Circa 1900/Intuition and Logic -- Poincaré on Intuition, Aesthetics, and Mental Imagery -- Poincare Introspects -- Four-Dimensional Aesthetics -- Poincare and Relativity -- Einstein and Max | |
Wertheimer -- A Portrait of the Physicist as a Young Man -- Einstein in Love -- The Creativity of Albert Einstein -- Einstein Introspects on Intuition and Aesthetics -- Aesthetics -- Poincaré’s and Einstein’s Creative Thinking -- 10 | |
Art, Science, and the History of Ideas -- Aesthetics in Art and Science -- One Person’s Aesthetics and Intuition May Not Be Another’s -- Science as Aesthetics -- Cubism and Quantum Mechanics -- Physicists Re-Represent -- Feynman | |
Diagrams, Representation, and Gestalt Psychology -- The Deeper Structure of Data -- Art in the Twentieth Century -- Picasso, Geometry, and Cubism: Relations Between Developments in Cubism and Science -- Picasso, Braque, and Space -- | |
Cubism and Relativity -- Figurative to Nonfigurative, Objects Disappear -- Art Theory and Science Theory -- Creativity in Art and Science -- Searching for Reality -- Conclusion: The New Sciences | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Physics , Mathematics , Mathematics, general , Physics, general |
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Title: | A Behavior Analytic View of Child Development |
Author(s): |
Henry D Schlinger |
Date: | 1995 |
Size: | 1 online resource (264 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4757-8976-8 |
Contents: | 1. Science -- 2. Developmental Psychology -- 3. Behavior Analysis -- 4. The Development of Memory -- 5. Motor Development -- 6. Perceptual Development -- 7. Cognitive Development -- 8. Language Development -- 9. Social and Emotional |
Development I: Attachment Relations -- 10. Social and Emotional Development II: Moral Behavior -- References | |
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Keywords: | Psychology , Clinical psychology , Cognitive psychology , Psychology , Clinical Psychology , Cognitive Psychology |
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Title: | New Approaches in Classification and Data Analysis |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1994 |
Size: | 1 online resource (693 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-51175-2 |
Contents: | Classification and Clustering: Problems for the Future -- From classifications to cognitive categorization: the example of the road lexicon -- A review of graphical methods in Japan—from histogram to dynamic display -- New Data and |
New Tools: A Hypermedia Environment for Navigating Statistical Knowledge in Data Science -- On the logical necessity and priority of a monothetic conception of class, and on the consequent inadequacy of polythetic accounts of category | |
and categorization -- Research and Applications of Quantification Methods in East Asian Countries -- Algorithms for a geometrical P.C.A. with the L1-norm -- Comparison of hierarchical classifications -- On quadripolar Robinson | |
dissimilarity matrices -- An Ordered Set Approach to Neutral Consensus Functions -- From Apresjan Hierarchies and Bandelt-Dress Weak hierarchies to Quasi-hierarchies -- Spanning trees and average linkage clustering -- Adjustments of | |
tree metrics based on minimum spanning trees -- The complexity of the median procedure for binary trees -- A multivariate analysis of a series of variety trials with special reference to classification of varieties -- Quality control | |
of mixture. Application: The grass -- Mixture Analysis with Noisy Data -- Locally optimal tests on spatial clustering -- Choosing the Number of Clusters, Subset Selection of Variables, and Outlier Detection in the Standard | |
Mixture-Model Cluster Analysis -- An examination of procedures for determining the number of clusters in a data set -- The gap test: an optimal method for determining the number of natural classes in cluster analysis -- Mode detection | |
and valley seeking by binary morphological analysis of connectivity for pattern classification -- Interactive Class Classification Using Types -- K-means clustering in a low-dimensional Euclidean space -- Complexity relaxation of | |
dynamic programming for cluster analysis -- Partitioning Problems in Cluster Analysis: A Review of Mathematical Programming Approaches -- Clusters and factors: neural algorithms for a novel representation of huge and highly | |
multidimensional data sets -- Graphs and structural similarities -- A generalisation of the diameter criterion for clustering -- Percolation and multimodal data structuring -- Classification and Discrimination Techniques Applied to the | |
Early Detection of Business Failure -- Recursive Partition and Symbolic Data Analysis -- Interpretation Tools For Generalized Discriminant Analysis -- Inference about rejected cases in discriminant analysis -- Structure Learning of | |
Bayesian Networks by Genetic Algorithms -- On the representation of observational data used for classification and identification of natural objects -- Alternative strategies and CATANOVA testing in two-stage binary segmentation -- | |
Alignment, Comparison and Consensus of Molecular Sequences -- An Empirical Evaluation of Consensus Rules for Molecular Sequences -- A Probabilistic Approach To Identifying Consensus In Molecular Sequences -- Applications of Distance | |
Geometry to Molecular Conformation -- Classification of aligned biological sequences -- Use of Pyramids in Symbolic Data Analysis -- Proximity Coefficients between Boolean symbolic objects -- Conceptual Clustering in Structured | |
Domains: A Theory Guided Approach -- Automatic Aid to Symbolic Cluster Interpretation -- Symbolic Clustering Algorithms using Similarity and Dissimilarity Measures -- Feature Selection for Symbolic Data Classification -- Towards | |
extraction method of knowledge founded by symbolic objects -- One Method of Classification based on an Analysis of the Structural Relationship between Independent Variables -- The Integration of Neural Networks with Symbolic Knowledge | |
Processing -- Ordering of Fuzzy k-Partitions -- On the Extension of Probability Theory and Statistics to the Handling of Fuzzy Data -- Fuzzy Regression -- Clustering and Aggregation of Fuzzy Preference Data: Agreement vs. Information | |
-- Rough Classification with Valued Closeness Relation -- Representing proximities by network models -- An Eigenvector Algorithm to Fit lp-Distance Matrices -- A non linear approach to Non Symmetrical Data Analysis -- An Algorithmic | |
Approach to Bilinear Models for Two-Way Contingency Tables -- New Approaches Based on Rankings in Sensory Evaluation -- Estimating failure times distributions from censored systems arranged in series -- Calibration Used as a | |
Nonresponse Adjustment -- Least Squares Smoothers and Additive Decomposition -- High Dimensional Representations and Information Retrieval -- Experiments of Textual Data Analysis at Electricité de France -- Conception of a Data | |
Supervisor in the Prospect of Piloting Management Quality of Service and Marketing -- Discriminant Analysis Using Textual Data -- Recent Developments in Case Based Reasoning: Improvements of Similarity Measures -- Contiguity in | |
discriminant factorial analysis for image clustering -- Exploratory and Confirmatory Discrete Multivariate Analysis in a Probabilistic Approach for Studying the Regional Distribution of Aids in Angola -- Factor Analysis of Medical | |
Image Sequences (FAMIS): Fundamental principles and applications -- Multifractal Segmentation of Medical Images -- The Human Organism—a Place to Thrive for the Immuno-Deficiency Virus -- Comparability and usefulness of newer and | |
classical data analysis techniques. Application in medical domain classification -- The Classification of IRAS Point Sources -- Astronomical classification of the Hipparcos input catalogue -- Group identification and individual | |
assignation of stars from kinematical and luminosity parameters -- Specific numerical and symbolic analysis of chronological series in view to classification of long period variable stars -- Author and Subject Index | |
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Keywords: | Probabilities , Biomathematics , Statistics , Economic theory , Econometrics , Economics , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods , Econometrics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Physiological, Cellular and Medical Topics , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences |
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Title: | Inside Versus Outside Endo- and Exo-Concepts of Observation and Knowledge in Physics, Philosophy and Cognitive Science |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1994 |
Size: | 1 online resource (415 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-48647-0 |
Contents: | 1. General Aspects -- Objectification as an Endo-Exo Transition -- Action Principles and Teleology -- Internal Time and Temporality -- Biological Evolution as a Process Viewed Internally -- Internal and External Representations of |
Mental Processes -- What Can We Learn From Internal Observers? -- The Image and the Picture of Ecology -- 2. The Perspective of Theoretical Physics -- Endophysics — Descartes Taken Seriously -- Endo- and Exo-Theories of Matter -- | |
Temporal Bell Inequalities: A Journey to the Limits of “Consistent Histories” -- Entropy and Evolution -- General Remarks on Complexity -- Observing Complexity and the Complexity of Observation -- Extrinsic-Intrinsic Concept and | |
Complementarity -- 3. The Perspective of Cognitive Science -- Time — A Hidden Window to Dynamics -- Sensory Perceptions and the Endo-Exo Interface: Towards a Physics of Cognitive Processes -- Circular Causality and the Human | |
Self-Organized Endo-Exo Interface -- Epistemological Considerations of Neural Representations of Languages -- Semantic Pressure, Hyper-Systems, and Feelings -- Wigner’s Friend Revitalized? -- The Mental System — A Mathematical/Physical | |
Approach | |
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Series: | Springer Series in Synergetics: 63 |
Keywords: | Physics , Artificial intelligence , Biophysics , Biological physics , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Physics , Biophysics and Biological Physics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) |
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Title: | Chaotic Logic Language, Thought, and Reality from the Perspective of Complex Systems Science |
Author(s): |
Ben Goertzel |
Date: | 1994 |
Size: | 1 online resource (278 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4757-2197-3 |
Contents: | 1. Introduction -- 2. Pattern and Prediction -- 3. The Structure of Thought -- 4. Psychology and Logic -- 5. Linguistic Systems -- 6. Crucial Connections -- 7. Self-Generating Systems -- 8. The Cognitive Equation -- 9. Belief Systems |
-- 10. Biological Metaphors of Belief -- 11. Mind and Reality -- 12. Dissociative Dynamics -- Afterword -- References | |
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Series: | International Federation for Systems Research International Series on Systems Science and Engineering: 9 |
Keywords: | Psychology , Linguistics , Philology , Complexity, Computational , Cognitive psychology , Psychology , Cognitive Psychology , Linguistics, general , Language and Literature , Complexity |
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Title: | Changing Landscapes of Nuclear Physics A Scientometric Study on the Social and Cognitive Position of German-Speaking Emigrants Within the Nuclear Physics Community, 1921–1947 |
Author(s): |
Klaus Fischer |
Date: | 1993 |
Size: | 1 online resource (256 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-78089-9 |
Contents: | General Preface -- Introduction: The Effects of Scientific Emigration: Special Methodological Questions -- A. Method -- B. Data Base and Preliminary Descriptive Analyses -- C. Emigrants as Literary Producers in Nuclear Physics -- D. |
Recognizing Emigrants’ Scientific Achievement: Temporal Order, Social Stratification, and Type of Journal -- E. Disciplinary Landscapes in Nuclear Physics: Social and Cognitive -- I. Simple Ranking by Citation Counts -- II. After the | |
Quantum Revolution: Nuclei, Atoms, and Molecules 1926–1930 -- III. Nuclear Physics in Its Revolutionary Phase: From the ‘Annus Mirabilis’ 1932 to Fermi’s Pioneering Discovery -- IV. The Fate of a ‘Normal’ Science in 1941: The Public | |
Role of the Nuclear Researcher Under Attack -- V. The Failure to Return to Normality: Nuclear Physics as a Benefactor of, and Debtor to, Politics -- F. Biography in Context -- I. Educational and Institutional Background of Emigrant | |
Nuclear Physicists -- II. Physical Genealogies: Group Biography of Emigrant Atomic and Nuclear Physicists in Institutional Context -- References | |
ISBN: | 9783642780899 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Nuclear physics , Heavy ions , Hadrons , Nuclear fusion , Physical measurements , Measurement , Physics , Nuclear Physics, Heavy Ions, Hadrons , Nuclear Fusion , Measurement Science and Instrumentation |
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Title: | Interdisciplinary Approaches to Nonlinear Complex Systems |
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Date: | 1993 |
Size: | 1 online resource (237 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-51030-4 |
Contents: | I General Aspects of Complex Systems -- Synergetics as a Strategy to Cope with Complex Systems -- Evolution, Creativity and Intelligence in Complex Systems -- Philosophical Foundations of Nonlinear Complex Systems -- II Mathematical |
Models of Populations and Societies -- Diversity and Collective Action -- On the Application of Synergetics to Social Systems -- Emergent Behavior in Insect Societies: Global Oscillations, Chaos and Computation -- Collective Dynamics | |
in Models of Communicating Populations -- III Complex Systems in Social Sciences and Psychology -- From Social Engineering to Synergetics On Metaphors Models and Reality -- Social Order. From Individual Activity to Functional | |
Cooperation -- The Significance of Nonlinear Phenomena for the Investigation of Cognitive Systems -- Pattern Formation in Complex Cognitive Processes -- IV Complex Systems in Biology, Physiology and Ecology -- Modelling Pattern | |
Formation in Ecological Systems -- Characterization of Temporal and Spatio-temporal Chaos -- Attractor-Ruled Dynamics in Neurobiology: Does it Exist? Can it be Measured? -- Synergetics of Blood Movement Through Microvascular Networks: | |
Causes and Consequences of Nonlinear Pressure-Flow Relationships -- Index of Contributors | |
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Keywords: | Physics , Chemistry, Physical and theoretical , Computer science , Biomathematics , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Statistics , Economics , Management science , Physics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Economics, general , Theoretical and Computational Chemistry , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Computer Science, general , Mathematical and Computational Biology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1990-9781461576945:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Psychology A Behavioral Overview |
Author(s): |
Alan Poling |
Date: | 1990 |
Size: | 1 online resource (395 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4615-7694-5 |
Contents: | 1: The Study of Behavior -- What Is Psychology? -- A Brief History of Behaviorism -- The Behavioral Perspective -- Defining Behavior -- Three Myths Concerning Behaviorism -- 2: Science and Psychology -- Characteristics of Science -- |
Inadequate Explanations of Behavior -- Psychological Theories -- Objections to a Science of Behavior -- Science and Pseudoscience -- 3: Research Methods -- What Is Research? -- General Research Strategies -- Experimentation -- 4: | |
Evolution and Behavior -- Historical Overview -- Natural Selection -- Genetics -- Evolution in Action -- Evolution of Behavior -- 5: Physiology and Behavior -- Sensation -- Sensation versus Perception -- Neurons -- The Peripheral | |
Nervous System -- The Central Nervous System -- Effectors -- 6: Learning -- Respondent Conditioning -- Operant Conditioning -- Reinforcement -- Stimulus Control -- Shaping and Chaining -- Punishment -- Rule-Governed Behavior -- The | |
Importance of Operant Conditioning -- 7: Language, Consciousness, and Memory -- Language -- Consciousness -- Memory -- The Information-Processing Model -- Summary -- 8: Child Development -- Conception and Prenatal Development -- Birth | |
and Postnatal Development -- Motor Development -- Visual Development -- Cognitive Behavioral Development: Piaget’s Analysis -- The Development of Social Behavior -- Emotional Development -- Intelligence and Its Development -- 9: | |
Personality -- A Psychoanalytic Theory -- A Humanistic Theory -- A Constitutional Theory -- A Trait Theory -- A Behavioral Theory -- 10: Social Psychology -- Social Cognition: Attitudes and Behavior -- Social Influence -- Social | |
Relations -- Social Psychology and Behavior Analysis -- 11: Abnormal Behavior -- What Makes Behavior Troublesome? -- Mental Illness -- Mental Retardation -- Drug Abuse -- 12: Applications of Behavioral Psychology -- Community and | |
Environmental Problems -- Business and Industry -- Clinical Applications -- Behavioral Medicine -- General Education -- Educating Developmentally Disabled Persons -- Conclusions -- References | |
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Keywords: | Psychology , Behavioral therapy , Experiential research , Psychology , Psychology Research , Behavioral Therapy |
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Title: | Biomathematics and Related Computational Problems |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1988 |
Size: | 1 online resource (734 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-009-2975-3 |
Contents: | I. Neurosciences and Related Problems -- Mathematical methods of neurodynamics and self-organization -- Problems connected with neuronic equations -- A birth-and-death model for single neuron’s activity -- Spatio-temporal patterns of |
activity in neural systems: simulation and analysis -- Statistical inference for stochastic neuronal models -- A diffusion neuronal model and its parameters -- Parallel processing in nervous systems with converging and diverging | |
transmission -- White-noise analysis of neuron circuitry -- Perception quantitatively analyzed -- Learning in a cortical-like neural system model -- II. Population Theories -- Ecology -- Dynamics of a lake ecosystem -- Oscillations of | |
a biotic species feeding on an abiotic resource -- Estimating parameters and extinction probabilities in population stochastic differential equations models -- A mathematical framework for the life-cycle of plankto-benthonic | |
invertebrates -- Balanced growth rates vs. balanced accelerations as causes of ecological equilibria -- A stochastic model of grass growth under grazing -- Spectral analysis of secondary growth patterns in Pinus uncinata -- | |
Physiologically structured population models in risk assessment -- The management of marine fishery in Italy: a bio-economic optimization -- Optimal life history models: effects of nonlinearities in the response of reproductive success | |
to investment -- Variations in the length of activity periods: a test of a general model by simulation -- Dynamics and Evolution -- Homotopy techniques in stability problems of delay-diffusion Volterra models -- A counting process | |
approach for stochastic age-dependent population dynamics -- Local and global stability of discrete one-dimensional population models -- On the evolution of altruistic cooperation -- Lotka-Volterra models: partial stability and partial | |
ultimate boundedness -- A mathematical model of age-structured population dynamics with density dependent diffusion -- Origins of order in evolution: self organization and selection -- A stable spatially non-constant equilibrium of | |
Lotka-Volterra two-patch system with May-Leonard dynamics -- Stabilization in a nonlinear agedependent population model -- Theories of evolution of social behavior -- On the boundedness of solutions for cyclic predator-prey systems -- | |
III. Morphogenesis and Pattern Formation -- A model for rouleaux pattern formation of red blood cells. Enumeration of absolutely stable patterns -- Concentration waves in aggregation fields of a cellular slime mold -- Pattern | |
generation in cellular spaces -- Modeling of biological aggregation patterns -- IV. Theoretical and Computational Methods -- Shot noise random fields -- Scalar steady-state in population biology as a nonlinear eigenvalue problem -- | |
Numerical studies of symmetry-breaking bifurcations in reaction-diffusion systems -- Structural laws for hierarchical systems -- Dynamics of Alopex process: application to optimization problems -- Investigation of precursor-product | |
relationships in radiotracer studies -- On a learning neural network -- Some considerations on the relationships between human and artificial intelligence -- Some numerical problems arising in the discretization of population dynamics | |
models -- Stability in models with long memories -- Bio-mathematical approach to a new-generation computer -- Parametric stability of model ecosystems -- On the maximum of Gaussian Fourier series connected with random vibrations -- On | |
a strongly coupled parabolic system in population dynamics -- Some remarks on first-passage-time problems -- Nonlinear random reaction-diffusion systems -- V. Biological, Chemical and Physical Systems -- Modification of the | |
chaotic/order state of biological sistems by using electric fields -- Mathematical modelling for contracting muscle -- Macroscopic cardiac source model and propagation waves in excitable media -- Complexity and self-organization in | |
enzyme catalysis: non-Kramers behaviours of the reaction rate -- Discrete and continuous media in the presence of a frequency gradient -- Electrical excitation propagation front in the cardiac muscle -- Artificial intelligence in | |
medicine, cognitive science and epidemiological models -- Pattern-dynamics in excitable reaction-diffusion systems -- Symmetry breaking and Goldstone modes in neural nets -- On the elrctrical activity and glucose response of insuline | |
secreting cells -- The dynamics of organizing centers: numerical experiments in differential geometry -- Name Index | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Mathematical models , Mathematics , Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics |
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Title: | Probability and Bayesian Statistics |
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Date: | 1987 |
Size: | 1 online resource (510 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4613-1885-9 |
Contents: | Stochastic Linear Programming with Recourse under Partial Information -- Applied GEWR (n,p,q) Normal Discount Bayesian Model: An Austrian Economic Case Study -- Using Influence Diagrams to Solve a Calibration Problem -- Reliability of |
a Complex System from Bayesian Viewpoint -- Information in Selection Models -- Approximations in Statistics from a Decision-Theoretical Viewpoint -- Restricted Bayes Estimates for Binomial Parameters -- Bayesian Prevision of Time | |
Series by Transfer Function Models -- Priors for Exponential Families which maximize the Association between Past and Future Observations -- Calibrating and Combining Precipitation Probability Forecasts -- Coherent Distributions and | |
Lindley’s Paradox -- Mean Variance, Expected Utility and Ruin Probability in Reinsurance Decisions: Suggestions and Comments on the Line of de Finetti’ s Seminal Work -- A Product of Multivariate T Densities as Upper Bound for the | |
Posterior Kernel of Simultaneous Equation Model Parameters -- A Common Model Selection Criterion -- Predictive Screening Methods in Binary Response Models -- De Finetti’s Probabilistic Approach and the Theory of Expectations in | |
Economics -- Some Characteristics of Bayesian Designs -- The Analysis of Multiple Choice Tests in Educational Assessment -- Dynamic Inference on Survival Functions -- The Role of Probability and Statistics in Physics -- Can we build a | |
Subjectivist Statistical Package? -- Life Time Distributions and Stochastic Dynamical Systems -- Calibration of a Radiation Detector: Chromosome Dosimetry for Neutrons -- On Some Bayes and Empirical Bayes Selection Procedures -- | |
Bayesian Aspects in the Theory of Comparison of Statistical Experiments -- Maximal Semigroups and the Support of Gauss – Semigroups -- Sufficiency Completeness Principle -- On the Interpretation of Hypothesis Tests following Neyman and | |
Pearson -- De Finetti’s Methods of Elicitation -- Bayesian Estimation of Design Floods under Regional and Subjective Prior Information -- Bayesian Methods in Multiperiod Financial Decision Making -- Cognitive Representation of | |
Incomplete Knownledge -- Comparison of some Statistical Methods for Counting Process Observations -- Bayes Inference in Life Tests When Samples Sizes Are Fixed or Random -- On Cox’s Confidence Distribution -- A Bayesian Analysis of a | |
Generalized Slope Ratio Bioassay -- On Absolute Continuity of Measures Due to Gaussian Locally Stationary Processes -- Bayesian Adaptive Decision Theory Versus Dynamic Games as Models for Economic Planning and Policy-Making under | |
Uncertainty -- Remarks on Foundations of Bayesian Statistics and Econometrics -- HPD-Regions for the Linear Regression Model -- A Very General De Finetti-Type Theorem -- A Bayesian Approach to Estimating the Parameters of a | |
Hydrological Forecasting System -- The Extended Bayes-Postulate, Its Potential Effect on Statistical Methods and Some Historical Aspects -- The Analysis of Weibull Lifetime Data Incorporating Expert Opinion -- Robust Tests for Trend in | |
Binomial Proportions -- Decomposition of Weibull Mixture-Distributions in Accelerated Life Testing by Bayesian Methods -- Robust Bayesian Methods -- Is It Necessary to Develop a Fuzzy Bayesian Inference? -- A Predictive Density | |
Criterion for Selecting Non-Nested Linear Models and Comparison with Other Criteria -- Bayesian Models and Methods for Binary Time Series -- Semi-Sufficiency in Accelerated Life Testing | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer science , Probabilities , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Computer Science, general |
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Title: | Computer-Based Instruction in Military Environments |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1987 |
Size: | 1 online resource (346 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4613-0915-4 |
Contents: | An Overview of Computer-Based Instruction in Military Environments -- Intelligent CAI -- An Intelligent Computer Assisted Instruction System for Maintenance Training -- The Conversion of an Expert System to an Intelligent CAI System |
-- Self-Organised Learning within an Intelligent Teaching System -- Portable, Intelligent Simulation for ASW Training -- Development of Prototypes -- CAITER: A Computer-Based Instruction Terminal -- The Use of Computers in Training in | |
the British Army -- Weapon Training and Simulation -- CBI in the Royal Air Force: A Case Study of Two Part-Task Trainers -- Development of a Prototype Computer-Based Testing and Assessment System -- Implementation and Evaluation -- | |
Implementation of Computer-Based Training: A System Evaluation and Lessons Learned -- Evaluating New Technology: Formative Evaluation of Intelligent Computer-Assisted Instruction -- AIDS to Resource Usage, Resource Sharing and | |
Authoring -- Online Help: Design Issues for Authoring Systems -- A User-Maintained Database for Trainers in Military Environments -- Computer-Based Instruction in the Department of Defense: Enhancing Application of the Technology -- | |
Turning Educators into Authors: A Case Study in the Acquisition of Authoring Skills -- Research in Traditional and Non-Traditional Environments -- New Frontiers for Computer Aided Training -- The Development and Test of a Hand-Held | |
Computerized Training Aid -- Consideration of Instruction and Training in Human Operator Models -- Computer-Assisted Programmed Cases: A Learning Method for Improving the Understanding of Persons -- Electronic Delivery of Job | |
Performance Aids -- New Theory -- Video-Game Technology and Training Research -- Experience-Consolidation Systems: A Sketch of a Theory of Computer-Based Instruction in Ill-Structured Domains -- The Use of Intelligent Authoring Tools | |
to Enhance CBI in Technical Training -- Invited Addresses -- Cognitive Science, Artificial Intelligence and Complex Training -- Authoring Tools: Past, Present, and Future | |
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Keywords: | Computer science , Health informatics , Computers and civilization , Computer Science , Computers and Society , Health Informatics |
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Title: | COMPSTAT Proceedings in Computational Statistics, 7th Symposium held in Rome 1986 |
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Date: | 1986 |
Size: | 1 online resource (513 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-46890-2 |
Contents: | 1. Information Science and Statistics -- Information Science and Statistics -- Catastrophe Theory as a Tool for Statistical Analysis of Systems -- New Procedures for Generating Optimal Experimental Designs -- 2. Probabilistic Models |
in Exploratory Data Analysis -- Some Guidelines for Principal Component Analysis -- Comparison of Least Squares with Least Absolute Deviation Forecasting Using Simulation Techniques -- Modeling the Reliability of Fault-Tolerant | |
Software Systems -- Computerized Exploratory Screening of Large-Dimensional Contingency Tables -- A Fast Algorithm for Some Exploratory Methods in Categorical Data Problems -- Easy to Generate Metrics for Use with Sampled Functions -- | |
3. Computational Approach of Inference -- Sequential Inference Processes in Computational Aspects -- Variance Components as a Method for Routine Regression Analysis of Survey Data -- On the Assessment of Case Influence in Generalized | |
Linear Models -- 4. Numerical Aspects of Statistical Computations -- Algoritmic Development in Variable Selection Procedures -- Linear Models of Categorical Variables -- A Fast Algorithm for Curve Fitting -- Generalized Multiplicative | |
Models -- A Convenient Way of Computing ML-Estimates: Use of Automatic Differentiation -- On the Numerical Solutions of Bounded Influence Regression Problems -- Testing of Statistical Algorithms and Programs with the Help of the | |
Multivariate Sample, Having Described Values of Empirical Parameters -- 5. Three-Mode Data Matrices -- Analysis of Three-Way Data Matrices Based on Pairwise Relation Measures -- Factor Analysis of Evolution and Cluster Methods on | |
Trajectories -- 6. Cluster Analysis Methods and Algorithms -- Links Between Clustering and Assignment Procedures -- Identification of Linear Regression Models by a Clustering Algorithm -- Validity Tests in Cluster Analysis Using a | |
Probabilistic Teacher Algorithm -- New Kinds of Graphical Representation in Clustering -- Projection of an Acute Symmetrical Simplicial Closed Convex Cone and its Application to Star Graphs -- Design of a Command Language for | |
Interactive or Batch Use in a Statistical Package -- Cross Association Measures and Optimal Clustering -- 7. Robustness in Multivariate Analysis -- Multivariate Data Analysis, Contributions and Shortcomings of Robustness in Practice -- | |
On the Use of Bootstrap and Jackknife in Covariance Structure Analysis -- On a Class of Robust Methods for Multivariate Data Analysis -- Robust Recursive Estimation and Detection of Shifts in Regression -- How Robust is One Way Anova | |
with Respect to within Group Correlation -- Algorithms for the Beta Distribution Function -- 8. Computer Graphics and Data Presentation -- An Interactive Graphic System for Designing and Accessing Statistical Data Bases -- Non-Standard | |
Graphical Presentation -- Computer Graphics and Data Presentation, a First Step Toward a Cognitive and Ergonomic Analysis -- 9. Expert Systems -- Expert Systems and Data Analysis Package Management -- Developing Intelligent Software | |
for Non-Linear Model Fitting as an Expert System -- Express — An Expert System Utilizing Standard Statistical Packages -- Muse: An Expert System in Statistics -- Building Expert Systems with the Help of Existing Statistical Software: | |
An Example -- Statistical Data Validation and Expert Systems -- Knowledge Base Supported Analysis of Longitudinal Data -- How to Assist an Inexperienced User in the Preliminary Analysis of Time Series: First Version of the Estes Expert | |
System -- Object-Oriented Data Representations for Statistical Data Analysis -- 10. Statistical Software -- Algorithms for the Beta Distribution Function -- Interactive User-Friendly Package for Design and Analysis of Experiments -- | |
NL: A Statistical Package for General Nonlinear Regression Problems -- Statistical Software for Personal Computers -- Recursive Techniques in Statistical Programming -- Design Criteria for a Flexible Statistical Language -- Statistical | |
Software SAM — Sensitivity Analysis in Multivariate Methods -- 11. Data Handling and Computational Methods of Clinical Trials -- Data Handling and Computational Methods in Clinical Trials -- Database Assisted Conduct of Clinical Trials | |
-- An APL-System for Analysing Multivariate Data -- AMS — A Computer Program for Survival Analysis, General Linear Models and a Stochastic Survival Model -- 12. Econometric Computing -- A Multilingual Specification System for | |
Statistical Software -- An Efficient Algorithm for Time Series Decomposition -- 13. Statistical Data Base Management Systems -- Database Management and Statistical Data Analysis: The Need for Integration and for Becoming More | |
Intelligent -- Privacy, Informatics and Statistics -- Italian Statistical Data Dictionary System Prototype Developed with a 4th Generation Language -- A Methodology for Conceptual Design of Statistical Databases -- Towards Natural | |
Integration of Database Management System and Statistical Software -- Easy-Link: An Expert Natural Language Interface to a Statistical Data Bank -- Farandole: A RDBMS for Statistical Data Analysis -- Model- and Method Banks (MMB) as a | |
Supplement to Statistical Data Banks -- A Security Mechanism Based on Uniform Rounding to prevent Tracker Techniques -- 14. Teaching of Computational Statistics -- A Data Analysis Course in a Computer Science Faculty -- Teaching | |
Computational Statistics on Workstations -- Teaching Regression Analysis Using MIMOSA — an Interactive Computer System for Matrix Calculus -- Late Arrivals -- Practical Use of Color Imagin in Automatic Classification -- Algorithm and | |
Software of Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Heterogeneous Data -- Adress-List of Authors | |
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Keywords: | Statistics , Business , Management science , Operations research , Decision making , Business mathematics , Statistics , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Business Mathematics , Operation Research/Decision Theory , Business and Management, general |
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Title: | Principal Component Analysis |
Author(s): |
I. T Jolliffe |
Date: | 1986 |
Size: | 1 online resource (271 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4757-1904-8 |
Contents: | 1 Introduction -- 2 Mathematical and Statistical Properties of Population Principal Components -- 3 Mathematical and Statistical Properties of Sample Principal Components -- 4 Principal Components as a Small Number of Interpretable |
Variables: Some Examples -- 5 Graphical Representation of Data Using Principal Components -- 6 Choosing a Subset of Principal Components or Variables -- 7 Principal Component Analysis and Factor Analysis -- 8 Principal Components in | |
Regression Analysis -- 9 Principal Components Used with Other Multivariate Techniques -- 10 Outlier Detection, Influential Observations and Robust Estimation of Principal Components -- 11 Principal Component Analysis for Special Types | |
of Data -- 12 Generalizations and Adaptations of Principal Component Analysis -- Computation of Principal Components -- A1. Numerical Calculation of Principal Components -- A2. Principal Component Analysis in Computer Packages -- | |
References | |
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Keywords: | Statistics , Neural networks (Computer science) , Statistics , Statistical Theory and Methods , Mathematical Models of Cognitive Processes and Neural Networks |
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Title: | Intelligence and Learning |
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Date: | 1981 |
Size: | 1 online resource (624 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4684-1083-9 |
Contents: | Section 1. Introduction -- 1. Introduction and Overview -- 2. Intelligence and Learning -- 3. Recent Issues in the Developmental Approach to Mental Retardation -- 4. Reaction Time and Intelligence -- 5. Intelligence and Learning: |
Specific and General Handicap -- Section 2. The Nature of Intelligence — Symposium -- 6. The Nature of Intelligence -- 7. The Primary Mental Ability -- 8. Genetic Differences in “g” and Real Life -- Section 3. The Nature of | |
Intelligence — Papers -- 9. Physiological Evidence that Demand for Processing Capacity Varies with Intelligence -- 10. Closure Factors: Evidence for Different Modes of Processing -- 11. Test Structure and Cognitive Style -- 12. | |
Intelligence and the Orienting Reflex -- Section 4. Individual Variability and Intelligence -- 13. Individual Differences in Memory Span -- 14. Towards a Symbiosis of Cognitive Psychology and Psychometrics -- 15. Development and | |
Modifiability of Adult Intellectual 169 Performance: An Examination of Cognitive Intervention in Later Adulthood -- 16. The Relationship Between Memory Span and Processing Speed -- Section 5. Piagetian Approaches -- 17. Cognitive | |
Mechanisms and Training -- 18. Training and Logic: Comment on Magali Bovet’s Paper -- 19. The Role of Social Experience in Cognitive Development -- 20. Knowledge Development and Memory Performance -- 21. Reasoning and Problem Solving | |
in Young Children -- 22. Logical Competence in Infancy: Object Percept or Object Concept? -- Section 6. Piaget and Development -- 23. Piagetian Perspective in Draw-A-House Tree Task: A Longitudinal Study of the Drawings of Rural | |
Children -- 24. Metacognition and Intelligence Theory -- 25. Adaptation to Equilibration: A More Complex Model of the Applications of Piaget’s Theory to Early Childhood Education -- 26. A Model of Cognitive Development -- 27. The Use | |
of a Piagetian Analysis of Infant Development to Predict Cognitive and Language Development at Two Years -- Section 7. Cognitive Psychological Analyses -- 28. Testing Process Theories of Intelligence -- 29. Coding and Planning | |
Processes -- 30. Process Theories: Form or Substance? A Discussion of the Papers by Butterfield, Das Jarman -- Section 8. Intelligence and Cognitive Processes -- 31. Toward a Unified Componential Theory of Human Intelligence: I. Fluid | |
Ability -- 32. Toward a Theory of Aptitude for Learning: I. Fluid and Crystallized Abilities and their Correlates -- Section 9. Reading Processes -- 33. Comparison of Reading and Spelling Strategies in Normal and Reading Disabled | |
Children -- 34. Active Perceiving and the Reflection-Impulsivity Dimension -- 35. Cognitive Strategies in Relation to Reading Disability -- 36. Comparative Efficacy of Group Therapy and Remedial Reading with Reading Disabled Children | |
-- 37. Coding Strategies and Reading Comprehension -- Section 10. Cross-Cultural Approaches -- 38. Cultural Systems and Cognitive Styles -- 39. Culture, Cognitive Tests and Cognitive Models: Pursuing Cognitive Universals by Testing | |
Across Cultures -- Section 11. Individual Differences and Cognition -- 40. Human Ageing and Disturbances of Memory Control Processes Underlying “Intelligent” Performance of Some Cognitive Tasks -- 41. Ability Factors and the Speed of | |
Information Processing -- 42. The Design of a Robot Mind: A Theoretical Approach To Issues In Intelligence -- 43. Cognitive Psychology and Psychometric Theory -- Section 12. Mental Retardation and Learing Disabilities -- 44. A | |
Comparison of Psychometric and Piagetian Assessments of Symbolic Functioning in Down’s Syndrome Children -- 45. A Comparison of the Conservation Acquisition of Mentally Retarded and Nonretarded Children -- 46. Generalization of a | |
Rehearsal Strategy in Mildly Retarded Children -- 47. Cognitive Processing in Learning Disabled and Normally Achieving Boys in a Goal-Oriented Task -- 48. Home Environment, Cognitive Processes, and Intelligence: A Path Analysis -- | |
Section 13. Pathology of Intelligence -- 49. Inducing Flexible Thinking: The Problem of Access -- 50. Hemispheric Intelligence: The Case of the Raven Progressive Matrices -- Section 14. Intellectual Abilities -- 51. Individual | |
Differences in the Patterning of Curves of D.Q. and I.Q. Scores from 6 months to 17 Years -- 52. The Social Ecology of Intelligence in the British Isles, France and Spain -- 53. Verbal Ability, Attention, and Automaticity -- 54. | |
Ability and Strategy Differences in Map Learning -- Section 15. Information Processing -- 55. Information Processing — “Old Wine In New Bottles” or A Challenge to the Psychology of Learning and Intelligence? -- 56. General Intelligence | |
and Mental Speed: Their Relationship and Development -- 57. Presentation Mode and Organisational Strategies in Young Children’s Free Recall -- 58. Qualitative and Quantitative Aspects in the Development of Proportional Reasoning -- | |
Name Index | |
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Keywords: | Science , Science, general , Science, general |
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Title: | Theoretical Approaches to Complex Systems Proceedings, Tübingen, June 11–12, 1977 |
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Date: | 1978 |
Size: | 1 online resource (246 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-93083-6 |
Contents: | Existence Criteria for Bifurcations as Stability Criteria for Critical Nonlinear Control Systems -- Asymptotic System Analysis and Goal Functions -- Strange Attractors in 3-Variable Reaction Systems -- Structures of Excitation and |
Inhibition -- A new Approach to Synaptic Interactions -- Figure-Ground Discrimination by the Visual System of the Fly -- Evolution of the Adaptive Landscape -- Cell Assemblies in the Cerebral Cortex -- Excitatory and Inhibitory | |
Processes Giving Rise to the Delayed Response in the Retinal Ganglion Cell of the Frog -- On Constrained Transinformation Functions -- Self-Diagnosis of Interactive Systems | |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Biomathematics: 21 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Neurosciences , System theory , Neural networks (Computer science) , Mathematics , Mathematical Models of Cognitive Processes and Neural Networks , Complex Systems , Neurosciences |
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Title: | The Study of Time Proceedings of the First Conference of the International Society for the Study of Time Oberwolfach (Black Forest) — West Germany |
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Date: | 1972 |
Size: | 1 online resource (550 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-65387-2 |
Contents: | Presidential Address: Reflections on the History of the Concept of Time -- I. Time and the Physical Sciences -- The Time Coordinate in Einstein’s Restricted Theory of Relativity -- General Relativity and Time in the Solar System -- |
Zeit als physikalischer Begriff -- Time in Particle Physics -- Time in Statistical Physics and Special Relativity -- The Myth of the Passage of Time -- Time Asymmetry, Time Reversal, and Irreversibility -- No Paradox in the Theory of | |
Time Anisotropy -- Pierre Curie’s Principle of One-Way Process -- In Defence of the Direction of Time -- Creative Time -- II. Time in the Life Sciences -- Temporal Order as the Origin of Spatial Order in Embryos -- Time in the | |
Evolutionary Process -- The Measurement of Perceptual Durations -- Oscillations as Possible Basis for Time Perception -- Processing of Temporal Information and the Cognitive Theory of Time Experience -- The Psychophysical Structure of | |
Temporal Information -- The Dimensions of the Sensible Present -- Time, Time Stance, and Existence -- Personality and the Psychology of Time -- III. Time, Philosophy and the Logic of Time Concept -- The Notion of the Present -- | |
Instants and Intervals -- The Fiction of Instants -- On the Reality of Becoming -- Whitehead and the Philosophy of Time -- IV. Time and Culture -- The Deification of Time -- The Darwinian Revolution in the Concept of Time -- Temporal | |
Attitudes in Four Negro Subcultures -- On Hegel — A Study in Sorcery -- Time and the Modern Self: Descartes, Rousseau, Beckett -- Time and the Modern Self: A Change in Dramatic Form -- The Study of Time. -- V. Special Session on Flight | |
Dysrhythmia -- The Psychological Effects of Rapid Shifts in Temporal Referents -- Evaluation of Circadian Dyschronism during Transmeridian Flights -- Some Factors in the Production of Dysrhythmia and Disorientation Associated with | |
Rapid Latitudinal Transfer -- Discussion Notes on the Lecture by Dr. Gooddy | |
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Call number: | Q387.D66::2015 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The master algorithm: How the quest for the ultimate learning machine will remake our world |
Author(s): |
Pedro Domingos |
Date: | 2015 |
Publisher: | Basic Books |
Size: | 352 p. |
ISBN: | 9780465065707 |
Keywords: | Knowledge representation (Information theory) , Artificial intelligence Social aspects. , Artificial intelligence Philosophy. , Cognitive science Mathematics. , Algorithms. |
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Call number: | Q335.B67::2016 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Superintelligence : paths, dangers, strategies |
Author(s): |
Nick Bostrom |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | New York : Oxford University Press |
Size: | 415 p |
Contents: | Past developments and present capabilities -- Paths to superintelligence -- Forms of superintelligence -- The kinetics of an intelligence explosion -- Decisive strategic advantage -- Cognitive superpowers -- The superintelligent will -- Is the default outcome doom? -- The control problem -- Oracles, genies, sovereigns, tools -- Multipolar scenarios -- Acquiring values -- Choosing the criteria for choosing -- The strategic picture -- Crunch time |
ISBN: | 9780198739838 |
Keywords: | Artificial intelligence , Computers and civilization , Cognitive science |
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Location: | NEW |
Call number: | Q175.L363::1984 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Science and values : the aims of science and their role in scientific debate |
Author(s): |
Larry Laudan |
Date: | 1984 |
Publisher: | University of California Press |
Size: | 149 |
Contents: | Two Puzzles about Science: Reflections on Some Crises in Philosophy and Sociology of Science -- The Consensual View and the Puzzle of Agreement -- The New Wave Preoccupation with Dissensus -- The Hierarchical Structure of Scientific Debates -- Factual Consensus Formation -- Methodological Consensus Formation -- Closing the Evaluative Circle: Resolving Disagreements about Cognitive Values -- The Covariance Fallacy -- The Reticulated Model and the Mechanics of Goal Evaluation -- The Re ticulated Model of Scientific Rationality -- Dissecting the Holist Picture of Scientific Change -- Kuhn on the Units of Scientific Change -- Kuhn's Critique of Methodology -- A Reticulational Critique of Realist Axiology and Methodology |
ISBN: | 0520052676 |
Series: | Pittsburgh series in philosophy and history of science : v. 11 |
Keywords: | Science Philosophy. |
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Location: | MAIN |
Call number: | QC6.I636::1994 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Inside versus outside : endo- and exo-concepts of observation and knowledge in physics, philosophy, and cognitive science |
Author(s): |
Harald Atmanspacher |
Date: | 1994 |
Publisher: | Springer-Verlag, Berlin |
Size: | 415 |
ISBN: | 3540570888 |
Series: | Springer series in synergetics : 63 |
Keywords: | Physics Methodology. |
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Location: | ILL |
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