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Anigrafs: experiments in cooperative cognitive architecture
Richards W.,  MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015.Type: Book (9780262527781)

A perennial challenge in cognitive science is framing an architecture powerful enough to be a credible support for human reasoning, yet simple enough to map to the known machinery of the human brain. Work done in the 1970s on systems such as Soar ...

Feb 8 2016
Unsupervised regions based segmentation using object discovery
Yang B., Yu H., Hu R.  Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation 31(C): 125-137, 2015. Type: Article

Delineating a prominent object in an image by computer is an important step toward fully automated image analysis. This segmentation problem has been elusive and no viable solution has been found. A recent trend is to provide multiple images that ...

Feb 1 2016
Why greatness cannot be planned: the myth of the objective
Stanley K., Lehman J.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 141 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319155-23-4)

The authors argue for serendipitous discoveries based on novelty and uniqueness. This happens when the structure of the search space is completely unpredictable (pp. 8, 97) (and not fixed [1]), that is, when the eventual objective is ambitious, ra...

Jan 25 2016
Automatic detection of learning styles: state of the art
Feldman J., Monteserin A., Amandi A.  Artificial Intelligence Review 44(2): 157-186, 2015. Type: Article

This paper is a comprehensive examination of major learning styles and current approaches to automatically detect a student’s learning style. The introduction reports that over the last 20 years, researchers have identified 71 learning style...

Jan 18 2016
Digital Fourier analysis: advanced techniques
Kido K.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2014. 178 pp. Type: Book (978-1-493911-26-4)

If there was ever a “gift that keeps on giving” to the most esoteric of mathematico-physical theories or to the most pragmatic of engineering practice, it is Fourier analysis. (On my bucket list is someday to discover, in principle fro...

Jan 11 2016
Improving the user experience through practical data analytics: gain meaningful insight and increase your bottom line
Fritz M., Berger P.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2015. 396 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128006-35-1)

Usability (UX) researchers who want to apply classical statistics to their everyday decision making will benefit from reading this how-to guide. UX researchers learn how to make data-based decisions, such as for moderated usability studies, unmode...

Jan 4 2016
 
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