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My self and you: tension in bodily sharing of experience : ACM Trans. on Computer-Human Interaction

The “support of bodily expression of experience between people” presents a significant research challenge in the design of systems for sharing experiences; this is the focus of this paper...
User Interfaces (H.5.2) | Aug 27 14

Safety and liveness, weakness and strength, and the underlying topological relations : ACM Transactions on Computational Logic

Many temporal logics include weak and strong versions of operators: a strong one guarantees that a property eventually holds while a weak one does not. This paper characterizes which operators form a...
General (F.4.0) | Sep 5 14

Painting-to-3D model alignment via discriminative visual elements : ACM Transactions on Graphics

Generating 3D models of historical photographs, paintings, and line drawings using discriminative visual elements that align automatically is a...
3D/Stereo Scene Analysis (I.2.10...) | Sep 2 14

Personalized recommendations of locally interesting venues to tourists via cross-region community matching : ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology

A challenging problem is presented in this paper: recommending interesting places to tourists. The authors address the different challenges...
Information Search & Retrieval (H.3.3) | Sep 19 14

Space-time matching algorithms for interest management in distributed virtual environments : ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation

The scalability of distributed virtual environments (DVEs) requires an approach for filtering and disseminating relevant data to participating...
Types of Simulation (I.6.8) | Aug 28 14

Robotics and artificial intelligence: a perspective on deliberation functions : AI Communications

In the authors’ words, in this short review, deliberation functions concern “purposeful, chosen or planned actions [understood both algorithmically and through actuators], carried out in order to achieve...
Robotics (I.2.9) | Sep 12 14

Formal simulation model to optimize building sustainability : Advances in Engineering Software

This paper presents a topical and innovative application of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU, formerly the International Telephone and Telegraph...
General (D.2.0) | Aug 26 14

Strategic system selection with linguistic preferences and grey information using MCDM : Applied Soft Computing

Selecting new technologies for business critical processes is always a challenging task. Commonly it involves multi-criteria...
Uncert., Fuzzy, & Prob. Reas. (I.2.3...) | Aug 25 14

Understanding the nature of information seeking behavior in critical care: implications for the design of health information technology : Arificial Intelligence in Medicine

Under the stimulus of federal incentive funding, hospitals have rapidly moved to electronic medical records (EMRs). Hence, this study of how...
Medical Info. Systems (J.3...) | Aug 26 14

A model driven engineering process of platform neutral agents for ambient intelligence devices : Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems

A system that is aware of the context in which a person is operating and can act accordingly is said to display ambient intelligence. Such systems...
Multiagent Systems (I.2.11...) | Sep 12 14

Agile!: The good, the hype and the ugly

The purpose of this excellent book is to “enable readers to benefit from the good ideas in agile methods and stay away from the bad ones.” The author provides both a description and a deep and justified...
General (D.2.0) | Sep 18 14

Aligning organizations through measurement: the GQM+Strategies approach

There is a different type and level of thinking required for planning and analyzing systems for an enterprise. These systems are so strategically important for the organization and involve so many...
Business (J.1...) | Sep 8 14

An introduction to statistical learning: with applications in R

This excellent book and is exactly what the title says it is: an introduction to statistical learning with applications in R. It covers a wide range of statistical learning methods as well as the latest advances in nonlinear...
Learning (I.2.6) | Sep 10 14

Approaches in integrative bioinformatics: towards the virtual cell

Computational biology is a thriving discipline with an ever-increasing body of so-called “-omics” data to be explored. However, as highlighted by the editors in the first chapter of this book, there...
Database Applications (H.2.8) | Sep 9 14

Bas van Fraassen’s approach to representation and models in science

The Philosophy of Science Association gives the Hempel Award for lifetime achievement every two years. The most recent recipient was Bas van Fraassen in 2012. This award was the impetus for this Festschrift...
Model Development (I.6.5) | Sep 15 14

Bas van Fraassen’s approach to representation and models in science

The Philosophy of Science Association gives the Hempel Award for lifetime achievement every two years. The most recent recipient was Bas van Fraassen in 2012. This award was the impetus...
Model Development (I.6.5) | Sep 15 14

Bayesian filtering and smoothing

Readers interested in the estimation of actual system states on the basis of measurements will be interested in this book, especially if they are looking for an easy method to refresh the related material...
Smoothing (I.4.3...) | Sep 5 14

Beginning COBOL for programmers

A new book on common business-oriented language (COBOL) programming? You’re kidding, right? Pundits, particularly academics, have been heralding the death of COBOL for at least 30 years now...
COBOL (D.3.2...) | Aug 28 14

Beginning Fedora desktop: Fedora 20 edition

This book is an updated version of the author’s previous book on an earlier Fedora release [1]. It is intended for novice to intermediate users who are looking to install Fedora 20 as their primary computing...
Systems Programs & Utilities (D.4.9) | Sep 19 14

Big data analytics with R and Hadoop

This is a practical introductory book for analytics and software supporting teams eager to use simple, scalable, and yet powerful ways to manipulate and analyze large and distributed sets of...
Content Analysis & Indexing (H.3.1) | Sep 2 14

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