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Photoplethysmogram-based cognitive load assessment using multi-feature fusion model
Zhang X., Lyu Y., Qu T., Qiu P., Luo X., Zhang J., Fan S., Shi Y. ACM Transactions on Applied Perception 16(4): 1-17, 2019. Type: Article
Physiological measures of cognitive load have become more accessible with advancements in neuro-imaging devices and wearable technology, and provide quantifiable data that previous measurement tools (for example, surveys) could not. As such, findi...
Oct 8 2021
Concept invention: foundations, implementation, social aspects and applications
Confalonieri R., Pease A., Schorlemmer M., Besold T., Kutz O., Maclean E., Kaliakatsos-Papakostas M., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2018. 294 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319656-01-4)
The book introduces concept invention and foundations. This includes the idea of concept blending, defined as the mechanism where two concepts or more are combined into a blended concept. The book also brings together the topics of concept amalgam...
May 25 2021
Machine understanding: machine perception and machine perception MU
Les Z., Les M., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2020. 215 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030240-69-1)
This is a difficult book to define/describe. Some parts are very interesting, presenting good research questions and discussions; other parts lack detail and depth--readers are sometimes just sent to the authors’ previous work--and...
Oct 12 2020
Introduction to formal philosophy
Kjeldahl E., Hansson S., Hendricks V., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2018. 733 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319774-33-6)
The physicist Richard Feynman, famed in nonscientific circles for his autobiographical books describing his scientific adventures, as well as some of his more popularly accessible lectures in physics (originally delivered to undergraduate classes ...
Sep 1 2020
Hertwig R., Pleskac T., Pachur T., Center for Adaptive Rationality ., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2019. 488 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262039-87-1), Reviews: (2 of 2)
Humans are not the rational optimizers posited by classical economics or the axiomatic game theory of von Neumann and Morgenstern. Since 2012, the Center for Adaptive Rationality at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin has been...
Aug 13 2020
Wandering towards a goal: how can mindless mathematical laws give rise to aims and intention?
Aguirre A., Foster B., Merali Z., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2018. 254 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319757-25-4)
Since 2008, the Foundational Questions Institute has sponsored an annual essay competition. This volume offers the 17 best submissions to the contest that ran from December 2016 to March 2017....
Jan 24 2020
Hertwig R., Pleskac T., Pachur T., Center for Adaptive Rationality ., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2019. 488 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262039-87-1), Reviews: (1 of 2)
Dealing with uncertainty lies at the heart of what it means to be human. Every day we use limited information to make decisions on the basis of predicted future events, which are themselves shrouded in uncertainty. While many of the decisions we m...
Jan 21 2020
Data science data governance
Kroll J. IEEE Security and Privacy 16(6): 61-70, 2018. Type: Article
Recent advances in machine learning, data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) have empowered human beings to automatically make decisions by processing vast amounts of data much more efficiently than ever before. Along with great advantage...
Sep 23 2019
Accumulation of knowledge in para-scientific areas: the case of analytic philosophy
Petrovich E. Scientometrics 116(2): 1123-1151, 2018. Type: Article
Without an agreed-upon definition of analytic philosophy, philosophers and historians suggest viewing it as a parascience. Due to the accumulation and growth of knowledge in analytic philosophy, the author considers it an intellectual feature of t...
Aug 30 2019
Goal-directed decision making: computations and neural circuits
Morris R., Bornstein A., Shenhav A., Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, CA, 2018. 484 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128120-98-9)
In the past few years, many disciplines have merged together for an improved understanding of goal-directed decisions. Such disciplines include neuroscience, psychology, cognitive science, and computer science (CS). This edited book on goal-direct...
Aug 21 2019
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