Foundations of Distributed Artificial Intelligence. Sixth Generation Computer Technologies

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Distributed artificial intelligence (DAI) has grown rapidly in recent years and continues to stimulate widespread research activity. Until now, however, no book has provided a comprehensive, unified treatment of DAI––forcing engineers, researchers, and students to comb the professional literature in search of pertinent information.

Foundations of Distributed Artificial Intelligence fills that gap.

This up–to–date collection of contributions from around the globe examines theoretical principles and practical applications, combines a broad view of the field with detailed examinations of specific research topics, and offers superb coverage at both introductory and advanced levels.

The presentation is divided into four parts. Section one covers the fundamentals and necessary background material upon which the second section builds its discussion of communication, coordination, planning, and agency. The third part of the book focuses on the specifics of systems, testbeds, and software environments used in many industrial and practical applications––including ARCHON, IMAGINE, CooperA, AGenDA, TæMS, and Agent Factory. Finally, the book devotes an entire segment to related areas of scientific inquiry, from philosophy and the social sciences to interface design issues for DAI systems. Throughout, the contributors offer real–world examples from their own research to describe various methods, solutions, and approaches in current practice; and relate the information to the larger body of work available on the subject.

For scientists, engineers, and graduate students involved in the study of this discipline, Foundations of Distributed Artificial Intelligence serves as an excellent introductory text, an extremely useful guide to current knowledge, and a bountiful source of ideas for further research.

This is the first book to provide a comprehensive treatment of distributed artificial intelligence, a field that has seen an explosion of research in recent years. The tremendous and growing interest in this field has underscored the need for an up–to–date, integrated reference accessible to both researchers and graduate students.

A comprehensive, unified treatment of this increasingly important area of research including contributions from an international group of leading experts, Foundations of Distributed Artificial Intelligence:

∗ Treats the various topics at both introductory and advanced levels

∗ Covers theory and applications, explaining in detail the principles underlying DAI

∗ Describes and correlates the main research areas of communication, coordination, planning, and agency

∗ Details specific strategies for the development of software used in building and experimenting with DAI systems

∗ Correlates DAI to the larger arena of scientific inquiry; particularly philosophy, organizational intelligence, cognitive science, and human–computer interaction

∗ Reviews major achievements in the field over the past twenty years

∗ Provides an extensive list of references and numerous resources

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Iberian Countries: Navigation Equipment Market

The new report by the Telecoms and Computing Market Reports has been published today. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of telecoms and computing industries.

This report presents a strategic analysis of the navigation equipment market in the Iberian countries and a forecast for its development in the medium term. It provides a comprehensive overview of the market, its dynamics, structure, characteristics, main players, growth and demand drivers, etc.

The purpose of the report is to describe the state of the navigation equipment market in the Iberian countries, to present actual and retrospective information about the volumes, dynamics, structure and characteristics of production, imports, exports and consumption and to build a forecast for the market in the next five years. In addition, the report presents an elaborate analysis of the main market participants, price fluctuations, growth and demand drivers of the market and all other factors, influencing its development.

This research report has been prepared using the publisher's unique methodology, including a blend of qualitative and quantitative data. The information comes from official sources and insights from market experts (representatives of the main market participants), gathered by semi-structured interviews.

The report on the navigation equipment market in the Iberian countries covers the following countries: Spain, Portugal, and France.

The report on the navigation equipment market in the Iberian countries includes:

  • Analysis and forecast for the economy of the Iberian countries;
  • Analysis and forecast of the market size, value and dynamics;
  • Market structure (by origin, by country (includes breakdown of all indicators by all 33 analyzed countries), by types of products, etc.);
  • Volume, dynamics and analysis of domestic production (past, current and future);
  • Analysis of price levels (wholesale, retail, distributors, etc.) and their dynamics (past, current and future);
  • Volume, dynamics and analysis of imports (past, current and future);
  • Volume, dynamics and analysis of exports (past, current and future);
  • Volume, dynamics and analysis of consumption (past, current and future);
  • Characteristics of the main market participants (manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, importers, exporters, Governmental structures, etc.) and the competitive landscape;
  • Value chain analysis;
  • Analysis and forecast of the trends and levels of supply and demand on the market;
  • Analysis of the factors, influencing the development of the market (market growth drivers, restraints, etc.);
  • Country opportunity analysis;
  • Analysis of the major trade flows;
  • Forecast for development of the market in the medium term (including three possible scenarios for development).

This report will allow you to:

  • Quickly and cost-effectively get a strategic analysis and gain competitive intelligence about the market;
  • Track market data, including size, value, dynamics, structure, segmentation and forecasts: past, present and future;
  • Track and identify key market trends, opportunities and threats and key drivers behind recent market changes;
  • Strategically assess market growth potential, demand drivers and restraints on the market;
  • Explore and identify new market opportunities in the countries and regions within the market;
  • Evaluate the key macroeconomic indicators to get insight into the general trends within the economy;
  • See how the market performed in the past (over the last 5 years) and how it will perform in the future (in the next 5 years);
  • Get acquainted with the leading companies on the market;
  • Evaluate how diversified the market is in terms of competitive intensity, fragmentation and environment and understand competitive threats;
  • Empower your marketing, branding, strategy and market development, consumption and supply functions with useful market insights;
  • Build your investment strategy by assessing market attractiveness or company attractiveness;
  • Build your own market entry or market expansion strategy or evaluate your current strategy;
  • Add weight to pitches and presentations by using official and accurate data and calculations.

If you are interested in the navigation equipment market in the Iberian countries, this research report will provide you with a strategic analysis of the market, its recent and future development. In addition, the report will save you time and money while presenting you all the necessary information, empowering you to make informed decisions and move your business forward.

This report is 75% ready and is in completion stage. The final version of the research report will be presented up to 5 working days after your order. If you purchase the Enterprise License, you will get an Excel sheet with all the quantitative information in up to 2 working days after your purchase.

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Web Server Technology

The new report by the Telecoms and Computing Market Reports has been published today. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of telecoms and computing industries.

The success of the web depends not only on the creation of stimulating and valuable information, but also on the speed, efficiency and convenient delivery of this information to the Web consumer. This authoritative presentation of web server technology takes you beyond the basics to provide the underlying principles and technical details of how WWW servers really work. It explains current technology and suggests enhanced and expanded methods for disseminating information via the Web.

* Covers measurement of WWW component performance–the networks, server hardware, and operating systems–and suggests alternative Web server software designs for improving performance.
* Explains the costs and benefits of mirroring and caching Web documents.
* Surveys the web's current search tools and uses the library system as a model layout to illustrate indexing, searching, and retrieval techniques.
* Assesses web security hazards and presents mechanisms for combating these vulnerabilities, including an in-depth discussion of firewalls.
* Analyzes the risks and explains the technologies used in a variety of services available for making monetary transactions online.

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Computer Security. Edition No. 3

The new report by the Telecoms and Computing Market Reports has been published today. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of telecoms and computing industries.

Computer Security, Third Edition presents the best ideas that high technology, classical security practice, and common sense have to offer to help reduce insecurity to the lowest possible level. This completley updated book contains new information on advances in computer equipment and the spread of technology. It is an essential text for everyone involved with the operation and security of the computer complexes that are the heart of today's businesses.

  • An updated of the classic book by Butterworth-Heinemann with new material on recent advances in computer hardware and the spread of personal computer technology
  • A complete and comprehensive introduction to computer security
  • Includes coverage on computer crime, physical security, communications, systems security, and risk management
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Algorithms and Data Structures in C++

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C++ is capable of tackling a whole range of programming tasks. The purpose of this book is to give breadth and depth to C++ programmers′ existing experience of the language by representing a large number of algorithms, most of them implemented as ready–to–run (and standalone) programs. The programs are as readable as possible without sacrificing too great a degree of efficiency, generality, portability and robustness. Both the classes and programs are designed to demonstrate major programming principles. There is coverage of two key language features – templates and exception handling – apart from which the reader is assumed to have working knowledge of C++. Besides traditional subjects, such as quicksort and binary trees, this book also covers some less well–known topics, including multi–precision arithmetic, route planning and external sorting. Demonstration programs for these and many other exciting applications are based on C++ classes which you can also use in programs of your own.

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Ultimate Telecommunications Security Survey

The new report by the Telecoms and Computing Market Reports has been published today. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of telecoms and computing industries.

Ultimate Telecommunications Security Survey will help the reader reveal vulnerabilities and identify critical areas by aiding with the time-consuming job of the security survey. The Ultimate Telecommunications Security Survey, with over 1000 questions, will help the security manager by supplying a list of the commonly-asked questions to help identify vulnerabilities.

  • A bank of all the questions necessary for security managers to write crucial telecommunications security surveys
  • The most in-depth and comprehensive telecommunications security survey on the market
  • Helps security professionals identify vulnerabilities
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CAD Method for Industrial Assembly. Concurrent Design of Products, Equipment and Control Systems. The ECS Series of Texts and Monographs

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The main objective of the authors is to deliver specifications and underlying concepts for future computer–aided tools for the design and the control of flexible manufacturing systems for mechanical and electro–mechanical assemblies. This book presents an integrated computer–aided method which supports a concurrent engineering approach for assembled products. This integrated method is divided in several modules which analyse the ease of assembly of a design, the assembly order, the design of an assembly workshop, and the simulation of the workshop taking into account scheduling and flow control. Automatic, semi–automatic and manual utilisations are presented for each module. Communication between design and manufacturing has been emphasised. The environment in this book is a real concurrent engineering one and for the first time the concurrent engineering steps are integrated in a CAD system. The method has been implemented in one of the world?s most used CAD systems: CATIA.

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Principal Component Neural Networks. Theory and Applications. Adaptive and Cognitive Dynamic Systems: Signal Processing, Learning, Communications and Control

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Principal Component Neural Networks Theory and Applications

Understanding the underlying principles of biological perceptual systems is of vital importance not only to neuroscientists, but, increasingly, to engineers and computer scientists who wish to develop artificial perceptual systems. In this original and groundbreaking work, the authors systematically examine the relationship between the powerful technique of Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and neural networks. Principal Component Neural Networks focuses on issues pertaining to both neural network models (i.e., network structures and algorithms) and theoretical extensions of PCA. In addition, it provides basic review material in mathematics and neurobiology. This book presents neural models originating from both the Hebbian learning rule and least squares learning rules, such as back–propagation. Its ultimate objective is to provide a synergistic exploration of the mathematical, algorithmic, application, and architectural aspects of principal component neural networks. Especially valuable to researchers and advanced students in neural network theory and signal processing, this book offers application examples from a variety of areas, including high–resolution spectral estimation, system identification, image compression, and pattern recognition.

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Pattern Classification. A Unified View of Statistical and Neural Approaches

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PATTERN CLASSIFICATION

a unified view of statistical and neural approaches

The product of years of research and practical experience in pattern classification, this book offers a theory–based engineering perspective on neural networks and statistical pattern classification. Pattern Classification sheds new light on the relationship between seemingly unrelated approaches to pattern recognition, including statistical methods, polynomial regression, multilayer perceptron, and radial basis functions. Important topics such as feature selection, reject criteria, classifier performance measurement, and classifier combinations are fully covered, as well as material on techniques that, until now, would have required an extensive literature search to locate. A full program of illustrations, graphs, and examples helps make the operations and general properties of different classification approaches intuitively understandable.

Offering a lucid presentation of complex applications and their algorithms, Pattern Classification is an invaluable resource for researchers, engineers, and graduate students in this rapidly developing field.

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Monolithic Phase-Locked Loops and Clock Recovery Circuits. Theory and Design

The new report by the Telecoms and Computing Market Reports has been published today. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of telecoms and computing industries.

Featuring an extensive 40 page tutorial introduction, this carefully compiled anthology of 65 of the most important papers on phase–locked loops and clock recovery circuits brings you comprehensive coverage of the field–all in one self–contained volume. You′ll gain an understanding of the analysis, design, simulation, and implementation of phase–locked loops and clock recovery circuits in CMOS and bipolar technologies along with valuable insights into the issues and trade–offs associated with phase locked systems for high speed, low power, and low noise.

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