The Technological Singularity

Author: Murray Shanahan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527804
Size: 59.15 MB
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Murray Shanahan offers an introduction to the idea of the singularity and considers the ramifications of such a potentially seismic event. Shanahan's aim is not to make predictions but rather to investigate a range of scenarios.

Machine Learning

Author: Ethem Alpaydin
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529513
Size: 38.15 MB
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"A concise overview of machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence that enables computers to learn from large data sets and is the basis of numerous developments, from speech recognition to driverless cars.

Robots

Author: John M. Jordan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529505
Size: 16.73 MB
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History/background/etc. -- Robots in culture -- State of the macro field (AI/general robotics) -- Warfare -- Autonomous vehicles -- Robots and economics -- How humans and robots coexist -- Future directions

Neuroplasticity

Author: Moheb Costandi
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529335
Size: 15.59 MB
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A concise and engaging overview of neuroplasticity for the general reader, describing how our brains change continuously in response to our actions and experiences. --Cover.

Metadata

Author: Jeffrey Pomerantz
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262528517
Size: 33.33 MB
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Introduction -- Definitions -- Descriptive metadata -- Administrative metadata -- Use metadata -- Enabling technologies for metadata -- The Semantic Web -- The future of metadata

The Mind Body Problem

Author: Jonathan Westphal
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529564
Size: 37.58 MB
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Or so it seems. In this book the philosopher Jonathan Westphal examines the mind-body problem in detail, laying out the reasoning behind the solutions that have been offered in the past and presenting his own proposal.

The Conscious Mind

Author: Zoltan Torey
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527103
Size: 40.92 MB
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In this volume in the Essential Knowledge series, Zoltan Torey offers an accessible and concise description of the evolutionary breakthrough that created the human mind.

The Internet Of Things

Author: Samuel Greengard
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527731
Size: 61.53 MB
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This is the Internet of Things -- a networked world of connected devices, objects, and people. In this book, Samuel Greengard offers a guided tour through this emerging world and how it will change the way we live and work.

Paradox

Author: Margaret Cuonzo
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262525496
Size: 60.14 MB
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Paradoxes emerge not just in salons and ivory towers but in everyday life. (An Internet search for "paradox" brings forth a picture of an ashtray with a "no smoking" symbol inscribed on it.) Proposing solutions, Cuonzo writes, is a natural ...

Open Access

Author: Peter Suber
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262300982
Size: 38.51 MB
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Distilling a decade of Suber's influential writing and thinking about open access, this is the indispensable book on the subject for researchers, librarians, administrators, funders, publishers, and policy makers.