The Technological Singularity

Author: Murray Shanahan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527804
Size: 60.61 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: 10.97 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.

Neuroplasticity

Author: Moheb Costandi
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529335
Size: 12.35 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

Robots

Author: John M. Jordan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529505
Size: 61.15 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

Metadata

Author: Jeffrey Pomerantz
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262528517
Size: 33.72 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: 50.47 MB
Format: PDF
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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 Internet Of Things

Author: Samuel Greengard
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527731
Size: 19.52 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.

Information And Society

Author: Michael Buckland
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262533383
Size: 71.88 MB
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This volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series offers a concise, informal account of the ways in which information and society are related and of our ever-increasing dependence on a complex multiplicity of messages, records, ...

Free Will

Author: Mark Balaguer
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262321467
Size: 69.81 MB
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In this engaging and accessible volume in the Essential Knowledge series, the philosopher Mark Balaguer examines the various arguments and experiments that have been cited to support the claim that human beings don't have free will.

Crowdsourcing

Author: Daren C. Brabham
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262518473
Size: 39.36 MB
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Explains what the online phenomenon of crowdsourcing is, what it is not and how it works. Original.