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Swarm Intelligence: Principles, Advances, and Applications

1st Edition

Aboul Ella Hassanien, Eid Emary
November 24, 2015

Swarm Intelligence: Principles, Advances, and Applications delivers in-depth coverage of bat, artificial fish swarm, firefly, cuckoo search, flower pollination, artificial bee colony, wolf search, and gray wolf optimization algorithms. The book begins with a brief introduction to mathematical...

Smart Autonomous Aircraft: Flight Control and Planning for UAV

1st Edition

Yasmina Bestaoui Sebbane
November 18, 2015

With the extraordinary growth of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in research, military, and commercial contexts, there has been a need for a reference that provides a comprehensive look at the latest research in the area. Filling this void, Smart Autonomous Aircraft: Flight Control and Planning for...

Smart Materials Taxonomy

1st Edition

Victor Goldade, Serge Shil'ko, Aleksander Neverov
October 28, 2015

Smart materials have been categorized employing taxonomical methods used in classification of cybernetics systems. This approach has allowed the systematization of the variety of smart materials (both developed and conceptualized) as well to substantiate the three-stage process of the materials’...

Cognitive Robotics

1st Edition

Hooman Samani
October 16, 2015

The kimono-clad android robot that recently made its debut as the new greeter at the entrance of Tokyo's Mitsukoshi department store is just one example of the rapid advancements being made in the field of robotics.Cognitive robotics is an approach to creating artificial intelligence in robots by...

Just Ordinary Robots: Automation from Love to War

1st Edition

Lamber Royakkers, Rinie van Est
September 04, 2015

A social robot is a robot that interacts and communicates with humans or other autonomous physical agents by following social behaviors and rules attached to its role. We seem to accept the use of robots that perform dull, dirty, and dangerous jobs. But how far do we want to go with the automation...

Artificial Superintelligence: A Futuristic Approach

1st Edition

Roman V. Yampolskiy
June 19, 2015

A day does not go by without a news article reporting some amazing breakthrough in artificial intelligence (AI). Many philosophers, futurists, and AI researchers have conjectured that human-level AI will be developed in the next 20 to 200 years. If these predictions are correct, it raises new and...

Computational Trust Models and Machine Learning

1st Edition

Xin Liu, Anwitaman Datta, Ee-Peng Lim
October 29, 2014

Computational Trust Models and Machine Learning provides a detailed introduction to the concept of trust and its application in various computer science areas, including multi-agent systems, online social networks, and communication systems. Identifying trust modeling challenges that cannot be...

Intelligent Integrated Systems: Devices, Technologies, and Architectures

1st Edition

Simon Deleonibus
April 09, 2014

This book gives a state-of-the-art overview by internationally recognized researchers of the architectures of breakthrough devices required for future intelligent integrated systems. The first section highlights Advanced Silicon-Based CMOS Technologies. New device and functional architectures are...

Biometrics: From Fiction to Practice

1st Edition

Yingzi (Eliza) Du
January 07, 2013

This book introduces readers to the basic concepts, classical approaches, and the newest design, development, and applications of biometrics. It also provides a glimpse of future designs and research directions in biometrics. In addition, it discusses some latest concerns and issues in this area....

Creation of a Conscious Robot: Mirror Image Cognition and Self-Awareness

1st Edition

Junichi Takeno
August 07, 2012

Present-day computers lack well-defined functions to accept various kinds of sensual information such as vision, hearing, and smelling (binding problem). Computers also lack any well-defined mechanisms to coordinate various behaviors in the presence of an object (conscious mechanism). This book...

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles: Modeling, Control Design and Simulation

1st Edition

Sabiha Wadoo, Pushkin Kachroo
December 03, 2010

Underwater vehicles present some difficult and very particular control system design problems. These are often the result of nonlinear dynamics and uncertain models, as well as the presence of sometimes unforeseeable environmental disturbances that are difficult to measure or estimate. Autonomous...

Unsupervised Signal Processing: Channel Equalization and Source Separation

1st Edition

João Marcos Travassos Romano, Romis Attux, Charles Casimiro Cavalcante, Ricardo Suyama
September 28, 2010

Unsupervised Signal Processing: Channel Equalization and Source Separation provides a unified, systematic, and synthetic presentation of the theory of unsupervised signal processing. Always maintaining the focus on a signal processing-oriented approach, this book describes how the subject has...