By Manuela Veloso
This publication is the 3rd legit archival book dedicated to RoboCup and files the achievements offered on the 3rd robotic global Cup football video games and meetings, Robo-Cup-99, held in Stockholm, Sweden in July/August 1999. The ebook provides the subsequent parts
- Introductory review and survey
- study papers of the champion groups and medical award winners
- Technical papers awarded on the RoboCup-99 Workshop
- group description of a big variety of engaging teams.
This ebook is needed analyzing for the quickly growing to be RoboCup neighborhood in addition to a helpful resource or reference and thought for R&D execs attracted to multi-agent structures, disbursed synthetic intelligence, and clever robotics.
By Ina Wagner, Tone Bratteteig, Dagny Stuedahl
Exploring electronic layout takes a multi-disciplinary examine electronic layout study the place electronic layout is embedded in a bigger socio-cultural context. operating from socio-technical learn parts similar to Participatory layout (PD), machine Supported Cooperative paintings (CSCW) and Human-Computer interplay (HCI), the booklet explores how humanities supply new insights into electronic layout, and discusses numerous electronic layout examine practices, tools, and theoretical ways spanning validated disciplinary borders. the purpose of the e-book is to discover the range of latest electronic layout practices during which typically shared facets are interpreted and built-in into various disciplinary and interdisciplinary conversations. it's the conversations and explorations with humanities that additional distinguish this publication inside of electronic layout learn. Illustrated with actual examples from electronic layout examine practices from quite a few examine tasks and from a large diversity of contexts Exploring electronic layout deals a foundation for knowing the disciplinary roots in addition to the interdisciplinary dialogues in electronic layout study, offering theoretical, empirical, and methodological resources for knowing electronic layout study. the 1st 1/2 the e-book Exploring electronic layout is authored as a multi-disciplinary method of electronic layout learn, and represents novel views and analyses during this learn. The individuals are Gunnar Liestøl, Andrew Morrison and Christina Mörtberg as well as the editors. even if essentially written for researchers and graduate scholars, electronic layout practioners also will locate the booklet worthwhile. total, Exploring electronic layout offers an exceptional advent to, and source for, study into electronic design.
By Peter E. Davies
The F-105 used to be a supersonic fighter-bomber utilized by the USAF to nice quantity throughout the Vietnam warfare. regardless of pilots' preliminary apprehensions concerning the plane and quite a few issues of early designs, those planes finally grew to become the first strike bomber over North Vietnam within the early levels of the Vietnam warfare. This publication explores the an important significance of the Thunderchief, deemed the "Thud" through lots of its crews, within the Rolling Thunder crusade; it explains the pioneering suppression of enemy air defences (SEAD) equipment constructed via the F-105 'Wild Weasel' crews. utilizing first-hand narratives anywhere attainable, the textual content captures the essence of flying the "Thud" opposed to heavy AAA, SAM and MiG defences in stipulations the place constricting ideas of Engagement made the pilots' activity almost very unlikely now and then. The e-book additionally records the opposite challenging missions flown over Laos and South Vietnam. the writer additionally supplies an intensive review of the aircraft's strengths and problems, the advance of wartime strategies and the heroic accomplishments of a variety of its aircrew.
By Albert Mroz
In global warfare I the yank motorcar used to be established through the surprising visual appeal of mammoth shipping demanding situations. The nation's massive production features and ample usual assets mixed with elevated standardization and mass creation to let the to satisfy the military's wishes. motorcars and airplane have been quick cemented because the so much influential army instruments of the early 20th century. This booklet either describes the improvement and use of quite a lot of really good motorized vehicles in the course of global warfare I and analyzes how their introduction indelibly altered glossy war and transportation.
By Michael C. Adams
In 1914 Europe descended right into a slaughter in contrast to whatever that were obvious prior to. but, faraway from seeing the clash as a tragedy, many males welcomed it as a fit improvement for society, a aid from peace. the good experience explores the highbrow developments that made battle look a common and excessive expression of social values. this isn't a ebook concerning the particular motives of global struggle I, yet a learn of the temper during which it may possibly happen. What the publication uncovers is a posh of deeply ingrained attitudes approximately manhood, intercourse, energy, adulthood, boredom, and warfare that outlined a tradition during which battle got here to be obvious as a good alternative. even supposing the publication makes a speciality of attitudes in nice Britain and the U.S. of approximately a century in the past, it makes a remarkably modern assertion approximately males, ladies, and the tradition of war., reviewing a prior variation or quantity
By Lawrence Emerson Gelfand
Publication by means of Gelfand, Lawrence Emerson
By Scott Marquette
An summary of the motives, battles, and effect of global struggle I, the "War to finish All Wars."
By Gordon L. Rottman
Rottman's newest identify discusses the unique reorganization of Vietnam forces, from the unique colonial constitution carried out through the French into the 1st nationwide military of Vietnam. entire with a close historical past of the command constitution and orders of conflict, Rottman sheds mild at the little recognized divisional histories of the military via infrequent, unique resource fabric. in addition, the writer examines intimately the evolution of such key devices as armoured forces, ranger instructions in addition to wrestle unit association. This, including a close research of the studies of the common rank and dossier soldier in addition to officer corps, presents a concise and and in-depth heritage of a military that's too frequently missed or speedy judged.
By W. Verhaegh, Emile Aarts, Jan Korst
The creation of the electronic period, the web, and the improvement of quick com puting units that may entry mass garage servers at excessive communique bandwidths have introduced inside of our achieve the area of ambient clever platforms. those structures offer clients with info, conversation, and leisure at any wanted position and time. considering its creation in 1998, the imaginative and prescient of Ambient Intelligence has attracted a lot consciousness in the re seek neighborhood. specifically, the necessity for intelligence generated through shrewdpermanent al gorithms, which run on electronic systems which are built-in into purchaser elec tronics units, has reinforced the curiosity in Computational Intelligence. This newly constructing learn box, which might be located on the inter portion of desktop technology, discrete arithmetic, and synthetic intelligence, features a huge number of attention-grabbing themes together with laptop studying, con tent administration, imaginative and prescient, speech, facts mining, content material augmentation, profiling, contextual expertise, function extraction, source administration, defense, and privacy.