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2030Technology That Will Change the World

2030: Technology That Will Change the World

Rutger van Santen, Djan Khoe, and Bram Vermeer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195377170
eISBN:
9780197562680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195377170.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Imagine living in 1958, and knowing that the integrated circuit--the microchip--was about to be invented, and would revolutionize the world. Or imagine 1992, when the Internet was about to ... More

Actual Causality

Actual Causality

Joseph Y. Halpern

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035026
eISBN:
9780262336611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035026.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

Causality plays a central role in the way people structure the world; we constantly seek causal explanations for our observations. But what does it even mean that an event C “actually caused” event ... More

The Age of EmWork, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth

The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth

Robin Hanson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198754626
eISBN:
9780191917028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754626.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Robots may one day rule the world, but what is a robot-ruled Earth like? Many think the first truly smart robots will be brain emulations or ems. Scan a human brain, then run a model with the same ... More

Agency and the Semantic Web

Agency and the Semantic Web

Christopher Walton

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199292486
eISBN:
9780191917691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199292486.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

This highly topical text considers the construction of the next generation of the Web, called the Semantic Web. This will enable computers to automatically consume Web-based information, ... More

The AI Delusion

The AI Delusion

Gary Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198824305
eISBN:
9780191917295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824305.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

We live in an incredible period in history. The Computer Revolution may be even more life-changing than the Industrial Revolution. We can do things with computers that could never be done before, ... More

Algoristhmic Puzzles

Algoristhmic Puzzles

Anany Levitin and Maria Levitin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199740444
eISBN:
9780197563021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199740444.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

While many think of algorithms as specific to computer science, at its core algorithmic thinking is defined by the use of analytical logic to solve problems. This logic extends far beyond the realm ... More

The Allure of Machinic LifeCybernetics, Artificial Life, and the New AI

The Allure of Machinic Life: Cybernetics, Artificial Life, and the New AI

John Johnston

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262101264
eISBN:
9780262276351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262101264.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

This book examines new forms of nascent life that emerge through technical interactions within human-constructed environments—“machinic life”—in the sciences of cybernetics, artificial life, and ... More

Augmented LearningResearch and Design of Mobile Educational Games

Augmented Learning: Research and Design of Mobile Educational Games

Eric Klopfer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113151
eISBN:
9780262277297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113151.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

New technology has brought with it new tools for learning, and research has shown that the educational potential of video games resonates with scholars, teachers, and students alike. This book ... More

Beyond ProgrammingTo A New Era of Design

Beyond Programming: To A New Era of Design

Bruce I. Blum

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195091601
eISBN:
9780197560662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195091601.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

This book provides a unique examination of the software development process, arguing that discipline, still dominated by methods conceived in the framework of older technologies, must undergo a ... More

Biophysics of ComputationInformation Processing in Single Neurons

Biophysics of Computation: Information Processing in Single Neurons

Christof Koch

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195104912
eISBN:
9780197562338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195104912.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

Neural network research often builds on the fiction that neurons are simple linear threshold units, completely neglecting the highly dynamic and complex nature of synapses, dendrites, and ... More

Cellular Computing

Cellular Computing

Martyn Amos

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195155396
eISBN:
9780197561942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195155396.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

The completion of the first draft of the human genome has led to an explosion of interest in genetics and molecular biology. The view of the genome as a network of interacting computational ... More

Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing

Nayan B. Ruparelia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262529099
eISBN:
9780262334129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529099.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

Most of the information available on cloud computing is either highly technical, with details that are irrelevant to non-technologists, or pure marketing hype, in which the cloud is simply used as a ... More

ColossusThe secrets of Bletchley Park's code-breaking computers

Colossus: The secrets of Bletchley Park's code-breaking computers

B. Jack Copeland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780192840554
eISBN:
9780191917936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192840554.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

The American ENIAC is customarily regarded as the first electronic computer. In this fascinating volume, Jack Copeland rewrites the history of computer science, arguing that in reality ... More

Computation, Dynamics, and Cognition

Computation, Dynamics, and Cognition

Marco Giunti

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090093
eISBN:
9780197560600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090093.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

Currently there is growing interest in the application of dynamical methods to the study of cognition. Computation, Dynamics, and Cognition investigates this convergence from a theoretical and ... More

Computational Complexity and Statistical Physics

Computational Complexity and Statistical Physics

Allon Percus, Gabriel Istrate, and Cristopher Moore (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195177374
eISBN:
9780197562260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195177374.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

Computer science and physics have been closely linked since the birth of modern computing. In recent years, an interdisciplinary area has blossomed at the junction of these fields, connecting ... More

Computational Statistics in Climatology

Computational Statistics in Climatology

Ilya Polyak

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195099997
eISBN:
9780197560938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195099997.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

Scientific descriptions of the climate have traditionally been based on the study of average meteorological values taken from different positions around the world. In recent years however it has ... More

Computational Text Analysisfor functional genomics and bioinformatics

Computational Text Analysis: for functional genomics and bioinformatics

Soumya Raychaudhuri

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198567400
eISBN:
9780191916700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198567400.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

This book brings together the two disparate worlds of computational text analysis and biology and presents some of the latest methods and applications to proteomics, sequence analysis and gene ... More

Computational Thinking in SoundTeaching the Art and Science of Music and Technology

Computational Thinking in Sound: Teaching the Art and Science of Music and Technology

Gena R. Greher and Jesse M. Heines

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199826179
eISBN:
9780197563182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199826179.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Audio Processing

With Computational Thinking in Sound, veteran educators Gena R. Greher and Jesse M. Heines provide the first book ever written for music fundamentals educators that is devoted specifically to ... More

Computer Simulations of Dislocations

Computer Simulations of Dislocations

Vasily Bulatov and Wei Cai

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198526148
eISBN:
9780191916618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198526148.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

This book presents a broad collection of models and computational methods - from atomistic to continuum - applied to crystal dislocations. Its purpose is to help students and researchers in ... More

1001 Computer Words You Need to Know

1001 Computer Words You Need to Know

Jerry Pournelle

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195167757
eISBN:
9780197562161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195167757.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

1001 Computer Words You Need to Know explains and illuminates the essential vocabulary of computers and the Internet. This comprehensive, but never condescending guide to the language of the ... More

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