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Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video: Second International Workshop, Heidelberg, Germany, November 18-19, 1991. Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)
By Springer
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mpn: 1, ean: 9783540556398, isbn: 3540556397,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
The trend towards powerful workstations and high-speed networks has enabled applications to communicate and manipulate digital audio and video. These are continuous media and differ from discrete media such as text and graphics in that they have stringent delay and bandwidth requirements. Neither the mechanisms used to transport ordinary data over networks nor present communication protocols are sufficient to communicate continuous media. Special operating system support must also be provided

Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI
By Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781978639034, isbn: 1978639031,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
AI is radically transforming business. Are you ready? Look around you. Artificial intelligence is no longer just a futuristic notion. It's here right now - in software that senses what we need, supply chains that ''think'' in real time, and robots that respond to changes in their environment. Twenty-first-century pioneer companies are already using AI to innovate and grow fast. The bottom line is this: Businesses that understand how to harness AI can surge ahead. Those that neglect it will fall

Generation Robot: A Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and Speculation
By Brilliance Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
Generation Robot covers a century of science fiction, fact and, speculation_from the 1950 publication of Isaac Asimov's seminal robot masterpiece, I, Robot, to the 2050 Singularity when artificial and human intelligence are predicted to merge. Beginning with a childhood informed by pop-culture robots in movies, in comic books, and on TV in the 1960s to adulthood where the possibilities of self-driving cars and virtual reality are daily conversation, Terri Favro offers a unique perspective on

The Secret Life: Three True Stories of the Digital Age
By Tantor Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. The Internet shorthand IRL - ''in real life'' - now seems naïve. We no longer question the reality of online experiences but the reality of selfhood in the digital age. In The Secret Life, the essayist and novelist Andrew O'Hagan issues three bulletins from the porous border between cyberspace and IRL. ''Ghosting'' introduces us to the beguiling and divisive Wikileaks founder Julian

Audio System for Technical Readings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)
By Springer
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ean: 9783540655152, isbn: 3540655158,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
This book is based on the author's Ph.D. thesis which was selected during the 1994 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Competition as one of the two co-winning works. T.V. Raman did his Ph.D. work at Cornell University with Professor Davied Gries as thesis advisor.The author presents the computing system ASTER that audio formats electronic documents to produce audio documents. ASTER can speak both literary texts and highly technical documents containing complex mathematics (presented in (LA)TEX)..

By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Kip has a secret. A young boy who lives with his uncle at the Starswarm Station research outpost on planet Paradise, he has heard a voice in his head for as long as he can remember. The voice guides him in all his decisions, helping him through situations with useful information and helpful insight. One day, finally daring to ask the voice some tough questions, Kip discovers that his computer scientist parents implanted an artificial intelligence chip in his skull, which connects with a

How Smart Machines Think
By Tantor Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
The future is here: Self-driving cars are on the streets, an algorithm gives you movie and TV recommendations, IBM's Watson triumphed on Jeopardy over puny human brains, and computer programs can be trained to play Atari games. But how do all these things work?  In this audiobook, Sean Gerrish offers an engaging and accessible overview of the breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and machine learning that have made today's machines so smart.  Gerrish outlines some of the key ideas that

Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car-And How It Will Reshape Our World
By HarperCollins and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781538552322, isbn: 1538552329,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
From a veteran insider of the automotive and tech worlds comes a deep dive into the race to develop and perfect the driverless car--an innovation that promises to be the most disruptive change to our way of life since the smartphone.In Autonomy, former GM executive and current advisor to the Google self-driving car project Lawrence Burns offers a sweeping history of the race to make the driverless car a reality. In the past decade, Silicon Valley companies like Google, Tesla, and Uber have

The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781515952152, isbn: 1515952150,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
This adventure in science and imagination, which the Medical Tribune said might herald ''a Copernican revolution for the life sciences,'' leads the listener through unexplored jungles and uncharted aspects of mind to the heart of knowledge. In a first-person narrative of scientific discovery that opens new perspectives on biology, anthropology, and the limits of rationalism, The Cosmic Serpent reveals how startlingly different the world around us appears when we open our minds to it..

Virtually Human: The Promise - and the Peril - of Digital Immortality
By Brilliance Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Virtually Human explores what the not-too-distant future will look like when cyberconsciousness - simulation of the human brain via software and computer technology - becomes part of our daily lives. Meet Bina48, the world's most sentient robot, commissioned by Martine Rothblatt and created by Hanson Robotics. Bina48 is a nascent Mindclone of Martine's wife that can engage in conversation, answer questions, and even have spontaneous thoughts that are derived from multimedia data in a Mindfile

Beginning HTML5 Media: Make the most of the new video and audio standards for the Web
By Apress
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mpn: 127 black & white illustrations, biograp, ean: 9781484204610, isbn: 1484204611,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Beginning HTML5 Media, Second Edition is a comprehensive introduction to HTML5 video and audio. The HTML5 video standard enables browsers to support audio and video elements natively. This makes it very easy for web developers to publish audio and video, integrating both within the general presentation of web pages. For example, media elements can be styled using CSS (style sheets), viewed on a mobile device, and manipulated in a Canvas or an audio filter graph. The book offers techniques for

Kinect in Motion - Audio and Visual Tracking by Example
By Packt Publishing
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781849697187, isbn: 9781849697187,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
A fast-paced, practical guide including examples, clear instructions, and details for building your own multimodal user interface Overview Step-by-step examples on how to master the essential features of Kinect technology Fully-functioning code samples ready to expand and adjust to your need Compact and handy reference on how to adopt a multimodal user interface in your application In Detail Kinect is a motion-sensing input device by Microsoft for the Xbox 360 video game console and Windows

The New Cool: A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
By Random House Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory. But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of ''cool'' was brewing. A physics teacher with a dream - the first public high-school teacher ever to win a MacArthur Genius Award - had rounded up a band of high-IQ students who wanted to put their technical know-how

The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
In the tradition of Michio Kaku's The Future of the Mind, acclaimed technologist and inventor Amir Husain answers the universal question of how we can live amid the coming age of sentient machines and artificial intelligence - and not only survive but thrive. The future is now. Artificial ''machine'' intelligence is playing an ever-greater role in our society. We are already using cruise control in our cars and automatic checkout at the drugstore and are unable to live without our

Artificial Intelligence: What Everyone Needs to Know
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Artificial Intelligence is likely to greatly increase our aggregate wealth, but it will also upend our labor markets, reshuffle our social order, and strain our private and public institutions. Eventually it may alter how we see our place in the universe, as machines pursue goals independent of their creators and outperform us in domains previously believed to be the sole dominion of humans. Whether we regard them as conscious or unwitting, revere them as a new form of life or dismiss them as

Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots
By HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781504614276, isbn: 1504614275,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
[Read by George Newbern] As robots are increasingly integrated into modern society -- on the battlefield and the road, in business, education, and health -- Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff searches for an answer to one of the most important questions of our age: Will these robots help us . . . or will they replace us? At the dawn of the modern computer era, two Pentagon-financed laboratories began researching artificial intelligence. At one facility, a small

Woken Furies
By Tantor Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Richard K. Morgan has received widespread praise for his astounding 25th-century novels featuring Takeshi Kovacs, and has established a growing legion of fans. Mixing classic noir sensibilities with a searing futuristic vision of an age when death is nearly meaningless, Morgan returns to his saga of betrayal, mystery, and revenge, as Takeshi Kovacs, in one fatal moment, joins forces with a mysterious woman who may have the power to shatter Harlan's World forever. Once a gang member, then a

Digital Video and Audio Broadcasting Technology: A Practical Engineering Guide (Signals and Communication Technology)
By Walter Fischer
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mpn: 673 black & white illustrations, biograp, ean: 9783642116117, isbn: 3642116116,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
''Digital Video and Audio Broadcasting Technology – A Practical Engineering Guide'' deals with all the most important digital television, sound radio and multimedia standards such as MPEG, DVB, DVD, DAB, ATSC, T-DMB, DMB-T, DRM and ISDB-T. The book provides an in-depth look at these subjects in terms of practical experience. In addition it contains chapters on the basics of technologies such as analog television, digital modulation, COFDM or mathematical transformations between time and

Real-Time Speech and Music Classification by Large Audio Feature Space Extraction (Springer Theses)
By Springer
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ean: 9783319801117, isbn: 3319801112,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews

Spoken Language Processing: A Guide to Theory, Algorithm and System Development
By Prentice Hall
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ean: 9780130226167, isbn: 0130226165,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
*New advances in spoken language processing: theory and practice *In-depth coverage of speech processing, speech recognition, speech synthesis, spoken language understanding, and speech interface design *Many case studies from state-of-the-art systems, including examples from Microsofts advanced research labs Spoken Language Processing draws on the latest advances and techniques from multiple fields: computer science, electrical engineering, acoustics, linguistics, mathematics, psychology, and

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