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3D Shape: Its Unique Place in Visual Perception
3D Shape: Its Unique Place in Visual Perception
The uniqueness of shape as a perceptual property lies in the fact that it is both complex and structured. Shapes are perceived veridically—perceived as they really are in the physical world, regardless of the orientation from which they are viewed. The constancy of the shape percept is the sine qua non of shape perception; you are...
For Crying Out Loud: From Open Outcry to the Electronic Screen
For Crying Out Loud: From Open Outcry to the Electronic Screen

In Praise of For Crying Out Loud

"Endowed with strong parents and a bit of luck, Leo Melamed has made a remarkable escape from Nazi occupied Poland to building one of the pinnacles of global finance. Over four decades and more, he was the leading force in bringing his beloved 'Merc' from obscure trading pits for butter...

Action to Language via the Mirror Neuron System
Action to Language via the Mirror Neuron System

Mirror neurons may hold the brain's key to social interaction - each coding not only a particular action or emotion but also the recognition of that action or emotion in others. The Mirror System Hypothesis adds an evolutionary arrow to the story - from the mirror system for hand actions, shared with monkeys and chimpanzees, to the...

Using Investor Relations to Maximize Equity Valuation
Using Investor Relations to Maximize Equity Valuation
A practical guide to proactive investor relations (IR)
Investor relations (IR) has traditionally been an administrative function within corporate communications, responsible for disseminating public information and answering investor and media questions. Using Investor Relations to Maximize Equity Valuation challenges this approach, by
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Artificial Intelligence and Literary Creativity: Inside the Mind of Brutus, A Storytelling Machine
Artificial Intelligence and Literary Creativity: Inside the Mind of Brutus, A Storytelling Machine

Now that IBM's Deep Blue computer beat the world's greatest human chess player, Gary Kasparov, this book will see if a story can be written better by a human or a machine.

This book marks the marriage of logic and creativity.

While it may be true that incompatible humans often wed, there are doubtless unions of a less palpable...

Molecular Cell Biology
Molecular Cell Biology
Like ourselves, the individual cells that form our bodies can grow, reproduce, process information, respond to stimuli, and carry out an amazing array of chemical reactions. These abilities define life. We and other multicellular organisms contain billions or trillions of cells organized into complex structures, but many organisms consist of a...
Dreams of Other Worlds: The Amazing Story of Unmanned Space Exploration
Dreams of Other Worlds: The Amazing Story of Unmanned Space Exploration

Dreams of Other Worlds describes the unmanned space missions that have opened new windows on distant worlds. Spanning four decades of dramatic advances in astronomy and planetary science, this book tells the story of eleven iconic exploratory missions and how they have fundamentally transformed our scientific and cultural perspectives...

The Vietnam War: The Definitive Illustrated History
The Vietnam War: The Definitive Illustrated History

Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative guide chronicles America's fight against Communism in southeast Asia during the 1960s and 1970s, and comprehensively explores the people, politics, events, and lasting effects of the Vietnam War.

Honoring those who served in the war at home or abroad,...

Looking Back and Going Forward in IT
Looking Back and Going Forward in IT
As dawn broke over the 21st century, Information Technology officially celebrated its golden anniversary … it might be thought that the 50 year-mark would go hand-in-hand with the age of reason, but nothing could be further from the truth. In the extended family of innovation, IT is still the rebellious teenager: immature, incomplete and...
Jacquard's Web: How a Hand-Loom Led to the Birth of the Information Age
Jacquard's Web: How a Hand-Loom Led to the Birth of the Information Age
Circuits from silk? Today's technophiles probably have no idea how much today's computer technology owes to the invention of one ingenuous textile manufacturer in nineteenth-century France. Here, master storyteller James Essinger shows through a series of remarkable and meticulously researched historical connections how the Jacquard loom...
Multimodal Usability (Human-Computer Interaction Series)
Multimodal Usability (Human-Computer Interaction Series)

This preface tells the story of how Multimodal Usability responds to a special challenge. Chapter 1 describes the goals and structure of this book.

The idea of describing how to make multimodal computer systems usable arose in the European Network of Excellence SIMILAR – “Taskforce for creating human-machine...

The Westside Slugger: Joe Neal's Lifelong Fight for Social Justice (Volume 1) (Shepperson Series in Nevada History)
The Westside Slugger: Joe Neal's Lifelong Fight for Social Justice (Volume 1) (Shepperson Series in Nevada History)
The Westside Slugger is the powerful story of civil rights in Las Vegas and Nevada through the eyes and experience of Joe Neal, a history-making state lawmaker in Nevada. Neal rose from humble beginnings in Mound, Louisiana, during the Great Depression to become the first African American to serve in the Nevada State...
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