Visual Saliency: From Pixel-Level to Object-Level Analysis
This book provides an introduction to recent advances in theory, algorithms and application of Boolean map distance for image processing. Applications include modeling what humans find salient or prominent in an image, and then using this for guiding smart image cropping, selective image filtering, image segmentation, image matting, etc....
Nervous States: Democracy and the Decline of Reason
In this age of intense political conflict, we sense objective fact is growing less important. Experts are attacked as partisan, statistics and scientific findings are decried as propaganda, and public debate devolves into personal assaults. How did we get here, and what can we do about it?
Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services: 15th International Conference, GECON 2018, Pisa, Italy, September 18–20, 2018, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (11113))
This volume constitutes the proceedings of the 15th International Conference on the
Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services (GECON 2018). GECON is a
long-held conference that annually brings together economics and computer science
researchers, with the ultimate aim of building a strong...