By Byung-Gyu Kim, Kalyan Goswami
This booklet discusses intimately the elemental algorithms of video compression which are standard in sleek video codec. The authors dissect complex necessities and current fabric in a manner that will get readers fast on top of things by means of describing video compression algorithms succinctly, with out going to the mathematical information and technical necessities. For speeded up studying, hybrid codec constitution, inter- and intra- prediction options in MPEG-4, H.264/AVC, and HEVC are mentioned jointly. furthermore, the newest learn within the quick encoder layout for the HEVC and H.264/AVC can be included.
By Manfred Schroeder
"Number conception in technological know-how and communique" is a widely known creation for non-mathematicians to this attention-grabbing and worthwhile department of utilized arithmetic . It stresses intuitive realizing instead of summary conception and highlights very important ideas comparable to persisted fractions, the golden ratio, quadratic residues and chinese language remainders, trapdoor capabilities, pseudoprimes and primitive parts. Their purposes to difficulties within the genuine international are one of many major topics of the ebook. This revised 5th version is augmented through contemporary advances in coding concept, diversifications and derangements and a bankruptcy in quantum cryptography.
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"I proceed to discover [Schroeder’s] quantity conception a goldmine of beneficial info. it's a marvellous e-book, involved with the latest functions of quantity thought and written with nice readability and humor.’ Philip Morrison (Scientific American)
"A light-hearted and readable quantity with a variety of purposes to which the writer has been a effective contributor – worthy arithmetic open air the formalities of theorem and proof." Martin Gardner
By Professor Tom Stonier (auth.)
Ist details eine unabhängige Größe, wie Masse, Impuls oder elektrische Ladung? Professor T. Stonier ist davon überzeugt. details existiert, unabhängig davon, ob jemand sie versteht. Mehr als 2000 Jahre konnte niemand ägyptische Hieroglyphen entziffern, die details warfare aber enthalten. Niemand wird bezweifeln, daß ein DNA-Kristall mehr details trägt als ein Salzkristall derselben Masse. Der entscheidende Punkt ist, daß die Bildung eines DNA-Kristalls mehr Energie benötigt. Energie wird verbraucht, um details zu erzeugen, d.h. um den Organisationsgrad eines structures zu erhöhen bzw. seine Entropie zu reduzieren. Tom Stonier stellt den Begriff von info und ihre Bedeutung von einer neuen Warte dar. Wer mit info zu tun hat, sollte dieses Buch lesen. Die Zeit schreibt zur englischen Ausgabe: "... unterstützt er seine Thesen mit einleuchtenden Beispielen und Metaphern, die auch Nichtphysikern das Lesen seines Buches zum logischen Vergnügen machen. Nebenbei lernen wir bei ihm eine Menge Physik und Molekulargenetik."
By Robert B. Ash
Research of channel types and evidence of coding theorems; learn of particular coding structures; and learn of statistical houses of data assets. Sixty difficulties, with options. complex undergraduate to graduate level.Excellent creation treats 3 significant components: research of channel versions and facts of coding theorems; learn of particular coding structures; and learn of statistical homes of knowledge assets. Appendix summarizes Hilbert house historical past and effects from the speculation of stochastic techniques. complex undergraduate to graduate point. Bibliography.
By Anil K. Jain, Patrick Flynn, Arun A. Ross
Biometric acceptance, or just Biometrics, is a swiftly evolving box with purposes starting from gaining access to one's machine to gaining access right into a state. Biometric platforms depend on using actual or behavioral characteristics, similar to fingerprints, face, voice and hand geometry, to set up the id of a person. The deployment of large-scale biometric structures in either advertisement (e.g., grocery shops, leisure parks, airports) and govt (e.g., US-VISIT) functions has served to extend the public's understanding of this know-how. This quick development has additionally highlighted the demanding situations linked to designing and deploying biometric platforms. certainly, the matter of biometric attractiveness is a "Grand problem" in its personal correct. The previous 5 years has visible an important development in biometric learn leading to the advance of cutting edge sensors, strong and effective algorithms for function extraction and matching, improved attempt methodologies and novel purposes. those advances have led to powerful, exact, safe and price potent biometric systems.
The instruction manual of Biometrics -- an edited quantity contributed by means of widespread invited researchers in Biometrics -- describes the basics in addition to the most recent developments within the burgeoning box of biometrics. it really is designed for execs composed of practitioners and researchers in Biometrics, trend reputation and computing device protection. The guide of Biometrics can be utilized as a first-rate textbook for an undergraduate biometrics type. This ebook can be compatible as a secondary textbook or reference for advanced-level scholars in laptop science.
By Aidan O'Connor
The present part of globalization and the elevated interconnectedness of economies via alternate have motivated the administration and development charges of economies and likewise the aggressive and managerial matters for corporations. This publication makes a speciality of 3 major concerns – monetary development and sustainable improvement; alternate, legislation and law; and aggressive and managerial concerns in foreign company – from a multidisciplinary, transversal and eclectic viewpoint. the topics are consultant of the most matters for governments, regulators and overseas agencies in a globalized buying and selling process, whereas the contents epitomize the categorical points of economics, sustainability, exchange, rules, legislation, politics and administration. A diverse variety of participants with foreign educational and practitioner event of their respective fields of workmanship give you the different views and symbolize disciplines similar to economics, legislations, politics, administration and data structures. The thematic concentration of this booklet is of curiosity to teachers and scholars in addition to practitioners as the subject matters are really suitable to people who are in company in a global context or these in foreign coverage roles in govt and regulatory experts.
By James Gleick
Blut, Treibstoff, Lebensprinzip - in seinem furiosen Buch erzählt Bestsellerautor James Gleick, wie die details zum Kernstück unserer heutigen Zivilisation wurde. Beginnend bei den Wörtern, den "sprechenden" Trommeln in Afrika, über das Morsealphabet und bis hin zur Internetrevolution beleuchtet er, wie die Übermittlung von Informationen die Gesellschaften prägten und veränderten. Gleick erläutert die Theorien, die sich mit dem Codieren und Decodieren, der Übermittlung von Inhalten und dem Verbreiten der Myriaden von Botschaften beschäftigen. Er stellt die bekannten und unbekannten Pioniere der Informationsgesellschaft vor: Claude Shannon, Norbert Wiener, Ada Byron, Alan Turing und andere. Er bietet dem Leser neue Einblicke in die Mechanismen des Informationsaustausches. So lernt dieser etwa die sich selbst replizierende Meme kennen, die "DNA" der Informationen. Sein Buch ermöglicht ein neues Verständnis von Musik, Quantenmechanik - und eine gänzlich neue Sicht auf die faszinierende Welt der Informationen.
By Leszek Plaskota
This ebook offers with the computational complexity of mathematical difficulties for which to be had details is partial, noisy and priced. the writer develops a common concept of computational complexity of constant issues of noisy details and offers a couple of purposes; he considers deterministic in addition to stochastic noise. He additionally provides optimum algorithms, optimum details, and complexity bounds in several settings: worst case, commonplace case, combined worst-average, average-worst, and asymptotic. specific themes contain: the life of optimum linear (affine) algorithms, optimality houses of smoothing spline, regularization and least squares algorithms (with the optimum collection of the smoothing and regularization parameters), adaption as opposed to nonadaption, and kinfolk among various settings. The e-book integrates the paintings of researchers during the last decade in such parts as computational complexity, approximation conception, and statistics, and contains many new effects besides. the writer offers 200 routines to extend the reader's knowing of the topic.
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By George Stephanopoulos, Chonghun Han, John L. Anderson
Volumes 21 and 22 of Advances in Chemical Engineering include ten prototypical paradigms which combine rules and methodologies from synthetic intelligence with these from operations study, estimation andcontrol conception, and facts. each one paradigm has been built round an engineering challenge, e.g. product layout, procedure layout, approach operations tracking, making plans, scheduling, or keep an eye on. besides the engineering challenge, every one paradigm advances a particular methodological topic from AI, resembling: modeling languages; automation in layout; symbolic and quantitative reasoning; inductive and deductive reasoning; looking out areas of discrete ideas; non-monotonic reasoning; analogical learning;empirical studying via neural networks; reasoning in time; and common sense in numerical computing. jointly the 10 paradigms of the 2 volumes point out how desktops can extend the scope, style, and volume of information that may be articulated and utilized in fixing a huge variety of engineering problems.
- Sets the principles for the improvement of computer-aided instruments for fixing a few precise engineering problems
- Exposes the reader to quite a few AI options in automated modeling, looking, reasoning, and learning
- The made of ten-years event in integrating AI into approach engineering
- Offers elevated and real looking formulations of real-world problems
By Christina Fragouli
Community Coding functions appears at how rules from community coding could have an effect on a couple of new functions. community coding is a chic and novel strategy brought at the flip of the millennium to enhance community throughput and functionality. it really is anticipated to be a serious know-how for networks of the longer term. at the present time, an increasing number of researchers and engineers ask what community coding is, what its merits are, and what kind of it charges to layout and function networks enforcing community coding. community Coding functions bargains with instant and content material distribution networks, thought of to be the main most probably purposes of community coding, and it additionally reports rising purposes of community coding akin to community tracking and administration. a number of unicasts, safety, networks with unreliable hyperlinks, and quantum networks also are addressed. In tandem with the former spouse textual content at the theoretical foundations of community coding, community Coding purposes offers the reader with a accomplished state of the art of this speedy evolving learn zone.