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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 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

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

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

Dataset Shift in Machine Learning

Dataset Shift in Machine Learning

Joaquin Quiñonero-Candela, Masashi Sugiyama, Anton Schwaighofer, and Neil D. Lawrence (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262170055
eISBN:
9780262255103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262170055.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

Dataset shift is a common problem in predictive modeling that occurs when the joint distribution of inputs and outputs differs between training and test stages. Covariate shift, a particular case of ... More

The Digital MindHow Science is Redefining Humanity

The Digital Mind: How Science is Redefining Humanity

Arlindo Oliveira

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262036030
eISBN:
9780262338394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036030.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

This book addresses the connections between computers, life, evolution, brains, and minds. Digital computers are recent and have changed our society. However, they represent just the latest way to ... More

Divining a Digital FutureMess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing

Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing

Paul Dourish and Genevieve Bell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015554
eISBN:
9780262295345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015554.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

Ubiquitous computing (or ubicomp) is the label for a “third wave” of computing technologies. Following the eras of the mainframe computer and the desktop PC, it is characterized by small and powerful ... More

Elements of Argumentation

Elements of Argumentation

Philippe Besnard and Anthony Hunter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026437
eISBN:
9780262268400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026437.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

Logic-based formalizations of argumentation, which assume a set of formulae and then lay out arguments and counterarguments that can be obtained from these formulae, have been refined in recent years ... More

The Ethics of Computer Games

The Ethics of Computer Games

Miguel Sicart

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012652
eISBN:
9780262255134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012652.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Despite the emergence of computer games as a dominant cultural industry (and the accompanying emergence of computer games as the subject of scholarly research), we know little or nothing about the ... More

Gameworld Interfaces

Gameworld Interfaces

Kristine Jørgensen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026864
eISBN:
9780262319065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026864.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Digital games tend to follow one of two trends when presenting game information to the player. The game may present game information in a naturalistic way as part of the imaginary universe presented ... More

Korea's Online Gaming Empire

Korea's Online Gaming Empire

Dal Yong Jin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014762
eISBN:
9780262289511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014762.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

In South Korea, online gaming is a cultural phenomenon. Games are broadcast on television, professional gamers are celebrities, and youth culture is often identified with online gaming. Uniquely in ... More

Learning Machine Translation

Learning Machine Translation

Cyril Goutte, Nicola Cancedda, Marc Dymetman, and George Foster (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262072977
eISBN:
9780262255097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262072977.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

The Internet gives us access to a wealth of information in languages we don’t understand. The investigation of automated or semi-automated approaches to translation has become a thriving research ... More

Machine Learning in Non-Stationary EnvironmentsIntroduction to Covariate Shift Adaptation

Machine Learning in Non-Stationary Environments: Introduction to Covariate Shift Adaptation

Masashi Sugiyama and Motoaki Kawanabe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262017091
eISBN:
9780262301220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017091.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

As the power of computing has grown over the past few decades, the field of machine learning has advanced rapidly in both theory and practice. Machine learning methods are usually based on the ... More

The Machinima Reader

The Machinima Reader

Henry Lowood and Michael Nitsche (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015332
eISBN:
9780262295369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015332.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Over the last decade, machinima—the use of computer game engines to create movies—has emerged as a vibrant area in digital culture. Machinima as a filmmaking tool grew from the bottom up, driven by ... More

The Mechanical Mind in History

The Mechanical Mind in History

Phil Husbands, Owen Holland, and Michael Wheeler (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083775
eISBN:
9780262256384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083775.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

The idea of intelligent machines has become part of popular culture. But tracing the history of the actual science of machine intelligence reveals a rich network of cross-disciplinary ... More

MetareasoningThinking about Thinking

Metareasoning: Thinking about Thinking

Michael T. Cox and Anita Raja (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014809
eISBN:
9780262295284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014809.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

The capacity to think about our own thinking may lie at the heart of what it means to be both human and intelligent. Philosophers and cognitive scientists have investigated these matters for many ... More

A Prehistory of the Cloud

A Prehistory of the Cloud

Tung-Hui Hu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029513
eISBN:
9780262330091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029513.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This book tells two closely-related stories: first, how the digital cloud grew out of much older networks, such as television, the railroad, and the sewer system; and second, how the cloud grafts ... More

Regulating the CloudPolicy for Computing Infrastructure

Regulating the Cloud: Policy for Computing Infrastructure

Christopher S. Yoo and Jean-Francois Blanchette (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029407
eISBN:
9780262331166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029407.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

Cloud computing has emerged as one of the most salient recent developments in information technology. Predictions about its future run the gamut, with some believing that it represents a fundamental ... More

Semi-Supervised Learning

Semi-Supervised Learning

Olivier Chapelle, Bernhard Scholkopf, and Alexander Zien (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033589
eISBN:
9780262255899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033589.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

In the field of machine learning, semi-supervised learning (SSL) occupies the middle ground, between supervised learning (in which all training examples are labeled) and unsupervised learning (in ... More

Thinking as ComputationA First Course

Thinking as Computation: A First Course

Hector J. Levesque

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016995
eISBN:
9780262301411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016995.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

This book guides students through an exploration of the idea that thinking might be understood as a form of computation. Students make the connection between thinking and computing by learning to ... More

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