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David Feldman Beyond Universals in Cognitive Development David Feldman Beyond Universals in Cognitive Development Новинка

David Feldman Beyond Universals in Cognitive Development

6327 руб.
Книга "Beyond Universals in Cognitive Development".
Maggie McGonigle-Chalmers Understanding Cognitive Development Maggie McGonigle-Chalmers Understanding Cognitive Development Новинка

Maggie McGonigle-Chalmers Understanding Cognitive Development

5139 руб.
Книга "Understanding Cognitive Development".
Lloyd Cognitive and Language Development Lloyd Cognitive and Language Development Новинка

Lloyd Cognitive and Language Development

4689 руб.
Книга "Cognitive and Language Development".
Patrick G. Love, SS, Victoria L. Guthrie Understanding and Applying Cognitive Development Theory Patrick G. Love, SS, Victoria L. Guthrie Understanding and Applying Cognitive Development Theory Новинка

Patrick G. Love, SS, Victoria L. Guthrie Understanding and Applying Cognitive Development Theory

3739 руб.
Книга "Understanding and Applying Cognitive Development Theory".
DR. MOHAMED K. KAMARA PH.D. The Impact of Cognitive Theory on Human and Computer Development DR. MOHAMED K. KAMARA PH.D. The Impact of Cognitive Theory on Human and Computer Development Новинка

DR. MOHAMED K. KAMARA PH.D. The Impact of Cognitive Theory on Human and Computer Development

1639 руб.
Книга "The Impact of Cognitive Theory on Human and Computer Development".
Fassihi Tannaz Little Skill Seekers: Basic Concepts Fassihi Tannaz Little Skill Seekers: Basic Concepts Новинка

Fassihi Tannaz Little Skill Seekers: Basic Concepts

323 руб.
Sharpen critical thinking skills with this fun workbook! Critical thinking is important for cognitive development and mathematical reasoning-this product helps children develop and hone this skill. Children practice visual discrimination, sequencing, patterning, and more. As children progress through the activities they'll begin to develop an ability to make connections, draw conclusions, make inferences and more. Help little skill seekers build a strong foundation for cognitive development. For use with Grades PreK-1.
Jean A. Mercer Child Development. Concepts and Theories Jean A. Mercer Child Development. Concepts and Theories Новинка

Jean A. Mercer Child Development. Concepts and Theories

4714 руб.
Книга "Child Development. Concepts and Theories".
Ulrich Mueller Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, Cognitive Processes Ulrich Mueller Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, Cognitive Processes Новинка

Ulrich Mueller Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, Cognitive Processes

17669.58 руб.
The essential reference for human development theory, updated and reconceptualized The Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, a four-volume reference, is the field-defining work to which all others are compared. First published in 1946, and now in its Seventh Edition, the Handbook has long been considered the definitive guide to the field of developmental science. Volume 2: Cognitive Processes describes cognitive development as a relational phenomenon that can be studied only as part of a larger whole of the person and context relational system that sustains it. In this volume, specific domains of cognitive development are contextualized with respect to biological processes and sociocultural contexts. Furthermore, key themes and issues (e.g., the importance of symbolic systems and social understanding) are threaded across multiple chapters, although every each chapter is focused on a different domain within cognitive development. Thus, both within and across chapters, the complexity and interconnectivity of cognitive development are well illuminated. Learn about the inextricable intertwining of perceptual development, motor development, emotional development, and brain development Understand the complexity of cognitive development without misleading simplification, reducing cognitive development to its biological substrates, or viewing it as a passive socialization process Discover how each portion of the developmental process contributes to subsequent cognitive development Examine the multiple processes – such as categorizing, reasoning, thinking, decision making and judgment – that comprise cognition The scholarship within this volume and, as well, across the four volumes of this edition, illustrate that developmental science is in the midst of a very exciting period. There is a paradigm shift that involves increasingly greater understanding of how to describe, explain, and optimize the course of human life for diverse individuals living within diverse contexts. This Handbook is the definitive reference for educators, policy-makers, researchers, students, and practitioners in human development, psychology, sociology, anthropology, and neuroscience.
Michael Pake Cognitive Psychology For Dummies Michael Pake Cognitive Psychology For Dummies Новинка

Michael Pake Cognitive Psychology For Dummies

1766.08 руб.
Demystify the core concepts of cognitive psychology Written specifically for psychology students – and not other academics – Cognitive Psychology For Dummies is an accessible and entertaining introduction to the field. Unlike the dense and jargon-laden content found in most psychology textbooks, this practical guide provides readers with easy-to-understand explanations of the fundamental elements of cognitive psychology so that they are able obtain a firm grasp of the material. Cognitive Psychology For Dummies follows the structure of a typical university course, which makes it the perfect supplement for students in need of a clear and enjoyable overview of the topic. The complexities of a field that explores internal mental processes – including the study of how people perceive, remember, think, speak, and solve problems – can be overwhelming for first-year psychology students. This practical resource cuts through the academic-speak to provide a clear understanding of the most important elements of cognitive psychology. Obtain a practical understanding of the core concepts of cognitive psychology Supplement required course reading with clear and easy-to-understand overviews Gain confidence in your ability to apply your knowledge of cognitive psychology Prepare for upcoming exams or topic discussions Cognitive Psychology For Dummies is the perfect resource for psychology students who need a clear and readable overview of the core concepts of cognitive psychology.
Jerome DiMarzio Android Studio Game Development. Concepts and Design Jerome DiMarzio Android Studio Game Development. Concepts and Design Новинка

Jerome DiMarzio Android Studio Game Development. Concepts and Design

5352 руб.
Книга "Android Studio Game Development. Concepts and Design".
Husheng Li Cognitive Radio Communication and Networking. Principles and Practice Husheng Li Cognitive Radio Communication and Networking. Principles and Practice Новинка

Husheng Li Cognitive Radio Communication and Networking. Principles and Practice

10217.48 руб.
The author presents a unified treatment of this highly interdisciplinary topic to help define the notion of cognitive radio. The book begins with addressing issues such as the fundamental system concept and basic mathematical tools such as spectrum sensing and machine learning, before moving on to more advanced concepts and discussions about the future of cognitive radio. From the fundamentals in spectrum sensing to the applications of cognitive algorithms to radio communications, and discussion of radio platforms and testbeds to show the applicability of the theory to practice, the author aims to provide an introduction to a fast moving topic for students and researchers seeking to develop a thorough understanding of cognitive radio networks. Examines basic mathematical tools before moving on to more advanced concepts and discussions about the future of cognitive radio Describe the fundamentals of cognitive radio, providing a step by step treatment of the topics to enable progressive learning Includes questions, exercises and suggestions for extra reading at the end of each chapter Topics covered in the book include: Spectrum Sensing: Basic Techniques; Cooperative Spectrum Sensing Wideband Spectrum Sensing; Agile Transmission Techniques: Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Multiple Input Multiple Output for Cognitive Radio; Convex Optimization for Cognitive Radio; Cognitive Core (I): Algorithms for Reasoning and Learning; Cognitive Core (II): Game Theory; Cognitive Radio Network IEEE 802.22: The First Cognitive Radio Wireless Regional Area Network Standard, and Radio Platforms and Testbeds.
Okelo Wilfred Human Growth and Development for Universities and Colleges Okelo Wilfred Human Growth and Development for Universities and Colleges Новинка

Okelo Wilfred Human Growth and Development for Universities and Colleges

8177 руб.
Human Growth and Development is an introductory text for universities and colleges. It has two sections: fundamentals of human growth and development and areas of development. Section I has six topics, namely: introduction, historical account, research methods/design, theories and determinants, prenatal development and the neonate. Section II has ten topics, namely: physical/motor development, perceptual development, cognitive development, language development, personality development, social development, emotional development, moral development, adolescent growth and development and adult development.
Janine Lacombe George Lakoff.s Cognitive Theory and His Conceptual Metaphor Theory Janine Lacombe George Lakoff.s Cognitive Theory and His Conceptual Metaphor Theory Новинка

Janine Lacombe George Lakoff.s Cognitive Theory and His Conceptual Metaphor Theory

1952 руб.
Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2012 im Fachbereich Anglistik - Linguistik, Note: 1,3, Universität Koblenz-Landau (Anglistik), Veranstaltung: Cognitive Linguistics, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Language in general has always been an intricate matter for investigation and scientific research. Linguistics as a field of studies particularly dedicated to the task of exploring the language faculty and its features is divided into several subcategories caused most likely by the interactive nature this field of study presents. The presented paper will focus on the field of cognitive linguistics, thereby addressing and summarizing the main concepts and theories as well as demarcating such from generative approaches. Since the subject of cognitive linguistics proves to be extremely complex and extensive, the lion's share of this work will concentrate on the cognitive theory (1987) and the corresponding theory of metaphor by George LAKOFF (1980).In the 1980s cognitive linguistics developed mainly in the United States as a new approach to the study of language and mind and how both entities are interrelated. According to cognitive linguist Gilles FAUCONNIER, "perhaps for the first time a genuine science of meaning construction and its dynamics has been launched" (Fauconnier 96). Language is considered to be one of the most significant and fundamental features constituting human cognition, even though it may be described as only the "tip of a spectacular cognitive iceberg" ...
Giovanni Bennardo A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology Giovanni Bennardo A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology Новинка

Giovanni Bennardo A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology

17589.4 руб.
A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology offers a comprehensive overview of the development of cognitive anthropology from its inception to the present day and presents recent findings in the areas of theory, methodology, and field research in twenty-nine key essays by leading scholars. Demonstrates the importance of cognitive anthropology as an early constituent of the cognitive sciences Examines how culturally shared and complex cognitive systems work, how they are structured, how they differ from one culture to another, how they are learned and passed on Explains how cultural (or collective) vs. individual knowledge distinguishes cognitive anthropology from cognitive psychology Examines recent theories and methods for studying cognition in real-world scenarios Contains twenty-nine key essays by leading names in the field
Lena Linden The basic theories of language acquisition Lena Linden The basic theories of language acquisition Новинка

Lena Linden The basic theories of language acquisition

2052 руб.
Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 1,3, University of Cologne (Englisches Seminar), course: HS First Language Acquisition, 12 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Most of the concepts and theories explaining how native languages are acquired go back to three different approaches put forward by Burrhus Federic Skinner, Noam Chomsky and Jean Piaget, either by using their ideas as a starting point or by rejecting them and formulating a new or altered Hypothesis. This paper will try to present those three basic theories, also taking into account the contexts out of which they emerged, as to fully understand linguistic, like any other scientific, views and theories, they have always to be evaluated with respect to the scientific and cultural background they appeared in.First it will try to show how Skinners concept of 'verbal behavior' with respect to language acquisition emerged in the development of behaviouristic theories. This will be followed by Chomsky's criticism of Skinner's ideas, leading to his own theory of language and language acquisition, which will be presented. Jean Piaget offers a cognitive approach to the question. His view will be described before comparing nativist and cognitivist ideas, concerning the points whether or not innate structures exist and in how far linguistic and cognitive development are interrelated, taking the opposed views of Piaget ...
Tobias Egner The Wiley Handbook of Cognitive Control Tobias Egner The Wiley Handbook of Cognitive Control Новинка

Tobias Egner The Wiley Handbook of Cognitive Control

13119.89 руб.
Covering basic theory, new research, and intersections with adjacent fields, this is the first comprehensive reference work on cognitive control – our ability to use internal goals to guide thought and behavior. Draws together expert perspectives from a range of disciplines, including cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, and neurology Covers behavioral phenomena of cognitive control, neuroanatomical and computational models of frontal lobe function, and the interface between cognitive control and other mental processes Explores the ways in which cognitive control research can inform and enhance our understanding of brain development and neurological and psychiatric conditions
Michael Treichler Metaphor and Space. The Cognitive Approach to Spatially Structured Concepts Michael Treichler Metaphor and Space. The Cognitive Approach to Spatially Structured Concepts Новинка

Michael Treichler Metaphor and Space. The Cognitive Approach to Spatially Structured Concepts

1627 руб.
Seminar paper from the year 2003 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: very good, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg (Seminar for Anglistics), course: Hauptseminar "Metaphor and Metonymy", 13 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: "Most of our fundamental concepts are organized in terms of one or more spatialization metaphors": this very elementary conclusion is drawn by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson (1980: 17) after having analysed what they call orientational metaphors. In opposition to the classical point of view, Lakoff, Johnson, and other cognitive linguists believe this group of metaphors, among others, to be deeply embedded in the human conceptualisation system and to provide a means of reasoning about and structuring of entire, mostly abstract, domains in terms of other, more concrete, domains. Based on a limited amount of underlying image schemata, which are projected onto these domains, metaphors are employed in order to be able to understand large parts of the world surrounding us.Cognitive linguistics asks for the motivation and functional explanation of linguistic expressions. Beyond merely linguistic aspects, the cognitive approach is aiming high, since its targets are, among others, a new theory of categorisation (Lakoff 1987), Imagination (Johnson 1987: 139ff.), and, what would be a fundamental change in Western philosophy, meaning by the approach entitled as cognitive semantics...
Zhang Honggang Cognitive Communications. Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy and Economics, Implementation Zhang Honggang Cognitive Communications. Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy and Economics, Implementation Новинка

Zhang Honggang Cognitive Communications. Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy and Economics, Implementation

13938.8 руб.
This book discusses in-depth the concept of distributed artificial intelligence (DAI) and its application to cognitive communications In this book, the authors present an overview of cognitive communications, encompassing both cognitive radio and cognitive networks, and also other application areas such as cognitive acoustics. The book also explains the specific rationale for the integration of different forms of distributed artificial intelligence into cognitive communications, something which is often neglected in many forms of technical contributions available today. Furthermore, the chapters are divided into four disciplines: wireless communications, distributed artificial intelligence, regulatory policy and economics and implementation. The book contains contributions from leading experts (academia and industry) in the field. Key Features: Covers the broader field of cognitive communications as a whole, addressing application to communication systems in general (e.g. cognitive acoustics and Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI) Illustrates how different DAI based techniques can be used to self-organise the radio spectrum Explores the regulatory, policy and economic issues of cognitive communications in the context of secondary spectrum access Discusses application and implementation of cognitive communications techniques in different application areas (e.g. Cognitive Femtocell Networks (CFN) Written by experts in the field from both academia and industry Cognitive Communications will be an invaluable guide for research community (PhD students, researchers) in the areas of wireless communications, and development engineers involved in the design and development of mobile, portable and fixed wireless systems., wireless network design engineer. Undergraduate and postgraduate students on elective courses in electronic engineering or computer science, and the research and engineering community will also find this book of interest.
Mark Johnson H. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. An Introduction Mark Johnson H. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. An Introduction Новинка

Mark Johnson H. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. An Introduction

8831.15 руб.
Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 4th Edition, is a revised and updated edition of the landmark text focusing on the development of brain and behaviour during infancy, childhood, and adolescence. Offers a comprehensive introduction to all issues relating to the nature of brain-behaviour relationships and development New or greatly expanded coverage of topics such as epigenetics and gene expression, cell migration and stem cells, sleep and learning/memory, socioeconomic status and development of prefrontal cortex function Includes a new chapter on educational neuroscience, featuring the latest findings on the application of cognitive neuroscience methods in school-age educational contexts Includes a variety of student-friendly features such as chapter-end discussion, practical applications of basic research, and material on recent technological breakthroughs
Marcelo Sampaio de Alencar, Fabricio Braga Soare de Carvalho, Waslon Terllizzie Araújo Lopes Spectrum Sensing Techniques and Applications Marcelo Sampaio de Alencar, Fabricio Braga Soare de Carvalho, Waslon Terllizzie Araújo Lopes Spectrum Sensing Techniques and Applications Новинка

Marcelo Sampaio de Alencar, Fabricio Braga Soare de Carvalho, Waslon Terllizzie Araújo Lopes Spectrum Sensing Techniques and Applications

6602 руб.
Spectrum sensing deals with several subjects, that range from statistical and probability theory to radio propagation and signal processing, with cognitive radio playing an important role to the evolution and dissemination of new applications in the area. The objective of this book is to connect the basic statistical formulation, the fundamental concepts from signal detection and spectrum sensing, cognitive radio and dynamic spectrum access, leading to an interesting, robust, and illustrative content, with recent practical applications of cognitive radio and spectrum sensing.
Oleg Saraev Corporate Governance Oleg Saraev Corporate Governance Новинка

Oleg Saraev Corporate Governance

9352 руб.
Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: The object of the research is corporate governance. The subject of the research is national and foreign concepts of development of groups of the enterprises. The purpose of the research is to analyze the world national concepts of development of groups of the enterprises and search of directions of improvement of domestic model of development of corporate structures. In the research there were used such research techniques as a method of the analysis, an inductive and deductive method, a method of comparison, methods of the multivariate statistical analysis, tools of financial management (a matrix of financial strategy of Z.Franshon, I.Romani etc.). In the first chapter of work the essence, kinds and advantages of corporate structures in modern conditions of managing was considered, the contents and the purposes of corporate governance were analyzed; values of development of corporate structures for social and economic growth of Donetsk region were shown. In the second chapter the features of becoming and development of the Ukrainian model of corporate governance were analyzed, foreign experience of creation and functioning of corporate structures was considered, borders and expediency of use of foreign experience of corporate governance in domestic practice were given. In the third chapter the mechanism of the government management of development of corporate structures in modern conditions was analyzed and the ways of improvement of it were given, ne...
Lynne Rudder Baker Saving Belief. A Critique of Physicalism Lynne Rudder Baker Saving Belief. A Critique of Physicalism Новинка

Lynne Rudder Baker Saving Belief. A Critique of Physicalism

3064 руб.
This stimulating book critically examines a wide range of physicalistic conceptions of mind in the works of Jerry A. Fodor, Stephen P. Stich, Paul M. Churchland, Daniel C. Dennett, and others. Part I argues that intentional concepts cannot be reduced to nonintentional (and nonsemantic) concepts; Part II argues that intentional concepts are nevertheless indispensable to our cognitive enterprises and thus need no foundation in physicalism. As a sustained challenge to the prevailing interpretation of cognitive science, this timely book fills a large gap in the philosophical literature. It is sure to spark controversy, yet its clarity makes it attractive as a text in upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in philosophy of mind and cognitive science. Saving Belief should be read by philosophers, psychologists, and others interested in the philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and cognitive science.Originally published in 1988.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Fassihi Tannaz Little Skill Seekers: Colors & Shapes Fassihi Tannaz Little Skill Seekers: Colors & Shapes Новинка

Fassihi Tannaz Little Skill Seekers: Colors & Shapes

332 руб.
Make learning colors and shapes fun with this colorful workbook! Differentiating colors and shapes is the basis of cognitive development-this product helps children begin building that foundation. Children practice identifying colors and shapes and learn to differentiate them. As children progress through the activities they'll begin to sharpen and hone their analytical abilities. Help little skill seekers build a strong foundation for cognitive development. For use with Grades PreK-1.
Laura Smith L. Child Psychology and Development For Dummies Laura Smith L. Child Psychology and Development For Dummies Новинка

Laura Smith L. Child Psychology and Development For Dummies

1320.4 руб.
A complete and comprehensive guide to why kids behave and think the way they do-and how to bring out the best in them. In the U.S., more than 10% of children are diagnosed with psychiatric disorders, while countless others remain undiagnosed. Defining what is «normal» and what is not is of great concern to anyone who works with, guides, nurtures, teaches, or parents children. With new discoveries in mental disorders that affect children, Child Psychology & Development For Dummies provides an informational guide to cognitive development at every stage of a child's life, as well as how to diagnose, treat, and overcome the cognitive barriers that impede learning and development. How to identify and treat mental disorders Covers behavior disorders, autism, attention deficit disorder, reading disabilities, bipolar disorder, and more Guidance on helping a child control impulses, develop self esteem, and have good relationships An essential guide for parents, teachers, and caregivers, Child Psychology & Development For Dummies provides a detailed overview of an average child's cognitive development, how to detect abnormalities, and what to do next.
Media, Communication and Development. Three Approaches Media, Communication and Development. Three Approaches Новинка

Media, Communication and Development. Three Approaches

4977 руб.
Media, Communication and Development: Three Approaches explores and revisits the perspectives of Nora C Quebral, whose seminal work still remains a Magna Carta on the topic of development communication. It explores the three primary approaches—media for development, media development and participatory and community communication—which have characterised most debates in the field of media, communication and development. The book is theoretically engaging and brings in postcolonial perspectives in discussing the core concepts, but at the same time is easy-to-understand, as it illustrates the complex and multidisciplinary concepts through case studies from both the global south and the global north.
Fekadu Cherinet Evaluating Teachers' Professional Development Practices in Ethiopia Fekadu Cherinet Evaluating Teachers' Professional Development Practices in Ethiopia Новинка

Fekadu Cherinet Evaluating Teachers' Professional Development Practices in Ethiopia

5787 руб.
The book is designed for instructors and university leaders to use as a reference for staff development programmes. This comprehensive and well organized book provides a clear insight into the concepts, principles and modalities of professional development practices in higher education institutions. Besides, the discussions and real life issues raised in this book may help readers to understand professional development in-depth.
John Dorsch Toward the Phenomenology of Rainer Maria Rilke John Dorsch Toward the Phenomenology of Rainer Maria Rilke Новинка

John Dorsch Toward the Phenomenology of Rainer Maria Rilke

2164 руб.
Essay from the year 2014 in the subject Philosophy - Philosophy of the Present, grade: 1,5, University of Tubingen, course: Husserls Logische Untersuchungen, language: English, abstract: An essay built upon the work of Käte Hamburger aimed at developing Rilke's theory of epistemology in relation to cognitive phenomenology.Käte Hamburger has argued that Rainer Maria Rilke was a poet practicing phenomenology. This paper builds off her work, assuming Rilke to have conducted phenomenology by composing his lyric, and, with aid of the Neue Gedichte, seeks to address the tension between sensory and cognitive phenomenology. Cognitive Phenomenology is a new field of research that seeks to discover, if there be such a thing, the qualia of cognitive states. By a close reading of Husserl principle text, Logische Untersuchungen, this paper first established the structure of intentionality. We then apply Husserl's notion of intentionality to Rilke's lyric. The result of this research is that according to Husserl's analysis of intentionality, the existence of a pure cognitive phenomenology is left unanswered, but cognitive phenomenology does exist and is qualitatively different from sensory phenomenology. Lastly, we propose that the quale of a cognitive state is the same as the necessary conditions for that state, whose structure can, and should, be rigidly defined through linguistics. We conclude with the thought that this task would be the left to a new branch of linguisti...
William J. Rothwell Practicing Organization Development. Leading Transformation and Change William J. Rothwell Practicing Organization Development. Leading Transformation and Change Новинка

William J. Rothwell Practicing Organization Development. Leading Transformation and Change

7298.31 руб.
Get on the cutting edge of organization development Practicing Organization Development: Leading Transformation and Change, Fourth Edition is your newly revised guide to successful organization development. This edition has been updated to explore the cutting edge of change management, leadership development, organizational transformation, and society benefit. These concepts are explored through emerging and increasingly accepted strengths-based approaches such as: appreciative inquiry, emotionally and socially intelligent leadership, positive organization development, and sustainable enterprises. This edition offers both theoretical concepts and guides to practical applications, providing you with the knowledge, techniques, and tools to put organizational development to effective use in the workplace. Organization development is an evolving field focused on understanding and positively impacting the human system processes of groups, teams, organizations, and individual leaders. Thorough organization development results in increased effectiveness, improved health, and overall success. This book shows how to attain positive change by: identifying contemporary themes in organization development, executing organization development approaches, as well as elevating and extending research agenda. This book also illustrates how to influence organizational stakeholders, and how to use this influence to enact key organization development practices. This new edition is enhanced by: Updated chapter-by-chapter lesson plans, sample syllabi, and workshop agendas Revised sample exercises, a test bank, and additional case studies Expanded online appendices that cover regional organization development concepts from around the globe, as well as overviews of additional special issues Organization development is quickly becoming an important aspect of MBA curricula. Practicing Organization Development: Leading Transformation and Change, Fourth Edition gives graduate and doctorate program participants a comprehensive overview of organization development, the resources to learn the field, and the tools to apply their knowledge.
George Watson, Ronald Watson Classroom Discipline Problem Solver. Ready-To-Use Techniques & Materials for Managing All Kinds of Behavior Problems George Watson, Ronald Watson Classroom Discipline Problem Solver. Ready-To-Use Techniques & Materials for Managing All Kinds of Behavior Problems Новинка

George Watson, Ronald Watson Classroom Discipline Problem Solver. Ready-To-Use Techniques & Materials for Managing All Kinds of Behavior Problems

2577 руб.
Книга "Classroom Discipline Problem Solver. Ready-To-Use Techniques & Materials for Managing All Kinds of Behavior Problems".
Paul Orfalea Schools for All Kinds of Minds. Boosting Student Success by Embracing Learning Variation Paul Orfalea Schools for All Kinds of Minds. Boosting Student Success by Embracing Learning Variation Новинка

Paul Orfalea Schools for All Kinds of Minds. Boosting Student Success by Embracing Learning Variation

1978.28 руб.
This book shows how schools can–and must–develop expertise in «learning variation» (understanding how different kinds of minds learn) and apply this knowledge to classroom instruction in order to address the chronic learning challenges and achievement gap faced by millions of students. Barringer shows how using what we know about learning variation with a focus on discovering learning strengths, not just deficits, can help schools create plans for success for those students who often find it elusive. The book specifically addresses how school leaders can incorporate this knowledge into instructional practice and school-level policy through various professional development strategies. Schools for All Kinds of Minds: Provides a readable synthesis of the latest research from neuroscience, cognitive science, and child and adolescent development as it relates to understanding learning and its many variations. Links this information to strategies for understanding struggling learners and adapting school practices to accommodate a wider array of learning differences in a classroom. Demonstrates how this understanding of learning variation can change the way teachers and others help students succeed in various academic and content areas and acquire necessary 21st century skills. Includes discussion questions and facilitator guidelines for staff developers and teacher education programs; downloadable forms that accompany exercises from within the book; an action plan for schools to implement the ideas found in the book; and more.
Swain Biswanath Redefining the Relationship Between Change, Event, and Action Swain Biswanath Redefining the Relationship Between Change, Event, and Action Новинка

Swain Biswanath Redefining the Relationship Between Change, Event, and Action

6452 руб.
The concepts, i.e., Change, Event, and Action are elusive in nature. These concepts are not something that are found to be used only in the discipline of Philosophy to explicate metaphysical and ethical concepts like object, world, space, time, cause, effect, morality, responsibility, punishment, intention etc., rather their use is quite pervasive across various other disciplines such as Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Cognitive Science, and so on and so forth. This stance has ignited the theoreticians to explicate these three concepts in an unambiguous and explicit way. And this book that embodies one of the perspectives of that sort makes an exploration into the concepts, i.e., change, event, and action by taking the help of the theoretical tools available in the field of Deontic Logic.
Berlemann Lars Cognitive Radio and Dynamic Spectrum Access Berlemann Lars Cognitive Radio and Dynamic Spectrum Access Новинка

Berlemann Lars Cognitive Radio and Dynamic Spectrum Access

10137.31 руб.
Cognitive Radio for Dynamic Spectrum Access gives a comprehensive overview of the main concepts behind radio spectrum regulation, dynamic spectrum access and cognitive radio. Spectrum measurements are introduced to illustrate the inefficiencies in today’s spectrum usage and the book also discusses enablers for horizontal and vertical spectrum sharing. Among others a game-theory-based approach for spectrum sharing is described and evaluated. Institution and standardisation approaches in academic research and industry are highlighted including IEEE SCC41, 802.11k/n/s/y and 802.22 which lead towards commercial exploitation of cognitive radio. In conclusion, this book looks at the initial steps towards the vision of true cognitive radio and the potential impact on telecommunication business. Introduces the benefits and challenges of cognitive radio Presents cognitive radio in research and industry and covers implications for operators from the perspective of a telecom operator Examines how cognitive radio techniques will considerably change the wireless communication market.
Mengist Adane Inter-Ethnic Conflicts in Snnprs of Ethiopia, Konso and Derashie Districts Mengist Adane Inter-Ethnic Conflicts in Snnprs of Ethiopia, Konso and Derashie Districts Новинка

Mengist Adane Inter-Ethnic Conflicts in Snnprs of Ethiopia, Konso and Derashie Districts

8777 руб.
This book contains a very precise and real expressions of ethnic conflict,especially in third world countries like Ethiopia.First hand information is used to explain the concepts of ethnic conflict & to understand the real demands of the local quarreling parties.some of the concepts includes; -the meaning of conflict & inter ethnic conflict, the causes & effects of conflict, the role of traditional conflict resolution, mechanisms, the role of women in conflict, the role of government organizations & NGOs.etc
Wilfried Pichler The Language of Pictures in Print Media Advertising Wilfried Pichler The Language of Pictures in Print Media Advertising Новинка

Wilfried Pichler The Language of Pictures in Print Media Advertising

7364 руб.
Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: Today we observe a development in which the role of language is steadily decreasing whereas the impact of pictures is increasing. This goes hand in hand with a development in which information relies more and more on visual concepts. More and more language takes the part of explaining how to read the visual presentations, more and more language takes the part of providing the background information which is necessary to understand the meaning of the visual foreground. Kress and van Leeuwen (1998) argue that Today, we seem to move towards a decrease of control over language (e.g. the greater variety of accents allowed on the public media, the increasing poblems in enforcing normative spelling), and towards an increase in codification and control over the visual (e.g. the use of image banks from which ready-made images can be drawn for the constuction of visual texts, and, generally, the effect of computer imaging technology). Although we may be aware of this tendency, we have not been taught in school how to read visual concepts and so most of us share some degree of illiteracy concerning a critical reading of information presented by images. This is remarkable because we all agree about their influence on our lives but at the same time when we do not develop analytical tools for describing what kinds of strategies, what kinds of concepts are working in visual presentations of information. We tend to overlook the importance of visual concepts simply bec...
Kristie Noel How to Have a Harmonious Workforce? (Based on Unorthodox Concepts of - Astrology, The 4 Elements, & Nature). A Quick Reference & Survival Guide For Everyone! Kristie Noel How to Have a Harmonious Workforce? (Based on Unorthodox Concepts of - Astrology, The 4 Elements, & Nature). A Quick Reference & Survival Guide For Everyone! Новинка

Kristie Noel How to Have a Harmonious Workforce? (Based on Unorthodox Concepts of - Astrology, The 4 Elements, & Nature). A Quick Reference & Survival Guide For Everyone!

1464 руб.
Книга "How to Have a Harmonious Workforce? (Based on Unorthodox Concepts of - Astrology, The 4 Elements, & Nature). A Quick Reference & Survival Guide For Everyone!".
Khalid Mohammed Adam Aboalbasher Concise Molecular Biology Khalid Mohammed Adam Aboalbasher Concise Molecular Biology Новинка

Khalid Mohammed Adam Aboalbasher Concise Molecular Biology

4749 руб.
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Explore the multiple dimensions of child and adolescent development in Latin America, and get acquainted with the research from this region and how it relates to the international scientific literature. This special issue presents a collection of reviews developed by leading scholars in Latin America about the state of child and adolescent research in this region. Topics considered include: poverty and cognitive development, school readiness of preschool children, peer relations and socioemotional development, psychopathology and psychiatric diagnosis, reading comprehension and related interventions, and the development of creativity. This is the 152nd volume in this Jossey-Bass series New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in this subject area. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts from that field.
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Maria Iacobucci Stella Reconfigurable Radio Systems. Network Architectures and Standards Maria Iacobucci Stella Reconfigurable Radio Systems. Network Architectures and Standards Новинка

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10217.48 руб.
Covers the state of the art of the technology and standards for reconfigurable radio systems, from self organizing networks and cognitive radio, through to reconfigurable architectures for networks and terminals This timely book provides a standards-based view of the development, evolution, techniques and potential future scenarios for the deployment of reconfigurable radio systems. After an introduction to radiomobile and radio systems deployed in the access network, the book describes cognitive radio concepts and capabilities, which are the basis for reconfigurable radio systems. The self-organizing network features introduced in 3GPP standards are discussed and before IEEE 802.22, the first standard based on cognitive radio, is described. Then the ETSI reconfigurable radio systems functional architecture and the IEEE 1900.4 standard for reconfigurable radio are examined. Finally, the author presents new scenarios and future visions that reconfigurable radio systems may bring. Key features:– Examines the current standards based on cognitive and reconfigurable radio, and analyses future scenarios Includes a general overview of radiomobile (i.e. GSM, UMTS, HSPA, LTE) and wireless (i.e. WLAN, WPAN, WiMAX) network architectures Features an accompanying website features links and white papers
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Covers the state of the art of the technology and standards for reconfigurable radio systems, from self organizing networks and cognitive radio, through to reconfigurable architectures for networks and terminals This timely book provides a standards-based view of the development, evolution, techniques and potential future scenarios for the deployment of reconfigurable radio systems. After an introduction to radiomobile and radio systems deployed in the access network, the book describes cognitive radio concepts and capabilities, which are the basis for reconfigurable radio systems. The self-organizing network features introduced in 3GPP standards are discussed and before IEEE 802.22, the first standard based on cognitive radio, is described. Then the ETSI reconfigurable radio systems functional architecture and the IEEE 1900.4 standard for reconfigurable radio are examined. Finally, the author presents new scenarios and future visions that reconfigurable radio systems may bring. Key features:– Examines the current standards based on cognitive and reconfigurable radio, and analyses future scenarios Includes a general overview of radiomobile (i.e. GSM, UMTS, HSPA, LTE) and wireless (i.e. WLAN, WPAN, WiMAX) network architectures Features an accompanying website features links and white papers
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The evolution of the human brain and cognitive ability is one of the central themes of physical/biological anthropology. This book discusses the emergence of human cognition at a conceptual level, describing it as a process of long adaptive stasis interrupted by short periods of cognitive advance. These advances were not linear and directed, but were acquired indirectly as part of changing human behaviors, in other words through the process of exaptation (acquisition of a function for which it was not originally selected). Based on studies of the modem human brain, certain prerequisites were needed for the development of the early brain and associated cognitive advances. This book documents the energy and nutrient constraints of the modern brain, highlighting the significant role of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA) in brain development and maintenance. Crawford provides further emphasis for the role of essential fatty acids, in particular DHA, in brain development, by discussing the evolution of the eye and neural systems. This is an ideal book for Graduate students, post docs, research scientists in Physical/Biological Anthropology, Human Biology, Archaeology, Nutrition, Cognitive Science, Neurosciences. It is also an excellent selection for a grad student discussion seminar.
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In the United States and in many other countries around the world, digital games have become an integral part of children’s lives. Discussions of research on youth and digital games often focus solely on negative effects (e.g., of violent video games), but this is far from the whole story. As natural problem-solving activities, digital games provide a rich context for applied cognition. This volume explores topics such as: The benefits of digital games for children and adolescents’ cognitive skills The nature of their learning from educational media The influence of developmental factors on their interactions with digital games The use of developmental research and established educational practice to create effective educational games that they will play. This is the 139th volume in this series. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in child and adolescent development. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts on that topic.
Prabha Shukla,Richa Priyamvada and Rupesh Ranjan Cognitive Rehabilitation in Depressive Patients Prabha Shukla,Richa Priyamvada and Rupesh Ranjan Cognitive Rehabilitation in Depressive Patients Новинка

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There has been a renewal of interest in patients with depression on a broad range of Neuro Psychological tasks in the last decade.It has promoted a growing awareness that,like Schizophrenia,Mood disorders may be associated with a distinct pattern of cognitive impairment such impairments are seldom measured.This book focused about how to improve cognitive functions. The present study was conducted to see the efficacy of Cognitive Rehabilitation(CR) of Attention,Memory & Problem solving in depressive patients.Thirty diagnosed depressive patients(ICD-10 criteria)with their consent were selected.Different research tools were administered for pre and post assessment, after pre assessment therapeutic package of CR was introduced.To check the efficacy of CR post assessment was done.The finding revels, significant improvement in the patients with depression after CR. Thus therapeutic package of CR effectively improved the cognitive functions of the depressive patients.This book will work as a valuable guide to those working in Mental Health & help in promoting interest in the field of CR & Neuro Psychology among students,Clinical Psychologists, Neuro Psychologists,in an effective manner.
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An essential guide to the basic concepts that comprise the study of sociology with contributions from an international range of leading experts Core Concepts in Sociology is a comprehensive guide to the essential concepts relevant to the current study of the discipline and wider social science. The contributing authors cover a wide range of concepts that remain at the heart of sociology including those from its academic founding and others much more recent in their development. The text contains contributions from an international panel of leading figures in the field, utilizing their expertise on core concepts and presenting an accessible introduction for students. Drawing on the widest range of ideas, research, current literature and expert assessment, Core Concepts in Sociology contains over 90 concepts that represent the discipline. Coverage includes concepts ranging from aging to capitalism, democracy to economic sociology, epistemology to everyday life, media to risk, stigma and much more. This vital resource: Sets out the concepts that underpin the study of sociology and wider social science Contains contributions from an international panel of leading figures in the field Includes a comprehensive review of the basic concepts that comprise the foundation and essential development of the discipline Designed as a concise and accessible resource Written for students, researchers and wider professionals with an interest in the field of sociology, Core Concepts in Sociology offers a concise, affordable and accessible resource for studying the underpinnings of sociology and social science.
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9064 руб.
This paper is guided by a vision to create Icelandic-Indonesian cooperation within the geothermal sector. It sets out in an explorative manner to analyse the institutional barriers to geothermal development in Indonesia. Building on that analysis and the overlapping literature of technology transfer, sustainable development, innovation diffusion, and energy based economic development; the paper discusses how the Icelandic geothermal sector can support and simultaneously benefit from the geothermal development in Indonesia. The paper than identifies and develops a specific case of Icelandic technology transfer to Indonesia and suggest further cooperation in the implementation and commercialization of the relevant small scale geothermal technology. This section discusses the nature of such a transfer and the possible economic, social, and environmental benefits of the technology for Indonesia.
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A comprehensive guide to learning technologies that unlock the value in big data Cognitive Computing provides detailed guidance toward building a new class of systems that learn from experience and derive insights to unlock the value of big data. This book helps technologists understand cognitive computing's underlying technologies, from knowledge representation techniques and natural language processing algorithms to dynamic learning approaches based on accumulated evidence, rather than reprogramming. Detailed case examples from the financial, healthcare, and manufacturing walk readers step-by-step through the design and testing of cognitive systems, and expert perspectives from organizations such as Cleveland Clinic, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, as well as commercial vendors that are creating solutions. These organizations provide insight into the real-world implementation of cognitive computing systems. The IBM Watson cognitive computing platform is described in a detailed chapter because of its significance in helping to define this emerging market. In addition, the book includes implementations of emerging projects from Qualcomm, Hitachi, Google and Amazon. Today's cognitive computing solutions build on established concepts from artificial intelligence, natural language processing, ontologies, and leverage advances in big data management and analytics. They foreshadow an intelligent infrastructure that enables a new generation of customer and context-aware smart applications in all industries. Cognitive Computing is a comprehensive guide to the subject, providing both the theoretical and practical guidance technologists need. Discover how cognitive computing evolved from promise to reality Learn the elements that make up a cognitive computing system Understand the groundbreaking hardware and software technologies behind cognitive computing Learn to evaluate your own application portfolio to find the best candidates for pilot projects Leverage cognitive computing capabilities to transform the organization Cognitive systems are rightly being hailed as the new era of computing. Learn how these technologies enable emerging firms to compete with entrenched giants, and forward-thinking established firms to disrupt their industries. Professionals who currently work with big data and analytics will see how cognitive computing builds on their foundation, and creates new opportunities. Cognitive Computing provides complete guidance to this new level of human-machine interaction.
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10089 руб.
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2064 руб.
Academic Paper from the year 2018 in the subject Computer Science - Software, grade: 3.5, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (Dubai Campus), course: Independent Study, language: English, abstract: Quality Assurance activities, in software development, are the backbone of any software development. Quality Assurance activities are not only responsible of product quality, but also for process development quality. In conventional software development Quality Assurance is looked after by a separate team. As the trends of software development moved towards Agile development, Quality Assurance activities also got changed. In Agile development developers perform most of the activities such as close collaboration among developer team; onsite customer and Test Developers. Test Driven Development is the approaches in agile development to achieve better product quality. In this study I highlighted the importance of Quality Assurance in different Agile methodologies. Mindset of Agile development always revolves around product quality but there is much work to be done to impart quality of process in agile development to get it standardized and more organized product. Quality Assurance activities remain centric and focused to testing. In this study I have compared different Agile methodologies and also highlighted the factors of Quality Assurance in each Agile method which can be improve overall software development of any product using Agile method. I propose...
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3752 руб.
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R. Radhakrishnan A Said Dictionary R. Radhakrishnan A Said Dictionary Новинка

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This interpretive dictionary introduces the critical and theoretical world of distinguished literary and cultural critic Edward W. Said through the crucial terms and concepts central to his work. Compares and contrasts Said's perspective with other key theorists, such as Derrida, Spivak, Foucault, and Jameson Describes the crucial terms and concepts central to Said's work Places the development of Said's work within its historical context
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1320.4 руб.
Dozens of practical exercises and easy to perform techniques for banishing negative thoughts before they take hold Whether you're trying to overcome anxiety and depression, boost self-esteem, beat addiction, lose weight, or simply improve your outlook, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) offers a practical, sensible approach to mastering your thoughts and thinking constructively. In this updated and expanded edition of the companion workbook to their bestselling Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies, professional therapists Rhena Branch and Rob Wilson show you, step-by-step, how to put the lessons provided in their book into practice. Inside you'll find a huge number of hands-on exercises and techniques to help you remove roadblocks to change and regain control over your life. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook For Dummies, Second Edition: Develops the ideas and concepts that presented in the bestselling Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies, Second Edition and provides exercises to put those ideas into practice Features a range of hands-on CBT exercises and techniques for beating anxiety or depression, boosting your self-esteem, losing weight, or simply improving your outlook on life Rhena Branch and Rob Willson are CBT therapists at the Priory Clinic in London, and the authors of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies.
Adeola Ajayi Appraisal of Staff Training and Development on Job Performance in Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) Ibadan, Oyo State Adeola Ajayi Appraisal of Staff Training and Development on Job Performance in Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) Ibadan, Oyo State Новинка

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3577 руб.
Research Paper (undergraduate) from the year 2010 in the subject Business economics - Personnel and Organisation, Obafemi Awolowo University (Departement of Public Administration), language: English, abstract: The term paper appraised staff training and development on job performance in Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) Ibadan,Oyo State. It identified the training and development mechanism in FRCN, examined the adequacy of staff training and manpower development in FRCN Ibadan and assessed the effect of training and development on staff performance in FRCN Ibadan.This was necessitated by the need to ensure quality training and development on job performance in FRCN.Both primary and secondary sources of data were used. The Primary data are questionnaire and interview method.The sources of data were textbooks, journals, internet sources etc. Purposive sampling was adopted. This is to ensure that the target population FRCN Ibadan have equal chance of being selected and sampled.The term paper revealed that the training and development mechanism that exist in FRCN Ibadan is not an exclusive function of its Director of Administration but other heads of various departments must give consent to it.The paper conclude that scale of salaries of employees should be reviewed as it will improve their job performance, suitable and effective evaluation system should be designed to ensure that there is prompt and effective monitoring of progress by the management and that trainee sh...
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This new edition of Prejudice provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject, introducing the major theoretical ideas as well as providing a critical analysis of recent developments. Takes a social psychological perspective, analysing individual behavior as part of a pattern of intergroup processes Covers the major research, including classical personality accounts, developmental approaches, socio-cognitive research focussing on categorization and stereotyping, prejudice as an intergroup phenomenon, and ways to combat prejudice Illustrates concepts with examples of different kinds of prejudice drawn from everyday life Includes a new chapter on prejudice from the victim's perspective Fully updated throughout, with expansion of the notions of explicit and implicit manifestations of prejudice
Cost Accounting & Management Essentials You Always Wanted To Know Cost Accounting & Management Essentials You Always Wanted To Know Новинка

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1602 руб.
Cost Accounting concepts explained in a simplified way Fundamentals and important principles included Practical approach for application by business professionals Solved examples with real-life business scenariosCost Accounting & Management Essentials You Always Wanted To Know covers Cost Accounting concepts and application to real-life business decisions. It explains the concepts in a concise and easy-to-understand manner for business professionals. This book includes Cost Accounting FUNDAMENTALS, SOLVED Exercises, Important CONCEPTS & PRINCIPLES and Ample PRACTICE Exercises.The book is divided into separate chapters, each dedicated to a single concept in Cost Accounting & Management. The flow is such that it builds the reader’s understanding in stages. At the end of each chapter there are ample solved examples that help apply the concepts learnt in the chapter. This is followed by Practice Exercises that give an opportunity to the reader to apply the learnings from the chapter.This Self Learning Management Series intends to give a jump start to working professionals, whose job roles demand to have the knowledge imparted in a B-school but haven’t got a chance to visit one. This series is designed to address every aspect of business from HR to Finance to Marketing to Operations, be it any industry. Each book includes basic fundamentals, important concepts, standard and well-known principles as well as practical ways of application of the subject matter. The distin...

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A comprehensive guide to learning technologies that unlock the value in big data Cognitive Computing provides detailed guidance toward building a new class of systems that learn from experience and derive insights to unlock the value of big data. This book helps technologists understand cognitive computing's underlying technologies, from knowledge representation techniques and natural language processing algorithms to dynamic learning approaches based on accumulated evidence, rather than reprogramming. Detailed case examples from the financial, healthcare, and manufacturing walk readers step-by-step through the design and testing of cognitive systems, and expert perspectives from organizations such as Cleveland Clinic, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, as well as commercial vendors that are creating solutions. These organizations provide insight into the real-world implementation of cognitive computing systems. The IBM Watson cognitive computing platform is described in a detailed chapter because of its significance in helping to define this emerging market. In addition, the book includes implementations of emerging projects from Qualcomm, Hitachi, Google and Amazon. Today's cognitive computing solutions build on established concepts from artificial intelligence, natural language processing, ontologies, and leverage advances in big data management and analytics. They foreshadow an intelligent infrastructure that enables a new generation of customer and context-aware smart applications in all industries. Cognitive Computing is a comprehensive guide to the subject, providing both the theoretical and practical guidance technologists need. Discover how cognitive computing evolved from promise to reality Learn the elements that make up a cognitive computing system Understand the groundbreaking hardware and software technologies behind cognitive computing Learn to evaluate your own application portfolio to find the best candidates for pilot projects Leverage cognitive computing capabilities to transform the organization Cognitive systems are rightly being hailed as the new era of computing. Learn how these technologies enable emerging firms to compete with entrenched giants, and forward-thinking established firms to disrupt their industries. Professionals who currently work with big data and analytics will see how cognitive computing builds on their foundation, and creates new opportunities. Cognitive Computing provides complete guidance to this new level of human-machine interaction.
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