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Algorithms in Ambient Intelligence : Philips Research Book Series - W. Verhaegh

Algorithms in Ambient Intelligence

Philips Research Book Series

By: W. Verhaegh (Editor), Emile Aarts (Editor), Jan Korst (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st November 2003
ISBN: 9781402017575
Number Of Pages: 341

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The advent of the digital era, the Internet, and the development of fast computing devices that can access mass storage servers at high communication bandwidths, have brought within our reach the world of ambient intelligent systems. To provide users with information, communication, and entertainment at any desired place and time in an intuitive, efficient, and effective way requires system intelligence that is generated by smart algorithms. The need for such algorithms, which run on digital platforms that are integrated into consumer electronics devices, has strengthened the interest in computational intelligence. This volume is the outcome of a series of discussions at the Philips Symposium on Intelligent Algorithms, which was held in Eindhoven on December 2002. It contains practical examples from this newly developing research field, which can be positioned at the intersection of computer science, discrete mathematics, and artificial intelligence. The examples include: machine learning; content management; vision; speech; content augmentation; profiling; music retrieval; feature extraction; audio and video fingerprinting; resource management; multimedia servers; network scheduling; and IC design.

Contributing Authors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Algorithms in Ambient Intelligencep. 1
Multimodality and Ambient Intelligencep. 23
From Stereotypes to Personal Profiles via Viewer Feedbackp. 55
CubyHum: Algorithm for Query by Hummingp. 71
Personalized Multimedia Summarizationp. 89
Features for Audio Classificationp. 113
Information Retrieval in the Audio Domainp. 131
Approaches in Machine Learningp. 151
Machine Learning for Ambient Intelligence: Boosting in Automatic Speech Recognitionp. 167
Exchange Clustering and EM Algorithm for Phrase Classification in Telephony Applicationsp. 185
Algorithms for Audio and Video Fingerprintingp. 201
Near Video-on-Demand with Limited Client Bandwidth and Distributed Serversp. 221
Methods to Optimally Trade Bandwidth against Buffer Size for a VBR Streamp. 239
Dynamic Control of Scalable Media Processing Applicationsp. 259
Saving Energy in Portable Multimedia Storagep. 277
Storage of VBR Video Content on a Multi-Zone Recording Disk based on Resource Usagep. 291
Test Resource Management and Scheduling for Modular Manufacturing Test of SOCsp. 311
Indexp. 337
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ISBN: 9781402017575
ISBN-10: 140201757X
Series: Philips Research Book Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 341
Published: 1st November 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.78