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    • A Learning Approach for Adaptive Image Segmentation 

      Martin, Vincent; Thonnat, Monique (INTECH Open Access Publisher, 2007)
      In this chapter, we have proposed a learning approach for three major issues of image segmentation: context adaptation, algorithm selection and parameter tuning according to the image content and the application need. This ...
    • Continuous Machine Learning in Computer Vision - Tracking with Adaptive Class Models 

      Stolkin, Rustam (INTECH Open Access Publisher, 2007)
      This chapter has explored a number of techniques in vision based tracking, with the common theme of continuous relearning of models of the background and the tracked
    • Biologically Motivated Vergence Control System Based on Stereo Saliency Map Model 

      Sang-Woo, Bana; Minho, Lee (INTECH Open Access Publisher, 2007)
      We proposed a new biologically motivated vergence control method of an active stereo vision system that mimics human-like stereo visual selective attention. We used a trainable selective attention model that can decide an ...
    • The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide 

      Salzman, Peter Jay; Burian, Michael; Pomerantz, Ori; Salzman, Peter Jay; Burian, Michael; Pomerantz, Ori (2007)
      This book is distributed in the hope it will be useful, but without any warranty, without even the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The author encourages wide distribution of this ...
    • A Computational Introduction to Number Theory and Algebra 

      Shoup, Victor (Cambridge University Press, 2008)
      Chapter 1: Basic properties of the integers. Chapter 2: Congruences. Chapter 3: Computing with large integers. Chapter 4: Euclid’s algorithm. Chapter 5: The distribution of primes. Chapter 6: Abelian groups. Chapter 7: ...
    • How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: Learning with Python 

      Downey, Allen (Green Tea Press, 2008)
      Chapter 1: The way of the program. Chapter 2: Variables, expressions and statements. Chapter 3: Functions. Chapter 4: Conditionals and recursion. Chapter 5: Fruitful functions. Chapter 6: Iteration. Chapter 7: Strings. ...
    • The Little Book of Semaphores 

      Downey, Allen; Downey, Allen (Green Tea Press, 2008)
      Chapter 1 Introduction. Chapter 2 Semaphores. Chapter 3 Basic synchronization patterns. Chapter 4 Classical synchronization problems. Chapter 5 Less classical synchronization problems. Chapter 6 Not-so-classical problems. ...
    • Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas. Chapter 8 

      Rines, Robert H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      Since there is a decided legal, as well as technical, side to the problems of patents and of protecting proprietary rights, a pin-pointing of difficulties in our current system of judiciary review is necessary in the ...
    • Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas. Chapter 7 

      Rines, Robert H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      The possible effect upon our system of current planning for a common European patent is discussed in this chapter, with several of the author’s views for modernizing and improving the American patent system and its administration.
    • Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas. Chapter 9 

      Rines, Robert H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      While this book in some portions has covered a fairly large canvas, it has specifically dealt with the need to revamp the patent laws, or at least return their practice to the original intent of the founding fathers of the ...
    • Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas. Chapter 6 

      Rines, Robert H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      Recent proposals for improving the patent system are discussed, including conflicting philosophies in Congress and in the courts.
    • Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas. Index 

      Rines, Robert H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    • Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas. Chapter 4 

      Rines, Robert H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      This chapter carries an illustrative approach found most effective in lecturing, tying together a complete picture of the invention, en trepreneuring, business, and legal cycles often involved in innovation – and through ...
    • Getting Started Guide Chapter 12 Creating Web Pages Saving Documents as HTML Files 

      Belzunce, Agnes; Hillier-Brook, Peter; Laurenson, Ian; Belzunce, Agnes; Hillier-Brook, Peter; Laurenson, Ian (OOOAuthor, 2008)
      This chapter describes how to save documents as web pages from Writer, Calc, Draw and Impress.
    • Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas. Chapter 5 

      Rines, Robert H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      Strongly threaded through the fabric of the invention-innovation cycle is the interplay between inventor and employer and between inventor and potential user or licensee. These relationships, including typical industrial, ...
    • Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas. Chapter 2 

      Rines, Robert H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      For the benefit of readers unfamiliar with the details of patent application prosecution and judicial review, the role of the Patent Office and courts is herein summarized.
    • Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas. Chapter 1 

      Rines, Robert H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    • Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas. Introdue 

      Rines, Robert H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      This chapter presents a survey of the historical background of the American patent system and, at its conclusion, raises serious questions as to whether that system is currently either performing effectively the original ...
    • Getting Started Guide Chapter 8 Getting Started with Base OpenOffice.org’s Database Component 

      Lewis, Dan; Roberts, Iain; Adielsson, Magnus; Lewis, Dan; Roberts, Iain; Adielsson, Magnus (OOOAuthor, 2008)
      This chapter covers creating a database, showing what is contained in a database and how the different parts are used by OOo. It also covers using the Base component of OOo to register other data sources. A data source can ...
    • Getting Started Guide Chapter 11 Graphics, the Gallery and Fontwork 

      Belzunce, Agnes; Carrera, Daniel; Hillier-Brook, Peter; Belzunce, Agnes; Carrera, Daniel; Hillier-Brook, Peter (OOOAuthor, 2008)
      You can add graphic and image files, including photos, drawings, scanned images, and others, to OpenOffice.org documents. OOo can import various vector (line drawing) and raster (bitmap) file formats. The most commonly ...