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  • Tragedy and the Tragic in German Literature, Art, and Thoughtby Stephen D. Dowden; Thomas P. Quinn

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Essays in this volume seek to clarify the meaning of tragedy and the tragic in its many German contexts, art forms, and disciplines, from literature and philosophy to music, painting, and history. more...

  • Advances in Architectural Geometry 2014by Philippe Block; Jan Knippers; Niloy J. Mitra; Wenping Wang

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 169.00

    This book contains 24 technical papers presented at the fourth edition of the Advances in Architectural Geometry conference, AAG 2014, held in London, England, September 2014. It offers engineers, mathematicians, designers, and contractors insight into the efficient design, analysis, and manufacture of complex shapes, which will help open up new horizons... more...

  • Text Miningby Chris Biemann; Alexander Mehler

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 109.00

    This book comprises a set of articles that specify the methodology of text mining, describe the creation of lexical resources in the framework of text mining and use text mining for various tasks in natural language processing (NLP). The analysis of large amounts of textual data is a prerequisite to build lexical resources such as dictionaries and... more...

  • Learning How to Fallby T Nikki Cesare Schotzko

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Beginning with Richard Drew?s controversial photograph of a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11,?Learning How to Fall?investigates the changing relationship between world events and their subsequent documentation, asking: ? Does the mediatization of the event overwhelm the fact of the event itself? ... more...

  • Ubiquitous Musicby Damian Keller; Victor Lazzarini; Marcelo S Pimenta

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 89.99

    This is the first monograph dedicated to this interdisciplinary research area, combining the views of music, computer science, education, creativity studies, psychology, and engineering. The contributions include introductions to ubiquitous music research, featuring theory, applications, and technological development, and descriptions of permanent... more...

  • Computational Musicology in Hindustani Musicby Soubhik Chakraborty; Guerino Mazzola; Swarima Tewari; Moujhuri Patra

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 89.99

    The book opens with a short introduction to Indian music, in particular classical Hindustani music, followed by a chapter on the role of statistics in computational musicology. The authors then show how to analyze musical structure using Rubato, the music software package for statistical analysis, in particular addressing modeling, melodic similarity... more...

  • Little Girlsby Klaus H. Carl

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Ever since the ancient greeks sculpted the first kouros, children have been a source of inspiration for some of the world?s greatest artists. Whether portraits of their own children, friends, and family members, or a nostalgic psychological portrayal of the artist?s own youth, depictions of children in art remain arresting examples of an intersection... more...

  • Art, Culture and International Developmentby John Clammer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Culture is not simply an explanation of last resort, but is itself a rich, multifaceted and contested concept and set of practices that needs to be expanded, appreciated and applied in fresh ways if it is to be both valued in itself and to be of use in practical development. This innovative book places culture, specifically in the form of the arts,... more...

  • Language Production, Cognition, and the Lexiconby Núria Gala; Reinhard Rapp; Gemma Bel-Enguix

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 149.00

    The book collects contributions from well-established researchers at the interface between language and cognition. It provides an overview of the latest insights into this interdisciplinary field from the perspectives of natural language processing, computer science, psycholinguistics and cognitive science. One of the pioneers in cognitive natural... more...

  • INCIPIT: Art Meets Mathematics In the Fourth Dimensionby Stephen Lipscomb

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 109.00

    To see objects that live in the fourth dimension we humans would need to add a fourth dimension to our three-dimensional vision. An example of such an object that lives in the fourth dimension is a hyper-sphere or ?3-sphere.? The quest to imagine the elusive 3-sphere has deep historical roots: medieval poet Dante Alighieri used a 3-sphere to convey... more...