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  • 'Archaeologizing' Heritage?by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 159.00

    This book investigates notions of 'archaeological heritage' from colonial times to the present. Incorporating approaches from humanities and engineering, it includes case studies of sites in South and Southeast Asia with a special focus on Angkor, Cambodia. more...

  • 101 Top Techniques for Artistsby SAA

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 22.99

    101 Top Techniques for Artists is a colourful compendium packed full of practical tips and techniques by 101 of today?s most popular leading artists. Each technique is presented in clear, simple step-by-step instructions that describe how to complete the project yourself, including a full list of materials and detailed images to guide you along... more...

  • ARTSby Maria Burguete; Lui Lam

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 75.00

    This book treats arts as part of science, from the unified perspective of Science Matters. It contains 17 chapters, with 18 contributors who are prominent humanists, professional artists, or scientists. It consists of three parts: Part I: Philosophy and History of Arts; Part II: Arts in Action; Part III: Understanding Arts. The book is aimed at both... more...

  • Abstraction in Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systemsby Lorenza Saitta; Jean-Daniel Zucker

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 149.00

    Abstraction is a fundamental mechanism underlying both human and artificial perception, representation of knowledge, reasoning and learning. This mechanism plays a crucial role in many disciplines, notably Computer Programming, Natural and Artificial Vision, Complex Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Art, and Cognitive Sciences.... 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...

  • Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italyby John Champagne

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italy is an interdisciplinary historical re-reading of a series of representative texts that complicate our current understanding of the portrayal of masculinity in the Italian fascist era. Examining paintings, films, music and literature in light of some of the ideological and material contradictions... more...

  • Against the Flowby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    At once provocative and inspiring , Against the Flow is a work of polemic from an internationally respected writer and thinker on arts education. Peter Abbs argues that contemporary education ignores the aesthetic and ethical as a result of being in thrall to such forces as the market economy and managerial and functional dictates. He identifies the... more...

  • Agent Technology and e-Healthby Roberta Annicchiarico; Ulises Cortes Garcia; Cristina Urdiales

    Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 59.95

    Multi-agent systems are one of the most exciting research areas in Artificial Intelligence. In the last ten years there has been a growing interest in the application of agent-based systems in health care. Moreover, a growing European community of researchers interested in the application of intelligent agents in health care emerged as a result of... more...

  • Algorithmic Compositionby Gerhard Nierhaus

    Springer Vienna 2009; US$ 79.99

    This pragmatic book provides a detailed overview of prominent procedures of algorithmic composition. In addition to an historic overview, each chapter presents a specific class of algorithm in a compositional context. more...

  • Architecture and Mathematics from Antiquity to the Futureby Kim Williams; Michael J. Ostwald

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 149.00

    Every age and every culture has relied on the incorporation of mathematics in their works of architecture to imbue the built environment with meaning and order. Mathematics is also central to the production of architecture, to its methods of measurement, fabrication and analysis. This two-volume edited collection presents a detailed portrait of the... more...