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Computer science; Philosophy

  • Current Issues in Computing and Philosophyby A. Briggle; K. Waelbers; P.A.E. Brey

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 145.00

    The theme of this volume is the multi-faceted ?computational turn? that is occurring through the interaction of the disciplines of philosophy and computing. In computer and information sciences, there are significant conceptual and methodological questions that require reflection and analysis. Moreover, digital, information and communication technologies... more...

  • Philosophy and Computer Scienceby Timothy Colburn

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Colburn (computer science, U. of Minnesota-Duluth) has a doctorate in philosophy and an advanced degree in computer science; he's worked as a philosophy professor, a computer programmer, and a research scientist in artificial intelligence. Here he discusses the philosophical foundations of artificial intelligence; the new encounter of science and philosophy... more...

  • Luciano Floridi?s Philosophy of Technologyby Hilmi Demir

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 141.19

    This philosophical analysis of new technologies leads to a novel metaphysical framework in which understanding of reality shifts from materialistic to informational. In this world, all entities, natural or artificial, are analyzed as informational entities. more...

  • INFORMATION AND COMPUTATIONby Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic; Mark Burgin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 134.00 US$ 121.94

    Information is a basic structure of the world, while computation is a process of the dynamic change of information. This book provides a cutting-edge view of world's leading authorities in fields where information and computation play a central role. It sketches the contours of the future landscape for the development of our understanding of information... more...

  • Context-Free Languages and Primitive Wordsby Pal Domosi; Masami Ito

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 119.00 US$ 108.29

    A word is said to be primitive if it cannot be represented as any power of another word. It is a well-known conjecture that the set of all primitive words Q over a non-trivial alphabet is not context-free: this conjecture is still open. In this book, the authors deal with properties of primitive words over a non-primitive alphabet, the language consisting... more...

  • The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Computing and Informationby Luciano Floridi

    Wiley 2008; US$ 183.95 US$ 159.42

    This Guide provides an ambitious state-of-the-art survey of the fundamental themes, problems, arguments and theories constituting the philosophy of computing. A complete guide to the philosophy of computing and information. Comprises 26 newly-written chapters by leading international experts. Provides a complete, critical introduction... more...

  • Philosophy and Computingby Luciano Floridi

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    Philosophy and Computing explores each of the following areas of technology: the digital revolution; the computer; the Internet and the Web; CD-ROMs and Mulitmedia; databases, textbases, and hypertexts; Artificial Intelligence; the future of computing. Luciano Floridi shows us how the relationship between philosophy and computing provokes a wide... more...

  • The Computer After Meby Jeremy Pitt

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 88.00 US$ 80.08

    We are increasingly seeing computer systems which are expected to function without operator intervention. This is perhaps acceptable for running computer networks or traffic lights; however, we are now seeing computer systems deployed to qualitatively influence human judgments such as rulings on legal disputes or fitness for work to evaluate disability... more...

  • Ethics in the Virtual Worldby John Strain

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book presents three papers presented at the Second International Conference on Teaching Applied and Professional Ethics in Higher Education in September 2005. The papers – based around the conference theme of “Ethics in the Virtual World” - reflect major and continuing themes in computing, ethics and society: access to confidential... more...

  • Emerging Technology and Ethicsby Kutoma Wakunuma

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    This e-book on Emerging Technologies and Ethics includes a collection of essays which explore the future and ethics of emerging information and communication technologies. Articles in the collection include an overview of the legal implications which may be relevant to the ethical aspects of emerging technologies and also ethical issues arising from... more...

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