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Advances in Information Systems Science, volume 2 1969. Julius Tou.

Advances in Information Systems Science, volume 2 1969.

Plenum Press, NY and London, 1969; 351 pages, Index.
Condition: Very Good overall, hardcover in very good dustjacket and clear acetate glassine jacket protector. Ex-naval library rubberstamps on textblock fore-edge and on front pastedowns, pocket at rear. Binding is sound and secure, pages are clean and unmarked.
Price: $15.00
Item no. C811201
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CONTENTS -- Learning Systems (Ya. Z. Tsypkin) -- learning algorithms; optimal algorithms; learning recognition or classification; examples of learning systems; conclusion and References;

Stochastic Computing Systems (B R Gaines) -- Computational problems of learning machines and pattern recognizers; emergence of stochastic computing, round-off error elimination in analog-digital convertors etc; the Linear stochastic computer, integrators with feedback, pseudorandom stochastic generators etc;

The Theoretical foundations of Stochastic Computing; Alternative stochastic representations of quantity; Sequential stochastic computing elements; Adaptive threshold Logic; Gradient techniques for the identification of linear systems; Bayes' predictor for binary inputs; Networks of stochastic computing elements, relation to neural nets etc; more

Semantics of Programming Languages (J W de Bakker) -- basic concepts, McCarthy's Theory of Computation, flow diagrams etc; Formal definition of programming languages; conclusion and references;

Information Storage and Retrieval Systems (Michael E Senko) -- history and applications, mathematics and information retrieval; Specialized processing; Storage and retrieval, devices etc;

Some Characteristics of Human Information Processing (Earl Hunt and Walter Makous) -- communicating with the environment - the I-O system; the interface problem; information analysis of sensory function; of human output; the brain - physical considerations;

A functional Analysis of Human Data Handling, real time problem solving etc; Man in an INformation System, computer output, human input; human output, computer input; why the difference between man and machine; Robots; more.