Computational Intelligence in Archaeology, 1st Edition

  • Juan A. Barcell
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  • ISBN-10: 1599044919
  • ISBN-13: 9781599044910
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 418 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released April 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Provides analytical theories offered by innovative artificial intelligence computing methods in the archaeological domain.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: From Natural Archaeology to “Artificial” Intelligence.
2: “Automatic” Archaeology: A Useless Endeavour, an Impossible Dream, or Reality?.
3: Problem Solving in the Brain and by the Machine.
4: Learning and Experimentation in Historical Sciences.
5: Computer Systems that Learn.
6: An Introduction to Neurocomputing.
7: Practical Examples of Automated Archaeology.
8: Visual and Non-Visual Analysis in Archaeology.
9: Shape Analysis.
10: Texture and Compositional Analysis in Archaeology.
11: Spatiotemporal Analysis.
12: An Automated Approach to Historical and Social Explanation.
13: Conclusions: The Computational Philosophy of Archaeology.
14: Beyond Science Fiction Tales.
Glossary.
Compilation of References.
About the Author.
Index.