Reflexing Interfaces: The Complex Coevolution of Information Technology Ecosystems, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599046296
  • ISBN-13: 9781599046297
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 407 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released June 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Information and communication technologies are increasingly prolific worldwide, exposing the issues and challenges of the assimilation of existing living environments to the shift in technological communication infrastructure.

Reflexing Interfaces: The Complex Coevolution of Information Technology Ecosystems discusses the application of complex theories in information and communication technology, with a focus on the interaction between living systems and information technologies. This innovative view provides researcher, scholars, and IT professionals with a fundamental resource on such compelling topics as virtual reality; fuzzy logic systems; and complexity science in artificial intelligence, evolutionary computation, neural networks, and 3-D modeling.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Living Systems and Information Technology.
2: Reflexing Interfaces.
3: Riddle of the Sphinx: Paradox Revealed and Reveiled.
4: Theory of Cooperative Coevolution of Genes and Memes.
5: Thinking Animals and Thinking Machines: What Relations? (with Particular Reference to the Psychoanalytical Point of View).
6: Machines Paying Attention.
7: Artificial Mind.
8: Neurofeedback: Using Computer Technology to Alter Brain Functioning.
9: Biological Traits in Artificial Self-Reproducing Systems.
10: Evolutionary Algorithms in Problem Solving and Machine Learning.
11: The Future Quantum Computer: Biotic Complexity.
12: Application Fields: From Networks to Fractal Geometry.
13: Networks: Uses and Misuses of an Emergent Paradigm.
14: Theory and Practice of Ant-Based Routing in Dynamic Telecommunication Networks.
15: Cryptography, Delayed Dynamical Systems, and Secure Communication.
16: Portfolio Optimization Using Evolutionary Algorithms.
17: Financial Trading Systems: Is Recurrent Reinforcement Learning the Way?.
18: About the Use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in the Framework of Physical Limnological Studies on a Great Lake.
19: Urban and Architectural 3-D Fast Processing.
20: Reflections of Spiral Complexity on Art.
21: Fractal Geometry and Computer Science.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.