Intelligent Assistant Systems: Concepts, Techniques and Technologies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1591408806
  • ISBN-13: 9781591408802
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released March 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

Intelligent assistant systems information is becoming the raw material of modern society. Access to information spaces and the capability to use them effectively and efficiently has become a key economical success factor. Intelligent Assistant Systems: Concepts, Techniques and Technologies contributes to the development of particular kinds of software and intelligent assistant systems, highlighting preliminary answers to the question, "what is assistance?" Intelligent Assistant Systems demonstrates that assistant systems will become reality, as the technology for implementing these systems is available and the problems that require assistance for their solutions are soon to be discovered. This book addresses intelligent assistant systems and issues, their scope, purpose, architecture, implementation, deployment, theoretical background, and use."

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Intelligent Assistant Systems: Concepts, Techniques and Technologies: Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1: Foundations.
2: Interaction Scenarios for Information Extraction.
3: Assistance and Induction: The Therapy Planning Case.
4: Wrapper Induction Programs as Information Extraction Assistants.
5: Modeling Confidence for Assistant Systems.
6: Intelligent Support for Building Knowledge Bases for Natural Language Processing.
7: Formalization of User Preferences, Obligations and Rights.
8: The Memetics Approach to Assistance.
9: Building Intelligent Multimodal Assistants Based on Logic Programming in the Meme Media Architecture.
10: From Planning Tools to Intelligent Assistants: Meme Media and Logic Programming Technologies.
11: Memetic Approach to the Location-Based Ad Hoc Federation of Intelligent Resources.
12: Applications.
13: From E-Learning Tools to Assistants by Learner Modelling and Adaptive Behavior.
14: Mathematics in Virtual Knowledge Spaces: User Adaptation by Intelligent Assistants.
15: Building a Virtual Trainer for an Immersive Haptic Virtual Reality Environment.
Glossary.
About the Authors.
Index.