Download e-book for kindle: Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems: 18th Annual Conference, by Yang Gao,Saber Fallah,Yaochu Jin,Constantina Lekakou

By Yang Gao,Saber Fallah,Yaochu Jin,Constantina Lekakou

This booklet constitutes the refereed court cases of the 18th Annual convention on in the direction of self reliant Robotics, TAROS 2017, held in Guildford, united kingdom, in July 2017.
The forty three revised complete papers provided including thirteen brief papers have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from sixty six submissions. The papers discuss robotics learn drawn from a large and various variety of themes, corresponding to swarm and multi-robotic structures; human-robot interplay; robot learning and imitation; robotic navigation, making plans and protection; humanoid and bio-inspired robots; cellular robots and cars; robotic trying out and layout; detection and popularity; studying and adaptive behaviours; interplay; delicate and reconfigurable robots; and repair and business robots.

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Read e-book online Understanding Learning in Virtual Worlds (Human–Computer PDF

By Mark Childs,Anna Peachey

Since the booklet of the spouse quantity Researching studying in digital Worlds in 2010, there was a progress not just within the variety and variety of academic tasks happening in digital worlds, but in addition within the intensity of study of the character of that schooling. Understanding studying in digital Worlds displays these adjustments via a set of chapters which are prolonged types of study provided on the moment discovering studying in digital Environments convention (ReLIVE 11), a world convention hosted via the Open collage UK.

Included during this publication are chapters that discover the philosophical and methodological underpinnings of realizing studying in digital worlds, establish and examine the criteria that aid studying in those environments, and current case reports that show the various numerous ways that digital worlds should be utilized to facilitate studying and educating. The hyperlinks among studying in a digital global and studying within the actual global are made obvious all through, and the authors demonstrate how knowing studying in a single informs the opposite. Understanding studying in digital Worlds is a vital ebook not just to people who educate in digital worlds, yet to someone for whom knowing studying, in all its varieties, is of interest.

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Download e-book for iPad: Python GUI Programming Cookbook by Burkhard A. Meier

By Burkhard A. Meier

Over eighty object-oriented recipes that can assist you create extraordinary GUIs in Python

About This Book

  • Use object-oriented programming to improve outstanding GUIs in Python
  • Create a operating GUI venture as a critical source for constructing your Python GUIs
  • Packed with easy-to-follow recipes that can assist you enhance code utilizing the most recent published model of Python

Who This e-book Is For

If you're a Python programmer with intermediate point wisdom of GUI programming and wish to benefit the right way to create attractive, powerful, and responsive GUIs utilizing the freely to be had Python GUI frameworks, this e-book is for you.

What you are going to Learn

  • Create awesome GUIs with Python's integrated Tkinter module
  • Customize the GUIs through the use of format managers to rearrange the GUI widgets
  • Advance to an object-oriented programming sort utilizing Python
  • Develop appealing charts utilizing the loose Matplotlib Python module
  • Use threading in a networked surroundings to make the GUIs responsive
  • Discover how one can attach the GUIs to a database
  • Understand how unit exams may be created and internationalize the GUI
  • Extend the GUIs with unfastened Python frameworks utilizing most sensible practices

In Detail

Python is a multi-domain, interpreted programming language. it's a regular general-purpose, high-level programming language. it is usually used as a scripting language as a result of its forgiving syntax and compatibility with a large choice of alternative eco-systems. Its versatile syntax permits builders to write down brief scripts whereas even as, they could use object-oriented strategies to enhance very huge projects.

Python GUI Programming Cookbook follows a task-based method of assist you create attractive and intensely powerful GUIs with the smallest amount of code worthy. This publication makes use of the easiest programming sort, utilizing the fewest traces of code to create a GUI in Python, after which advances to utilizing object-oriented programming in later chapters. when you are new to object-oriented programming (OOP), this ebook will educate you ways to exploit the OOP coding kind within the context of making GUIs written in Python.

Throughout the e-book, you'll increase a whole GUI program, construction recipe upon recipe, connecting the GUI to a database. within the later chapters, you'll discover extra Python GUI frameworks, utilizing most sensible practices. additionally, you will the way to use threading to make sure your GUI does not move unresponsive.

By the top of the booklet, you'll be knowledgeable in Python GUI programming to advance a standard set of GUI applications.

Style and approach

Every recipe during this programming cookbook solves an issue it's possible you'll stumble upon on your programming occupation. whilst, lots of the recipes construct on one another to create a complete, real-life GUI application.

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Download e-book for iPad: Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-centric by James J. Park,Hai Jin,Xiaofei Liao,Ran Zheng

By James J. Park,Hai Jin,Xiaofei Liao,Ran Zheng

Proceedings of the overseas convention on Human-centric Computing and Embedded and Multimedia Computing (HumanCom & EMC 2011) will conceal subject matters of HumanCom and EMC, the present scorching issues fulfilling the world-wide ever-changing wishes.

Human-centric computing is to create novel ideas in order that the people are continually hooked up, moveable, and on hand. As with pervasive-computing, human-centric computing calls for numerous units; even though, such units exist just to receive inputs from the human and are embedded in items that people have interaction with every day. in addition, prior to now couple of a long time, info technological know-how applied sciences motivated and adjusted each element of our lives and our cultures. with out a variety of info technological know-how technology-based purposes, it might be tough to maintain details saved securely, to procedure info successfully, and to speak with ease.

Embedded computing levels from transportable units corresponding to electronic watches and MP3 avid gamers, to massive desk bound installations like site visitors lighting, manufacturing facility controllers, or the platforms controlling nuclear energy vegetation. Complexity varies from low, with a unmarried microcontroller chip, to very excessive with a number of devices, peripherals and networks fastened within a wide chassis or enclosure.

Multimedia computing covers multimedia I/O units, OS, garage platforms, streaming media middleware, non-stop media representations, media coding, media processing, etc., and likewise contains multimedia communications; real-time protocols, end-to-end streaming media, source allocation, multicast protocols, and multimedia functions; databases, allotted collaboration, video conferencing, 3D digital environments.

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New PDF release: Integrating User-Centred Design in Agile Development

By Gilbert Cockton,Marta Lárusdóttir,Peggy Gregory,Åsa Cajander

This e-book examines the probabilities of incorporating parts of user-centred layout (UCD) akin to consumer adventure (UX) and value with agile software program improvement. It explores the problems and difficulties inherent in integrating those practices regardless of their relative similarities, comparable to their emphasis on stakeholder collaboration.  

Developed from a workshop held at NordiCHI in 2014, this edited quantity brings jointly researchers from around the software program improvement, UCD and inventive layout fields to debate the present cutting-edge. useful case reports of integrating UCD in Agile improvement throughout varied contexts are provided, while the several futures for UCD and different layout practices within the context of agile software program improvement are pointed out and explored.

Integrating consumer focused layout in Agile improvement will be excellent for researchers, designers and lecturers who're attracted to software program improvement, user-centred layout, agile methodologies and comparable components.

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Cher Threinen-Pendarvis's The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book: Creative PDF

By Cher Threinen-Pendarvis

Artists this present day use electronic instruments that permit them to paintings as certainly and spontaneously as though they have been utilizing conventional artist instruments equivalent to pastels, watercolors, oil media, and gouache. With the hot development of the capsule marketplace, there are extra instruments and extra subtle gains to be had now than ever ahead of and an elevated hope via artists to benefit the way to use them. As a lot artwork publication as consultant, The Photoshop and Painter Artist pill booklet makes use of conventional drawing and portray thought routines, coupled with reallife tasks, to teach readers how they could use Painter and Photoshop with pressure-sensitive capsules for gorgeous results.

Award-winning artist and writer Cher Threinen-Pendarvis takes readers via numerous tasks designed to enhance their drawing, composition, and conceptual idea techniques whereas exploring diversified makes use of of the various brushes to be had in Painter and Photoshop.

Among many invaluable techniques and methods you’ll examine to:

  • Create tonal, gestural, and contour drawings with a pressure-sensitive pill and stylus
  • Use the iPad for sketching out principles and use comparable software program together with Brushes, ArtStudio, Sketchbook seasoned, Procreate, Adobe principles, and Adobe playstation Touch
  • Translate conventional colour concept to electronic colour tools
  • Incorporate scanned paintings into electronic work and use images as a reference for illustrations

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Download e-book for kindle: UX Style Frameworks: Creating Collaborative Standards by Marti Gold

By Marti Gold

UX type Frameworks is a pragmatic consultant for the hands-on production of a method Framework. This new and collaborative documentation layout combines varied departments’ criteria and magnificence courses right into a unmarried, unified, and available resource for all staff. Marti Gold defines sort Frameworks for net and person adventure designers, displaying what and what sort of info is going right into a sort framework.

As UX designers and inventive administrators are charged with making sure a business’s internet and cellular output are based on branding criteria, the unification of fashion courses, code libraries, and development libraries is a crucial element to dissolving "design siloes" and making a unified model. every one part within the e-book will determine the present ache issues and customary inner practices that lead to criteria records being missed and at last changing into out of date. UX kind Frameworks offers ideas on growing variety Frameworks that evolve to maintain criteria present, eventually leading to extra cohesive model and product designs.

Key features:

  • Offers an absolutely useful significant other web site with a whole kind Framework, exhibiting all examples featured within the booklet and on hand for obtain in order that clients can commence their very own kind Framework.

  • Each part contains information regarding addressing corporation politics and guidelines to assist readers navigate these murky waters to make sure buy-in and institution of favor Frameworks.

  • Includes case reviews that exhibit luck tales the place kind Frameworks have been carried out and not-so-successful tales the place sort Frameworks have been wanted, giving readers examples of alternative methods type Frameworks should be integrated into current workflows.

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Lorna Uden,Dario Liberona,Yun Liu's Learning Technology for Education Challenges: 6th PDF

By Lorna Uden,Dario Liberona,Yun Liu

This booklet constitutes the refereed court cases of the sixth overseas Workshop on studying expertise for schooling in Cloud, LTEC 2017, held in Beijing, China, in August 2017.

The sixteen revised complete papers awarded have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 37 submissions. The papers are prepared in topical sections on studying applied sciences; studying instruments and atmosphere; on-line studying and MOOC; challenge fixing and information Transfer.

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Get Computer Supported Education: 6th International Conference, PDF

By Susan Zvacek,Maria Teresa Restivo,James Uhomoibhi,Markus Helfert

This booklet constitutes the refereed complaints of the sixth overseas convention on laptop Supported schooling, CSEDU 2014, held in Barcelona, Spain, in April 2014.

The 24 revised complete papers awarded have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 242 submissions. The papers handle issues resembling info applied sciences helping studying; learning/teaching methodologies and evaluation; social context and studying environments; area functions and case experiences; and ubiquitous learning.

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