This book is the outcome of a series of discussions at the Philips Symposium on Intelligent Algorithms, held in Eindhoven in December 2004. It offers exciting and practical examples of the use of intelligent algorithms in ambient and biomedical computing. It contains topics such as bioscience computing, database design, machine consciousness, scheduling, video summarization, audio classification, semantic reasoning, machine learning, tracking and localization, secure computing, and communication.
Focuses on the algorithmic aspects of intelligent systems
Provides exciting examples from practice on the use of intelligent algorithms
Covers a broad range of applications in ambient intelligence and biomedical computing