Books tagged: artificial intelligence

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Better than Real
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2009 by Velluminous Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Sent to a murder scene to defuse a delicate situation, love-doll designer Lee finds that his sexiest creation yet has gone lethally wrong, infiltrated by Lilith, a mysterious rogue AI who's as comfortable with assassination as with seduction. In a life-or-death race with Lilith's creators, Lee risks the very stuff of his humanity--and his best chance of salvation turns out not to be human at all.
THE COMBINATION OF AI MODELLING TECHNIQUES FOR THE SIMULATION OF MANUFACTURING PROCESSES
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 58,380. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2009. Category:
In recent years, the use of Artificial Intelligence modelling and control techniques for certain manufacturing processes have led to significant advantages over conventional techniques. However, the benefits of using AI techniques identified in these studies have not resulted in their use in industry on a wide scale.
From Dust to Descartes: An Evolutionary and Mechanical Explanation of Consciousness and Self-Awareness
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Price: Free! Words: 65,900. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
Beginning with physical reactions as simple and mechanical as rust, From Dust to Descartes goes step by evolutionary step to explore how the most remarkable and personal aspects of consciousness have arisen, how our awareness of the world of ourselves differs from that of other species, and whether machines could ever become self-aware.
The Little Universe
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Series: Little Universe, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,750. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Rose Adams, spiritual scientist, bets her atheist husband she will convince him that some form of God must exist. The only problem; now she’s dead. Webster, astronomer and inventor, carries out Rose’s final project. If it works, it will house a self-contained miniature universe. The project does work, and the discoveries Webster finds within are beyond comparison. His world is forever changed.
Jim's Life
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Series: Little Universe, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,820. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A soul transfer has Jim awaken in the hospital in someone else’s body. He has no memory of his past life or awareness of the crime committed before the near-fatal accident, a felony done by the body’s previous occupant. Already a person of global interest due to the rape case, coma and miraculous recovery from brain-death, Jim still has a more stunning surprise.
The Book of Adam: Autobiography of the First Human Clone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010 by Doublethumb Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Adam's memoir draws us into a world where it's soon common to have your genetic twin born after your death: the bigotry he faces in youth, haunting dreams of the man from whom he was cloned, and his inner search for his soul. A search shadowed by his fear of death and a multigenerational family drama in which, like the House Atreus, the players seem fated to struggle with the sins of the father.
Knowledge
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Tectonic. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Over 5,000 years ago in Mesopotamia, something remarkable happened - the seeds of western civilisation were sown. In the city-state of Eridu, perhaps the earliest city of ancient Sumer, knowledge grew rapidly and became highly valued in its own right. Looking back in time, an intelligence beyond our understanding was determined to learn something of the profound discoveries that occurred there.
Inbound to Earth
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Series: Science Fiction for Astronomers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,770. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tannon Bessimer is an amateur astronomer who has discovered an object that is inbound to our solar system. And it’s getting the world's attention. The final destination is unknown, but if earth is the UFO's target, communication is the key. But the object is silent – until Tannon becomes the unexpected contact.
Birth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
We may be the most intelligent species on Earth, but we're unlikely to be the last. What does seem likely, though, is that the next intelligent species will be one created by us. How will that species come to be? How will it develop? How will our interactions with it influence that development and its relationship to us? This anthology of three short stories deals with these questions.
Divergence: PORT101 - Book Two
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Series: The P.O.R.T. 101 Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Armed with knowledge of her future, Sonya embarks on a lifelong mission to discover and disrupt the cause and consequences of an experiment which threatens to take her life, eventually leading to the destruction of all life on Earth (3rd Edition).