Crucible of Language

The Wonders of Language: Or How to Make Noises and Influence People  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Oct. 19, 2017
The Wonders of Language: Or How to Make Noises and Influence People

The Wonders of Language: Or How to Make Noises and Influence People by Ian Roberts
English | April 17, 2017 | ISBN: 1107149932, 1316604411 | PDF | 238 pages | 4.4 MB

The Evolutionary Emergence of Language: Evidence and Inference (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Oct. 18, 2017
The Evolutionary Emergence of Language: Evidence and Inference (repost)

The Evolutionary Emergence of Language: Evidence and Inference by Rudolf Botha and Martin Everaert
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0199654840 | 384 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB

Formal Models in the Study of Language  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at Oct. 11, 2017
Formal Models in the Study of Language

Formal Models in the Study of Language: Applications in Interdisciplinary Contexts by Joanna Blochowiak, Cristina Grisot, Stephanie Durrleman, Christopher Laenzlinger
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319488317 | 475 Pages | PDF | 10.5 MB

This volume presents articles that focus on the application of formal models in the study of language in a variety of innovative ways, and is dedicated to Jacques Moeschler, professor at University of Geneva, to mark the occasion of his 60th birthday.
The Value of Foreign Language Learning: A Study on Linguistic Capital and the Economic Value of Language Skills

The Value of Foreign Language Learning: A Study on Linguistic Capital and the Economic Value of Language Skills By Tobias Schroedler
English | PDF | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 248 Pages | ISBN : 3658197358 | 6.38 MB

Based on a highly interdisciplinary theoretical framework, Tobias Schroedler provides a comprehensive picture of the value of language skills within the Irish economy. The author manages to present and merge theories from economics, business studies, sociology, and applied linguistics making this an innovative and valuable contribution to the growing field of research on the value of multilingualism and languages.

The Crucible of Consciousness: An Integrated Theory of Mind and Brain (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by libr at June 17, 2017
The Crucible of Consciousness: An Integrated Theory of Mind and Brain (repost)

The Crucible of Consciousness: An Integrated Theory of Mind and Brain by Zoltan Torey and Daniel C. Dennett
English | 2009 | ISBN: 026251284X | PDF| 272 pages | 1 MB

PBS Empires - The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization (1999)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 15, 2017
PBS Empires - The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization (1999)

PBS Empires - The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization (1999)
DVDRip | 720 x 416 | .AVI/XviD @ 2271 Kbps | 3x~46mn | English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | 2.39 GB
Genre: Documentary, History

It was perhaps the most spectacular flourishing of imagination and achievement in recorded history. In the Fourth and Fifth Centuries BC, the Greeks built an empire that stretched across the Mediterranean from Asia to Spain. They laid the foundations of modern science, politics, warfare and philosophy, and produced some of the most breathtaking art and architecture the world has ever seen. This series, narrated by Liam Neeson, recounts the rise, glory, demise and legacy of the empire that marked the dawn of Western civilization. The story of this astonishing civilization is told through the lives of heroes of ancient Greece.

The Crucible of Consciousness: An Integrated Theory of Mind and Brain (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at May 12, 2014
The Crucible of Consciousness: An Integrated Theory of Mind and Brain (repost)

The Crucible of Consciousness: An Integrated Theory of Mind and Brain by Zoltan Torey and Daniel C. Dennett
English | 2009 | ISBN: 026251284X | PDF| 272 pages | 1 MB

"Torey's way of putting things sheds new light on just what is going on in the 'computational' brain, since he has to find alternative metaphors to stand in for the now somewhat overworked comparison with computers.

Crucible of Terror (1971)  Video

Posted by sono.il.garante at Feb. 22, 2014
Crucible of Terror (1971)

Crucible of Terror (1971)
DVDRip | Lang: English | MKV | 867x480 | AVC 1877Kbps | AC3 192Kbps | 90:18mins | 1.31GB
Genre: Drama, Horror | UK

An obsessed sculptor kills a young women to make a perfect bronze sculpture of her. Years later at his secluded home a number of people become trapped in a web of revenge, murder and horror.

Crucible of Empire The Spanish American War (1999)  Video

Posted by VMP at June 4, 2010
Crucible of Empire The Spanish American War (1999)

Crucible of Empire The Spanish American War (1999)
DVDRip | Language: English | 1h 56mn | 448x304 | AVI XviD 702 Kbps 29.970 fps | MP3 2.0 128 Kbps 48.0 KHz | 700 MB
Genre: Documentary
IMDB INFOR | Rating 5.9/10

In 1898, the premise was straightforward enough: help Cuba remove the Spaniards from their borders. But when the smoke cleared, the Spanish-American War proved to be the factor that brought the United States out of isolationism to its position as a world power. The PBS film Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War examines the different elements that led to the war, including William Randolph Hearst's yellow journalism, the Maine, economic conditions, and race issues. After the war, the United States would acquire Cuba, the Philippines, and other Spanish possessions.
How mobile robots can self-organise a vocabulary (Computational Models of Language Evolution) (Volume 2)

How mobile robots can self-organise a vocabulary (Computational Models of Language Evolution) (Volume 2) by Paul Vogt
English | Dec. 11, 2015 | ISBN: 3946234011 | 286 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

One of the hardest problems in science is the symbol grounding problem, a question that has intrigued philosophers and linguists for more than a century. With the rise of artificial intelligence, the question has become very actual, especially within the field of robotics. The problem is that an agent, be it a robot or a human, perceives the world in analogue signals.