Advances in Intelligent Systems

Concepts, Tools and Applications

  • Spyros G. Tzafestas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xl
  2. Computer-Aided Intelligent Systems and Tools

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. A. Tsois, S. G. Tzafestas
      Pages 3-20
    3. Ioannis Fudos
      Pages 21-32
    4. T. Panayiotopoulos, G. Katsirelos, S. Vosinakis, S. Kousidou
      Pages 33-42
    5. Nikitas M. Sgouros, Stavros Sotirchos
      Pages 43-50
    6. G. E. Economakos, G. K. Papakonstantinou
      Pages 51-62
    7. N. S. Papaspyrou, C. E. Sgouropoulou, E. S. Skordalakis, A. V. Gerbessiotis, P. Livadas
      Pages 75-86
    8. Andreas Koulouris, Nectarios Koziris, George Papakonstantinou, Panayotis Tsanakas
      Pages 87-96
    9. Costas P. Voliotis, George Triantafyllos, Tasos Dalias, Nikos Platis
      Pages 97-108
    10. T. Panayiotopoulos, N. Zacharis, S. Vosinakis
      Pages 109-118
  3. Information Extraction from Texts, Natural Language Interfaces and Intelligent Retrieval Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. J. Kontos, I. Malagardi
      Pages 121-130
    3. Vangelis Karkaletsis, Constantine D. Spyropoulos, George Petasis
      Pages 131-142
    4. S. E. Michos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis
      Pages 143-154
    5. Vittorio Di Tomaso, Gianfrancesco D’Angelo
      Pages 167-178
    6. F. Vichot, F. Wolinski, H. C. Ferri, D. Urbani
      Pages 191-200
    7. Byron Georgantopoulos, Stelios Piperidis
      Pages 201-210
    8. J. Kontos, I. Malagardi, D. Trikkalidis
      Pages 211-218
    9. T. Panayiotopoulos, N. Avradinis, C. C. Marinagi
      Pages 219-230
    10. Punpiti Piamsa-Nga, S. R. Subramanya, Nikitas A. Alexandridis, Sanan Srakaew, George Blankenship, G. Papakonstantinou et al.
      Pages 231-242
    11. L. Baxevanaki, E. Ioannidis, T. Panayiotopoulos
      Pages 243-252
  4. Image Processing and Video-Based Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. P. Androutsos, D. Androutsos, K. N. Plataniotis, A. N. Venetsanopoulos
      Pages 255-264
    3. K. Friesen, N. D. Panagiotacopulos, S. Lertsuntivit, J. S. Lee
      Pages 265-276
    4. Vassilis Alexopoulos, Anastasios Delopoulos, Stefanos Kollias
      Pages 277-286
    5. N. Ikonomakis, K. N. Plataniotis, A. N. Venetsanopoulos
      Pages 287-298
    6. Milan Sigmund, Pavel Novotny
      Pages 299-310
    7. Theodore Lilas, Stefanos Kollias
      Pages 311-320
    8. N. D. Doulamis, A. D. Doulamis, S. D. Kollias
      Pages 321-332
    9. Y. Xirouhakis, G. Votsis, A. Delopoulos
      Pages 333-344
    10. Miltiades Leonidou, Nicolas Tsapatsoulis, Stefanos Kollias
      Pages 345-356
    11. S. G. Tzafestas, J. Pantazopoulos
      Pages 357-364
    12. M. K. Viblis, K. J. Kyriakopoulos
      Pages 367-378
    13. I. Andreadis
      Pages 379-386
  5. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 387-387
    2. M. Pachter, S. Nardi
      Pages 389-400
    3. J. R. García-Làzaro, J. F. Bienvenido
      Pages 427-438
    4. A. Qasem, A. Avolio, F. Camacho, T. Stephan, G. Frangakis
      Pages 467-474
    5. C. C. Marinagi, C. D. Spyropoulos, S. Kokkotos, C. Halatsis
      Pages 475-486
    6. N. D. Panagiotacopulos, J. S. Lee, K. Friesen, L. Wan
      Pages 487-498

About this book


Intelligent Systems involve a large class of systems which posses human-like capabilities such as learning, observation, perception, interpretation, reasoning under uncertainty, planning in known and unknown environments, decision making, and control action. The field of intelligent systems is actually a new interdisciplinary field which is the outcome of the interaction, cooperation and synergetic merging of classical fields such as system theory, control theory, artificial intelligence, information theory, operational research, soft computing, communications, linguistic theory, and others. Integrated intelligent decision and control systems involve three primary hierarchical levels, namely organization, coordination and execution levels. As we proceed from the be performed organization to the execution level, the precision about the jobs to increases and accordingly the intelligence required for these jobs decreases. This is in compliance with the principle of increasing precision with decreasing intelligence (IPOI) known from the management field and theoretically established by Saridis using information theory concepts. This book is concerned with intelligent systems and techniques and gives emphasis on the computational and processing issues. Control issues are not included here. The contributions of the book are presented in four parts as follows.


algorithms artificial intelligence cognition control image processing information information theory intelligent systems multimedia natural language pattern recognition perception systems theory uncertainty wavelet

Editors and affiliations

  • Spyros G. Tzafestas
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer EngineeringNational Technical University of AthensGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-0393-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-4840-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2213-8986
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