Cloud Computing Similar to: ·Utility Computing ·On-Demand Computing History The history of cloud computing as a concept that would deliver computing resources to different locations through a global network can be said to have originally been introduced in the sixties by Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider often shortened to J.C.R Licklider. J.C.R Licklider’s idea of an [...]
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Artificial Intelligence History Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a diverse field of R&D dealing with machine intelligence. Its underlying concepts reach back many centuries into Greek philosophy and mathematics. The idea of universal computation has been discussed in connection with concepts for computational devices since at least the times of Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace. Alan [...]
Ambient Intelligence History In 1998, Philips and Palo Alto Ventures coined the term ‘ambient intelligence’ (AmI) in order to illustrate a vision of the future where technologies seamlessly interact and adapt to human needs while being none obtrusive. From then on they have further developed the concept, or vision, and designed products such as the [...]
Affective Computing Also known as Emotional computing Emotion-oriented computing History Research into affect can be traced to the 19th century. However, it used to be linked to living organisms. Interest in the computational aspects of affects (or emotions, the terms seem to be used interchangeably) has only developed in the last decade of the 20th [...]