C# Augmented Reality with AForge.Net and a Webcam

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Results of AI plus Augmented Reality

AForge.NET is an open source and useful framework for C Sharp with many useful prewritten libraries, perfect for augmented reality, of which I’ll focus on two here: AForge.Video and AForge.Imaging. They provide the connection to the webcam driver that I needed to get this project … Click To Read More

Top Three Infinity ∞ Paradoxes – Part 3 – Gabriel’s Horn/Trumpet

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Gabriel's Horn

Series about infinity (that is ironically finite) Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

This time, on infinity paradoxes… Gabriel’s Trumpet:

Thought up by the mathematician Evangelista Torricelli back in the 1600’s it consists of the function f(x) = 1/x in the domain [latex]1\leq x\leq\infty[/latex], rotated … Click To Read More

A Discussion of Simple and General Artificial Intelligence

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As I hinted in an earlier post, a discussion of simple and general artificial intelligence was upcoming.

But first up, let’s get the definitions and terminology out of the way. Weak or Narrow Artificial Intelligence is defined as a computer program that is “non-sentient” … Click To Read More

Recent Announcement for the Detection of Gravitational Waves

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On nearly the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s prediction of gravitational waves in 1916,  earlier this month, physicists from LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) in the United States, and the European run Virgo Interferometer announced in a paper named Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Click To Read More

C# Programming – Big Two Card Game – Chinese Poker – 大老二 – Da Lao Er – Part 4 – The Computer Players – Artificial Intelligence 2

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Big Two Series: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

In my previous post here, I outlined the framework on which the AI players of my Big Two program operate:

  1. The computer would sort their cards by rank.
  2. The computer makes an exhaustive
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Germany’s Wendelstein 7-X Stellarator (Nuclear Fusion Reactor)

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Named after Wendelstein, a mountain in southern Germany (which is ironic as the project is actually located in Griefswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on the opposite side of the country!), the Wendelstein 7-X Stellarator is one of the world’s largest and most expensive attempts at building a stellarator … Click To Read More