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By Thomas Georges

Should still the day come while clever machines not just make computations but in addition imagine and event feelings as people do, how can we distinguish the “human” from the “machine”? This creation to man made intelligence – and to its almost certainly profound social, ethical, and moral implications – is designed for readers with very little technical historical past. In available, targeted, attractive discussions, physicist and award-winning technology author Thomas Georges explores the elemental concerns: what's attention? Can pcs be wakeful? If machines may well imagine or even suppose, might they then be entitled to “human” rights? Will machines and other people merge right into a biomechanical race? may still we fear that super-intelligent machines could take over the realm? Even now we proceed to place more and more subtle machines answerable for severe facets of our lives in ways in which may well carry unexpected outcomes for the human race. electronic Soul demanding situations we all, sooner than it’s too overdue, to think twice and rationally concerning the type of global we are going to are looking to dwell in – with clever machines ever nearer through our aspects.

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4. 77) 26 2 Kinematics of Continua Fig. 80) In a similar way, we can prove the remaining relations of the theorem. F ik /T D F ki . F 1 k /i D ıik Thus, we have proved the following theorem. 5. 92). 93) – The expressions for covariant components of the deformation tensor in terms of ı components of the displacement vector with respect to K and K. 94) – The relations between contravariant components of the deformation tensor and ı components of the displacement vector in K and K. 96) Thus, we have proved the following theorem.

144) ˛D1 ı ˛ > 0. In a similar way, we can prove that the tensor V is positive-definite. Both the tensors V and U are nonsingular, because, under the conditions of the theorem, the tensor F is nonsingular. 146) which are orthogonal. 147) ı According to [12], this means that the tensor O is orthogonal. In a similar way, we can show that the tensor O is orthogonal as well. 148) ı Here U and V are symmetric, positive-definite tensors, O and O are orthogonal tensors. 148) is unique. 150) hence, e U D U, because the decomposition of the tensor FT F for its eigenbasis is unique.

4), the tensor ı F can be represented as equivalence class of the ordered set of six vectors ri ; ri (Fig. 7). 16 2 Kinematics of Continua Fig. e. the deformation gradient transforms local bases vectors of the same material ı point M from K to K. 1. 7 Curvilinear Spatial Coordinates Notice that the choice of Cartesian basis O eN i as a fixed (immovable) system in the spatial (Eulerian) description of the continuum motion is not a necessary condition. For some problems of continuum mechanics it is convenient to consider a moving !

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