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    Specialized ApplicationSoftware

    Chapter 4

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    Describe graphics software, including desktoppublishing, image editors, illustration programs, imagegalleries, and graphics suites

    Discuss audio and video editing software

    Describe multimedia, including links, buttons, andmultimedia authoringprograms.

    Competencies (Page 1 of 2)

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    Competencies (Page 2 of 2)

    Explain Web authoring, Web site design, andWeb authoring programs.

    Describe virtual reality and X3D.

    Discuss knowledge-based (expert) systems.

    Describe roboticsincluding perception

    systems, industrialrobots, mobilerobots, andhousehold robotics

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    Specialized applications make it possible to perform

    advanced tasks at home. Home users can create Webs sites, work with graphicimages, and create music or art.

    Robots now provide securityand assistance in homes.

    Competent end users need tobe aware of specializedapplications Graphics programs Audio and video editing software

    Multimedia Web authoring Artificial intelligence

    Introduction

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    Graphics Programs

    Audio and Video Software

    Multimedia Programs

    Web Authoring Programs

    Artificial Intelligence

    Virtual Reality

    Knowledge-based Systems Robotics

    Specialized Applications

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    Desktop publishing

    Image editors

    Illustration programs Image galleries

    Graphic suites

    Graphics

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    Audio andVideo

    Video editing software Enhances digital video

    footage

    Apple's iMovie & Windows

    Movie Maker Audio editing software

    Creates and edits audioclips

    Can create your own MP3s

    Apples Garage Band and

    Sonys ACID

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    Capture Video

    Edit a Movie

    Create a DVD

    Digital Video Editing

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    The integration of a variety of media into onepresentation

    Video

    Music Voice

    Graphics

    Text

    Include userinteractivity

    Multimedia

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    Links & Buttons

    Links can be to

    Video

    Sound

    Graphics Text Files

    Buttons are links andprovide the ability tonavigate through apresentation

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    Special programs used to create multimediapresentations

    Bring together all the video, audio, graphics, and

    text elements Popular programs

    Adobe Director

    Toolbook

    Multimedia Authoring Programs

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    Corporations use the Web to reach newcustomers

    Many individuals create their own personal sites,

    called Web logs orblogs, to keep in touch withfriends and family

    Web Site Design

    Web AuthoringPrograms

    Web Authoring

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    Web Site Design

    Interactive multimediaform ofcommunication

    Create a graphical

    map of overall content Add multimedia

    elements likeanimation

    Macromedia'sFlash

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    Known as Web page editors orHTML editors

    Provide support for Web site design

    Creates HTML coding

    Popular programs Adobe Dreamweaver

    NetObjects Fusion

    Microsoft Expression

    Web Authoring Programs

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    WYSIWYG

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    Artificial Intelligence

    Attempts to simulatehuman senses, thoughtprocesses, and actions

    Designed to help peopleand organizationsbecome more productive

    Three areas of AI Virtual reality

    Knowledge-based (expert)systems

    Robotics

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    Artificial or simulated reality

    Generated in 3-D by a computer

    Commonly known as VR, artificial reality, orvirtual

    environments

    Virtual Reality

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    Artificial intelligence that uses a database forassistance

    Database is known as a knowledge base

    Many use "fuzzy logic"

    Knowledge-Based(Expert) Systems

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    The field of study concerned with using robots

    Robots are computer-controlled machines

    Mimic the motor activities of living things

    Four types of robots Perception system robots

    Industrial robots

    Mobile robots

    Household robots

    Robotics

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    Desktop publishers use computers toformat and create publication-ready material Books

    Magazines

    Newsletters Newspapers

    Generally requires completion of a

    program, good communication skills, and

    artistic ability Desktop publishers can expect to earn $25K -

    $42K annually

    Careers in IT

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    Research is being done to give robots a senseof values so they can make decisionsindependently

    The Saya robot is under development in Tokyo

    A Look to the FutureArtificial Intelligence

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    Describe graphics, including desktop publishers,image editors, illustration programs, imagegalleries, and graphics suites.

    Discuss audio and video editing software.

    What is multimedia? How are multimediapresentations developed?

    Open-Ended Questions (Page 1 of 2)

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    Describe Web authoring, including Web sitedesign and Web authoring programs.

    Discuss three areas of artificial intelligence.

    Open-Ended Questions(Page 2 of 2)

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