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Blender for Animation and Film-Based Production

Blender for Animation and Film-Based Production

Michelangelo Manrique

October 30, 2014

See Why Blender Is Right for Your Studio’s Pipeline Blender for Animation and Film-Based Production explores why Blender is ideal for animation films. It demonstrates Blender’s capability to do the job in each production department. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced user, you’ll see why...

Hardware Security: Design, Threats, and Safeguards

Hardware Security: Design, Threats, and Safeguards

Debdeep Mukhopadhyay, Rajat Subhra Chakraborty

October 28, 2014

Beginning with an introduction to cryptography, Hardware Security: Design, Threats, and Safeguards explains the underlying mathematical principles needed to design complex cryptographic algorithms. It then presents efficient cryptographic algorithm implementation methods, along with...

Theoretical and Computational Research in the 21st Century

Theoretical and Computational Research in the 21st Century

Nazmul Islam

October 28, 2014

This book focuses mainly on the recent developments of all types of theoretical, mathematical, and computational conceptions, as well as modelling and simulation of specific research themes covering all scientific and technical disciplines from chemistry, physics, and engineering to biology and...

Soft Computing and Its Applications: Volumes One and Two

Soft Computing and Its Applications: Volumes One and Two

Kumar S. Ray

October 28, 2014

This two-volume set explains the primary tools of soft computing as well as provides an abundance of working examples and detailed design studies. The books start with coverage of fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic and their various approaches to fuzzy reasoning and go on to discuss several advanced...

Algorithmic Techniques for the Polymer Sciences

Algorithmic Techniques for the Polymer Sciences

Bradley S. Tice

October 27, 2014

This new book—the first of its kind—examines the use of algorithmic techniques to compress random and non-random sequential strings found in chains of polymers. The book is an introduction to algorithmic complexity. Examples taken from current research in the polymer sciences are used for...

Quantitative Graph Theory: Mathematical Foundations and Applications

Quantitative Graph Theory: Mathematical Foundations and Applications

Matthias Dehmer, Frank Emmert-Streib

October 27, 2014

The first book devoted exclusively to quantitative graph theory, Quantitative Graph Theory: Mathematical Foundations and Applications presents and demonstrates existing and novel methods for analyzing graphs quantitatively. Incorporating interdisciplinary knowledge from graph theory, information...

High Performance Parallel I/O

High Performance Parallel I/O

Prabhat, Quincey Koziol

October 23, 2014

Gain Critical Insight into the Parallel I/O Ecosystem Parallel I/O is an integral component of modern high performance computing (HPC), especially in storing and processing very large datasets to facilitate scientific discovery. Revealing the state of the art in this field, High Performance...

Regularization, Optimization, Kernels, and Support Vector Machines

Regularization, Optimization, Kernels, and Support Vector Machines

Johan A.K. Suykens, Marco Signoretto, Andreas Argyriou

October 23, 2014

Regularization, Optimization, Kernels, and Support Vector Machines offers a snapshot of the current state of the art of large-scale machine learning, providing a single multidisciplinary source for the latest research and advances in regularization, sparsity, compressed sensing, convex and...

Diffusion-Driven Wavelet Design for Shape Analysis

Diffusion-Driven Wavelet Design for Shape Analysis

Tingbo Hou, Hong Qin

October 22, 2014

From Design Methods and Generation Schemes to State-of-the-Art ApplicationsWavelets are powerful tools for functional analysis and geometry processing, enabling researchers to determine the structure of data and analyze 3D shapes. Suitable for researchers in computer graphics, computer vision,...

ARM Assembly Language: Fundamentals and Techniques, Second Edition

ARM Assembly Language: Fundamentals and Techniques, Second Edition

William Hohl, Christopher Hinds

October 20, 2014

Delivering a solid introduction to assembly language and embedded systems, ARM Assembly Language: Fundamentals and Techniques, Second Edition continues to support the popular ARM7TDMI, but also addresses the latest architectures from ARM, including Cortex™-A, Cortex-R, and Cortex-M processors—all...

Introduction to Computer Graphics: A Practical Learning Approach

Introduction to Computer Graphics: A Practical Learning Approach

Fabio Ganovelli, Massimiliano Corsini, Sumanta Pattanaik, Marco Di Benedetto

October 17, 2014

Teach Your Students How to Create a Graphics Application Introduction to Computer Graphics: A Practical Learning Approach guides students in developing their own interactive graphics application. The authors show step by step how to implement computer graphics concepts and theory using the...

Precision Photoshop: Creating Powerful Visual Effects

Precision Photoshop: Creating Powerful Visual Effects

Lopsie Schwartz

October 16, 2014

The Essentials of Photoshop for Creative Professionals There are plenty of books on Photoshop for photographers; for everyone else, there’s Precision Photoshop: Creating Powerful Visual Effects. In clear, conversational language using extensive images and screenshots, this book gives you in-depth...