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Cloud Computing Security: Foundations and Challenges

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John R. Vacca
September 9, 2016

This handbook offers a comprehensive overview of cloud computing security technology and implementation, while exploring practical solutions to a wide range of cloud computing security issues. With more organizations using cloud computing and cloud providers for data operations, proper security in t...

Introduction to Coding Theory, Second Edition

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Jurgen Bierbrauer
September 15, 2016

This book is designed to be usable as a textbook for an undergraduate course or for an advanced graduate course in coding theory as well as a reference for researchers in discrete mathematics, engineering and theoretical computer science. This second edition has three parts: an elementary introducti...

A First Course in Machine Learning, Second Edition

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Simon Rogers, Mark Girolami
August 15, 2016

"A First Course in Machine Learning by Simon Rogers and Mark Girolami is the best introductory book for ML currently available. It combines rigor and precision with accessibility, starts from a detailed explanation of the basic foundations of Bayesian analysis in the simplest of settings, and goes a...

Information Theory Tools for Visualization

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Min Chen, Miquel Feixas, Ivan Viola, Anton Bardera, Han-Wei Shen, Mateu Sbert
August 25, 2016

This book explores Information theory (IT) tools, which have become state of the art to solve and understand better many of the problems in visualization. This book covers all relevant literature up to date. It is the first book solely devoted to this subject, written by leading exper...

Monte-Carlo Methods and Stochastic Processes: From Linear to Non-Linear

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Emmanuel Gobet
August 1, 2016

Developed from the author’s course at the Ecole Polytechnique, Monte-Carlo Methods and Stochastic Processes: From Linear to Non-Linear focuses on the simulation of stochastic processes in continuous time and their link with partial differential equations (PDEs). It covers linear and nonlinear prob...

Large Scale Networks: Modeling and Simulation

Radu Dobrescu, Florin Ionescu
September 27, 2016

This book offers a rigorous analysis of the achievements in the field of traffic control in large networks, oriented on two main aspects: the self-similarity in traffic behaviour and the scale-free characteristic of a complex network. Additionally, the authors propose a new insight in understanding...

Programming Language Explorations

Ray Toal, Rachel Rivera, Alexander Schneider, Eileen Choe
September 22, 2016

Programming Language Explorations is a tour of several modern programming languages in use today. The book teaches fundamental language concepts using a language-by-language approach. As each language is presented, the authors introduce new concepts as they appear, and revisit familiar ones,...

Introduction to Coding Theory, Second Edition

Jurgen Bierbrauer
September 15, 2016

This book is designed to be usable as a textbook for an undergraduate course or for an advanced graduate course in coding theory as well as a reference for researchers in discrete mathematics, engineering and theoretical computer science. This second edition has three parts: an elementary...

Cloud Computing Security: Foundations and Challenges

John R. Vacca
September 09, 2016

This handbook offers a comprehensive overview of cloud computing security technology and implementation, while exploring practical solutions to a wide range of cloud computing security issues. With more organizations using cloud computing and cloud providers for data operations, proper security in...

Image Content Retargeting: Maintaining Color, Tone, and Spatial Consistency

Alessandro Artusi, Francesco Banterle, Tunç Ozan Aydın, Daniele Panozzo, Olga Sorkine-Hornung
September 07, 2016

In recent years visual devices have proliferated, from the massive high-resolution, high-contrast screens to the tiny ones on mobile phones, with their limited dynamic range and color gamut. The wide variety of screens on which content may be viewed creates a challenge for developers. Adapting...

Security in the Private Cloud

John R. Vacca
September 01, 2016

This comprehensive handbook serves as a professional reference and practitioner’s guide to today’s most complete and concise view of private cloud security. It explores practical solutions to a wide range of private cloud computing security issues. The knowledge imparted will enable readers to...

Creative Direction in a Digital World: A Guide to Being a Modern Creative Director

Adam Harrell
September 01, 2016

Creative Direction in a Digital World provides designers the tools they need to craft compelling digital experiences across screens, devices and platforms.Readers will learn how to take a multi-disciplinary, human-centered approach to digital creative direction that will help them uncover target...

Soft Computing Applications in Sensor Networks

Sankar K. Pal, Sudip Misra
August 30, 2016

This book uses tutorials and new material to describe the basic concepts of soft-computing which potentially can be used in real-life sensor network applications. It is organized in a manner that exemplifies the use of an assortment of soft-computing applications for solving different problems in...

Computer Systems Architecture

Aharon Yadin
August 26, 2016

Computer Systems Architecture provides IT professionals and students with the necessary understanding of computer hardware. It addresses the ongoing issues related to computer hardware and discusses the solutions supplied by the industry. The book describes trends in computing solutions that led...

The New Web Typography: Create a Visual Hierarchy with Responsive Web Design

Stephen Boss, Jason Cranford Teague
August 26, 2016

With a vast selection of typefaces now available, there is no excuse for using boring typography in web design. The New Web Typography: Create a Visual Hierarchy with Responsive Web Design shows you how to implement web-safe fonts to create visually appealing and multi-browser-friendly websites...

Information Theory Tools for Visualization

Min Chen, Miquel Feixas, Ivan Viola, Anton Bardera, Han-Wei Shen, Mateu Sbert
August 25, 2016

This book explores Information theory (IT) tools, which have become state of the art to solve and understand better many of the problems in visualization. This book covers all relevant literature up to date. It is the first book solely devoted to this subject, written by leading...

Introduction to Programming and Problem-Solving Using Scala, Second Edition

Mark C. Lewis, Lisa Lacher
August 24, 2016

Praise for the first edition: "The well-written, comprehensive book…[is] aiming to become a de facto reference for the language and its features and capabilities. The pace is appropriate for beginners; programming concepts are introduced progressively through a range of examples and then used as...

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