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Introduction to Machine Learning with Applications in Information Security


Mark Stamp
September 7, 2017

Introduction to Machine Learning with Applications in Information Security provides a class-tested introduction to a wide variety of machine learning algorithms, reinforced through realistic applications. The book is accessible and doesn’t prove theorems, or otherwise dwell on mathematical theory....

Building the Network of the Future: Getting Smarter, Faster, and More Flexible with a Software Centric Approach


John Donovan, Krish Prabhu
June 22, 2017

From the Foreword: "This book lays out much of what we’ve learned at AT&T about SDN and NFV. Some of the smartest network experts in the industry have drawn a map to help you navigate this journey. Their goal isn’t to predict the future but to help you design and build a network that will be...

Computer Simulation: A Foundational Approach using Python

Yahya Esmail Osais
November 20, 2017

Computer simulation is an effective and popular universal tool that can be applied to almost all disciplines. Requiring only basic knowledge of programming, mathematics, and probability theory, Computer Simulation: A Foundational Approach Using Python takes a hands-on approach to programming to...

Introduction to Radar Analysis, Second Edition

Bassem R. Mahafza
November 14, 2017

The 2nd Edition of this popular textbook is a major revision. It is written within the context of communication theory as well as the theory of signals and noise. Part I bridges the gap between communication theory, signals and noise and radar system analysis. Part II is on radar subsystems and...

Soft Computing in Chemical and Physical Sciences: A Shift in Computing Paradigm

Kanchan Sarkar, Sankar Prasad Bhattacharyya
November 13, 2017

This book can be regarded as 'Soft computing for physicists and chemists self-taught'. It prepares the readers with a solid background of soft computing and how to adapt soft computing techniques to problem solving in physical and chemical research. Soft computing methods have been little explored...

Handbook of Discrete and Computational Geometry, Third Edition

Csaba D. Toth, Joseph O'Rourke, Jacob E. Goodman
November 09, 2017

The Handbook of Discrete and Computational Geometry is intended as a reference book fully accessible to nonspecialists as well as specialists, covering all major aspects of both fields. The book offers the most important results and methods in discrete and computational geometry to those who use...

Exascale Scientific Applications: Scalability and Performance Portability

Tjerk P. Straatsma, Katerina B. Antypas, Timothy J. Williams
November 09, 2017

From the Foreword: "The authors of the chapters in this book are the pioneers who will explore the exascale frontier. The path forward will not be easy... These authors, along with their colleagues who will produce these powerful computer systems will, with dedication and determination, overcome...

Robotics and Mechatronics for Agriculture

Dan Zhang, Bin Wei
November 02, 2017

The aim of the book is to introduce the state-of-the-art technologies in the field of robotics, mechatronics and automation in agriculture in order to summarize and review the improvements in the methodologies in agricultural robotics. Advances made in the past decades are described, including...

Reconfigurable and Adaptive Computing: Theory and Applications

Nadia Nedjah, Chao Wang
November 01, 2017

Reconfigurable computing techniques and adaptive systems are some of the most promising architectures for microprocessors. Reconfigurable and Adaptive Computing: Theory and Applications explores the latest research activities on hardware architecture for reconfigurable and adaptive computing...

Anti-Spam Techniques Based on Artificial Immune System

Ying Tan
November 01, 2017

Email has become an indispensable communication tool in daily life. However, high volumes of spam waste resources, interfere with productivity, and present severe threats to computer system security and personal privacy. This book introduces research on anti-spam techniques based on the artificial...

Programming for Hybrid Multi/Manycore MPP Systems

John Levesque, Aaron Vose
October 31, 2017

"Ask not what your compiler can do for you, ask what you can do for your compiler."--John Levesque, Director of Cray’s Supercomputing Centers of Excellence The next decade of computationally intense computing lies with more powerful multi/manycore nodes where processors share a large memory space....

Study Guide for TOGAF 9.1 Certifications

B. V. Kumar
October 31, 2017

This book is aimed at addressing the needs of individuals interested in a comprehensive understanding of TOGAF. Those who are keen in getting themselves certified in ‘The TOGAF Foundation Certification’ and ‘The TOGAF Certified Certification’ will find this book useful. The contents of the book...

Process Modeling and Management for Healthcare

Carlo Combi, Giuseppe Pozzi, Pierangelo Veltri
October 31, 2017

From the Foreword: "[This book] provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamental concepts in healthcare process management as well as some advanced topics in the cutting-edge research of the closely related areas. This book is ideal for graduate students and practitioners who want to build the...

Image and Video Processing in the Compressed Domain

Jayanta Mukhopadhyay
October 31, 2017

As more images and videos are becoming available in compressed formats, researchers have begun designing algorithms for different image operations directly in their domains of representation, leading to faster computation and lower buffer requirements. Image and Video Processing in the Compressed...