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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...

A Hands-On Course in Sensors Using the Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Volker Ziemann
February 21, 2018

A Hands-On Course in Sensors using the Arduino and Raspberry Pi is the first book to give a practical and wide-ranging account of how to interface sensors and actuators with micro-controllers, Raspberry Pi and other control systems. The author describes the progression of raw signals through...

Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Based on Parallel Shift Technology

Stepan Bilan, Sergey Yuzhakov
February 20, 2018

This book describes the methods and algorithms for image pre-processing and recognition. These methods are based on a parallel shift technology of the imaging copy, as well as simple mathematical operations to allow the generation of a minimum set of features to describe and recognize the image....

Computational Approaches to Protein Dynamics: From Quantum to Coarse-Grained Methods

Monika Fuxreiter
February 19, 2018

The Latest Developments on the Role of Dynamics in Protein Functions Computational Approaches to Protein Dynamics: From Quantum to Coarse-Grained Methods presents modern biomolecular computational techniques that address protein flexibility/dynamics at all levels of theory. An international...

Spectral Feature Selection for Data Mining

Zheng Alan Zhao, Huan Liu
February 19, 2018

Spectral Feature Selection for Data Mining introduces a novel feature selection technique that establishes a general platform for studying existing feature selection algorithms and developing new algorithms for emerging problems in real-world applications. This technique represents a unified...

GPU Parallel Program Development Using CUDA

Tolga Soyata
February 16, 2018

GPU Parallel Program Development using CUDA teaches GPU programming by showing the differences among different families of GPUs. This approach prepares the reader for the next generation and future generations of GPUs. The book emphasizes concepts that will remain relevant for a long time, rather...

Digital Type Design for Branding: Designing Letters from Their Source

Stephen Boss
February 12, 2018

The approach will be to give visual aid (illustrated) and written reference to young designers who are either launching their careers or taking their first stab at designing letterforms for a logo, lettermark, signage, advertising or an alphabet. The book will focus on the roots of each letterform...

Introduction to Visual Computing: Core Concepts in Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing

Aditi Majumder, M. Gopi
February 09, 2018

Introduction to Visual Computing: Core Concepts in Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing covers the fundamental concepts of visual computing. Whereas past books have treated these concepts within the context of specific fields such as computer graphics, computer vision or image processing...

Programming with MATLAB for Scientists: A Beginner’s Introduction

Eugeniy E. Mikhailov
January 31, 2018

This book offers an introduction to the basics of MATLAB programming to scientists and engineers. The author leads with engaging examples to build a working knowledge, specifically geared to those with science and engineering backgrounds. The reader is empowered to model and simulate real systems,...

An Introduction to Number Theory with Cryptography, Second Edition

James Kraft, Lawrence Washington
January 31, 2018

Building on the success of the first edition, An Introduction to Number Theory with Cryptography, Second Edition, increases coverage of the popular and important topic of cryptography, integrating it with traditional topics in number theory. The authors have written the text in an engaging style...

Chain Event Graphs

Rodrigo A. Collazo, Christiane Goergen, Jim Q. Smith
January 30, 2018

   Written by some major contributors to the development of this class of graphical models, Chain Event Graphs introduces a viable and straightforward new tool for statistical inference, model selection and learning techniques. The book extends established technologies used in the study of...

Quantum Information and Consciousness: A Gentle Introduction

Danko D. Georgiev
January 30, 2018

"I loved the book! This book is not just interesting, it is exciting. I have probably read every significant book in the field, and this is the strongest and most convincing one yet. It is also one of the most comprehensive in its explanations. I shall most certainly recommend the book to...

Brain–Computer Interfaces Handbook: Technological and Theoretical Advances

Chang S. Nam, Anton Nijholt, Fabien Lotte
January 24, 2018

This handbook is a valuable resource to anyone involved with improvement of people's lives by replacing, restoring, supplementing and improving motor action, and understanding the neural bases of such functions. While there are several other resources available, there is no handbook such as this...