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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...

The Essentials of Data Science: Knowledge Discovery Using R

Graham J. Williams
July 21, 2017

The Essentials of Data Science: Knowledge Discovery Using R presents the concepts of data science through a hands-on approach using free and open source software. It systematically drives an accessible journey through data analysis and machine learning to discover and share knowledge from...

The Data Book: Collection and Management of Research Data

Meredith Zozus
July 18, 2017

The Data Book: Collection and Management of Research Data is the first practical book written for researchers and research team members covering how to collect and manage data for research. The book covers basic types of data and fundamentals of how data grow, move and change over time. Focusing on...

Introduction to Modeling and Simulation with MATLAB® and Python

Steven I. Gordon, Brian Guilfoos
July 18, 2017

Introduction to Modeling and Simulation with MATLAB and Python is intended for students and professionals in science, social science, and engineering that wish to learn the principles of computer modeling, as well as basic programming skills. The book content focuses on meeting a set of basic...

Advanced High Dynamic Range Imaging, Second Edition

Francesco Banterle, Alessandro Artusi, Kurt Debattista, Alan Chalmers
July 17, 2017

This book explores the methods needed for creating and manipulating HDR content. HDR is a step change from traditional imaging; more closely matching what we see with our eyes. In the years since the first edition of this book appeared, HDR has become much more widespread, moving from a research...

Big Data Analytics Using Multiple Criteria Decision-Making Models

Ramakrishnan Ramanathan, Muthu Mathirajan, A. Ravi Ravindran
July 17, 2017

Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) is a subfield of Operations Research, dealing with decision making problems. A decision-making problem is characterized by the need to choose one or a few among a number of alternatives. The field of MCDM assumes special importance in this era of Big Data...

Innovations in E-Systems for Business and Commerce

Seifedine Kadry, Abdelkhalak El Hami
July 15, 2017

Innovations in E-Systems for Business and Commerce presents some of the latest research and direction in the field of e-business and e-commerce. With up-to-date information for top researchers from around the world, the volume covers a wide selection of topics on innovations in e-business and...

Software Methodologies: A Quantitative Guide

Capers Jones
July 14, 2017

This comprehensive reference uses a formal and standard evaluation technique to show the strengths and weakness of more than 60 software development methodologies such as agile, DevOps, RUP, Waterfall, TSP, XP and many more. Each methodology is applied to an application of 1000 function points...

Computer Aided Design: A Conceptual Approach

Jayanta Sarkar
July 01, 2017

Optimize Designs in Less Time An essential element of equipment and system design, computer aided design (CAD) is commonly used to simulate potential engineering problems in order to help gauge the magnitude of their effects. Useful for producing 3D models or drawings with the selection of...

Network-on-Chip: The Next Generation of System-on-Chip Integration

Santanu Kundu, Santanu Chattopadhyay
July 01, 2017

Addresses the Challenges Associated with System-on-Chip Integration Network-on-Chip: The Next Generation of System-on-Chip Integration examines the current issues restricting chip-on-chip communication efficiency, and explores Network-on-chip (NoC), a promising alternative that equips designers...

Knowledge Discovery Process and Methods to Enhance Organizational Performance

Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson, Corlane Barclay
July 01, 2017

Although the terms "data mining" and "knowledge discovery and data mining" (KDDM) are sometimes used interchangeably, data mining is actually just one step in the KDDM process. Data mining is the process of extracting useful information from data, while KDDM is the coordinated process of...

Fundamentals of Multicore Software Development

Victor Pankratius, Ali-Reza Adl-Tabatabai, Walter Tichy
June 30, 2017

With multicore processors now in every computer, server, and embedded device, the need for cost-effective, reliable parallel software has never been greater. By explaining key aspects of multicore programming, Fundamentals of Multicore Software Development helps software engineers understand...

Rough Fuzzy Image Analysis: Foundations and Methodologies

Sankar K. Pal, James F. Peters
June 30, 2017

Fuzzy sets, near sets, and rough sets are useful and important stepping stones in a variety of approaches to image analysis. These three types of sets and their various hybridizations provide powerful frameworks for image analysis. Emphasizing the utility of fuzzy, near, and rough sets in image...