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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...

Algorithmics of Nonuniformity: Tools and Paradigms

Micha Hofri, Hosam Mahmoud
July 17, 2018

Algorithmics of Nonuniformity is a solid presentation about the analysis of algorithms, and the data structures that support them. Traditionally, algorithmics have been approached either via a probabilistic view or an analytic approach. The authors adopt both approaches and bring them together...

Security without Obscurity: A Guide to Cryptographic Architectures

Jeff Stapleton
July 16, 2018

Information security has a major gap when cryptography is implemented. Cryptographic algorithms are well defined, key management schemes are well known, but the actual deployment is typically overlooked, ignored, or unknown. Cryptography is everywhere. Application and network architectures are...

Introduction to Cryptography

Sahadeo Padhye, Rajeev A. Sahu, Vishal Saraswat
July 10, 2018

Electronic communication and financial transactions have assumed massive proportions today. But they come with high risks. Achieving cyber security has become a top priority, and has become one of the most crucial areas of study and research in IT. This book introduces readers to perhaps the most...

Sparse Optimization Theory and Methods

Yun-Bin Zhao
July 09, 2018

Seeking sparse solutions of underdetermined linear systems is required in many areas of engineering and science such as signal and image processing. The efficient sparse representation becomes central in various big or high-dimensional data processing, yielding fruitful theoretical and realistic...

Intelligent Video Surveillance Systems: An Algorithmic Approach

Maheshkumar H Kolekar
July 05, 2018

This book will provide an overview of techniques for visual monitoring including video surveillance and human activity understanding. It will present the basic techniques of processing video from static cameras, starting with object detection and tracking. The author will introduce further video...

Conceptual Density Functional Theory and Its Application in the Chemical Domain

Nazmul Islam, Savas Kaya
July 03, 2018

In this book, new developments based on conceptual density functional theory (CDFT) and its applications in chemistry are discussed. It also includes discussion of some applications in corrosion and conductivity and synthesis studies based on CDFT. The electronic structure principles—such as the...

GPU Pro 360 Guide to Rendering

Wolfgang Engel
July 03, 2018

Wolfgang Engel’s GPU Pro 360 Guide to Rendering gathers all the cutting-edge information from his previous seven GPU Pro volumes into a convenient single source anthology that covers rendering. This volume is complete with 32 articles by leading programmers that focus on the ability of graphics...

Machine Learning and IoT: A Biological Perspective

Shampa Sen, Leonid Datta, Sayak Mitra
July 03, 2018

This book discusses some of the innumerable ways in which computational methods can be used to facilitate research in biology and medicine - from storing enormous amounts of biological data to solving complex biological problems and enhancing treatment of various grave diseases....

Mastering Modern Linux, Second Edition

Paul S. Wang
June 22, 2018

Praise for the First Edition: "This outstanding book … gives the reader robust concepts and implementable knowledge of this environment. Graphical user interface (GUI)-based users and developers do not get short shrift, despite the command-line interface’s (CLI) full-power treatment. … Every...

Computational Intelligence Assisted Design: In Industrial Revolution 4.0

Yi Chen, Yun Li
June 20, 2018

Computational Intelligence Assisted Design framework mobilises computational resources, makes use of multiple Computational Intelligence (CI) algorithms and reduces computational costs. This book provides examples of real-world applications of technology. Case studies have been used to show the...

Multi-View Geometry Based Visual Perception and Control of Robotic Systems

Jian Chen, Bingxi Jia, Kaixiang Zhang
June 19, 2018

This book describes visual perception and control methods for robotic systems that need to interact with the environment. Multiple view geometry is utilized to extract low-dimensional geometric information from abundant and high-dimensional image information, making it convenient to develop general...

Big Data in Omics and Imaging: Integrated Analysis and Causal Inference

Momiao Xiong
June 19, 2018

Big Data in Omics and Imaging: Integrated Analysis and Causal Inference addresses the recent development of integrated genomic, epigenomic and imaging data analysis and causal inference in big data era. Despite significant progress in dissecting the genetic architecture of complex diseases by...