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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...

Empirical Research for Software Security: Foundations and Experience

Lotfi ben Othmane, Martin Gilje Jaatun, Edgar Weippl
September 25, 2017

Developing secure software requires the integration of numerous methods and tools into the development process, and software design is based on shared expert knowledge, claims, and opinions. Empirical methods, including data analytics, allow extracting knowledge and insights from the data that...

Clustering and Routing Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks: Energy Efficiency Approaches

Pratyay Kuila, Prasanta K Jana
September 21, 2017

Wireless Sensor Networks have a wide range of applications in different areas. Their main constraint is the limited and irreplaceable power source of the sensor nodes. In many applications, energy conservation of the sensor nodes and their replacement or replenishment due to the hostile nature...

Handbook of Discrete and Combinatorial Mathematics, Second Edition

Kenneth H. Rosen
September 19, 2017

Handbook of Discrete and Combinatorial Mathematics provides a comprehensive reference volume for mathematicians, computer scientists, engineers, as well as students and reference librarians. The material is presented so that key information can be located and used quickly and easily. Each chapter...

Big Data and Analytics Applications in Government: Current Practices and Future Opportunities

Gregory Richards
September 18, 2017

Government organizations are no different than private organizations when it comes to ensuring the delivery of value for money. Managers and politicians alike seek to do the best they can often do with limited budgets as they work in an environment characterized by rapidly changing external...

From Internet of Things to Smart Cities: Enabling Technologies

Hongjian Sun, Chao Wang, Bashar I. Ahmad
September 18, 2017

From Internet of Things to Smart Cities: Enabling Technologies explores the information and communication technologies (ICT) needed to enable real-time responses to current environmental, technological, societal, and economic challenges. ICT technologies can be utilized to help with reducing carbon...

A Concise Introduction to Hypercomplex Fractals

Andrzej Katunin
September 18, 2017

This book presents concisely the full story on complex and hypercomplex fractals, starting from the very first steps in complex dynamics and resulting complex fractal sets, through the generalizations of Julia and Mandelbrot sets on a complex plane and the Holy Grail of the fractal geometry – a 3D...

Modern Directional Statistics

Christophe Ley, Thomas Verdebout
September 15, 2017

Modern Directional Statistics collects important advances in methodology and theory for directional statistics over the last two decades. It provides a detailed overview and analysis of recent results that can help both researchers and practitioners. Knowledge of multivariate statistics eases the...

Wireless Sensor Networks: An Overview and Research Perspectives

D. K. Lobiyal, Adwitiya Sinha, Buddha Singh, Anil Kumar Sagar, Sushil Kumar
September 15, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive and systematic introduction of fundamental concepts along with effective solutions to major issues related to network design. It provides an overview of the theoretical, practical and mathematical concepts pertaining to wireless sensor networks and highlights...

A Systematic Approach to Learning Robot Programming with ROS

Wyatt Newman
September 15, 2017

A Systematic Approach to Learning Robot Programming with ROS provides a comprehensive, introduction to the essential components of ROS through detailed explanations of simple code examples along with the corresponding theory of operation. The book explores the organization of ROS, how to understand...

Digital Image Processing: An Algorithmic Approach with MATLAB

Uvais Qidwai, C.H. Chen
September 14, 2017

Avoiding heavy mathematics and lengthy programming details, Digital Image Processing: An Algorithmic Approach with MATLAB® presents an easy methodology for learning the fundamentals of image processing. The book applies the algorithms using MATLAB®, without bogging down students with syntactical...

Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging: Techniques and Applications

G. Schaefer, A. Hassanien, J. Jiang
September 12, 2017

CI Techniques & Algorithms for a Variety of Medical Imaging SituationsDocuments recent advances and stimulates further research A compilation of the latest trends in the field, Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging: Techniques and Applications explores how intelligent computing can...

Stable Design Patterns for Software and Systems

Mohamed Fayad
September 11, 2017

Attention to design patterns is unquestionably growing in software engineering because there is a strong belief that using made to measure solutions for solving frequently occurring problems encountered throughout the design phase greatly reduces the total cost and the time of developing software...