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Displays: Fundamentals & Applications, Second Edition


Rolf R. Hainich, Oliver Bimber
December 21, 2016

In the extensive fields of optics, holography and virtual reality, technology continues to evolve. Displays: Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition addresses these updates and discusses how real-time computer graphics and vision enable the application and displays of graphical 2D and 3D conte...

Actionable Intelligence in Healthcare

Jay Liebowitz, Amanda Dawson
April 25, 2017

This book shows healthcare professionals how to turn data points into meaningful knowledge upon which they can take effective action. Actionable intelligence can take many forms, from informing health policymakers on effective strategies for the population to providing direct and predictive insights...

Software Adaptation in an Open Environment: A Software Architecture Perspective

Yu Zhou, Taolue Chen
April 17, 2017

The book is about a very active research field in software engineering. In modern society, the fact of the world's high reliance on software requires the system's robustness, i.e., continual availability and satisfactory service quality. This requirement gives rise to the popularity of the research...

Discrete Mathematics and Applications, Second Edition

Kevin Ferland
April 12, 2017

This book is intended for a one-semester course in discrete mathematics. Such a course is typically taken by mathematics, mathematics education, and computer science majors, usually in their sophomore year. Calculus is not a prerequisite to use this book. Part one focuses on how to write proofs,...

Data Science Foundations: Geometry and Topology of Complex Hierarchic Systems and Big Data Analytics

Fionn Murtagh
April 12, 2017

"Data Science Foundations is most welcome and, indeed, a piece of literature that the field is very much in need of…quite different from most data analytics texts which largely ignore foundational concepts and simply present a cookbook of methods…a very useful text and I would certainly use it in...

Introduction to GIS Programming and Fundamentals with Python and ArcGIS®

Chaowei Yang
April 07, 2017

Combining GIS concepts and fundamental spatial thinking methodology with real programming examples, this book introduces popular Python-based tools and their application to solving real-world problems. It elucidates the programming constructs of Python with its high-level toolkits and demonstrates...

Representation Theory of Symmetric Groups

Pierre-Loic Meliot
March 21, 2017

This book focuses on symmetric groups and representation theory. The symmetric group is a central object in discrete mathematics. It can be studied from a combinatorial, algorithmic, or algebraic viewpoint, and the results can be applied in a plethora of other fields, such as physics and computer...

Elements of Quasigroup Theory and Applications

Victor Shcherbacov
March 17, 2017

This book provides an introduction to quasigroup theory along with new structural results on some of the quasigroup classes. Many results are presented with some of them from mathematicians of the former USSR. These included results have not been published before in the western mathematical...

Data Analytics for Internal Auditors

Richard E. Cascarino
March 15, 2017

There are many webinars and training courses on Data Analytics for Internal Auditors, but no handbook written from the practitioner’s viewpoint covering not only the need and the theory, but a practical hands-on approach to conducting Data Analytics. The spread of IT systems makes it necessary that...

Digital Design in Action: Creative Solutions for Designers

Chris Jackson, Nancy Ciolek
March 03, 2017

Digital design is not only about creating visually appealing products and promotions; it needs to possess a practical aspect in addition to being aesthetically appealing. Digital Design in Action explores these pragmatic applications and the creative design aspects for various mediums, including...

Introduction to Integrative Engineering: A Computational Approach to Biomedical Problems

Guigen Zhang
March 01, 2017

This textbook is designed for an introductory course at undergraduate and graduate levels for bioengineering students. It provides a systematic way of examining bioengineering problems in a multidisciplinary computational approach. The book introduces basic concepts of multidiscipline-based...

Computer, Communication and Electrical Technology: Proceedings of the International Conference on Advancement of Computer Communication and Electrical Technology (ACCET 2016), West Bengal, India, 21-22 October 2016

Debatosh Guha, Badal Chakraborty, Himadri Sekhar Dutta
February 28, 2017

The First International Conference on Advancement of Computer, Communication and Electrical Technology focuses on key technologies and recent progress in computer vision, information technology applications, VLSI, signal processing, power electronics & drives, and application of sensors &...

Virtual Reality Headsets - A Theoretical and Pragmatic Approach

Philippe Fuchs
February 20, 2017

The purpose of virtual reality is to make possible a sensorimotor and cognitive activity for a user in a digitally created artificial world. Recent advances in computer technology have led to a new generation of VR devices such as VR headsets. Accordingly, virtual reality poses many new scientific...