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Geographic Information Systems to Spatial Data Infrastructures: A Global Perspective

1st Edition

Ian Masser
October 08, 2019

This book draws on author’s wealth of knowledge working on numerous projects across many countries. It provides a clear overview of the development of the SDI concept and SDI worldwide implementation and brings a logical chronological approach to the linkage of GIS technology with SDI enabling data...

Data Driven Approaches for Healthcare: Machine learning for Identifying High Utilizers

1st Edition

Chengliang Yang, Chris Delcher, Elizabeth Shenkman, Sanjay Ranka
October 07, 2019

Health care utilization routinely generates vast amounts of data from sources ranging from electronic medical records, insurance claims, vital signs, and patient-reported outcomes. Predicting health outcomes using data modeling approaches is an emerging field that can reveal important insights into...

Emerging Trends in Disruptive Technology Management for Sustainable Development

1st Edition

Rik Das, Mahua Banerjee, Sourav De
October 07, 2019

Interdisciplinary approaches using Machine Learning and Deep Learning techniques are smartly addressing real life challenges and have emerged as an inseparable element of disruption in current times. Applications of Disruptive Technology in Management practices are an ever interesting domain for...

Data Science: Theory, Analysis and Applications

1st Edition

Qurban A Memon, Shakeel Ahmed Khoja
October 04, 2019

The aim of this book is to provide an internationally respected collection of scientific research methods, technologies and applications in the area of data science. This book can prove useful to the researchers, professors, research students and practitioners as it reports novel research work on...

Privacy-Aware Knowledge Discovery: Novel Applications and New Techniques

1st Edition

Francesco Bonchi, Elena Ferrari
September 05, 2019

Covering research at the frontier of this field, Privacy-Aware Knowledge Discovery: Novel Applications and New Techniques presents state-of-the-art privacy-preserving data mining techniques for application domains, such as medicine and social networks, that face the increasing heterogeneity and...

A Concise Introduction to Machine Learning

1st Edition

A.C. Faul
August 12, 2019

The emphasis of the book is on the question of Why – only if why an algorithm is successful is understood, can it be properly applied, and the results trusted. Algorithms are often taught side by side without showing the similarities and differences between them. This book addresses the...

Feature Engineering and Selection: A Practical Approach for Predictive Models

1st Edition

Max Kuhn, Kjell Johnson
August 02, 2019

The process of developing predictive models includes many stages. Most resources focus on the modeling algorithms but neglect other critical aspects of the modeling process. This book describes techniques for finding the best representations of predictors for modeling and for nding the best subset...

Digital Manufacturing and Assembly Systems in Industry 4.0

1st Edition

Kaushik Kumar, Divya Zindani, J. Paulo Davim
August 02, 2019

Manufacturing, like other industries, is rising to the challenges imposed by aggressive consumer demands and the need for cost-effective processing that delivers quality in the fastest possible time. Fierce competition means that keeping abreast of new developments and applications in technology is...

Developing Informed Intuition for Decision-Making

1st Edition

Jay Liebowitz
August 02, 2019

This book examines how to develop the main traits that are necessary to become an “informed intuitant”. Case studies and examples of successful “informed intuitants” are a major component of the book. “Intuitant” is someone who has the intuitive awareness to be successful. “Informed intuitant”...

Smart Healthcare Systems

1st Edition

Adwitiya Sinha, Megha Rathi
July 31, 2019

About the Book The book provides details of applying intelligent mining techniques for extracting and pre-processing medical data from various sources, for application-based healthcare research. Moreover, different datasets are used, thereby exploring real-world case studies related to medical...

Why Don't We Defend Better?: Data Breaches, Risk Management, and Public Policy

1st Edition

Robert H. Sloan, Richard Warner
July 15, 2019

The wave of data breaches raises two pressing questions: Why don’t we defend our networks better? And, what practical incentives can we create to improve our defenses? Why Don't We Defend Better?: Data Breaches, Risk Management, and Public Policy answers those questions. It distinguishes three...

Teaching Data Analytics: Pedagogy and Program Design

1st Edition

Susan A Vowels, Katherine Leaming Goldberg
June 28, 2019

The need for analytics skills is a source of the burgeoning growth in the number of analytics and decision science programs in higher education developed to feed the need for capable employees in this area. The very size and continuing growth of this need means that there is still space for new...

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