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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...

Computation of Generalized Matrix Inverses and Applications

Ivan Stanimirović
December 15, 2017

This volume offers a gradual exposition to matrix theory as a subject of linear algebra. It presents both the theoretical results in generalized matrix inverses and the applications. The book is as self-contained as possible, assuming no prior knowledge of matrix theory and linear algebra. The...

Computer Simulation: A Foundational Approach Using Python

Yahya Esmail Osais
November 17, 2017

Computer simulation is an effective and popular universal tool that can be applied to almost all disciplines. Requiring only basic knowledge of programming, mathematics, and probability theory, Computer Simulation: A Foundational Approach Using Python takes a hands-on approach to programming to...

Soft Computing in Chemical and Physical Sciences: A Shift in Computing Paradigm

Kanchan Sarkar, Sankar Prasad Bhattacharyya
November 03, 2017

This book can be regarded as 'Soft computing for physicists and chemists self-taught'. It prepares the readers with a solid background of soft computing and how to adapt soft computing techniques to problem solving in physical and chemical research. Soft computing methods have been little explored...

Reconfigurable and Adaptive Computing: Theory and Applications

Nadia Nedjah, Chao Wang
November 01, 2017

Reconfigurable computing techniques and adaptive systems are some of the most promising architectures for microprocessors. Reconfigurable and Adaptive Computing: Theory and Applications explores the latest research activities on hardware architecture for reconfigurable and adaptive computing...

Advanced Location-Based Technologies and Services

Hassan A. Karimi
October 27, 2017

Due to the rapid increase in the number of mobile device users worldwide, location-based services (LBSs) have become pervasive, and the demand for them will continue to grow. Exploring recent changes in the technology and its uses, Advanced Location-Based Technologies and Services takes an in-depth...

Hybrid Intelligent Techniques for Pattern Analysis and Understanding

Siddhartha Bhattacharyya, Anirban Mukherjee, Indrajit Pan, Paramartha Dutta, Arup Kumar Bhaumik
October 26, 2017

Hybrid Intelligent Techniques for Pattern Analysis and Understanding outlines the latest research on the development and application of synergistic approaches to pattern analysis in real-world scenarios. An invaluable resource for lecturers, researchers, and graduates students in computer science...

Computation for Humanity: Information Technology to Advance Society

Justyna Zander, Pieter J. Mosterman
October 23, 2017

The exponential progress and accessibility of computing has vastly increased data flows and revolutionized the practice of science, engineering, and communication. Computing plays a critical role in advancing research across almost every scientific discipline. Computation for Humanity: Information...

Quantifying Software: Global and Industry Perspectives

Capers Jones
October 20, 2017

Software is one of the most important products in human history and is widely used by all industries and all countries. It is also one of the most expensive and labor-intensive products in human history. Software also has very poor quality that has caused many major disasters and wasted many...

Internet Infrastructure: Networking, Web Services, and Cloud Computing

Richard Fox, Wei Hao
October 19, 2017

Internet Infrastructure: Networking, Web Services, and Cloud Computing provides a comprehensive introduction to networks and the Internet from several perspectives: the underlying media, the protocols, the hardware, the servers, and their uses. The material in the text is divided into concept...

Grid Computing: Infrastructure, Service, and Applications

Lizhe Wang, Wei Jie, Jinjun Chen
October 12, 2017

Identifies Recent Technological Developments Worldwide The field of grid computing has made rapid progress in the past few years, evolving and developing in almost all areas, including concepts, philosophy, methodology, and usages. Grid Computing: Infrastructure, Service, and Applications reflects...

The Internet of Things: Foundation for Smart Cities, eHealth, and Ubiquitous Computing

Ricardo Armentano, Robin Singh Bhadoria, Parag Chatterjee, Ganesh Chandra Deka
October 10, 2017

This book provides a dual perspective on the Internet of Things and ubiquitous computing, along with their applications in healthcare and smart cities. It also covers other interdisciplinary aspects of the Internet of Things like big data, embedded Systems and wireless Sensor Networks. Detailed...

Introduction to Recursive Programming

Manuel Rubio-Sanchez
October 04, 2017

Recursion is one of the most fundamental concepts in computer science and a key programming technique that allows computations to be carried out repeatedly. Despite the importance of recursion for algorithm design, most programming books do not cover the topic in detail, despite the fact that...