Computer Science & Engineering

General Computing

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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...

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...

Advanced Location-Based Technologies and Services

Hassan A. Karimi
September 30, 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...

Computation for Humanity: Information Technology to Advance Society

Justyna Zander, Pieter J. Mosterman
September 30, 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...

From Internet of Things to Smart Cities: Enabling Technologies

Hongjian Sun, Chao Wang, Bashar I. Ahmad
September 20, 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...

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...

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...

Data Science and Analytics with Python

Jesus Rogel-Salazar
August 16, 2017

Data Science and Analytics with Python is designed for practitioners in data science and data analytics in both academic and business environments. The aim is to present the reader with the main concepts used in data science using tools developed in Python, such as SciKit-learn, Pandas, Numpy, and...

Discrete Simulation and Animation for Mining Engineers

John R. Sturgul
August 02, 2017

General Purpose Simulation System (GPSS) is a special computer programming language primarily used to simulate what can be classified as discrete systems. A discrete system is one where, at any given instant in time, a countable number of things can take place. The basic operation of a mine itself...