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Nature-Inspired Computing: Physics and Chemistry-Based Algorithms

Nazmul H. Siddique, Hojjat Adeli
May 22, 2017

Nature-Inspired Computing: Physics and Chemistry-Based Algorithms provides a comprehensive introduction to the methodologies and algorithms in nature-inspired computing, with an emphasis on applications to real-life engineering problems. The research interest for Nature-inspired Computing has...

Processing: An Introduction to Programming

Jeffrey L. Nyhoff, Larry R. Nyhoff
May 16, 2017

This book demonstrates how Processing is an excellent language for beginners to learn the fundamentals of computer programming. Originally designed to make it simpler for digital artists to learn to program, Processing is a wonderful first language for anyone to learn. Given its origins, Processing...

Artificial Intelligence with Uncertainty, Second Edition

Deyi Li, Yi Du
May 08, 2017

This book develops a framework that shows how uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (AI) expands and generalizes traditional AI. It explores the uncertainties of knowledge and intelligence. The authors focus on the importance of natural language – the carrier of knowledge and intelligence, and...

Mobile Cloud Computing: Models, Implementation, and Security

Meikang Qiu, Keke Gai
May 08, 2017

Mobile Cloud Computing: Models, Implementation, and Security provides a comprehensive introduction to mobile cloud computing, including key concepts, models, and relevant applications. The book focuses on novel and advanced algorithms, as well as mobile app development. The book begins with an...

NoSQL: Database for Storage and Retrieval of Data in Cloud

Ganesh Chandra Deka
May 04, 2017

This book discusses the advanced databases for the cloud-based application known as NoSQL. It will explore the recent advancements in NoSQL database technology. Chapters on structured, unstructured and hybrid databases will be included to explore bigdata analytics, bigdata storage and processing....

The Craft of Model-Based Testing

Paul C. Jorgensen
May 01, 2017

In his latest work, author Paul C Jorgensen takes his well-honed craftsman’s approach to mastering model-based testing (MBT). To be expert at MBT, a software tester has to understand it as a craft rather than an art. This means a tester should have deep knowledge of the underlying subject and be...

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 and Continuous Simulation: Theory and Practice

Susmita Bandyopadhyay, Ranjan Bhattacharya
March 29, 2017

When it comes to discovering glitches inherent in complex systems—be it a railway or banking, chemical production, medical, manufacturing, or inventory control system—developing a simulation of a system can identify problems with less time, effort, and disruption than it would take to employ the...

Big Data: Techniques and Technologies in Geoinformatics

Hassan A. Karimi
March 29, 2017

Big data has always been a major challenge in geoinformatics as geospatial data come in various types and formats, new geospatial data are acquired very fast, and geospatial databases are inherently very large. And while there have been advances in hardware and software for handling big data, they...

Data-Intensive Science

Terence Critchlow, Kerstin Kleese van Dam
March 08, 2017

Data-intensive science has the potential to transform scientific research and quickly translate scientific progress into complete solutions, policies, and economic success. But this collaborative science is still lacking the effective access and exchange of knowledge among scientists, researchers,...

Communication and Computing Systems: Proceedings of the International Conference on Communication and Computing Systems (ICCCS 2016), Gurgaon, India, 9-11 September, 2016

B.M.K. Prasad, Krishna Kant Singh, Neelam Ruhil, Karan Singh, Richard O'Kennedy
February 14, 2017

This book is a collection of accepted papers that were presented at the International Conference on Communication and Computing Systems (ICCCS-2016), Dronacharya College of Engineering, Gurgaon, September 9–11, 2016. The purpose of the conference was to provide a platform for interaction between...

Essentials of Computer Architecture, Second Edition

Douglas Comer
January 17, 2017

This easy to read textbook provides an introduction to computer architecture, while focusing on the essential aspects of hardware that programmers need to know. The topics are explained from a programmer’s point of view, and the text emphasizes consequences for programmers. Divided in five parts,...