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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...

Handbook of Approximation Algorithms and Metaheuristics, Second Edition: Two-Volume Set

Teofilo F. Gonzalez
March 15, 2018

Handbook of Approximation Algorithms and Metaheuristics, Second Edition reflects the tremendous growth in the field, over the past two decades. Through contributions from leading experts, this handbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the underlying theory and methodologies, as well as the...

Handbook of Data Structures and Applications, Second Edition

Dinesh P. Mehta, Sartaj Sahni
March 07, 2018

The Handbook of Data Structures and Applications was first published over a decade ago. This second edition aims to update the first by focusing on areas of research in data structures that have seen significant progress. While the discipline of data structures has not matured as rapidly as other...

Computer Organization: Basic Processor Structure

James Gil de Lamadrid
February 23, 2018

Computer Organization: Basic Processor Structure is a class-tested textbook, based on the author’s decades of teaching the topic to undergraduate and beginning graduate students. The main questions the book tries to answer are: how is a processor structured, and how does the processor function, in...

GPU Parallel Program Development Using CUDA

Tolga Soyata
February 05, 2018

GPU Parallel Program Development using CUDA teaches GPU programming by showing the differences among different families of GPUs. This approach prepares the reader for the next generation and future generations of GPUs. The book emphasizes concepts that will remain relevant for a long time, rather...

Programming with MATLAB for Scientists: A Beginner’s Introduction

Eugeniy E. Mikhailov
January 31, 2018

This book offers an introduction to the basics of MATLAB programming to scientists and engineers. The author leads with engaging examples to build a working knowledge, specifically geared to those with science and engineering backgrounds. The reader is empowered to model and simulate real systems,...

Bio-Inspired Computing for Image and Video Processing

D. P. Acharjya, V. Santhi
December 22, 2017

In recent years bio-inspired computational theories and tools have developed to assist people in extracting knowledge from high dimensional data. These differ in how they take a more evolutionary approach to learning, as opposed to traditional artificial intelligence (AI) and what could be...

Computation of Generalized Matrix Inverses and Applications

Ivan Stanimirović
December 13, 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...

GeoComputation, Second Edition

Robert J. Abrahart, Linda M. See
November 22, 2017

A revision of Openshaw and Abrahart’s seminal work, GeoComputation, Second Edition retains influences of its originators while also providing updated, state-of-the-art information on changes in the computational environment. In keeping with the field’s development, this new edition takes a broader...

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...

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...