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Inside Blockchain, Bitcoin, and Cryptocurrencies

1st Edition

Niaz Chowdhury
September 04, 2019

This book covers blockchain from the underlying principles to how it enables applications to survive and surf on its shoulder. Having covered the fundamentals of blockchain, the book turns to cryptocurrency. It thoroughly examines Bitcoin before presenting six other major currencies in a rounded...

Medical Imaging: Artificial Intelligence, Image Recognition, and Machine Learning Techniques

1st Edition

K.C. Santosh, Sameer Antani, DS Guru, Nilanjan Dey
August 28, 2019

The book discusses varied topics pertaining to advanced or up-to-date techniques in medical imaging using artificial intelligence (AI), image recognition (IR) and machine learning (ML) algorithms/techniques. Further, coverage includes analysis of chest radiographs (chest x-rays) via stacked...

The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Jesse Schell
August 27, 2019

Presents over 100 sets of questions, or different lenses, for viewing a game’s design. Written by one of the world's top game designers, this book describes the deepest and most fundamental principles of game design, demonstrating how tactics used in board, card, and athletic games also...

Fortran 2018 with Parallel Programming

1st Edition

Subrata Ray
August 27, 2019

The programming language Fortran dates back to 1957 when a team of IBM engineers released the first Fortran Compiler. During the past 60 years, the language had been revised and updated several times to incorporate more features to enable writing clean and structured computer programs. The present...

Optimization Using Evolutionary Algorithms and Metaheuristics: Applications in Engineering

1st Edition

Kaushik Kumar, J. Paulo Davim
August 27, 2019

Metaheuristic optimization is a higher-level procedure or heuristic designed to find, generate, or select a heuristic (partial search algorithm) that may provide a sufficiently good solution to an optimization problem, especially with incomplete or imperfect information or limited computation...

Metabolomics: Practical Guide to Design and Analysis

1st Edition

Ron Wehrens, Reza Salek
August 21, 2019

Metabolomics is the scientific study of the chemical processes in a living system, environment and nutrition. It is a relatively new omics science, but the potential applications are wide, including medicine, personalized medicine and intervention studies, food and nutrition, plants, agriculture...

Revival: The Handbook of Software for Engineers and Scientists (1995)

1st Edition

Paul W Ross
August 21, 2019

The Handbook of Software for Engineers and Scientists is a single-volume, ready reference for the practicing engineer and scientist in industry, government, and academia as well as the novice computer user. It provides the most up-to-date information in a variety of areas such as common platforms...

Combinatorics and Number Theory of Counting Sequences

1st Edition

Istvan Mezo
August 20, 2019

Combinatorics and Number Theory of Counting Sequences is an introduction to the theory of finite set partitions and to the enumeration of cycle decompositions of permutations. The presentation prioritizes elementary enumerative proofs. Therefore, parts of the book are designed so that even those...

AI and Human Thought and Emotion

1st Edition

Sam Freed
August 20, 2019

The field of artificial intelligence (AI) has grown dramatically in recent decades from niche expert systems to the current myriad of deep machine learning applications that include personal assistants, natural-language interfaces, and medical, financial, and traffic management systems. This boom...

Brain–Computer Interfaces Handbook: Technological and Theoretical Advances

1st Edition

Chang S. Nam, Anton Nijholt, Fabien Lotte
August 19, 2019

Brain–Computer Interfaces Handbook: Technological and Theoretical Advances provides a tutorial and an overview of the rich and multi-faceted world of Brain–Computer Interfaces (BCIs). The authors supply readers with a contemporary presentation of fundamentals, theories, and diverse applications of...

Hidden Markov Models: Theory and Implementation using MATLAB®

1st Edition

João Paulo Coelho, Tatiana M. Pinho, José Boaventura-Cunha
August 13, 2019

This book presents, in an integrated form, both the analysis and synthesis of three different types of hidden Markov models. Unlike other books on the subject, it is generic and does not focus on a specific theme, e.g. speech processing. Moreover, it presents the translation of hidden Markov models...

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...