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Displays: Fundamentals & Applications, Second Edition

Rolf R. Hainich, Oliver Bimber
December 21, 2016

In the extensive fields of optics, holography and virtual reality, technology continues to evolve. Displays: Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition addresses these updates and discusses how real-time computer graphics and vision enable the application and displays of graphical 2D and 3D...

Advanced Design and Implementation of Virtual Machines

Xiao-Feng Li
December 20, 2016

Along with the increasingly important runtime engines pervasive in our daily-life computing, there is a strong demand from the software community for a solid presentation on the design and implementation of modern virtual machines, including the Java virtual machine, JavaScript engine and Android...

Ecosystems and Technology: Idea Generation and Content Model Processing

Cyrus F. Nourani
December 20, 2016

Ecosystems and Technology: Idea Generation and Content Model Processing, presents important new innovations in the area of management and computing. Innovation is the generation and application of new ideas and skills to produce new products, processes, and services that improve economic and social...

Object-Orientation, Abstraction, and Data Structures Using Scala, Second Edition

Mark C. Lewis, Lisa L. Lacher
December 19, 2016

Praise for the first edition: "The well-written, comprehensive book…[is] aiming to become a de facto reference for the language and its features and capabilities. The pace is appropriate for beginners; programming concepts are introduced progressively through a range of examples and then used as...

Handbook of Digital Image Synthesis: Scientific Foundations of Rendering

Vincent Pegoraro
December 19, 2016

The Handbook of Digital Image Synthesis constitutes a comprehensive reference guide in the rapidly-developing field of computer graphics, whose applications span not only the movie and gaming industries, but also digital marketing, industrial and architectural design, virtual-environment simulators...

Bioinformatics Database Systems

Kevin Byron, Katherine G. Herbert, Jason T. L. Wang
December 15, 2016

Modern biological databases comprise not only data, but also sophisticated query facilities and bioinformatics data analysis tools. This book provides an exploration through the world of Bioinformatics Database Systems. The book summarizes the popular and innovative bioinformatics repositories...

Biometrics in a Data Driven World: Trends, Technologies, and Challenges

Sinjini Mitra, Mikhail Gofman
December 15, 2016

Biometrics in a Data Driven World: Trends, Technologies, and Challenges aims to inform readers about the modern applications of biometrics in the context of a data-driven society, to familiarize them with the rich history of biometrics, and to provide them with a glimpse into the future of...

Computational Science and Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (Beliaghata, Kolkata, India, 4-6 October 2016)

Arpan Deyasi, Soumen Mukherjee, Pampa Debnath, Arup Kumar Bhattacharjee
December 12, 2016

Computational Science and Engineering contains peer-reviewed research presented at the International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India, 4-6 October 2016). The contributions cover a wide range of topics: - electronic devices-...

Guide to Pairing-Based Cryptography

Nadia El Mrabet, Marc Joye
December 08, 2016

This book is devoted to efficient pairing computations and implementations, useful tools for cryptographers working on topics like identity-based cryptography and the simplification of existing protocols like signature schemes. As well as exploring the basic mathematical background of finite...

Speed, Data, and Ecosystems: Excelling in a Software-Driven World

Jan Bosch
December 08, 2016

As software R&D investment increases, the benefits from short feedback cycles using technologies such as continuous deployment, experimentation-based development, and multidisciplinary teams require a fundamentally different strategy and process. This book will cover the three overall...

Disk-Based Algorithms for Big Data

Christopher G. Healey
December 07, 2016

Disk-Based Algorithms for Big Data is a product of recent advances in the areas of big data, data analytics, and the underlying file systems and data management algorithms used to support the storage and analysis of massive data collections. The book discusses hard disks and their impact on data...

Elements of Parallel Computing

Eric Aubanel
December 06, 2016

Designed for introductory parallel computing courses at the advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate level, Elements of Parallel Computing presents the fundamental concepts of parallel computing not from the point of view of hardware, but from a more abstract view of algorithmic and...