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Theoretical Physics for Biological Systems

1st Edition

Paola Lecca, Angela Re
January 25, 2019

Quantum physics provides the concepts and their mathematical formalization that lend themselves to describe important properties of biological networks topology, such as vulnerability to external stress and their dynamic response to changing physiological conditions. A theory of networks enhanced...

Think Like a UX Researcher: How to Observe Users, Influence Design, and Shape Business Strategy

1st Edition

David Travis, Philip Hodgson
January 24, 2019

Think Like a UX Researcher will challenge your preconceptions about user experience (UX) research and encourage you to think beyond the obvious. You’ll discover how to plan and conduct UX research, analyze data, persuade teams to take action on the results and build a career in UX. The book will...

Modeling the 3D Conformation of Genomes

1st Edition

Guido Tiana, Luca Giorgetti
January 23, 2019

This book provides a timely summary of physical modeling approaches applied to biological datasets that describe conformational properties of chromosomes in the cell nucleus. Chapters explain how to convert raw experimental data into 3D conformations, and how to use models to better understand...

Emerging Internet-Based Technologies

1st Edition

Matthew N. O. Sadiku
January 09, 2019

The author of this book has identified the seven key emerging Internet-related technologies: Internet of things, smart everything, big data, cloud computing, cybersecurity, software-defined networking, and online education. Together these technologies are transformational and disruptive. This book...

Handbook of Mixture Analysis

1st Edition

Sylvia Fruhwirth-Schnatter, Gilles Celeux, Christian P. Robert
January 07, 2019

Mixture models have been around for over 150 years, and they are found in many branches of statistical modelling, as a versatile and multifaceted tool. They can be applied to a wide range of data: univariate or multivariate, continuous or categorical, cross-sectional, time series, networks, and...

Computer Graphics Through OpenGL®: From Theory to Experiments

3rd Edition

Sumanta Guha, Sumanta Guha
January 07, 2019

COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF SHADERS AND THE PROGRAMMABLE PIPELINE From geometric primitives to animation to 3D modeling to lighting, shading and texturing, Computer Graphics Through OpenGL®: From Theory to Experiments is a comprehensive introduction to computer graphics which uses an active learning...

Big Data in ehealthcare: Challenges and Perspectives

1st Edition

Nandini Mukherjee, Sarmistha Neogy, Samiran Chattopadhyay
January 02, 2019

This book focuses on the different aspects of handling big data in healthcare. It showcases the current state-of-the-art technology used for storing health records and health data models. It also focuses on the research challenges in big data acquisition, storage, management and analysis....

Browsers, Devices, and Fonts: A Designer's Guide to Fonts and How They Function on the Web

1st Edition

Gary Rozanc
December 27, 2018

Part technical and part theoretical, this practical guide to web typography helps designers understand how the typographic choices they make in layout and prototyping programs behave once they are turned into live code. Through a series of demos, this book teaches designers how to create...

Computational Context: The Value, Theory and Application of Context with AI

1st Edition

William F. Lawless, Ranjeev Mittu, Donald Sofge
December 21, 2018

This volume addresses context from three comprehensive perspectives: first, its importance, the issues surrounding context, and its value in the laboratory and the field; second, the theory guiding the AI used to model its context; and third, its applications in the field (e.g., decision-making)....

How Well Do Executives Trust Their Intuition

1st Edition

Jay Liebowitz, Yolande Chan, Tracy Jenkin, Dylan Spicker, Joanna Paliszkiewicz, Fabio Babiloni
December 19, 2018

In this age of Big Data and analytics, knowledge gained through experiential learning and intuition may be taking a back seat to analytics. However, the use of intuition should not be underestimated and should play an important role in the decision process. How Well Do Executives Trust Their...

Smart Computing Applications in Crowdfunding

1st Edition

Bo Xing, Tshilidzi Marwala
December 18, 2018

The book focuses on smart computing for crowdfunding usage, looking at the crowdfunding landscape, e.g., reward-, donation-, equity-, P2P-based and the crowdfunding ecosystem, e.g., regulator, asker, backer, investor, and operator. The increased complexity of fund raising scenario, driven by the...

Low Power Circuits for Emerging Applications in Communications, Computing, and Sensing

1st Edition

Fei Yuan
December 18, 2018

The book addresses the need to investigate new approaches to lower energy requirement in multiple application areas and serves as a guide into emerging circuit technologies. It explores revolutionary device concepts, sensors, and associated circuits and architectures that will greatly extend the...