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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...

Graph Polynomials

Yongtang Shi, Matthias Dehmer, Xueliang Li, Ivan Gutman
December 06, 2016

This book covers both theoretical and practical results for graph polynomials. Graph polynomials have been developed for measuring combinatorial graph invariants and for characterizing graphs. Various problems in pure and applied graph theory or discrete mathematics can be treated and solved...

The New Web Typography: Create a Visual Hierarchy with Responsive Web Design

Stephen Boss, Jason Cranford Teague
December 01, 2016

With a vast selection of typefaces now available, there is no excuse for using boring typography in web design. The New Web Typography: Create a Visual Hierarchy with Responsive Web Design shows you how to implement web-safe fonts to create visually appealing and multi-browser-friendly websites...

Big Data Computing: A Guide for Business and Technology Managers

Vivek Kale
December 01, 2016

This book unravels the mystery of Big Data computing and its power to transform business operations. The approach it uses will be helpful to any professional who must present a case for realizing Big Data computing solutions or to those who could be involved in a Big Data computing project. It...

Data Mining: A Tutorial-Based Primer, Second Edition

Richard J. Roiger
December 01, 2016

"Dr. Roiger does an excellent job of describing in step by step detail formulae involved in various data mining algorithms, along with illustrations. In addition, his tutorials in Weka software provide excellent grounding for students in comprehending the underpinnings of Machine Learning as...

Computer Architecture: Fundamentals and Principles of Computer Design, Second Edition

Joseph D. Dumas II
December 01, 2016

Not only does almost everyone in the civilized world use a personal computer, smartphone, and/or tablet on a daily basis to communicate with others and access information, but virtually every other modern appliance, vehicle, or other device has one or more computers embedded inside it. One cannot...

Biometrics in Support of Military Operations: Lessons from the Battlefield

William C. Buhrow
November 22, 2016

Biometrics in Support of Military Operations: Lessons from the Battlefield examines and evaluates recent U.S. military experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan in the context of the use of biometrics and related technologies. The book takes a comprehensive look at how biometrics has been used to support...

Sport Business Analytics: Using Data to Increase Revenue and Improve Operational Efficiency

C. Keith Harrison, Scott Bukstein
November 21, 2016

Developing and implementing a systematic analytics strategy can result in a sustainable competitive advantage within the sport business industry. This timely and relevant book provides practical strategies to collect data and then convert that data into meaningful, value-added information and...

Matrix Inequalities for Iterative Systems

Hanjo Taubig
November 18, 2016

The book reviews inequalities for weighted entry sums of matrix powers. Applications range from mathematics and CS to pure sciences. It unifies and generalizes several results for products and powers of sesquilinear forms derived from powers of Hermitian, positive-semidefinite, as well as...

Applying Color Theory to Digital Media and Visualization

Theresa-Marie Rhyne
November 17, 2016

This book provides an overview of the application of color theory concepts to digital media and visualization. It highlights specific color concepts like color harmony and shows how to apply the concept with case study examples and usage of actual online and mobile color tools. Color deficiencies...

Learning with Uncertainty

Xizhao Wang, Junhai Zhai
November 16, 2016

Learning with uncertainty covers a broad range of scenarios in machine learning, this book mainly focuses on: (1) Decision tree learning with uncertainty, (2) Clustering under uncertainty environment, (3) Active learning based on uncertainty criterion, and (4) Ensemble learning in a framework of...

3D Photorealistic Rendering: Interiors & Exteriors with V-Ray and 3ds Max

Jamie Cardoso
November 14, 2016

Increase the photorealism of your 3d visualizations with enhanced toolsets of V-ray in 3ds Max. Full-color, step-by-step tutorials about techniques involved in creating photorealistic renders for interior/exterior scenes. Each tutorial includes a 3d project scene to guide you through, production...