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Computer Organization: Basic Processor Structure

James Gil de Lamadrid
March 06, 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...

Data Stewardship for Open Science: Implementing FAIR Principles

Barend Mons
March 05, 2018

Data Stewardship for Open Science: Implementing FAIR Principles has been written with the intention of making scientists, funders, and innovators in all disciplines and stages of their professional activities broadly aware of the need, complexity, and challenges associated with open science, modern...

From AI to Robotics: Mobile, Social, and Sentient Robots

Arkapravo Bhaumik
March 02, 2018

From AI to Robotics: Mobile, Social, and Sentient Robots is a journey into the world of agent-based robotics and it covers a number of interesting topics, both in the theory and practice of the discipline. The book traces the earliest ideas for autonomous machines to the mythical lore of ancient...

A Hands-On Course in Sensors Using the Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Volker Ziemann
March 02, 2018

A Hands-On Course in Sensors using the Arduino and Raspberry Pi is the first book to give a practical and wide-ranging account of how to interface sensors and actuators with micro-controllers, Raspberry Pi and other control systems. The author describes the progression of raw signals through...

Parallel Programming for Modern High Performance Computing Systems

Pawel Czarnul
February 28, 2018

In view of the growing presence and popularity of multicore and manycore processors, accelerators, and coprocessors, as well as clusters using such computing devices, the development of efficient parallel applications has become a key challenge to be able to exploit the performance of such systems....

Introduction to Visual Computing: Core Concepts in Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing

Aditi Majumder, M. Gopi
February 18, 2018

Introduction to Visual Computing: Core Concepts in Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing covers the fundamental concepts of visual computing. Whereas past books have treated these concepts within the context of specific fields such as computer graphics, computer vision or image processing...

GPU Parallel Program Development Using CUDA

Tolga Soyata
February 16, 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...

Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Based on Parallel Shift Technology

Stepan Bilan, Sergey Yuzhakov
February 14, 2018

This book describes the methods and algorithms for image pre-processing and recognition. These methods are based on a parallel shift technology of the imaging copy, as well as simple mathematical operations to allow the generation of a minimum set of features to describe and recognize the image....

Digital Type Design for Branding: Designing Letters from Their Source

Stephen Boss
February 12, 2018

The approach will be to give visual aid (illustrated) and written reference to young designers who are either launching their careers or taking their first stab at designing letterforms for a logo, lettermark, signage, advertising or an alphabet. The book will focus on the roots of each letterform...

Chain Event Graphs

Rodrigo A. Collazo, Christiane Goergen, Jim Q. Smith
January 31, 2018

   Written by some major contributors to the development of this class of graphical models, Chain Event Graphs introduces a viable and straightforward new tool for statistical inference, model selection and learning techniques. The book extends established technologies used in the study of...

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,...

An Introduction to Number Theory with Cryptography, Second Edition

James Kraft, Lawrence Washington
January 31, 2018

Building on the success of the first edition, An Introduction to Number Theory with Cryptography, Second Edition, increases coverage of the popular and important topic of cryptography, integrating it with traditional topics in number theory. The authors have written the text in an engaging style...

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