Computer Science & Engineering

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Game of X Volume 1 and Game of X v.2 Standard set

1st Edition

Rusel DeMaria
February 07, 2019

The Reverse Design series looks at all of the design decisions that went into classic games. This is the third installment in the Reverse Design series, looking at Super Mario World. Written in a readable format; this game breaks down nicely into relatively short, separate sections. Reverse Design:...

Essential Computer Graphics Techniques for Modeling, Animating, and Rendering Biomolecules and Cells: A Guide for the Scientist and Artist

1st Edition

Giorgio Luciano
February 06, 2019

The book helps readers develop fundamental skills in the field of biomedical illustrations with a training approach based on step-by-step tutorials with a practical approach. Medical/scientific illustration mainly belongs to professionals in the art field or scientists trying to create artistic...

From Parallel to Emergent Computing

1st Edition

Andrew Adamatzky, Selim Akl, Georgios Ch. Sirakoulis
February 06, 2019

Modern computing relies on future and emergent technologies which have been conceived via interaction between computer science, engineering, chemistry, physics and biology. This highly interdisciplinary book presents advances in the fields of parallel, distributed and emergent information...

Virtual Humans: Today and Tomorrow

1st Edition

David Burden, Maggi Savin-Baden
February 04, 2019

Virtual Humans provides a much-needed definition of what constitutes a ‘virtual human’ and places virtual humans within the wider context of Artificial Intelligence development. It explores the technical approaches to creating a virtual human, as well as emergent issues such as embodiment, identity...

Reinforcement Learning for Cyber-Physical Systems: with Cybersecurity Case Studies

1st Edition

Chong Li, Meikang Qiu
February 04, 2019

Reinforcement Learning for Cyber-Physical Systems: with Cybersecurity Case Studies was inspired by recent developments in the fields of reinforcement learning (RL) and cyber-physical systems (CPSs). Rooted in behavioral psychology, RL is one of the primary strands of machine learning. Different...

Software Engineering for Variability Intensive Systems: Foundations and Applications

1st Edition

Ivan Mistrik, Matthias Galster, Bruce R. Maxim
January 30, 2019

This book addresses the challenges in the software engineering of variability-intensive systems. Variability-intensive systems can support different usage scenarios by accommodating different and unforeseen features and qualities. The book features academic and industrial contributions that discuss...

A Computational Approach to Statistical Learning

1st Edition

Taylor Arnold, Michael Kane, Bryan W. Lewis
January 29, 2019

A Computational Approach to Statistical Learning gives a novel introduction to predictive modeling by focusing on the algorithmic and numeric motivations behind popular statistical methods. The text contains annotated code to over 80 original reference functions. These functions provide minimal...

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...