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A Concise Introduction to Machine Learning

1st Edition

A.C. Faul
August 12, 2019

The emphasis of the book is on the question of Why – only if why an algorithm is successful is understood, can it be properly applied, and the results trusted. Algorithms are often taught side by side without showing the similarities and differences between them. This book addresses the...

A Beginner’s Guide to Image Shape Feature Extraction Techniques

1st Edition

Jyotismita Chaki, Nilanjan Dey
August 12, 2019

This book emphasizes various image shape feature extraction methods which are necessary for image shape recognition and classification. Focussing on a shape feature extraction technique used in content-based image retrieval (CBIR), it explains different applications of image shape features in the...

Feature Engineering and Selection: A Practical Approach for Predictive Models

1st Edition

Max Kuhn, Kjell Johnson
August 02, 2019

The process of developing predictive models includes many stages. Most resources focus on the modeling algorithms but neglect other critical aspects of the modeling process. This book describes techniques for finding the best representations of predictors for modeling and for nding the best subset...

Digital Manufacturing and Assembly Systems in Industry 4.0

1st Edition

Kaushik Kumar, Divya Zindani, J. Paulo Davim
August 02, 2019

Manufacturing, like other industries, is rising to the challenges imposed by aggressive consumer demands and the need for cost-effective processing that delivers quality in the fastest possible time. Fierce competition means that keeping abreast of new developments and applications in technology is...

Developing Informed Intuition for Decision-Making

1st Edition

Jay Liebowitz
August 02, 2019

This book examines how to develop the main traits that are necessary to become an “informed intuitant”. Case studies and examples of successful “informed intuitants” are a major component of the book. “Intuitant” is someone who has the intuitive awareness to be successful. “Informed intuitant”...

An Introduction to Systems Biology: Design Principles of Biological Circuits, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Uri Alon, Uri Alon
August 01, 2019

Praise for the first edition: … superb, beautifully written and organized work that takes an engineering approach to systems biology. Alon provides nicely written appendices to explain the basic mathematical and biological concepts clearly and succinctly without interfering with the main text. He...

Smart Healthcare Systems

1st Edition

Adwitiya Sinha, Megha Rathi
July 31, 2019

About the Book The book provides details of applying intelligent mining techniques for extracting and pre-processing medical data from various sources, for application-based healthcare research. Moreover, different datasets are used, thereby exploring real-world case studies related to medical...

Human Factors in Simulation and Training

1st Edition

Peter A. Hancock, Dennis A. Vincenzi, John A. Wise, Mustapha Mouloua
July 29, 2019

Measure twice, cut once. Although applicable to all areas of human factors research, the old adage is especially relevant to simulation and training. As a tool, simulation is an aid to the imagination, however, if incorrectly or inadequately used, it can lead to inaccurate outcomes that not only...

Nanoscale Networking and Communications Handbook

1st Edition

John R. Vacca
July 23, 2019

This comprehensive handbook serves as a professional reference as well as a practitioner’s guide to today’s most complete and concise view of nanoscale networking and communications. It offers in-depth coverage of theory, technology, and practice as they relate to established technologies and...

Digital Transformation of Enterprise Architecture

1st Edition

Vivek Kale
July 23, 2019

"In this book, Vivek Kale makes an important contribution to the theory and practice of enterprise architecture … this book captures the breadth and depth of information that a modern enterprise architecture must address to effectively support an agile enterprise. This book should have a place in...

Discrete Mathematical Structures: A Succinct Foundation

1st Edition

B. V. Senthil Kumar, Hemen Dutta
July 23, 2019

This book contains fundamental concepts on discrete mathematical structures in an easy to understand style so that the reader can grasp the contents and explanation easily. The concepts of discrete mathematical structures have application to computer science, engineering and information technology...

Why Don't We Defend Better?: Data Breaches, Risk Management, and Public Policy

1st Edition

Robert H. Sloan, Richard Warner
July 15, 2019

The wave of data breaches raises two pressing questions: Why don’t we defend our networks better? And, what practical incentives can we create to improve our defenses? Why Don't We Defend Better?: Data Breaches, Risk Management, and Public Policy answers those questions. It distinguishes three...

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