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C: From Theory to Practice, Second Edition

George S. Tselikis, Nikolaos D. Tselikas
June 14, 2017

This easy-to-use, classroom-tested textbook covers the C programming language for computer science and IT students. Designed for a compulsory fundamental course, it presents the theory and principles of C. More than 500 exercises and examples of progressive difficulty aid students in understanding...

Introduction to Middleware: Web Services, Object Components, and Cloud Computing

Letha Hughes Etzkorn
June 05, 2017

"A stereotype of computer science textbooks is that they are dry, boring, and sometimes even intimidating. As a result, they turn students’ interests off from the subject matter instead of enticing them into it. This textbook is the opposite of such a stereotype. The author presents the subject...

Algorithms for Next-Generation Sequencing

Wing-Kin Sung
May 24, 2017

Advances in sequencing technology have allowed scientists to study the human genome in greater depth and on a larger scale than ever before – as many as hundreds of millions of short reads in the course of a few days. But what are the best ways to deal with this flood of data? Algorithms for...

Processing: An Introduction to Programming

Jeffrey L. Nyhoff, Larry R. Nyhoff
May 16, 2017

This book demonstrates how Processing is an excellent language for beginners to learn the fundamentals of computer programming. Originally designed to make it simpler for digital artists to learn to program, Processing is a wonderful first language for anyone to learn. Given its origins, Processing...

Fundamentals of Performance Evaluation of Computer-Based Systems: Discrete Event Simulation Using Excel/VBA

David Elizandro, Hamdy Taha
May 15, 2017

This book presents fundamental modeling tools, queueing theory, and discrete event simulation for evaluating computer-based systems. Assuming some familiarity with modeling concepts and Excel, the text is an excellent resource for those who need to learn the basics of discrete simulation and for...

Introduction to Web Interaction Design: With HTML and CSS

Michael Macaulay
May 15, 2017

This book introduces standard and new HTML5 elements and attributes and CSS3 properties commonly used in Web design as well as design guidelines for their effective use. Its approach of explaining every line of code in the examples it uses to show the usage of the HTML elements and CSS properties...

Discrete Mathematics and Applications, Second Edition

Kevin Ferland
May 05, 2017

This book is intended for a one-semester course in discrete mathematics. Such a course is typically taken by mathematics, mathematics education, and computer science majors, usually in their sophomore year. Calculus is not a prerequisite to use this book. Part one focuses on how to write proofs,...

Introduction to GIS Programming and Fundamentals with Python and ArcGIS®

Chaowei Yang
April 07, 2017

Combining GIS concepts and fundamental spatial thinking methodology with real programming examples, this book introduces popular Python-based tools and their application to solving real-world problems. It elucidates the programming constructs of Python with its high-level toolkits and demonstrates...

Introduction to Integrative Engineering: A Computational Approach to Biomedical Problems

Guigen Zhang
March 01, 2017

This textbook is designed for an introductory course at undergraduate and graduate levels for bioengineering students. It provides a systematic way of examining bioengineering problems in a multidisciplinary computational approach. The book introduces basic concepts of multidiscipline-based...

ARM Microprocessor Systems: Cortex-M Architecture, Programming, and Interfacing

Muhammad Tahir, Kashif Javed
February 06, 2017

This book presents the use of a microprocessor-based digital system in our daily life. Its bottom-up approach ensures that all the basic building blocks are covered before the development of a real-life system. The ultimate goal of the book is to equip students with all the fundamental building...

Modern Data Science with R

Benjamin S. Baumer, Daniel T. Kaplan, Nicholas J. Horton
February 02, 2017

Modern Data Science with R is a comprehensive data science textbook for undergraduates that incorporates statistical and computational thinking to solve real-world problems with data. Rather than focus exclusively on case studies or programming syntax, this book illustrates how statistical...

Real-Time Digital Signal Processing from MATLAB to C with the TMS320C6x DSPs, Third Edition

Thad B. Welch, Cameron H.G. Wright, Michael G. Morrow
January 27, 2017

This updated edition gives readers hands-on experience in real-time DSP using a practical, step-by-step framework that also incorporates demonstrations, exercises, and problems, coupled with brief overviews of applicable theory and MATLAB applications. Organized in three sections that cover...