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Computational Partial Differential Equations Using MATLAB®

2nd Edition

Jichun Li, Yi-Tung Chen
October 11, 2019

In this popular text for an Numerical Analysis course, the authors introduce several major methods of solving various partial differential equations (PDEs) including elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic equations. It covers traditional techniques including the classic finite difference method,...

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...

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

2nd Edition

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...

Formal Methods in Computer Science

1st Edition

Jiacun Wang, William Tepfenhart
July 03, 2019

Formal Methods in Computer Science gives students a comprehensive introduction to formal methods and their application in software and hardware specification and verification. The first part introduces some fundamentals in formal methods, including set theory, functions, finite state machines,...

Graphic Design: Learn It, Do It

1st Edition

Katherine A. Hughes
June 21, 2019

Graphic Design: Learn It, Do It is an introduction to the fundamentals of graphic design and the Adobe Creative Cloud applications used to put these concepts into practice. This book is intended for production-oriented audiences, those interested in the what, why and how of graphic design. The "...

Probability and Statistics for Data Science: Math + R + Data

1st Edition

Norman Matloff
June 20, 2019

Probability and Statistics for Data Science: Math + R + Data covers "math stat"—distributions, expected value, estimation etc.—but takes the phrase "Data Science" in the title quite seriously: * Real datasets are used extensively. * All data analysis is supported by R coding. * Includes...

Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Michael Baron
June 14, 2019

Praise for the Second Edition: "The author has done his homework on the statistical tools needed for the particular challenges computer scientists encounter... [He] has taken great care to select examples that are interesting and practical for computer scientists. ... The content is illustrated...

Elements of Multimedia

1st Edition

Sreeparna Banerjee
May 08, 2019

Elements of Multimedia presents a systematic introduction and integrated overview of the state-of-the-art innovations that make Multimedia a rapidly evolving technology in the digital domain. This book is also an invaluable resource for applied researchers. Some of the salient features of the book...

Lessons in Play: An Introduction to Combinatorial Game Theory, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Michael H. Albert, Richard J. Nowakowski, David Wolfe
April 22, 2019

This second edition of Lessons in Play reorganizes the presentation of the popular original text in combinatorial game theory to make it even more widely accessible. Starting with a focus on the essential concepts and applications, it then moves on to more technical material. Still written in a...

Image and Video Compression for Multimedia Engineering: Fundamentals, Algorithms, and Standards, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Yun-Qing Shi, Huifang Sun
March 20, 2019

The latest edition provides a comprehensive foundation for image and video compression. It covers HEVC/H.265 and future video coding activities, in addition to Internet Video Coding. The book features updated chapters and content, along with several new chapters and sections. It adheres to the...

Automata and Computability: A Programmer's Perspective

1st Edition

Ganesh Gopalakrishnan
February 22, 2019

Automata and Computability is a class-tested textbook which provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the theory of automata and computation. The author uses illustrations, engaging examples, and historical remarks to make the material interesting and relevant for students. It...

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...