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Advanced Design and Implementation of Virtual Machines

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Xiao-Feng Li
December 20, 2016

Along with the increasingly important runtime engines pervasive in our daily-life computing, there is a strong demand from the software community for a solid presentation on the design and implementation of modern virtual machines, including the Java virtual machine, JavaScript engine and Android ex...

Essentials of Computer Architecture, Second Edition

Douglas Comer
January 04, 2017

This easy to read textbook provides an introduction to computer architecture, while focusing on the essential aspects of hardware that programmers need to know. The topics are explained from a programmer’s point of view, and the text emphasizes consequences for programmers. Divided in five parts,...

Low-Power Wireless Communication Circuits and Systems: 60GHz and Beyond

Kiat Seng Yeo, Kaixue Ma
December 31, 2016

The increasing demand for extremely high-data-rate communications has urged researchers to develop new communication systems. Currently, wireless transmission with more than one Giga-bits-per-second (Gbps) data rates is becoming essential due to increased connectivity between different portable and...

Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Second Edition (Print)

Phillip A. Laplante
December 21, 2016

With breadth and depth of coverage, the Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Second Edition has a multi-disciplinary scope, drawing together comprehensive coverage of the inter-related aspects of computer science and technology. The topics covered in this encyclopedia include:...

Advanced Design and Implementation of Virtual Machines

Xiao-Feng Li
December 20, 2016

Along with the increasingly important runtime engines pervasive in our daily-life computing, there is a strong demand from the software community for a solid presentation on the design and implementation of modern virtual machines, including the Java virtual machine, JavaScript engine and Android...

Ecosystems and Technology: Idea Generation and Content Model Processing

Cyrus F. Nourani
December 20, 2016

Ecosystems and Technology: Idea Generation and Content Model Processing, presents important new innovations in the area of management and computing. Innovation is the generation and application of new ideas and skills to produce new products, processes, and services that improve economic and social...

Object-Orientation, Abstraction, and Data Structures Using Scala, Second Edition

Mark C. Lewis, Lisa L. Lacher
December 19, 2016

Praise for the first edition: "The well-written, comprehensive book…[is] aiming to become a de facto reference for the language and its features and capabilities. The pace is appropriate for beginners; programming concepts are introduced progressively through a range of examples and then used as...

Fundamentals of User-Centered Design: A Practical Approach

Brian Still, Kate Crane
December 17, 2016

There has been some solid work done in the area of User-Centered Design (UCD) over the last few years. What’s been missing is an in-depth, comprehensive textbook that connects UCD to usability and User Experience (UX) principles and practices. This new textbook discusses a theoretical framework in...

Ethics and the Internal Auditor's Political Dilemma: Tools and Techniques to Evaluate a Company's Ethical Culture

Lynn Fountain
December 16, 2016

This book helps auditors understand the reality of performing the internal audit role and the importance of properly managing ethical standards. It provides many examples of ethical conflicts and proposes alternative actions for the internal auditor. Internal auditors are well-schooled on the IIA...

Effective Communication During Disasters: Making Use of Technology, Media, and Human Resources

Girish Bobby Kapur, Sarah Bezek, Jonathan Dyal
December 16, 2016

In today’s world, there are new opportunities for disaster communications through modern technology and social media. Social network applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can connect friends, family, first responders, and those providing relief and assistance. However, social media...

Bioinformatics Database Systems

Kevin Byron, Katherine G. Herbert, Jason T. L. Wang
December 15, 2016

Modern biological databases comprise not only data, but also sophisticated query facilities and bioinformatics data analysis tools. This book provides an exploration through the world of Bioinformatics Database Systems. The book summarizes the popular and innovative bioinformatics repositories...

Biometrics in a Data Driven World: Trends, Technologies, and Challenges

Sinjini Mitra, Mikhail Gofman
December 15, 2016

Biometrics in a Data Driven World: Trends, Technologies, and Challenges aims to inform readers about the modern applications of biometrics in the context of a data-driven society, to familiarize them with the rich history of biometrics, and to provide them with a glimpse into the future of...

Real-World Electronic Voting: Design, Analysis and Deployment

Feng Hao, Peter Y. A. Ryan
December 13, 2016

Real-World Electronic Voting: Design, Analysis and Deployment captures all major developments in electronic voting since 2003 in a real-world setting. It covers three broad categories: e-voting protocols, attacks reported on e-voting and new developments on the use of e-voting. This book explores...

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