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The Craft of Model-Based Testing

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Paul C. Jorgensen
May 1, 2017

In his latest work, author Paul C Jorgensen takes his well-honed craftsman’s approach to mastering model-based testing (MBT). To be expert at MBT, a software tester has to understand it as a craft rather than an art. This means a tester should have deep knowledge of the underlying subject and be w...

A Guide to Selecting Software Measures and Metrics

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Capers Jones
March 16, 2017

Going where no book on software measurement and metrics has previously gone, this critique thoroughly examines a number of bad measurement practices, hazardous metrics, and huge gaps and omissions in the software literature that neglect important topics in measurement. The book covers the major gaps...

Social Media Warfare: Equal Weapons for All

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Michael Erbschloe
May 8, 2017

Social media applications can be weaponized with very little skill. Social media warfare has become a burden that nation states, government agencies, and corporations need to face. To address the social media warfare threat in a reasonable manner that reduces uncertainty requires dedication and atte...

Mobile SmartLife via Sensing, Localization, and Cloud Ecosystems

Kaikai Liu, Xiaolin Li
June 19, 2017

Indoor location is one of the two most important contexts (time and location), becoming a key entry for mobile Internet. This book envisions potential indoor location applications, overviews the related state of the art technologies, and presents original patented techniques and open source...

Software-Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials: Cloud, Converged, and Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft

Greg Schulz
June 19, 2017

Software-Defined Data Infrastructures Essentials provides fundamental coverage of physical, cloud, converged, and virtual server storage I/O networking technologies, trends, tools, techniques, and tradecraft skills. From webscale, software-defined, containers, database, key-value store, cloud, and...

Data Science and Analytics with Python

Jesus Rogel-Salazar
June 16, 2017

Data Science and Analytics with Python is designed for practitioners in data science and data analytics in both academic and business environments. The aim is to present the reader with the main concepts used in data science using tools developed in Python, such as SciKit-learn, Pandas, Numpy, and...

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...

Computational Intelligence Applications in Business Intelligence and Big Data Analytics

Vijayan Sugumaran, Arun Kumar Sangaiah, Arunkumar Thangavelu
June 12, 2017

There are a number of books on computational intelligence (CI), but they tend to cover a broad range of CI paradigms and algorithms rather than provide an in-depth exploration in learning and adaptive mechanisms. This book sets its focus on CI based architectures, modeling, case studies and...

Evolving Innovation Ecosystems: A Guide to Open Idea Transformation in the Age of Future Tech

Carol L. Stimmel
June 09, 2017

While emerging technologies create massive opportunity, especially for investors and companies that seek more adaptable forms of economic growth than currently available, value is held inert by traditional approaches, patents, and other closed systems. Yet, open data, content, and information may...

Cognitive Systems Engineering: An Integrative Living Laboratory Framework

Michael D. McNeese, Peter Kent Forster
June 09, 2017

This book provides a framework for integrating complex systems that are problem-centric, human-centered, and provides an interdisciplinary, multi-methodological purview of multiple perspectives surrounding the human factors/human actors within living ecosystems. This book will provide useful...

Smart Energy: From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World

Jianping Liu, Shaoqiang Chen, Tao Liu
June 06, 2017

Smart Energy: From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World first traces the history of mankind's discovery and use of energy. It then reviews contemporary issues such as global warming, environmental deterioration, depletion of carbon energy sources, and energy disputes. Next, it evaluates technical...

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...

Practitioner’s Guide to Business Impact Analysis

Priti Sikdar
June 01, 2017

This book illustrates the importance of business impact analysis, which covers risk assessment, and moves towards better understanding of the business environment, industry specific compliance, legal and regulatory landscape and the need for business continuity. The book provides charts, checklists...

Freight Transport and Distribution: Concepts and Optimisation Models

Tolga Bektas
May 31, 2017

This book serves as a primer on freight transportation and logistics, providing a general and broad coverage of concepts, mathematical models and methodologies available for freight transportation planning at strategic, tactical and operational levels. It is aimed at graduate students, and is also...

Classical Fortran: Programming for Engineering and Scientific Applications, Second Edition

Michael Kupferschmid
May 24, 2017

Classical FORTRAN: Programming for Engineering and Scientific Applications, Second Edition teaches how to write programs in the Classical dialect of FORTRAN, the original and still most widely recognized language for numerical computing. This edition retains the conversational style of the original...

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