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A Practical Introduction to Enterprise Network and Security Management


Bongsik Shin
July 20, 2017

Computer networking and cybersecurity are challenging subjects, partly because of the constant rise and fall of related technologies and IT paradigms. As the title implies, much focus of this book is on providing the audience with practical, as well as, theoretical knowledge necessary to build a sol...

Nature-Inspired Computing: Physics and Chemistry-Based Algorithms

Nazmul H. Siddique, Hojjat Adeli
May 22, 2017

Nature-Inspired Computing: Physics and Chemistry-Based Algorithms provides a comprehensive introduction to the methodologies and algorithms in nature-inspired computing, with an emphasis on applications to real-life engineering problems. The research interest for Nature-inspired Computing has...

Stable Analysis Patterns for Systems

Mohamed Fayad
May 22, 2017

Software analysis patterns play an important role in reducing the overall cost and compressing the time of software project lifecycles. However, building reusable and stable software analysis patterns is still considered a major and delicate challenge. This book proposes a novel concept 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...

The Craft of Model-Based Testing

Paul C. Jorgensen
May 01, 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...

Social Network Analysis: Interdisciplinary Approaches and Case Studies

Xiaoming Fu, Jar-Der Luo, Margarete Boos
March 21, 2017

The book addresses the issue of interdisciplinary understanding of collaboration on the topic of social network studies. Researchers and practitioners from various disciplines including sociology, computer science, socio-psychology, public health, complex systems, and management science have worked...

Cybersecurity: Geopolitics, Law, and Policy

Amos N. Guiora
March 10, 2017

This book examines the legal and policy aspects of cyber-security. It takes a much needed look at cyber-security from a geopolitical perspective. Through this lens, it seeks to broaden the reader's understanding of the legal and political considerations of individuals, corporations, law enforcement...

The Internet of Things: Enabling Technologies, Platforms, and Use Cases

Pethuru Raj, Anupama C. Raman
March 02, 2017

As more and more devices become interconnected through the Internet of Things (IoT), there is an even greater need for this book,which explains the technology, the internetworking, and applications that are making IoT an everyday reality. The book begins with a discussion of IoT "ecosystems" and...

Data Protection: Ensuring Data Availability

Preston de Guise
February 22, 2017

This is the fundamental truth about data protection: backup is dead. Or rather, backup and recovery, as a standalone topic, no longer has relevance in IT. As a standalone topic, it’s been killed off by seemingly exponential growth in storage and data, by the cloud, and by virtualization. So what is...

Smart Technologies in Healthcare

Bruno Bouchard
February 13, 2017

Assistive technologies for the old and people with disabilities is now a very active field of research. It also constitutes a very profitable market (expected to reach US $60 billion p.a. by 2018). The book covers key aspects of this important field and provides guidelines for developing assistive...

Cognitive Hack: The New Battleground in Cybersecurity ... the Human Mind

James Bone
January 31, 2017

This book explores a broad cross section of research and actual case studies to draw out new insights that may be used to build a benchmark for IT security professionals. This research takes a deeper dive beneath the surface of the analysis to uncover novel ways to mitigate data security...

Interconnections for Computer Communications and Packet Networks

Roberto Rojas-Cessa
January 06, 2017

This book introduces different interconnection networks applied to different systems. Interconnection networks are used to communicate processing units in a multi-processor system, routers in communication networks, and servers in data centers. Queuing techniques are applied to interconnection...

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:...