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Developing Essbase Applications: Hybrid Techniques and Practices

2nd Edition

Cameron Lackpour
September 17, 2015

Maintaining the advanced technical focus found in Developing Essbase Applications, this second volume is another collaborative effort by some of the best and most experienced Essbase practitioners from around the world.Developing Essbase Applications: Hybrid Techniques and Practices reviews...

Cloud Computing Networking: Theory, Practice, and Development

1st Edition

Lee Chao
August 20, 2015

Cloud computing is the most significant technology transformation since the introduction of the Internet in the early 1990s. As more and more companies and educational institutions plan to adopt a cloud-based IT infrastructure, today’s job market requires IT professionals who understand cloud...

Writing and Managing SOPs for GCP

1st Edition

Susanne Prokscha
July 29, 2015

Writing and Managing SOPs for GCP is the first book to discuss managing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Good Clinical Practice (GCP) from conception to retirement. It recommends approaches that have a direct impact on improving SOP and regulatory compliance. Throughout the text, the book...

Connected Medical Devices: Integrating Patient Care Data in Healthcare Systems

1st Edition

John Zaleski
March 27, 2015

Within a healthcare enterprise, patient vital signs and other automated measurements are communicated from connected medical devices to end-point systems, such as electronic health records, data warehouses and standalone clinical information systems. Connected Medical Devices: Integrating Patient...

Big Data Analytics: A Practical Guide for Managers

1st Edition

Kim H. Pries, Robert Dunnigan
February 05, 2015

With this book, managers and decision makers are given the tools to make more informed decisions about big data purchasing initiatives. Big Data Analytics: A Practical Guide for Managers not only supplies descriptions of common tools, but also surveys the various products and vendors that supply...

Big Data and Health Analytics

1st Edition

Katherine Marconi, Harold Lehmann
December 20, 2014

Data availability is surpassing existing paradigms for governing, managing, analyzing, and interpreting health data. Big Data and Health Analytics provides frameworks, use cases, and examples that illustrate the role of big data and analytics in modern health care, including how public health...

LogiQL: A Query Language for Smart Databases

1st Edition

Terry Halpin, Spencer Rugaber
November 13, 2014

LogiQL is a new state-of-the-art programming language based on Datalog. It can be used to build applications that combine transactional, analytical, graph, probabilistic, and mathematical programming. LogiQL makes it possible to build hybrid applications that previously required multiple...

Big Data Analytics Strategies for the Smart Grid

1st Edition

Carol L. Stimmel
July 25, 2014

By implementing a comprehensive data analytics program, utility companies can meet the continually evolving challenges of modern grids that are operationally efficient, while reconciling the demands of greenhouse gas legislation and establishing a meaningful return on investment from smart grid...

Computing Handbook: Information Systems and Information Technology

3rd Edition

Heikki Topi, Allen Tucker
May 14, 2014

Computing Handbook, Third Edition: Information Systems and Information Technology demonstrates the richness and breadth of the IS and IT disciplines. The second volume of this popular handbook explores their close links to the practice of using, managing, and developing IT-based solutions to...

Linked Data Management

1st Edition

Andreas Harth, Katja Hose, Ralf Schenkel
May 01, 2014

Linked Data Management presents techniques for querying and managing Linked Data that is available on today’s Web. The book shows how the abundance of Linked Data can serve as fertile ground for research and commercial applications. The text focuses on aspects of managing large-scale collections...

Mining User Generated Content

1st Edition

Marie-Francine Moens, Juanzi Li, Tat-Seng Chua
January 28, 2014

Originating from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and many other networking sites, the social media shared by users and the associated metadata are collectively known as user generated content (UGC). To analyze UGC and glean insight about user behavior, robust techniques are needed...

Cloud Database Development and Management

1st Edition

Lee Chao
July 26, 2013

Although today’s job market requires IT professionals to understand cloud computing theories and have hands-on skills for developing real-world database systems, there are few books available that integrate coverage of both. Filling this void, Cloud Database Development and Management explains how...