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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...

Mobile Cloud Computing: Models, Implementation, and Security

Meikang Qiu, Keke Gai
May 08, 2017

Mobile Cloud Computing: Models, Implementation, and Security provides a comprehensive introduction to mobile cloud computing, including key concepts, models, and relevant applications. The book focuses on novel and advanced algorithms, as well as mobile app development. The book begins with an...

Risk Thinking for Cloud-Based Application Services

Eric Bauer
April 03, 2017

Many enterprises are moving their applications and IT services to the cloud. Better risk management results in fewer operational surprises and failures, greater stakeholder confidence and reduced regulatory concerns; proactive risk management maximizes the likelihood that an enterprise’s objectives...

Distributed Data Fusion for Network-Centric Operations

David Hall, Chee-Yee Chong, James Llinas, Martin Liggins II
March 29, 2017

With the recent proliferation of service-oriented architectures (SOA), cloud computing technologies, and distributed-interconnected systems, distributed fusion is taking on a larger role in a variety of applications—from environmental monitoring and crisis management to intelligent buildings and...

Social Network Analysis: Interdisciplinary Approaches and Case Studies

Xiaoming Fu, Jar-Der Luo, Margarete Boos
March 27, 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...

Implementing Cybersecurity: A Guide to the National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework

Anne Kohnke, Ken Sigler, Dan Shoemaker
March 09, 2017

The book provides the complete strategic understanding requisite to allow a person to create and use the RMF process recommendations for risk management. This will be the case both for applications of the RMF in corporate training situations, as well as for any individual who wants to obtain...

Virtualization and Private Cloud with VMware Cloud Suite

Lee Chao
March 03, 2017

To help readers understand virtualization and cloud computing, this book is designed to cover the theories and concepts enough to understand the cutting-edge technology. Meanwhile, in this book, the reader can gain hands-on skills on VMware Cloud Suite to create a private cloud. With the academic...

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...

Advances in Smart Cities: Smarter People, Governance, and Solutions

Arpan Kumar Kar, M P Gupta, P. Vigneswara Ilavarasan, Yogesh K. Dwivedi
January 17, 2017

This is an edited book based on the selected submissions made to the conference titled "International Conference in Smart Cities". The project provides an innovative and new approach to holistic management of cities physical, socio-economic, environmental, transportation and political assets across...

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:...

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