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Big Data in the Arts and Humanities: Theory and Practice

Giovanni Schiuma, Daniela Carlucci
May 08, 2018

As digital technologies occupy a more central role in working and everyday human life, individual and social realities are increasingly constructed and communicated through digital objects, which are progressively replacing and representing physical objects. They are even shaping new forms of...

Wireless Network Security: Second Edition

Wolfgang Osterhage
May 08, 2018

Wireless communications have become indispensable part of our lives. The book deals with the security of such wireless communication. The technological background of these applications have been presented in detail. Special emphasis has been laid on the IEEE 802.11x-standards that have been...

R for Programmers: Quantitative Investment Applications

Dan Zhang
May 07, 2018

After the fundamental volume and the advanced technique volume, this volume focuses on R applications in the quantitative investment area. Quantitative investment has been hot for some years, and there are more and more startups working on it, combined with many other internet communities and...

Handbook of SDP for Multimedia Session Negotiations: SIP and WebRTC IP Telephony

Radhika Ranjan Roy
May 07, 2018

This book on SDP is the first of this kind that attempts to put all SDP related RFCs together with their mandatory and optional texts in a chronological systematic way as if people can use a single “super-SDP RFC” with almost one-to-one integrity from beginning to end to see the big picture of SDP...

Retaining Expert Knowledge: What to Keep in an Age of Information Overload

Peggy Salvatore
May 01, 2018

This book covers two major topics central to capturing and transferring expertise in organizations: Methodology and best practices for interviewing subject matter experts (SMEs) to capture their knowledge Identifying the SMEs to interview The more critical problem is identifying the SMEs and the...

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

Kiat Seng Yeo, Kaixue Ma
April 26, 2018

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...

Artificial Intelligence and the Two Singularities

Calum Chace
April 26, 2018

The science of AI was born a little over 60 years ago, but for most of that time its achievements were modest. In 2012 it experienced a big bang, when a branch of statistics called Machine Learning (and a sub-branch called Deep Learning) was applied to it. Now machines have surpassed humans in...

Flexible Network Architectures Security: Principles and Issues

Bhawana Rudra
April 19, 2018

The future of Internet security doesn’t lie in doing more of the same. It requires not only a new architecture, but the means of securing that architecture. Two trends have come together to make the topic of this book of vital interest. First, the explosive growth of the Internet connections for...

Teaching Computing: A Practitioner's Perspective

Henry M. Walker
April 17, 2018

Teaching can be intimidating for beginning faculty. Some graduate schools and some computing faculty provide guidance and mentoring, but many do not. Often, a new faculty member is assigned to teach a course, with little guidance, input, or feedback. Teaching Computing: A Practitioner’s Perspective...

FinTech: The Technology Driving Disruption in the Financial Services Industry

Parag Y Arjunwadkar
April 12, 2018

Everything that we know about the world of finance is changing before us. Innovation is happening constantly, despite the protests of the traditional financial industry. With all the new technology that we have today, it is almost mind-blowing to think about the kind of technology that we will have...

A Concise Introduction to Programming in Python, Second Edition

Mark J. Johnson
March 30, 2018

A Concise Introduction to Programming in Python, Second Edition provides a hands-on and accessible introduction to writing software in Python, with no prior programming experience required. The Second Edition was thoroughly reorganized and rewritten based on classroom experience to incorporate:...

Protocols for Secure Electronic Commerce, Third Edition

Mostafa Hashem Sherif
March 29, 2018

Protocols for Secure Electronic Commerce, Third Edition presents a compendium of protocols for securing electronic commerce, or e-commerce, in consumer- and business-to-business applications. Attending to a variety of electronic payment systems currently in use around the globe, this edition:...

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