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Translating Systems Thinking into Practice: A Guide to Developing Incident Reporting Systems

1st Edition

Natassia Goode, Paul M. Salmon, Michael Lenne, Caroline Finch
September 26, 2018

Systems thinking tells us that human error, violations and technology failures result from poorly designed and managed work systems. To help us understand and prevent injuries and incidents, incident reporting systems must be capable of collecting data on contributory factors from across the...

Parallel Programming with Co-arrays

1st Edition

Robert W. Numrich
September 18, 2018

Parallel Programming with Co-Arrays describes the basic techniques used to design parallel algorithms for high-performance, scientific computing. It is intended for upper-level undergraduate students and graduate students who need to develop parallel codes with little or no previous introduction to...

Linux: The Textbook, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Syed Mansoor Sarwar, Robert M Koretsky
September 18, 2018

Linux: The Textbook, Second Edition provides comprehensive coverage of the contemporary use of the Linux operating system for every level of student or practitioner, from beginners to advanced users. The text clearly illustrates system-specific commands and features using Debian-family Debian,...

Project Management Capability Assessment: Performing ISO 33000-Based Capability Assessments of Project Management

1st Edition

Peter T. Davis, Barry D. Lewis
September 18, 2018

Learn how to perform project management according to international standards of compliance using capability assessment processes. This book compares and contrasts the approach to project management using ISO 21500 against the more direct ISO 33000 Capability Assessment. It shows how to assess...

Advances in Swarm Intelligence for Optimizing Problems in Computer Science

1st Edition

Anand Nayyar, Dac-Nhuong Le, Nhu Gia Nguyen
September 18, 2018

This book provides comprehensive details of all Swarm Intelligence based Techniques available till date in a comprehensive manner along with their mathematical proofs. It will act as a foundation for authors, researchers and industry professionals. This monograph will present the latest state of...

Information Governance for Healthcare Professionals: A Practical Approach

1st Edition

Robert F. Smallwood
September 17, 2018

Like other critical organizational assets, information is a strategic asset that requires high level of oversight in order to be able to effectively use it for organizational decision-making, performance improvement, cost management, and risk mitigation. Adopting an information governance program...

The Internet Book: Everything You Need to Know about Computer Networking and How the Internet Works

5th Edition

Douglas E. Comer
September 13, 2018

The Internet Book, Fifth Edition explains how computers communicate, what the Internet is, how the Internet works, and what services the Internet offers. It is designed for readers who do not have a strong technical background — early chapters clearly explain the terminology and concepts...

Advances of DNA Computing in Cryptography

1st Edition

Suyel Namasudra, Ganesh Chandra Deka
September 10, 2018

This book discusses the current technologies of cryptography using DNA computing. Various chapters of the book will discuss the basic concepts of cryptography, steganography, basic concepts of DNA and DNA computing, approaches of DNA computing in cryptography, security attacks, practical...

Encyclopedia of Image Processing (Online Version)

1st Edition

Phillip A. Laplante
August 31, 2018

This comprehensive encyclopedia covers all aspects of computer science, engineering, and technology. The scope of the work is structured using the ACM Computing Classification System (CCS) first published in 1988 but subsequently updated. This classification system is the most comprehensive and is...

Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security

1st Edition

Roman V. Yampolskiy
August 23, 2018

The history of robotics and artificial intelligence in many ways is also the history of humanity’s attempts to control such technologies. From the Golem of Prague to the military robots of modernity, the debate continues as to what degree of independence such entities should have and how to make...

The Art of Learning: Neural Networks and Education

1st Edition

Francis T.S. Yu, Edward H. Yu, Ann G. Yu
August 23, 2018

This book presents the idea that innovative ways of teaching and learning are very essential to retention and growth. Presented in 15 sections, the book starts with the common sense training on education and moves on to neural network operation. Throughout the book, the art of learning, associative...

Configuring Internal Controls for Software as a Service: Between Fragility and Forgiveness

1st Edition

Chong Ee
August 22, 2018

This book taps into an inherent paradox: with the ease of reliance on external, cloud providers to provide robust functionality and regular enhancements comes, as their very own audited service organization control (SOC) reports are quick to point out, the need for client organizations to devise...

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