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Integrated Networking, Caching, and Computing

F. Richard Yu, Tao Huang, Yunjie Liu
June 13, 2018

This book features the major research advances on integrated networking, caching, and computing. Information-centric networking-based caching is one of the promising techniques for future networks. The cloud computing paradigm has been widely adopted to enable convenient, on-demand network access...

Agilizing the Enterprise

Joseph Raynus
June 08, 2018

Are you still searching for the workplace that deserves someone like you? Do you really have a good understanding about what is going on out there, in the business world? In this book, we will discuss the importance of agility and how it affects the solutions that are being delivered by an...

PgMP® Exam Test Preparation: Test Questions, Practice Tests, and Simulated Exams

Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP
May 31, 2018

In addition to test questions in each of the five domains and two practice tests in print and online, this all-in-one study guide also contains flashcards for learning terms. This book is current with The Standard for Program Management, Fourth Edition, and its author is the second person in the...

High Performance CMOS Range Imaging: Device Technology and Systems Considerations

Andreas Süss
May 27, 2018

This work is dedicated to CMOS based imaging with the emphasis on the noise modeling, characterization and optimization in order to contribute to the design of high performance imagers in general and range imagers in particular. CMOS is known to be superior to CCD due to its flexibility in terms of...

Redefining Innovation: Embracing the 80-80 Rule to Ignite Growth in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

Ruchin Kansal, Jeff Huth
May 24, 2018

Most people marvel at the level of innovation demonstrated by the biopharmaceutical industry in bringing new products to the market – especially in the past 20 years. However, there is a crisis looming in the industry that should be a concern to all of us who take for granted the constant pace at...

Handbook of Image-based Security Techniques

Shivendra Shivani, Suneeta Agarwal, Jasjit S. Suri
May 22, 2018

This book focuses on image based security techniques, namely visual cryptography, watermarking, and steganography. This book is divided into four sections. The first section explores basic to advanced concepts of visual cryptography. The second section of the book covers digital image watermarking...

Artificial Intelligence: With an Introduction to Machine Learning, Second Edition

Richard E. Neapolitan, Xia Jiang
May 16, 2018

The first edition of this popular textbook, Contemporary Artificial Intelligence, provided an accessible and student friendly introduction to AI. This fully revised and expanded update, Artificial Intelligence: With an Introduction to Machine Learning, Second Edition, retains the same accessibility...

Borderless Leadership: Global Skills for Personal and Business Success

Zlatica Kraljevic
May 14, 2018

"Borderless Leadership is a must read for anyone involved in international business. It enables beginners to avoid common pitfalls, and seasoned executives will recognize many of their own mistakes and benefit from the frameworks Dr. Kraljevic provides." — Professor Sibrandes Poppema, President,...

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...