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C: From Theory to Practice, Second Edition

George S. Tselikis, Nikolaos D. Tselikas
June 13, 2017

This easy-to-use, classroom-tested textbook covers the C programming language for computer science and IT students. Designed for a compulsory fundamental course, it presents the theory and principles of C. More than 500 exercises and examples of progressive difficulty aid students in understanding...

Emerging Wireless Networks: Concepts, Techniques and Applications

Christian Makaya, Samuel Pierre
June 13, 2017

An authoritative collection of research papers and surveys, Emerging Wireless Networks: Concepts, Techniques, and Applications explores recent developments in next-generation wireless networks (NGWNs) and mobile broadband networks technologies, including 4G (LTE, WiMAX), 3G (UMTS, HSPA), WiFi,...

Computational Intelligence Applications in Business Intelligence and Big Data Analytics

Vijayan Sugumaran, Arun Kumar Sangaiah, Arunkumar Thangavelu
June 12, 2017

There are a number of books on computational intelligence (CI), but they tend to cover a broad range of CI paradigms and algorithms rather than provide an in-depth exploration in learning and adaptive mechanisms. This book sets its focus on CI based architectures, modeling, case studies and...

Social Computing and Virtual Communities

Panayiotis Zaphiris, Chee Siang Ang
June 07, 2017

Growing more quickly than we can study or come to fully understand it, social computing is much more than the next thing. Whether it is due more to technology-driven convenience or to the basic human need to find kindred connection, online communication and communities are changing the way we live....

Cognitive Systems Engineering: An Integrative Living Laboratory Framework

Michael D. McNeese, Peter Kent Forster
June 07, 2017

This book provides a framework for integrating complex systems that are problem-centric, human-centered, and provides an interdisciplinary, multi-methodological purview of multiple perspectives surrounding the human factors/human actors within living ecosystems. This book will provide useful...

Smart Energy: From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World

Jianping Liu, Shaoqiang Chen, Tao Liu
June 06, 2017

Smart Energy: From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World first traces the history of mankind's discovery and use of energy. It then reviews contemporary issues such as global warming, environmental deterioration, depletion of carbon energy sources, and energy disputes. Next, it evaluates technical...

Introduction to Middleware: Web Services, Object Components, and Cloud Computing

Letha Hughes Etzkorn
June 05, 2017

"A stereotype of computer science textbooks is that they are dry, boring, and sometimes even intimidating. As a result, they turn students’ interests off from the subject matter instead of enticing them into it. This textbook is the opposite of such a stereotype. The author presents the subject...

Practitioner’s Guide to Business Impact Analysis

Priti Sikdar
June 02, 2017

This book illustrates the importance of business impact analysis, which covers risk assessment, and moves towards better understanding of the business environment, industry specific compliance, legal and regulatory landscape and the need for business continuity. The book provides charts, checklists...

Evolving Innovation Ecosystems: A Guide to Open Idea Transformation in the Age of Future Tech

Carol L. Stimmel
June 01, 2017

While emerging technologies create massive opportunity, especially for investors and companies that seek more adaptable forms of economic growth than currently available, value is held inert by traditional approaches, patents, and other closed systems. Yet, open data, content, and information may...

Usability of Complex Information Systems: Evaluation of User Interaction

Michael Albers, Brian Still
May 31, 2017

Why do enterprise systems have complicated search pages, when Google has a single search box that works better? Why struggle with an expense reimbursement system that is not as easy as home accounting software? Although this seems like comparing apples to oranges, as information and communication...

Cloud Computing and Software Services: Theory and Techniques

Syed A. Ahson, Mohammad Ilyas
May 31, 2017

Whether you’re already in the cloud, or determining whether or not it makes sense for your organization, Cloud Computing and Software Services: Theory and Techniques provides the technical understanding needed to develop and maintain state-of-the-art cloud computing and software services. From...

Robot Development Using Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio

Shih-Chung Kang, Wei-Tze Chang, Kai-Yuan Gu, Hung-Lin Chi
May 31, 2017

The Microsoft® Robotics Developer Studio (MSRDS) and LEGO® robots together offer a flexible platform for creating robotic systems. Designed for novices with basic programming skills, Robot Development Using Microsoft® Robotics Developer Studio provides clear instructions on developing and operating...

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