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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...

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...

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:...

A Practical Guide to Database Design, Second Edition

Rex Hogan
March 16, 2018

Fully updated and expanded from the previous edition, A Practical Guide to Database Design, Second Edition, is intended for those involved in the design or development of a database system or application. It begins by focusing on how to create a logical data model where data is stored "where it...

Computer Organization: Basic Processor Structure

James Gil de Lamadrid
March 06, 2018

Computer Organization: Basic Processor Structure is a class-tested textbook, based on the author’s decades of teaching the topic to undergraduate and beginning graduate students. The main questions the book tries to answer are: how is a processor structured, and how does the processor function, in...

Communication Protocol Engineering, Second Edition

Miroslav Popovic
February 14, 2018

The book aims to enable the reader to master the engineering of communication protocols, which are amply present nowadays in mobile phones, tablets, laptops, smart appliances, and service providers' datacenters and clouds. Readers will acquire the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to...

Software Engineering with UML

Bhuvan Unhelkar
December 21, 2017

This book presents the analysis, design, documentation, and quality of software solutions based on the OMG UML v2.5. Notably it covers 14 different modelling constructs including use case diagrams, activity diagrams, business-level class diagrams, corresponding interaction diagrams and state...

Cyberspace and Cybersecurity, Second Edition

George Kostopoulos
November 01, 2017

Providing comprehensive coverage of cyberspace and cybersecurity, this textbook not only focuses on technologies but also explores human factors and organizational perspectives and emphasizes why asset identification should be the cornerstone of any information security strategy. Topics include...

Requirements Engineering for Software and Systems, Third Edition

Phillip A. Laplante
October 31, 2017

Solid requirements engineering has increasingly been recognized as the key to improved, on-time, and on-budget delivery of software and systems projects. This textbook provides a comprehensive treatment of the theoretical and practical aspects of discovering, analyzing, modeling, validating,...

Internet Infrastructure: Networking, Web Services, and Cloud Computing

Richard Fox, Wei Hao
October 19, 2017

Internet Infrastructure: Networking, Web Services, and Cloud Computing provides a comprehensive introduction to networks and the Internet from several perspectives: the underlying media, the protocols, the hardware, the servers, and their uses. The material in the text is divided into concept...

Introduction to Machine Learning with Applications in Information Security

Mark Stamp
September 07, 2017

Introduction to Machine Learning with Applications in Information Security provides a class-tested introduction to a wide variety of machine learning algorithms, reinforced through realistic applications. The book is accessible and doesn’t prove theorems, or otherwise dwell on mathematical theory....

A Practical Introduction to Enterprise Network and Security Management

Bongsik Shin
July 12, 2017

Computer networking and cybersecurity are challenging subjects, partly because of the constant rise and fall of related technologies and IT paradigms. As the title implies, much focus of this book is on providing the audience with practical, as well as, theoretical knowledge necessary to build a...

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