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Pau, L
Copenhagen Business School
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   An introduction to machine learning (2nd ed.)
Kubat M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 348 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319639-12-3)

In his introduction, the author states that “machine learning has come of age.” In many ways, if the scope and methods are those established in the book, it is true. But from the point of view of recent research and especially industri...

Mar 9 2018  
   Researching complex information infrastructures: design characteristics of ICT tools for examining modern technology usage
Ludwig T.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 290 pp. Type: Book (978-3-658169-20-6)

This volume is the PhD dissertation of the author at the University of Siegen, and it falls into the broad thread of organizational aspects in computer-supported cooperative work from the 1980s. It refers also largely, in nontechnical terms, to th...

Feb 12 2018  
   Biometrics in a data driven world: trends, technologies, and challenges
Mitra S., Gofman M.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 426 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498737-64-7)

Whereas the term “biometrics” in general refers to the use of computational methods applied to data from biological sciences, in this volume the assumed meaning is techniques for identifying people based on their body and behavioral tr...

Oct 5 2017  
   Cyber deception: building the scientific foundation
Jajodia S., Subrahmanian V., Swarup V., Wang C.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 314 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319326-97-9)

This collection of 12 contributions (314 pages), with no introduction and no index, aims, according to the editors, to establish “a scientific foundation for cyber deception.” It was supported by grants from the US Army Research Office...

Jul 17 2017  
   Penetration testing basics: a quick-start guide to breaking into systems
Messier R.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2016. 114 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484218-56-3), Reviews: (2 of 2)

Citing the first sentences of this volume’s chapter 1:
Penetration testing is an art. You can learn a lot of techniques and understand all of the tools, but the reality is that software is complex, especially when you start putti...
Apr 28 2017  
  Fundamentals of fibre optics in telecommunication and sensor systems (2nd ed.)
Pal B.,  NEW AGE INTERNATIONAL LTD., New Delhi, India, 2015.Type: Book (978-8-122436-62-4)

This collective 620-page volume brings together many of the fundamental constituents of fiber optical communications and sensing, together with specifics in a range of applications. It turns out that this is the 2015 second edition of the book (th...

Mar 31 2017  
   Mobile phone security and forensics: a practical approach (2nd ed.)
Androulidakis I.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 120 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319297-41-5)

Mobile phone security and forensics are clearly of top concern to many users, service providers, and the business and institutional worlds. The complexity of these issues increases at a fast pace, so it will not come as a surprise that a 113-page ...

Aug 5 2016  
   Resilient wireless sensor networks: the case of network coding
Al-Kofahi O., Kamal A.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2015. 68 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319239-63-7)

The area of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) has long been a field of research in communications, computer science, and power engineering, not mention the diversity of sensors needed to acquire the raw measurements. The reason is that many tradeoff...

Jul 15 2016  
   Social network analysis -- community detection and evolution
Missaoui R., Sarr I.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 272 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319121-87-1)

The field of social network analysis is in constant flux, with new issues emerging inspired by practice operating networks, or by theoretical ideas needing an application area. This multi-author work focuses on community detection or evolution (se...

Mar 8 2016  
   A guide to numerical modelling in systems biology
Deuflhard P., Röblitz S.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 168 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319200-58-3)

I had hoped to acquire further notions in systems biology, a new interdisciplinary area aimed at modeling and identifying the parameters of biochemical, physiological, molecular, and genetic processes, while also finding tools to build such models...

Nov 24 2015  
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