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  Non-volatile in-memory computing by spintronics
Yu H., Ni L., Wang Y.,  Morgan & Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2016. 186 pp. Type: Book (978-1-627052-94-8)

With quintillions of calculations per second, exascale computing is a challenge for the world of scientific discovery and for advancing economic competitiveness. In certain applications such as climate change and climate modeling, precision medici...

Dec 11 2017
  Introduction to data science: a Python approach to concepts, techniques and applications
Igual L., SeguĂ­ S.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 218 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319500-16-4)

Data science is an emerging discipline spurred by the need to extract meaningful information and gain insights from large amounts of complex data. Data science encompasses many areas from mathematics, statistics, and information and computer scien...

Dec 6 2017
  Practical packet analysis: using Wireshark to solve real-world network problems (3rd ed.)
Sanders C.,  No Starch Press, San Francisco, CA, 2017. 368 pp. Type: Book (978-1-593278-02-1)

The study of the operation of network protocols, as well as the improvement of a network’s functionality and security, are the main aspects that network packet analysis considers. Known as both a software protocol analysis and a packet sniff...

Dec 5 2017
  Natural complexity: a modeling handbook
Charbonneau P.,  Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2017. 376 pp. Type: Book (978-0-691170-35-0)

Author Paul Charbonneau defines science as “a way of knowing.” Since the Renaissance, the natural sciences have had two main ways of knowing: empirical analysis of observational data from the real world, and theoretical arguments (in t...

Dec 4 2017
  Five Design-Sheets: creative design and sketching for computing and visualisation
Roberts J., Headleand C., Ritsos P.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 333 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319556-26-0)

As a university professor who teaches video game design and interaction design courses, I am always looking for techniques and methodologies that support sketching and prototyping and foster students’ creative thinking. This book instantly c...

Nov 30 2017
  Java 9 recipes: a problem-solution approach (3rd ed.)
Juneau J.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 626 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484219-75-1)

The Java language has recently been extended and improved considerably with the updates to Java 9. This book covers the essential new features of the Java language....

Nov 30 2017
  Prediction and inference from social networks and social media
Kawash J., Agarwal N., Özyer T.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 225 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319510-48-4)

Traversing the social graph of social media networks has become the holy grail for basic research into the human condition. This book contains in-depth discussions of how social networks (SNs) enable interaction between participants and insights i...

Nov 30 2017
  Aesthetics of universal knowledge
Schaffer S., Tresch J., Gagliardi P.,  Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, 2017. 271 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319425-94-8)

As its name reveals, this book purports to describe what these authors choose to refer to as “aesthetics” and what they call “universal knowledge.” A tiny group of European sophisticates claim the right to show all of us na...

Nov 30 2017
  Computational autism
Galitsky B.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 380 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319399-71-3)

Galitsky summarizes research and practice from two decades aimed at describing, defining, implementing, and applying computer systems that model, simulate, elucidate, and rehabilitate autism. While “rehabilitation” is a frequently stat...

Nov 29 2017
  Multimedia forensics and security: foundations, innovations, and applications
Hassanien A., Fouad M., Manaf A., Zamani M., Ahmad R., Kacprzyk J.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 414 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319442-68-6)

Computer forensics is concerned with scientific techniques used in the investigation of crimes committed by means of computers and related paraphernalia. This book was published as part of Springer’s “Intelligent Systems Reference Libr...

Nov 29 2017
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