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   How to compute with Schrödinger's cat: an introduction to quantum computing
Eleanor Rieffel & Wolfgang Polak. YouTube, 01:02:58, published on Feb 4, 2016, stanfordonline, Type: Video

Quantum computing is a new computing paradigm that is very interesting; this video is good primarily for novices in the field who want to get a flavor of the subject. There are two main reasons why this lecture is interesting. First, it presents t...

Jul 15 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
  Answering enumeration queries with the crowd
Trushkowsky B., Kraska T., Franklin M., Sarkar P.  Communications of the ACM 59(1): 118-127, 2016. Type: Article

Human crowds are valuable assets for providing additional responses in real time to cognate query results derived solely from relational database management systems (RDBMSs). But how should query results from human crowds, designed to simultaneous...

May 3 2016
  Compressed sensing for distributed systems
Coluccia G., Ravazzi C., Magli E.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 97 pp. Type: Book

As the title suggests, this book focuses on recent advances in the research involving compressed sensing for distributed systems. It is written by three researchers with expert knowledge in the field. Compressed sensing refers to the process of ge...

Mar 21 2016
  Information theory: a tutorial introduction
Stone J.,  Sebtel Press, Sheffield, UK, 2015. 248 pp. Type: Book (978-0-956372-85-7)

From the perspective of the omnipresent information and communication technologies, we are living now in a digital society, but our natural world remains mainly an analog one. Therefore, going from real data sources and transmission channel exampl...

Mar 7 2016
  Bitemporal data: theory and practice
Johnston T.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2014. 400 pp. Type: Book (978-0-124080-67-6)

Things are not the same as data about these things in databases. Therefore, statements about things are different from statements about representations of these things in databases. Moreover, when incorrect representations about things are correct...

Jun 8 2015
  Quantum computing and communications - introduction and challenges
Imre S.  Computers and Electrical Engineering 40(1): 134-141, 2014. Type: Article

This paper is a nice introductory tutorial on quantum computing and quantum communications, with few more details on the second topic and special emphasis on the inherent security of quantum communications and the related technological implementat...

Sep 23 2014
  Handbook of finite fields
Mullen G., Panario D.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2013. 1068 pp. Type: Book (978-1-439873-78-6)

If you want to play football, you go to a football field. If you want to play cricket, you go to a cricket field. But what if you want to play with numbers (with all four operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division)? You need...

Sep 3 2014
  Novelty, information and surprise
Palm G.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, Berlin, Germany, 2012. 271 pp. Type: Book (978-3-642290-74-9)

Shannon’s information theory has attracted researchers, academics, practitioners, and even common users of information. Generally, Shannon related information to surprise by attaching predictability to the probabilistic outcome of events. De...

Feb 6 2014
  The local information dynamics of distributed computation in complex systems
Lizier J.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2012. 258 pp. Type: Book (978-3-642329-51-7)

This book is based on the author’s doctoral dissertation at the University of Sydney, and presents a novel approach to quantifying the dynamics of distributed computation in complex systems. The central idea behind the approach is that the d...

Jul 17 2013
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