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A survey on gait recognition
Wan C., Wang L., Phoha V. ACM Computing Surveys 51(5): 1-35, 2018. Type: Article
Gait recognition is a biometric method that uses sensor data to recognize people based on body shape and walking styles. Gait data is acquired from video images, inertial sensors, or sensors in the environment. The possible uses are di...
Jun 8 2021
A survey of tool-supported assurance case assessment techniques
Maksimov M., Kokaly S., Chechik M. ACM Computing Surveys 52(5): 1-34, 2019. Type: Article
Assurance case assessment techniques find application in the study of complex system reliability and safety, for example, nuclear reactors, energy systems, aircraft, and so on....
Mar 1 2021
Multimedia big data analytics: a survey
Pouyanfar S., Yang Y., Chen S., Shyu M., Iyengar S. ACM Computing Surveys 51(1): 1-34, 2018. Type: Article
Big data continues to grow exponentially. One source of that growth--multimedia data--has not received comprehensive study. The authors correct this deficit by presenting the results of a broad multidimensional survey...
Jan 16 2019
Data science: a comprehensive overview
Cao L. ACM Computing Surveys 50(3): 1-42, 2017. Type: Article, Reviews: (2 of 2)
I’ve been reviewing computing literature for almost two decades, have submitted over 100 reviews, and the survey format used by this paper is very common. However, at 42 pages, this is the largest survey I ever remember readi...
Feb 26 2018
Data science: a comprehensive overview
Cao L. ACM Computing Surveys 50(3): 1-42, 2017. Type: Article, Reviews: (1 of 2)
This paper brings together a cohesive picture of data science, a new interdisciplinary academic field, from many different perspectives....
Jan 11 2018
Applied computer science (2nd ed.)
Torbert S., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 290 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319308-64-7)
The goal of this book is to “encourage, prepare and challenge” talented computing students. The goal is not to motivate students without talent. As the author states in the preface: “Efforts to increase st...
Jan 25 2017
The six pillars for building big data analytics ecosystems
Khalifa S., Elshater Y., Sundaravarathan K., Bhat A., Martin P., Imam F., Rope D., McRoberts M., Statchuk C. ACM Computing Surveys 49(2): 1-36, 2016. Type: Article
Big data analytics (BDA) encompasses a set of activities oriented toward the transformation of enormous amounts of raw data into meaningful insights, the discovery of hidden patterns, and the prediction of the likelihood of future even...
Oct 5 2016
Grady Booch. YouTube, 01:04:09, published on Mar 16, 2016, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM),
. Type: Video
This one-hour lecture by Grady Booch is a walk through history seen as an evolution toward computational thinking, which will culminate in a symbiotic relationship between people and computers/machines....
Oct 3 2016
The pattern on the stone: the simple ideas that make computers work
Hillis W., Basic Books, Inc., New York, NY, 2015. 192 pp. Type: Book (978-0-465066-93-3)
This is an easy-to-read book that any computer science enthusiast would treasure. Daniel Hillis, the founder of Thinking Machines, brings out basic concepts beautifully. The book’s nine short chapters can be read in a couple ...
Jun 8 2016
Information technology: an introduction for today’s digital world
Fox R., Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2013. 564 pp. Type: Book (978-1-466568-28-0), Reviews: (3 of 3)
As someone who obtained a computer science degree more than 20 years ago, I find it amazing to see how the field has changed and yet how things have remained the same. This book, which is appropriate for introductory courses on compute...
Aug 30 2013
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