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  Moving to responsive web design: bring existing static sites into today’s multi-device world with responsive web design
de León I.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2016. 149 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484219-86-7)

Responsive websites are the new norm in web design. Being responsive means that a website can adapt its layout and content so that its web pages can be displayed nicely on computers or mobile devices with varying screen sizes. There have been many...

Nov 21 2017
  From neuron to cognition via computational neuroscience
Arbib M., Bonaiuto J.,  The MIT Press, 2016. 808 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262034-96-8)

An old aphorism says that, if our brains were simple enough to be understood, we wouldn’t be smart enough to understand them. Fortunately, many scientists are not so pessimistic, and they are unrelentingly trying to decipher it. As 3D bodies...

Nov 15 2017
  Large-scale graph processing using Apache Giraph
Sakr S., Orakzai F., Abdelaziz I., Khayyat Z.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 197 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319474-30-4)

Analysis of graphical data (composed of nodes with edges between them) is a particularly challenging facet of the big data problem. Relational data (tables defining the features of each of a set of entities) enjoy computationally efficient algorit...

Oct 24 2017
  Introduction to computer networking
Robertazzi T.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 154 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319531-02-1)

Gigabit Ethernet? That’s the same as fast Ethernet, with faster clock speeds, isn’t it? Actually it’s not; depending on the physical media, there may be differences in encoding schemes and signaling logic levels. This book is ful...

Oct 12 2017
  MATLAB machine learning
Paluszek M., Thomas S.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2016. 326 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484222-49-2)

Machine learning, a branch of artificial intelligence (AI) research, is accelerating human-machine interactions in this developing world. MATLAB is a mathematical tool aiding in such interactions. This book presents MATLAB implementation in machin...

Oct 6 2017
  Basic graph theory
Rahman M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 169 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319494-74-6)

Graph theory is fundamental to many modern algorithms in computer science (CS). Basic graph theory provides an introduction to the concepts for undergraduates. Unfortunately, the book is flawed in several respects....

Sep 29 2017
  Introduction to computing and programming in Python (4th ed.)
Guzdial M., Ericson B.,  Pearson, New York, NY, 2015. 528 pp. Type: Book (978-0-134025-54-4)

Finding a topic to motivate students to want to learn to program is a challenge for any programming teacher. The media computation class at Georgia Institute of Technology was developed to provide that motivation for the general student population...

Sep 21 2017
  Software defined networks: a comprehensive approach (2nd ed.)
Goransson P., Black C., Culver T.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2016. 436 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128045-55-8)

In the networking model of old, many users (clients) talk to a central server; this client-server model dominates network traffic. Nowadays, everyone has networked devices (smartphones, tablets, and so on) communicating with each other. A peer-to-...

Sep 19 2017
   Unix: the textbook (3rd ed.)
Sarwar S., Koretsky R.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 1380 pp. Type: Book (978-1-482233-58-2)

This 1380-page, five-pound behemoth of a “textbook” is unlikely to burden the backpacks of operating system (OS) students, but it certainly provides a definitive academic and professional reference for one of the most pervasive softwar...

Aug 29 2017
  Beginning Power BI: a practical guide to self-service data analytics with Excel 2016 and Power BI desktop (2nd ed.)
Clark D.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 348 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484225-76-9)

The goal of this book is to expose readers to the various tools in Microsoft’s self-service BI stack, built over Excel 2016, comprising Power Pivot, Power BI Desktop, Power Query, and DAX to enable them to analyze and gain insight into their...

Aug 14 2017
 
 
 
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