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  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
  A computational introduction to digital image processing (2nd ed.)
McAndrew A.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2016. 551 pp. Type: Book (978-1-482247-32-9)

Many books have been published on digital image processing. Alasdair McAndrew’s A computational introduction to digital image processing is a relevant choice for all those who would like to enter the field from a practical perspective...

Aug 3 2017
  Python and Matplotlib essentials for scientists and engineers
Wood M.,  Morgan and Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2015.Type: Book (9781627056199)

The ever-growing number of mathematics, science, and graphics libraries available to Python makes it an attractive environment for interactive data analysis and visualization. As a result, the number of scientists and engineers who have enthusiast...

Jul 14 2017
  Data analytics (2nd ed.)
Runkler T.,  Springer Vieweg, New York, NY, 2016. 150 pp. Type: Book (978-3-658140-74-8)

Over the last few years, data analytics has emerged as one of the core areas of computer science. It provides us with powerful tools that allow us to process and understand the ever-increasing stream of information flowing from business and indust...

Jul 6 2017
  Systems analysis and synthesis: bridging computer science and information technology
Dwyer B.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2016. 512 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128053-04-1)

Figuring out just how to build a computing system is hard. We get it wrong frequently. So, we also get lots of books on systems analysis and design (or synthesis). Whereas analysis is generally focused on determining how a system works, design (or...

Jun 26 2017
  Trends in software testing
Mohanty H., Mohanty J., Balakrishnan A.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 176 pp. Type: Book

Testing is an interesting subject; perhaps more so than any software engineering subject, how the authors (editors) of a book treat it is heavily dependent on the academe/practitioner focus of those who put the book together....

Jun 23 2017
  Practical C
Zambon G.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2016. 469 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484217-68-9)

The C programming language remains one of the principal languages for developing operating systems and many applications, especially in the sciences and engineering. This book is not a textbook. Rather, it is an extended personal essay by the auth...

Jun 5 2017
  Number theory: an introduction via the density of primes (2nd ed.)
Fine B., Rosenberger G.,  Birkhäuser Basel, Cham, Switzerland, 2016. 413 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319438-73-3)

This is the second edition of a respected text on number theory. The subtitle--an introduction via the density of primes--explains its orientation. It’s certainly ambitious, proving the prime number theorem less than halfway...

Jun 2 2017
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