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  Power control and clustering in heterogeneous cellular networks
Driouch E., Ajib W., Assi C.  Wireless Networks 23(8): 2509-2520, 2017. Type: Article

Alongside traditional macrocellular wireless communication systems, heterogeneous and new small-cell platforms are growing more than ever. Consequently, the constructive coexistence of these technologies is essential; it can happen through collabo...

Jan 23 2018
  Philosophy of science in practice: Nancy Cartwright and the nature of scientific reasoning
Chao H., Reiss J.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 204 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319455-30-3)

Nancy Cartwright is a thinker who has been a major force in turning the philosophy of science toward a realist notion of causation. Her work has stressed empirical appreciation for how scientists actually achieve the results they do, and turned aw...

Jan 23 2018
  Artificial intelligence: foundations of computational agents (2nd ed.)
Poole D., Mackworth A.,  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2017. 760 pp. Type: Book (978-1-107195-39-4)

Artificial intelligence (AI) can be defined as the study of the design of intelligent computational agents. Unfortunately, this is a recursive definition caused by the lack of a consensus on what intelligence really means. In the past, it could re...

Jan 23 2018
  All about music: the complete ontology realities, semiotics, communication, and embodiment
Mazzola G., Mannone M., Pang Y., O’Brien M., Torunsky N.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 191 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319473-33-8)

Part of an author’s undergraduate teaching initiative, this book aims to give a broad introduction to the world of music. As opposed to most of Mazzola’s prior books (like [1]), the focus here is less formal and more related to music&#...

Jan 22 2018
  Polynomial functions over finite commutative rings
Bulyovszky B., Horv├íth G.  Theoretical Computer Science 703 76-86, 2017. Type: Article

The problem dealt with is as follows: given a finite ring ~R and a function f: RR, decide if f can be represented by a polynomial ~p
Jan 22 2018
  The handbook of formal methods in human-computer interaction
Weyers B., Bowen J., Dix A., Palanque P.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 575 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319518-37-4)

Human-computer interaction (HCI), as a discipline, is overwhelmingly experimental. One quick look at the proceedings of CHI [1,2], the leading conference in the domain, will make this clear: almost all papers report on carefully crafted, well-desi...

Jan 22 2018
  Accurate and energy-efficient GPS-less outdoor localization
Aly H., Basalamah A., Youssef M.  ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems 3(2): 1-31, 2017. Type: Article

Location identification has become a central issue within the fields that are related to autonomous driving and autonomous vehicles. Smartphones (and maybe other mobile devices) offer the chance to create an integrated solution for location-based ...

Jan 19 2018
  Computer programming with C++
Pimparkhede K.,  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2017. 1014 pp. Type: Book (978-1-316506-80-6)

I cannot recommend this book under any circumstances--not as a textbook for classroom instruction, not as a reference in a university library, and not for self-study. The book has many faults, which I will summarize under three overlapping gr...

Jan 19 2018
  A hybrid framework for mining high-utility itemsets in a sparse transaction database
Dawar S., Goyal V., Bera D.  Applied Intelligence 47(3): 809-827, 2017. Type: Article

Brain tumor detection poses serious challenges not only because the brain is a complex structure, but also because tumors can be serious and often fatal. Of course methods already exist to scan the brain, even in a state of consciousness, and clas...

Jan 19 2018
  Foundations of quantum programming
Ying M.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2016. 372 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128023-06-8), Reviews: (2 of 2)

The idea of programming in the modern sense first appeared in the textile industry for creating complex patterns on clothes using the Jacquard loom in the early 1800s. Since the development of silicon-based computers in the last century, a lot of ...

Jan 19 2018
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