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  1-10 of 18655 Reviews with General Term: Design Date Reviewed
  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
  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
  Classical Fortran: programming for engineering and scientific applications (2nd ed.)
Kupferschmid M.,  CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 576 pp. Type: Book (978-1-138116-43-6), Reviews: (2 of 2)

My immediate question was: “What is Classical Fortran?” The author notes that most Fortran programmers use a rather small working Fortran vocabulary, and most of them use the same subset of statements. Based on my own background, I wou...

Jan 19 2018
  Minitel: welcome to the Internet
Mailland J., Driscoll K.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2017. 240 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262036-22-1)

What country is the most wired? It is perhaps surprising to discover that, at least in the 1980s, it was France. The French welcomed the Internet by wiring Minitel. Minitel anticipated transmission control protocol/Internet protocol (TCP/IP), onli...

Jan 18 2018
  Information theory and coding: solved problems
Ivaniš P., Drajić D.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 517 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319493-69-5)

This book differs from the many other textbooks on information and coding theory in that it provides a plentitude of examples, presented in the form of solved problems. Whereas other books may offer a more rigorous mathematical treatment, this boo...

Jan 18 2018
  Boolean differential calculus
Steinbach B., Posthoff C.,  Morgan & Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2017. 216 pp. Type: Book (978-1-627059-22-0)

Boolean algebra is the study and use of system representations where each quantity has only two possible values. Because they represent many real-world variables, especially in computing machinery, Boolean systems are widely used but are not alway...

Jan 18 2018
  Advanced persistent training: take your security awareness program to the next level
Schroeder J.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 92 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484228-34-0)

How does one bridge the gap between security training best practices and actual daily compromising actions? How does one break shortcut security bad habits? Are training seminars just something to be endured without having any meaningful impact? I...

Jan 18 2018
  The electronics revolution: inventing the future
Williams J.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 286 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319490-87-8)

It is likely that no technological change in the history of humanity has happened as quickly, as pervasively, and as drastically as the introduction of electronics. Only just over a hundred years ago, the electron was discovered. Since then, progr...

Jan 17 2018
  Introduction to machine learning with applications in information security
Stamp M.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 364 pp. Type: Book (978-1-138626-78-2)

Machine learning and information security are well-established disciplines that benefit mutually from their interaction because many modern network and system intrusion and prevention systems rely on advanced anomaly detection models in order to d...

Jan 17 2018
  Building a culture of innovation: a practical framework for placing innovation at the core of your business
Beswick C., Geraghty J., Bishop D.,  KOGAN PAGE LTD., London, UK, 2015. 232 pp. Type: Book (978-0-749474-47-8)

Early in my career, I worked for a large manufacturing organization (LORG). One of the stories that I heard now and then went something like this: after escorting a new employee around the workplace on her first day of work, the manager would rema...

Jan 17 2018
 
 
 
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