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  Mobile sensors and context-aware computing
Gajjar M.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2017. 356 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128016-60-2)

I am disappointed in this book. I’m an engineer designing distributed Internet of Things (IoT) systems as well as a part-time college instructor, and I was hoping for a future-oriented discussion of the evolution of contextual computing. Whi...

Nov 16 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
  Fundamentals of IP and SoC security: design, verification, and debug
Bhunia S., Ray S., Sur-Kolay S.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 316 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319500-55-3)

The ubiquity of connected devices (smartphones, home assistants, health trackers, and emerging autonomous cars) can be attributed to the advancement of shrinking semiconductor technology. Apart from the central processing unit (CPU), system-on-chi...

Nov 14 2017
  Fundamentals of computer graphics (4th ed.)
Marschner S., Shirley P.,  A. K. Peters, Ltd., Natick, MA, 2016. 748 pp. Type: Book (978-1-482229-39-4), Reviews: (2 of 2)

Computer graphics is an area of computer science that studies methods to generate and manipulate images using computers. One of the most popular books for teaching and learning computer graphics is this book, also known as the “tiger book,&#...

Nov 14 2017
  Encyclopedia of applied and computational mathematics
Engquist B.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 1564 pp. Type: Book (978-3-662528-72-3)

Encyclopedia of applied and computational mathematics (EACM) is a comprehensive reference work covering the vast field of applied and computational mathematics. The emphasis on computation reflects growing trends in the area. Areas like phy...

Nov 13 2017
  Reactive programming with Angular and ngrx: learn to harness the power of reactive programming with RxJS and ngrx extensions
Farhi O.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 148 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484226-19-3)

Many programmers may not be aware of the fact that JavaScript has a powerful functional programming subset. The use of callbacks is very common, but is only a small part of how functional techniques can improve the conciseness, readability, and ma...

Nov 9 2017
  Lifelong machine learning
Chen Z., Liu B.,  Morgan & Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2016. 146 pp. Type: Book (978-1-627055-01-7)

Machine learning (ML) is fundamental to defining how a machine can learn from datasets and present this information in the way the user desires. This brings two separate paradigms together--computing and statistics. We have experienced the ev...

Nov 9 2017
  The probability lifesaver: all the tools you need to understand chance
Miller S.,  Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2017. 752 pp. Type: Book (978-0-691149-55-4)

The theoretical foundations of probability have been developed over nearly four centuries. This legacy is both a blessing and a curse. It is a blessing because it is so rich and diverse, offering many results whose relations to one another, obscur...

Nov 8 2017
  Competing against luck: the story of innovation and customer choice
Christensen C., Dillon K., Hall T., Duncan D.,  Harper Business, New York, NY, 2016. 288 pp. Type: Book (978-0-062435-61-3)

At a recent meeting of the International Standards Organization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 279, about 60 experts from 30-plus countries engaged in a spirited discussion and debate about how to help organizations of all shapes and sizes around ...

Nov 8 2017
  Technology, society and sustainability: selected concepts, issues and cases
Zacher L.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 442 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319471-62-4)

The predominant nation represented in this book is Poland, however additional nations represented include Greece, Germany, Israel, Portugal, Australia, India, China, Italy, Bulgaria, the Netherlands, and the US....

Nov 8 2017
 
 
 
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