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  Practical Python design patterns: Pythonic solutions to common problems
Badenhorst W.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 350 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484226-79-7)

Python programmers (as well as programmers in other languages) use patterns all the time. For example, the Python statement “for character in string” is a pattern for traversing a string. One of the strengths of Python is that it has a...

Apr 12 2018
  Neural network methods in natural language processing
Goldberg Y.,  Morgan & Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2017. 310 pp. Type: Book (978-1-627052-98-6)

Deep learning has become the catchphrase to refer to artificial neural networks, one of the hottest research areas within machine learning. Now in their third generation, artificial neural networks have been used to crack problems that were unfeas...

Mar 26 2018
  Concise guide to formal methods: theory, fundamentals and industry applications
O’Regan G.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 312 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319640-20-4)

The title of the book, Concise guide to formal methods: theory, fundamentals and industry applications, seems promising by evoking formality, depth, breadth, and, above all, conciseness and guidance. A closer look reveals a shallow sketch o...

Mar 26 2018
  Beginning data science in R: data analysis, visualization, and modelling for the data scientist
Mailund T.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 352 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484226-70-4)

Data science has existed for 40 years, but is increasingly receiving more attention since large amounts of structured and unstructured data (big data) are collected every day within industry, the healthcare sector, the environment, and so on. Ever...

Mar 23 2018
  Beginning functional JavaScript: functional programming with JavaScript using ECMAScript 6
Aravinth A.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 164 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484226-55-1)

Functional programming is a programming paradigm centered on the evaluation of mathematical functions and is a declarative language of expressions. Side effects are unacceptable. Whenever a function is evaluated given a set of inputs, the same res...

Mar 22 2018
  Interpreting Lisp: programming and data structures (2nd ed.)
Knott G.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 150 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484227-06-0)

In writing Interpreting Lisp: programming and data structures, Knott aims to meet several goals in a concise and direct manner: first, to provide a gentle but precise introduction to Lisp; second, to illustrate the flavor of Lisp programmin...

Mar 8 2018
   Low-level programming: C, assembly, and program execution on Intel 64 architecture
Zhirkov I.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 435 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484224-02-1)

Despite the ease of programming in high-level languages, there will always be things that are best programmed in low-level languages (such as speed, resource usage, and size). Assembler is certainly the lowest language, but assembler programs are ...

Mar 7 2018
  Processing: an introduction to programming
Nyhoff J., Nyhoff L.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 576 pp. Type: Book (978-1-482255-95-9)

Technology advances haven’t been kind to computer science educators. Getting youngsters excited about programming, a foundational element of a computer science curriculum, is becoming increasingly difficult. When I was a pupil, the ability t...

Feb 28 2018
  Machine translation
Poibeau T.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2017. 296 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262534-21-5)

Machine translation, by Thierry Poibeau, is a pocket-sized text. Although not technical, the book provides a good general overview of the subject. Machine translation is a wide and very practical subject so a general text explaining basic c...

Feb 7 2018
  Sound-based assistive technology: support to hearing, speaking and seeing
Ifukube T.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 239 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319479-96-5)

As individuals are living longer lives, there is considerable interest in assistive technologies: those devices designed with the goal of supporting individuals with impairments from age or other causes. The author is an expert in the field, havin...

Feb 7 2018
 
 
 
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