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Blockchain applications: a hands-on approach
Digital payments through secure online transactions are gaining in popularity. Also, digital transactions must be secure and reliable without the involvement of a centralized authority keeping record of such transactions. Blockchain is an emerging technology that deals with these issues in real time. This book consists of ten chapters, one... more
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In short, DNA does not give organisms a choice; you get the DNA you inherit... more
- David Rice (2008)
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Making noise: using sound-art to explore technological fluency: ACM Inroads

A computing course for non-majors, where the students explored sound art--art for which sound is the principle medium--is described in this article. Note that sound art is distinct from music (although there may be... more

Computers & Education (K.3) | Sep 25 17

A survey on malware detection using data mining techniques: ACM Computing Surveys

It is not new that software is eating the world [1]. Industries and businesses everywhere are being “softwareized.” Meanwhile, we cannot deny that malware (malicious software) is also having... more

Security & Protection (D.4.6) | Sep 22 17

Approaches to co-evolution of metamodels and models: a survey: IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering

Model-driven approaches are widely used in small and big industries to design and develop embedded and large-scale systems, for example, in the automotive sector, in aircraft design, or in security... more

Modeling & Prediction (D.4.8...) | Sep 21 17

The motivations of ubiquitous computing: revisiting the ideas behind and beyond the prototypes: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing

Research on the progress of ubiquitous computing (ubicomp), where computers are everywhere--versus only in one place, as it was with desktop... more

Interaction Styles (H.5.2...) | Sep 21 17

Hybrid method for minimizing service delay in edge cloud computing through VM migration and transmission power control: IEEE Transactions on Computers

One of the most important requirements for an edge/cloud computing system is task latency, especially for some specific applications such as security... more

Cloud Computing (C.2.4...) | Sep 19 17

E-coaching systems: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing

The digitalization of coaching practices is rapidly changing traditional coaching and self-improvement efforts. These e-coaching systems deliver personalized, timely, and just-in-time coaching. Simultaneously, they raise practical... more

Social & Behavioral Sciences (J.4) | Sep 19 17

Placenta maps: in utero placental health assessment of the human fetus: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics

Miao et al. describe an in utero procedure for generating placenta maps. Typically, the placenta is evaluated ex vivo by placing it on a flat table and assessing... more

Segmentation (I.4.6) | Sep 19 17

User behaviour and task characteristics: a field study of daily information behaviour: CHIIR 17

Daily search and browsing activity logs of users, when self-annotated (in contrast to third-party annotations), can give us insights about the users’... more

Social & Behavioral Sciences (J.4) | Sep 19 17

Robust planning with incomplete domain models: Artificial Intelligence

To develop a plan, a model is constructed. In the model, it is necessary to have complete knowledge about the states, functionalities, and dynamics of the agents in the domain, system, or scenario. These necessities... more

Artificial Intelligence (I.2) | Sep 15 17

Labeling data and developing supervised framework for Hindi music mood analysis: Journal of Intelligent Information Systems

The fundamental difference between speech and music is that the content of a speech is essentially a message while musical content is... more

Sound & Music Computing (H.5.5) | Sep 14 17

Books
Advanced machine learning with Python

Machine learning and deep learning are two research areas that have created excitement and interest in many application domains. By using Python as the implementation medium, and by releasing most of the initial example set as an accompanying resource with this book, John... more
Python (D.3.2...) | Sep 22 17

Introduction to computing and programming in Python (4th ed.)

Finding a topic to motivate students to want to learn to program is a challenge for any programming teacher. The media computation class at Georgia Institute of Technology was developed to provide that... more
General (D.1.0) | Sep 21 17

Fundamental proof methods in computer science: a computer-based approach

An introduction to proof methods in computer science (CS), this book is set apart from other by its reliance on an interactive theorem prover (called Athena) to achieve the task. The book begins with an introduction... more
Mechanical Verification (F.3.1...) | Sep 21 17

Artificial intelligence in financial markets

Focused on artificial intelligence and its application in finance, this book is the first volume in the series “New Developments in Quantitative Trading and Investment.” Split into five sections, the first reviews artificially... more
Applications & Expert Systems (I.2.1) | Sep 20 17

Computational botany: methods for automated species identification

A multidisciplinary domain that indirectly supports information technology (IT) and botanic areas--image analysis modeling and the associated algorithms for implementing automatic systems for plant... more
Biology & Genetics (J.3...) | Sep 20 17

Introducing the oscillations based paradigm: the simulation of agents and social systems

OSIMAS is based on three conceptual models: the oscillating agent model (OAM), the wave-like interaction mechanism (WIM), and the pervasive information field (PIF). This book has been prepared and... more
Multiagent Systems (I.2.11...) | Sep 20 17

Computation and the humanities: towards an oral history of digital humanities

To learn about an emerging research area such as digital humanities (DH), why not get the people embedded at the heart of that research and its development to tell you about it? With this oral history of DH... more
Arts & Humanities (J.5) | Sep 19 17

Learning the art of electronics

The book is exactly what the title promises: a very hands-on approach to electronics design, assembly, and testing. It began as the handbook for a long-running Harvard class taught by the authors. They have used it in various formats: a one-semester undergraduate class, a... more
Electronics (J.2...) | Sep 19 17

Software defined networks (2nd ed.)

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-peer... more
Network Architecture & Design (C.2.1) | Sep 19 17

Self-aware computing systems: an engineering approach

Self-aware computing systems are systems that are sensitive to their operating environments and adapt their actions and reactions interactively with that environment, as per ways in which the... more
Applications & Expert Systems (I.2.1) | Sep 18 17


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