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July 27, 2017

Windows 10 troubleshooting
Nothing ever goes wrong with a personal computer (PC), right? After the nervous laughter subsides, we recognize the need for guides to troubleshooting the inevitable problems that we know will arise. In this book, Mike Halsey, a Microsoft MVP (most valuable professional), provides a well-thought-out guide to areas where problems... more
All nuclear explosions create EMP [ElectroMagnetic Pulse], although the pulse dissipates rapidly in explosions close to the earth’s surface... more
- David Burnham (2003)
A review of fuzzy cognitive maps in medicine: Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine

Accurate decision support systems are central to the medical prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases such as autism, cancer, celiac disease, and lobar pneumonia. There are medical decision... more

Medicine & Science (I.2.1...) | Jul 26 17

Beyond social graphs: mining patterns underlying social interactions: Pattern Analysis & Applications

Reliable recommendation systems are the holy grail of Internet research these days. They suggest new links to social network users. Because the attractiveness of a social network depends... more

Data Mining (H.2.8...) | Jul 26 17

A scalable data chunk similarity based compression approach for efficient big sensing data processing on cloud: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering

Marrying sensors and innovative industries (for example, think aircraft engines instrumented for real-time preventive maintenance) leads to the creation... more

Cloud Computing (C.2.4...) | Jul 25 17

Genre classification of symbolic pieces of music: Journal of Intelligent Information Systems

What makes automatic music classification an imbroglio is the difficulty encountered in isolating the significant musical features that need to be taken into account. Genre is of course an... more

Sound & Music Computing (H.5.5) | Jul 25 17

The debugging mind-set: Communications of the ACM

The author’s views on debugging as a learnable activity are presented in this article. O’Dell reviews literature from computer science (CS) and psychology and reaches the conclusion that debugging is not a... more

Debugging Aids (D.2.5...) | Jul 24 17

Semantics-based program verifiers for all languages: OOPSLA 16

Programming is hard. Verifying correctness of a program is harder. Building an automated tool for program verification is harder still: there are very few tools that can perform verification of non-trivial programs written in real-world programming languages. We... more

Software/Program Verification (D.2.4) | Jul 20 17

Smart service portfolios: Do the cities follow standards?: WWW 16 Companion

The roll out of smart city technologies has taken place at such a rate that regulatory standards have largely been unable to meet the pace. Many mobile networks today are therefore operating in a technically... more

General (K.4.0) | Jul 19 17

Deliberation for autonomous robots: Artificial Intelligence

Autonomous robots use sensors and actuators to gain information about their environments and act on the information to achieve assigned goals and missions. This paper presents a survey on the topic of deliberation in... more

Robotics (I.2.9) | Jul 14 17

Online recognition of handwritten music symbols: Int. Journal on Document Analysis & Recognition

There has been some progress with the automatic recognition of handwriting in recent years, and the digital analysis of handwritten music poses... more

Document Analysis (I.7.5...) | Jul 14 17

Brain tumor segmentation from multimodal magnetic resonance images via sparse representation: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

The segmentation of brain tumors in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is clearly not only an important image processing task, but one in... more

Segmentation (I.4.6) | Jul 13 17

Global mobile satellite communications theory

At the core of recent world dynamics involving civil economic and military applications is global mobile satellite communications (GMSC), a vital component of the modern Internet. A very experienced... more
Signal Processing Systems (C.3...) | Jul 26 17

Embedded software verification and debugging

Speaking about embedded software and hardware is related to speaking about critical systems, which by definition must be reliable systems with no failures at all. Or, in case of failures, systems must have enough intelligence to operate under certain safety... more
Verification (D.4.5...) | Jul 26 17

Physical play and children’s digital games

As a grandmother of two who are about to turn two, this book is of special interest. The author does a good job of presenting the various facets of the relationship between child development and games and play, and the importance of their interaction. In fact... more
Games (K.8.0...) | Jul 26 17

Machine learning paradigms

Machine learning paradigms is an excellent introduction to both immunology from a computer scientist point of view and to algorithms designed and inspired by the biological immune system. The first part of the book is rather traditional, covering the conventional... more
Learning (I.2.6) | Jul 25 17

Unmanned systems of World Wars I and II

The first time I heard of H. R. Everett was in Singer’s Wired for war [1], on the subject of unmanned systems on the battlefield: “When I asked people who they most respected in the field, the name that consistently came up was H.R. (Bart) Everett.” By writing this book... more
Robotics (I.2.9) | Jul 25 17

Deep learning

Deep learning is currently the most popular (and maybe hyped) discipline within artificial intelligence (AI). It is a key component of current speech recognition systems and it has allowed computers to reach human-level performance in many tasks that were beyond... more
Learning (I.2.6) | Jul 21 17

Components and services for IoT platforms

Most Internet of Things (IoT) platform topics are covered in this book, including platform design, simulation, wireless sensor networks (WSNs) in IoT, data management in IoT, and IoT use cases. It addresses the latest enabling technologies in... more
Real-Time & Embedded Systems (C.3...) | Jul 20 17

Current technologies in vehicular communication

Divided into six chapters, this is a rather short book acting as an introduction to the state-of-the-art technologies related to communications among vehicles. The first chapter is an introduction to the communications between different types of... more
Real-Time & Embedded Systems (C.3...) | Jul 20 17

Probability on trees and networks

Information and communications technology (ICT) specialists might be interested in this tough mathematical book. For sure, this is not a work that can be easily read to relax in the evening, since a lot of background knowledge is necessary to... more
Probability & Statistics (G.3) | Jul 19 17

Programming language explorations

The number of languages spoken around the world is about 7000. The number of programming languages that have been invented is much greater than that. If you are going to program, you should be ready... more
Language Constructs & Features (D.3.3) | Jul 18 17

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