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Extending "out of the body" tactile phantom sensations to 2D and applying it to mobile interaction
Kim Y., Lee J., Kim G.  Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 19(8): 1295-1311, 2015. Type: Article

The quest for an all-senses virtual reality is not only of abstract research interest, but has numerous marketplace applications. Researchers have known for decades that the brain map of sensation does not necessarily correspond to physical realit...

Apr 25 2016
Swarm intelligence: principles, advances, and applications
Hassanien A., Alamry E.,  CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, 2015. 228 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498741-06-4)

Biological models have inspired algorithm designers at least since 1954, with Barricelli’s simulations of evolution [1]. His motive as a biologist was the study of evolution, but engineers realized that many practical problems could be addre...

Apr 18 2016
A resource oriented integration architecture for the Internet of Things
Dar K., Taherkordi A., Baraki H., Eliassen F., Geihs K.  Pervasive and Mobile Computing 20145-159, 2015. Type: Article

A concrete component architecture for integrating small Internet of Things (IoT) devices into larger business processes is central in this easy-to-follow and comprehensive paper. Against the backdrop of an ambient assisted living system supporting...

Apr 11 2016
Oblivious network routing: algorithms and applications
Iyengar S., Boroojeni K.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015. 176 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262029-15-5)

This short book is the outcome of many years of research on oblivious network routing. The project was partially funded by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. The book shows mathematical tools and models, as well as their application, to de...

Apr 4 2016
Transforming learning and IT management through gamification
Prakash E., Rao M.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 119 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319186-98-6)

Although this book was released within the “Elsevier International Series on Computer Entertainment and Media Technology,” it provides serious insight into the concept of gamification, a new and interesting category that is slowly bein...

Mar 28 2016
Multiscale event detection in social media
Dong X., Mavroeidis D., Calabrese F., Frossard P.  Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 29(5): 1374-1405, 2015. Type: Article

How do you detect and analyze collective behavior? Behavioral scientists have pondered this problem for over a century....

Mar 21 2016
Enterprise Mac security: Mac OS X (3rd ed.)
Edge C., O’Donnell D.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2015. 511 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484217-11-5)

The information technology (IT) blogs and trade press are awash in articles about the bring your own device (BYOD) phenomenon. Many corporate system users have opted to provide their own Apple laptops over the more commonly employer-provided Windo...

Mar 14 2016
Introduction to computational models with Python
Garrido J.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2016. 496 pp. Type: Book

This book has some great information, but seems a little inconsistent when it comes to the intended audience. The author says that it “presents an introduction to computational models and their implementation using the Python programming lan...

Mar 7 2016
Semi-supervised hybrid clustering by integrating Gaussian mixture model and distance metric learning
Zhang Y., Wen J., Wang X., Jiang Z.  Journal of Intelligent Information Systems 45(1): 113-130, 2015. Type: Article

Zhang et al. propose a semi-supervised clustering algorithm, called SSCGD, addressing a specific class of such techniques: probabilistic clustering. The algorithm optimizes a given Gaussian mixture model (GMM) by adding, on the one hand, more prob...

Feb 29 2016
Computing real roots of real polynomials
Sagraloff M., Mehlhorn K.  Journal of Symbolic Computation 73(C): 46-86, 2016. Type: Article

The computation of roots of a univariate polynomial is the most classical task in computational algebra. Since this problem arises in very many applications, plenty of techniques for its solution have been proposed. In this paper, Sagraloff and Me...

Feb 22 2016
 
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