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Predictive analytics: the power to predict who will click, buy, lie, or die (2nd ed.)
Siegel E.,  Wiley Publishing, Hoboken, NJ, 2016. 368 pp. Type: Book (978-1-119145-67-7)

A wise man (reportedly Yogi Berra, but more likely a legislator in the Danish parliament) once observed, “Prediction is difficult, especially of the future.” In spite of the challenge, humanity’s oldest written records attest the...

Jun 27 2016
Pattern identification of biomedical images with time series
Yin X., Hadjiloucas S., Zhang Y., Su M., Miao Y., Abbott D.  Artificial Intelligence in Medicine 67(C): 1-23, 2016. Type: Article

Various medical imaging modalities exist, with applications to different clinical needs such as oncology, perfusion studies, angiography, musculoskeletal diagnosis, and others. This paper by Yin et al. describes the current state of the art of two...

Jun 20 2016
Auditability and verification of elections
Ron Rivest. YouTube, 01:15:18, published on Nov 24, 2015, IISP at Georgia Tech, Type: Video

A tangible result of the multistakeholder dialogue on Internet governance is the recognition of the universal benefits provided by the information society and a push to e-democracy as a way to strengthen democratic institutions and processes....

Jun 13 2016
Lauren Ipsum: a story about computer science and other improbable things
Bueno C.,  No Starch Press, San Francisco, CA, 2015. 192 pp. Type: Book (978-1-593275-74-7)

Those among us who have line printed the jargon dictionary on greenbar fanfold will love this book. But what of the target audience, girls and young women who may be on the verge of attraction to computer science? Amazon rankings are solid, but ar...

Jun 6 2016
Participatory cultural mapping based on collective behavior data in location-based social networks
Yang D., Zhang D., Qu B.  ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology 7(3): 1-23, 2016. Type: Article

Cultural mapping provides a simple and direct visual tool to identify and analyze different aspects of culture from a local perspective. By adopting traditional methods (for example, a large-scale survey), building cultural maps is an expensive pr...

May 30 2016
Semantic similarity from natural language and ontology analysis
Harispe S., Ranwez S., Janaqi S., Montmain J.,  Morgan & Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2015. 254 pp. Type: Book (978-1-627054-46-1)

Harispe et al. offer a coherent and most-welcome unified view of the vast literature on semantic similarity, covering both corpus-based and ontological methods. It fills a gap in the current literature and is rich with references and interesting i...

May 23 2016
Digital design and computer architecture: ARM edition
Harris S., Harris D.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., Waltham, MA, 2016. 584 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128000-56-4)

During the past few decades, astronomical progress has been made in computer and related technologies. This phenomenal advancement can be fundamentally attributed to the developments in digital logic design and integrated circuits. There are a ple...

May 16 2016
Visual cryptography for image processing and security: theory, methods, and applications (2nd ed.)
Liu F., Yan W.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2015. 167 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319234-72-4)

In this slim but overly packed volume, visual cryptography is reviewed along with its fundamental concepts in theory and practice. The area is absolutely critical at this time for counter-terrorism, corporate security, and in international relatio...

May 9 2016
Delay/power modeling and optimization of FinFET circuit modules under PVT variations: observing the trends between the 22nm and 14nm technology nodes
Tang A., Gao X., Chen L., Jha N.  ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems 12(4): 1-21, 2016. Type: Article

Driven by the increasing demands of low power and high performance, the semiconductor industry has pushed the device down to below 20 nanometer (nm) scale. Downscaling introduced several challenges, among which short channel effect is one of the m...

May 2 2016
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
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