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Information is energy: definition of a physically based concept of information
Pagel L., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2023. 238 pp.  Type: Book (3658408618)

Shannon’s theory of information is one of the cornerstones of modern computer science (CS). The formalism he developed for quantifying channel capacity was previously known from statistical thermodynamics as entropy, and the significance of ...

Apr 22 2024
Building a data culture: the usage and flow data culture model
Griffin G., Holcomb D., Apress, New York , NY, 2023. 225 pp.  Type: Book (9781484299654)

Building a data culture provides an introduction to the concepts of organizational culture and data culture. It emphasizes that, for an organization’s strategy to succeed, there must be alignment between the strategy and the prevailin...

Apr 15 2024
Information security planning: a practical approach (2nd ed.)
Lincke S., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2024. 445 pp.  Type: Book (9783031431173)

Information security planning presents a comprehensive guide to the basics of information security planning. The author’s perspective addresses critical issues and challenges for emerging information security, including security aware...

Apr 8 2024
Automata theory: an algorithmic approach
Esparza J., Blondin M., MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2023. 560 pp.  Type: Book (0262048639)

Novices to automata theory may want to start with Dines Bjørner’s narrative on principles and techniques, found in the automata theory chapter of his enjoyable three-volume set [1], which covers intuition, motivation, and pragmatics. Bjørner...

Apr 1 2024
Predictive and simulation analytics: deep insights for better business decisions
Paczkowski W., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2023. 395 pp.  Type: Book (3031318862)

In a world where complexity is increasing by the day, a group of disciplines collectively known as “data science” is becoming more and more important and useful in addressing compelling problems in an increasing number of scientific br...

Mar 25 2024
Hierarchical reinforcement learning for efficient and effective automated penetration testing of large networks
Ghanem M., Chen T., Nepomuceno E. Journal of Intelligent Information Systems 601-23, 2023.  Type: Article

Cybersecurity practitioners require alternative approaches and tools for combating the emerging security threats worldwide. How effective are current penetration testing (PT) training modules in cybersecurity degree and certification programs for ...

Mar 18 2024
Information dynamics: in classical and quantum systems
Dittrich T., Springer, New York, NY , 2022. 557 pp.  Type: Book (978-3030967444)

Nowadays, the ubiquitous nature of information invokes the rapid development of new interdisciplinary sciences integrated with computing. One manifestation of this trend is the dynamism of information expressed in the different sciences with regar...

Mar 11 2024
The alienation of fact: digital educational privatization, AI, and the false promise of bodies and numbers
Saltman K., MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2022. 232 pp.  Type: Book (0262544369)

What does the alienation of fact and data mean? What are the reasons for these distortions, and why are they dangerous? The book’s subtitle suggests the main causes in the education sector: government’s decreasing role in regulation an...

Mar 4 2024
Simple type theory: a practical logic for expressing and reasoning about mathematical ideas
Farmer W., BIRKHAUSER, Basel, Switzerland, 2023. 312 pp.  Type: Book (3031211138)

What has evolved from the famous century-old (Bertrand) Russell paradox and Russell’s consequent theory of types needs, in my opinion, all the useful elaboration, clarification, explication, and explanation that it can get. Any nontrivial ex...

Feb 26 2024
Managing IT projects: how to pragmatically deliver projects for external customers
Dąbrowski M., Apress, New York ,NY, 2023. 2111 pp.  Type: Book (9781484292426)

This book provides a precise analysis of typical information technology (IT) project (procurement to delivery) life cycles, written from the supplier’s perspective. It offers a broad set of tips and tricks for how to succeed and how to avoid...

Feb 19 2024
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