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Blockchain basics: a non-technical introduction in 25 steps
Drescher D., Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 255 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484226-03-2)
Although blockchain is, among other things, a promising new technology, there is also a lot of hype surrounding it. Its proponents have suggested that it can do everything from tracking tuna to ending world poverty....
The probability lifesaver: all the tools you need to understand chance
Miller S., Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2017. 752 pp. Type: Book (978-0-691149-55-4)
The theoretical foundations of probability have been developed over nearly four centuries. This legacy is both a blessing and a curse. It is a blessing because it is so rich and diverse, offering many results whose relations to one another, obscur...
Lifelong machine learning
Chen Z., Liu B., Morgan & Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2016. 146 pp. Type: Book (978-1-627055-01-7)
Machine learning (ML) is fundamental to defining how a machine can learn from datasets and present this information in the way the user desires. This brings two separate paradigms together--computing and statistics. We have experienced the ev...
Compact data structures: a practical approach
Navarro G., Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2016. 570 pp. Type: Book (978-1-107152-38-0)
Compact data structures address two aspects of the problem posed by large quantities of data: efficient storage of the data, and efficient access and processing of the data by the algorithms suitable for defined classes of problems. (The concept i...
Cyber security and the role of intelligent systems in addressing its challenges
Harel Y., Ben-Gal I., Elovici Y. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology 8(4): 1-12, 2017. Type: Article
Individuals, organizations, and societies have come to rely more and more on computational infrastructure, ranging from our personal computing devices to cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT)....
Machine learning using R
Ramasubramanian K., Singh A., Apress, New York, NY, 2016. 566 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484223-33-8)
Karthik Ramasubramanian and Abhishek Singh, experts in data science and business analytics, have written a comprehensive reference book on machine learning using R. This book covers a relevant and hot topic in today’s digital world....
Power-up: unlocking the hidden mathematics in video games
Lane M., Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2017. 264 pp. Type: Book (978-0-691161-51-8)
Beautiful mathematics can be found in unlikely places. Building upon this premise,
tries to address a marketing problem: Why is mathematics far from engaging for most people? Mathematics is not as engaging as, for instance, playing...
Reactive programming with Angular and ngrx: learn to harness the power of reactive programming with RxJS and ngrx extensions
Farhi O., Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 148 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484226-19-3)
The blockchain alternative: rethinking macroeconomic policy and economic theory
Bheemaiah K., Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 248 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484226-73-5)
Like DNA is for genetic reproduction of living organisms, blockchain technology is, on a different scale, a tool for the cyclic transfer of information and recording the history of successive transfers. In this last case, we refer to a social tran...
Advances in electrodermal activity processing with applications for mental health: from heuristic methods to convex optimization
Greco A., Valenza G., Scilingo E., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 138 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319467-04-7)
Electrodermal activity (EDA) designates the variation in the electrical characteristics of the skin. The most pertinent property is skin conductance, quantified by measuring the current flow between two skin points when applying an electrical pote...
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