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Cracking codes with Python: an introduction to building and breaking ciphers
Sweigart A., No Starch Press, San Francisco, CA, 2018. 416 pp. Type: Book (978-1-593278-22-9)
One of the many things I like about the Python programming language is that, once you learn basic Python programming, a whole host of other interesting ideas are within your grasp. I am one of those people who likes to learn things by writing some...
A low-cost and high-performance architecture for robust human detection using histogram of edge oriented gradients
Sangeetha D., Deepa P. Microprocessors & Microsystems 53 106-119, 2017. Type: Article
Due to their programmability and hardware parallelism, field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) will be widely used to speed up edge/cloud computation on multiple image/video/big data processing systems and data centers. To the best of my knowledge,...
Don Knuth: The analysis of algorithms
Don Knuth. YouTube, 01:02:33, published on Jan 30, 2017, stanfordonline,
. Type: Video
Don Knuth needs no introduction. Computer science labs around the world are decorated with posters of Professor Knuth, and many academics have on their bookshelves at least the first volume of
The art of computer programming
. As a pione...
Sustainability, green IT and education strategies in the 21st century
Issa T., Isaias P., Issa T., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 603 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319570-68-6)
Because many definitions of the term “sustainable development” lack some element to make it objective and acceptable on a global basis, many authors accept something close to the term defined in the 1987 Our Common Future report from t...
Rahman M., Authorhouse, Bloomington, IN, 2017. 176 pp. Type: Book (978-1-524694-45-6)
Beginning artificial intelligence with the Raspberry Pi
Norris D., Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 369 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484227-42-8)
For anybody looking for a fast and basic introduction to the field of artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML) supported by many practical examples for one’s own implementation, the book by Norris is a perfect match. Although th...
Numbers and computers (2nd ed.)
Kneusel R., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2017. 346 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319505-07-7)
Numbers, wonderful mathematical idealizations that they are, have fascinated humans for as long as there have been humans. Computers, much more recent creations, are fascinating in their own way. For many, both are useful but intractable and hard ...
The technological singularity: managing the journey
Callaghan V., Miller J., Yampolskiy R., Armstrong S., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 261 pp. Type: Book (978-3-662540-31-2)
Research progresses toward the goal of developing an artificial general intelligence (AGI), the realization of which is referred to as “the singularity.” That term carries the implication that AGI will cause fundamental and profound ch...
Fog computing in the Internet of Things: intelligence at the edge
Rahmani A., Liljeberg P., Preden J., Jantsch A., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 172 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319576-38-1)
The book is central to the understanding and advanced study of fog computing. It follows an effective model, based on eight scientific papers of a very high level, and is suitable for readers who want an introduction to the area, according to an o...
Data science and analytics with Python
Rogel-Salazar J., Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 412 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498742-09-2), Reviews: (2 of 2)
Data science and analytics can be key to improving many things: marketing, understanding, systems modeling, and predictions (from race horses to presidents). And you don’t need to be an expert to use good tools and improve your understanding...
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