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A discriminatively learned CNN embedding for person reidentification
Zheng Z., Zheng L., Yang Y. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications 14(1): 1-20, 2017. Type: Article
For knowing whether the same person appears in two images (reidentification), one can either use identification models (that is, classifying the person to its identity) or verification models (that is, classifying whether both the images are of th...
Multi-disciplinary engineering for cyber-physical production systems: data models and software solutions for handling complex engineering projects
Biffl S., Lüder A., Gerhard D., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 472 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319563-44-2)
Cyber-physical systems (CPS) are engines managed and monitored by computer algorithms in tight relation with information and communication technologies. Among the related topics and technologies are the Internet of Things, industrial Internet, sma...
Python for finance (2nd ed.)
Yan Y., Packt Publishing, Birmingham, UK, 2017. 586 pp. Type: Book (978-1-787125-69-8)
Python has been hot for years and it’s a good tool for financial analysis. This book covers the topic of finance using Python....
Computer science: an interdisciplinary approach
Sedgewick R., Wayne K., Addison-Wesley Professional, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2016. 1168 pp. Type: Book (978-0-134076-42-3), Reviews: (2 of 2)
I’ve decided to say here at the beginning that this book is outstanding and that it has my highest recommendation, both for self-study and as a text for undergraduate students who are serious about computing. The book’s content, organi...
Analytical methods for network congestion control
Low S., Morgan & Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2017. 214 pp. Type: Book (978-1-627057-33-2)
This is one of the most comprehensive books I have read recently, and it is a must-read for a serious network designer. This book uses a step-by-step approach to build a mathematical model to understand, design, and fix network congestion. This bo...
Perceived space in the HTC Vive
Kelly J., Cherep L., Siegel Z. ACM Transactions on Applied Perception 15(1): 1-16, 2017. Type: Article
This introduction is useful in that it discusses some of the issues that have challenged the development of virtual environments (VEs) and how some of these have already been resolved....
Japikse P., Grossnicklaus K., Dewey B., Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 393 pp. Type: Book
In recent times, the .NET ecosystem has witnessed a rapid transformation in many services it offers. It includes a completely rewritten Entity Framework Core that is designed not only to support multiple platforms, but also to offer features such ...
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...
Spring 5 recipes: a problem-solution approach (4th ed.)
Deinum M., Rubio D., Long J., Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 831 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484227-89-3)
The Java Spring Framework has been growing; this fourth edition updates the essential Spring features....
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...
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