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  Python for scientists (2nd ed.)
Stewart J.,  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2017. 270 pp. Type: Book (978-1-316641-23-1), Reviews: (2 of 2)

This volume provides an important update to the resources available to physicists and other scientists who manipulate quantitative data for one of their most common tasks: computation....

   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., L├╝der 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...

   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....

  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...

  Building web applications with Visual Studio 2017: using .NET core and modern JavaScript frameworks
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 ...

  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....

  Bit-precise procedure-modular termination analysis
Chen H., David C., Kroening D., Schrammel P., Wachter B.  ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems 40(1): 1-38, 2018. Type: Article

That software is pervasive in our lives is now a platitude. That much of this software is flawed has also reached the collective consciousness. A lot of code, much to the chagrin of most researchers in programming languages, is still written in an...

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