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Applied linear analysis for chemical engineers: a multi-scale approach with Mathematica
Balakotaiah V., Ratnakar R., DE GRUYTER, Berlin, Germany, 2022. 590 pp. Type: Book (3110739690)
This 750-plus-page book on applied linear analysis is the culmination of the authors’ more than three decades of experience teaching graduate students in chemical engineering, as well as a continuation of their own mentors’ legacy. It ...
A fast approximate EM algorithm for joint models of survival and multivariate longitudinal data
Murray J., Philipson P. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis 170(1): 1-15, 2022. Type: Article
Many longitudinal clinical studies involve the repeated periodic measurement of continuous responses over a period to detect any changes that might occur in the condition of the individual, such as events of interest like survival after 90 days. I...
Language, gender and videogames: using corpora to analyse the representation of gender in fantasy videogames
Heritage F., Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, 2021. 199 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030743-97-0)
It has often been stated that the videogaming environment is filled with machismo, and there are many observations to that end: numerous studies have been published that back this assertion, based on the size comparison of the male and female gami...
MySQL crash course: a hands-on introduction to database development
Silva R., No Starch Press, San Francisco, CA, 2023. 352 pp. Type: Book (9781718503007)
MySQL crash course
is an excellent book for beginners looking to learn how to use MySQL for database development. The book is well structured and easy to follow, with plenty of practical examples and exercises to help readers understand the...
Synthetic friends: a philosophy of human-machine friendship
Kempt H., Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, 2022. 220 pp. Type: Book (3031136306)
The relationships between human beings and robots have been a significant part of science fiction since Isaac Asimov’s robot stories and novels, starting in 1950, and movies and television shows like
Practical explainable AI using Python: artificial intelligence model explanations using Python-based libraries, extensions, and frameworks
Mishra P., Apress, New York, NY, 2022. 364 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484271-57-5)
In recent years, the overwhelming successes provided by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) methods have been stunning. All computer scientists know about very efficient picture tagging with convolutional neural networks (CNNs) ...
Foundational Python for data science
Behrman K., Addison-Wesley Professional, Boston, MA, 2021. 256 pp. Type: Book (978-1-366243-59-1)
The collection of books on data science is becoming so large that it is itself an interesting subject for data science analysis [1,2]. This is amply justified by the galloping success of data science among students, researchers, and practitioners ...
Mathematical logic through Python
Gonczarowski Y., Nisan N., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2022. 284 pp. Type: Book (1108949479)
Mathematical logic through Python
, by Gonczarowski and Nisan, provides a Python implementation of logical concepts and mathematical proofs. It aims at covering major topics for a typical undergraduate course in mathematical logic....
Beyond data: reclaiming human rights at the dawn of the metaverse
Renieris E., MIT Press, Cambridge,MA, 2023. 240 pp. Type: Book (9780262047821)
This book is a short, focused essay on data security and privacy. The author makes it clear that these are two separate matters that are often in conflict both in practice and in law. Each of the book’s three major sections emphasizes a diff...
HPC forecast : cloudy and uncertain
Reed D., Gannon D., Dongarra J. Communications of the ACM 6682-90, 2023. Type: Article
This article points to possible directions for high-performance computing (HPC) ecosystem development and the related big challenges for the scientific community and the future of advanced scientific computing. The authors note that, over the last...
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