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Graph theory and its applications (3rd ed.)
Gross J., Yellen J., Anderson M., Chapman&Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2018. 591 pp. Type: Book (978-1-482249-48-4)
Graph theory is one of the most fertile and popular domains in current mathematics research. This is mainly because graphs can be used as coherent models for many problems across almost all disciplines. This book can be viewed as effec...
Trading systems and methods + website (5th ed.)
Kaufman P., Wiley Publishing, Hoboken, NJ, 2013. 1232 pp. Type: Book (978-1-118043-56-1)
With more than 1,100 pages in 24 chapters, this fifth edition is truly impressive. The author provides unique insight into technical analysis for trading systems. The book starts with an introduction to the concepts and basics of tradi...
Data mining with R: learning with case studies
Torgo L., Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2010. 305 pp. Type: Book (978-1-439810-18-7), Reviews: (2 of 2)
Data mining is a powerful approach for knowledge discovery in databases. Many data mining techniques exist, including statistics, neighborhoods and clustering, trees, neural networks, and rules. Programming languages and software packa...
Performance estimation of fault-prone infrastructure-as-a-service cloud computing systems and their cost-aware optimal performance determination
Guo K., Yu K., Yang D., Wu L., Wang Y. Mobile Networks and Applications 22(4): 662-673, 2017. Type: Article
Cloud computing has gradually spread throughout the global computing environment; speed, reliability, quality of service, security, and standardization of services are the main issues in its ecosystem. To evaluate the performance of th...
Synthesis of list algorithms by mechanical proving
Drămnesc I., Jebelean T. Journal of Symbolic Computation 69(C): 61-92, 2015. Type: Article
Program synthesis via extraction of programs from constructive proofs is now very well established, with a large literature base. There are still quite a few hurdles to overcome, but the meta-theory has been in place for quite some tim...
Algorithm design with Haskell
Bird R., Gibbons J., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2020. 437 pp. Type: Book (978-1-108491-61-7)
Algorithm design with Haskell
is sectioned into six major parts, covering a multitude of topics and algorithms. There are too many individual topics to highlight in this review; however, as a programming lecturer, these few were...
A methodology to evaluate important dimensions of information quality in systems
Todoran I., Lecornu L., Khenchaf A., Le Caillec J. Journal of Data and Information Quality 6(2): 1-23, 2015. Type: Article, Reviews: (1 of 2)
As the world begins to surf down the “trough of disillusionment” with big data , on the journey to sorting out what can be real and what has value, we rediscover the discipline that data and information scientist...
Numerical methods in engineering with Python 3
Kiusalaas J., Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2013. 440 pp. Type: Book (978-1-107033-85-6)
Pareto’s principle, also known as the 80/20 rule, has been applied to many different application areas beyond economics. In software development, it seems that 80 percent of program code uses approximately 20 percent of the l...
iWoz: from computer geek to cult icon: how I invented the personal computer, co-founded Apple, and had fun doing it
Wozniak S., Smith G., W. W. Norton, New York, NY, 2006. 288 pp. Type: Book (9780393061437)
This charming personal memoir records, in extreme detail, what the author wishes to reveal about his life from 1950 to 2005. Although rambling, and clearly assembled from many long oral recitations, it is, as the author intended, enter...
Cross-platform .NET development: using Mono, portable .NET, and Microsoft .NET
Easton M., King J., APress, LP, 2004. Type: Book (9781590593301)
This is a very timely book, which sheds new light on what many may see as a Microsoft-only direction in software development. The book shows that .NET has gained serious ground among the open source community of software developers. To...
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