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  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...

   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...

  Arduino and Kinect projects: design, build, blow their minds
Melgar E., Diez C., Apress, Berkeley, CA, 2012. 416 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-430241-67-6)

The first three chapters of this book introduce Arduino, Kinect, and Processing. It is not included in the title, but Processing has a prominent role in this book. The Arduino integrated development environment (IDE) is based on Proces...

  Cyborg: digital destiny and human possibility in the age of the wearable computer
Mann S., Niedzviecki H., Doubleday Canada, Toronto, ON, 2001. 304 pp.  Type: Book (9780385658256)

“We are all already cyborgs,” proclaims Mann. A pioneer in the field of wearable computers, he believes that it’s only a matter of time before society embraces such prosthetic devices, and becomes as depen...

  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...

  Human-computer interaction, foundations and new paradigms
Dix A. Journal of Visual Languages and Computing 42 122-134, 2017.  Type: Article

In this paper, Dix studies the roots of human-computer interaction (HCI) and the directions of its development. It is a discipline that is based on three foundations: people, who inspire the field; practice, which gives practical guida...

  The scientific works of Rainer Kemp (1949-2004)
Flajolet P., Nebel M., Prodinger H. Theoretical Computer Science 355(3): 371-381, 2006.  Type: Article

From the enumeration of leftist trees [1] to the basics of parsing context-free grammars, Rainer Kemp (1949--2004) had a major role in shaping the grounding of the analysis of algorithms. His research in the theory of formal l...

  Technology security and national power: winners and losers
Bryen S., Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, NJ, 2015. 327 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-412862-67-7)

Technological security, as a strategic issue of long-term national power--including its evolution, history, and practice--is the topic of this book....

  Tool and object: a history and philosophy of category theory (Science Networks/Historical Studies Series)
Krömer R., Birkhäuser Basel, 2007. 367 pp.  Type: Book (9783764375232)

Category theory (CT) is a theory of structures. Its ideas “have been employed for thousands of years, but they first appeared only as dimly perceived analogies between subjects” [1]. CT is a branch of mathematics th...

  Data-intensive science
Critchlow T., van Dam K., Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2013. 446 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-439881-39-2)

Science has changed. The shift from craving for datasets to feeling overwhelmed by the amount of available data is a modern phenomenon with dramatic consequences for scientific, political, and economic developments. The issue demands a...

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