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  Serverless computing: economic and architectural impact
Adzic G., Chatley R.  ESEC/FSE 2017 (Proceedings of the 2017 11th Joint Meeting on Foundations of Software Engineering, Paderborn, Germany,  Sep 4-8, 2017) 884-889, 2017. Type: Proceedings

The concept of virtual machines has liberated--elegantly and very successfully-- information technology (IT) from hardware constraints. The next step in virtualization now concerns the very programs themselves: in “serverless”...

Jun 22 2018  
  Mathematical grammar of biology
Yamagishi M.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2017. 82 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319626-88-8)

What is life? This is a question that bothers everyone. Many scientists, including physicists such as Schrödinger, have attempted to explain it using science. Toward the end of the last century, a scientific revolution happened that resulted ...

Jun 22 2018  
  Enhancing collaboration in classroom using smartphone in developing countries
Iqbal M., Mehmood T.  GROUP 2018 (Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on Supporting Groupwork, Sanibel Island, FL,  Jan 7-10, 2018) 112-116, 2018. Type: Proceedings

The paper discusses a smartphone application with four features: the presentation of audio quiz questions, optical character recognition (OCR) scoring on a server, record management, and an English dictionary. It was tested with about 120 students...

Jun 21 2018  
  Compact representations for the design of quantum logic
Niemann P., Wille R.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2017. 125 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319637-23-5)

This book is in the area of quantum computer design. It proposes a new approach for such designs. It provides the background information required to understand the new approach. It also describes experimental results of the approach....

Jun 21 2018  
  Credit scoring and its applications (2nd ed.)
Thomas L., Crook J., Edelman D.,  SIAM-Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA, 2017. 387 pp. Type: Book (978-1-611974-55-3)

Anyone involved in credit scoring, from financial professionals to advanced students in mathematics and business, should own this treatise. Heavily mathematical in its approach, it addresses the practical mechanics of contemporary credit analysis ...

Jun 21 2018  
  Smart learning in smart cities
Liu D., Huang R., Wosinski M.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2017. 232 pp. Type: Book

Smart learning has been a neglected aspect of smart technology applications, which this work seeks to address. The book addresses the connection between smart cities and smart learning. Then, the second part introduces smart learning in various do...

Jun 20 2018  
  Social MatchUP: a memory-like virtual reality game for the enhancement of social skills in children with neurodevelopmental disorders
Loiacono T., Trabucchi M., Messina N., Matarazzo V., Garzotto F., Beccaluva E.  CHI EA 2018 (Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Montreal, QC, Canada,  Apr 21-26, 2018) 1-6, 2018. Type: Proceedings

As soon as this paper came across my desk, I knew I had to read and review it. What could be better than a virtual teaching environment for children to whom reality presents a struggle? Social skills are difficult to teach to any population. Most ...

Jun 19 2018  
  Trust and reputation management systems: an e-business perspective
Trček D.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2018. 86 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319623-73-3)

This 86-page treatise provides information officers and project managers with a conceptual and computational approach to managing trust and reputation in the e-commerce world. The author is a faculty member at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia...

Jun 14 2018  
  Secondary liability of Internet service providers
Dinwoodie G.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2017. 386 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319550-28-2)

Secondary liability occurs when an entity facilitates, makes material contributions to, or is otherwise responsible for violating a law or the right of another party. In the case of Internet service providers (ISPs), determining liability for the ...

Jun 14 2018  
  Architectural principles for cloud software
Pahl C., Jamshidi P., Zimmermann O.  ACM Transactions on Internet Technology 18(2): 1-23, 2018. Type: Article

What comes to mind first with cloud system architectures is the ubiquitous use of microservices, supported by total virtualization from hardware to middleware to applications: virtual machines, micro operating systems, containers, and container or...

Jun 14 2018  
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