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  From neuron to cognition via computational neuroscience
Arbib M., Bonaiuto J.,  The MIT Press, 2016. 808 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262034-96-8)

An old aphorism says that, if our brains were simple enough to be understood, we wouldn’t be smart enough to understand them. Fortunately, many scientists are not so pessimistic, and they are unrelentingly trying to decipher it. As 3D bodies...

Nov 15 2017  
  Fundamentals of computer graphics (4th ed.)
Marschner S., Shirley P.,  A. K. Peters, Ltd., Natick, MA, 2016. 748 pp. Type: Book (978-1-482229-39-4), Reviews: (2 of 2)

Computer graphics is an area of computer science that studies methods to generate and manipulate images using computers. One of the most popular books for teaching and learning computer graphics is this book, also known as the “tiger book,&#...

Nov 14 2017  
  A low-cost and high-performance architecture for robust human detection using histogram of edge oriented gradients
Sangeetha D., Deepa P.  Microprocessors & Microsystems 53 106-119, 2017. Type: Article

Due to their programmability and hardware parallelism, field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) will be widely used to speed up edge/cloud computation on multiple image/video/big data processing systems and data centers. To the best of my knowledge,...

Nov 13 2017  
  Encyclopedia of applied and computational mathematics
Engquist B.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 1564 pp. Type: Book (978-3-662528-72-3)

Encyclopedia of applied and computational mathematics (EACM) is a comprehensive reference work covering the vast field of applied and computational mathematics. The emphasis on computation reflects growing trends in the area. Areas like phy...

Nov 13 2017  
  Reactive programming with Angular and ngrx: learn to harness the power of reactive programming with RxJS and ngrx extensions
Farhi O.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 148 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484226-19-3)

Many programmers may not be aware of the fact that JavaScript has a powerful functional programming subset. The use of callbacks is very common, but is only a small part of how functional techniques can improve the conciseness, readability, and ma...

Nov 9 2017  
  Lifelong machine learning
Chen Z., Liu B.,  Morgan & Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2016. 146 pp. Type: Book (978-1-627055-01-7)

Machine learning (ML) is fundamental to defining how a machine can learn from datasets and present this information in the way the user desires. This brings two separate paradigms together--computing and statistics. We have experienced the ev...

Nov 9 2017  
  Competing against luck: the story of innovation and customer choice
Christensen C., Dillon K., Hall T., Duncan D.,  Harper Business, New York, NY, 2016. 288 pp. Type: Book (978-0-062435-61-3)

At a recent meeting of the International Standards Organization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 279, about 60 experts from 30-plus countries engaged in a spirited discussion and debate about how to help organizations of all shapes and sizes around ...

Nov 8 2017  
  Python for graph and network analysis
Al-Taie M., Kadry S.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 203 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319530-03-1)

Python for graph and network analysis is a short monograph (200 pages) in the “Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing” series. It is composed of eight chapters and two short appendices. It is described as suitable for cou...

Nov 6 2017  
  Do not trust build results at face value: an empirical study of 30 million CPAN builds
Zolfagharinia M., Adams B., Guéhéneuc Y.  MSR 2017 (Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories, Buenos Aires, Argentina,  May 20-28, 2017) 312-322, 2017. Type: Proceedings

Released software products are pretty much expected to work under a user’s environment. However, the many combinations of different operating systems, runtime environments, and hardware architectures where the software ought to work is putti...

Nov 2 2017  
  Requirements engineering for service and cloud computing
Ramachandran M., Mahmood Z.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 320 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319513-09-6)

This is an edited collection of papers, authored by experts from academia and industry, on the progress and update of requirements handling specific to the subfields of cloud computing and service. Due to the fact that cloud computing and services...

Nov 1 2017  
 
 
 
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