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  Introduction to data science: a Python approach to concepts, techniques and applications
Igual L., SeguĂ­ S.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 218 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319500-16-4)

Data science is an emerging discipline spurred by the need to extract meaningful information and gain insights from large amounts of complex data. Data science encompasses many areas from mathematics, statistics, and information and computer scien...

Dec 6 2017  
  Evolution or revolution: the critical need in genetic algorithm based testing
Surendran A., Samuel P.  Artificial Intelligence Review 48(3): 349-395, 2017. Type: Article

Software testing consumes a considerable amount of the cost and time of software development, but it is one of the most crucial phases; it cannot be skipped. Software testing is therefore referred to as “a necessary evil.” In the past ...

Dec 1 2017  
  Java 9 recipes: a problem-solution approach (3rd ed.)
Juneau J.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 626 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484219-75-1)

The Java language has recently been extended and improved considerably with the updates to Java 9. This book covers the essential new features of the Java language....

Nov 30 2017  
  Prediction and inference from social networks and social media
Kawash J., Agarwal N., Özyer T.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 225 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319510-48-4)

Traversing the social graph of social media networks has become the holy grail for basic research into the human condition. This book contains in-depth discussions of how social networks (SNs) enable interaction between participants and insights i...

Nov 30 2017  
  Computational autism
Galitsky B.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 380 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319399-71-3)

Galitsky summarizes research and practice from two decades aimed at describing, defining, implementing, and applying computer systems that model, simulate, elucidate, and rehabilitate autism. While “rehabilitation” is a frequently stat...

Nov 29 2017  
  Multimedia forensics and security: foundations, innovations, and applications
Hassanien A., Fouad M., Manaf A., Zamani M., Ahmad R., Kacprzyk J.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 414 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319442-68-6)

Computer forensics is concerned with scientific techniques used in the investigation of crimes committed by means of computers and related paraphernalia. This book was published as part of Springer’s “Intelligent Systems Reference Libr...

Nov 29 2017  
  Lightweight cybersecurity schemes using elliptic curve cryptography in publish-subscribe fog computing
Diro A., Chilamkurti N., Kumar N.  Mobile Networks and Applications 22(5): 848-858, 2017. Type: Article

Diro et al. “propose novel lightweight security solutions for publish-subscribe protocol-based Internet of Things [IoT] in fog networks using [elliptic curve cryptography, ECC].” This proposal would be of interest to readers who are fa...

Nov 29 2017  
  Cyber security. Simply. Make it happen.: leveraging digitization through IT security
Abolhassan F.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 127 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319465-28-9)

The book is edited by Ferri Abolhassan, from Telekom Deutschland, who collected 11 chapters, each one from a different author. All chapters serve as the basis for a discussion on digitization and its impact on the future development of our society...

Nov 28 2017  
  Data simplification: taming information with open source tools
Berman J.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2016. 398 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128037-81-2)

The premise of this book is a good one. We are faced with dramatically increasing volumes of more complex data and we need to figure out how to simplify it in order to make sense of it. Further, since the rise of big data coincides (roughly) with ...

Nov 28 2017  
  Software-based acoustical measurements
Miyara F.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 429 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319558-70-7)

Usually, professionals involved in acoustics measurements need sophisticated hardware and software tools on a daily basis. This is even truer if assessments according to international standards are required. Unfortunately, these tools range in pri...

Nov 28 2017  
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