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Effective usage of redundancy to aid neutralization of hardware Trojans in integrated circuits
Gunti N., Lingasubramanian K. Integration, the VLSI Journal 59 233-242, 2017. Type: Article
Hardware Trojans (HTs) are a major concern in cyber-physical systems security. Outsourcing activities related to the design and implementation of digital systems expose them to malicious modification. Such modifications may long stay silent, not d...
Nov 22 2017
Making beautiful deep-sky images: astrophotography with affordable equipment and software (2nd ed.)
Parker G., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 189 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319463-15-5)
Many of us look at the night sky with wonder and amazement at its sheer immensity, an immensity that only grows as we use telescopic instruments to gather more light than we can see with the naked eye. A step beyond simple observing by peering thr...
Nov 22 2017
Moving to responsive web design: bring existing static sites into today’s multi-device world with responsive web design
de León I., Apress, New York, NY, 2016. 149 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484219-86-7)
Responsive websites are the new norm in web design. Being responsive means that a website can adapt its layout and content so that its web pages can be displayed nicely on computers or mobile devices with varying screen sizes. There have been many...
Nov 21 2017
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)
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
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