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  Digital preservation: putting it to work
Traczyk T., Ogryczak W., Palka P., Śliwiski T.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 158 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319518-00-8)

I could walk into the British Library in London tomorrow and (assuming that my Latin was up to the task) read the Magna Carta, written in 1215, that is stored there. Today, however, important documents tend to be stored only in digital format and ...

Apr 24 2018  
  The data journalist: getting the story
Vallance-Jones F., McKie D.,  Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 2017. 320 pp. Type: Book (978-0-199020-06-5)

Contemporary data journalism goes far beyond the old-time beat reporter who would review the daily police reports. Technology is obviously transforming the retrieval and analysis of information. The authors, journalists and professors at a Canadia...

Apr 24 2018  
  User preference learning for online social recommendation
Zhao Z., Lu H., Cai D., He X., Zhuang Y.  IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 28(9): 2522-2534, 2016. Type: Article

Social recommendation models are attaining more and more attention and relevance in the fast-growing world of social media and social relations. Matrix factorization-based methods and probabilistic model-based methods are used in current social re...

Apr 23 2018  
  Beyond the words: predicting user personality from heterogeneous information
Wei H., Zhang F., Yuan N., Cao C., Fu H., Xie X., Rui Y., Ma W.  WSDM 2017 (Proceedings of the 10th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, Cambridge, UK,  Feb 6-10, 2017) 305-314, 2017. Type: Proceedings

In contemporary digital culture, everyday life is permeated by computer-mediated activities. As a byproduct, a reservoir of digital trace data is generated. Can this data be leveraged to infer one’s personality?...

Apr 19 2018  
  Advanced Internet of Things for personalised healthcare systems
Qi J., Yang P., Min G., Amft O., Dong F., Xu L.  Pervasive and Mobile Computing 41 132-149, 2017. Type: Article

The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a cornerstone technology that is being used for affordable enhancement in the healthcare sector. Using IoT-enabled medical applications today shows promise for offering better healthcare services as well as...

Apr 18 2018  
  Introduction to Google Analytics: a guide for absolute beginners
Kelsey T.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 141 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484228-28-9)

Kelsey considers the acquisition of digital/online marketing skills as an integral part of business intelligence. Knowing about the performance of websites and ad campaigns helps businesses track the return on their investments (ROI) by being able...

Apr 17 2018  
  Network on chip architecture for multi-agent systems in FPGA
Gerlein E., Mcginnity T., Belatreche A., Coleman S.  ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems 10(4): 1-22, 2017. Type: Article

Hardware agent architecture is based on event-driven reactive architecture. In this architecture, each agent has defined tasks and these tasks interact using events. Events can be used to pass data and control information. In this paper, a hierarc...

Apr 17 2018  
  Towards scalable and private industrial blockchains
Li W., Sforzin A., Fedorov S., Karame G.  BCC 2017 (Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Contracts, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  Apr 2, 2017) 9-14, 2017. Type: Proceedings

Despite their hype, enterprise blockchains currently suffer from a lack of scalability and governance, among other things. This contribution introduces regulators and satellite chains, respectively, to overcome these two limitations....

Apr 16 2018  
  Fast and accurate time-series clustering
Paparrizos J., Gravano L.  ACM Transactions on Database Systems 42(2): 1-49, 2017. Type: Article

Clustering temporal data, namely time series, is a challenging and expensive computational task in terms of accuracy and speed. Despite the fact that a wide variety of time-series clustering algorithms exist in the literature, they remain unsatisf...

Apr 16 2018  
  Control strategies for self-adaptive software systems
Filieri A., Maggio M., Angelopoulos K., D’ippolito N., Gerostathopoulos I., Hempel A., Hoffmann H., Jamshidi P., Kalyvianaki E., Klein C., Krikava F., Misailovic S., Papadopoulos A., Ray S., Sharifloo A., Shevtsov S., Ujma M., Vogel T.  ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems 11(4): 1-31, 2017. Type: Article

How can we develop advanced control strategies for self-adaptive software systems? If you are interested in an extended answer, please read this paper. Its aim is to provide an overview of the control techniques that are well known in the control ...

Apr 13 2018  
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