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Finding a healthier approach to managing medical data
Greengard S. Communications of the ACM 61(5): 31-33, 2018. Type: Article
Healthcare providers are confronted with formidable obstacles when it comes to providing effective medical care, even without taking into account the existing privacy laws that protect patients. Is the use of patient data when exploring new medica...
Aug 14 2018
Data analytics and decision support for cybersecurity: trends, methodologies and applications
Carrascosa I., Kalutarage H., Huang Y., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 270 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319594-38-5)
Data analytics and decision support have recently influenced many fields; cybersecurity is one of them. This book, published in Springer’s “Data Analytics” series, is on data analytics and decision support applications for cybers...
Aug 13 2018
Advanced object-oriented programming in R: statistical programming for data science, analysis and finance
Mailund T., Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 110 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484229-18-7)
Computer science (CS) research has changed dramatically in recent years. It now often involves analyzing large datasets and testing hypotheses through a set of statistical tests. Along this line, R is one of the most widely used programming langua...
Aug 9 2018
Predicting user performance and errors: automated usability evaluation through computational introspection of model-based user interfaces
Halbrügge M., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2018. 149 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319603-68-1)
This book focuses on the important and interesting topic of automatic usability evaluation, which has cost-saving potential for designing, deploying, and maintaining applications. This topic, especially automation, is even more relevant in the mul...
Aug 7 2018
Advances in multirate systems
Dolecek G., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2018. 221 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319592-73-2)
Multirate systems are systems in which multiple sampling rates are used for filtering data/signals. This book describes some advances in multirate systems. The main focus is on digital signal processing (DSP)-related applications. The descriptions...
Aug 7 2018
High performance computing: modern systems and practices
Sterling T., Anderson M., Brodowicz M., Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., Cambridge, MA, 2018. 718 pp. Type: Book (978-0-124201-58-3)
Either a layperson in programming or an experienced serial programming expert will like this textbook, which presents all the flavors of large-scale and parallel computing. All the relevant topics are covered to varying extents, but generally the ...
Aug 6 2018
Distributed ledger technology: the science of the blockchain (2nd ed.)
Wattenhofer R., CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Scotts Valley, CA, 2017. 170 pp. Type: Book (978-1-544232-10-2)
Even though the blockchain technology was created for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, its current uses seem practically unlimited, and some speculate that it can transform the entire information technology (IT) world. However, the blockchain technolog...
Aug 3 2018
Security challenges and opportunities of software-defined networking
Dacier M., König H., Cwalinski R., Kargl F., Dietrich S. IEEE Security and Privacy 15(2): 96-100, 2017. Type: Article
Software-defined networking (SDN) is becoming a new paradigm for computer networks, gaining popularity in industry and academia alike. While SDN introduces new capabilities to traditional networking, it also adds complexity. Among many other capab...
Aug 3 2018
Software-defined network forensics: motivation, potential locations, requirements, and challenges
Khan S., Gani A., Wahab A., Abdelaziz A., Ko K., Khan M., Guizani M. IEEE Network: The Magazine of Global Internetworking 30(6): 6-13, 2016. Type: Article
Over the years, network traffic has increased exponentially, and will continue to increase in the future. New network technologies are required to deal with the expanding network traffic and infrastructure. A software-defined network (SDN) is one ...
Aug 2 2018
Topological UML modeling: an improved approach for domain modeling and software development
Osis J., Donins U., ELSEVIER, Cambridge, MA, 2017. 276 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128054-76-5)
The unified modeling language (UML) has been a standard in software development since the 1990s because it supports most modeling environments, including Java, C++, Object Pascal, C#, and Visual Basic, as well as object-oriented programming (OOP) ...
Aug 1 2018
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