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  Programming Bitcoin: learn how to program Bitcoin from scratch
Song J.,  O’Reilly Media, Inc., Sebastopol, CA, 2019. 322 pp. Type: Book (978-1-492031-49-9)

“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” This saying, probably wrongly attributed to Confucius, might be an interpreted translation of a similar saying by 3rd century BCE philosopher Xun Kuang (in the Xunz...

Oct 22 2019  
  Artificial intelligence engines: a tutorial introduction to the mathematics of deep learning
Stone J.,  Sebtel Press, Sheffield, UK, 2019. 216 pp. Type: Book (978-0-956372-81-9)

I teach several classes on machine learning (ML), at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. I am always looking for books that may provide new examples or ideas on how to teach ML to my students. The diversity in their knowledge of mathematic...

Oct 16 2019  
  Software defined wireless networks: a survey of issues and solutions
Rangisetti A., Tamma B.  Wireless Personal Communications: An International Journal 97(4): 6019-6053, 2017. Type: Article

The communication network paradigm has undergone tremendous transformation, leading to changes in traffic patterns over the network. Traditional network architecture and protocols may not be suitable for present-day network and traffic patterns.
Oct 14 2019  
  Inquiry learning at scale: pedagogy-informed design of a platform for citizen inquiry
Sharples M., Aristeidou M., Herodotou C., McLeod K., Scanlon E.  L@S 2019 (Proceedings of the Sixth ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale, Chicago, IL,  Jun 24-25, 2019) 1-4, 2019. Type: Proceedings

Just imagine a technology-enhanced learning platform that provides all the tools necessary for citizens to engage independently in cooperative learning activities driven by inquiry-based research strategies. Through this platform, a citizen--...

Oct 10 2019  
  The changing face of problematic Internet use: an interpersonal approach
Caplan S.,  Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, New York, NY, 2018. 250 pp. Type: Book (978-1-433130-50-2)

In this age of explosion with regards to Internet use and the derived social networks, as well as online media access, voices start to identify drawbacks and risks, as with any groundbreaking technology. These risks include breaches in privacy, di...

Oct 8 2019  
  Stochastic computing: techniques and applications
Gross W., Gaudet V.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 215 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030037-29-1)

Stochastic computing is an approach to numerical computing that dates back to von Neumann’s work on probabilistic logics in 1952, and that requires far fewer transistors than conventional numerical processing. This economy led to extensive r...

Oct 4 2019  
  From word to sense embeddings: a survey on vector representations of meaning
Camacho-Collados J., Pilehvar M.  Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research 63(1): 743-788, 2018. Type: Article

One application area where deep learning methods have shown remarkable success is natural language processing (NLP). The speech recognition and language understanding of virtual agents like Alexa and Siri, automatic translation between languages, ...

Oct 2 2019  
  Calculus for computer graphics (2nd ed.)
Vince J.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 303 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030113-75-9)

The book’s 16 chapters cover a broad range of calculus topics. As mentioned by the author, compared to the previous edition, this book “incorporates three extra chapters.”...

Oct 1 2019  
  Computing the braid monodromy of completely reducible n-gonal curves
Aktas M., Akbas E.  ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software 45(1): 1-11, 2019. Type: Article

The Babylonian quest to solve polynomial equations ushered in monodromy and geometric perceptions of how objects exhibit singularity behaviors. The real-world application of braid monodromy is more complicated than other permutation groups. How sh...

Sep 26 2019  
  FIESTA-IoT project: federated interoperable semantic IoT/cloud testbeds and applications
Serrano M., Gyrard A., Tragos E., Nguyen H.  WWW 2018 (Companion Proceedings of the Web Conference 2018, Lyon, France,  Apr 23-27, 2018) 425-426, 2018. Type: Proceedings

This publication showcases the goals of the FIESTA-IoT project. The presented testbed was designed to facilitate interoperability between disjointed Internet of Things (IoT) environments using a common semantic approach. Published in April 2018, t...

Sep 16 2019  
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