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Transportation systems: managing performance through advanced maintenance engineering
Singh S., Martinetti A., Majumdar A., van Dongen L., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 221 pp. Type: Book
This review is being written in the midst of the most terrible calamity that anyone can remember. It is ironic that this magnificent contribution is edited by four giants of transportation literature who are also from four lands deeply affected by...
Aug 12 2020
Expert deduction rules in data mining with association rules: a case study
Rauch J. Knowledge and Information Systems 59(1): 167-195, 2019. Type: Article
The author uses logical calculus to create and prove deduction and expert deduction rules in this paper that deals with concepts and material about the analysis of domains and data mining....
Aug 11 2020
Oracle Visual Builder cloud service revealed: rapid application development for web and mobile
Vesterli S., Apress, New York, NY, 2019. 316 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484249-28-4)
Oracle Visual Builder is a very effective tool for significantly reducing the time spent coding, for example, from weeks to just a day or two. This tool is one of the great options available to build add-ons for other existing services provided by...
Aug 10 2020
Data architecture: a primer for the data scientist (2nd ed.)
Inmon W., Linstedt D., Levins M., Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, CA, 2019. 431 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128169-16-2)
Showing a perceptible pattern as a line-edited transcript consolidated from one or more slide-based seminars, this book provides many illustrations that would otherwise have been the focus of a presenter’s lecture and interactive session. Ho...
Jul 31 2020
Should researchers use data from security breaches?
Douglas D. Communications of the ACM 62(12): 22-24, 2019. Type: Article
The use of data derived from publicly exposed and security loophole databases will continue to be a controversial subject of debate for legal scholars and information technology (IT) computing ethics specialists. Should computing research practiti...
Jul 30 2020
Future automation: changes to lives and to businesses
Carone T., World Scientific Publishing Co, Inc., River Edge, NJ, 2018. 230 pp. Type: Book
Timothy Carone provides a visionary outlook on what will probably be called our digitized future. The book is split into 11 chapters. First, the author introduces autonomous systems (ASs). ASs are (in addition to the Internet of Things, IoT) the c...
Jul 29 2020
Practical Flutter: improve your mobile development with Google’s latest open-source SDK
Zammetti F., Apress, New York, NY, 2019. 416 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484249-71-0)
One of the reasons a business may develop an application for mobile devices is for its branding and digital presence. In today’s market, that requires making the application available for both Android and iOS. The traditional way to accompli...
Jul 27 2020
Management system for secure mobile application development
Guo W. ACM TURC 2019 (Proceedings of the ACM Turing Celebration Conference - China, Chengdu, China, May 17-19, 2019) 1-4, 2019. Type: Proceedings
Our increasing reliance on mobile apps elevates their insecurities and shines a spotlight on their vulnerabilities. The author introduces a secure mobile app development approach that is proactive and provides verifiable security. Application secu...
Jul 22 2020
What makes a great manager of software engineers?
Kalliamvakou E., Bird C., Zimmermann T., Begel A., DeLine R., German D. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering 45(1): 87-106, 2019. Type: Article
The non-physical nature of software is unique among products developed in the field of engineering; this fact places extreme importance on the qualities that the members of the software engineering team provide. The role of the manager within such...
Jul 21 2020
Social practices and dynamic non-humans: nature, materials and technologies
Maller C., Strengers Y., Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, 2019. 264 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319921-88-4)
In the contemporary world, there is perhaps an implicit, or even explicit, presumption that human experience matters above all--human society and actions seek to quash, or at least subjugate to the extreme, all nonhuman actors and their effec...
Jul 20 2020
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