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Data-intensive workflow management: for clouds and data-intensive and scalable computing environments
de Oliveira D., Liu J., Pacitti E., Morgan&Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2019. 180 pp. Type: Book (978-1-681735-57-3)
Data-intensive workflows turn up in scientific domains where the most current information technologies find application areas. The “differentia specifica” between business and scientific workflows is the importance of provenance data r...
Sep 16 2020
A unified framework with multi-source data for predicting passenger demands of ride services
Wang Y., Lin X., Wei H., Wo T., Huang Z., Zhang Y., Xu J. ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data 13(6): 1-24, 2019. Type: Article
Ride-sharing service customers look for and deserve fair fares. However, with the use of the Internet to access competing fares when booking shared rides, how should ride-sharing providers forecast passenger demands in order to remain competitive?...
Sep 15 2020
Software product management: finding the right balance for YourProduct Inc.
Wagenblatt T., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 475 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030198-70-1)
According to author Timo Wagenblatt, software product production and marketing can be managed in a data-driven and quantitatively characterized manner. This book is based on his long career in software product management, which includes his early ...
Sep 11 2020
Variational Bayesian learning theory
Nakajima S., Watanabe K., Sugiyama M., Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2019. 558 pp. Type: Book (978-1-107076-15-0)
In machine learning, variational Bayesian (VB) learning is one of the most popular methods, according to the back cover of the book. The VB learning framework poses and solves optimization problems. The book explains the optimization of target dis...
Sep 10 2020
Adversarial machine learning
Joseph A., Nelson B., Rubinstein B., Tygar J., Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2019. 338 pp. Type: Book (978-1-107043-46-6)
Machine learning is behind many of the systems we typically use, both online and offline, and behind even more of the systems we might use in the future. Given their economic importance, they attract attackers who might be interested in interferin...
Sep 8 2020
The blockchain developer: a practical guide for designing, implementing, publishing, testing, and securing distributed blockchain-based projects
Elrom E., Apress, New York, NY, 2019. 532 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484248-46-1)
“Blockchain” and “cryptocurrency” are now common terms in news headlines. They promise a huge revolution--not only in the finance sector, but also in other activities--by removing intermediaries. This book gives a...
Sep 4 2020
Quantum computing: survey and analysis
Savchuk M., Fesenko A. Cybernetics and Systems Analysis 55(1): 10-21, 2019. Type: Article
With quantum supremacy allegedly having been achieved by Google, the need for short, correct, and accessible introductions into the quantum computing (QC) realm certainly is going to rise. Regrettably, this paper is an egregious failure in that re...
Aug 20 2020
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
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