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A survey of interdomain routing policies : ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review

Interdomain routing determines the routes for delivering packets between two nodes that belong to different autonomous [network] systems...
Routing Protocols (C.2.2...) | Apr 14 14

A survey on cloud interoperability: taxonomies, standards, and practice : ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review

A comprehensive survey of interoperability strategies for various infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud platforms is conducted in this paper. The...
Cloud Computing (C.2.4...) | Apr 14 14

Adaptive epidemic dynamics in networks: thresholds and control : ACM Trans. on Autonomous & Adaptive Systems

The use of biological models (for example, epidemic models) to study the spreading of network-related computer viruses is not...
Security & Protection (K.6.5) | Mar 25 14

Model-driven engineering of self-adaptive software with EUREMA : ACM Trans. on Autonomous & Adaptive Systems

Self-adaptive software is a very active field of research. Many projects (also sponsored by the European Commission (EC)) have been funded with the goal of providing techniques and tools...
Design Tools & Techniques (D.2.2) | Apr 15 14

Field-aligned mesh joinery : ACM Trans. on Graphics

The computer graphics field has become more physical in recent years. While images are still considered the end goal by many, there is growing interest in the graphics community to create physical...
Physically Based Modeling (I.3.5...) | Apr 10 14

Clustering approach to characterize haptic expressions of emotions : ACM Transactions on Applied Perception

Haptic communication--the way in which humans as well as animals communicate via touching--is an important form of nonverbal communication. Haptic expressions are a...
Haptic I/O (H.5.2...) | Apr 3 14

A surrogate competition approach to enhancing game-based learning : ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction

This interesting paper clearly describes how the surrogate competition model in game-based learning can lead to a more relaxed and effective...
Computer Uses in Education (K.3.1) | Apr 2 14

The impacts of structural difference and temporality of tweets on retrieval effectiveness : ACM Transactions on Information Systems

A novel method of evaluating tweets is introduced in this paper. Most retrieval algorithms do not differentiate the structure of tweets. The...
Content Analysis & Indexing (H.3.1) | Mar 28 14

Prototyping symbolic execution engines for interpreted languages : ASPLOS 14

While extensive testing is undoubtedly useful, it is also tedious. Automating this task as much as is feasible is an active research area; it has been more successfully...
Symbolic Execution (D.2.5...) | Apr 9 14

Exploring socio-technical dependencies in open source software projects: towards an automated data-driven approach : Academic MindTrek 13

This paper discusses the collection and analysis of software development and sociological metrics related to open-source development. Open-source...
Software Development (K.6.3...) | Apr 1 14

ß-barrel channel proteins as tools in nanotechnology: biology, basic science and advanced applications

This short text addresses the topic of -barrel membrane proteins, which can be used as models or components in nanotechnology. Although the title suggests a focus on -barrel membrane...
Biology & Genetics (J.3...) | Mar 4 14

A brief history of cryptology and cryptographic algorithms

Despite its brevity, this 96-page book provides a detailed survey of cryptology from Julius Caesar’s time to 2001. Most readers will find the cryptographic algorithms included at specific points...
Data Encryption (E.3) | Mar 26 14

A journey from robot to digital human: mathematical principles and applications with MATLAB programming

With close to 700 pages, this enticingly titled book can be used as a textbook or as a reference book. It includes coverage of the standard topics that appear in robotics textbooks, including a chapter...
Robotics (I.2.9) | Mar 18 14

An introduction to analysis of financial data with R

This book fits a promising niche in books related to financial analysis and the R programming language. Many books addressing the analysis of financial data either focus extensively on the underlying...
General (D.3.0) | Mar 25 14

Application administrators handbook

As described in this book, an application administrator’s job is to keep existing computer applications running. For even one computer application, there is a lot involved in doing that job, as this book explains. Fortunately, the author helpfully includes each...
Software Management (K.6.3) | Apr 2 14

Applications and markets for cooperating objects

There is huge potential, and also recent urgent demand, for connecting the physical world and the cyber world. With the diversity of Internet data and services, with the pervasive reach of networked sensor devices into physical environments...
Object-Oriented Programming (D.1.5) | Mar 27 14

Beginning Android C++ game development

As the title suggests, this is a beginner-level book on game development. It gives a quick introduction to setting up the Android development environment, designing a game, creating a game engine and renderer...
Games (K.8.0...) | Apr 14 14

Big data imperatives

Those interested in big data and developing, implementing, or managing systems to analyze big data for business applications will find this book very useful. As noted by the authors, it is not a...
Content Analysis & Indexing (H.3.1) | Mar 31 14

Brainstorming and beyond: a user-centered design method

Brainstorming may be a fun and helpful way to weed out crazy ideas from viable ones, or to bring discipline into a rowdy bunch of debating people. At first, brainstorming may seem like one of the most...
Social & Behavioral Sciences (J.4) | Apr 15 14

Building Java programs (3rd ed.)

This textbook enters a crowded field of titles aimed at the university “how to program” market, which includes many who are not computer science majors but may desire (or require) programming instruction [1,2,3]...
Java (D.3.2...) | Apr 11 14

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