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Navrat, Pavol
Slovak University of Technology
Bratislava, Slovakia
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  The data science design manual
Skiena S.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 445 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319554-43-3)

The 14 chapters of this book have been carefully devised to provide a comprehensive introduction to data science as an academic discipline. The special feature of this text is that it does so by focusing on the skills and principles needed to desi...

Feb 23 2018  
  Introduction to text visualization
Cao N., Cui W.,  Atlantis Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 2016. 114 pp. Type: Book (978-9-462391-85-7)

Published by Atlantis Press, a publishing company established in 2006, with offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, and Paris, this book is written in English, but it would certainly benefit from a more thorough editorial contribution by a native English s...

Apr 27 2017  
  Social network-based recommender systems
Schall D.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2015. 126 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319227-34-4)

This book presents a detailed summary of the author’s research related to recommender systems based on social networks. The author researched related issues during his doctoral studies at the Vienna University of Technology, which he success...

Jun 9 2016  
   Information visualization: an introduction (3rd ed.)
Spence R.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2014. 321 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319073-40-8)

This is the third edition of a book intended as an introduction to information visualization. The present content is the result of a major revision, whereas its structure remains basically the same. Such a process of natural maturing contributes t...

Jul 22 2015  
   Recommendation systems in software engineering
Robillard M., Maalej W., Walker R., Zimmermann T.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, Berlin, Germany, 2014. 562 pp. Type: Book (978-3-642451-34-8)

This book is the result of a comprehensive effort by a broader community to lay down fundamental knowledge on recommendation systems in software engineering. The aim is very challenging. I am very glad to be able to note that the process to achiev...

Nov 20 2014  
   Web social science: concepts, data and tools for social scientists in the digital age
Ackland R.,  Sage Publications Ltd., Los Angeles, CA, 2013. 224 pp. Type: Book (978-1-849204-82-8)

According to the preface, “this book aims to provide students, researchers, and practitioners with the theory and methods for understanding the web as a socially constructed phenomenon that both reflects social, economic, and political proce...

Jul 15 2014  
   Google and the culture of search
Hillis K., Petit M., Jarrett K.,  Routledge, New York, NY, 2013. 256 pp. Type: Book (978-0-415883-01-6)

At least to me, a scholarly treatise of one of the most exciting and researched topics in the field of computing is promised by this book’s title and outline. More importantly, the title suggests that the topic is discussed from a broader pe...

Oct 1 2013  
  Dark Web: exploring and data mining the dark side of the Web
Chen H.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, London, UK, 2012. 477 pp. Type: Book (978-1-461415-56-5)

Chen’s monograph is a very detailed (yet understandable), up-to-date account of research into one very specific area of the Web. The term “dark Web” refers to Web content generated and used by international terrorist groups. It i...

Oct 19 2012  
   Web data management
Abiteboul S., Manolescu I., Rigaux P., Rousset M., Senellart P.,  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2011. 456 pp. Type: Book (978-1-107012-43-1)

The stated ambition of this book is to cover the many facets of distributed data management on the Web. I believe the authors have actually achieved more. They study the most precious asset of our age: data. The book is structured into three parts...

May 29 2012  
  Thriving systems theory and metaphor-driven modeling
Waguespack L.,  Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., New York, NY, 2010. 167 pp. Type: Book (978-1-849963-01-5)

In a purely formal sense, nothing is wrong with a monograph consisting of 167 pages (at least that is the number of pages of the inspection copy; the publisher’s Web page gives an incorrect number of 229). The fact that it has 14 chapters pl...

Apr 19 2011  
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