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A field guide to digital transformation
Erl T., Stoffers R., Pearson, Hoboken, NJ, 2021. 288 pp. Type: Book (978-1-375718-44-8)
Is your company having difficulties growing in business or adapting to changing market conditions? Is it losing touch with customer communities or getting cold responses from existing or past customers? Are the symptoms of inefficiencies in decisi...
Social big data analytics: practices, techniques, and applications
Abu-Salih B., Wongthongtham P., Zhu D., Yan Chan K., Rudra A., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2021. 228 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030686-50-5)
Thanks to the advances in wireless sensor communication, large-scale storage, and computing technologies, those who can afford to be in one or more of the available platforms--the Internet, WhatsApp, or Twitter, to name a few--are connec...
IT security controls: a guide to corporate standards and frameworks
Viegas V., Kuyucu O., Apress, New York, NY, 2022. 376 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484277-98-0)
As a consequence of the growth in criminal monetization of cybersecurity attacks and increased legislated compliance requirements, not to mention plain old business risk management, information and communications technology (ICT) systems security ...
Design thinking and research: interrogating the doing
Meinel C., Leifer L., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2021. 433 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030620-36-3)
This 400-plus-page edited book was published as part of Springer’s “Understanding Innovation” series. (More information about this series is available at http://www.springer.com/series/8802.) Both the series editors and this volu...
Excel 2019 for physical sciences statistics: a guide to solving practical problems (2nd ed.)
Quirk T., Quirk M., Horton H., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2021. 264 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030632-37-3)
This self-teaching volume belongs to a long series of similar volumes by Thomas Quirk (the main author) about the basic uses of Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software for simple statistics. This second edition covers the 2019 version of Excel, while...
Can AI learn to forget?
Greengard S. Communications of the ACM 65(4): 9-11, 2022. Type: Article
Nowadays, we can assume readers of
are familiar with the ideas behind machine learning, where neural networks are trained with large training sets so that they “learn” to recognize patterns ...
Biases in AI systems
Srinivasan R., Chander A. Communications of the ACM 64(8): 44-49, 2021. Type: Article
As Srinivasan and Chander discuss, software packages and algorithms encounter many biases related to images on the web. This is then an article on computer application control, not human user control. Machine learning (ML) and artificial intellige...
Artificial intelligence and its discontents: critiques from the social sciences and humanities
Hanemaayer A., Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, 2022. 290 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030886-14-1), Reviews: (2 of 2)
Artificial intelligence (AI) is an ambiguous term that spans a broad range of topics, from narrow-focused neural nets that recognize patterns over a limited scope to the idea of a human-level, or higher, thinking capability. This computing field b...
Natural language processing projects: build next-generation NLP applications using AI techniques
Kulkarni A., Shivananda A., Kulkarni A., Apress, New York, NY, 2022. 336 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484273-85-2)
Natural language processing (NLP) is now quite widely used in many domains, including commerce, social media, and other text analysis tasks. Paired with artificial intelligence (AI), it enables powerful data analytics tools for prediction, automat...
Computational thinking: a perspective on computer science
Xu Z., Zhang J., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2021. 345 pp. Type: Book (978-9-811638-47-3), Reviews: (2 of 2)
Is computational thinking (CT) a high-level, domain-independent set of skills applicable at all education levels, elementary through university, or is it uniquely specific to computer science (CS) education? Search for books and other publications...
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