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Gradient algorithms for complex non-Gaussian independent component/vector extraction, question of convergence
Koldovsky Z., Tichavsky P. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 67(4): 1050-1064, 2019. Type: Article
Blind source separation/extraction (BSS/BSE) methods are widely applicable, from wireless communication to cosmic explorations. They are subsets of blind signal processing, used in original source waveform estimation, without relying on transmissi...
May 13 2021
The algorithm design manual (3rd ed.)
Skiena S., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2020. 793 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030542-55-9)
Algorithms have been around for a long time, for example, the Euclidean algorithm to find the maximum common divisor of two integers is about 2400 years old. Nowadays, though, “algorithm” refers to instructions executed by computers. A...
May 12 2021
Righting software: a method for system and project design
Löwy J., Addison-Wesley, Boston, MA, 2019. 480 pp. Type: Book (978-0-136524-03-8)
The history of software systems development is filled with projects that have either failed or experienced severe problems, ranging from cost or schedule overruns to falling short of customer needs and serious quality defects. The rollout of the f...
May 11 2021
Deep learning applications for cyber security
Alazab M., Tang M., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 246 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030130-56-5)
Research in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) provides new information about deep neural network (DNN)-based methods, also known as deep learning. This allows computational models, composed of countless processing layers, to learn represen...
May 7 2021
Rewiring education: how technology can unlock every student’s potential
Couch J., Towne J., Benbella Books, Dallas, TX, 2018. 272 pp. Type: Book (978-1-977363-35-0)
Back in 2001, Marc Prensky stated:...
May 6 2021
Reasoning with probabilistic and deterministic graphical models: exact algorithms (2nd ed.)
Dechter R., Morgan&Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2019. 200 pp. Type: Book (978-1-681734-90-3)
Many problems related to learning and reasoning can make use of graphical models where a knowledge structure is compactly encoded into a graph. When dependencies (or independencies) among the variables of concern are effectively captured in graphi...
May 4 2021
Lattimore T., Szepesvari C., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2020. 518 pp. Type: Book (978-1-108486-82-8)
This book is on bandit algorithms. The word “bandit” is commonly understood to mean an armed thief who is usually a member of a group or band. However, in the context of this book, bandit refers to a type of slot machine with a large m...
May 3 2021
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), Reviews: (2 of 2)
Software product management is at the core of the software product development life cycle. It takes into consideration all of the factors needed to bring a product to market. Furthermore, software product managers must engage with customers and ot...
Apr 29 2021
Data visualization and knowledge engineering: spotting data points with artificial intelligence
Hemanth J., Bhatia M., Geman O., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2020. 328 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030257-96-5)
Data is the new gold in the 21st century. Artificial intelligence (AI), data visualization, and knowledge engineering are important fields that provide concepts, techniques, and methods that help draw insights from data, especially when working wi...
Apr 28 2021
Algorithms for optimization
Kochenderfer M., Wheeler T., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2019. 520 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262039-42-0)
Anyone wanting to publish a book in a respectable and classical research field needs to find a niche to justify the originality. This statement includes the area of mathematical optimization, which interests Kochenderfer and Wheeler. They decided ...
Apr 27 2021
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