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Functional interfaces in Java: fundamentals and examples
Lecessi R., Apress, New York, NY, 2019. 428 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484242-77-3)
Functional programming is a programming paradigm that emphasizes the use of functions to break down a problem into subtasks. Everything is done with functions, and the building blocks are just functions. This is in contrast to other paradigms, suc...
Sep 27 2022
Clean craftsmanship: disciplines, standards, and ethics
Martin R., Pearson, Columbus, OH, 2021. 416 pp. Type: Book (978-0-136915-71-3), Reviews: (2 of 2)
At first, computer programming was reserved for highly skilled people. Over the decades, programming languages have become more and more user friendly, making them accessible to more people. Nowadays, several countries around the world are general...
Sep 21 2022
Big data 2.0 processing systems
Sakr S., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2020. 164 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030441-86-9)
This is a slightly expanded new edition of Sakr’s 2016 book. The first edition correctly assessed the trajectory of big data systems, including their initial success and future limits. This second edition adds a chapter on larg...
Aug 12 2022
Beginning C++20: from novice to professional
Horton I., Van Weert P., Apress, New York, NY, 2020. 853 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484258-83-5)
With more pages than there are words in this review, it would be excessive to list all the concepts, techniques, and lessons taught in
Beginning C++ 20
. This is a beginner text for the programming language. It does not assume an...
Aug 9 2022
A Survey on End-Edge-Cloud Orchestrated Network Computing Paradigms: Transparent Computing, Mobile Edge Computing, Fog Computing, and Cloudlet
Ren J., Zhang D., He S., Zhang Y., Li T. ACM Computing Surveys 52(6): 1-36, 2019. Type: Article
Recognizing the limits of (distant) cloud computing, modern Internet of things (IoT) architectures recognize the so-called edge continuum between cloud applications and IoT devices and machines. “Continuum” implies ...
Jun 17 2022
Technology and global public health
Murthy M., Ansehl A., Springer, New York, NY, 2020. 425 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030463-54-0)
Applications of modern technology in various traditional domains are gaining momentum. In particular, various modern technologies in healthcare can improve treatment outcomes and quality of life for both medical practitioners and patie...
Jun 1 2022
Database design for mere mortals: a hands-on guide to relational database design
Hernandez M., Pearson, Boston, MA, 2021. 586 pp. Type: Book (978-2-017528-40-1)
This is the fourth edition of a text that was published 25 years ago. The main purpose of the book is to explain the logical design phase of the database development process, independently on a particular database software. Note that a...
May 10 2022
Computer networks: a systems approach, sixth edition
Peterson L., Davie B., ACADEMIC PRESS, Cambridge, MA, 2021. 848 pp. Type: Book (978-1-281820-08-2)
The field of computer science and engineering is advancing rapidly, especially in the area of computer networking. As the speed of networks increases, large amounts of data can be transferred at the speed of light. This makes more adva...
Apr 20 2022
Data clustering: theory, algorithms, and applications
Gan G., Ma C., Wu J., SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 2020. 406 pp. Type: Book (978-1-611976-32-8)
Data clustering is an unsupervised method of grouping data such that objects in the same cluster are similar and objects in different clusters are distinct. Such techniques have a very diverse span of applicability in areas such as art...
Mar 31 2022
Leveraging data science for global health
Celi L., Majumdar M., Ordonez P., Osorio J., Paik K., Somai M., Springer, Switzerland, 2020. 646 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030479-93-0)
Medical care is becoming increasingly personalized based on individual patient data. Data science is one enabler of this medical practice. For example, data science techniques are being integrated into healthcare applications, such as ...
Mar 24 2022
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