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Artificial Intelligence for Autonomous Networks

1st Edition


Mazin Gilbert
October 2, 2018

Artificial Intelligence for Autonomous Networks introduces the autonomous network by juxtaposing two unique technologies and communities: Networking and AI. The book reviews the technologies behind AI and software-defined network/network function virtualization, highlighting the exciting opportuniti...

Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security

1st Edition


Roman V. Yampolskiy
August 23, 2018

The history of robotics and artificial intelligence in many ways is also the history of humanity’s attempts to control such technologies. From the Golem of Prague to the military robots of modernity, the debate continues as to what degree of independence such entities should have and how to make s...

The Complete Guide to Blender Graphics: Computer Modeling & Animation, Fourth Edition

4th Edition


John M. Blain
September 26, 2017

Blender is a free and open source graphics program for computer modeling and animation incorporating Photorealstic Rendering, Realistic Materials, Character Rigging, Sculpting, UV Unwrapping, Compositing, Simulation, Camera and Object Tracking, Game Creation and Video Editing. The program is compre...

Introduction to Python for Science and Engineering

1st Edition


David J. Pine
December 5, 2018

Series in Computational PhysicsSteven A. Gottlieb and Rubin H. Landau, Series Editors Introduction to Python for Science and Engineering This guide offers a quick and incisive introduction to Python programming for anyone. The author has carefully developed a concise approach to using Python in an...

Computer Graphics Through OpenGL®: From Theory to Experiments

3rd Edition


Sumanta Guha, Sumanta Guha
January 7, 2019

COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF SHADERS AND THE PROGRAMMABLE PIPELINE From geometric primitives to animation to 3D modeling to lighting, shading and texturing, Computer Graphics Through OpenGL®: From Theory to Experiments is a comprehensive introduction to computer graphics which uses an active learning...

Time Series Clustering and Classification

1st Edition

Elizabeth Ann Maharaj, Pierpaolo D'Urso, Jorge Caiado
March 22, 2019

The beginning of the age of artificial intelligence and machine learning has created new challenges and opportunities for data analysts, statisticians, mathematicians, econometricians, computer scientists and many others. At the root of these techniques are algorithms and methods for clustering and...

Image and Video Compression for Multimedia Engineering: Fundamentals, Algorithms, and Standards, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Yun-Qing Shi, Huifang Sun
March 20, 2019

The latest edition provides a comprehensive foundation for image and video compression. It covers HEVC/H.265 and future video coding activities, in addition to Internet Video Coding. The book features updated chapters and content, along with several new chapters and sections. It adheres to the...

Deep Neural Networks: WASD Neuronet Models, Algorithms, and Applications

1st Edition

Yunong Zhang, Dechao Chen, Chengxu Ye
March 20, 2019

Toward Deep Neural Networks: WASD Neuronet Models, Algorithms, and Applications introduces the outlook and extension toward deep neural networks, with a focus on the weights-and-structure determination (WASD) algorithm. Based on the authors’ 20 years of research experience on neuronets, the book...

Smart Data: State-of-the-Art Perspectives in Computing and Applications

1st Edition

Kuan-Ching Li, Beniamino Di Martino, Laurence T. Yang, Qingchen Zhang
March 13, 2019

Smart Data: State-of-the-Art Perspectives in Computing and Applications explores smart data computing techniques to provide intelligent decision making and prediction services support for business, science, and engineering. It also examines the latest research trends in fields related to smart data...

Handbook of IoT and Big Data

1st Edition

Vijender Kumar Solanki, Vicente García Díaz, J. Paulo Davim
March 05, 2019

This multi-contributed handbook focuses on the latest workings of IoT (internet of Things) and Big Data. As the resources are limited, it's the endeavor of the authors to support and bring the information into one resource. The book is divided into 4 sections that covers IoT and technologies, the...

Soft Computing Techniques for Engineering Optimization

1st Edition

Kaushik Kumar, Supriyo Roy, J. Paulo Davim
March 05, 2019

This book covers the issues related to optimization of engineering and management problems using soft computing techniques with an industrial outlook. It covers a broad area related to real life complex decision making problems using a heuristics approach. It also explores a wide perspective and...

Machine Learning in Translation Corpora Processing

1st Edition

Krzysztof Wolk
March 04, 2019

This book reviews ways to improve statistical machine speech translation between Polish and English. Research has been conducted mostly on dictionary-based, rule-based, and syntax-based, machine translation techniques. Most popular methodologies and tools are not well-suited for the Polish language...

Textual Data Science with R

1st Edition

Mónica Bécue-Bertaut
March 01, 2019

Textual Statistics with R comprehensively covers the main multidimensional methods in textual statistics supported by a specially-written package in R. Methods discussed include correspondence analysis, clustering, and multiple factor analysis for contigency tables. Each method is illuminated by...

Data Analytics: Effective Methods for Presenting Results

1st Edition

Subhashish Samaddar, Satish Nargundkar
February 28, 2019

If you are a manager who receives the results of any data analyst’s work to help with your decision-making, this book is for you. Anyone playing a role in the field of analytics can benefit from this book as well. In the two decades the editors of this book spent teaching and consulting in the...

Big Data: A Tutorial-Based Approach

1st Edition

Nasir Raheem
February 25, 2019

Big Data: A Tutorial-Based Approach explores the tools and techniques used to bring about the marriage of structured and unstructured data. It focuses on Hadoop Distributed Storage and MapReduce Processing by implementing (i) Tools and Techniques of Hadoop Eco System, (ii) Hadoop Distributed File...

Human Body: A Wearable Product Designer's Guide

1st Edition

Karen L. LaBat, Karen S. Ryan
February 22, 2019

Human Body: A Wearable Product Designer's Guide, unlike other anatomy books, is divided into sections pertinent to wearable product designers. Two introductory chapters include many definitions, an introduction to anatomical terminology, and brief discussions of the body's systems, setting the...

Automata and Computability: A Programmer's Perspective

1st Edition

Ganesh Gopalakrishnan
February 22, 2019

Automata and Computability is a class-tested textbook which provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the theory of automata and computation. The author uses illustrations, engaging examples, and historical remarks to make the material interesting and relevant for students. It...