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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...

The Signal: The History of Signal Processing and How We Communicate

1st Edition

Ted G Lewis
May 21, 2019

Computers are the foundation of the information age, but communication technology is the foundation of the foundation. Without the theories and practical applications of theory brought to us by the pioneers of communication, the computer age would perhaps have remained in the back office, hidden...

Contemporary High Performance Computing: From Petascale toward Exascale, Volume 3

1st Edition

Jeffrey S. Vetter
May 14, 2019

Contemporary High Performance Computing: From Petascale toward Exascale, Volume 3 focuses on the ecosystems surrounding the world’s leading centers for high performance computing (HPC). It covers many of the important factors involved in each ecosystem: computer architectures, software,...

Computational Methods for Approximation of Large-Scale Dynamical Systems

1st Edition

Mohammad Monir Uddin
May 08, 2019

These days, computer-based simulation is considered the quintessential approach to exploring new ideas in the different disciplines of  science, engineering and technology (SET). To perform simulations, a physical system needs to be modeled using mathematics; these models are often...

Elements of Multimedia

1st Edition

Sreeparna Banerjee
May 08, 2019

Elements of Multimedia presents a systematic introduction and integrated overview of the state-of-the-art innovations that make Multimedia a rapidly evolving technology in the digital domain. This book is also an invaluable resource for applied researchers. Some of the salient features of the book...

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

5th Edition

John M. Blain
April 30, 2019

Blender™ is a free Open Source 3D Creation Suite supporting the entire modeling and animation pipeline – modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking. The program also includes Video Editing and Grease Pencil 2D Animation. The program is free to download and...

Human-Robot Interaction: Safety, Standardization, and Benchmarking

1st Edition

Paolo Barattini, Federico Vicentini, Gurvinder Singh Virk, Tamas Haidegger
April 29, 2019

Human-Robot Interaction: Safety, Standardization, and Benchmarking provides a comprehensive introduction to the new scenarios emerging where humans and robots interact in various environments and applications on a daily basis. The focus is on the current status and foreseeable implications of robot...

Intelligent Copyright Protection for Images

1st Edition

Subhrajit Sinha Roy, Abhishek Basu, Avik Chattopadhyay
April 29, 2019

This book describes the need of copyright protection for multimedia objects and develops an invisible image watermarking scheme to serve the purpose of copyright protection. Here intelligent systems are introduced to generate a better visual transparency with increased payload....

Lessons in Play: An Introduction to Combinatorial Game Theory, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Michael H. Albert, Richard J. Nowakowski, David Wolfe
April 22, 2019

This second edition of Lessons in Play reorganizes the presentation of the popular original text in combinatorial game theory to make it even more widely accessible. Starting with a focus on the essential concepts and applications, it then moves on to more technical material. Still written in a...

Time Series Clustering and Classification

1st Edition

Elizabeth Ann Maharaj, Pierpaolo D'Urso, Jorge Caiado
April 12, 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...

The Emerging Technology of Big Data: Its Impact as a Tool for ICT Development

1st Edition

Heru Susanto, Fang-Yie Leu, Chin Kang Chen
April 03, 2019

Big Data is now highly regarded and accepted as a useful tool to help organizations manage their data and information effectively and efficiently. This new volume, The Emerging Technology of Big Data: Its Impact as a Tool for ICT Development, looks at the new technology that has emerged to meet the...

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...