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Introduction to Machine Learning with Applications in Information Security


Mark Stamp
September 7, 2017

Introduction to Machine Learning with Applications in Information Security provides a class-tested introduction to a wide variety of machine learning algorithms, reinforced through realistic applications. The book is accessible and doesn’t prove theorems, or otherwise dwell on mathematical theory....

Building the Network of the Future: Getting Smarter, Faster, and More Flexible with a Software Centric Approach


John Donovan, Krish Prabhu
June 22, 2017

From the Foreword: "This book lays out much of what we’ve learned at AT&T about SDN and NFV. Some of the smartest network experts in the industry have drawn a map to help you navigate this journey. Their goal isn’t to predict the future but to help you design and build a network that will be...

Digital Type Design for Branding: Designing Letters from Their Source

Stephen Boss
January 17, 2018

The approach will be to give visual aid (illustrated) and written reference to young designers who are either launching their careers or taking their first stab at designing letterforms for a logo, lettermark, signage, advertising or an alphabet. The book will focus on the roots of each letterform...

Parallel Programming for Modern High Performance Computing Systems

Pawel Czarnul
January 17, 2018

In view of the growing presence and popularity of multicore and manycore processors, accelerators, and coprocessors, as well as clusters using such computing devices, the development of efficient parallel applications has become a key challenge to be able to exploit the performance of such systems....

Internet of Things: Challenges, Advances, and Applications

Qusay F. Hassan, Atta ur Rehman Khan, Sajjad A. Madani
January 12, 2018

Internet of Things: Challenges, Advances, and Applications provides a comprehensive introduction to IoT, related technologies, and common issues in the adoption of IoT on a large scale. It surveys recent technological advances and novel solutions for challenges in the IoT environment. Moreover, it...

Big Data and Computational Intelligence in Networking

Yulei Wu, Fei Hu, Geyong Min, Albert Y. Zomaya
December 27, 2017

This book presents state-of-the-art solutions to the theoretical and practical challenges stemming from the leverage of big data and its computational intelligence in supporting smart network operation, management, and optimization. In particular, the technical focus covers the comprehensive...

Graph Searching Games and Probabilistic Methods

Anthony Bonato, Pawel Pralat
December 27, 2017

Graph Searching Games and Probabilistic Methods is the first book that focuses on the intersection of graph searching games and probabilistic methods. The book explores various applications of these powerful mathematical tools to games and processes such as Cops and Robbers, Zombie and Survivors,...

Discrete Problems in Nature Inspired Algorithms

Anupam Prof. Shukla, Ritu Tiwari
December 26, 2017

This book includes introduction of several algorithms which are exclusively for graph based problems, namely combinatorial optimization problems, path formation problems, etc. Each chapter includes the introduction of the basic traditional nature inspired algorithm and discussion of the modified...

Big Data in Omics and Imaging: Association Analysis

Momiao Xiong
December 22, 2017

Big Data in Omics and Imaging: Association Analysis addresses the recent development of association analysis and machine learning for both population and family genomic data in sequencing era. It is unique in that it presents both hypothesis testing and a data mining approach to holistically...

Autonomous Mobile Robots in Unknown Outdoor Environments

Xiaorui Zhu, Youngshik Kim, Mark A. Minor, Chunxin Qiu
December 22, 2017

Mobile robots have been increasingly applied in many different scenarios, such as space exploration and search and rescue, where the robots are required to travel over uneven terrain while outdoors. This book provides a new framework and the related algorithms for designing autonomous mobile...

Bio-Inspired Computing for Image and Video Processing

D. P. Acharjya, V. Santhi
December 22, 2017

In recent years bio-inspired computational theories and tools have developed to assist people in extracting knowledge from high dimensional data. These differ in how they take a more evolutionary approach to learning, as opposed to traditional artificial intelligence (AI) and what could be...

Digital Image Processing and Analysis: Applications with MATLAB® and CVIPtools, Third Edition

Scott E Umbaugh
December 22, 2017

Digital image processing and analysis is a field that continues to experience rapid growth, with applications in many facets of our lives. Areas such as medicine, agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, communication systems, and space exploration are just a few of the application areas. This...

Medical Applications of Artificial Intelligence

Arvin Agah
December 18, 2017

Enhanced, more reliable, and better understood than in the past, artificial intelligence (AI) systems can make providing healthcare more accurate, affordable, accessible, consistent, and efficient. However, AI technologies have not been as well integrated into medicine as predicted. In order to...

Computer Systems Engineering Management

Robert S. Alford
December 18, 2017

Computer Systems Engineering Management provides a superb guide to the overall effort of computer systems �bridge building�. It explains what to do before you get to the river, how to organise your work force, how to manage the construction, and what do when you finally reach the opposite shore. It...