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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...

Modeling and Simulation of Everyday Things

Michael W. Roth
March 19, 2018

How can computer modeling and simulation tools be used to understand and analyze common situations and everyday problems? Readers will find here an easy-to-follow, enjoyable introduction for anyone even with little background training. Examples are incorporated throughout to stimulate interest and...

Intelligent Autonomy of UAVs: Advanced Missions and Future Use

Yasmina Bestaoui Sebbane
March 16, 2018

Intelligent Autonomy of UAVs: Advanced Missions and Future Use provides an approach to the formulation of the fundamental task typical to any mission and provides guidelines of how this task can be solved by different generic robotic problems. As such, this book aims to provide a systems...

A Practical Guide to Database Design, Second Edition

Rex Hogan
March 16, 2018

Fully updated and expanded from the previous edition, A Practical Guide to Database Design, Second Edition, is intended for those involved in the design or development of a database system or application. It begins by focusing on how to create a logical data model where data is stored "where it...

Handbook of Approximation Algorithms and Metaheuristics, Second Edition: Two-Volume Set

Teofilo F. Gonzalez
March 15, 2018

Handbook of Approximation Algorithms and Metaheuristics, Second Edition reflects the tremendous growth in the field, over the past two decades. Through contributions from leading experts, this handbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the underlying theory and methodologies, as well as the...

The Nano Age of Digital Immunity Infrastructure Fundamentals and Applications: The Intelligent Cyber Shield for Smart Cities

Rocky Termanini
March 15, 2018

Present anti-virus technologies do not have the symmetrical weaponry to defeat massive DDoS attacks on smart cities. Smart cities require a new set of holistic and AI-centric cognitive technology, such as autonomic components that replicate the human immune system, and a smart grid that connects...

Applied Cloud Deep Semantic Recognition: Advanced Anomaly Detection

Mehdi Roopaei, Peyman Najafirad (Paul Rad)
March 15, 2018

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the research on anomaly detection with respect to context and situational awareness that aim to get a better understanding of how context information influences anomaly detection. In each chapter, it identifies advanced anomaly detection and key...

Deep Learning in Biometrics

Mayank Vatsa, Richa Singh, Angshul Majumdar
March 15, 2018

Deep Learning is now synonymous with applied machine learning. Many technology giants (e.g. Google, Microsoft, Apple, IBM) as well as start-ups are focusing on deep learning-based techniques for data analytics and artificial intelligence. This technology applies quite strongly to biometrics. This...

High-Performance Computing in Finance: Problems, Methods, and Solutions

M. A. H. Dempster, Juho Kanniainen, John Keane, Erik Vynckier
March 12, 2018

High-Performance Computing (HPC) delivers higher computational performance to solve problems in science, engineering and finance. There are various HPC resources available for different needs, ranging from cloud computing– that can be used without much expertise and expense – to more tailored...

Software Design: A Comprehensive Guide to Software Development Projects

Murali Chemuturi
March 12, 2018

This book is perhaps the first attempt to give full treatment to the topic of Software Design. It will facilitate the academia as well as the industry. This book covers all the topics of software design including the ancillary ones....

The Fundamentals of C/C++ Game Programming: Using Target-based Development on SBC's

Brian Beuken
March 09, 2018

This book is aimed at giving novice coders an understanding of the methods and techniques used in professional games development. Designed to help develop and strengthen problem solving and basic C/C++ skills, it also will help to develop familiarity targeting and using fixed/restricted hardware,...

Handbook of Data Structures and Applications, Second Edition

Dinesh P. Mehta, Sartaj Sahni
March 07, 2018

The Handbook of Data Structures and Applications was first published over a decade ago. This second edition aims to update the first by focusing on areas of research in data structures that have seen significant progress. While the discipline of data structures has not matured as rapidly as other...