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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...

Revival: The Handbook of Software for Engineers and Scientists (1995)

1st Edition

Paul W Ross
February 20, 2019

The Handbook of Software for Engineers and Scientists is a single-volume, ready reference for the practicing engineer and scientist in industry, government, and academia as well as the novice computer user. It provides the most up-to-date information in a variety of areas such as common platforms...

Revival: Genetic Algorithms for Pattern Recognition (1986)

1st Edition

Sankar K. Pal, Paul P. Wang
February 20, 2019

Solving pattern recognition problems involves an enormous amount of computational effort. By applying genetic algorithms - a computational method based on the way chromosomes in DNA recombine - these problems are more efficiently and more accurately solved. Genetic Algorithms for Pattern...

Computational Complexity of Counting and Sampling

1st Edition

Istvan Miklos
February 18, 2019

Computational Complexity of Counting and Sampling provides readers with comprehensive and detailed coverage of the subject of computational complexity. It is primarily geared toward researchers in enumerative combinatorics, discrete mathematics, and theoretical computer science. The book covers the...

3D Animation for the Raw Beginner Using Autodesk Maya 2e

2nd Edition

Roger King
February 14, 2019

3D Animation for the Raw Beginner Using Autodesk Maya is a hands-on academic textbook as well as a do-it-yourself training manual for the individual animator. This second edition has been completely rewritten to take into account updates to Autodesk Maya, including Autodesk’s renderer, Arnold. It...

Machine Learning for Computer and Cyber Security: Principle, Algorithms, and Practices

1st Edition

Brij B. Gupta, Quan Z. Sheng
February 13, 2019

While Computer Security is a broader term which incorporates technologies, protocols, standards and policies to ensure the security of the computing systems including the computer hardware, software and the information stored in it, Cyber Security is a specific, growing field to protect computer...

Energy Efficient Computing & Electronics: Devices to Systems

1st Edition

Santosh K. Kurinec, Sumeet Walia
February 12, 2019

In our abundant computing infrastructure, performance improvements across most all application spaces are now severely limited by the energy dissipation involved in processing, storing, and moving data. The exponential increase in the volume of data to be handled by our computational infrastructure...

Game of X Volume 1 and Game of X v.2 Standard set

1st Edition

Rusel DeMaria
February 07, 2019

The Reverse Design series looks at all of the design decisions that went into classic games. This is the third installment in the Reverse Design series, looking at Super Mario World. Written in a readable format; this game breaks down nicely into relatively short, separate sections. Reverse Design:...

From Parallel to Emergent Computing

1st Edition

Andrew Adamatzky, Selim Akl, Georgios Ch. Sirakoulis
February 06, 2019

Modern computing relies on future and emergent technologies which have been conceived via interaction between computer science, engineering, chemistry, physics and biology. This highly interdisciplinary book presents advances in the fields of parallel, distributed and emergent information...

Virtual Humans: Today and Tomorrow

1st Edition

David Burden, Maggi Savin-Baden
February 04, 2019

Virtual Humans provides a much-needed definition of what constitutes a ‘virtual human’ and places virtual humans within the wider context of Artificial Intelligence development. It explores the technical approaches to creating a virtual human, as well as emergent issues such as embodiment, identity...

Reinforcement Learning for Cyber-Physical Systems: with Cybersecurity Case Studies

1st Edition

Chong Li, Meikang Qiu
February 04, 2019

Reinforcement Learning for Cyber-Physical Systems: with Cybersecurity Case Studies was inspired by recent developments in the fields of reinforcement learning (RL) and cyber-physical systems (CPSs). Rooted in behavioral psychology, RL is one of the primary strands of machine learning. Different...

Software Engineering for Variability Intensive Systems: Foundations and Applications

1st Edition

Ivan Mistrik, Matthias Galster, Bruce R. Maxim
January 30, 2019

This book addresses the challenges in the software engineering of variability-intensive systems. Variability-intensive systems can support different usage scenarios by accommodating different and unforeseen features and qualities. The book features academic and industrial contributions that discuss...

A Computational Approach to Statistical Learning

1st Edition

Taylor Arnold, Michael Kane, Bryan W. Lewis
January 29, 2019

A Computational Approach to Statistical Learning gives a novel introduction to predictive modeling by focusing on the algorithmic and numeric motivations behind popular statistical methods. The text contains annotated code to over 80 original reference functions. These functions provide minimal...