Monthly Archives: January 2013

Computer Vision

This modern treatment of computer vision focuses on learning and inference in probabilistic models as a unifying theme. It shows how to use training data to learn the relationships between the observed image data and the aspects of the world … Continue reading

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Concentration of Measure for the Analysis of Randomized Algorithms

Randomized algorithms have become a central part of the algorithms curriculum based on their increasingly widespread use in modern applications. This book presents a coherent and unified treatment of probabilistic techniques for obtaining high- probability estimates on the performance of … Continue reading

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Guide to Cloud Computing

Cloud computing platforms can allow organizations to become more efficient and more responsive to users of both internal and external systems, yet a clear understanding is needed in order to separate the facts from the hype behind this new and … Continue reading

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Enabling Flexibility in Process-Aware Information Systems

In today’s dynamic business world, the success of a company increasingly depends on its ability to react to changes in its environment in a quick and flexible way. Companies have therefore identified process agility as a competitive advantage to address … Continue reading

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Process Mining

More and more information about business processes is recorded by information systems in the form of so-called “event logs”. Despite the omnipresence of such data, most organizations diagnose problems based on fiction rather than facts. Process mining is an emerging … Continue reading

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Computational Complexity

Complex systems are systems that comprise many interacting parts with the ability to generate a new quality of collective behavior through self-organization, e.g. the spontaneous formation of temporal, spatial or functional structures.  These systems are often characterized by extreme sensitivity … Continue reading

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Professional Android 2 Application Development

Update to the bestseller now features the latest release of the Android platform Android is a powerful, flexible, open source platform for mobile devices and its popularity is growing at an unprecedented pace. This update to the bestselling first edition … Continue reading

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Information Technology for Management: Advancing Sustainable, Profitable Business Growth, 9th edition

Information Technology for Management by Turban, Volonino & Wood engages students with up-to-date coverage of the most important IT trends today.  Over the years, this leading IT textbook had distinguished itself with an emphasis on illustrating the use of cutting edge … Continue reading

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Body Area Communications: Channel Modeling, Communication Systems, and EMC

Providing an introduction to the fundamentals of body area communications, this book covers the key topics of channel modeling, modulation and demodulation, and performance evaluation A systematic introduction to body area networks (BAN), this book focuses on three major parts: … Continue reading

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Combinatorics: An Introduction

Bridges combinatorics and probability and uniquely includes detailed formulas and proofs to promote mathematical thinking Combinatorics: An Introduction introduces readers to counting combinatorics, offers examples that feature unique approaches and ideas, and presents case-by-case methods for solving problems. Detailing how combinatorial … Continue reading

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