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  Cloud computing for science and engineering
Foster I., Gannon D.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2017. 392 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262037-24-2)

Clouds have been around for some time and are often touted as expensive and complex systems meant to solve problems specific to Web companies with global reach. Foster and Gannon dispel this myth through an elegantly crafted tour of everyday data ...

Feb 1 2018
  Seeing cities through big data: research, methods and applications in urban informatics
Thakuriah P., Tilahun N., Zellner M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 559 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319409-00-9)

Urban informatics is only one example of the ubiquitous unfolding of big data and artificial intelligence (AI). This book is a reviewed collection of papers presented in 2014 at a workshop at the University of Illinois at Chicago. To quote the pre...

Jun 1 2017
  Game theory with engineering applications
Bauso D.,  SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 2016. 320 pp. Type: Book (978-1-611974-27-0)

Game theory can be briefly described as the investigation of mathematical models of conflict and cooperation among rational entities. In the past, it has been extensively applied to problems of economics, but the last few decades have found intrig...

Mar 28 2017
  Urban resilience: a transformative approach
Yamagata Y., Maruyama H.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 319 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319398-10-5)

The term “urban resilience” describes how cities withstand shocks and recover. This topic is explored in this collection of papers, with a range of perspectives from mathematics to case studies....

Mar 1 2017
  Building smart cities: analytics, ICT, and design thinking
Stimmel C.,  Auerbach Publications, Boston, MA, 2015. 290 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498702-76-8)

Tremendous developments in various information and communication technologies (ICTs) are promising in redesigning urban environments to address a number of overwhelming problems including infrastructure growth, security, quality of life, resource ...

Aug 5 2016
  Dynamic systems for everyone: understanding how our world works
Ghosh A.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2015. 239 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319107-34-9)

The book is by a control engineer who used to work on various production processes. The title is a bit misleading--there is no single formula or formal mathematical derivation in the book. Instead, the book is built around the concept of a sy...

Jun 8 2016
  STEM and ICT education in intelligent environments
Kanematsu H., Barry D.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 198 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319192-33-8)

As education begins to fully address the requirements for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in the classroom, there are teachers who take a leading role in promoting these learning environments. The two authors have put toge...

Apr 5 2016
  Design thinking research: making design thinking foundational
Plattner H., Meinel C., Leifer L.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 290 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319196-40-4)

Compilations are usually a mixed bag, with some great papers and a few that leave you scratching your head. Design thinking research is like that. For example, “Preserving Access to Previous System States in the Lively Kernel” i...

Jan 27 2016
  Tensor analysis and elementary differential geometry for physicists and engineers
Nguyen-Schäfer H., Schmidt J.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2014. 241 pp. Type: Book (978-3-662434-43-7)

Tensor analysis provides the necessary tools for investigating complex phenomena, from the highly abstract general relativity theory to elasticity theory of materials with daily real-life applications. The wide range of applications of tensor theo...

Sep 14 2015
  Sequential analysis: hypothesis testing and changepoint detection
Tartakovsky A., Nikiforov I., Basseville M.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2014. 603 pp. Type: Book (978-1-439838-20-4), Reviews: (2 of 2)

Statistical methods work on a given number of observations or a fixed sample size for processing. Sequential analysis deals with the runtime observations or the dynamic sample size for the processing of data. Thus, a sequential analysis method dep...

Sep 9 2015
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