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  Agile UX storytelling: crafting stories for better software development
Baker R.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 144 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484229-96-5)

If you are familiar with agile methodology in the software development life cycle (SDLC), then you will know that user stories are used to create a shared understanding between the project team and stakeholders about what to build for whom and the...

Mar 21 2018
  The art of Linux kernel design: illustrating the operating system design principle and implementation
Lixiang Y., Wenfeng L., Dazhao C., Tianhou L., Ruobing W., Qi S., Ke F., Tingshao Z. (trans.),  Auerbach Publications, Boston, MA, 2017.Type: Book (978-1-138413-41-2)

This book goes into a lot of detail--I mean a lot of detail. Linux kernel 0.11 is dissected and explained in a very detailed way. The reason I am hesitant to give it a high rating is not because it focuses on the 0.11 version, which is...

Mar 21 2018
  Electronics explained: fundamentals for engineers, technicians, and makers (2nd ed.)
Frenzel L.,  Newnes, Newton, MA, 2017. 400 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128116-41-8)

This is a very helpful book designed for a broad audience, including intermediate-level electrical engineering or physics students. Louis Frenzel, Jr. is a technology editor for Electronic Design magazine and possesses academic and employme...

Mar 21 2018
  Smart cities: applications, technologies, standards, and driving factors
McClellan S., Jimenez J., Koutitas G.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 239 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319593-80-7)

Technologies that improve an urban community are the subject of this collection of papers. Most of the technologies are information/computing centered. Many are based in Austin, Texas. The book’s fundamental assertion is that a successful sm...

Mar 20 2018
  Toward optimal self-adjusting heaps
Elmasry A.  ACM Transactions on Algorithms 13(4): 1-14, 2017. Type: Article

A self-adjusting heap is a heap data structure “that does not [need to] explicitly maintain structural information”; instead, during each access or update operation, the heap is adjusted in a uniform way. Why is a self-adjusting heap, ...

Mar 19 2018
  Graph theory
Diestel R.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 429 pp. Type: Book (978-3-662536-21-6)

Graph theory provides a very comprehensive description of different topics in graph theory. This book can definitely be counted as one of the classics in this subject. The highlight is its wide coverage of topics in graph theory, ranging fr...

Mar 16 2018
  Embedded computing for high performance: efficient mapping of computations using customization, code transformations and compilation
Cardoso J., Coutinho J., Diniz P.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2017. 320 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128041-89-5)

Robotic collaborative environments, distributed artificial perception, and intelligent sensor networks are some of the new areas that embody embedded digital intelligence. The development and implementation of efficient embedded systems for applic...

Mar 16 2018
  Advances in smart cities: smarter people, governance, and solutions
Kar A., Gupta M., Ilavarasan P., Dwivedi Y.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 229 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498795-70-8)

With the growth of information technology (IT), cities are growing through enhanced technologies, giving rise to the concept of the smart city. This book explains the concept of a smart city, its requirements, how it works, further developments, a...

Mar 16 2018
  Probability and computing: randomization and probabilistic techniques in algorithms and data analysis (2nd ed.)
Mitzenmacher M., Upfal E.,  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2017. 484 pp. Type: Book (978-1-107154-88-9)

It is one of the great paradoxes of modern science that useful computation can be done by making random choices. This insight would be impressive even if the computation in question were contrived, but in many cases probabilistic algorithms can so...

Mar 15 2018
  An introduction to machine learning (2nd ed.)
Kubat M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 348 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319639-12-3)

In his introduction, the author states that “machine learning has come of age.” In many ways, if the scope and methods are those established in the book, it is true. But from the point of view of recent research and especially industri...

Mar 9 2018
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