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July 24, 2017

Windows 10 troubleshooting
Nothing ever goes wrong with a personal computer (PC), right? After the nervous laughter subsides, we recognize the need for guides to troubleshooting the inevitable problems that we know will arise. In this book, Mike Halsey, a Microsoft MVP (most valuable professional), provides a well-thought-out guide to areas where problems... more
The ideal computing machine must then have all its data inserted at the beginning, and must be as free as possible from human interference to the very end. This means... more
- Norbert Wiener (1948)
The debugging mind-set: Communications of the ACM

The author’s views on debugging as a learnable activity are presented in this article. O’Dell reviews literature from computer science (CS) and psychology and reaches the conclusion that debugging is not a black art, but a mental state and skill that can be... more

Debugging Aids (D.2.5...) | Jul 24 17

Semantics-based program verifiers for all languages: OOPSLA 16

Programming is hard. Verifying correctness of a program is harder. Building an automated tool for program verification is harder still: there are very few tools that can perform verification of non-trivial... more

Software/Program Verification (D.2.4) | Jul 20 17

Smart service portfolios: Do the cities follow standards?: WWW 16 Companion

The roll out of smart city technologies has taken place at such a rate that regulatory standards have largely been unable to meet the pace. Many mobile networks today are therefore operating in a technically... more

General (K.4.0) | Jul 19 17

Deliberation for autonomous robots: Artificial Intelligence

Autonomous robots use sensors and actuators to gain information about their environments and act on the information to achieve assigned goals and missions. This paper... more

Robotics (I.2.9) | Jul 14 17

Online recognition of handwritten music symbols: Int. Journal on Document Analysis & Recognition

There has been some progress with the automatic recognition of handwriting in recent years, and the digital analysis of handwritten music poses... more

Document Analysis (I.7.5...) | Jul 14 17

Types from data: PLDI 16

Imagine learning the data schema formats of an application just by analyzing JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), Extensible Markup Language (XML), or comma-separated values (CSV) examples. By using... more

Language Constructs & Features (D.3.3) | Jul 13 17

Brain tumor segmentation from multimodal magnetic resonance images via sparse representation: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

The segmentation of brain tumors in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is clearly not only an important image processing task... more

Segmentation (I.4.6) | Jul 13 17

Reactionless visual servoing of a multi-arm space robot combined with other manipulation tasks: Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Visual servoing is an effective control method for autonomous manipulators, allowing them to reach a target using visual feedback. Mobile... more

Robotics (I.2.9) | Jul 12 17

Knowledge base semantic integration using crowdsourcing: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering

A major problem with integrating knowledge bases arises from the differing taxonomies underlying individual knowledge bases. Two nodes, one... more

Knowledge Representation (I.2.4) | Jul 12 17

A modified exhaustive search on a password system using SHA-1: International Journal of Information Security

Nowadays information is more and more of an asset; as such, it is becoming ever more important as evidence in law enforcement cases. Being valuable, information is often encrypted; thus... more

Hash-Table Representations (E.2...) | Jul 6 17

Deep learning

Deep learning is currently the most popular (and maybe hyped) discipline within artificial intelligence (AI). It is a key component of current speech recognition systems and it has allowed computers to reach human-level performance in many tasks that were beyond... more
Learning (I.2.6) | Jul 21 17

Components and services for IoT platforms

Most Internet of Things (IoT) platform topics are covered in this book, including platform design, simulation, wireless sensor networks (WSNs) in IoT, data management in IoT, and IoT use cases. It addresses the latest enabling... more
Real-Time & Embedded Systems (C.3...) | Jul 20 17

Current technologies in vehicular communication

Divided into six chapters, this is a rather short book acting as an introduction to the state-of-the-art technologies related to communications among vehicles. The first chapter is an introduction to the... more
Real-Time & Embedded Systems (C.3...) | Jul 20 17

Probability on trees and networks

Information and communications technology (ICT) specialists might be interested in this tough mathematical book. For sure, this is not a work that can be easily read to relax in the evening, since... more
Probability & Statistics (G.3) | Jul 19 17

Programming language explorations

The number of languages spoken around the world is about 7000. The number of programming languages that have been invented is much greater than that. If you are going to program, you should be ready... more
Language Constructs & Features (D.3.3) | Jul 18 17

Designing user interfaces for an aging population

Johnson and Finn observe that we are continuing to see increases in the number of people aged 50 or more; by 2035, the percentage of people in this category in more developed regions has been predicted to be 45 percent. These people can take longer to learn new... more
User-Centered Design (H.5.2...) | Jul 18 17

Cyber deception: building the scientific foundation

This collection of 12 contributions (314 pages), with no introduction and no index, aims, according to the editors, to establish “a scientific foundation for cyber deception.” It was supported by grants from the US Army Research Office. Deception is rooted... more
Security & Protection (K.6.5) | Jul 17 17

Web development with Clojure (2nd ed.)

The Clojure ecosystem is still rapidly evolving. Tools and libraries degrade quickly from cutting edge to best practice to abandoned by the wayside. The Clojure development culture highlights this problem, because there is a strong preference for using many... more
Functional Languages (D.3.2...) | Jul 17 17

Python and Matplotlib essentials for scientists and engineers

The ever-growing number of mathematics, science, and graphics libraries available to Python makes it an attractive environment for interactive data analysis and visualization. As a result, the number of scientists and engineers who have enthusiastically adopted... more
Python (D.3.2...) | Jul 14 17

Numerical analysis using R

Numerical analysis using R is a comprehensive and advanced guide for solving ordinary differential equations (ODEs) and partial differential equations (PDEs) in an R framework. The book presents the latest numerical solutions to initial value and boundary... more
Numerical Analysis (G.1) | Jul 14 17

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