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Wearable IoT data stream traceability in a distributed health information system
Lomotey R., Pry J., Sriramoju S.  Pervasive and Mobile Computing 40 692-707, 2017. Type: Article

Personal use of wearable Internet of Things (IoT) devices for health monitoring is rapidly expanding. For medical use, routing continuous streams of this data raises new security, safety, and complexity concerns. This paper explores traceability b...

Apr 16 2018
Codes and rings: theory and practice
Shi M., Alahmadi A., SolĂ© P.,  Academic Press, London, UK, 2017. 318 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128133-88-0)

Error-correcting codes are everywhere and play an important role in our daily lives, from scanning barcodes or participating in a Skype chat, a credit card transaction, or a phone call, to storing data on computers. They provide data reliability i...

Apr 9 2018
Differential hybrid games
Platzer A.  ACM Transactions on Computational Logic 18(3): 1-44, 2017. Type: Article

As software becomes ever more pervasive in safety-critical devices--from pacemakers to cars, from robots to airplanes--it is important that we have means of insuring their safety. For some of the more advanced applications, namely those ...

Apr 2 2018
Low-level programming: C, assembly, and program execution on Intel 64 architecture
Zhirkov I.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 435 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484224-02-1)

Despite the ease of programming in high-level languages, there will always be things that are best programmed in low-level languages (such as speed, resource usage, and size). Assembler is certainly the lowest language, but assembler programs are ...

Mar 26 2018
Python for scientists (2nd ed.)
Stewart J.,  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2017. 270 pp. Type: Book (978-1-316641-23-1)

Consider the following tease lines that one might choose to begin a book review with: “When I first scanned the contents of this book, I was completely overwhelmed”; “The title of this book is somewhat deceptive”; “Th...

Mar 19 2018
Introduction to middleware: web services, object components, and cloud computing
Etzkorn L.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 688 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498754-07-1)

Middleware, as necessary pervasive software aimed at supporting distributed applications in a heterogeneous environment, played and still plays an important role in the advance of Internet technologies and the development of new applications. Remo...

Mar 12 2018
Non-regular unary language and parallel communicating Watson-Crick automata systems
Chatterjee K., Ray K.  Theoretical Computer Science 705 113-117, 2018. Type: Article

Watson-Crick finite automata have been introduced as a possible model of DNA computation. They differ from their classical counterpart in that they are capable of working on double-stranded sequences. The strands are processed by two independent h...

Mar 5 2018
Architectural and operating system support for virtual memory
Bhattacharjee A., Lustig D.,  Morgan & Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2017. 176 pp. Type: Book (978-1-627056-02-1)

Are you a memory management unit (MMU) hardware designer, an operating system kernel programmer, or a student/researcher of modern computer architectures or operating systems? Abhishek Bhattacharjee (Rutgers University) and Daniel Lustig (NVIDIA) ...

Feb 26 2018
Deep learning for mobile multimedia: a survey
Ota K., Dao M., Mezaris V., De Natale F.  ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications 13(3s): 1-22, 2017. Type: Article

Deep learning architectures, tools, and algorithms are, in general, not adapted to the storage and computation resources of a mobile device. Thus, one needs better hardware for mobile devices and smaller footprints for learning and inference algor...

Feb 20 2018
iOS programming: the Big Nerd Ranch guide (6th ed.)
Keur C., Hillegass A.,  Big Nerd Ranch Guides, Atlanta, GA, 2017. 416 pp. Type: Book (978-0-134682-33-4)

In the world of mobile operating systems, iOS market share accounted for 19.91 percent (compared to Android’s 73.54 percent) at the end of 2017 [1]. However, in terms of revenue share, in the same year consumers spent at Apple’s App St...

Feb 12 2018
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