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   Cross-lingual word embeddings
Søgaard A., Faruqui M., Vulić I., Ruder S.,  Morgan&Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2019. 134 pp. Type: Book (978-1-681730-63-9)

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  Vector extrapolation methods with applications
Sidi A.,  SIAM-Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA, 2017. 447 pp. Type: Book (978-1-611974-95-9), Reviews: (2 of 2)

Like his papers in the field, Sidi’s Vector extrapolation methods with applications offers a wide overview of extrapolation techniques to improve the convergence of a given sequence of vectors, often obtained from an iterative method ...

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  Project management: a benefit realisation approach
Zwikael O., Smyrk J.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 337 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030031-73-2)

Project management is not a new discipline. It has been studied for ages, with many examples from the past. The pyramids are a good example of the very first project management initiatives, for instance. The main difference is that, nowadays, ther...

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   Beginning security with Microsoft technologies: protecting Office 365, devices, and data
Lakshmi V.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2019. 252 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484248-52-2)

This book is written for a very specific audience. If you are a junior technical person (say a programmer, systems administrator, or even an entry-level security specialist) in an organization running Office 365, Windows 10, and Azure web services...

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  Frontiers of cyberlearning: emerging technologies for teaching and learning
Spector J., Kumar V., Essa A., Huang Y., Koper R., Tortorella R., Chang T., Li Y., Zhang Z.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2018. 246 pp. Type: Book

This book would work well as the first volume in a series on this subject, with new editions released every three to five years due to rapidly changing technologies and the convergence of technologies that provide new forms of deployment in educat...

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   Introduction to distributed self-stabilizing algorithms
Altisen K., Devismes S., Dubois S., Petit F.,  Morgan&Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2019. 166 pp. Type: Book (978-1-681735-36-8)

Distribution is one of the most pervasive features of modern computing architectures. From the multiple specialized processors that make up a personal computer, to the network of computers in a modern automobile, to the Internet itself, modern sys...

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   Fairness-aware machine learning: practical challenges and lessons learned
Bird S., Hutchinson B., Kenthapadi K., K c man E., Mitchell M.  WWW 2019 (Companion Proceedings of The 2019 World Wide Web Conference, San Francisco, CA,  May 13-17, 2019) 1297-1298, 2019. Type: Proceedings

This is a timely paper in light of recent stories about bias in artificial intelligence (AI) systems, such as the COMPAS system used in Florida to predict recidivism. The tutorial’s aim is to describe what the authors call a “fairness-...

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  The art of high performance computing for computational science, vol. 1: techniques of speedup and parallelization for general purposes
Geshi M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 219 pp. Type: Book

This is the book I wish I had owned when I started supporting computational scientists a few years ago. It is revised and updated from a Japanese volume based on computational science lectures broadcast to a number of campuses through video confer...

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  Waging cyber war: technical challenges and operational constraints
Oakley J.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2019. 212 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484249-49-9)

The general population as well as industry and government are largely aware of the cyber threat risks to personal computers (PCs), smartphones, intelligent devices, servers, and networks. Attacks and hackers have hit all of these, exploiting many ...

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  Advanced Boolean techniques: selected papers from the 13th International Workshop on Boolean Problems
Drechsler R., Soeken M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 265 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030203-22-1)

Boolean functions--functions on the domain of the logical values “true” and “false”--represent a fundamental concept of computer science with applications in many areas, including the design of digital circuits, t...

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