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Algebra for cryptologists
Meijer A., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 301 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319303-95-6)
Cryptography is technically synonymous with information security. Providing security features for data and information is the most important concern in a business requirement. Most undergraduate students of electrical engineering and computer scie...
Mar 20 2017
Fuzzy logic in its 50th year: new developments, directions and challenges
Kahraman C., Kaymak U., Yazici A., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 404 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319310-91-6)
Lotfi Zadeh published his initial work on fuzzy set theory in 1965. This volume celebrates a half century of progress in the research and applications of fuzzy set theory and fuzzy logic. The 16 contributions in this volume are divided into four p...
Mar 17 2017
A new look at the semantic web
Bernstein A., Hendler J., Noy N. Communications of the ACM 59(9): 35-37, 2016. Type: Article
The numerous demands for prevalent web advertisements and documents call for new smart information dissemination systems. Emerging and future intelligent web systems ought to reflect the current, new, and evolving products at competing websites. B...
Mar 16 2017
Fraud analytics using descriptive, predictive, and social network techniques: a guide to data science for fraud detection
Baesens B., Van Vlasselaer V., Verbeke W., Wiley Publishing, Hoboken, NJ, 2015. 400 pp. Type: Book (978-1-119133-12-4)
The general scope of fraud analytics comprises a set of both conceptual approaches and appropriate tools for detecting certain anomalies in processes that can be associated with fraud. Fraud can occur in several business domains, spanning from ban...
Mar 15 2017
Issues in the use of neural networks in information retrieval
Iatan I., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 199 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319438-70-2)
At the beginning of a calendar year that has been declared as the year of artificial intelligence (AI), with the revivals of bad and good experiences as well as fiercely debated topics in the traditional field of AI (which goes back to the Turing ...
Mar 15 2017
Discovering different kinds of smartphone users through their application usage behaviors
Zhao S., Ramos J., Tao J., Jiang Z., Li S., Wu Z., Pan G., Dey A. UbiComp 2016 (Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, Heidelberg, Germany, Sep 12-16, 2016) 498-509, 2016. Type: Proceedings
With the accelerating adoption of smartphones in the last decade, mobile applications have become increasingly popular as well, with app stores recording billions of downloads. It is of immense interest to phone manufacturers, carriers, and applic...
Mar 15 2017
Designing software architectures: a practical approach
Cervantes H., Kazman R., Addison-Wesley Professional, Boston, MA, 2016. 320 pp. Type: Book (978-0-134390-78-9)
It is often forgotten that common sense is the least common of the senses. Sensible design advice, guidelines, and heuristics are often no more than just that: plain old common sense. However, rational reminders of our own fallibility and cognitiv...
Mar 15 2017
Structural analysis of user choices for mobile app recommendation
Liu B., Wu Y., Gong N., Wu J., Xiong H., Ester M. ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data 11(2): 1-23, 2016. Type: Article
Mobile apps are rapidly evolving due to ongoing improvements in smartphone technology. However, the use of mobile devices introduces some obstacles for rookie users. How should novice users locate suitable apps from a hierarchy of apps to accompli...
Mar 14 2017
Ethical reasoning in big data: an exploratory analysis
Collmann J., Matei S., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 192 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319284-20-0), Reviews: (2 of 2)
The Internet is an information superhighway upon which data, new technologies, and applications can be run. Right now, one of the most hyped and hoped-for applications is big data. We even hope that big data can predict the future from old data, a...
Mar 14 2017
Emerging trends in the evolution of service-oriented and enterprise architectures
El-Sheikh E., Zimmermann A., Jain L., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 265 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319405-62-9)
Projects to modernize mission-critical IT services in established businesses suffer technical and nontechnical change management challenges. This collection of chapters presents an in-depth analysis and solutions for the technical issues....
Mar 10 2017
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