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  The fundamentals of computational intelligence: system approach
Zgurovsky M., Zaychenko Y.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 373 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319351-60-5)

Not for the faint-hearted or those without mathematical knowledge, the rhythm of this book is as follows: first, it provides a profound formal description grounded in mathematics in some sections of chapters, and then there is a section that is de...

Apr 21 2017  
  Context-based unsupervised ensemble learning and feature ranking
Soltanmohammadi E., Naraghi-Pour M., van der Schaar M.  Machine Learning 105(3): 459-485, 2016. Type: Article

An unsupervised ensemble learning and feature ranking method in which the combiner has no information about the expert’s performance, methods, and the data with which they operate is proposed in this paper. The method uses batch processing a...

Apr 20 2017  
  Designing with Xilinx FPGAs: using Vivado
Churiwala S. (ed),  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 260 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319424-37-8)

This highly practical compendium of articles from different authors covers topics about, as the title of the book says, design methods using field-programmable gate array (FPGA) devices from the vendor Xilinx. FPGA devices are among the most used ...

Apr 20 2017  
  J. Michael Dunn on information based logics
Bimbó K. (ed),  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 436 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319292-98-4)

Apart from introductory material and an “autobio,” these articles on Dunn’s work can be divided into three areas:...

Apr 20 2017  
  Digital wellness services for young elderly: a missed opportunity for mobile services
Carlsson C., Walden P.  Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research 11(3): 20-34, 2016. Type: Article

This is a preliminary report/proposal about using mobile digital services to help the “young elderly,” that is, people between 60 and 75 years old. Conclusions are based on the experience of a Finnish company offering corporate wellnes...

Apr 20 2017  
  Cyber-security of SCADA and other industrial control systems
Colbert E., Kott A.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 355 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319321-23-3)

Industrial control systems (ICSs) are systems comprising computers and devices that may be electrical and/or mechanical in nature. They are widely used to partially or totally control equipment in chemical plants, electric/power/nuclear utilities,...

Apr 17 2017  
  Bitcoin and blockchain security
Karame G., Audroulaki E.,  Artech House, Inc., Norwood, MA, 2016. 218 pp. Type: Book (978-1-630810-13-9), Reviews: (2 of 2)

Recently there has been a lot of buzz about Bitcoin and blockchains. Bitcoin is a digital currency that has received considerable attention in the past decade. The design of Bitcoin offers the world the hope of a low-cost, decentralized, and anony...

Apr 17 2017  
  ITIL Practitioner guidance
Karu K., Ferris K., Hunnebeck L., Rae B., Rance S.,  The Stationery Office, Norwich, UK, 2016. 176 pp. Type: Book (978-0-113314-87-4)

ITIL Practitioner guidance is a six-chapter, detailed guide, with another chapter containing a handy toolkit that provides adopters with initial foundational templates, worksheets, and assessments that are designed to be modified to fit any...

Apr 14 2017  
  Artificial neural networks: a practical course
da Silva I., Spatti D., Flauzino R., Liboni L., dos Reis Alves S.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 307 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319431-61-1)

The topic of artificial neural networks is one of the areas within the computing discipline of soft computing. Their architecture and use are based on the operation of a biological neural system. As such, there is an inherent parallelism in the pr...

Apr 13 2017  
  Perspectives on data science for software engineering
Menzies T., Williams L., Zimmermann T.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2016. 408 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128042-06-9)

Data science is a very hot topic. Case in point, we recently hired two specialist data scientists at my company. But data science is not something you pick up by running the latest data mining tool on your big data repository; rather, it is about ...

Apr 13 2017  
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