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  Smart service portfolios: Do the cities follow standards?
Anthopoulos L., Janssen M., Weerakkody V.  WWW 2016 Companion (Proceedings of the 25th International World Wide Web Conference Companion, Montréal, Québec, Canada,  Apr 11-15, 2016) 357-362, 2016. Type: Proceedings

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 unstandardized landscape. The results i...

Jul 19 2017  
  Designing user interfaces for an aging population
Johnson J., Finn K.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Cambridge, MA, 2017.Type: Book (9780128044674)

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 longe...

Jul 18 2017  
  Programming language explorations
Toal R., Rivera R., Schneider A., Choe E.,  CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, 2017.Type: Book (9781498738460), Reviews: (2 of 2)

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 to become a polyglot. For example, you will prob...

Jul 18 2017  
  Cyber deception: building the scientific foundation
Jajodia S., Subrahmanian V., Swarup V., Wang C.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 314 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319326-97-9)

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...

Jul 17 2017  
  The quest to cyber superiority: cybersecurity regulations, frameworks, and strategies of major economies
Kshetri N.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 240 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319405-53-7)

Computer systems are not only central to the successful operation of business and the economy, but also critical national infrastructure such as hospitals, communications, and electricity distribution systems. Cybersecurity threats are, therefore,...

Jul 13 2017  
  Guide to discrete mathematics: an accessible introduction to the history, theory, logic and applications
O’Regan G.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 368 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319445-60-1)

A book on discrete mathematics written by a software engineer certainly raises curiosity and interest because looking at math with the eye of a computer specialist allows the reader to see many of the infinite bridges connecting computer science t...

Jul 13 2017  
  Advanced finite element simulation with MSC Marc: application of user subroutines
Javanbakht Z., Öchsner A.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 347 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319476-67-4)

Commercial (and other) finite element packages give their users the option to replace some of the package’s built-in subroutines with user-defined customized versions. This feature provides great flexibility and permits, for example, enhanci...

Jul 13 2017  
  Deep learning
Goodfellow I., Bengio Y., Courville A.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2016. 800 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262035-61-3), Reviews: (2 of 3)

Deep learning is used everywhere, from environment perception in self-driving vehicles to natural language understanding, to fraud and real-time threat detection, to name only a few examples. This book introduces both the fundamental and latest co...

Jul 12 2017  
  Female innovators at work: women on top of tech
Newnham D.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2016. 216 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484223-63-5)

Newnham, founder of the Junto Network and other endeavors, has collected 20 interviews with women who have successful careers in technology and innovation. If you are looking for role models and inspiration, this is an excellent book....

Jul 12 2017  
   Connected gaming: what making video games can teach us about learning and literacy
Kafai Y., Burke Q.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2016. 224 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262035-37-8)

For over a decade, educational theorists have been promoting the idea of using video games for education under research headings such as “serious games” or “edutainment.” After all, if kids are going to spend endless hours ...

Jul 12 2017  
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