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  Computer programming with C++
Pimparkhede K.,  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2017. 1014 pp. Type: Book (978-1-316506-80-6)

I cannot recommend this book under any circumstances--not as a textbook for classroom instruction, not as a reference in a university library, and not for self-study. The book has many faults, which I will summarize under three overlapping gr...

Jan 19 2018  
  Foundations of quantum programming
Ying M.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2016. 372 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128023-06-8), Reviews: (2 of 2)

The idea of programming in the modern sense first appeared in the textile industry for creating complex patterns on clothes using the Jacquard loom in the early 1800s. Since the development of silicon-based computers in the last century, a lot of ...

Jan 19 2018  
  Classical Fortran: programming for engineering and scientific applications (2nd ed.)
Kupferschmid M.,  CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 576 pp. Type: Book (978-1-138116-43-6), Reviews: (2 of 2)

My immediate question was: “What is Classical Fortran?” The author notes that most Fortran programmers use a rather small working Fortran vocabulary, and most of them use the same subset of statements. Based on my own background, I wou...

Jan 19 2018  
  A collaborative digital pen learning approach to improving students’ learning achievement and motivation in mathematics courses
Huang C., Su A., Yang S., Liou H.  Computers & Education 107 31-44, 2017. Type: Article

Can cooperative problem-solving strategies with a digital pen system enhance learning accomplishment, mindset, and inspiration in mathematics? Huang and colleagues note that: (1) cooperative problem solving can promote better interactions, discuss...

Jan 19 2018  
  Information theory and coding: solved problems
Ivaniš P., Drajić D.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 517 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319493-69-5)

This book differs from the many other textbooks on information and coding theory in that it provides a plentitude of examples, presented in the form of solved problems. Whereas other books may offer a more rigorous mathematical treatment, this boo...

Jan 18 2018  
  Analysis of the relation between computational thinking skills and various variables with the structural equation model
Durak H., Saritepeci M.  Computers & Education 116 191-202, 2018. Type: Article

The task of detecting the attributes of computational thinking skills in students remains a major challenge for educational researchers. What are the most reliable global predictors of the computational thinking abilities among primary, high schoo...

Jan 18 2018  
  Advanced persistent training: take your security awareness program to the next level
Schroeder J.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 92 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484228-34-0)

How does one bridge the gap between security training best practices and actual daily compromising actions? How does one break shortcut security bad habits? Are training seminars just something to be endured without having any meaningful impact? I...

Jan 18 2018  
  Human dignity: establishing worth and seeking solutions
Sieh E., McGregor J.,  Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, 2017. 394 pp. Type: Book (978-1-137560-04-9)

The philosopher Immanuel Kant developed the principle of rights theory that essentially states that each individual human has a unique dignity and worth that must be respected. The current collection of essays discusses human rights and dignity fr...

Jan 17 2018  
  A survey on software defined networking: architecture for next generation network
Singh S., Jha R.  Journal of Network and Systems Management 25(2): 321-374, 2017. Type: Article

Over the years, data communication networks have seen a constant rise in network traffic, and this trend is expected to continue eternally. This constant increase of network traffic calls for new technologies capable of facing this ever-increasing...

Jan 16 2018  
  Business model innovation: from systematic literature review to future research directions
Andreini D., Bettinelli C.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 176 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319533-50-6)

This book is a well-thought-out study designed to break through the silo procedure of business model innovation (BMI). Too often in business, industry, government, and education there is absolutely no attempt to work together to profit from rese...

Jan 16 2018  
 
 
 
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