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Adapting financial technology standards to blockchain platforms
Bello G., Perez A. ACMSE 2019 (Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Southeast Conference, Kennesaw, GA, Apr 18-20, 2019) 109-116, 2019. Type: Proceedings
Financial technology (fintech) has become an important component of the finance, banking, and payment industry. Essential financial technologies include the various approaches for blockchain and smart contracts. In this paper, the authors investig...
Jan 28 2020
Cloud security auditing
Majumdar S., Madi T., Wang Y., Tabiban A., Oqaily M., Alimohammadifar A., Jarraya Y., Pourzandi M., Wang L., Debbabi M., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 166 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030231-27-9)
Information technology (IT) systems auditing is important for good corporate governance, and essential where there is a need to formally demonstrate compliance with legislation and regulatory requirements. Information security management standards...
Jan 28 2020
Practice what you preach - building a capstone management system as undergraduate IT capstone projects
Li Z., Tian X., Li L., Yang M., Han M. SIGITE 2019 (Proceedings of the 20th Annual SIG Conference on Information Technology Education, Tacoma, WA, Oct 3-5, 2019) 126-131, 2019. Type: Proceedings
Career readiness, including nontechnical or soft skills, is vital to the successful completion of large projects. For information technology (IT) graduates wanting to participate in large-scale real-world projects, indicators of career readiness i...
Jan 27 2020
Boon M., Levine G., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2018. 240 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262535-39-7)
In his book
, Malcolm Gladwell repeatedly makes the claim that 10,000 hours of practice is necessary to achieve mastery of a skill, that is, 40 hours per week for five years (the minimal time and effort to complete a master̵...
Jan 27 2020
Software project estimation: intelligent forecasting, project control, and client relationship management
Dimitrov D., Apress, New York, NY, 2020. 136 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484250-24-2)
As a young computer science undergraduate, I learned that methodologies were being developed for software projects that would ensure success through the application of rigorous engineering practices. Forty years later, much work has been done on i...
Jan 27 2020
Coders: the making of a new tribe and the remaking of the world
Thompson C., Penguin Books, New York, NY, 2019. 448 pp. Type: Book (978-0-735220-56-0)
Programmers are among the most influential people who are quietly changing the world. Software is an inseparable part of human life in this modern world, and programmers are tinkering with programs, continuously influencing a specific set of peopl...
Jan 23 2020
Predicting students’ final degree classification using an extended profile
Al-Sudani S., Palaniappan R. Education and Information Technologies 24(4): 2357-2369, 2019. Type: Article
Student retention is of great concern to higher education institutions, and a higher dropout rate may be reflected in the university’s reputation. Extensive studies have attempted to identify at-risk students in an attempt to reduce student ...
Jan 21 2020
Artificial psychology: psychological modeling and testing of AI systems
Crowder J., Carbone J., Friess S., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 169 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030170-79-0)
According to the authors, Dan Curtis proposed artificial psychology as a theoretical discipline in 1963 (p. 164). During the 56 years since, it can be expected to have broadly expanded in both complexity and overarching clarity; this book demonstr...
Jan 17 2020
ELSA: a multilingual document summarization algorithm based on frequent itemsets and latent semantic analysis
Cagliero L., Garza P., Baralis E. ACM Transactions on Information Systems 37(2): 1-33, 2019. Type: Article
Multi-document summarization involves the automatic generation of concise summaries of a number of textual documents, with the goal of succinctly presenting the most salient information. This allows readers to get the main idea without reading the...
Jan 16 2020
Semi-automatic safety analysis and optimization
Munk P., Abele A., Thaden E., Nordmann A., Amarnath R., Schweizer M., Burton S. DAC 2018 (Proceedings of the 55th Annual Design Automation Conference, San Francisco, CA, Jun 24-29, 2018) 1-6, 2018. Type: Proceedings
Model-based development (MBD) has been widely used in software development for a long time, and software models are increasingly used in the field of safety analysis. This paper presents a new approach to model-based safety analysis (MBSA) in this...
Jan 15 2020
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