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  Algorithm design with Haskell
Bird R., Gibbons J.,  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2020. 437 pp. Type: Book (978-1-108491-61-7)

Algorithm design with Haskell is sectioned into six major parts, covering a multitude of topics and algorithms. There are too many individual topics to highlight in this review; however, as a programming lecturer, these few were of particul...

Mar 5 2021  
  How the Internet really works: an illustrated guide to protocols, privacy, censorship, and governance
ARTICLE 19 .,  No Starch Press, San Francisco, CA, 2021. 120 pp. Type: Book (978-1-718500-29-7)

The authors have backgrounds in privacy, online anonymity, Internet freedom, human rights, and Internet governance, and this book is intended as “supplementary to a practice, such as in a workshop or a course, or for Internet policy practiti...

Mar 4 2021  
  Proof theory and algebra in logic
Ono H.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 168 pp. Type: Book

If you are interested in mathematical logic and its relationship to algebraic structures, this brief introductory book gives an excellent overview for you. The author of the book, Hiroakira Ono, has been a very active researcher in this area for d...

Mar 3 2021  
  Evolution from single to hybrid nanogenerator: a contemporary review on multimode energy harvesting for self-powered electronics
Khan A., Mahmud A., Ban D.  IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 1821-36, 2019. Type: Article

The paper announces a survey of a variety of devices and principles; when combined into hybrid realizations, the devices and principles claim to enable self-powered systems. The categories of devices and principles taken into consideration are sol...

Mar 2 2021  
   Diversity in visualization
Metoyer R., Gaither K., Ebert D.,  Morgan&Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2019. 128 pp. Type: Book (978-1-681734-93-4)

Diversity in visualization is a small book, spanning 88 pages (nine chapters plus references and editor/author bios). Yet it is very surprising, in a very good sense. The book is the result of “observations ... based on the analysis o...

Feb 26 2021  
  The darknet and smarter crime: methods for investigating criminal entrepreneurs and the illicit drug economy
Bancroft A.,  Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, 2020. 235 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030265-11-3)

“In situations where crime is a value or reward in itself, breaking the law is its own incentive. Crime then can be situationally rational, motivated and meaningful.” Lecturer and researcher Angus Bancroft, with such simple yet deep ob...

Feb 25 2021  
  Linguistic fundamentals for natural language processing II: 100 Essentials from semantics and pragmatics
Bender E., Lascarides A.,  Morgan & Claypool, San Rafael, CA, 2020. 256 pp. Type: Book (978-1-633698-70-3)

The ability of systems to process natural language is one of the most tangible results of the evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) in the last decade. Conversational interfaces--speech or text--are everywhere: in our Global Position...

Feb 24 2021  
  Deep learning approaches to text production
Narayan S., Gardent C.,  Morgan & Claypool, San Rafael, CA, 2020. 199 pp. Type: Book (978-1-681737-60-7)

Curiosity in natural language production (or generation) does not seem to be going away. Newer frameworks and newer approaches, with some of them causing paradigm shifts, are helping the cause. Through this book, Shashi Narayan and Claire Gardent ...

Feb 23 2021  
  Artificial intelligence and judicial modernization
Cui Y.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2020. 224 pp. Type: Book (978-9-813298-80-4)

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been an important branch of computer science for more than three decades. AI has found applications in games like chess, natural language processing (NLP), robotics, social media, and so on. Several countries deplo...

Feb 19 2021  
  Regulating artificial intelligence
Wischmeyer T., Rademacher T.,  Springer, New York, NY, 2020. 391 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030323-60-8)

As an emeritus professor of computer science, I found this book to be a very interesting introduction to a very relevant topic: the regulation of artificial intelligence (AI). In the preface, the authors note: “the belief that something need...

Feb 18 2021  
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