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Computer-aided arrhythmia diagnosis with bio-signal processing : ACM Computing Surveys

This magnificent research report may very well be a watershed in cardiology research. The work essentially discusses alternatives to the electrocardiogram (ECG) in detecting abnormalities in a patient’s heart...
Health (J.3...) | Sep 5 19

Cooperative heterogeneous multi-robot systems: a survey : ACM Computing Surveys

To automatically solve complex tasks--for example, in domestic services, intelligent transportation, surveillance, and emergency response--we expect that one single robot cannot succeed; so...
Robotics (I.2.9) | Aug 7 19

Smart city system design : ACM Computing Surveys

As the authors state, “smart city applications in healthcare, transportation, utility, safety, and environmental health” are likely to benefit from machine intelligence and Internet of Things (IoT) technology. In this survey article on smart city system design...
Security & Protection (C.2.0...) | Aug 16 19

Software-defined networking-based DDoS defense mechanisms : ACM Computing Surveys

This article surveys distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on software-defined networks (SDNs). SDNs separate the control plane from the data plane in computer networks, thus...
Security & Protection (D.4.6) | Jul 26 19

Fault-tolerant network-on-chip design with flexible spare core placement : ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems

Swapping a defective core on a reliable network-on-chip (NoC) system requires swift access to an extra core. But how should an efficient fault...
Fault Tolerance (C.4...) | Aug 22 19

Pedagogy that supports computer science for all : ACM Trans. on Computing Education (TOCE)

Jean Ryoo, of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), serves on the Exploring Computer Science (ECS) team as a researcher and an educator who supports teachers. This article reports on work...
Comp. & Information Science Edu. (K.3.2) | Sep 13 19

Pedagogy that supports computer science for all : ACM Trans. on Computing Education (TOCE)

The growing demand for graduates with computer science (CS) skills and knowledge of the area is echoed across all levels of education, and this paper is a timely addition to the movement for more inclusion...
Computer & Information Science Edu. (K.3.2) | Sep 3 19

What is hard about teaching machine learning to non-majors? : ACM Trans. on Computing Education (TOCE)

What learning goals do instructors of machine learning courses for non-majors find difficult to teach? The answer is goals corresponding to higher levels in a generally used taxonomy of educational goals...
Computer & Information Science Edu. (K.3.2) | Sep 4 19

Information diffusion prediction with network regularized role-based user representation learning : ACM Trans. on Knowledge Discovery from Data

Wang et al. propose and evaluate the network regularized diffusion representation (NRDR) learning model to tackle the issue of information diffusion...
Network Architecture & Design (C.2.1) | Sep 12 19

Rumor blocking through online link deletion on social networks : ACM Trans. on Knowledge Discovery from Data

Today, people often depend on social networking services to get information. It is often observed that rumors spread quickly over social networks, owing to personal relationships. Social networking...
Network Architecture & Design (C.2.1) | Aug 21 19

Basic music technology: an introduction

Any technology can be an applied science that is of use to society. Technology related to music assists in both its creativity and its management. More precisely, the term “music technology,” as defined by the authors, relates to the devices--both electromagnetic and...
Sound & Music Computing (H.5.5) | Aug 30 19

Beginning C++17 (5th ed.)

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has recently extended and improved the C++ language. It is great for C++ beginners to have a book that corresponds to the latest ISO standard C++17. The book is divided into 19 chapters. Chapter 1...
C++ (D.3.2...) | Sep 16 19

Beginning blockchain

Blockchain, a distributed ledger technology, is experiencing a surge of popular interest in the context of various domains, including electronic health records, supply chains, cryptocurrencies, and electronic voting, to name a few. A blockchain is defined as a system of record to...
Cybercash, Digital Cash (K.4.4...) | Jul 8 19

Building your online store with WordPress and WooCommerce

This is a how-to book on using WordPress and WooCommerce--WooCommerce is a plugin for WordPress, creating an e-commerce store. The text goes through the steps required to configure...
Electronic Commerce (K.4.4) | Jun 27 19

Calendrical calculations (4th ed.)

Calendrical computation is motivated by a collision between incommensurability and importance. The month (the time from one new moon to another) is not an integral number of days, and the year (the time between successive spring equinoxes) is not an...
Mathematics & Statistics (J.2...) | Jul 30 19

Comprehensive healthcare simulation

There have been many changes in the ways in which surgeons gain early experience. These include a worldwide reduction in working hours and a migration from hands-on apprenticeship-type training. There have also been changes in patient expectations, particularly...
Life & Medical Sciences (J.3) | Jun 19 19

Computational artifacts

The philosophy of any discipline must account for the goals, methodology, and subject matter of the discipline [1]. There is a well-developed body of scholarship on the philosophy of mathematics and of science, especially physics and biology, and more recently...
General (A.0) | Jul 15 19

Computational texture and patterns

This slim volume considers the question of representing and matching textures and similar patterns. This question is closely related to recognition--for example, recognizing that something is a picture of a leafless tree--and segmentation, that is, picking out the...
Vision & Scene Understanding (I.2.10) | Aug 16 19

Computer architecture (6th ed.)

After getting the basics from another Patterson and Hennessy book [1], reading Computer architecture: a quantitative approach is a perfect way to understand more advanced computer architecture concepts. The book mostly presents the parallelism techniques...
General (C.0) | Aug 28 19

Computer vision (5th ed.)

It is rare to get a book that you don’t want to put down, but also one you can’t keep holding. At almost 900 pages, this is not a book that anyone can hold in hand and read for long; however, it so exhaustively covers this important topic of computer vision that...
Computer Vision (I.5.4...) | Aug 27 19

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