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  Natural language processing recipes: unlocking text data with machine learning and deep learning using Python
Kulkarni A., Shivananda A.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2019. 260 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484242-66-7)

Python--30 years in the making and named after the hilariously funny Monty Python’s Flying Circus--has become the preferred language for natural language processing (NLP) for a number of reasons: it is easier to program than...

Nov 26 2021
   My robot gets me: how social design can make new products more human
Diana C.,  Harvard Business Review Press, Boston, MA, 2021. 304 pp. Type: Book (978-1-633694-42-2)

The subtitle--how social design can make new products more human--is accurate. Most running exemplars are robots, but Alexa and the Roomba robot vacuum and others also show up. We are living in a time when technology can support a...

Nov 23 2021
  Mining imperfect data: with examples in R and Python (2nd ed.)
Pearson R.,  SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 2020. 184 pp. Type: Book (978-1-611976-26-7)

Data analysis--including both data mining and machine learning--has made a lot of progress in the past decade. Both the R and Python programming languages have been used to analyze data. The Achilles’ heel in this task is the handl...

Nov 19 2021
   Internet of Things: concepts and system design
Milenkovic M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2020. 315 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030413-45-3)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a paradigm shift. With computers growing from workstations to powerful cloud systems capable of performing huge operations, the IoT has given to such systems the feeling of the physical world. Attaching sensors to a...

Nov 16 2021
   Practical natural language processing with Python: with case studies from industries using text data at scale
Sri M.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2021. 272 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484262-45-0)

Understanding spoken and written communication can be difficult, even for humans. Creating linguistic processes and algorithms for computers is extremely challenging. Natural language processing (NLP) technology is more common than most people rea...

Nov 9 2021
  Learning scientific programming with Python (2nd ed.)
Hill C.,  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2020. 570 pp. Type: Book (978-1-108745-91-8)

The author is a scientist, and this text is for science and engineering students who want to learn Python. It covers Python well using many science-based examples. While the book does not explain the science, it does include the appropriate formul...

Nov 2 2021
  Quantum machine learning with Python: using Cirq from Google Research and IBM Qiskit
Pattanayak S.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2021. 384 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484265-21-5)

Machine learning has proved to be very successful in computer science, with applications to many areas in human life. Quantum computing is a marvelous new computation model with applications to some very hard problems. This book is at the crossroa...

Oct 28 2021
  Interpolatory methods for model reduction
Antoulas A., Beattie C., Güğercin S.,  SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 2020. 232 pp. Type: Book (978-1-611976-07-6)

Interpolation methods are automatic techniques for reducing the size and other complexities of large complicated models. Modeling physical systems using differential equations and geometrical properties has been popular among scientists and engine...

Oct 26 2021
  Foundations of probabilistic programming
Barthe G., Katoen J., Silva A.,  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2021. 582 pp. Type: Book (978-1-108488-51-8)

This book covers various programming languages for probabilistic programming. The languages are described using syntax, semantics, and examples. It also looks at the theories related to the semantics of probability constructs and discusses the rea...

Oct 18 2021
   Technical debt in practice
Ernst N., Kazman R., Delange J.,  MIT Press, Boston, MA, 2021. 288 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262542-11-1)

Anyone who has worked on a software project of even moderate size or duration will know that projects tend to accumulate technical debt. However, the exigencies of software development in the real world often mean that little is done to deal with ...

Oct 14 2021
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