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Lane compression: a lightweight lossless compression method for machine learning on embedded systems
Ko Y., Chadwick A., Bates D., Mullins R. ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems 20(2): 1-26, 2021. Type: Article
Yonsun Ko’s paper presents an innovative approach to compressing machine learning models for use on embedded systems. The paper proposes lane compression, a new compression method that is specifically designed to be lightweight and lossless,...
May 29 2023
Applied linear analysis for chemical engineers: a multi-scale approach with Mathematica
Balakotaiah V., Ratnakar R., DE GRUYTER, Berlin, Germany, 2022. 590 pp. Type: Book (3110739690)
This 750-plus-page book on applied linear analysis is the culmination of the authors’ more than three decades of experience teaching graduate students in chemical engineering, as well as a continuation of their own mentors’ legacy. It ...
May 22 2023
A fast approximate EM algorithm for joint models of survival and multivariate longitudinal data
Murray J., Philipson P. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis 170(1): 1-15, 2022. Type: Article
Many longitudinal clinical studies involve the repeated periodic measurement of continuous responses over a period to detect any changes that might occur in the condition of the individual, such as events of interest like survival after 90 days. I...
May 15 2023
MySQL crash course: a hands-on introduction to database development
Silva R., No Starch Press, San Francisco, CA, 2023. 352 pp. Type: Book (9781718503007)
MySQL crash course
is an excellent book for beginners looking to learn how to use MySQL for database development. The book is well structured and easy to follow, with plenty of practical examples and exercises to help readers understand the...
May 8 2023
Synthetic friends: a philosophy of human-machine friendship
Kempt H., Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, 2022. 220 pp. Type: Book (3031136306)
The relationships between human beings and robots have been a significant part of science fiction since Isaac Asimov’s robot stories and novels, starting in 1950, and movies and television shows like
May 1 2023
Software assistants in software engineering: a systematic mapping study
Savary-Leblanc M., Burgueño L., Cabot J., Le Pallec X., Gerard S. Software--Practice & Experience 53856-892, 2023. Type: Article, Reviews: (1 of 2)
Imagine finding an error while developing a new product and then just clicking on your software assistant that then displays an appropriate debugging technique. Perhaps the tool also identifies the possible location of the fault. Perhaps the tool ...
Apr 24 2023
Establishing SRE foundations: a step-by-step guide to introducing site reliability engineering in software delivery organizations
Ukis V., Pearson, Hoboken, NJ, 2023. 560 pp. Type: Book (0137424604)
In a product-oriented organization, how do you get product operations, product development, and product owners to work together? Traditional methodologies like the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) or Control Objectives for Info...
Apr 17 2023
Big breaches: cybersecurity lessons for everyone
Daswani N., Elbayadi M., Apress, New York, NY, 2021. 476 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484266-54-0)
This large work begins with an introductory preface that provides historical perspective on cybercriminals and introduces the authors and the basic tenets of the book. The work is divided into two broad parts: the first gives detailed descriptions...
Apr 10 2023
A hacker’s mind: how the powerful bend society’s rules, and how to bend them back
Schneier B., W. W. Norton, New York, NY, 2023. 304 pp. Type: Book (0393866661)
By thinking like a hacker, that is, understanding why and how complex systems can fail by finding and taking unfair advantage of imperfections, we might be able to minimize or eliminate unwanted and potentially catastrophic misuse. Common examples...
Apr 3 2023
Agile transformation: using the Integral Agile Transformation Framework to think and lead differently
Spayd M., Madore M., Pearson Education, Boston, MA, 2021. 256 pp. Type: Book (978-3-218853-17-0)
Agile methodology is not a new way of managing projects or conducting business. It has been used since approximately 1980, without much publicity. Nowadays, however, as we have the Internet and communication has become very easy, we often hear the...
Mar 27 2023
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