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   Secrets and lies: digital security in a networked world
Schneier B., John Wiley & Sons, 2004.  Type: Book (9780471453802)

“Security is a process, not a product.” If one sentence could sum up the content of this book, this would be it. Bruce Schneier, the author of the popular book Applied cryptography [1], takes a U-turn in his ...

  Tool and object: a history and philosophy of category theory (Science Networks/Historical Studies Series)
Krömer R., Birkhäuser Basel, 2007. 367 pp.  Type: Book (9783764375232)

Category theory (CT) is a theory of structures. Its ideas “have been employed for thousands of years, but they first appeared only as dimly perceived analogies between subjects” [1]. CT is a branch of mathematics th...

  The Python standard library by example
Hellmann D., Addison-Wesley Professional, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2011. 1344 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-321767-34-9), Reviews: (1 of 2)

Python’s recent popularity has been driven by a large community of commercial and open-source developers working to create Web applications, games, financial algorithms, scientific programs, malware analysis, and computer for...

  Performance estimation of fault-prone infrastructure-as-a-service cloud computing systems and their cost-aware optimal performance determination
Guo K., Yu K., Yang D., Wu L., Wang Y. Mobile Networks and Applications 22(4): 662-673, 2017.  Type: Article

Cloud computing has gradually spread throughout the global computing environment; speed, reliability, quality of service, security, and standardization of services are the main issues in its ecosystem. To evaluate the performance of th...

  Perspectives on the future of software engineering: essays in honor of Dieter Rombach
Münch J., Schmid K., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, Berlin, Germany, 2013. 380 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-642373-94-7)

Comparing software engineering to other branches of engineering, in which physical laws have been shown to apply, has been a source of controversy since the term was coined at a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) conference in 1...

  Better answers to real questions
Košta M., Sturm T., Dolzmann A. Journal of Symbolic Computation 74(C): 255-275, 2016.  Type: Article

Many scientific problems can be phrased as existential formulas over the real numbers. For example: For a fixed parameter a, are there xy such that x
   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...

  Cyber war will not take place
Rid T., Oxford University Press, Inc., New York, NY, 2013. 218 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-199330-63-8)

Amid the anxieties of others over cyber threats to national security, political scientist Thomas Rid, as his book’s title suggests, takes a contrarian stance. His argument is in part scholastic: cyber operations have so far f...

  Explorations in computing: an introduction to computer science and Python programming
Conery J., Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2015. 439 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-466572-44-7)

Despite its subtitle, it would be wrong to consider Explorations in computing a textbook on Python. Instead, this extraordinary textbook on computer science (CS) provides an excellent introduction to a wide range of topics, such...

  Graph theory and its applications (3rd ed.)
Gross J., Yellen J., Anderson M., Chapman&Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2018. 591 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-482249-48-4)

Graph theory is one of the most fertile and popular domains in current mathematics research. This is mainly because graphs can be used as coherent models for many problems across almost all disciplines. This book can be viewed as effec...

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