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  • An Introduction to Search Engines and Web Navigationby Mark Levene

    Wiley 2011; US$ 93.95

    This book is a second edition, updated and expanded to explain the technologies that help us find information on the web.  Search engines and web navigation tools have become ubiquitous in our day to day use of the web as an information source, a tool for commercial transactions and a social computing tool. Moreover, through the mobile web... more...

  • Security for Microsoft Windows System Administratorsby Derrick Rountree

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 49.95

    Security for Microsoft Windows System is a handy guide that features security information for Windows beginners and professional admin. It provides information on security basics and tools for advanced protection against network failures and attacks. The text is divided into six chapters that cover details about network attacks, system failures,... more...

  • The Invisible Webby Gary Price; Chris Sherman; Danny Sullivan

    Information Today, Inc. 2001; US$ 23.95

    Enormous expanses of the Internet are unreachable with standard web search engines. This book provides the key to finding these hidden resources by identifying how to uncover and use invisible web resources. Mapping the invisible Web, when and how to use it, assessing the validity of the information, and the future of Web searching are topics covered... more...

  • Bootstrapping Trust in Modern Computersby Bryan Parno; Jonathan M. McCune; Adrian Perrig

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 39.95

    Trusting a computer for a security-sensitive task (such as checking email or banking online) requires the user to know something about the computer's state. We examine research on securely capturing a computer's state, and consider the utility of this information both for improving security on the local computer (e.g., to convince the user that her... more...

  • The Answer Machineby Susan Feldman

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    The Answer Machine is a practical, non-technical guide to the technologies behind information seeking and analysis. It introduces search and content analytics to software buyers, knowledge managers, and searchers who want to understand and design effective online environments. The book describes how search evolved from an expert-only to an end user... more...

  • Handbook of Conceptual Modelingby David W. Embley; Bernhard Thalheim

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 159.00

    The Handbook of Conceptual Modeling collects many of the best conceptual-modeling ideas, techniques, and practices as well as the challenges that drive research in the field. It points toward interesting challenges. more...

  • Fuzzy Computational Ontologies in Contextsby Yi Cai; Ching-man Au Yeung; Ho-fung Leung

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    Knowledge representation plays a key role in the Semantic Web. This volume introduces the relevant background, the models of fuzzy ontologies, the prioritization of properties in concepts, and object typicality in fuzzy ontologies and context-aware ontologies. more...

  • Data Management and Query Processing in Semantic Web Databasesby Sven Groppe

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 129.00

    Covering a vital aspect of the Semantic Web, itself the subject of virtually exponential increases in research dollars, this volume focuses on high-performance data management and the processing of queries in complex, real-world web applications. more...

  • Introduction to Data Compressionby Khalid Sayood

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 89.95

    Each edition of Introduction to Data Compression has widely been considered the best introduction and reference text on the art and science of data compression, and the fourth edition continues in this tradition. Data compression techniques and technology are ever-evolving with new applications in image, speech, text, audio, and video. The fourth edition... more...

  • OCP Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c Exam Guide (Exam 1Z0-060)by Sam R. Alapati

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 70.00

    A Fully Integrated Study System for OCP Exam 1Z0-060 Prepare for the Oracle Certified Professional Upgrade to Oracle Database 12 c exam with this exclusive Oracle Press guide. Each chapter features step-by-step examples, a certification summary, a two-minute drill, and a self-test to reinforce the topics presented. This authoritative resource helps... more...