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  • Democratizing Journalism through Mobile Mediaby Ivo Burum

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Fuelled by a distrust of big media and the development of mobile technologies, the resulting convergence of journalism praxis (professional to alternative), workflows (analogue to multipoint digital) and platforms (PC to mobile), result in a 24-hour always-on content cycle. The information revolution is a paradigm shift in the way we develop and consume... more...

  • Basics of Game Designby Michael Moore

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 70.95

    Basics of Game Design is for anyone wanting to become a professional game designer. Focusing on creating the game mechanics for data-driven games, it covers role-playing, real-time strategy, first-person shooter, simulation, and other games. Written by a 25-year veteran of the game industry, the guide offers detailed explanations of how to design... more...

  • Computational Photographyby Rastislav Lukac

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 164.95

    Computational photography refers broadly to imaging techniques that enhance or extend the capabilities of digital photography. This new and rapidly developing research field has evolved from computer vision, image processing, computer graphics and applied optics?and numerous commercial products capitalizing on its principles have already appeared... more...

  • Computer Models for Facial Beauty Analysisby David Zhang; Fangmei Chen; Yong Xu

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.00

    This book covers the key advances in computerized facial beauty analysis, with an emphasis on data-driven research and the results of quantitative experiments. It takes a big step toward practical facial beauty analysis, proposes more reliable and stable facial features for beauty analysis and designs new models, methods, algorithms and schemes while... more...

  • Digital Geometry in Image Processingby Jayanta Mukhopadhyay; Partha Pratim Das; Samiran Chattopadhyay; Partha Bhowmick; Biswa Nath Chatterji

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 94.95

    Exploring theories and applications developed during the last 30 years, Digital Geometry in Image Processing presents a mathematical treatment of the properties of digital metric spaces and their relevance in analyzing shapes in two and three dimensions. Unlike similar books, this one connects the two areas of image processing and digital geometry,... more...

  • Optimal Resource Allocation for Distributed Video Communicationby Yifeng He; Ling Guan; Wenwu Zhu

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 104.95

    While most books on the subject focus on resource allocation in just one type of network, this book is the first to examine the common characteristics of multiple distributed video communication systems. Comprehensive and systematic, Optimal Resource Allocation for Distributed Video Communication presents a unified optimization framework for resource... more...

  • The Golden Age of Video Gamesby Roberto Dillon

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 46.95

    This book focuses on the history of video games, consoles, and home computers from the very beginning until the mid-nineties, which started a new era in digital entertainment. The text features the most innovative games and introduces the pioneers who developed them. It offers brief analyses of the most relevant games from each time period. An epilogue... more...

  • Buttonlessby Ryan Rigney

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 33.95

    On the forefront of the mobile gaming revolution are real people with stories that are crazy, stressful, hilarious, and, in some cases, heart-wrenching. Written by respected video game journalist Ryan Rigney, with a foreword by John Davison, Buttonless tells the stories of the people behind the games. Rigney takes you on a tour that covers more... more...

  • Honoring the Codeby Matt Barton

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 41.95

    If you want to be successful in any area of game development?game design, programming, graphics, sound, or publishing?you should know how standouts in the industry approach their work and address problems. In Honoring the Code: Conversations with Great Game Designers , 16 groundbreaking game developers share their stories and offer advice for anyone... more...

  • Game Development Toolsby Marwan Ansari

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 57.95

    This book brings the insights of game professionals, DCC creators, hardware vendors, and current researchers together into a collection that focuses on the most underrepresented and critical part of game production: tools development. The first gems-type book dedicated to game tools, this volume focuses on practical, implementable tools for game development... more...