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  • Social Network Analysis for Startupsby Maksim Tsvetovat; Alexander Kouznetsov

    O'Reilly Media 2011; US$ 19.99

    Does your startup rely on social network analysis? This concise guide provides a statistical framework to help you identify social processes hidden among the tons of data now available. Social network analysis (SNA) is a discipline that predates Facebook and Twitter by 30 years. Through expert SNA researchers, you'll learn concepts and techniques... more...

  • Computing for Ordinary Mortalsby Robert St. Amant

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 21.99 US$ 18.91

    In Computing for Ordinary Mortals , cognitive scientist and AI expert Robert St. Amant explains what he calls, "the really interesting part" of computing, which are the ideas behind the technology. They're powerful ideas, and the foundations for everything that computers do, but they are little discussed. This book will not tell you how to use... more...

  • Professional Penetration Testingby Thomas Wilhelm

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 78.95

    Professional Penetration Testing walks you through the entire process of setting up and running a pen test lab. Penetration testing?the act of testing a computer network to find security vulnerabilities before they are maliciously exploited?is a crucial component of information security in any organization. With this book, you will find out how... more...

  • Human Performance, Situation Awareness, and Automationby Dennis A. Vincenzi; Mustapha Mouloua; Peter A. Hancock

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 143.95

    In 2000, the Conference on Automation joined forces with a partner group on situation awareness (SA). The rising complexity of systems demands that one can be aware of a large range of environmental and task-based stimulation in order to match what is done with what has to be done. Thus, SA and automation-based interaction fall naturally together and... more...

  • From Humans to Computersby V.V. Alexandrov; N.D. Gorsky

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1991; US$ 36.00

    This book considers computer vision to be an integral part of the artificial intelligence system. The core of the book is an analysis of possible approaches to the creation of artificial vision systems, which simulate human visual perception. Much attention is paid to the latest achievements in visual psychology and physiology, the description of the... more...

  • Human and Machine Perceptionby Virginio Cantoni; Roberto Marmo; Alessandra Setti

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 102.00

    The theme of this book on human and machine perception is communication, interaction, and integration. For each basic topic there are invited lectures, corresponding to approaches in nature and machines, and a panel discussion. The lectures present the state of the art, outlining open questions and stressing synergies among the disciplines related... more...

  • UI is Communicationby Everett N McKay

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 44.95

    User interface design is a challenging, multi-disciplinary activity that requires understanding a wide range of concepts and techniques that are often subjective and even conflicting. Imagine how much it would help if there were a single perspective that you could use to simplify these complex issues down to a small set of objective principles. ... more...

  • Online Child Sexual Abuseby Elena Martellozzo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Online Child Sexual Abuse: Grooming, Policing and Child Protection in a Multi-Media World  addresses the complex, multi-faceted and, at times, counter-intuitive relationships between online grooming behaviours, risk assessment, police practices, and the actual danger of subsequent abuse in the physical world. Online child sexual abuse has become a... more...

  • Medical Informatics Berlin 1979by B. Barber; F. Gremy; K. Überla; G. Wagner

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 84.63

    The HIB 79 Congress is the second one organized by the European Federation for l-iedical Informatics (EFMI). The host society is the "Deutsche Gesellschaft fur l-ledizinische Dokurnentation, Informatik und Statistik (GMDS) who are holding their 24th annual meeting at this time. The program of MIB 79 covers every aspect of the application of information... more...

  • Final Jeopardyby Stephen Baker

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 13.18

    The thrilling history and behind-the-scenes story of Watson, the computer created by IBM scientists to take on two masters of Jeopardy!, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, in a fast-paced look at how smart machines will change our world. more...