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  • At Largeby Charles C. Mann; David H. Freedman

    Touchstone 1998; Not Available

    Hailed as "a chilling portrait" by The Boston Globe and "a crafty thriller" by Newsweek, this astonishing story of an obsessive hacker promises to change the way you look at the Internet forever. At Large chronicles the massive manhunt that united hard-nosed FBI agents, computer nerds, and uptight security bureaucrats against an elusive computer... more...

  • 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, USA 2012; US$ 19.99

    Computing isn't only (or even mostly) about hardware and software; it's also about the ideas behind the technology. In Computing for Ordinary Mortals, computer scientist Robert St. Amant explains this "really interesting part" of computing, introducing basic computing concepts and strategies in a way that readers without a technical... more...

  • Apocalyptic AIby Robert M. Geraci

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 17.99

    Apocalyptic AI, the hope that we might one day upload our minds into machines or cyberspace and live forever, is a surprisingly wide-spread and influential idea, affecting everything from the world view of online gamers to government research funding and philosophical thought. In Apocalyptic AI, Robert Geraci offers the first serious account of this... more...

  • Professional Penetration Testingby Thomas Wilhelm

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 79.95

    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...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1991; US$ 110.00

    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...

  • Emotional Engineering vol. 2by Shuichi Fukuda

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    In an age of increasing complexity, diversification and change, customers expect services that cater to their needs and to their tastes. Emotional Engineering vol 2. describes how their expectations can be satisfied and managed throughout the product life cycle, if producers focus their attention more on emotion. Emotional engineering provides the... more...

  • Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Ageby Joseph Migga Kizza

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.95

    This new edition examines the ethical, social, and policy challenges stemming from computing and telecommunication technology, and mobile information-enabling devices. Features: establishes a philosophical framework and analytical tools for discussing moral theories and problems in ethical relativism; offers pertinent discussions on privacy, surveillance,... more...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 167.00

    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...