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  • Computing for Ordinary Mortalsby Robert St. Amant

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 21.99

    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$ 18.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Networks of Outrage and Hopeby Manuel Castells

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.95

    This book is an exploration of the new forms of social movements and protests that are erupting in the world today, from the Arab uprisings to the indignadas movement in Spain, and the Occupy Wall Street movement in the US. While these and similar social movements differ in many important ways, there is one thing they share in common: they are... 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...

  • 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...

  • Online Child Sexual Abuseby Elena Martellozzo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    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... more...