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Statistical Analysis with Excel For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Statistical Analysis with Excel For Dummies, 2nd Edition

What do you need to calculate? Manufacturing output? A curve for test scores? Sports stats? You and Excel can do it, and this non-intimidating guide shows you how. It demystifies the different types of statistics, how Excel functions and formulas work, the meaning of means and medians, how to interpret your figures, and more – in plain… Read More »

Statistical Computing in C++ and R

Statistical Computing in C++ and R

With the advancement of statistical methodology inextricably linked to the use of computers, new methodological ideas must be translated into usable code and then numerically evaluated relative to competing procedures. In response to this, Statistical Computing in C++ and R concentrates on the writing of code rather than the development and … Read More »

Mapping and Visualization with SuperCollider

Mapping and Visualization with SuperCollider

SuperCollider is an environment and programming language used by musicians, scientists, and artists who work with audio-files SuperCollider has built-in graphical features which are used in conjunction with the sound synthesis server to create audio-visual mapping and sound visualization. If you wish to create data visualizations by acquirin… Read More »

Intelligent Systems: Approximation by Artificial Neural Networks

Intelligent Systems: Approximation by Artificial Neural Networks

This brief monograph is the first one to deal exclusively with the quantitative approximation by artificial neural networks to the identity-unit operator. Here we study with rates the approximation properties of the “right” sigmoidal and hyperbolic tangent artificial neural network positive linear operators. In particular we stud… Read More »

Empirical Research in Software Engineering

Empirical Research in Software Engineering

Empirical research has now become an essential component of software engineering yet software practitioners and researchers often lack an understanding of how the empirical procedures and practices are applied in the field. Empirical Research in Software Engineering: Concepts, Analysis, and Applications shows how to implement empirical resea… Read More »

Fundamentals of Convolutional Coding

Fundamentals of Convolutional Coding

Fundamentals of Convolutional Coding, Second Edition, regarded as a bible of convolutional coding brings you a clear and comprehensive discussion of the basic principles of this field * Two new chapters on low-density parity-check (LDPC) convolutional codes and iterative coding * Viterbi, BCJR, BEAST, list, and sequential decoding of convolu… Read More »

Digital Image Compositing Fundamentals

Digital Image Compositing Fundamentals

Digital Imaging Compositing Fundamentals is an introductory title covering concepts central to digital imagery and digital image compositing using software packages such as Adobe Photoshop or the open source GIMP software. The book builds on the fundamental concepts of pixels, color depth and layers, and gets more advanced as chapters progre… Read More »

Introduction to Biometrics

Introduction to Biometrics

Biometric recognition, or simply biometrics, is the science of establishing the identity of a person based on physical or behavioral attributes. It is a rapidly evolving field with applications ranging from securely accessing one’s computer to gaining entry into a country. While the deployment of large-scale biometric systems in both commerc… Read More »

Innovative Issues in Intelligent Systems

Innovative Issues in Intelligent Systems

This book presents a broad variety of different contemporary IT methods and applications in Intelligent Systems is displayed. Every book chapter represents a detailed, specific, far reaching and original re-search in a respective scientific and practical field. However, all of the chapters share the common point of strong similarity in a sen… Read More »

OpenX Ad Server: Beginner’s Guide

OpenX Ad Server: Beginner’s Guide

Written with a step-by-step but friendly and engaging approach, this Packt Beginner’s Guide is designed to be placed alongside the computer as your guide and mentor. Step-by-step tutorials are boosted by explanations of the reasoning behind what you are doing. You will quickly pick up the necessary skills, tips, and tricks for building… Read More »

Managing Derivatives Contracts

Managing Derivatives Contracts

“I am sure practitioners, auditors, and regulators will find the content of Mr Shaik’s book of value. The accessible style is also welcome. All in all, a worthwhile addition to the finance literature and one that hopefully helps plug the knowledge gap in this field.” — from the foreword by Professor Moorad Choudhry, Brunel … Read More »

Understanding Compression

Understanding Compression

If you want to attract and retain users in the booming mobile services market, you need a quick-loading app that won’t churn through their data plans. The key is to compress multimedia and other data into smaller files, but finding the right method is tricky. This witty book helps you understand how data compression algorithms work—in theory… Read More »

Learning TensorFlow

Learning TensorFlow

Roughly inspired by the human brain, deep neural networks trained with large amounts of data can solve complex tasks with unprecedented accuracy. This practical book provides an end-to-end guide to TensorFlow, the leading open source software library that helps you build and train neural networks for computer vision, natural language process… Read More »

CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests, 2nd Edition

CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests, 2nd Edition

Test your knowledge and know what to expect on A+ exam day CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests, Second Edition enables you to hone your test-taking skills, focus on challenging areas, and be thoroughly prepared to ace the exam and earn your A+ certification. This essential component of your overall study plan presents nine unique practice te… Read More »

Surface Computing and Collaborative Analysis Work

Surface Computing and Collaborative Analysis Work

Large surface computing devices (wall-mounted or tabletop) with touch interfaces and their application to collaborative data analysis, an increasingly important and prevalent activity, is the primary topic of this book. Our goals are to outline the fundamentals of surface computing (a still maturing technology), review relevant work on colla… Read More »


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