Higher Education, Emerging Technologies, and Community Partnerships

The early boom of Web-based education in the 1990s, both in the United States and abroad (e.g., in Australia and the UK), saw a flurry of publications on the subject of university and industry partnerships, with a focus on ways in which online learning might lead to new models of collaboration and engagement across previously clearly delineated borders. Ten years later, as we approach the end of the first decade of the 21st century, ...

Digitale Signalverarbeitung mit MATLAB

Das Buch führt in die Grundlagen und Anwendungen der digitalen Signalverarbeitung durch praktische Übungen am PC ein. Es werden 16 Versuche angeboten, die aus einer Einführung, einem Vorbereitungsteil mit Aufgaben und einem Versuchsteil mit MATLAB-Übungen bestehen.

Scientific Software Development in Fortran

Fortran is the oldest high-level programming language still in use today. It is widely used in scientific and technical fields, and has evolved over the years into a powerful numerical programming language, with excellent support for high-performance computing and data processing._x000D__x000D__x000D__x000D_This text provides an introduction to the most commonly-used modern variant of the language, Fortran 90/95. Unlike most texts on...

Murach's SQL Server 2016 for Developers

If you’re an application developer, or you’re training to be one, this 2016 edition of Murach’s classic SQL Server book is made for you. To start, it presents the SQL statements that you need to retrieve and update the data in a database. These are the SQL statements that you’ll use every day. Then, it shows you how to design a database, how to implement that design, and how to work with database features like views, scripts, stored ...

Understanding the Connected Home: Thoughts on living in tomorrow's connected home

Welcome to the smart home! The Internet of Things (IoT) is coming to our living rooms, kitchens and bedrooms. It enhances our smoke detectors, lights, door locks, kitchen scales and ovens. We bring in more connectivity through fitness tracking wristbands and our phones and tablets, and take it along when we get into the driving computers that are our cars. Understanding the connected home—how it can be designed, how we can engage wit...

Cognitive Networks: Applications and Deployments

A cognitive network makes use of the information gathered from the network in order to sense the environment, plan actions according to the input, and make appropriate decisions using a reasoning engine. The ability of cognitive networks to learn from the past and use that knowledge to improve future decisions makes them a key area of interest for anyone whose work involves wireless networks and communications. Cognitive Networks: Ap...

Getting Started with Grunt: The JavaScript Task Runner

A handson approach to mastering the fundamentals of GruntAbout This Book Gain insight on the core concepts of Grunt, Node.js and npm to get started with Grunt. Learn how to install, configure, run, and customize Grunt Example-driven and filled with tips to help you create custom Grunt tasks Who This Book Is For This book is for JavaScript developers who want to get to grips with GruntJS and use it to build and test their JavaScript a...

Big Data: Using SMART Big Data, Analytics and Metrics To Make Better Decisions and Improve Performance

Convert the promise of big data into real world results There is so much buzz around big data. We all need to know what it is and how it works - that much is obvious. But is a basic understanding of the theory enough to hold your own in strategy meetings? Probably. But what will set you apart from the rest is actually knowing how to USE big data to get solid, real-world business results - and putting that in place to improve performa...

Business-Driven IT-Wide Agile (Scrum) and Kanban (Lean) Implementation

Business-Driven IT-Wide Agile (Scrum) and Kanban (Lean) Implementation: An Action Guide for Business and IT Leaders explains how to increase IT delivery capabilities through the use of Agile and Kanban. Factoring in constant change, communication, a sense of urgency, clear and measurable goals, political realities, and infrastructure needs, it covers all the ingredients required for success. Using real-world examples, this practical ...

Photoshop Elements 13: The Missing Manual

Photoshop Elements 13 looks sharper, performs better, and has more sophisticated photo-editing and slideshow features than previous versions—but knowing which tools to use when can be confusing. The new edition of this bestselling book removes the guesswork. With candid, jargon-free advice and step-by-step guidance, you’ll get the most out of Elements for everything from sharing and touching-up photos to fun print and online projects...