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            Reliable Computer Systems: Design and Evaluation, Third Edition

            Reliable Computer Systems: Design and Evaluation, Third Edition (Paperback, 3rd New edition)

            By Siewiorek, Daniel P.; Swarz, Robert S.

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            This classic reference work is a comprehensive guide to the design, evaluation, and use of reliable computer systems. It includes case studies of reliable systems from manufacturers, such as Tandem, Stratus, IBM, and Digital. It covers special systems such as the Galileo Orbiter ...fault protection system and AT&T telephone switching system processors.
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            ISBN 9780367447649
            Released AU 29 Nov 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Real-Time Shading

            Real-Time Shading (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Olano, Marc; Hart, John; Heidrich, Wolfgang; McCool, Michael

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            This book covers real-time shading systems, their design and how they work. Procedural shading, long valued for off-line rendering and production animation is now possible on interactive graphics hardware. These developments are important for areas such as game development, produ...ct design, and scientific visualization, among others. The authors include examples of techniques for achieving common effects efficiently in a real-time shading language ranging from full procedural shading on advanced specialized hardware to limited, yet surprisingly flexible shading on unextended OpenGL, to modern PC graphics accelerators.
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            ISBN 9780367447021
            Released AU 29 Nov 2019
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            Social Networks as the New Frontier of Terrorism: #Terror
             

            Social Networks as the New Frontier of Terrorism: #Terror (Paperback)

            By Scaife, Laura

            • RRP: $77.99
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            • Pub Date
              20 Dec 19

            Terrorism. Why does this word grab our attention so? Propaganda machines have adopted modern technology as a means to always have their content available. Regardless of the hour or time zone, information is being shared by somebody, somewhere. Social media is a game changer influ...encing the way in which terror groups are changing their tactics and also how their acts of terror are perceived by the members of the public they intend to influence. This book explores how social media adoption by terrorists interacts with privacy law, freedom of expression, data protection and surveillance legislation through an exploration of the fascinating primary resources themselves, covering everything from the Snowden Leaks, the rise of ISIS to Charlie Hebdo. The book also covers lesser worn paths such as the travel guide that proudly boasts that you can get Bounty and Twix bars mid-conflict, and the best local hair salons for jihadi brides. These vignettes, amongst the many others explored in this volume bring to life the legal, policy and ethical debates considered in this volume, representing an important part in the development of understanding terrorist narratives on social media, by framing the legislative debate. This book represents an invaluable guide for lawyers, government bodies, the defence services, academics, students and businesses.
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            ISBN 9780367874995
            Released AU 20 Dec 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-commerce Law
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            Big Data for Regional Science
             

            Big Data for Regional Science (Paperback)

            Edited by Schintler, Laurie A.; Chen, Zhenhua

            • RRP: $77.99
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            • Pub Date
              20 Dec 19

            Recent technological advancements and other related factors and trends are contributing to the production of an astoundingly large and rapidly accelerating collection of data, or 'Big Data'. This data now allows us to examine urban and regional phenomena in ways that were previou...sly not possible. Despite the tremendous potential of big data for regional science, its use and application in this context is fraught with issues and challenges. This book brings together leading contributors to present an interdisciplinary, agenda-setting and action-oriented platform for research and practice in the urban and regional community. This book provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary and cutting-edge perspective on big data for regional science. Chapters contain a collection of research notes contributed by experts from all over the world with a wide array of disciplinary backgrounds. The content is organized along four themes: sources of big data; integration, processing and management of big data; analytics for big data; and, higher level policy and programmatic considerations. As well as concisely and comprehensively synthesising work done to date, the book also considers future challenges and prospects for the use of big data in regional science. Big Data for Regional Science provides a seminal contribution to the field of regional science and will appeal to a broad audience, including those at all levels of academia, industry, and government.
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            ISBN 9780367885694
            Released AU 20 Dec 2019
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            Artificial Intelligence for Computer Games: An Introduction

            Artificial Intelligence for Computer Games: An Introduction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Funge, John David

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            Learn to make games that are more fun and engaging! Building on fundamental principles of Artificial Intelligence, Funge explains how to create Non-Player Characters (NPCs) with progressively more sophisticated capabilities. Starting with the basic capability of acting in the gam...e world, the book explains how to develop NPCs who can perceive, remember what they perceive, and then continue in the game play to think about the effects of possible actions, and finally learn from their experience. Funge considers the system architecture and explains how to implement potential behaviors (both reactive and deliberate) for intelligent and responsive NPCs allowing for games that are more fun and engaging. Emphasizing enduring design principles, Funge covers the basics of Game AI and provides a clear, easy to read introduction that beginning programmers and game designers will enjoy.
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            ISBN 9780367446567
            Released AU 29 Nov 2019
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            Algorithmic and Computational Robotics: New Directions 2000 WAFR

            Algorithmic and Computational Robotics: New Directions 2000 WAFR (Paperback)

            Edited by Donald, Bruce; Lynch, Kevin; Rus, Daniela

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            Algorithms that control the computational processes relating sensors and actuators are indispensable for robot navigation and the perception of the world in which they move. Therefore, a deep understanding of how algorithms work to achieve this control is essential for the develo...pment of efficient and usable robots in a broad field of applications. An interdisciplinary group of scientists gathers every two years to document the progress in algorithmic foundations of robotics. This volume addresses in particular the areas of control theory, computational and differential geometry in robotics, and applications to core problems such as motion planning, navigation, sensor-based planning, and manipulation.
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            ISBN 9780367447267
            Released AU 29 Nov 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            One Dimensional Spline Interpolation Algorithms

            One Dimensional Spline Interpolation Algorithms (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Spath, Helmuth

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            Together with its compagnion volume this book presents a practical introduction to computing spline functions, the fundamental tools for fitting curves and surfaces in computer-aided design (CAD) and computer graphics.

            ISBN 9780367449070
            Released AU 29 Nov 2019
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            Audio Anecdotes II: Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Digital Audio

            Audio Anecdotes II: Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Digital Audio (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Greenebaum, Ken; Barzel, Ronen

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            This collection of articles provides practical and relevant tools, tips, and techniques for those working in the digital audio field. Volume II, with contributions from experts in their fields, includes articles on: - Field recording - Synthesis - Signal processing - Spatializati...on - Computer techniques and tools - Music theory - Sound design - Sound in nature An enclosed CD-ROM provides demos, source code, and examples. Audio Anecdotes is an invaluable tool for anyone who uses digital sound in the creation of computer-generated works: - Musicians - Game developers - Sound producers, and others
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            ISBN 9780367446543
            Released AU 29 Nov 2019
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            Sensors for Mobile Robots

            Sensors for Mobile Robots (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Everett, H. R.

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            The author compiles everything a student or experienced developmental engineer needs to know about the supporting technologies associated with the rapidly evolving field of robotics. From the table of contents: Design Considerations * Dead Reckoning * Odometry Sensors * Doppler a...nd Inertial Navigation * Typical Mobility Configurations * Tactile and Proximity Sensing * Triangulation Ranging * Stereo Disparity * Active Triangulation * Active Stereoscopic * Hermies * Structured Light * Known Target Size * Time of Flight * Phase-Shift Measurement * Frequency Modulation * Interferometry * Range from Focus * Return Signal Intensity * Acoustical Energy * Electromagnetic Energy * Optical Energy * Microwave Radar * Collision Avoidance * Guidepath Following * Position-Location Systems * Ultrasonic and Optical Position-Location Systems * Wall, Doorway, andCeiling Referencing * Application-Specific Mission Sensors
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            ISBN 9780367449049
            Released AU 29 Nov 2019
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            Wireless Mesh Networks

            Wireless Mesh Networks (Paperback)

            By Held, Gilbert

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            Wireless mesh networking is a new technology that has the potential to revolutionize how we access the Internet and communicate with co-workers and friends. Wireless Mesh Networks examines the concept and explores its advantages over existing technologies. This book explores exis...ting and future applications, and examines how some of the networking protocols operate. The text offers a detailed analysis of the significant problems affecting wireless mesh networking, including network scale issues, security, and radio frequency interference, and suggests actual and potential solutions for each problem. Although the book's primary focus is the potential use of wireless mesh networks in the commercial marketplace, it enables readers to gain an appreciation for use of the technology in the office, at government agencies, on campus, and in the home.
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            ISBN 9780367454104
            Released AU 29 Nov 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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