Computer & Internet

Effective Math Interventions: A Guide to Improving Whole-Number Knowledge

Building foundational whole-number knowledge can help put K-5 students on the path to academic success and career readiness. Filling a gap for school practitioners, this book presents step-by-step guidelines for designing and implementing classwide, small-group, and individual interventions for mathematics difficulties. Effective procedures for screening, assessment, intervention selection, and progress monitoring are described and illustrated with detailed case vignettes. User-friendly features include 20 reproducible handouts and forms; the print book has a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

Streaming Data: Understanding the real-time pipeline

Streaming Data introduces the concepts and requirements of streaming and real-time data systems. The book is an idea-rich tutorial that teaches you to think about how to efficiently interact with fast-flowing data. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

New Perspectives on XML, Comprehensive, 3rd Edition

Updated to teach the most current XML standards, this book uses real-world case studies and a practical, step-by-step approach to teach XML.

CEH Certified Ethical Hacker All-in-One Exam Guide, 3rd Edition

Fully up-to-date coverage of every topic on the CEH v9 certification exam. Thoroughly revised for current exam objectives, this integrated self-study system offers complete coverage of the EC Council's Certified Ethical Hacker v9 exam. Inside, IT security expert Matt Walker discusses all of the tools, techniques, and exploits relevant to the CEH exam. Readers will find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, end-of-chapter reviews, and practice exam questions with in-depth answer explanations.

Swarms and Network Intelligence in Search

This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the theory and tools needed for the development of an efficient and robust infrastructure for the design of collaborative patrolling unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) swarms, focusing on its applications for tactical intelligence drones. It discusses frameworks for robustly and near-optimally analyzing flocks of semi-autonomous vehicles designed to efficiently perform the ongoing dynamic patrolling and scanning of pre-defined “search regions”. It discusses the theoretical limitations of such systems, as well as the trade-offs between the systems’ various economic and operational parameters.

Soft Computing Based Optimization and Decision Models

Soft Computing Based Optimization and Decision Models: To Commemorate the 65th Birthday of Professor José Luis "Curro" Verdegay (Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing)

Inventing the Cloud Century: How Cloudiness Keeps Changing Our Life, Economy and Technology

This book combines the three dimensions of technology, society and economy to explore the advent of today’s cloud ecosystems as successors to older service ecosystems based on networks. Further, it describes the shifting of services to the cloud as a long-term trend that is still progressing rapidly.

Applied Quantitative Finance, 3rd Edition

This volume provides practical solutions and introduces recent theoretical developments in risk management, pricing of credit derivatives, quantification of volatility and copula modeling. This third edition is devoted to modern risk analysis based on quantitative methods and textual analytics to meet the current challenges in banking and finance. It includes 14 new contributions and presents a comprehensive, state-of-the-art treatment of cutting-edge methods and topics, such as collateralized debt obligations, the high-frequency analysis of market liquidity, and realized volatility.

Microbiology: A Systems Approach, 5th Edition

This book is suited for all kinds of students and doesn't require any prerequisite knowledge of biology or chemistry. If you are interested in entering the health care profession in some way, this book will give you a strong background in the biology of microorganisms, without overwhelming you with unnecessary details. Don't worry if you are not in health professions. A grasp of this topic is important for everyone and can be attained with this book.

Applied Statistics in Business and Economics, 5th Edition

Note: This is a Standalone book and does not include Access Card/Code. Applied Statistics in Business and Economics provides real meaning to the use of statistics in the real world by using real business situations and real data while appealing students to know the why rather than just the how. Four distinct objectives have been met to follow this premise:

AutoCAD 2018 and AutoCAD LT 2018 Essentials

The step-by-step, full-color AutoCAD 2018 guide with real-world practicality. AutoCAD 2018 and AutoCAD LT 2018 Essentials provides a full-color, task-based approach to mastering this powerful software. Straightforward, easy-to-follow instruction pairs with real-world, hands-on exercises to help you quickly get up to speed with core features and functions; screenshots illustrate tutorial steps to help you follow along, and each chapter concludes with a more open-ended project so you can dive in and explore a specific topic in-depth.

Physical Science, 11th Edition

Physical Science, Eleventh Edition, is intended to serve the needs of non-science majors who are required to complete one or more physical science courses. It offers exceptional, straight-forward writing, complemented with useful pedagogical tools.


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