This book is a tutorial on image processing. Each chapter explains basic
concepts with words and figures, shows image processing results with pho-
tographs, and implements the operations in C. Information herein comes
from articles published in The C/C++ Users Journal from 1990 through
1998 and from the first edition of this book...
The twenty-first century has seen a breathtaking expansion of statistical methodology,
both in scope and in influence. “Big data,” “data science,” and “machine learning” have
become familiar terms in the news, as statistical methods are brought to bear upon the
enormous data sets of modern science...
Your every step online is being tracked and stored, and your identity literally stolen. Big companies and big governments want to know and exploit what you do, and privacy is a luxury few can afford or understand.
In this age of universal electronic connectivity, of viruses and hackers, of electronic eavesdropping
and electronic fraud, there is indeed no time at which security does not matter.Two
trends have come together to make the topic of this book of vital interest. First, the explosive
growth in computer systems and their interconnections...
Ready to transport your web applications into the Web 2.0 era? Head First Rails takes your programming -- and productivity -- to the max. You'll learn everything from the fundamentals of Rails scaffolding to building customized interactive web apps using Rails' rich set of tools and the MVC framework.
This book contains contributions presented at the last of the Alcuin Symposia, held in April 2000, as a Festschrift to honour Prof. Axel Wollmer on the occasion of his retirement from the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen. The Alcuin Symposia were initially held alternatively in York and Aachen, in recent years...
This book addresses the key issues, challenges and implications arising out of changes in the copyright law and corresponding judicial responses. Using concrete examples, the book does not assume any prior knowledge of copyright law, but brings together leading intellectual property researchers to consider the significant role of copyright...
How do you know whether a hot technology will succeed or fail? Or where the next big idea will come from? The best answers come not from the popular myths we tell about innovation, but instead from time-tested truths that explain how we've made it this far. This book shows the way.