Category: Computer Science

GPU PRO 3: Advanced Rendering Techniques

GPU Pro3, the 3rd quantity within the GPU seasoned booklet sequence, bargains sensible information and strategies for growing real-time snap shots which are worthy to rookies and pro video game and images programmers alike.

Section editors Wolfgang Engel, Christopher Oat, Carsten Dachsbacher, Wessam Bahnassi, and Sebastien St-Laurent have once more introduced jointly a superb choice of state of the art innovations for complex GPU programming. With contributions by way of greater than 50 specialists, GPU Pro3: complicated Rendering Techniques covers battle-tested assistance and tips for developing attention-grabbing geometry, real looking shading, real-time international illumination, and top of the range shadows, for optimizing 3D engines, and for making the most of the complex energy of the GPGPU.

Sample courses and resource code can be found for obtain at the book's CRC Press net page.

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Natural Language Annotation for Machine Learning

By James Pustejovsky, Amber Stubbs

Create your individual common language education corpus for desktop studying. even if you’re operating with English, chinese language, or the other usual language, this hands-on e-book publications you thru a confirmed annotation improvement cycle—the means of including metadata for your education corpus to assist ML algorithms paintings extra successfully. You don’t want any programming or linguistics adventure to get started.

Using special examples at each step, you’ll learn the way the MATTER Annotation improvement Process is helping you Model, Annotate, Train, Test, Evaluate, and Revise your education corpus. you furthermore mght get a whole walkthrough of a real-world annotation project.

  • Define a transparent annotation target sooner than amassing your dataset (corpus)
  • Learn instruments for studying the linguistic content material of your corpus
  • Build a version and specification to your annotation project
  • Examine the various annotation codecs, from uncomplicated XML to the Linguistic Annotation Framework
  • Create a most suitable corpus that may be used to coach and try ML algorithms
  • Select the ML algorithms that might approach your annotated data
  • Evaluate the attempt effects and revise your annotation task
  • Learn the best way to use light-weight software program for annotating texts and adjudicating the annotations

This ebook is an ideal better half to O’Reilly’s Natural Language Processing with Python.

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Digital Signal Processing - A Modern Introduction

By Ashok Ambardar

This ebook presents a latest and self-contained creation to electronic sign processing (DSP). it truly is supplemented by means of an unlimited variety of end-of-chapter difficulties akin to labored examples, drill workouts, and alertness orientated difficulties that require using computational assets similar to MATLAB. additionally, many figures were incorporated to aid take hold of and visualize severe innovations. effects are tabulated and summarized for simple reference and entry. The textual content additionally presents a broader viewpoint to the content material via introducing beneficial purposes and extra certain subject matters in every one bankruptcy. those shape the history for extra complicated graduate classes.

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Digital Media Processing: DSP Algorithms Using C

By Hazarathaiah Malepati

Multimedia processing calls for effective programming with the intention to optimize performance. info, photo, audio, and video processing, a few or all of that are found in all digital units at the present time, are advanced programming environments. Optimized algorithms (step-by-step instructions) are tough to create yet could make all of the distinction whilst constructing a brand new application.

This e-book discusses the most up-tp-date algorithms to be had that might maximize your programming maintaining in brain the reminiscence and real-time constraints of the structure with that you are operating. quite a lot of algorithms is roofed detailing easy and complex multimedia implementations, besides, cryptography, compression, and knowledge errors correction. the overall implementation thoughts may be built-in into many architectures that you just end up operating with on a selected venture. Analog units' BlackFin expertise is used for examples during the publication.

*Discusses the right way to lessen set of rules improvement occasions to streamline your programming
*Covers the entire most modern algorithms wanted for contrained systems
*Includes case reviews on WiMAX, GPS, and transportable media avid gamers

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Testing Computer Software, 2nd Edition

By Cem Kaner

This e-book will train you ways to check software program lower than real-world stipulations. The authors have all been try managers and software program improvement managers at famous Silicon Valley software program businesses. winning buyer software program businesses have realized tips on how to produce top quality items lower than tight time and finances constraints. The booklet explains the trying out aspect of that success.

Who this e-book is for:
* Testers and try out Managers
* undertaking Managers-Understand the timeline, intensity of research, and caliber of conversation to carry testers responsible for.
* Programmers-Gain perception into the resources of error on your code, comprehend what checks your paintings should cross, and why testers do the issues they do.
* Students-Train for an entry-level place in software program development.

What you'll learn:
* how to define vital insects quickly
* the right way to describe software program mistakes clearly
* tips to create a checking out plan with not less than paperwork
* the way to layout and use a bug-tracking system
* the place checking out matches within the product improvement process
* tips on how to try items that might be translated into different languages
* the way to try for compatibility with units, akin to printers
* What legislation follow to software program caliber

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Introduction to Reversible Computing (Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science)

By Kalyan S. Perumalla

Few books comprehensively conceal the software program and programming facets of reversible computing. Filling this hole, Introduction to Reversible Computing deals an improved view of the sphere that incorporates the conventional energy-motivated point of view in addition to the rising application-motivated software program process.

Collecting scattered wisdom into one coherent account, the publication offers a compendium of either classical and lately constructed effects on reversible computing. It explores up-and-coming theories, suggestions, and instruments for the appliance of reversible computing―the logical subsequent step within the evolution of computing systems.

The ebook covers thought, and software program facets, primary limits, complexity analyses, useful algorithms, compilers, potency development suggestions, and alertness components. the themes span numerous components of desktop technological know-how, together with high-performance computing, parallel/distributed platforms, computational conception, compilers, power-aware computing, and supercomputing.

The publication provides enough fabric for newbies to simply start. It offers citations to unique articles on seminal effects in order that readers can seek advice the corresponding guides within the literature. tips that could extra assets are integrated for extra complicated themes. For these already accustomed to a definite subject inside of reversible computing, the e-book can function a one-stop connection with different subject matters within the box.

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Arista Warrior

By Gary A. Donahue

Though Arista Networks is a relative newcomer within the facts heart and cloud networking markets, the corporate has already had significant good fortune. during this e-book, well known advisor and technical writer Gary Donahue (Network Warrior) presents an in-depth, goal advisor to Arista’s lineup of undefined, and explains why its community switches and Extensible working method (EOS) are so effective.

Anyone with a CCNA or an identical wisdom will take advantage of this ebook, particularly entrenched directors, engineers, or architects tasked with development an Arista community. Is Arista correct to your facts middle? decide up this advisor and locate out.

Topic highlights include:

  • SysDB: the EOS process database that holds nation, statuses, and variables
  • Multichassis hyperlink Aggregation (MLAG): for linking a port-channel to a number of switches rather than simply one
  • Latency Analyzer (LANZ): the interface-buffer troubleshooting device with a reporting granularity of 1 millisecond
  • VM Tracer: for including, altering, and removal VLANs with out human interaction
  • Zero-Touch Provisioning (ZTP): for distant change configuration
  • Hardware advantages: together with service provider silicon, low-latency networking, and gear consumption
  • Gotchas: concerns with Arista switches or systems

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Autonomic Computing: Concepts, Infrastructure, and Applications

By Manish Parashar, Salim Hariri

The complexity of contemporary desktop networks and platforms, mixed with the super dynamic environments within which they function, is starting to outpace our skill to regulate them. Taking another web page from the biomimetics playbook, the autonomic computing paradigm mimics the human autonomic fearful process to unfastened approach builders and directors from acting and overseeing low-level projects. Surveying the present course towards this paradigm, Autonomic Computing: strategies, Infrastructure, and Applications bargains a accomplished review of cutting-edge study and implementations during this rising area.

This ebook starts through introducing the recommendations and necessities of autonomic computing and exploring the architectures required to enforce the sort of procedure. the point of interest then shifts to the ways and infrastructures, together with control-based and recipe-based recommendations, via allowing structures, applied sciences, and prone proposed for attaining a suite of "self-*" homes, together with self-configuration, self-healing, self-optimization, and self-protection. within the ultimate part, examples of real-world implementations replicate the opportunity of rising autonomic platforms, comparable to dynamic server allocation and runtime reconfiguration and repair.

Collecting state of the art paintings and views from major specialists, Autonomic Computing: strategies, Infrastructure, and Applications unearths the development made and descriptions the long run demanding situations nonetheless dealing with this interesting and dynamic box.

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Genetic Programming Theory and Practice XI (Genetic and Evolutionary Computation)

Those contributions, written through the major foreign researchers and practitioners of Genetic Programming (GP), discover the synergy among theoretical and empirical effects on real-world difficulties, generating a finished view of the cutting-edge in GP. subject matters during this quantity contain: evolutionary constraints, rest of choice mechanisms, variety renovation techniques, flexing health review, evolution in dynamic environments, multi-objective and multi-modal choice, foundations of evolvability, evolvable and adaptive evolutionary operators, origin of injecting professional wisdom in evolutionary seek, research of challenge hassle and required GP set of rules complexity, foundations in working GP at the cloud – communique, cooperation, versatile implementation, and ensemble tools. extra focal issues for GP symbolic regression are: (1) the necessity to warrantly convergence to ideas within the functionality discovery mode; (2) concerns on version validation; (3) the necessity for version research workflows for perception new release in accordance with generated GP ideas – version exploration, visualization, variable choice, dimensionality research; (4) matters in combining sorts of info. Readers will detect large-scale, real-world functions of GP to various challenge domain names through in-depth displays of the most recent and most important effects.

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