• Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax: From by Michael Purvis, Jeffrey Sambells, Cameron Turner

    By Michael Purvis, Jeffrey Sambells, Cameron Turner

    Until lately, construction interactive web-based mapping functions has been a bulky affair. This replaced while Google published its strong Maps API. Beginning Google Maps purposes with Hypertext Preprocessor and Ajax was once written that can assist you benefit from this expertise on your personal endeavorswhether you’re an fanatic enjoying for enjoyable or a qualified construction for revenue. This publication covers model 2 of the API, together with Google’s new Geocoding service.

    Authors Jeffrey Sambells, Cameron Turner, and Michael Purvis get rolling with examples that require infrequently any code in any respect, yet you’ll quick turn into familiar with many points of the Maps API. They show robust tools for concurrently plotting huge information units, growing your personal map overlays, and harvesting and geocoding units of addresses. You’ll see tips on how to manage replacement tile units and the place to entry imagery to exploit for them. The authors even assist you to construct your personal geocoder from scratch, for these high-volume batch jobs.

    As good as delivering hands-on examples of actual mapping initiatives, this publication offers a whole reference for the Maps API, besides the appropriate points of JavaScript, CSS, personal home page, and SQL. stopover at the authors' site for extra counsel and advice.

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  • Principles of Digital Image Processing, Volume 3: Advanced by Wilhelm Burger, Mark J. Burge

    By Wilhelm Burger, Mark J. Burge

    This easy-to-follow textbook is the 3rd of 3 volumes which offer a contemporary, algorithmic advent to electronic photograph processing, designed for use either by way of newcomers needing a company origin on which to construct, and practitioners looking for serious research and urban implementations of crucial options. This quantity builds upon the introductory fabric awarded within the first volumes (Fundamental concepts and center Algorithms) with extra key innovations and techniques in photograph processing.

    Features and topics:
    * useful examples and punctiliously built chapter-ending routines drawn from the authors' years of expertise educating this material
    * actual implementations, concise mathematical notation, and designated algorithmic descriptions designed for programmers and practitioners
    * simply adaptable Java code and entirely worked-out examples for simple inclusion in latest (and swift prototyping of latest) applications
    * makes use of ImageJ, the picture processing procedure built, maintained, and freely dispensed by way of the U.S. nationwide Institutes of wellbeing and fitness (NIH)
    * presents a supplementary site with the total Java resource code, attempt photographs, and corrections—www.imagingbook.com
    * extra presentation instruments for teachers together with a whole set of figures, tables, and mathematical elements

    This thorough, reader-friendly textual content will equip undergraduates with a deeper figuring out of the subject and may be useful for extra constructing wisdom through self-study.

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  • High Performance Computing: Programming and Applications by John Levesque, Gene Wagenbreth

    By John Levesque, Gene Wagenbreth

    High functionality Computing: Programming and Applications provides options that handle new functionality matters within the programming of excessive functionality computing (HPC) functions. Omitting tedious information, the e-book discusses structure thoughts and programming concepts which are the main pertinent to program builders for reaching excessive functionality. although the textual content concentrates on C and Fortran, the recommendations defined will be utilized to different languages, similar to C++ and Java.

    Drawing on their adventure with chips from AMD and platforms, interconnects, and software program from Cray Inc., the authors discover the issues that create bottlenecks in achieving reliable functionality. They conceal innovations that pertain to every of the 3 degrees of parallelism:
    • Message passing among the nodes
    • Shared reminiscence parallelism at the nodes or the a number of guide, a number of information (MIMD) devices at the accelerator
    • Vectorization at the internal point

    After discussing architectural and software program demanding situations, the e-book outlines a method for porting and optimizing an present program to a wide hugely parallel processor (MPP) method. With a glance towards the long run, it additionally introduces using basic function photos processing devices (GPGPUs) for undertaking HPC computations. A spouse web site at www.hybridmulticoreoptimization.com comprises all of the examples from the publication, in addition to up to date timing effects at the newest published processors.

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  • Quantum Computing Explained by David McMahon

    By David McMahon

    A self-contained therapy of the basics of quantum computing

    This transparent, functional ebook takes quantum computing out of the world of theoretical physics and teaches the basics of the sector to scholars and execs who've now not had education in quantum computing or quantum details thought, together with machine scientists, programmers, electric engineers, mathematicians, physics scholars, and chemists. the writer cuts in the course of the conventions of average jargon-laden physics books and in its place provides the cloth via his distinctive "how-to" method and pleasant, conversational style.

    Readers will how to perform calculations with particular info and may achieve a basic clutch of:
    * Quantum mechanics
    * Quantum computation
    * Teleportation
    * Quantum cryptography
    * Entanglement
    * Quantum algorithms
    * blunders correction

    A variety of labored examples are integrated so readers can see how quantum computing is completed with their very own eyes, whereas solutions to comparable end-of-chapter difficulties are supplied for readers to examine their very own paintings as they learn how to grasp the information.

    Ideal for pros and graduate-level scholars alike, Quantum Computing defined promises the basics of quantum computing readers must be in a position to comprehend present study papers and pass directly to research extra complex quantum texts.

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  • Building Android Games with Cocos2d-x by Raydelto Hernandez

    By Raydelto Hernandez

    Approximately This Book

    Create enjoyable physics video games to rival the bestselling video games on Google Play
    keep time by means of growing your Android video games utilizing this built-in framework
    discover ways to create an easy online game utilizing step by step directions supplied in the course of the book

    Who This e-book Is For

    If you will have a easy figuring out of the C++ programming language and need to create videogames for the Android platform, then this expertise and e-book is perfect for you.
    In Detail

    Cocos2d-x is a multi-platform C++ gaming framework in energetic improvement maintained via Chukong applied sciences. It wraps all of the crucial components wanted for making a video game, making the duty of video game development very developer-friendly.

    Starting with a necessary primer to get you up and operating together with your improvement atmosphere, you'll speedy dive in to exploring the most recent model of this framework. you'll comprehend significant framework advancements to render gadgets at lightning velocity, expand and hold code simply, and increase the label API so as to add nice performance resembling glow, shadows, and descriptions to labels.

    Through the construction of a true video game, you are going to discover the center parts of improvement together with Physics, allowing you to create lifelike sprite hobbies, and particle structures to dynamically simulate explosions, fireplace, rain, and smoke, in addition to exploring the sound engine to make your online game extra strong. end through integrating Cocos2d-x C++ code with local Android code to release video games with the vintage Java Android program.

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  • Teaching ICT (Developing as a Reflective Secondary Teacher) by Carl Simmons

    By Carl Simmons

    Reflective perform is on the middle of powerful instructing, and this e-book is helping you turn into a reflective instructor of ICT. every little thing you would like is right here: suggestions on constructing your research and self-evaluation abilities and examples of the way skilled lecturers convey profitable classes. The ebook indicates you the way to devise classes, tips to make solid use of assets, and the way to evaluate scholars' growth successfully. each one bankruptcy includes issues for mirrored image, which motivate you to wreck off out of your studying and consider the difficult questions that you simply face as a brand new instructor. The booklet comes with entry to a better half site at www.sagepub.co.uk/secondary. 

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  • Python Machine Learning by Sebastian Raschka

    By Sebastian Raschka

    A number of the such a lot cutting edge breakthroughs and intriguing new applied sciences might be attributed to purposes of desktop studying. we live in an age the place information is available in abundance, and because of the self-learning algorithms from the sector of laptop studying, we will be able to flip this information into wisdom. automatic speech acceptance on our clever telephones, net se's, electronic mail junk mail filters, the advice structures of our favourite motion picture streaming prone – computer studying makes all of it possible.

    Thanks to the various strong open-source libraries which have been built in recent times, laptop studying is now correct at our fingertips. Python offers the suitable setting to construct desktop studying platforms productively.

    This ebook will train you the basics of laptop studying and the way to make use of those in real-world functions utilizing Python. step by step, you are going to extend your ability set with the easiest practices for remodeling uncooked information into necessary info, constructing studying algorithms successfully, and comparing results.

    You will notice different challenge different types that desktop studying can resolve and discover how you can classify gadgets, expect non-stop results with regression research, and locate hidden buildings in info through clustering. you'll construct your personal computer studying procedure for sentiment research and at last, the way to embed your version right into a net app to proportion with the realm

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  • Microcontroller Based GSM/GPRS Projects: Advanced by Dogan Ibrahim, Ahmet Ibrahim

    By Dogan Ibrahim, Ahmet Ibrahim

    A microcontroller is a single-chip machine. earlier than the discovery of the microcontrollers so much clever platforms have been designed utilizing microprocessors. A microprocessor is the processing component to a working laptop or computer, such as an mathematics and common sense Unit (ALU) and the regulate Unit (CU). A microprocessor by itself is lifeless and it should be supported by means of a good number of peripheral chips, reminiscent of reminiscence, input-output, timer, interrupt common sense and so forth. at present there are lots of microcontroller chips synthetic by means of numerous businesses. This booklet relies on utilizing the hugely renowned PIC16F887 variety microcontroller. GSM/GPRS modems are utilized in all cell phones. This publication teaches the fundamental rules of microcontrollers and exhibits how they are often utilized in GSM/GPRS dependent communications initiatives. the entire examples and the initiatives within the booklet are according to the hugely well known mikroC language, constructed via mikroElektronika.

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  • Natural Language Annotation for Machine Learning: A Guide to by James Pustejovsky, Amber Stubbs

    By James Pustejovsky, Amber Stubbs

    Create your individual traditional language education corpus for computer studying. no matter if you're operating with English, chinese language, or the other average language, this hands-on e-book publications you thru a confirmed annotation improvement cycle—the technique of including metadata on your education corpus to aid ML algorithms paintings extra successfully. You don't desire any programming or linguistics event to get started.

    Using specified examples at each step, you'll learn the way the MATTER Annotation improvement Process is helping you version, Annotate, teach, try, evaluation, and Revise your education corpus. you furthermore may get a whole walkthrough of a real-world annotation project.

  • outline a transparent annotation objective sooner than accumulating your dataset (corpus)
  • research instruments for interpreting the linguistic content material of your corpus
  • construct a version and specification on your annotation project
  • research different annotation codecs, from easy XML to the Linguistic Annotation Framework
  • Create a best corpus that may be used to coach and try ML algorithms
  • decide upon the ML algorithms that may technique your annotated data
  • overview the try out effects and revise your annotation task
  • how you can use light-weight software program for annotating texts and adjudicating the annotations
  • This ebook is an ideal better half to O'Reilly's common Language Processing with Python.

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  • Pattern Recognition in Speech and Language Processing

    During the last twenty years, methods to designing speech and language processing algorithms have moved from tools in accordance with linguistics and speech technology to data-driven development attractiveness concepts. those innovations were the focal point of extreme, fast-moving learn and feature contributed to major advances during this field.

    Pattern reputation in Speech and Language Processing bargains a scientific, up to date presentation of those fresh advancements. It starts with the basics and up to date theoretical advances in development acceptance, with emphasis on classifier layout standards and optimization systems. the point of interest then shifts to the applying of those ideas to speech processing, with chapters exploring advances in utilising trend acceptance to genuine speech and audio processing platforms. the ultimate component to the e-book examines themes regarding trend acceptance in language processing: issues that characterize promising new developments with direct influence on info processing structures for the internet, broadcast information, and different content-rich details resources.

    Each self-contained bankruptcy contains figures, tables, diagrams, and references. The collective attempt of specialists on the leading edge of the sphere, development acceptance in Speech and Language Processing bargains in-depth, insightful discussions on new advancements and includes a wealth of data crucial to the extra improvement of human-machine communications.

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