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Is the Internet erasing national borders? Will the future of the Net be set by Internet engineers, rogue programmers, the United Nations, or powerful countries? Who's really in control of what's happening on the Net? In this provocative new book, Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu tell the fascinating story of the Internet's challenge to governmental rule in the 1990s, and the ensuing battles with governments around the world. It's a book about the fate of one... more...

This is a self-contained, systematic and comprehensive introduction to all the subjects and techniques important in scientific computing. The style and presentation are readily accessible to undergraduates and graduates. A large number of examples, accompanied by complete C++ and Java code wherever possible, cover every topic.

Crime Online is concerned to explore the dual capacity of the Internet to pervert and to democratize: it offers its users freedom, democracy, and communication with people around the world while at the same time generating anxieties concerning its potential to corrupt vulnerable minds and facilitate heinous crimes. This book provides a highly authoritative account and analysis of key issues within the rapidly burgeoning field of... more...

This book presents a broad overview of computer graphics (CG), its history, and the hardware tools it employs. Covering a substantial number of concepts and algorithms, the text describes the techniques, approaches, and algorithms at the core of this field. Emphasis is placed on practical design and implementation, highlighting how graphics software works, and explaining how current CG can generate and display realistic-looking objects. The mathematics... more...

These Transactions publish research in computer-based methods of computational collective intelligence (CCI) and their applications in a wide range of fields such as the Semantic Web, social networks and multi-agent systems. TCCI strives to cover new methodological, theoretical and practical aspects of CCI understood as the form of intelligence that emerges from the collaboration and competition of many individuals (artificial and/or natural). The... more...


Discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science are closely linked research areas with strong impacts on applications and various other scientific disciplines. Both fields deeply cross fertilize each other. One of the persons who particularly contributed to building bridges between these and many other areas is László Lovász, a scholar whose outstanding scientific work has defined and shaped many research directions in the last 40 years. A... more...

The papers in this volume integrate results from current research efforts in earthquake engineering with research from the larger risk assessment community. The authors include risk and hazard researchers from the major U.S. hazard and earthquake centers. The volume lays out a road map for future developments in risk modeling and decision support, and positions earthquake engineering research within the family of risk analysis tools and techniques.

Get started with designing your serverless application using optimum design patterns and industry standard practices Key Features Learn the details of popular software patterns and how they are applied to serverless applications Understand key concepts and components in serverless designs Walk away with a thorough understanding of architecting serverless applications Book Description Serverless applications handle... more...

Appropriate for the traditional 3-term college calculus course, Calculus: Early Transcendentals, Fourth Edition provides the student-friendly presentation and robust examples and problem sets for which Dennis Zill is known. This outstanding revision incorporates all of the exceptional learning tools that have made Zill's texts a resounding success. He carefully blends the theory and application of important concepts while offering modern applications... more...

This book constitutes the proceedings of the International Conference on Edge Computing, EDGE 2018, held in Seattle, WA, USA, in June 2018. The 9 full papers and 3 short paper presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 29 submissions. The contributions are organized in topical sections named: Research Track; Application and Industry Track; and Short Paper Track. They deal with the latest fundamental advances in... more...