Computer Science Round-up

November 27, 2008

Modeling with Data: Tools and Techniques for Scientific Computing

Author: Ben Klemens

Edition: First

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Pages: 470

Price: £40.95

ISBN 9780691133140

Explaining how to execute computationally intensive analyses on large data sets, Klemens shows how to determine the best methods for solving problems, how to create and debug statistical models and how to evaluate the results. He shows how to apply these tools to the many threads of statistical technique.

Introduction to Computational Mathematics

Author: Xin-She Yang

Edition: First

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing and Imperial College Press

Pages: 260

Price: £36.00

ISBN 9789812818171

This introduction uses a theorem-free approach to cover all major topics in computational mathematics with a wide range of numerical algorithms.

Understanding and Applying Cryptography and Data Security

Author: Adam J. Elbirt

Edition: First

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Pages: 416

Price: £41.99

ISBN 9781420061604

This emphasises cryptographic algorithm and protocol implementation in hardware, software and embedded systems. After outlining various types of symmetric-key cryptographic algorithms, the text presents the components needed to create cryptographic protocols.

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