Algorithms & Complexity Products

  • Swarm Intelligence: From Social Bacteria to Humans

    From Social Bacteria to Humans, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Schumann

    The notion of swarm intelligence was introduced for describing decentralized and self-organized behaviors of groups of animals. Then this idea was extrapolated to design groups of robots which interact locally to cumulate a collective reaction. Some natural examples of swarms are as follows: ant…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Applied Swarm Intelligence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yaniv Altshuler

    This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the variety of tools and techniques used today for the design and modeling of efficient and robust swarm-intelligence based systems: highly (or fully) decentralized, semi-autonomous, highly-scalable infrastructures in various real-life scenarios. Among…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Social Media Analytics for User Behavior Modeling

    A Task Heterogeneity Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Arun Reddy Nelakurthi, Jingrui He

    In recent years social media has gained significant popularity and has become an essential medium of communication. Such user-generated content provides an excellent scenario for applying the metaphor of mining any information. Transfer learning is a research problem in machine learning that…

    Hardback – 2020-02-03 
    CRC Press
    Data-Enabled Engineering

  • Complexity Theory and Law

    Mapping an Emergent Jurisprudence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie Murray, Thomas Webb, Steven Wheatley

    This collection of essays explores the different ways the insights from complexity theory can be applied to law. Complexity theory – a variant of systems theory – views law as an emergent, complex, self-organising system comprised of an interactive network of actors and systems that operate with no…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Big Data, Political Campaigning and the Law

    Democracy and Privacy in the Age of Micro-Targeting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Normann Witzleb, Moira Paterson, Janice Richardson

    In this multidisciplinary book, experts from around the globe examine how data-driven political campaigning works, what challenges it poses for personal privacy and democracy, and how emerging practices should be regulated.   The rise of big data analytics in the political process has triggered…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Shadow Algorithms Data Miner

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Woo, Pierre Poulin

    Shadow Algorithms Data Miner provides a high-level understanding of the complete set of shadow concepts and algorithms, addressing their usefulness from a larger graphics system perspective. It discusses the applicability and limitations of all the direct illumination approaches for shadow…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Modelling Transitions

    Virtues, Vices, Visions of the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Enayat A. Moallemi, Fjalar J. de Haan

    Modelling Transitions shows what computational, formal and data-driven approaches can and could mean for sustainability transitions research, presenting the state-of-the-art and exploring what lies beyond. Featuring contributions from many well-known authors, this book presents the various…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability Transitions

  • Application of Fuzzy Logic to Social Choice Theory

    1st Edition

    By John N. Mordeson, Davender S. Malik, Terry D. Clark

    Fuzzy social choice theory is useful for modeling the uncertainty and imprecision prevalent in social life yet it has been scarcely applied and studied in the social sciences. Filling this gap, Application of Fuzzy Logic to Social Choice Theory provides a comprehensive study of fuzzy social choice…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • A Primer on Machine Learning Applications in Civil Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Paresh Chandra Deka

    Machine learning has undergone rapid growth in diversification and practicality, and the repertoire of techniques has evolved and expanded. The aim of this book is to provide a broad overview of the available machine-learning techniques that can be utilized for solving civil engineering problems.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    CRC Press

  • Text Mining with Machine Learning

    Principles and Techniques, 1st Edition

    By Jan Žižka, František Dařena, Arnošt Svoboda

    This book provides a perspective on the application of machine learning-based methods in knowledge discovery from natural languages texts. By analysing various data sets, conclusions which are not normally evident, emerge and can be used for various purposes and applications. The book provides…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20 
    CRC Press

  • Machine Learning and its Applications

    1st Edition

    By Peter Wlodarczak

    In recent years, machine learning has gained a lot of interest. Due to the advances in processor technology and the availability of large amounts of data, machine learning techniques have provided astounding results in areas such as object recognition or natural language processing. New approaches,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-06 
    CRC Press

  • Teaching Tech Together

    How to Make Your Lessons Work and Build a Teaching Community around Them, 1st Edition

    By Greg Wilson

    Hundreds of grassroots groups have sprung up around the world to teach programming, web design, robotics, and other skills outside traditional classrooms. These groups exist so that people don't have to learn these things on their own, but ironically, their founders and instructors are often…

    Paperback – 2019-10-22
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

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