Data Science and Big Data Computing

Frameworks and Methodologies

Author: Zaigham Mahmood

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319318616

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 319

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This illuminating text/reference surveys the state of the art in data science, and provides practical guidance on big data analytics. Expert perspectives are provided by authoritative researchers and practitioners from around the world, discussing research developments and emerging trends, presenting case studies on helpful frameworks and innovative methodologies, and suggesting best practices for efficient and effective data analytics. Features: reviews a framework for fast data applications, a technique for complex event processing, and agglomerative approaches for the partitioning of networks; introduces a unified approach to data modeling and management, and a distributed computing perspective on interfacing physical and cyber worlds; presents techniques for machine learning for big data, and identifying duplicate records in data repositories; examines enabling technologies and tools for data mining; proposes frameworks for data extraction, and adaptive decision making and social media analysis.
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Building Research Tools with Google For Dummies

Author: Harold Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780764597565

Category: Computers

Page: 388

View: 8701

Google—a funny name for a fabulous tool. You’ve already used it to look up all sorts of information on the Web almost instantly. Now what if you could use its amazing abilities to turbo-charge your research on a grand scale? Building Research Tools With Google For Dummies can help you do just that. In plain English, it shows you easy ways to: Ask Google exactly what you want to know Determine whether what you need can actually be found through Google, and where to look if the answer is “no” Improve your research results Present your findings in a way that makes sense Write your own specialized search applications—if you want to To get the most from Google, you need to understand Google. Building Research Tools With Google For Dummies explains how Google works and how you can build more effective queries (hint: it’s a lot more than just using the “Advanced Search” techniques!) It even shows you how to think like a researcher and how to package the results of your research so it means something to your audience. You’ll be able to: Understand Google research techniques and use the custom search-related syntax Recognize Google’s strengths—and limitations Target your search by using Google operators Use Google to research photos, or even an entire industry Improve the effectiveness of your results by understanding Google’s comparative methodology Build custom tools using WDSL and Web Services You don’t have to become a programmer to use Google, but if you know a little about software development and want to explore new, more focused search techniques, Building Research Tools With Google For Dummies has a section just for you. It introduces you to the Google API, shows you how to download a developer key, and leads you through building a C# .Net Google application. On the companion Web site, you’ll find the source code and software discussed in the book as well as links to lots of other resources for researchers. Before you know it, you’ll be Googling your way to research success!
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CISSP For Dummies

Author: Lawrence C. Miller,Peter H. Gregory

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111950581X

Category: Computers

Page: 560

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Secure your CISSP certification! If you’re a security professional seeking your CISSP certification, this book is a perfect way to prepare for the exam. Covering in detail all eight domains, the expert advice inside gives you the key information you'll need to pass the exam. Plus, you'll get tips on setting up a 60-day study plan, tips for exam day, and access to an online test bank of questions. CISSP For Dummies is fully updated and reorganized to reflect upcoming changes (ISC)2 has made to the Common Body of Knowledge. Complete with access to an online test bank this book is the secret weapon you need to pass the exam and gain certification. Get key information for all eight exam domains Find test-taking and exam-day tips and tricks Benefit from access to free online practice questions and flash cards Prepare for the CISSP certification in 2018 and beyond You’ve put in the time as a security professional—and now you can reach your long-term goal of CISSP certification.
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Astronomy For Dummies

Author: Stephen P. Maran

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118376943

Category: Science

Page: 360

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The fun and easy way to explore the night sky Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe. Featuring updated star maps, charts, and an insert with gorgeous full-color photographs, Astronomy For Dummies provides an easy-to-follow introduction to the night sky. Plus, this new edition also gives you the latest theories, explanations, and insights into the basic workings of the universe. Includes updated schedules of coming eclipses of the Sun and Moon and a revised planetary appendix Covers recent discoveries in space, such as water on the Moon and Pluto's demotion from "planet" status Collects new websites, lists of telescope motels, sky-watching guides, and suggestions for beginner's telescopes and suppliers Brings you up-to-speed on the latest social trends and personal technology, such as stargazing mobile apps, NASA video, and the prevalence of "Citizen Science" networks Whether you're an amateur astronomer, space enthusiast, or enrolled in a first year astronomy course, Astronomy For Dummies has you covered.
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Statistical Analysis with Excel For Dummies

Author: Joseph Schmuller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118464311

Category: Computers

Page: 504

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Explains how to use Microsoft Excel in statistical analysis, covering Excel 2013's new features; worksheet functions associated with mean, median, and mode; estimating with sampling distributions; and importing data from databases.
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Distance Learning Online For Dummies

Author: Nancy Stevenson

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764507632

Category: Computers

Page: 302

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Distance Learning Online For Dummies is your perfect resource for navigating the rocky waters of distance learning. Find the right school for you, figure out the costs of classes, get registered, and go to school. Each step along this path can be intimidating, unless you have this book! Author Nancy Stevenson makes getting over these hurdles fun, with practical advice that will get you working towards that degree in no time at all. Once you're in class, she'll still be there to help you with correct etiquette for the virtual classroom, study tips, and advice on the best web tools to complement your learning experience!
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Bioinformatics For Dummies

Author: Jean-Michel Claverie,Cedric Notredame

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764516962

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Bioinformatics – the process of searching biological databases, comparing sequences, examining protein structures, and researching biological questions with a computer – is one of the marvels of modern technology that can save you months of lab work. And the most amazing part is that, if you know how, you can use highly sophisticated programs over the Internet without paying a dime and sometimes, without installing anything new on your own computer. All you need to know is how to use these technological miracles. That's where Bioinformatics For Dummies comes in. If you want to know what bioinformatics is all about and how to use it without wading through pages of computer gibberish or taking a course full of theory, this book has the answers in plain English. You'll find out how to Use Internet resources Understand bioinformatics jargon Research biological databases Locate the sequences you need Perform specific tasks, step by step Written by two experts who helped develop the science, Bioinformatics For Dummies is all about getting things done. If you're just getting your feet wet, start at the beginning with a quick review of those necessary parts of microbiology and an overview of the tools available. If you already know what you want to do, you can go directly to a chapter that shows you how. Get the lowdown on Researching and analyzing DNA and protein sequences Gathering information from all published sources Searching databases for similar sequences and acquiring information about gene functions through sequence comparisons Producing and editing multiple sequence comparisons for presentation Predicting protein structures and RNA structures Doing phylogenetic analysis With an Internet connection and Bioinformatics For Dummies, you'll discover how to peruse databases that contain virtually everything known about human biology. It's like having access to the world's largest lab, right from your desk. This book is your lab assistant – one that never takes a day off, never argues when you ask it for help, and won't demand a benefits package.
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Investing Online For Dummies

Author: Kathleen Sindell

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764507250

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 363

View: 1988

An indispenable asset for both novice and veteran e-investors. In this bestselling guide, investors at all levels of investing expertise will find * New information on traditional and online-only brokerages, transaction security, and international investing * The lastest online portfolio management features * A CD-ROM containing free and shareware for online investment news, financial analysis, plus management demonstration programs
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The Internet All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Kelly Ewing

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764516597

Category: Computers

Page: 696

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The Internet has become so popular that it's now difficult to get through an entire day without hearing it mentioned on TV, reading about it in the newspapers, or going online yourself. Unfortunately, there is no "Internet Users Manual." The Internet All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies can fill that void, however, by providing one-stop, quick guidance for the tasks and tools you'll need to experience the best of the Internet. This book is intended to be a reference for all the great things (and maybe a few not-so-great things) that you may need to know when you're browsing the Internet, writing e-mail, using newsgroups, creating your own Web pages, and so on. Rather than having to buy a book on each of these Internet-related topics, you can access them all conveniently packaged for you in one handy reference. This comprehensive book shows you how to get up and running fast so that you have more time to do the things that your really want to do. The Internet All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies is a big book made up of several smaller books – minibooks, so to speak. Within them, you'll find easy-to-follow information on the following topics and more: Internet safety, security, and troubleshooting Composing e-mail with Outlook Express and other readers Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator Chat and other online communication Using FTP to transfer files Getting started with Web publishing Creating Web pages with Microsoft FrontPage 2002 Going places with AOL Shopping online Investing online The back of the book contains a special Internet Directory section that points you toward some of the best sites that the Web has to offer. The sites listed here are organized by categories such as Internet and computer help, search engines and directories, news and information, research and education, sports and leisure, arts and entertainment, and fun and free stuff.
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