New open access book provides a comprehensive survey of the design and mathematics at play in the emerging field of computer vision. One of the most exciting frontiers being explored in the digital age, computer vision is rapidly changing the way society produces and consumes visual media. Current literature on the subject covers the range of “how-to” source code, tutorial discussions, performance analysis and other instructional material. The new book “Computer Vision Metrics: Read More
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Creative options for adapting and enhancing IBM zPDT environments that are more multiuser-enabled and multiuser-friendly, more stable, and more reusable than those envisaged or taught by IBM are explored and detailed in this new title. CA Technologies announces the availability of “Running Mainframe z on Distributed Platforms: How to Create Robust Cost-Efficient Multiplatform z Environments” the latest book published by CA Press. Co-authors Kenneth Barrett and Stephen Norris wrote Read More

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Stern probes deep into the thinking, insights and motivations of this generation's top inventors It’s been done and applauded numerous times in history. People who are passionate about an idea, passionate about the mechanics, passionate about execution and delivering a great product to the market. People we term as “Inventors” and the greatest inventions have come from Inventors with a vision to change the world, a passion to rewrite history. Each has altered the modern world as Read More

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Learn a statistical programming technology that can be run on UNIX, Windows or MacOS. Apress brings “R” knowledge to programmers with their new offering, Beginning R, by Larry Pace. R, a powerful open-source implementation of the statistical language S, allows users to crunch Read More
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This C# bible is ready to take the Technology industry by storm as the most comprehensive reference guide to hit the market Andrew Troelsen maintains his reputation as an authority on the C# language with his long-awaited sixth edition of Pro C# 5.0 and the .NET 4.5 Framework, Read More
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Apress Launches Adam Freeman’s Highly Anticipated “Metro Revealed” Books with a Free eBook Offer on May 1st. Get a first look at key features within Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system with “Metro Revealed: Building Windows 8 Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript” and get it for FREE on May 1st! New York, NY (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 For the special debut of “Metro Revealed: Building Windows 8 apps with HTML5 and JavaScript,” Apress has taken the opportunity to Read More
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Whether you're a novice or professional, "GIMP for Absolute Beginners" will give you the necessary tools to begin graphic design from the ground up. Apress, the market leader for GIMP guides, releases "GIMP for Absolute Beginners" -the first beginner's guide for GIMP version 2.8 and the only all-inclusive beginner's guide being offered on the market today. GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP), a free software application, runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems, and contains nearly Read More

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Using Arduino to Build Robots

Jul 19, 2011 9:00:00 AM

Apress’s latest book, "Arduino Robotics," takes the versatility and accessibility of the Arduino platform to provide readers with hands-on instruction in building both basic and advanced robots. Using Arduino for robot building has become a very attractive option for electronics hobbyists because Arduino microcontrollers are inexpensive, Arduino software is open source (free to use and modify), Arduino is an easy-to-learn programming language derived from C++, and there is a strong, Read More
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