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Handbook on Soft Computing for Video Surveillance

Handbook on Soft Computing for Video Surveillance

By: Sankar Pal; Alfredo Petrosino; Lucia Maddalena

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 25-JAN-2012

Insert Date: 28-AUG-2013

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This handbook illustrates the application of soft computing techniques to different tasks in video surveillance. After an introduction to video surveillance systems and soft computing tools, the book gives examples of neural network-based approaches for solving video surveillance tasks and describes summarization techniques for content identification. Covering a broad spectrum of video surveillance topics, the remaining chapters explain how soft computing techniques are used to detect moving objects, track objects, and classify and recognize target objects. The book also explores advanced...

42. 

Galaxy S4: The Missing Manual

Galaxy S4: The Missing Manual

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 30-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 23-AUG-2013

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Unlock the potential of Samsung’s outstanding smartphone with this fully illustrated, jargon-free guide from technology guru Preston Gralla. You’ll quickly learn how to shoot high-res photos and HD video, keep your schedule, stay in touch, and enjoy your favorite media. Every page is packed with illustrations and valuable advice to help you get the most from the smartest phone in town....

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My Samsung Galaxy S® 4

My Samsung Galaxy S® 4

By: Steve Schwartz

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 14-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 09-AUG-2013

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Samsung Galaxy S 4 photos that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into Samsung Galaxy S 4 problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Samsung Galaxy S 4. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Samsung Galaxy S 4 working just the way you want. Learn how to Quickly set up your Galaxy S 4 and master its TouchWiz touch interface Customize the Home screen by adding widgets, favorite apps, and personal wallpaper Tweak system settings to make the phone uniquely...

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Hardware-based Computer Security Techniques to Defeat Hackers: From Biometrics to Quantum Cryptography

Hardware-based Computer Security Techniques to Defeat Hackers: From Biometrics to Quantum Cryptography

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 25-AUG-2008

Insert Date: 08-AUG-2013

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Presents primary hardware-based computer security approaches in an easy-to-read toolbox format Protecting valuable personal information against theft is a mission-critical component of today's electronic business community. In an effort to combat this serious and growing problem, the Intelligence and Defense communities have successfully employed the use of hardware-based security devices. This book provides a road map of the hardware-based security devices that can defeat—and prevent—attacks by hackers. Beginning with an overview of the basic elements of computer security, the book...

45. 

Practical Raspberry Pi

Practical Raspberry Pi

By: Brendan Horan

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 27-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 08-AUG-2013

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Practical Raspberry Pi takes you quickly through the hardware and software basics of the Raspberry Pi. Author Brendan Horan then gets you started on a series of fun and practical projects, including a simple temperature sensor, a media center, a real-time clock, and even a security monitoring device, all of which require minimal programming experience. Along with these projects, you'll learn all about the Raspberry Pi hardware, including how it can be so powerful and still so small and inexpensive, why it's so suitable as a video player, and how you can customize it for different tasks,...

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Samsung Galaxy S 4 For Dummies

Samsung Galaxy S 4 For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 10-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 02-AUG-2013

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Explore a world of possibilities with your Samsung Galaxy S 4 smartphone Everything's more exciting when you've got the Galaxy in your hand. Let For Dummies be your guide to getting the most out of your Galaxy S 4. You'll cruise through the smartphone basics and set up process before moving on to the fun stuff like staying in touch with e-mail and texting, surfing the web, navigating with maps, shooting and sharing photos and video, watching movies, listening to music, and so much more. Whether you're entering the smartphone world for the first time or just moving up to the Galaxy S 4,...

47. 

Ti-84 Plus Graphing Calculator For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Ti-84 Plus Graphing Calculator For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 01-AUG-2013

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Get up-to-speed on the functionality of your TI-84 Plus calculator Completely revised to cover the latest updates to the TI-84 Plus calculators, this bestselling guide will help you become the most savvy TI-84 Plus user in the classroom! Exploring the standard device, the updated device with USB plug and upgraded memory (the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition), and the upcoming color screen device, this book provides you with clear, understandable coverage of the TI-84's updated operating system. Details the new apps that are available for download to the calculator via the USB...

48. 

Fixing Your Computer Absolute Beginner’s Guide

Fixing Your Computer Absolute Beginner’s Guide

By: Paul McFedries

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 21-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 24-JUL-2013

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Fix your own computer—without becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to save money on computer repairs, avoid unnecessary frustration, and keep using perfectly good equipment instead of throwing it away! Even if you’re completely non-technical, you’ll learn how to get the job done, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Computer repair and maintenance has never, ever been this simple! ¿ Who knew how simple fixing your computer could be? ¿ This is the easiest, most practical beginner’s guide to fixing your own computer… simple, reliable instructions and...

49. 

Windows Media 9 Series by Example

Windows Media 9 Series by Example

By: Nels Johnson

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 25-AUG-2003

Insert Date: 20-JUL-2013

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Videographers can harness the potential that WM9 offers to deliver high-quality video and multimedia via DVD and over the Internet. Illustrated examples and tutorials demonstrate the basic functionality of WM9 as well as the options available to advanced users who wish to design new applications with the software development kit. Professional videographers will find this book to be a practical way to learn how to set up players, encoders, and servers and how to capture and compress video so they can use WM9 with the applications they use every day, including Powerpoint, Premiere, After...

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Raspberry Pi For Dummies

Raspberry Pi For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 01-APR-2013

Insert Date: 19-JUL-2013

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Embrace the exciting new technology of Raspberry Pi! With the invention of the unique credit-card sized single-board computer, the Raspberry Pi, comes a new wave of hardware geeks, hackers, and hobbyists who are excited about the possibilities of the Raspberry Pi, and this is the perfect guide to get you started in this exhilarating new arena. With this fun and friendly book, you'll quickly discover why the supply for the Pi cannot keep up with the demand! Veteran tech authors Sean McManus and Mike Cook show you how to download and install the operating system, use the installed...

51. 

Das Buch zu Android Tablets

Das Buch zu Android Tablets

By: Hans Dorsch

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 17-JUL-2013

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Das Buch zu Android-Tablets zeigt die vielfältigen Möglichkeiten des populären Betriebssystems. Damit Kunden aller Hersteller das Buch nutzen können, beziehen sich die Anleitungen auf Anwendungen, die auf allen Geräten zur Verfügung stehen. Unterschiede in Ausstattung und Bauart werden direkt am Anfang aufgeführt. Im Anschluss wird der smarte Umgang mit dem Tablet gezeigt. Schon die eingebaute Funktionalität ist vielen Nutzern nicht klar, da den wenigsten Geräten ein ordentliches Handbuch beiliegt. Hans Dorsch stellt auch noch nützliche Apps vor, die den Funktionsumfang erheblich erweitern,...

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iPhone 5 All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition

iPhone 5 All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 29-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 17-JUL-2013

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Outsmart the smartest smartphone around: the iPhone 5! If you want to rock the hottest smartphone in town, get this great guide and find out how to get the very most out of the incredible iPhone. Five, full-color minibooks cover everything you want to know: iPhone basics, how to load your phone with add-ons and amazing apps, using the Siri Personal Assistant to keep your life on track, letting iPhone entertain you, and much more. It's over 600 pages packed with the latest on the latest, including iOS 6. Find a wealth of great ways to use your iPhone at home, at work, or on the go with...

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iTunes Music

iTunes Music

By: Bob Katz

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 22-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 11-JUL-2013

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Apple’s exciting new Mastered for iTunes (MFiT) initiative, introduced in early 2012, introduces new possibilities for delivering high-quality audio. For the first time, record labels and program producers are encouraged to deliver audio materials to iTunes in a high resolution format, which can produce better-sounding masters. In iTunes Music , author and world-class mastering engineer Bob Katz starts out with the basics, surveys the recent past, and brings you quickly up to the present—where the current state of digital audio is bleak. Katz explains the evolution of standards...

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iPad Music

iPad Music

By: Mark Jenkins

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 11-JUL-2013

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Just as computer software changed the face of performing and recording over the past decades, Apple's iPad® tablet has the power to change how you produce music today. Author Mark Jenkins summarizes the iPad tablet's massive potential for music creation, explaining in detail how all iPad models can connect to musically oriented accessories and reviewing the vast range of audio inputs, microphones, MIDI interfaces, music keyboards, drum controllers, and even DJ and karaoke equipment now available. Keyboard players, guitarists, drummers, vocalists, DJs, karaoke singers, and experimental...

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TouchDevelop: Programming on the Go, Third Edition

TouchDevelop: Programming on the Go, Third Edition

By: R Nigel Horspool; Nikolai Tillmann

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2013

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"The book is great! It's clear and easy to read, with loads of examples that showed my students what to do." -- Larry Snyder, Emeritus Professor, University of Washington, Department of Computer Science and Engineering "Having the TouchDevelop book available made our events so much easier. Students could figure things out for themselves with help from the book." -- Jennifer Marsman, Microsoft Principal Developer Evangelist Mobiledevices such as smartphones and tablets are set to become the main computersthat virtually all people will own and carry with them at all times. And...

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Google Nexus (7 et 10)

Google Nexus (7 et 10)

By: Alexandre Filluzeau

Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 05-APR-2013

Insert Date: 13-JUN-2013

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Découvrez toutes les fonctionnalités de vos tablettes Google Nexus 7 et Nexus 10. Complet et facile à consulter, cet ouvrage est un concentré d'astuces et de conseils pour exploiter l'ensemble des possibilités off ertes par les tablettes Google Nexus. À chaque page, vous découvrirez, exposé sans aucun jargon technique, un nouveau réglage ou une nouvelle manipulation pour maîtriser les fonctionnalités les plus simples comme les plus complexes de votre tablette. Vous saurez rapidement comment utiliser efficacement l'écran tactile, organiser les icônes, manipuler des widgets ou encore...

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Assembler, upgrader et dépanner son PC

Assembler, upgrader et dépanner son PC

By: Michel Martin

Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 19-APR-2013

Insert Date: 13-JUN-2013

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L'essentiel pour monter, réparer et faire évoluer son PC ! 71 fiches thématiques qui synthétisent tout ce que vous devez savoir pour assurer vous-même le montage, la maintenance et le dépannage de votre ordinateur ! Assemblage : découvrez tous les composants de base d'un ordinateur, dont les dernières nouveautés matérielles, et apprenez comment les choisir, les installer et les entretenir Optimisation : améliorez les performances de votre PC, notamment pour le jeu Sécurité : sécurisez votre poste et votre réseau Dépannage : diagnostiquez les problèmes de votre PC et...

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Microsoft Surface

Microsoft Surface

By: Tiburce

Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 22-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 12-JUN-2013

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Découvrez toutes les fonctionnalités de votre tablette Surface. Complet et facile à consulter, cet ouvrage est un concentré d'astuces et de conseils pour exploiter l'ensemble des possibilités off ertes par votre tablette Surface. À chaque page, vous découvrirez, exposé sans aucun jargon technique, un nouveau réglage ou une nouvelle manipulation pour maîtriser les fonctionnalités les plus simples comme les plus complexes de votre tablette. Vous saurez rapidement comment réorganiser les vignettes de l'écran Accueil, basculer vers le Bureau, consulter vos e-mails et gérer les pièces...

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Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire

By: Bernard Jolivalt

Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 05-APR-2013

Insert Date: 12-JUN-2013

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Découvrez les fonctionnalités de votre tablette Kindle Fire. Facile à consulter, cet ouvrage est un concentré d'astuces et de conseils qui vous permettront d'utiliser efficacement et agréablement votre tablette Kindle Fire. À chaque page, vous découvrirez, exposé sans aucun jargon technique, un nouveau réglage ou une nouvelle manipulation pour maîtriser les fonctionnalités les plus simples comme les plus complexes de votre tablette. Vous apprendrez comment télécharger des livres et les lire, écouter de la musique, créer des listes de lecture et regarder de la vidéo ou des photos. Ce...

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Mon iPad au bureau

Mon iPad au bureau

By: Jason R. Rich

Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 12-JUN-2013

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Boostez votre productivité en travaillant dès maintenant avec votre iPad ! Mettez votre iPad au travail ! Salarié ou freelance, cadre ou chef d'entreprise, en réunion ou en déplacement, ce livre vous permettra d'exploiter le plein potentiel de votre tablette afin de vous rendre plus efficace au travail. Mon iPad au bureau est un condensé d'idées, de trucs et astuces indispensables pour faire de votre iPad un véritable instrument de productivité et de management. Quelle que soit la version de votre iPad, vous trouverez dans ce livre une riche sélection d'applications, dédiées à tous les...