Principles of Database Management: The Practical Guide to Storing, Managing and Analyzing Big and Small Data

Principles of Database Management: The Practical Guide to Storing, Managing and Analyzing Big and Small Data

This comprehensive textbook teaches the fundamentals of database design, modeling, systems, data storage, and the evolving world of data warehousing, governance and more. Written by experienced educators and experts in big data, analytics, data quality, and data integration, it provides an up-to-date approach to database management. This full-color, illustrated text has a balanced theory-practice focus, covering essential topics, from established database technologies to recent trends, like Big Data, NoSQL, and more. Fundamental concepts are supported by real-world examples, query and code walkthroughs, and figures, …

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Excel tables: a complete guide for creating, using and automating lists and tables

Excel tables: a complete guide for creating, using and automating lists and tables

Title Page — Copyright page — Preface/ Forward/ Intro — First Chapter — Excel Tables: A Complete Guide for Creating, Using and Automating Lists and Tables — Foreword — Introduction — 1 What Are Tables? — 2 Table Behavior and Anatomy — 3 Working with Tables — 4 Table Formulas — 5 Pivoting with Tables — 6 Sorting, Filtering, and Using Slicers — 7 Table Formatting — 8 Working with External Data — 9 Automating Tables with VBA — 10 Tables in Excel Online …

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MongoDB applied design patterns

MongoDB applied design patterns

None Whether you’re building a social media site or an internal-use enterprise application, this hands-on guide shows you the connection between MongoDB and the business problems it’s designed to solve. You’ll learn how to apply MongoDB design patterns to several challenging domains, such as ecommerce, content management, and online gaming. Using Python and JavaScript code examples, you’ll discover how MongoDB lets you scale your data model while simplifying the development process. Many businesses launch NoSQL databases without understanding the techniques for using their features …

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Cloud and Serverless Computing for Scientists: A Primer

Cloud and Serverless Computing for Scientists: A Primer

This book offers an introduction to cloud computing and serverless computing for students, researchers and R&D organizations through several practical examples. Rather than focusing exclusively on the computational issues related to cloud computing, the authors focus on addressing the multidisciplinary applications of cloud computing for daily research work in public institutions and private companies in fields such as archaeology, geosciences, computer sciences, medicine and physics. The book also discusses the emergence of serverless computing over the last three years as a means to make …

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The Ascent of Market Efficiency: Finance That Cannot Be Proven

The Ascent of Market Efficiency: Finance That Cannot Be Proven

The Ascent of Market Efficiency weaves together historical narrative and quantitative bibliometric data to detail the path financial economists took in order to form one of the central theories of financial economics—the influential efficient-market hypothesis—which states that the behavior of financial markets is unpredictable. As the notorious quip goes, a blindfolded monkey would do better than a group of experts in selecting a portfolio of securities, simply by throwing darts at the financial pages of a newspaper. How did such a hypothesis come to …

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Big and Complex Data Analysis Methodologies and Applications

Big and Complex Data Analysis Methodologies and Applications

None This volume conveys some of the surprises, puzzles and success stories in high-dimensional and complex data analysis and related fields. Its peer-reviewed contributions showcase recent advances in variable selection, estimation and prediction strategies for a host of useful models, as well as essential new developments in the field. The continued and rapid advancement of modern technology now allows scientists to collect data of increasingly unprecedented size and complexity. Examples include epigenomic data, genomic data, proteomic data, high-resolution image data, high-frequency financial data, functional …

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PostgreSQL 9.6 high performance: optimize, troubleshoot, and benchmark your PostgreSQL database

PostgreSQL 9.6 high performance: optimize, troubleshoot, and benchmark your PostgreSQL database

Enhance the performance of your PostgreSQL system with this handy guide while avoiding common pitfalls that can slow it down.About This BookLearn the right techniques to obtain optimal PostgreSQL database performance, ranging from initial design to routine maintenanceFine tune the performance of your queries and avoid the common pitfalls that can slow your system downContains tips and tricks on scaling successful database installations, and ensuring a highly available PostgreSQL solutionWho This Book Is ForThis book is for intermediate to advanced database administrators and developers …

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Machine learning with Python cookbook: practical solutions from preprocessing to deep learning

Machine learning with Python cookbook: practical solutions from preprocessing to deep learning

Vectors, matrices, and arrays — Loading data — Data wrangling — Handling numerical data — Handling categorical data — Handling text — Handling dates and times — Handling images — Dimensionalit reduction using feature extraction — Dimensionality reduction using feature selection — Model evaluation — Model selection — Linear regression — Trees and forests — K-nearest neighbors — Logistic regression — Support vector machines — Naive bayes — Clustering — Neural networks — Saving and loading trained models. This practical guide provides nearly 200 …

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Intelligent Tutoring Systems: 15th International Conference, ITS 2019, Kingston, Jamaica, June 3-7, 2019, Proceedings

Intelligent Tutoring Systems: 15th International Conference, ITS 2019, Kingston, Jamaica, June 3-7, 2019, Proceedings

A Learning Early-warning Model Based on Knowledge Points — Adaptive Learning Spaces with Context-Awareness — Agents’ Cognitive vs. Socio-affective Support in Response to Learner’s Confusion — An Adaptive Approach to Provide Feedback for Students in Programming Problem Solving — Analysis and Prediction of Student Emotions While Doing Programming Exercises — Analyzing Best Hints for a Programming IST — Analyzing the Group Formation Process in Intelligent Tutoring Systems — Analyzing the usage of the classical ITS software architecture and refining it — Assessing Students’ Clinical …

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