Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing: VipIMAGE 2009

Author: João Manuel R.S. Tavares & R.M. Natal Jorge
Publisher: CRC Press, 2009
Pages: 464
ISBN: 978-0415570411:
Aimed at: Medical computing experts
Rating: 4
Pros: Complete papers of a 2009 conference
Cons: Very diverse
Reviewed by: Mike James

A nicdely produced set of conference proceedings with a diverse set of papers.

Author: João Manuel R.S. Tavares & R.M. Natal Jorge
Publisher: CRC Press, 2009
Pages: 464
ISBN: 978-0415570411:
Aimed at: Medical computing experts
Rating: 4
Pros: Complete papers of a 2009 conference
Cons: Very diverse
Reviewed by: Mike James

This is a collection of all of the papers presented at VipIMAGE 2009 and it joins the earlier volumes documenting previous conferences. It's hardback and very nicely produced with each paper in the style of a journal paper. The papers are gathered together into the various sessions and themes presented at the conference.

The collection is extremely diverse ranging from medical modeling to new imagine techniques. The most important thing to point out to anyone considering this collection is to say that the range of topics is heavily biased towards the medical area of application with very few pure computational vision papers with short special sections on robotics and satellite imagery looking as if they had got lost on their way to another conference.

If your topic is medical computing then this is worth adding to the library.


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The Technical and Social History of Software Engineering

Author: Capers Jones
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Pages: 452
ISBN: 978-0321903426
Audience: Anyone with an interest in the history of computing and software
Rating: 4
Reviewer: Sue Gee

The title sounds a bit dry, but is this a good read?



Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Performance Tuning Cookbook

Author: Ritesh Shah and Bihag Thaker
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Pages: 478
ISBN: 978-1849685740
Audience: DBAs and SQL Developers
Rating: 2.5 or 4.0 (depending on your tolerance of bad grammar)
Reviewer: Ian Stirk

This book contains 80 recipes to help you tune SQL Server 2012 and achieve optimal perform [ ... ]


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