Reference Materials for Computer Science

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  • AccessEngineering
    A full text collection of a few hundred McGraw-Hill engineering book titles covering 12 major areas of engineering and more than 200 topics.
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  • ASCE Library eBooks (American Society of Civil Engineers)
    ASCE E-books and Standards encompass all civil engineering content areas, including construction, structures, transportation, geotechnics, environment, water resources, and professional practice. Also includes ASCE journals and proceedings.
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  • BCS glossary of ICT and computing terms, The [ENG-REF QA76.15 .G59 2005]

    Completely updated to cover new technology areas such as mobile and wireless technology and security issues, this new edition of the BCS Glossary remains the source for ICT and computing terminology. The glossary explains over 3000 computing terms. Its unique structure links related terms together in such a way that the definitions are always placed in context to help understanding.

  • Computer science handbook [ENG-STACKS QA76 .C57313 2015 vols. 1-2]

    Computer science is an interdisciplinary field of study and it is advancing at a rapid pace. Over the past few years, the applications of computers have grown in every sector. This book attempts to understand the multiple branches and their applications, that fall under the umbrella of computer science and how such research can be useful in our lives. This book is an attempt to compile and collate all available research on computer science under one umbrella.

  • CRCnetBASE (Includes ENGnetBASE)
    CRCnetBASE provides access to the following electronic book collections from the CRC Press: CivilEngineeringnetBASE, ENGnetBASE, MechanicalEngineeringnetBASE, and TELECOMMUNICATIONSnetBASE. Also included is the Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. These collections include approximately 2500+ electronic book titles.
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  • Dictionary of computing and communications [ENG-REF QA76.15 .D52634 2003]
  • Dictionary of computing, A
    "Oxford's acclaimed Dictionary of Computing is regularly revised and updated by a team of computer specialists, making it the most authoritative dictionary on the subject available. The wide range of topics covered includes computer applications in industry, the office, science, education, and the home, the hardware, software, and telecommunications behind these applications. The dictionary also addresses the concepts and theories of computing and associated fields."
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  • Encyclopedia of computer science [ENG-REF QA76.15 .E48 2003]
  • Encyclopedia of computers and computer history [ENG-REF QA76.15 .E53 2001 v.1-2]

    "This unique reference work includes 600 articles covering the full history of computing from the abacus to eBay. Biographies of major figures in the history of computers, company background, and lists of computer terminology as well as profiles of pioneering computers such as the ENIAC and Commodore 64 are provided."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.

  • Encyclopedia of Software Engineering [ENG-REF QA76.758 .E53 2002]
  • Faulkner Advisory for Information Technology Studies (FAITS)

    Faulkner Advisory for Information Technology Studies (FAITS) is designed to help researchers keep up with the issues, trends, market conditions, products, services and vendors driving the information technology industry. This database provides reports covering IT infrastructure, telecommunications, wireless communications, data networking, convergence, information security, enterprise systems, Internet and web, and technology vendors. In addition, FAITS features links to NewsFactor, CBS Marketwatch, the BBC and other IT news sources.

  • Handbook of applied expert systems, The [ENG-REF QA76.76 .E95 H355 1998]
  • Handbook of natural language processing

    This study explores the design and application of natural language text-based processing systems, based on generative linguistics, empirical copus analysis, and artificial neural networks. It emphasizes the practical tools to accommodate the selected system.

  • Handbook of neural network signal processing [ENG-REF QA76.87 .H345 2002]

    Describes a range of neural network solutions for statistical signal processing and for applications in speech, video and biomedical signal processing.

  • MyiLibrary
    When browsing an individual MyiLibrary ebook please use the table of contents to the left of the text or the search function to navigate through the book. Rapid clicking through numerous pages of an ebook will block access to the ebook. MyiLibrary includes titles on a wide variety of subjects, including the humanities, science, technology, and medicine. All ebooks are viewed using the MyiLibrary platform. Some ebooks published by Taylor & Francis do not allow full-text searching.
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  • ProQuest Ebook Central Collections (formerly ebrary)
    [RECORD UPDATE IN PROGRESS]UNB subscribes to a few collections of eBooks through this one access point, including both a mix of subscribed and purchased titles, along with faculty selected purchased titles. These are fulltext, searchable databases of books, maps and other authoritative documents in all academic disciplines. Many books now allow complete downloading.
    Varying access permissions.
  • Springer eBook Collection
    Note: UNB only has online access to material marked with a green, square box to the left of the record.
    The Springer eBook Collection publishes eBooks, eReference Works and eBook Series titles on a wide variety of subjects, including science, technology, medicine and the humanities.
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  • Statista
    Statista is a multidisciplinary database that aggregates information covering 80,000 topics. Access to data from over 18,000 sources covering 1.5 million statistics. All statistics can be directly downloaded in PNG, PDF, Excel, and PowerPoint formats. Data prepared according to academic citation standards, with a citation tool (APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, and Bluebook) and links to the original source for further research. Statista also covers industry reports, studies, forecasts, dossiers, digital market outlook , aesthetically pleasing infographics, and more.
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  • Wiley Online Library
    Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals. UNB also subscribes to select eBook titles.
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  • World of computer science [ENG-REF QA76.15 .W67 2002]