Book Review

Book Review: Grammar as Science

Written by on April 7, 2019 in Book Review, Natural Language Processing, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Title: Grammar as Science Author: Richard K. Larson Publisher: The MIT Press Year: 2010 I love studying English Grammar. That is one of the reasons I enjoy working in the area of NLP. Machine Learning techniques apart, I firmly believe that a good understanding of the conventional approaches to modelling syntax and semantics is essential […]

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Book Review: C++ Concurrency in Action

Written by on March 10, 2019 in Book Review, C++, Programming with 0 Comments

Title: C++ Concurrency in Action Author: Anthony Williams Publisher: Manning Publications Co. Year: 2019 (Second Edition)   The first edition of this book came out in the year 2012 and covered the concurrency features of C++ 11. Much has happened since then. The present C++17 is significantly richer in terms of concurrency support, especially in […]

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Book Review: Real-Time C++

Written by on December 23, 2018 in Book Review, C++ with 0 Comments

Title: Real-Time C++: Efficient Object-Oriented and Template Microcontroller Programming Author: Christopher Kormanyos Publisher: Springer-Verlag Year: 2018 (Third Edition) It was the title of this book which caught my attention a few weeks ago and I decided to invest in it. I am not in to real-time software development these days, but I always welcome material […]

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Book Review: Functional Programming in C++

Written by on December 2, 2018 in Book Review, C++, Programming with 1 Comment

Title: Functional Programming in C++: How to improve your C++ programs using functional techniques Author: Ivan Cukic Publisher: Manning Publications Co. Year: 2019 This book came out recently, about a week ago. I bought it immediately, and when I started to read it, I couldn’t put it down! Very informative and well written. If you […]

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Book Review – Design Patterns in Modern C++

Written by on July 22, 2018 in Book Review, C++ with 0 Comments

Title: Design Patterns in Modern C++ – Reusable Approaches for Object-Oriented Software Design Author: Dmitri Nesteruk Publisher: Apress Year: 2018 Luck has been on my side for the past few weeks; I have been getting access to nice books to read. I wrote about The Modern C++ Challenge in my last post. Today, I am going […]

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Book Review – The Modern C++ Challenge

Written by on July 8, 2018 in Book Review, C++, Programming with 0 Comments

Title: The Modern C++ Challenge Author: Marius Bancilla Publisher: Packt Publishing Year: May 2018  This week I have been going through a new book titled The Modern C++ Challenge written by Marius Bancilla. The book is a collection of programming problems (along with suggested solutions) targeting C++ . The title of the book is a […]

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Book review – Singletasking

Written by on March 12, 2017 in Book Review with 0 Comments

Title: Singletasking – Get More Done – One Thing at a Time Author: Devora Zack, Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Year: 2015 Some of us are fairly adept at multitasking – doing more than one thing at the same time. Some examples are watching TV while eating dinner, answering a phone call while driving the car, sending email while […]

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Book Review – Homeopathic Remedy Pictures

Written by on February 20, 2017 in Book Review, Homeopathy with 0 Comments

Title: Homeopathic Remedy Pictures – The 65 most important remedies in words and pictures Author: Vicki Mathison and Frans Kusse Publisher: Narayana Verlag Year: 2014 This is a great book that will appeal to all beginners in homeopathy. Experienced doctors might not finding anything new, but would definitely find it interesting to read. We know that a deep […]

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Book Review: Common Lisp Recipes – A Problem-Solution Approach

Written by on March 15, 2016 in Book Review, LISP, Programming with 0 Comments

Last Saturday (March 12, 2016), I got my most eagerly awaited book from Amazon.com. Yes, I am talking about Common Lisp Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach authored by Dr.Edmund Weitz. Of course, if you have been programming in Lisp for a couple of years, you would have definitely heard of Dr.Edi Weitz, and most probably you would […]

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Book Review – Handwriting and Homeopathy

Written by on January 23, 2016 in Book Review, Homeopathy with 0 Comments

Title: Handwriting and Homeopathy Author: Dr.Ulrich Welte Publisher: Narayana Verlag Year: 2005 This book is a recent addition to my library. It is a large-format book, hard bound and fairly heavy! I bought this book because the idea of using  handwriting to discover clues about the suitable homeopathic remedy seems quite interesting. Readers may be familiar with […]

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