The library has purchased 21 titles from the Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science series. The style of the Synthesis collection is a 50- to 100-page “Lecture”; a self-contained electronic book that synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by an expert contributor to the field.
You can access the titles from here: http://www.morganclaypool.com/
Use the ‘quick search’ box to find the title you are interested in. Individual books will be added to the catalogue soon.
Essential principles for autonomous robots (Hexmoor)
Human Computation (Edith Law, Luis von Ahn)
Semi-supervised Learning and Domain Adaptation in Natural Language Processing (Søgaard)
Working together (Olson and Olson)
Adaptive Interaction (Payne)
Activity Theory in HCI: Fundamentals and Reflections (Kaptelinin/Nardi)
Ensemble Methods in Data Mining: Improving Accuracy Through Combining Predictions (Giovanni Seni, John F. Elder)
The books are ‘DRM free’ which means you can print and download as much as you like for*personal use* (NOT teaching/sharing).