Monday, 29 September 2014

FUNDAMENTALS OF OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE by RAO, M.N.


FUNDAMENTALS OF  OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE

FUNDAMENTALS OF OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
RAO, M.N.
Pages: 316
Binding: Paper Back
ISBN: 978-81-203-5012-0
Pages: 316
Binding: Paper Back
Price: R 375.00
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About The Book

Description:
Free Open Source Software have been growing enormously in the field of information technology. Open Source Software (OSS) is a software whose source code is accessible for alteration or enrichment by other programmers. This book gives a detailed analysis of open source software and their fundamentals, and so is meant for the beginners who want to learn and write programs using Open Source Software. It also educates on how to download and instal these open source free software in the system.

The topics covered in the book broadly aims to develop familiar Open Source Software (OSS) associated with database, web portal and scientific application development. Software platforms like, Android, MySQL, PHP, Python, PERL, Grid Computing, and Open Source Cloud, and their applications are explained through various examples and programs. The platforms like OSS and Linux are also introduced in the book.
Recapitulation given at the end of each chapter enables the readers to take a quick revision of the topics. Numerous examples in the form of programs are given to enable the students to understand the theoretical concepts and their applicative knowledge.

The book is an introductory textbook on Open Source Software (OSS) for the undergraduate students of Computer Science Engineering (CSE) and postgraduate students of Computer Application (MCA).

Salient Features
•   The procedure for installing software (Linux, Android, PHP, MySQL, Perl, and Python) both in Linux and Windows operating systems are discussed in the book.
•   Numerous worked out example programs are introduced.
•   Inclusion of several questions drawn from previous question papers in chapter-end exercises.

Contents:
Preface

Acknowledgements



Chapter 1:     An Introduction to OSS

Chapter 2:     Linux Basics

Chapter 3:     Android

Chapter 4:     PHP Basics

Chapter 5:     PHP Advanced

Chapter 6:     MySQL Database

Chapter 7:     Python Basics

Chapter 8:     Python Advanced

Chapter 9:     PERL (Practical Extraction and Report Language)

Chapter 10:   Open Source Grid Computing

Chapter 11:   Open Source Cloud

Index

Author Details

M.N. Rao (PhD in Computer Science) is Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, Centre for Research & Development, SCET Engineering College, Narsapuram, Andhra Pradesh. He has also served as the Dean of the Narayana Engineering College, Nellore, and has more than two decades of experience in the field of teaching. Dr. Rao is a member of ISTE, India. He has published research papers in journals of international repute and his research interests include Mobile Computing, Data Mining and Biometrics.  

Saturday, 27 September 2014

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Saturday, 20 September 2014

BUSINESS STATISTICS Theory and Applications - JANI, P.N.


BUSINESS STATISTICS Theory and Applications

BUSINESS STATISTICS Theory and Applications
JANI, P.N.
PRINT EDITION PAGES: 632
ISBN: 978-81-203-4985-8
Pages: 632
Binding: Paper Back
EBOOK PRICE: R495.00
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About The Book

Description:
The primary objective of this text is to help students to think clearly and critically and apply the knowledge of Business Statistics in decision making when solving business problems.

The book introduces the need for quantitative analysis in business and the basic procedures in problem solving. Following an application-based theory approach, the book focuses on data collection, data presentation, summarizing and describing data, basic probability, and statistical inference. A separate chapter is devoted to show how Microsoft Excel can be used to solve problems and to make statistical analyses. It contains specimen Excel Worksheets illustrating how the problems of each chapter are solved using Excel functions and formulas. A large number of real–world business problems from various business professions such as finance, medical, psychology, sociology, and education are also included.

This textbook is primarily intended for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of management and postgraduate students of commerce.

The text helps students to:
•  Understand the meaning and use of statistical terms used in business statistics
•  Use graphical and descriptive statistics to identify the need for statistical inference techniques
•  Perform statistical analyses
•  Interpret the results of statistical analyses
•  Apply statistical inference techniques in business situations
•  Use computer spreadsheet software to perform statistical analysis on data
•  Choose the appropriate statistical tool from the collection of standard analytic methods

Contents:
Preface



1.    Basics of Statistics and Data Collection Techniques

2.    Organising and Presenting Data

3.    Summarising Data: Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion

4.    Summarising Data: Other Measures

5.    Probability: A Measure of the Uncertainty

6.    Probability Distributions: Discrete Families

7.    Probability Distributions: Continuous Families

8.    Making Inferences and Conclusions—Statistical Inference 1: Estimation

9.    Statistical Inference 2: Basics of Testing of Hypothesis, One and Two Sample Tests

10.  Statistical Inference 3: Chi-square, Analysis of Variance, and Other Tests

11.  Statistical Inference 4: Non-Parametric Tests

12.  Simple Regression and Correlation Analyses

13.  Multiple Regression Analysis

14.  Time Series Analysis and Forecasting

15.  Index Numbers

16.  Statistical Computations and Analysis Using Excel



References • Statistical Tables

Answers of the Selected Odd Numbered Chapter Exercises

Index

Friday, 19 September 2014

WINDOWS 8.1 ADMINISTRATION ESSENTIALS & CONFIGURATION POCKET CONSULTANT by STANEK, WILLIAM R.


WINDOWS 8.1 ADMINISTRATION ESSENTIALS & CONFIGURATION POCKET CONSULTANT

WINDOWS 8.1 ADMINISTRATION ESSENTIALS & CONFIGURATION POCKET CONSULTANT
 STANEK, WILLIAM R.
Pages: 384
Binding: Paper Back
ISBN: 978-81-203-5009-0
Pages: 384
Binding: Paper Back

Price: R 550.00
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About The Book
Description:
The practical, portable guide for Windows administrators!
Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide focuses on essential tasks for Windows 8.1 deployment, configuration, optimization, and maintenance. Zero in on core procedures and operations through quick- reference tables, instructions, and lists. You'll get the streamlined information you need to save time and get the job done-whether at your desk or in the field.
Get fast facts to:
• Install and customize Windows 8.1
• Manage system configuration, startup, and boot
• Optimize the desktop environment and UI
• Configure Group Policy preferences
• Administer local accounts and groups
• Configure hardware devices
• Install and manage programs
• Manage data access and security
• Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve issues
• Manage updates, backups, and recovery

Contents:
Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1 Introduction to Windows 8.1 administration

Chapter 2 Configuring and optimizing Windows 8.1 computers

Chapter 3 Customizing the desktop and the interface

Chapter 4 Automating Windows 8.1 configuration

Chapter 5 Managing user access and security

Chapter 6 Managing remote access to workstations

Chapter 7 Installing and maintaining applications

Chapter 8 Managing hardware devices and drivers

Chapter 9 Handling maintenance and support tasks

Chapter 10 Backing up and recovering a computer

Index

About the author

Author Details
Author Name STANEK, WILLIAM R.  
About Author William R. Stanek is a leading technology expert with 20+ years of experience in systems management and advanced programming. He is the award winning author of more than 150 books, including 40 for Microsoft Press. He is the series editor for the Pocket Consultant line of books.  

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