List of Books for Review
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Below you find books available for review
and currently under review
Go to titles from:
Cambridge University Press
Further titles are available via Cambridge University Press' website.
- Buchberger: Gröbner Bases and Applications
- Buttyán: Security and Cooperation in Wireless Networks
- Churchhouse: Codes and Ciphers
- Huth: Secure Communicating Systems - Design, Analysis, and Implementation
- Kempf: Wireless Internet Security - Architecture and Protocols
- Obaidat: Security of e-Systems and Computer Networks
- Sinkov: Elementary Cryptanalysis, 2nd Edition
- Yanofsky: Quantum Computing for Computer Scientists
CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group
Further titles are available via CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group's website.
- Acquisti: Digital Privacy: Theory, Technologies, and Practices
- Blanchet-Sadri: Algorithmic Combinatorics on Partial Words
- Brualdi: A Combinatorial Approach to Matrix Theory and Its Applications
- Chin: Access Control, Security, and Trust: A logical Approach
- Furht: Multimedia Watermarking Techniques and Applications
- Gross: Combinatorial Methods with Computer Applications
- Hardy: Applied Algebra: Codes, Ciphers and Discrete Algorithms, Second Edition
- Heubach: Combinatorics of Compositions and Words
- Hinek: Cryptanalysis of RSA and Its Variants
- Johnson: Handbook of Finite Translation Planes
- Joshi: A new Paradigm to Information Security
- Joux: Algorithmic Cryptanalysis
- Koolen: Applications of Group Theory to Combinatorics
- Lindner: Design Theory, Second Edition
- Liu: Security and Policy Driven Computing
- Moldovyan: Data-driven Block Ciphers for Fast Telecommunication Systems
- Paulsen: Abstract Algebra. An interactive Approach
- Peeva: Syzygies and Hilbert Functions
- Roberts: Applied Combinatorics, Second Edition
- Smith: Introduction to Abstract Algebra
- Szabo: Factoring Groups into Subsets
- Thuraisingham: Secure Semantic Service-Oriented Systems
- Valiente: Combinatorial Pattern Matching Algorithms in Computational Biology Using Perl and R
- Wallis: Introduction to Combinatorial Designs, Second Edition
- Xiao: Security in Distributed, Grid, Mobile, and Pervasive Computing
Presses Polytechnique et Universitaires Romandes
- Avoine: Computer System Security - Basic Concepts and Solved Exercises
- Sherif: Paiements Electroniques Securises [French]
- Tashi: Information Security Evaluation
Further titles are available via Springer's website.
- Adjeroh: The Burrows-Wheeler Transform
- Aigner: Das BUCH der Beweise [German]
- Applebaum: Cryptography in Constant Parallel Time
- Bauer: Origins and Foundations of Computing
- Berrou: Codes and Turbo Codes
- Böhme: Advanced Statistical Steganalysis
- Borda: Fundamentals in Information Theory and Coding
- Buchmann: Introduction to Public Key Infrastructures
- Cachin: Introduction to Reliable and Secure Distributed Programming - 2nd Edition
- Camp: Economics of Identity Theft
- Chatterjee: Identity-Based Encryption
- Dietzfelbinger: Primality Testing in Polynomial Time
- Fine: Number Theory
- Gomes: Implicit Curves and Surfaces: Mathematics, Data Structures, and Algorithms
- Gómez Pardo: Introduction to Cryptography with Maple
- Higgins: Number Story
- Joye: Fault Analysis in Cryptography
- Jukna: Boolean Function Complexity
- Keromytis: Voice over IP Security
- Kościelny: Modern Cryptography Primer
- Kuo: Precoding Techniques for Digital Communication Systems
- Markantonakis: Secure Smart Embedded Devices, Platforms and Applications
- Maruoka: Concise Guide to Computation Theory
- Onieva: Secure Multi-Party Non-Repudiation Protocols and Applications
- Riesel: Prime Numbers and Computer Methods for Factorization
- Robshaw: New Stream Cipher Designs
- Roussos: Networked RFID: Systems, Software and Services
- Salomon: A Concise Introduction to Data Compression
- Sammes: Forensic Computing
- Schellekens: A Modular Calculus for the Average Cost of Data Structuring
- Schneider: Engineering Secure Two-Party Computation Protocols
- Shi: Transactions on Data Hiding and Multimedia Security III
- Stolfo: Insider Attack and Cyber Security
- Traynor: Security for Telecommunications Networks
- Verbauwhede: Secure Integrated Circuits and Systems
- Vöcking: Taschenbuch der Algorithmen [German]
- Yan: Quantum Attacks on Public-Key Cryptosystems
- Yeung: Information Theory and Network Coding
- Zeng: Quantum Private Communication
Books under review
Cambridge University Press books under review:
- [ 2014-01-30 Yesem Kurt Peker] Alpcan: Network Security - A Decision and Game-Theoretic Approach
- [!2014-06-01 Eric Diehl] Fridrich: Steganography in Digital Media - Principles, Algorithms, and Applications
CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group Group books under review:
- [ 2014-08-26 Jorge Nakahara] Cao: New Directions of Modern Cryptography
- [ 2014-09-26 Frederic Ezerman] Gould: Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling
- [ 2014-09-27 S.V. Nagaraj] Rosenberg: Handbook of Financial Cryptography and Security
- [ 2014-10-7 Amit K. Awasthi]Mollin: Fundamental Number Theory with Applications, Second Edition
- [ 2014-10-14 Bertrand Fan]Elaydi: Discrete Chaos, Second Edition: With Applications in Science and Engineering
Springer books under review:
- [ 2013-01-18 Joerg Gerschuetz] Di Pietro: Intrusion Detection Systems
- [ 2014-06-23 Vincenzo Iovino] Katz: Digital Signatures
- [ 2014-12-31 Jiaxin Pan] Li: An Introduction to Kolmogorov Complexity and Its Applications
- [ 2014-06-23 Kian Boon] Crandall: Prime Numbers
- [ 2014-06-23 Subhayan RoyMoulick] Goldreich: Modern Cryptography, Probabilistic Proofs and Pseudorandomness
- [!2014-12-31 Sashank Dara] Cremers: Operational Semantics and Verification of Security Protocols
- [ 2014-08-01 Jothi Rangasamy] Chatterjee: Identity-Based Encryption