“Spark GraphX in Action” book from Manning Publications, authored by Michael Malak and Robin East, provides a tutorial based coverage of Spark GraphX, the graph data processing library from Apache Spark framework. InfoQ spoke with authors about the book and Spark GraphX library as well as overall Spark framework and what's coming up in the area of graph data processing and analytics.
Manning’s Grokking Algorithms, written by Aditya Y. Bhargava, takes a novel approach to introducing such complex matters as data structures, algorithms, and complexity. Himself a visual learner, Bhargava explains he attempted to leverage the powerful expressiveness of illustration to make it easier to grasp topics that could be otherwise impenetrable for some.
The InfoQ Podcast: Courtney Hemphill on VR, Augmented Reality, and the Importance of Animation in UX
In this week's podcast, Barry Bird talks to Courtney Hemphill, a partner and tech lead at Carbon Five. With over ten years of experience in software development, Hemphill has done full stack development for both startup and enterprise companies. Hemphill's presentation at QCon New York was entitled Algorithms for Animation.
In this article, author talks about the need for change in predictive modeling focus and compares four types of data mining:algorithm mining, landscape mining, decision mining and discussion mining.