Professional & Applied Computing

Technology, artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning: they are key components of many aspects of life today, and research and higher education are no exception. Data analytics, managing and sharing large data sets, designing algorithms, presenting research in a clear and visually appealing way: these are part of the work of academics, regardless of what field they are in. 

Knowing how to work with the systems that support these actions and being familiar with the programming languages commonly used for them are vital for researchers at various stages of their careers, both in academic and in corporate settings. This Collection provides researchers, students and developers with the practical tech content they need to excel in their work. Careful editorial attention to quality and frequent new editions to cover updates in programming languages and software ensure the Professional & Applied Computing collection’s reliability and relevance. All books are tech reviewed and curated by our dedicated team of editors. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: data science, data analytics, database management, security, web accessibility, blockchain applications, fintech and programming languages such as Python, C#, C++, R, MATLAB, Swift and Java. The content level ranges from Beginner to Pro, and everything in between.

KEY TECH SKILLS FOR STUDENTS IN 2023: 285 titles in the collection

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eBooks in this collection are dedicated to meeting the informational and educational needs of readers at every level: beginners, educators, IT professionals, developers, and tech enthusiasts worldwide.

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Springer Nature's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Programme aims to connect the researchers who are tackling the world’s toughest challenges with the practitioners in policy and business who desperately need those insights to achieve their goals in improving the world, by making our publishing activities more visible to our key communities through a variety of channels

The Professional Computing eBook collection aligns with Sustainable Development Goals  

3 Good Health and Well Being

4 Quality Education

7 Affordable and Clean Energy

8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

10 Reduced Inequalities

11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions