Category: Data Processing

IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee as Enabling Technologies for by Stefano Tennina, Anis Koubâa, Roberta Daidone, Mário Alves,

By Stefano Tennina, Anis Koubâa, Roberta Daidone, Mário Alves, Petr Jurčík, Ricardo Severino, Marco Tiloca, Jan-Hinrich Hauer, Nuno Pereira, Gianluca Dini, Mélanie Bouroche, Eduardo Tovar

This e-book outlines an important features of IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee and the way they are often used to engineer instant Sensor community (WSN) platforms and functions, with a selected specialise in Quality-of-Service (QoS) facets. It begins by means of delivering a photo of the main appropriate positive factors of those protocols, opting for a few gaps within the typical requirements. Then it describes a number of cutting-edge open-source implementations, types and instruments which have been designed through the authors and feature been regular through the overseas group. The e-book additionally outlines the elemental functionality limits of IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee networks, in accordance with well-sustained analytical, simulation and experimental types, together with tips on how to size such networks to optimize delay/energy trade-offs.

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Software reliability: principles and practices by Glenford J. Myers

By Glenford J. Myers

Offers constructively with famous software program difficulties. makes a speciality of the unreliability of desktop courses and provides cutting-edge strategies. Covers—software improvement, software program checking out, dependent programming, composite layout, language layout, proofs of application correctness, and mathematical reliability types. Written in an off-the-cuff variety for somebody whose paintings is laid low with the unreliability of software program. Examples illustrate key rules, over one hundred eighty references

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Algorithmes d’approximation by Vijay V. Vazirani

By Vijay V. Vazirani

Le champ des algorithmes d'approximation est aujourd'hui l'un des domaines de recherche les plus actifs en informatique. Il allie l. a. profondeur de l. a. th?orie math?matique aux promesses d'applications pratiques d'un int?r?t consid?rable. l. a. plupart des probl?mes issus d'applications proper de domaines aussi diff?rents que l. a. perception de circuits VLSI, l. a. notion et l. a. planification de r?seaux, l'ordonnancement, los angeles th?orie des jeux, los angeles biologie ou los angeles th?orie des nombres, sont des probl?mes NP-difficiles. Leur r?solution exacte demanderait des ressources informatiques inaccessibles et ne peut donc ?tre envisag?e. Pour faire face ? cette scenario, un grand nombre d'algorithmes proposant des strategies approch?es ? ces probl?mes ont ?t? d?velopp?s. Une quantit? consid?rable de r?sultats nouveaux a ?t? ?tablie lors de los angeles derni?re d?cennie et a r?volutionn? ce champ d'?tude. Le d?fi relev? par cet ouvrage est de pr?senter clairement les th?ories et m?thodologies sous-jacentes sans rien ?ter ? los angeles beaut? des r?sultats. Ce livre reveal ces questions algorithmiques complexes en proposant des d?monstrations simples et intuitives accompagn?es de nombreux exemples.

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Mathematics and Computing 2013: International Conference in by Ram N. Mohapatra, Debasis Giri, P. K. Saxena, P. D.

By Ram N. Mohapatra, Debasis Giri, P. K. Saxena, P. D. Srivastava

This ebook discusses contemporary advancements and modern study in arithmetic, statistics and their functions in computing. All contributing authors are eminent academicians, scientists, researchers and students of their respective fields, hailing from all over the world. The convention has emerged as a strong discussion board, supplying researchers a venue to debate, have interaction and collaborate and stimulating the development of arithmetic and its functions in desktop technology. The publication will enable aspiring researchers to replace their wisdom of cryptography, algebra, body idea, optimizations, stochastic strategies, compressive sensing, practical research, complicated variables, and so on. instructing destiny shoppers, clients, manufacturers, builders and researchers in arithmetic and computing is a difficult activity and necessary to the advance of recent society. therefore, arithmetic and its purposes in machine technology are of significant significance to a huge diversity of groups, together with mathematicians and computing pros throughout diversified academic degrees and disciplines.

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Modeling Time in Computing by Carlo A. Furia, Dino Mandrioli, Angelo Morzenti, Matteo

By Carlo A. Furia, Dino Mandrioli, Angelo Morzenti, Matteo Rossi

Models that come with a proposal of time are ubiquitous in disciplines reminiscent of the normal sciences, engineering, philosophy, and linguistics, yet in computing the abstractions supplied via the conventional versions are complicated and the self-discipline has spawned many novel versions. This ebook is a scientific thorough presentation of the result of numerous many years of study on constructing, examining, and making use of time versions to computing and engineering.

After a gap motivation introducing the subjects, constitution and targets, the authors introduce the notions of formalism and version typically phrases besides a few of their primary category standards. In doing in order that they current the basics of propositional and predicate good judgment, and crucial matters that come up whilst modeling time throughout all kinds of method. half I is a precis of the types which are conventional in engineering and the ordinary sciences, together with primary machine technology: dynamical platforms and keep watch over idea; layout; and software program algorithmic and complexity research. half II covers complex and really good formalisms facing time modeling in heterogeneous software-intensive platforms: formalisms that percentage finite nation machines as universal “ancestors”; Petri nets in lots of variations; notations in keeping with mathematical common sense, similar to temporal common sense; approach algebras; and “dual-language ways” combining notations with varied features to version and ascertain advanced platforms, e.g., model-checking frameworks. ultimately, the ebook concludes with summarizing comments and tricks in the direction of destiny advancements and open demanding situations. The presentation makes use of a rigorous, but no longer overly technical, type, applicable for readers with heterogeneous backgrounds, and every bankruptcy is supplemented with specified bibliographic feedback and thoroughly selected workouts of various hassle and scope.

The e-book is aimed toward graduate scholars and researchers in machine technology, whereas researchers and practitioners in different clinical and engineering disciplines drawn to time modeling with a computational style also will locate the ebook of worth, and the comparative and conceptual procedure makes this a worthy creation for non-experts. The authors think a easy wisdom of calculus, chance concept, algorithms, and programming, whereas a extra complex wisdom of automata, formal languages, and mathematical good judgment is useful.

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Geometry: Our Cultural Heritage by Audun Holme

By Audun Holme

This booklet includes chosen issues from the background of geometry, with "modern" proofs of a few of the consequences, in addition to an absolutely glossy remedy of chosen easy concerns in geometry. it's geared in the direction of the wishes of destiny arithmetic lecturers. All too frequently the geometry which works into the syllabus for those scholars offers the fabric in a pedantic and formalistic sort, suppressing its dynamic personality and its position as a part of the basis of our universal cultural history. As such, one in all my objectives is to open up those facets of the sphere; one other is to increase a call for participation to arithmetic normally. it's an unlucky indisputable fact that at the present time, at a time while arithmetic and information of arithmetic are extra vital than ever, words like math avoidance and math anxiousness are a great deal within the public vocabulary. creating a critical attempt to heal those ills is a necessary job. hence the ebook additionally goals at an educated public, attracted to creating a new starting in math.For the second version, a number of the historic fabric giving old context has been elevated and various illustrations were extra. the most distinction is but the inclusion of a big variety of workouts with a few feedback for solutions.For excerpts from reports from the 1st variation take a look at

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Business Rules Applied: Building Better Systems Using the by Barbara von Halle

By Barbara von Halle

This ebook is without doubt one of the classics on constructing info platforms with a company principles procedure. not just does the ebook supply a great evaluate of the most important techniques in company principles, it additionally lays out the middle initiatives and methods for a precise technique to improve rules-based structures. Barbara brings nice adventure in database layout and different middle software improvement ideas and he or she weaves the original initiatives and problems with a enterprise principles technique correct in. an individual used to a "traditional" software improvement procedure will locate lots of reference issues so that they do not get misplaced and but all of the keys they should be successful with a necessity method in keeping with company rules.

The references to enterprise principles administration structures are a bit outdated as you will count on given the publication is some years outdated however the middle recommendation is still pretty much as good at the present time because it used to be then. even though Barb keeps to boost her principles and write on company principles, this publication is a wonderful reference for an individual making plans enterprise principles initiatives, engaging in them or drawn to tips on how to commence utilizing them. hugely prompt.

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Design and Use of Relational Databases in Chemistry by TJ O'Donnell

By TJ O'Donnell


Through many examples of fine database layout, this booklet exhibits that relational databases are the right way to shop, seek, and act on chemical details. Introducing the innovations of RDMS and SQL, the writer describes how relational facts tables and new information forms support shop and use chemical info, how molecular constructions can turn into a brand new information sort in a database, and the way purchaser courses can successfully use relational databases. He additionally explains how an absolutely functioning chemical relational database approach should be outfitted. A supplementary web site deals an implementation of each functionality from the booklet, a database of buildings and knowledge, and examples utilized in the book.

Alt. ISBN:9781420064421

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A Guide to Microsoft Excel 2013 for Scientists and Engineers by Bernard Liengme

By Bernard Liengme

Completely up to date consultant for college kids, scientists and engineers who are looking to use Microsoft Excel 2013 to its complete strength. digital spreadsheet research has turn into a part of the standard paintings of researchers in all parts of engineering and technology. Microsoft Excel, because the general spreadsheet, has quite a number medical services that may be applied for the modeling, research and presentation of quantitative facts. this article presents an easy consultant to utilizing those services of Microsoft Excel, guiding the reader from simple ideas via to extra complex parts resembling formulae, charts, curve-fitting, equation fixing, integration, macros, statistical services, and providing quantitative data.

  • Content written in particular for the necessities of technology and engineering scholars and pros operating with Microsoft Excel, introduced totally brand new with the hot Microsoft workplace free up of Excel 2013.
  • Features of Excel 2013 are illustrated via a wide selection of examples dependent in technical contexts, demonstrating using this system for research and presentation of experimental effects.

New to this edition:

  • The behind the curtain is brought (a new workplace 2013 feature); the entire ‘external’ operations like retailer, Print and so forth. are actually in a single place
  • The bankruptcy on charting is completely revised and up-to-date – Excel 2013 differs significantly from prior versions
  • Includes many new end-of-chapter difficulties
  • Most chapters were edited to enhance readability

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Digital Speech Processing, Synthesis and Recognition by Sadaoki Furui

By Sadaoki Furui

A examine of electronic speech processing, synthesis and popularity. This moment variation comprises new sections at the overseas standardization of strong and versatile speech coding suggestions, waveform unit concatenation-based speech synthesis, huge vocabulary continuous-speech attractiveness in response to statistical trend reputation, and extra.

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