Download E-books Software Engineering Education: Proceedings of the Ifip Wg3.4/Searcc (Srip on Education and Training Working Conference, Hong Kong, 28 September-2) PDF

By B. Z. Barta, S. L. Hung, K. R. Cox

Software program engineering schooling is a crucial, frequently arguable, factor within the schooling of data expertise execs. it truly is of outrage in any respect degrees of schooling, no matter if undergraduate, postgraduate or in the course of the operating lifetime of pros within the box. This booklet supplies views from educational associations, and schooling our bodies from many alternative international locations. a number of papers supply real curricula in keeping with cutting edge principles and glossy programming paradigms. numerous elements of undertaking paintings, as a big component to the academic approach, also are coated and the makes use of of software program instruments within the software program and schooling are mentioned. The e-book offers a helpful resource of knowledge for all these and excited by software program engineering schooling.

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Download E-books Finite-State Language Processing (Language, Speech, and Communication) PDF

Finite-state units, which come with finite-state automata, graphs, and finite-state transducers, are in large use in lots of components of laptop technological know-how. lately, there was a resurgence of using finite-state units in all elements of computational linguistics, together with dictionary encoding, textual content processing, and speech processing. This publication describes the elemental homes of finite-state units and illustrates their makes use of. a number of the participants pioneered using finite-automata for various points of traditional language processing. The themes, which diversity from the theoretical to the utilized, comprise finite-state morphology, approximation of phrase-structure grammars, deterministic part-of-speech tagging, software of a finite-state intersection grammar, a finite-state transducer for extracting details from textual content, and speech reputation utilizing weighted finite automata. The advent offers the elemental theoretical ends up in finite-state automata and transducers. those effects and algorithms are defined and illustrated with uncomplicated formal language examples in addition to average language examples.Contributors : Douglas Appelt, John endure, David Clemenceau, Maurice Gross, Jerry R. Hobbs, David Israel, Megumi Kameyama, Lauri Karttunen, Kimmo Koskenniemi, Mehryar Mohri, Eric Laporte, Fernando C. N. Pereira, Michael D. Riley, Emmanuel Roche, Yves Schabes, Max D. Silberztein, Mark Stickel, Pasi Tapanainen, Mabry Tyson, Atro Voutilainen, Rebecca N. Wright.Language, Speech, and verbal exchange series

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Download E-books Systemic Text Generation as Problem Solving (Studies in Natural Language Processing) PDF

By Terry Patten

An exploration of a brand new method of textual content new release that translates systemic grammar as a computational illustration. Patten demonstrates that systemic grammar may be simply and immediately translated into present AI-knowledge representations and successfully processed via an identical knowledge-based recommendations presently exploited via specialist structures. therefore, the basic methodological challenge of interfacing really expert computational representations with both really expert linguisticrepresentations will be resolved. The research presents an in depth dialogue of the formal version proposed and of a considerable implementation together with a comparatively huge systemic grammar. It represents a basic and effective contribution to the literature of textual content new release.

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Download E-books Geometric Programming for Design and Cost Optimization, Second Edition (Synthesis Lectures on Engineering) PDF

Geometric programming is used for layout and price optimization, the improvement of generalized layout relationships, price ratios for particular difficulties, and revenue maximization. The early pioneers of the method - Zener, Duffin, Peterson, Beightler, Wilde, and Phillips -- performed very important roles within the improvement of geometric programming. There are 3 significant parts: 1) creation, historical past, and Theoretical basics, 2) purposes with 0 levels of trouble, and three) functions with optimistic levels of hassle. The primal-dual relationships are used to demonstrate the right way to confirm the primal variables from the twin answer and the way to figure out extra twin equations while the levels of hassle are confident. a brand new process for making a choice on extra equations for the twin, Dimensional research, is validated. some of the resolution recommendations of the limited spinoff technique, the condensation of phrases, and dimensional research are illustrated with instance difficulties. The aim of this paintings is to have readers increase extra case stories to additional the applying of this intriguing device. desk of Contents: advent / short heritage of Geometric Programming / Theoretical issues / The optimum field layout Case learn / Trash Can Case learn / The Open shipment delivery field Case learn / steel Casting Cylindrical Riser Case learn / stock version Case research / strategy Furnace layout Case learn / fuel Transmission Pipeline Case learn / revenue Maximization Case research / fabric Removal/Metal slicing Economics Case examine / magazine Bearing layout Case examine / steel Casting Hemispherical most sensible Cylindrical part Riser\\Case research / Liquefied Petroleum gasoline (LPG) Cylinders Case examine / fabric Removal/Metal slicing Economics with Constraints / The Open shipment delivery field with Skids / revenue Maximization contemplating reducing rate capabilities of stock coverage / precis and destiny instructions / Thesis and Dissertations on Geometric Programming

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Download E-books More Programming Pearls: Confessions of a Coder PDF

By Jon Bentley

What do themes starting from natural chemistry to Napoleon's campaigns need to do with computing device programming? This selection of essays demonstrates the numerous different elements of programming, exhibiting how programming might be either a enjoyable and stylish technology. a few of the essays hide programming suggestions, like how profilers grants perception into the dynamic habit of courses, and techniques for making facts documents self-describing. those concepts care for genuine courses and they're realistically illustrated, utilizing the C and Awk languages. Bentley additionally offers the reader with a few methods of the programmer's exchange, like a set of principles of thumb and tricks for locating easy ideas to not easy difficulties. those essays additionally initially seemed within the author's column in communique of the ACM, and feature been considerably revised, incorporating new sections, difficulties, and reader reviews.

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Download E-books The Description Logic Handbook: Theory, Implementation and Applications PDF

Description logics are embodied in numerous knowledge-based platforms and are used to improve a variety of real-life purposes. Now in paperback, the outline good judgment guide offers an intensive account of the topic, protecting all elements of study during this box, particularly: conception, implementation, and purposes. Its charm should be vast, starting from extra theoretically orientated readers, to these with extra virtually orientated pursuits who desire a sound and sleek realizing of information illustration structures in response to description logics. in addition to common revision in the course of the publication, this re-creation offers a brand new bankruptcy on ontology languages for the semantic net, a space of serious significance for the long run improvement of the internet. In sum, the e-book will function a special source for the topic, and will even be used for self-study or as a reference for wisdom illustration and synthetic intelligence classes.

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Download E-books Professional Ajax, 2nd Edition (Programmer to Programmer) PDF

By Nicholas C. Zakas

Specialist Ajax second variation offers a developer-level educational of Ajax thoughts, styles, and use instances. The e-book starts through exploring the roots of Ajax, masking how the evolution of the net and new applied sciences without delay ended in the advance of Ajax strategies. an in depth dialogue of ways frames, JavaScript, cookies, XML, and XMLHttp requests (XHR) regarding Ajax is integrated. After this creation, the publication strikes directly to hide the implementation of particular Ajax thoughts. Request agents reminiscent of hidden frames, dynamic iframes, and XHR are in comparison and contrasted, explaining whilst one procedure will be used over one other. To make this dialogue clearer, a short evaluation of HTTP requests and responses is integrated.

as soon as a easy realizing of some of the request kinds is mentioned, the booklet strikes directly to offer in-depth examples of ways and whilst to exploit Ajax in an internet site or internet software. assorted information transmission codecs, together with simple textual content, HTML, XML, and JSON are mentioned for his or her merits and drawbacks. additionally incorporated is a dialogue on internet providers and the way they're used to accomplish Ajax options. subsequent, extra complicated issues are lined. A bankruptcy introducing a request administration framework explores the best way to deal with all the requests inside an Ajax software. Ajax debugging thoughts also are mentioned.

The final a part of the booklet walks throughout the production of 2 full-fledged Ajax internet purposes. the 1st, FooReader.NET, is an Ajax-powered RSS reader. the second one, known as AjaxMail, is an Ajax-enabled e-mail method. either one of those functions contain a number of the concepts mentioned through the publication.

expert Ajax second variation is written for internet program builders trying to improve the usability in their websites and net purposes and intermediate JavaScript builders seeking to additional comprehend the language. Readers must have familiarity with XML, XSLT, internet providers, personal home page or C#, HTML, CSS. This publication isn't really aimed toward novices with no uncomplicated figuring out of the aforementioned applied sciences. additionally, an exceptional realizing of JavaScript is extremely important to knowing this e-book. these readers with out such wisdom should still in its place consult with books corresponding to starting JavaScript, moment variation (Wrox, 2004, ISBN: 978-0-7645-5587-9) JavaScript for net builders (Wrox, 2005, ISBN: 978-0-7645-7908-0).

specialist Ajax second variation provides approximately two hundred pages of recent and extended insurance in comparison to the 1st variation. many of the new issues coated right here contain:

  • Ajax Libraries together with the Yahoo! Connection supervisor, Prototype, and jQuery
  • Request administration with precedence Queues and the RequestManager item
  • Comet push-based internet structures and HTTP streaming
  • Maps and Mashups with Geocoding, Google Maps API and Yahoo! Maps API
  • Ajax Debugging with FireBug and Microsoft Fiddler

    ASP.NET AJAX Extensions (formerly code-named "Atlas")

and naturally the second one version keeps and updates the middle first version content material together with:

  • the diversity of request agents (including the hidden body strategy, iframes, and XMLHttp) and explains whilst one could be used over one other
  • different Ajax strategies and styles for executing client-server conversation
  • Ajax styles together with predictive fetch, web page preloading, submission throttling, incremental box and shape validation, periodic refresh, multi-stage obtain and extra
  • Syndication with RSS, Atom, and XParser
  • JSON and developing an autosuggest textbox instance
  • web web site widgets for a information ticker, climate details, net seek, and placement seek
  • Ajax Frameworks JSpan, DWR, and Ajax.NET specialist
  • A Web-based RSS/Atom aggregator case examine
  • An AjaxMail case examine

This publication is additionally to be had as a part of the 4-book JavaScript and Ajax Wrox field (ISBN: 0470227818). This 4-book set comprises:

  • Professional JavaScript for internet builders (ISBN: 0764579088)
  • Professional Ajax 2d version (ISBN: 0470109491)
  • Professional internet 2.0 Programming (ISBN: 0470087889)
  • Professional wealthy web purposes: Ajax and past (ISBN: 0470082801)

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Download E-books Programming Multicore and Many-core Computing Systems (Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing) PDF

By Sabri Pllana, Fatos Xhafa

Programming multi-core and many-core computing systems

Sabri Pllana, Linnaeus collage, Sweden

Fatos Xhafa, Technical college of Catalonia, Spain

Provides state of the art equipment for programming multi-core and many-core systems

The publication contains a range of twenty chapters protecting: basic ideas and algorithms; programming methods; methodologies and frameworks; scheduling and administration; checking out and assessment methodologies; and case experiences for programming multi-core and many-core systems.

Program improvement for multi-core processors, specifically for heterogeneous multi-core processors, is considerably extra complicated than for single-core processors. notwithstanding, programmers were routinely educated for the improvement of sequential courses, and just a small percent of them have event with parallel programming.  some time past, just a particularly small team of programmers drawn to excessive functionality Computing (HPC) used to be taken with the parallel programming concerns, however the state of affairs has replaced dramatically with the looks of multi-core processors on wide-spread computing platforms. it's anticipated that with the pervasiveness of multi-core processors, parallel programming turns into mainstream.

The pervasiveness of multi-core processors impacts a wide spectrum of platforms, from embedded and general-purpose, to high-end computing structures. This ebook assists programmers in getting to know the effective programming of multi-core platforms, that is of paramount value for the software-intensive in the direction of a more desirable product-development cycle.

Key features:

  • Lessons, demanding situations, and roadmaps ahead.
  • Contains actual global examples and case studies.
  • Helps programmers in studying the effective programming of multi-core and many-core systems.

The ebook serves as a reference for a bigger viewers of practitioners, younger researchers and graduate point scholars. A uncomplicated point of programming wisdom is needed to take advantage of this book.

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Download E-books Global Software: Developing Applications for the International Market PDF

By Dave Taylor

John Sculley within the brief historical past of private computing, the duty of the software program programmer has been one of many least recognized-but probably the most significant-in the undefined. as well as defining the prob­ lems, and proposing the suggestions, the software program programmer is con­ fronted with the problem of getting to foretell what mix of rules and applied sciences will circulation the ahead within the such a lot compelling manner. even supposing we have seen the advance of great functions in an incredibly brief time period, the main tricky difficulties frequently floor once we try and bring up a suc­ cessful neighborhood inspiration to the foreign enviornment. in relation to Apple computing device, those demanding situations develop into specifically profound since Apple sells Macintosh not only within the usa, yet in Japan, China, the center East, Africa, East­ ern Europe, or even to the United international locations itself. after all, which means the non-public laptop needs to paintings in every single place worldwide. yet extra considerably, it additionally implies that the software program needs to replicate the individuality of a given tradition, its language, morals, or even its humorousness. To step clear of a narrowly-defined, nationally-based paradigm for software program improvement, programmers, administration, and full firms needs to learn how to realize what components of an interface, challenge fixing process, documentation representation, package deal de­ signal, and commercial are neighborhood, and which parts are appro­ priate for international markets.

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Download E-books The Foundations of Program Verification, 2nd Edition PDF

By Jacques Loeckx

The principles of software Verification moment variation Jacques Loeckx and Kurt Sieber Fachbereich informatik Universitat des Saariandes, Saarbrucken, Germany In collaboration with Ryan D. Stansifer division of computing device technology Cornell college, united states This revised variation presents an exact mathematical heritage to a number of application verification recommendations. It concentrates on these verification tools that experience now turn into vintage, akin to the inductive assertions approach to Floyd, the axiomatic approach to Hoare, and Scott's fixpoint induction. the purpose of the e-book is to offer those diversified verification equipment in an easy surroundings and to give an explanation for their mathematical historical past specifically the issues of correctness and completeness of the various tools are mentioned in a few element and lots of beneficial examples are integrated. Contents Authors' PrefacePart A: Preliminaries
* Mathematical Preliminaries
* Predicate Logic
half B: Semantics of Programming Languages
* 3 easy Programming Languages
* Fixpoints in whole Partial Orders
* Denotational Semantics
half C: software Verification Methods
* Correctness of Programs
* The Classical equipment of Floyd
* The Axiomatic approach to Hoare
* Verification equipment in accordance with Denotational Semantics
* LCF A common sense for Computable Functions
half D: Prospects
* an summary of extra Developments

Bibliography Index assessment of the 1st version '. one of many larger books at present to be had which introduces application verification.' G. Bunting, college university Cardiff college Computing

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