Category «Computers»

Advances in Computer Science – ASIAN 2007. Computer and by Andrei Sabelfeld (auth.), Iliano Cervesato (eds.)

By Andrei Sabelfeld (auth.), Iliano Cervesato (eds.)

The ASIAN convention sequence presents a discussion board for researchers all through Asia topresent state of the art leads to yearly-themed components of machine technological know-how, to discussadvances in those fields, and to advertise interplay with researchers from othercontinents.Accordingly, the conferencemoves each year to another middle of researchthroughout Asia: earlier variations have been held in Tokyo, Kunming (China),Bangkok, Mumbai, Hanoi, Penang (Malaysia), Phuket (Thailand), Manila,Kathmandu, Singapore, and Pathumthani (Thailand) the place ASIAN was once initiatedby AIT, INRIA and UNU/IIST in 1995. The twelfth version came about in Doha,Qatar, in the course of December 9–11, 2007.Each 12 months, the convention specializes in a unique subject on the slicing edgeof laptop technological know-how learn. The subject of ASIAN 2007 was once “Computer andNetwork Security”. it's been a practice of ASIAN to ask 3 of themost influential researchers within the concentration zone, one from Asia, one from Europeand one from the Americas, to debate their paintings and their imaginative and prescient for the field.This year’s individual audio system have been Andrei Sabelfeld (Chalmers University,Sweden), Joshua Guttman (MITRE, united states) and Kazuhiko Kato (University ofTsukuba, Japan).

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Predicate Transformer Semantics by Ernest G. Manes

By Ernest G. Manes

A critical challenge within the layout of programming structures is to supply tools for verifying that computing device code plays to specification. This e-book offers a rigorous beginning for outlining Boolean different types, during which the connection among specification and behavior may be explored. Boolean different types offer a wealthy interface among software constructs and strategies well-known from algebra, for example matrix- or ideal-theoretic equipment. The book's contrast is that the procedure depends upon just a unmarried software build (the first-order concept of categories), the others being derived mathematically from 4 axioms. improvement of those axioms (which are obeyed through an abundance of software paradigms) yields Boolean algebras of 'predicates', loop-free constructs, and a calculus of partial and overall correctness that is proven to be the traditional one among Hoare, Dijkstra, Pratt, and Kozen. The ebook is predicated partly on classes taught via the writer, and may attract graduate scholars and researchers in theoretical desktop technology.

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Computer-Aided Verification: 2nd International Conference, by Edmund M. Clarke Jr. (auth.), Edmund M. Clarke, Robert P.

By Edmund M. Clarke Jr. (auth.), Edmund M. Clarke, Robert P. Kurshan (eds.)

This quantity includes the complaints of the second one workshop on computing device Aided Verification, held at DIMACS, Rutgers collage, June 18-21, 1990. Itfeatures theoretical effects that bring about new or extra robust verification tools. between those are advances within the use of binary choice diagrams, dense time, discount rates dependent upon partial order representations and proof-checking in controller verification. the inducement for containing a workshop on computing device aided verification used to be to compile paintings on powerful algorithms or methodologies for formal verification - as extraordinary, say,from attributes of logics or formal languages. The massive curiosity generated through the 1st workshop, held in Grenoble, June 1989 (see LNCS 407), caused this moment assembly. the overall concentration of this quantity is at the challenge of creating formal verification possible for numerous types of computation. particular emphasis is on types linked to allotted courses, protocols, and electronic circuits. the final try out of set of rules feasibility is to embed it right into a verification device, and workout that device on life like examples: the workshop incorporated sessionsfor the demonstration of recent verification tools.

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SDL 2009: Design for Motes and Mobiles: 14th International by Frank Alexander Kraemer, Vidar Slåtten, Peter Herrmann

By Frank Alexander Kraemer, Vidar Slåtten, Peter Herrmann (auth.), Rick Reed, Attila Bilgic, Reinhard Gotzhein (eds.)

This booklet constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the 14th foreign SDL discussion board, SDL 2009, held in Bochum, Germany, in September 2009.

The 15 revised complete papers offered have been rigorously reviewed and chosen for inclusion within the publication. The papers are prepared in topical sections on model-driven improvement, research and overview, evolution of improvement languages, language implementation and help, and alertness studies.

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The Future Was Here: The Commodore Amiga (Platform Studies) by Jimmy Maher

By Jimmy Maher

In the past, in 1985, own desktops got here in basic different types: the pleasant, infantile online game computer used for enjoyable (exemplified via Atari and Commodore products); and the uninteresting, beige grownup field used for enterprise (exemplified by way of items from IBM). the sport machines grew to become interesting technical and inventive structures that have been of constrained real-world application. The IBM items have been all software, with little emphasis on aesthetics and no emphasis on enjoyable. Into this bifurcated computing setting got here the Commodore Amiga a thousand. This laptop featured a palette of 4,096 shades, remarkable animation features, four-channel stereo sound, the potential to run a number of functions at the same time, a graphical consumer interface, and robust processing power. It was once, Jimmy Maher writes sooner or later was once right here, the world's first actual multimedia laptop. Maher argues that the Amiga's skill to shop and demonstrate colour pictures, control video (giving amateurs entry to expert tools), and use recordings of real-world sound have been the seeds of the electronic media destiny: electronic cameras, Photoshop, MP3 avid gamers, or even YouTube, Flickr, and the blogosphere. He examines diverse points of the platform--from Deluxe Paint to AmigaOS to Cinemaware--in each one bankruptcy, making a portrait of the platform and the groups of perform that surrounded it. in fact, Maher recognizes, the Amiga was once no longer excellent: the DOS section of the working platforms was once clunky and ill-matched, for instance, and crashes usually observed multitasking makes an attempt. And Commodore went bankrupt in 1994. yet for many years, the Amiga's technical characteristics have been harnessed by way of engineers, programmers, artists, and others to ward off limitations and rework the tradition of computing.

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People and Computers by Gilbert Cockton, Stephen Draper, George R. S. Weir

By Gilbert Cockton, Stephen Draper, George R. S. Weir

Human machine interplay (HCI) is the medical box that's curious about each element of the connection among desktops and other people (individuals, teams and society). This quantity offers an summary of the very newest, cutting-edge advancements within the box. It includes the refereed papers and reviews from the 1994 assembly of the British machine Society's HCI crew. A wide variety of HCI-related subject matters are coated, together with interactive structures improvement, consumer interface layout, person modeling, instruments, hypertext and CSCW. simply because either study and advertisement views are thought of, the ebook could be crucial for all researchers, designers and brands who have to preserve abreast of advancements in HCI.

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Languages and Compilers for High Performance Computing: 17th by Rudolf Eigenmann, Zhiyuan Li, Samuel P. Midkiff

By Rudolf Eigenmann, Zhiyuan Li, Samuel P. Midkiff

This booklet constitutes the completely refereed post-proceedings of the seventeenth foreign Workshop on Languages and Compilers for prime functionality Computing, LCPC 2004, held in West Lafayette, IN, united states in September 2004. The 33 revised complete papers awarded have been conscientiously chosen in the course of rounds of reviewing and development. The papers are equipped in topical sections on compiler infrastructures; predicting and lowering reminiscence entry; locality, tiling, and partitioning; instruments and strategies for parallelism and locality; Java for high-performance computing; high-level languages and optimizations; large-scale information sharing; functionality experiences; software research; and exploiting architectural positive aspects.

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