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  Approaches to co-evolution of metamodels and models: a survey
Hebig R., Khelladi D., Bendraou R.  IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering 43(5): 396-414, 2017. Type: Article

Model-driven approaches are widely used in small and big industries to design and develop embedded and large-scale systems, for example, in the automotive sector, in aircraft design, or in security. Metamodels are the formal definitions of the lan...

Sep 21 2017
  A survey on systems security metrics
Pendleton M., Garcia-Lebron R., Cho J., Xu S.  ACM Computing Surveys 49(4): 1-35, 2017. Type: Article

As information security becomes a mainstream discipline and is talked about on primetime news and in cafes, among the first questions after the dust around the breach of the day settles would be whether we are secure, and how we measure whether we...

Aug 3 2017
  WebAL comes of age: a review of the first 21 years of artificial life on the web
Taylor T., Auerbach J., Bongard J., Clune J., Hickinbotham S., Ofria C., Oka M., Risi S., Stanley K., Yosinski J.  Artificial Life 22(3): 364-407, 2016. Type: Article

Soon after computers became available to researchers, they were used to explore concepts like cellular automata or self-replicating machines and organisms, the most prominent being John H. Conway’s Game of Life. The emergence of the World Wi...

Mar 21 2017
   Applied computer science (2nd ed.)
Torbert S.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 290 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319308-64-7)

The goal of this book is to “encourage, prepare and challenge” talented computing students. The goal is not to motivate students without talent. As the author states in the preface: “Efforts to increase student participation in c...

Jan 25 2017
  Big data 2.0 processing systems: a survey
Sakr S.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 102 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319387-75-8)

With the advent of smartphones with Internet connections and the widespread use of social media, a data explosion has been witnessed in recent years. Almost 90 percent of the data that exists today has been generated only in the last two years. An...

Jan 25 2017
  Introduction to nonlinear thermomechanics of solids
Kleiber M., Kowalczyk P.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 346 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319334-54-7)

This book introduces thermomechanics mathematically. It progresses from an analysis of a simple bar with a force through various types of fundamental equation systems for thermomechanics. It explains how these fundamental equations can be used to ...

Oct 31 2016
  The six pillars for building big data analytics ecosystems
Khalifa S., Elshater Y., Sundaravarathan K., Bhat A., Martin P., Imam F., Rope D., McRoberts M., Statchuk C.  ACM Computing Surveys 49(2): 1-36, 2016. Type: Article

Big data analytics (BDA) encompasses a set of activities oriented toward the transformation of enormous amounts of raw data into meaningful insights, the discovery of hidden patterns, and the prediction of the likelihood of future events. A BDA ec...

Oct 5 2016
   Computational thinking
Grady Booch. YouTube, 01:04:09, published on Mar 16, 2016, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6n4GNdIeFbs. Type: Video

This one-hour lecture by Grady Booch is a walk through history seen as an evolution toward computational thinking, which will culminate in a symbiotic relationship between people and computers/machines....

Oct 3 2016
  Introduction to React
Gackenheimer C.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2015. 148 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484212-46-2)

React is Facebook’s library for creating complex responsive user interfaces in JavaScript. I came to this book with some knowledge of what to expect. I have used the ClojureScript Reagent and OM libraries that are layered upon React, and was...

Jun 20 2016
  The pattern on the stone: the simple ideas that make computers work
Hillis W.,  Basic Books, Inc., New York, NY, 2015. 192 pp. Type: Book (978-0-465066-93-3)

This is an easy-to-read book that any computer science enthusiast would treasure. Daniel Hillis, the founder of Thinking Machines, brings out basic concepts beautifully. The book’s nine short chapters can be read in a couple of days. The aut...

Jun 8 2016
 
 
 
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