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The new group theory package in Maple 17 : ACM Communications in Computer Algebra

Computer algebra systems are generally divided [1] into those that treat groups, or other mathematical structures, such as GAP, Cayley, and Magma, and those that treat polynomials and objects built...
General (G.2.0) | Jun 30 14

Ontology driven creational design patterns as parameterized and reusable components : ACM SIGAPP Applied Computing Review

Software design patterns, especially creational design patterns, have been of special interest to the software development community since their systematic...
Patterns (D.2.11...) | Jun 26 14

Locality analysis: a nonillion time window problem : ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review

Brock et al., in this paper, revisit the problem of instruction/data locality of references (temporal and spatial), which plays a key role in the latency of instructions being executed by the central...
Metrics (D.2.8) | Jul 11 14

A regularization approach to learning task relationships in multitask learning : ACM Trans. on Knowledge Discovery from Data

Multitask learning is very popular in many domains and has been applied in numerous applications. This paper proposes a novel...
Learning (I.2.6) | Jul 1 14

Compressed matrix multiplication : ACM Transactions on Computation Theory

This paper is concerned with approximating a matrix product, that is, finding the large entries (AB){i,j} [and the corresponding indices (i,j)] from A and B without computing AB first. Two main applications...
Hash-Table Representations (E.2...) | Jul 18 14

A taxonomy for requirements engineering and software test alignment : ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology

The key to software development is the transformation of requirements into test information. Our understanding of this transformation is limited...
Requirements/Specifications (D.2.1) | Jun 26 14

Comparing NoSQL MongoDB to an SQL DB : ACMSE 13

Results are presented of a performance comparison between SQL Server and NoSQL MongoDB database systems. The comparison involved insert, three kinds of update, four kinds of simple select, and...
Relational Databases (H.2.4...) | Jul 3 14

A novel model of image segmentation based on watershed algorithm : Advances in Multimedia

As time goes on, we accumulate more experience with, rather than better algorithms for, image segmentation. Although the title of this paper intrigues readers with the word “novel,” it is nonetheless...
Segmentation (I.4.6) | Jul 9 14

Representing and reasoning about XML with ontologies : Applied Intelligence

Nowadays, Extensible Markup Language (XML) has become the standard for data representation. It has been adopted by all of the software editors and incorporated in all of the programming...
XML (I.7.2...) | Jul 17 14

High-order symmetric multistep cosine methods : Applied Numerical Mathematics

Rather special initial value problems for systems of second-order differential equations of the type Ÿ(t) = -Ω2Y(t) + G(t,Y(t)) with Y(t0) = Y0 and (t0)...
Multistep & Multivalue Methods (G.1.7...) | Jun 30 14



A composer’s guide to game music

Written in a conversational style, any reader, even one without formal music training, will find value in this interesting book. Phillips begins with why you would want to write game music, and ends with how to act like a business and find work. This is an...
Games (K.8.0...) | Jul 3 14

Abstraction in artificial intelligence and complex systems

A ubiquitous feature of human experience is using one thing to represent another. Abstraction, generalization, categorization, approximation, and reformulation all describe this process, from different...
Applications & Expert Systems (I.2.1) | Jul 1 14

Accelerating MATLAB with GPU computing: a primer with examples

MATLAB is one of the top choices for rapid prototyping, where high performance is usually not a crucial issue. Nevertheless, it is surely very desirable to improve the efficiency of a MATLAB simulation engine by...
Graphics Processors (I.3.1...) | Jul 2 14

Advanced SOA tools and applications

Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a very popular computing model for distributed applications that should meet certain requirements in terms of reusability, composability, scalability, and performance. All application areas can benefit...
Software Architectures (D.2.11) | Jul 21 14

Advances in research methods for information systems research: data mining, data envelopment analysis, value focused thinking

Information systems (IS), whether for corporations or governments, have improved tremendously in recent years thanks to the cooperation between academia and industry. Therefore, it is quite a surprise...
Data Mining (H.2.8...) | Jul 8 14

Analysis of engineering drawings and raster map images

Determining the exact purpose of this short book is not easy. Among its eight chapters, the first three, “Introduction,” “Segmentation and Vectorization,” and “Text and Graphics Analysis in Engineering...
Engineering (J.2...) | Jul 7 14

Aspect-oriented requirements engineering

Those familiar with aspect-oriented programming (AOP) will recognize the term “aspect” from that discipline, which originated, along with the terminology, in the late 1990s [1]. Aspect-oriented requirements engineering (AORE), also called...
Requirements/Specifications (D.2.1) | Jun 30 14

Beginning Android 3D game development

Many Android development books and websites suffer from providing only trivial examples for various features of the operating system and application programming interface (API), and never integrating those various examples into a whole solution...
Games (K.8.0...) | Jul 8 14

Beginning Haskell: a project-based approach

There are several good books in the literature that teach readers the functional programming paradigm by using Haskell, the de facto standard of the lazy evaluation community. Thus, there are a...
Applicative (Functional) Prog. (D.1.1) | Jun 25 14

Beginning LEGO Mindstorms EV3

The last title in the Apress collection of more than ten books about constructing robots with LEGO kits, this book is mainly about building a LEGO vehicle and making it run. LEGO Mindstorms is well...
Robotics (I.2.9) | Jul 18 14


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