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Hardware (B)
HPC in big data age: an evaluation report for Java-based data-intensive applications implemented with Hadoop and OpenMPI : EuroMPI/ASIA 14

Traditionally, parallel computation has focused on high-performance computing (HPC), and many special platforms and systems have been built for...
Interconnections (Subsystems) (B.4.3) | Nov 25 14

High-performance implementation of regular and easily scalable sorting networks on an FPGA : Microprocessors & Microsystems

Sorting networks are hardware sorter circuits consisting of comparators. Each comparator takes two input numbers and produces the maximum and minimum of those numbers at its outputs...
Gate Arrays (B.7.1...) | Nov 10 14

A framework for reliability-aware embedded system design on multiprocessor platforms : Microprocessors & Microsystems

The work presented in this paper is built upon the work of the authors in recent years, covering the reliability-aware design and implementation of...
Micro processors & computers (B.7.1...) | Nov 7 14

Computer Systems Organization (C)
Wireless sensor network lifetime maximization by optimal sensor deployment, activity scheduling, data routing and sink mobility : Ad Hoc Networks

Energy conservation is vital to wireless sensor networks (WSNs) in light of the inherently limited sensor power budget and the need for...
Sensor Networks (C.2.1...) | Nov 3 14

Software (D)
A systematic literature review of traceability approaches between software architecture and source code : EASE 14

A systematic literature review of academic and research papers on the subject of traceability between software architecture artifacts and source code...
General (D.2.0) | Nov 14 14

Computational completeness of equations over sets of natural numbers : Information and Computation

One basic issue in several areas of theoretical computer science is to characterize various classes C of functions or sets as those functions/sets that can be created from...
Languages (D.2.1...) | Nov 13 14

Interoperability evaluation models: a systematic review : Computers in Industry

The use of information systems to transfer information has always been challenging. Meeting operational or customer goals of openness requires the ability to quantify, compare, and improve those exchanges. This paper...
Interoperability (D.2.12) | Nov 7 14

Model-driven development of content management systems based on Joomla : ASE 14

This paper describes at a high level a model-driven development (MDD) approach to extensions of a content management system (CMS) like Joomla. Through factoring models of these extensions...
Design Tools & Techniques (D.2.2) | Nov 5 14

Pattern-based verification for multithreaded programs : ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems

The verification of some program properties via model checking has matured in recent years for sequential programming. However, for multithreaded...
Software/Program Verification (D.2.4) | Nov 19 14

Unit test virtualization with VmVm : ICSE 14

In today’s agile-driven software development processes, continuous integration and test-driven development are considered pillars by every software vendor. In such methodologies, unit tests play...
Testing & Debugging (D.2.5) | Nov 7 14

Computer Systems Organization (C)

Introduction to computer and network security: navigating shades of gray

An introduction to computer and network security requires a careful balance between breadth and depth. For breadth, the author chooses mostly key topics: cryptography, network security, viruses, web...
Security & Protection (C.2.0...) | Oct 27 14

Introduction to computer networks and cybersecurity

Networks. With them, we have the web, Netflix, and lots of other useful, informative, and fun things; however, we also get viruses, Trojans, botnets, and more (though we can certainly have security...
Security & Protection (C.2.0...) | Oct 27 14

Software (D)

JRuby Rails web application development

There are not that many texts on developing web apps with JRuby and Rails [1,2]. That seems to be where this slim introductory text comes in. Topics covered in the book include when to use JRuby, invoking...
General (D.1.0) | Nov 19 14

Introduction to agile methods

This is an excellent text for those who want to get in touch with agile methods. The writing style is effective and the coverage is quite broad. At the same time, the book is best for beginners in agile, students being...
Coding Tools & Techniques (D.2.3) | Nov 11 14

Penetration testing

Computers and the networks connecting them have become highly vulnerable to hacking. One way of safeguarding them is by penetration testing (often abbreviated as pentesting). This involves modeling attacks...
Testing & Debugging (D.2.5) | Nov 20 14

Quality code: software testing principles, practices, and patterns

Code’s testability is increasingly being viewed as its defining attribute. In 2005, Michael Feathers defined legacy code as code lacking tests [1]. Stephen Vance, by naming his book on software...
Testing & Debugging (D.2.5) | Nov 6 14

Recommendation systems in software engineering

This book is the result of a comprehensive effort by a broader community to lay down fundamental knowledge on recommendation systems in software engineering. The aim is very challenging. I am very glad to be able to note that the process to...
Management (D.2.9) | Nov 20 14

Systems and software quality: the next step for industrialisation

The authors’ intent is to help organizations achieve a level of quality in their software-based solutions that the market will reward and that will mitigate the organization’s risks. The book is organized in...
Software Quality Assurance (D.2.9...) | Nov 5 14

Introduction to programming languages

The programming language landscape continues to evolve rather quickly. It is not just that new languages are created, but also that new ideas get incorporated as fundamental concepts in these languages. So even though there is a plethora of survey...
General (D.3.0) | Nov 7 14

Beginning Java 8 language features

This book covers all the main language features that are Java specific, providing an extensive and detailed discussion of these components. Therefore, its main audience consists of developers with an already good knowledge of the basics of Java (like...
Java (D.3.2...) | Nov 25 14

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