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Hardware (B)
A hybrid memory built by SSD and DRAM to support in-memory big data analytics : Knowledge and Information Systems

Big data analytics use cases are generally characterized by the “3 Vs”: volume (of data), velocity (of arrival), and variety (of data format). For those cases...
Dynamic Memory (DRAM) (B.3.1...) | May 18 15

Verilog HDL simulator technology: a survey : Journal of Electronic Testing: Theory and Applications

Tan et al. discuss the origin of Verilog, as well as its standardization and widespread adoption as one of the most popular hardware description...
Verilog (B.6.3...) | May 27 15

Aspect-oriented RTL HW design using SystemC : Microprocessors & Microsystems

In object-oriented programming (OOP), software systems are implemented by decomposing a problem into suitable classes. But some concerns of the system, like...
Hardware Description Languages (B.6.3...) | Apr 27 15


Computer Systems Organization (C)
On effectiveness of mesh-based protocols for smart grid communication networks : ACM SIGAPP Applied Computing Review

The smart grid relies on communication networks among millions of measuring devices, including remote terminal units (RTUs) and phasor measurement...
Protocol Verification (C.2.2...) | May 13 15

Optimal distributed P2P streaming under node degree bounds : IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking

The problem of maximizing the rate of a broadcast operation in peer-to-peer (P2P) systems that are bounded by a node degree is studied in...
Distributed Systems (C.2.4) | May 12 15

Comparison of component frameworks for real-time embedded systems : Knowledge and Information Systems

I am searching for component frameworks for embedded systems, so this review arrived just in time for me. The authors provide a comprehensive...
Real-Time & Embedded Systems (C.3...) | Apr 28 15

Outage-capacity tradeoff for smart grid with renewables : ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review

As the role of renewable energy sources such as photovoltaic systems and wind turbines increases in smart grids, it is essential to...
Performance of Systems (C.4) | Apr 30 15


Software (D)
An empirical study on the impact of static typing on software maintainability : Empirical Software Engineering

Traditionally, science and engineering involve a fair amount of empirical work; it is, after all, one of the foundations of the scientific...
Software Engineering (D.2) | May 21 15

Cooperation, collaboration and pair-programming: field studies on backup behavior : Journal of Systems and Software

Coman et al. describe two studies of pair programming. They define the term backup behavior as the extent to which team members help each other perform their roles...
Methodologies (D.2.10...) | May 6 15

SOA in variability-intensive environments: pitfalls and best practices : IEEE Software

The US Federal Chief Information Officer, Vivek Kundra, published the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy in 2011. It has become commonly known as the “Cloud First”...
SOA (D.2.11...) | May 12 15


Computer Systems Organization (C)

Social networks: analysis and case studies

Experts in the field of social networks aim to help readers grasp the state of the art in the topic of network-based representation and analysis in this collection of papers. However, it is not a survey of this enormous area. Instead, the editors...
Network Architecture & Design (C.2.1) | Apr 24 15

Apache Hadoop YARN

MapReduce from Apache Hadoop 1 (MapReduce MRv1) has in the next-generation MapReduce (MRv2, or YARN) been divided into two components, where the cluster resource management capabilities have become YARN (Yet Another Resource Negotiator)...
Distributed Systems (C.2.4) | May 15 15

Pro Apache Hadoop (2nd ed.)

Big data analysis is an emerging field. Every day there is a tremendous amount of data being generated in all areas. Large volumes of data cannot be handled by traditional computing paradigms. This...
Distributed Systems (C.2.4) | May 12 15

Mastering the Raspberry Pi

I have recently developed considerable interest in single-board, low-consumption computers because of their high flexibility and discrete computational performance. In particular, I stumbled quite...
Real-Time & Embedded Systems (C.3...) | Apr 27 15


Software (D)

From mathematics to generic programming

Perhaps by misfortune, I’ve been associated with mathematicians who prefer to teach abstractions as if teaching other mathematicians; in other words, presenting abstrusities and fleshing them out with practical...
General (D.0) | May 29 15

Learn iOS 8 app development (2nd ed.)

This is a well-structured book aimed at a software application development tool for iOS devices. It is intended to provide the knowledge to start writing applications using Swift, iOS 8 SDK, and Cocoa...
General (D.1.0) | May 13 15

The Java tutorial: a short course on the basics (6th ed.)

Beginning with the first edition of The Java tutorial in 1996, the book has been a hard-copy version of the online Java tutorials [1], where the content is available in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) form. Ebook versions may be downloaded for free from...
Object-Oriented Programming (D.1.5) | May 28 15

Learning AngularJS

AngularJS is an open-source framework for dynamic web applications that integrates the model-view-controller architecture and functionality for rich Internet applications. It is intended to simplify...
Object-Oriented Programming (D.1.5) | May 21 15

Scripting in Java: integrating with Groovy and JavaScript

Java 6 introduced the Java scripting application programming interface (API) in the package javax.script. It contains a script engine (or interpreter) to evaluate scripts. The scripts can be written...
Object-Oriented Programming (D.1.5) | May 13 15

C# deconstructed: discover how C# works on the .NET framework

Rather than being an introduction to C# as a programming language text, this book is a very brief and concise text, to be used as a supplemental resource for a lower-level undergraduate class on compiler design. Specifically, it summarizes how C#...
Object-Oriented Programming (D.1.5) | May 13 15

   
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