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Hardware (B)
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

Computer Systems Organization (C)
Design of 4-disjoint gamma interconnection network layouts and reliability analysis of gamma interconnection networks : The Journal of Supercomputing

Two designs of 4-disjoint gamma interconnection networks for reliable data communication in a tightly coupled, large-scale, multiprocessor system...
Interconnection Architectures (C.1.2...) | Jun 10 15

Go static or go home : Communications of the ACM

Computer and network administrators must continue to prevent ongoing security threats to enterprise hardware and software systems. What are the attacks on computers and networks that stand out...
General (C.2.0) | Jun 9 15

Comprehensive event based estimation of sensor node distribution strategies using classical flooding routing protocol in wireless sensor networks : Wireless Networks

How does one evaluate the performance of the classic flooding routing protocol in wireless sensor networks? This paper suggests using sense count, receive...
Sensor Networks (C.2.1...) | Jun 11 15

Using a cloud-centric middleware to enable mobile hosting of web services: mHealth use case : Personal and Ubiquitous Computing

A mobile healthcare solution applied to elderly people is presented in this paper. Each person can have health records stored on a smartphone or...
Cloud Computing (C.2.4...) | Jun 8 15

Using priced timed automaton to analyse the energy consumption in cloud computing environment : Cluster Computing

By accounting for the mismatch in energy consumption by different cloud servers to process the same task, this paper proposes a...
Cloud Computing (C.2.4...) | Jun 8 15

Software (D)
Formalizing the transition from requirements’ change to design change using an evolutionary traceability model : Innovations in Systems & Software Engineering

The evolution and maintenance of software is a field where theory has always been ahead of practice. In particular, it’s notoriously hard to...
Requirements/Specifications (D.2.1) | Jun 17 15

SPOT: a DSL for extending Fortran programs with metaprogramming : Advances in Software Engineering

The Fortran language, a first language for many older computer science (CS) architects, is still used extensively in high-performance computing (HPC). Lots of very functional legacy code is still running...
Domain-Specific Architectures (D.2.11...) | Jun 18 15

Towards personalized prostate cancer therapy using delta-reachability analysis : HSCC 15

In 2005, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. This paper fits what I learned: one faces difficult choices because each cancer is different and there are many treatment options. This paper focuses...
Model Checking (D.2.4...) | Jun 17 15

A cost effective and preventive approach to avoid integration faults caused by mistakes in distribution of software components : Advances in Software Engineering

Failures in distributed software systems are frequently caused by configuration errors. Diagnosing such errors is difficult, and solutions are usually urgently...
Error Handling & Recovery (D.2.5...) | Jun 24 15

Computer Systems Organization (C)

4G: deployment strategies and operational implications

For most people, 4G (or 4th generation) evokes the latest commercially available public wireless communications technology with associated services. But in technical terms, a more precise...
General (C.2.0) | Jun 11 15

Introduction to MIMO communications

The use of multiple antennas at the transmitter and/or at the receiver of wireless communication systems has rapidly gained in popularity over the past decade due to its four powerful performance...
Wireless Communication (C.2.1...) | Jun 16 15

CSA guide to cloud computing: implementing cloud privacy and security

The “cloud is transforming computing into a utility,” but at the same time, “as our dependency grows, so does the potential impact of any incident.” And then there are some privacy issues. This book, from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), addresses these...
Cloud Computing (C.2.4...) | Jun 16 15

Communication challenges and solutions in the smart grid

Communication is an essential part of the smart grid (SG), from the enterprise-level system to the end points such as sensors and appliances. Utilities use communication technologies to monitor and control transmission and distribution networks and...
Distributed Systems (C.2.4) | Jun 12 15

Fundamentals of adaptive signal processing

Uncini honestly acknowledges in the preface of this book that it is somewhat of a patchwork. The main reason is that his intention was to produce a work with quite a broad scope. Surprisingly, the...
Signal Processing Systems (C.3...) | Jun 10 15

Platform embedded security technology revealed: safeguarding the future of computing with Intel embedded security and management engine

This is a great resource for understanding how Intel embeds security technology in hardware. Cybersecurity is a very important topic, and this book truly fills a gap by explaining Intel’s approach...
Real-Time & Embedded Systems (C.3...) | Jun 9 15

Mathematical adventures in performance analysis: from storage systems, through airplane boarding, to express line queues

This book is 99 percent mathematical adventures and revolves around formal proofs. The author actually states that the topic selection criterion was “that the topic [...] involve some interesting...
Performance of Systems (C.4) | Jun 9 15

Beginning iPhone development: exploring the iOS SDK (7th ed.)

iPhone/iPad apps have gained unprecedented attention from both individual and enterprise developers. By presenting detailed guides on building standard iOS programs, enterprise iOS programs, and...
Apple (C.5.3...) | Jun 15 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...
General (D.0) | May 29 15

Swift for programmers

Swift is a new language to replace Objective-C for OS X and iOS application development. Research firm RedMonk found developer interest in Apple’s Swift has grown dramatically since its debut...
Object-Oriented Programming (D.1.5) | Jun 2 15

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