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Computer Systems Organization (C)
A stochastic process model of the hop count distribution in wireless sensor networks : Ad Hoc Networks

In general, this is an appropriate paper with fine structures, methodologies, analyses, and detailed simulation on a proposed stochastic process model for the hop count...
Sensor Networks (C.2.1...) | Jan 22 15

Ontology-based access control model for security policy reasoning in cloud computing : The Journal of Supercomputing

The title of this paper indicates that it is about an access control model geared toward cloud computing. However, it is not indicated what resources of...
Cloud Computing (C.2.4...) | Jan 12 15

Role of acquisition intervals in private and public cloud storage costs : Decision Support Systems

The role of the acquisition interval for the cost-effective use of public and private storage for the cloud infrastructure is the focus of this paper. It introduces a storage cost model to...
Cloud computing (C.2.4...) | Dec 15 14

Cloud forensics definitions and critical criteria for cloud forensic capability: an overview of survey results : Digital Investigation

Cloud computing has gained significant momentum over the last two-to-three years. It provides an attractive solution to outsource data storage...
Cloud Computing (C.2.4...) | Dec 15 14

Combining human error verification and timing analysis: a case study on an infusion pump : Formal Aspects of Computing

A poor design interface can contribute to major problems within a medical computing environment. The biggest problem is user error. This can...
Real-Time & Embedded Systems (C.3...) | Jan 7 15

Applicability of the CMSIS-RTOS standard to the Internet of Things : ISORC 14

The Cortex Microcontroller Software Interface Standard (CMSIS) was first published by ARM in 2008; the RTOS variant, for real-time operating systems, followed in 2012. The purpose of this standard...
Microprocessor/Microcomp. Apps (C.3...) | Dec 15 14

RIVER: reconfigurable flow and fabric for real-time signal processing on FPGAs : ACM Trans. on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems

The authors of this paper describe an architecture called RIVER and a design flow for field-programmable gate arrays. They...
Real-Time & Embedded Systems (C.3...) | Dec 11 14

Exploring smart grid and data center interactions for electric power load balancing : ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review

Cloud computing requires huge data centers that consume significant amounts of electric energy. Such a significant energy consumer may be a risk...
Performance Of Systems (C.4) | Dec 15 14

Software (D)
Chunks and Tasks: a programming model for parallelization of dynamic algorithms : Parallel Computing

In the paper, a novel parallel programming model, Chunks and Tasks, on top of C++ is presented. In this model, the programmer uses common C++ code to expose parallelism...
Parallel Programming (D.1.3...) | Dec 10 14

Improving automated source code summarization via an eye-tracking study of programmers : ICSE 2014

Program comprehension is a current and a practical software engineering problem. Software engineers might try to comprehend the code by reading all of the source code--usually a substantial task...
General (D.2.0) | Dec 10 14

Hardware (B)

Nanophotonic information physics: nanointelligence and nanophotonic computing

As computing systems evolve, two trends become increasingly important: the desire for ever more computing power, and the approach toward physical limits to size and speed of conventional...
General (B.0) | Jan 8 15

Computer Systems Organization (C)

Cloud computing patterns: fundamentals to design, build, and manage cloud applications

When a new technology emerges, there is a proliferation of books and articles praising the brave new world of multiple possibilities, as found in the hundreds of texts already available that...
Network Operations (C.2.3) | Jan 8 15

Cloud networking

As stated by the author in chapter 1, this book is not meant to be overly technical, but rather an easy-to-read overview on cloud networking. It fulfills this goal. It is not recommended for professionals as it lacks technical depth. It is well suited for people with...
Cloud Computing (C.2.4...) | Jan 7 15

Knowledge-based driver assistance systems: traffic situation description and situation feature relevance

Ontological representation of information is usually best suited for developing knowledge bases. These knowledge bases are frequently used to develop expert systems. This book is basically a...
Real-Time & Embedded Systems (C.3...) | Jan 7 15

Software (D)

Android apps for absolute beginners (3rd ed.)

This third edition is current enough to include a chapter on the then, in 2014, forthcoming Android 5.0. That being said, the primary focus is Android 4.x. The author describes the target reader as someone who is tech savvy but not a programmer. He offers to...
General (D.1.0) | Jan 22 15

From mathematics to generic programming

I first started programming in C++ in the early 1990s. At that stage, C++ was a better C. C++, or C with objects as it was known in its earliest days, has always supported OO programming. However, it...
Object-Oriented Programming (D.1.5) | Jan 22 15

Learning web app development

Becoming proficient at web application development involves a very steep learning curve and is often a never-ending, career-long endeavor. And yet a newbie has to start somewhere. When getting started...
General (D.2.0) | Jan 29 15

Economics-driven software architecture

Software architects typically operate in a largely technical domain even though no architectural decision is taken in a vacuum and needs to consider tradeoffs surrounding economics. This book is a first--recommended--attempt to address the economic (read: cost)...
Software Architectures (D.2.11) | Jan 9 15

Process design for natural scientists: an agile model-driven approach

This book is part of the “Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS)” series, which publishes peer-reviewed proceedings of conferences and workshops. In an edited collection, one...
Design Tools & Techniques (D.2.2) | Jan 12 15

Hacker’s delight (2nd ed.)

Computational speed matters. Programmers and computer science students are taught to carefully select or design an algorithm; to write clear, maintainable code; and to rely on compilers and processors to provide the speed. In most...
Coding Tools & Techniques (D.2.3) | Jan 7 15

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