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Computer Systems Organization (C)
The road to SDN: an intellectual history of programmable networks : ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review

Software-defined networking (SDN) is arguably the single most important development in the networking field in the past few years. SDN decouples how...
Network Communications (C.2.1...) | Aug 22 14

Design and performance evaluation of NUMA-aware RDMA-based end-to-end data transfer systems : SC 2013

This interesting paper describes some expected (the transmission control protocol/Internet protocol (TCP/IP) stack) as well as unexpected...
Applications (SMTP, FTP, etc.) (C.2.2...) | Aug 22 14

Creating a semantically-enhanced cloud services environment through ontology evolution : Future Gen. Computer Systems

The increasing complexity of the web is reflected by the enormous quantitative growth of web resources. Those resources are also growing in terms of...
Cloud Computing (C.2.4...) | Sep 2 14

Architecture and protocol for intercloud communication : Information Sciences: an International Journal

Cloud computing is a very timely and important topic, and there is current debate on whether it should be centralized or decentralized. The authors try to...
Cloud Computing (C.2.4...) | Aug 25 14

Dynamic replica placement and selection strategies in data grids: a comprehensive survey : Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing

Data replication is a means of increasing the availability, scalability, and performance of data grids. It involves two main tasks: replica placement...
Grid Computing (C.2.4...) | Aug 25 14

Dissecting darknets: measurement and performance analysis : ACM Transactions on Internet Technology

If you are old enough, you probably remember Napster, a music downloading service using peer-to-peer (P2P) technology...
Distributed Systems (C.2.4) | Aug 22 14

An efficient resource allocation mechanism for LTE-GEPON converged networks : Journal of Network and Systems Management

The long-term evolution–gigabit Ethernet passive optical network (LTE-GEPON) integrates two recent communication technologies: a fixed...
LANs & WANs (C.2.5) | Aug 26 14

Similar sensing matrix pursuit: an efficient reconstruction algorithm to cope with deterministic sensing matrix : Signal Processing

Compressed sensing (CS) is a new set of techniques that promise good or even exact reconstruction of signals based on a very small...
Signal Processing Systems (C.3...) | Aug 22 14

Software (D)
Formal simulation model to optimize building sustainability : Advances in Engineering Software

This paper presents a topical and innovative application of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU, formerly the International Telephone and Telegraph...
General (D.2.0) | Aug 26 14

How programming languages will co-evolve with software engineering: a bright decade ahead : FOSE 14

Until recently, programming languages have been developed with little consideration for programming environments and tools, with the notable...
General (D.2.0) | Aug 21 14

General Literature (A)

How to write a better thesis (3rd ed.)

In the field of writing, there are numerous books filled with examples of good writing techniques and correct presentation. However, in the field of academic writing, this book stands out as an exemplar...
Miscellaneous (A.m) | Aug 26 14

Hardware (B)

Molecular communications and nanonetworks: from nature to practical systems

Communication in the context of distributed computation on distributed data structures is one of the brightest frontiers in information processing. Locally, it involves the...
Data Communications Devices (B.4.1) | Sep 11 14

Computer Systems Organization (C)

Rethinking the Internet of Things

With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), many networking architectural choices made during recent decades have become ill adapted to the current evolution of the network of machines (that is, sensors...
Real-Time & Embedded Systems (C.3...) | Aug 25 14

Software (D)

Physics for JavaScript games, animation, and simulations: with HTML5 Canvas

This book delivers on the promise of the blurb on the front cover: “Build real physics into your HTML5 projects.” The authors instruct the reader on the physics concepts necessary for modeling...
Object-Oriented Programming (D.1.5) | Aug 27 14

Quality code

Software development has undergone deep changes in the past few years. Whereas once it was an essentially linear process similar to many other engineering disciplines, the frantic pace of present-day...
Testing & Debugging (D.2.5) | Aug 21 14

Model-driven software migration: a methodology reengineering, recovery and modernization of legacy systems

Change is inevitable in life, and software, like anything else, may need to undergo change for many reasons. The cost of software maintenance is high; it...
Dstr., Maint., & Enhancement (D.2.7) | Aug 14 14

Beginning COBOL for programmers

A new book on common business-oriented language (COBOL) programming? You’re kidding, right? Pundits, particularly academics, have been heralding the death of COBOL for at least 30 years now...
COBOL (D.3.2...) | Aug 28 14

Introduction to computer science using Python: a computational problem-solving focus

This book is intended as a textbook for an introductory course in programming with Python. Chapter 1, “Introduction,” presents a broad, multi-faceted overview of computer science, problem...
Python (D.3.2...) | Aug 21 14

Cyberpatterns: unifying design patterns with security and attack patterns

This is a collection of academic papers. It falls toward the theory end of the theory-practice spectrum. Blackwell and Zhu are major contributors to the work as well as being joint editors. The papers, as a...
Patterns (D.3.3...) | Sep 11 14

MapReduce design patterns: building effective algorithms and analytics for Hadoop and other systems

Design patterns for complex software tasks are generic, reusable code templates for common solution components. Such patterns have been developed and published for modern programming languages...
Patterns (D.3.3...) | Aug 22 14

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