Advances in Computers

Advances in Computers

by Marvin Zelkowitz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0120121565

ISBN-13: 9780120121564

Pub. Date: 08/01/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Advances in Computers remains at the forefront in presenting the new developments in the ever-changing field of information technology. Since 1960, Advances in Computers has chronicled the constantly shifting theories and methods of this technology that greatly shape our lives today.

Volume 56 presents eight chapters that describe how the software, hardware and

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Overview

Advances in Computers remains at the forefront in presenting the new developments in the ever-changing field of information technology. Since 1960, Advances in Computers has chronicled the constantly shifting theories and methods of this technology that greatly shape our lives today.

Volume 56 presents eight chapters that describe how the software, hardware and applications of computers are changing the use of computers during the early part of the 21st century:

* Software Evolution and the Staged Model of the Software Lifecycle

* Embedded Software

* Empirical Studies of Quality Models in Object-Oriented Systems

* Software Fault Prevention by Language Choice

* Quantum computing and communication

* Exception Handling

* Breaking the Robustness Barrier: Recent Progress on the Design of Robust Multimodal Systems

* Using Data Mining to Discover the Preferences of Computer Criminals

As the longest-running continuous serial on computers, Advances in Computers presents technologies that will affect the industry in the years to come, covering hot topics from fundamentals to applications. Additionally, readers benefit from contributions of both academic and industry professionals of the highest caliber.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780120121564
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
1.06(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

The state of artificial intelligence
Software model checking with SPIN
Early cognitive computer vision
Verification and validation and artificial intelligence
Indexing, learning and content-based retrieval for special purpose image databases
Defect analysis : basic techniques for management and learning
Function points
The role of mathematics in computer science and software engineering education

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