Advances in Computers

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Overview

This series, since its first volume in 1960 and now the oldest series still being published, covers new developments in computer technology. Each volume contains 5 to 7 chapters, and 3 volumes are produced annually. Most chapters present an overview of a current subfield within computer science, including many citations and often new developments in the field by the authors of the individual chapters. Topics include hardware, software, web technology, communications, theoretic underpinnings of computing and novel applications of computers. The book series is a valuable addition to university courses that emphasize the topics under discussion in that particular volume, as well as belonging on the bookshelf of industrial practitioners who need to implement many of the technologies that are described.

  • In-depth surveys and tutorials on new computer technology
  • Well-known authors and researchers in the field
  • Extensive bibliographies with most chapters
  • Many of the volumes are devoted to single themes or subfields of computer science

Audience: Computer Science professionals, researchers, and students with particular emphasis on software engineering.

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This volume in the longest running anthology in the computer industry presents seven articles on the development of effective software and the development of complex networks needed to execute software. Early articles are in the realm of software engineering and describe various techniques needed to produce better software. Later articles are concerned with telecommunications and networking issues. Specific topics include risk management in information systems, software cost estimation, parallel computer construction outside the US, and control of information distribution and access. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Volume 34 of this important series continues the presentation of subjects of both current and continuing interest in computer and information science, with contributors offering substantial review and tutorial articles in their areas of expertise. Included in v.34 are chapters on software reuse, multisensory computer vision, parallel computer architecture, associative memory, image databases, and paradigms for information system development. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"Mandatory for academic libraries supporting computer science departments."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780123855121
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 4/14/2011
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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Table of Contents

  1. The How’s and Why’s of Information Markets - Areej Yassin and Alan Hevner (aic-10-22)
  2. Measuring and Monitoring Technical Debt - Carolyn Seaman and Yuepu Guo (aic-10-15)
  3. A Taxonomy and Survey of Energy-Efficient Data Centers and Cloud Computing Systems - Anton Beloglazov, Rajkumar Buyya, Young Choon Lee, and Albert Zomaya (aic-10-10)
  4. Applications of Mobile Agents in Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing - Sergio González-Valenzuela, Min Chen, and Victor C.M. Leung (aic-10-12)
  5. Virtual graphics for Broadcast Production - Graham Thomas (aic-10-8)
  6. Advanced Applications of Virtual Reality - Jürgen P. Schulze, Han Suk Kim, Philip Weber, Andrew Prudhomme, Roger E. Bohn, Maurizio Seracini, and Thomas A. DeFanti (aic-10-16 and aic-10-23)
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