Computing Tomorrow: Future Research Directions in Computer Science

Computing Tomorrow: Future Research Directions in Computer Science

by Ian Wand
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521103096

ISBN-13: 9780521103091

Pub. Date: 03/19/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This collection of original essays by distinguished computer scientists celebrates the achievements of research, and speculates about the unsolved problems in computer science which require future investigation. Since the subject stretches from new technology in the field, through engineering design to foundations in mathematics, there is a wide variety of concerns…  See more details below

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This collection of original essays by distinguished computer scientists celebrates the achievements of research, and speculates about the unsolved problems in computer science which require future investigation. Since the subject stretches from new technology in the field, through engineering design to foundations in mathematics, there is a wide variety of concerns and approaches among the authors.It will be stimulating reading because it represents the views of prominent authorities who have had a significant impact on the direction of computer science in a country which has a long history of innovation, research and development in the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521103091
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/19/2009
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
1The Complexity of Algorithms1
2Building Novel Software: the Researcher and the Marketplace21
3Prospects for Artificial Intelligence33
4Structured Parallel Programming: Theory meets Practice49
5Computer Science and Mathematics66
6Paradigm Merger in Natural Language Processing88
7Large Databases and Knowledge Re-use110
8The Global-yet-Personal Information System127
9Algebra and Models158
10Real-time Computing188
11Evaluation of Software Dependability198
12Engineering Safety-Critical Systems217
13Semantic Ideas in Computing246
14Computers and Communications284
15Interactive Computing in Tomorrow's Computer Science295
16On the Importance of Being the Right Size321
References336
Index368

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