Computing Tomorrow: Future Research Directions in Computer Science

Computing Tomorrow: Future Research Directions in Computer Science

by Ian Wand
     
 

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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

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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.

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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; 1. The complexity of algorithms M. D. Atkinson; 2. Building novel software: the researcher and the marketplace P. J. Brown; 3. Prospects for artificial intelligence Alan Bundy; 4. Structured parallel programming: theory meets practice John Darlington, Yi-ke Guo and Hing Wing To; 5. Computer science and mathematics J. H. Davenport; 6. Paradigm merger in natural language processing Gerald Gazdar; 7. Large databases and knowledge reuse P. M. D. Gray; 8. The global-yet-personal information system J. R. Gurd and C. B. Jones; 9. Algebra and models C. A. R. Hoare; 10. Real-time computing Mathai Joseph; 11. Evaluation of software dependability Bev Littlewood; 12. Engineering safety-critical systems John A. McDermid; 13. Semantic ideas in computing Robin Milner; 14. Computers and communications R. M. Needham; 15. Interactive computing in tomorrow's computer science William Newman; 16. On the importance of being the right size Simon Peyton Jones; References; Index.

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