Encyclopedia Of Microcomputers

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Overview

"The Encyclopedia of Microcomputers serves as the ideal companion reference to the popular Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology. Now in its 10th year of publication, this timely reference work details the broad spectrum of microcomputer technology, including microcomputer history; explains and illustrates the use of microcomputers throughout academe, business, government, and society in general; and assesses the future impact of this rapidly changing technology."

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Contains 18 contributions that describe current applications of microcomputers in a variety of fields. Some of the topics are an automatic fuzzy-rule-generation method for handwriting recognition, context-sensitive feature selection for lazy learners, farm milk collection routing in New Zealand, and generating samples for random drug testing. Other topics include cluster computing, the nondefinedness notion in expert systems, truth maintenance in the blackboard environment, university course scheduling, user modeling and motion-impaired users, validating decision support systems, virtual reality modeling language, and volume graphics. No index is provided. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824727130
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/27/1994
  • Series: Microcomputers Encyclopedia Series
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

"Reporting on Parallel Software, Richard S. Barr and Betty L. Hickman Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Jean-Luc Vidick Risk Engineering: Analysis and Management, Fred J. Charlwood Risk Management in Financial Services: Current Applications of Technology and Business Reengineering, Marc H. Meyer Robot Kinematics—-see Motion of Robot Mechanisms: Robot Kinematics, Volume 11, pages 271-294 Robot Vision—-see Machine Vision: Robots, Volume 10, pages 281-298 Robotics, Military, Mark L. Swinson The Role of Relevance in Abductive Reasoning, Solomon E. Simony Scientific Visualization, Steven E. Follin Search Methods, Roger R. Flynn Security and Distributed Systems, Jonathan D. Moffett Seek Time Evaluation, Yannis Manolopoulos Selecting Expert System Development Techniques, Youngohc Yoon and Tor Guimaraes Semiconductor Memory Testing, Rochit Rajsuman Semiotics and Formal Artificial Languages, Solomon Marcus Similarity Searching in Databases of Three-Dimensional Molecules and Macromolecules, Helen M. Grindley and Peter Willett Simulation and Modeling, Yogendra P. Dubey Simulation Technology, Lance A. Leventhal Simulations and Simulators—Their Role in Science and Society, Steven A. Arndt SNOBOL, Roger R. Flynn "

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