Big Data Cloud and Applications

Big Data  Cloud and Applications
Author: Youness Tabii,Mohamed Lazaar,Mohammed Al Achhab,Nourddine Enneya
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2018-08-13
Genre: Computers
ISBN: 9783319962924

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Big Data, Cloud and Applications, BDCA 2018, held in Kenitra, Morocco, in April 2018.The 45 revised full papers presented in this book were carefully selected from 99 submissions with a thorough double-blind review process. They focus on the following topics: big data, cloud computing, machine learning, deep learning, data analysis, neural networks, information system and social media, image processing and applications, and natural language processing.

Groupware and the World Wide Web

Groupware and the World Wide Web
Author: Richard Bentley,Uwe Busbach,David Kerr,Klaas Sikkel
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 140
Release: 1997-05-31
Genre: Computers
ISBN: 0792345347

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The advent of the World Wide Web has changed the perspectives of groupware systems. The interest and deployment of Internet and intranet groupware solutions is growing rapidly, not just in academic circles but also in the commercial arena. The first generation of Web-based groupware tools has already started to emerge, and leading groupware vendors are urgently adapting their products for compatibility and integration with Web technologies. The focus of Groupware and the World Wide Web is to explore the potential for Web-based groupware. This book includes an analysis of the key characteristics of the Web, presenting reasons for its success, and describes developments of a diverse range of Web-based groupware systems. An emphasis on the technical obstacles and challenges is implemented by more analytical discussions and perspectives, including that of Information Technology managers looking to deploy groupware solutions within their organizations. Written by experts from different backgrounds - academic and commercial, technical and organizational - this book provides a unique overview of and insight into current issues and future possibilities concerning extension of the World Wide Web for group working.

Designing Software Architectures

Designing Software Architectures
Author: Humberto Cervantes,Rick Kazman
Publsiher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2016-04-29
Genre: Computers
ISBN: 9780134390833

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Designing Software Architectures will teach you how to design any software architecture in a systematic, predictable, repeatable, and cost-effective way. This book introduces a practical methodology for architecture design that any professional software engineer can use, provides structured methods supported by reusable chunks of design knowledge, and includes rich case studies that demonstrate how to use the methods. Using realistic examples, you’ll master the powerful new version of the proven Attribute-Driven Design (ADD) 3.0 method and will learn how to use it to address key drivers, including quality attributes, such as modifiability, usability, and availability, along with functional requirements and architectural concerns. Drawing on their extensive experience, Humberto Cervantes and Rick Kazman guide you through crafting practical designs that support the full software life cycle, from requirements to maintenance and evolution. You’ll learn how to successfully integrate design in your organizational context, and how to design systems that will be built with agile methods. Comprehensive coverage includes Understanding what architecture design involves, and where it fits in the full software development life cycle Mastering core design concepts, principles, and processes Understanding how to perform the steps of the ADD method Scaling design and analysis up or down, including design for pre-sale processes or lightweight architecture reviews Recognizing and optimizing critical relationships between analysis and design Utilizing proven, reusable design primitives and adapting them to specific problems and contexts Solving design problems in new domains, such as cloud, mobile, or big data

How Nature Works

How Nature Works
Author: Ivan Zelinka,Ali Sanayei,Hector Zenil,Otto E. Rössler
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2013-07-18
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9783319002545

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This book is based on the outcome of the “2012 Interdisciplinary Symposium on Complex Systems” held at the island of Kos. The book consists of 12 selected papers of the symposium starting with a comprehensive overview and classification of complexity problems, continuing by chapters about complexity, its observation, modeling and its applications to solving various problems including real-life applications. More exactly, readers will have an encounter with the structural complexity of vortex flows, the use of chaotic dynamics within evolutionary algorithms, complexity in synthetic biology, types of complexity hidden inside evolutionary dynamics and possible controlling methods, complexity of rugged landscapes, and more. All selected papers represent innovative ideas, philosophical overviews and state-of-the-art discussions on aspects of complexity. The book will be useful as instructional material for senior undergraduate and entry-level graduate students in computer science, physics, applied mathematics and engineering-type work in the area of complexity. The book will also be valuable as a resource of knowledge for practitioners who want to apply complexity to solve real-life problems in their own challenging applications. The authors and editors hope that readers will be inspired to do their own experiments and simulations, based on information reported in this book, thereby moving beyond the scope of the book.

Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins

Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins
Author: Cathy Busby,Antonio Azor Pérez
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 656
Release: 2011-12-07
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9781444347142

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Investigating the complex interplay between tectonics and sedimentation is a key endeavor in modern earth science. Many of the world's leading researchers in this field have been brought together in this volume to provide concise overviews of the current state of the subject. The plate tectonic revolution of the 1960's provided the framework for detailed models on the structure of orogens and basins, summarized in a 1995 textbook edited by Busby and Ingersoll. Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins: Recent Advances focuses on key topics or areas where the greatest strides forward have been made, while also providing on-line access to the comprehensive 1995 book. Breakthroughs in new techniques are described in Section 1, including detrital zircon geochronology, cosmogenic nuclide dating, magnetostratigraphy, 3-D seismic, and basin modelling. Section 2 presents the new models for rift, post-rift, transtensional and strike slip basin settings. Section 3 addresses the latest ideas in convergent margin tectonics, including the sedimentary record of subduction intiation and subduction, flat-slab subduction, and arc-continent collision; it then moves inboard to forearc basins and intra-arc basins, and ends with a series of papers formed under compessional strain regimes, as well as post-orogenic intramontane basins. Section 4 examines the origin of plate interior basins, and the sedimentary record of supercontinent formation. This book is required reading for any advanced student or professional interested in sedimentology, plate tectonics, or petroleum geoscience. Additional resources for this book can be found at:

Grid Computing in Life Science

Grid Computing in Life Science
Author: Akihiko Konagaya,International Workshop on Life Science Grid
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 188
Release: 2005-03-07
Genre: Computers
ISBN: 9783540252085

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed postproceedings of the First International Life Science Grid Workshop, LSGRID 2004, held in Kanazawa, Japan in May/ June 2004. The 10 revised full papers and 5 invited papers presented were carefully selected and went through two rounds of reviewing and revision. Among the topics addressed are grid environment for bioinformatics, grid architectures, database federation, proteome annotation, grid workflow software, functional genome annotation, protein classification, tree inference, parallel computing, high performance computing, grid infrastructures, functional genomics, and evolutionary algorithms.

Methods and Tools of Parallel Programming Multicomputers

Methods and Tools of Parallel Programming Multicomputers
Author: Ching-Hsien Hsu,Victor Malyshkin
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 302
Release: 2010-07-30
Genre: Computers
ISBN: 9783642148217

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the Second Russia-Taiwan Symposium on Methods and Tools of Parallel Programming, MTPP 2010, held in Vladivostok, Russia in May 2010. The 33 revised full papers were carefully selected from a large number of submissions and cover the many dimensions of methods and tools of parallel programming, algorithms and architectures, encompassing fundamental theoretical approaches, practical experimental approaches as well as commercial components and systems.

Knowledge Exploration in Life Science Informatics

Knowledge Exploration in Life Science Informatics
Author: Jesús A. López,Emilio Benfenati,Werner Dubitzky
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2005-01-27
Genre: Computers
ISBN: 9783540304784

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This volume of the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science series contains the contributions presented at the International Symposium on Knowledge Exploration in Life Science Informatics (KELSI 2004) held in Milan, Italy, 25-26 November 2004. The two main objectives of the symposium were: • To explore the symbiosis between information and knowledge technologies and v- ious life science disciplines, such as biochemistry, biology, neuroscience, medical research, social sciences, and so on. • To investigate the synergy among different life science informatics areas, including cheminformatics,bioinformatics,neuroinformatics,medical informatics,systems - ology, socionics, and others. Modern life sciences investigate phenomena and systems at the level of molecules, cells, tissues, organisms, and populations. Typical areas of interest include natural e- lution, development,disease, behavior,cognition,and consciousness.This quest is g- eratinganoverwhelmingandfast-growingamountofdata,information,andknowledge, re?ecting living systems at different levels of organization. Future progress of the life sciences will depend on effective and ef?cient management, sharing, and exploitation of these resources by computational means.

Vector and Parallel Processing VECPAR 2000

Vector and Parallel Processing   VECPAR 2000
Author: Jose M.L.M. Palma,Jack Dongarra,Vicente Hernandez
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 584
Release: 2003-06-29
Genre: Computers
ISBN: 9783540449423

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This book is the ?nal outcome of VECPAR 2000 – 4th International Meeting on Vector and Parallel Processing. VECPAR constitutes a series of conferences, which have been organized by the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto since 1993, with the main objective of disseminating new knowledge on parallel computing. Readership of This Book The book is aimed at an audience of researchers and graduate students in a broad range of scienti?c areas, including not only computer science, but also applied mathematics and numerical analysis, physics, and engineering. Book Plan From a total of 66 papers selected on the basis of extended abstracts for p- sentation at the conference, a subset of 34 papers were chosen during a second review process leading to their inclusion in the book, together with the invited talks. The book contains a total of 40 papers organized into 6 chapters, where each may appeal to people in di?erent but still related scienti?c areas. All ch- ters, with the exception of Chapter 6, are initiated by a short text, providing a quick overview of the organization and papers in the chapter. The 13 papers in Chapter 1 cover the aspects related to the use of multiple processors. Operating systems, languages and software tools for scheduling, and code transformation are the topics included in this chapter, initiated by the talk on computing over the Internet, entitled Grid Computing,byIan Foster.

Middleware Architecture

Middleware Architecture
Author: Mehdia Ajana El Khaddar
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 106
Release: 2021-12-22
Genre: Computers
ISBN: 9781839694066

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Middleware refers to the intermediate software layer that bridges the gap between the heterogeneous hardware platforms and the backend applications requirements. It allows providing common services and programming abstractions and hiding the low-level management of the connected hardware. With the recent advances in distributed systems and enabling technologies, such as RFID, WSNs, IoT, IoE, cloud computing, context-aware pervasive computing, ubiquitous computing, etc., middleware design and development has become a necessity, taking increasing importance. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the different design patterns and reference models used in middleware architectures in general, followed by a description of specific middleware architectures dedicated to the use of the different emerging technologies, such as IoT, cloud computing, IEEE 802.11, etc. This book intends therefore to bring together in one place up-to-date contributions and remaining challenges in this fast-moving research area for the benefit of middleware systems’ designers and applications developers.

Complete Manual of the Auxiliary Language Ido

Complete Manual of the Auxiliary Language Ido
Author: British Idistic society,Louis Beaufront
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 194
Release: 1919
Genre: Ido
ISBN: MINN:31951001550681Q

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Shape Grammars and their Uses

Shape Grammars and their Uses
Author: GIPS
Publsiher: Birkhäuser
Total Pages: 243
Release: 2013-12-01
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9783034857536

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Shape grammars provide a means for the recursive specification of shapes. The formalism for shape grammars is designed to be easily usable and understandable by people and at the same time to be adaptable for use in computer programs. Shape grammars are similar to phrase structura grammars, which were developed by Chomsky [ 1956, 1957]. Where a phrase structura grammar is defined over an alphabet of symbols and generates a language of sequences of symbols, a shape grammar is defined over an alphabet of shapes and generates a language of shapes. This dissertation explores the uses of shape grammars. The dissertation is divided into three sections and an appendix. In the first section: Shape grammars are defined. Some simple examples are given for instructiva purposes. Shape grammars are used to generate a new class of reversible figures. Shape grammars are given for some well-known mathematical curves (the Snowflake curve, a variation of Peano's curve, and Hilbert's curve). To show the general computational power of shape grammars, a procedura that given any Turing machine constructs a shape grammar that simulates the operation of that Turing machine is presented. Related work on various formalisms for pictura grammars is described. A symbolic characterization of shape grammars is given that is useful for implementing shape grammars in computer programs.

Tyssot De Patot and His Work 1655 1738

Tyssot De Patot and His Work 1655     1738
Author: A. Rosenberg
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 235
Release: 2012-12-06
Genre: History
ISBN: 9789401027557

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Although the novel, V oyages el avantures de] aques Masse, caused some thing of a stir during the first half of the eighteenth century, its author, Simon Tyssot de Patot (1655-1738), remained largely unknown in his lifetime, and it is only in this century that he has been recognized as one of the countless soldiers in the vast army of philosophes that assaulted the bastions of religious, political and sodallife in Europe of the late seven 1 teenth and early eighteenth centuries. Tyssot was a Huguenot who lived most of his life in Holland where he pursued a career as professor of mathematics in the sodal and cultural 1 Tyssot and his work seem to have been first brought to the attention of modem writers by the German critics during their investigation of the type of desert island or robinsonade literature that preceded and followed Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. The earliest reference I have found occurs in A. Kippenberg, Robinson in Deutschland bis zur Insel Felsenburg (1713-43), Hanover, 1892, pp. 66-67. Tyssot's name and work appear to have been first linked with the development of socialism in A. Lichtenberger, Le Socialisme au XVIIIe siecle, Paris, 1895, p. 44. Tyssot's Voyages et avantures de]aques Masse was discussed for its literary merits in A. LeBreton, Le Roman au dix huitieme siecle, Paris, 1898. LeBreton did not know that Tyssot was the author.

Methodology and African Prehistory

Methodology and African Prehistory
Author: Joseph Ki-Zerbo,Unesco. International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa
Publsiher: UNESCO
Total Pages: 819
Release: 1981
Genre: Africa
ISBN: 9231017071

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V.1. Methodology and African prehistory -- v.2. Ancient civilizations of Africa -- v.3. Africa from the seventh to the eleventh century -- v.4. Africa from the twelfth to the sixteenth century -- v.5. Africa from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century -- v.6. The nineteenth century until the 1880s -- v.7. Africa under foreign domination 1880-1935 -- v.8. Africa since 1935.

Computational Reflection

Computational Reflection
Author: Patties Maes
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 198
Release: 1987
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: OCLC:1044700728

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