Computer Systems and Software Engineering

Computer Systems and Software Engineering : State-of-the-art

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Computer Systems and Software Engineering is a compilation of sixteen state-of-the-art lectures and keynote speeches given at the COMPEURO '92 conference. The contributions are from leading researchers, each of whom gives a new insight into subjects ranging from hardware design through parallelism to computer applications. The pragmatic flavour of the contributions makes the book a valuable asset for both researchers and designers alike.
The book covers the following subjects: Hardware Design: memory technology, logic design, algorithms and architecture; Parallel Processing: programming, cellular neural networks and load balancing; Software Engineering: machine learning, logic programming and program correctness; Visualization: the graphical computer interface.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 426 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 25.4mm | 1,750g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1992 ed.
  • IX, 426 p.
  • 0792317181
  • 9780792317180

Table of contents

1. The Evolution of Data Memory and Storage: An Overview; W.E. Proebster. 2. Optimizing Logic for Speed, Size, and Testability; R.K. Brayton, A. Saldanha. 3. VLSI Architectures for Digital Video Signal Processing; P. Pirsch. 4. Compiler Techniques for Massive Parallel Architectures; L. Thiele. 5. Programmable Cellular Neural Networks; T. Roska. 6. Developments in Parallel Programming Languages; R.H. Perrott. 7. Load Balancing Grid-Oriented Applications on Distributed Memory Parallel Computers; D. Roose, J. De Keyser, R. Van Driessche. 8. Strategic Decision Analysis and Group Decision Support; S. French. 9. Ten Years of Advances in Machine Learning; Y. Kodratoff. 10. Designing Logic Programming Languages; J.W. Lloyd. 11. Efficient Bottom-up Evaluation of Logic Programs; R. Ramakrishnan, D. Srivastava, S. Sudarshan. 12. Proving Correctness of Executable Programs; K. Lester. 13. Direct Manipulation as a Basis for Constructing Graphical User Interfaces Coupled to Application Functions; J. van den Bos. 14. Visualization of Volumetric Medical Image Data; K.J. Zuiderveld, M.A. Viergever. 15. Scientific Visualization; J.J. van Wijk. 16. Picture Archiving and Communications Systems; R. Mattheus.
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