Learning Automata: Theory and Applications by K. Najim,A. S. Poznyak

By K. Najim,A. S. Poznyak

studying platforms have made an important influence on all components of engineering difficulties. they're beautiful equipment for fixing many difficulties that are too advanced, hugely non-linear, doubtful, incomplete or non-stationary, and feature refined and interactive exchanges with the surroundings the place they function. the most target of the booklet is to offer a scientific remedy of studying automata and to supply a advisor to a wide selection of rules and techniques that may be utilized in studying platforms, together with sufficient theoretical fabric to let the consumer of the appropriate strategies and ideas to appreciate why and the way they are often used. The e-book additionally comprises the fabrics which are worthy for the knowledge and improvement of studying automata for various reasons akin to techniques identity, optimization and keep watch over. Learning Automata: concept and Applications should be steered as a reference for classes on studying automata, modelling, keep an eye on and optimization. The presentation is meant either for graduate scholars up to speed concept and records and for working towards keep watch over engineers.

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Hardware/Software Co-Design: Principles and Practice by Jørgen Staunstrup,Wayne Wolf

By Jørgen Staunstrup,Wayne Wolf

Introduction to Hardware-Software Co-Design offers a variety of problems with primary value for the layout of built-in software program items equivalent to embedded, conversation, and multimedia structures. This ebook is a complete advent to the basics of hardware/software co-design. Co-design continues to be a new box yet one that has considerably matured over the last few years. This publication, written through major foreign specialists, covers all the key themes together with:

  • primary matters in co-design;
  • hardware/software co-synthesis algorithms;
  • prototyping and emulation;
  • aim architectures;
  • compiler suggestions;
  • specification and verification;
  • system-level specification.

specific chapters describe intimately a number of modern co-design platforms together with Cosyma, LYCOS, and Cosmos.
Introduction to Hardware-Software Co-Design comprises adequate fabric to be used by means of academics and scholars in a complicated process hardware/software co-design. It additionally includes large rationalization of the elemental options of the topic and the mandatory history to carry practitioners updated in this more and more vital topic.

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Case Studies in Secure Computing: Achievements and Trends by Biju Issac,Nauman Israr

By Biju Issac,Nauman Israr

In today’s age of instant and cellular computing, community and laptop defense is paramount. Case reviews in safe Computing: Achievements and traits gathers the most recent examine from researchers who proportion their insights and most sensible practices via illustrative case studies.

This publication examines the transforming into defense assaults and countermeasures within the stand-alone and networking worlds, besides different pertinent protection concerns. the various case reports seize a very wide variety of safe computing purposes. Surveying the typical components in machine safety assaults and defenses, the book:



  • Describes using function choice and fuzzy good judgment in a choice tree version for intrusion detection

  • Introduces a collection of universal fuzzy-logic-based safety threat estimation concepts with examples

  • Proposes a safe authenticated multiple-key institution protocol for instant sensor networks

  • Investigates numerous malicious actions linked to cloud computing and proposes a few countermeasures

  • Examines present and rising protection threats in long term evolution backhaul and middle networks

  • Supplies a short creation to application-layer denial-of-service (DoS) attacks


Illustrating the protection demanding situations presently dealing with practitioners, this booklet provides strong defense strategies proposed by way of prime researchers within the box. The exam of a number of the case reports can assist to improve the sensible figuring out required to stick one step sooner than the safety threats at the horizon.


This booklet can assist these new to the sphere know how to mitigate protection threats. it is going to additionally aid confirmed practitioners fine-tune their method of developing strong and resilient defense for next-generation computing systems.

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Cucumber Recipes: Automate Anything with BDD Tools and by Ian Dees,Matt Wynne,Aslak Hellesoy

By Ian Dees,Matt Wynne,Aslak Hellesoy

The Cucumber Book confirmed you the way your crew can interact to jot down executable specifications—documents that inform a transparent tale and in addition take place to be operating attempt code. We’ll arm you with ready-rolled suggestions to real-world difficulties: your checks will run quicker, learn extra sincerely, and paintings in any environment.

Our first assistance can assist you slot Cucumber into your workflow. robust filters will tame tables choked with attempt facts, remodeling them into the structure your program wishes. customized output formatters will generate reviews for any celebration. non-stop Integration servers will run your Cucumber assessments whenever the code adjustments. subsequent, you’ll locate recipes adapted to the platform you’re operating on. Ever desired to understand how to check a Grails app from Cucumber? have to positioned a home windows software via its paces? How a couple of cellular app operating on Android or iOS? We’ll aid you do all of these.

Throughout the publication, you’ll see tips to make Cucumber sing as you interoperate with varied systems, languages, and environments. From embedded circuits to Python and PHP net apps, Cucumber has whatever for you.

What You Need:

You’ll want uncomplicated operating wisdom of Cucumber and Ruby. person recipes could have extra necessities; for instance, a recipe on home windows automation may possibly pull in an open resource GUI driver.

We’ve written the recipes for compatibility with Ruby 1.9.3 and 1.8.7, plus Cucumber 1.1.4. different types may match in addition, yet those are those we attempt with.

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Transport Systems and Processes: Marine Navigation and by Adam Weintrit,Tomasz Neumann

By Adam Weintrit,Tomasz Neumann

The TransNav 2011 Symposium held on the Gdynia Maritime collage, Poland in June 2011 has introduced jointly a variety of individuals from worldwide. this system has offered a number of contributions,  permitting to seem at many points of the navigational security from a number of diverse issues of view. subject matters awarded and mentioned on the Symposium have been: navigation, defense at sea, sea transportation, schooling of navigators and simulator-based education, sea site visitors engineering, ship's manoeuvrability, built-in structures, digital charts platforms, satellite tv for pc, radio-navigation and anti-collision structures and plenty of others. This e-book is a part of a chain of six volumes and offers an outline of Transport structures and approaches and is addressed to scientists and execs fascinated with learn and improvement of navigation, safeguard of navigation and sea transportation.

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Methods and Tools in User-Centred Design for Information by Margaret Galer,Susan Harker,S. Harker,J. Ziegler,Mark Galer

By Margaret Galer,Susan Harker,S. Harker,J. Ziegler,Mark Galer

This e-book is worried with the advance of human factors
inputs to software program layout. the purpose is to create items which
match the necessities and features of clients and which
offer usable consumer interfaces. The HUFIT venture - Human Factors
in details know-how - used to be conducted in the European
Strategic Programme for study and improvement in Information
Technology (ESPRIT) with the target of improving the quality
of software program layout in the ecu neighborhood. the range of
activities undertaken to accomplish this target are mirrored in this
book. It describes human elements wisdom and instruments for
integration in info expertise provider organisations.

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Introduction to Information Systems - Loose Leaf, 16th by James O'Brien,George Marakas

By James O'Brien,George Marakas

O’Brien’s advent to details structures 16e displays the modern use of enterprise-wide enterprise structures. New real-world case experiences proceed to correspond with this fact. The text’s concentration is on educating the long run supervisor the aptitude influence on enterprise of the most up-tp-date IT applied sciences similar to the web, Intranets, and Extranets for firm collaboration, and the way IT contributes to aggressive virtue, reengineering company strategies, challenge fixing, and decision-making.

The benchmark textual content for the syllabus equipped by way of know-how (a week on databases, per week on networks, per week on platforms improvement, etc.) taught from a managerial point of view. O’Brien defines know-how after which explains how businesses use the expertise to enhance functionality. genuine global circumstances finalize the explanation.

--This textual content refers to an out of print or unavailable variation of this title.

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System Level Design of Reconfigurable Systems-on-Chip by Nikolaos Voros,Konstantinos Masselos

By Nikolaos Voros,Konstantinos Masselos

process point layout of Reconfigurable Systems-on-Chip offers perception within the demanding situations and problems encountered through the layout of reconfigurable Systems-on-Chip (SoCs). Reconfiguration is turning into a tremendous a part of System-on-Chip layout to deal with the expanding calls for for simultaneous flexibility and computational strength. The e-book makes a speciality of method point layout matters for reconfigurable SoCs, and offers info on reconfiguration features of complicated SoCs and the way they are often applied in perform. it's divided in 3 components. the 1st half presents history info and specifications on reconfigurable applied sciences and structures. the second identifies current methodological gaps, and introduces a layout stream for constructing reconfigurable Systems-on-Chip. The excessive point a part of the layout circulation might be coated via C++ established methodologies: one according to SystemC and one in line with OCAPI-XL, either together with acceptable extensions to deal with reconfiguration concerns. eventually, the 3rd a part of the booklet offers reconfigurable SoCs from the viewpoint of the fashion designer, via 3 indicative case reports from the instant and multimedia communique domain.

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Coverbal Synchrony in Human-Machine Interaction by Matej Rojc,Nick Campbell

By Matej Rojc,Nick Campbell

Embodied conversational brokers (ECA) and speech-based human–machine interfaces can jointly symbolize extra complicated and extra average human–machine interplay. Fusion of either subject matters is a hard time table in study and construction spheres. the real objective of human–machine interfaces is to supply content material or performance within the kind of a conversation such as face-to-face conversations. All common interfaces try to take advantage of and use diverse conversation techniques that offer extra aspiring to the content material, whether or not they are human–machine interfaces for controlling an program or diverse ECA-based human–machine interfaces at once simulating face-to-face conversation.

Coverbal Synchrony in Human-Machine interplay presents state of the art suggestions of complicated environment-independent multimodal human–machine interfaces that may be utilized in varied contexts, starting from easy multimodal web-browsers (for instance, multimodal content material reader) to extra advanced multimodal human–machine interfaces for ambient clever environments (such as supportive environments for aged and agent-guided family environments). they could even be utilized in assorted computing environments—from pervasive computing to computing device environments. inside of those strategies, the individuals talk about numerous conversation suggestions, used to supply assorted elements of human–machine interaction.

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Embedded Linux Development with Yocto Project by Otavio Salvador,Daiane Angolini

By Otavio Salvador,Daiane Angolini

Develop attention-grabbing Linux-based tasks utilizing the groundbreaking Yocto undertaking tools

About This Book

  • Optimize Yocto Project's features to enhance attractive embedded Linux projects
  • Facilitates effective approach improvement through aiding you keep away from identified pitfalls
  • Demonstrates options in a pragmatic and easy-to-understand way

Who This ebook Is For

If you're an embedded structures fanatic and keen to profit approximately compelling beneficial properties provided via the Yocto undertaking, then this e-book is for you. With past adventure within the embedded Linux area, you may make the main of this publication to successfully create customized Linux-based systems.

What you'll Learn

  • Differentiate among OpenEmbedded, Yocto undertaking, Poky, and BitBake
  • Understand the BitBake metadata syntax
  • Customize an program improvement environment
  • Debug your program in a cross-compiled environment
  • Add and take away positive aspects within the Linux kernel configuration
  • Meet your project's license compliance specifications with much less hassle
  • Make embedded Linux platforms utilizing Yocto Project

In Detail

Starting with the very fundamentals of the Yocto undertaking instruments, this ebook offers you all of the wisdom you want to paintings on actual Linux-based hardware.

With emphasis on useful implementation, this booklet starts off via aiding you put up and configure the Yocto undertaking instruments. It then explains the Hob interface for BitBake intimately. you are going to discover diversified listing layouts and discover ways to maximize using the Poky construct system.

Compliance is often a trouble, so that you will study the how to proportion resource code and differences, and the way to satisfy open resource license compliance successfully and convincingly. you'll then achieve adventure within the use and development of layers.

This educational consultant will train you every thing you must recognize to wake up and operating with Yocto venture and strengthen remarkable Linux-based projects.

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