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Advances in Computers.

Author: Marvin Zelkowitz
Publisher: St. Louis : Elsevier Science, 2014.
Series: Advances in Computers.
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This is volume 79 of Advances in Computers. This series, which began publication in 1960, is the oldest continuously published anthology that chronicles the ever- changing information technology field. In these volumes we publish from 5 to 7 chapters, three times per year, that cover the latest changes to the design, development, use and implications of computer technology on society today. <li>Covers the full  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Zelkowitz, Marvin.
Advances in Computers.
St. Louis : Elsevier Science, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin Zelkowitz
ISBN: 9780123810281 0123810280
OCLC Number: 1048467323
Notes: 4.1. Evaluation-Driven Tool Building.
Description: 1 online resource (348 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; Advances in Computers; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Chapter 1: Applications in Data-Intensive Computing; 1. Introduction; 2. What Is Data-Intensive Computing?; 2.1. Hardware Architectures; 2.2. Data-Intensive Data Analytics; 2.3. Software Infrastructures for Data-Intensive Applications; 3. Applications in Data-Intensive Computing at PNNL; 3.1. Applications in Biological Sciences; 3.2. Data-Intensive Cyber Analytics; 3.3. Applications in Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program; 4. Conclusions; Acknowledment; References. Chapter 2: Pitfalls and Issues of Manycore Programming1. Introduction; 1.1. The Missing Parallel Computation Model; 1.2. The Portability Problem; 1.3. The Scalability Challenge; 1.4. A Simple Example-Portability and Scalability; 2. Parallel Hardware Obstacles; 2.1. The Multiarchitecture Problem; 2.2. The Cache Coherence Problem; 2.3. The False-Sharing Problem; 2.4. A Simple Example-Cache Coherency and False Sharing; 3. Parallel Software Issues; 3.1. Data Dependency; 3.2. Memory Consistency Model; 3.3. Data Race Conditions; 3.4. Locks and Deadlocks; 4. The Human Factor. 4.1. Teaching Parallel Programming Today4.2. A Wish List; 5. Conclusions; References; Chapter 3: Illusion of Wireless Security; 1. Introduction; 1.1. Awareness Level of Users; 1.2. Organization of This Chapter; 2. Wireless Routers; 2.1. Functions of Wireless Routers; 2.2. The Myths; 2.3. The Truths; 2.4. The Consequences; 2.5. Countermeasures; 3. Smart Phones; 3.1. Overview of Bluetooth Technology; 3.2. Illusions; 3.3. Reasons for the Misunderstandings; 3.4. Possible Attacks; 3.5. Consequences; 3.6. Phone Virus Development; 3.7. Countermeasures; 4. Threats of Public Wireless Networks. 4.1. War Driving4.2. Possible Attacks; 5. Illusions of Encryptions; 5.1. Basic Concept of Encryption; 5.2. Other Applications of Encryption; 5.3. Illusions; 6. Conclusion; Acknowledments; Appendix A; Appendix B; References; Chapter 4: Brain-Computer Interfaces for the Operation of Robotic and Prosthetic Devices; 1. Introduction; 2. Brain-Computer Interface Research and Development; 3. BCI Movement Control; 4. BCI Operation of Robotic and Prosthetic Devices; 5. Current and Future Developments in BCI Movement Control; 6. Conclusion; Acknowledments; References. Chapter 5: The Tools Perspective on Software Reverse Engineering: Requirements, Construction, and Evaluation1. Introduction and Background; 1.1. Techniques, Processes, and Tools; 1.2. Tool Components; 1.3. Exploring Tools Through a Set of Lenses; 2. Tool Requirements Lens; 2.1. Scalability; 2.2. Interoperability; 2.3. Customizability; 2.4. Usability; 2.5. Adoptability; 2.6. Requirements of Exchange Formats; 2.7. Discussion; 3. Tool Construction Lens; 3.1. Tool Architecture; 3.2. Component-Based Tool Development; 3.3. Model-Driven Tool Development; 3.4. Discussion; 4. Tool Evaluation Lens.
Series Title: Advances in Computers.

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This is volume 79 of Advances in Computers. This series, which began publication in 1960, is the oldest continuously published anthology that chronicles the ever- changing information technology field. In these volumes we publish from 5 to 7 chapters, three times per year, that cover the latest changes to the design, development, use and implications of computer technology on society today. <li>Covers the full breadth of innovations in hardware, software, theory, design, and applications.</li><li>Many of the in-depth reviews have become standard references that continue to be of signifi.

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