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Advances in Information Systems Science : Volume 6

Author: Julius T Tou
Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 1976.
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Information systems science is rapidly advancing in many directions. Di versified ideas, methodologies, and techniques as well as applications have been conceived and developed. This series intends to discuss some of the recent advances in this field. In this volume, we cover four timely topics which are of great current interest. In each chapter, an attempt is made to familiarize the reader with some basic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julius T Tou
ISBN: 9781461582519 1461582512 9781461582496 1461582490
OCLC Number: 851766106
Description: 1 online resource (volumes)
Contents: 1 Theory of Parallel Programming. I. Survey of Practical Aspects --
1. Introduction --
2. Parallel Programming Languages and Methods --
3. Scheduling Problems for Parallel Programs --
4. Automatic Construction of Parallel Programs --
2 Theory of Parallel Programming. II. Survey of Formal Models --
1. Introduction --
2. The Memory --
3. The Operator and Database --
4. Computational Processes --
5. The Metamodel --
6. The Control --
7. Equivalence of Computational Processes --
8. Determinacy of Metasystems --
9. Equivalence of Metasystems --
10. Asynchronism --
11. Programs and Systems --
12. Conclusions --
3 Data Structure Models in Information System Design --
1. Data Morphology --
2. Data Structure Models for Simple Information Retrieval --
3. Data Structures for Information Systems of Flexible Use --
4. Conclusions --
4 The Mathematical Theory of L Systems --
0. Introduction --
2. Squeezing Languages out of L Systems --
3. Fitting Classes of L Languages into Known Formal Language Theoretic Framework --
4. Other Characterizations of Classes of L Languages within the Framework of Formal Language Theory --
5. Structural Constraints on L Systems --
6. Squeezing Sequences out of L Systems --
7. Growth Functions --
8. Decision Problems --
9. Global Versus Local Behavior of L Systems --
10. Deterministic Versus Nondeterministic Behavior of L Systems --
11. L Transformations --
12. Getting Down to Properties of Single L Languages or Sequences --
13. Generalizing L System Ideas: Toward a Uniform Framework --
14. Some Proof Techniques --
15. Conclusions.
Responsibility: edited by Julius T. Tou.

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