Month: July 2017

Download E-books High-Integrity System Specification and Design (Formal Approaches to Computing and Information Technology (FACIT)) PDF

Errata, detected in Taylor's Logarithms. London: quarto, 1792. [sic] 14.18.3 6 Kk Co-sine of 3398 3298 - Nautical Almanac (1832) within the record of ERRATA detected in Taylor's Logarithms, for cos. four° 18'3", learn cos. 14° 18'2". - Nautical Almanac (1833) ERRATUM ofthe ERRATUM ofthe ERRATA of TAYLOR'S Logarithms. For cos. four° 18'3", learn cos. 14° 18' 3". - Nautical Almanac (1836) within the 1820s, an Englishman named Charles Babbage designed and in part outfitted a calculating laptop initially meant to be used in deriving and printing logarithmic and different tables utilized in the delivery undefined. at the moment, such tables have been usually misguided, copied carelessly, and have been instrumental in inflicting a couple of maritime mess ups. Babbage's computer, referred to as a 'Difference Engine' since it played its cal­ culations utilizing the primary of partial modifications, used to be meant to considerably decrease the variety of blunders made by means of people calculating the tables. Babbage had additionally designed (but by no means outfitted) a forerunner of the fashionable printer, which might additionally decrease the variety of mistakes admitted in the course of the transcription of the implications. these days, a method applied to accomplish the functionality of Babbage's engine will be classed as safety-critical. that's, the failure of the method to supply right effects may lead to the lack of human lifestyles, mass destruction of estate (in the shape of ships and load) in addition to monetary losses and lack of aggressive virtue for the transport company.

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Download E-books Knowledge Management in Practice PDF

By Anthony J. Rhem

This booklet provides specified details on employing wisdom administration (KM) practices, tactics and methods to unravel genuine international difficulties. The booklet addresses content material administration and search engine optimisation, shooting and codifying tacit and particular wisdom, KM in catastrophe preparedness, motion and response, how association may still deal with the KM adoption procedure, why KM initiatives fail, and particular software of data management.

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Download E-books Error-Correcting Codes and Finite Fields. Student Edition (Oxford Applied Mathematics and Computing Science Series) PDF

By Oliver Pretzel

This ebook presents engineers and computing device scientists with all of the instruments essential to enforce smooth error-processing thoughts. It assumes just a easy wisdom of linear algebra and develops the mathematical idea in parallel with the codes. significant to the textual content are labored examples which inspire and clarify the speculation. the 1st half introduces the elemental rules of coding thought. the second one and 3rd conceal the speculation of finite fields and provides a close therapy of BCH and Reed-Solomon codes. The fourth half is dedicated to Goppa codes, either classical and geometric, concluding with the Skorobogatov-Vladut errors processor. a distinct function is a simplified (but rigorous) therapy of the geometry of curves.

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Download E-books Developing and Evaluating Security-Aware Software Systems PDF

By Khaled M. Khan

As laptop applied sciences proceed to conform and new safety threats emerge, secure-aware software program advancements are crucial within the software program engineering field.

Developing and comparing Security-Aware software program Systems presents leading edge principles and techniques at the improvement, operation, and upkeep of safe software program structures and goals to focus on the development of a useful software program procedure and a safe method at the same time. This publication is sensible for researchers, teachers and practitioners within the software program engineering and defense fields.

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Download E-books Time-Constrained Transaction Management: Real-Time Constraints in Database Transaction Systems (Advances in Database Systems) PDF

By Nandit R. Soparkar, Abraham Silberschatz

Transaction processing is a longtime procedure for the concurrent and fault­ tolerant entry of continual facts. whereas this system has been profitable in general database structures, components corresponding to time-critical functions, emerg­ ing applied sciences, and a re-assessment of latest platforms recommend that the functionality, performance and applicability of transactions should be substan­ tially more desirable if temporal issues are taken under consideration. that's, transactions usually are not in basic terms execute in a "legal" (i.e., logically right) guy­ ner, yet they need to meet convinced constraints in regards to their invocation and finishing touch instances. more often than not, those logical and temporal constraints are application-dependent, and we handle a few basic concerns for the guy­ agement of transactions within the presence of such constraints. Our version for transaction-processing relies on extensions to confirmed mod­ els, and we in short define how logical and temporal constraints will be ex­ pressed in it. For scheduling the transactions, we describe how felony schedules range from each other when it comes to assembly the temporal constraints. Exist­ ing scheduling mechanisms don't differentiate between felony schedules, and are thereby insufficient in regards to assembly temporal constraints. this offers the foundation for looking scheduling suggestions that try to meet the temporal constraints whereas carrying on with to supply criminal schedules.

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Download E-books Semisupervised Learning for Computational Linguistics (Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer Science & Data Analysis) PDF

The swift development within the theoretical realizing of statistical and desktop studying equipment for semisupervised studying has made it tough for nonspecialists to maintain so far within the box. delivering a wide, obtainable remedy of the idea in addition to linguistic functions, Semisupervised studying for Computational Linguistics bargains self-contained insurance of semisupervised equipment that comes with heritage fabric on supervised and unsupervised learning.

The booklet provides a short background of semisupervised studying and its position within the spectrum of studying tools prior to relocating directly to talk about recognized average language processing tools, corresponding to self-training and co-training. It then facilities on computing device studying suggestions, together with the boundary-oriented equipment of perceptrons, boosting, aid vector machines (SVMs), and the null-category noise version. additionally, the e-book covers clustering, the expectation-maximization (EM) set of rules, similar generative equipment, and contract tools. It concludes with the graph-based approach to label propagation in addition to an in depth dialogue of spectral methods.

Taking an intuitive method of the fabric, this lucid booklet enables the applying of semisupervised studying easy methods to common language processing and gives the framework and motivation for a extra systematic learn of desktop studying.

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Download E-books The Engineering Design of Systems: Models and Methods (Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management) PDF

New for the 3rd version, chapters on: Complete workout of the SE Process, System technology and Analytics and the worth of structures Engineering

The e-book takes a model-based method of key structures engineering layout actions and introduces equipment and versions utilized in the true international. This booklet is split into 3 significant elements: (1) advent, assessment and simple wisdom, (2) layout and Integration subject matters, (3) Supplemental subject matters. the 1st half presents an creation to the problems linked to the engineering of a method. the second one half covers the serious fabric required to appreciate the foremost components wanted within the engineering layout of any process: requisites, architectures (functional, actual, and allocated), interfaces, and qualification. the ultimate half experiences equipment for facts, approach, and behaviour modeling, selection research, approach technology and analytics, and the worth of platforms engineering. bankruptcy 1 has been rewritten to combine the recent chapters and updates have been made through the unique chapters.

  • Provides an summary of modeling, modeling equipment linked to SysML, and IDEF0
  • Includes a brand new bankruptcy 12 that offers a entire evaluation of the subjects mentioned in Chapters 6 via eleven through an easy procedure – an automatic soda machine
  • Features a brand new bankruptcy 15 that studies normal approach idea, structures technological know-how, normal structures, cybernetics, structures considering, quantitative characterization of structures, procedure dynamics, constraint thought, and Fermi difficulties and guesstimation
  • Includes a brand new bankruptcy sixteen at the price of structures engineering with 5 basic worth propositions: platforms as a goal-seeking method, structures engineering as a communications interface, structures engineering to dodge showstoppers, structures engineering to discover and fasten error, and platforms engineering as chance mitigation

The Engineering layout of structures: types and techniques, 3rd Edition is designed to be an introductory reference for pros in addition to a textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate scholars in platforms engineering.

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Download E-books Biomimetic Neural Learning for Intelligent Robots: Intelligent Systems, Cognitive Robotics, and Neuroscience (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) PDF

This cutting-edge survey comprises chosen papers contributed by way of researchers in clever platforms, cognitive robotics, and neuroscience together with contributions from the MirrorBot venture and from the NeuroBotics Workshop 2004. The examine paintings awarded demonstrates major novel advancements in biologically encouraged neural versions to be used in clever robotic environments and biomimetic cognitive behavior.

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Download E-books Real-Time Systems in Mechatronic Applications (Real-Time Systems, Vol 14, No 3) PDF

Real-Time structures in Mechatronic Applications brings jointly in a single position very important contributions and up to date study ends up in this fast paced sector.
Real-Time platforms in Mechatronic Applications serves as an very good reference, offering perception into one of the most demanding examine concerns within the box.

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Download E-books TiVo Hacks: 100 Industrial-Strength Tips & Tools PDF

By Raffi Krikorian

TiVo Hacks is helping you get the main from your TiVo own video recorder. Armed with only a screwdriver and simple figuring out of computer (or willingness to learn), preeminent hackability awaits. This ebook comprises hacks for altering the order of recorded courses, activating the 30-second bypass to blaze via ads, upgrading TiVo's harddrive for extra hours of recording, use of TiVo's domestic Media choice to remotely time table a recording through the internet, log in to the serial port for command-line entry to programming info, log documents, closed-captioning facts, show photographs at the TiVo reveal, or even play MP3s.Readers who use complex hacks to place TiVo on their domestic community through the serial port, Ethernet, USB, or instant (with 802.11b WiFi) will watch an entire new international open up. through fitting numerous open resource software program applications, you should use TiVo for mail, speedy messaging, caller-ID, and extra. it is also effortless to run an online server on TiVo to agenda recordings, entry lists of recorded exhibits, or even demonstrate them on a website. whereas TiVo provides audience customized keep watch over in their TVs, TiVo Hacks supplies clients customized keep watch over of TiVo.Note: now not all TiVos are an identical. the unique TiVo, the sequence 1, is the main hackable TiVo available in the market; it is a field thrown including commodity components and the TiVo code is working on open undefined. The sequence 2 TiVo, the main regularly offered TiVo this present day, isn't open. you will not see hacks during this booklet that contain enhancing sequence 2 software.

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