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  Emerging technology and architecture for big-data analytics
Chattopadhyay A., Chang C., Yu H.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 330 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319548-39-5)

Readers will always warmly welcome a book on a hot topic in contemporary computer science, and big data is such a topic. As can be seen by looking at the book, the topic is also an important issue for hardware designers and low-level software spec...

Feb 22 2018
  Enabling the Internet of Things: from integrated circuits to integrated systems
Alioto M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 520 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319514-80-2)

In 18 chapters, this book presents an interesting view of the future: a world filled with an uncountable number of “things” defined as often minute and semiautonomous objects, each connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) via nodes, g...

Aug 9 2017
  Programming the quantum future
Valiron B., Ross N., Selinger P., Alexander D., Smith J.  Communications of the ACM 58(8): 52-61, 2015. Type: Article

In a digital computer, the basic unit of information is the bit, or binary digit. A bit can only take one of two values: zero or one. On the other hand, in a quantum computer, the basic unit of information is the quantum bit, or qubit. And unlike ...

Nov 17 2015
  Bio/CMOS interfaces and co-design
Carrara S.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2013. 272 pp. Type: Book (978-1-461446-89-7)

Interfaces for biomedical complementary metal–oxide–semiconductors (bio/CMOS) are becoming increasingly necessary to support robust solutions for personalized healthcare. Effective personalized healthcare relies heavily on the ability to measure t...

Sep 25 2013
  Methods and opportunities for rejuvenation in aging distributed software systems
Avritzer A., Cole R., Weyuker E.  Journal of Systems and Software 83(9): 1568-1578, 2010. Type: Article

How often are you asked the following question: Have you tried rebooting? Worse still, how often do you ask this question of someone who is asking you for help? Software rejuvenation--in euphemistic language--is the process of rebooting ...

Sep 30 2010
  Real-time systems: formal specification and automatic verification
Olderog E., Dierks H.,  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2008. 344 pp. Type: Book

The authors’ stated--and well-achieved--purpose for this advanced and highly focused book on formally specifying and automatically verifying real-time embedded safety-critical systems is to bring together duration calculus (DC), ti...

Sep 15 2009
  Modern antenna handbook
Balanis C.,  Wiley-Interscience, New York, NY, 2008. 1680 pp. Type: Book (9780470036341)

Modern communications depend critically on both the performance and the packaging of antennas; thanks to ever more diversified usage requirements, there has been much progress in the area. This is what this 1,680-page handbook tries to cover, addr...

Apr 13 2009
  Task mapping and priority assignment for soft real-time applications under deadline miss ratio constraints
Manolache S., Eles P., Peng Z.  ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems 7(2): 1-35, 2008. Type: Article

Task mapping and priority assignment are critical to the efficiency of distributed multiprocessor systems. This paper presents a scheduling policy to perform these actions. The proposed method considers the stochastic rather than average character...

Jul 16 2008
  Nanotechnology 101 (Science 101 Series)
Mongillo J.,  GREENWOOD PRESS, Westport, CT, 2007. 304 pp. Type: Book (9780313338809)

Few industries, with the exception of space flight, have acquired as much public attention and media hype within such a short period of time as nanotechnology has. I would guess that having a “cool” name has something to d...

May 30 2008
  Evolution@home: observations on participant choice, work unit variation and low-effort global computing
Loewe L.  Software--Practice & Experience 37(12): 1289-1318, 2007. Type: Article

Client grid computing is a popular approach to leveraging the large number of idle computing resources. Well-known efforts such as SETI@Home ( and World Community Grid ( are excellen...

Feb 15 2008
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