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Probability and mathematical statistics: theory, applications, and practice in R
Meyer M., SIAM-Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA, 2019. 707 pp. Type: Book (978-1-611975-77-2)
Back when I was an undergraduate, I took a course in numerical recipes (in the C programming language). That course introduced me to the approximation of answers to questions that, often times, cannot be solved through analytical means. My sense i...
Jan 27 2020
On the impact of programming languages on code quality: a reproduction study
Berger E., Hollenbeck C., Maj P., Vitek O., Vitek J. ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems 41(4): 1-24, 2019. Type: Article
E. W. Dijkstra’s classic
A discipline of programming
 has rightly achieved the sort of permanent validity that mathematician G. H. Hardy spoke of in his famous
A mathematician’s apology
. Dijkstra’s preface ex...
Jan 20 2020
Internet of Things and big data analytics for smart generation
Balas V., Solanki V., Kumar R., Khari M., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 300 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030042-02-8)
This edited collection of papers is about the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data--areas of growing interest and importance for emerging applications in smart cities, intelligent transportation systems (ITSs), healthcare, and so on. Though ...
Jan 13 2020
Schedulability analysis of tasks with corunner-dependent execution times
Andersson B., Kim H., de Niz D., Klein M., Rajkumar R., Lehoczky J. ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems 17(3): 1-29, 2018. Type: Article
Scarce computer memory and processor core resources create crucial challenges to the real-time execution of concurrent software. How should a multicore processor be efficiently programmed to process concurrent software with different execution spe...
Jan 6 2020
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