Connecting with Computer Science

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Author: Greg Anderson,David Ferro,Robert Hilton

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439080356

Category: Computers

Page: 640

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Written for the beginning computing student, this text engages readers by relating core computer science topics to their industry application. The book is written in a comfortable, informal manner, and light humor is used throughout the text to maintain interest and enhance learning. All chapters contain a multitude of exercises, quizzes, and other opportunities for skill application. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Struktur Und Interpretation Von Computerprogrammen/ Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

Eine Informatik-einfhrung/ a Computer Science Introduction

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Author: Harold Abelson,Julie Sussman,Gerald Jay Sussman

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540423423

Category: Computers

Page: 682

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Die Übersetzung der bewährten Einführung in die Informatik, entstanden am Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), wird seit Jahren erfolgreich in der Lehre eingesetzt. Schritt für Schritt werden Konstruktion und Abstraktion von Daten und Prozeduren dargestellt. Von der Modularisierung bis zum Problemlösen mit Registermaschinen werden verschiedene Programmierparadigmen entwickelt und die effektive Handhabung von Komplexität gezeigt. Als Programmiersprache wird SCHEME verwendet, ein Dialekt von LISP. Alle Programme laufen in jeder dem IEEE-Standard entsprechenden SCHEME-Implementierung.

Computing Handbook, Third Edition

Computer Science and Software Engineering

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Author: Teofilo Gonzalez,Jorge Diaz-Herrera,Allen Tucker

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439898529

Category: Mathematics

Page: 2326

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Computing Handbook, Third Edition: Computer Science and Software Engineering mirrors the modern taxonomy of computer science and software engineering as described by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS). Written by established leading experts and influential young researchers, the first volume of this popular handbook examines the elements involved in designing and implementing software, new areas in which computers are being used, and ways to solve computing problems. The book also explores our current understanding of software engineering and its effect on the practice of software development and the education of software professionals. Like the second volume, this first volume describes what occurs in research laboratories, educational institutions, and public and private organizations to advance the effective development and use of computers and computing in today’s world. Research-level survey articles provide deep insights into the computing discipline, enabling readers to understand the principles and practices that drive computing education, research, and development in the twenty-first century.

An Introduction to Programming with ActionScript 3.0

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Author: Patricia Cornez,Trish Cornez,Richard Cornez

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449600085

Category: Computers

Page: 538

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"An Introduction to Programming with ActionScript 3.0" provides an introduction to computer programming by employing an example-based methodology involving animation, sound, graphics, and interactivity. This text covers all key topics required for any introductory level programming course.

DAS SUBSYMBOLISCHE PARADIGMA PAUL SMOLENSKY'S VOR DEM HINTERGRUND DER SYMBOLISMUS VS. KONNEKTIONISMUS DEBATTE

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Author: Harald Maurer

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3837083535

Category:

Page: 162

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Das Buch stellt eine leicht uberarbeitete Fassung meiner Magisterarbeit dar, die ich im Fachbereich Philosophie und Wissenschsaftstheorie bei Prof. Dr. Dr. W. Hoering im Wintersemester 2005/06 und im Sommersemester 2006 geschrieben habe. Es gibt erstmals einen umfassenden Uberblick uber die Debatte zwischen der klassichen Symboltheorie i.S. J.A. Fodor's, Z.W. Pylyshyn's und Br. McLaughlin's und dem bedeutensten Vertreter des konnektionistischen Programms in der kunstlichen Intelligenz, Paul Smolensky, der mit seinem sog. Subsymbolischen Paradigma" den Anspruch erhebt, eine alternative und integrative Theorie der Kognition vorzulegen, indem die Theorie der kunstlichen Neuronalen Netzwerke auf die Kognitionswissenschaft angewendet wird. Die Debatte behandelt dabei das Problem der modelltechnischen Realisation von Information, m.a.W. die Beantwortung der Frage: Wie funktioniert die intelligente Informationsverarbeitung des Menschen? Wahrend in der sog. symbolorientierten Klassischen Kunstlichen Intelligenz," dem Symbolismus, interne mentale Reprasentationen als syntaktisch strukturierte Symbole betrachtet werden, wird in der sog. subsymbolorientierten Kunstlichen Intelligenz," dem Konnektionismus, der Begriff der Reprasentation" auf dynamische Vektor- und Tensorkonstruktionen aus der Theorie der Kunstlichen Neuronalen Netzwerke angewendet, sodass man versuchen kann kognitive Funktionen wie Produktivitat, Systematizitat, Kompositionalitat und logische Inferenz auf der Basis einer sog. vektoriellen Form" zu erklaren, d.h. gegrundet im Dynamischen System- und Selbstorganisations-Paradigma."

Der Turing Omnibus

Eine Reise durch die Informatik mit 66 Stationen

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Author: A.K. Dewdney

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642788726

Category: Computers

Page: 496

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Der Turing Omnibus macht in 66 exzellent geschriebenen Beiträgen Station bei den interessantesten Themen aus der Informatik, der Computertechnologie und ihren Anwendungen.

Adventures Between Lower Bounds and Higher Altitudes

Essays Dedicated to Juraj Hromkovič on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday

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Author: Hans-Joachim Böckenhauer,Dennis Komm,Walter Unger

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319983555

Category: Computers

Page: 642

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This Festschrift volume is published in honor of Juraj Hromkovič on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Juraj Hromkovič is a leading expert in the areas of automata and complexity theory, algorithms for hard problems, and computer science education. The contributions in this volume reflect the breadth and impact of his work. The volume contains 35 full papers related to Juraj Hromkovič’s research. They deal with various aspects of the complexity of finite automata, the information content of online problems, stability of approximation algorithms, reoptimization algorithms, computer science education, and many other topics within the fields of algorithmics and complexity theory. Moreover, the volume contains a prologue and an epilogue of laudatios from several collaborators, colleagues, and friends.

Concepts in Computing

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Author: Kenneth Hoganson

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763742959

Category: Computers

Page: 265

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Perfect for the CS0 student, Concepts in Computing provides a clear and concise introduction and overview to the fundamentals of the computer science discipline. The text identifies the important relationship between the computing disciplines and the disciplines of engineering and mathematics. Concepts in Computing is also the ideal companion text in a CS1 Programming Course.

Advances and Innovations in Systems, Computing Sciences and Software Engineering

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Author: Khaled Elleithy

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402062648

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 578

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This book includes a set of rigorously reviewed world-class manuscripts addressing and detailing state-of-the-art research projects in the areas of Computing Sciences, Software Engineering and Systems. The book presents selected papers from the conference proceedings of the International Conference on Systems, Computing Sciences and Software Engineering (SCSS 2006). All aspects of the conference were managed on-line.

Introduction to Nursing Informatics

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Author: Kathryn J. Hannah,Marion J. Ball,Margaret J.A. Edwards

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475730950

Category: Medical

Page: 355

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Intended as a primer for those just beginning to study nursing informatics, this text equally provides a thorough introduction to basic terms and concepts, as well as an in-depth exploration of the most popular applications in nursing practice, education, administration and research. This second edition is updated and expanded to reflect the vast technological advances achieved in healthcare in recent years, including new chapters on both HIS and Internet usage. Readers will learn how to use computers and information management systems in their practices, make informed choices related to software/hardware selection, and implement computerized solutions for information management strategies.

Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science 2000

25th International Symposium, MFCS 2000 Bratislava, Slovakia, August 28 - September 1, 2000 Proceedings

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Author: Mogens Nielsen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540679014

Category: Computers

Page: 710

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This volume contains papers selected for presentation at the Silver Jubilee 25th Symposium on Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science | MFCS 2000, held in Bratislava, Slovakia, August 28 { September 1, 2000. MFCS 2000 was organized under the auspices of the Minister of Education of the Slovak Republic, Milan Ft a cnik, by the Slovak Society for Computer Science, and the Comenius University in Bratislava, in cooperation with other institu- ons in Slovakia. It was supported by the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science, the European Research Consortium for Informatics and - thematics, and the Slovak Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathe- tics. The series of MFCS symposia, organized alternately in the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia since 1972, has a well-established tradition. The MFCS symposia encourage high-quality research in all branches of theoretical computer science. Their broad scope provides an opportunity of bringing together spec- lists who do not usually meet at specialized conferences. The previous meetings took place in Jablonna, 1972; Strbsk e Pleso, 1973; Jadwisin, 1974; Mari ansk e L azn e, 1975; Gdansk, 1976; Tatransk a Lomnica, 1977; Zakopane, 1978; Olomouc, 1979; Rydzina, 1980; Strbsk e Pleso, 1981; Prague, 1984; Bratislava, 1986; C- lsbad, 1988; Porabk a-Kozubnik, 1989; Bansk a Bystrica, 1990; Kazimierz Dolny, 1991; Prague, 1992; Gdansk, 1993, Ko sice, 1994; Prague, 1995; Krak ow, 1996; Bratislava, 1997; Brno, 1998; and Szklarska Poreba, 1999.

Computer Science and its Applications

Ubiquitous Information Technologies

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Author: James J. (Jong Hyuk) Park,Ivan Stojmenovic,Hwa Young Jeong,Gangman Yi

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3662454025

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 720

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The 6th FTRA International Conference on Computer Science and its Applications (CSA-14) will be held in Guam, USA, Dec. 17 - 19, 2014. CSA-14 presents a comprehensive conference focused on the various aspects of advances in engineering systems in computer science, and applications, including ubiquitous computing, U-Health care system, Big Data, UI/UX for human-centric computing, Computing Service, Bioinformatics and Bio-Inspired Computing and will show recent advances on various aspects of computing technology, Ubiquitous Computing Services and its application.

Experimental Algorithmics

From Algorithm Design to Robust and Efficient Software

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Author: Rudolf Fleischer,Bernhard Moret

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540003460

Category: Computers

Page: 278

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Experimental algorithmics, as its name indicates, combines algorithmic work and experimentation: algorithms are not just designed, but also implemented and tested on a variety of instances. Perhaps the most important lesson in this process is that designing an algorithm is but the first step in the process of developing robust and efficient software for applications. Based on a seminar held at Dagstuhl Castle, Germany in September 2000, this state-of-the-art survey presents a coherent survey of the work done in the area so far. The 11 carefully reviewed chapters provide complete coverage of all current topics in experimental algorithmics.

Linear Algebra and Probability for Computer Science Applications

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Author: Ernest Davis

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466501553

Category: Mathematics

Page: 431

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Based on the author’s course at NYU, Linear Algebra and Probability for Computer Science Applications gives an introduction to two mathematical fields that are fundamental in many areas of computer science. The course and the text are addressed to students with a very weak mathematical background. Most of the chapters discuss relevant MATLAB® functions and features and give sample assignments in MATLAB; the author’s website provides the MATLAB code from the book. After an introductory chapter on MATLAB, the text is divided into two sections. The section on linear algebra gives an introduction to the theory of vectors, matrices, and linear transformations over the reals. It includes an extensive discussion on Gaussian elimination, geometric applications, and change of basis. It also introduces the issues of numerical stability and round-off error, the discrete Fourier transform, and singular value decomposition. The section on probability presents an introduction to the basic theory of probability and numerical random variables; later chapters discuss Markov models, Monte Carlo methods, information theory, and basic statistical techniques. The focus throughout is on topics and examples that are particularly relevant to computer science applications; for example, there is an extensive discussion on the use of hidden Markov models for tagging text and a discussion of the Zipf (inverse power law) distribution. Examples and Programming Assignments The examples and programming assignments focus on computer science applications. The applications covered are drawn from a range of computer science areas, including computer graphics, computer vision, robotics, natural language processing, web search, machine learning, statistical analysis, game playing, graph theory, scientific computing, decision theory, coding, cryptography, network analysis, data compression, and signal processing. Homework Problems Comprehensive problem sections include traditional calculation exercises, thought problems such as proofs, and programming assignments that involve creating MATLAB functions.

Computer Science – Theory and Applications

6th International Computer Science Symposium in Russia, CSR 2011, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 14-18, 2011. Proceedings

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Author: Alexander Kulikov,Nikolay Vereshchagin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642207111

Category: Computers

Page: 471

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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 6th International Computer Science Symposium in Russia, CSR 2011, held in St. Petersburg, Russia, in June 2011. The 29 papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 76 submissions. The scope of topics of the symposium was quite broad and covered basically all areas of the foundations of theoretical computer science.

Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science

4th International Conference, DMTCS 2003, Dijon, France, July 7-12, 2003. Proceedings

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Author: Cristian S. Calude,Michael J. Dinneen,DMTCS 2003

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540405054

Category: Computers

Page: 300

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The fourthDiscrete Mathematics andTheoreticalComputer Science Conference (DMTCS 2003) was jointly organized by the Centre for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (CDMTCS) of the University of Auckland and the University of Bourgogne in Dijon, France, and took place in Dijon from 7 to12 July2003.Thepreviousconferenceswereheld inAuckland,NewZealand (1996, 1999) and Constan ̧ ta, Romania (2001). The ?ve invited speakers of the conference were: G.J. Chaitin (IBM, New York), C. Ding (UST, Hong Kong), S. Istrail (Celera Genomics, Rockville), M. Margenstein (LITA, Metz), and T. Walsh (UQAM, Montreal). The Programme Committee, consisting of V. Berthe (Marseille), S. Boza- lidis(Thessaloniki),C.S.Calude(chair,Auckland),V.E.Cazanescu(Bucharest), F. Cucker (Hong Kong), M. Deza (Paris and Tokyo), J. Diaz (Spain), M.J. D- neen(secretary,Auckland),B.Durand(Marseille),L.Hemaspaandra(Rochester), P. Hertling (Hagen), J. Kohlas (Fribourg), G. Markowski (Orono), M. Mitrovic (Nis), A. Salomaa (Turku), L. Staiger (Halle), D. Skordev (So?a), G. Slutzki (Ames), I. Tomescu (Bucharest), M. Yasugi (Kyoto), and V. Vajnovszki (- jon), selected 18 papers (out of 35) to be presented as regular contributions and 1 5 other special CDMTCS papers.

Information Networking

Wired Communications and Management

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Author: Ilyoung Chong

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540442561

Category: Computers

Page: 732

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The papers comprising Vol. I and Vol. II were prepared for and presented at the International Conference on Information Networking 2002 (ICOIN 2002), which was held from January 30 to February 1, 2002 at Cheju Island, Korea. It was organized by the KISS (Korean Information Science Society) SIGIN in Korea, IPSJ SIG DPE (Distributed Processing Systems) in Japan, the ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute), and National Taiwan University in Taiwan. The papers were selected through two steps, refereeing and presentation review. We selected for the theme of the conference the motto “One World of Information Networking”. We did this because we believe that networking will transform the world into one zone, in spite of different ages, countries and societies. Networking is in the main stream of everyday life and affects directly millions of people around the world. We are in an era of tremendous excitement for professionals working in many aspects of the converging networking, information retailing, entertainment, and publishing companies. Ubiquitous communication and computing technologies are changing the world. Online communities, e commerce, e service, and distance learning are a few of the consequences of these technologies, and advanced networking will develop new applications and technologies with global impact. The goal is the creation of a world wide distributed computing system that connects people and appliances through wireless and high bandwidth wired channels with a backbone of computers that serve as databases and object servers. Thus, Vol.

Autonomic and Trusted Computing

4th International Conference, ATC 2007, Hong Kong, China, July 11-13, 2007, Proceedings

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Author: Bin Xiao,Laurence T. Yang,Yu Hua,Christian Muller-Schloer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540735461

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 571

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing, ATC 2007, held in Hong Kong, China in July 2007, co-located with UIC 2007, the 4th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing. The 55 revised full papers presented together with 1 keynote lecture were carefully reviewed and selected from 223 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on cryptography and signatures, autonomic computing and services, secure and trusted computing, autonomic models and architectures, trusted models and systems, intrusion detection, access control, trusted computing and communications, key management, worm detection and data security, secured services and applications, as well as fault-tolerant systems.