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Author: Allen B Tucker
Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : Chapman & Hall/CRC, ©2004.
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Presents a practical/applied approach to IT topics such as information management, net-centric computing, and human/computer interaction. This book offers information on Web-based software, speech  Read more...

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Computer science handbook.
Boca Raton, Fla. : Chapman & Hall/CRC, ©2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Allen B Tucker
ISBN: 158488360X 9781584883609 9780203494455 0203494458
OCLC Number: 70205672
Notes: "Published in cooperation with ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery."
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings)) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Computer Science: The Discipline and Its Impact, Allen B. Tucker and Peter Wegner; Ethical Issues for Computer Scientists, Deborah G. Johnson and Keith W. Miller; ; SECTION I: ALGORITHMS AND COMPLEXITY; Basic Techniques for Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Edward M. Reingold; Data Structures, Roberto Tamassia and Bryan M. Cantrill; Complexity Theory, Eric W. Allender, Michael C. Loui, and Kenneth W. Regan; Formal Models and Computability, Tao Jiang, Ming Li, and Bala Ravikumar; Graph and Network Algorithms, Samir Khuller and Balaji Raghavachari; Algebraic Algorithms, Angel Diaz, Erich Kaltofen, and Victor Y. Pan; Cryptography, Jonathan Katz; Parallel Algorithms, Guy E. Blelloch and Bruce M. Maggs; Computational Geometry, D.T. Lee; Randomized Algorithms, Rajeev Motwani and Prabhakar Raghavan; Pattern Matching and Text Compression Algorithms, Maxime Crochemore and Thierry Lecroq; Genetic Algorithms, Stephanie Forrest; Combinatorial Optimization, Vijay Chandru and M.R. Rao; ; SECTION II: ARCHITECTURE AND ORGANIZATION; Digital Logic, Miriam Leeser; Digital Computer Architecture, David R. Kaeli; Memory Systems, Douglas G. Burger, James R. Goodman, and Gurindar S. Sohi; Buses, Windsor W. Hsu and Jih-Kwon Peir; Input/Output Devices and Interaction Techniques, Ken Hinckley, Robert J.K. Jacob, and Colin Ware; Secondary Storage Systems, Alexander Thomasian; High-Speed Computer Arithmetic, Earl E. Swartzlander Jr; Parallel Architectures, Michael J. Flynn and Kevin W. Rudd; Architecture and Networks, Robert S. Roos; Fault Tolerance, Edward J. McCluskey and Subhasish Mitra ; ; SECTION III: COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE; Geometry-Grid Generation, Bharat K. Soni and Nigel P. Weatherill; Scientific Visualization, William R. Sherman, Alan B. Craig, M. Pauline Baker, and Colleen Bushell; Computational Structural Mechanics, Ahmed K. Noor; Computational Electromagnetics, J.S. Shang; Computational Fluid Dynamics, David A. Caughey; Computational Ocean Modeling, Lakshmi Kantha and Steve Piacsek; Computational Chemistry, Frederick J. Heldrich, Clyde R. Metz, Henry Donato, Kristin D. Krantzman, Sandra Harper, Jason S. Overby, and Gamil A. Guirgis; Computational Astrophysics, Jon Hakkila, Derek Buzasi, and Robert J. Thacker; Computational Biology, David T. Kingsbury; ; SECTION IV: GRAPHICS AND VISUAL COMPUTING; Overview of Three-Dimensional Computer Graphics, Donald H. House; Geometric Primitives, Alyn P. Rockwood; Advanced Geometric Modeling, David S. Ebert; Mainstream Rendering Techniques, Alan Watt and Steve Maddock; Sampling, Reconstruction, and Antialiasing, George Wolberg; Computer Animation, Nadia Magnenat Thalmann and Daniel Thalmann; Volume Visualization, Arie Kaufman and Klaus Mueller; Virtual Reality, Steve Bryson; Computer Vision, Daniel Huttenlocher; ; SECTION V: HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION; The Organizational Contexts of Development and Use, Jonathan Grudin and M. Lynne Markus; Usability Engineering, Jakob Nielsen; Task Analysis and the Design of Functionality, David Kieras; Human-Centered System Development, Jennifer Tucker and Abby Mackness; Graphical User Interface Programming, Brad A. Myers; Multimedia, James L. Alty; Computer-Supported CollaborativeWork, Fadi P. Deek and James A. McHugh; Applying International Usability Standards, Wolfgang Dzida; ; SECTION VI: INFORMATION MANAGEMENT; Data Models, Avi Silberschatz, Henry F. Korth, and S. Sudarshan; Tuning Database Design for High Performance, Dennis Shasha and Philippe Bonnet; Access Methods, Betty Salzberg and Donghui Zhang; Query Optimization, Yannis E. Ioannidis; Concurrency Control and Recovery, Michael J. Franklin; Transaction Processing, Alexander Thomasian; Distributed and Parallel Database Systems, M. Tamer Ozsu and Patrick Valduriez; Multimedia Databases: Analysis, Modeling, Querying, and Indexing, Vincent Oria, Ying Li, and Chitra Dorai; Database Security and Privacy, Sushil Jajodia; ; SECTION VII: INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS; Logic-Based Reasoning for Intelligent Systems, James J. Lu and Erik Rosenthal; Qualitative Reasoning, Kenneth D. Forbus; Search, D. Kopec, T.A. Marsland, and J.L. Cox; Understanding Spoken Language, Stephanie Seneff and Victor Zue; Decision Trees and Instance-Based Classifiers, J. Ross Quinlan; Neural Networks, Michael I. Jordan and Christopher M. Bishop; Planning and Scheduling, Thomas Dean and Subbarao Kambhampati; Explanation-Based Learning, Gerald DeJong; Cognitive Modeling, Eric Chown; Graphical Models for Probabilistic and Causal Reasoning, Judea Pearl; Robotics, Frank L. Lewis, John M. Fitzgerald, and Kai Liu; ; SECTION VIII: NET-CENTRIC COMPUTING; Network Organization and Topologies, William Stallings; Routing Protocols, Radia Perlman; Network and Internet Security, Steven Bellovin; Information Retrieval and Data Mining, Katherine G. Herbert, Jason T.L. Wang, and Jianghui Liu; Data Compression, Z. Rahman; Security and Privacy, Peter G. Neumann; Malicious Software and Hacking, David Ferbrache and Stuart Mort; Authentication, Access Control, and Intrusion Detection, Ravi S. Sandhu and Pierangela Samarati; ; SECTION IX: OPERATING SYSTEMS; What Is an Operating System?, Raphael Finkel; Thread Management for Shared-Memory Multiprocessors, Thomas E. Anderson, Brian N. Bershad, Edward D. Lazowska and Henry M. Levy; Process and Device Scheduling, Robert D. Cupper; Real-Time and Embedded Systems, John A. Stankovic; Process Synchronization and Interprocess Communication, Craig E. Wills; Virtual Memory, Peter J. Denning; Secondary Storage and Filesystems, Marshall Kirk McKusick; Overview of Distributed Operating Systems, Sape J. Mullender; Distributed and Multiprocessor Scheduling, Steve J. Chapin and Jon B. Weissman; Distributed File Systems and Distributed Memory, T.W. Doeppner Jr; ; SECTION X: PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES; Imperative Language Paradigm, Michael J. Jipping and Kim Bruce; The Object-Oriented Language Paradigm, Raimund Ege; Functional Programming Languages, Benjamin Goldberg; Logic Programming and Constraint Logic Programming, Jacques Cohen; Scripting Languages, Robert E. Noonan and William L. Bynum; Event-Driven Programming, Allen B. Tucker and Robert E. Noonan; Concurrent/Distributed Computing Paradigm, Andrew P. Bernat and Patricia Teller; Type Systems, Luca Cardelli; Programming Language Semantics, David A. Schmidt; Compilers and Interpreters, Kenneth C. Louden; Runtime Environments and Memory Management, Robert E. Noonan and William L. Bynum; ; SECTION XI: SOFTWARE ENGINEERING; Software Qualities and Principles, Carlo Ghezzi, Mehdi Jazayeri, and Dino Mandrioli; </E
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