Computer Science & Engineering

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Contemporary High Performance Computing: From Petascale toward Exascale, Volume 3

1st Edition

Jeffrey S. Vetter
May 14, 2019

Contemporary High Performance Computing: From Petascale toward Exascale, Volume 3 focuses on the ecosystems surrounding the world’s leading centers for high performance computing (HPC). It covers many of the important factors involved in each ecosystem: computer architectures, software,...

Machine Learning in Translation Corpora Processing

1st Edition

Krzysztof Wolk
March 05, 2019

This book reviews ways to improve statistical machine speech translation between Polish and English. Research has been conducted mostly on dictionary-based, rule-based, and syntax-based, machine translation techniques. Most popular methodologies and tools are not well-suited for the Polish language...

From Parallel to Emergent Computing

1st Edition

Andrew Adamatzky, Selim Akl, Georgios Ch. Sirakoulis
February 06, 2019

Modern computing relies on future and emergent technologies which have been conceived via interaction between computer science, engineering, chemistry, physics and biology. This highly interdisciplinary book presents advances in the fields of parallel, distributed and emergent information...

Software Engineering for Variability Intensive Systems: Foundations and Applications

1st Edition

Ivan Mistrik, Matthias Galster, Bruce R. Maxim
January 30, 2019

This book addresses the challenges in the software engineering of variability-intensive systems. Variability-intensive systems can support different usage scenarios by accommodating different and unforeseen features and qualities. The book features academic and industrial contributions that discuss...

A Computational Approach to Statistical Learning

1st Edition

Taylor Arnold, Michael Kane, Bryan W. Lewis
January 29, 2019

A Computational Approach to Statistical Learning gives a novel introduction to predictive modeling by focusing on the algorithmic and numeric motivations behind popular statistical methods. The text contains annotated code to over 80 original reference functions. These functions provide minimal...

Emerging Internet-Based Technologies

1st Edition

Matthew N. O. Sadiku
January 09, 2019

The author of this book has identified the seven key emerging Internet-related technologies: Internet of things, smart everything, big data, cloud computing, cybersecurity, software-defined networking, and online education. Together these technologies are transformational and disruptive. This book...

Parallel Programming with Co-arrays

1st Edition

Robert W. Numrich
September 18, 2018

Parallel Programming with Co-Arrays describes the basic techniques used to design parallel algorithms for high-performance, scientific computing. It is intended for upper-level undergraduate students and graduate students who need to develop parallel codes with little or no previous introduction to...

High Performance Computing: Programming and Applications

1st Edition

John Levesque, Gene Wagenbreth
September 10, 2018

High Performance Computing: Programming and Applications presents techniques that address new performance issues in the programming of high performance computing (HPC) applications. Omitting tedious details, the book discusses hardware architecture concepts and programming techniques that are the...

High-Performance Computing in Finance: Problems, Methods, and Solutions

1st Edition

M. A. H. Dempster, Juho Kanniainen, John Keane, Erik Vynckier
March 12, 2018

High-Performance Computing (HPC) delivers higher computational performance to solve problems in science, engineering and finance. There are various HPC resources available for different needs, ranging from cloud computing– that can be used without much expertise and expense – to more tailored...

Parallel Programming for Modern High Performance Computing Systems

1st Edition

Pawel Czarnul
February 28, 2018

In view of the growing presence and popularity of multicore and manycore processors, accelerators, and coprocessors, as well as clusters using such computing devices, the development of efficient parallel applications has become a key challenge to be able to exploit the performance of such systems....

GPU Parallel Program Development Using CUDA

1st Edition

Tolga Soyata
February 16, 2018

GPU Parallel Program Development using CUDA teaches GPU programming by showing the differences among different families of GPUs. This approach prepares the reader for the next generation and future generations of GPUs. The book emphasizes concepts that will remain relevant for a long time, rather...

Exascale Scientific Applications: Scalability and Performance Portability

1st Edition

Tjerk P. Straatsma, Katerina B. Antypas, Timothy J. Williams
November 09, 2017

From the Foreword: "The authors of the chapters in this book are the pioneers who will explore the exascale frontier. The path forward will not be easy... These authors, along with their colleagues who will produce these powerful computer systems will, with dedication and determination, overcome...