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Digital Signal Processing Handbook on CD-ROM

1st Edition

VIJAY MADISETTI, Douglas Williams
February 26, 1999

A best-seller in its print version, this comprehensive CD-ROM reference contains unique, fully searchable coverage of all major topics in digital signal processing (DSP), establishing an invaluable, time-saving resource for the engineering community. Its unique and broad scope includes...

Combinatorial Designs and their Applications

1st Edition

Kathleen Quinn, Bridget Webb, Chris Rowley, F C Holroyd
January 29, 1999

The fruit of a conference that gathered seven very active researchers in the field, Combinatorial Design and their Applications presents a wide but representative range of topics on the non-geometrical aspects of design theory. By concentrating on a few important areas, the authors succeed in...

Software Process Quality: Management and Control

1st Edition

Ron S. Kenett, Emanuel Baker
January 22, 1999

Using actual examples of software process improvement from the private sector and government, this work demonstrates how quality systems, measurement techniques and performance evaluations work. It presents a methodology for analyzing an ongoing software development process and establishing a...

Industrial Applications of Genetic Algorithms

1st Edition

Charles Karr, L. Michael Freeman
December 29, 1998

Genetic algorithms (GAs) are computer-based search techniques patterned after the genetic mechanisms of biological organisms that have adapted and flourished in changing, highly competitive environments for millions of years. GAs have been successfully applied to problems in a variety of studies,...

Intelligent Adaptive Control: Industrial Applications

1st Edition

Lakhmi C. Jain, Clarence W. de Silva
December 29, 1998

This book describes important techniques, developments, and applications of computational intelligence in system control.Chapters present:an introduction to the fundamentals of neural networks, fuzzy logic, and evolutionary computinga rigorous treatment of intelligent control industrial...

The Information System Consultant's Handbook: Systems Analysis and Design

1st Edition

William S. Davis, David C. Yen
December 28, 1998

The Information System Consultant's Handbook familiarizes systems analysts, systems designers, and information systems consultants with underlying principles, specific documentation, and methodologies.Corresponding to the primary stages in the systems development life cycle, the book divides into...

Practical Handbook of Genetic Algorithms: Complex Coding Systems, Volume III

1st Edition

Lance D. Chambers
December 23, 1998

Practical Handbook of Genetic Algorithms, Volume 3: Complex Coding Systems contains computer-code examples for the development of genetic algorithm systems - compiling them from an array of practitioners in the field.Each contribution of this singular resource includes:unique code...

Data Mining: Technologies, Techniques, Tools, and Trends

1st Edition

Bhavani Thuraisingham
December 18, 1998

Focusing on a data-centric perspective, this book provides a complete overview of data mining: its uses, methods, current technologies, commercial products, and future challenges.Three parts divide Data Mining:Part I describes technologies for data mining - database systems, warehousing, machine...

Combinatorial Algorithms: Generation, Enumeration, and Search

1st Edition

Donald L. Kreher, Douglas R. Stinson
December 18, 1998

This textbook thoroughly outlines combinatorial algorithms for generation, enumeration, and search. Topics include backtracking and heuristic search methods applied to various combinatorial structures, such as:CombinationsPermutationsGraphsDesignsMany classical areas are covered as well as new...

Robotics: The Algorithmic Perspective: WAFR 1998

1st Edition

Pankaj K. Agarwal, Lydia E. Kavraki, Matthew T. Mason
December 15, 1998

This volume gathers together cutting-edge research from the Third Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics and gives a solid overview of the state of the art in robot algorithms. The papers cover core problems in robotics, such as motion planning, sensor-based planning, manipulation, and...

Reliable Computer Systems: Design and Evaluation, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Daniel P. Siewiorek, Robert S. Swarz
December 15, 1998

This classic reference work is a comprehensive guide to the design, evaluation, and use of reliable computer systems. It includes case studies of reliable systems from manufacturers, such as Tandem, Stratus, IBM, and Digital. It covers special systems such as the Galileo Orbiter fault protection...

High Performance Computing in Structural Engineering

1st Edition

Hojjat Adeli, Roesdiman Soegiarso
November 30, 1998

High-performance multiprocessor computers provide new and interesting opportunities to solve large-scale structural engineering problems. However, the development of new computational models and algorithms that exploit the unique architecture of these machines remains a challenge.High Performance...