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Energy Efficient Hardware-Software Co-Synthesis Using Reconfigurable Hardware

Jingzhao Ou, Viktor K. Prasanna
June 14, 2017

Rapid energy estimation for energy efficient applications using field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) remains a challenging research topic. Energy dissipation and efficiency have prevented the widespread use of FPGA devices in embedded systems, where energy efficiency is a key performance metric....

Energy-Aware Memory Management for Embedded Multimedia Systems: A Computer-Aided Design Approach

Florin Balasa, Dhiraj K. Pradhan
June 14, 2017

Energy-Aware Memory Management for Embedded Multimedia Systems: A Computer-Aided Design Approach presents recent computer-aided design (CAD) ideas that address memory management tasks, particularly the optimization of energy consumption in the memory subsystem. It explains how to efficiently...

Essentials of Computer Architecture, Second Edition

Douglas Comer
January 17, 2017

This easy to read textbook provides an introduction to computer architecture, while focusing on the essential aspects of hardware that programmers need to know. The topics are explained from a programmer’s point of view, and the text emphasizes consequences for programmers. Divided in five parts,...

Interconnections for Computer Communications and Packet Networks

Roberto Rojas-Cessa
January 06, 2017

This book introduces different interconnection networks applied to different systems. Interconnection networks are used to communicate processing units in a multi-processor system, routers in communication networks, and servers in data centers. Queuing techniques are applied to interconnection...

Advanced Design and Implementation of Virtual Machines

Xiao-Feng Li
December 20, 2016

Along with the increasingly important runtime engines pervasive in our daily-life computing, there is a strong demand from the software community for a solid presentation on the design and implementation of modern virtual machines, including the Java virtual machine, JavaScript engine and Android...

Computer Architecture: Fundamentals and Principles of Computer Design, Second Edition

Joseph D. Dumas II
December 01, 2016

Not only does almost everyone in the civilized world use a personal computer, smartphone, and/or tablet on a daily basis to communicate with others and access information, but virtually every other modern appliance, vehicle, or other device has one or more computers embedded inside it. One cannot...

Computer Systems Architecture

Aharon Yadin
August 26, 2016

Computer Systems Architecture provides IT professionals and students with the necessary understanding of computer hardware. It addresses the ongoing issues related to computer hardware and discusses the solutions supplied by the industry. The book describes trends in computing solutions that led...

Handbook of SCADA/Control Systems Security, Second Edition

Robert Radvanovsky, Jacob Brodsky
May 10, 2016

This comprehensive handbook covers fundamental security concepts, methodologies, and relevant information pertaining to supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and other industrial control systems used in utility and industrial facilities worldwide. A community-based effort, it collects...

Fundamentals of Parallel Multicore Architecture

Yan Solihin
November 24, 2015

Although multicore is now a mainstream architecture, there are few textbooks that cover parallel multicore architectures. Filling this gap, Fundamentals of Parallel Multicore Architecture provides all the material for a graduate or senior undergraduate course that focuses on the architecture of...

Embedded Software Development for Safety-Critical Systems

Chris Hobbs
October 06, 2015

Safety-critical devices, whether medical, automotive, or industrial, are increasingly dependent on the correct operation of sophisticated software. Many standards have appeared in the last decade on how such systems should be designed and built. Developers, who previously only had to know how to...

Frontiers in Computer Education: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Frontiers in Computer Education (ICFCE 2014), Wuhan, China, December 24–25, 2014

Yuanzhi Wang
July 28, 2015

This proceedings volume contains selected papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Frontiers in Computer Education (ICFCE 2014), which was held December 24-25, 2014, in Wuhan, China. The objective of this conference was to provide a forum for different researchers in different...

Sports Engineering and Computer Science: Proceedings of the International Conference on Sport Science and Computer Science (SSCS 2014), Singapore, 16-17 September 2014

Qi Luo
May 18, 2015

Sports Engineering and Computer Science contains papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Sport Science and Computer Science (SSCS 2014), held September 16-17, 2014 in Singapore and at the 2014 International Conference on Biomechanics and Sports Engineering (BSE 2014), held October...