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Aviation Automation: The Search for A Human-centered Approach

1st Edition

Charles E. Billings
October 01, 1996

The advent of very compact, very powerful digital computers has made it possible to automate a great many processes that formerly required large, complex machinery. Digital computers have made possible revolutionary changes in industry, commerce, and transportation. This book, an expansion and...

Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems for Engineers

1st Edition

C.S. Krishnamoorthy, S. Rajeev
September 20, 1996

This book provides a comprehensive presentation of artificial intelligence (AI) methodologies and tools valuable for solving a wide spectrum of engineering problems. What's more, it offers these AI tools on an accompanying disk with easy-to-use software. Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems...

An Introduction To Artificial Intelligence

1st Edition

Janet Finlay, Alan Dix
June 27, 1996

An authoritative and accessible one-stop resource, An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence presents the first full examination of AI. Designed to provide an understanding of the foundations of artificial intelligence, it examines the central computational techniques employed by AI, including...

Advances in Object-Oriented Metalevel Architectures and Reflection

1st Edition

Christoph Zimmermann
June 20, 1996

The importance of object-oriented metalevel architectures, metaobjects, and reflection continues to grow in computer science. This applies to traditional fields such as artificial intelligence and object-oriented programming languages as well as to parallel processing and operating systems....

Total Quality In Information Systems And Technology

1st Edition

Jack Woodall
June 18, 1996

Breaking tradition in describing Information Technology (IT), also known as Information Systems (IS), this book sets its sights on educating business and technical personnel at all levels on how to bridge the communication and quality gap between their respective areas. Taking action before...

Computers As Assistants: A New Generation of Support Systems

1st Edition

Peter Hoschka
May 01, 1996

Computer systems based on the notion of the computer as assistant have recently become the focus of intense interest. The expanding role of the computer in everyday life and the growing number of untrained users make it necessary to think about new ways of dividing labor between humans and machines...

Introductory Lectures on Parallel-Computing

1st Edition

April 03, 1996

This CD contains eight lectures focusing on programming languages, algorithms, and other research topics in the general area of parallel computing. Also included are additional materials such as animations, videos, programs, and software, including the code for building the Parallaxis-III...

Writing Windows VxDs and Device Drivers

2nd Edition

Karen Hazzah
January 12, 1996

Software developer and author Karen Hazzah expands her original treatise on device drivers in the second edition of Writing Windows VxDs and Device Drivers. The book and companion disk include the author's library of wrapper functions that allow the progr...

FreeDOS Kernel: An MS-DOS Emulator for Platform Independence & Embedded System Development

1st Edition

Pat Villani
January 09, 1996

Master operation system development. FreeDOS Kernel explains the construction and operation of Pat Villani's DOS-C - a highly portable, single threaded operating system. Written in C and with system calls similar to MS-DOS, the FreeDOS kernel provides an...

Predictive Dialing Fundamentals: An Overview of Predictive Dialing Technologies, Their Applications, and Usage Today

1st Edition

Aleksander Szlam, Ken Thatcher
January 03, 1996

Who should read this book? This is a must read if you're a newcomer to predictive dialers and responsible for analyzing, recommending and deploying inbound and outbound call center solutions; or, if you're in the midst of implementing a predictive dialer,...

Pattern Recognition with Neural Networks in C++

1st Edition

Abhijit S. Pandya, Robert B. Macy
October 17, 1995

The addition of artificial neural network computing to traditional pattern recognition has given rise to a new, different, and more powerful methodology that is presented in this interesting book. This is a practical guide to the application of artificial neural networks.Geared toward the...

Computer System and Network Security

1st Edition

Gregory B. White, Eric A. Fisch, Udo W. Pooch
August 10, 1995

Computer System and Network Security provides the reader with a basic understanding of the issues involved in the security of computer systems and networks. Introductory in nature, this important new book covers all aspects related to the growing field of computer security. Such complete coverage...