Category Archives: Systems Analysis Design

Principles of Embedded Networked Systems Design by Gregory J. Pottie

By Gregory J. Pottie

Embedded community platforms (ENS) supply a collection of applied sciences which could hyperlink the actual international to large-scale networks in functions, resembling tracking of borders, infrastructure, healthiness, the surroundings, computerized creation, offer chains, houses, and areas of industrial. This e-book info the basics for this interdisciplinary and fast-moving box. The ebook starts with mathematical foundations and the appropriate historical past issues in sign propagation, sensors, detection and estimation idea, and communications. Key part applied sciences in ENS are mentioned: synchronization and place localization, power and information administration, actuation, and node structure. moral, criminal, and social implications are addressed. the ultimate bankruptcy summarizes a few of the classes discovered in generating a number of ENS generations. a spotlight on basic ideas including vast examples and challenge units make this article perfect to be used in graduate classes on electric engineering and desktop technology. it's going to additionally attract engineers all in favour of the layout of ENS.

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Software Language Engineering: Creating Domain-Specific by Anneke Kleppe

By Anneke Kleppe

Software program practitioners are speedily gaining knowledge of the substantial price of Domain-Specific Languages (DSLs) in fixing difficulties inside of sincerely definable challenge domain names. builders are utilising DSLs to enhance productiveness and caliber in quite a lot of parts, similar to finance, wrestle simulation, macro scripting, photo iteration, and extra. yet in the past, there were few useful assets that specify how DSLs paintings and the way to build them for optimum use.   software program Language Engineering fills that want. Written through specialist DSL advisor Anneke Kleppe, this is often the 1st accomplished consultant to profitable DSL layout. Kleppe systematically introduces and explains each element of a good language specification, together with its description of ideas, how these strategies are denoted, and what these strategies suggest on the subject of the matter area. Kleppe conscientiously illuminates sturdy layout procedure, exhibiting find out how to maximize the flexibleness of the languages you create. She additionally demonstrates robust strategies for growing new DSLs that cooperate good with general-purpose languages and leverage their strength.   thoroughly tool-independent, this booklet can function the first source for readers utilizing Microsoft DSL instruments, the Eclipse Modeling Framework, openArchitectureWare, or the other DSL toolset. It comprises a number of examples, an illustrative working case research, and insights and heritage info drawn from Kleppe’s modern paintings as a DSL researcher.   particular subject matters lined comprise   studying the kinds of difficulties that DSLs can resolve, and while to exploit them evaluating DSLs with general-purpose languages, frameworks, APIs, and different methods figuring out the jobs and instruments to be had to language clients and engineers developing every one portion of a DSL specification Modeling either concrete and summary syntax knowing and describing language semantics Defining textual and visible languages in line with object-oriented metamodeling and graph changes utilizing metamodels and linked instruments to generate grammars Integrating object-oriented modeling with graph concept construction code turbines for brand spanking new languages aiding multilanguage types and courses   This publication offers software program engineers with the entire assistance they should create DSLs that resolve genuine difficulties extra quickly, and with higher-quality code.

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Formal Methods in Artificial Intelligence by Ramsay A.M.

By Ramsay A.M.

Synthetic intelligence has lately became to formal common sense within the look for robust but well-behaved wisdom illustration languages. This e-book covers the heritage of classical common sense, together with the main meta-theorems, and the state-of-the-art in theorem proving together with Bibel's connection technique. additionally coated are the complicated variations of classical good judgment now getting used in man made intelligence - temporal and modal logics, cause upkeep and intensional good judgment. First released in 1988, the booklet covers a much broader diversity of themes than the at the moment on hand books during this quarter, and is extra without delay aimed toward staff in man made intelligence.

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QGIS 2 Cookbook by Alex Mandel, Victor Olaya Ferrero, Anita Graser, Alexander

By Alex Mandel, Victor Olaya Ferrero, Anita Graser, Alexander Bruy

Key Features

  • Explore and create time-based visualizations and construct interactive maps
  • Maximize your use of the QGIS gains, plugins and toolbox automation
  • Packed with plenty of pattern datasets to permit a greater realizing of the code

Book Description

QGIS is a straight forward, cross-platform laptop geographic info approach used to make maps and examine spatial information. QGIS permits clients to appreciate, query, interpret, and visualize spatial information in lots of ways in which display relationships, styles, and traits within the type of maps. This e-book is a suite of straightforward to complicated thoughts which are wanted in daily geospatial paintings, and exhibits find out how to accomplish them with QGIS. you are going to commence via realizing the differing kinds of information administration strategies, in addition to how info exploration works. you are going to then easy methods to practice vintage vector and raster research with QGIS, except growing time-based visualizations. eventually, you are going to methods to create interactive and visually beautiful maps with customized cartography. by way of the top of this e-book, you've got all of the important wisdom to deal with spatial information administration, exploration, and visualization initiatives in QGIS.

What you are going to learn

  • Import and export universal difficult spatial facts formats
  • Perform vintage vector and raster research with QGIS
  • Utilize spatial databases and information administration tools
  • Use and create geographic net providers and maps
  • Explore and create time-based visualizations
  • Perform community development and routing analysis
  • Extend QGIS features with renowned plugins and toolbox automation
  • Make attractive and certain maps with custom-made cartography

About the Author

Alex Mandel is a geospatial scientist who has a PhD in geography and greater than 12 years of expertise in utilizing GIS to numerous initiatives. He has additionally taught classes on GIS, geospatial programming, and Geoweb.

Victor Olaya Ferrero is a GIS developer. he's the author and major developer of the QGIS Processing Framework. he's additionally the writer of Sistemas de Informacion Geografica, a unfastened booklet concerning the basics of GIS.

Anita Graser studied geomatics on the college of technologies Wiener Neustadt, Austria, from the place she graduated with a master's measure in 2010. in the course of her learn, she won hands-on adventure within the fields of geo-marketing and transportation study. because 2007, she has been operating as a geographic details process (GIS) specialist with the dynamic transportation platforms team on the Austrian Institute of expertise (AIT), the place she makes a speciality of interpreting and visualizing spatio-temporal data.

Anita serves at the OSGeo board of administrators and the QGIS venture steerage committee. She has been operating with GIS because 2005, presents QGIS education classes, and writes a well-liked web publication on open resource GIS at

Alexander Bruy is a GFOSS recommend and open resource developer engaged on the QGIS venture. He has additionally maintained a suite of his personal open resource tasks. He has been operating with QGIS seeing that 2006, and now he's an OSGeo constitution member and QGIS middle developer. he's additionally the writer of QGIS through instance, Packt Publishing.

Alexander is presently a contract GIS developer and works for numerous businesses worldwide.

Table of Contents

  1. Data enter and Output
  2. Data Management
  3. Common facts Preprocessing Steps
  4. Data Exploration
  5. Classic Vector Analysis
  6. Network Analysis
  7. Raster research I
  8. Raster research II
  9. QGIS and the Web
  10. Cartography Tips
  11. Extending QGIS
  12. Up and Coming

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Multidimensional Programming by E. A. Ashcroft, A. A. Faustini, R. Jagannathan, W. W. Wadge

By E. A. Ashcroft, A. A. Faustini, R. Jagannathan, W. W. Wadge

This publication describes a strong language for multidimensional declarative programming referred to as Lucid. Lucid has advanced significantly long ago ten years. the most catalyst for this metamorphosis used to be the invention that Lucid is predicated on intensional common sense, one common in learning traditional languages. Intensionality, and extra in particular indexicality, has enabled Lucid to implicitly convey multidimensional items that fluctuate, a basic potential with numerous results that are explored during this publication. the writer covers a wide variety of themes, from foundations to purposes, and from implementations to implications. The function of intensional common sense in Lucid in addition to its results for programming quite often is mentioned. The syntax and mathematical semantics of the language are given and its skill for use as a proper method for transformation and verification is gifted. using Lucid in either multidimensional purposes programming and software program structures development (such as a parallel programming process and a visible programming method) is defined. a unique version of multidimensional computation--education--is defined in addition to its serendipitous sensible advantages for harnessing parallelism and tolerating faults. because the basically quantity that displays the advances during the last decade, this paintings can be of significant curiosity to researchers and complex scholars concerned with declarative language structures and programming.

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The craft of programming by John C Reynolds

By John C Reynolds

For two-semester classes in natural Chemistry taken essentially by means of technological know-how and pre-health majors. Wade, geared up round useful teams, is understood for his student-oriented approach--he contains challenge fixing aid (features in green), orientation positive aspects (in blue), and entire discussions of mechanisms (mechanism containers and key mechanism spreads). As constantly, he explains strategies with out taking the pointless brief cuts that regularly result in misconceptions. also, he integrates up to date facets of spectroscopy, bioorganic chemistry (often via obtainable margin notes), and lots of functions to polymer chemistry all through. The PH on-line natural homework procedure, ACE natural, presents teachers and scholars a device that's created particularly to imitate how scholars do natural homework-by drawing natural constructions. This application presents unique suggestions for mistaken solutions to augment the educational approach

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