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Advances In Computers Vol 59 : Volume 59 - Marvin Zelkowitz

Advances In Computers Vol 59

Volume 59

Hardcover Published: 1st August 2003
ISBN: 9780120121595
Number Of Pages: 320

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Since 1960, Advances in Computers has chronicled the constantly shifting theories and methods of Information Technology which greatly shapes our lives today
This volume, the 59th in the series, presents two general themes. The first 4 papers discuss tool use in developing software - how groups work together to produce a product, and why the very industries that need them often do NOT adopt such tools. The fifth paper addresses a current hardware issue - cache coherence. As we build faster machines, a way to increase performance is to have multiple CPUs working on solving the same problem. This requires two or more CPUs to address the same memory at the same time. The cache coherence problem is how to allow both machines to access the same memory without "stepping on each others toes" so that memory gets lost or corrupted
*In depth surveys and tutorials on new computer technology
*Well-known authors and researchers in the field
*Broad overview of many important developments
*Extensive bibliographies with most chapters
*Four out of 5 chapters focus on software developemnt technology and should appeal to a software development organization or a university course on software development practices

Preface
Contributors
Designing Networked Handheld Devices to Enhance School Learning
Interactive Explanatory and Descriptive Natural-Language based Dialogue for Intelligent Information Filtering
A tour of language customization concepts
Advances in Business Transformation Technologies
Phish Phactors: Offensive and Defensive Strategies
Reflections on systems trustworthiness
Author Index
Subject Index
Contents of Volumes in this series
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780120121595
ISBN-10: 012012159X
Series: Advances in Computers : Book 59
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st August 2003
Publisher: ACADEMIC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 16.76  x 2.16
Weight (kg): 0.64

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