Category: Computer Science

Embedded Operating Systems: A Practical Approach (Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science)

By Alan Holt, Chi-Yu Huang

This practically-oriented textbook/reference presents a transparent creation to different part components of an working method and the way those paintings together.

The easy-to-follow textual content covers the bootloader, kernel, filesystem, shared libraries, start-up scripts, configuration documents and approach utilities. The strategy for development each one part is defined intimately, guiding the reader in the course of the strategy of making a absolutely sensible GNU/Linux embedded working system.

Topics and features:
* provides a concise assessment of the GNU/Linux process, and a close overview of GNU/Linux filesystems
* Describes easy methods to construct an embedded process to run on a digital computer, and to run natively on an exact processor
* Introduces the idea that of the compiler toolchain, demonstrating tips to advance a go toolchain in order that courses might be equipped on quite a number varied architectures
* Discusses the ARM-based systems BeagleBone and Raspberry Pi
* Explains easy methods to construct OpenWRT firmware photographs for OMxP Open-mesh units and the Dragino MS14 series

Ideal for undergraduate and graduate point scholars learning working platforms, the ebook also will end up to be hugely precious to execs excited by this region.

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CCNA Routing and Switching Study Guide: Exams 100-101, 200-101, and 200-120

By Todd Lammle

Prepare for the recent CCNA tests with this Todd Lammle learn guide

Cisco writer, speaker, and coach Todd Lammle is taken into account the authority on all issues networking, and his books have offered virtually one million copies all over the world. This all-purpose CCNA research consultant methodically covers the entire ambitions of the ICND1 (100-101) and ICND2 (200-101) tests in addition to supplying extra perception for these taking CCNA Composite (200-120) examination. It completely examines operation of IP facts networks, LAN switching applied sciences, IP addressing (IPv4/IPv6), IP routing applied sciences, IP providers, community equipment safety, troubleshooting, and WAN technologies.

Valuable learn instruments equivalent to a better half try engine that comes with 1000s of pattern questions, a pre-assessment try, and a number of perform tests. Plus, you will additionally get entry to 1000's of digital flashcards, writer documents, and a community simulator.

  • CCNA applicants might decide to take both the ICND1(100-101) and ICND2 (200-101) tests or the CCNA Composite examination (200-120); this examine consultant covers the total goals of all three
  • Written by means of bestselling Sybex examine advisor writer Todd Lammle, an said authority on all issues Cisco
  • Covers crucial Cisco networking subject matters resembling working an IP info community, IP addressing, switching and routing applied sciences, troubleshooting, community gadget defense, and lots more and plenty more
  • Includes a entire set of research instruments together with perform tests, digital flashcards, entire word list of key words, video clips, and a community simulator that may be used with the book’s hands-on labs
  • Bonus content material: entry to over forty MicroNugget video clips from CBT Nuggets

CCNA Routing and Switching research Guide prepares you for CCNA certification success.

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An Introduction to Functional Programming Through Lambda Calculus (Dover Books on Mathematics)

By Greg Michaelson

Practical programming is rooted in lambda calculus, which constitutes the world's smallest programming language. This well-respected textual content bargains an available advent to sensible programming suggestions and strategies for college students of arithmetic and desktop technological know-how. The remedy is as nontechnical as attainable, and it assumes no previous wisdom of arithmetic or sensible programming. Cogent examples remove darkness from the principal rules, and diverse routines seem through the textual content, providing reinforcement of key strategies. All difficulties function entire recommendations.

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The Magic of Computer Graphics: Landmarks in Rendering

By Noriko Kurachi, Michael Stark

Author note: Edited through Michael Stark

Computer pics is an unlimited box, and getting greater each day. it's most unlikely to hide each subject of curiosity, even inside of a specialization reminiscent of CG rendering. for a few years, Noriko Kurachi has mentioned at the most up-to-date advancements for jap readers in her per month column for CG global. Being whatever of a pioneer herself, she chosen subject matters that represented unique and promising new instructions for study, rather than the attempted and real tools.

Many of those novel rules paid off handsomely, and those are the themes lined during this ebook. ranging from the fundamental habit of sunshine, Ms. Kurachi introduces the main invaluable suggestions for international and native illumination utilizing geometric descriptions of an atmosphere within the first part. She then is going directly to describe image-based thoughts that depend upon captured information to do their magic within the moment part. within the ultimate part, she seems on the synthesis of those complementary techniques and what they suggest for the way forward for special effects.

"The e-book you carry this present day tells the tale of this new period of special effects. operating heavily with researchers who helped lead this revolution, Noriko Kurachi describes those key techniques and brings them jointly as a coherent physique of data. Please learn this e-book, perform the recommendations, and determine in the event that they will let you create the visions you've gotten on your mind." -Paul Debevec, pioneer in HDR imaging and image-based modeling

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Cloud Computing: Theory and Practice

By Dan C. Marinescu

Cloud Computing: concept and Practice presents scholars and IT execs with an in-depth research of the cloud from the floor up. starting with a dialogue of parallel computing and architectures and allotted platforms, the booklet turns to modern cloud infrastructures, how they're being deployed at top businesses reminiscent of Amazon, Google and Apple, and the way they are often utilized in fields resembling healthcare, banking and technological know-how. the amount additionally examines easy methods to effectively set up a cloud program around the firm utilizing virtualization, source administration and the correct amount of networking aid, together with content material supply networks and garage region networks. builders will discover a entire advent to program improvement supplied on numerous platforms.

  • Learn approximately fresh tendencies in cloud computing in severe components resembling: source administration, safety, strength intake, ethics, and intricate structures
  • Get an in depth hands-on set of functional recipes that aid simplify the deployment of a cloud dependent process for functional use of computing clouds in addition to an in-depth dialogue of a number of projects
  • Understand the evolution of cloud computing and why the cloud computing paradigm has a greater probability to prevail than past efforts in large-scale allotted computing

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Understanding Operating Systems

By Ida M. Flynn, Ann McIver-McHoes

This fourth version blends working structures idea and perform in a well-organized method. Its cutting edge two-part process explores working structures idea and improvement within the first part, and discusses the 4 so much widely-used working structures (MS-DOS, home windows, Linux, and UNIX) within the moment. each one bankruptcy has been up to date for forex, and a brand-new bankruptcy on method protection has been further.

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Formal Languages and Compilation (2nd Edition) (Texts in Computer Science)

By Stefano Crespi Reghizzi, Luca Breveglieri, Angelo Morzenti

This absolutely revised and extended re-creation elucidates the splendor and ease of the elemental idea underlying Formal Languages and Compilation.

Retaining the reader-friendly, minimalist form of the 1st variation, this uniquely flexible textbook describes the fundamental ideas and techniques used for outlining the syntax of synthetic languages, and for designing effective parsing algorithms and syntax-directed translators with semantic attributes. A entire number of issues is gifted inside a rigorous, unified framework, illustrated by way of quite a few functional examples.

Features and topics:
* provides a singular conceptual method of parsing algorithms that applies to prolonged BNF grammars, including a parallel parsing set of rules (NEW)
* offers supplementary instructing instruments, together with path slides and routines with strategies, at an linked website
* Unifies the thoughts and notations utilized in diversified techniques, allowing a longer insurance of equipment with a discounted variety of definitions
* Systematically discusses ambiguous varieties, permitting readers to prevent pitfalls while designing grammars
* Describes all algorithms in pseudocode, in order that distinct wisdom of a selected programming language isn't really necessary
* Makes broad utilization of theoretical types of automata, transducers and formal grammars
* comprises concise assurance of algorithms for processing common expressions and finite automata
* Introduces static software research according to movement equations

This clearly-written, classroom-tested textbook is a perfect advisor to the basics of this box for complicated undergraduate and graduate scholars in desktop technology and machine engineering. a few heritage in programming is needed, and readers also needs to be acquainted with simple set idea, algebra and good judgment.

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A Concise Introduction to Languages and Machines (Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science)

A Concise creation to Languages, Machines and common sense offers an available creation to 3 key subject matters inside of laptop technology: formal languages, summary machines and formal good judgment. Written in an easy-to-read, casual sort, this textbook assumes just a simple wisdom of programming at the a part of the reader.

The process is intentionally non-mathematical, and contours: - transparent causes of formal notation and jargon, - large use of examples to demonstrate algorithms and proofs, - Pictorial representations of key options, - bankruptcy establishing overviews delivering an creation and counsel to every subject, - End-of-chapter routines and recommendations, - bargains an intuitive method of the topics.

This reader-friendly textbook has been written with undergraduates in brain and should be appropriate to be used on the right track masking formal languages, formal common sense, computability and automata conception. it is going to additionally make a superb supplementary textual content for classes on set of rules complexity and compilers.

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Database Design for Mere Mortals: A Hands-On Guide to Relational Database Design (3rd Edition)

By Michael J. Hernandez


The number one effortless, common sense advisor to Database layout! Michael J. Hernandez’s best-selling Database layout for Mere Mortals® has earned all over the world admire because the clearest, easiest method to profit relational database layout. Now, he’s made this hands-on, software-independent instructional even more straightforward, whereas making sure that his layout method continues to be correct to the newest databases, purposes, and most sensible practices. Step through step, Database layout for Mere Mortals ® , 3rd Edition, indicates you the way to layout databases which are soundly established, trustworthy, and versatile, even in glossy net functions. Hernandez publications you thru every little thing from database making plans to defining tables, fields, keys, desk relationships, company principles, and perspectives. You’ll research useful how you can increase info integrity, easy methods to steer clear of universal error, and while to wreck the rules.


Coverage includes

Understanding database kinds, types, and layout terminology

Discovering what reliable database layout can do for you—and why undesirable layout could make your lifestyles miserable

Setting pursuits to your database, and remodeling these pursuits into actual designs

Analyzing a present database so that you can determine how one can enhance it

Establishing desk buildings and relationships, assigning basic keys, atmosphere box requirements, and developing views

Ensuring the precise point of knowledge integrity for every application

Identifying and developing enterprise rules

Whatever relational database structures you utilize, Hernandez can help you layout databases which are powerful and reliable. by no means designed a database ahead of? Settling for insufficient primary designs? working present databases that desire development? commence here.

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Web Services, Service-Oriented Architectures, and Cloud Computing, Second Edition: The Savvy Manager's Guide (The Savvy Manager's Guides)

By Douglas K. Barry

Web companies, Service-Oriented Architectures, and Cloud Computing is a jargon-free, hugely illustrated clarification of ways to leverage the quickly multiplying companies to be had on the net. the way forward for company relies on software program brokers, cellular units, private and non-private clouds, titanic info, and different hugely hooked up expertise. IT pros might want to assessment and mix on-line providers into service-oriented architectures (SOA), usually counting on internet prone and cloud computing. this may suggest a basic shift clear of customized software program and in the direction of a extra nimble use of semantic vocabularies, middle-tier structures, adapters and different standardizing aspects.

This ebook is a consultant for the savvy supervisor who desires to capitalize in this technological revolution. It starts with a high-level instance of ways a standard individual could have interaction with a service-oriented structure, and progresses to extra element, discussing technical forces using adoption and the way to control know-how, tradition and group of workers concerns which can come up in the course of adoption. an in depth reference part presents easy accessibility to standard phrases and concepts.

  • Broad, non-technical clarification of a technical subject for managers in any respect levels
  • Only net prone e-book to hide facts administration and software program engineering views; very good source for all individuals of IT teams
  • Provides a collection of management rules and advised functions for utilizing this technology

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