Computing System Reliability: Models and Analysis by Min Xie, Kim-Leng Poh, Yuan-Shun Dai

By Min Xie, Kim-Leng Poh, Yuan-Shun Dai

Computing structures are of starting to be value as a result of their huge use in lots of parts together with these in safety-critical structures. This e-book describes the fundamental versions and techniques to the reliability research of such platforms. an in depth overview is supplied and versions are categorised into differing kinds. a few Markov versions are prolonged to the research of a few particular computing structures equivalent to mixed software program and undefined, imperfect debugging techniques, failure correlation, multi-state structures, heterogeneous subsystems, and so on. one of many goals of the presentation is that in accordance with the sound research and ease of the techniques, using Markov types might be larger applied within the computing approach reliability.

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Pro Active Record: Databuses with Ruby and Rails by Kevin Marshall, Chad Pytel, Jon Yurek

By Kevin Marshall, Chad Pytel, Jon Yurek

In professional lively checklist , authors Kevin Marshall, Chad Pytel, and Jon Yurek stroll you thru each step from the fundamentals of having and fitting the ActiveRecord library to operating with legacy schema to utilizing positive aspects particular to every of ultra-modern most well liked database engines, together with Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL, and extra! you will come to a deep figuring out of ActiveRecord that might enable you actually make the most all that Ruby, Rails, and your selected database platform need to supply.

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UMTS and Mobile Computing by Alexander Joseph Huber by Alexander Joseph Huber, Josef Franz Huber

By Alexander Joseph Huber, Josef Franz Huber

This distinct publication bridges the space among ubiquitous computing (UBICOMP) and 3rd new release cellular verbal exchange. A first-of-its-kind, this source is helping you opt that are the main promising applied sciences to take advantage of for particular cellular communique purposes. eventualities point out how new functions could be constructed and the way to enforce them. It issues out each one technology’s distinguishing features, merits and drawbacks, that will help you make certain if a definite implementation is possible and what functionality point you could anticipate.

The ebook beneficial properties an informative dialogue on how cellular community operators plan ongoing prone and deal with assets. additionally, you learn the way web services, portal operators and content material prone enhance the perfect systems for multimedia companies, content material aggregation and choice in the direction of cellular net purposes. furthermore, destiny tendencies are thought of. This publication is an authoritative, useful reference for your whole present and destiny tasks within the box.

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Content Computing by Chi C.-H., Lam K.-Y.

By Chi C.-H., Lam K.-Y.

This ebook constitutes the refereed complaints of the complicated Workshop on content material Computing, AWCC 2004, held in Zhen Jiang, Jiang Su, China in November 2004.The 26 revised complete papers and 36 revised brief papers offered have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 194 submissions. The papers are prepared in topical sections on cellular code and agent expertise, content material sharing and consistency administration, networking infrastructure and function, content material conscious safeguard, multimedia content material, content material mining and data extraction, internet companies and content material functions, content material retrieval and administration, and ontologies and information conceptualization.

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A practical guide to video and audio compression: from by Cliff Wootton

By Cliff Wootton

Study all approximately formats - how they paintings, in addition to layout and implementation with this finished, easy-to-use advisor to compression. After examining this e-book, it is possible for you to to arrange and distribute expert audio and video on any platform together with streamed to the net, broadcast on-air, saved in PVRs, Burned onto CD-ROMs or DVDs, brought through broadband, or seen in Kiosk functions, PDA units, and cellular phones.Key benefits:* study from an award-winning technologist for a best media corporation who understands find out how to clarify formats in phrases you could comprehend* This entry-level consultant includes transparent factors and 1000's of diagrams - no math heritage wanted! additionally incorporates a accomplished thesaurus which serves as an invaluable connection with many technical phrases and jargon you are going to stumble upon* find out how to opt for the ideal strategy to get the main from your compression method - saving either space for storing and funds

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Radar Interferometry: Data Interpretation and Error Analysis by Hanssen R. F.

By Hanssen R. F.

This quantity is dedicated to satellite tv for pc radar interferometry (InSAR), a comparatively new distant sensing method used for geodetic functions comparable to topographic mapping and for high-accuracy tracking of deformation of the Earth's crust. It deals a geodetic viewpoint of the strategy, utilizing a practical and a stochastic version to explain the relation among the observations and parameters and to debate concerns corresponding to accuracy, robustness, and blunder propagation. It explains either thought and purposes and gives a source for destiny stories within the box. Radar Interferometry offers a geodetic method, complementary to GPS, laser altimetry, photogrammetry, and leveling and reviews on its execs and cons for numerous purposes. It positive factors the means of radar interferometry meteorology, a brand new software within the box of atmospheric reports. Fine-resolution mapping of the atmospheric water vapor distribution bargains new insights for meteorologists.Audience: Radar Interferometry: info Interpretation and blunder research is designed for researchers and execs in geodesy, geophysics, and meteorology which can enjoy the use of distant sensing utilizing interferometric radar.

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