Computer Science

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  • "Includes an extensive glossary for every chapter
  • Extensive list of important formulas and theorems related to the field
  • Complete explanations and descriptions of every algorithm
  • Many reference pages to web connections are included throughout the book

The importance of discrete mathematics has increased dramatically within the last few years but until now, it has been difficult-if not impossible-to find a single reference book that effectively covers the subject. To fill that void, The Handbook of Discrete and Combinatorial Mathematics presents a comprehensive collection of ready reference material for all of the important areas of discrete mathematics, including those essential to its applications in computer science and engineering. Its topics include:

  • Logic and foundations
  • Counting
  • Number theory
  • Abstract and linear algebra
  • Probability
  • Graph theory
  • Networks and optimization
  • Cryptography and coding
  • Combinatorial designs
The author presents the material in a simple, uniform way, and emphasizes what is useful and practical. For easy reference, he incorporates into the text:
  • Many glossaries of important terms
  • Lists of important theorems and formulas
  • Numerous examples that illustrate terms and concepts
  • Helpful descriptions of algorithms
  • Summary tables
  • Citations of Web pages that supplement the text

If you have ever had to find information from discrete mathematics in your work-or just out of curiosity-you probably had to search through a variety of books to find it. Never again. The Handbook of Discrete Mathematics is now available and has virtually everything you need-everything important to both theory and practice." from publisher's web site

Science Reference QA164 .H36 2000

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"As computing devices proliferate, demand increases for an understanding of emerging computing paradigms and models based on natural phenomena. Neural networks, evolution-based models, quantum computing, and DNA-based computing and simulations are all a necessary part of modern computing analysis and systems development. Vast literature exists on these new paradigms and their implications for a wide array of applications.

This comprehensive handbook, the first of its kind to address the connection between nature-inspired and traditional computational paradigms, is a repository of case studies dealing with different problems in computing and solutions to these problems based on nature-inspired paradigms. The 'Handbook of Nature-Inspired and Innovative Computing: Integrating Classical Models with Emerging Technologies' is an essential compilation of models, methods, and algorithms for researchers, professionals, and advanced-level students working in all areas of computer science, IT, biocomputing, and network engineering." from publisher's web site

In Library:Science QA76.618 .H363 2006

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"The vast majority of control systems built today are embedded; that is, they rely on built-in, special-purpose digital computers to close their feedback loops. Embedded systems are common in aircraft, factories, chemical processing plants, and even in cars—a single high-end automobile may contain over eighty different computers. In such settings, controllers often use shared networks to communicate with each other and with large numbers of sensors and actuators scattered throughout the system. The design of embedded controllers and of the intricate, automated communication networks that support them raises many new questions—practical, as well as theoretical—about network protocols, compatibility of operating systems, and ways to maximize the effectiveness of the embedded hardware.

The Handbook of Networked and Embedded Control Systems, the first of its kind, provides engineers, computer scientists, mathematicians, and students a broad, comprehensive source of information and technology to address many questions and aspects of embedded and networked control. A carefully organized collection of important results, tools, software, and technology, this work unifies into a single reference many scattered articles, websites, and specification sheets—information that might otherwise be difficult to find.

Key topics and features include:
  • Self-contained, sharply-focused articles; readers have easy access to specific answers to questions without having to read hundreds of pages
  • Clear structure and presentation of concepts in intuitive order
  • Separation of material into six main sections—Fundamentals, Hardware, Software, Theory, Networking, and Applications
  • Case studies, experiments, and examples that provide a multifaceted view of the subject, encompassing computation and communication considerations
  • Information about commercially available tools and hardware
  • Comprehensive bibliographies and index

This is an indispensable text for anyone interested in knowing more about embedded and networked control systems. Researchers will appreciate the handbook’s up-to-date results in the theory of embedded control; developers and users will value its information on special-purpose computer hardware and operating systems modifications that support real-time control; students will find the systematic organization and wide coverage useful for learning and reference." from publisher's web site

Science TK7895.E42 H29 2005

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"For hundreds of different types of jobs, the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you:

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In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information about the job market in each State, and more." from web site

In Library:
Bierce Ref Desk HD8051 .A62 2008/2009
OR JIST version (minor differences)
Science Reference HD8051 .A62 2008/2009

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