Advances in Computers - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128001615, 9780128003251

Advances in Computers, Volume 94

1st Edition

eBook ISBN: 9780128003251
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128001615
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 23rd July 2014
Page Count: 200
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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter One: Comparison of Security Models: Attack Graphs Versus Petri Nets
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Static and dynamic security models
    • 3 Model-based analysis of system security
    • 4 Security analysis based on Petri nets
    • 5 Conclusions
  • Chapter Two: A Survey on Zero-Knowledge Proofs
    • Abstract
    • 1 Background and motivation
    • 2 Introduction
    • 3 NP problem and zkps
    • 4 ZKP applications
    • 5 Advanced topics in composing zkps
    • 6 Conclusion
  • Chapter Three: Similarity of Private Keyword Search over Encrypted Document Collection
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Background and definitions
    • 3 Constructing similarity keyword set
    • 4 Constructing secure index
    • 5 Overview of some existing schemes
    • 6 Conclusion
  • Chapter Four: Multiobjective Optimization for Software Refactoring and Evolution
    • Abstract
    • List of Abbreviations
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Related Work
    • 3 Proposal
    • 4 Design Defects Detection
    • 4.3.4 Discussion
    • 5 Design Defects Correction
    • 5.4.4 Results
    • 5.4.5 Discussion
    • 6 Conclusion
  • Author Index
  • Subject Index
  • Contents of Volumes in This Series


Since its first volume in 1960, Advances in Computers has presented detailed coverage of innovations in computer hardware, software, theory, design, and applications. It has also provided contributors with a medium in which they can explore their subjects in greater depth and breadth than journal articles usually allow. As a result, many articles have become standard references that continue to be of significant, lasting value in this rapidly expanding field.

Key Features

  • In-depth surveys and tutorials on new computer technology
  • Well-known authors and researchers in the field
  • Extensive bibliographies with most chapters
  • Many of the volumes are devoted to single themes or subfields of computer science


Researchers in high performance computer areas, hardware manufacturers, physics and scientific computation and computer science educational programs


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