Advances in Computers - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128001622, 9780128003268

Advances in Computers, Volume 93

1st Edition

eBook ISBN: 9780128003268
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128001622
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 13th January 2014
Page Count: 328
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Table of Contents



1: Recent Advances in Web Testing

1 Introduction

2 Model Construction

3 Input Generation

4 Metrics

5 Rich Client

6 Conclusion


2: Exploiting Hardware Monitoring in Software Engineering

1 Introduction

2 Reducing the Overhead of Program Monitoring

3 Foundations in Hardware Monitoring

4 Hardware Monitoring in Software Engineering

5 Discussion and Future Directions

6 Conclusions


3: Advances in Model-Driven Security

1 Introduction

2 Model-Driven Engineering

3 Model-Driven Security

4 Evaluation of Current Model-Driven Security Approaches

5 Discussion

6 Related Work

7 Conclusion

List of Acronyms


4: Adapting Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis for Assessing the Quality of Software Products. Current Approaches and Future Perspectives

1 Introduction

2 Background

3 Study Design and Execution

4 Analysis of Existing SQA Methods

5 Analysis of Popular MCDA Methods

6 Discussion

7 Summary and Conclusions



5: Change-Effects Analysis for Evolving Software

1 Introduction

2 Background

3 Related Approaches

4 Foundations of Change-Effects Analysis

5 Application: Test-Suite Augmentation Requirements

6 Application: Test-Suite Augmentation Requirements

7 Application: Demand-Driven Test-Suite Augmentation

8 Application: Quantitative Change-Impact Analysis

9 Conclusion

10 Future Directions


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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