Advances in Computers

Advances in Computers

1st Edition - July 13, 2010

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  • Editor: Marvin Zelkowitz
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123810250
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123810267

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This series, since its first volume in 1960 and now the oldest series still being published, covers new developments in computer technology. Each volume contains from 5 to 7 chapters and 3 volumes are produced annually. Most chapters present an overview of a current subfield within computer science, include many citations, and often new developments in the field by the authors of the individual chapters. Topics include hardware, software, web technology, communications, theoretical underpinnings of computing, and novel applications of computers. The book series is a valuable addition to university courses that emphasize the topics under discussion in that particular volume as well as belonging on the bookshelf of industrial practitioners who need to implement many of the technologies that are described.

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

Table of Contents

  • 1. Agile Software Development Methodologies and Practices
    Laurie Williams
    2. A Picture from the Model-Based Testing Area: Concepts, Techniques and Challenges
    Arilo C. Dias-Neto and Guilherme H. Travassos
    3. Advances in Automated Model-Based System Testing of Software Applications with a GUI Front-End
    Atif M. Memon and Bao N. Nguyen
    4. Empirical Knowledge Discovery by Triangulation in Computer Science
    Ravi I. Singh and James Miller
    5. StarLight: Next Generation Communication Services, Exchanges, and Global Facilities
    Joe Mambretti, Tom DeFanti, and Maxine Brown
    6. Parameters Effecting 2-D Barcode Scanning Reliability
    Amit Grover, Paul Braeckel, Kevin Lindgren, Hal Berghel, and Dennis Cobb
    7. Advances in Video-based Human Activity Analysis: Challenges and Approaches
    Pavan Turaga, Rama Chellappa, and Ashok Veeraraghavan

Product details

  • No. of pages: 342
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2010
  • Published: July 13, 2010
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123810250
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123810267

About the Editor

Marvin Zelkowitz

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Maryland, Department of Computer Science, College Park, USA

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