Systems Approaches in Computer Science and Mathematics

Systems Approaches in Computer Science and Mathematics

Proceedings of the International Congress on Applied Systems Research and Cybernetics

1st Edition - January 1, 1981

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  • Editor: G.E. Lasker
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Applied Systems and Cybernetics, Volume V: Systems Approaches in Computer Science and Mathematics covers the proceedings of the International Congress on Applied Systems Research and Cybernetics. This book discusses trends and advances in the application of systems science and cybernetics to various fields. This volume reviews the systems approaches in computer science and mathematics and concentrates on several major areas of systems research in computer science and theoretical and applied mathematics. This book will be of great interest to computer scientists interested in the development of the theories and applications of computer science.

Table of Contents

  • Preface


    Alphabetical Listing of Authors

    Index of Major Subject Areas

    I. National Information Resources and systems

    Information as a National Economic Resource

    Information-Based Measures of Society: An Index of the Information Utilization Potential

    Measuring the National Information Economy

    Information Services of Egypt: Outline of Project ISE

    National Scientific and Technical Information Systems in Saudi Arabia

    II. Database Systems

    The Impact of Auxiliary Information and Update Operations on Database Computer Architecture

    An Introduction to Sabre, a Multi Processor Data Base Computer

    On the Long-Term Implications of Database Machine Research

    Analysis of Back-end Database Systems Architectures

    Methodological Problems for Data Modeling Concepts in RM/T's Data Base Design

    On the Semantics of Data Dependencies in Relational Data Bases

    Recent Research Results on the Infoplex Intelligent Memory System (IMS) Project

    Design of an Integrated Medical Database

    A Network Structure Study of the Errors in Databases

    Data Base Alerters and Message Filters

    III. Computers, Microcomputers and Microprocessors

    Computers: Technological Miracle and Societal Failure?

    Informatics as a System-Science

    Videotex, Cybernetics, and HUC

    An Option for a Microcomputer Course in the Physics Department at the Facultad De Ciencias, Unam

    Prospects and Problems of the Impact of Microcomputers on Human Life

    Microprocessor Applications to Assist in Repertory Grid Eli citation and Termination

    IV. Computer Software Technology

    The Future of Computer Software Technology and Its Effects on Computer Program Development

    Interactive Programming as a CAD Task; Some Remarks on System Structures, Prerequisites, and Implications

    TOPCAG: Top-Down Computer-Aided Graphics

    Some Systems for Modeling Computer Security Requirements

    V. Distribution Systems and Processes

    Transportability of Data and Related Software in Electrical Distribution System Modeling

    A Network Editor and Shell Program for Electrical Distribution System Planning

    Rockwell AIM 65/AIM 680 Applications in Distributed Process Control

    VI. Natural and Computer Languages

    Identifying Aspects of Human Language Processing to Aid in Computer Processing of Human Language

    Speakeasy - An Evolutionary System, Designed by Its Users

    On the Problem of the Mathematical Theorization of Human Systems Dynamics

    Bridging the Gap between Natural and Computer Language

    On the Development of a Recursive Model of Word Structure in the English Language

    Design Issues in Natural Language Processing Systems

    VII. Man-Machine Interaction and Communication

    Man-Computer Communications by Voice

    Pragmatics of Information and Man-Machine Cooperation

    On the User Interface of Computing Software

    Building User Interfaces with an Extensible Language System

    Semiotics in the Real World: Making Interactive Computer Systems Accessible to Ideographic-Language Users

    Towards a Programmer's Assistant for Novice Users

    Messages from Systems to Users: A Proposal for Standardization

    VIII. Artificial Intelligence and Automata Theory

    A Microcomputer Based Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

    Design and Evaluation of an Image Generator with Information Exchange

    Coordination of Two Adjacent Service Networks

    Knowledge Structures Based on General Automata Compared with Other Types

    Formal Neurons to Synthesize Arbitrary Probabilistic Automata

    IX. Information Retrieval

    How Personal Computers Will Affect the Future of Libraries and Information Centers

    Accessibility of Local Information Retrieval Systems

    SPRINT - A System for Information Retrieval in Law

    Retrieval Aspects of the Universal Relation for Attribute-Oriented Query Languages

    Need of a Reliable Message in Biblioinformatics Retrieval

    Application of Systems Approach to Automatic Interpretation of Free text Documents

    Some Aspects in the Design of an Automated System for Terminology Services "Termservice"

    X. Word Processing

    A Systems Approach to Word Processing

    XI. Pattern Recognition and Scene Analysis

    Automatic Interpretation of Symbolic Data on Maps and Engineering Drawings

    Visual Object Isolation and Recognition by a Camera-Computer System

    A Microcomputer-Based Letter Recognizer: Discussion of Some Problems and Solutions and Results Obtained With an 8085

    Use of a Range Finder for 3-Dimensional Scene Analysis

    A Recursive Algorithm for Smoothing by Spline Functions

    XII. Simulation Methodology

    Experimental Optimization by Simulation Technique


    On the Estimation of a Discrete Parameter in the M/M/m/n Queuing System

    Simulating New Materials Processes Required for the Realization of an Alternative Energy Source

    A Simulation Model for the Yucatan Peninsula

    XIII. Human Factors

    Computer Angst

    User Satisfaction and Teleprocessing

    User- and Administrator- Friendly Architecture for Interactive Software Development

    Computerese and the Information Barrier

    Videodisc: A New Technology for Human Factors

    Human Factors Issues in Office Information Systems

    Human Production and Detection of Errors in Data Systems

    XIV. Cai and Education

    The Making of an Instructional Program Writer

    CAI Systems and Teaching Material Portability

    Forests of Oriented Trees as Metastructures for a CAI System

    Teaching Statistics and Computers

    XV. Computers and the Humanities

    The Estate of Art: Asking More of Computers in the Humanities in the Eighties

    French Symbolist Literary Theory and Computer-Aided Analysis of Novels

    Verbs: An Affordable Approach to Computer-Aided Studies of Narrative Techniques

    The Idea Behind Computer Stylistics

    Statistical Software Tools for Computer-Assisted Analysis of Music

    Computerized Content Analysis of Narrative in Annual Reports: A Computer in the Humanities Looks at the Corporate Word

    A Typology of Melodic Contours Implemented by Computer

    Statistics and the Computer in Formula Analysis of Serbo-Croatian Heroic Verse

    The Role of Language in the New Communication Technology

    Trends in Soviet Cybernetics

    XVI. Mathematical Programming

    Nonlinear Programming: A Survey of Its Use in Improving the Quality of Life

    A Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Programming Model Well Suited for Use in the Analysis and Control of Energy Systems

    Solving a Capital/Technology Constraint Problem by Implicit Enumeration

    Identification of Stochastic Parameter Inequalities

    XVII. Modeling and Control of Large Scale Systems

    Large Scale Systems: Structure, Stability, Reliability

    Stability of Distributed Parameter Systems With Finite Dimensional Compensator's via Singular Perturbation Methods

    A System Engineering Methodology for Evaluating the Behavior of Large Scale Power Systems Under Small Perturbations

    Stability Analysis of Ecological Systems

    Computational Methods for Distributed Parameter Systems: Identification and Control

    A Compensation Method for Slowly Time-Varying Discrete Dynamic Systems

    Describing Functions Methods for High-Order Highly Nonlinear Systems

    Some Recent Qualitative Results on Models Based on Difference Equations

    Guaranteed Ultimate Boundedness Control for Uncertain Dynamic Systems

    On the Numerical Analysis of Dynamical Systems

    Real-Time Solution of Stiff Linear Differential Systems

    Fundamental Structures of Algorithmic Systems in Industrial Organization

    XVIII. Stochastic Systems and Processes

    Asymptotic Stability of a Class of Stochastic Interconnected Systems

    Stochastic Stability of a Class of Decentralized Systems

    On the Choice of the Number of Integrations in Arima Models

    Stochastic Model Relating High School Performance to that in University Education in Engineering

    Nearly-Completely Decomposable Stochastic Processes

    XIX. Special Mathematical Structures

    Classifications Endowed by Transfer of Structures

    A New Lattice Theoretical Method in the System Research

    The Application of the Concept of Complex Space/Time to a Model of Electric Charge

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  • No. of pages: 687
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1981
  • Published: January 1, 1981
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483149813

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