Systems Approaches in Computer Science and Mathematics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080272023, 9781483149813

Systems Approaches in Computer Science and Mathematics

1st Edition

Proceedings of the International Congress on Applied Systems Research and Cybernetics

Editors: G.E. Lasker
eBook ISBN: 9781483149813
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1981
Page Count: 687
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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



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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