Download E-books Metainformatics: International Symposium, MIS 2003, Graz, Austria, September 17-20, 2003. Revised Papers PDF

By Peter J. Nürnberg, Uffe K. Wiil, David L. Hicks (auth.), David L. Hicks (eds.)

This quantity includes the ?nal court cases of the MetaInformatics Symposium 2003 (MIS 2003). the development used to be held September 17–20 at the campus of the Graz collage of expertise in Graz, Austria. As with prior occasions within the MIS sequence, MIS 2003 introduced jointly - searchers and practitioners from a large choice of ?elds to debate a vast variety of subject matters and ideas relating to the ?eld of desktop technology. The contributions that have been approved to and provided on the symposium are of a large choice. Theyrangefromtheoreticalconsiderationsofimportantmetainformatics-related questions and matters to functional descriptions of techniques and structures that - fer suggestions of their answer. i'm hoping you'll ?nd the papers contained during this quantity as fascinating because the different participants of this system committee and Ihave. those complaints don't have been attainable with out the assistance and ass- tance of many folks. specifically i need to recognize the help of Springer-Verlag in Heidelberg, Germany, particularly Anna Kramer, the pc technology editor, and Alfred Hofmann, the administrative editor for the LNCS series.

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By Peter J. Nürnberg, Uffe K. Wiil, David L. Hicks (auth.), David L. Hicks (eds.)

This quantity includes the ?nal court cases of the MetaInformatics Symposium 2003 (MIS 2003). the development used to be held September 17–20 at the campus of the Graz collage of expertise in Graz, Austria. As with prior occasions within the MIS sequence, MIS 2003 introduced jointly - searchers and practitioners from a large choice of ?elds to debate a vast variety of subject matters and ideas relating to the ?eld of desktop technology. The contributions that have been approved to and provided on the symposium are of a large choice. Theyrangefromtheoreticalconsiderationsofimportantmetainformatics-related questions and matters to functional descriptions of techniques and structures that - fer suggestions of their answer. i'm hoping you'll ?nd the papers contained during this quantity as fascinating because the different participants of this system committee and Ihave. those complaints don't have been attainable with out the assistance and ass- tance of many folks. specifically i need to recognize the help of Springer-Verlag in Heidelberg, Germany, particularly Anna Kramer, the pc technology editor, and Alfred Hofmann, the administrative editor for the LNCS series.

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Download E-books Outer-Art, Vol. I: experimentation in paintings, drawings, drafts, computer desidn, collages, photos PDF

By Florentin Smarandache

OUTER-ART is an experimental foreign stream, set up through the writer, and anxious with non-artistic art-work!

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By Florentin Smarandache

OUTER-ART is an experimental foreign stream, set up through the writer, and anxious with non-artistic art-work!

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Download E-books Virtual Enterprises and Collaborative Networks: IFIP 18th World Computer Congress TC5/WG5.5 _ 5th Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises 22-27 ... in Information and Communication Technology) PDF

Collaborative community companies (CNO) corresponds to a really lively and progressively growing to be zone. for example, digital enterprises/Virtual organisations (PVC) recommend new methods of labor and placed the emphasis on collaborative networks of human actors.

Further to those major strains, different collaborative kinds and styles of collaborative habit are rising, not just in undefined, but additionally in carrier region, in addition to governmental and non-government social organisations, e.g. the collaborative networks for rescue projects in catastrophe occasions, time financial institution companies, etc.

The suggestion of breeding atmosphere is now understood as a basic entity to permit dynamic collaborative organizations.

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Collaborative community companies (CNO) corresponds to a really lively and progressively growing to be zone. for example, digital enterprises/Virtual organisations (PVC) recommend new methods of labor and placed the emphasis on collaborative networks of human actors.

Further to those major strains, different collaborative kinds and styles of collaborative habit are rising, not just in undefined, but additionally in carrier region, in addition to governmental and non-government social organisations, e.g. the collaborative networks for rescue projects in catastrophe occasions, time financial institution companies, etc.

The suggestion of breeding atmosphere is now understood as a basic entity to permit dynamic collaborative organizations.

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Download E-books Software and Data Technologies: Third International Conference, ICSOFT 2008, Porto, Portugal, July 22-24, 2008 (Communications in Computer and Information Science) PDF

By José Cordeiro, Boris Shishkov, Alpesh Kumar Ranchordas, Markus Helfert

This publication comprises the simplest papers of the 3rd overseas convention on software program and information applied sciences, ICSOFT 2008, held in Porto, Portugal in July 2008. the aim of ICSOFT 2008 was once to collect researchers, engineers and practitioners attracted to info expertise and software program improvement. The convention tracks have been: software program engineering, info structures and information administration, programming languages, allotted and parallel structures, and information engineering.

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By José Cordeiro, Boris Shishkov, Alpesh Kumar Ranchordas, Markus Helfert

This publication comprises the simplest papers of the 3rd overseas convention on software program and information applied sciences, ICSOFT 2008, held in Porto, Portugal in July 2008. the aim of ICSOFT 2008 was once to collect researchers, engineers and practitioners attracted to info expertise and software program improvement. The convention tracks have been: software program engineering, info structures and information administration, programming languages, allotted and parallel structures, and information engineering.

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Download E-books Self-Service in the Internet Age: Expectations and Experiences PDF

By Celia T. Romm, Dave Oliver (auth.), Fay Sudweeks, Celia Romm Livermore, David Oliver (eds.)

The web has emerged as a community which permits an enormous variety of interactions among companies and executive agencies and participants. those interactions are labeled as B2C (business to consumer), B2B (business to company) and C2C (consumer to shopper) growing ever growing to be kinds of web connectedness.

This connectedness permits an enormous variety of self-service possibilities through the net. Self-Service within the net Age explores attitudes and behaviors to this new kind of self-service provision. It specializes in how companies are used and considered by means of those that decide to use or now not use them in various contexts comparable to own banking, buying, trip, schooling, and health.

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By Celia T. Romm, Dave Oliver (auth.), Fay Sudweeks, Celia Romm Livermore, David Oliver (eds.)

The web has emerged as a community which permits an enormous variety of interactions among companies and executive agencies and participants. those interactions are labeled as B2C (business to consumer), B2B (business to company) and C2C (consumer to shopper) growing ever growing to be kinds of web connectedness.

This connectedness permits an enormous variety of self-service possibilities through the net. Self-Service within the net Age explores attitudes and behaviors to this new kind of self-service provision. It specializes in how companies are used and considered by means of those that decide to use or now not use them in various contexts comparable to own banking, buying, trip, schooling, and health.

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Download E-books Computer Human Interaction: 6th Asia Pacific Conference, APCHI 2004, Rotorua, New Zealand, June 29-July 2, 2004. Proceedings PDF

By Saleh A. Al-Shehri (auth.), Masood Masoodian, Steve Jones, Bill Rogers (eds.)

APCHI 2004 was once the 6th Asia-Paci?c convention on Computer-Human Int- motion, and used to be the ?rst APCHI to be held in New Zealand. This convention sequence presents possibilities for HCI researchers and practitioners within the Asia- Paci?c and past to collect to discover rules, alternate and percentage reviews, and additional construct the HCI networkin this region.APCHI 2004wasa really int- nationwide occasion, with presenters representing 17 international locations. This yr APCHI additionally included the ?fth SIGCHI New Zealand Symposium on Computer-Human interplay. a complete of sixty nine papers have been approved for inclusion within the court cases – fifty six lengthy papers and thirteen brief papers. Submissions have been topic to a strict, double-blind peer-review technique. The examine subject matters hide the spectrum of HCI, together with human components and ergonomics,user interfacetools and technologies,mobile and ubiquitous computing, visualization, augmented fact, collaborative platforms, internationalization and cultural matters, and extra. APCHI additionally incorporated a d- toral consortium, permitting 10 doctoral scholars from around the globe to fulfill and speak about their paintings in an interdisciplinary workshop with prime researchers and fellow scholars. also, ?ve tutorials have been o?ered in organization with the conference.

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By Saleh A. Al-Shehri (auth.), Masood Masoodian, Steve Jones, Bill Rogers (eds.)

APCHI 2004 was once the 6th Asia-Paci?c convention on Computer-Human Int- motion, and used to be the ?rst APCHI to be held in New Zealand. This convention sequence presents possibilities for HCI researchers and practitioners within the Asia- Paci?c and past to collect to discover rules, alternate and percentage reviews, and additional construct the HCI networkin this region.APCHI 2004wasa really int- nationwide occasion, with presenters representing 17 international locations. This yr APCHI additionally included the ?fth SIGCHI New Zealand Symposium on Computer-Human interplay. a complete of sixty nine papers have been approved for inclusion within the court cases – fifty six lengthy papers and thirteen brief papers. Submissions have been topic to a strict, double-blind peer-review technique. The examine subject matters hide the spectrum of HCI, together with human components and ergonomics,user interfacetools and technologies,mobile and ubiquitous computing, visualization, augmented fact, collaborative platforms, internationalization and cultural matters, and extra. APCHI additionally incorporated a d- toral consortium, permitting 10 doctoral scholars from around the globe to fulfill and speak about their paintings in an interdisciplinary workshop with prime researchers and fellow scholars. also, ?ve tutorials have been o?ered in organization with the conference.

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Download E-books Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention – MICCAI 2010: 13th International Conference, Beijing, China, September 20-24, 2010, Proceedings, Part II PDF

By Mathieu De Craene, Gemma Piella, Nicolas Duchateau, Etel Silva, Adelina Doltra (auth.), Tianzi Jiang, Nassir Navab, Josien P. W.

The13thInternationalConferenceonMedicalImageComputingandComputer- Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2010, used to be held in Beijing, China from 20-24 September,2010.ThevenuewastheChinaNationalConventionCenter(CNCC), China’slargestandnewestconferencecenterwith excellentfacilities andaprime situation within the center of the Olympic eco-friendly, adjoining to attribute constr- tions just like the Bird’s Nest (National Stadium) and the Water dice (National Aquatics Center). MICCAI is the major foreign scienti?c occasion within the ?eld of clinical picture computing and computer-assisted interventions. the once a year convention has a excessive scienti?c regular by way of advantage of the brink for recognition, and consequently MICCAI has equipped up a music checklist of attracting major scientists, engineersandcliniciansfromawiderangeoftechnicalandbiomedicaldisciplines. This 12 months, we obtained 786 submissions, good in accordance with the former meetings in big apple and London. 3 application chairs and a software committee of 31 scientists, all with a famous status within the ?eld of the convention, have been liable for the choice of the papers. The evaluation technique was once manage such that every paper used to be thought of via the 3 application chairs, software committee individuals, and at the very least 3 exterior reviewers. The overview strategy used to be double-blind, so the reviewers didn't understand the identification of the authors of the submission. After a cautious review method, during which all controversialand grey zone papers have been mentioned separately, we arrived at a complete of 251 authorised papers for MICCAI 2010, of which forty five have been chosen for podium presentation and 206 for poster presentation. The reputation percent (32%) used to be based on that of prior MICCAI meetings. All 251 papers are incorporated within the 3 MICCAI 2010 LNCS volumes.

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By Mathieu De Craene, Gemma Piella, Nicolas Duchateau, Etel Silva, Adelina Doltra (auth.), Tianzi Jiang, Nassir Navab, Josien P. W.

The13thInternationalConferenceonMedicalImageComputingandComputer- Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2010, used to be held in Beijing, China from 20-24 September,2010.ThevenuewastheChinaNationalConventionCenter(CNCC), China’slargestandnewestconferencecenterwith excellentfacilities andaprime situation within the center of the Olympic eco-friendly, adjoining to attribute constr- tions just like the Bird’s Nest (National Stadium) and the Water dice (National Aquatics Center). MICCAI is the major foreign scienti?c occasion within the ?eld of clinical picture computing and computer-assisted interventions. the once a year convention has a excessive scienti?c regular by way of advantage of the brink for recognition, and consequently MICCAI has equipped up a music checklist of attracting major scientists, engineersandcliniciansfromawiderangeoftechnicalandbiomedicaldisciplines. This 12 months, we obtained 786 submissions, good in accordance with the former meetings in big apple and London. 3 application chairs and a software committee of 31 scientists, all with a famous status within the ?eld of the convention, have been liable for the choice of the papers. The evaluation technique was once manage such that every paper used to be thought of via the 3 application chairs, software committee individuals, and at the very least 3 exterior reviewers. The overview strategy used to be double-blind, so the reviewers didn't understand the identification of the authors of the submission. After a cautious review method, during which all controversialand grey zone papers have been mentioned separately, we arrived at a complete of 251 authorised papers for MICCAI 2010, of which forty five have been chosen for podium presentation and 206 for poster presentation. The reputation percent (32%) used to be based on that of prior MICCAI meetings. All 251 papers are incorporated within the 3 MICCAI 2010 LNCS volumes.

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Download E-books Transactions on Rough Sets VI: Commemorating the Life and Work of Zdzisław Pawlak, Part I PDF

By Mohua Banerjee, Md. Aquil Khan (auth.), James F. Peters, Andrzej Skowron, Ivo Düntsch, Jerzy Grzymała-Busse, Ewa Orłowska, Lech

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"It includes 21 contributed papers, and a 90-plus-page monograph, ‘Lattice idea for tough Sets’. … might basically be of curiosity to researchers and graduate scholars who're, or wish to be, within the sector of tough sets." (Shrisha Rao, Computing reports, Vol. 50 (1), January, 2009)

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By Mohua Banerjee, Md. Aquil Khan (auth.), James F. Peters, Andrzej Skowron, Ivo Düntsch, Jerzy Grzymała-Busse, Ewa Orłowska, Lech

From the reviews:

"It includes 21 contributed papers, and a 90-plus-page monograph, ‘Lattice idea for tough Sets’. … might basically be of curiosity to researchers and graduate scholars who're, or wish to be, within the sector of tough sets." (Shrisha Rao, Computing reports, Vol. 50 (1), January, 2009)

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Download E-books Objects, Agents, and Features: International Seminar, Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, February 16-21, 2003, Revised and Invited Papers (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) PDF

Lately, thoughts in object-oriented modeling and programming were prolonged in different instructions, giving upward thrust to new paradigms resembling age- orientation and feature-orientation. This quantity got here out of a Dagstuhl seminar exploring the connection - tween the unique paradigm and the 2 new ones. Following the luck of the seminar, the assumption emerged to edit a quantity with contributions from parti- pants - together with those that have been invited yet couldn't come. The individuals' response was once very confident, and so we, the organizers of the seminar, felt - couraged to edit this quantity. All submissions have been safely refereed, leading to the current choice of high quality papers in among the themes of gadgets, brokers and lines. The editors bought support from a few extra reviewers, viz. Peter Ahlbrecht, Daniel Amyot, Lynne Blair, Jan Broersen, Mehdi Dastani, Virginia Dignum, Dimitar Guelev, Benjamin Hirsch, Maik Kollmann, Alice Miller, Stephan Rei?-Marganiec, Javier Vazquez-Salceda, and Gerard Vreeswijk. ultimately, we wish to take this chance to thank the entire folks - volvedintherealizationoftheseminarandthisbook:attendees,authors,revi- ers, and, final yet now not least, the sta? from Schloss Dagstuhl and Springer-Verlag. February 2004 The Editors TableofContents gadgets, brokers, and contours: An creation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 John-Jules Ch. Meyer, Mark D. Ryan, and Hans-Dieter Ehrich Coordinating brokers in OO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight Frank S. de Boer, Cees Pierik, Rogier M. van Eijk, and John-Jules Ch. Meyer On characteristic Orientation and on specifications Encapsulation utilizing households of necessities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Jan Bredereke Detecting function Interactions: what number elements will we Need?. . . .

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Lately, thoughts in object-oriented modeling and programming were prolonged in different instructions, giving upward thrust to new paradigms resembling age- orientation and feature-orientation. This quantity got here out of a Dagstuhl seminar exploring the connection - tween the unique paradigm and the 2 new ones. Following the luck of the seminar, the assumption emerged to edit a quantity with contributions from parti- pants - together with those that have been invited yet couldn't come. The individuals' response was once very confident, and so we, the organizers of the seminar, felt - couraged to edit this quantity. All submissions have been safely refereed, leading to the current choice of high quality papers in among the themes of gadgets, brokers and lines. The editors bought support from a few extra reviewers, viz. Peter Ahlbrecht, Daniel Amyot, Lynne Blair, Jan Broersen, Mehdi Dastani, Virginia Dignum, Dimitar Guelev, Benjamin Hirsch, Maik Kollmann, Alice Miller, Stephan Rei?-Marganiec, Javier Vazquez-Salceda, and Gerard Vreeswijk. ultimately, we wish to take this chance to thank the entire folks - volvedintherealizationoftheseminarandthisbook:attendees,authors,revi- ers, and, final yet now not least, the sta? from Schloss Dagstuhl and Springer-Verlag. February 2004 The Editors TableofContents gadgets, brokers, and contours: An creation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 John-Jules Ch. Meyer, Mark D. Ryan, and Hans-Dieter Ehrich Coordinating brokers in OO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight Frank S. de Boer, Cees Pierik, Rogier M. van Eijk, and John-Jules Ch. Meyer On characteristic Orientation and on specifications Encapsulation utilizing households of necessities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Jan Bredereke Detecting function Interactions: what number elements will we Need?. . . .

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Download E-books Runtime Verification: 8th International Workshop, RV 2008, Budapest, Hungary, March 30, 2008. Selected Papers PDF

By Jean Goubault-Larrecq, Julien Olivain (auth.), Martin Leucker (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the completely refereed post-proceedings of the eighth overseas Workshop on Runtime Verification, RV 2008, held in Budapest, Hungary, in March 2008 as satellite tv for pc occasion of ETAPS 2008.

The nine revised complete papers provided including 2 invited papers have been rigorously chosen from 27 preliminary submissions. the topic covers numerous technical fields akin to runtime verification, runtime checking, runtime tracking, and safety and security matters.

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By Jean Goubault-Larrecq, Julien Olivain (auth.), Martin Leucker (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the completely refereed post-proceedings of the eighth overseas Workshop on Runtime Verification, RV 2008, held in Budapest, Hungary, in March 2008 as satellite tv for pc occasion of ETAPS 2008.

The nine revised complete papers provided including 2 invited papers have been rigorously chosen from 27 preliminary submissions. the topic covers numerous technical fields akin to runtime verification, runtime checking, runtime tracking, and safety and security matters.

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