1st Edition

Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology
Volume 23 - Supplement 8: Approximation: Optimization, and Computing to Visual Thinking

ISBN 9780824722739
Published August 20, 1990 by CRC Press
440 Pages

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Book Description

"This comprehensive reference work provides immediate, fingertip access to state-of-the-art technology in nearly 700 self-contained articles written by over 900 international authorities. Each article in the Encyclopedia features current developments and trends in computers, software, vendors, and applications...extensive bibliographies of leading figures in the field, such as Samuel Alexander, John von Neumann, and Norbert Wiener...and in-depth analysis of future directions."

Table of Contents

"Approximation, Optimization, and Computing, Alan G. Law The Bellman Continuum, Austin Blaquiere Brain and Information Research, Leon N. Cooper Command and Control Decision-Aiding, Stephen J. Andriole Intelligent Control, A. Meystel Interface Design Issues for Intelligent Advisory Systems, John M. Carroll and Jean McKendree Knowledge Engineering Design and Construction of Expert Systems, J. L. Maté and Juan Pazos Machine Translation, Sergei Nirenburg Magnetic Disks, Hans J. Schroeder Management Information Systems, Ali R. Montazemi Manufacturing Systems Simulation, William E. Biles and Thomas G. Ray The Memory Management Unit, Gregg Zehr Object-Oriented Database Management Systems, Stuart A. McLean Performance Petri Nets, Michael K. Molloy Phigs: Programmer's Hierarchical Interactive Graphics Standard, Martin Plaehn Real-Time Computing, John A. Stankovic Spatial Information Processing: Representation and Reasoning, Su-shing Chen Statistical and Scientific Database Management Systems, Maurizio Rafanelli Visual Thinking, William L. Benzon "

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