By Robert H. Halstead Jr. (auth.), Takayasu Ito, Robert H. Halstead Jr. (eds.)
This quantity provides the complaints of a workshop at which significant Parallel Lisp actions within the US and Japan have been defined. paintings coated contains Multilisp and Mul-T at MIT, Qlisp at Stanford, Lucid and Parcel at Illinois, PaiLisp at Tohoku collage, Multiprocessor Lisp on TOP-1 at IBM Tokyo learn, and concurrent programming in TAO. so much papers current languages and platforms of Parallel Lisp and are specifically fascinated by: - Language constructs of Parallel Lisp and their meanings from the perspective of enforcing Parallel Lisp structures; - a few very important technical matters akin to parallel rubbish assortment, dynamic activity partitioning, futures and continuations in parallelism, automated parallelization of Lisp courses, and the kernel inspiration of Parallel Lisp. a few functionality effects are said that recommend useful applicability of Parallel Lisp platforms within the close to destiny. numerous papers on concurrent object-oriented platforms also are included.
By Chen Wenliang, Chang Xingzhi, Wang Huizhen, Zhu Jingbo, Yao Tianshun (auth.), Sung Hyon Myaeng, Ming Zhou, Kam-Fai Wong, Hong-Jiang Zhang (eds.)
TheAsiaInformationRetrievalSymposium(AIRS)wasestablishedbytheAsian info retrieval group after the winning sequence of knowledge - trieval with Asian Languages (IRAL) workshops held in six di?erent destinations in Asia, ranging from 1996. whereas the IRAL workshops had their specialise in inf- mation retrieval difficulties related to Asian languages, AIRS covers a much broader scope of purposes, platforms, applied sciences and conception facets of data retrieval in textual content, audio, picture, video and multimedia info. This extension of the scope re?ects and fosters expanding learn actions in info retrieval during this zone and the transforming into want for collaborations throughout subdisciplines. we're very happy to record that we observed a pointy raise within the variety of submissions and their caliber, in comparison to the IRAL workshops. We obtained 106papersfromninecountriesinAsiaandNorthAmerica,fromwhich28papers (26%) have been provided in oral periods and 38 papers in poster classes (36%). It used to be an exceptional problem for this system Committee to choose the easiest one of the first-class papers. The low attractiveness premiums witness the good fortune of this year’s convention. After a protracted dialogue among the AIRS 2004 guidance Committee and Springer, the writer agreed to put up our court cases within the Lecture Notes in desktop technological know-how (LNCS) sequence, that's SCI-indexed. We think that this strongly attests to the superb caliber of the papers.
By Masaaki Fukumoto, Mitsuru Shinagawa (auth.), Michael Beigl, Stephen Intille, Jun Rekimoto, Hideyuki Tokuda (eds.)
This booklet constitutes the refereed complaints of the seventh foreign convention on Ubiquitous Computing, UbiComp 2005, held in Tokyo, Japan in September 2005.
The 22 revised complete papers offered have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 230 submissions. The papers handle themes concerning human-computer interface (HCI), structures, context reputation and use, communications, and social implications and functions of computing. Methodologies integrated real-world deployments, laboratory experiments, ethnographic research, qualitative and quantitative assessment, and theoretical explorations. themes of detailed curiosity are position platforms and their functions, case experiences and consumer interfaces, algorithms for attractiveness of context, and novel devices.
By Paul E. Utgoff, Richard P. Cochran (auth.), Tony Marsland, Ian Frank (eds.)
This booklet constitutes the completely refereed postproceedings of the second one foreign convention on desktops and video games, CG 2001, held in Hamamatsu, Japan in October 2000. The 23 revised complete papers provided including invited contributions and 5 experiences have been conscientiously refereed and chosen in the course of rounds of reviewing and development. The papers are prepared in topical sections on seek and techniques, studying and development acquisition, idea and complexity concerns, and extra experiments on video game; the studies provided are on computing device language video games, computing device cross, clever brokers for desktop video games, RoboCup, and computing device Shogi.
By Joan S. Birman, Jane Gilman, William W. Menasco, Xiao-Song Lin
There are many specialties in low-dimensional topology which may locate of their 'family tree' a typical ancestry within the concept of floor mappings. those comprise knot idea as studied by using braid representations and 3-manifolds as studied by utilizing Heegaard splittings. The examine of the outside mapping type crew (the modular staff) is naturally a wealthy topic in its personal correct, with relatives to many alternative fields of arithmetic and theoretical physics. yet its such a lot direct and memorable manifestation is perhaps within the large quarter of low-dimensional topology. even supposing the scene of this sector has been replaced dramatically and skilled major enlargement because the unique booklet of Professor Joan Birman's seminal paintings, "Braids, hyperlinks, and Mapping category teams" (Princeton collage Press), she introduced jointly mathematicians whose examine span many specialities, all of universal lineage.The subject matters lined are really varied. but they replicate good the purpose and spirit of the convention in low-dimensional topology held in honor of Joan S.Birman's seventieth birthday at Columbia college (New York, NY), which was once to discover how those quite a few specialties in low-dimensional topology have diverged some time past 20-25 years, in addition to to discover universal threads and strength destiny instructions of improvement.
By Lee H. Hamilton
''How Congress Works and Why you'll want to Care'' is a concise creation to the services and important position of the U.S. Congress by means of eminent former Congressman Lee H. Hamilton. Drawing on 34 years as a U.S. consultant, Hamilton explains how Congress displays the range of the yank humans, serves as a discussion board for locating consensus, and gives stability in the federal executive. Addressing frequent public misperceptions, he outlines parts the place Congress can paintings higher and methods for electorate to turn into extra engaged in public affairs via their representatives in Washington. ''How Congress Works and Why you need to Care'' is key examining for a person who desires to comprehend the internal workings of Congress, and the way all electorate can perform its precise undertaking.
By Sylvie Gibet, Jean-François Kamp, Franck Poirier (auth.), Antonio Camurri, Gualtiero Volpe (eds.)
Research at the multifaceted facets of modeling, research, and synthesis of - guy gesture is receiving becoming curiosity from either the educational and business groups. On one hand, fresh scienti?c advancements on cognition, on - fect/emotion, on multimodal interfaces, and on multimedia have opened new views at the integration of extra subtle types of gesture in c- putersystems.Ontheotherhand,theconsolidationofnewtechnologiesenabling “disappearing” pcs and (multimodal) interfaces to be built-in into the traditional environments of clients are making it reasonable to think about tackling the advanced that means and subtleties of human gesture in multimedia platforms, - abling a deeper, user-centered, more desirable actual participation and adventure within the human-machine interplay strategy. The learn courses supported via the ecu fee and s- eral nationwide associations and governments individuated lately strategic ?elds strictly interested by gesture learn. for instance, the DG Infor- tion Society of the ecu fee (www.cordis.lu/ist) helps a number of projects, comparable to the “Disappearing computing device” and “Presence” EU-IST FET (Future and rising Technologies), the IST software “Interfaces & more advantageous Audio-Visual prone” (see for instance the undertaking MEGA, Multisensory - pressive Gesture purposes, www.megaproject.org), and the IST strategic - jective “Multimodal Interfaces.” a number of EC tasks and different funded learn are represented within the chapters of this ebook. Awiderangeofapplicationscanbene?tfromadvancesinresearchongesture, from consolidated parts akin to surveillance to new or rising ?elds reminiscent of treatment and rehabilitation, domestic purchaser items, leisure, and aud- visible, cultural and creative purposes, simply to point out just a couple of of them.
By Mark Grechanik, Don Batory, Dewayne E. Perry (auth.), Cristina Gacek (eds.)
As due to the the open-source circulation there's now loads of reusable software program on hand within the public area. this provides major performance that advertisement software program proprietors can use of their software program initiatives. Open-source ways to software program improvement have illustrated that complicated, project serious software program might be built through allotted groups of builders sharing a standard objective. advertisement software program proprietors have a chance to either examine from the op- resource neighborhood in addition to leverage that wisdom for the good thing about its advertisement consumers. still, the open-source circulate is a various selection of principles, wisdom, options, and suggestions. for this reason, it's faraway from transparent how those methods will be utilized to advertisement software program engineering. This paper has checked out the various dimensions of the open-source circulate, and supplied an research of different possibilities to be had to advertisement software program owners. References and Notes 1. it may be argued that the open-source neighborhood has produced quite basically crucial nine items -- Apache (undeniably the preferred net server) and Linux even if either are basically reincarnations of earlier platforms. either also are just a little items in their instances: Apache crammed a gap within the then rising internet, at a time no platform seller quite knew the way to step in, and Linux stuffed a gap within the fragmented Unix industry, coloured by way of the neighborhood s normal anger opposed to Microsoft. 2.Evans advertising and marketing companies, Linux builders Survey, quantity 1, March 2000.
By Martin Gogolla (auth.), Albert Llamosí, Alfred Strohmeier (eds.)
The 9th foreign convention on trustworthy software program applied sciences, Ada- Europe 2004, happened in Palma, Spain, June 14–18, 2004. It used to be subsidized through Ada-Europe, the eu federation of nationwide Ada societies, and Ada- Spain, in cooperation with ACM SIGAda. It used to be geared up via contributors of the college of the Balearic Islands (UIB). As in previous years, the convention comprised a three-day technical application, within which the papers contained in those court cases have been awarded, besides seller displays. The technical software used to be bracketed by way of instructional days, while the attendees had the chance to atone for various subject matters on the topic of the ?eld, at either introductory and complicated degrees. additionally, the convention was once followed via an exhibition the place owners provided their items for assisting reliable-software improvement. Invited audio system Theconferencepresentedfourdistinguishedspeakers,whodeliveredstate-of-t- paintings details on themes of significant significance, either for now and for the way forward for software program engineering: – S. Tucker Taft, SoftCheck Inc., united states solving software program prior to it breaks: utilizing static research to aid clear up the so- ware caliber quagmire – Martin Gogolla, collage of Bremen, Germany Bene?ts and difficulties of formal equipment – Antoni Oliv´ e, Polytechnical collage of Catalonia, Spain at the function of conceptual schemas in details platforms’ improvement – Stephen Vinoski, IONA applied sciences in Waltham, united states Can middleware be trustworthy? Wewouldliketoexpressoursinceregratitudetothesedistinguishedspeakers, renowned to the group, for sharing their insights with the convention individuals. Submitted Papers Alargenumberofpapersweresubmitted,fromasmanyas15di?erentcountries.
By Mukesh Mohania, Inderpal Narang (auth.), Vladimír Mařík, Werner Retschitzegger, Olga à těpánková (eds.)
This ebook constitutes the refereed court cases of the 14th foreign convention on Database and professional structures Applcations, DEXA 2003, held in Prague, Czech Republic, in September 2003.
The ninety one revised complete papers offered including an invited paper and a place paper have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 236 submissions. The papers are geared up in topical sections on XML, info modeling, spatial database platforms, cellular computing, transactions, bioinformatics, info retrieval, multimedia databases, internet purposes, ontologies, object-oriented databases, question optimization, workflow structures, wisdom engineering, and security.