Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of Intelligent by Raj Madhavan,Edward Tunstel,Elena Messina

By Raj Madhavan,Edward Tunstel,Elena Messina

To layout and improve able, in charge, and cheap clever structures, their functionality needs to be measurable. Scienti?c methodologies for standardization and benchmarking are the most important for quantitatively comparing the functionality of eme- ing robot and clever structures’ applied sciences. there's at the moment no approved typical for quantitatively measuring the functionality of those platforms opposed to user-de?ned standards; and moreover, there isn't any consensus on what obj- tive overview tactics have to be to appreciate the functionality of those structures. the shortcoming of reproducible and repeatable try out equipment has precluded researchers practicing a typical aim from changing and communic- ing effects, inter-comparing process functionality, and leveraging past paintings which could another way stay away from duplication and expedite expertise move. presently, this loss of solidarity in the neighborhood hinders development in lots of domain names, resembling m- ufacturing, provider, healthcare, and safety. via supplying the learn group with entry to standardized instruments, reference facts units, and open resource libraries of strategies, researchers and shoppers should be capable of assessment the associated fee and be- ?ts linked to clever platforms and linked applied sciences. during this vein, the edited booklet quantity addresses functionality evaluate and metrics for intel- gent structures, usually, whereas emphasizing the necessity and recommendations for standardized tools. To the data of the editors, there's not a unmarried publication out there that's completely devoted to the topic of functionality review and benchmarking of clever systems.

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On the Performance of Web Services by Zahir Tari,Ann Khoi Anh Phan,Malith Jayasinghe,Vidura Gamini

By Zahir Tari,Ann Khoi Anh Phan,Malith Jayasinghe,Vidura Gamini Abhaya

functionality of internet prone offers cutting edge recommendations to enhance the functionality of internet providers, in addition to QoS (Quality of provider) necessities. This comprises Qos functionality, reliability and protection.

The writer provides degrees of net providers: the “kernel” (ithe cleaning soap engine which grants messages from one aspect to a different via a variety of networks), and the “server part” (which techniques heavy load / requests). the first target of this publication is execution of functions brought swiftly.

Case experiences and examples are supplied all through this book.

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Pro Android Python with SL4A by Paul Ferrill

By Paul Ferrill

Pro Android Python with SL4A is for programmers and hobbyists who are looking to write apps for Android units with no need to benefit Java first. Paul Ferrill leads you from fitting the Scripting Layer for Android (SL4A) to writing small scripts, to extra complex and engaging tasks, and at last to importing and packaging your courses to an Android device.

Android runs scripts in lots of scripting languages, yet Python, Lua, and Beanshell are really well known. so much programmers understand a couple of programming language, so they have the easiest instrument for no matter what job they need to complete. Pro Android Python with SL4A explores the area of Android scripting via introducing you to an important open-source programming languages which are on hand on Android-based undefined.

Pro Android Python with SL4A starts off via exploring the Android software improvement kit and then exhibits you the way to establish an Eclipse-based Android improvement surroundings. then you definately method the realm of Android programming by utilizing Beanshell, which runs at the Dalvik, and studying the right way to write small courses to manage an Android device.

Next, observe how Lua, a light-weight language ideally fitted for scripting on smaller units, can paintings with Android. Lua can be utilized for small yet vital projects, like SMS encryption and synchronizing pictures with flickr.

Last, yet under no circumstances least, you will find the realm of Python scripting for SL4A, and the ability contained in the complete diversity of Python modules which can mix with the Android SDK. you are going to discover ways to write small location-aware apps to get you begun, yet via the top of this ebook, you will find your self writing totally GUI-fied purposes working at the Android desktop!

Pro Android Python with SL4A is rounded out with a bankruptcy on allotting and packaging scripts, a ability that you're going to locate very worthy as you achieve out to a much broader viewers along with your courses.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the SL4A
  • Explore the Android software improvement package 
  • Write scripts to manage an Android telephone
  • Write and execute complete Python and functions
  • Learn how one can write easy apps utilizing Facades
  • Explore the total Android improvement procedure, from improvement to packaging

Who this publication is for

This is a ebook for starting and intermediate Android builders, and a e-book for an individual coding in Python, Lua or exploring Beanshell.

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Get Fit with Apple Watch: Using the Apple Watch for Health by Allen Taylor

By Allen Taylor

Get healthy with Apple Watch is the concise advent to the superb new Apple Watch. it is the first publication particularly thinking about the Apple Watch's most crucial functionality: future health and fitness.

This publication is for you while you are drawn to future health and are keen to make small way of life changes so as to improve health and wellbeing and health. This ebook can be for you when you are a committed healthiness junkie who already workouts frequently and follows a nutritious diet. The Apple Watch contains health apps so that you can entry correct in your wrist if you are workout, for fast suggestions on the way you are doing.

You will easy methods to use the Watch to prevent sitting for too lengthy, to sign in a fit volume of physique move on a daily basis, and the way to get the main out of extra strenuous workout actions. All health and exercise-related integrated apps can be coated intimately, in addition to top 3rd celebration future health and health apps which have been in particular adapted to paintings with the Watch.

Part I plus appendixes supply readers simply what they should comprehend to appreciate all performance of the Apple Watch to establish their Apple Watch, and what third-party apps can be found (at time of publication). it is a nice mini-book that may be attract readers who do not feel the necessity to purchase a complete standalone creation to the Apple Watch.

Part II (the majority of the publication) truly explains the Apple Watch's health an

d health-tracking capabilities, yet is going well past this through exhibiting readers alternative ways to combine those features into their day-by-day lives, general exercises, and with their iPhone and the major third-party healthiness and health apps. Plus, there is a complete bankruptcy dedicated to the Apple Watch study equipment, explaining some great benefits of the linked clinical examine apps and the way clients can perform those world-changing courses, should still

they decide upon to.

Veteran expertise writer Allen Taylor is additionally a player within the Apple Watch examine equipment research in cardiovascular health performed via Stanford collage.

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My Samsung Galaxy S6 for Seniors (My...) by Michael Miller

By Michael Miller

The excellent publication to assist a person 50+ study the Samsung Galaxy S6 — in complete color!

My Samsung Galaxy S6 for Seniors is helping you speedy and simply start with the recent telephone and use its positive aspects to appear up info and practice daily actions from wherever, any time.

Veteran writer Michael Miller has written greater than a hundred nonfiction books and is understood for his skill to give an explanation for complicated subject matters to daily readers. Michael wrote this ebook from the 50+ perspective, utilizing proper examples and overlaying all of the hottest tasks.

• arrange contacts, money owed, and voicemail
• Make and obtain voice and video calls
• flip your mobilephone into an alarm clock
• discover the net with Google Chrome
• connect to friends and family on fb, Pinterest, and different social networks
• customise your phone’s settings
• grasp the humanities of texting and emailing
• Take and proportion nice pictures and videos
• Get using directions
• Watch television and films within the palm of your hand
• Use your cellphone to watch your health
• study the entire unique beneficial properties of the Galaxy S6 Edge
• preserve your cellphone secure and secure

Register your booklet to obtain greater than a dozen bonus projects and a thesaurus.

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Cloud Computing: 5th International Conference, CloudComp by Victor C.M. Leung,Roy Xiaorong Lai,Min Chen,Jiafu Wan

By Victor C.M. Leung,Roy Xiaorong Lai,Min Chen,Jiafu Wan

This booklet constitutes the completely refereed submit convention lawsuits of the fifth overseas convention on Cloud Computing, CloudComp 2014, held in Guilin, China, in October 2014.
The 25 revised complete papers have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from seventy two submissions and canopy themes akin to cellular cloud computing, providers, functions, IoT on cloud, architectures and large facts, cloud-assisted pervasive computing and providers, administration and virtualization for cloud, cloud security.

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OpenMP: Memory, Devices, and Tasks: 12th International by Naoya Maruyama,Bronis R. de Supinski,Mohamed Wahib

By Naoya Maruyama,Bronis R. de Supinski,Mohamed Wahib

This ebook constitutes the court cases of the twelfth foreign Workshop on OpenMP, IWOMP 2016, held in Nara, Japan, in October 2016. 
The 24 complete papers offered during this quantity have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 28 submissions. They have been equipped in topical sections named: functions, locality, activity parallelism, extensions, instruments, accelerator programming, and function reviews and optimization.

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iCloud auf Mac (OS X), Apple-Mobilgeräten (iOS) und auf by Michael Schwarz,Daniel Mandl

By Michael Schwarz,Daniel Mandl

Die iCloud ist in den letzten Jahren rasant ausgebaut worden, so dass nun quickly alle aktuellen Programme den Abgleich über die Wolke anbieten. Auch deswegen stellen sich viele Fragen: Wie kann ich weiterhin offline arbeiten? Und wie bleibe ich »Herr meiner Daten«?

Die beiden Autoren Daniel Mandl & Michael Schwarz, beide langjährige Apple-Experten, zeigen zudem, wie auch Programme, die nicht von Apple stammen, über die »iCloud force« abgeglichen werden können. Dazu zählen u. a. Dokumente von Microsoft place of work. Und speziell für Windows-Nutzer wird erklärt, wie sich deren PC-Hauptwerkzeug »Outlook« perfect ebenso an die iCloud anbinden lässt.

mit Infos zu »iWork für iCloud« sowie zum Teilen through »Familienfreigabe«
In etlichen Praxisbeispielen wird der Komfort beim Datenabgleich erläutert, wie sich Fotos und Musik (inklusive des neuen »Apple Music«-Dienstes) organisieren lassen und wie guy das »halbe digitale Leben« mit Adressen, Terminen und Memos führt. Auch für Familien ist »modernes Teilen« angesagt: Das Buch zeigt, wie Sie digitale Güter freigeben, aber auch als Privatsphäre schützen.

Darüber hinaus verraten die Autoren, wie Sie geschickt Ihre Büroarbeit über das web erledigen: mit iWork für iCloud – und das sogar im großen workforce und auf Wunsch in Live-Schaltung mit Blick direkt auf Ihr Dokument.

Fazit: Dieses Buch sorgt für Sicherheit. In technisch leicht verständlicher Sprache lernen Sie die iCloud umfassend zu verstehen und für sich ganz praktisch zu nutzen. Alles in allem ein kompetenter und auch unterhaltsamer Leitfaden für Ihr digitales Leben.

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QoS and Energy Management in Cognitive Radio Network: Case by Vishram Mishra,Jimson Mathew,Chiew-Tong Lau

By Vishram Mishra,Jimson Mathew,Chiew-Tong Lau

This booklet covers the real elements concerned about making cognitive radio units moveable, cellular and eco-friendly, whereas additionally extending their provider lifestyles. whilst, it offers numerous tested theories and practices relating cognitive radio from academia and industry.

Cognitive radio can be used as a spine conversation medium for instant units. To successfully in achieving its advertisement program, quite a few features of caliber of provider and effort administration have to be addressed. the themes coated within the ebook contain strength administration and caliber of provider provisioning at Layer 2 of the protocol stack from the views of medium entry regulate, spectrum choice, and self-coexistence for cognitive radio networks.

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Benchmarking Transaction and Analytical Processing Systems: by Anja Bog

By Anja Bog

Systems for on-line Transaction Processing (OLTP) and on-line Analytical Processing (OLAP) are at the moment separate. the opportunity of the newest applied sciences and adjustments in operational and analytical purposes during the last decade have given upward push to the unification of those platforms, which might be of profit for either workloads. examine and have reacted and prototypes of hybrid database platforms at the moment are appearing.

Benchmarks are the traditional strategy for comparing, evaluating and aiding the improvement of recent database structures. as a result separation of OLTP and OLAP structures, latest benchmarks are just fascinated about one or the opposite. With the increase of hybrid database platforms, benchmarks to evaluate those platforms might be wanted besides.

Based at the exam of latest benchmarks, a brand new benchmark for hybrid database structures is brought during this ebook. it's in addition used to figure out the impression of including OLAP to an OLTP workload and is utilized to research the influence of often used optimizations within the traditionally separate OLTP and OLAP domain names in mixed-workload scenarios.

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