Software automatisch testen: Verfahren, Handhabung und by Elfriede Dustin

By Elfriede Dustin

Die Autoren stellen die praktische Handhabung und die Werkzeuge für automatische Software-Testverfahren ausführlich dar. Besondere Berücksichtigung findet dabei die Qualitätssicherung sowohl beim Test-Design, bei den verwendeten Testwerkzeugen als auch bei der Dokumentation der Ergebnisse.
Das Buch führt den Praktiker Schritt für Schritt durch den Test-Prozeß von der anfänglichen Planung, Implementierung, administration bis zum Report.
Die CD-ROM enthält umfangreiche PDF-Dokumente zu automatischen Testverfahren, insbesondere zu ATLM (Automated try out Life-Cycle Methodology).

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Participatory design: principles and practices by Douglas Schuler

By Douglas Schuler

The voices during this assortment are essentially these of researchers and builders interested by bringing wisdom of technological chances to undergo on educated and potent process layout. Their efforts are exceptional from many prior writings on process improvement by way of their critical and abiding reliance on direct and non-stop interplay with those who find themselves the final word arbiters of method adequacy; particularly, those that will use the know-how of their daily lives and paintings. A key factor all through is the query of who does what to whom: whose pursuits are at stake, who initiates motion and for what cause, who defines the matter and who makes a decision that there's one.

The papers offered persist with within the footsteps of a small yet becoming overseas neighborhood of students and practitioners of participatory structures layout. a few of the unique eu views are represented the following in addition to a few new and distinctively American techniques. the gathering is characterised through a wealthy and numerous set of views and studies that, regardless of their alterations, proportion a particular spirit and course -- a extra humane, inventive, and potent dating among these serious about technology's layout and use, and among know-how and the human actions that encourage the technology.

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System Design with SystemC by Thorsten Grötker, Stan Liao, Grant Martin, Stuart Swan

By Thorsten Grötker, Stan Liao, Grant Martin, Stuart Swan

The emergence of the system-on-chip (SoC) period is growing many new demanding situations in any respect phases of the layout strategy. Engineers are reconsidering how designs are distinct, partitioned and proven. With platforms and software program engineers programming in C/C++ and their opposite numbers operating in description languages such as VHDL and Verilog, difficulties come up from using diversified layout languages, incompatible instruments and fragmented software flows. Momentum is development in the back of the SystemC language and modeling platform because the top resolution for representing performance, conversation, and software program and implementations at a variety of degrees of abstraction. the reason being transparent: expanding layout complexity calls for very speedy executable necessities to validate process recommendations, and in simple terms C/C++ gives you sufficient degrees of abstraction, hardware-software integration, and function. process layout this day additionally calls for a unmarried universal language and modeling starting place so one can make interoperable system--level layout instruments, prone and highbrow estate a truth. SystemC is completely according to C/C++ and the entire resource code for the SystemC reference simulator may be freely downloaded from www.systemc.org and done on either computers and workstations. approach layout and SystemC offers a complete creation to the strong modeling services of the SystemC language, and additionally offers a wide and precious set of method point modeling examples and methods. Written by way of specialists from Cadence layout platforms, Inc. and Synopsys, Inc. who have been deeply concerned with the definition and implementation of the SystemC language and reference simulator, this booklet will give you the foremost ideas you would like to achieve success with SystemC. process layout with SystemC completely covers the hot process point modeling functions to be had in SystemC 2.0 in addition to the modeling services on hand in previous models of SystemC. designed and carried out the SystemC language and reference simulator, this e-book will give you the key strategies try to be winning with SystemC. approach layout with SystemC may be of curiosity to designers in engaged on advanced method designs, in addition to scholars and researchers inside of academia. the entire examples and strategies defined inside this booklet can be utilized with freely to be had compilers and debuggers &endash; no advertisement software program is required. directions for acquiring the loose resource code for the examples acquired inside of this booklet are integrated within the first bankruptcy.

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Designing Collaborative Systems: A Practical Guide to by Andy Crabtree

By Andy Crabtree

Designing Collaborative platforms: a realistic consultant to Ethnography introduces a brand new 'ethnographic' strategy that may let designers to create collaborative and interactive platforms, that are hired effectively in real-world settings. This new process, tailored from the sector of social examine, considers either the social situations and the extent and kind of human interplay concerned, thereby making sure that destiny ethnographic platforms are as hassle-free and as powerful as attainable.

This publication offers the practitioner with a useful creation to this process, and provides a special set of functional concepts for incorporating it into the layout procedure. Divided into 4 designated sections with sensible examples all through, the booklet covers:
- the necessities challenge;
- ethnographic practices for describing and analysing cooperative paintings;
- the layout method; and
- the position of ethnography whilst comparing structures aiding cooperative paintings.

"Of some of the views that jostle jointly lower than the rubric of ethnography, ethnomethodology has frequently held the main allure for designers. but, unusually, there has now not been a scientific explication of ethnography and ethnomethodology for the needs of approach layout. Andy Crabtree places this to rights in a complete, informative, and available functional consultant with a purpose to be of significant price not to in simple terms designers but in addition the ethnographers who paintings with them."
(Graham Button, Lab. Director, Xerox study Centre, Europe)

"Not merely is the ebook a needs to for these drawn to bringing a social measurement to the procedure layout strategy, it additionally makes an important contribution to ethnomethodology."
(Professor John A. Hughes, Lancaster collage, UK)

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Timed Petri Nets: Theory and Application by Jiacun Wang

By Jiacun Wang

Driven by way of the request for elevated productiveness, flexibility, and competitiveness, glossy civilization more and more has created high-performance discrete occasion dynamic structures (DEDSs). those structures express concurrent, sequential, aggressive actions between their elements. they can be advanced and big in scale, and inevitably versatile and hence hugely capital-intensive. Examples of structures are production structures, verbal exchange networks, site visitors and logistic platforms, and army command and regulate structures. Modeling and function assessment play a necessary position within the layout and operation of such high-performance DEDSs and therefore have obtained common realization from researchers over the last 20 years. One method due to this attempt relies on timed Petri nets and similar graphical and mathematical instruments.
the recognition that Petri nets were gaining in modeling of DEDSs is because of their strong representational skill of concurrency and synchronization; despite the fact that those houses of DEDSs can't be expressed simply in conventional formalisms constructed for research of `classical' platforms with sequential behaviors.
This ebook introduces the theories and functions of timed Petri nets systematically. additionally, it additionally provides many useful purposes as well as theoretical advancements, including the most recent study effects and business functions of timed Petri nets.
Timed Petri Nets: concept and Application is meant to be used by means of researchers and practitioners within the sector of Discrete occasion Dynamic Systems.

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High availability and disaster recovery: concepts, design, by Klaus Schmidt

By Klaus Schmidt

Businesses and different businesses count greater than ever at the availability in their info know-how, and such a lot challenge severe enterprise strategies are IT-based tactics. company continuity is the facility to do enterprise below any situations and is a necessary requirement sleek businesses are dealing with. excessive availability and catastrophe restoration are contributions of the IT to meet this requirement. and corporations may be faced with such calls for to a fair better quantity sooner or later, due to the fact their credits rankings might be reduce with out such precautions.Both, excessive availability and catastrophe restoration, are discovered by means of redundant platforms. Redundancy can and will be carried out on assorted abstraction degrees: from the undefined, the working procedure and middleware parts as much as the backup computing heart in case of a catastrophe. This e-book offers requisites, innovations, and realizations of redundant platforms on all abstraction degrees, and all given examples discuss with UNIX and Linux structures.

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Knowledge Engineering for Software Development Life Cycles: by Muthu Ramachandran

By Muthu Ramachandran

Software program exists in a big selection of goods, starting from toys, leisure platforms, clinical platforms, and residential home equipment to large-scale items equivalent to airplane and communique platforms. wisdom Engineering for software program improvement existence Cycles: help applied sciences and functions bridges the simplest practices and layout rules effectively hired over final 20 years with smooth wisdom Engineering (KE), which has supplied probably the most important options and instruments to aid encoding wisdom and reports. via its identity and exploration of software program improvement practices, captured as software program guidance that may be represented to computerized software program improvement, selection making, and information administration, this ebook brings and academia jointly to handle the necessity for the becoming functions and assisting knowledge-based methods to software program improvement.

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MCDST: Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician Study by Bill Ferguson

By Bill Ferguson

Here is the e-book you want to arrange for Microsoft's new MCDST exams-70-271: assisting clients and Troubleshooting a Microsoft XP working approach; and 70-272: aiding clients and Troubleshooting computer functions on a Microsoft home windows XP working procedure. This two-in-one research consultant was once constructed to fulfill the exacting necessities of modern certification applicants. as well as the constant and available educational procedure that earned Sybex the "Best research consultant" designation within the 2003 CertCities Readers selection Awards, this ebook provides:In-depth assurance of all examination topicsPractical info on helping clients and troubleshooting applicationsHundreds of not easy overview questionsLeading-edge examination instruction software program, together with a try out engine and digital flashcardsAuthoritative assurance of all examination pursuits, including:Exam 70-271:Installing a home windows computer working SystemManaging and Troubleshooting entry to ResourcesConfiguring and Troubleshooting units and DriversConfiguring and Troubleshooting the computer and consumer EnvironmentsTroubleshooting community Protocols and ServicesExam 70-272:Configuring and Troubleshooting ApplicationsResolving matters with regards to UsabilityResolving matters regarding software CustomizationConfiguring and Troubleshooting Connectivity for ApplicationsConfiguring software safeguard"

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