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Systems analysis & design

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Human-Systems Integration From Virtual to Tangible

Human-Systems Integration From Virtual to Tangible

Author: Guy Andre (Professor, CentraleSupelec & ESTIA) Boy Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/02/2020

This book is a follow-up of previous contributions in Human-Centered Design and practice in the development of virtual prototypes that requires progressive operational tangibility toward Human-Systems Integration (HSI). The book discusses flexibility in design and operations, tangibility of software-intensive systems, virtual human-centered design, increasingly-autonomous complex systems, Human-Factors and Ergonomics of sociotechnical systems, and systems of systems integration. This is an attempt to better formalize a systemic approach to HSI. Good HSI is a matter of maturity... it takes time to mature. It takes time for a human being to become autonomous, and then mature! HSI is a matter of human-machine teaming, where human-machine cooperation and coordination are crucial. We cannot think engineering design without considering people and organizations that go with it. We also cannot think new technology, new organizations and new jobs without considering change management, especially in digital organizations. The book will be of interest to industry, academia, those involved with systems engineering, human factors and the broader public. Features: Discusses flexibility in design and operations of complex systems Offers tangibility of software-intensive systems Presents virtual human-centered design Covers autonomous complex systems Provides human factors and ergonomics of sociotechnical systems

Human-Systems Integration From Virtual to Tangible

Human-Systems Integration From Virtual to Tangible

Author: Guy Andre (Professor, CentraleSupelec & ESTIA) Boy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/02/2020

This book is a follow-up of previous contributions in Human-Centered Design and practice in the development of virtual prototypes that requires progressive operational tangibility toward Human-Systems Integration (HSI). The book discusses flexibility in design and operations, tangibility of software-intensive systems, virtual human-centered design, increasingly-autonomous complex systems, Human-Factors and Ergonomics of sociotechnical systems, and systems of systems integration. This is an attempt to better formalize a systemic approach to HSI. Good HSI is a matter of maturity... it takes time to mature. It takes time for a human being to become autonomous, and then mature! HSI is a matter of human-machine teaming, where human-machine cooperation and coordination are crucial. We cannot think engineering design without considering people and organizations that go with it. We also cannot think new technology, new organizations and new jobs without considering change management, especially in digital organizations. The book will be of interest to industry, academia, those involved with systems engineering, human factors and the broader public. Features: Discusses flexibility in design and operations of complex systems Offers tangibility of software-intensive systems Presents virtual human-centered design Covers autonomous complex systems Provides human factors and ergonomics of sociotechnical systems

Storytelling in Design

Storytelling in Design

Author: Anna Dahlstrom Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/12/2019

The number of devices we use on a daily basis is growing, with different devices playing different role at different times. Our ability as designers to control where users are coming from and how they get around the experiences we design is fading. Yet our need to ensure we understand where they are in their journey, so that we can deliver the right content and interactions at the right time and on the right device, is ever more important. By applying tried-and-tested storytelling principles from film, fiction, and music and applying them to the context of design and business, this book takes you on a journey to explore why storytelling matters and how you can apply it to your multi-device design projects and to your organization. For UX designers who want to learn how to apply simple storytelling tools, this comprehensive guide is a must.Understand the role of storytelling and why it matters in multi-device design Learn how to apply storytelling principles and tools to your project Define multi-device interaction design, and create a better user experience across devices Use storytelling principles to tell, sell, and present your multi-device design work Take advantage of case studies and examples of DOs and DON'Ts

Computer Organization and Design ARM Edition The Hardware Software Interface

Computer Organization and Design ARM Edition The Hardware Software Interface

The new ARM Edition of Computer Organization and Design features a subset of the ARMv8-A architecture, which is used to present the fundamentals of hardware technologies, assembly language, computer arithmetic, pipelining, memory hierarchies, and I/O. With the post-PC era now upon us, Computer Organization and Design moves forward to explore this generational change with examples, exercises, and material highlighting the emergence of mobile computing and the Cloud. Updated content featuring tablet computers, Cloud infrastructure, and the ARM (mobile computing devices) and x86 (cloud computing) architectures is included. An online companion Web site provides links to a free version of the DS-5 Community Edition (a free professional quality tool chain developed by ARM), as well as additional advanced content for further study, appendices, glossary, references, and recommended reading.

Classics in Applied Mathematics The Statistical Theory of Linear Systems

Classics in Applied Mathematics The Statistical Theory of Linear Systems

Author: E. J. Hannan, Manfred Deistler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/12/2019

Originally published in 1988, this classic text treats the identification of noisy (multi-input and multi-output) linear systems, particularly systems in ARMAX and state space form. The book covers structure theory, including identifiability, realisation and parameterisation of linear systems; analysis of topological and geometrical properties of parameter spaces and parameterisations for estimation and model selection; Gaussian maximum likelihood estimation of real-valued parameters of linear systems; model selection; calculation of estimates; and approximation by rational transfer functions. This edition includes an extensive new introduction that outlines developments since the book's original publication, such as subspace identification, data-driven local coordinates and the results on post-model-selection estimators. It also provides a section of errata and an updated bibliography. Researchers and graduate students studying time series statistics, systems identification, econometrics and signal processing will find this book useful for its interweaving of foundational information on structure theory and statistical analysis of linear systems.

Digital Logic With an Introduction to Verilog and FPGA-Based Design

Digital Logic With an Introduction to Verilog and FPGA-Based Design

Author: M. Rafiquzzaman, Steven A. McNinch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/12/2019

Digital Logic with an Introduction to Verilog and FPGA-Based Design provides basic knowledge of field programmable gate array (FPGA) design and implementation using Verilog, a hardware description language (HDL) commonly used in the design and verification of digital circuits. Emphasizing fundamental principles, this student-friendly textbook is an ideal resource for introductory digital logic courses. Chapters offer clear explanations of key concepts and step-by-step procedures that illustrate the real-world application of FPGA-based design. Designed for beginning students familiar with DC circuits and the C programming language, the text begins by describing of basic terminologies and essential concepts of digital integrated circuits using transistors. Subsequent chapters cover device level and logic level design in detail, including combinational and sequential circuits used in the design of microcontrollers and microprocessors. Topics include Boolean algebra and functions, analysis and design of sequential circuits using logic gates, FPGA-based implementation using CAD software tools, and combinational logic design using various HDLs with focus on Verilog.

Systems Analysis and Design, Global Edition

Systems Analysis and Design, Global Edition

Author: Kenneth E. Kendall, Julie E Kendall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

For undergraduate systems analysis and design courses. A practical and modern approach to systems analysis and design Kendall and Kendall's Systems Analysis and Design, Global Edition, 10th Edition concisely presents the latest systems development methods, tools, and techniques to students in an engaging and easy-to-understand manner. The 10th Edition reflects the rapidly changing face of the IS field, with new and advanced features integrated throughout - including additional coverage of security and privacy issues, and innovative materials on new developments such as designing virtual reality and intelligent personal assistants.

Lehrbuch Distributed Computing

Lehrbuch Distributed Computing

Author: Hansruedi Tremp Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2019

Kubernetes: Up and Running Dive Into the Future of Infrastructure

Kubernetes: Up and Running Dive Into the Future of Infrastructure

Author: Brendan Burns, Joe Beda, Kelsey Hightower Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2019

Kubernetes radically changes the way applications are built and deployed in the cloud. Since its introduction in 2014, this container orchestrator has become one of the largest and most popular open source projects in the world. The updated edition of this practical book shows developers and ops personnel how Kubernetes and container technology can help you achieve new levels of velocity, agility, reliability, and efficiency. Kelsey Hightower, Brendan Burns, and Joe Beda-who've worked on Kubernetes at Google and beyond-explain how this system fits into the lifecycle of a distributed application. You'll learn how to use tools and APIs to automate scalable distributed systems, whether it's for online services, machine learning applications, or a cluster of Raspberry Pi computers. Create a simple cluster to learn how Kubernetes works Dive into the details of deploying an application using Kubernetes Learn specialized objects in Kubernetes, such as DaemonSets, jobs, ConfigMaps, and secrets Explore deployments that tie together the lifecycle of a complete application Get practical examples of how to develop and deploy real-world applications in Kubernetes

Adaptive, Dynamic, and Resilient Systems

Adaptive, Dynamic, and Resilient Systems

Author: Niranjan Suri Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2019

As the complexity of today's networked computer systems grows, they become increasingly difficult to understand, predict, and control. Addressing these challenges requires new approaches to building these systems. Adaptive, Dynamic, and Resilient Systems supplies readers with various perspectives of the critical infrastructure that systems of networked computers rely on. It introduces the key issues, describes their interrelationships, and presents new research in support of these areas. The book presents the insights of a different group of international experts in each chapter. Reporting on recent developments in adaptive systems, it begins with a survey of application fields. It explains the requirements of such fields in terms of adaptation and resilience. It also provides some abstract relationship graphs that illustrate the key attributes of distributed systems to supply you with a better understanding of these factors and their dependencies. The text examines resilient adaptive systems from the perspectives of mobile, infrastructure, and enterprise systems and protecting critical infrastructure. It details various approaches for building adaptive, dynamic, and resilient systems-including agile, grid, and autonomic computing; multi-agent-based and biologically inspired approaches; and self-organizing systems. The book includes many stories of successful applications that illustrate a diversified range of cutting-edge approaches. It concludes by covering related topics and techniques that can help to boost adaptation and resilience in your systems.

Real-Time Embedded Systems Optimization, Synthesis, and Networking

Real-Time Embedded Systems Optimization, Synthesis, and Networking

Author: Meikang Qiu, Jiayin Li Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2019

Ubiquitous in today's consumer-driven society, embedded systems use microprocessors that are hidden in our everyday products and designed to perform specific tasks. Effective use of these embedded systems requires engineers to be proficient in all phases of this effort, from planning, design, and analysis to manufacturing and marketing. Taking a systems-level approach, Real-Time Embedded Systems: Optimization, Synthesis, and Networking describes the field from three distinct aspects that make up the three major trends in current embedded system design. The first section of the text examines optimization in real-time embedded systems. The authors present scheduling algorithms in multi-core embedded systems, instruct on a robust measurement against the inaccurate information that can exist in embedded systems, and discuss potential problems of heterogeneous optimization. The second section focuses on synthesis-level approaches for embedded systems, including a scheduling algorithm for phase change memory and scratch pad memory and a treatment of thermal-aware multiprocessor synthesis technology. The final section looks at networking with a focus on task scheduling in both a wireless sensor network and cloud computing. It examines the merging of networking and embedded systems and the resulting evolution of a new type of system known as the cyber physical system (CPS). Encouraging readers to discover how the computer interacts with its environment, Real-Time Embedded Systems provides a sound introduction to the design, manufacturing, marketing, and future directions of this important tool.