Computer Science

The Domain Testing Workbook

By Cem Kaner

Domain trying out is the main broadly taught procedure in software program trying out. notwithstanding, a number of the shows keep on with examples which are too uncomplicated to supply a robust foundation for using the strategy. Others concentrate on mathematical types or research of the program’s resource code. The area checking out Workbook may also help you increase deep ability with this method even if you've entry to resource code or an abiding curiosity in mathematics.

The area trying out Workbook presents a schema to arrange area checking out and try out layout, with dozens of functional difficulties and pattern analyses. Readers can try out their hand at utilising the schema and evaluate their analyses opposed to over 2 hundred pages of labored examples.

You will learn:

  • when and the way to take advantage of area testing;
  • how to use a risk-focused strategy with area testing;
  • how to take advantage of area checking out inside of a broader checking out technique; and
  • how to take advantage of area checking out in an exploratory way.

This ebook is for:

  • Software testers who are looking to boost services within the field’s preferred try technique
  • Test managers who are looking to check and enhance their staff’s skills
  • Trainers and professors attracted to including intensity and skill-based studying to black field trying out or try out layout classes.

Cem Kaner, J.D., Ph.D., is Professor of software program Engineering on the Florida Institute of expertise. Dr. Kaner is senior writer of trying out software program, classes discovered in software program checking out and undesirable software program. The ACM’s distinctive curiosity staff for desktops and Society offered him with the creating a distinction Award in 2009 and the software program try out pros awarded him with the software program try out Luminary Award in 2012. Kaner was once a founding father of the organization for software program trying out. he's lead developer of the BBST™ (Black field software program checking out) classes and courseware.

Sowmya Padmanabhan, M.Sc., at the moment works at Google as a software supervisor. earlier than that she labored in software administration and software program Development/Test at Microsoft and at Texas tools. She has a Masters measure in computing device Sciences with a specialization in software program checking out. Sowmya’s thesis concerned huge learn in education new testers to do expert area Testing.

Douglas Hoffman, M.S.E.E., M.B.A, is an self sufficient administration advisor with software program caliber tools, LLC. he's a Fellow of the yank Society for caliber. He has authored various papers and is a contributing writer of stories of attempt Automation. He has taught numerous classes on software program checking out and try out automation for the college of California’s Extension campuses. He has served as President of the organization for software program checking out and of the Silicon Valley software program caliber organization and as part Chair of the Silicon Valley component to ASQ.

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iPad All-in-One For Dummies

The fine details of all issues iPad and iPad 2--in complete colour! choked with the ability of a MacBook, iPod contact, eReader, digicam, transportable online game console and much more, the iPad is an grand gadget. And, the enterprise global has definitely taken realize. The iPad is entering into the firm the place energy clients and pros alike are utilizing the equipment to extend their productiveness and paintings smarter on the workplace and at the move. Long-time For Dummies writer Nancy Muir walks you thru the most recent services, gains, and services of the iPad and iPad 2 in six easy-to-understand minibooks overlaying developing and synching your iPad; utilizing the iWork functions; printing out of your iPad; coping with your contacts and calendar; having access to your e mail and the net; making FaceTime video calls; utilizing your iPad as a presentation software; and discovering the simplest apps for shuttle, information, climate, funds, and enterprise productivity.* Six full-color minibooks comprise: iPad fundamentals, only for enjoyable, iPad at the pass, Getting effective with iWork, utilizing iPad to Get geared up, and Must-Have iPad Apps* Covers the latest iPad 2 gains together with FaceTime, photograph sales space, shrewdpermanent Covers, HD video and cameras, video mirroring, and HDMI output* indicates you ways to exploit iWork and different productiveness apps to decorate up your files, create stellar spreadsheets, upload pizzazz on your shows, and keep your time table at the run* Walks you thru connecting with WiFi and 3G; utilizing Maps for instructions and locations to stick if you end up clear of the place of work; retaining involved with e mail and social networking; and utilizing your iPad as a distant computer when you are at the highway* contains info on having a bit enjoyable, too, with tips about loading your iPad or iPad 2 with track, videos, images, e-books, video games, apps, and extra choked with no-nonsense fundamentals and slick and savvy tips, iPad All-in-One For Dummies, moment variation is the simplest accent you will ever purchase to your iPad or iPad 2!

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Concise Computer Vision: An Introduction into Theory and Algorithms (Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science)

By Reinhard Klette

Many textbooks on computing device imaginative and prescient will be unwieldy and intimidating of their insurance of this wide self-discipline. This textbook addresses the necessity for a concise review of the basics of this field.

Concise desktop imaginative and prescient presents an available common advent to the fundamental issues in laptop imaginative and prescient, highlighting the position of significant algorithms and mathematical thoughts. Classroom-tested programming workouts and overview questions also are provided on the finish of every chapter.

Topics and features:

* presents an advent to the fundamental notation and mathematical strategies for describing a picture, and the most important recommendations for mapping a picture into an image
* Explains the topologic and geometric fundamentals for analysing photograph areas and distributions of photo values, and discusses picking out styles in an image
* Introduces optic circulate for representing dense movement, and such subject matters in sparse movement research as keypoint detection and descriptor definition, and have monitoring utilizing the Kalman filter
* Describes targeted ways for photograph binarization and segmentation of nonetheless pictures or video frames
* Examines the 3 simple parts of a working laptop or computer imaginative and prescient approach, specifically digicam geometry and photometry, coordinate platforms, and digital camera calibration
* experiences assorted strategies for vision-based 3D form reconstruction, together with using dependent lights, stereo imaginative and prescient, and shading-based form understanding
* contains a dialogue of stereo matchers, and the phase-congruency version for picture features
* provides an advent into class and studying, with an in depth description of uncomplicated AdaBoost and using random forests

This concise and simple to learn textbook/reference is perfect for an introductory path at 3rd- or fourth-year point in an undergraduate laptop technological know-how or engineering programme.

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Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax: From Novice to Professional

By Jeffrey Sambells, Michael Purvis, Cameron Turner

Until lately, development interactive web-based mapping functions has been a bulky affair. This replaced whilst Google published its robust Maps API. Beginning Google Maps purposes with Hypertext Preprocessor and Ajax used to be written that can assist you benefit from this know-how on your personal endeavorswhether you’re an fanatic enjoying for enjoyable or a certified construction for revenue. This e-book covers model 2 of the API, together with Google’s new Geocoding service.

Authors Jeffrey Sambells, Cameron Turner, and Michael Purvis get rolling with examples that require not often any code in any respect, yet you’ll quick develop into familiar with many features of the Maps API. They display robust equipment for concurrently plotting huge facts units, growing your individual map overlays, and harvesting and geocoding units of addresses. You’ll see the best way to organize substitute tile units and the place to entry imagery to exploit for them. The authors even make it easier to construct your individual geocoder from scratch, for these high-volume batch jobs.

As good as delivering hands-on examples of actual mapping initiatives, this publication offers a whole reference for the Maps API, besides the appropriate features of JavaScript, CSS, Hypertext Preprocessor, and SQL. stopover at the authors' web site for extra guidance and advice.

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Ant: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition

By Steve Holzner

Soon after its release, Ant succeeded in taking the Java global by means of typhoon, changing into the main regularly occurring device for construction functions in Java environments. Like most well liked applied sciences, Ant quick went via a chain of early revision cycles. With every one re-creation, extra performance used to be further, and extra complexity was once brought. Ant developed from a simple-to-learn construct instrument right into a full-fledged checking out and deployment environment.Ant: The Definitive Guide has been transformed, revised and accelerated upon to mirror this evolution. It records the hot ways in which Ant is being utilized, in addition to the array of not obligatory initiatives that Ant helps. in reality, this new moment version covers every little thing approximately this amazing construct administration instrument from downloading and fitting, to utilizing Ant to check code. listed below are simply of some of the gains you can find targeted during this accomplished, must-have guide:

  • Developing conditional builds, and dealing with mistakes conditions
  • Automatically retrieving resource code from model keep watch over systems
  • Using Ant with XML files
  • Using Ant with JavaServer Pages to construct internet applications
  • Using Ant with company JavaBeans to construct firm applications

Far exceeding its predecessor when it comes to info and element, Ant: The Definitive Guide, second variation is a must have for Java builders unexpected with the most recent developments in Ant know-how. With this publication at your facet, you will soon be on top of things at the finest device for cross-platform development.Author Steve Holzner is an award-winning writer who s been writing approximately Java subject matters because the language first seemed; his books have offered greater than 1.5 million copies worldwide.

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Agile Software Engineering (Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science)

By Orit Hazzan

Assessment and objectives The agile procedure for software program improvement has been utilized progressively more greatly because the mid nineties of the twentieth century. even though there are just approximately ten years of accrued adventure utilizing the agile technique, it's at present conceived as one of many mainstream ways for software program improvement. This booklet offers an entire software program engineering direction from the agile perspective. Our purpose is to provide the agile process in a holistic and compreh- sive studying surroundings that matches either and academia and evokes the spirit of agile software program improvement. Agile software program engineering is reviewed during this ebook during the following 3 views: l The Human standpoint, inclusive of cognitive and social facets, and refers to studying and interpersonal tactics among teammates, buyers, and administration. l The Organizational point of view, such as managerial and cultural features, and refers to software program venture administration and keep an eye on. l The Technological standpoint, such as functional and technical facets, and refers to layout, trying out, and coding, in addition to to integration, supply, and upkeep of software program items. in particular, we clarify and research how the categorical recognition that agile software program improvement provides those views and their interconnections, is helping viii Preface it do something about the demanding situations of software program tasks. This multifaceted viewpoint on software program improvement strategies is mirrored during this publication, between alternative routes, by means of the bankruptcy titles, which specify dimensions of software program improvement tasks reminiscent of caliber, time, abstraction, and administration, instead of particular venture levels, stages, or practices.

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Robot Motion and Control: Recent Developments (Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences)

This ebook offers contemporary ends up in robotic movement and keep an eye on. Twenty papers provided on the Fourth foreign Workshop on robotic movement and keep an eye on held in 2004 were improved. The authors of those papers have been rigorously chosen and symbolize major associations during this box. The booklet covers nonlinear regulate of nonholonomic structures and legged robots in addition to trajectory making plans for those structures, subject matters no longer lined in earlier books.

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Cyber Warfare: Techniques, Tactics and Tools for Security Practitioners

By Jason Andress, Steve Winterfeld

Cyber Warfare explores the battlefields, members and the instruments and strategies used in the course of modern day electronic conflicts. The recommendations mentioned during this booklet will provide these thinking about details safeguard in any respect degrees a greater concept of the way cyber conflicts are performed now, how they're going to switch sooner or later and the way to discover and safeguard opposed to espionage, hacktivism, insider threats and non-state actors like prepared criminals and terrorists. each of our platforms is below assault from a number of vectors-our defenses needs to be prepared for all time and our alert structures needs to become aware of the threats each time.

  • Provides concrete examples and real-world advice on find out how to establish and guard your community opposed to malicious attacks
  • Dives deeply into appropriate technical and authentic details from an insider's aspect of view
  • Details the ethics, legislation and effects of cyber conflict and the way desktop felony legislation may perhaps swap as a result

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Invitation to Computer Science (6th Edition)

By Judith L. Gersting, G. Michael Schneider

INVITATION TO desktop technology is a well-respected textual content that gives an outline of the pc technological know-how box. utilizing a versatile, non-language particular version, INVITATION TO laptop technological know-how deals an effective beginning for the 1st path in a working laptop or computer technology curriculum. INVITATION TO computing device technological know-how, sixth variation continues its bestselling, algorithm-driven procedure and contains improved bankruptcy routines and perform difficulties, new fabric on themes akin to multicore and parallel structures, cloud computing, instant communications, embedded computing, agile software program improvement, rising programming languages (Go and F#), and new versions of e-commerce, in addition to containers devoted to present matters all through. on-line language modules come in C++, Java, Python, C#, and Ada, permitting the choice of incorporating a programming language to extend options from the textual content. INVITATION TO computing device technological know-how deals an not obligatory CourseMate with learn instruments similar to flashcards, quizzing, and video games. CourseMate actions communicate to and interact scholars whereas constructing summary pondering and challenge fixing abilities. additionally to be had with INVITATION TO computing device technological know-how, an not obligatory on-line Lab guide containing 20 laboratory initiatives that map on to the most textual content. The Lab guide and accompanying software program supply either visible and hands-on actions, permitting scholars to adventure the basics of machine technology.

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Principles of Transaction Processing for the Systems Professional (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)

By Philip A. Bernstein, Eric Newcomer

Principles of Transaction Processing is a transparent, concise advisor for anyone
involved in constructing purposes, comparing items, designing systems,
or engineering items. This ebook offers an realizing of the internals of
transaction processing platforms, describing how they paintings and the way top to exploit them.
It comprises the structure of transaction processing screens, transactional
communications paradigms, and mechanisms for improving from transaction and
system failures.

Use of transaction processing structures in enterprise, undefined, and
government is expanding swiftly; the emergence of digital trade on
the net is growing new calls for. therefore, many builders are
encountering transaction processing purposes for the 1st time and need
a useful rationalization of suggestions. software program engineers who construct and
market working platforms, communications structures, programming instruments, and
other items utilized in transaction processing purposes also will benefit
from this thorough presentation of ideas. wealthy with examples, it
describes advertisement transaction processing platforms, transactional aspects
of database servers, messaging platforms, web servers, and
object-oriented structures, in addition to each one in their subsystems.

* Easy-to-read descriptions of fundamentals.
* actual global examples illustrating key points.
* specializes in sensible concerns confronted via developers.
* Explains so much significant items and criteria, together with IBM's CICS, IMS, and MQSeries; X/Open's XA, STDL, and TX; BEA platforms' TUXEDO; Digital's ACMS; Transarc's Encina; AT&T/NCR's most sensible finish; Tandem's Pathway/TS; OMG's OTS; and Microsoft's Microsoft Transaction Server.

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