Software Applications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 1st Edition

  • Pierre F. Tiako
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  • ISBN-10: 1605660612
  • ISBN-13: 9781605660615
  • DDC: 005.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 3994 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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"Software Applications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications" contains an impressive collection of over 300 authoritative contributions from top influential experts in the field of software applications. This six-volume compilation includes articles by over 400 prominent international scholars in topic areas such as autonomic computing, operating system architectures, and open source software technologies and applications. Software Applications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications presents libraries with an excellent addition to their academic collection.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Additional Research Collections found in the "Contemporary Research in Information Science and Technology" Book Series.
List of Contributors.
1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories.
2: A Historical Analysis of the Emergence of Free Cooperative Software Production.
3: Free Software Philosophy and Open Source.
4: Open Source Software Basics: An Overview of a Revolutionary Research Context.
5: Open-Source Software Issues.
6: Open Source Software: Strengths and Weaknesses.
7: Open Source Software Evaluation.
8: On the Role of Public Policies Supporting Free/Open Source Software.
9: Open Source Survey Software.
10: FLOSSmole: A Collaborative Repository for FLOSS Research Data and Analyses.
11: Free/Libre Open Source Software for Bridging the Digital Divide.
12: Community of Production.
13: E-Democracy: The Social Software Perspective.
14: Software Engineering and HCI.
15: Software Agent Technology: An Overview.
16: Automated Software Testing.
17: Software Metrics and Measurements.
18: A Framework for Communicability of Software Documentation.
19: Intelligent Analysis of Software Maintenance Data.
20: An Overview of Software Quality Concepts and Management Issues.
21: Handling of Software Quality Defects in Agile Software Development.
22: Different Views of Software Quality.
23: Software Configuration Management in Agile Development.
24: Governance of Software Development: The Transition to Agile Scenario.
25: Domain-Specific Language for Describing Grid Applications.
26: Performance Analysis of a Web Server.
27: Software Modernization of Legacy Systems for Web Services Interoperability.
28: Approaches to Building High Performance Web Applications: A Practical Look at Availability, Reliability, and Performance.
29: A Survey of Development Methods for Semantic Web Service Systems.
30: Knowledge Management Software.
31: Malicious Software.
32: Current Challenges in Intrusion Detection Systems.
33: A Comparison and Scenario Analysis of Leading Data Mining Software.
34: Intelligent User Preference Mining.
35: Mining Software Specifications.
36: Development and Design Methodologies.
37: Ontology Based Object-Oriented Domain Modeling: Representing Behavior.
38: An Ontology Based Representation of Software Design Patterns.
39: Class Patterns and Templates in Software Design.
40: Motivation in Component-Based Software Development.