Methods and Experimental Techniques in Computer Engineering, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3319002724
  • ISBN-13: 9783319002729
  • DDC: 621.39
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 87 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Computing and science reveal a synergic relationship. On the one hand, it is widely evident that computing plays an important role in the scientific endeavor. On the other hand, the role of scientific method in computing is getting increasingly important, especially in providing ways to experimentally evaluate the properties of complex computing systems. This book critically presents these issues from a unitary conceptual and methodological perspective by addressing specific case studies at the intersection between computing and science. The book originates from, and collects the experience of, a course for PhD students in Information Engineering held at the Politecnico di Milano. Following the structure of the course, the book features contributions from some researchers who are working at the intersection between computing and science.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: From Computing to Science.
2: Computational Models for Environmental Systems.
3: How Far Chemistry and Toxicology are Computational Sciences?.
4: From Science to Computing.
5: Good Experimental Methodologies for Autonomous Robotics: From Theory to Practice.
6: RAWSEEDS: Building a Benchmarking Toolkit for Autonomous Robotics.
7: Computing and Science: Back and Forth.
8: Biorobotics: A Methodological Primer.
Concluding Remarks.