Projektarbeit aus dem Jahr 2016 im Fachbereich Informatik - Wirtschaftsinformatik, Note: 1,0, Technische Hochschule Köln, ehem. Fachhochschule Köln (Informatik), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Die moderne Softwareentwicklung ist eine noch relativ junge Disziplin, die im Hinblick auf die Erfordernisse der Zielerreichung mit der Zeit immer weiter an dynamischeren Vorgehensmodellen und, eingebettet darin, Methodologie gewinnt. Die Zielerreichung legt gute Software im qualitativen Sinne nahe. Das wahre Ziel einer jeden Software ist die Schaffung von Mehrwerten fu?r den Endverbraucher, egal ob für den Geschäftskunden oder den Privatanwender. So werden aus technischer und methodologischer Sicht Hilfsmittel geschaffen, die die Zielerreichung im Hinblick auf vorhandene Arbeitsmittel möglichst zufriedenstellend erfu?llen sollen. Qualität bedeutet also gute Software in der Art der Entwicklung und in der Güte des vorgegebenen Prozesses. Eine Möglichkeit hierzu soll in diesem Praxisprojekt untersucht werden: Accelerators fu?r die Agile Softwareentwicklung. Welchen genauen Zweck erfüllen Accelerators und wie können diese zu einer bedeutsamen Effizienzsteigerung in Agile Softwareprojekten verhelfen? Darüber hinaus kann sich der Softwareentwicklungsprozess im Zeitverlauf schnell als zunehmend komplex herausstellen - zur effizienteren Beherrschung werden hierbei Hilfsmittel wie die Stacey Complexity Matrix herangezogen. Abschließend soll es auch darum gehen, ob das ideale Tool-Set, bestehend aus unterschiedlichen Accelerator-Typen, überhaupt existiert.
This book presents an evaluation methodology to design future FPGA fabrics incorporating hard embedded blocks (HEBs) to accelerate applications. This methodology will be useful for selection of blocks to be embedded into the fabric and for evaluating the performance gain that can be achieved by such an embedding. The authors illustrate the use of their methodology by studying the impact of HEBs on two important bioinformatics applications: protein docking and genome assembly. The book also explains how the respective HEBs are designed and how hardware implementation of the application is done using these HEBs. It shows that significant speedups can be achieved over pure software implementations by using such FPGA-based accelerators. The methodology presented in this book may also be used for designing HEBs for accelerating software implementations in other domains besides bioinformatics. This book will prove useful to students, researchers, and practicing engineers alike. B. Sharat Chandra Varma is Research Associate in the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering at The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. He obtained his PhD from IIT Delhi, New Delhi. He completed his B.E. (2003) from Visvesvaraya Technological University Karnataka and MSc. (2007) from Manipal University, Karnataka. His research interest areas are re-configurable computing, FPGA, hardware-software co-design, hardware accelerators, and computer architecture. Dr. Varma has over 10 years of research and industrial experience and has several journal publications to his credit. Kolin Paul is presently Associate Professor with the department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi. His academic degrees include M.Sc. (1995) from Jadavpur University and Ph.D. (2002) from Bengal Engineering College, Calcutta, India. Dr. Paul has several papers published in refereed journal and conference proceedings. M. Balakrishnan is a Professor in the CSE Department at IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India. He completed his PhD in 1984 from IIT Delhi. He has 16 journal articles, 63 refereed conference publications, one book chapter and two patents to his credit. Dr. Balakrishnan has been a part of many research projects and consultancies from leading EDA/VLSI companies. He is a reviewer for major international journals, a member of key academic bodies. He has supervised 8 PhDs, 3 MS(R) and 78 M.Tech students. His areas of specialization are behavioral and system level synthesis, system level design and modeling, computer architecture, hardware-software co-design, embedded system design, and assistive devices for the visually impaired.
This book explains how the biological systems and their functions are driven by genetic information stored in the DNA, and their expression driven by different factors. The soft computing approach recognizes the different patterns in DNA sequence and try to assign the biological relevance with available information.The book also focuses on using the soft-computing approach to predict protein-protein interactions, gene expression and networks. The insights from these studies can be used in metagenomic data analysis and predicting artificial neural networks. Dr. Vipin Chandra Kalia is an Emeritus scientist and Ex-Chief Scientist at Microbial Biotechnology and Genomics, CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi. He obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Genetics from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. He has been elected as: (1) Fellow of the Association of Microbiologists of India (FAMI), (2) Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences (FNASc), and (3) Fellow of National Academy of agricultural Sciences (FNAAS). His main areas of research are microbial biodiversity, genomics and evolution, bioenergy, biopolymers, antimicrobials, quorum sensing, and quorum quenching. He has published 101 papers in scientific journals such as (1) Nature Biotechnology, (2) Biotechnology Advances, (3) Trends in Biotechnology, (4) Critical Reviews in Microbiology, (5) Bioresource Technology, (6) International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, (7) PLoS ONE, (8) BMC Genomics, (9) Gene, and (10) Annual Review of Microbiology.His Google scholar citations are 4219 (as on 31st Aug 2017), and he has an h index of 36 and an i10 index of 76. He has edited 3 books: Quorum sensing versus quorum quenching: A battle with no end in sight (2015, Springer India), Microbial Factories Vol 1 and 2 (2015). He is presently the editor in chief of the Indian Journal of Microbiology and Editor of (1) PLoS ONE, (2)Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology (Korea), (3) Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology (USA), (4) International Scholarly Research Notices (Energy), (5) Dataset Papers in Science (Microbiology), and (6) Journal of Molecular and Genetic Medicine. He is a life member of the following scientific societies: (1) Society of Biological Chemists of India (2) Society for Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, India; (3) Association of Microbiologists of India; (4) Indian Science Congress Association; (5) BioEnergy Society of India, and (6) the Biotech Research Society of India (BRSI). He is also a member of the American Society for Microbiology. Dr Hemant J. Purohit is Chief Scientist, Head Environmental Biotechnology & Genomics Division. He completed his PhD from Nagpur University in 1986. He has been involved in Designing a strategy for capturing microbial diversity and exploration by interfacing culturable and DNA fingerprinting tools; Developing genomics based monitoring tools for EIA and bio-remediation process; Study of stress dependent microbial response using dynamic gene expression and its application in bioprocess optimization; Developing better insights into microbial capacities for utilization of organics through genome sequence analysis etc. He has been project coordinator for a number of high value projects. He has 225 publications to his credit. His Google scholar citations is 4843 (as on August 2017), and he has an h-index of 38 and i10-index of 113. He has supervised 25 PhD students and more than 100 students for their projects / dissertations. He is a highly distinguished scientist. He is a recipient of a number of prestigious awards, including Fogarty International Exchange Program Fellowship (NINDS, NIH, Bethesda); Commonwealth Fellowship (Department of Biochemistry, Hull University, UK), Department of Biochemistry, University of Hull, UK; CSIR Research Fellowships (JRF and SRF) etc. Dr. Ravi Prabhakar More is a Bioinformatician in the Accelerator program for Discovery in Brain disorders using Stem cells (ADBS) program at the prestigious TIFR-National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India. His current research interest is the genetic analysis of individuals from mental illness families using the whole genome and exome sequence analysis. He completed his PhD in Bioinformatics from CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, India. He is the author of twelve research articles that have been published in well reputed peer-reviewed international journals. He has developed QR