The book presents an up-to-date overview of C++ programming with object-oriented programming concepts, with a wide coverage of classes, objects, inheritance, constructors, and polymorphism. Selection statements, looping, arrays, strings, function sorting and searching algorithms are discussed. With abundant practical examples, the book is an essential reference for researchers, students, and professionals in programming.
This book is an essential desktop reference for the CERT C coding standard. The CERT C Coding Standard is an indispensable collection of expert information. The standard itemizes those coding errors that are the root causes of software vulnerabilities in C and prioritizes them by severity, likelihood of exploitation, and remediation costs. Each guideline provides examples of insecure code as well as secure, alternative implementations. If uniformly applied, these guidelines will eliminate the critical coding errors that lead to buffer overflows, format string vulnerabilities, integer overflow, and other common software vulnerabilities.
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Marco Russo and Alberto Ferrari walk students step-by-step through creating powerful data models, and then illuminate advanced features such as optimization, deployment, and scalability. Tabular Modeling in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services will be indispensable for everyone moving to Analysis Services Tabular, regardless of their previous experience with tabular-style models or with Microsoft´s older Analysis Services offerings. It will also be an essential follow-up for every reader of the authors´ highly-praised Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services: The BISM Tabular Model.
Andreas Meier und Edy Portmann verwenden in diesem essential über Fuzzy Management die unscharfe Logik zur Lösung betriebswirtschaftlicher Probleme in der digitalen Wirtschaft. Die unscharfe Logik erweitert die klassische Logik mit den beiden Werten ´´wahr´´ und ´´falsch´´ und führt zu differenzierteren Beurteilungen. Neben Portfolio Management, Performance Measurement, Service Level Engineering und Reputationsmanagement wird die Business Intelligence mit weichen Faktoren angereichert, um den Entscheidungsprozess zu verbessern. Die Autoren: Prof. Dr. Andreas Meier leitete in den Jahren 1999 bis 2018 den Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsinformatik an der Universität Fribourg, Schweiz. Seine Forschungsgebiete waren eBusiness, eGovernment und Informationsmanagement. Prof. Dr. Edy Portmann ist Swiss Post Professor of Computer Science am Human-IST Institut der Universität Fribourg, Schweiz. In seiner Forschung beschäftigt er sich mit Fragen rund um Informationssysteme, -verarbeitung und -beschaffung.
This book addresses software faults-a critical issue that not only reduces the quality of software, but also increases their development costs. Various models for predicting the fault-proneness of software systems have been proposed; however, most of them provide inadequate information, limiting their effectiveness. This book focuses on the prediction of number of faults in software modules, and provides readers with essential insights into the generalized architecture, different techniques, and state-of-the art literature. In addition, it covers various software fault datasets and issues that crop up when predicting number of faults. A must-read for readers seeking a ´´one-stop´´ source of information on software fault prediction and recent research trends, the book will especially benefit those interested in pursuing research in this area. At the same time, it will provide experienced researchers with a valuable summary of the latest developments.
Machine learning and data analytics are powering a wave of groundbreaking technologies. Is your company ready? If you read nothing else on how intelligent machines are revolutionizing business, read these 10 articles. We´ve combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you understand how these technologies work together, how to adopt them, and why your strategy can´t ignore them. In this book you´ll learn how: Data science, driven by artificial intelligence and machine learning, is yielding unprecedented business insightsBlockchain has the potential to restructure the economyDrones and driverless vehicles are becoming essential tools3-D printing is making new business models possibleAugmented reality is transforming retail and manufacturingSmart speakers are redefining the rules of marketingHumans and machines are working together to reach new levels of productivity This collection of articles includes ´´Artificial Intelligence for the Real World,´´ by Thomas H. Davenport and Rajeev Ronanki; ´´Stitch Fix´s CEO on Selling Personal Style to the Mass Market,´´ by Katrina Lake; ´´Algorithms Need Managers, Too,´´ by Michael Luca, Jon Kleinberg, and Sendhil Mullainathan; ´´Marketing in the Age of Alexa,´´ by Niraj Dawar; ´´Why Every Organization Needs an Augmented Reality Strategy,´´ by Michael E. Porter and James E. Heppelmann; ´´Drones Go to Work,´´ by Chris Anderson; ´´The Truth About Blockchain,´´ by Marco Iansiti and Karim R. Lakhani; ´´The 3-D Printing Playbook,´´ by Richard A. D´Aveni; ´´Collaborative Intelligence: Humans and AI Are Joining Forces,´´ by H. James Wilson and Paul R. Daugherty; ´´When Your Boss Wears Metal Pants,´´ by Walter Frick; and ´´Managing Our Hub Economy,´´ by Marco Iansiti and Karim R. Lakhani.
This book presents the state of the art, challenges and future trends in automotive software engineering. The amount of automotive software has grown from just a few lines of code in the 1970s to millions of lines in today´s cars. And this trend seems destined to continue in the years to come, considering all the innovations in electric/hybrid, autonomous, and connected cars. Yet there are also concerns related to onboard software, such as security, robustness, and trust. This book covers all essential aspects of the field. After a general introduction to the topic, it addresses automotive software development, automotive software reuse, E/E architectures and safety, C-ITS and security, and future trends. The specific topics discussed include requirements engineering for embedded software systems, tools and methods used in the automotive industry, software product lines, architectural frameworks, various related ISO standards, functional safety and safety cases, cooperative intelligent transportation systems, autonomous vehicles, and security and privacy issues. The intended audience includes researchers from academia who want to learn what the fundamental challenges are and how they are being tackled in the industry, and practitioners looking for cutting-edge academic findings. Although the book is not written as lecture notes, it can also be used in advanced master´s-level courses on software and system engineering. The book also includes a number of case studies that can be used for student projects.
SysML extends UML with powerful systems engineering capabilities for modeling a far wider spectrum of systems, and effectively capturing all aspects of a system?s design. Now, there?s a go-to reference for everyone who wants to start creating accurate and useful system models with SysML. Drawing on his pioneering experience creating models for Lockheed Martin and NASA, Lenny Delligatti illuminates SysML?s core components, and shows how to use them even under tight deadlines and other constraints. You needn?t know all of SysML to create effective models: SysML Distilled quickly teaches what you do need to know, and helps you deepen your knowledge incrementally as the need arises. Coverage includes: How SysML extends and improves UML, and how to immediately put it to practical use How to use SysML as a foundation for Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE) or Model-Based Engineering (MBE) What to know before you start an SysML modeling project How to use key SysML diagrams for block definitions, internal blocks, use cases, activities, sequences, state machines, parametrics, requirements, and packages How to use allocations to define cross-cutting relationships And much more ? including appendices presenting complete SysML notation, identifying changes between SysML versions, and identifying authoritative sources for more information Product Description The Systems Modeling Language (SysML) extends UML with powerful systems engineering capabilities for modeling a wider spectrum of systems and capturing all aspects of a system?s design. SysML Distilled is the first clear, concise guide for everyone who wants to start creating effective SysML models. (Drawing on his pioneering experience at Lockheed Martin and NASA, Lenny Delligatti illuminates SysML?s core components and provides practical advice to help you create good models and good designs. Delligatti begins with an easy-to-understand overview of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and an explanation of how SysML enables effective system specification, analysis, design, optimization, verification, and validation. Next, he shows how to use all nine types of SysML diagrams, even if you have no previous experience with modeling languages. A case study running through the text demonstrates the use of SysML in modeling a complex, real-world sociotechnical system. Modeled after Martin Fowler?s classic UML Distilled, Delligatti?s indispensable guide quickly teaches you what you need to know to get started and helps you deepen your knowledge incrementally as the need arises. Like SysML itself, the book is method independent and is designed to support whatever processes, procedures, and tools you already use. Coverage Includes Why SysML was created and the business case for using it Quickly putting SysML to practical use What to know before you start a SysML modeling project Essential concepts that apply to all SysML diagrams SysML diagram elements and relationships Diagramming block definitions, internal structures, use cases, activities, interactions, state machines, constraints, requirements, and packages Using allocations to define mappings among elements across a model SysML notation tables, version changes, and sources for more information Features + Benefits The most practical introduction to SysML Covers all essential diagrams: block definitions, internal blocks, use cases, activities, sequences, state machines, parametrics, requirements, and packages How to use SysML to move towards full-fledged Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Foreword by Rick Steiner xvii Foreword by Richard Soley xix Preface xxv Acknowledgments xxxi About the Author xxxiii Chapter 1: Overview of Model-Based Systems Engineering 1 1.1 What Is MBSE? 2 1.2 The Three Pillars of MBSE 4 1.3 The Myth of MBSE 9 Chapter 2: Overview of the Systems Modeling Language 11 2.1 What SysML Is?and Isn?t 11 2.2 Yes, SysML Is Based on UML?but You Can Start with SysML 13 2.3 SysML Diagram Overview 14 2.4 General Diagram Concepts 17 Chapter 3: Block Definition Diagrams 23 3.1 Purpose 23 3.2 When Should You Create a BDD? 24 3.3 The BDD Frame 24 3.4 Blocks 26 3.5 Associations: Another Notation for a Property 44 3.6 Generalizations 49 3.7 Dependencies 52 3.8 Actors 53 3.9 Value Types 55 3.10 Constraint Blocks 57 3.11 Comments 59 Chapter 4: Internal Block Diagrams 63 4.1 Purpose 63 4.2 When Should You Create an IBD? 64 4.3 Blocks, Revisited 64 4.4 The IBD Frame 65 4.5 BDDs and IBDs: Complementary Views of a Block 66
These colorful programming study cards help new Python coders drill and reinforce the concepts, syntax, and terminology they´ll need to become successful professional programmers. Keep your coding skills sharp on the go! Python Flash Cards take a tried-and-tested method and give it a programming makeover. Eric Matthes, author of the best-selling Python Crash Course, distills essential Python programming knowledge into this 101-card deck you can use anywhere. Work through the deck in order or shuffle it up for a new study session every time. You can brush up foundational programming principles and vocabulary like data structures, logical control, and program flow, quiz yourself on Python syntax, and test your skills against exercises and challenges designed to keep you on your toes -- all in one sitting. Don´t let your Python training stop at the keyboard. With Python Flash Cards, the power of Python fits in your pocket.