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Systems and Software Development, Modeling, and Analysis

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In the digital age, technological solutions are being developed and integrated into every aspect of our everyday lives. The ever-changing scope of research in systems and software advancements allows for further improvements and applications. Systems and Software Development, Modeling, and Analysis: New Perspectives and Methodologies presents diverse, interdisciplinary research on topics pertaining to the management, integration, evaluation, and architecture of modern computational systems and software. Presenting the most up-to-date research in this rapidly evolving field, this title is ideally designed for use by computer engineers, academicians, graduate and post-graduate students, and computer science researchers.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Preface
  6. Chapter 1: Semantically Integrated Conceptual Modeling Method and Modeling Patterns
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INTERACTION-BASED WAY OF MODELING
    4. BASIC ELEMENTS OF SEMANTICALLY INTEGRATED CONCEPTUAL MODELING (SICM) APPROACH
    5. BASIC EVENTS OF INTERACTION-BASED APPROACHES
    6. MODELLING PATTERNS USING SICM METHOD
    7. SEQUENCE PATTERN
    8. SYNCHRONIZATION PATTERN
    9. SELECTION PATTERN
    10. SEARCH PATTERN
    11. ALTERNATIVE BEHAVIOR
    12. MODELING SEQUENTIAL, ITERATIVE AND SYNCHRONIZED BEHAVIOR
    13. CASE STUDY EXAMPLE: INTERPLAY BETWEEN GRAPHICAL SCENARIOS TO USE CASE DIAGRAM
    14. CONCLUSION
    15. REFERENCES
  7. Chapter 2: Founding a Field Theory of Work
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. WHAT IS WORK?
    4. BUILDING A DYNAMIC MODEL OF DOING
    5. SELF-GOVERNANCE WHILE GUIDED BY NATURE’S LAWS
    6. HUMANS IMITATING NATURE
    7. A HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT EXTREME MAKEOVER PROJECT: SRI LANKA APPAREL AND TEXTILE INDUSTRY
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ENDNOTES
  8. Chapter 3: Context Inference Engine (CiE)
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. EVIDENCES OF CONTEXT CLASSIFICATION APPROACHES IN LITERATURE
    4. 3. CONTEXT CLASSIFICATION ALGORITHMS
    5. 4. CONTEXT INFERENCE ENGINE (CIE)
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  9. Chapter 4: Simple System Dynamics and Control System Project Models
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SIMPLE PROJECT MODELS
    4. CONCLUSION
    5. REFERENCES
    6. APPENDIX
  10. Chapter 5: Modeling a Simple Self-Organizing System
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SYSTEM DYNAMICS (SD) MODEL ANALYSIS
    4. MODEL DESCRIPTION
    5. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
    6. FEEDBACK-LOOP STRUCTURE ANALYSIS
    7. SUMMARY
    8. CONCLUDING REMARKS
    9. REFERENCES
  11. Chapter 6: The Role of Standards in the Development of New Informational Infrastructure
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. STANDARDS, INFRASTRUCTURES, AND MODERNITY
    4. CONTEMPORARY STANDARDIZATION THROUGH THE LENS OF LIQUID MODERNITY
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    7. REFERENCES
  12. Chapter 7: Development Framework Pattern for Pervasive Information Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT FOR PIS
    4. DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK PATTERN
    5. CASE STUDY
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  13. Chapter 8: Neural Network-Based Spatial Modeling of Natural Phenomena and Events
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY: SELECTION OF AN APPROPRIATE MODELLING METHOD FOR SPATIAL EVENTS
    4. METHOD: ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS
    5. INTEGRATION OF THE METHOD INTO GIS
    6. CASE STUDY 1: EROSION PATTERN PREDICTION
    7. CASE STUDY 2: COUNTRY-WIDE PREDICTION OF MINERAL RESOURCES
    8. CASE STUDY 3: FOREST PEST VULNERABILITY ANALYSIS
    9. CASE STUDY 4: PREDICTION OF BIRD SPECIES DISTRIBUTION AND FREQUENCY
    10. CASE STUDY 5: QUANTITATIVE PREDICTION OF MANGANESE NODULES COVERAGE DENSITY
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    13. REFERENCES
  14. Chapter 9: Multidimensional Data Analysis Based on Links
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OLAP FOR XML DOCUMENTS
    4. CONVERTING SQL IN XQUERY
    5. MODELING AND QUERYING XML AND XLINK
    6. XLPATH SPECIFICATION
    7. AN ANALYTICAL SYSTEM FOR XML AND XLINK
    8. A CASE STUDY
    9. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. APPENDIX A: XLPATH EBNF
    13. APPENDIX B: LMDQL EBNF
  15. Chapter 10: A Scouting-Based Multi-Agent System Model to Deal with Service Collaboration in Cloud Computing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. RELATED WORK
    4. 3. MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS AND INTELLIGENT CLOUDS
    5. 4. MAS-SCOUT: MAS BY MEANS OF SCOUT MOVEMENT
    6. 5. SERVICE COLLABORATION IN CLOUD COMPUTING BY MEANS OF MAS-SCOUT BASE MODEL
    7. 6. IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION
    8. 7. CONCLUSION AND ONGOING WORK
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ENDNOTES
  16. Chapter 11: Power Quality Improvement using Improved Approximated Fuzzy Logic Controller for Shunt Active Power Filter
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SHUNT ACTIVE POWER FILTER
    4. FUZZY LOGIC CONTROLLER (FLC)
    5. APPROXIMATION PRINCIPLE
    6. SIMULATION RESULTS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  17. Compilation of References
  18. About the Contributors