Browse by Subject "Computer Science"

  • Cook, Diane Joyce (1990)
    This thesis addresses the problem of efficiently selecting base cases for problem-solving analogies. The base selection task is one of the most severe limitations in current analogical reasoning systems, because of the ...

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  • Gainaru, Ana (2014-05)
    A large percentage of computing capacity in todays large high-performance computing systems is wasted due to failures and recoveries. The fear in our community is that future Exascale systems will fail so frequently that ...

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  • Tsai, Timothy K. (1996)
    This thesis presents a benchmark for evaluating fault tolerance. The benchmark is based on the FTAPE tool, which injects CPU, memory, and disk faults and generates workloads with specifiable amounts of CPU, memory, and ...

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  • Park, Young-Tack (1993)
    The scheduler is an key component of a blackboard system architecture. This thesis addressed the important problem of how to make the blackboard scheduler more knowledge intensive in a way that facilitates the acquisition, ...

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  • Sohi, Gurindar Singh (1985)
    Due to the increasing popularity of nonnumeric processing languages such as LISP, there has been an increasing demand for machine architectures which are ideally suited to run such languages. Access to the main data structure ...

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  • Lee, Daeshik (1991)
    An efficient method has been developed for the fast solution of the boundary problems of Poisson's equation on irregular as well as regular domains. The method, called the boundary method-based domain decomposition or BMDD, ...

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  • Dankel, Douglas Duane, II (1980)
    Consider the tasks of trying to find similarities between the causes of the crashes of several aircraft of a common type, the causes or early warning signs for various diseases, the characteristics of stocks with high ...

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  • David, Francis M. (2009-01)
    Despite many decades of research, the management of errors in a live operating system remains a challenging problem. This thesis presents CuriOS, an operating system that incorporates several new error management techniques ...

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  • Natarajan, Swaminathan (1990)
    Programs for hard real-time systems have stringent timing requirements. Real-time programs are usually designed for the worst-case situation, which makes them inefficient. We argue that real-time programs should be more ...

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  • Shi, Shaw-Ben (1990)
    This thesis addresses the issue of ensuring user programs to be executed reliably by making use of the idle resources provided by the workstation environment. In particular, we examine how to replicate user programs so ...

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  • Simonson, Jonathan (1996)
    Dependable real-time systems are essential to time-critical applications. The systems that run these applications require high degrees of performance and predictability. Although memory caching has long been known as a ...

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  • Okunbor, Daniel Irowa (1993)
    Hamiltonian systems possess dynamics (e.g., preservation of volume in phase space and symplectic structure) that call for special numerical integrators, namely canonical methods. Recent research in this aspect have shown ...

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  • Chen, Thomas Tar-Fei (1972)

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  • Sun, Ruofei (1993)
    Since engineering design usually involves a lot of trade-off and decision making, it is a complicated and time consuming process. To augment engineer's creativity, a case-based multiattribute structural design and optimization ...

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  • Cottle, David Michael (1993)
    CAST (Computer Assisted Sequential Transcription) is a MIDI-compatible program which realizes in music a stream of elements (for example, alphanumeric characters). It does so according to user-defined musical parameter ...

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  • Hafiz, Munawar; Adamczyk, Paul; Johnson, Ralph (2009-02)
    Security requirements change, but the typical way of improving system security by patches is ad hoc and has not produced good results. Security improvements should be systematic, just as new features can be added to software ...

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  • Tsai, Mei-Chin (1994)
    In this thesis, we categorize linked structures and linked substructures each into four groups based on two attributes, sharing and cycles. We show that these two attributes can be determined at compile-time by augmenting ...

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  • Ioerger, Thomas Richard (1996)
    While many excellent induction algorithms are known for making predictions from databases in well-studied domains, learning systems still perform poorly in many difficult real-world domains, such as weather prediction or ...

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