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Ernst Denert Award for Software Engineering 2019
Ernst Denert Award for Software Engineering 2019

by Michael Felderer, Wilhelm Hasselbring, Heiko Koziolek, Florian Matthes, Lutz Prechelt, Ralf Reussner, Bernhard Rumpe, Ina Schaefer

This open book provides an overview of the dissertations of the five nominees for the Ernst Denert Award for Software Engineering in 2019. The prize, kindly sponsored by the Gerlind & Ernst Denert Stiftung, is awarded for excellent work within the discipline of Software Engineering, which includes methods, tools and procedures for better an...


Haptics: Science, Technology, Applications
Haptics: Science, Technology, Applications

by Ilana Nisky, Jess Hartcher-O’Brien, Michaël Wiertlewski, Jeroen Smeets

This open access book constitutes the proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Human Haptic Sensing and Touch Enabled Computer Applications, EuroHaptics 2020, held in Leiden, The Netherlands, in September 2020. The 60 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 111 submissions. The were organized in topica...


Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming
Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming

by Viktoria Stray, Rashina Hoda, Maria Paasivaara, Philippe Kruchten

This open book constitutes the proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Agile Software Development, XP 2020, which was planned to be held during June 8-12, 2020, at the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the conference was postponed until an undetermined date.XP is the premier agile software devel...


The Impact of Digital Technologies on Public Health in Developed and Developing Countries
The Impact of Digital Technologies on Public Health in Developed and Developing Countries

by Mohamed Jmaiel, Mounir Mokhtari, Bessam Abdulrazak, Hamdi Aloulou, Slim Kallel

This open access book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 18th International Conference on String Processing and Information Retrieval, ICOST 2020, held in Hammamet, Tunisia, in June 2020.* The 17 full papers and 23 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 49 submissions. They cover topics such as: Io...


Reversible Computation: Extending Horizons of Computing
Reversible Computation: Extending Horizons of Computing

by Irek Ulidowski, Ivan Lanese, Ulrik Pagh Schultz, Carla Ferreira

This open access State-of-the-Art Survey presents the main recent scientific outcomes in the area of reversible computation, focusing on those that have emerged during COST Action IC1405 "Reversible Computation - Extending Horizons of Computing", a European research network that operated from May 2015 to April 2019.Reversible computation ...


Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming - Workshops
Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming - Workshops

by Maria Paasivaara, Philippe Kruchten

This open book constitutes the 6 research workshops, the Agile Education and Training Track, the Doctoral Symposium, as well as a panel presented at XP 2020, the 21st International Conference on Agile Software Development, which was held during June 8-12, 2020. The conference was planned to take place at the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Du...


Semantic Systems. In the Era of Knowledge Graphs
Semantic Systems. In the Era of Knowledge Graphs

by Eva Blomqvist, Paul Groth, Victor de Boer, Tassilo Pellegrini, Mehwish Alam, Tobias Käfer, Peter Kieseberg, Sabrina Kirrane, Albert Meroño-Peñuela, Harshvardhan J. Pandit

This open access book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Semantic Systems, SEMANTiCS 2020, held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in September 2020....


Towards Interoperable Research Infrastructures for Environmental and Earth Sciences
Towards Interoperable Research Infrastructures for Environmental and Earth Sciences

by Zhiming Zhao, Margareta Hellström

This open access book summarises the latest developments on data management in the EU H2020 ENVRIplus project, which brought together more than 20 environmental and Earth science research infrastructures into a single community. It provides readers with a systematic overview of the common challenges faced by research infrastructures and how a '...


HackSpace Magazine: Issue 48
HackSpace Magazine: Issue 48

by HackSpace Team

When you've graduated from breadboards and jumper wires it's time to tackle electronics the way the pros do it: by making your own PCBs! We'll take you from beginner to slightly more experienced beginner, with a guide to designing, debugging and manufacturing your own custom electronic creation. - Learn the secrets of the guitaris...


A Functional Pattern System for Object-Oriented Design
A Functional Pattern System for Object-Oriented Design

by Thomas Kühne

This book integrates the vital areas of object-orientation, functional programming, design patterns, and language design. The most important concepts from functional programming are captured with six design patterns: FUNCTION OBJECTS (Black-box behaviour parameterisation) LAZY OBJECTS (Evaluation-by-need semantics) VALUE OBJECTS (Immutable values) ...


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