Category: Technology

The Supply Chain Manager's Problem-Solver: Maximizing the by Charles C. Poirier

By Charles C. Poirier

The genuine promise and advantages of provide Chain administration elude many companies. Cultural barriers, a slim view of the possibilities provided by way of and the necessity to entry exterior assets juxtaposed with a scarcity of realizing of the way expertise can improve enterprise procedures create resistance. the provision Chain Manager's Problem-Solver: Maximizing the price of Collaboration and expertise explores the advantages of an entire community method and illustrates particular activities that result in luck. the writer makes use of case experiences to validate the thoughts and recommendations, presents a simple to appreciate and follow method for buying to better degrees of development, and explores parts of strength know-how program that frequently get missed.

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Men, Machines, and Modern Times by Elting E. Morison

By Elting E. Morison

Men, Machines, and glossy instances, notwithstanding eventually eager about a favorable substitute to an Orwellian 1984, bargains an wonderful sequence of ancient bills taken from the 19th century to focus on a chief subject: the character of technological swap, the fission caused in society by way of such switch, and society's response to that change.Beginning with a extraordinary representation of resistance to innovation within the U.S. army following an officer's discovery of a extra exact strategy to fireplace a gun at sea, Elting Morison is going directly to narrate the unusual historical past of the recent version steamship, the Wapanoag, within the 1860s. He then keeps with the problems confronting the advent of the pasteurization method for milk; he lines the advance of the Bessemer procedure; and at last, he considers the pc. whereas the discussions are liberally sprinkled with fun examples and anecdotes, all are on the topic of the extra profound and present challenge of ways to arrange and deal with procedure of rules, energies, and equipment on the way to comply with the human dimension.

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OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2008 by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

By Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The OECD technology, know-how and Industry Outlook 2008 studies key traits in technological know-how, expertise and innovation in OECD international locations and a couple of significant non-member economies together with Brazil, Chile, China, Israel, Russia and South Africa. utilizing the newest on hand info and signs, the booklet examines subject matters excessive at the time table of technology and innovation coverage makers, together with technological know-how and innovation functionality; tendencies in nationwide technological know-how, expertise and innovation regulations; and practices to evaluate the socio-economic affects of public research. This volume also offers anyone profile of the technology and innovation functionality of every kingdom in relation to its nationwide context and present coverage challenges.Table of content material :Executive SummaryChapter 1. worldwide Dynamics in technology, expertise and Innovation-Introduction-Drivers of monetary Growth-R&D Dynamics: The altering Landscape-Innovation in Key Technologies-Financing Innovation-Patents and clinical guides Surge-Demand for Human assets Accelerates-SummaryChapter 2. major tendencies in technology, know-how and Innovation Policy-Introduction-National suggestions for technology, expertise and Innovation-Strengthening Public examine and Public study Organisations-Support for company R&D and Innovation-Enhancing Collaboration and Networking between Innovators-Globalisation of analysis and Innovation-Human assets for S&T-Evaluating Innovation Policies-Outlook: destiny ChallengesChapter three. technology and Innovation: kingdom Notes-Australia-Austria-Belgium-Canada-Czech Republic-Denmark-Finland-France-Germany-Greece-Hungary-Iceland-Ireland-Italy-Japan-Korea-Luxembourg-The Netherlands-New Zealand-Norway-Poland-Portugal-Slovak Republic-Spain-Sweden-Switzerland-Turkey-United Kingdom-United States-Brazil-Chile-China-Israel-Russian Federation-South Africa-Annex 3.A1. Description of symptoms and MethodsChapter four. Assesssing the Socio-Economic affects of Public R&D: fresh Practices and Perspectives-Introduction-Defining the affects of R&D-Key demanding situations for Assessing the Socio-Economic affects of Public R&D-Approaches to affect evaluate of Public study in OECD Countries-Impact evaluate of analysis Councils and Public study Organisations-Impact evaluate of study Programmes-Non-Economic Impacts-ConclusionsChapter five. Innovation in corporations: Findings from a Comparative research of Innovation Survey Microdata-Introduction-Using Microdata from Innovation Surveys-Innovation Indicators-Technological and Non-Technological Innovation-Innovation and Productivity-Innovation and IPR-Final comments

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Automated Technology for Verification and Analysis: 9th by Edmund M. Clarke, Paolo Zuliani (auth.), Tevfik Bultan,

By Edmund M. Clarke, Paolo Zuliani (auth.), Tevfik Bultan, Pao-Ann Hsiung (eds.)

This booklet constitutes the refereed court cases of the ninth overseas Symposium on automatic know-how for Verification and research, ATVA 2011, held in Taipei, Taiwan, in October 2011.
The 23 revised standard papers provided including five invited papers, eleven brief papers, and a pair of software papers, have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from seventy five submissions. The papers deal with all theoretical and sensible points of computerized research, verification and synthesis; therefore delivering a discussion board for interplay among the neighborhood and the overseas examine groups and within the field.

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Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and by Garr Reynolds

By Garr Reynolds

Presentation fashion designer and across the world acclaimed communications professional Garr Reynolds, author of the preferred site on presentation layout and supply on the internet -- -- stocks his adventure in a provocative mixture of illumination, suggestion, schooling, and suggestions that would swap how you take into consideration making displays with PowerPoint or Keynote. Presentation Zen demanding situations the normal knowledge of constructing "slide presentations" in today's global and encourages you to imagine otherwise and extra creatively concerning the practise, layout, and supply of your displays. Garr stocks classes and views that draw upon useful recommendation from the fields of communique and enterprise. Combining good ideas of layout with the tenets of Zen simplicity, this booklet might help you alongside the trail to less complicated, more suitable displays.

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Design of Curved Members for Machines by Alexander Blake

By Alexander Blake

This publication makes a speciality of the real elastic equations for the layout of quite a few curved contributors enthusiastic about development of machines and aiding undefined. The textual content includes a number of ready-to-use formulation, charts, and numerical examples acceptable to round earrings, arched cantilevers, flat mechanical springs, curved beams, hooks, computer frames, round arches, help brackets, and related elements below quite a few stipulations of loading and help.

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Information Technology Encyclopedia and Acronyms by Ejub Kajan

By Ejub Kajan

Since the early days of knowledge expertise, laptop and communique pros have built their jargon, choked with acronyms. as a result of common use of desktops, an important staff of individuals is faced with millions of computing and communications acronyms with no understanding their which means. This dictionary resolves greater than 4,000 generally used acronyms and offers concise info, illustrated explana tions, and various cross-references for almost all of technical phrases. such a lot entries for acronyms linked to enterprises, agencies, meetings, and so on. comprise net hyperlinks to the respective domestic pages. All in all, this dictionary constitutes an encyclopedic documentation of data and verbal exchange know-how geared up by way of acronyms. The booklet addresses the whole viewers of individuals energetic or attracted to IT, starting from scientists and researchers to end-users in various software fields together with IT managers and advertising humans, execs, scholars and practitioners.

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Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessor Architecture and Tools: The Guide by Rezaur Rahman

By Rezaur Rahman

Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessor structure and instruments: The advisor for software builders offers builders a accomplished creation and in-depth examine the Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor structure and the corresponding parallel facts constitution instruments and algorithms utilized in some of the technical computing functions for which it's appropriate. It additionally examines the resource code-level optimizations that may be played to use the strong positive factors of the processor.

Xeon Phi is on the middle of world’s quickest advertisement supercomputer, which because of the hugely parallel computing functions of Intel Xeon Phi processors coupled with Xeon Phi coprocessors attained 33.86 teraflops of benchmark functionality in 2013. Extracting such stellar functionality in real-world purposes calls for a worldly realizing of the advanced interplay between parts, Xeon Phi cores, and the functions working on them.

In this publication, Rezaur Rahman, an Intel chief within the improvement of the Xeon Phi coprocessor and the optimization of its functions, offers and information all of the beneficial properties of Xeon Phi middle layout which are correct to the perform of program builders, corresponding to its vector devices, multithreading, cache hierarchy, and host-to-coprocessor verbal exchange channels. construction in this starting place, he exhibits builders how you can clear up real-world technical computing difficulties via settling on, deploying, and optimizing the to be had algorithms and information constitution possible choices matching Xeon Phi’s features. From Rahman’s sensible descriptions and large code examples, the reader will achieve a operating wisdom of the Xeon Phi vector guide set and the Xeon Phi microarchitecture wherein cores execute 512-bit guideline streams in parallel.

What you’ll learn

How to calculate theoretical Gigaflops and bandwidth numbers at the and degree them via code segment
How to estimate latencies in fetching facts from various cache hierarchies, together with reminiscence subsystems
How to degree PCIe bus bandwidth among the host and coprocessor
How to use strength administration and reliability gains outfitted into the hardware
How to pick and manage the easiest instruments to music specific Xeon Phi applications
Algorithms and knowledge constructions for optimizing Xeon Phi performance
Case experiences of real-world Xeon Phi technical computing purposes in molecular dynamics and fiscal simulations
Who this e-book is for

This e-book is for builders wishing to layout and improve technical computing purposes to accomplish the top functionality to be had within the Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor undefined. It offers a fantastic base at the coprocessor structure, in addition to set of rules and information constitution case reviews for Xeon Phi coprocessor. The booklet can also be of curiosity to scholars and practitioners in computing device engineering as a case research for vastly parallel center microarchitecture of recent day processors.

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