Advances in Systems Analysis, Software Engineering, and High Performance Computing (ASASEHPC): 52 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Vijayan Sugumaran (Oakland University, USA)
ISSN: 2327-3453|EISSN: 2327-3461
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The theory and practice of computing applications and distributed systems has emerged as one of the key areas of research driving innovations in business, engineering, and science. The fields of software engineering, systems analysis, and high performance computing offer a wide range of applications and solutions in solving computational problems for any modern organization.

The Advances in Systems Analysis, Software Engineering, and High Performance Computing (ASASEHPC) Book Series brings together research in the areas of distributed computing, systems and software engineering, high performance computing, and service science. This collection of publications is useful for academics, researchers, and practitioners seeking the latest practices and knowledge in this field.

Topics Covered

  • Computer graphics
  • Computer Networking
  • Computer System Analysis
  • Distributed Cloud Computing
  • Engineering Environments
  • Enterprise information systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Metadata and Semantic Web
  • Network Management
  • Parallel Architectures
  • Performance Modelling
  • Software engineering
  • Storage Systems
  • Virtual Data Systems

Titles in Series

Aligning Perceptual and Conceptual Information for Cognitive Contextual System Development: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Gary Kuvich (IBM, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 205 pages.
The rise of technology has led to rapid developments in robotic intelligence and its various applications. The success or failure of these systems is linked closely...
Formation Methods, Models, and Hardware Implementation of Pseudorandom Number Generators: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Stepan Bilan (State Economy and Technology University of Transport, Ukraine)
Copyright © 2018. 184 pages.
Modern computing systems preserve all information in intricate binary codes. The evolution of systems and technologies that aid in this preservation process must be...
Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing in Engineering
Saifullah Khalid (CCSI Airport, India)
Copyright © 2018. 306 pages.
Although computational intelligence and soft computing are both well-known fields, using computational intelligence and soft computing in conjunction is an emerging...
Enhancing Software Fault Prediction With Machine Learning: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Ekbal Rashid (Aurora's Technological and Research Institute, India)
Copyright © 2018. 156 pages.
Software development and design is an intricate and complex process that requires a multitude of steps to ultimately create a quality product. One crucial aspect of...
Solutions for Cyber-Physical Systems Ubiquity
Norbert Druml (Independent Researcher, Austria), Andreas Genser (Independent Researcher, Austria), Armin Krieg (Independent Researcher, Austria), Manuel Menghin (Independent Researcher, Austria), Andrea Hoeller (Independent Researcher, Austria)
Copyright © 2018. 483 pages.
Cyber-physical systems play a crucial role in connecting aspects of online life to physical life. By studying emerging trends in these systems, programming technique...
Large-Scale Fuzzy Interconnected Control Systems Design and Analysis
Zhixiong Zhong (Xiamen University of Technology, China), Chih-Min Lin (Yuan Ze University, Taiwan)
Copyright © 2017. 223 pages.
Large-scale interconnected systems have become more prominent in society due to a higher demand for sustainable development. As such, it is imperative to create effe...
Microcontroller System Design Using PIC18F Processors
Nicolas K. Haddad (University of Balamand, Lebanon)
Copyright © 2017. 215 pages.
Recent advancements in technology have led to significant improvements in designing various electronic systems. This provides a wide range of different components th...
Probabilistic Nodes Combination (PNC) for Object Modeling and Contour Reconstruction
Dariusz Jacek Jakóbczak (Technical University of Koszalin, Poland)
Copyright © 2017. 312 pages.
Shape representation and reconstruction is a vital aspect of modern computer science applications. New modeling methods and techniques can significantly optimize the...
Model-Based Design for Effective Control System Development
Wei Wu (Independent Researcher, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 299 pages.
Control systems are an integral aspect of modern society and exist across numerous domains and applications. As technology advances more and more, the complexity of...
Comparative Approaches to Using R and Python for Statistical Data Analysis
Rui Sarmento (University of Porto, Portugal), Vera Costa (University of Porto, Portugal)
Copyright © 2017. 197 pages.
The application of statistics has proliferated in recent years and has become increasingly relevant across numerous fields of study. With the advent of new technolog...
Developing Service-Oriented Applications Using the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Framework
Chirag Patel (Charotar University of Science and Technology, India)
Copyright © 2017. 487 pages.
Recent advancements in technology have allowed for significant improvements to computer software design and development. By utilizing the latest available frameworks...
Resource Management and Efficiency in Cloud Computing Environments
Ashok Kumar Turuk (National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India), Bibhudatta Sahoo (National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India), Sourav Kanti Addya (National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India)
Copyright © 2017. 352 pages.
Today’s advancements in technology have brought about a new era of speed and simplicity for consumers and businesses. Due to these new benefits, the possibilities of...
Handbook of Research on End-to-End Cloud Computing Architecture Design
Jianwen “Wendy” Chen (IBM, Australia), Yan Zhang (Western Sydney University, Australia), Ron Gottschalk (IBM, Australia)
Copyright © 2017. 507 pages.
Cloud computing has become integrated into all sectors, from business to quotidian life. Since it has revolutionized modern computing, there is a need for updated re...
Innovative Research and Applications in Next-Generation High Performance Computing
Qusay F. Hassan (Mansoura University, Egypt)
Copyright © 2016. 488 pages.
High-performance computing (HPC) describes the use of connected computing units to perform complex tasks. It relies on parallelization techniques and algorithms to s...
Developing Interoperable and Federated Cloud Architecture
Gabor Kecskemeti (University of Miskolc, Hungary), Attila Kertesz (University of Szeged, Hungary), Zsolt Nemeth (MTA SZTAKI, Hungary)
Copyright © 2016. 398 pages.
As cloud technology continues to advance and be utilized, many service providers have begun to employ multiple networks, or cloud federations; however, as the popula...
Managing Big Data in Cloud Computing Environments
Zongmin Ma (Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China)
Copyright © 2016. 314 pages.
Cloud computing has proven to be a successful paradigm of service-oriented computing, and has revolutionized the way computing infrastructures are abstracted and use...
Emerging Innovations in Agile Software Development
Imran Ghani (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), Dayang Norhayati Abang Jawawi (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), Siva Dorairaj (Software Education, New Zealand), Ahmed Sidky (ICAgile, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 323 pages.
Agile is a relatively recent methodology used in the development process of a project. Therefore, it is important to share new emerging knowledge with researchers an...
Modern Software Engineering Methodologies for Mobile and Cloud Environments
António Miguel Rosado da Cruz (Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal), Sara Paiva (Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal)
Copyright © 2016. 355 pages.
As technology continues to evolve, the popularity of mobile computing has become inherent within today’s society. With the majority of the population using some form...
Emerging Research Surrounding Power Consumption and Performance Issues in Utility Computing
Ganesh Chandra Deka (Regional Vocational Training Institute (RVTI) for Women, India), G.M. Siddesh (M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), K. G. Srinivasa (M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India), L.M. Patnaik (IISc, Bangalore, India)
Copyright © 2016. 460 pages.
Like electricity and water, data and computing power are necessary commodities in the modern-day economy. A model for the effective regulation and provisioning of co...
Advanced Research on Cloud Computing Design and Applications
Shadi Aljawarneh (Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan)
Copyright © 2015. 388 pages.
Modern society requires a specialized, persistent approach to IT service delivery. Cloud computing offers the most logical answer through a highly dynamic and virtua...
Handbook of Research on Computational Simulation and Modeling in Engineering
Francisco Miranda (Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo and CIDMA of University of Aveiro, Portugal), Carlos Abreu (Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal)
Copyright © 2016. 824 pages.
Multiple disciplines depend on computer programs and software to predict project challenges, outcomes, and solutions. Through the use of virtual prototyping, researc...
Intelligent Applications for Heterogeneous System Modeling and Design
Kandarpa Kumar Sarma (Gauhati University, India), Manash Pratim Sarma (Gauhati University, India), Mousmita Sarma (SpeecHWareNet (I) Pvt. Ltd, India)
Copyright © 2015. 407 pages.
Intelligent systems and related designs have become important instruments leading to profound innovations in automated control and interaction with computers and mac...
Achieving Enterprise Agility through Innovative Software Development
Amitoj Singh (Chitkara University, Punjab, India)
Copyright © 2015. 349 pages.
Business practices are rapidly changing due to technological advances in the workplace. Organizations are challenged to implement new programs for more efficient bus...
Delivery and Adoption of Cloud Computing Services in Contemporary Organizations
Victor Chang (Computing, Creative Technologies and Engineering, Leeds Beckett University, UK), Robert John Walters (Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, UK), Gary Wills (Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, UK)
Copyright © 2015. 519 pages.
The ubiquity of technology has not only brought the need for computer knowledge to every aspect of the modern business world; it has also increased our need to safel...
Emerging Research in Cloud Distributed Computing Systems
Susmit Bagchi (Gyeongsang National University, South Korea)
Copyright © 2015. 446 pages.
Traditional computing concepts are maturing into a new generation of cloud computing systems with wide-spread global applications. However, even as these systems con...
Resource Management of Mobile Cloud Computing Networks and Environments
George Mastorakis (Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Greece), Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis (University of Nicosia, Cyprus), Evangelos Pallis (Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Greece)
Copyright © 2015. 432 pages.
As more and more of our data is stored remotely, accessing that data wherever and whenever it is needed is a critical concern. More concerning is managing the databa...
Research and Applications in Global Supercomputing
Richard S. Segall (Arkansas State University, USA), Jeffrey S. Cook (Independent Researcher, USA), Qingyu Zhang (Shenzhen University, China)
Copyright © 2015. 672 pages.
Rapidly generating and processing large amounts of data, supercomputers are currently at the leading edge of computing technologies. Supercomputers are employed in m...
Challenges, Opportunities, and Dimensions of Cyber-Physical Systems
P. Venkata Krishna (VIT University, India), V. Saritha (VIT University, India), H. P. Sultana (VIT University, India)
Copyright © 2015. 314 pages.
Recent advances in science and engineering have led to the proliferation of cyber-physical systems. Now viewed as a pivotal area of research, the application of CPS...
Human Factors in Software Development and Design
Saqib Saeed (University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia), Imran Sarwar Bajwa (The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan), Zaigham Mahmood (University of Derby, UK & North West University, South Africa)
Copyright © 2015. 354 pages.
Computer programs and processes that take into account the goals and needs of the user meet with the greatest success, so it behooves software engineers to consider...
Handbook of Research on Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering
Vicente García Díaz (University of Oviedo, Spain), Juan Manuel Cueva Lovelle (University of Oviedo, Spain), B. Cristina Pelayo García-Bustelo (University of Oviedo, Spain)
Copyright © 2015. 745 pages.
Professionals in the interdisciplinary field of computer science focus on the design, operation, and maintenance of computational systems and software. Methodologies...
Handbook of Research on Architectural Trends in Service-Driven Computing
Raja Ramanathan (Independent Researcher, USA), Kirtana Raja (IBM, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 759 pages.
Research into the next generation of service architecture techniques has enabled the design, development, and implementation of dynamic, adaptive, and autonomic serv...
Handbook of Research on Embedded Systems Design
Alessandra Bagnato (Softeam R&D, France), Leandro Soares Indrusiak (University of York, UK), Imran Rafiq Quadri (Softeam R&D, France), Matteo Rossi (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Copyright © 2014. 520 pages.
As real-time and integrated systems become increasingly sophisticated, issues related to development life cycles, non-recurring engineering costs, and poor synergy b...
Contemporary Advancements in Information Technology Development in Dynamic Environments
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 410 pages.
The advancement of information technology is becoming more prevalent in all aspects of the world today, including online environments. Understanding technology’s eff...
Systems and Software Development, Modeling, and Analysis: New Perspectives and Methodologies
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 365 pages.
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 system...
Handbook of Research on Emerging Advancements and Technologies in Software Engineering
Imran Ghani (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), Wan Mohd Nasir Wan Kadir (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), Mohammad Nazir Ahmad (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2014. 686 pages.
Advanced approaches to software engineering and design are capable of solving complex computational problems and achieving standards of performance that were unheard...
Advancing Embedded Systems and Real-Time Communications with Emerging Technologies
Seppo Virtanen (University of Turku, Finland)
Copyright © 2014. 502 pages.
Embedded systems and real-time computing can be useful tools for a variety of applications. Further research developments in this field can assist in promoting the f...
Handbook of Research on High Performance and Cloud Computing in Scientific Research and Education
Marijana Despotović-Zrakić (University of Belgrade, Serbia), Veljko Milutinović (University of Belgrade, Serbia), Aleksandar Belić (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
Copyright © 2014. 476 pages.
As information systems used for research and educational purposes have become more complex, there has been an increase in the need for new computing architecture. Hi...
Agile Estimation Techniques and Innovative Approaches to Software Process Improvement
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios (Østfold University College, Norway), Jose Antonio Calvo-Manzano Villalón (Universidad Politécnica De Madrid, Spain), Antonio de Amescua Seco (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain), Tomás San Feliu Gilabert (Universidad Politécnica De Madrid, Spain)
Copyright © 2014. 399 pages.
Applying methodologies of Software Process Improvement (SPI) is an effective way for businesses to remain competitive in the software industry. However, many organiz...
Enabling the New Era of Cloud Computing: Data Security, Transfer, and Management
Yushi Shen (Microsoft, USA), Yale Li (Microsoft, USA), Ling Wu (EMC, USA), Shaofeng Liu (Microsoft, USA), Qian Wen (Endronic Corp, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 336 pages.
Cloud computing is becoming the next revolution in the IT industry; providing central storage for internet data and services that have the potential to bring data tr...
Theory and Application of Multi-Formalism Modeling
Marco Gribaudo (Politecnico di Milano, Italy), Mauro Iacono (Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli, Italy)
Copyright © 2014. 314 pages.
With complex systems and complex requirements being a challenge that designers must face to reach quality results, multi-formalism modeling offers tools and methods...
Pervasive Cloud Computing Technologies: Future Outlooks and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Lucio Grandinetti (University of Calabria, Italy), Ornella Pisacane (Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy), Mehdi Sheikhalishahi (University of Calabria, Italy)
Copyright © 2014. 325 pages.
Technology trends may come and go, but cloud computing technologies have been gaining consideration in the commercial world due to its ability to provide on-demand a...
Communication Infrastructures for Cloud Computing
Hussein T. Mouftah (University of Ottawa, Canada), Burak Kantarci (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Copyright © 2014. 583 pages.
Cloud computing has provided multiple advantages as well as challenges to software and infrastructure services. In order to be fully beneficial, these challenges fac...
Organizational, Legal, and Technological Dimensions of Information System Administration
Irene Maria Portela (Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal), Fernando Almeida (Polytechnic Institute of Gaya, Portugal)
Copyright © 2014. 321 pages.
In addition to capital infrastructure and consumers, digital information created by individual and corporate consumers of information technology is quickly being rec...
Advances and Applications in Model-Driven Engineering
Vicente García Díaz (University of Oviedo, Spain), Juan Manuel Cueva Lovelle (University of Oviedo, Spain), B. Cristina Pelayo García-Bustelo (University of Oviedo, Spain), Oscar Sanjuán Martinez (University of Carlos III, Spain)
Copyright © 2014. 426 pages.
As organizations and research institutions continue to emphasize model-driven engineering (MDE) as a first-class approach in the software development process of comp...
Service-Driven Approaches to Architecture and Enterprise Integration
Raja Ramanathan (Independent Researcher, USA), Kirtana Raja (Independent Researcher, USA)
Copyright © 2013. 411 pages.
While business functions such as manufacturing, operations, and marketing often utilize various software applications, they tend to operate without the ability to in...
Progressions and Innovations in Model-Driven Software Engineering
Vicente García Díaz (University of Oviedo, Spain), Juan Manuel Cueva Lovelle (University of Oviedo, Spain), B. Cristina Pelayo García-Bustelo (University of Oviedo, Spain), Oscar Sanjuán Martínez (University of Oviedo, Spain)
Copyright © 2013. 388 pages.
Users increasingly demand more from their software than ever before—more features, fewer errors, faster runtimes. To deliver the best quality products possible, soft...
Knowledge-Based Processes in Software Development
Saqib Saeed (Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia), Izzat Alsmadi (Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2013. 296 pages.
Recent growth in knowledge management concepts has played a vital role in the improvement of organizational performance. These knowledge management approaches have b...
Distributed Computing Innovations for Business, Engineering, and Science
Alfred Waising Loo (Lingnan University, Hong Kong)
Copyright © 2013. 369 pages.
In recent years, distributed systems and computing applications continue to increase its approaches towards business, engineering, and science. Distributed Computing...
Data Intensive Distributed Computing: Challenges and Solutions for Large-scale Information Management
Tevfik Kosar (University at Buffalo, USA)
Copyright © 2012. 352 pages.
The trend in scientific, as well as commercial, applications from a diverse range of fields has been towards being more and more data-intensive over time. Data Inten...
Achieving Real-Time in Distributed Computing: From Grids to Clouds
Dimosthenis Kyriazis (National Technical University of Athens, Greece), Theodora Varvarigou (National Technical University of Athens, Greece), Kleopatra G. Konstanteli (National Technical University of Athens, Greece)
Copyright © 2012. 330 pages.
Real-time systems are of importance to a large number of university laboratories and research institutes worldwide, and without the proper integration of real-time i...
Principles and Applications of Distributed Event-Based Systems
Annika M. Hinze (University of Waikato, New Zealand), Alejandro Buchmann (University of Waikato, New Zealand)
Copyright © 2010. 538 pages.
Recently, the event-based paradigm, a burgeoning technology receiving attention in research as well as industry, has gained momentum in the commercial world causing...
Large-Scale Distributed Computing and Applications: Models and Trends
Valentin Cristea (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania), Ciprian Dobre (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania), Corina Stratan (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania), Florin Pop (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania), Alexandru Costan (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania)
Copyright © 2010. 276 pages.
Many applications follow the distributed computing paradigm, in which parts of the application are executed on different network-interconnected computers. The extens...

Editor(s) Biography

Vijayan Sugumaran is a Professor of Management Information Systems in the department of Decision and Information Sciences at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, as well as a WCU Professor of Service Systems Management and Engineering at Sogang University in South Korea. He received his PhD in Information Technology from George Mason University, located in Fairfax, VA, and his research interests are in the areas of service science, ontologies and Semantic Web, intelligent agent and multi-agent systems, component based software development, and knowledge-based systems. His most recent publications have appeared in Information systems Research, ACM Transactions on Database Systems, IEEE Transactions on Education, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Communications of the ACM, Healthcare Management Science, and Data and Knowledge Engineering. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles in journals, conferences, and books. He has edited ten books and two journal special issues, and he is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies and also serves on the editorial board of seven other journals. He was the program co-chair for the 13th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (NLDB 2008). In addition, he has served as the chair of the Intelligent Agent and Multi-Agent Systems mini-track for Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 1999 - 2012) and Intelligent Information Systems track for the Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA 2001, 2002, 2005 - 2007). He served as Chair of the E-Commerce track for Decision Science Institute’s Annual Conference, 2004. He was the Information Technology Coordinator for the Decision Sciences Institute (2007-2009). He also regularly serves as a program committee member for numerous national and international conferences.