Conversations About Challenges in Computing

Editors: Bruaset, Are Magnus, Tveito, Aslak (Eds.)

  • A collection of informal interviews with leading researchers in communication systems, computational sciences, and software engineering
  • Gives the state of the art plus outlooks to the future
  • Interviews conducted by well-known science writer Dana Mackenzie and science journalist Kathrine Aspaas​
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This text sheds light on how mathematical models and computing can help understanding and prediction of complicated physical processes; how communication networks should be designed and implemented to meet the increasingly challenging requirements from users; and how modern engineering principles can lead to better and more robust software systems.  

Through interviews with 12 internationally recognized researchers within these fields, conducted by the well-known science writer Dana Mackenzie and the science journalist Kathrine Aspaas, the reader gets views on recent achievements and future challenges. ​  

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • The Nature of the Beast

    Tveito, Aslak (et al.)

    Pages 3-11

  • Igniting the New Internet

    Tveito, Aslak (et al.)

    Pages 13-20

  • The Internet of Things

    Tveito, Aslak (et al.)

    Pages 21-26

  • The Mathematics of the Mind

    Tveito, Aslak (et al.)

    Pages 29-35

  • Solving Puzzle Earth by Adaptive Mesh Refinement

    Tveito, Aslak (et al.)

    Pages 37-42

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eBook $19.99
price for USA (gross)
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  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-00208-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
Softcover $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-37539-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Rent the ebook  
  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
  • low-cost access
  • online reader with highlighting and note-making option
  • can be used across all devices
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Conversations About Challenges in Computing
Editors
  • Are Magnus Bruaset
  • Aslak Tveito
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-00209-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-00209-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-00208-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-37539-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 101
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
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