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Computer Organization and Design, Fourth Edition: The Hardware/Software Interface (The Morgan Kaufmann Series ...
David A. Patterson
John L. Hennessy
This Fourth Revised Edition of Computer Organization and Design includes a complete set of updated and new exercises, along with improvements and changes suggested by instructors and students. Focusing on the revolutionary change taking place in industry today--the switch from uniprocessor to multicore microprocessors--this classic textbook has a modern and up-to-date focus on parallelism in all its forms. Examples highlighting multicore and ...
Designing with the Mind in Mind: Simple Guide to Understanding User Interface Design Rules
Early user interface (UI) practitioners were trained in cognitive psychology, from which UI design rules were based. But as the field evolves, designers enter the field from many disciplines. Practitioners today have enough experience in UI design that they have been exposed to design rules, but it is essential that they understand the psychology behind the rules in order to effectively apply them. In Designing with the Mind in Mind , Jeff ...
The Alpha Interface: Empirical Research on the Predictability of The Financial Markets. Book One: Forty ...
William James Press, 2013
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The Interface Effect
Alexander R. Galloway
Interfaces are back, or perhaps they never left. The familiar Socratic conceit from the Phaedrus , of communication as the process of writing directly on the soul of the other, has returned to center stage in today's discussions of culture and media. Indeed Western thought has long construed media as a grand choice between two kinds of interfaces. Following the optimistic path, media seamlessly interface self and other in a transparent and ...
J. Frederick George
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Interface Oriented Design: With Patterns (Pragmatic Programmers)
Interface Oriented Design focuses on an important, but often neglected, aspect of object-oriented design. You'll learn by pragmatic example how to create effective designs composed of interfaces to objects, components and services. You'll see techniques for breaking down solutions into interfaces and then determining appropriate implementation of those interfaces to create a well structured, robust, working program. Interface Oriented ...
SharePoint 2013 Branding and User Interface Design
A full-color guide to planning, designing, and launching a SharePoint brand SharePoint 2013 Branding and User Interface Design lets you make SharePoint your own. This fully updated revision focuses on bringing readers of all experience levels, including traditional web designers, into the world of creating beautiful and engaging SharePoint sites. Keeping with the theme of good design, the book itself is designed to be visually appealing, ...
The Linux Programming Interface: A Linux and UNIX System Programming Handbook
No Starch Press
The Linux Programming Interface is the definitive guide to the Linux and UNIX programming interface—the interface employed by nearly every application that runs on a Linux or UNIX system. In this authoritative work, Linux programming expert Michael Kerrisk provides detailed descriptions of the system calls and library functions that you need in order to master the craft of system programming, and accompanies his explanations with clear, ...
Steven A. Johnson
Drawing on his own expertise in the humanities and on the Web, Steven Johnson not only demonstrates how interfaces - those buttons, graphics, and words on the computer screen through which we control information - influence our daily lives, but also tracks their roots back to Victorian novels, early cinema, and even medieval urban planning. The result is a lush cultural and historical tableau in which today’s interfaces take their rightful ...
Despite all of the UI toolkits available today, it's still not easy to design good application interfaces. This bestselling book is one of the few reliable sources to help you navigate through the maze of design options. By capturing UI best practices and reusable ideas as design patterns, Designing Interfaces provides solutions to common design problems that you can tailor to the situation at hand. This updated edition includes patterns for ...
Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction (5th Edition)
KEY BENEFIT : Provides a broad survey of designing, implementing, managing, maintaining, training, and refining the user interface of interactive systems. KEY TOPICS : Usability of Interactive systems; Guidelines, Principles, and Theories; Managing Design Processes; Evaluating Interface Designs; Direct Manipulation and Virtual Environments; Menu Selection, Form Fills, and Dialog Boxes; Command and Natural Languages; Interaction Devices; ...
The Bilingual Special Education Interface (4th Edition)
Leonard M. Baca
Hermes T. Cervantes
This book offers an understanding of the major needs of bilingual children who also have disabilities. Chapters highlight the connections between the common knowledge base, programs, and methodologies of special education and those of bilingual education in order to explore the ways to help exceptional children of Asian, African, Hispanic, and Native-American heritage. Practical information is balanced with strong research. Topics include: a ...
Designing Visual Interfaces: Communication Oriented Techniques
Ironically, many designers of graphical user interfaces are not always aware of the fundamental design rules and techniques that are applied routinely by other practitioners of communication-oriented visual design -- techniques that can be used to enhance the visual quality of GUIs, data displays, and multimedia documents. This volume focuses on design rules and techniques that are drawn from the rational, functionalist design aesthetic ...
Designing Mobile Interfaces
With hundreds of thousands of mobile applications available today, your app has to capture users immediately. This book provides practical techniques to help you catch—and keep—their attention. You’ll learn core principles for designing effective user interfaces, along with a set of common patterns for interaction design on all types of mobile devices. Mobile design specialists Steven Hoober and Eric Berkman have collected and researched ...
An Introduction to Interfaces and Colloids: The Bridge to Nanoscience
John C Berg
The brings readers with no prior knowledge or experience in interfacial phenomena, colloid science or nanoscience to the point where they can comfortably enter the current scientific and technical literature in the area. Designed as a pedagogical tool, this book recognizes the cross-disciplinary nature of the subject. To facilitate learning, the topics are developed from the beginning with ample cross-referencing. The understanding of concepts ...
Digital Video and HD, Second Edition: Algorithms and Interfaces (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer ...
Digital Video and HD: Algorithms and Interfaces provides a one-stop shop for the theory and engineering of digital video systems. Equally accessible to video engineers and those working in computer graphics, Charles Poynton's revision to his classic text covers emergent compression systems, including H.264 and VP8/WebM, and augments detailed information on JPEG, DVC, and MPEG-2 systems. This edition also introduces the technical aspects of ...
The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems
The honeymoon with digital technology is over: millions of users are tired of having to learn huge, arcane programs to perform the simplest tasks; fatigued by the pressure of constant upgrades, and have had enough of system crashes. In The Humane Interface, Jef Raskin -- the legendary, controversial creator of the original Apple Macintosh project -- shows that there is another path. Raskin explains why today's interface techniques lead straight ...
Professional SharePoint 2010 Branding and User Interface Design
A must have guide for creating engaging and usable SharePoint 2010 branding With SharePoint 2010, Microsoft has provided a more robust environment for creating collaboration and content management sites that rival any of the popular websites on the internet. Creating a branded SharePoint site involves understanding both traditional web design techniques as well as topics that are typically reserved for developers. This book bridges that gap by ...
C Interfaces and Implementations: Techniques for Creating Reusable Software
David R. Hanson
Every programmer and software project manager must master the art of creating reusable software modules; they are the building blocks of large, reliable applications. Unlike some modern object-oriented languages, C provides little linguistic support or motivation for creating reusable application programming interfaces (APIs). While most C programmers use APIs and the libraries that implement them in almost every application they write, ...
Nicholas C. Zakas
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