Cloud Computing in Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences Book

Cloud Computing in Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences


  • Author : Tiffany C Vance
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-07-16
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 454
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128031933

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Cloud Computing in Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences Excerpt :

Cloud Computing in Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences provides the latest information on this relatively new platform for scientific computing, which has great possibilities and challenges, including pricing and deployments costs and applications that are often presented as primarily business oriented. In addition, scientific users may be very familiar with these types of models and applications, but relatively unfamiliar with the intricacies of the hardware platforms they use. The book provides a range of practical examples of cloud applications that are written to be accessible to practitioners, researchers, and students in affiliated fields. By providing general information on the use of the cloud for oceanographic and atmospheric computing, as well as examples of specific applications, this book encourages and educates potential users of the cloud. The chapters provide an introduction to the practical aspects of deploying in the cloud, also providing examples of workflows and techniques that can be reused in new projects. Provides real examples that help new users quickly understand the cloud and provide guidance for new projects Presents proof of the usability of the techniques and a clear path to adoption of the techniques by other researchers Includes real research and development examples that are ideal for cloud computing adopters in ocean and atmospheric domains

Advances in Service Oriented and Cloud Computing Book

Advances in Service Oriented and Cloud Computing


  • Author : Zoltán Ádám Mann
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-04-02
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319790909

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Advances in Service Oriented and Cloud Computing Excerpt :

This volume contains the technical papers presented in the workshops, which took place at the 6th European Conference on Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing, ESOCC 2017, held in Oslo, Norway, September 2017: First International Workshop on Business Process Management in the Cloud, BPM@Cloud 2017; Third International Workshop on Cloud Adoption and Migration, CloudWays 2017. The 9 full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 12 submissions. In addition, the volume also contains 8 EU Projects papers, describing projects presented at the European Projects Forum, which took place at ESOCC 2017. The papers focus on specific topics in service-oriented and cloud computing domains such as limits and/or advantages of existing cloud solutions, future internet technologies, efficient and adaptive deployment and management of service-based applications across multiple clouds, novel cloud service migration practices and solutions, digitization of enterprises in the cloud computing era, federated cloud networking services.

Oceanobs 19  An Ocean of Opportunity  Volume III Book

Oceanobs 19 An Ocean of Opportunity Volume III


  • Author : Tong Lee
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2020-12-31
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 867
  • ISBN 10 : 9782889631209

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Oceanobs 19 An Ocean of Opportunity Volume III Excerpt :

This eBook is a collection of articles from a Frontiers Research Topic. Frontiers Research Topics are very popular trademarks of the Frontiers Journals Series: they are collections of at least ten articles, all centered on a particular subject. With their unique mix of varied contributions from Original Research to Review Articles, Frontiers Research Topics unify the most influential researchers, the latest key findings and historical advances in a hot research area! Find out more on how to host your own Frontiers Research Topic or contribute to one as an author by contacting the Frontiers Editorial Office: frontiersin.org/about/contact.

Cloud Computing for Science and Engineering Book

Cloud Computing for Science and Engineering


  • Author : Ian Foster
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-29
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN 10 : 9780262343992

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A guide to cloud computing for students, scientists, and engineers, with advice and many hands-on examples. The emergence of powerful, always-on cloud utilities has transformed how consumers interact with information technology, enabling video streaming, intelligent personal assistants, and the sharing of content. Businesses, too, have benefited from the cloud, outsourcing much of their information technology to cloud services. Science, however, has not fully exploited the advantages of the cloud. Could scientific discovery be accelerated if mundane chores were automated and outsourced to the cloud? Leading computer scientists Ian Foster and Dennis Gannon argue that it can, and in this book offer a guide to cloud computing for students, scientists, and engineers, with advice and many hands-on examples. The book surveys the technology that underpins the cloud, new approaches to technical problems enabled by the cloud, and the concepts required to integrate cloud services into scientific work. It covers managing data in the cloud, and how to program these services; computing in the cloud, from deploying single virtual machines or containers to supporting basic interactive science experiments to gathering clusters of machines to do data analytics; using the cloud as a platform for automating analysis procedures, machine learning, and analyzing streaming data; building your own cloud with open source software; and cloud security. The book is accompanied by a website, Cloud4SciEng.org, that provides a variety of supplementary material, including exercises, lecture slides, and other resources helpful to readers and instructors.

Cloud Computing in Libraries Book

Cloud Computing in Libraries


  • Author : Mayank Yuvaraj
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2020-10-12
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 277
  • ISBN 10 : 9783110606010

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Cloud computing is a model where computing resources (processors, storage, software) are offered as a utility from an indistinct location and boundaries to the user. Adoption of Cloud computing in recent years has gained momentum within various avenues round the globe due to its characteristics like elasticity, virtualization and pay-as-you-go pricing. In tune with the trend various companies have evolved which are offering web applications. These companies provide the system required to host the application to users on lease which saves them from purchasing. The book combines both theoretical and practical perspectives of cloud computing with a slant towards library and information centres. The book describes in detail about various companies which are providing cloud computing solutions and infrastructure for library and information centres. Intiatives of OCLC and best practices adopted in other libraries around the world has been discussed at length. Many avenues of the implementation of cloud computing has been identified in the present study. Various initiatives of the library professionals to move their internet sites, their integrated library system for cataloguing and acquisition, Cloud based library apps, Cloud based Stack Map and their repository systems and inter library loan systems to the cloud has been mentioned. The book further proposes a model which may serve as a blueprint for implementation of cloud computing technologies in libraries. With the timely publication of book, library and information service practitioners after going through the book can outsource the task of maintaining the computer infrastructure and focus on their mission to serve people with right information at right point of time.

Cloud and Serverless Computing for Scientists Book

Cloud and Serverless Computing for Scientists


  • Author : Juan A. Añel
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-05-12
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 85
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030417840

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This book offers an introduction to cloud computing and serverless computing for students, researchers and R&D organizations through several practical examples. Rather than focusing exclusively on the computational issues related to cloud computing, the authors focus on addressing the multidisciplinary applications of cloud computing for daily research work in public institutions and private companies in fields such as archaeology, geosciences, computer sciences, medicine and physics. The book also discusses the emergence of serverless computing over the last three years as a means to make computational infrastructures more apparent to users, avoiding the need to concern one's self with the type of server or computing machine needed to perform a computing task. These topics are presented from the perspective of users, researchers and decision-makers, and are approached based on the authors' collective experience on the use and adoption of cloud computing.

Big Data Analytics in Earth  Atmospheric  and Ocean Sciences Book

Big Data Analytics in Earth Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences


  • Author : Thomas Huang
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2022-10-14
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119467533

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Applying tools for data analysis to the rapidly increasing volume of data about the Earth An ever-increasing volume of Earth data is being gathered. These data are “big” not only in size but also in their complexity, different formats, and varied scientific disciplines. As such, big data are disrupting traditional research. New methods and platforms, such as the cloud, are tackling these new challenges. Big Data Analytics in Earth, Atmospheric, and Ocean Sciences explores new tools for the analysis and display of the rapidly increasing volume of data about the Earth. Volume highlights include: An introduction to the breadth of big earth data analytics Architectures developed to support big earth data analytics Different analysis and statistical methods for big earth data Current applications of analytics to Earth science data Challenges to fully implementing big data analytics The American Geophysical Union promotes discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity. Its publications disseminate scientific knowledge and provide resources for researchers, students, and professionals.

Innovations in Smart Cities Applications Edition 2 Book

Innovations in Smart Cities Applications Edition 2


  • Author : Mohamed Ben Ahmed
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-02-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1234
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030111960

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This book highlights cutting-edge research presented at the third installment of the International Conference on Smart City Applications (SCA2018), held in Tétouan, Morocco on October 10–11, 2018. It presents original research results, new ideas, and practical lessons learned that touch on all aspects of smart city applications. The respective papers share new and highly original results by leading experts on IoT, Big Data, and Cloud technologies, and address a broad range of key challenges in smart cities, including Smart Education and Intelligent Learning Systems, Smart Healthcare, Smart Building and Home Automation, Smart Environment and Smart Agriculture, Smart Economy and Digital Business, and Information Technologies and Computer Science, among others. In addition, various novel proposals regarding smart cities are discussed. Gathering peer-reviewed chapters written by prominent researchers from around the globe, the book offers an invaluable instructional and research tool for courses on computer and urban sciences; students and practitioners in computer science, information science, technology studies and urban management studies will find it particularly useful. Further, the book is an excellent reference guide for professionals and researchers working in mobility, education, governance, energy, the environment and computer sciences.

Integrating Engineering Education and Humanities for Global Intercultural Perspectives Book

Integrating Engineering Education and Humanities for Global Intercultural Perspectives


  • Author : Zhanna Anikina
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-05-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1150
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030474157

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Integrating Engineering Education and Humanities for Global Intercultural Perspectives Excerpt :

This book presents papers from the International Conference on Integrating Engineering Education and Humanities for Global Intercultural Perspectives (IEEHGIP 2020), held on 25–27 March 2020. The conference brought together researchers and practitioners from various disciplines within engineering and humanities to offer a range of perspectives. Focusing on, but not limited to, Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in Russian education the book will appeal to a wide academic audience seeking ways to initiate positive changes in education.

Advanced Information Technology  Services and Systems Book

Advanced Information Technology Services and Systems


  • Author : Mostafa Ezziyyani
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-11-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 518
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319691374

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This book includes the proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Information Technology, Services and Systems (AIT2S-17) held on April 14–15, 2017 in Tangier, Morocco. Presenting the latest research in the field, it stimulates debate, discusses new challenges and provides insights into the field in order to promote closer interaction and interdisciplinary collaboration between researchers and practitioners. Intended for researchers and practitioners in advanced information technology/management and networking, the book is also of interest to those in emergent fields such as data science and analytics, big data, Internet of Things, smart networked systems, artificial intelligence and expert systems, pattern recognition, and cloud computing.

Advanced Intelligent Systems for Sustainable Development  AI2SD   2018  Book

Advanced Intelligent Systems for Sustainable Development AI2SD 2018


  • Author : Mostafa Ezziyyani
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-03-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1005
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030119287

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This book includes the outcomes of the International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Systems for Sustainable Development (AI2SD-2018), held in Tangier, Morocco on July 12–14, 2018. Presenting the latest research in the field of computing sciences and information technology, it discusses new challenges and provides valuable insights into the field, the goal being to stimulate debate, and to promote closer interaction and interdisciplinary collaboration between researchers and practitioners. Though chiefly intended for researchers and practitioners in advanced information technology management and networking, the book will also be of interest to those engaged in emerging fields such as data science and analytics, big data, internet of things, smart networked systems, artificial intelligence, expert systems and cloud computing.

Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing Book

Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing


  • Author : Meikang Qiu
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-09-29
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 732
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030602390

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This three-volume set LNCS 12452, 12453, and 12454 constitutes the proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing, ICA3PP 2020, in New York City, NY, USA, in October 2020. The total of 142 full papers and 5 short papers included in this proceedings volumes was carefully reviewed and selected from 495 submissions. ICA3PP is covering the many dimensions of parallel algorithms and architectures, encompassing fundamental theoretical approaches, practical experimental projects, and commercial components and systems. As applications of computing systems have permeated in every aspects of daily life, the power of computing system has become increasingly critical. This conference provides a forum for academics and practitioners from countries around the world to exchange ideas for improving the efficiency, performance, reliability, security and interoperability of computing systems and applications. ICA3PP 2020 focus on two broad areas of parallel and distributed computing, i.e. architectures, algorithms and networks, and systems and applications.

CyberGIS for Geospatial Discovery and Innovation Book

CyberGIS for Geospatial Discovery and Innovation


  • Author : Shaowen Wang
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-06-26
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : 9789402415315

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This book elucidates how cyberGIS (that is, new-generation geographic information science and systems (GIS) based on advanced computing and cyberinfrastructure) transforms computation- and data-intensive geospatial discovery and innovation. It comprehensively addresses opportunities and challenges, roadmaps for research and development, and major progress, trends, and impacts of cyberGIS in the era of big data. The book serves as an authoritative source of information to fill the void of introducing this exciting and growing field. By providing a set of representative applications and science drivers of cyberGIS, this book demonstrates how cyberGIS has been advanced to enable cutting-edge scientific research and innovative geospatial application development. Such cyberGIS advances are contextualized as diverse but interrelated science and technology frontiers. The book also emphasizes several important social dimensions of cyberGIS such as for empowering deliberative civic engagement and enabling collaborative problem solving through structured participation. In sum, this book will be a great resource to students, academics, and geospatial professionals for leaning cutting-edge cyberGIS, geospatial data science, high-performance computing, and related applications and sciences.

Big Data Analytics in Earth  Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences Book

Big Data Analytics in Earth Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences


  • Author : Thomas Huang
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2022-11-22
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119467571

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Big Data Analytics in Earth, Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS SERIES Big Data Analytics in Earth, Atmospheric, and Ocean Sciences An ever-increasing volume of Earth data is being gathered. These data are “big” not only in size but also in their complexity, different formats, and varied scientific disciplines. As such, big data are disrupting traditional research. New methods and platforms, such as the cloud, are tackling these new challenges. Big Earth Data Analytics explores new tools for the analysis and display of the rapidly increasing volume of data about the Earth. Volume highlights include: An introduction to the breadth of big earth data analytics Architectures developed to support big earth data analytics Different analysis and statistical methods for big earth data Current applications of analytics to Earth science data Challenges to fully implementing big data analytics The American Geophysical Union promotes discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity. Its publications disseminate scientific knowledge and provide resources for researchers, students, and professionals.

High Performance Computing Book

High Performance Computing


  • Author : Yunquan Zhang
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 167
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642415913

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the National Annual Conference on High Performance Computing, HPC 2012, held in Zhangjiajie, China, in October 2012. The 14 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 260 submissions. The papers address issues such as parallel architecture, GPU computing, resource scheduling, parallel algorithm, and performance evaluation.