The focus of Software for Dependable Systems is a set of fundamental principles that underlie software system dependability and that suggest a different approach to the development and assessment of dependable software.
What do primordial bacteria, medieval alchemists, and the World Wide Web have to do with each other? This fascinating exploration of how information systems emerge takes readers on a provocative journey through the history of the information age.
The modern telecommunications infrastructure—made possible by research performed over the last several decades—is an essential element of the U.S. economy. The U.S. position as a leader in telecommunications technology, however, is at risk because of the recent decline in ...
The U.S. Air Force is developing new force capabilities appropriate to an emerging array
of threats. It is clear that advances in information science and technology (IS&T) are
essential for most of these new capabilities. As a consequence, the Air Force is ...
Policy makers need information about the nation—ranging from trends in the overall
economy down to the use by individuals of Medicare—in order to evaluate existing
programs and to develop new ones. This information often comes from research
based on data about individual people, ...