The Elements of Computing Systems
by Noam Nisan, Shimon Schocken
Publisher: MIT Press 2005
Number of pages: 410
The book exposes students to a significant body of computer science knowledge, gained through a series of hardware and software construction tasks. These tasks demonstrate how theoretical and applied techniques taught in other computer science courses are used in practice.
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by Mike Perry, Nasko Oskov - UIUC
An introduction to reverse engineering software under both Linux and Windows. The author uses the Scientific Method to deduce specific behavior and to target, analyze, extract and modify specific operations of a program for interoperability purposes.
by Leslie Lamport - Addison-Wesley Professional
This book shows how to write unambiguous specifications of complex computer systems. It provides a complete reference manual for the TLA+, the language developed by the author for writing simple and elegant specifications of algorithms and protocols.
by Vishnuvarthanan Moorthy - Smashwords
Software Quality Assurance contributes in building capable processes in organization. This book provides practical insight for software quality analyst to start being productive within days, and contribute to building such capable processes.
The problems to solve in software engineering are so complex or large, that a single developer cannot solve them anymore. This book is an introduction to the art of software engineering. It is intended as a textbook for an undergraduate level course.