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Laplante, Phillip A.

Overview
Works: 91 works in 441 publications in 2 languages and 8,871 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor, Other, Creator
Classifications: QA76.54, 004.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Phillip A Laplante
Real-time systems design and analysis : an engineer's handbook by Phillip A Laplante( Book )

30 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"IEEE Press is pleased to bring you this Second Edition of Phillip A. Laplante's best-selling and widely-acclaimed practical guide to building real-time systems. This book is essential for improved system designs, faster computation, better insights, and ultimate cost savings. Unlike any other book in the field, REAL-TIME SYSTEMS DESIGN AND ANALYSIS provides a holistic, systems-based approach that is devised to help engineers write problem-solving software. Laplante's no-nonsense guide to real-time system design features practical coverage of: Related technologies and their histories Time-saving tips * Hands-on instructions Pascal code Insights into decreasing ramp-up times and more!"
Comprehensive dictionary of electrical engineering by Phillip A Laplante( Book )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Comprehensive Dictionary of Electrical Engineering is a complete lexicon covering all the fields of electrical engineering. Areas examined include:applied electrical engineeringmicrowave engineeringcontrol engineeringpower engineeringdigital systems engineeringdevice electronicsand much more! The book provides workable definitions for practicing engineers, serves as a reference and research tool for students, and offers practical information for scientists and engineers in other disciplines
Easy PC maintenance and repair by Phillip A Laplante( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of computer science, engineering, and technology( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Real-time systems design and analysis by Phillip A Laplante( Book )

37 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book contains a pragmatic overview of key topics (computer architecture and organization, operating systems, software engineering, programming languages, and compiler theory) from the perspective of the real-time systems designer. The book is organized into chapters that are essentially self-contained. Thus, the material can be rearranged or omitted depending on the background and interests of the audience or instructor. Each chapter contains both easy and more challenging exercises that stimulate the reader to confront actual problems"--
Great papers in computer science by Phillip A Laplante( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer architecture : a minimalist perspective by William F Gilreath( Book )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The one instruction set computer (OISC) is the ultimate reduced instruction set computer (RISC). In OISC, the instruction set consists of only one instruction, and then by composition, all other necessary instructions are synthesized. This is an approach completely opposite to that of a complex instruction set computer (CISC), which incorporates complex instructions as microprograms within the processor. Computer Architecture: A Minimalist Perspective examines computer architecture, computability theory, and the history of computers from the perspective of one instruction set computing---a novel approach in which the computer supports only one, simple instruction. This bold, new paradigm offers significant promise in biological, chemical, optical, and molecular scale computers. Features include: Provides a comprehensive study of computer architecture using computability theory as a base · Provides a fresh perspective on computer architecture not found in any other text · Covers history, theory, and practice of computer architecture from a minimalist perspective · Includes a complete implementation of a one instruction computer · Includes exercises and programming assignments. Computer Architecture: A Minimalist Perspective is designed to meet the needs of a professional audience composed of researchers, computer hardware engineers, software engineers computational theorists, and systems engineers The book is also intended for use in upper division undergraduate students and early graduate students studying computer architecture or embedded systems. It is an excellent text for use as a supplement or alternative in traditional computer architecture courses, or in courses entitle "Special Topics in Computer Architecture."
Real-time imaging : theory, techniques, and applications( Book )

11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to real-time imaging by Edward R Dougherty( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technical writing : a practical guide for engineers and scientists by Phillip A Laplante( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Enables readers to write, edit, and publish materials of a technical nature, including books, articles, reports, and electronic media."--Publisher's website
Software engineering for image processing systems by Phillip A Laplante( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This overview creates a modern engineering framework for the specification, design, coding, testing, and maintenance of image processing software and systems. The text is designed to benefit not only software engineers, but also the many workers with backgrounds in mathematics, the physical sciences, or other engineering disciplines, who find themselves working on a software project team. The author classifies imaging software as its own distinct caste, thereby providing a common language and framework for imaging engineers of all backgrounds. This common framework could, in turn, lead to more
Requirements engineering for software and systems by Phillip A Laplante( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Solid requirements engineering has increasingly been recognized as the key to improved, on-time and on-budget delivery of software and systems projects. This book provides practical teaching for graduate and professional systems and software engineers. It uses extensive case studies and exercises to help students grasp concepts and techniques. With a focus on software-intensive systems, this text provides a probing and comprehensive review of recent developments in intelligent systems, soft computing techniques, and their diverse applications in manufacturing. The second edition contains 100% revised content and approximately 30% new material"--
What every engineer should know about software engineering by Phillip A Laplante( Book )

16 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In What Every Engineer Should Know about Software Engineering, Phillip A. Laplante introduces the profession of software engineering along with a practical approach to understanding, designing, and building sound software based on solid principles. Using a unique question-and-answer format, this book addresses the issues and misperceptions that engineers need to understand in order to successfully work with software engineers, develop specifications for quality software, and learn the basics of the most common programming languages, development approaches, and paradigms."--Jacket
CIO wisdom II : more best practices by Phillip A Laplante( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World-class IT leadership solutions from working CIOs: detailed, realistic, proven Every year, IT leadership becomes more challenging. Don't go it alone. Get practical help from the people who know what you're up against, and know what works: your most successful peers . In CIO Wisdom II, more than a dozen of today's leading CIOs share specific, realistic, up-to-the-minute techniques for maximizing agility, cost-effectiveness, and business value . You'll find solutions for managing both the internal and external forces impacting IT, and for dealing with more than 20 of your toughest issues -- business, technical, and human . You'll find specific, realistic approaches to everything from architecture to outsourcing, new technology selection to governance. CIO Wisdom II: it's more valuable than your last consultant -- and a whole lot more cost-effective. Anticipating the next transformation in your role as CIO -- and getting ahead of the curve Delivering real-time, mission-critical business intelligence: lessons from the military Integrating the enterprise: New best practices and cost-effective technical options Quantifying and maximizing software return on investment Mastering five crucial lessons for successful IT outsourcing Managing outsourced environments for maximum responsiveness, flexibility, and efficiency Leveraging the value of open source -- and minimizing its risks Using IT to improve business processes -- and improving your own internal processes, including procurement Systematically securing your IT facilities Achieving compliance -- and leveraging those investments for competitive advantage Previewing tomorrow's key trends in information management © Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved
Fractal mania by Phillip A Laplante( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and Japanese and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AntiPatterns : identification, refactoring, and management by Phillip A Laplante( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antipatterns are conventional problem-solution pairs in software engineering that do more harm than good, and three general types were identified by Brown and colleagues in their groundbreaking Antipatterns (1998): architectural, design, and management. Laplante and Neill (both software engineering, Pennsylvania State U.) offer information-technolo
Antipatterns : managing software organizations and people by Colin J Neill( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Preface In troubled organizations, a frequent obstacle to success is accurate problem identification. When problems are incorrectly diagnosed by management or by the consultants they hire, then correction of the problem is rarely possible. Conversely, when problems are correctly identified, they can almost always be dealt with appropriately. Unfortunately, organizational inertia frequently clouds the situation or makes it easier to do the wrong thing rather than the right thing. So how can one know what the right thing is if one has the problem wrong? This is where antipatterns can be helpful. Shortly after the emergence of patterns*, practitioners began discussing problem- solution pairs in which the conventional solution does more harm than good, known as "antipatterns." In their groundbreaking work, AntiPatterns, Brown, Malveaux, McCormick, and Mowbray (1998) described a taxonomy of problems that can occur in software engineering. They also described solutions or refactorings for these situations. The benefit of providing such a taxonomy is that it assists in the rapid and correct identification of problem situations, provides a playbook for addressing the problems, and provides some relief to the participants who can take consolation in the fact that they are not alone. Brown et al. organized their antipatterns into three general types: (1) architectural, (2) design, and (3) management. The architectural patterns describe bad practices that lead to unacceptable software architectures (for example, "Kitchen Sink"). The design antipatterns do the same for design (everyone knows about "Design by Committee"). The management antipatterns generally describe dysfunctional behavior of individual managers, or pervasive management practices that inhibit success"--
Low-light-level and real-time imaging systems, components, and applications : 9-11 July 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA( Book )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Real-time imaging : 29-30 January, 1996, San Jose, California( Book )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Real-time imaging VII : 22-23 January 2003, Santa Clara, California, USA( Book )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Dictionary of computer science, engineering, and technology
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Comprehensive dictionary of electrical engineeringEasy PC maintenance and repairDictionary of computer science, engineering, and technologyReal-time systems design and analysisGreat papers in computer scienceComputer architecture : a minimalist perspectiveReal-time imaging : theory, techniques, and applicationsTechnical writing : a practical guide for engineers and scientists