Vol. 10 No. 10 – October 2012



Sender-side Buffers and the Case for Multimedia Adaptation

A proposal to improve the performance and availability of streaming video and other time-sensitive media

by Aiman Erbad, Charles Krasic

Anatomy of a Solid-state Drive

While the ubiquitous SSD shares many features with the hard-disk drive, under the surface they are completely different.

by Michael Cornwell

The Essence of Software Engineering: The SEMAT Kernel

A thinking framework in the form of an actionable kernel

by Ivar Jacobson, Pan-Wei Ng, Paul McMahon, Ian Spence, Svante Lidman