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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 20 Issue 4, Dec. 1988

Survey of software tools for evaluating reliability, availability, and serviceability
Allen M. Johnson, Jr., Miroslaw Malek
Pages: 227-269
DOI: 10.1145/50020.50062
In computer design, it is essential to know the effectiveness of different design options in improving performance and dependability. Various software tools have been created to evaluate these parameters, applying both analytic and simulation...

Hierarchical representations of collections of small rectangles
Hanan Samet
Pages: 271-309
DOI: 10.1145/50020.50021
A tutorial survey is presented of hierarchical data structures for representing collections of small rectangles. Rectangles are often used as an approximation of shapes for which they serve as the minimum rectilinear enclosing object. They arise...