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  • Just to gather new tools to help me in my M. Sc. thesis, I'm taking a course on Discrete Event Simulation. This course in fact is not as general as its name may suggest. It focuses mainly on modelling with a formalism called DEVS (which...

  • Mar 28 2008
    Lambda Calculus

    From the Wikipedia: "calculus can refer to any method or system of calculation", and that's not an exception for the Lambda Calculus. First of all, lets define the terms of this calculus: A Lambda Term is something...

  • In my quest for making every piece of code testable, I run across the requestor pattern. You won't find it doing a Google search. I first saw it in many places in JDT's source code. The idea is separating an extraction of information...

  • In the first part of the article, we showed how to let a JSF bean drive a GWT module through an exposed JavaScript API. Now we'll see how to make a GWT module raise events in a way such that a call to the server is made letting it respond...

  • A Term Rewriting System (TRS) is a very powerful yet simple math tool used, for instance, for the creation of computational models. Given a set of function symbols S, and an (uncountable) set of variables V, I will define rewriting rule