Scheduling in Real-Time Systems Real-time computing plays a vital role in ultra-reliable and safety-critical applications in fields as diverse as flight control, telecommunication systems, nuclear plant supervision and surgical operation monitoring. Providing a comprehensive overview, this book examines the most significant real-time scheduling policies in use today.... The Palgrave Handbook of Minority Languages and Communities
This Handbook is an in-depth appraisal of the field of minority languages and communities today. It presents a wide-ranging, coherent picture of the main topics, with key contributions from international specialists in sociolinguistics, policy studies, sociology, anthropology and law. Individual chapters are grouped together in themes,...
Current Practice in Environmental Reporting: The Chemicals Industry
Environmental reporting is still in its infancy, having emerged only in the latter part of
the 1980s. Companies are under increasing pressure to be transparent and accountable
in the whole spectrum of their business. In recent years, a number of companies
have seen the need to introduce environmental reporting, placing environmental...