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## О задаче минимизации последовательных программ

rst-order program schemata is one of the simplest models of sequential imperative

programs intended for solving verication and optimization problems. We consider the decidable rela-

tion of logical-thermal equivalence of these schemata and the problem of their size minimization while

preserving logical-thermal equivalence. We prove that this problem is decidable. Further we show that

the rst-order program schemata supplied with logical-thermal equivalence and nite state determinis-

tic transducers operating over substitutions are mutually translated into each other. This relationship

implies that the equivalence checking problem and the minimization problem for these transducers are

also decidable. In addition, on the basis of the discovered relationship, we have found a subclass of rst-

order program schemata such that their minimization can be performed in polynomial time by means

of known techniques for minimization of nite state transducers operating over semigroups. Finally, we

demonstrate that in general case the minimization problem for nite state transducers over semigroups

may have several non-isomorphic solutions.

The textbook contains the basic information of formal logical systems. It is Boolean functions, Post’s theorem on functional completeness, the *k*-valued logic, derivatives of Boolean functions, axiomatic calculi for propositions, for predicates, for sequentions, for resolutions. Programming language Prolog and axiomatic programming language OBJ3 are introduced. Problems of monadic logic, of finite automata and of the represented by them languages, of temporal logic are considered. Many examples are shown. It is put in a basis of the book long-term experience of teaching by authors the discipline «Discrete mathematics» at the business informatics faculty, at the computer science faculty of National research university Higher school of economics, and at the automatics and computer technique faculty of National research university Moscow power engineering institute. The book is intended for the students of a bachelor degree, trained at the computer science faculties in the directions 09.03.01 Informatics and computational technique, 09.03.02 Informational systems and technologies, 09.03.03 Applied informatics, 09.03.04 Software Engineering, and also for IT experts and developers of software products.

We consider single machine scheduling problems. N jobs that must be processed on the machine are given. Machine is ready to star processing since time 0 and can handle only one job at a time. Preemptions are not allowed. Each job $j$ is characterized by processing time $p_j$, due date $d_j$, and release date $r_j$. Our goal is to construct a schedule of processing that minimizes total tardiness of the jobs. We propose a new approach to construct approximate solutions with guaranteed absolute error for the problem. The approach consists in finding an instance of the problem, closest to a given instance in certain metric and using its optimal schedule as an approximate solution for the given instance. The approach can be generalized to scheduling problems with other objective functions.

The collection presents anti-risk programs of general education organizations of the Moscow region. The risks and ways to minimize them are presented in the context of modernization of education.

We present an efficient equivalence-checking algorithm for a propositional model of programs with semantics based on (what we call) progressive monoids on the finite set of statements generated by relations of a specific form. We consider arbitrary set of relations for commutativity (relations of the form ab=ba for statements a, b) and left absorption (relations of the form ab=b for statements a, b) properties. The main results are a polynomial-time decidability for the equivalence problem in the considered case, and an explicit description of an equivalence-checking algorithm which terminates in time polynomial in size of programs.

In the article the author covers the socio-legal aspects of organization of public works as the most effective measures to provide temporary employment, support social stability and full social protection of unemployed citizens

The textbook contains necessary information about universal and classical algebras, systems of axioms for the basic algebraic structures (groupoid, monoid, semi-groups, groups, partial orders, rings, fields). The basic cryptographic algorithms are described. Error-correcting codes - linear, cyclic, BCH are considered. Algorithms for designing of such codes are given. Many examples are shown. It is put in a basis of the book long-term experience of teaching by authors the discipline «Discrete mathematics» at the business informatics faculty, at the computer science faculty of National research university Higher school of economics, and at the automatics and computer technique faculty of National research university Moscow power engineering institute. The book is intended for the students of a bachelor degree, trained at the computer science faculties in the directions 09.03.01 Informatics and computational technique, 09.03.02 Informational systems and technologies, 09.03.03 Applied informatics, 09.03.04 Software Engineering, and also for IT experts and developers of software products.

A model for organizing cargo transportation between two node stations connected by a railway line which contains a certain number of intermediate stations is considered. The movement of cargo is in one direction. Such a situation may occur, for example, if one of the node stations is located in a region which produce raw material for manufacturing industry located in another region, and there is another node station. The organization of freight traﬃc is performed by means of a number of technologies. These technologies determine the rules for taking on cargo at the initial node station, the rules of interaction between neighboring stations, as well as the rule of distribution of cargo to the ﬁnal node stations. The process of cargo transportation is followed by the set rule of control. For such a model, one must determine possible modes of cargo transportation and describe their properties. This model is described by a ﬁnite-dimensional system of diﬀerential equations with nonlocal linear restrictions. The class of the solution satisfying nonlocal linear restrictions is extremely narrow. It results in the need for the “correct” extension of solutions of a system of diﬀerential equations to a class of quasi-solutions having the distinctive feature of gaps in a countable number of points. It was possible numerically using the Runge–Kutta method of the fourth order to build these quasi-solutions and determine their rate of growth. Let us note that in the technical plan the main complexity consisted in obtaining quasi-solutions satisfying the nonlocal linear restrictions. Furthermore, we investigated the dependence of quasi-solutions and, in particular, sizes of gaps (jumps) of solutions on a number of parameters of the model characterizing a rule of control, technologies for transportation of cargo and intensity of giving of cargo on a node station.

Event logs collected by modern information and technical systems usually contain enough data for automated process models discovery. A variety of algorithms was developed for process models discovery, conformance checking, log to model alignment, comparison of process models, etc., nevertheless a quick analysis of ad-hoc selected parts of a journal still have not get a full-fledged implementation. This paper describes an ROLAP-based method of multidimensional event logs storage for process mining. The result of the analysis of the journal is visualized as directed graph representing the union of all possible event sequences, ranked by their occurrence probability. Our implementation allows the analyst to discover process models for sublogs defined by ad-hoc selection of criteria and value of occurrence probability

The geographic information system (GIS) is based on the first and only Russian Imperial Census of 1897 and the First All-Union Census of the Soviet Union of 1926. The GIS features vector data (shapefiles) of allprovinces of the two states. For the 1897 census, there is information about linguistic, religious, and social estate groups. The part based on the 1926 census features nationality. Both shapefiles include information on gender, rural and urban population. The GIS allows for producing any necessary maps for individual studies of the period which require the administrative boundaries and demographic information.

Existing approaches suggest that IT strategy should be a reflection of business strategy. However, actually organisations do not often follow business strategy even if it is formally declared. In these conditions, IT strategy can be viewed not as a plan, but as an organisational shared view on the role of information systems. This approach generally reflects only a top-down perspective of IT strategy. So, it can be supplemented by a strategic behaviour pattern (i.e., more or less standard response to a changes that is formed as result of previous experience) to implement bottom-up approach. Two components that can help to establish effective reaction regarding new initiatives in IT are proposed here: model of IT-related decision making, and efficiency measurement metric to estimate maturity of business processes and appropriate IT. Usage of proposed tools is demonstrated in practical cases.