Advances in Software Science and Technology, Volume 4 provides information pertinent to the advancement of the science and technology of computer software. This book discusses the various applications for computer systems. Organized into two parts encompassing 10 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the historical survey of programming languages for vector/parallel computers in Japan and describes compiling methods for supercomputers in Japan. This text then explains the model of a Japanese software factory, which is presented by the logical configuration that has been satisfied by the semantics of software engineering. Other chapters consider fluent joint as an algorithm that operates on relations organized as multidimensional linear hash files. The final chapter deals with the rules for submission of English papers that will be published, which includes papers that are reports of academic research by members of the Society. This book is a valuable resource for scientists, software engineers, and research workers.