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Multimedia over Cognitive Radio Networks: Algorithms, Protocols, and Experiments


Fei Hu, Sunil Kumar
December 4, 2014

With nearly 7 billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide, mobility and computing have become pervasive in our society and business. Moreover, new mobile multimedia communication services are challenging telecommunication operators. To support the significant increase in multimedia traffic—especi...

The Future of Wireless Networks: Architectures, Protocols, and Services


Mohesen Guizani, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, Chonggang Wang
September 22, 2015

The exponential increase in mobile device users and high-bandwidth applications has pushed the current 3G and 4G wireless networks to their capacity. Moreover, it is predicted that mobile data traffic will continue to grow by over 300 percent by 2017. To handle this spectacular growth, the developme...

Electrical Power Transmission System Engineering: Analysis and Design, Third Edition


Turan Gonen
May 14, 2014

Electrical Power Transmission System Engineering: Analysis and Design is devoted to the exploration and explanation of modern power transmission engineering theory and practice. Designed for senior-level undergraduate and beginning-level graduate students, the book serves as a text for a two-semeste...

Networked Filtering and Fusion in Wireless Sensor Networks


Magdi S. Mahmoud, Yuanqing Xia
December 20, 2014

By exploiting the synergies among available data, information fusion can reduce data traffic, filter noisy measurements, and make predictions and inferences about a monitored entity. Networked Filtering and Fusion in Wireless Sensor Networks introduces the subject of multi-sensor fusion as the metho...

Tunable Laser Applications, Third Edition

F.J. Duarte
February 09, 2016

Broadly tunable lasers continue to have a tremendous impact in many and diverse fields of science and technology. From a renaissance in laser spectroscopy to Bose–Einstein condensation, the one nexus is the tunable laser. Tunable Laser Applications describes the physics and architectures of widely...

Advanced Materials and Structural Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Materials and Engineering Structural Technology (ICAMEST 2015), April 25-26, 2015, Qingdao, China

Jong Wan Hu
February 09, 2016

The ICAMEST 2015 Conference covered new developments in advanced materials and engineering structural technology. Applications in civil, mechanical, industrial and material science are covered in this book. Providing high-quality, scholarly research, addressing developments, applications and...

Second Order Non-linear Optics of Silicon and Silicon Nanostructures

O. A. Aktsipetrov, I. M. Baranova, K. N. Evtyukhov
February 04, 2016

The theory and practice of the non-linear optics of silicon are inextricably linked with a variety of areas of solid state physics, particularly semiconductor physics. However, the current literature linking these fields is scattered across various sources and is lacking in depth. Second Order...

Porous Silicon: From Formation to Application, Three Volume Set

Ghenadii Korotcenkov
January 27, 2016

Porous silicon is rapidly attracting increasing interest from various fields, including biology, medicine, biosensing, chemistry, optoelectronics, microelectronics, sensor and energy technologies, photonics, telecommunications, and environmental monitoring. This nanostructured and biodegradable...

Guide to Energy Management, Eighth Edition

Barney L. Capehart, Ph.D., CEM, Wayne C. Turner, Ph.D., PE, CEM, William J. Kennedy, Ph.D., PE
January 21, 2016

The new edition of a bestseller, this book is one of the leading educational resources for energy manager or energy professional as well as new people enter the field of energy management and energy engineering. It is the most widely used college and university textbook, as well as one of the most...

Cable and Wireless Networks: Theory and Practice

Mário Marques da Silva
January 19, 2016

Cable and Wireless Networks: Theory and Practice presents a comprehensive approach to networking, cable and wireless communications, and networking security. It describes the most important state-of-the-art fundamentals and system details in the field, as well as many key aspects concerning the...

Nanocantilever Beams: Modeling, Fabrication, and Applications

Ioana Voiculescu, Mona Zaghloul
January 12, 2016

This book focuses on the fabrication and applications of cantilever beams with nanoscale dimensions. Nanometer-size mechanical structures show exceptional properties generated by their reduced dimensions. These properties enable new sensing concepts and transduction mechanisms that will allow the...

Porous Silicon: From Formation to Applications: Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Energy Technology Applications, Volume Three

Ghenadii Korotcenkov
January 12, 2016

Porous silicon is rapidly attracting increasing interest from various fields, including optoelectronics, microelectronics, photonics, medicine, sensor and energy technologies, chemistry, and biosensing. This nanostructured and biodegradable material has a range of unique properties that make it...

Nanodevices for Photonics and Electronics: Advances and Applications

Paolo Bettotti
January 06, 2016

Photonics and electronics are endlessly converging into a single technology by exploiting the possibilities created by nanostructuring of materials and devices. It is expected that next-generation optoelectronic devices will show great improvements in terms of performance, flexibility, and energy...

Nonlinear Systems Tracking

Lyubomir T. Gruyitch
January 06, 2016

Tracking is the goal of control of any object, plant, process, or vehicle. From vehicles and missiles to power plants, tracking is essential to guarantee high-quality behavior. Nonlinear Systems Tracking establishes the tracking theory, trackability theory, and tracking control synthesis for...

Singular Spectrum Analysis of Biomedical Signals

Saeid Sanei, Hossein Hassani
December 22, 2015

Recent advancements in signal processing and computerised methods are expected to underpin the future progress of biomedical research and technology, particularly in measuring and assessing signals and images from the human body. This book focuses on singular spectrum analysis (SSA), an effective...