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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...

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...

Bio-Imaging: Principles, Techniques, and Applications

Rajagopal Vadivambal, Digvir S. Jayas
August 27, 2015

Highlights the Emergence of Image Processing in Food and Agriculture In addition to uses specifically related to health and other industries, biological imaging is now being used for a variety of applications in food and agriculture. Bio-Imaging: Principles, Techniques, and Applications fully...

Data Fusion Mathematics: Theory and Practice

Jitendra R. Raol
August 27, 2015

Fills the Existing Gap of Mathematics for Data Fusion Data fusion (DF) combines large amounts of information from a variety of sources and fuses this data algorithmically, logically and, if required intelligently, using artificial intelligence (AI). Also, known as sensor data fusion (SDF), the DF...

Multisensor Data Fusion: From Algorithms and Architectural Design to Applications

Hassen Fourati
August 26, 2015

Multisensor Data Fusion: From Algorithms and Architectural Design to Applications covers the contemporary theory and practice of multisensor data fusion, from fundamental concepts to cutting-edge techniques drawn from a broad array of disciplines. Featuring contributions from the world’s leading...

Understanding Spectrum Liberalisation

Martin Sims, Toby Youell, Richard Womersley
August 26, 2015

Until the 1990s, almost all spectrum licenses were given away practically for free—even the first mobile licenses which laid the foundation for multi-billion dollar companies that dominate stock markets around the world. In the past fifteen years, there has been a concerted attempt to liberalise...

14 MeV Neutrons: Physics and Applications

Vladivoj Valkovic
August 25, 2015

Despite the often difficult and time-consuming effort of performing experiments with fast (14 MeV) neutrons, these neutrons can offer special insight into nucleus and other materials because of the absence of charge. 14 MeV Neutrons: Physics and Applications explores fast neutrons in basic science...

Optical Multi-Bound Solitons

Le Nguyen Binh
August 21, 2015

Optical Multi-Bound Solitons describes the generation and transmission of multi-bound solitons with the potential to form the basis of the temporal coding of optical data packets for next-generation nonlinear optical systems. The book deals with nonlinear systems in terms of their fundamental...

Introduction to Nonimaging Optics, Second Edition

Julio Chaves
August 18, 2015

Introduction to Nonimaging Optics covers the theoretical foundations and design methods of nonimaging optics, as well as key concepts from related fields. This fully updated, revised, and expanded Second Edition: Features a new and intuitive introduction with a basic description of the advantages...

Aeronautical Telecommunications Network: Advances, Challenges, and Modeling

Sarhan M. Musa, Zhijun Wu
August 18, 2015

  Addresses the Challenges of Modern-Day Air Traffic Air traffic control (ATC) directs aircraft in the sky and on the ground to safety, while the Aeronautical Telecommunications Network (ATN) comprises all systems and phases that assist in aircraft departure and landing. The Aeronautical...

Compact Models for Integrated Circuit Design: Conventional Transistors and Beyond

Samar K. Saha
August 14, 2015

Compact Models for Integrated Circuit Design: Conventional Transistors and Beyond provides a modern treatise on compact models for circuit computer-aided design (CAD). Written by an author with more than 25 years of industry experience in semiconductor processes, devices, and circuit CAD, and more...

Touchless Fingerprint Biometrics

Ruggero Donida Labati, Vincenzo Piuri, Fabio Scotti
August 14, 2015

Offering the first comprehensive analysis of touchless fingerprint-recognition technologies, Touchless Fingerprint Biometrics gives an overview of the state of the art and describes relevant industrial applications. It also presents new techniques to efficiently and effectively implement advanced...

Power Quality Issues: Current Harmonics

Suresh Mikkili, Anup Kumar Panda
August 14, 2015

Power Quality Issues: Current Harmonics provides solutions for the mitigation of power quality problems related to harmonics. Focusing on active power filters (APFs) due to their excellent harmonic and reactive power compensation in two-wire (single phase), three-wire (three-phase without neutral),...

Introduction to Optical Metrology

Rajpal S. Sirohi
August 13, 2015

Introduction to Optical Metrology examines the theory and practice of various measurement methodologies utilizing the wave nature of light. The book begins by introducing the subject of optics, and then addresses the propagation of laser beams through free space and optical systems. After...