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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...

Multi-Carrier Communication Systems with Examples in MATLAB®: A New Perspective

Emad Hassan
October 10, 2015

Detailing the advantages and limitations of multi-carrier communication, this book proposes possible solutions for these limitations. Multi-Carrier Communication Systems with Examples in MATLAB®: A New Perspective addresses the two primary drawbacks of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (...

Three-Phase Electrical Power

Joseph E. Fleckenstein
October 10, 2015

Three-Phase Electrical Power addresses all aspects of three-phase power circuits. The book treats the transmission of electrical power from the common sources where it is generated to locations where it is consumed. At typical facilities where electrical power is used, the book covers the important...

Sequential Logic and Verilog HDL Fundamentals

Joseph Cavanagh
October 10, 2015

Sequential Logic and Verilog HDL Fundamentals discusses the analysis and synthesis of synchronous and asynchronous sequential machines. These machines are implemented using Verilog Hardware Description Language (HDL), in accordance with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)...

Terahertz Astronomy

Christopher K. Walker
October 09, 2015

A Powerful Window into Cosmic Evolution Terahertz (THz) observations of interstellar atoms, molecules, and dust serve as powerful probes of the conditions within the interstellar medium that permeates our galaxy, providing insights into the origins of stars, planets, galaxies, and the Universe....

Dermoscopy Image Analysis

M. Emre Celebi, Teresa Mendonca, Jorge S. Marques
October 09, 2015

Dermoscopy is a noninvasive skin imaging technique that uses optical magnification and either liquid immersion or cross-polarized lighting to make subsurface structures more easily visible when compared to conventional clinical images. It allows for the identification of dozens of morphological...

Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging

Jan S. Iwanczyk
October 09, 2015

Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging discusses the current state of the art and future prospects of photon-counting detectors for medical imaging applications. Featuring contributions from leading experts and pioneers in their respective fields, this book: Describes x-ray spectral imaging...

Optical Imaging Devices: New Technologies and Applications

Ajit Khosla, Dongsoo Kim
October 09, 2015

Optical Imaging Devices: New Technologies and Applications delivers a comprehensive introduction to optical imaging and sensing, from devices to system-level applications. Drawing upon the extensive academic and industrial experience of its prestigious editors and renowned chapter authors, this...

Proteotronics: Development of Protein-Based Electronics

Eleonora Alfinito, Jeremy Pousset, Lino Reggiani
October 09, 2015

Protein-mediated charge transport is of relevant importance in the design of protein-based electronics and in attaining an adequate level of understanding of protein functioning. This book reviews a variety of experiments devoted to the investigation of charge transport in proteins and presents a...

Electric Generators Handbook - Two Volume Set

Ion Boldea
October 08, 2015

Electric Generators Handbook, Second Edition: Two-Volume Set supplies state-of-the-art tools necessary to design, validate, and deploy the right power generation technologies to fulfill tomorrow's complex energy needs. The first volume, Synchronous Generators, explores large- and medium-power...

Cognitive Robotics

Hooman Samani
October 06, 2015

The kimono-clad android robot that recently made its debut as the new greeter at the entrance of Tokyo's Mitsukoshi department store is just one example of the rapid advancements being made in the field of robotics.Cognitive robotics is an approach to creating artificial intelligence in robots by...

Handbook of Nanomagnetism: Applications and Tools

Rosa A. Lukaszew
October 06, 2015

This unique handbook compiles and details cutting-edge research in nanomagnetism and its applications in spintronics, magnetoplasmonics, and nonlinear magneto-optics. Fundamental aspects of magnetism relevant to nanodevices and new spin-transfer torque random-access memory (STT-RAM),...

Securing Cyber-Physical Systems

Al-Sakib Khan Pathan
October 06, 2015

Think about someone taking control of your car while you're driving. Or, someone hacking into a drone and taking control. Both of these things have been done, and both are attacks against cyber-physical systems (CPS). Securing Cyber-Physical Systems explores the cybersecurity needed for CPS, with a...