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Optical Materials: Microstructuring Surfaces with Off-Electrode Plasma

Nikolay L. Kazanskiy, Vsevolod A. Kolpakov
March 23, 2017

This reference book concentrates on microstructuring surfaces of optical materials with directed fluxes of off-electrode plasma generated by high-voltage gas discharge and developing methods and equipment related to this technique. It covers theoretical and experimental studies on the electrical...

Vehicular Social Networks

Anna Maria Vegni, Valeria Loscrì, Athanasios V. Vasilakos
March 21, 2017

The book provides a comprehensive guide to vehicular social networks. The book focuses on a new class of mobile ad hoc networks that exploits social aspects applied to vehicular environments. Selected topics are related to social networking techniques, social-based routing techniques applied to...

Laser Beam Shaping Applications, Second Edition

Fred M. Dickey, Todd E. Lizotte
March 01, 2017

This new edition details the important features of beam shaping and exposes the subtleties of the theory and techniques that are best demonstrated through proven applications. New chapters cover illumination light shaping in optical lithography; optical micro-manipulation of live mammalian cells...

Advances in Magnetic Materials: Processing, Properties, and Performance

Sam Zhang, Dongliang Zhao
February 28, 2017

Advances in Magnetic Materials: Processing, Properties, and Performance discusses recent developments of magnetic materials, including fabrication, characterization and applications in the aerospace, biomedical, and semiconductors industries. With contributions by international professionals who...

5G Radio Access Networks: Centralized RAN, Cloud-RAN and Virtualization of Small Cells

Hrishikesh Venkataraman, Ramona Trestian
February 23, 2017

C-RAN and virtualized Small Cell technology poses several major research challenges. These include dynamic resource allocation, self-configuration in the baseband pool, high latency in data transfer between radio unit and baseband unit, the cost of data delivery, high volume of data in the network,...

Virtual Reality Headsets - A Theoretical and Pragmatic Approach

Philippe Fuchs
February 20, 2017

The purpose of virtual reality is to make possible a sensorimotor and cognitive activity for a user in a digitally created artificial world. Recent advances in computer technology have led to a new generation of VR devices such as VR headsets. Accordingly, virtual reality poses many new scientific...

IoT Automation: Arrowhead Framework

Jerker Delsing
February 09, 2017

This book presents an in-depth description of the Arrowhead Framework and how it fosters interoperability between IoT devices at service level, specifically addressing application. The Arrowhead Framework utilizes SOA technology and the concepts of local clouds to provide required automation...

Convex Optimization for Signal Processing and Communications: From Fundamentals to Applications

Chong-Yung Chi, Wei-Chiang Li, Chia-Hsiang Lin
February 01, 2017

Convex Optimization for Signal Processing and Communications: From Fundamentals to Applications provides fundamental background knowledge of convex optimization, while striking a balance between mathematical theory and applications in signal processing and communications. In addition to...

Real-Time Digital Signal Processing from MATLAB to C with the TMS320C6x DSPs, Third Edition

Thad B. Welch, Cameron H.G. Wright, Michael G. Morrow
January 27, 2017

This updated edition gives readers hands-on experience in real-time DSP using a practical, step-by-step framework that also incorporates demonstrations, exercises, and problems, coupled with brief overviews of applicable theory and MATLAB applications. Organized in three sections that cover...

Interconnections for Computer Communications and Packet Networks

Roberto Rojas-Cessa
January 06, 2017

This book introduces different interconnection networks applied to different systems. Interconnection networks are used to communicate processing units in a multi-processor system, routers in communication networks, and servers in data centers. Queuing techniques are applied to interconnection...

Displays: Fundamentals & Applications, Second Edition

Rolf R. Hainich, Oliver Bimber
December 21, 2016

In the extensive fields of optics, holography and virtual reality, technology continues to evolve. Displays: Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition addresses these updates and discusses how real-time computer graphics and vision enable the application and displays of graphical 2D and 3D...

An Introduction to Sonar Systems Engineering

Lawrence J. Ziomek
December 21, 2016

Written in tutorial style, this textbook discusses the fundamental topics of modern day Sonar Systems Engineering for the analysis and design of both active and passive sonar systems. Included are basic signal design for active sonar systems and understanding underwater acoustic communication...