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Analog Electronics Applications: Fundamentals of Design and Analysis


Hernando Lautaro Fernandez-Canque
August 23, 2016

This comprehensive text discusses the fundamentals of analog electronics applications, design, and analysis. Unlike the physics approach in other analog electronics books, this text focuses on an engineering approach, from the main components of an analog circuit to general analog networks. Concentr...

Smart Grid: Networking, Data Management, and Business Models


Hussein T. Mouftah, Melike Erol-Kantarci
April 1, 2016

Smart Grid: Networking, Data Management, and Business Models delivers a comprehensive overview of smart grid communications, discussing the latest advances in the technology, the related cyber security issues, and the best ways to manage user demand and pricing. Comprised of 16 chapters authored by...

Frequency-Domain Receiver Design for Doubly Selective Channels

Paulo Montezuma, Fabio Silva, Rui Dinis
June 12, 2017

Frequency-Domain Receiver Design for Doubly-Selective Channels discusses broadband wireless transmission techniques, which are serious candidates to be implemented in future broadband wireless and cellular systems, aiming at providing high and reliable data transmission and concomitantly high...

RFID and Sensor Networks: Architectures, Protocols, Security, and Integrations

Yan Zhang, Laurence T. Yang, Jiming Chen
May 22, 2017

The escalating demand for ubiquitous computing along with the complementary and flexible natures of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) have sparked an increase in the integration of these two dynamic technologies. Although a variety of applications can be...

TV White Space Spectrum Technologies: Regulations, Standards, and Applications

Rashid Abdelhaleem Saeed, Stephen J. Shellhammer
May 22, 2017

Although sophisticated wireless radio technologies make it possible for unlicensed wireless devices to take advantage of un-used broadcast TV spectra, those looking to advance the field have lacked a book that covers cognitive radio in TV white spaces (TVWS). Filling this need, TV White Space...

Signals and Systems: A MATLAB® Integrated Approach

Oktay Alkin
May 10, 2017

Drawing on the author’s 25+ years of teaching experience, Signals and Systems: A MATLAB® Integrated Approach presents a novel and comprehensive approach to understanding signals and systems theory. Many texts use MATLAB® as a computational tool, but Alkin’s text employs MATLAB both computationally...

Neuro-Fuzzy Equalizers for Mobile Cellular Channels

K.C. Raveendranathan
April 06, 2017

Equalizers are present in all forms of communication systems. Neuro-Fuzzy Equalizers for Mobile Cellular Channels details the modeling of a mobile broadband communication channel and designing of a neuro-fuzzy adaptive equalizer for it. This book focuses on the concept of the simulation of wireless...

Introduction to Computer Networks and Cybersecurity

Chwan-Hwa (John) Wu, J. David Irwin
April 06, 2017

If a network is not secure, how valuable is it? Introduction to Computer Networks and Cybersecurity takes an integrated approach to networking and cybersecurity, highlighting the interconnections so that you quickly understand the complex design issues in modern networks. This full-color book uses...

Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach

Chaowei Yang, Qunying Huang
March 31, 2017

An exploration of the benefits of cloud computing in geoscience research and applications as well as future research directions, Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach discusses the essential elements of cloud computing and their advantages for geoscience. Using practical examples, it...

End-to-End Adaptive Congestion Control in TCP/IP Networks

Christos N. Houmkozlis, George A. Rovithakis
March 29, 2017

This book provides an adaptive control theory perspective on designing congestion controls for packet-switching networks. Relevant to a wide range of disciplines and industries, including the music industry, computers, image trading, and virtual groups, the text extensively discusses...

Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks: Applications, Protocols, and Standards

V. Çağrı Güngör, Gerhard P. Hancke
March 29, 2017

The collaborative nature of industrial wireless sensor networks (IWSNs) brings several advantages over traditional wired industrial monitoring and control systems, including self-organization, rapid deployment, flexibility, and inherent intelligent processing. In this regard, IWSNs play a vital...

Mobile Communications Handbook, Third Edition

Jerry D. Gibson
March 29, 2017

With 26 entirely new and 5 extensively revised chapters out of the total of 39, the Mobile Communications Handbook, Third Edition presents an in-depth and up-to-date overview of the full range of wireless and mobile technologies that we rely on every day. This includes, but is not limited to,...

Intelligent Diagnosis and Prognosis of Industrial Networked Systems

Chee Khiang Pang, Frank L. Lewis, Tong Heng Lee, Zhao Yang Dong
March 29, 2017

In an era of intense competition where plant operating efficiencies must be maximized, downtime due to machinery failure has become more costly. To cut operating costs and increase revenues, industries have an urgent need to predict fault progression and remaining lifespan of industrial machines,...

Advanced Video Communications over Wireless Networks

Ce Zhu, Yuenan Li
March 29, 2017

Wireless video communications encompass a broad range of issues and opportunities that serve as the catalyst for technical innovations. To disseminate the most recent advances in this challenging yet exciting field, Advanced Video Communications over Wireless Networks provides an in-depth look at...