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Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security

Roman V. Yampolskiy
August 17, 2018

The history of robotics and artificial intelligence in many ways is also the history of humanity’s attempts to control such technologies. From the Golem of Prague to the military robots of modernity, the debate continues as to what degree of independence such entities should have and how to make...

Nanocrystals in Nonvolatile Memory: Nanocrystals in Nonvolatile Memory

Writam Banerjee
August 13, 2018

In recent years, utilization of the abundant advantages of quantum physics, quantum dots, quantum wires, quantum wells, and nanocrystals has attracted considerable scientific attention in the field of nonvolatile memory. Nanocrystals are the driving element that have brought the nonvolatile flash...

Reluctance Electric Machines: Design and Control

Ion Boldea, Lucian Tutelea
August 10, 2018

Electric energy is arguably a key agent for our material prosperity. With the notable exception of photovoltaic generators, electric generators are exclusively used to produce electric energy from mechanical energy. More than 60% of all electric energy is used in electric motors for useful...

Disordered Semiconductors Second Edition: Physics and Applications

Anatoly Popov
August 01, 2018

Devices based on disordered semiconductors have wide applications. It is difficult to imagine modern life without printers and copiers, LCD monitors and TVs, optical disks, economical solar cells, and many other devices based on disordered semiconductors. However, nowadays books that discuss...

Multi-View Geometry Based Visual Perception and Control of Robotic Systems

Jian Chen, Bingxi Jia, Kaixiang Zhang
August 01, 2018

This book describes visual perception and control methods for robotic systems that need to interact with the environment. Multiple view geometry is utilized to extract low-dimensional geometric information from abundant and high-dimensional image information, making it convenient to develop general...

Condition Monitoring and Faults Diagnosis of Induction Motors: Electrical Signature Analysis

Nordin Saad, Muhammad Irfan, Rosdiazli Ibrahim
July 31, 2018

The book covers various issues related to machinery condition monitoring, signal processing and conditioning, instrumentation and measurements, faults for induction motors failures, new trends in condition monitoring, and the fault identification process using motor currents electrical signature...

Electronic Engineering: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference of Electronic Engineering and Information Science (ICEEIS 2017), January 7-8, 2017, Haikou, P.R. China

Dongxing Wang
July 31, 2018

The 4th International Conference of Electronic Engineering and Information Science 2017 (ICEEIS2017) was held January 7-8, 2017 in Haikou, P.R. China. This conference was sponsored by the Harbin University of Science and Technology, China. The conference continued the tradition of gathering...

Electric Energy Systems: Analysis and Operation

Antonio Gomez-Exposito, Antonio J. Conejo, Claudio Canizares
June 21, 2018

The book provides a deep and broad insight into modern electric energy systems, shown by increasing levels of renewable penetration, smart grids, and active consumers. It includes fundamental topics, such as load flow, short circuit and stability analysis, as well as advanced topics, such as...

Capacitance Spectroscopy of Semiconductors

Jian V. Li, Giorgio Ferrari
June 21, 2018

Capacitance spectroscopy refers to techniques for characterizing the electrical properties of semiconductor materials, junctions, and interfaces, all from the dependence of device capacitance on frequency, time, temperature, and electric potential. This book includes 15 chapters written by...

Advances in Discrete-Time Sliding Mode Control: Theory and Applications

Ahmadreza Argha, Steven Su, Li Li, Hung Tan Nguyen, Branko George Celler
June 18, 2018

The focus of this book is on the design of a specific control strategy using digital computers. This control strategy referred to as Sliding Mode Control (SMC), has its roots in (continuous-time) relay control. This book aims to explain recent investigations' output in the field of discrete-time...

Lithium-Ion Supercapacitors: Fundamentals and Energy Applications

Lei Zhang, David P. Wilkinson, Zhongwei Chen, Jiujun Zhang
June 12, 2018

The book provides a comprehensive understanding of the principles for operating lithium-ion supercapacitors (LISCs), their challenges, technological trends and perspectives. This LISC technology has high potential to replace conventional main rechargeable batteries such as lead-acid and nickel...

Artificial Intelligence: With an Introduction to Machine Learning, Second Edition

Richard E. Neapolitan, Xia Jiang
May 16, 2018

The first edition of this popular textbook, Contemporary Artificial Intelligence, provided an accessible and student friendly introduction to AI. This fully revised and expanded update, Artificial Intelligence: With an Introduction to Machine Learning, Second Edition, retains the same accessibility...