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Handbook of Optical Sensors

Jose Luis Santos, Faramarz Farahi
February 26, 2018

Handbook of Optical Sensors provides a comprehensive and integrated view of optical sensors, addressing the fundamentals, structures, technologies, applications, and future perspectives. Featuring chapters authored by recognized experts and major contributors to the field, this essential reference:...

Sea Ice Image Processing with MATLAB®

Qin Zhang, Roger Skjetne
February 20, 2018

The ice concentration data on a global scale are available on a daily basis due to microwave satellite sensors. Image processing for sea ice is vital to estimate the sea ice properties and understand the behavior of sea ice especially on a relatively small scale. Currently, sea ice concentration is...

Introduction to Visual Computing: Core Concepts in Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing

Aditi Majumder, M. Gopi
February 18, 2018

Introduction to Visual Computing: Core Concepts in Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing covers the fundamental concepts of visual computing. Whereas past books have treated these concepts within the context of specific fields such as computer graphics, computer vision or image processing...

Understanding Optics with Python

Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan, Hassen Ghalila, Ahmed Ammar, L. Srinivasa Varadharajan
February 16, 2018

This book introduces optics through the use of simulations, namely, Python. Students, researchers, and engineers will be able to use Python simulations to better understand the basic concepts of optics and professors will be able to provide immediate visualizations of the complex ideas. Readers...

Building a Dedicated GSM GPS Module Tracking System for Fleet Management: Hardware and Software

Franjieh El Khoury, Antoine Zgheib
February 16, 2018

This book shows how to build a "INFelecPHY GPS Unit" (IEP-GPS) tracking system for fleet management that is based on 3G and GPRS modules. This model should provide reliability since it deals with several protocols: 1) HTTP and HTTPS to navigate, download and upload in real time the information to a...

Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Based on Parallel Shift Technology

Stepan Bilan, Sergey Yuzhakov
February 14, 2018

This book describes the methods and algorithms for image pre-processing and recognition. These methods are based on a parallel shift technology of the imaging copy, as well as simple mathematical operations to allow the generation of a minimum set of features to describe and recognize the image....

Communication Protocol Engineering, Second Edition

Miroslav Popovic
February 14, 2018

The book aims to enable the reader to master the engineering of communication protocols, which are amply present nowadays in mobile phones, tablets, laptops, smart appliances, and service providers' datacenters and clouds. Readers will acquire the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to...

Sensors for Safety and Process Control in Hydrogen Technologies

Thomas Hübert, Lois Boon-Brett, William Buttner
February 12, 2018

Understand, Select, and Design Sensors for Hydrogen-Based Applications The use of hydrogen generated from renewable energy sources is expected to become an essential component of a low-carbon, environmentally friendly energy supply, spurring the worldwide development of hydrogen technologies....

Radar Imaging for Maritime Observation

Fabrizio Berizzi, Marco Martorella, Elisa Giusti
February 12, 2018

Based on the experiences of the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Pisa and the Radar and Surveillance System (RaSS) national laboratory of the National Interuniversity Consortium of Telecommunication (CNIT), Radar Imaging for Maritime Observation presents the most recent...

Fundamentals of Optomechanics

Daniel Vukobratovich, Paul Yoder
February 05, 2018

This textbook will provide the fundamentals of optomechanics. Starting from the basics, this textbook will lead you through the opto-mechanical design process, discussing materials selection, principles of kinematic design, as well as mounting of windows, individual lenses, and multiple lenses....

Elastic Scattering of Electromagnetic Radiation: Analytic Solutions in Diverse Backgrounds

Subodh Kumar Sharma
February 02, 2018

The technique of elastic scattering of electromagnetic radiation has been used as a diagnostic tool in various disciplines of science,engineering,medicine and agriculture.The investigations relating to above problems may be divided in three categories:(i)Scattering by a single particle,(ii)...

An Introduction to Distributed Optical Fibre Sensors

Arthur H. Hartog
January 31, 2018

This book explains physical principles, unique benefits, broad categories, implementation aspects, and performance criteria of distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS). For each kind of sensor, the book highlights industrial applications, which range from oil and gas production to power line...