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Smart Technologies in Healthcare

Bruno Bouchard
February 13, 2017

Assistive technologies for the old and people with disabilities is now a very active field of research. It also constitutes a very profitable market (expected to reach US $60 billion p.a. by 2018). The book covers key aspects of this important field and provides guidelines for developing assistive...

Real-World Electronic Voting: Design, Analysis and Deployment

Feng Hao, Peter Y. A. Ryan
December 13, 2016

Real-World Electronic Voting: Design, Analysis and Deployment captures all major developments in electronic voting since 2003 in a real-world setting. It covers three broad categories: e-voting protocols, attacks reported on e-voting and new developments on the use of e-voting. This book explores...

Information Science and Electronic Engineering: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of Electronic Engineering and Information Science (ICEEIS 2016), January 4-5, 2016, Harbin, China

Dongxing Wang
December 06, 2016

Information Science and Electronic Engineering is a collection of contributions drawn from the International Conference of Electronic Engineering and Information Science (ICEEIS 2016) held January 4-5, 2016 in Harbin, China. The papers in this proceedings volume cover various topics, including:-...

Modelling Intelligent Multi-Modal Transit Systems

Agostino Nuzzolo, William H. K. Lam
November 10, 2016

The growing mobility needs of travellers have led to the development of increasingly complex and integrated multi-modal transit networks. Hence, transport agencies and transit operators are now more urgently required to assist in the challenging task of effectively and efficiently planning,...

Knowledge Management in Practice

Anthony J. Rhem
July 25, 2016

"This evidence-based book provides the framework and guidelines that professionals need for working with the contemporary explosion of data that is creating opportunities and challenges to all phases of our society and commerce." –Larry R. Medsker, Research Professor in Physics and Data Science,...

Applied System Innovation: Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Applied System Innovation (ICASI 2015), May 22-27, 2015, Osaka, Japan

Teen-Hang Meen, Stephen Prior, Artde Donald Kin-Tak Lam
June 20, 2016

The 2015 International Conference on Applied System Innovation (ICASI 2015) was held May 22-27, 2015 in Osaka, Japan and provided a unified communication platform for researchers active in a wide range of research fields. Professionals from industry, academia and government were encouraged to...

High Performance CMOS Range Imaging: Device Technology and Systems Considerations

Andreas Süss
March 24, 2016

This work is dedicated to CMOS based imaging with the emphasis on the noise modeling, characterization and optimization in order to contribute to the design of high performance imagers in general and range imagers in particular. CMOS is known to be superior to CCD due to its flexibility in terms of...

The Cognitive Early Warning Predictive System Using the Smart Vaccine: The New Digital Immunity Paradigm for Smart Cities and Critical Infrastructure

Rocky Termanini
December 21, 2015

Here’s an interesting revelation ... during the plague of Athens in 430 BC, the Greeks realized that people who had previously survived smallpox did not contract the disease a second time. In fact, these survivors were often called upon to attend to those afflicted with smallpox. Consider this book...

Risks of Artificial Intelligence

Vincent C. Müller
December 10, 2015

If the intelligence of artificial systems were to surpass that of humans, humanity would face significant risks. The time has come to consider these issues, and this consideration must include progress in artificial intelligence (AI) as much as insights from AI theory.Featuring contributions from...

Anti-Spam Techniques Based on Artificial Immune System

Ying Tan
December 01, 2015

Email has become an indispensable communication tool in daily life. However, high volumes of spam waste resources, interfere with productivity, and present severe threats to computer system security and personal privacy. This book introduces research on anti-spam techniques based on the artificial...

Cyber-Physical Systems: A Computational Perspective

Gaddadevara Matt Siddesh, Ganesh Chandra Deka, Krishnarajanagar GopalaIyengar Srinivasa, Lalit Mohan Patnaik
November 18, 2015

In cyber-physical systems (CPS), sensors and embedded systems are networked together to monitor and manage a range of physical processes through a continuous feedback system. This allows distributed computing using wireless devices. Cyber-Physical Systems—A Computational Perspective examines...

A Complete Guide to Portals and User Experience Platforms

Shailesh Kumar Shivakumar
September 25, 2015

Build a Next-Generation Enterprise Digital Platform with Portals and UXP A Complete Guide to Portals and User Experience Platforms provides in-depth coverage of portal technologies and user experience platforms (UXPs), which form the key pillars of a modern digital platform. Drawing on his...