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  • Multimedia Streaming and Applications

    By Jaime Lloret, Alejandro Canovas, Elsa Macias, Alvaro Suarez

    The book introduces the reader to multimedia streaming and details the QoS and QoE parameters that should be taken into account in multimedia streaming. After reviewing the main multimedia streaming players several chapters, it details all the issues related to IPTV and VoIP. It explains several…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Fast Solvers for Mesh-Based Computations

    By Maciej Paszynski

    This book presents an alternative way of constructing multi-frontal direct solver algorithms for mesh-based computations. The construction of the solver algorithm is based on the additional available knowledge concerning the structure of the computational mesh. The alternative method presented in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Applied Mathematics

  • Advances in Mobile Cloud Computing Systems

    Edited by F. Richard Yu, Victor Leung

    Mobile cloud computing is considered to be a promising paradigm with a huge market, bridging the gap between the multimedia demands of end users and mobile network capacity. Unlike traditional mobile computing systems with limited capabilities, mobile cloud computing enables cutting-edge…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    CRC Press

  • Ubiquitous Computing, Complexity and Culture

    Edited by Ulrik Ekman, Jay David Bolter, Lily Díaz, Morten Søndergaard, Maria Engberg

    The ubiquitous nature of mobile and pervasive computing has begun to reshape and complicate our notions of space, time, and identity. In this collection, over thirty internationally recognized contributors reflect on ubiquitous computing’s implications for the ways in which we interact with our…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Swarm Intelligence

    Principles, Advances, and Applications

    By Aboul Ella Hassanien, Eid Emary

    This book presents a brief introduction to the mathematical optimization with special attention to swarm-intelligence and their applications, divisions, variants, and hybridizations. Basic concepts related to swarm intelligence are presented such as randomness, random walks and chaos theory, as a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04 
    CRC Press

  • Cult of Analytics

    Data analytics for marketing, 2nd Edition

    By Steve Jackson

    Cult of Analytics enables professionals to build an analytics driven culture into their business or organization. Marketers will learn how to turn tried and tested tactics into an actionable plan to change their culture to one that uses web analytics on a day to day basis.Through use of the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Technology

    Key papers from Disability & Society

    Edited by Alan Roulstone, Alison Sheldon, Jennifer Harris

    This edited collection brings together keynote articles from the journal Disability & Society to provide a comprehensive and though-provoking exploration of the place of technology in disabled people’s lives, documenting and analysing the growing impact of technology on disability and society…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Data Warehousing for Biomedical Informatics

    By Richard E. Biehl

    This book provides a step-by-step guide to designing and implementing an enterprise data warehouse using a 4-iteration lifecycle and standardized design pattern that enables fast implementation of a fully scalable generic data architecture that supports a healthcare institution’s clinical,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Auerbach Publications

  • Ethical IT Innovation

    A Value-Based System Design Approach

    By Sarah Spiekermann

    Ethics in IT Systems Development: The Human Use of Machine Beings stands at the intersection of computer science, philosophy and management and integrates theories and frameworks from all three domains. This book discusses how ubiquitous computing is rapidly changing our private and professional…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Auerbach Publications

  • Personhood and Social Robotics

    A psychological consideration

    By Raya A Jones

    An exponentially growing industry, human robot interaction (HRI) research has drawn predominantly upon psychologists’ descriptions of mechanisms of face-to-face dyadic interactions. This book considers how social robotics is beginning unwittingly to confront an impasse that has been a perennial…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Social Psychology

  • Cyber Physical Systems

    Architectures, Protocols and Applications

    Edited by Chi (Harold) Liu, Yan Zhang

    A cyber-physical system (CPS) is a system featuring a tight combination of, and coordination between, the system’s computational and physical elements. This book serves as a one-stop reference on nearly all aspects of CPS, including concepts, architectures, techniques, protocols, standards,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    CRC Press
    Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications

  • Cyber Physical Systems--A Computational Perspective

    Edited by Gaddadevara Matt Siddesh, Ganesh Chandra Deka, Krishnarajanagar GopalaIyengar Srinivasa, Lalit Mohan Patnaik

    Cyber physical systems (CPS) integrate traditional information and computation with physical entities and processes. A new world is emerging in which CPS are moving beyond niche areas and laboratories. This book investigates issues related to green ICT, smart cellular networks, green buildings,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

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