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Acquisitions Electronic Documents - July 2014

Basic Sciences

Sciences

The Neurological Emergence of Epilepsy : The National Hospital for the Paralysed and Epileptic (1870-1895) [Monograph]
Lekka, Vasia \ 2015
This book explores the emergence of epilepsy as a purely neurological disorder, in the second half of the nineteenth century. It focuses on the world’s first neurological hospital, the National Hospital for the Paralysed and Epileptic in London, and ...
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Mathematics

Advances in Mathematical Economics Volume 18 [Monograph]
Kusuoka, Shigeo \ Maruyama, Toru \ 2014
A lot of economic problems can be formulated as constrained optimizations and equilibration of their solutions. Various mathematical theories have been supplying economists with indispensable machineries for these problems arising in economic theory. ...
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Algebra, Geometry and Mathematical Physics : AGMP, Mulhouse, France, October 2011 [Monograph]
Makhlouf, Abdenacer \ Paal, Eugen \ Silvestrov, Sergei D \ Stolin, Alexander \ 2014
This book collects the proceedings of the Algebra, Geometry and Mathematical Physics Conference, held at the University of Haute Alsace, France, October 2011. Organized in the four areas of algebra, geometry, dynamical symmetries and conservation law ...
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Algebraic Monoids, Group Embeddings, and Algebraic Combinatorics [Monograph]
Can, Mahir \ Li, Zhenheng \ Steinberg, Benjamin \ Wang, Qiang \ 2014
This book contains a collection of fifteen articles and is dedicated to the sixtieth birthdays of Lex Renner and Mohan Putcha, the pioneers of the field of algebraic monoids.   Topics presented include:   v  structure and representation theory of red ...
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Algebraic Number Theory [Monograph]
Jarvis, Frazer \ 2014
The technical difficulties of algebraic number theory often make this subject appear difficult to beginners. This undergraduate textbook provides a welcome solution to these problems as it provides an approachable and thorough introduction to the top ...
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Analysis and Topology in Nonlinear Differential Equations : A Tribute to Bernhard Ruf on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday [Monograph]
Figueiredo, Djairo G \ do Ó, João Marcos \ Tomei, Carlos \ 2014
This volume is a collection of articles presented at the Workshop for Nonlinear Analysis held in João Pessoa, Brazil, in September 2012. The influence of Bernhard Ruf, to whom this volume is dedicated on the occasion of his 60th birthday, is percepti ...
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Approximation Theory XIV: San Antonio 2013 [Monograph]
Fasshauer, Gregory E \ Schumaker, Larry L \ 2014
This volume developed from papers presented at the international conference Approximation Theory XIV,  held April 7–10, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas. The proceedings contains surveys by invited speakers, covering topics such as splines on non-tensor-pr ...
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Automorphisms in Birational and Affine Geometry : Levico Terme, Italy, October 2012 [Monograph]
Cheltsov, Ivan \ Ciliberto, Ciro \ Flenner, Hubert \ McKernan, James \ Prokhorov, Yuri G \ Zaidenberg, Mikhail \ 2014
The main focus of this volume is on the problem of describing the automorphism groups of affine and projective varieties, a classical subject in algebraic geometry where, in both cases, the automorphism group is often infinite dimensional. The collec ...
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Chemical Kinetics, Stochastic Processes, and Irreversible Thermodynamics [Monograph]
Santillán, Moisés \ 2014
This book brings theories in nonlinear dynamics, stochastic processes, irreversible thermodynamics, physical chemistry, and biochemistry together in an introductory but formal and comprehensive manner.  Coupled with examples, the theories are develop ...
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Contributions to Sampling Statistics [Monograph]
Mecatti, Fulvia \ Conti, Pier Luigi \ Ranalli, Maria Giovanna \ 2014
This book contains a selection of the papers presented at the ITACOSM 2013 Conference, held in Milan in June 2013. ITACOSM is the bi-annual meeting of the Survey Sampling Group S2G of the Italian Statistical Society, intended as an international  for ...
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A Cp-Theory Problem Book : Special Features of Function Spaces [Monograph]
Tkachuk, Vladimir V \ 2014
The books in Vladimir Tkachuk’s A Cp-Theory Problem Book series will be the ‘go to’ texts for basic reference to Cp-theory. This second volume, Special Features of Function Spaces, gives a reasonably complete coverage of Cp-theory, systematically int ...
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Descriptive Topology and Functional Analysis : In Honour of Jerzy Kakol’s 60th Birthday [Monograph]
Ferrando, Juan Carlos \ López-Pellicer, Manuel \ 2014
Descriptive topology and functional analysis, with extensive material demonstrating new connections between them, are the subject of the first section of this work. Applications to spaces of continuous functions, topological Abelian groups, linear to ...
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Discrete Dynamical Models [Monograph]
Salinelli, Ernesto \ Tomarelli, Franco \ 2014
This book provides an introduction to the analysis of discrete dynamical systems. The content is presented by an unitary approach that blends the perspective of mathematical modeling together with the ones of several discipline as Mathematical Analys ...
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Functional Analysis and Applied Optimization in Banach Spaces : Applications to Non-Convex Variational Models [Monograph]
Botelho, Fabio \ 2014
This book introduces the basic concepts of real and functional analysis. It presents the fundamentals of the calculus of variations, convex analysis, duality, and optimization that are necessary to develop applications to physics and engineering prob ...
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General Pontryagin-Type Stochastic Maximum Principle and Backward Stochastic Evolution Equations in Infinite Dimensions [Monograph]
Lü, Qi \ Zhang, Xu \ 2014
The classical Pontryagin maximum principle (addressed to deterministic finite dimensional control systems) is one of the three milestones in modern control theory. The corresponding theory is by now well-developed in the deterministic infinite dimens ...
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Geometric Control Theory and Sub-Riemannian Geometry [Monograph]
Stefani, Gianna \ Boscain, Ugo \ Gauthier, Jean-Paul \ Sarychev, Andrey \ Sigalotti, Mario \ 2014
This volume presents recent advances in the interaction between Geometric Control Theory and sub-Riemannian geometry. On the one hand, Geometric Control Theory used the differential geometric and Lie algebraic language for studying controllability, m ...
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Implicit Functions and Solution Mappings : A View from Variational Analysis [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Dontchev, Asen L \ Rockafellar, R. Tyrrell \ 2014
The implicit function theorem is one of the most important theorems in analysis and its many variants are basic tools in partial differential equations and numerical analysis. This second edition of Implicit Functions and Solution Mappings presents a ...
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Introduction to Supergravity [Monograph]
Tanii, Yoshiaki \ 2014
This book is a pedagogical introduction to supergravity, a gravitational field theory that includes supersymmetry (symmetry between bosons and fermions) and is a generalization of Einstein's general relativity. Supergravity provides a low-energy effe ...
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Invariant Probabilities of Transition Functions [Monograph]
Zaharopol, Radu \ 2014
The structure of the set of all the invariant probabilities and the structure of various types of individual invariant probabilities of a transition function are two topics of significant interest in the theory of transition functions, and are studie ...
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Managing Complexity, Reducing Perplexity : Modeling Biological Systems [Monograph]
Delitala, Marcello \ Ajmone Marsan, Giulia \ 2014
This book is devoted to an overview of the status of the art in the study of complex systems, with particular focus on the analysis of systems pertaining to living matter. Both senior scientists and young researchers from diverse and prestigious inst ...
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Modeling, Dynamics, Optimization and Bioeconomics I : Contributions from ICMOD 2010 and the 5th Bioeconomy Conference 2012 [Conference proceedings]
Pinto, Alberto Adrego \ Zilberman, David \ 2014
This volume explores the emerging and current, cutting-edge theories and methods of modeling, optimization, dynamics and bioeconomy. It provides an overview of the main issues, results and open questions in these fields as well as covers applications ...
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Modern Problems in Insurance Mathematics [Monograph]
Silvestrov, Dmitrii \ Martin-Löf, Anders \ 2014
This book is a compilation of 21 papers presented at the International Cramér Symposium on Insurance Mathematics (ICSIM) held at Stockholm University in June, 2013. The book comprises selected contributions from several large research communities in ...
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Neural Fields : Theory and Applications [Monograph]
Coombes, Stephen \ beim Graben, Peter \ Potthast, Roland \ Wright, James \ 2014
With this book, the editors present the first comprehensive collection in neural field studies, authored by leading scientists in the field - among them are two of the founding-fathers of neural field theory. Up to now, research results in the field ...
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Nonlinear Analysis : Approximation Theory, Optimization and Applications [Monograph]
Ansari, Qamrul Hasan \ 2014
Many of our daily-life problems can be written in the form of an optimization problem. Therefore, solution methods are needed to solve such problems. Due to the complexity of the problems, it is not always easy to find the exact solution. However, ap ...
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Operator Theory in Harmonic and Non-commutative Analysis : 23rd International Workshop in Operator Theory and its Applications, Sydney, July 2012 [Monograph]
Ball, Joseph A \ Dritschel, Michael A \ Elst, A.F.M \ Portal, Pierre \ Potapov, Denis \ 2014
This book comprises the proceedings of the XXIII International Workshop on Operator Theory and its Applications (IWOTA 2012), which was held at the University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia) from 16 July to 20 July 2012. It includes twelve art ...
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Optimization and Control Techniques and Applications [Monograph]
Xu, Honglei \ Teo, Kok Lay \ Zhang, Yi \ 2014
This book presents advances in state-of-the-art solution methods and their applications to real life practical problems in optimization, control and operations research. Contributions from world-class experts in the field are collated here in two par ...
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Oscillation and Stability of Delay Models in Biology [Monograph]
Agarwal, Ravi P \ O'Regan, Donal \ Saker, Samir H \ 2014
Environmental variation plays an important role in many biological and ecological dynamical systems. This monograph focuses on the study of oscillation and the stability of delay models occurring in biology. The book presents recent research results ...
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Positional Games [Monograph]
Hefetz, Dan \ Krivelevich, Michael \ Stojaković, Miloš \ Szabó, Tibor \ 2014
This text serves as a thorough introduction to the rapidly developing field of positional games. This area constitutes an important branch of combinatorics, whose aim it is to systematically develop an extensive mathematical basis for a variety of tw ...
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Principles of Harmonic Analysis [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Deitmar, Anton \ Echterhoff, Siegfried \ 2014
This book offers a complete and streamlined treatment of the central principles of abelian harmonic analysis: Pontryagin duality, the Plancherel theorem and the Poisson summation formula, as well as their respective generalizations to non-abelian gro ...
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Probability on Compact Lie Groups [Monograph]
Applebaum, David \ 2014
Probability theory on compact Lie groups deals with the interaction between “chance” and “symmetry,” a beautiful area of mathematics of great interest in its own sake but which is now also finding increasing applications in statistics and engineering ...
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Reduced Order Methods for Modeling and Computational Reduction [Monograph]
Quarteroni, Alfio \ Rozza, Gianluigi \ 2014
This monograph addresses the state of the art of reduced order methods for modeling and computational reduction of complex parametrized systems, governed by ordinary and/or partial differential equations, with a special emphasis on real time computin ...
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Regularity of Difference Equations on Banach Spaces [Monograph]
Agarwal, Ravi P \ Cuevas, Claudio \ Lizama, Carlos \ 2014
This work introduces readers to the topic of maximal regularity for difference equations. The authors systematically present the method of maximal regularity, outlining basic linear difference equations along with relevant results. They address recen ...
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Stochastic Differential Equations, Backward SDEs, Partial Differential Equations [Monograph]
Pardoux, Etienne \ Rӑşcanu, Aurel \ 2014
This research monograph presents results to researchers in stochastic calculus, forward and backward stochastic differential equations, connections between diffusion processes and second order partial differential equations (PDEs), and financial math ...
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Stochastic Optimization in Insurance : A Dynamic Programming Approach [Monograph]
Azcue, Pablo \ Muler, Nora \ 2014
The main purpose of the book is to show how a viscosity approach can be used to tackle control problems in insurance. The problems covered are the maximization of survival probability as well as the maximization of dividends in the classical collecti ...
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Statistics

Statistical Methods and Applications from a Historical Perspective : Selected Issues [Monograph]
Crescenzi, Fabio \ Mignani, Stefania \ 2014
The book showcases a selection of peer-reviewed papers, the preliminary versions of which were presented at a conference held 11-13 June 2011 in Bologna and organized jointly by the Italian Statistical Society (SIS), the National Institute of Statist ...
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Text Analysis with R for Students of Literature [Monograph]
Jockers, Matthew L \ 2014
Text Analysis with R for Students of Literature is written with students and scholars of literature in mind but will be applicable to other humanists and social scientists wishing to extend their methodological tool kit to include quantitative and co ...
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The Work of Raymond J. Carroll : The Impact and Influence of a Statistician [Monograph]
Davidian, Marie \ Lin, Xihong \ Morris, Jeffrey S \ Stefanski, Leonard A \ 2014
This volume contains Raymond J. Carroll's research and commentary on its impact by leading statisticians. Each of the seven main parts focuses on a key research area: Measurement Error, Transformation and Weighting, Epidemiology, Nonparametric and Se ...
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Physics

Atomic Spectroscopy and Radiative Processes [Monograph]
Landi Degl'Innocenti, Egidio \ 2014
This book describes the basic physical principles of atomic spectroscopy and the absorption and emission of radiation in astrophysical and laboratory plasmas. It summarizes the basics of electromagnetism and thermodynamics and then describes in detai ...
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Better Decision Making in Complex, Dynamic Tasks : Training with Human-Facilitated Interactive Learning Environments [Monograph]
Qudrat-Ullah, Hassan \ 2015
This book describes interactive learning environments (ILEs) and their underlying concepts. It explains how ILEs can be used to improve the decision-making process and how these improvements can be empirically verified. The objective of this book is ...
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Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker: Major Texts in Physics [Monograph]
Drieschner, Michael \ 2014
This book presents a collection of texts by the German physicist and philosopher Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912-2007), for use in seminars on the history, epistemology and structure of physics. Most texts appear in English for the first time. We ...
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Choosing and Using Astronomical Filters [Monograph]
Griffiths, Martin \ 2015
As a casual read through any of the major amateur astronomical magazines will demonstrate, there are filters available for all aspects of optical astronomy. This book provides a ready resource on the use of the following filters, among others, for ob ...
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Concise Catalog of Deep-Sky Objects : Astrophysical Information for 550 Galaxies, Clusters and Nebulae [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Finlay, Warren H \ 2014
This book is for the amateur astronomer who wants to know about the astrophysical nature of deep sky objects. The information is presented in a concise format and is equally valuable when used as background reading or, alternatively, at the telescope ...
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Cylindrical Liner Z-pinches as Drivers for Converging Strong Shock Experiments [Monograph]
Burdiak, Guy C \ 2014
The thesis describes the development of an entirely new experimental platform for generating and studying converging radiative shock waves. It was discovered that the application of large magnetic pressures to gas-filled cylindrical metallic tubes co ...
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Deterministic Nonlinear Systems : A Short Course [Monograph]
Anishchenko, Vadim S \ Vadivasova, Tatyana E \ Strelkova, Galina I \ 2014
This text is a short yet complete course on nonlinear dynamics of deterministic systems. Conceived as a modular set of 15 concise lectures it reflects the many years of teaching experience by the authors. The lectures treat in turn the fundamental as ...
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Digital Fourier Analysis: Advanced Techniques [Monograph]
Kido, Ken'iti \ 2015
This textbook is a thorough, accessible introduction to advanced digital Fourier analysis for advanced undergraduate and graduate students. Assuming knowledge of the Fast Fourier Transform, this book covers advanced topics including the Hilbert trans ...
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Digital Fourier Analysis: Fundamentals [Monograph]
Kido, Ken'iti \ 2015
This textbook is a thorough, accessible introduction to digital Fourier analysis for undergraduate students in the sciences. Beginning with the principles of sine/cosine decomposition, the reader walks through the principles of discrete Fourier analy ...
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Dispersion Stability, Microstructure and Phase Transition of Anisotropic Nanodiscs [Monograph]
Pujala, Ravi Kumar \ 2014
This thesis explores the dispersion stability, microstructure and phase transitions involved in the nanoclay system. It describes the recently discovered formation of colloidal gels via two routes: the first is through phase separation and second is ...
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Electronic Properties of Graphene Heterostructures with Hexagonal Crystals [Monograph]
Wallbank, John R \ 2014
The last decade has witnessed the discovery of, and dramatic progress in understanding the physics of graphene and related two-dimensional materials. The development of methods for manufacturing and aligning high-quality two-dimensional crystals has ...
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Fractal Apertures in Waveguides, Conducting Screens and Cavities : Analysis and Design [Monograph]
Ghosh, Basudeb \ Sinha, Sachendra N \ Kartikeyan, M. V \ 2014
This book deals with the design and analysis of fractal apertures in waveguides, conducting screens and cavities using numerical electromagnetics and field-solvers. The aim is to obtain design solutions with improved accuracy for a wide range of appl ...
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General Relativity, Cosmology and Astrophysics : Perspectives 100 years after Einstein's stay in Prague [Monograph]
Bičák, Jiří \ Ledvinka, Tomáš \ 2014
The articles included in this Volume represent a broad and highly qualified view on the present state of general relativity, quantum gravity, and their cosmological and astrophysical implications. As such, it may serve as a valuable source of knowled ...
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How to Find the Apollo Landing Sites [Monograph]
Chen, James L \ 2014
This book is for anyone who wants to be able to connect the history of lunar exploration to the Moon visible above. It addresses what Apollo equipment and experiments were left behind and what the Apollo landings sites look like now. Each Apollo miss ...
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The Influence of Demographic Stochasticity on Population Dynamics : A Mathematical Study of Noise-Induced Bistable States and Stochastic Patterns [Monograph]
Biancalani, Tommaso \ 2014
The dynamics of population systems cannot be understood within the framework of ordinary differential equations, which assume that the number of interacting agents is infinite. With recent advances in ecology, biochemistry and genetics it is becoming ...
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Integrated Devices for Quantum Information with Polarization Encoded Qubits [Monograph]
Sansoni, Linda \ 2014
Quantum information science has found great experimental success by exploiting single photons. To date, however, the majority of quantum optical experiments use large-scale (bulk) optical elements bolted down to an optical bench, an approach that ult ...
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Introduction to Solid State Physics and Crystalline Nanostructures [Monograph]
Iadonisi, Giuseppe \ Cantele, Giovanni \ Chiofalo, Maria Luisa \ 2014
This textbook provides conceptual, procedural, and factual knowledge on solid state and nanostructure physics. It is designed to acquaint readers with key concepts and their connections, to stimulate intuition and curiosity, and to enable the acquisi ...
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Irreversibility and Dissipation in Microscopic Systems [Monograph]
Roldán, Édgar \ 2014
After an insightful introductory part on recent developments in the thermodynamics of small systems, the author presents his contribution to a long-standing problem, namely the connection between irreversibility and dissipation. He develops a method ...
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The Large Scale Structures : A Window on the Dark Components of the Universe [Monograph]
Ilić, Stéphane \ 2014
Dark Energy and Dark Matter are among the greatest mysteries in modern cosmology. The present work explores in depth how large cosmic structures can help us unveil the nature of these components of the Universe. One the one hand, it focuses on a sign ...
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Macroscopic Matter Wave Interferometry [Monograph]
Nimmrichter, Stefan \ 2014
Matter‐wave interferometry is a promising and successful way to explore truly macroscopic quantum phenomena and probe the validity of quantum theory at the borderline to the classic world. Indeed, we may soon witness quantum superpositions with nano ...
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Magnetic Order and Coupling Phenomena : A Study of Magnetic Structure and Magnetization Reversal Processes in Rare-Earth-Transition-Metal Based Alloys and Heterostructures [Monograph]
Schubert, Christian \ 2014
This thesis presents recent developments in magnetic coupling phenomena of ferrimagnetic rare-earth transition-metal Tb-Fe alloys and coupled systems consisting of ferri-/ferromagnetic heterostructures. Taking advantage of the tunability of the excha ...
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Mathematics for Physicists and Engineers : Fundamentals and Interactive Study Guide [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Weltner, Klaus \ John, Sebastian \ Weber, Wolfgang J \ Schuster, Peter \ Grosjean, Jean \ 2014
This textbook offers an accessible and highly approved approach which is characterized by the combination of the textbook with a detailed study guide available online at our repository extras.springer.com. This study guide divides the whole learning ...
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Measurement of the Inclusive Electron Cross-Section from Heavy-Flavour Decays and Search for Compressed Supersymmetric Scenarios with the ATLAS Experiment [Monograph]
Backes, Moritz \ 2014
The first part of this thesis presents the measurement of the inclusive cross-section for electron production from heavy-flavour decays in the electron transverse momentum range 7 GeV < pT < 26 GeV using 1.3 pb−1 of 7 TeV proton-proton collision data ...
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Measurements of Spin-Orbit Angles for Transiting Systems : Toward an Understanding of the Migration History of Exoplanets [Monograph]
Hirano, Teruyuki \ 2014
This thesis presents accurate analyses of the spin-orbit angle for many remarkable transiting exoplanetary systems, including the first measurement of the Rossiter-McLaughlin effect for a multiple transiting system.   The author presents the observat ...
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Meccanica Statistica Elementare : I fondamenti [Monograph]
Falcioni, Massimo \ Vulpiani, Angelo \ 2015
La meccanica statistica (MS) nell'insegnamente universitario e' spesso confinata in una posizione itermedia tra le tre grandi aree della fisica teorica, la fisica della materia e la fisica matematica. In genere vengono discussi gli aspetti "pratici", ...
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Modelling the Short QT Syndrome Gene Mutations : And Their Role in Cardiac Arrhythmogenesis [Monograph]
Adeniran, Ismail \ 2014
The Short QT Syndrome (SQTS) is characterized by abbreviated QT intervals on the electrocardiogram, increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias and sudden death. Although several gene mutations have been identified in SQT patients, the role of these mutati ...
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Nonequilibrium and Irreversibility [Monograph]
Gallavotti, Giovanni \ 2014
This book concentrates on the properties of the stationary states in chaotic systems of particles or fluids, leaving aside the theory of the way they can be reached. The stationary states of particles or of fluids (understood as probability distribut ...
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Novel Approaches for Single Molecule Activation and Detection [Monograph]
Benfenati, Fabio \ Di Fabrizio, Enzo \ Torre, Vincent \ 2014
How can we obtain tools able to process and exchange information at the molecular scale? In order to do this, it is necessary to activate and detect single molecules under controlled conditions. This book focuses on the generation of biologically-ins ...
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Quantitative Recombination and Transport Properties in Silicon from Dynamic Luminescence [Monograph]
Giesecke, Johannes \ 2014
Harmonically modulated luminescence combines the advantages of highly sensitive luminescence metrology with an immediate dynamic access to carrier lifetime in semiconductors at a minimum of required a priori information. The present work covers theor ...
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Quantum Radiation in Ultra-Intense Laser Pulses [Monograph]
Mackenroth, K. Felix \ 2014
Scientific advances and several technical breakthroughs have led to a remarkable increase in available laser intensities over the past decades. In available ultra-intense laser fields, photon fluxes may become so high that free charge carriers intera ...
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Quantum Theory of Many-Body Systems : Techniques and Applications [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Zagoskin, Alexandre \ 2014
This text presents a self-contained treatment of the physics of many-body systems from the point of view of condensed matter. The approach, quite traditionally, uses the mathematical formalism of quasiparticles and Green’s functions. In particular, i ...
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Relativity and Gravitation : 100 Years after Einstein in Prague [Monograph]
Bičák, Jiří \ Ledvinka, Tomáš \ 2014
In early April 1911 Albert Einstein arrived in Prague to become full professor of theoretical physics at the German part of Charles University. It was there, for the first time, that he concentrated primarily on the problem of gravitation. Before he ...
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Rheophysics : Matter in all its States [Monograph]
Coussot, Philippe \ 2014
This book presents a unified view of the physicochemical origin of the mechanical behaviour of gases, simple solids and liquids, suspensions, polymers, emulsions, foams, and granular materials, along with techniques for measuring that behaviour. Besi ...
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Searches for CP Violation in Charmed Meson Decays : A Study of D+ → K - K+ ∏+ at the LHCb Experiment [Monograph]
Gordon, Hamish \ 2014
Our current understanding of the fundamental building blocks of the Universe, summarised by the Standard Model of particle physics, is incomplete. For example, it fails to explain why we do not see equal, or almost equal, numbers of particles and the ...
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Solar Origins of Space Weather and Space Climate [Monograph]
González Hernández, Irene \ Komm, Rudolf \ Pevtsov, Alexei \ Leibacher, John \ 2014
This topical issue is based on the presentations given at the 26th National Solar Observatory (NSO) Summer Workshop held at the National Solar Observatory/Sacramento Peak, New Mexico, USA from 30 April to 4 May 2012. This unique forum brought togethe ...
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Thermal Properties of Solids at Room and Cryogenic Temperatures [Monograph]
Ventura, Guglielmo \ Perfetti, Mauro \ 2014
This book is a guide for materials scientists, physicists, chemists and engineers who wish to explore the field of low-temperature material properties. The focus is on heat capacity, thermal expansion and electrical and thermal conductivity. The auth ...
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Third generation SUSY and t¯t +Z production : Searches using the ATLAS detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider [Monograph]
McFayden, Josh \ 2014
This thesis describes searches for new particles predicted by the supersymmetry (SUSY) theory, a theory extending beyond the current  Standard Model of particle physics, using the ATLAS detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider. The thesis focuses o ...
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Turbulence and Interactions : Proceedings of the TI 2012 conference [Conference proceedings]
Deville, Michel O \ Estivalezes, Jean-Luc \ Gleize, Vincent \ Lê, Thien-Hiep \ Terracol, Marc \ Vincent, Stéphane \ 2014
The book presents a snapshot of the state-of-art in the field of turbulence modeling and covers the latest developments concerning direct numerical simulations, large eddy simulations, compressible turbulence, coherent structures, two-phase flow simu ...
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Universe of Scales: From Nanotechnology to Cosmology : Symposium in Honor of Minoru M. Freund [Monograph]
Freund, Friedemann \ Langhoff, Stephanie \ 2014
The presentations at this NASA-hosted Symposium in honor of Mino Freund will touch upon the fields, to which his prolific mind has made significant contributions. These include low temperature physics, cosmology, and nanotechnology with its wide-rang ...
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Chemistry

Adsorption, Aggregation and Structure Formation in Systems of Charged Particles : From Colloidal to Supracolloidal Assembly [Monograph]
Bharti, Bhuvnesh \ 2014
This thesis presents studies on the interaction of soft materials like surfactants and proteins with hard silica nanomaterials. Due to its interdisciplinary nature it combines concepts from the fields of physical chemistry, nanoscience and materials ...
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Advancements of Mass Spectrometry in Biomedical Research [Monograph]
Woods, Alisa G \ Darie, Costel C \ 2014
This volume explores the use of mass spectrometry for biomedical applications. Chapters focus on specific therapeutic areas such as oncology, infectious disease and psychiatry. Additional chapters focus on methodology as well as new technologies and ...
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Advances in Chemical Bioanalysis [Monograph]
Matysik, Frank-Michael \ 2014
Expert authors provide critical, in-depth reviews of available methods for retrieving selective information out of complex biological systems. Sensors, probes and devices are present and future tools of medicinal diagnostics, environmental monitoring ...
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Biotechnology of Food and Feed Additives [Monograph]
Zorn, Holger \ Czermak, Peter \ 2014
1.    Sweeteners, Prof. Dr. Gert-Wolfhard von Rymon Lipinski; gwvrl@t-online.de   2.    Biopreservatives, Dr. Dieter Elsser-Gravesen; deg@isifoodprotection.com  3.    Biotechnological Production of Colorants, Dr. Lex de Boer; deboergoense@telfort.nl  ...
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Chemistry and Technology of Yoghurt Fermentation [Monograph]
Baglio, Ettore \ 2014
This Brief reviews the chemistry behind the production of yoghurt through acidification of milk. It quantifies the changes in physical and chemical properties of yoghurt during fermentation with microbial organisms (such as Lactobacillus bulgaricus a ...
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Dynamics in Geometrical Confinement [Monograph]
Kremer, Friedrich \ 2014
This book describes the dynamics of low molecular weight and polymeric molecules when they are constrained under conditions of geometrical confinement. It covers geometrical confinement in different dimensionalities: (i) in nanometer thin layers or s ...
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Fluorine in Heterocyclic Chemistry Volume 1 : 5-Membered Heterocycles and Macrocycles [Monograph]
Nenajdenko, Valentine \ 2014
This two-volume work combines comprehensive information on the chemistry of the fluorinated heterocycles. The material has been divided such that the first volume is dedicated to 5-membered fluorinated heterocycles and macrocycles, while the second v ...
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From Single Molecules to Nanoscopically Structured Materials [Monograph]
Basché, Thomas \ Müllen, Klaus \ Schmidt, Manfred \ 2014
Mechanical Properties of Single Molecules and Polymer Aggregates Rüdiger Berger, Kurt Binder, Gregor Diezemann, Jürgen Gauß, Mark Helm, Katharina Landfester, Wolfgang Paul (Halle), Peter Virnau. Optical Properties of Individual Molecular Aggregates a ...
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Gelled Bicontinuous Microemulsions : A New Type of Orthogonal Self-Assembled Systems [Monograph]
Laupheimer, Michaela \ 2014
Microemulsions and gels are well-known systems, which play a major role in colloidal and interfacial science. In contrast, the concept of gel microemulsions is still quite new. Gelled microemulsions are highly promising for microemulsion applications ...
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Green Chemistry: Synthesis of Bioactive Heterocycles [Monograph]
Ameta, K. L \ Dandia, Anshu \ 2014
The book presents a succinct summary of methods for the synthesis and biological activities of various different-sized bioactive heterocycles using different green chemistry synthetic methodologies, like microwave, ultrasonic, water mediated, ionic l ...
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In-situ Structure Characterization of Elastomers during Deformation and Fracture [Monograph]
Brüning, Karsten \ 2014
This thesis offers novel insights into the time-dependent structural evolution of polymers under deformation. In-situ tensile experiments at high-brilliance synchrotron sources allowed to characterize the material with unrivaled resolution in time an ...
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Mom the Chemistry Professor : Personal Accounts and Advice from Chemistry Professors who are Mothers [Monograph]
Cole, Renée \ Marzabadi, Cecilia \ Webster, Gail \ Woznack, Kimberly \ 2014
When is the "right" time? How can I meet the demands of a professorship whilst caring for a young family? Choosing to become a mother has a profound effect on the career path of women holding academic positions, especially in the physical sciences. Y ...
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Nitrosyl Complexes in Inorganic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Medicine I [Monograph]
Mingos, D. Michael P \ 2014
D. Michael P. Mingos Historical Introduction to Nitrosyl Complexes Hanna Lewandowska Coordination Chemistry of Nitrosyls and Its Biochemical Implications Hanna Lewandowska Spectroscopic Characterization of Nitrosyl Complexes Yanfeng Jiang, Heinz Berk ...
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Nitrosyl Complexes in Inorganic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Medicine II [Monograph]
Mingos, D. Michael P \ 2014
D. Michael P. Mingos Ambivalent Lewis acid/bases with Symmetry Signatures and Isolobal Analogies Lauren R. Holloway, Lijuan Li The Preparation, Structural Characteristics, and Physical Chemical Properties of Metal-Nitrosyl Complexes Peter C. Ford, Jo ...
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NMR-Bioassay Guided Isolation of the Natural 20S Proteasome Inhibitors from Photorhabdus Luminescens : A Novel NMR-Tool for Natural Product Detection [Monograph]
Stein, Martin Lorenz \ 2014
Martin Stein's thesis describes a novel methodology for natural product discovery. Due to its high degree of reproducibility, robustness and sensitivity, the technique can be utilized to detect even trace amounts of bioactive substances in heterogene ...
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Novel Optical Nanoprobes for Chemical and Biological Analysis [Monograph]
Chen, Lingxin \ Wang, Yunqing \ Fu, Xiuli \ Chen, Ling \ 2014
Novel Optical Nanoprobes for Chemical and Biological Analysis starts with a brief introduction to several kinds of versatile nanomaterials with novel optical properties, such as gold/silver nanoparticles, quantum dots, upconversion nanoparticles and ...
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Plant MAP Kinases : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Komis, George \ Šamaj, Jozef \ 2014
Mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs) are versatile phosphorylating enzymes which regulate multiple proteins involved in gene expression, cell architecture, plant development and reaction to diverse abiotic and biotic factors. The main aim of Pla ...
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Polymer Science from 1935-1953 : Consolidating the Paradigm [Monograph]
Patterson, Gary \ 2014
This sequel to A Prehistory of Polymer Science begins with the Faraday Discussion of 1935 on Polymerization. Patterson then examines the remarkable rise and establishment of polymer science after 1935 from the perspective of the emergence of strong i ...
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Polymeric Cryogels : Macroporous Gels with Remarkable Properties [Monograph]
Okay, Oguz \ 2014
A Brief History of Polymeric Cryogels Vladmir I. Lozinsky Basic Principles of Cryotropic Gelation Vladimir I. Lozinsky, Oguz Okay Synthesis, Structure-Property Relationships of Cryogels Oguz Okay, Vladimir I. Lozinsky Kinetic Analysis of Cryotropic G ...
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Protein Affinity Tags : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Giannone, Richard J \ Dykstra, Andrew B \ 2014
Protein Affinity Tags: Methods and Protocols provides researchers with the necessary information, tools, and strategy required for proper inquiry into a given protein’s function and structure. Today’s researchers can easily alter the amino acid seque ...
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Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing : Eco-friendly Raw Materials, Technologies, and Processing Methods [Monograph]
Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan \ 2014
This book covers the elements involved in achieving sustainability in the textiles and clothing sector. The chapters covered in different volumes of this series title aim to cover all the distinctive areas earmarked for achieving sustainable developm ...
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Biology

Cell Cycle Control : Mechanisms and Protocols [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Noguchi, Eishi \ Gadaleta, Mariana C \ 2014
A collection of new reviews and protocols from leading experts in cell cycle regulation, Cell Cycle Control: Mechanisms and Protocols, Second Edition presents a comprehensive guide to recent technical and theoretical advancements in the field. Beginn ...
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Exocytosis and Endocytosis [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Ivanov, Andrei I \ 2014
Focused on one of the most important and fascinating fields of modern biology, Exocytosis and Endocytosis, Second Edition presents a comprehensive collection of protocols for cutting edge, recently developed methods of studying exocytosis and endocyt ...
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Integrative Observations and Assessments [Monograph]
Nakano, Shin-ichi \ Yahara, Tetsukazu \ Nakashizuka, Tohru \ 2014
 This volume focuses on new trends in monitoring biodiversity in the Asia-Pacific region, one of the most rapidly changing areas in the world. It provides reviews of the challenges in studying the spatial variability of biodiversity across various ec ...
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Molecular Biology

Genetically Engineered Plants as a Source of Vaccines Against Wide Spread Diseases : An Integrated View [Monograph]
Rosales-Mendoza, Sergio \ 2014
Genetically Engineered Plants as a Source of Vaccines Against Wide Spread Diseases: An Integrated View provides an integrated outlook of the disciplines involved in the development of plant-based vaccines as well as an updated compilation of the succ ...
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Medicine

Animal Endo-SiRNAs : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Werner, Andreas \ 2014
Animal Endo-SiRNAs: Methods and Protocols presents a variety of approaches to investigate endo-siRNAs.  These include protocols applicable to study short RNAs expressed at a low level and model systems that are particularly suitable to investigate sp ...
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Atlas of CT Angiography : Normal and Pathologic Findings [Monograph]
Miclaus, Gratian Dragoslav \ Ples, Horia \ 2014
This atlas presents normal and pathologic findings observed on CT angiography with 3D reconstruction in a diverse range of clinical applications, including the imaging of cerebral, carotid, thoracic, coronary, abdominal, and peripheral vessels. The s ...
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Basic Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences [Monograph]
Vančik, Hrvoj \ 2014
This work provides an overview of the basics of organic chemistry for non-chemists. As such, this book should be very useful for university students of biology, molecular biology, ecology, medicine, agriculture, forestry, and other specialties where ...
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The Biochemistry of Retinoic Acid Receptors I: Structure, Activation, and Function at the Molecular Level [Monograph]
Asson-Batres, Mary Ann \ Rochette-Egly, Cécile \ 2014
A role for vitamin A in living organisms has been known throughout human history. In the last 100 years, the biochemical nature of vitamin A and its active derivative, retinoic acid, its physiological impact on growth processes and the essential deta ...
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Bioinspired Approaches for Human-Centric Technologies [Monograph]
Cingolani, Roberto \ 2014
The present book discusses topics related to research and development of materials and devices at nanoscale size and their respective application in medicine and biomedicine. The individual chapters give a detailed state of the art overview to the di ...
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Biomimetics and Stem Cells : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Vunjak-Novakovic, Gordana \ Turksen, Kursad \ 2014
Biomimetics and Stem Cells: Methods and Protocols collects a series of approaches to demonstrate the role and value of biomimetics for the better understanding of stem cell behavior and the acceleration of their application in regenerative medicine. ...
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Cholera Outbreaks [Monograph]
Nair, G. Balakrish \ Takeda, Yoshifumi \ 2014
The most feared attribute of the human pathogen Vibrio cholerae is its ability to cause outbreaks that spread like wildfire, completely overwhelming public health systems and causing widespread suffering and death. This volume starts with a descripti ...
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Clinical Neuroembryology : Development and Developmental Disorders of the Human Central Nervous System [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
ten Donkelaar, Hans J \ Lammens, Martin \ Hori, Akira \ 2014
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the development of the human central nervous system (CNS) in the context of its many developmental disorders due to genetic, environmental, and hypoxic/ischemic causes. The introductory chapters give an ...
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Current Advances in Osteosarcoma [Monograph]
Kleinerman, M.D., Eugenie S \ 2014
Current Advances in Osteosarcoma summarizes  molecular and genetic characteristics, new therapeutic ideas, and biological characteristics that have been uncovered in this field over the past 10 years. Osteosarcoma is an aggressive malignant neoplasm ...
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Cytokine Bioassays : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Vancurova, Ivana \ 2014
Cytokine Bioassays: Methods and Protocols provides a comprehensive collection of classic and cutting-edge methodologies that are used to analyze and quantify cytokines and their biological activities in complex biological and clinical samples. Chapte ...
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Digenetic Trematodes [Monograph]
Toledo, Rafael \ Fried, Bernard \ 2014
Digenetic trematodes constitute a major helminth group that parasitize humans and animals, and are a major cause of morbidity and mortality. The diseases caused by trematodes have been neglected for years, especially as compared with other parasitic ...
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Duplex Ultrasound of Superficial Leg Veins [Monograph]
Mendoza, Erika \ Lattimer, Christopher R \ Morrison, Nick \ 2014
This book describes in detail the use of duplex ultrasound for exploration of the superficial veins and their pathology. It has a practical orientation, presenting numerous clinical situations and explaining how to identify the different sources of r ...
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Endodontic Pain : Diagnosis, Causes, Prevention and Treatment [Monograph]
Rosenberg, Paul A \ 2014
Endodontic pain is a complex symptom that often drives a patient to a dentist in search of relief. In these circumstances, the patient is likely to pose a range of questions: Can you relieve my pain? Will the treatment be painful? How will I feel lat ...
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Essentials of Clinical Research [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Glasser, Stephen P \ 2014
In its extensively revised and updated Second Edition, this book provides a solid foundation for readers interested in clinical research. Discussion encompasses genetic, pharmacoepidemiologic and implementation research. All chapters have been update ...
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Eyelid Tumors : Clinical Evaluation and Reconstruction Techniques [Monograph]
Biswas, Arnab \ 2014
Eyelid tumors are commonly encountered by oculoplastic as well as plastic surgeons. The challenge of managing these cases lies not only in performing the surgery in a precise manner in small area, but also in ensuring a visually-appealing cosmetic ou ...
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Female Puberty : A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians [Monograph]
Dietrich, Jennifer E \ 2014
Female Puberty: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians is a practical reference, covering the full range of issues related to pubertal development.  Developed to answer pointed clinical questions and to provide a thorough review of the literature, the ...
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Fifty Years of Cytochrome P450 Research [Monograph]
Yamazaki, Hiroshi \ 2014
This book encompasses major progress and future directions in cytochrome P450 (P450) research. Included are contributions by pioneers in the discovery of P450, with chapters on the molecular and functional properties of P450 and cutting-edge applicat ...
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A Guide to Integrative Pediatrics for the Healthcare Professional [Monograph]
Misra, Sanghamitra M \ Verissimo, Ana Maria \ 2014
In response to the rise in chronic medical conditions--and the growing use of complementary and alternative therapies--among pediatric and adolescent patients, healthcare practitioners are taking a serious look at pediatric integrative medicine (PIM) ...
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Handbook of Depression : Second Edition [Monograph]
Friedman, Edward S \ Anderson, Ian M \ 2014
Depression is a common mood disorder that affects approximately 10% of the global population at some point in their lives and can cause serious psychological, physical, and cognitive distress. Additionally, patients with depression are at a greater r ...
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Human Subjects Research after the Holocaust [Monograph]
Rubenfeld, Sheldon \ Benedict, Susan \ 2014
“An engaging, compelling and disturbing confrontation with evil …a book that will be transformative in its call for individual and collective moral responsibility." – Michael A. Grodin, M.D., Professor and Director, Project on Medicine and the Holoca ...
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Innate DNA and RNA Recognition : Methods and Protocols [Monograph]
Anders, Hans-Joachim \ Migliorini, Adriana \ 2014
Innate DNA and RNA Recognition: Method and Protocols presents validated experimental strategies to dissect nucleic acid sensing in-vitro and in-vivo sources. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters includ ...
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An Introduction to Medical Teaching [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Huggett, Kathryn N \ Jeffries, William B \ 2014
Few faculty members in academic medical centers are formally prepared for their roles as teachers. This work is an introductory text designed to provide medical teachers with the core concepts of effective teaching practice and information about inno ...
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Mammalian Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) Cation Channels : Volume II [Monograph]
Nilius, Bernd \ Flockerzi, Veit \ 2014
In this fast moving field the main goal of this volume is to provide up-to-date information on the molecular and functional properties and pharmacology of mammalian TRP channels. Leading experts in the field describe properties of a single TRP protei ...
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Management of Pericardial Disease [Monograph]
Herzog, Eyal \ 2014
The clinical aspects of pericardial disease encompass acute and recurrent pericarditis, pericardial effusion and pericardial tamponade, constrictive pericarditis, and effusive-constrictive pericarditis. These disorders differ not only in clinical pre ...
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Mechanics of Breathing : New Insights from New Technologies [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Aliverti, Andrea \ Pedotti, Antonio \ 2014
This book offers a state-of-the-art description of the complexity of the healthy and pathological respiratory system, with particular reference to the mechanics of the airways, lung and chest wall. Detailed information is provided on new insights int ...
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Melanocytic Lesions : A Case Based Approach [Monograph]
Hoang, Mai P \ Mihm Jr., Martin C \ 2014
Melanocytic Lesions: A Case Based Approach provides a concise yet comprehensive guideline on how to diagnose common as well as problematic and challenging melanocytic lesions.  In the first 11 chapters, each entity is illustrated by an actual case; f ...
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Mental Health and Pain : Somatic and Psychiatric Components of Pain in Mental Health [Monograph]
Marchand, Serge \ Saravane, Djéa \ Gaumond, Isabelle \ 2014
This book proposes a didactic approach to the different aspects of pain in mental health. The various chapters cover the myths, neurophysiology, perception, measurement and management of pain in mental health. The most common problems, including mood ...
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Metabolism of Human Diseases : Organ Physiology and Pathophysiology [Monograph]
Lammert, Eckhard \ Zeeb, Martin \ 2014
“Metabolism of Human Diseases” examines the physiology of key organs (e.g. brain, eye, lung, heart, blood vessels, blood, immune system, gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, liver, fat tissue, kidney, reproductive system, teeth, bone and joints) and how ...
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MRI in Psychiatry [Monograph]
Mulert, Christoph \ Shenton, Martha E \ 2014
This is the first comprehensive textbook on the use of MRI in psychiatry covering imaging techniques, brain systems and a review of findings in different psychiatric disorders. The book is divided into three sections, the first of which covers in det ...
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MRI of Rheumatic Spine : A Case-Based Atlas [Monograph]
D’Aprile, Paola \ 2014
This richly illustrated and comprehensive case-based atlas documents the MR findings observed in spondyloarthritis and offers guidance on selection of the appropriate imaging protocol, which is critical in detecting the potentially very subtle change ...
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Neurological Disorders in the Arab World [Monograph]
Benamer, Hani T. S \ 2014
This book includes all the clinically relevant data on the frequencies and patterns of major neurological disorders among Arabs living in or outside the Arab world. Topics covered include stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, dem ...
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Neurosurgical Ethics in Practice: Value-based Medicine [Monograph]
Ammar, Ahmed \ Bernstein, Mark \ 2014
Good neurosurgical practice is based not only on evidence, skills, and modern equipment, but also on good values. Young surgeons often learn about ethical behavior by observing the behavior of their teachers in different situations, but for several r ...
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Pathology of Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Russo, Pierre \ Ruchelli, Eduardo D \ Piccoli, David A \ 2014
Pediatric gastrointestinal and liver biopsies account for a significant portion of the specimens examined by a pathology laboratory. The increasingly widespread use of endoscopic procedures in children, the improved sophistication of medical imaging ...
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PET and SPECT in Neurology [Monograph]
Dierckx, Rudi A.J.O \ Otte, Andreas \ Vries, Erik F.J \ Waarde, Aren \ Leenders, Klaus L \ 2014
PET and SPECT in Neurology highlights the combined expertise of renowned authors whose dedication to the investigation of neurological disorders through nuclear medicine technology has achieved international recognition. Classical neurodegenerative d ...
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Positron Emission Tomography with Computed Tomography (PET/CT) [Monograph]
Santiago, Jonas Francisco Y \ 2015
Positron Emission Tomography with Computed Tomography (PET/CT)  is an accessible case book presenting interesting cases encountered  by the author over the last ten years experience as the chairman and director of the only PET Center in the Philippin ...
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Psychiatric Drugs in Children and Adolescents : Basic Pharmacology and Practical Applications [Monograph]
Gerlach, Manfred \ Warnke, Andreas \ Greenhill, Laurence \ 2014
This book offers a comprehensive survey of the current state of knowledge in the field of neuro-psychopharmacology in childhood and adolescence. In the first part, the essentials of neuro-psychopharmacology are presented in order to provide a deeper ...
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Psychopharmacology and Pregnancy : Treatment Efficacy, Risks, and Guidelines [Monograph]
Galbally, Megan \ Snellen, Martien \ Lewis, Andrew \ 2014
This book examines the role of psychopharmacological treatment in a range of disorders that may be encountered during pregnancy, including major depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, bipolar affective disorder, schizophrenia, eating disorders, and ...
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Radiological Interventions in Obstetrics and Gynaecology [Monograph]
Reidy, John \ Hacking, Nigel \ McLucas, Bruce \ 2014
This book provides a state-of-the-art review of the technical and clinical aspects of the vascular interventional radiological (IR) procedures currently employed in obstetrics and gynaecology. A particular focus is on uterine artery embolisation for ...
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Radiology Illustrated: Pediatric Radiology [Monograph]
Kim, In-One \ 2014
This case-based atlas presents images depicting the findings typically observed when imaging a variety of common and uncommon diseases in the pediatric age group. The cases are organized according to anatomic region, covering disorders of the brain, ...
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Reduced Port Laparoscopic Surgery [Monograph]
Mori, Toshiyuki \ Dapri, Giovanni \ 2014
Reduced port laparoscopic surgery is a fast-developing topic for the laparoscopic surgeon, with the emergence of a number of new techniques as well as new instruments. Edited by surgeons who have pioneered the single-incision approach, this volume pr ...
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Samii's Essentials in Neurosurgery [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Ramina, Ricardo \ de Aguiar, Paulo Henrique Pires \ Tatagiba, Marcos \ 2014
This second edition of Samii's Essentials in Neurosurgery contains revised and updated versions of chapters from the first edition plus contributions on new topics written by leading neurosurgeons who were trained by Professor Madjid Samii in Hannove ...
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Sjögren’s Syndrome in Clinical Practice [Monograph]
Hughes, Graham \ Sangle, Shirish \ Bowman, Simon \ 2014
Sjögren’s Syndrome is slowly being recognised as one of the most common auto-immune diseases, and considered pivotal in the spectrum of auto-immune disorders.  Sjögren’s Syndrome in Clinical Practice is a unique, concise book which explores important ...
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Sports Injuries in Children and Adolescents : A Case-Based Approach [Monograph]
Rodrigo, Rosa Mónica \ Vilanova, Joan C \ Martel, José \ 2014
This introduction to sports injuries in children and adolescents is written in a user-friendly format and takes into account the fact that sports injuries in the pediatric population are not an easy topic for non-pediatric orthopedic surgeons, pediat ...
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Understanding and Managing Vaccine Concerns [Monograph]
Boom, Julie A \ Cunningham, Rachel M \ 2014
Smallpox, measles, diphtheria, polio: vaccines have diminished their power, and in some cases, eradicated these dreaded diseases. Yet this century has seen growing numbers of parents refusing vaccinations for their children, not only endangering them ...
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Uniparental Disomy (UPD) in Clinical Genetics : A Guide for Clinicians and Patients [Monograph]
Liehr, Thomas \ 2014
This book focus on genetic diagnostics for Uniparental Disomy (UPD), a chromosomal disorder defined by the exceptional presence of a chromosome pair derived from only one parent, which leads to a group of rare diseases in humans. First the molecular ...
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Viruses and Human Cancer [Monograph]
Hudnall, S. David \ 2014
Viruses and Human Cancer provides a comprehensive review of the seven currently known human tumor viruses and their associated cancers with an emphasis on epidemiology, clinicopathologic features, and pathogenesis. Chapters are written by internation ...
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A Visual Guide to Scleroderma and Approach to Treatment [Monograph]
Mayes, Maureen D \ 2014
A Visual Guide to Scleroderma and Approach to Treatment offers a focused analysis of the diagnosis and management of scleroderma.  Specifically designed to enlighten and update students and trainees, practicing rheumatologists, and general practition ...
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Geography

Eco-Landscape Design [Monograph]
Flannery, John A \ Smith, Karen M \ 2015
The ability to adapt to a changing environment has ensured the continued survival of the human race into the 21st century. The challenges to be faced in this century are now well documented by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Cha ...
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Innovations in 3D Geo-Information Sciences [Monograph]
Isikdag, Umit \ 2014
3D GeoInfo aims to bring together international state-of-the-art research and facilitate the dialogue on emerging topics in the field of 3D geo-information. The conference offers an interdisciplinary forum in the fields of 3D data collection and mode ...
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Land Use Impacts on Climate [Monograph]
Deng, Xiangzheng \ Güneralp, Burak \ Zhan, Jinyan \ Su, Hongbo \ 2014
This book introduces a key issue in research on the climatic impact of land cover and land use changes via terrestrial biogeophysical processes. The parameterization of surface processes and a systematic approach to modeling the climatic impacts of l ...
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Remote Sensing of the African Seas [Monograph]
Barale, Vittorio \ Gade, Martin \ 2014
The African Seas include marginal basins of two major oceans, the Atlantic and the Indian, a miniature ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and an infant ocean, the Red Sea. Understanding the wide spectrum of environmental features and processes of such a v ...
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Thematic Cartography for the Society [Monograph]
Bandrova, Temenoujka \ Konecny, Milan \ Zlatanova, Sisi \ 2014
“Thematic Cartography for the Society” is prepared on the basis of the best 30 papers presented at the 5th International Conference on Cartography and GIS held in Albena, Bulgaria in 2014. The aim of the conference is to register new knowledge and sh ...
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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Bangladesh : Processes, Assessment and Effects [Monograph]
Younus, Md Aboul Fazal \ 2014
The IPCC (2007 and 2014) warned that the Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna (GBM) basin will be at greatest risk due to increased flooding, and that the region’s poverty would reduce its adaptation capacity. This book investigates autonomous adaptation using ...
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Social Sciences and Humanities

Social Sciences

Ancient Egyptian Beads [Monograph]
Xia, Nai \ 2014
This book presents a detailed analysis and thorough study of the unique collection of Ancient Egyptian beads in the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in London. The book first discusses the archaeological value of beads and the method employed in ...
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Archaeological Human Remains : Global Perspectives [Monograph]
O’Donnabhain, Barra \ Lozada, María Cecilia \ 2014
This volume addresses the directions that studies of archaeological human remains have taken in a number of different countries, where attitudes range from widespread support to prohibition. Overlooked in many previous publications, this diversity in ...
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China’s Collective Presidency [Monograph]
Hu, Angang \ 2014
This book examines the historical development of China’s collective presidency and identifies five key mechanisms which effectively reduce the asymmetries of knowledge and power. The mechanisms discussed are: group or collective succession, collectiv ...
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Color Revolutions in Eurasia [Monograph]
Gerlach, Julia \ 2014
Why have large-scale protests and mass demonstrations in some post-socialist Eurasian states led to the fall of autocratic leaders, whereas similar other regimes prevail? This book addresses the question by providing an overview of eight cases of so- ...
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Coping with Demographic Change in the Alpine Regions : Actions and Strategies for Spatial and Regional Development [Monograph]
Bausch, Thomas \ Koch, Madeleine \ Veser, Alexander \ 2014
Europe’s population is ageing and decreasing. Demographic change is making not only regional and territorial adaptation necessary, but also new region-specific spatial planning and regional development. This publication focusses on demographic change ...
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Corporate Identity and Crisis Response Strategies : Challenges and Opportunities of Communication in Times of Crisis [Monograph]
Bloch, Olga \ 2014
The history of crisis management shows that companies embark on particular strategies in response to crisis. So why are some companies’ crisis communication strategies successful, while others are not? The purpose of this book is to broaden the exist ...
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Leveraging : A Political, Economic and Societal Framework [Monograph]
Anderson, David M \ 2014
Leveraging, according to David M. Anderson and his colleagues, is both a basic principle of human conduct and the most dominant strategy in recent years that individuals, organizations and countries use to pursue their ends. Although many scholars ag ...
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Linking Sustainable Livelihoods to Natural Resources and Governance : The Scale of Poverty in the Muslim World [Monograph]
Abdulai, Abdul-Mumin \ Shamshiry, Elmira \ 2014
This book investigates the current level and trend of poverty in the Muslim World, including selected countries in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, East Asia, the Pacific and South America. Authors explore themes of poverty reduction, the ex ...
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Modern Turkey and the Armenian Genocide : An Argument About the Meaning of the Past [Monograph]
Schrodt, Nikolaus \ 2014
A number of highly informative books have been written about what is often called the "Armenian Genocide". This book, written by a political scientist, offers a different approach: It doesn’t concentrate on the past; it concentrates on the present, a ...
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Networking the International System : Global Histories of International Organizations [Monograph]
Herren, Madeleine \ 2014
The book critically investigates the local impact of international organizations beyond a Western rationale and aims to overcome Eurocentric patterns of analysis. Considering Asian and Western examples, the contributions originate from different disc ...
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Neurocognitive Risk Assessment for the Early Detection of Violent Extremists [Monograph]
Dean, Geoff \ 2014
This Brief provides a theoretical and conceptual development of a new Risk Assessment Toolbox (RAT) for the early detection of violent extremists. It is based on a neurocognitive perspective, conceptualized as ‘neuroplasticity-in-action’ arising from ...
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Soziale Innovationen in Deutschland : Von der Idee zur gesellschaftlichen Wirkung [Monograph]
Kopf, Hartmut \ Müller, Susan \ Rüede, Dominik \ Lurtz, Kathrin \ Russo, Peter \ 2015
Für die Lösung komplexer, gesellschaftlicher Herausforderungen sind soziale Innovationen von enormer Bedeutung. In dem Herausgeberband kommen 18 Sozialinnovatoren zu Wort, deren Lösungen eine der folgenden 5 gesellschaftlichen Herausforderungen adres ...
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Understanding Society and Natural Resources : Forging New Strands of Integration Across the Social Sciences [Monograph]
Manfredo, Michael J \ Vaske, Jerry J \ Rechkemmer, Andreas \ Duke, Esther A \ 2014
In this edited volume leading scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds wrestle with social science integration opportunities and challenges. This book explores the growing concern of how best to achieve effective integration of the social sci ...
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Psychology

Counseling and Action : Toward Life-Enhancing Work, Relationships, and Identity [Monograph]
Young, Richard A \ Domene, José F \ Valach, Ladislav \ 2015
Engaging in action is at the heart of our most meaningful experiences. And given the fast-paced, goal-driven nature of modern society, engagement in action is also central to how we perceive ourselves. Action has traditionally been viewed as an end p ...
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Positive Psychology in Latin America [Monograph]
Castro Solano, Alejandro \ 2014
This volume describes a culture-fair perspective on positive psychology research and practice in Latin America. It provides a deep understanding of the ways in which context can affect practice, intervention and research results. The development of P ...
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Psychosocial Factors at Work in the Asia Pacific [Monograph]
Dollard, Maureen F \ Shimazu, Akihito \ Bin Nordin, Rusli \ Brough, Paula \ Tuckey, Michelle R \ 2014
The past several decades of rapid organizational change and global economic activity beseech a fresh understanding of work conditions and mental health across all nations and regions. This volume  addresses psychosocial factors at work, legislation, ...
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Education

Activist Science and Technology Education [Monograph]
Bencze, Larry \ Alsop, Steve \ 2014
This collection examines issues of agency, power, politics and identity as they relate to science and technology and education, within contemporary settings. Social, economic and ecological critique and reform are examined by numerous contributing au ...
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Comparative Education Research : Approaches and Methods [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Bray, Mark \ Adamson, Bob \ Mason, Mark \ 2014
Approaches and methods in comparative education are of obvious importance, but do not always receive adequate attention. This second edition of a well-received book, containing thoroughly updated and additional material, contributes new insights with ...
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Discourses on Professional Learning : On the Boundary Between Learning and Working [Monograph]
Harteis, Christian \ Rausch, Andreas \ Seifried, Jürgen \ 2014
This book analyses and elaborates on learning processes within work environments and explores professional learning. It presents research indicating general characteristics of the work environment that support learning, as well as barriers to workpla ...
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Educational Media and Technology Yearbook : Volume 38 [Monograph]
Orey, Michael \ Jones, Stephanie A \ Branch, Robert Maribe \ 2014
As digital devices play a more critical role in daily life than ever, more opportunities arise for innovative learning technologies—a trend on full display in the Educational Media and Technology Yearbook for 2013. This latest edition, volume 38, fro ...
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Englishes in Multilingual Contexts : Language Variation and Education [Monograph]
Mahboob, Ahmar \ Barratt, Leslie \ 2014
The English language has always existed alongside other languages. However, the last 200 years have shown a dramatic increase in the range, extent and context of contact between English and other languages. As a result of this contact, we find marked ...
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Instellingsplan Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein 2014-2017 : op weg naar de groenste hogeschool [Monograph]
[2014]
Het instellingsplan ‘Op weg naar de groenste hogeschool’ beschrijft de missie, visie en de strategische doelen van Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein (Hogeschool VHL) voor de periode 2014-2017. Bij Hogeschool VHL en haar rechtsvoorgangers wordt al meer d ...
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Knowledge Creation in Education [Monograph]
Tan, Seng Chee \ So, Hyo Jeong \ Yeo, Jennifer \ 2014
This book arises from research conducted through Singapore’s National Institute of Education on such topics as integrating knowledge building pedagogies into Singaporean classrooms, with both students and teachers across school levels, from primary s ...
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Media Rich Instruction : Connecting Curriculum To All Learners [Monograph]
Papa, Rosemary \ 2015
E-learning has brought an enormous change to instruction, in terms of both rules and tools. Contemporary education requires diverse and creative uses of media technology to keep students engaged and to keep up with rapid developments in the ways they ...
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The Pedagogy of English as an International Language : Perspectives from Scholars, Teachers, and Students [Monograph]
Marlina, Roby \ Giri, Ram Ashish \ 2014
This volume offers insights in current theoretical discussions, observations, and reflections from internationally and regionally celebrated scholars on the theory and practice of teaching English informed by a new school of thought, English as an In ...
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School Size Effects Revisited : A Qualitative and Quantitative Review of the Research Evidence in Primary and Secondary Education [Monograph]
Luyten, Hans \ Hendriks, Maria \ Scheerens, Jaap \ 2014
This book provides a thorough review of the research literature on the effect of school size in primary and secondary education on three types of outcomes: student achievement, non-cognitive outcomes and costs per student. Based on 84 scientific publ ...
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Speaking in Public About Science : A Quick Guide for the Preparation of Good Lectures, Seminars, and Scientific Presentations [Monograph]
Albuquerque, Ulysses Paulino \ 2015
This book introduces the basic techniques and methods traditionally used in speaking about science to the public. The public often has a very different perception and understanding of science, and this must be taken into account when communicating wi ...
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Languages

Faulkner and the Native Keystone : Reading (Beyond) the American South [Monograph]
Oklopcic, Biljana \ 2014
The last fifty years have witnessed a never-ending flow of criticism on William Faulkner and his fiction. While this book touches on the prevailing critical theory, it also concentrates on a number of fresh observations on themes and motifs that plac ...
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Recursion: Complexity in Cognition [Monograph]
Roeper, Tom \ Speas, Margaret \ 2014
This volume focuses on recursion and reveals a host of new theoretical arguments, philosophical perspectives, formal representations, and empirical evidence from parsing, acquisition, and computer models, highlighting its central role in modern scien ...
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Yearbook of Corpus Linguistics and Pragmatics 2014 : New Empirical and Theoretical Paradigms [Monograph]
Romero-Trillo, Jesús \ 2014
The Yearbook of Corpus Linguistics and Pragmatics addresses the interface between the two disciplines and offers a platform to scholars who combine both methodologies to present rigorous and interdisciplinary findings about language in real use. Corp ...
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Economics

Succes en falen van regionale projecten van agrarische ondernemers in de Biobased Economy [Monograph]
Hees, E. \ Elbersen, W. \ Quist-Wessel, F. \ Vlaar, L. \ 2014
Voor u ligt een rapport over regionale initiatieven in Nederland in de Biobased Economy, over hun betekenis en over hun succes- en faalfactoren. De vraag was met name wat in de praktijk de knelpunten blijken te zijn voor de realisering van deze initi ...
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Development Studies

Advies verduurzaming voedselsector [Monograph]
2014
In het Advies Verduurzaming Voedselsector biedt de Commissie Corbey het kabinet werkbare oplossingen voor verduurzaming van landgebruik, optimale benutting van biomassa en vermindering van de CO2-uitstoot. De Commissie Corbey beveelt het kabinet aan ...
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Knowledge and Rural Development : Dialogue at the heart of innovation [Monograph]
Clavel, Danièle \ 2014
Following the hunger riots in 2008, against a backdrop of the world environmental and economic crisis, the arrangements in place for international aid to developing countries, particularly in Africa, were seriously called into question. The permanent ...
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Agricultural Economics

Natuurrapport : toestand en trend van ecosystemen en ecosysteemdiensten in Vlaanderen : technisch rapport - Hoofdstuk 11: Ecosysteemdienst voedselproductie [Monograph]
Van Gossum, P. \ Danckaert, S. \ Spanhove, T. \ Wils, C. \ 2014
Het Vlaamse voedselaanbod vermindert door de aanwending van voedsel en veevoeder als huisdierenvoeding. Deze vermindering is aanzienlijk. De geschatte voederoppervlakte van katten, honden en paarden komt overeen met 20% van de landoppervlakte in Vlaa ...
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Management studies, Business Administration, Organizational Science

Action-Based Quality Management : Strategy and Tools for Continuous Improvement [Monograph]
Peris-Ortiz, Marta \ Álvarez-García, José \ 2014
Featuring case studies from the industrial and tourism sectors, this book provides an interdisciplinary perspective on the effect of total quality management on business and innovation strategies. The principles of Total Quality Management (TQM) have ...
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Agricultural Cooperative Management and Policy : New Robust, Reliable and Coherent Modelling Tools [Monograph]
Zopounidis, Constantin \ Kalogeras, Nikos \ Mattas, Konstadinos \ Dijk, Gert \ Baourakis, George \ 2014
This book focuses on the use of farm level, micro- and macro-data of cooperative systems and networks in developing new robust, reliable and coherent modeling tools for agricultural and environmental policy analysis. The efficacy of public interventi ...
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Complexity in Economics: Cutting Edge Research [Monograph]
Faggini, Marisa \ Parziale, Anna \ 2014
In this book, leading experts discuss innovative components of complexity theory and chaos theory in economics. The underlying perspective is that investigations of economic phenomena should view these phenomena not as deterministic, predictable, and ...
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Contemporary Logistics in China : Assimilation and Innovation [Monograph]
Liu, Bing-lian \ Lee, Shao-ju \ Wang, Ling \ Xu, Ya \ Li, Xiang \ 2014
This book gives a systematic exposition of China’s logistics development to the English-reading community. The ultimate goal of the book is to present a timely portrayal of China’s logistics market growth and the evolution status of China’s logistics ...
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Customer Knowledge Management : Leveraging Soft Skills to Improve Customer Focus [Monograph]
Sain, Soumit \ Wilde, Silvio \ 2014
Customer focus is the most important challenge of the future. Providing good customer service depends on how well companies know their customers and clearly identify their needs. Availability of customer knowledge, which is knowledge from, for, and a ...
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Eco-Innovation and the Development of Business Models : Lessons from Experience and New Frontiers in Theory and Practice [Monograph]
Azevedo, Susana Garrido \ Brandenburg, Marcus \ Carvalho, Helena \ Cruz-Machado, Virgílio \ 2014
Environmental challenges such as pollution, climate change, water and natural resources depletion and dwindling bio-diversity are true threats to the survival of our civilization, forcing us to learn how to act now. Fortunately this is exactly what t ...
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Enterprise Resource Planning : Fundamentals of Design and Implementation [Monograph]
Ganesh, K \ Mohapatra, Sanjay \ Anbuudayasankar, S. P \ Sivakumar, P \ 2014
This book introduces the fundamental principles of understanding business requirements to apply enterprise resource planning (ERP) in order to meet business needs. The book also helps readers understand the usage of ERP for monitoring and controlling ...
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Enterprise, Business-Process and Information Systems Modeling : 15th International Conference, BPMDS 2014, 19th International Conference, EMMSAD 2014, Held at CAiSE 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 16-17, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Bider, Ilia \ Gaaloul, Khaled \ Krogstie, John \ Nurcan, Selmin \ Proper, Henderik A \ Schmidt, Rainer \ Soffer, Pnina \ 2014
This book contains the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Business Process Modeling, Development and Support (BPMDS 2014) and the 19th International Conference on Exploring Modeling Methods for Systems Analysis and Design (E ...
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Explaining Monetary and Financial Innovation : A Historical Analysis [Monograph]
Bernholz, Peter \ Vaubel, Roland \ 2014
This book discusses theories of monetary and financial innovation and applies them to key monetary and financial innovations in history – starting with the use of silver bars in Mesopotamia and ending with the emergence of the Eurodollar market in Lo ...
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Government Austerity and Socioeconomic Sustainability [Monograph]
Rao, P.K \ 2015
This short book integrates the imperatives of public debt sustainability with those of socioeconomic sustainability in the context of budget austerity measures. It is argued that poverty, inequality and unemployment problems should be integral aspect ...
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Green Leadership in China : Management Strategies from China's Most Responsible Companies [Monograph]
Lee, Sam Yoonsuk \ Ramasamy, Ambigaibalan \ Rhee, Jay Hyuk \ 2014
This book examines green management practices among top-performing companies operating on the Chinese mainland. It begins with the question: what constitutes a “green” company? Is this definition different when we consider China’s sustainability effo ...
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Group Decision and Negotiation. A Process-Oriented View : Joint INFORMS-GDN and EWG-DSS International Conference, GDN 2014, Toulouse, France, June 10-13, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Zaraté, Pascale \ Kersten, Gregory E \ Hernández, Jorge E \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the Joint INFORMS-GDN and EWG-DSS International Conference on Group Decision and Negotiation (GDN), held in Toulouse, France, during June 10–13, 2014. The GDN meetings aim to bring together researchers and pra ...
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The Hidden Rules of Successful Negotiation and Communication : Getting to Yes! [Monograph]
Opresnik, Marc O \ 2014
Every day we negotiate, whether in private or professional life. Discover the secrets of successful negotiation and learn successful negotiation techniques from a book packed with expert tips and practical examples! Discern what motivations lie behin ...
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Inductive Fuzzy Classification in Marketing Analytics [Monograph]
Kaufmann, Michael \ 2014
To enhance marketing analytics, approximate and inductive reasoning can be applied to handle uncertainty in individual marketing models. This book demonstrates the use of fuzzy logic for classification and segmentation in marketing campaigns. Based o ...
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Investor Expectations in Value Based Management [Monograph]
Mikołajek-Gocejna, Magdalena \ 2014
Understanding the process of shaping investor expectations is essential to describe and predict changes in the value of assets on the financial markets, especially stock prices on the capital markets, and thus the value of companies listed on them. T ...
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Law and the Transition to Business Sustainability [Monograph]
Cahoy, Daniel R \ Colburn, Jamison E \ 2014
This book examines the key legal and business aspects of sustainability in depth. Recognizing the firm’s need for integrated approaches to law and sustainability as well as adaptive goal setting, the book unites scholars from environmental law, energ ...
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Logistics Operations, Supply Chain Management and Sustainability [Monograph]
Golinska, Paulina \ 2014
The goal of this book is to present a cross-section of research and applications where simulation and optimization technologies have and can enhance sustainability in logistics and manufacturing. Simulation involves developing a model or representati ...
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Metropolitan food supply : case study Cairo : a quick scan study to enhance fresh food supply and minimize postharvest losses [Monograph]
Broek, W. van den \ Boerrigter, H. \ 2014
To investigate options for “Metropolitan food production systems” in Egypt and specifically in the Cairo region, a ‘cold chain quick scan’ is conducted by Wageningen UR post-harvest specialists. The study comprehends a quick scan for market demand, m ...
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Microeconomics : A Fresh Start [Monograph]
Dorman, Peter \ 2014
The world has changed dramatically in recent years and so has the field of economics, but many introductory economics textbooks have remained stuck in the past.  This book provides a new beginning for the study of microeconomics, emphasizing current ...
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National Brands and Private Labels in Retailing : First International Symposium NB&PL, Barcelona, June 2014 [Monograph]
Gázquez-Abad, Juan Carlos \ Martínez-López, Francisco J \ Esteban-Millat, Irene \ Mondéjar-Jiménez, Juan Antonio \ 2014
The 2014 International Symposium on Advances in National Brands & Private Labels in Retailing is believed to be the first international forum to present and discuss original, rigorous and significant contributions on such issues. The three-day event ...
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National Football League Strategies : Business Expansions, Relocations, and Mergers [Monograph]
Jozsa Jr., Frank P \ 2014
This Brief identifies and contrasts the groups of expansion franchises and any teams that relocated from one metropolitan area or city to another within the National Football League (NFL) during three distinct periods from 1920 to 2013. It discusses ...
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On the Nature of Distributed Organizing [Monograph]
Böhler, Dominik \ 2014
In a networked world which is characterized by interactive value creation, traditional organizational boundaries loose importance in favor of processes of distributed organizing. Therefore, thinking about and designing organizations requires going be ...
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Process Simulation and Optimization in Sustainable Logistics and Manufacturing [Monograph]
Pawlewski, Pawel \ Greenwood, Allen \ 2014
The aim of this book is to present qualitative aspects of logistics operations and supply chain management which help to implement the sustainable policy principles in the companies and public sector’s  institutions. Authors in individual chapters  a ...
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Public Sector Enterprises in India : The Impact of Disinvestment and Self Obligation on Financial Performance [Monograph]
Jain, P.K \ Gupta, Seema \ Yadav, Surendra S \ 2014
The book examines the various aspects of non-financial central public sector enterprises (PSEs) in India, for a period from 1986-87 to 2010-11. The analysis is based on all the key financial ratios; namely, profitability, efficiency, liquidity, lever ...
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Public Shared Service Centers : A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of US Public Sector Organizations [Monograph]
Schwarz, Gerd \ 2014
A Shared Service Center (SSC) is a semi-autonomous organizational unit that carries out back-office functions – such as IT, finance, or HR – for multiple internal clients. Many public sector organizations adopt SSCs due to budgetary pressures. This b ...
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A Reference Architecture for Real-Time Performance Measurement : An Approach to Monitor and Control Manufacturing Processes [Monograph]
Karadgi, Sachin \ 2014
This book describes how manufacturing enterprises, by reinforcing their existing monitoring and control of manufacturing processes, can successfully face the ever-increasing pressure from internal and external environments to maintain their competiti ...
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Responsible Management : Corporate Responsibility and Working Life [Monograph]
Ennals, Richard \ 2014
This book takes a critical view on corporate practice, governmental action and the general approach to Corporate Social Responsibility. It draws on experience from the Workplace Innovation movement and argues that, as with motherhood and apple pie, i ...
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Seasonality and Microcredit : The Case of Northern Bangladesh [Monograph]
Shonchoy, Abu S \ 2014
The mismatch between credit repayments and income seasonality can create serious distortions. However, typically Micro-Finance Institutes (MFIs) do not provide any adjustments due to the income seasonality. For instance in Northern Bangladesh, Income ...
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Selected Themes in African Development Studies : Economic Growth, Governance and the Environment [Monograph]
Asuelime, Lucky \ Yaro, Joseph \ Francis, Suzanne \ 2014
Against the background of realities of underdevelopment and economic growth, environmental pressures and global governance challenges, this volume presents a broad picture of contemporary issues in African development. The multi-disciplinary collecti ...
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Service Research and Innovation : Third Australian Symposium, ASSRI 2013, Sydney, NSW, Australia, November 27-29, 2013, Revised Selected Papers [Monograph]
Davis, Joseph G \ Demirkan, Haluk \ Motahari-Nezhad, Hamid R \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the Third Australian Symposium on Service Research and Innovation, ASSRI 2013, held in Sydney, NSW, Australia, in November 2013. Overall, eight research papers were carefully reviewed and s ...
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Smart City : How to Create Public and Economic Value with High Technology in Urban Space [Monograph]
Dameri, Renata Paola \ Rosenthal-Sabroux, Camille \ 2014
This book presents a comprehensive overview of the various aspects for the development of smart cities from a European perspective. It presents both theoretical concepts as well as empirical studies and cases of smart city programs and their capacity ...
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SmartParticipation : A Fuzzy-Based Recommender System for Political Community-Building [Monograph]
Terán Tamayo, Luis Fernando \ 2014
In this book a fuzzy-based recommender system architecture for stimulating political participation and collaboration is proposed. It showcases the "Smart Participation" project, which uses the database of "smart vote", a well-known voting advice appl ...
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The Socio-Economic Impact of Migration Flows : Effects on Trade, Remittances, Output, and the Labour Market [Monograph]
Artal-Tur, Andrés \ Peri, Giovanni \ Requena-Silvente, Francisco \ 2014
Though globalisation of the world economy is currently a powerful force, people’s international mobility appears to still be very limited. The goal of this book is to improve our knowledge of the true effects of migration flows. It includes contribut ...
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Technology and Industrial Parks in Emerging Countries : Panacea or Pipedream? [Monograph]
Rodríguez-Pose, Andrés \ Hardy, Daniel \ 2014
Industrial and technology parks are commonly regarded as a policy panacea. They tend to be considered as the ideal instrument to alleviate an assortment of institutional, political, economic, social and ultimately, technological weaknesses and often ...
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Understanding Chinese Firms from Multiple Perspectives [Monograph]
Zhang, Zhi-Xue \ Zhang, Jianjun \ 2014
Previous analysis on the “Chinese Economic Miracle” mostly talks about macro-economy but neglects the study on the basic element of the Chinese Miracle – the enterprises. With China’s economic rise, Chinese enterprises experienced a rapid process of ...
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Law

Child Law : Children's Rights and Collective Obligations [Monograph]
Westra, Laura \ 2014
Child Law starts with the question “Who is the Child?” In direct contrast to the CRC, which calls for putting the interests of the child first in all policies dealing with children, it appears that the interests of others are the major consideration ...
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A Critical Appraisal of Karl Olivecrona's Legal Philosophy [Monograph]
Spaak, Torben \ 2014
This book offers a critical appraisal of Karl Olivecrona’s legal philosophy. Based on Olivecrona’s critique of the view that law has binding force, the analysis of the concept and function of a legal rule, and the idea that law is a matter of organiz ...
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The EU after Lisbon : Amending or Coping with the Existing Treaties? [Monograph]
Rossi, Lucia Serena \ Casolari, Federico \ 2014
The book contains a collection of high-quality academic and expert contributions dealing with the central question of whether the Lisbon Treaty needs further revision. Due to the difficulties European Union actors have encountered in implementing the ...
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The International Court of Justice : An Arbitral Tribunal or a Judicial Body? [Monograph]
Forlati, Serena \ 2014
The International Court of Justice is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, and epitomizes the very notion of international judicial institution. Yet, it decides inter-State disputes only with the parties’ consent. This makes it more si ...
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Internationalization of Law : Globalization, International Law and Complexity [Monograph]
Varella, Marcelo Dias \ 2014
The book provides an overview of how international law is today constructed through diverse macro and microprocesses that expand its traditional subjects and sources, with the attribution of sovereign capacity and power to the international plane (mo ...
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Italian Regionalism: Between Unitary Traditions and Federal Processes : Investigating Italy's Form of State [Monograph]
Mangiameli, Stelio \ 2014
The object of this book is to describe the institutional modifications of the Italian form of state more than ten years after the review of Title V – Part II of the Italian Constitution – for an audience that goes well beyond the Italian national bou ...
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Regulating Corporate Criminal Liability [Monograph]
Brodowski, Dominik \ Espinoza de los Monteros de la Parra, Manuel \ Tiedemann, Klaus \ Vogel, Joachim \ 2014
Corporate Criminal Liability is on the rise worldwide: More and more legal systems now include genuinely criminal sanctioning for legal entities. The various regulatory options available to national criminal justice systems, their implications and th ...
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Regulating Municipal Water Supply Concessions : Accountability in Transitional China [Monograph]
Wei, Yan \ 2014
This book discusses the recently introduced concession policy, which is also known as PPP worldwide, on municipal utilities policy in China. In this context, critics have claimed that there is a gap in accountability with regard to concessions. The a ...
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Philosophy

Brain-Computer-Interfaces in their ethical, social and cultural contexts [Monograph]
Grübler, Gerd \ Hildt, Elisabeth \ 2014
This volume summarizes the ethical, social and cultural contexts of interfacing brains and computers. It is intended for the interdisciplinary community of BCI stakeholders. Insofar, engineers, neuroscientists, psychologists, physicians, care-givers ...
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Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker: Major Texts in Philosophy [Monograph]
Drieschner, Michael \ 2014
This book presents a collection of texts by the German philosopher and physicist Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912-2007), for use in seminars on philosophy, mainly epistemology and the philosophy of physics or foundations of quantum mechanics, but ...
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The Concept of Argument : A Philosophical Foundation [Monograph]
Wohlrapp, Harald R \ 2014
Arguing that our attachment to Aristotelian modes of discourse makes a revision of their conceptual foundations long overdue, the author proposes the consideration of unacknowledged factors that play a central role in argument itself. These are in pa ...
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Ethics and Technology Assessment: A Participatory Approach [Monograph]
Cotton, Matthew \ 2014
Whether it is nuclear power, geo-engineering or genetically modified foods, the development of new technologies can be fraught with complex ethical challenges and political controversy which defy simple resolution. In the past two decades there has b ...
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The Helmholtz Legacy in Physiological Acoustics [Monograph]
Hiebert, Erwin \ 2014
This book explores the interactions between science and music in the late nineteenth- and early twentieth century. It examines and evaluates the work of Hermann von Helmholtz, Max Planck, Shohé Tanaka, and Adriaan Fokker, leading physicists and physi ...
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History of Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand [Monograph]
Oppy, Graham \ Trakakis, N.N \ 2014
The History of Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand is a comprehensive account of the historical development of philosophy in Australia and New Zealand, from the establishment of the first Philosophy Chair in Australasia in 1886 at the University ...
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Jacob Sigismund Beck’s Standpunctslehre and the Kantian Thing-in-itself Debate : The Relation Between a Representation and its Object [Monograph]
Nitzan, Lior \ 2014
This book examines the unique views of philosopher Jacob Sigismund Beck, a student of Immanuel Kant who devoted himself to an exploration of his teacher's doctrine and to showing that Kant’s transcendental idealism is, contra to the common view, both ...
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Leo Esakia on Duality in Modal and Intuitionistic Logics [Monograph]
Bezhanishvili, Guram \ 2014
This volume is dedicated to Leo Esakia's contributions to the theory of modal and intuitionistic systems. Consisting of 10 chapters, written by leading experts, this volume discusses Esakia’s original contributions and consequent developments that ha ...
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Mereology and the Sciences : Parts and Wholes in the Contemporary Scientific Context [Monograph]
Calosi, Claudio \ Graziani, Pierluigi \ 2014
This volume is  the first systematic and thorough attempt to investigate the relation and the possible applications of mereology to contemporary science. It gathers contributions from leading scholars in the field and covers a wide range of scientifi ...
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New Directions in the Philosophy of Science [Monograph]
Galavotti, Maria Carla \ Dieks, Dennis \ Gonzalez, Wenceslao J \ Hartmann, Stephan \ Uebel, Thomas \ Weber, Marcel \ 2014
This volume sheds light on still unexplored issues and raises new questions in the main areas addressed by the philosophy of science. Bringing together selected papers from three main events, the book presents the most advanced scientific results in ...
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Rethinking the Individualism-Holism Debate : Essays in the Philosophy of Social Science [Monograph]
Zahle, Julie \ Collin, Finn \ 2014
This collection of papers investigates the most recent debates about individualism and holism in the philosophy of social science. The debates revolve mainly around two issues: firstly, whether social phenomena exist sui generis and how they relate t ...
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Arts

The Social Metabolism : A Socio-Ecological Theory of Historical Change [Monograph]
González de Molina, Manuel \ Toledo, Víctor M \ 2014
Today, the most notable feature of the modern world is the growing concern for the future, since human society is immersed in a “giant, uncontrolled experiment” (McNeill, 2000), which it has caused, where natural and social processes are connected in ...
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Agrotechnology and Food Sciences

Engineering

Adaptive Control of Solar Energy Collector Systems [Monograph]
Lemos, João M \ Neves-Silva, Rui \ Igreja, José M \ 2014
This book describes methods for adaptive control of distributed-collector solar fields: plants that collect solar energy and deliver it in thermal form. Controller design methods are presented that can overcome difficulties found in these type of pla ...
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Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications 2014 : Smart Systems for Safe, Clean and Automated Vehicles [Monograph]
Fischer-Wolfarth, Jan \ Meyer, Gereon \ 2014
The automobile is going through the biggest transformation in its history. Automation and electrification of vehicles are expected to enable safer and cleaner mobility. The prospects and requirements of the future automobile affect innovations in maj ...
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Advanced Symbolic Analysis for VLSI Systems : Methods and Applications [Monograph]
Shi, Guoyong \ Tan, Sheldon X.-D \ Tlelo Cuautle, Esteban \ 2014
This book provides comprehensive coverage of the recent advances in symbolic analysis techniques for design automation of nanometer VLSI systems. The presentation is organized in parts of fundamentals, basic implementation methods and applications fo ...
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Advanced Takagi‒Sugeno Fuzzy Systems : Delay and Saturation [Monograph]
Benzaouia, Abdellah \ El Hajjaji, Ahmed \ 2014
This monograph puts the reader in touch with a decade’s worth of new developments in the field of fuzzy control specifically those of the popular Takagi-Sugeno (T-S) type. New techniques for stabilizing control analysis and design based on multiple L ...
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Advances in Self-Organizing Maps and Learning Vector Quantization : Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop, WSOM 2014, Mittweida, Germany, July, 2-4, 2014 [Conference proceedings]
Villmann, Thomas \ Schleif, Frank-Michael \ Kaden, Marika \ Lange, Mandy \ 2014
The book collects the scientific contributions presented at the 10th Workshop on Self-Organizing Maps (WSOM 2014) held at the University of Applied Sciences Mittweida, Mittweida (Germany, Saxony), on July 2–4, 2014. Starting with the first WSOM-works ...
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Advances on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators : Proceedings of Romansy 2014 XX CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators [Conference proceedings]
Ceccarelli, Marco \ Glazunov, Victor A \ 2014
This proceedings volume contains papers that have been selected after review for oral presentation at ROMANSY 2014, the 20th CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators. These papers cover advances on several aspects of th ...
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Algorithm & SoC Design for Automotive Vision Systems : For Smart Safe Driving System [Monograph]
Kim, Jaeseok \ Shin, Hyunchul \ 2014
An emerging trend in the automobile industry is its convergence with information technology (IT). Indeed, it has been estimated that almost 90% of new automobile technologies involve IT in some form. Smart driving technologies that improve safety as ...
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Applications in Electronics Pervading Industry, Environment and Society [Monograph]
De Gloria, Alessandro \ 2014
This book provides a thorough overview of cutting-edge research on electronics applications relevant to industry, the environment, and society at large. A wide spectrum of application domains are covered, from automotive to space and from health to s ...
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Architecting User-Centric Privacy-as-a-Set-of-Services : Digital Identity-Related Privacy Framework [Monograph]
Ben Ayed, Ghazi \ 2014
How could privacy play a key role in protecting digital identities? How could we merge privacy law, policies, regulations and technologies to protect our digital identities in the context of connected devices and distributed systems? In this book, th ...
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Bio-inspiring Cyber Security and Cloud Services: Trends and Innovations [Monograph]
Hassanien, Aboul Ella \ Kim, Tai-Hoon \ Kacprzyk, Janusz \ Awad, Ali Ismail \ 2014
This volume presents recent research in cyber security, and reports how organizations can gain competitive advantages by applying the different security techniques in real-world scenarios. The volume provides reviews of cutting–edge technologies, alg ...
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Biomassapotentieel NBLH-sector in 2020 en 2050 [Monograph]
Boosten, M. \ Oldenburger, J. \ 2014
De ondertekenaars van het Houtconvenant (dd 5 mrt 2013) hebben behoefte aan een actuele en realistische inschatting van het biomassapotentieel van de NBLH-sector. Probos is gevraagd om die actualisatie te onderbouwen en heeft berekend welke bijdrage ...
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Chaotic Harmony : A Dialog about Physics, Complexity and Life [Monograph]
Sanayei, Ali \ Rössler, Otto E \ 2014
This fascinating book written by Ali Sanayei and Otto E. Rössler is not a classic scientific publication, but a vivid dialogue on science, philosophy and  the interdisciplinary intersections of science and technology with biographic elements. Chaotic ...
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Chatter and Machine Tools [Monograph]
Stone, Brian \ 2014
Focussing on occurrences of unstable vibrations, or Chatter, in machine tools, this book gives important insights into how to eliminate chatter with associated improvements in product quality, surface finish and tool wear. Covering a wide range of ma ...
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Cloud-Based Design and Manufacturing (CBDM) : A Service-Oriented Product Development Paradigm for the 21st Century [Monograph]
Schaefer, Dirk \ 2014
The book introduces the reader to game-changing ways of building and utilizing Internet-based services related to design and manufacture activities through the cloud. In a broader sense, CBDM refers to a new product realization model that enables col ...
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CO2-winning op RWZI's [Monograph]
Hogendoorn, A. \ Hulzebos, J. \ Betuw, W. van \ Meindertsma, A. \ 2014
De waterschappen willen in 2020 minstens 40% van het energieverbruik zelf opwekken. In de Meerjarenafspraken energie-efficiency (2008), Klimaatakkoord (2010), Lokale Klimaatagenda (2011) Green Deal (2011), Ketenakkoord Fosfaat en recentelijk het SER ...
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Computational Problems in Engineering [Monograph]
Mastorakis, Nikos \ Mladenov, Valeri \ 2014
This book provides readers with modern computational techniques for solving variety of problems from electrical, mechanical, civil and chemical engineering. Mathematical methods are presented in a unified manner, so they can be applied consistently t ...
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Digital VLSI Design with Verilog : A Textbook from Silicon Valley Polytechnic Institute [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Williams, John Michael \ 2014
This book is structured as a step-by-step course of study along the lines of a VLSI integrated circuit design project.  The entire Verilog language is presented, from the basics to everything necessary for synthesis of an entire 70,000 transistor, fu ...
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Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems : The 11th International Symposium [Monograph]
Ani Hsieh, M \ Chirikjian, Gregory \ 2014
Distributed robotics is a rapidly growing and maturing interdisciplinary research area lying at the intersection of computer science, network science, control theory, and electrical and mechanical engineering. The goal of the Symposium on Distributed ...
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Driving Demand for Broadband Networks and Services [Monograph]
Katz, Raul L \ Berry, Taylor A \ 2014
This book examines the reasons why various groups around the world choose not to adopt broadband services and evaluates strategies to stimulate the demand that will lead to increased broadband use. It introduces readers to the benefits of higher adop ...
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The Driving Forces of Change in Environmental Indicators : An Analysis Based on Divisia Index Decomposition Techniques [Monograph]
Fernández González, Paula \ Landajo, Manuel \ Presno, Mª José \ 2014
This book addresses several index decomposition analysis methods to assess progress made by EU countries in the last decade in relation to energy and climate change concerns. Several applications of these techniques are carried out in order to decomp ...
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Drying and Wetting of Building Materials and Components [Monograph]
Delgado, J.M.P.Q \ 2014
This book, Drying and Wetting of Building Materials and Components, provides a collection of recent contributions in the field of drying and wetting in porous building materials. The main benefit of the book is that it discusses some of the most impo ...
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E-commerce Platform Acceptance : Suppliers, Retailers, and Consumers [Monograph]
Lacka, Ewelina \ Chan, Hing Kai \ Yip, Nick \ 2014
This book aims to offer a comprehensive overview of the issues facing organizations when deciding whether to accept e-commerce as a platform for business. It provides a detailed evaluation of how the implementation of e-commerce may affect all partie ...
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Emerging Trends in Communication Networks [Monograph]
Hasan, Syed Faraz \ 2014
This book covers the state of the art in communication networks with the help of illustrative diagrams and recent references published in reputed journals and magazines. The book gives readers a glimpse into the next generation of communication netwo ...
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Entransy in Phase-Change Systems [Monograph]
Gu, Junjie \ Gan, Zhongxue \ 2014
Entransy in Phase-Change Systems summarizes recent developments in the area of entransy, especially on phase-change processes. This book covers new developments in the area including the great potential for energy saving for process industries, decre ...
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EVOLVE - A Bridge between Probability, Set Oriented Numerics, and Evolutionary Computation V [Monograph]
Tantar, Alexandru-Adrian \ Tantar, Emilia \ Sun, Jian-Qiao \ Zhang, Wei \ Ding, Qian \ Schütze, Oliver \ Emmerich, Michael \ Legrand, Pierrick \ Del Moral, Pierre \ Coello Coello, Carlos A \ 2014
This volume encloses research articles that were presented at the EVOLVE 2014 International Conference in Beijing, China, July 1–4, 2014.The book gathers contributions that emerged from the conference tracks, ranging from probability to set oriented ...
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Finite Elements Methods in Mechanics [Monograph]
Eslami, M. Reza \ 2014
This book covers all basic areas of mechanical engineering, such as fluid mechanics, heat conduction, beams, and elasticity with detailed derivations for the mass, stiffness, and force matrices. It is especially designed to give physical feeling to t ...
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Flexural Testing of Weld Site and HVOF Coating Characteristics [Monograph]
Yilbas, Bekir Sami \ Al-Zaharnah, Iyad \ Sahin, Ahmet \ 2014
This book provides fundamental understanding and practical application of characteristics of flexural motion in the assessment of the weld size and coating thickness. Some formulations of heat transfer and flexural motion are introduced while displac ...
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Forward Error Correction Based On Algebraic-Geometric Theory [Monograph]
A. Alzubi, Jafar \ A. Alzubi, Omar \ M. Chen, Thomas \ 2014
This book covers the design, construction, and implementation of algebraic-geometric codes from Hermitian curves. Matlab simulations of algebraic-geometric codes and Reed-Solomon codes compare their bit error rate using different modulation schemes o ...
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Foundations of Intelligent Systems : Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Knowledge Engineering, Shenzhen, China, Nov 2013 (ISKE 2013) [Conference proceedings]
Wen, Zhenkun \ Li, Tianrui \ 2014
"Foundations of Intelligent Systems" presents selected papers from the 2013 International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Knowledge Engineering (ISKE2013). The aim of this conference is to bring together experts from different expertise areas t ...
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Fundamentals of Automotive and Engine Technology : Standard Drives, Hybrid Drives, Brakes, Safety Systems [Monograph]
Reif, Konrad \ 2014
Hybrid drives and the operation of hybrid vehicles are characteristic of contemporary automotive technology. Together with the electronic driver assistant systems, hybrid technology is of the greatest importance and both cannot be ignored by today’s ...
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Fuzzy Social Choice Models : Explaining the Government Formation Process [Monograph]
C. Casey, Peter \ B. Gibilisco, Michael \ A. Goodman, Carly \ Pook, Kelly Nelson \ N. Mordeson, John \ J. Wierman, Mark \ D. Clark, Terry \ 2014
This book explores the extent to which fuzzy set logic can overcome some of the shortcomings of public choice theory, particularly its inability to provide adequate predictive power in empirical studies. Especially in the case of social preferences, ...
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Growing Adaptive Machines : Combining Development and Learning in Artificial Neural Networks [Monograph]
Kowaliw, Taras \ Bredeche, Nicolas \ Doursat, René \ 2014
The pursuit of artificial intelligence has been a highly active domain of research for decades, yielding exciting scientific insights and productive new technologies. In terms of generating intelligence, however, this pursuit has yielded only limited ...
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Haalbaarheid van thermofiele slibgisting in Nederland [Monograph]
Kramer, F. \ Veldhoen, A. \ Smet, D. \ 2014
Op veel grotere rwzi’s in Nederland wordt zuiveringsslib vergist om biogas te produceren voor elektriciteitsproductie en om de hoeveelheid af te zetten slib en daarmee ook de kosten te verlagen. De procestemperatuur in de slibgistingstanks varieert h ...
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In-situ Studies with Photons, Neutrons and Electrons Scattering II [Monograph]
Kannengiesser, Thomas \ Babu, Sudarsanam Suresh \ Komizo, Yu-ichi \ Ramirez, Antonio J \ 2014
This book provides an insight into current research topics, focusing special attention exactly on welding issues. The presented research work demonstrates that application of synchrotron and neutron radiation in combination with other techniques enab ...
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Innovative Hand Exoskeleton Design for Extravehicular Activities in Space [Monograph]
Freni, Pierluigi \ Botta, Eleonora Marina \ Randazzo, Luca \ Ariano, Paolo \ 2014
Environmental conditions and pressurized spacesuits expose astronauts to problems of fatigue during lengthy extravehicular activities, with adverse impacts especially on the dexterity, force and endurance of the hands and arms. A state-of-the-art exp ...
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Insulation Measurement and Supervision in Live AC and DC Unearthed Systems [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Olszowiec, Piotr \ 2014
Low voltage unearthed (IT) AC and DC systems are commonly applied for supply of power and control circuits in industry, transportation, medical objects etc. The main reasons for their use are high reliability and numerous advantages offered by isolat ...
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Intelligent Data analysis and its Applications, Volume II : Proceeding of the First Euro-China Conference on Intelligent Data Analysis and Applications, June 13-15, 2014, Shenzhen, China [Conference proceedings]
Pan, Jeng-Shyang \ Snasel, Vaclav \ Corchado, Emilio S \ Abraham, Ajith \ Wang, Shyue-Liang \ 2014
This volume presents the proceedings of the First Euro-China Conference on Intelligent Data Analysis and Applications (ECC 2014), which was hosted by Shenzhen Graduate School of Harbin Institute of Technology and was held in Shenzhen City on June 13- ...
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The Interaction Between Flexible Plates and Fluid in Two-dimensional Flow [Monograph]
Jia, Laibing \ 2014
The fascinating rainbow colors we see in soap film not only delight us; they also help us understand the physical essence of nature. In this dissertation, the author presents his studies on the interactions between flexible bodies and ambient fluids, ...
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International Joint Conference SOCO’14-CISIS’14-ICEUTE’14 : Bilbao, Spain, June 25th-27th, 2014, Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Puerta, José Gaviria \ Ferreira, Iván García \ Bringas, Pablo Garcia \ Klett, Fanny \ Abraham, Ajith \ Carvalho, André C.P.L.F \ Herrero, Álvaro \ Baruque, Bruno \ Quintián, Héctor \ Corchado, Emilio \ 2014
This volume of Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing contains accepted papers presented at SOCO 2014, CISIS 2014 and ICEUTE 2014, all conferences held in the beautiful and historic city of Bilbao (Spain), in June 2014. Soft computing represents ...
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Introduction to Wind Turbine Aerodynamics [Monograph]
Schaffarczyk, A. P \ 2014
Wind-Turbine Aerodynamics is a self-contained textbook which shows how to come from the basics of fluid mechanics to modern wind turbine blade design. It presents a fundamentals of fluid dynamics and inflow conditions, and gives a extensive introduct ...
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Issues and Challenges in Artificial Intelligence [Monograph]
S. Hippe, Zdzisław \ L. Kulikowski, Juliusz \ Mroczek, Teresa \ Wtorek, Jerzy \ 2014
The importance of human-computer system interaction problems is increasing due to the growing expectations of users on general computer systems capabilities in human work and life facilitation. Users expect system which is not only a passive tool in ...
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Knowledge Engineering and Management : Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Knowledge Engineering, Shenzhen, China, Nov 2013 (ISKE 2013) [Conference proceedings]
Wen, Zhenkun \ Li, Tianrui \ 2014
"Knowledge Engineering and Management" presents selected papers from the 2013 International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Knowledge Engineering (ISKE2013). The aim of this conference is to bring together experts from different expertise areas ...
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Low-Cost Solar Electric Power [Monograph]
Fraas, Lewis M \ 2014
Dr. Fraas has been active in the development of Solar Cells and Solar Electric Power Systems for space and terrestrial applications since 1975. His research team at Boeing demonstrated the first GaAs/GaSb tandem concentrator solar cell in 1989 with a ...
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Machine Learning for Adaptive Many-Core Machines - A Practical Approach [Monograph]
Lopes, Noel \ Ribeiro, Bernardete \ 2015
The overwhelming data produced everyday and the increasing performance and cost requirements of applications is transversal to a wide range of activities in society, from science to industry. In particular, the magnitude and complexity of the tasks t ...
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Mathematical and Computational Analyses of Cracking Formation : Fracture Morphology and Its Evolution in Engineering Materials and Structures [Monograph]
Sumi, Yoichi \ 2014
This book is about the pattern formation and the evolution of crack propagation in engineering materials and structures, bridging mathematical analyses of cracks based on singular integral equations, to computational simulation of engineering design. ...
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Mechatronic Systems: Theory and Applications : Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Mechatronic Systems JSM’2014 [Conference proceedings]
Abbes, Mohamed Slim \ Choley, Jean-Yves \ Chaari, Fakher \ Jarraya, Abdessalem \ Haddar, Mohamed \ 2014
The book offers a snapshot of the state-of-art in the field of model-based mechatronic system design. It covers topics including machine design and optimization, predictive systems in manufacturing networks, and the development of software for modeli ...
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Microfluidic Fuel Cells and Batteries [Monograph]
Kjeang, Erik \ 2014
Microfluidic fuel cells and batteries represent a special type of electrochemical power generators that can be miniaturized and integrated in a microfluidic chip. Summarizing the initial ten years of research and development in this emerging field, t ...
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Modeling of Magnetoelectric Effects in Composites [Monograph]
Bichurin, Mirza \ Petrov, Vladimir \ 2014
This book brings together numerous contributions to the field of magnetoelectric (ME) composites that have been reported so far. Theoretical models of ME coupling in composites relate to the wide frequency range: from low-frequency to microwave ones ...
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Modeling, Simulation and Optimization for Science and Technology [Monograph]
Fitzgibbon, William \ Kuznetsov, Yuri A \ Neittaanmäki, Pekka \ Pironneau, Olivier \ 2014
This volume contains thirteen articles on advances in applied mathematics and computing methods for engineering problems. Six papers are on optimization methods and algorithms with emphasis on problems with multiple criteria; four articles are on num ...
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Multibody Dynamics : Computational Methods and Applications [Monograph]
Terze, Zdravko \ 2014
By having its origin in analytical and continuum mechanics, as well as in computer science and applied mathematics, multibody dynamics provides a basis for analysis and virtual prototyping of innovative applications in many fields of contemporary eng ...
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A New Approach for Disruption Management in Airline Operations Control [Monograph]
Castro, António J. M \ Rocha, Ana Paula \ Oliveira, Eugénio \ 2014
Most of the research efforts dealing with airline scheduling have been done on off-line plan optimization.  However, nowadays, with the increasingly complex and huge traffic at airports, the real challenge is how to react to unexpected events that ma ...
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Nostradamus 2014: Prediction, Modeling and Analysis of Complex Systems [Monograph]
Zelinka, Ivan \ Suganthan, Ponnuthurai Nagaratnam \ Chen, Guanrong \ Snasel, Vaclav \ Abraham, Ajith \ Rössler, Otto \ 2014
The prediction of behavior of complex systems, analysis and modeling of its structure is a vitally important problem in engineering, economy and generally in science today. Examples of such systems can be seen in the world around us (including our bo ...
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Nuclear Reactor Design [Monograph]
Oka, Yoshiaki \ 2014
This book focuses on core design and methods for design and analysis. It is based on advances made in nuclear power utilization and computational methods over the past 40 years, covering core design of boiling water reactors and pressurized water rea ...
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Parametric Packet-based Audiovisual Quality Model for IPTV services [Monograph]
Garcia, Marie-Neige \ 2014
This volume presents a parametric packet-based audiovisual quality model for Internet Protocol TeleVision (IPTV) services. The model is composed of three quality modules for the respective audio, video and audiovisual components. The audio and video ...
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PArkstad Limburg EnergieTransitie (PALET) : achtergronddocument hernieuwbare energieopwekking [Monograph]
Stremke, S. \ Oudes, D. \ 2014
De Stadsregio Parkstad Limburg oriënteert zich op de transitie van een bijna nog volledig fossiele energievoorziening in 2013 naar een duurzame en klimaatbestendige regio, waarbij de te behalen doelen voor wat betreft energiebesparing en opwekking va ...
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Peak-to-Peak Output Current Ripple Analysis in Multiphase and Multilevel Inverters [Monograph]
Loncarski, Jelena \ 2014
The book introduces an original and effective method for the analysis of peak-to-peak output current ripple amplitude in three-phase two-level inverters. It shows that the method can be extended to both multiphase inverters, with particular emphasis ...
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Phenomena and Computational Models of Non-Proportional Fatigue of Materials [Monograph]
Skibicki, Dariusz \ 2014
This book gives an overview on the fatigue of materials under non-proportional loads. It presents the rich spectrum of phenomena and treats various computational models to mathematically describe the non-proportional fatigue of materials.
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Practical Iterative Learning Control with Frequency Domain Design and Sampled Data Implementation [Monograph]
Wang, Danwei \ Ye, Yongqiang \ Zhang, Bin \ 2014
This book is on the iterative learning control (ILC) with focus on the design and implementation. We approach the ILC design based on the frequency domain analysis and address the ILC implementation based on the sampled data methods. This is the firs ...
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The Problem of the Motion of Bodies : A Historical View of the Development of Classical Mechanics [Monograph]
Capecchi, Danilo \ 2014
This book focuses on the way in which the problem of the motion of bodies has been viewed and approached over the course of human history. It is not another traditional history of mechanics but rather aims to enable the reader to fully understand the ...
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Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Innovations in Bio-Inspired Computing and Applications IBICA 2014 [Conference proceedings]
Kömer, Pavel \ Abraham, Ajith \ Snášel, Václav \ 2014
This volume of Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing contains accepted papers presented at IBICA2014, the 5th International Conference on Innovations in Bio-inspired Computing and Applications. The aim of IBICA 2014 was to provide a platform ...
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Product Development in the Socio-sphere : Game Changing Paradigms for 21st Century Breakthrough Product Development and Innovation [Monograph]
Schaefer, Dirk \ 2014
This book provides a broad overview of a number of game-changing paradigms that are anticipated to reshape 21st century product development. Topics including cloud computing-based design, cloud manufacturing, crowd-sourcing and mass collaboration, op ...
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Progress in Exergy, Energy, and the Environment [Monograph]
Dincer, Ibrahim \ Midilli, Adnan \ Kucuk, Haydar \ 2014
This thorough and highly relevant volume examines exergy, energy, and the environment in the context of energy systems and applications, and as a potential tool for design, analysis, and optimization. It further considers their role in minimizing and ...
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Recent Developments and New Directions in Soft Computing [Monograph]
Zadeh, Lotfi A \ Abbasov, Ali M \ Yager, Ronald R \ Shahbazova, Shahnaz N \ Reformat, Marek Z \ 2014
The book reports on the latest advances and challenges of soft computing. It  gathers original scientific contributions written by top scientists in the field and covering theories, methods and applications in a number of research areas related to so ...
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Replace, Repair, Restore, Relieve – Bridging Clinical and Engineering Solutions in Neurorehabilitation : Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR2014), Aalborg, 24-26 June, 2014 [Conference proceedings]
Jensen, Winnie \ Andersen, Ole Kæseler \ Akay, Metin \ 2014
The book is the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR 2014), held 24th-26th June 2014 in Aalborg, Denmark. The conference featured the latest highlights in the emerging and interdisciplinary field of neural reha ...
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Resource Management in Mobile Computing Environments [Monograph]
Mavromoustakis, Constandinos X \ Pallis, Evangelos \ Mastorakis, George \ 2014
This book reports the latest advances on the design and development of mobile computing systems, describing their applications in the context of modeling, analysis and efficient resource management. It explores the challenges on mobile computing and ...
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Rigidly Framed Earth Retaining Structures : Thermal soil structure interaction of buildings supporting unbalanced lateral earth pressures [Monograph]
Aboumoussa, Walid \ Iskander, Magued \ 2014
Structures placed on hillsides often present a number of challenges and a limited number of economical choices for site design. An option sometimes employed is to use the building frame as a retaining element, comprising a Rigidly Framed Earth Retain ...
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Road Vehicle Automation [Monograph]
Meyer, Gereon \ Beiker, Sven \ 2014
This contributed volume covers all relevant aspects of road vehicle automation including societal impacts, legal matters, and technology innovation from the perspectives of a multitude of public and private actors. It is based on an expert workshop o ...
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Robust Power System Frequency Control [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Bevrani, Hassan \ 2014
This updated edition of the industry standard reference on power system frequency control provides practical, systematic and flexible algorithms for regulating load-frequency, offering new solutions to the technical challenges introduced by the escal ...
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Robust Speaker Recognition in Noisy Environments [Monograph]
Rao, K. Sreenivasa \ Sarkar, Sourjya \ 2014
This book discusses speaker recognition methods to deal with realistic variable noisy environments. The text covers authentication systems for; robust noisy background environments, functions in real time and incorporated in mobile devices. The book ...
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Servitization in Industry [Monograph]
Lay, Gunter \ 2014
Presenting both a comprehensive collection of sectorial studies of servitization in manufacturing industries, on the one hand, and research investigating the necessity to adapt various processes and departments of manufacturing companies to servitize ...
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SimpleTreat 4.0: a model to predict fate and emission of chemicals in wastewater treatment plants : background report describing the equations [Monograph]
Struijs, J. \ [2014]
SimpleTreat 4.0 is een model dat gedrag en uitstoot van chemicaliën in rioolwaterzuiveringen voorspelt. Chemische stoffen kunnen via het afvalwater, dat bedrijven en huishoudens in het riool lozen, in het milieu terechtkomen. Het RIVM heeft in 1992 h ...
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Simulation of ODE/PDE Models with MATLAB®, OCTAVE and SCILAB : Scientific and Engineering Applications [Monograph]
Vande Wouwer, Alain \ Saucez, Philippe \ Vilas, Carlos \ 2014
Simulation of ODE/PDE Models with MATLAB®, OCTAVE and SCILAB shows the reader how to exploit a fuller array of numerical methods for the analysis of complex scientific and engineering systems than is conventionally employed. The book is dedicated to ...
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Solution Precursor Plasma Spray System [Monograph]
Sanpo, Noppakun \ 2014
This Brief describes the influence of the different organic chelating agents on the topography, physical properties and phases of SPPS-deposited spinel ferrite splats. The author describes how by using the SPPS process, the coating is produced direct ...
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Stabilization of Switched Nonlinear Systems with Unstable Modes [Monograph]
Yang, Hao \ Jiang, Bin \ Cocquempot, Vincent \ 2014
This book provides its reader with a good understanding of the stabilization of switched nonlinear systems (SNS), systems that are of practical use in diverse situations: design of fault-tolerant systems in space- and aircraft; traffic control; and h ...
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Stem Cell Engineering : A WTEC Global Assessment [Monograph]
Nerem, Robert M \ Loring, Jeanne \ McDevitt, Todd C \ Palecek, Sean P \ Schaffer, David V \ Zandstra, Peter W \ 2014
This book describes a global assessment of stem cell engineering research, achieved through site visits by a panel of experts to leading institutes, followed by dedicated workshops. The assessment made clear that engineers and the engineering approac ...
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Structural Motion Engineering [Monograph]
Connor, Jerome \ Laflamme, Simon \ 2014
This innovative volume provides a systematic treatment of the basic concepts and computational procedures for structural motion design and engineering for civil installations. The authors illustrate the application of motion control to a wide spectru ...
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Supply Chain Management and Optimization in Manufacturing [Monograph]
Pirim, Harun \ Al-Turki, Umar \ Yilbas, Bekir Sami \ 2014
This book introduces general supply chain terminology particularly for novice readers, state of the art supply chain management and optimization issues and problems in manufacturing. The book provides insights for making supply chain decisions, plann ...
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Tourists in Space : A Practical Guide [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Seedhouse, Erik \ 2014
Forget Hawaii or the Mediterranean. Soon – very soon – you’ll be able to add a much more exotic stamp to your passport: space. How will you get there, what will the trip be like, and how much training will you need? All you need to know is right here ...
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Transport Phenomena and Drying of Solids and Particulate Materials [Monograph]
Delgado, J.M.P.Q \ Barbosa de Lima, A.G \ 2014
The purpose of this book, Transport Phenomena and Drying of Solids and Particulate Materials, is to provide a collection of recent contributions in the field of heat and mass transfer, transport phenomena, drying and wetting of solids and particulate ...
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Visual Computing : Scientific Visualization and Imaging Systems [Monograph]
Rodrigues Leta, Fabiana \ 2014
This volume aims to stimulate discussions on research involving the use of data and digital images as an understanding approach for analysis and visualization of phenomena and experiments. The emphasis is put not only on graphically representing data ...
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Wind Towers : Architecture, Climate and Sustainability [Monograph]
Bahadori, Mehdi N \ Dehghani-sanij, Alireza \ Sayigh, Ali \ 2014
This unique volume provides the only holistic treatment of wind towers, a core aspect of sustainable architecture in hot, arid climates. The authors explain how traditional incarnations of these structures provide significant decreases in energy cons ...
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Ad-hoc, Mobile, and Wireless Networks : 13th International Conference, ADHOC-NOW 2014, Benidorm, Spain, June 22-27, 2014 Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Guo, Song \ Lloret, Jaime \ Manzoni, Pietro \ Ruehrup, Stefan \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Ad-hoc, Mobile, and Wireless Networks, ADHOC-NOW 2014, held in Benidorm, Spain, in June 2014. The 33 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and sele ...
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Advanced Information Systems Engineering : 26th International Conference, CAiSE 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 16-20, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Jarke, Matthias \ Mylopoulos, John \ Quix, Christoph \ Rolland, Colette \ Manolopoulos, Yannis \ Mouratidis, Haralambos \ Horkoff, Jennifer \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of 26th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, CAiSE 2014, held in Thessaloniki, Greece in June 2014. The 41 papers and 3 keynotes presented were carefully reviewed and selected fro ...
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Advanced Information Systems Engineering Workshops : CAiSE 2014 International Workshops, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 16-20, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Iliadis, Lazaros \ Papazoglou, Michael \ Pohl, Klaus \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of five international workshops held in Thessaloniki, Greece, in conjunction with the 26th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, CAiSE 2014, in June 2014. The 2 ...
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Agent-Oriented Software Engineering : Reflections on Architectures, Methodologies, Languages, and Frameworks [Monograph]
Shehory, Onn \ Sturm, Arnon \ 2014
With this book, Onn Shehory and Arnon Sturm, together with further contributors, introduce the reader to various facets of agent-oriented software engineering (AOSE). They provide a selected collection of state-of-the-art findings, which combines res ...
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Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming : 15th International Conference, XP 2014, Rome, Italy, May 26-30, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Cantone, Giovanni \ Marchesi, Michele \ 2014
This book contains the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Agile Software Development, XP 2014, held in Rome, Italy, in May 2014. Because of the wide application of agile approaches in industry, the need for collaboration bet ...
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Algorithm Theory – SWAT 2014 : 14th Scandinavian Symposium and Workshops, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 2-4, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Ravi, R \ Gørtz, Inge Li \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th International Scandinavian Symposium and Workshops on Algorithm Theory, SWAT 2014, held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in July 2014. The 33 papers were carefully reviewed and selected from a total o ...
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Algorithmic Aspects in Information and Management : 10th International Conference, AAIM 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 8-11, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Gu, Qianping \ Hell, Pavol \ Yang, Boting \ 2014
This volume constitutes the proceedings of the International Conference on Algorithmic Aspects in Information and Management, AAIM 2014, held in Vancouver, BC, Canada, in July 2014. The 30 revised full papers presented together with 2 invited talks w ...
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Algorithms for Computational Biology : First International Conference, AlCoB 2014, Tarragona, Spain, July 1-3, 2014, Proceedigns [Conference proceedings]
Dediu, Adrian-Horia \ Martín-Vide, Carlos \ Truthe, Bianca \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Conference, AlCoB 2014, held in July 2014 in Tarragona, Spain. The 20 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 39 submissions. The scope of AlCoB includes ...
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Aligning Organizations Through Measurement : The GQM+Strategies Approach [Monograph]
Basili, Victor \ Trendowicz, Adam \ Kowalczyk, Martin \ Heidrich, Jens \ Seaman, Carolyn \ Münch, Jürgen \ Rombach, Dieter \ 2014
Aligning an organization’s goals and strategies requires specifying their rationales and connections so that the links are explicit and allow for analytic reasoning about what is successful and where improvement is necessary. This book provides guida ...
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Application and Theory of Petri Nets and Concurrency : 35th International Conference, PETRI NETS 2014, Tunis, Tunisia, June 23-27, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Ciardo, Gianfranco \ Kindler, Ekkart \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the 35th International Conference on Application and Theory of Petri Nets and Concurrency, PETRI NETS 2014, held in Tunis, Tunisia, in June 2014. The 15 regular papers and 4 tool papers presented in this volum ...
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Applied Cryptography and Network Security : 12th International Conference, ACNS 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland, June 10-13, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Boureanu, Ioana \ Owesarski, Philippe \ Vaudenay, Serge \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security, ACNS 2014, held in Lausanne, Switzerland, in June 2014. The 33 revised full papers included in this volume were carefull ...
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Approximation and Online Algorithms : 11th International Workshop, WAOA 2013, Sophia Antipolis, France, September 5-6, 2013, Revised Selected Papers [Monograph]
Kaklamanis, Christos \ Pruhs, Kirk \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed workshop proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Approximation and Online Algorithms, WAOA 2013, held in Sophia Antipolis, France, in September 2013 as part of the ALGO 2013 conference event. Th ...
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Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects : 8th International Conference, AMDO 2014, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, July 16-18, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Perales, Francisco José \ Santos-Victor, José \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects, AMDO 2014, held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, in July 2014. The 18 papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected f ...
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Asia Pacific Business Process Management : Second Asia Pacific Conference, AP-BPM 2014, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, July 3-4, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Ouyang, Chun \ Jung, Jae-Yoon \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the Second Asia Pacific Conference on Business Process Management held in Brisbane, QLD, Australia, in July 2014. In all, 33 contributions from 12 countries were submitted. After each submission was reviewed b ...
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Augmented Marked Graphs [Monograph]
Cheung, King Sing \ 2014
Petri nets are a formal and theoretically rich model for the modelling and analysis of systems. A subclass of Petri nets, augmented marked graphs possess a structure that is especially desirable for the modelling and analysis of systems with concurre ...
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Augmented Reality Art : From an Emerging Technology to a Novel Creative Medium [Monograph]
Geroimenko, Vladimir \ 2014
Written by a team of world-renowned artists, researchers and practitioners - all pioneers in using augmented reality based creative works and installations as a new form of art - this is the first book to explore the exciting new field of augmented r ...
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Automata, Languages, and Programming : 41st International Colloquium, ICALP 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 8-11, 2014, Proceedings, Part I [Conference proceedings]
Esparza, Javier \ Fraigniaud, Pierre \ Husfeldt, Thore \ Koutsoupias, Elias \ 2014
This two-volume set of LNCS 8572 and LNCS 8573 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 41st International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming, ICALP 2014, held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in July 2014. The total of 136 revised full pape ...
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Automata, Languages, and Programming : 41st International Colloquium, ICALP 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 8-11, 2014, Proceedings, Part II [Conference proceedings]
Esparza, Javier \ Fraigniaud, Pierre \ Husfeldt, Thore \ Koutsoupias, Elias \ 2014
This two-volume set of LNCS 8572 and LNCS 8573 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 41st International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming, ICALP 2014, held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in July 2014. The total of 136 revised full pape ...
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Bioinformatics Research and Applications : 10th International Symposium, ISBRA 2014, Zhangjiajie, China, June 28-30, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Basu, Mitra \ Pan, Yi \ Wang, Jianxin \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications, ISBRA 2014, held in Zhangjiajie, China, in June 2014. The 33 revised full papers and 31 one-page abstracts included in thi ...
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Biomedical Image Registration : 6th International Workshop, WBIR 2014, London, UK, July 7-8, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Ourselin, Sébastien \ Modat, Marc \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Biomedical Image Registration, WBIR 2014, held in London, UK, in July 2014. The 16 full papers and 8 poster papers included in this volume were carefully reviewed and ...
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Breast Imaging : 12th International Workshop, IWDM 2014, Gifu City, Japan, June 29 – July 2, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Fujita, Hiroshi \ Hara, Takeshi \ Muramatsu, Chisako \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Breast Imaging, IWDM 2014, held in Gifu City, Japan, in June/July 2014. The 24 revised full papers and 73 revised poster papers presented together with 6 invited tal ...
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Citation-based Plagiarism Detection : Detecting Disguised and Cross-language Plagiarism using Citation Pattern Analysis [Monograph]
Gipp, Bela \ 2014
Plagiarism is a problem with far-reaching consequences for the sciences. However, even today’s best software-based systems can only reliably identify copy&paste plagiarism. Disguised plagiarism forms, including paraphrased text, cross-language plagia ...
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Combinatorial Pattern Matching : 25th Annual Symposium, CPM 2014, Moscow, Russia, June 16-18, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Kulikov, Alexander S \ Kuznetsov, Sergei O \ Pevzner, Pavel \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 25th Annual Symposium on Combinatorial Pattern Matching, CPM 2014, held in Moscow, Russia, in June 2014. The 28 revised full papers presented together with 5 invited talks were carefully reviewed ...
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Computer Aided Verification : 26th International Conference, CAV 2014, Held as Part of the Vienna Summer of Logic, VSL 2014, Vienna, Austria, July 18-22, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Biere, Armin \ Bloem, Roderick \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computer Aided Verification, CAV 2014, held as part of the Vienna Summer of Logic, VSL 2014, in Vienna, Austria, in July 2014. The 46 regular papers and 11 short papers pre ...
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Computer Assisted Assessment. Research into E-Assessment : International Conference, CAA 2014, Zeist, The Netherlands, June 30 – July 1, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Kalz, Marco \ Ras, Eric \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Assisted Assessment, CAA 2014, held in Zeist, The Netherlands, in June/July 2014. The 16 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected fro ...
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Computer Science - Theory and Applications : 9th International Computer Science Symposium in Russia, CSR 2014, Moscow, Russia, June 7-11, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Hirsch, Edward A \ Kuznetsov, Sergei O \ Pin, Jean-Éric \ Vereshchagin, Nikolay K \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the 9th International Computer Science Symposium in Russia, CSR 2014, held in Moscow, Russia, in June 2014. The 27 full papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 76 submissions. ...
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Computers Helping People with Special Needs : 14th International Conference, ICCHP 2014, Paris, France, July 9-11, 2014, Proceedings, Part I [Conference proceedings]
Miesenberger, Klaus \ Fels, Deborah \ Archambault, Dominique \ Peňáz, Petr \ Zagler, Wolfgang \ 2014
The two-volume set LNCS 8547 and 8548 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, ICCHP 2014, held in Paris, France, in July 2014. The 132 revised full papers and 55 short ...
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Computers Helping People with Special Needs : 14th International Conference, ICCHP 2014, Paris, France, July 9-11, 2014, Proceedings, Part II [Conference proceedings]
Miesenberger, Klaus \ Fels, Deborah \ Archambault, Dominique \ Peňáz, Petr \ Zagler, Wolfgang \ 2014
The two-volume set LNCS 8547 and 8548 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, ICCHP 2014, held in Paris, France, in July 2014. The 132 revised full papers and 55 short ...
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Conflict Resolution and its Context : From the Analysis of Behavioural Patterns to Efficient Decision-Making [Monograph]
Carneiro, Davide \ Novais, Paulo \ Neves, José \ 2014
This book studies how technological solutions can be used to alleviate the current state of legal systems, with their clogged up courtrooms and inefficient conflict resolution methods. It reviews the shortcomings and disadvantages of traditional and ...
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COOP 2014 - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems, 27-30 May 2014, Nice (France) [Conference proceedings]
Rossitto, Chiara \ Ciolfi, Luigina \ Martin, David \ Conein, Bernard \ 2014
This volume presents the proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems (COOP 2014). The conference is a venue for multidisciplinary research contributing to the design, assessment and analysis of cooperative sy ...
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Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in Agent Systems IX : COIN 2013 International Workshops, COIN@AAMAS, St. Paul, MN, USA, May 6, 2013, COIN@PRIMA, Dunedin, New Zealand, December 3, 2013, Revised Selected Papers [Monograph]
Balke, Tina \ Dignum, Frank \ Riemsdijk, M. Birna \ Chopra, Amit K \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 9th International Workshops on Coordination, Organizations, Institutions and Norms in Agent Systems, COIN 2013. The workshops were co-located with AAMAS 2013, held in St. Paul, MN, USA ...
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Cross-Cultural Design : 6th International Conference, CCD 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Rau, P. L. Patrick \ 2014
This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cross-Cultural Design, CCD 2014, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International 2014, held in Heraklion, Crete ...
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Cyberterrorism : Understanding, Assessment, and Response [Monograph]
Chen, Thomas M \ Jarvis, Lee \ Macdonald, Stuart \ 2014
This is the first book to present a multidisciplinary approach to cyberterrorism. It traces the threat posed by cyberterrorism today, with chapters discussing possible technological vulnerabilities, potential motivations to engage in cyberterrorism, ...
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Data and Applications Security and Privacy XXVIII : 28th Annual IFIP WG 11.3 Working Conference, DBSec 2014, Vienna, Austria, July 14-16, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Atluri, Vijay \ Pernul, Günther \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 28th IFIP WG 11.3 International Working Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy, DBSec 2014, held in Vienna, Austria, in July 2014. The 22 revised full papers and 4 short papers p ...
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Deontic Logic and Normative Systems : 12th International Conference, DEON 2014, Ghent, Belgium, July 12-15, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Cariani, Fabrizio \ Grossi, Davide \ Meheus, Joke \ Parent, Xavier \ 2014
This volume presents the refereed proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Deontic Logic and Normative Systems, DEON 2014, held in Ghent, Belgium, in July 2014. The 17 revised papers and the 2 invited papers included in this volume were ca ...
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Design, User Experience, and Usability. User Experience Design for Diverse Interaction Platforms and Environments : Third International Conference, DUXU 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014, Proceedings, Part II [Conference proceedings]
Marcus, Aaron \ 2014
The four-volume set LNCS 8517, 8518, 8519 and 8520 constitutes the proceedings of the Third International Conference on Design, User Experience, and Usability, DUXU 2014, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction ...
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Design, User Experience, and Usability. User Experience Design for Everyday Life Applications and Services : Third International Conference, DUXU 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014, Proceedings, Part III [Conference proceedings]
Marcus, Aaron \ 2014
The four-volume set LNCS 8517, 8518, 8519 and 8520 constitutes the proceedings of the Third International Conference on Design, User Experience, and Usability, DUXU 2014, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction ...
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Design, User Experience, and Usability. User Experience Design Practice : Third International Conference, DUXU 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014, Proceedings, Part IV [Conference proceedings]
Marcus, Aaron \ 2014
The four-volume set LNCS 8517, 8518, 8519 and 8520 constitutes the proceedings of the Third International Conference on Design, User Experience, and Usability, DUXU 2014, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction ...
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Detection of Intrusions and Malware, and Vulnerability Assessment : 11th International Conference, DIMVA 2014, Egham, UK, July 10-11, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Dietrich, Sven \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware, and Vulnerability Assessment, DIMVA 2014, held in Egham, UK, in July 2014. The 13 revised full papers presented together with ...
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Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics : 11th International Conference, EPCE 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Harris, Don \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics, EPCE 2014, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2014, held in Her ...
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Experimental Algorithms : 13th International Symposium, SEA 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 29 – July 1, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Gudmundsson, Joachim \ Katajainen, Jyrki \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Experimental Algorithms, SEA 2014, held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in June/July 2014. The 36 revised full papers presented together with 3 invited presentations were c ...
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Formal Aspects of Component Software : 10th International Symposium, FACS 2013, Nanchang, China, October 27-29, 2013, Revised Selected Papers [Monograph]
Fiadeiro, José Luiz \ Liu, Zhiming \ Xue, Jinyun \ 2014
This book constitutes the revised selected papers of the 10th International Symposium on Formal Aspects of Component Software, FACS 2013, held in Nanchang, China, in October 2013. The 19 full papers and three invited talks presented were carefully re ...
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Formal Concept Analysis : 12th International Conference, ICFCA 2014, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, June 10-13, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Glodeanu, Cynthia Vera \ Kaytoue, Mehdi \ Sacarea, Christian \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis, ICFCA 2014, held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in June 2014. The 16 regular papers presented together with 3 invited talks were carefully revie ...
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Foundations of Augmented Cognition. Advancing Human Performance and Decision-Making through Adaptive Systems : 8th International Conference, AC 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Schmorrow, Dylan D \ Fidopiastis, Cali M \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Foundations of Augmented Cognition, AC 2014, held as part of HCI International 2014 which took place in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, in June 2014 and incorporated 14 confer ...
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Foundations of Intelligent Systems : 21st International Symposium, ISMIS 2014, Roskilde, Denmark, June 25-27, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Andreasen, Troels \ Christiansen, Henning \ Cubero, Juan-Carlos \ Raś, Zbigniew W \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, ISMIS 2014, held in Roskilde, Denmark, in June 2014. The 61 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 111 ...
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Future Internet Testing : First International Workshop, FITTEST 2013, Istanbul, Turkey, November 12, 2013, Revised Selected Papers [Monograph]
Vos, Tanja E.J \ Lakhotia, Kiran \ Bauersfeld, Sebastian \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the First International Workshop on future Internet Testing, FITTEST 2013, held in Turkey, Istanbul, in November 2013, in conjunction with the International Conference on Testing Software and Systems (ICTSS). ...
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HCI in Business : First International Conference, HCIB 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Nah, Fiona Fui-Hoon \ 2014
This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Conference on HCI in Business, HCIB 2014, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International 2014, in Heraklion, Crete, Greece ...
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High-Performance Computational Solutions in Protein Bioinformatics [Monograph]
Mrozek, Dariusz \ 2014
Recent developments in computer science enable algorithms previously perceived as too time-consuming to now be efficiently used for applications in bioinformatics and life sciences. This work focuses on proteins and their structures, protein structur ...
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High-Performance Computing on the Intel® Xeon Phi™ : How to Fully Exploit MIC Architectures [Monograph]
Wang, Endong \ Zhang, Qing \ Shen, Bo \ Zhang, Guangyong \ Lu, Xiaowei \ Wu, Qing \ Wang, Yajuan \ 2014
The aim of this book is to explain to high-performance computing (HPC) developers how to utilize the Intel® Xeon Phi™ series products efficiently. To that end, it introduces some computing grammar, programming technology and optimization methods for ...
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Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy, and Trust : Second International Conference, HAS 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Tryfonas, Theo \ Askoxylakis, Ioannis \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the Second International Conference on Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy, and Trust, HAS 2014, held as part of HCI International 2014 which took place in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, in June 2014 and ...
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Human Interface and the Management of Information. Information and Knowledge Design and Evaluation : 16th International Conference, HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014. Proceedings, Part I [Conference proceedings]
Yamamoto, Sakae \ 2014
The two-volume set LNCS 8521 and 8522 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Human Interface and the Management of Information thematic track, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2014, held in He ...
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Human Interface and the Management of Information. Information and Knowledge in Applications and Services : 16th International Conference, HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014. Proceedings, Part II [Conference proceedings]
Yamamoto, Sakae \ 2014
The two-volume set LNCS 8521 and 8522 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Human Interface and the Management of Information thematic track, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2014, held in He ...
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Human-Computer Interaction. Advanced Interaction Modalities and Techniques : 16th International Conference, HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014, Proceedings, Part II [Conference proceedings]
Kurosu, Masaaki \ 2014
The 3-volume set LNCS 8510, 8511 and 8512 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2014, held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece in June 2014. The total of 1476 papers and 220 posters  pre ...
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Human-Computer Interaction. Applications and Services : 16th International Conference, HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014, Proceedings, Part III [Conference proceedings]
Kurosu, Masaaki \ 2014
The 3-volume set LNCS 8510, 8511 and 8512 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2014, held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece in June 2014. The total of 1476 papers and 220 posters  pre ...
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Human-Computer Interaction. Theories, Methods, and Tools : 16th International Conference, HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014, Proceedings, Part I [Conference proceedings]
Kurosu, Masaaki \ 2014
The 3-volume set LNCS 8510, 8511 and 8512 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2014, held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece in June 2014. The total of 1476 papers and 220 posters  pre ...
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Hybrid Metaheuristics : 9th International Workshop, HM 2014, Hamburg, Germany, June 11-13, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Blesa, Maria J \ Blum, Christian \ Voß, Stefan \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Hybrid Metaheuristics, HM 2014, held in Hamburg, Germany, in June 2014. The 14 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 22 submissions. ...
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Image and Signal Processing : 6th International Conference, ICISP 2014, Cherbourg, France, June 30 – July 2, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Elmoataz, Abderrahim \ Lezoray, Olivier \ Nouboud, Fathallah \ Mammass, Driss \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference, ICISP 2014, held in June/July 2014 in Cherbourg, France. The 76 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 164 submissions. The contributions are o ...
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Inclusive Human Machine Interaction for India : A Case Study of Developing Inclusive Applications for the Indian Population [Monograph]
Biswas, Pradipta \ 2014
Rapid advancement of interactive technologies during the past two decades has made access to information easier though at the expense of a clear digital divide. There is a generation who grew up with these technologies and another generation who find ...
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Information Security Theory and Practice. Securing the Internet of Things : 8th IFIP WG 11.2 International Workshop, WISTP 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 30 – July 2, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Naccache, David \ Sauveron, Damien \ 2014
This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th IFIP WG 11.2 International Workshop on Information Security Theory and Practices, WISTP 2014, held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, in June/July 2014. The 8 revised full papers and 6 short paper ...
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Intelligent Computer Mathematics : International Conference, CICM 2014, Coimbra, Portugal, July 7-11, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Watt, Stephen M \ Davenport, James H \ Sexton, Alan P \ Sojka, Petr \ Urban, Josef \ 2014
This book constitutes the joint refereed proceedings of Calculemus 2014, Digital Mathematics Libraries, DML 2014, Mathematical Knowledge Management, MKM 2014, and Systems and Projects, S&P 2014, held in Coimbra, Portugal, during July 7-11, 2014 as fo ...
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Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment : 6th International Conference, INTETAIN 2014, Chicago, IL, USA, July 9-11, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Reidsma, Dennis \ Choi, Insook \ Bargar, Robin \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment, INTETAIN 2014. The 8 full papers presented together with 4 special session papers, 4 panels, and 6 extended abstracts ...
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Interactive Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining in Biomedical Informatics : State-of-the-Art and Future Challenges [Monograph]
Holzinger, Andreas \ Jurisica, Igor \ 2014
One of the grand challenges in our digital world are the large, complex, and often weakly structured data sets and massive amounts of unstructured information. This “big data” challenge is most evident in biomedical informatics: The trend toward prec ...
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Interactive Theorem Proving : 5th International Conference, ITP 2014, Held as Part of the Vienna Summer of Logic, VSL 2014, Vienna, Austria, July 14-17, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Klein, Gerwin \ Gamboa, Ruben \ 2014
This book constitutes the proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Interactive Theorem Proving, ITP 2014, Held as Part of the Vienna Summer of Logic, VSL 2014, in Vienna, Austria, in July 2014. The 35 papers presented in this volume were ca ...
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Job Scheduling Strategies for Parallel Processing : 17th International Workshop, JSSPP 2013, Boston, MA, USA, May 24, 2013 Revised Selected Papers [Monograph]
Desai, Narayan \ Cirne, Walfredo \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 17th International Workshop on Job Scheduling Strategies for Parallel Processing, JSSPP 2013, held Boston, MA, USA, in May 2013. The 10 revised papers presented were car ...
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Language, Life, Limits : 10th Conference on Computability in Europe, CiE 2014, Budapest, Hungary, June 23-27, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Beckmann, Arnold \ Csuhaj-Varjú, Erzsébet \ Meer, Klaus \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th Conference on Computability in Europe, CiE 2014, held in Budapest, Hungary, in June 2014. The 42 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 78 submissions and included ...
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Large-Scale Scientific Computing : 9th International Conference, LSSC 2013, Sozopol, Bulgaria, June 3-7, 2013. Revised Selected Papers [Conference proceedings]
Lirkov, Ivan \ Margenov, Svetozar \ Waśniewski, Jerzy \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Large-Scale Scientific Computations, LSSC 2013, held in Sozopol, Bulgaria, in June 2013. The 74 revised full papers presented together wi ...
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Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Designing and Developing Novel Learning Experiences : First International Conference, LCT 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014, Proceedings, Part I [Conference proceedings]
Zaphiris, Panayiotis \ Ioannou, Andri \ 2014
The two-volume set LNCS 8523-8524 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Conference on Learning and Collaboration Technologies, LCT 2014, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2 ...
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Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Technology-Rich Environments for Learning and Collaboration : First International Conference, LCT 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014, Proceedings, Part II [Conference proceedings]
Zaphiris, Panayiotis \ Ioannou, Andri \ 2014
The two-volume set LNCS 8523-8524 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Conference on Learning and Collaboration Technologies, LCT 2014, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2 ...
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Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics : 8th International Conference, LACL 2014, Toulouse, France, June 18-20, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Asher, Nicholas \ Soloviev, Sergei \ 2014
Edited in collaboration with FoLLI, the Association of Logic, Language and Information, this book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics (LACL 2014) held in Toulouse, F ...
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Maritime Wideband Communication Networks : Video Transmission Scheduling [Monograph]
Yang, Tingting \ Shen, Xuemin (Sherman) \ 2014
This Springer Brief covers emerging maritime wideband communication networks and how they facilitate applications such as maritime distress, urgency, safety and general communications. It provides valuable insight on the data transmission scheduling ...
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Monitoring and Securing Virtualized Networks and Services : 8th IFIP WG 6.6 International Conference on Autonomous Infrastructure, Management, and Security, AIMS 2014, Brno, Czech Republic, June 30 – July 3, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Sperotto, Anna \ Doyen, Guillaume \ Latré, Steven \ Charalambides, Marinos \ Stiller, Burkhard \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th IFIP WG 6.6 International Conference on Monitoring and Securing Virtualized Networks and Services, AIMS 2014, held in Brno, Czech Republic, in June/July 2014. The 9 full papers presented were ...
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Moving Object Detection Using Background Subtraction [Monograph]
Shaikh, Soharab Hossain \ Saeed, Khalid \ Chaki, Nabendu \ 2014
This Springer Brief presents a comprehensive survey of the existing methodologies of background subtraction methods. It presents a framework for quantitative performance evaluation of different approaches and summarizes the public databases available ...
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Natural Language Processing and Information Systems : 19th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems, NLDB 2014, Montpellier, France, June 18-20, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Métais, Elisabeth \ Roche, Mathieu \ Teisseire, Maguelonne \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems, NLDB 2014, held in Montpellier, France, in June 2014. The 13 long papers, 8 short papers, 14 poster papers ...
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Natural User Interfaces in Medical Image Analysis : Cognitive Analysis of Brain and Carotid Artery Images [Monograph]
Ogiela, Marek R \ Hachaj, Tomasz \ 2015
Although the capabilities of computer image analysis do not yet match those of the human visual system, recent developments have made great progress towards tackling the challenges posed by the perceptual analysis of images. This unique text/referenc ...
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Nonlinear Dynamics of Electronic Systems : 22nd International Conference, NDES 2014, Albena, Bulgaria, July 4-6, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Mladenov, Valeri M \ Ivanov, Plamen Ch \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Nonlinear Dynamics of Electronic Systems, NDES 2014, held in Albena, Bulgaria, in July 2014. The 47 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selec ...
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Pattern Recognition : 6th Mexican Conference, MCPR 2014, Cancun, Mexico, June 25-28, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Martínez-Trinidad, José Francisco \ Carrasco-Ochoa, Jesús Ariel \ Olvera-Lopez, José Arturo \ Salas-Rodríguez, Joaquín \ Suen, Ching Y \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th Mexican Conference on Pattern Recognition, MCPR 2014, held in Cancun, Mexico, in June 2014. The 39 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 68 submissions and ar ...
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Pervasive Wireless Environments: Detecting and Localizing User Spoofing [Monograph]
Yang, Jie \ Chen, Yingying \ Trappe, Wade \ Cheng, Jerry \ 2014
This Springer Brief provides a new approach to prevent user spoofing by using the physical properties associated with wireless transmissions to detect the presence of user spoofing. The most common method, applying cryptographic authentication, requi ...
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Privacy Enhancing Technologies : 14th International Symposium, PETS 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 16-18, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Cristofaro, Emiliano \ Murdoch, Steven J \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Privacy Enhancing Technologies, PETS 2014, held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in July 2014. The 16 full papers presented were carefully selected from 86 submission ...
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Reliable Software Technologies – Ada-Europe 2014 : 19th Ada-Europe International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies, Paris, France, June 23-27, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
George, Laurent \ Vardanega, Tullio \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 19th Ada-Europe International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies, Ada-Europe 2014, held in Paris, France, in June 2014. The revised 12 full papers presented together with two keynotes we ...
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Rough Sets and Current Trends in Soft Computing : 9th International Conference, RSCTC 2014, Granada and Madrid, Spain, July 9-13, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Cornelis, Chris \ Kryszkiewicz, Marzena \ Ślȩzak, Dominik \ Ruiz, Ernestina Menasalvas \ Bello, Rafael \ Shang, Lin \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, RSCTC 2014, held in Granada and Madrid, Spain, in July 2014. RSCTC 2014 together with the Conference on Rough Sets and E ...
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Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems Paradigms : Second International Conference, RSEISP 2014, Held as Part of JRS 2014, Granada and Madrid, Spain, July 9-13, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Kryszkiewicz, Marzena \ Cornelis, Chris \ Ciucci, Davide \ Medina-Moreno, Jesús \ Motoda, Hiroshi \ Raś, Zbigniew W \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 23rd Australasian Joint Conference on Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems Paradigms, RSEISP 2014, held in Granada and Madrid, Spain, in July 2014. RSEISP 2014 was held along with the 9th Internatio ...
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Semantic Web Technologies and Legal Scholarly Publishing [Monograph]
Peroni, Silvio \ 2014
This work deals with the applications of Semantic Publishing technologies in the legal domain, i.e., the use of Semantic Web technologies to address issues related to the Legal Scholarly Publishing. Research in the field of Law has a long tradition i ...
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Situational Method Engineering [Monograph]
Henderson-Sellers, Brian \ Ralyté, Jolita \ Ågerfalk, Pär J \ Rossi, Matti \ 2014
While previously available methodologies for software – like those published in the early days of object technology – claimed to be appropriate for every conceivable project, situational method engineering (SME) acknowledges that most projects typica ...
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Smart Card Research and Advanced Applications : 12th International Conference, CARDIS 2013, Berlin, Germany, November 27-29, 2013. Revised Selected Papers [Conference proceedings]
Francillon, Aurélien \ Rohatgi, Pankaj \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Smart Card Research and Advanced Applications, CARDIS 2013, held in Berlin, Germany, in November 2013. The 17 revised full papers presen ...
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Software Business. Towards Continuous Value Delivery : 5th International Conference, ICSOB 2014, Paphos, Cyprus, June 16-18, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Lassenius, Casper \ Smolander, Kari \ 2014
This book contains the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Software Business (ICSOB) held in Paphos, Cyprus, in June 2014. The theme of the event was "Shortening the Time to Market: From Short Cycle Times to Continuous Value D ...
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Supercomputing : 29th International Conference, ISC 2014, Leipzig, Germany, June 22-26, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Kunkel, Julian Martin \ Ludwig, Thomas \ Meuer, Hans Werner \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 29th International Supercomputing Conference, ISC 2014, held in Leipzig, Germany, in June 2014. The 34 revised full papers presented together were carefully reviewed and selected from 79 submissio ...
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Systems, Software and Services Process Improvement : 21st European Conference, EuroSPI 2014, Luxembourg, June 25-27, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Barafort, Béatrix \ O’Connor, Rory V \ Poth, Alexander \ Messnarz, Richard \ 2014
This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 21st EuroSPI conference, held in Luxembourg, in June 2014. The 18 revised papers presented together with 11 invited papers in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected. They are organized ...
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Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems : 14th Annual Conference, TAROS 2013, Oxford, UK, August 28--30, 2013, Revised Selected Papers [Conference proceedings]
Natraj, Ashutosh \ Cameron, Stephen \ Melhuish, Chris \ Witkowski, Mark \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th Conference on Advances in Autonomous Robotics, TAROS 2013, held in Oxford, UK, in August 2013. The 36 revised full papers presented together with 25 extended abstracts were carefully reviewed ...
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Transactions on Computational Science XXIII : Special Issue on Cyberworlds [Monograph]
Gavrilova, Marina L \ Tan, C. J. Kenneth \ Mao, Xiaoyang \ Hong, Lichan \ 2014
This, the 23rd issue of the Transactions on Computational Science journal, guest edited by Xiaoyang Mao and Lichan Hong, is devoted to the topic of security in virtual worlds. It contains extended versions of the best papers selected from those prese ...
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Trust and Trustworthy Computing : 7th International Conference, TRUST 2014, Heraklion, Crete, June 30 – July 2, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Holz, Thorsten \ Ioannidis, Sotiris \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Trust and Trustworthy Computing, TRUST 2014, held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece in June/July 2014. The 10 full papers and three short papers presented together with 9 ...
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Trust Management VIII : 8th IFIP WG 11.11 International Conference, IFIPTM 2014, Singapore, July 7-10, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Zhou, Jianying \ Gal-Oz, Nurit \ Zhang, Jie \ Gudes, Ehud \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th IFIP WG 11.11 International Conference on Trust Management, IFIPTM 2014, held in Singapore, in July 2014. The 12 revised full papers and 5 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and se ...
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Trustworthy Computing and Services : International Conference, ISCTCS 2013, Beijing, China, November 2013, Revised Selected Papers [Conference proceedings]
Yuan, Yuyu \ Wu, Xu \ Lu, Yueming \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Standard Conference on Trustworthy Distributed Computing and Services, ISCTCS 2013, held in Beijing, China, in November 2013. The 49 revised full papers presented were carefully revi ...
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User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization : 22nd International Conference, UMAP 2014, Aalborg, Denmark, July 7-11, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Dimitrova, Vania \ Kuflik, Tsvi \ Chin, David \ Ricci, Francesco \ Dolog, Peter \ Houben, Geert-Jan \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on User Modeling, Adaption and Personalization, held in Aalborg, Denmark, in July 2014. The 23 long and 19 short papers of the research paper track were ca ...
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Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality. Applications of Virtual and Augmented Reality : 6th International Conference, VAMR 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014, Proceedings, Part II [Conference proceedings]
Shumaker, Randall \ Lackey, Stephanie \ 2014
The two-volume set LNCS 8525-8526 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality, VAMR 2014, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI 2014, ...
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Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality. Designing and Developing Virtual and Augmented Environments : 6th International Conference, VAMR 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014, Proceedings, Part I [Conference proceedings]
Shumaker, Randall \ Lackey, Stephanie \ 2014
The two-volume set LNCS 8525-8526 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality, VAMR 2014, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI 2014, ...
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Web Services and Formal Methods : 10th International Workshop, WS-FM 2013, Beijing, China, August 2013, Revised Selected Papers [Monograph]
Tuosto, Emilio \ Ouyang, Chun \ 2014
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Web Services and Formal Methods, WS-FM 2013, held in Beijing, China, in August 2013. The 8 papers presented were carefully reviewed and sele ...
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Web-Age Information Management : 15th International Conference, WAIM 2014, Macau, China, June 16-18, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Li, Feifei \ Li, Guoliang \ Hwang, Seung-won \ Yao, Bin \ Zhang, Zhenjie \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Web-Age Information Management, WAIM 2014, held in Macau, China, in June 2014. The 48 revised full papers presented together with 35 short papers were carefully re ...
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Wide Area 2D/3D Imaging : Development, Analysis and Applications [Monograph]
Langmann, Benjamin \ 2014
Imaging technology is an important research area and it is widely utilized in a growing number of disciplines ranging from gaming, robotics and automation to medicine. In the last decade 3D imaging became popular mainly driven by the introduction of ...
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Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications : 9th International Conference, WASA 2014, Harbin, China, June 23-25, 2014. Proceedings [Conference proceedings]
Cai, Zhipeng \ Wang, Chaokun \ Cheng, Siyao \ Wang, Hongzhi \ Gao, Hong \ 2014
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems and Applications, WASA 2014, held in Harbin, China, in June 2014. The 41 revised full papers presented together with 30 invited papers ...
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Food and Bioprocess Engineering

Adapting high hydrostatic pressure (HPP) for food processing operations [Monograph]
Koutchma, T. \ 2014
The book presents high hydrostatic pressure processing (HPP) for treatment of different groups of raw and finished products, focusing on specific pressure-induced effects that will lead to different biological impacts, and the information necessary f ...
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Food Sciences

Microbial Diversity and Biotechnology in Food Security [Monograph]
Kharwar, R.N \ Upadhyay, R.S \ Dubey, N.K \ Raghuwanshi, Richa \ 2014
The roles of microbes in agriculture, industry and environment have been the point of interest since long time for their potential exploitation. Although only a fraction of microbial diversity was accessed by microbiologists earlier for harnessing th ...
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Human Nutrition

Handbook of dietary and nutritional aspects of bottle feeding [Monograph]
Preedy, Vi.R. \ Watson, R.R. \ Zibadi, S. \ 2014
Newborn babies are usually fed via the breast which ensures optimal development and emotional mother-child bonding. However, in some circumstances breast feeding may be either inadequate or impractical. Historically, deficiencies in the provision of ...
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Environmental Sciences and Forestry

Environmental Sciences

Environmental Perspectives : A Brief Overview of Selected Topics [Monograph]
Shifrin, Neil \ 2014
This short, readable book is intended as a big-picture introduction/overview for environmental students and lay-people involved with environmental issues. Every freshman in college intending to study environmental science should read it. It begins wi ...
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The Land/Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone of West and Central Africa [Monograph]
Diop, Salif \ Barusseau, Jean-Paul \ Descamps, Cyr \ 2014
Although the main focus of this book is on the estuaries, its scope goes well beyond this particular coastal feature. Indeed, the estuary can only be considered as part of the life cycle of the entire river and the marine area it feeds into: an area ...
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State of the World 2014 : Governing for Sustainability [Monograph]
Worldwatch Institute \ 2014
Citizens expect their governments to lead on sustainability. But from largely disappointing international conferences like Rio II to the U.S.’s failure to pass meaningful climate legislation, governments’ progress has been lackluster. That’s not to s ...
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Physical Planning

Urban Bikeway Design Guide [Monograph]
National Association of City Transportation Officials \ 2014
The NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide, Second Edition, is based on the experience of the best cycling cities in the world. Completely re-designed with an accessible, four-color layout, this second edition continues to build upon the fast-changing stat ...
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Landscape Architecture

Green-blue infrastructure for a resilient and healthy city : city of Utrecht, the Netherlands [Monograph]
Schrijver, R. \ Hetem, V. \ Takeda, M.A. \ [2014]
Deze publicatie biedt een perspectief op het zinvol benutten en optimaliseren van de blauw-groene structuren in de stad Utrecht, met als ambitie om te transformeren naar een meer veerkrachtige en gezonde stad voor de toekomst. In het kader van studen ...
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A systems apporach to the relation between landscape and animal husbandry [Student report]
Schaijk, A. van \ 2014
In this research the relation between landscape and animal husbandry is central. By using a systems approach these two elements are analyzed: the landscape system and the animal production systems, together forming the agricultural landscape system. ...
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Geology

Challenges for Human Security Engineering [Monograph]
Matsuoka, Yuzuru \ Yoshida, Mamoru \ 2014
Ever since mankind first appeared on Earth, people have confronted a variety of threats caused by global environmental changes and catastrophic natural disasters. In recent years, there has been a huge necessity to attempt the complementary co-evolut ...
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Climate Time Series Analysis : Classical Statistical and Bootstrap Methods [Monograph] - 2nd ed. 2014
Mudelsee, Manfred \ 2014
Climate is a paradigm of a complex system. Analysing climate data is an exciting challenge, which is increased by non-normal distributional shape, serial dependence, uneven spacing and timescale uncertainties. This book presents bootstrap resampling ...
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Earthquake Phenomenology from the Field : The April 20, 2013, Lushan Earthquake [Monograph]
Wu, Zhongliang \ Jiang, Changsheng \ Li, Xiaojun \ Li, Guangjun \ Ding, Zhifeng \ 2014
Based on the field investigation and the summary of the published research results of the April 20, 2013, Lushan, Sichuan, China, MS7.0 earthquake, having occurred along the same fault zone which accommodated the May 12, 2008, Wenchuan MS8.0 earthqua ...
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Engineering for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation [Monograph]
Hamada, Masanori \ 2014
Earthquake and tsunami disasters have been increasing rapidly and globally in the last quarter-century. The purpose of this book is to provide essential knowledge and information on the mitigation of earthquakes and tsunamis for graduate students, yo ...
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Footprints in Micrometeorology and Ecology [Monograph]
Leclerc, Monique Y \ Foken, Thomas \ 2014
How to interpret meteorological measurements made at a given level over a surface with regard to characteristic properties such as roughness, albedo, heat, moisture, carbon dioxide, and other gases is an old question which goes back to the very begin ...
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Frederic W. Harmer: A Scientific Biography [Monograph]
Kington, John A \ 2014
Comprising the first definitive account of the geological and palaeometeorological studies made by the British geologist, Frederic W. Harmer (1835-1924) this book contributes a previously missing chapter to the history of science. The main objective ...
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Geoparken in Nederland : een quickscan van beleidsmatige mogelijkheden en beperkingen [Monograph]
Paulissen, M.P.C.P. \ Nieuwenhuizen, W. \ Kistenkas, F.H. \ 2014
Geoparken zijn gebieden waar (internationaal) bijzondere aardkundige waarden voorkomen. Deze waarden worden ingezet voor de versterking van de regionale economie en identiteit. Alterra heeft voor de overheid een quickscan uitgevoerd naar de mogelijke ...
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Ground-Based Aerosol Optical Depth Measurement Using Sunphotometers [Monograph]
Dayou, Jedol \ Chang, Jackson Hian Wui \ Sentian, Justin \ 2014
This book gives a detailed review on ground-based aerosol optical depth measurement with emphasis on the calibration issue. The review is written in chronological sequence to render better comprehension on the evolution of the classical Langley calib ...
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Modelling of Magmatic and Allied Processes [Monograph]
Kumar, Santosh \ Singh, Rishi Narain \ 2014
Modeling of Magmatic and Allied Processes presents methods and models for the quantification of geological processes. Conceptual models for magmatic differentiation involving crystallization and mixing are presented and applied to field and textural ...
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Recent Trends in Modelling of Environmental Contaminants [Monograph]
Sengupta, Debashish \ 2014
The book deals primarily with the aspects like energy resources and its proper utilization, disposal of various forms of wastes and its effects, and effects of major catastrophic events like nuclear disasters, global warming, etc. It also deals with ...
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SYNER-G: Systemic Seismic Vulnerability and Risk Assessment of Complex Urban, Utility, Lifeline Systems and Critical Facilities : Methodology and Applications [Monograph]
Pitilakis, K \ Franchin, P \ Khazai, B \ Wenzel, H \ 2014
SYNER-G, a multidisciplinary effort funded by the European Union, allowed the development of an innovative methodological framework for the assessment of physical as well as socio-economic seismic vulnerability and risk at urban and regional level. T ...
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Tsunami : The Underrated Hazard [Monograph] - 3rd ed. 2014
Bryant, Edward \ 2014
It is a comprehensive and well illustrated textbook on all aspects of tsunami. I don't think there is any other book on the topic published. As one bookseller said after the Indian Ocean tsunami event, "I would have just filled my front window with c ...
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Soil Science

Application of Soil Physics in Environmental Analyses : Measuring, Modelling and Data Integration [Monograph]
Teixeira, Wenceslau Geraldes \ Ceddia, Marcos Bacis \ Ottoni, Marta Vasconcelos \ Donnagema, Guilheme Kangussu \ 2014
The importance to preserve soil and water is widely recognized. Soil physics has grown considerably in the last years, however, those advances are thoroughly dispersed. In this volume, the authors will bring together the effectiveness of new field an ...
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Water Management

Best urban water management practices to prevent waterborne infectious diseases under current and future scenarios= Aanbevelingen voor stedelijk water management om wateroverdraagbare infectieziekten te voorkomen in huidige en toekomstige scenario’s [PhD thesis]
Man-van der Vliet, H. de \ 2014
Water in urban areas may pose a public health risk when people are exposed to urban water, because it may contain pathogens. These pathogens may originate from fecal bird droppings, runoff from paved surfaces (including e.g. dog feces), growth of mic ...
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Evaluatie waterbeheerplan [Monograph]
Waterschap Aa en Maas \ 2014
Bij het opstellen van het nieuwe WBP 2016-2021 is behoefte ontstaan aan een overzicht van de uitvoering van maatregelen uit het huidige WBP, inclusief een inschatting van de bereikte effecten en prognose voor de resterende planperiode
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Groundwater as a Key for Adaptation to Changing Climate and Society [Monograph]
Taniguchi, Makoto \ Hiyama, Tetsuya \ 2014
The book presents an overview of recent advances in knowledge related to the assessment and management of groundwater resources, giving special attention to the uncertainties related to climate change and variability. While proposing strategies of gr ...
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Water in de openbare ruimte heeft risico's voor de gezondheid : een gezondheidsrisicoanalyse voor fonteinen, bedriegertjes, water op straat en water in wadi's [Monograph]
Man, H. de \ Leenen, I. \ 2014
Stedelijk waterbeheer draagt bij aan het welzijn van mens en dier, onder andere door behoud van een gezonde leefomgeving. Water in de openbare ruimte kan op diverse manieren verontreinigd raken met ziekteverwekkers. Met name kinderen kunnen ziek word ...
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Natuurrapport : toestand en trend van ecosystemen en ecosysteemdiensten in Vlaanderen : technisch rapport - Hoofdstuk 15: Ecosysteemdienst waterproductie [Monograph]
Vrebos, D. \ Staes, J. \ Jacobs, S. \ Meire, P. \ 2014
Waterproductie omvat het geheel van hydrologische en ecologische processen die productie van voldoende kwaliteitsvol water voor menselijk gebruik ondersteunen. De beschikbaarheid van water per persoon is in Vlaanderen zeer laag in vergelijking met de ...
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Environmental Management

Sand Mining : Environmental Impacts and Selected Case Studies [Monograph]
Padmalal, D \ Maya, K \ 2014
This book addresses most of the environmental impacts of sand mining from small rivers. The problems and solutions addressed in this book are applicable to all rivers that drain through densely populated tropical coasts undergoing rapid economic grow ...
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Nature Management

Ammoniakdepositie in de duinen langs de Noordzee- en Waddenzeekust : analyse van het verschil tussen gemeten en met OPS gemodelleerde concentraties [Monograph]
Noordijk, H. \ Hollander, A. \ Sauter, F. \ Pul, W.A.J. van \ 2014
De stikstofdepositie in Nederland wordt sinds de jaren negentig berekend met het rekenmodel OPS. Vanaf 2005 kunnen deze berekeningen vergeleken worden met ammoniakmetingen van het ‘Meetnet Ammoniak in Natuurgebieden’ (MAN). De waarschijnlijke oorzaak ...
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Horizonscanning for new invasive non-native species in the Netherlands [Monograph]
Matthews, J. \ Beringen, R. \ Creemers, R. \ Hollander, H. \ Kessel, N. van \ Kleef, H. van \ Koppel, S. van de \ Lemaire, A.J.J. \ Odé, B. \ Velde, G. van der \ Verbrugge, L.N.H. \ Leuven, R.S.E.W. \ 2014
According to the Dutch species register there are 2011 non-native species present in the Netherlands. Moreover, a number of non-native species that are established in climatically similar countries may be transported to and potentially colonise the N ...
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Into the wild : learning experiences of youth in nature-based activities, Junior Rangers Netherlands [Student report]
Visscher, S. \ 2014
This study aims to explore the experiences of youth on learning aspects in nature-based leisure activities. People are getting more concerned about nature conservation as well as youth being involved in nature. Learning is often studied in formal set ...
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Natuurrapport : toestand en trend van ecosystemen en ecosysteemdiensten in Vlaanderen : technisch rapport - Hoofdstuk 18: Ecosysteemdienst behoud van de bodemvruchtbaarheid [Monograph]
Cools, N. \ Van Gossum, P. \ 2014
In een natuurlijk ecosysteem houdt het bodemecosysteem zijn vruchtbaarheid in stand door een intensieve interactie tussen de fysische bodemstructuur (fysisch), het bodemvoedselweb (biologisch) en voedingselementen (chemisch). Van zodra de mens deze e ...
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Natuurrapport : toestand en trend van ecosystemen en ecosysteemdiensten in Vlaanderen : technisch rapport - Hoofdstuk 16: Ecosysteemdienst bestuiving [Monograph]
De Bruyn, L. \ 2014
Bij bestuiving onder de noemer van ecosysteemdiensten wordt de overdracht van pollen door dierlijke vectoren verstaan. Natuurlijke bestuiving wordt optimaal geleverd wanneer populaties van natuurlijke bestuivers levensvatbaar zijn en deze de bestuivi ...
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Natuurrapport : toestand en trend van ecosystemen en ecosysteemdiensten in Vlaanderen : technisch rapport - Hoofdstuk 17: Ecosysteemdienst plaagbeheersing [Monograph]
De Bruyn, L. \ 2014
Natuurlijke plaagbeheersing wordt optimaal geleverd wanneer populaties van natuurlijke vijanden levensvatbaar zijn. Ook meer technologische vormen van niet-chemische plaagbeheersing met bv. gekweekte natuurlijke vijanden zijn mogelijk. Natuurlijke pl ...
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Natuurrapport : toestand en trend van ecosystemen en ecosysteemdiensten in Vlaanderen : technisch rapport - Hoofdstuk 20: Ecosysteemdienst regulatie van geluidsoverlast [Monograph]
De Blust, G. \ Van Renterghem, T. \ 2014
Het MIRA Indicatorenrapport 2012 vermeldt dat in totaal 13,5 % van de bevolking in Vlaanderen potentieel ernstig gehinderd wordt door lawaai. Vervoer en transport zijn de belangrijkste hinderende geluidsbronnen. Langdurige blootstelling aan de typisc ...
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Ecology

Glasaalonderzoek Den Oever als onderdeel van het project 'Glasaal over de dijk' [Monograph]
Foekema, E.M. \ Keeken, O.A. van \ Rippen, A.D. \ 2014
Uit onderzoek verricht in het voorjaar van 2013 blijkt, dat grote hoeveelheden glasaal zich concentreerden rond het lozingspunt van de rioolwaterzuivering in Den Oever. Het is mogelijk dat onder de geconcentreerde glasalen verhoogde sterfte plaatsvin ...
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The Pacific Arctic Region : Ecosystem Status and Trends in a Rapidly Changing Environment [Monograph]
Grebmeier, Jacqueline M \ Maslowski, Wieslaw \ 2014
The Pacific Arctic region is experiencing rapid sea ice retreat, seawater warming, ocean acidification and biological response. Physical and biogeochemical modeling indicates the potential for step-function changes to the overall marine ecosystem. Th ...
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Forestry

Opportunities for LIDAR to improve and validate tree data sets in the Netherlands [Student report]
Volkova, U. \ 2014
Light detection and ranging (LiDAR), an active remote sensing (RS) technique, is able to describe tree structural attributes by measuring responses of emitted laser pulses from a tree. Alterra in cooperation with Geodan and NEO created a tree databas ...
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Natuurrapport : toestand en trend van ecosystemen en ecosysteemdiensten in Vlaanderen : technisch rapport - Hoofdstuk 13: Ecosysteemdienst houtproductie [Monograph]
Vandekerkhove, K.-D. \ De Keersmaeker, L. \ Demolder, H. \ Esprit, M. \ Thomaes, A. \ Van Daele, T. \ Van der Aa, B. \ 2014
Slechts een beperkte oppervlakte van Vlaanderen bestaat uit een landgebruiksvorm (bos en ander hoog groen) dat potentieel de ecosysteemdienst kan leveren. Bovendien wordt een belangrijk deel van dit potentieel bewust of onbewust niet benut. Daarnaast ...
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Natuurrapport : toestand en trend van ecosystemen en ecosysteemdiensten in Vlaanderen : technisch rapport - Hoofdstuk 14: Ecosysteemdienst productie van energiegewassen [Monograph]
Van Kerckvoorde, A. \ Van Reeth, W. \ 2014
De ecosysteemdienst (ESD) ‘productie van energiegewassen’ omvat een deel van die biomassa. De productie van energie uit biomassa neemt toe en dekte in 2012, mede door het gebruik van geïmporteerde biomassa, iets minder dan 5 % van het energieverbruik ...
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Plant and Crop Sciences

Botany

Auxin and Its Role in Plant Development [Monograph]
Zažímalová, Eva \ Petrášek, Jan \ Benková, Eva \ 2014
Auxin is an important signaling compound in plants and vital for plant development and growth. The present book, Auxin and its Role in Plant Development, provides the reader with detailed and comprehensive insight into the functioning of the molecule ...
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Halophytes: An Integrative Anatomical Study [Monograph]
Grigore, Marius-Nicusor \ Ivanescu, Lacramioara \ Toma, Constantin \ 2014
This book focuses on morphological and anatomical strategies developed by halophytes during evolution that allow them to survive in high-salt environments. These adaptive strategies refer to well integrated structural features, such as succulence, sa ...
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Of dwarves and giants : how large herbivores shape arthropod communities on salt marshes [PhD thesis]
Klink, R. van \ Bakker, J.P. \ [2014]
Om plantensoortenrijkdom te behouden worden op kwelders (buitendijkse graslanden die regelmatig overstromen met zeewater) en veel andere typen natuurgebieden steeds vaker grote grazers, zoals koeien of paarden, ingezet. Hierbij krijgen insecten en an ...
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Crop Sciences

Freesia op substraat : praktijkproeven 2013 en 2014 [Monograph]
Blok, C. \ Kromwijk, A. \ Wageningen Universiteit en Research Centrum. Glastuinbouw \ Productschap Tuinbouw \ [2014]
Het doel van dit onderzoek is informatie verzamelen, analyseren en presenteren voor en aan de groep belangrijke actoren in de Freesiateelt en vertegenwoordigers van de landelijk Freesiacommissie om gezamenlijk te komen tot de ontwikkeling van een tee ...
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Horticulture: Plants for People and Places, Volume 1 : Production Horticulture [Monograph]
Dixon, Geoffrey R \ Aldous, David E \ 2014
Volume one of Horticulture – Plants for People and Places describes how the array of plentiful, high quality fresh fruit, vegetables, and ornamentals supplied to retail consumers is achieved. This feat demands the intensive manipulation of plant grow ...
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Horticulture: Plants for People and Places, Volume 2 : Environmental Horticulture [Monograph]
Dixon, Geoffrey R \ Aldous, David E \ 2014
Volume two of Horticulture – Plants for People and Places provides detailed considerations of the scientific, managerial and technological concepts which underpin Environmental Horticulture. This discipline returns horticulture to its original values ...
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Horticulture: Plants for People and Places, Volume 3 : Social Horticulture [Monograph]
Dixon, Geoffrey R \ Aldous, David E \ 2014
Volume three of Horticulture – Plants for People and Places analyses in depth the scientific and scholastic concepts interacting with the arts, medicine and humanities which now underpin the rapidly evolving subject of Social Horticulture. This cover ...
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De onbedekte teelt van zomerbloemen op water 2011-2013 [Monograph]
Blind, M.P. \ 2014
Op verzoek van de sector (financiering via Productschap Tuinbouw) en de overheid (Ministerie van Economische Zaken) doet Proeftuin Zwaagdijk al enige jaren onderzoek naar alternatieve en innovatieve systemen voor o.a. de teelt van zomerbloemen. De aa ...
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Proceedings of the international symposium on new technologies for environment control, energy-saving and crop production in greenhouse and plant factory : Jeju, Korea, October 6-11, 2013 [Conference proceedings]
Son, J.E. \ Lee, Y.B. \ Lee, I.B. \ Oh, M.M. \ 2014
glastuinbouw - energiebesparing - technologie - gewasproductie - kassen - automatisering
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Proceedings of the VIIth international symposium on irrigation of horticultural crops [Conference proceedings]
Braun, P. \ Stoll, M. \ Zinkernagel, J. \ 2014
irrigatie - tuinbouwgewassen - plant-water relaties
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Stikstofverwerking van mineralenconcentraat onder gecontroleerde omstandigheden : effecten van aanzuren, vocht en toedieningstechniek [Monograph]
Rietra, R.P.J.J. \ Velthof, G.L. \ 2014
Het doel van het onderhavige onderzoek was om te onderzoeken of de toepassing van mineralenconcentraat geoptimaliseerd kan worden en de stikstofwerking verhoogd kan worden door beter rekening te houden met bodemvochtgehalte en door gebruik te maken a ...
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Plant Breeding and Genetics

Construction of a Linkage map of a Brassica rapa RIL population from a cross of a vegetable turnip and a Wutacai for marker turnip tuber trait association [Student report]
Gäbelein, R. \ 2014
brassica campestris - kruisingen - koppelingskartering - genetische merkers - plantenveredeling
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Nonhost resistance to rusts (Puccina sp.) in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) : fine mapping project [Student report]
Bomhoff, D. \ 2014
hordeum vulgare - gerst - ziekteresistentie - roestziekten - puccinia - genkartering - plantenveredeling
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Proceedings of the IInd international symposium on plant cryopreservation : Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, August 11-14,2013 [Conference proceedings]
Jenderek, M.M. \ Ellis, D.D. \ Reed, B.M. \ Wallner, S. \ 2014
tuinbouwgewassen - cryopreservering - germplasm - genetische bronnen van plantensoorten - genenbanken
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Diseases, Pests and Disorders of Plants

Nieuwe technieken ter bestrijding van trips : eerste verkenning van nieuwe mogelijkheden om tripsschade te beheersen in de teelt van prei en sluitkool [Monograph]
Huiting, H. \ Kruistum, G. van \ Rozen, K. van \ 2014
De schade door tabakstrips (Thrips tabaci Lind.) in prei treedt vooral op in warme zomers: hoe droger en warmer het weer, hoe groter de kans dat tabakstrips schade veroorzaakt. De tabakstrips is een polyfaag en zeer mobiel insect, dat zich snel kan v ...
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Agricultural Bacteriology

Genomics of Plant-Associated Bacteria [Monograph]
Gross, Dennis C \ Lichens-Park, Ann \ Kole, Chittaranjan \ 2014
This book describes how genomics has revolutionized our scientific understanding of agriculturally important plant-associated bacteria. Each chapter focuses on the genomics of particular bacteria: the first described plant pathogen, Erwinia amylovora ...
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Agricultural Mycology

White Rust of Crucifers: Biology, Ecology and Management [Monograph]
Saharan, Govind Singh \ Verma, Prithwi Raj \ Meena, Prabhu Dayal \ Kumar, Arvind \ 2014
White rust caused by the fungus Albugo is the most devastating disease known to occur in more than 50 countries and infects about 400 plant species belonging to 31 families worldwide including important vegetable crucifers, oil yielding Brassicas, or ...
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Agricultural Nematology

Horticultural Nematology [Monograph]
Ravichandra, N.G \ 2014
The major objective of this book is to highlight the significance of phytonematodes in horticulture. Detailed and latest information on major aspects of phytonematodes associated exclusively with horticultural crops, which is the need of the day, is ...
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Apiculture

Patologia e avversità dell’alveare [Monograph]
Carpana, Emanuele \ Lodesani, Marco \ 2014
In questo volume vengono descritti i numerosi aspetti della patologia delle api con prospettive diverse e molteplici, tali da raggiungere destinatari diversi: l’apicoltore, il tecnico addetto all’assistenza sanitaria, il veterinario, il naturalista, ...
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Plant and Crop Protection

Biological control in plant protection : a colour handbook [Monograph] - Second edition
Helyer, N. \ Cattlin, N.D. \ Brown, K.C. \ 2014
The completely revised second edition of the bestselling Biological Control in Plant Protection: A Colour Handbook continues the objective of providing a handbook with profiles and full-colour photographs of as many examples of biological control org ...
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Integrated Pest Management : Experiences with Implementation, Global Overview, Vol.4 [Monograph]
Peshin, Rajinder \ Pimentel, David \ 2014
The book, the fourth in the series on integrated pest management (IPM), deals with the experiences of the implementation and impact of IPM in Africa, Asia (China, India and Indonesia), Australia, North America (Canada and the United States), and Euro ...
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Crops

Onderzoek naar verband tussen grond- en plantsap-gehalten en bewaarresultaat Chinese kool 2013/14 : verslag van Bewaring N-bemestingsproef en Bewaring praktijkherkomsten [Monograph]
Wijk, K. van \ Wilms, J. \ Verstegen, H. \ 2014
Chinese kooltelers willen graag productverlies bij bewaarkool beperken en de afzetperiode verlengen tot eind maart. Het merendeel van de partijen wordt nu in januari/februari geruimd. Het grootste verlies wordt veroorzaakt door vochtverlies tijdens d ...
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Zoology and Animal Sciences

Zoology

Interleukin-6: biology-pathophysiology-therapy [Monograph]
Rose-John, S. \ 2014
interleukine 6 - cytokinen - fysiopathologie - therapie - immuniteit - immunologie - geneeskunde
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New vistas on NK cell development and function/ [Monograph]
Moretta, L. \ 2014
natuurlijke afweercellen - celbiologie - immuniteitsreactie - immuniteit - immunologie - geneeskunde
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SLiM: bijdrage aan vermindering van dierproeven in de domeinen geneesmiddelen en chemische stoffen : leidraad voor andere domeinen en Intermediaire rol RIVM [Monograph]
Vandebriel, R. \ Luijten, M. \ Benthem, J. van \ Piersma, A. \ [2014]
Het RIVM heeft deelgenomen aan een project (SLiM) dat eraan wil bijdragen om minder dierproeven te gebruiken bij testmethoden voor geneesmiddelen en chemische stoffen. Uit het project vloeiden vier studies voort. Twee daarvan worden in dit rapport be ...
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The TNF family : changes ahead [Monograph]
Wallach, D. \ 2014
tumornecrosefactor - kinasen - immunologie - immuniteit - neoplasma's - geneeskunde
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Biology of Animal Taxonomic Groups

European Nematode Collection (EuNeCo) : containing the collections of the WUR and FERA [Website]
2014-
The European Nematode Collection (acronym: EuNeCo) belongs to one of the largest repositories for nematode slides in Europe. It includes a searchable type specimens collection and nomenclatorial database. Also a large regular slide collection is pres ...
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Bijenplanten: nectar en stuifmeel voor honingbijen [Monograph]
Neve, A. \ Ham, R. van der \ 2014
Publicatie met uitgebreide botanische tekeningen van bijenplanten. Tevens informatie over onder andere over de voortplanting van bloemplanten, honingbijen als bestuivers en zelfbestuiving van planten, nectar en nectarplanten, stuifmeel van bloemenpla ...
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Gasten van bijenhotels [Monograph]
Breugel, P. van \ 2014
Publicatie met veel informatie over wilde bijen, de verschillende soorten en hun levenswijze. Om de bijen te helpen zijn bijenhotels eenvoudig zelf te maken of te koop. Dit zijn veelal blokken hout met gaten erin en vormen voor meerdere soorten bijen ...
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Neotropical Insect Galls [Monograph]
Fernandes, Geraldo Wilson \ Santos, Jean Carlos \ 2014
This book focuses on one of the most sophisticated guild herbivorous insects, the gall inducing insects. They trespass the defensive lines of their host plants, engineer the host to provide their larvae with shelter against the external harsh environ ...
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Animal Husbandry

Commissie van Deskundigen Meststoffenwet : taken en werkwijze, versie 2014 [Monograph]
Velthof, G.L. \ Oenema, O. \ 2014
De sterke intensivering in de tweede helft van de 20e eeuw heeft mede geleid tot een ‘mestprobleem’ of ‘meststoffenprobleem’ of ‘mineralenprobleem’ of ‘nutriëntenprobleem’. Er ontstond een overschot aan stikstof en fosfaat in de landbouw en dat leidd ...
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Het nieuwe veehouden: realisatietrajecten : verdere verduurzaming in de veehouderij [Monograph]
Kortstee, H.J.M. \ Vrolijk, M. \ Bremmer, B. \ Doornewaard, G. \ 2014
In Het nieuwe veehouden zijn 22 veehouders geholpen om hun individuele plannen voor duurzamere bedrijfsconcepten daadwerkelijk te verwezenlijken. Het doel van het project was het leveren van een bijdrage aan een transitie rond verduurzaming in de lan ...
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Vrijloopstallen voor melkvee in de praktijk [Monograph]
Galama, P. \ Boer, H. de \ Dooren, H.J. van \ Ouweltjes, W. \ Poelarends, J. \ 2014
melkveehouderij - loopstallen - huisvesting van koeien - dierenwelzijn
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Aquaculture and Fisheries

Duurzaam aalbeheer op basis van balansberekeningen [Monograph]
Kruiwagen, G. \ 2014
In het project ‘Duurzaam aalbeheer op basis van balansberekeningen’ is aan de hand van balansberekeningen verkend welke maatregelen de palingsector kan treffen om verduurzaming van de sector als geheel te bereiken en hoe de verschillende delen van de ...
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Farm and Captive Animals

Improving indoor climate and energy efficiency in pig houses by using heat recovery systems [Student report]
Verhoijsen, W.J.M. \ 2014
varkensstallen - binnenklimaat - thermisch rendement - vochtigheid - warmteterugwinning - technologie - dierhouderij
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Wild and Feral Animals

Natuurrapport : toestand en trend van ecosystemen en ecosysteemdiensten in Vlaanderen : technisch rapport - Hoofdstuk 12: Ecosysteemdienst wildbraadproductie [Monograph]
Scheppers, T. \ Casaer, J. \ 2014
Ecosystemen in Vlaanderen ondersteunen de productie van wildsoorten. Deze worden zowel voor recreatieve doeleinden als voor de consumptie van hun vlees bejaagd. Daarnaast worden bepaalde wildsoorten ook bejaagd om mogelijke negatieve gevolgen (schade ...
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