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  • Recent Application in Biometrics
    Recent Application in Biometrics
    Editor Jucheng Yang and Norman Poh
    ISBN 978-953-307-488-7,
    314 pages, July, 2011
    In the recent years, a number of recognition and authentication systems based on biometric measurements have been proposed. Algorithms and sensors have been developed to acquire and process many different biometric traits. Moreover, the biometric tec ...
  • Advances in Satellite Communications
    Advances in Satellite Communications
    Editor Masoumeh Karimi and Yuri Labrador
    ISBN 978-953-307-562-4,
    206 pages, July, 2011
    Satellite communication systems are now a major part of most telecommunications networks as well as our everyday lives through mobile personal communication systems and broadcast television. A sound understanding of such systems is therefore importan ...
  • Crystalline Silicon - Properties and Uses
    Crystalline Silicon - Properties and Uses
    Editor Sukumar Basu
    ISBN 978-953-307-587-7,
    356 pages, July, 2011
    The exciting world of crystalline silicon is the source of the spectacular advancement of discrete electronic devices and solar cells. The exploitation of ever changing properties of crystalline silicon with dimensional transformation may indicate mo ...
  • State of the art in Biometrics
    State of the art in Biometrics
    Editor Jucheng Yang and Loris Nanni
    ISBN 978-953-307-489-4,
    326 pages, July, 2011
    Biometric recognition is one of the most widely studied problems in computer science. The use of biometrics techniques, such as face, fingerprints, iris and ears is a solution for obtaining a secure personal identification. However, the "old" biometr ...
  • Microwave Heating
    Microwave Heating
    Editor Usha Chandra
    ISBN 978-953-307-573-0,
    382 pages, July, 2011
    The Microwave heating has not only revolutionized the food industry but also has extended its wings widely towards its multidimensional applications. Thus it has opened new vistas of potential research in science and technology. The book is compiled ...
  • Advances in Nanocomposite Technology
    Advances in Nanocomposite Technology
    Editor Abbass Hashim
    ISBN 978-953-307-347-7,
    386 pages, July, 2011
    The book "Advances in Nanocomposite Technology" contains 16 chapters divided in three sections. Section one, "Electronic Applications", deals with the preparation and characterization of nanocomposite materials for electronic applications and studies ...
  • Reviews, Refinements and New Ideas in Face Recognition
    Reviews, Refinements and New Ideas in Face Recognition
    Editor Peter M. Corcoran
    ISBN 978-953-307-368-2,
    338 pages, July, 2011
    As a baby one of our earliest stimuli is that of human faces. We rapidly learn to identify, characterize and eventually distinguish those who are near and dear to us. We accept face recognition later as an everyday ability. We realize the complexity ...
  • New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - General Problems, Sedimentary Basins and Island Arcs
    New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - General Problems, Sedimentary Basins and Island Arcs
    Editor Evgenii V. Sharkov
    ISBN 978-953-307-595-2,
    366 pages, July, 2011
    This book is devoted to different aspects of tectonic research. Syntheses of recent and earlier works, combined with new results and interpretations, are presented in this book for diverse tectonic settings. Most of the chapters include up-to-date ma ...