- Supply Chain
568 pages, February, 2008
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- Traditionally supply chain management has meant factories, assembly lines, warehouses, transportation vehicles, and time sheets. Modern supply chain management is a highly complex, multidimensional problem set with virtually endless number of variabl ...
- Humanitarian Demining
Maki K. Habib
392 pages, February, 2008
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- United Nation Department of Human Affairs (UNDHA) assesses that there are more than 100 million mines that are scattered across the world and pose significant hazards in more than 68 countries. The international Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) esti ...
- Medical Robotics
526 pages, January, 2008
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- The first generation of surgical robots are already being installed in a number of operating rooms around the world. Robotics is being introduced to medicine because it allows for unprecedented control and precision of surgical instruments in minimal ...
- Reinforcement Learning
Cornelius Weber, Mark Elshaw and Norbert Michael Mayer
424 pages, January, 2008
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- Brains rule the world, and brain-like computation is increasingly used in computers and electronic devices. Brain-like computation is about processing and interpreting data or directly putting forward and performing actions. Learning is a very import ...
- Environmental Technologies
E. Burcu Ozkaraova Gungor
268 pages, January, 2008
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- This book on Environmental Technology takes a look at issues such as air, soil and noise
pollution problems, environmental quality assessment, monitoring, modelling and risk as-
sessment, environmental health impact assessment, environmental mana ...
- Swarm Intelligence, Focus on Ant and Particle Swarm Optimization
Felix T.S. Chan and Manoj Kumar Tiwari
532 pages, December, 2007
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- In the era globalisation the emerging technologies are governing engineering industries to a multifaceted state. The escalating complexity has demanded researchers to find the possible ways of easing the solution of the problems. This has motivated t ...
- Robotic Soccer
598 pages, December, 2007
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- Many papers in the book concern advanced research on (multi-)robot subsystems, naturally motivated by the challenges posed by robot soccer, but certainly applicable to other domains: reasoning, multi-criteria decision-making, behavior and team coordi ...
- Multiprocessor Scheduling, Theory and Applications
436 pages, December, 2007
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- A major goal of the book is to continue a good tradition - to bring together reputable researchers from different countries in order to provide a comprehensive coverage of advanced and modern topics in scheduling not yet reflected by other books. The ...