InTech Books

  • Supply Chain the Way to Flat Organisation
    Supply Chain the Way to Flat Organisation
    Editor Yanfang Huo and Fu Jia
    ISBN 978-953-7619-35-0
    436 pages, January, 2009
    All chapters downloaded 91435 times.
    With the ever-increasing levels of volatility in demand and more and more turbulent market conditions, there is a growing acceptance that individual businesses can no longer compete as stand-alone entities but rather as supply chains. Supply chain ma ...
  • Theory and Novel Applications of Machine Learning
    Theory and Novel Applications of Machine Learning
    Editor Meng Joo Er and Yi Zhou
    ISBN 978-953-7619-55-4
    376 pages, January, 2009
    All chapters downloaded 147043 times.
    Even since computers were invented, many researchers have been trying to understand how human beings learn and many interesting paradigms and approaches towards emulating human learning abilities have been proposed. The ability of learning is one of ...
  • Underwater Vehicles
    Underwater Vehicles
    Editor Alexander V. Inzartsev
    ISBN 978-953-7619-49-7
    582 pages, January, 2009
    All chapters downloaded 201339 times.
    For the latest twenty to thirty years, a significant number of AUVs has been created for the solving of wide spectrum of scientific and applied tasks of ocean development and research. For the short time period the AUVs have shown the efficiency at p ...
  • Humanoid Robots
    Humanoid Robots
    Editor Ben Choi
    ISBN 978-953-7619-44-2
    396 pages, January, 2009
    All chapters downloaded 104064 times.
    Humanoid robots are developed to use the infrastructures designed for humans, to ease the interactions with humans, and to help the integrations into human societies. The developments of humanoid robots proceed from building individual robots to esta ...
  • Particle Swarm Optimization
    Particle Swarm Optimization
    Editor Aleksandar Lazinica
    ISBN 978-953-7619-48-0
    486 pages, January, 2009
    All chapters downloaded 264887 times.
    Particle swarm optimization (PSO) is a population based stochastic optimization technique influenced by the social behavior of bird flocking or fish schooling.PSO shares many similarities with evolutionary computation techniques such as Genetic Algor ...
  • Recent Advances in Face Recognition
    Recent Advances in Face Recognition
    Editor Kresimir Delac, Mislav Grgic and Marian Stewart Bartlett
    ISBN 978-953-7619-34-3
    236 pages, December, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 289008 times.
    The main idea and the driver of further research in the area of face recognition are security applications and human-computer interaction. Face recognition represents an intuitive and non-intrusive method of recognizing people and this is why it beca ...
  • Sensors: Focus on Tactile Force and Stress Sensors
    Sensors: Focus on Tactile Force and Stress Sensors
    Editor Jose Gerardo Rocha and Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez
    ISBN 978-953-7619-31-2
    444 pages, December, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 138673 times.
    This book describes some devices that are commonly identified as tactile or force sensors. This is achieved with different degrees of detail, in a unique and actual resource, through the description of different approaches to this type of sensors. Un ...
  • Computer Vision
    Computer Vision
    Editor Xiong Zhihui
    ISBN 978-953-7619-21-3
    548 pages, November, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 400956 times.
    This book presents research trends on computer vision, especially on application of robotics, and on advanced approachs for computer vision (such as omnidirectional vision). Among them, research on RFID technology integrating stereo vision to localiz ...