Open Access Books

Our collection of 2,881 books.

  • Biomedical Engineering - Frontiers and Challenges
    Biomedical Engineering - Frontiers and Challenges
    Edited by Reza Fazel-Rezai
    ISBN 978-953-307-309-5,
    386 pages, August, 2011
    In all different areas in biomedical engineering, the ultimate objectives in research and education are to improve the quality life, reduce the impact of disease on the everyday life of individuals, and provide an appropriate infrastructure to promot ...
  • Cancer Stem Cells - The Cutting Edge
    Cancer Stem Cells - The Cutting Edge
    Edited by Stanley Shostak
    ISBN 978-953-307-580-8,
    630 pages, August, 2011
    Over the last thirty years, the foremost inspiration for research on metastasis, cancer recurrence, and increased resistance to chemo- and radiotherapy has been the notion of cancer stem cells.The twenty-eight chapters assembled in Cancer Stem Cells ...
  • New Approaches to Characterization and Recognition of Faces
    New Approaches to Characterization and Recognition of Faces
    Edited by Peter Corcoran
    ISBN 978-953-307-515-0,
    262 pages, August, 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 ...
  • DNA Replication-Current Advances
    DNA Replication-Current Advances
    Edited by Herve Seligmann
    ISBN 978-953-307-593-8,
    708 pages, August, 2011
    The study of DNA advanced human knowledge in a way comparable to the major theories in physics, surpassed only by discoveries such as fire or the number zero. However, it also created conceptual shortcuts, beliefs and misunderstandings that obscure t ...
  • Practical Applications and Solutions Using LabVIEW™ Software
    Practical Applications and Solutions Using LabVIEW™ Software
    Edited by Folea Silviu
    ISBN 978-953-307-650-8,
    486 pages, August, 2011
    The book consists of 21 chapters which present interesting applications implemented using the LabVIEW environment, belonging to several distinct fields such as engineering, fault diagnosis, medicine, remote access laboratory, internet communications, ...
  • Novel Applications of the UWB Technologies
    Novel Applications of the UWB Technologies
    Edited by Boris Lembrikov
    ISBN 978-953-307-324-8,
    454 pages, August, 2011
    Ultra wideband (UWB) communication systems are characterized by high data rates, low cost, multipath immunity, and low power transmission. In 2002, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) legalized low power UWB emission between 3.1 GHz and 10.6 G ...
  • Supply Chain Management - Pathways for Research and Practice
    Supply Chain Management - Pathways for Research and Practice
    Edited by Dilek Onkal
    ISBN 978-953-307-294-4,
    246 pages, August, 2011
    Challenges faced by supply chains appear to be growing exponentially under the demands of increasingly complex business environments confronting the decision makers. The world we live in now operates under interconnected economies that put extra pre ...
  • New Knowledge in a New Era of Globalization
    New Knowledge in a New Era of Globalization
    Edited by Piotr Pachura
    ISBN 978-953-307-501-3,
    366 pages, August, 2011
    To better understand the contemporary world, the world of innovation and technology, science should try to synthesize and assimilate social science in the development of our civilization. Does the new era require new knowledge? Does the age of glob ...