InTech Books

  • Petri Net, Theory and Applications
    Petri Net, Theory and Applications
    Editor Vedran Kordic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-12-7
    534 pages, February, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 162348 times.
    Although many other models of concurrent and distributed systems have been de- veloped since the introduction in 1964 Petri nets are still an essential model for concurrent systems with respect to both the theory and the applications. The main attrac ...
  • Supply Chain
    Supply Chain
    Editor Vedran Kordic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-22-6
    568 pages, February, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 204021 times.
    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
    Humanitarian Demining
    Editor Maki K. Habib
    ISBN 978-3-902613-11-0
    392 pages, February, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 57036 times.
    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
    Medical Robotics
    Editor Vanja Bozovic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-18-9
    536 pages, January, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 282628 times.
    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
    Reinforcement Learning
    Editor Cornelius Weber, Mark Elshaw and Norbert Michael Mayer
    ISBN 978-3-902613-14-1
    434 pages, January, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 152878 times.
    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
    Environmental Technologies
    Editor E. Burcu Ozkaraova Gungor
    ISBN 978-3-902613-10-3
    268 pages, January, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 223336 times.
    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
    Swarm Intelligence, Focus on Ant and Particle Swarm Optimization
    Editor Felix T.S. Chan and Manoj Kumar Tiwari
    ISBN 978-3-902613-09-7
    548 pages, December, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 253413 times.
    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
    Robotic Soccer
    Editor Pedro Lima
    ISBN 978-3-902613-21-9
    598 pages, December, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 110702 times.
    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 ...