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  • Multiprocessor Scheduling, Theory and Applications
    Multiprocessor Scheduling, Theory and Applications
    Edited by Eugene Levner
    ISBN 978-3-902613-02-8,
    436 pages, December, 2007
    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 ...
  • Robotic Soccer
    Robotic Soccer
    Edited by Pedro Lima
    ISBN 978-3-902613-21-9,
    598 pages, December, 2007
    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 ...
  • Swarm Intelligence, Focus on Ant and Particle Swarm Optimization
    Swarm Intelligence, Focus on Ant and Particle Swarm Optimization
    Edited by Felix T.S. Chan and Manoj Kumar Tiwari
    ISBN 978-3-902613-09-7,
    548 pages, December, 2007
    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 ...
  • Climbing and Walking Robots: towards New Applications
    Climbing and Walking Robots: towards New Applications
    Edited by Houxiang Zhang
    ISBN 978-3-902613-16-5,
    546 pages, October, 2007
    With the advancement of technology, new exciting approaches enable us to render mobile robotic systems more versatile, robust and cost-efficient. Some researchers combine climbing and walking techniques with a modular approach, a reconfigurable appro ...
  • Human Robot Interaction
    Human Robot Interaction
    Edited by Nilanjan Sarkar
    ISBN 978-3-902613-13-4,
    522 pages, September, 2007
    Human-robot interaction research is diverse and covers a wide range of topics. All aspects of human factors and robotics are within the purview of HRI research so far as they provide insight into how to improve our understanding in developing effecti ...
  • Bioinspiration and Robotics Walking and Climbing Robots
    Bioinspiration and Robotics Walking and Climbing Robots
    Edited by Maki K. Habib
    ISBN 978-3-902613-15-8,
    544 pages, September, 2007
    Nature has always been a source of inspiration and ideas for the robotics community. New solutions and technologies are required and hence this book is coming out to address and deal with the main challenges facing walking and climbing robots, and co ...
  • Rehabilitation Robotics
    Rehabilitation Robotics
    Edited by Sashi S Kommu
    ISBN 978-3-902613-04-2,
    648 pages, August, 2007
    The coupling of several areas of the medical field with recent advances in robotic systems has seen a paradigm shift in our approach to selected sectors of medical care, especially over the last decade. Rehabilitation medicine is one such area. The d ...
  • Face Recognition
    Face Recognition
    Edited by Kresimir Delac and Mislav Grgic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-03-5,
    570 pages, July, 2007
    This book will serve as a handbook for students, researchers and practitioners in the area of automatic (computer) face recognition and inspire some future research ideas by identifying potential research directions. The book consists of 28 chapters, ...