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  • Proceedings of the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies (ICIS 2016) - Interdisciplinarity and Creativity in the Knowledge Society
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies (ICIS 2016) - Interdisciplinarity and Creativity in the Knowledge Society
    Edited by Valentina Mihaela Pomazan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2768-0,
    190 pages, November, 2016
    Interdisciplinarity is a sine qua non condition for any modern endeavour, a reason for the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies (ICIS 2016) to promote new and emerging research topics and interdisciplinary collaborations. During the ...
  • Applications of Spatial Statistics
    Applications of Spatial Statistics
    Edited by Ming-Chih Hung
    ISBN 978-953-51-2757-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2756-7,
    154 pages, November, 2016
    Spatial statistics has been widely used in many environmental studies. This book is a collection of recent studies on applying spatial statistics in subjects such as demography, transportation, precision agriculture and ecology. Different subjects re ...
  • The Gut Microbiome - Implications for Human Disease
    The Gut Microbiome - Implications for Human Disease
    Edited by Gyula Mozsik
    ISBN 978-953-51-2751-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2750-5,
    110 pages, November, 2016
    In the last decades, the importance of gut microbiome has been linked to medical research on different diseases. Developments of other medical disciplines (human clinical pharmacology, clinical nutrition and dietetics, everyday medical treatments of ...
  • A Multidimensional Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - from Theory to Practice
    A Multidimensional Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - from Theory to Practice
    Edited by Ghassan El-Baalbaki and Christophe Fortin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2729-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2728-4,
    252 pages, November, 2016
    Is the heart rate variability biofeedback a promising intervention for PTSD? Is there a link between early traumatic events in life and the presence of psychopathology and interpersonal difficulties in adulthood? Wondering what is the next step for h ...
  • Supercapacitor Design and Applications
    Supercapacitor Design and Applications
    Edited by Zoran Stevic
    ISBN 978-953-51-2749-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2748-2,
    188 pages, November, 2016
    In this book, authors investigated asymmetric and symmetric supercapacitor configurations for different electrode materials. Besides the already standard activated carbon (AC), studies were done with other materials and technologies for their prepara ...
  • Recent Developments in Tropical Cyclone Dynamics, Prediction, and Detection
    Recent Developments in Tropical Cyclone Dynamics, Prediction, and Detection
    Edited by Anthony R. Lupo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2703-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2702-4,
    256 pages, November, 2016
    Today, tropical cyclones continue to bring destruction, as well as disruption, to societies that are exposed to their threat. This book represents a compilation of recent cutting-edge research on tropical cyclones and their impacts from researchers a ...
  • New Insights into Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    New Insights into Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Edited by Samuel Huber
    ISBN 978-953-51-2755-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2754-3,
    262 pages, October, 2016
    The incidence of chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases is steadily increasing. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is one example of a chronic inflammatory disease, which primarily affects the intestine but may also affect extraintestinal organs. ...
  • Fitness Medicine
    Fitness Medicine
    Edited by Hasan Sozen
    ISBN 978-953-51-2745-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2744-4,
    154 pages, October, 2016
    Although fitness and health have similar properties, they are, in reality, two very different concepts. While health refers to the absence of diseases, fitness refers to the degree of body functioning and the ability of the body to handle physical de ...