Computer and Information Science

  • New Trends and Developments in Biometrics
    New Trends and Developments in Biometrics
    Editor Jucheng Yang, Shan Juan Xie
    ISBN 978-953-51-0859-7
    342 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 25260 times.
    In recent years, biometrics has developed rapidly with its worldwide applications for daily life. New trends and novel developments have been proposed to acquire and process many different biometric traits. The ignored challenges in the past and pote ...
  • Applications of Self-Organizing Maps
    Applications of Self-Organizing Maps
    Editor Magnus Johnsson
    ISBN 978-953-51-0862-7
    298 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 24813 times.
    The self-organizing map, first described by the Finnish scientist Teuvo Kohonen, can by applied to a wide range of fields. This book is about such applications, i.e. how the original self-organizing map as well as variants and extensions of it can be ...
  • Theory and Applications for Advanced Text Mining
    Theory and Applications for Advanced Text Mining
    Editor Shigeaki Sakurai
    ISBN 978-953-51-0852-8
    226 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 26689 times.
    Due to the growth of computer technologies and web technologies, we can easily collect and store large amounts of text data. We can believe that the data include useful knowledge. Text mining techniques have been studied aggressively in order to extr ...
  • Advances in Modeling of Fluid Dynamics
    Advances in Modeling of Fluid Dynamics
    Editor Chaoqun Liu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0834-4
    316 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 25358 times.
    This book contains twelve chapters detailing significant advances and applications in fluid dynamics modeling with focus on biomedical, bioengineering, chemical, civil and environmental engineering, aeronautics, astronautics, and automotive. We hope ...
  • Advances in Character Recognition
    Advances in Character Recognition
    Editor Xiaoqing Ding
    ISBN 978-953-51-0823-8
    240 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 18388 times.
    This book presents advances in character recognition, and it consists of 12 chapters that cover wide range of topics on different aspects of character recognition. Hopefully, this book will serve as a reference source for academic research, for profe ...
  • Recent Advances in Steganography
    Recent Advances in Steganography
    Editor Hedieh Sajedi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0840-5
    100 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 8796 times.
    Steganography is the art and science of communicating which hides the existence of the communication. Steganographic technologies are an important part of the future of Internet security and privacy on open systems such as the Internet. This book's f ...
  • Advances in Image Segmentation
    Advances in Image Segmentation
    Editor Pei-Gee Peter Ho
    ISBN 978-953-51-0817-7
    126 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 9238 times.
    The field of digital image segmentation is continually evolving. Most recently, the advanced segmentation methods such as Template Matching, Spatial and Temporal ARMA Processes, Mean Shift Iterative Algorithm, Constrained Compound Markov Random Field ...
  • Genetic Programming - New Approaches and Successful Applications
    Genetic Programming - New Approaches and Successful Applications
    Editor Sebastian Ventura
    ISBN 978-953-51-0809-2
    298 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 32112 times.
    Genetic programming (GP) is a branch of Evolutionary Computing that aims the automatic discovery of programs to solve a given problem. Since its appearance, in the earliest nineties, GP has become one of the most promising paradigms for solving probl ...