Computer and Information Science

  • Applications of Self-Organizing Maps
    Applications of Self-Organizing Maps
    Editor Magnus Johnsson
    ISBN 978-953-51-0862-7
    298 pages, November, 2012
    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 ...
  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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 ...
  • Simulated Annealing - Single and Multiple Objective Problems
    Simulated Annealing - Single and Multiple Objective Problems
    Editor Marcos de Sales Guerra Tsuzuki
    ISBN 978-953-51-0767-5
    294 pages, October, 2012
    This book presents state of the art contributes to Simulated Annealing (SA) that is a well-known probabilistic meta-heuristic. It is used to solve discrete and continuous optimization problems. The significant advantage of SA over other solution meth ...
  • Decision Support Systems
    Decision Support Systems
    Editor Chiang Jao
    ISBN 978-953-51-0799-6
    282 pages, October, 2012
    Pacing through second decade of the 21th century, more computer users are widely adopting technology-based tools and information-enriched databases to focus on supporting managerial decision making, reducing preventable faults and improving outcome f ...