Open Access Books

Our collection of 3,332 books.

  • Knowledge Management
    Knowledge Management
    Edited by Pasi Virtanen and Nina Helander
    ISBN 978-953-7619-94-7,
    Edited Volume
    280 pages, March, 2010
    This book is a compilation of writings handpicked in esteemed scientific conferences that present the variety of ways to approach this multifaceted phenomenon. In this book, knowledge management is seen as an integral part of information and communi ...
  • Energy Management
    Energy Management
    Edited by Francisco Macia Perez
    ISBN 978-953-307-065-0,
    Edited Volume
    254 pages, March, 2010
    Forecasts point to a huge increase in energy demand over the next 25 years, with a direct and immediate impact on the exhaustion of fossil fuels, the increase in pollution levels and the global warming that will have significant consequences for all ...
  • Waste Management
    Waste Management
    Edited by Er Sunil Kumar
    ISBN 978-953-7619-84-8,
    Edited Volume
    232 pages, March, 2010
    Solid Waste Management is one of the essential obligatory functions of the Urban Local Bodies/Municipal Corporation. This service is falling too short of the desired level of efficiency and satisfaction resulting in problems of health, sanitation an ...
  • Remote and Telerobotics
    Remote and Telerobotics
    Edited by Nicolas Mollet
    ISBN 978-953-307-081-0,
    Edited Volume
    228 pages, March, 2010
    Any book which presents works about controlling distant robotics entities, namely the field of telerobotics, will propose advanced technics concerning time delay compensation, error handling, autonomous systems, secured and complex distant manipula ...
  • Ambient Intelligence
    Ambient Intelligence
    Edited by Felix Jesus Villanueva Molina
    ISBN 978-953-307-078-0,
    Edited Volume
    144 pages, March, 2010
    It can no longer be ignored that Ambient Intelligence concepts are moving away from research labs demonstrators into our daily lives in a slow but continuous manner. However, we are still far from concluding that our living spaces are intelligent an ...
  • Swarm Robotics from Biology to Robotics
    Swarm Robotics from Biology to Robotics
    Edited by Ester Martinez Martin
    ISBN 978-953-307-075-9,
    Edited Volume
    110 pages, March, 2010
    In nature, it is possible to observe a cooperative behaviour in all animals, since, according to Charles Darwin’s theory, every being, from ants to human beings, form groups in which most individuals work for the common good. However, although ...
  • Biomedical Imaging
    Biomedical Imaging
    Edited by Youxin Mao
    ISBN 978-953-307-071-1,
    Edited Volume
    108 pages, March, 2010
    Biomedical imaging is becoming an indispensable branch within bioengineering. This research field has recently expanded due to the requirement of high-level medical diagnostics and rapid development of interdisciplinary modern technologies. This b ...
  • Petri Nets Applications
    Petri Nets Applications
    Edited by Pawel Pawlewski
    ISBN 978-953-307-047-6,
    Edited Volume
    762 pages, February, 2010
    Petri Nets are graphical and mathematical tool used in many different science domains. Their characteristic features are the intuitive graphical modeling language and advanced formal analysis method. The concurrence of performed actions is the natur ...