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  • Adaptive Control
    Adaptive Control
    Edited by Kwanho You
    ISBN 978-953-7619-47-3,
    Edited Volume
    380 pages, January, 2009
    Adaptive control has been a remarkable field for industrial and academic research since 1950s. Since more and more adaptive algorithms are applied in various control applications, it is becoming very important for practical implementation. As it can ...
  • Theory and Novel Applications of Machine Learning
    Theory and Novel Applications of Machine Learning
    Edited by Meng Joo Er and Yi Zhou
    ISBN 978-3-902613-55-4,
    Edited Volume
    376 pages, January, 2009
    Even since computers were invented, many researchers have been trying to understand how human beings learn and many interesting paradigms and approaches towards emulating human learning abilities have been proposed. The ability of learning is one of ...
  • Frontiers in Adaptive Control
    Frontiers in Adaptive Control
    Edited by Shuang Cong
    ISBN 978-953-7619-43-5,
    Edited Volume
    334 pages, January, 2009
    The objective of this book is to provide an up-to-date and state-of-the-art coverage of diverse aspects related to adaptive control theory, methodologies and applications. These include various robust techniques, performance enhancement techniques, t ...
  • Aerial Vehicles
    Aerial Vehicles
    Edited by Thanh Mung Lam
    ISBN 978-953-7619-41-1,
    Edited Volume
    320 pages, January, 2009
    This book contains 35 chapters written by experts in developing techniques for making aerial vehicles more intelligent, more reliable, more flexible in use, and safer in operation.It will also serve as an inspiration for further improvement of the de ...
  • Sensors: Focus on Tactile Force and Stress Sensors
    Sensors: Focus on Tactile Force and Stress Sensors
    Edited by Jose Gerardo Rocha and Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez
    ISBN 978-953-7619-31-2,
    Edited Volume
    444 pages, December, 2008
    This book describes some devices that are commonly identified as tactile or force sensors. This is achieved with different degrees of detail, in a unique and actual resource, through the description of different approaches to this type of sensors. Un ...
  • Recent Advances in Face Recognition
    Recent Advances in Face Recognition
    Edited by Kresimir Delac, Mislav Grgic and Marian Stewart Bartlett
    ISBN 978-953-7619-34-3,
    Edited Volume
    236 pages, December, 2008
    The main idea and the driver of further research in the area of face recognition are security applications and human-computer interaction. Face recognition represents an intuitive and non-intrusive method of recognizing people and this is why it beca ...
  • Pattern Recognition Techniques, Technology and Applications
    Pattern Recognition Techniques, Technology and Applications
    Edited by Peng-Yeng Yin
    ISBN 978-953-7619-24-4,
    Edited Volume
    626 pages, November, 2008
    A wealth of advanced pattern recognition algorithms are emerging from the interdiscipline between technologies of effective visual features and the human-brain cognition process. Effective visual features are made possible through the rapid develop ...
  • Greedy Algorithms
    Greedy Algorithms
    Edited by Witold Bednorz
    ISBN 978-953-7619-27-5,
    Edited Volume
    586 pages, November, 2008
    Each chapter comprises a separate study on some optimization problem giving both an introductory look into the theory the problem comes from and some new developments invented by author(s). Usually some elementary knowledge is assumed, yet all the re ...