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  • 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 ...
  • Speech Recognition
    Speech Recognition
    Edited by France Mihelic and Janez Zibert
    ISBN 978-953-7619-29-9,
    Edited Volume
    576 pages, November, 2008
    Chapters in the first part of the book cover all the essential speech processing techniques for building robust, automatic speech recognition systems: the representation for speech signals and the methods for speech-features extraction, acoustic and ...
  • Computer Vision
    Computer Vision
    Edited by Xiong Zhihui
    ISBN 978-953-7619-21-3,
    Edited Volume
    548 pages, November, 2008
    This book presents research trends on computer vision, especially on application of robotics, and on advanced approachs for computer vision (such as omnidirectional vision). Among them, research on RFID technology integrating stereo vision to localiz ...
  • Stereo Vision
    Stereo Vision
    Edited by Asim Bhatti
    ISBN 978-953-7619-22-0,
    Edited Volume
    372 pages, November, 2008
    The book comprehensively covers almost all aspects of stereo vision. In addition reader can find topics from defining knowledge gaps to the state of the art algorithms as well as current application trends of stereo vision to the development of intel ...