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  • Robotics and Automation in Construction
    Robotics and Automation in Construction
    Edited by Carlos Balaguer and Mohamed Abderrahim
    ISBN 978-953-7619-13-8,
    Edited Volume
    404 pages, October, 2008
    This book addresses several issues related to the introduction of automaton and robotics in the construction industry in a collection of 23 chapters. The chapters are grouped in 3 main sections according to the theme or the type of technology they tr ...
  • Human Computer Interaction: New Developments
    Human Computer Interaction: New Developments
    Edited by Kikuo Asai
    ISBN 978-953-7619-14-5,
    Edited Volume
    382 pages, October, 2008
    The book consists of 20 chapters, each addressing a certain aspect of human-computer interaction. Each chapter gives the reader background information on a subject and proposes an original solution. This should serve as a valuable tool for profession ...
  • Robot Manipulators
    Robot Manipulators
    Edited by Marco Ceccarelli
    ISBN 978-953-7619-06-0,
    Edited Volume
    546 pages, September, 2008
    In this book we have grouped contributions in 28 chapters from several authors all around the world on the several aspects and challenges of research and applications of robots with the aim to show the recent advances and problems that still need to ...
  • Simulated Annealing
    Simulated Annealing
    Edited by Cher Ming Tan
    ISBN 978-953-7619-07-7,
    Edited Volume
    428 pages, September, 2008
    This book provides the readers with the knowledge of Simulated Annealing and its vast applications in the various branches of engineering. We encourage readers to explore the application of Simulated Annealing in their work for the task of optimizati ...
  • Recurrent Neural Networks
    Recurrent Neural Networks
    Edited by Xiaolin Hu and P. Balasubramaniam
    ISBN 978-953-7619-08-4,
    Edited Volume
    400 pages, September, 2008
    The concept of neural network originated from neuroscience, and one of its primitive aims is to help us understand the principle of the central nerve system and related behaviors through mathematical modeling. The first part of the book is a coll ...
  • Tabu Search
    Tabu Search
    Edited by Wassim Jaziri
    ISBN 978-3-902613-34-9,
    Edited Volume
    278 pages, September, 2008
    The goal of this book is to report original researches on algorithms and applications of Tabu Search to real-world problems as well as recent improvements and extensions on its concepts and algorithms. The book’ Chapters identify useful new impleme ...
  • Traveling Salesman Problem
    Traveling Salesman Problem
    Edited by Federico Greco
    ISBN 978-953-7619-10-7,
    Edited Volume
    212 pages, September, 2008
    The idea behind TSP was conceived by Austrian mathematician Karl Menger in mid 1930s who invited the research community to consider a problem from the everyday life from a mathematical point of view. A traveling salesman has to visit exactly once eac ...
  • Vehicle Routing Problem
    Vehicle Routing Problem
    Edited by Tonci Caric and Hrvoje Gold
    ISBN 978-953-7619-09-1,
    Edited Volume
    142 pages, September, 2008
    The Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP) dates back to the end of the fifties of the last century when Dantzig and Ramser set the mathematical programming formulation and algorithmic approach to solve the problem of delivering gasoline to service stations. ...