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Some of our notable publishing collaborations led by international scientific organisations, research institutions and scientific societies.

  • Mine Action - The Research Experience of the Royal Military Academy of Belgium
    Mine Action - The Research Experience of the Royal Military Academy of Belgium
    Authored by Charles Beumier, Damien Closson, Vinciane Lacroix, Nada Milisavljevic and Yann Yvinec
    ISBN 978-953-51-3304-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3303-2,
    Monograph
    290 pages, August, 2017
    Every day, civilians in dozens of countries around the world are injured and killed by landmines and other lethal leftovers of conflict, years after hostilities of war have ended. Once planted, a mine will never be able to tell the difference between ...
  • Search and Rescue Robotics - From Theory to Practice
    Search and Rescue Robotics - From Theory to Practice

    ISBN 978-953-51-3376-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3375-9,
    Monograph
    262 pages, August, 2017
    In the event of large crises (earthquakes, typhoons, floods, ...), a primordial task of the fire and rescue services is the search for human survivors on the incident site. This is a complex and dangerous task, which - too often - leads to loss of li ...
  • RoCKIn - Benchmarking Through Robot Competitions
    RoCKIn - Benchmarking Through Robot Competitions

    ISBN 978-953-51-3374-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3373-5,
    Monograph
    116 pages, August, 2017
    The book "RoCKIn - Benchmarking Through Robot Competitions" describes the activities and achievements on the promotion of Robotics research and benchmarking in Europe through robot competitions, carried out within the framework of the RoCKIn ("Robot ...
  • Storage Stability of Fuels
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    Edited by Krzysztof Biernat
    ISBN 978-953-51-1734-6,
    Monograph
    276 pages, February, 2015
    This book presents an analysis of the results of studies of motor fuels ageing, conducted in laboratory and model conditions, in terms of building a system operating on-line, allowing continuous assessment of the operational usability of gasoline and ...
  • Mitigation of Ionospheric Threats to GNSS: an Appraisal of the Scientific and Technological Outputs of the TRANSMIT Project
    Mitigation of Ionospheric Threats to GNSS: an Appraisal of the Scientific and Technological Outputs of the TRANSMIT Project
    Edited by Riccardo Notarpietro, Fabio Dovis, Giorgiana De Franceschi and Marcio Aquino
    ISBN 978-953-51-1642-4,
    Monograph
    236 pages, July, 2014
    TRANSMIT (Training Research and Applications Network to Support the Mitigation of Ionospheric Threats) is an initiative funded by the European Commission through a Marie Curie Initial Training Network. It provided a coordinated program of academic an ...
  • ICT - Energy - Concepts Towards Zero - Power Information and Communication Technology
    ICT - Energy - Concepts Towards Zero - Power Information and Communication Technology
    Edited by Giorgos Fagas, Luca Gammaitoni, Douglas Paul and Gabriel Abadal Berini
    ISBN 978-953-51-1218-1,
    Edited Volume
    252 pages, February, 2014
    A sustainable future for our information society relies on bridging the gap between the energy required to operate portable ICT devices with the energy available from portable/mobile sources. The only viable solution is attacking the gap from both si ...
  • Micro-Nano Mechatronics - New Trends in Material, Measurement, Control, Manufacturing and Their Applications in Biomedical Engineering
    Micro-Nano Mechatronics - New Trends in Material, Measurement, Control, Manufacturing and Their Applications in Biomedical Engineering badge badge
    Edited by Toshio Fukuda, Tomohide Niimi and Goro Obinata
    ISBN 978-953-51-1104-7,
    Monograph
    376 pages, June, 2013
    Micro/Nano mechatronics is currently used in broader spectra, ranging from basic applications in robotics, actuators, sensors, semiconductors, automobiles, and machine tools. As a strategic technology highlighting the 21st century, this technology is ...
  • Ultra-Wideband Radio Technologies for Communications, Localization and Sensor Applications
    Ultra-Wideband Radio Technologies for Communications, Localization and Sensor Applications
    Edited by Reiner Thomä, Reinhard H. Knöchel, Jürgen Sachs, Ingolf Willms and Thomas Zwick
    ISBN 978-953-51-0936-5,
    Edited Volume
    512 pages, March, 2013
    Ultra-Wideband Radio (UWB) earmarks a new radio access philosophy and exploits several GHz of bandwidth. It promises high data rate communication over short distances as well as innovative radar sensing and localization applications with unprecedente ...