Cristina Turcu

Ştefan cel Mare University of SuceavaRomania

Cristina Turcu is an Associate Professor of Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence at Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania. She received her Diploma (M.Sc.) in Automatics and Computers and her Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Automatics, in 1991 and 2000, respectively, both from the Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Romania where she has been Head of Computer Department since 2004. Her research interests include software engineering, RFID applications for the end-consumer, and intelligent systems. Dr. Turcu is an Editor of four books and has served on various program committees of conferences in computing and RFID systems. She also has served as a reviewer for numerous referred journals and conferences. She is the Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Radio Frequency Identification & Wireless Sensor Networks. Dr. Turcu has published over 80 publications in books or book chapters, refereed journals, technical reports, and refereed conference/workshop/seminar proceedings.

6books edited

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Radio frequency identification (RFID) is a technology that is rapidly gaining popularity due to its several benefits in a wide area of applications like inventory tracking, supply chain management, automated manufacturing, healthcare, etc. The benefits of implementing RFID technologies can be seen in terms of efficiency (increased speed in production, reduced shrinkage, lower error rates, improved asset tracking etc.) or effectiveness (services that companies provide to the customers). Leading to considerable operational and strategic benefits, RFID technology continues to bring new levels of intelligence and information, strengthening the experience of all participants in this research domain, and serving as a valuable authentication technology. We hope this book will be useful for engineers, researchers and industry personnel, and provide them with some new ideas to address current and future issues they might be facing.

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