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  • Large Chinese State-Owned Enterprisesby Yong Zhang

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    Based upon empirical research this book explores the process of China's corporatization reform and investigates whether the reform has altered the process of strategy formulation and implementation of large Chinese SOEs. What processes of ownership restructuring are taking place in the large SOEs and what impact do these changes have? more...

  • Biotechnology and Medical Scienceby Yong Zhang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 196.00

    This book is an all-embracing review of biotechnology, biomedical engineering, bioinformatics, pharmacy and medicinal chemistry, and biopharmaceutical technology. Existing theories and the latest findings are discussed. Researchers, engineers, academics, and industry professionals will find this book an invaluable read. more...

  • Physics of Negative Refraction and Negative Index Materialsby Clifford M. Krowne; Yong Zhang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 206.85

    This book deals with the subject of optical and electronic negative refraction (NR) and negative index materials NIM). Diverse approaches for achieving NR and NIM are covered, such as using photonic crystals, phononic crystals, split-ring resonators (SRRs) and continuous media, focusing of waves, guided-wave behavior, and nonlinear effects. Specific... more...

  • Request Strategiesby Yong-Ju Rue; Grace Zhang

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00

    This book investigates request strategies in Mandarin Chinese and Korean, and is one of the first attempts to address cross-cultural strategies employed in the speech act of requests in two non-Western languages. The data, drawn from role-plays and naturally recorded conversations, complement each other in terms of exhaustiveness and authenticity.... more...

  • Computer Models for Facial Beauty Analysisby David Zhang; Fangmei Chen; Yong Xu

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 92.53

    This book covers the key advances in computerized facial beauty analysis, with an emphasis on data-driven research and the results of quantitative experiments. It takes a big step toward practical facial beauty analysis, proposes more reliable and stable facial features for beauty analysis and designs new models, methods, algorithms and schemes while... more...

  • Never Send a Human to Do a Machine's Jobby Yong Zhao; Gaoming Zhang; Jing Lei; Wei Qiu

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 27.95 US$ 23.76

    Do what you do best and let technology do the rest Technology has transformed lives. Why then, has it not transformed education? What needs to change to ensure integration that empowers students and enhances teacher depth? Learn how to let technology cultivate student autonomy, creativity, and responsibility while focusing on lessons that hone... more...

  • Intelligent Knowledgeby Yong Shi; Lingling Zhang; Yingjie Tian; Xingsen Li

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 46.80

    This book is mainly about an innovative and fundamental method called ?intelligent knowledge? to bridge the gap between data mining and knowledge management, two important fields recognized by the information technology (IT) community and business analytics (BA) community respectively. The book includes definitions of the ?first-order? analytic process,... more...

  • Generalized Plasticityby Mao-Hong Yu; Guo-Wei Ma; Hong-Fu Qiang; Yong-Qiang Zhang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 206.85

    Generalized Plasticity deals with the plasticity of materials and structures. It is an expansion of the "Unified Strength Theory to Plasticity Theory", leading to a unified treatment of metal plasticity and plasticity of geomaterials, generally. It includes the metal plasticity for Tresca materials, Huber-von-Mises materials and twin-shear materials... more...

  • Smart Healthby Xiaolong Zheng; Daniel Zeng; Hsinchun Chen; Yong Zhang; Chunxiao Xing; Daniel B. Neill

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 46.80

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conference for Smart Health, ICSH 2014, held in Beijing, China, in July 2014. The 21 papers presented together with 4 extended abstracts were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on information sharing, integrating... more...

  • Advanced Web and Network Technologies, and Applicationsby Yoshiharu Ishikawa; Jing He; Guandong Xu; Yong Shi; Guangyan Huang; Chaoyi Pang; Qing Zhang; Guoren Wang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 65.31

    This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed joint post-workshop proceedings of three international workshops held in conjunction with the 10th Asia-Pacific Web Conference, APWeb 2008, in Shenyang, China, in April 2008 (see LNCS 4976). The 15 revised full papers presented together with 4 invited papers and 4 keynote lectures were carefully reviewed... more...