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  • Coordination of Complex Sociotechnical Systemsby Stefano Mariani

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 90.57

    The book discusses the main issues of coordination in complex sociotechnical systems, covering distributed, self-organising, and pervasive systems. A chemistry-inspired model of coordination, a situated architecture and coordination language, and a cognitive model of interaction are the ingredients of the Molecules of Knowledge (MoK) model for self-organisation... more...

  • Business-IT-Alignmentby Stefan Reinheimer; Susanne Robra-Bissantz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 42.08

    Das Herausgeberwerk betrachtet das Thema Business-IT-Alignment aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln. Ziel des Business-IT-Alignment ist eine im Sinne des Unternehmens optimierte Abstimmung zwischen den fachlichen Anforderungen und der technischen Implementierung von Lösungen. Dieses Spannungsfeld wird für den Leser aus strategischer, methodischer und operativer... more...

  • Multi-agent and Complex Systemsby Quan Bai; Fenghui Ren; Katsuhide Fujita; Minjie Zhang; Takayuki Ito

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 106.55

    This book provides a description of advanced multi-agent and artificial intelligence technologies for the modeling and simulation of complex systems, as well as an overview of the latest scientific efforts in this field. A complex system features a large number of interacting components, whose aggregate activities are nonlinear and self-organized.... more...

  • Smart Grid Inspired Future Technologiesby Jia Hu; Victor C M Leung; Kun Yang; Yan Zhang; Jianliang Gao; Shusen Yang

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.81

    This book constitutes the post-conference proceedings of the First International Conference on Smart Grid Inspired Future Technologies, SmartGIFT 2016, held in May 2016 in Liverpool, UK. Smart grid is the next generation electric grid that enables efficient, intelligent, and economical power generation, transmission, and distribution. The 25 revised... more...

  • Computer and Computing Technologies in Agriculture IXby Daoliang Li; Zhenbo Li

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 127.87

    The two volumes IFIP AICT 478 and 479 constitute the refereed post-conference proceedings of the 9th IFIP WG 5.14 International Conference on Computer and Computing Technologies in Agriculture, CCTA 2015, held in Beijing, China, in September 2015. The 122 revised papers included in this volume were carefully selected from 237 submissions. They cover... more...

  • Computer and Computing Technologies in Agriculture IXby Daoliang Li; Zhenbo Li

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 127.87

    The two volumes IFIP AICT 478 and 479 constitute the refereed post-conference proceedings of the 9th IFIP WG 5.14 International Conference on Computer and Computing Technologies in Agriculture, CCTA 2015, held in Beijing, China, in September 2015. The 122 revised papers included in this volume were carefully selected from 237 submissions. They cover... more...

  • Innovations for Community Servicesby Günter Fahrnberger; Gerald Eichler; Christian Erfurth

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 56.47

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Innovations for Community Services, I4CS 2016, held in Vienna, Austria, in June 2016. The 12 revised full papers presented together with two short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 30 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on navigation... more...

  • Reduction of CO2 Emissions from Road Transport in Citiesby Michal Markiewicz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 56.47

    Michal Markiewicz presents the outcomes of his research regarding the influence of dynamic route guidance system on overall emission of carbon dioxide from road transport in rural areas. Sustainable transportation in smart cities is a big challenge of our time, but before electric vehicles replace vehicles that burn fossil fuels we have to think about... more...

  • Wireless Sensor Networksby Rastko R. Selmic; Vir V. Phoha; Abdul Serwadda

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 53.27

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) with an emphasis on security, coverage, and localization. It offers a structural treatment of WSN building blocks including hardware and protocol architectures and also provides a systems-level view of how WSNs operate. These building blocks will allow readers to program... more...

  • Abbildung von Synergiepotenzialen zwischen IT-Anforderungen in Scrumby Fabian Sobiech

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 35.82

    Fabian Sobiech erforscht eine Verbesserung der Planung agiler Iterationen. Er zeigt, wie Nutzwerte für User Stories im Kontext agiler Softwareentwicklung mit heterogenen Kunden bestimmt werden können. Außerdem erarbeitet er eine Lösung zur Abbildung von Synergiepotenzialen zwischen Anforderungen, welche bei der gemeinschaftlichen Betrachtung mehrerer... more...