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  • Distributed Computingby Andrzej Pelc

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 106.36

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Distributed Computing, DISC 2007. The 32 revised full papers, presented together with abstracts of three invited papers and nine brief announcements of ongoing works, cover all current issues in distributed computing, including theory, design, analysis, implementation,... more...

  • Risk Governanceby Ortwin Renn

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 62.95

    ?Risk Governance is a tour de force. Every risk manager, every risk analyst, every risk researcher must read this book - it is the demarcation point for all further advances in risk policy and risk research. Renn provides authoritative guidance on how to manage risks based on a definitive synthesis of the research literature. The skill with which he... more...

  • Food Safety Governanceby Marion Dreyer; Ortwin Renn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 158.93

    This book offers a governance framework for achieving greater integration of science, precaution and public involvement for European food safety. The framework gives practical advice to reconcile complex and conflicting food safety demands. more...

  • Risk Management and Governanceby Terje Aven; Ortwin Renn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 158.93

    This comprehensive and accessible guide to risk assessment, management and governance approaches the topic from two angles, explaining new insights and enabling a synthesis of the engineering, statistical and social science perspectives on risk management. more...


    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 70.98

    Quantum dot nano structures are interesting for applications in information technology and play a growing role in data storage, medical and biological applications. Understanding quantum nanomaterials is thus the key for the conception and optimization of novel structures. This monograph gives an overview of the theory and introduces the concepts of... more...

  • Das Gruppendelphiby Marlen Schulz; Ortwin Renn

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 20.54

    Der Band widmet sich dem Gruppendelphi, einer diskursiven Methode, die häufig zur Entwicklung von politischen Leitbildern und Planungszielen eingesetzt wird. Anhand verschiedener Beispiele aus der Praxis wird die Methode des Gruppendelphis vorgestellt und kritisch reflektiert. Der inhaltliche Fokus liegt dabei auf dem Fragebogen, dem methodischen Herzstück... more...

  • Environmental Standardsby Klaus Pinkau; Ortwin Renn

    Springer US 2013; US$ 232.29

    It is not uncommon that a group of scientists from many different disciplines join a working group, discuss a topic of interest and edit a volume of articles related to this topic. They may even agree on a jointly written introduction or conclusion . The study group "Environmental Standards" established in 1987 as an expert panel of the German Academy... more...

  • Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systemsby Andrzej Pelc; Alexander A. Schwarzmann

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 52.56

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 17 International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems, SSS 2015, held in Edmonton, AB, Canada, in August 2015. The 16 regular papers presented together with 8 brief announcements and 3 keynote lectures were carefully reviewed and selected from 38 submissions. The... more...

  • Making and Bending International Rulesby Krzysztof J. Pelc

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    Essential for students and scholars in politics and law, Pelc provides a comprehensive account of the politics of treaty flexibility. more...