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  • Understanding Telecommunications Networksby Andy Valdar

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2017; US$ 80.00

    A telecommunications network is an electronic system of links, nodes and the controls that govern their operations to allow voice and data transfer among users and devices. This fully revised, updated and expanded second edition covers all aspects of today's networks, including how they are planned, formed and operated. more...

  • The Ongoing Technological Systemby Smaïl Aït-El-Hadjait

    Wiley 2017; US$ 120.00 US$ 108.00

    The high level of innovation currently transforming our society and its technological dynamics can be seen as a second wave of innovation of the third technological system, which emerged in the late 1970s. This book discusses the concept of technological systems, focusing on the tools used for formalizing the organization of technology in society... more...

  • Handbook of Spectrum Auction Designby Martin Bichler; Jacob K. Goeree

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    An international team of experts covers the pros and cons of different auction formats and lessons learned in the field. more...

  • Optical Waves and Laser Beams in the Irregular Atmosphereby Nathan Blaunstein; Natan Kopeika

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 129.95

    The book introduces optical wave propagation in the irregular turbulent atmosphere and the relations to laser beam and LIDAR applications for both optical communication and imaging. It examines atmosphere fundamentals, structure, and content. It explains specific situations occurring in the irregular atmosphere and for specific natural phenomena that... more...

  • Cognitive Sensors and IoTby Fadi Al-Turjman

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 79.95

    This book presents the Cognitive Information Centric Sensor Network (CICSN) framework for the IoT. This framework is built on top of cognitive nodes, capable of knowledge representation, learning, and reasoning, along with an information-centric approach for data delivery. It also discusses the most appropriate deployment strategy for these cognitive... more...

  • Clustering and Routing Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networksby Pratyay Kuila; Prasanta K Jana

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 139.95

    Wireless Sensor Networks have a wide range of applications in different areas. Their main constraint is the limited and irreplaceable power source of the sensor nodes. In many applications, energy conservation of the sensor nodes and their replacement or replenishment due to the hostile nature of the environment is the most challenging issue. Energy... more...

  • Ontology-Based Data Access Leveraging Subjective Reportsby Gerardo I. Simari; Cristian Molinaro; Maria Vanina Martinez; Thomas Lukasiewicz; Livia Predoiu

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 51.32

    This SpringerBrief  reviews the knowledge engineering problem of engineering objectivity in top-k query answering; essentially, answers must be computed taking into account the user’s preferences and a collection of (subjective) reports provided by other users. Most assume each report can be seen as a set of scores for a list of features, its author’s... more...

  • GMDSSby Denise Bréhaut

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 21.99

    The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) - the maritime equivalent to the emergency services number - provides a fast and efficient way of calling for assistance at sea, whatever the size of craft or its location. Denise Bréhaut explains the operation of the system as a whole and clearly outlines the procedures required to get help... more...

  • Sustainable Cloud and Energy Servicesby Wilson Rivera

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.36

    This is the first book entirely devoted to providing a perspective on the state-of-the-art of cloud computing and energy services and the impact on designing sustainable systems. Cloud computing services provide an efficient approach for connecting infrastructures and can support sustainability in different ways. For example, the design of more efficient... more...

  • Opportunistic Networkingby Nazmul Siddique; Syed Faraz Hasan; Salahuddin Muhammad Salim Zabir

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 119.95

    Opportunistic networking, by definition, allows devices to communicate whenever a window of opportunity is available. Many emerging technologies employ opportunistic exchanges of information. This book addresses this trend in communications engineering, taking into account three specific areas—vehicular, device-to-device (D2D), and cognitive radio—while... more...