Written with a tutorial style, this introduction presents three key types of coverage control problems: point, area and barrier coverage. The fundamentals are discussed in each category, as well as the most recent advances and techniques in the field today.
This book offers in-depth coverage of event-based systems, ranging from local event matching and distributed event forwarding algorithms, through software engineering issues raised by the event-based style, to current research in event-based systems like composite event detection and security.
This book studies algorithmic issues associated with cooperative execution of multiple independent tasks by distributed computing agents including partitionable networks. It is the first monograph that deals with do-all computing for distributed systems.
Based on the 2008 workshop Managing Uncertainty and Competition through Dynamic Learning Networks, this book provides academics and company managers with an extended view of organizational learning networks from real cases and different perspectives.
Advances in wireless technologies are set to revolutionize the way we conduct business. This book offers complete coverage of the technologies needed to make wireless e-business effective. Written by internationally acclaimed authors the book is an ideal introduction for both self-study and taught e-business classes or commercial training courses.
This book, one of the first of its kind, presents mechanisms, protocols, and system architectures needed to attain end-to-end Quality of Service over heterogeneous wired and wireless networks in the Internet.
This 10th edited volume of the CoreGRID series is based on the 2008 CoreGRID Symposium, organized jointly with the Euro-Par 2008 conference, which seeks to strengthen and advance scientific and technological excellence in grid and peer-to-peer computing.