This book examines preference representation, covering languages, nonmonotonic logics of preference and conditional networks, then moves to reasoning, exploring preference-based argumentation, rank-ordering outcomes, database queries and future research trends.
This book provides practical information on how to communicate, negotiate, and interact with Indian colleagues. It is a start on the journey of cultural appreciation for managers, project leaders, and offshore coordinators.
Wireless sensor networks are currently being employed in a variety of applications ranging from medical to military, and from home to industry. Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications aims to provide a reference tool for the increasing number of scientists who depend upon sensor networks in some way. The topics covered include network design and modeling, network management, data management, security and applications. The topic covered in each chapter is given expository but also scholarly treatment, covering the history of the topic, reviewing state-of-the-art thinking relative to the topic, and discussing currently unsolved problems of special interest.
This book covers both control theory and wireless sensors, and shows how to utilize wireless network princples to achieve a distributed control. Includes contributions by leading researchers from communications and controls.
This textbook for senior undergraduate and graduates covers all relevant aspects of radio frequency circuits, from fundamentals in electromagnetic transmission and signal propagation to the system communication theory behind the RF transceiver operation.
This book shows the practical use of wikis. It includes a step-by-step introduction to wiki philosophy, social effects and functions, a survey of their controls and components, and the installation and configuration of the wiki clones MediaWiki, TWiki and Confluence.
The concept of Whole Body Interaction explores the integration of input and output from human motion and physiology, cognitive models and emotional states. This book offers extended papers submitted to the ACM SIGCHI 2009 Workshop on Whole Body Interaction.
This book probes four types of Web-based support systems (WSS) research: WSS for specific domains, Web-based applications, techniques related to WSS and design, and development of WSS. The aim is to meet the opportunities of WSS, and keep pace with progress.