This book describes the essentials of radio frequency identification (RFID)systems as well as their target markets. It provides a comparative analysis of commercially off the shelf RFID systems and emphasizes the strengths and weaknesses of each.
This book examines trends in ubiquitous computing, assessing artificial intelligence, temporal and spatial reasoning and user-centric design methodologies along with mobile and wireless networking, group displays and context-driven adaptive presentations.
This book focuses on a critical concept of intellectual turning points in the context of critical thinking, scientific discovery, and problem solving. The author presents a novel analytical and experimental system that applies to both past and future data.
This is one of the first books to provide an overview of trust management for open service-oriented environments. It presents social network-based techniques for establishing trust in decentralized environments.
Author Harteveld describes the fundamental components that make up a serious game. Based on a deep and thorough investigation of each component, and his experience in developing Levee Patroller, he captures the important design principles of a serious game.