Download E-books Ambient Intelligence: 4th International Joint Conference, AmI 2013, Dublin, Ireland, December 3-5, 2013. Proceedings PDF

By Serge Autexier, Dieter Hutter, Christoph Stahl (auth.), Juan Carlos Augusto, Reiner Wichert, Rem Collier, David Keyson, Albert A

This ebook constitutes the refereed complaints of the 4th overseas Joint convention an Ambient Intelligence, AmI 2013, held in Dublin, eire, in December 2013. The 15 revised complete papers, four papers from the panorama tune, three papers from the doctoral colloquium and six demo and poster papers have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from a number of submissions and are offered with 6 workshop descriptions. The papers disguise quite a few multi-disciplinary issues in desktop technology, human laptop interplay, electric engineering, business layout, behavioral sciences, allotted units, ubiquitous and communique applied sciences, pervasive computing, clever consumer interfaces and synthetic intelligence.

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Download E-books Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications: 9th International Conference, WASA 2014, Harbin, China, June 23-25, 2014, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) PDF

This ebook constitutes the refereed court cases of the ninth overseas convention on instant Algorithms, platforms and purposes, WASA 2014, held in Harbin, China, in June 2014. The forty-one revised complete papers awarded including 30 invited papers have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 134 submissions. The papers conceal a variety of subject matters together with cognitive radio networks, instant sensor networks, cyber-physical structures, dispensed and localized set of rules layout and research, details and coding thought for instant networks, localization, cellular cloud computing, topology regulate and insurance, protection and privateness, underwater and underground networks, vehicular networks, info processing and information administration, programmable carrier interfaces, energy-efficient algorithms, method and protocol layout, working process and middle-ware aid and experimental test-beds and versions.

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Download E-books Rhythms in Physiological Systems: Proceedings of the International Symposium at Schloß Elmau, Bavaria, October 22–25, 1990 PDF

By H. P. Koepchen (auth.), Professor Dr. Dr. h. c. Hermann Haken, Professor Dr. Hans Peter Koepchen (eds.)

Rhythms are a uncomplicated phenomenon in all physiological platforms. They disguise a huge diversity of frequencies with classes from the order of milliseconds as much as a few years. they're defined by means of many disciplines and are investigated frequently within the context of the body structure of the respective functionality or organ. the significance given to the examine on rhythmicity is sort of varied in several platforms. from time to time the place the sensible value is clear rhythms are on the middle of curiosity, as relating to breathing or locomotion. In different fields they're thought of kind of as fascinating epiphenomena or at most sensible as signs with no crucial sensible importance, as in relation to cardiovascular or EEG rhythms. lately the examine of physiological rhythms has attracted becoming curiosity in numerous fields, in particular with recognize to rhythm examine in people and its quickly spreading functions in easy behavioral examine, and as a diagnostic device in scientific medication. This improvement used to be preferred via methodological and conceptual advert­ vances: at the one hand, the provision of non-invasive tools of continu­ ous recording of physiological parameters and their computer-assisted overview, and at the different, the speedy improvement of theoretical analyses, for instance, the certainty of dynamic platforms, the new release of coordinated macroscopic professional­ cesses in structures comprising many unmarried parts, and the mathematical instruments for treating nonlinear oscillators and their mutual coupling.

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Download E-books The Resurgence of the West: How a Transatlantic Union Can Prevent War and Restore the United States and Europe PDF

After centuries of ascent, the us unearths itself in fiscal decline. a few propose the US to healing its woes on my own. however the highway to isolation leads necessarily to the top of U.S. management within the foreign approach, warns Richard Rosecrance during this daring and novel e-book. as an alternative, Rosecrance demands the us to affix forces with the eu Union and create a transatlantic fiscal union. this type of U.S.-Europe neighborhood may unblock arteries of exchange and funding, rejuvenate the West, and allow Western international locations to accommodate East Asian demanding situations from a place of team spirit and fiscal strength. 

Exploring the probabilities for this sort of merger, the writer writes, “The eu Union bargains a method of constructing higher devices with no recourse to strength. A connection among Europe and North the United States might ultimately develop into an agglomeration of states, drawing China and the East right into a new community of nations. during this method East will ultimately sign up for the West.” via this nice merger the author offers a favorable imaginative and prescient of the longer term during which contributors of a tightly knit Western alliance regain fiscal health and wellbeing and allure japanese countries to hitch a brand new and all over the world foreign order.

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Download E-books Systems, Approximation, Singular Integral Operators, and Related Topics: International Workshop on Operator Theory and Applications, IWOTA 2000 PDF

By Daniel Alpay, Tomas Azizov, Aad Dijksma (auth.), Alexander A. Borichev, Nikolai K. Nikolski (eds.)

This publication is dedicated to a few topical difficulties and purposes of operator concept and its interaction with sleek advanced research. It involves 20 chosen survey papers that characterize up-to-date (mainly plenary) addresses to the IWOTA 2000 convention held at Bordeaux from June thirteen to sixteen, 2000. the most matters of the amount comprise: - spectral research of periodic differential operators and hold up equations, stabilizing controllers, Fourier multipliers; - multivariable operator thought, version conception, commutant lifting theorems, coisometric realizations; - Hankel operators and kinds; - operator algebras; - the Bellman functionality process in singular integrals and harmonic research, singular quintessential operators and indispensable representations; - approximation in holomorphic areas. those matters are unified by way of the typical "operator theoretic process" and the systematic use of recent functionality thought thoughts.

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Download E-books Information Computing and Applications: 4th International Conference, ICICA 2013, Singapore, August 16-18, 2013 Revised Selected Papers, Part II PDF

By Huilin Lu (auth.), Yuhang Yang, Maode Ma, Baoxiang Liu (eds.)

This two-volume set of CCIS 391 and CCIS 392 constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the Fourth foreign convention on details Computing and purposes, ICICA 2013, held in Singapore, in August 2013. The 126 revised complete papers awarded in either volumes have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 665 submissions. The papers are equipped in topical sections on net computing and purposes; engineering administration and purposes; clever computing and purposes; enterprise intelligence and purposes; wisdom administration and functions; details administration procedure; computational facts and applications.

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Download E-books Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, and Applications: 14th International Conference, AIMSA 2010, Varna, Bulgaria, September 8-10. 2010. Proceedings PDF

By Khalil Ben Mohamed, Michel Leclère, Marie-Laure Mugnier (auth.), Darina Dicheva, Danail Dochev (eds.)

The 14th overseas convention on man made Intelligence: technique, platforms, functions (AIMSA 2010) was once held in Varna, Bulgaria, in the course of September 8–10, 2010. The AIMSA convention sequence has supplied a biennial discussion board for the presen- tion of synthetic intelligence study and improvement considering the fact that 1984. The convention covers the whole diversity of issues in synthetic intelligence (AI) and similar disciplines and offers an amazing discussion board for overseas clinical trade among Central/Eastern Europe and the remainder of the realm. The 2010 AIMSA version endured this practice. For AIMSA 2010, we made up our minds to put designated emphasis at the program and leverage of AI applied sciences within the context of data societies the place wisdom construction, getting access to, buying, and sharing empower contributors and groups. a few AI concepts play a key position in responding to those demanding situations. AI is - tensively utilized in the advance of platforms for potent administration and versatile and customized entry to massive wisdom bases, within the Semantic internet applied sciences that allow sharing and reuse of and reasoning over semantically annotated assets, within the rising social Semantic net functions that reduction people to collaboratively construct semantics, within the building of clever environments for helping (human and agent) studying, and so on. In construction such clever functions, AI concepts are usually mixed with effects from different disciplines comparable to the social sciences, disbursed platforms, databases, electronic libraries, details retrieval, service-oriented functions, etc.

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Download E-books International Mergers and Acquisitions Activity Since 1990: Recent Research and Quantitative Analysis PDF

By Greg N. Gregoriou

It truly is now a well-know proven fact that mergers and acquisitions task is available in waves. the newest wave, the fifth takeover wave of the Nineteen Nineties, used to be characterised via an exceptional variety of company restructurings by way of mergers and acquisitions (M&As), public-to-private transactions, spin-offs and divestitures, and leveraged recapitalizations. Following the cave in of the inventory industry in March 2000, M&A job slumped dramatically, yet this pause resulted in the second one 1/2 2004 while takeover bargains happened back relatively often. certainly, a few observers ponder whether the sixth takeover wave has began. The takeover wave within the Nineteen Nineties was once rather amazing by way of measurement and geographical dispersion. For the 1st time, Continental ecu companies have been as wanting to take part as their US and united kingdom opposite numbers, and M&A task in Europe hit degrees just like these skilled within the US. because of its monetary influence and the exceptional task in Continental Europe, the fifth takeover wave of the Nineteen Nineties and up to date takeover task (in biotech, utilities, prescribed drugs) have prompted loads of fascinating educational study. This quantity brings jointly a variety of insightful papers. a magnificent workforce of foreign authors deal with the subsequent issues: takeover law; the cyclical development of the M&A markets and possible factors and results; tips on how to verify the functionality of good fortune of M&A activities; go border offers; technique of money and its results; stories of opposed bids; excessive leverage takeovers and delistings.

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Download E-books CONCUR 2013 – Concurrency Theory: 24th International Conference, CONCUR 2013, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 27-30, 2013. Proceedings PDF

By Lorenzo Alvisi, Edmund L. Wong (auth.), Pedro R. D’Argenio, Hernán Melgratti (eds.)

This ebook constitutes the completely refereed complaints of the twenty fourth foreign convention on Concurrency idea, CONCUR 2013, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 27-30, 2013.
The 34 revised complete papers awarded including four invited talks have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from one hundred fifteen submissions. The papers are prepared in subject matters resembling approach semantics and modal transition platforms, VAS and pushdown platforms, Pi calculus and interplay nets, linearizability and verification of concurrent courses, verification of countless types, version degree and reversibility, stochastic versions, message-based interplay approaches, ideas of automated verification, and video games and keep an eye on synthesis.

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Download E-books Landmarks in earth reinforcement: proceedings of the International Symposium on Earth Reinforcement : Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan, 14-16 November, 2001, Òîì 1 PDF

By Hidetoshi Ochiai

Earth reinforcing strategies are more and more turning into an invaluable, strong and most economical technique to a number of difficulties encountered in geotechnical engineering perform. enlargement of the reviews and data during this quarter has succeeded in constructing new innovations and their functions to geotechnical engineering difficulties. with the intention to speak about the most recent stories and data, and with the aim of spreading all of them over the area for additional improvement, the IS Kyushi convention sequence near to earth reinforcement were held in Fukuoka, Japan, each 4 years in view that 1988. This fourth symposium, entitled Landmarks in Earth Reinforcement, is a continuation of the sequence IS Kyushu meetings, and in addition goals at being one of many landmarks within the growth of contemporary earth reinforcement perform. the 1st quantity comprises 137 papers chosen for the symposium masking virtually each point of earth reinforcement. the second one quantity comprises texts of the specified and keynote lectures.

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