Monthly Archives: October 2012

Spread Spectrum Systems for GNSS and Wireless Communications

Look to this cutting-edge resource for a modern treatment of spread spectrum (SS) communications, including direct sequence and frequency hopping. The book helps you understand the performance of SS systems under the influence of jamming and with and without coding. … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development for Engineers

It is crucial that engineers — from students to those already practising — have a deep understanding of the environmental threats facing the world, if they are to become part of the solution and not the problem. Is there a … Continue reading

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Controlling Market Power in Telecommunications: Antitrust vs. Sector-Specific Regulation

Controlling market power is a crucial issue in a liberalised telecommunications market where incumbents usually remain dominant for some time after the opening of the market to competition. Controlling market power can be achieved through two distinct sets of rules … Continue reading

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Energy Audit of Building Systems: An Engineering Approach

Buildings account for almost half of total primary energy use and related greenhouse emissions worldwide. Although current energy systems are improving, they still fall disappointingly short of meeting acceptable limits for efficiency.   Well-trained energy auditors are essential to the … Continue reading

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Wireless Sensor Networks for Healthcare Applications

Unlike other books on wireless sensors networks, this unique reference focuses on methods of application, validation and testing based on real deployments of sensor networks in the clinical and home environments. Key topics include healthcare and wireless sensors, sensor network … Continue reading

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Wireless Sensor and Ad Hoc Networks Under Diversified Network Scenarios

Due to significant advantages, including convenience, efficiency and cost-effectiveness, the implementation and use of wireless ad hoc and sensor networks have gained steep growth in recent years. This timely book presents the current state-of-the-art in these popular technologies, providing you … Continue reading

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Smart Grid: Fundamentals of Design and Analysis

The book is written as primer hand book for addressing the fundamentals of smart grid. It provides the working definition the functions, the design criteria and the tools and techniques and technology needed for building smart grid. The book is needed … Continue reading

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Biofuels for Transport: Global Potential and Implications for Sustainable Energy and Agriculture

The world is on the verge of an unprecedented increase in the production and use of biofuels for transport. The combination of rising oil prices, issues of security, climate instability and pollution, deepening poverty in rural and agricultural areas, and … Continue reading

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High-Level Information Fusion Management and System Design

High-level information fusion is the ability of a fusion system to capture awareness and complex relations, reason over past and future events, utilize direct sensing exploitations and tacit reports, and discern the usefulness and intention of results to meet system-level … Continue reading

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Hashing in Computer Science: Fifty Years of Slicing and Dicing

Written by one of the developers of the technology, Hashing is both a historical document on the development of hashing and an analysis of the applications of hashing in a society increasingly concerned with security. The material in this book … Continue reading

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