Monthly Archives: January 2014

RFIC and MMIC Design and Technology

          Description Description: A complete overhaul of the highly successful 1995 book MMIC design, this text promises much to graduate students and engineers in high frequency electronics. The author team combines academic research and applications input … Continue reading

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Cyber Security Economic Strategies and Public Policy Alternatives

                Description ‘Overall, this book fills a gap in the literature by providing a systematic and thorough analysis of the impacts of cyber threats on the corporate world. Its policy recommendations are sound … Continue reading

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On Hold Telecommunications in Rural America

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Web-Based Information Technologies And Distributed Systems

          This book is devoted to the emerging and novel concepts, architectures and methodologies for creating an interconnected world where information can be exchanged easily, tasks can be processed collaboratively, and communities of users with similar … Continue reading

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Fighting the War on File Sharing

The explosive growth of the Napster and KaZaA services shows that peer-to-peer file sharing has tremendous appeal in our information society. Nevertheless, current legal and economic practices prevent that these services achieve their full potential. Fighting the War on File Sharing looks … Continue reading

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Hacking Capitalism The Free and Open Source Software Movement

        The Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) movement demonstrates how labour can self-organise production, and, as is shown by the free operating system GNU/Linux, even compete with some of the worlds largest firms. The book examines … Continue reading

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Exploring Time, Tense and Aspect in Natural Language Database Interfaces

                  Advances in temporal databases make it increasingly easier to store time-dependent information, creating a need for facilities that will help end-users access this information. In the context of natural language interaction, … Continue reading

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Is There a Home in Cyberspace?: The Internet in Migrants’ Everyday Life and the Emergence of Global Communities

            How is global togetherness possible? How does the availability of the Internet alter migrants’ everyday lives and senses of belonging? This book introduces an ‘alien people’ inhabiting a specific common virtual space in the … Continue reading

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New Directions in Intelligent Interactive Multimedia

              This book summarizes the works and new research results presented at the First International Symposium on Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services (KES-IIMSS 2008), organized by the University of Piraeus and its Department of … Continue reading

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Component Reliability for Electronic Systems

            The main reason for the premature breakdown of today’s electronic products (computers, cars, tools, appliances, etc.) is the failure of the components used to build these products. To help ensure longer-lasting, more technically sound … Continue reading

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