This book examines, from the perspective of public international law, various issues and difficulties faced by human rights advocates in their effort to seek redress transnationally for victims of human rights abuses through the means mainly of bringing legal action against alleged violators of...
To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge
Synthesis and Applications
Series: Liquid Crystals Book Series
This book describes the synthesis of cross-linked LC materials, as non-oriented and oriented systems. Potential applications are described: actuators or artificial muscles; optics: imprinted materials for separation. Although the physics of these materials has been the topic of other books, there...
To Be Published March 14th 2015 by CRC Press
Algorithms, Analytics, and Applications
Data are generated at an exponential rate all over the world. Through advanced algorithms and analytics techniques, organizations can harness this data, discover hidden patterns, and use the findings to make meaningful decisions. Containing contributions from leading experts in their respective...
To Be Published February 24th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Beyond Crystals, Noncrystals, and Quasicrystals
Containing comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage of metamaterials—a hot topic in radar, antenna, and microwave engineering with next-generation applications in the aerospace and communications industries—this book provides readers with a solid understanding of essential concepts, from microcosmic...
To Be Published January 14th 2015 by CRC Press
Drug combination research has become increasingly important as multi-drug treatments may overcome disease resistance to monotherapies given the heterogeneous nature of complex diseases, such as cancer. To screen for potential candidates, rigorous statistical methods must used to avoid a high...
To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Principles, Models, and Applications
This comprehensive reference is dedicated to radar hydrology. After a brief introduction to radar, the book moves into advanced radar principles and applications. Particular attention is given to the processing of radar data to arrive at accurate estimates of rainfall. The book then introduces...
To Be Published December 16th 2014 by CRC Press
Macro to Nanoscale
This book covers a variety of recent research on natural polymers, biomaterials, composites, and their applications. It provides valuable insights into the developments that arose with the merger between biological and polymeric materials that have led to many technological and commercial...
To Be Published October 11th 2014 by Apple Academic Press
This proceedings volume contains selected papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Future Mechatronics and Automation, held in Beijing, China. Contributions cover the latest developments and advances in the field of Mechatronics and Automation....
To Be Published September 6th 2014 by CRC Press
Ambient Diagnostics addresses innovative methods for discovering patterns from affordable devices, such as mobile phones, watches, cameras, and game interfaces, to interpret multimedia data for personal health monitoring and diagnosis. This is the first comprehensive textbook for multidisciplinary...
To Be Published September 3rd 2014 by CRC Press
Conflicting Understandings, Competing Preferences
Series: New International Relations
With the rupture of the UN Security Council in March 2003 over the US spearheaded intervention in Iraq, the attempts made to subject the use of force to the rule of law had failed. Widespread Europe-US disagreement of the role of the UNSC has hindered more effective decisions for China and its...
Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge