As key links in transportation and supply chains, the effect of climate change on seaports has broad implications for the development prospects of the global economy. However, the picture is very uncertain because the impacts of climate change will be felt very differently around the world, both...
To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge
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 September 15th 2015 by Routledge
Biotechnology derived therapeutics including monoclonal antibodies, proteins, and peptides hold great promise for treating various diseases such as cancer and inflammatory diseases. However, because of their large size, complex structure, and complicated manufacture process, biopharmaceutical...
To Be Published July 24th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
The Mega-Event City
Series: Regions and Cities
As London sought to use the Olympics to achieve an ambitious programme of urban renewal in the relatively socially deprived East London it attracted global attention and sparked debate. This book provides an in-depth study of the transformation of East London as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympic...
To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge
Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Future Manufacturing Engineering (ICFME 2014), Hong Kong, December 10-11, 2014
The 2014 International Conference on Future Manufacturing Engineering (ICFME 2014) was held in Hong Kong, December 10-11, 2014. It gathered academics, industry managers and experts, manufacturing engineers, university students all interested or proficient in the field of manufacturing engineering,...
Published May 22nd 2015 by CRC Press
An Adlerian Handbook for Healthy Social Living
Courage refers to the willingness for risk taking and to move ahead in the presence of difficulties. The purpose of this book is to present courage as the main foundation of understanding and training for mental health in the three life task areas described by Adler: Work, Love, and Friendship.&...
Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge
Efficient Resource Allocation in Cooperative Sensing, Cellular Communications, High-Speed Vehicles, and Smart Grid
Resource allocation is an important issue in wireless communication networks. In recent decades, cognitive radio-based networks have garnered increased attention and have been well studied to overcome the problem of spectrum scarcity in future wireless communications systems. Many new challenges in...
Published April 8th 2015 by CRC Press
Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Multimedia Technology, Sydney, Australia, 28-30 March 2015
Multimedia Technology IV is a collection of papers from the 4th International Conference on Multimedia Technology (ICMT 2015, Sydney, Australia, 28-29 March 2015). The book discusses a wide range of topics, including: – Image and signal processing – Video and audio processing – Multimedia data...
Published April 7th 2015 by CRC Press
Why does a customer choose one brand over another? What are the factors which would make an individual more inclined to choose your brand? This book offers a way to predict which brand a buyer will purchase. It looks at brand performance within a product category and tests it in different...
Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge
Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Future Mechatronics and Automation, (ICMA 2014), 7-8 July, 2014, Beijing, China
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....
Published February 28th 2015 by CRC Press