Status and Perspective
Consolidating recent research in the area, the Handbook on Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing: Status and Perspective illustrates the design, implementation, and deployment of mobile and ubiquitous systems, particularly in mobile and ubiquitous environments, modeling, database components, and wireless...
Published October 18th 2012 by CRC Press
A Planning Guide
As cities undergo vast changes due to industrialization, urbanization, and globalization, environmental considerations assume a growing importance in the urban planning processes of an increasing number of governments around the world. Several cities and regions around the world have already...
Published October 14th 2012 by CRC Press
Organizational and Institutional Relationships
Adopting an international business perspective, this book surveys recent business developments in Asia, and the activities of multinational firms in the region, focusing in particular on the changing nature of organizational and institutional relationships, including intra- and inter-...
Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge
This book provides in-depth aspects of nanotechnology of rare earth (RE) materials. It starts with a review on the physical and chemical properties of RE elements, followed by a discussion on various strategies in fabricating nanosized RE materials. It describes various techniques in derivatizing...
Published June 19th 2012 by Pan Stanford Publishing
A compilation of years of research, this reference and textbook provides information necessary to systematically understand Chinese tourist resources, industry, and culture. The book begins with a discussion on the general theory and practice of Chinese tourism and geography and the tourist...
Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press
China has enjoyed heroic growth rates in the last twenty five years of reform and transition, pulling more people out of poverty more quickly than at any other time in human history. Nonetheless these successes have had costs: today China is faced with increasing environmental difficulties and...
Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge
Appropriate for researchers, practitioners, and students alike, Communication and Networking in Smart Grids presents state-of-the-art approaches and novel technologies for communication networks in smart grids. It explains how contemporary grid networks are developed and deployed and presents a...
Published April 24th 2012 by CRC Press
This edited volume is the first book-length study focusing entirely on mobile phone use in China. Drawing on examples from a wide range of contemporary situations in China and beyond, the contributors argue that the mobile phone is in fact an important means by which one can understand a rapidly...
Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge
Perspectives and Applications
Multiscale Hydrologic Remote Sensing: Perspectives and Applications integrates advances in hydrologic science and innovative remote sensing technologies. Raising the visibility of interdisciplinary research on water resources, it offers a suite of tools and platforms for investigating spatially and...
Published March 22nd 2012 by CRC Press
Principles and Applications in the Preparation of Nanomaterials
This book focuses on the fundamental concepts and physical and chemical aspects of pulsed laser ablation of solid targets in liquid environments and its applications in the preparation of nanomaterials and fabrication of nanostructures. The areas of focus include basic thermodynamic and kinetic...
Published February 21st 2012 by Pan Stanford Publishing