From RFID to the Next-Generation Pervasive Networked Systems
Ubiquitous and pervasive technologies such as RFID and smart computing promise a world of networked and interconnected devices. Everything from tires to toothbrushes could soon be in communications range, heralding the dawn of an era in which today’s Internet of People gives way to tomorrow’s...
Published March 4th 2008 by Auerbach Publications
Advanced Research and Technology
WiMAX is bringing about a worldwide revolution in broadband wireless access, including both fixed and mobile handsets. The IEEE 802.16 working group standardized most aspects of WiMAX signaling messages. However, several algorithms were left unspecified opening the door for innovations in protocol...
Published December 9th 2007 by Auerbach Publications
Describing new techniques and novel applications, Handbook of Research Methods in Public Administration, Second Edition demonstrates the use of tools designed to meet the increased complexity of problems in government and non-profit organizations with ever-more rigorous and systematic research. It...
Published November 13th 2007 by CRC Press
Despite recent dramatic advances in computer security regarding the proliferation of services and applications, security threats are still major impediments in the deployment of these services. Paying serious attention to these issues, Security in Distributed, Grid, Mobile, and Pervasive Computing...
Published April 16th 2007 by Auerbach Publications
Sensor networks differ from traditional networks in many aspects including their limited energy, memory space, and computational capability. These differentiators create unique security vulnerabilities.Security in Sensor Networks covers all aspects of the subject, serving as an invaluable reference...
Published August 14th 2006 by Auerbach Publications
An Environmental Perspective
Integrating and blending traditional theory with particle-energy-field theory, this book provides a framework for the analysis of soil behaviour under varied environmental conditions. This book explains the why and how of geotechnical engineering in an environmental context. Using both SI and...
Published May 10th 2006 by CRC Press
Modern Applications of Traditional Formulas
A roadmap for easily navigating through the complexities of Chinese herbal medicine, Chinese Herbal Medicine: Modern Applications of Traditional Formulas presents information about herbal formulas in a practical and easy-to-access format. Bridging the gap between classroom study and the clinical...
Published July 27th 2004 by CRC Press
Journal Article: Key factors influencing HRM practices of overseas subsidiaries in China's transition economy
Published May 31st 2004 by Routledge
Asia Encounters the Internet
Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia.com
The internet is developing quicker in Asia than in any other region of the world. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of the information society in an Asian context, and the impact of these technologies in Asia. These impacts are inevitably uneven and conditioned by issues of...
Published August 20th 2003 by Routledge
Series: Chemical Industries
This reference details particle characterization, dynamics, manufacturing, handling, and processing for the employment of multiphase reactors, as well as procedures in reactor scale-up and design for applications in the chemical, mineral, petroleum, power, cement and pharmaceuticals industries. The...
Published March 18th 2003 by CRC Press