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Electrical and Computer Engineering - Concordia University Libraries Recent Acquisitions

Titles in the call number range TK1-9971 (Electrical and Computer Engineering) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 60 days.


  • Wired/wireless internet communications : 16th IFIP WG 6.2 International Conference, WWIC 2018, Boston, MA, USA, June 18-20, 2018, Proceedings / Kaushik Roy Chowdhury, Marco Di Felice, Ibrahim Matta, Bo Sheng (eds.)
    TK5103.4885

  • Advanced characterization techniques, diagnostic tools and evaluation methods in heritage science / David M. Bastidas, Emilio Cano, editors
    TK 8315 I64 2018eb

  • Optical metamaterials : qualitative models / Arkadi Chipouline, Franko Küppers
    TK7871.15.M48

  • Neural Information Processing : 25th International Conference, ICONIP 2018, Siem Reap, Cambodia, December 13-16, 2018, Proceedings, Part VII / edited by Long Cheng, Andrew Chi Sing Leung, Seiichi Ozawa
    TK7882.P3

  • Securing the Perimeter : Deploying Identity and Access Management with Free Open Source Software
    TK5105.597

  • Voice user interface design : moving from GUI to mixed modal interaction / Ritwik Dasgupta
    TK7895.S65

  • Cyber-physical systems security / Çetin Kaya Koç, editor
    TK7895.E42

  • Decoupled Drupal in practice : architect and implement decoupled Drupal architectures across the stack / Preston So ; foreword by Dries Buytaert
    TK5105.8885.D78

  • CCNA routing and switching : ICND2 200-105 official cert guide / Wendell Odom, CCIE No. 1624 ; with contributing author Scott Hogg, CCIE No. 5133
    TK 5105.8 C57 O36 2017
    Trust the best-selling Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. They are built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam.


    CCNA Routing and Switching ICND2 200-105 Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. "Do I Know This Already?" quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

    · Master Cisco CCNA ICND2 200-105 exam topics

    · Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes

    · Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

    · Practice with realistic exam questions on the CD-ROM


    CCNA Routing and Switching ICND2 200-105 Official Cert Guide from Cisco Press enables you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco.


    Best-selling author and expert instructor Wendell Odom shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills.


    This complete study package includes

    · A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exams

    · "Do I Know This Already?" quizzes, which enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section

    · Chapter-ending and part-ending exercises, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly

    · Troubleshooting sections, which help you master the complex scenarios you will face on the exam

    · The powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test software, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports

    · A free copy of the CCNA ICND2 200-105 Network Simulator Lite software, complete with meaningful lab exercises that help you hone your hands-on skills with the command-line interface for routers and switches

    · Links to a series of hands-on config labs developed by the author

    · Online interactive practice exercises that help you hone your knowledge

    · More than 50 minutes of video mentoring from the author

    · A final preparation chapter, which guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies

    · Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time


    Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, challenging review questions and exercises, video instruction, and hands-on labs, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.


    This official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNA ICND2 exam, including

    · Ethernet LANs

    · IPv4 routing protocols

    · Wide area networks

    · IPv4 services: ACLs and QoS

    · IPv4 routing and troubleshooting

    · IPv6

    · Network management, SDN, and cloud computing


    Companion DVD

    The DVD contains more than 300 unique practice exam questions, ICND2 Network Simulator Lite software, online practice exercises, and 55 minutes of video training.


    Includes Exclusive Offers for up to 70% Off Practice Tests, Video Training, and Network Simulation Software


    This volume is part of the Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press. Books in this series provide officially developed exam-preparation materials that offer assessment, review, and practice to help Cisco Career Certification candidates identify weaknesses, concentrate their study efforts, and enhance their confidence as exam day nears.


    Also available from Cisco Press for CCNA study is the CCNA Routing and Switching ICND2 200-105 Official Cert Guide Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test . This digital-only certification preparation product combines an eBook with enhanced Pearson IT Certification Practice Test.


    This integrated learning package

    · Enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams

    · Includes direct links from each question to detailed tutorials to help you understand the concepts behind the questions

    · Provides unique sets of exam-realistic practice questions

    · Tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most


    Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements:

    Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, or Vista (SP2), Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Client; Pentium-class 1 GHz processor (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 650 MB disk space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam; access to the Internet to register and download exam databases


  • Cisco CCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-105 official Cert guide / Wendell Odom, CCIE No. 1624
    TK 5105.5 O32 2016
    CCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-105 Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test-preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. "Do I Know This Already?" quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Master Cisco CCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-105 exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks Practice with realistic exam questions on the CD-ROM

  • The Routledge companion to media technology and obsolescence / edited by Mark J.P. Wolf
    TK 7809 R68 2019eb

  • The SAGE handbook of web history / edited by Niels Brügger and Ian Milligan
    TK 5105.888 S24 2019eb

  • Developments in antenna analysis and synthesis. edited by Raj Mittra
    TK 7871.6 D48 2018eb

    Developments in Antenna Analysis and Synthesis presents recent developments in antenna design and modeling techniques for a wide variety of applications, chosen because they are contemporary in nature, have been receiving considerable attention in recent years, and are crucial for future developments. It includes topics such as body-worn antennas, that play an important role as sensors for Internet of Things (IoT), and millimeter wave antennas that are vitally important for 5G devices. It also covers a wide frequency range that includes terahertz and optical frequencies. Additionally, it discusses topics such as theoretical bounds of antennas and aspects of statistical analysis that are not readily found in the existing literature.

    This second volume covers the topics of: graphene-based antennas; millimeter-wave antennas; terahertz antennas; optical antennas; fundamental bounds of antennas; fast and numerically efficient techniques for analyzing antennas; statistical analysis of antennas; ultra-wideband arrays; reflectarrays; and antennas for small satellites, viz., CubeSats.

    This book represent a unique combination of topics pertaining to antenna design and analysis, not found elsewhere. It is essential reading for the antenna community including designers, students, researchers, faculty engaged in teaching and research of antennas, and the users as well as decision makers.


  • Network design, modeling and performance evaluation / Quoc-Tuan Vien
    TK 5105.5 V54 2018eb

    Designed for ICT professionals involved in the planning, design, development, testing and operation of network services, this book is ideal for self-teaching. It will help readers evaluate a network situation and identify the most important aspects to be monitored and analysed. The author provides a detailed step by step methodological approach to network design from the analysis of the initial network requirements to architecture design, modelling, simulation and evaluation, with a special focus on statistical and queuing models. The chapters are structured as a series of independent modules that can be combined for designing university courses. Practice exercises are given for selected chapters, and case studies will take the reader through the whole network design process.


  • Power line communication systems for smart grids / edited by Ivan R.S. Casella and Alagan Anpalagan
    TK 3105 P69 2018eb

    Power Line Communication (PLC) is a well-established technology that allows the transmission of data through electrical wires. A key advantage of PLC is its low cost of deployment when the electrical wiring infrastructure already exists, enabling it to compete or work in conjunction with wireless technologies. PLC has recently received growing attention and significant investments within the development of the Smart Grid (SG), that in turn requires sophisticated data exchange and communication.

    This book presents a comprehensive introduction to the principals involved in the use of narrowband and broadband PLC technologies in the SG, and to using these technologies particularly when intermittent renewable energies sources are employed. Chapters cover fundamental concepts of modern digital communications, the main coding techniques, specific characteristics of the PLC channels, the fundamentals of the SG, and the differences between the narrowband and broadband technologies for SG applications. The work covers the main standards and several related state-of-the-art works, as well as some key aspects of the use of renewable energy sources.

    Power Line Communication Systems for Smart Grids is essential reading for researchers, professionals and graduate students involved with the study and development of PLC systems, SG and related subjects.


  • Fault diagnosis for robust inverter power drives / edited by Antonio Ginart
    TK 2699 F38 2018eb

    Power drives are used for induction motor control, uninterruptible power supplies, and in electrical vehicles. The increasing penetration of power drives makes their reliability, robustness, and early diagnosis a central point of attention especially in planning, designing, and financing. This book explores fault diagnosis of inverter drives to enable early diagnosis and robust design for efficient long life operation.

    Fault Diagnosis for Robust Inverter Power Drives focuses on early diagnosis, prognosis, and intrinsic reliability of inverter power drives and their applications. Topics include material degradation, materials, semiconductors, inverter topologies, and early diagnosis as well as fault tolerant software strategies.

    This work is highly relevant to researchers, power electronics professionals, and system designers in aerospace, hybrid and electrical cars, and power systems.


  • Electronic processes in organic semiconductors : an introduction / Anna Köhler and Heinz Bässler
    TK 7871.99 O74 K64 2015
    The first advanced textbook to provide a useful introduction in a brief, coherent and comprehensive way, with a focus on the fundamentals. After having read this book, students will be prepared to understand any of the many multi-authored books available in this field that discuss a particular aspect in more detail, and should also benefit from any of the textbooks in photochemistry or spectroscopy that concentrate on a particular mechanism.
    Based on a successful and well-proven lecture course given by one of the authors for many years, the book is clearly structured into four sections: electronic structure of organic semiconductors, charged and excited states in organic semiconductors, electronic and optical properties of organic semiconductors, and fundamentals of organic semiconductor devices.

  • Molecular devices : an introduction to technomimetics and its biological applications / Andrei A. Gakh
    TK 7874.8 G35 2018

    Comprehensive look at mechanical molecular devices that mimic the behavior of man-made devices

    Molecular devices and molecular machines are individual molecules and molecular systems capable of providing valuable device-like functions. Many of them have distinct conventional prototypes and therefore can be identified as technomimetic molecules. The last decade has seen an increasing rate of practical applications of molecular devices and machines, primarily in biomedical and material science fields.

    Molecular devices: An Introduction to Technomimetics and its Biological Applications focuses on mechanical molecular devices, including the early set of technomimetic molecules. Topics covered include the many simple molecular devices such as container compounds, gearing systems, belts and tubes, and tweezers. It touches upon each molecular machine and discusses in great detail the importance of their applications as well as the latest progress in the fields of chemistry, physics, and biotechnology.

    Interdisciplinary: Must-have content for physicists, chemists, and biologists Comprehensive: Details an extensive set of mechanical technomimetic molecular devices Thorough: Starts with the fundamental material characterization and finishes with real-world device application

    Molecular devices: An Introduction to Technomimetics and its Biological Applications is an important book for graduate students, researchers, scientists, and engineers in the fields of chemistry, materials science, molecular physics, engineering, biotechnology, and molecular medicine.


  • Diagnosis and fault tolerance of electrical machines, power electronics and drives / edited by Antonio J. Marques Cardoso
    TK 4058 D53 2018eb

    Up-to-date and system-oriented, this is a comprehensive, unified guide to possible faults in electromechatronic systems. It encompasses techniques for fault analysis, diagnostics, condition monitoring methods, reconfiguration, remedial operating strategies and fault tolerance in electrical machines, power electronics and key types of drives. It also covers remnant life estimation. A vital resource for researchers and professionals specialising in the design, development and application of electrical machines and power electronics.


  • Surface passivation of industrial crystalline silicon solar cells / edited by Joachim John
    TK 2960 S874 2018eb

    This timely, comprehensive work on solar cell surface passivation will collect and convey the scientific and technological progress provided by universities, research institutes and companies to implement dielectric passivation layers into the solar cell manufacturing process for c-Si solar cells. With a focus on industrial manufacturing it will comprehensively cover all promising techniques and describe the process from material research to full production implementation of dielectric layers for silicon solar cell passivation.


  • Springer handbook of electronic and photonic materials / Safa Kasap, Peter Capper (eds.)
    TK 7871 S65 2017eb

  • Smart sensors at the IoT frontier / Hiroto Yasuura, Chong-Min Kyung, Yongpan Liu, Youn-Long Lin, editors
    TK7888.4

  • Living with Monsters? : social implications of algorithmic phenomena, hybrid agency, and the performativity of technology : IFIP WG 8.2 Working Conference on the Interaction of Information Systems and the Organization, IS&O 2018, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 11-12, 2018, Proceedings / Ulrike Schultze, Margunn Aanestad, Magnus Mähring, Carsten Østerlund, Kai Riemer (eds.)
    TK5105.5

  • Scaling your Node.js apps : progress your personal projects to production-ready / Fernando Doglio
    TK5105.888

  • Current trends in web engineering : ICWE 2018 International Workshops, MATWEP, EnWot, KD-WEB, WEOD, TourismKG, Cáceres, Spain, June 5, 2018, Revised Selected Papers / Cesare Pautasso, Fernando Sánchez-Figueroa, Kari Systä, Juan Manuel Murillo Rodríguez (eds.)
    TK5105.888

  • Electrical properties of indium arsenide nanowires and their field-effect transistors / Mengqi Fu
    TK 7874.85 F82 2018eb

  • Double-prism multi-mode scanning : principles and technology / Anhu Li
    TK7882.S3

  • Intelligent, secure, and dependable systems in distributed and cloud environments : second International Conference, ISDDC 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 28-30, 2018, Proceedings / Issa Traore, Isaac Woungang, Sherif Saad Ahmed, Yasir Malik (eds.)
    TK5105.59

  • Web information systems and applications : 15th International Conference, WISA 2018, Taiyuan, China, September 14-15, 2018, Proceedings / Xiaofeng Meng, Ruixuan Li, Kanliang Wang, Baoning Niu, Xin Wang, Gansen Zhao (eds.)
    TK5105.888

  • Supercapacitor : instrumentation, measurement and performance evaluation techniques / Satyajit Ratha, Aneeya Kumar Samantara
    TK7872.C65

  • Data analytics for renewable energy integration : technologies, systems and society : 6th ECML PKDD Workshop, DARE 2018, Dublin, Ireland, September 10, 2018, Revised selected papers / Wei Lee Woon, Zeyar Aung, Alejandro Catalina Feliú, Stuart Madnick (eds.)
    TK3105

  • Practical web development with Haskell : master the essential skills to build fast and scalable web applications / Ecky Putrady
    TK5105.875.I6

  • The full stack developer : your essential guide to the everyday skills expected of a modern full stack Web developer / Chris Northwood
    TK5105.888

  • Block trace analysis and storage system optimization : a practical approach with MATLAB/Python tools / Jun Xu
    TK5105.5

  • Digital transformation and global society : third International Conference, DTGS 2018, St. Petersburg, Russia, May 30-June 2, 2018, Revised selected papers. Daniel A. Alexandrov, Alexander V. Boukhanovsky, Andrei V. Chugunov, Yury Kabanov, Olessia Koltsova (eds.)
    TK5105.875.I57

  • Digital transformation and global society : third International Conference, DTGS 2018, St. Petersburg, Russia, May 30-June 2, 2018, Revised selected papers. Daniel A. Alexandrov, Alexander V. Boukhanovsky, Andrei V. Chugunov, Yury Kabanov, Olessia Koltsova (eds.)
    TK5105.875.I57

  • Service-oriented computing : 16th International Conference, ICSOC 2018, Hangzhou, China, November 12-15, 2018, Proceedings / Claus Pahl, Maja Vukovic, Jianwei Yin, Qi Yu (eds.)
    TK5105.5828

  • Recent findings in intelligent computing techniques : proceedings of the 5th ICACNI 2017. Pankaj Kumar Sa, Sambit Bakshi, Ioannis K. Hatzilygeroudis, Manmath Narayan Sahoo, editors
    TK5105.5

  • Recent findings in intelligent computing techniques : proceedings of the 5th ICACNI 2017. Pankaj Kumar Sa, Sambit Bakshi, Ioannis K. Hatzilygeroudis, Manmath Narayan Sahoo, editors
    TK5105.5

  • Gyroid optical metamaterials : solvent vapour annealing, confined crystallisation, and optical anisotropy / James A. Dolan
    TK7871.15.M48

  • Quantum confined excitons in 2-dimensional materials / Carmen Palacios-Berraquero
    TK7871.85

  • Pattern recognition and computer vision : first Chinese Conference, PRCV 2018, Guangzhou, China, November 23-26, 2018, Proceedings. Jian-Huang Lai, Cheng-Lin Liu, Xilin Chen, Jie Zhou, Tieniu Tan, Nanning Zheng, Hongbin Zha (eds.)
    TK7882.P3

  • Pattern recognition and computer vision : first Chinese Conference, PRCV 2018, Guangzhou, China, November 23-26, 2018, Proceedings. Jian-Huang Lai, Cheng-Lin Liu, Xilin Chen, Jie Zhou, Tieniu Tan, Nanning Zheng, Hongbin Zha (eds.)
    TK7882.P3

  • Pattern recognition and computer vision : first Chinese Conference, PRCV 2018, Guangzhou, China, November 23-26, 2018, Proceedings. Jian-Huang Lai, Cheng-Lin Liu, Xilin Chen, Jie Zhou, Tieniu Tan, Nanning Zheng, Hongbin Zha (eds.)
    TK7882.P3

  • Pattern recognition and computer vision : first Chinese Conference, PRCV 2018, Guangzhou, China, November 23-26, 2018, Proceedings. Jian-Huang Lai, Cheng-Lin Liu, Xilin Chen, Jie Zhou, Tieniu Tan, Nanning Zheng, Hongbin Zha (eds.)
    TK7882.P3

  • Time domain representation of speech sounds : a case study in Bangla / Asoke Kumar Datta
    TK7882.S65

  • Telematics and computing : 7th International Congress, WITCOM 2018, Mazatlán, Mexico, November 5-9, 2018, Proceedings / Miguel Felix Mata-Rivera, Roberto Zagal-Flores (eds.)
    TK5105.5

  • Nanopackaging : nanotechnologies and electronics packaging / James E. Morris, editor
    TK7870.15

  • Introduction to queueing networks : theory)"practice / J. MacGregor Smith
    TK 5105.5 S65 2018eb

  • Electronic characterisation of earth-abundant sulphides for solar photovoltaics / Thomas James Whittles
    TK8322

  • The Web was done by amateurs : a reflection on one of the largest collective systems ever engineered / Marco Aiello
    TK5105.888

  • Non-Cooperative Target Tracking, Fusion and Control : algorithms and advances / Zhongliang Jing, Han Pan, Yuankai Li, Peng Dong
    TK6592.A9

  • A brief history of everything wireless : how invisible waves have changed the world / Petri Launiainen
    TK5103.2

  • Safety-critical electrical drives : topologies, reliability, performance
    TK152

  • Accurate and robust spectral testing with relaxed instrumentation requirements / Yuming Zhuang, Degang Chen
    TK7868.D5

  • Recycling of lithium-ion batteries : the LithoRec way / edited by Arno Kwade, Jan Diekmann
    TK 2945 L58 R43 2018eb

  • Building-integrated photovoltaic systems (BIPVS) : performance and modeling under outdoor conditions / Andrés Julián Aristizábal Cardona, Carlos Arturo Páez Chica, Daniel Hernán Ospina Barragán
    TK1087

  • The Hardware Trojan War : Attacks, Myths, and Defenses / edited by Swarup Bhunia, Mark M. Tehranipoor
    TK7888.4

  • Communication systems for electrical engineers / Mohammad A. Matin
    TK5101

  • Application of wavelets in speech processing / Mohamed Hesham Farouk
    TK7882.S65

  • CMOS integrated circuit design for wireless power transfer / Yan Lu, Wing-Hung Ki
    TK7874

    This book presents state-of-the-art analog and power management IC design techniques for various wireless power transfer (WPT) systems. To create elaborate power management solutions, circuit designers require an in-depth understanding of the characteristics of each converter and regulator in the power chain. This book addresses WPT design issues at both system- and circuit-level, and serves as a handbook offering design insights for research students and engineers in the integrated power electronics area.


  • MEMS Lorentz force magnetometers : From Specifications to Product / Cesare Buffa
    TK7875

  • Methodology and technology for power system grounding / Jinliang He, Rong Zeng, Bo Zhang
    TK 3227

    Grounding is the fundamental measures to ensure the safe operation of power systems, including power apparatus and control/monitoring systems, and guarantee the personal safety. Grounding technology is an interdiscipline involving electrical engineering, high voltage technology, electric safety, electromagnetics, numerical analysis, and geological exploration

    Methodology and Technology for Power System Grounding :

    Covers all topics related to power system grounding Presents fundaments and theories of grounding systems Well balances technology and methodology related to grounding system design Helps to understand the grounding analysis softwares Highlights the advanced research works in the field of grounding systems Comprehensively introduces numerical analysis methods Discovers impulse ionization phenomenon of soil around the grounding conductors Touches on lightning impulse characteristics of grounding devices for towers and buildings

    As a comprehensive treatment of the topic, Methodology and Technology for Power System Grounding is ideal for engineers and researchers in power system, lightning protection, and grounding. The book will also better equip postgraduates, senior undergraduate students in electrical engineering.


  • Biopolymer composites in electronics / edited by K.K. Sadasivuni, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar, D. Ponnamma, Center for Advanced Materials, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar, J. Kim, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Inha University, Incheon, South Korea, J.-J. Cabibihan, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar, M.A. AlMaadeed, Center for Advanced Materials, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar, Materials Science and Technology Program, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
    TK 7871.15 P6 B56 2017

    Biopolymer Composites in Electronics examines the current state-of-the-art in the electronic application based on biopolymer composites. Covering the synthesis, dispersion of fillers, characterization and fabrication of the composite materials, the book will help materials scientists and engineers address the challenges posed by the increased use of biopolymeric materials in electronic applications.

    The influence of preparation techniques on the generation of micro, meso, and nanoscale fillers, and the effect of filler size and dispersion on various biopolymers are discussed in detail. Applications covered include sensors, actuators, optics, fuel cells, photovoltaics, dielectrics, electromagnetic shielding, piezoelectrics, flexible displays, and microwave absorbers.

    In addition, characterization techniques are discussed and compared, enabling scientists and engineers to make the correct choice of technique. This book is a 'one-stop' reference for researchers, covering the entire state-of-the-art in biopolymer electronics. Written by a collection of expert worldwide contributors from industry, academia, government, and private research institutions, it is an outstanding reference for researchers in the field of biopolymer composites for advanced technologies.


  • Microgrid design and operation : toward smart energy in cities / Federico Delfino [and five others]
    TK 3105 D45 2018
    With the growth of renewable energy sources, microgrids have become a key component in the distribution of power to localized areas while connected to the traditional grid or operating in a disconnected island mode. Based on the extensive real-world experience of the authors, this cutting-edge resource provides a basis for the design, installation, and day-by-day management of microgrids.

    Professionals find coverage of the critical aspects they need to understand, from the initial planning and the selection of the most appropriate technologies and equipment, to optimal management and real-time control. Moreover, this forward-looking book places emphasis on new architectures of the energy systems of the future. Written in accessible language with practical examples, the book explains advanced topics such as optimization algorithms for energy management systems, control issues for both on-grid and island mode, and microgrid protection. Practitioners are also provided with a complete vision for the deployment of the microgrid in smart cities.


  • The audience and business of YouTube and online videos / edited by Louisa Ha
    TK 5105.8868 Y68 A93 2018

    The Audience and Business of YouTube and Online Videos is a thorough analysis of YouTube audiences and creators of online videos that considers how the coexistence of user-generated and professional media content on YouTube makes the site a unique platform in the ever-expanding online video industry. Using a mixed method approach, the authors examine the underexplored business side of YouTube with a focus on product review videos, brand videos, sponsored videos, and online video advertising. This book also addresses recent developments such as YouTube Red subscription, pay TV, and movie services and discusses the future of online video audience research. Recommended for scholars interested in media studies, communication, marketing, and popular culture.


  • The death algorithm and other digital dilemmas / Roberto Simanowski ; translated by Jefferson Chase
    TK 5105.878 S55 2018

    Provocative takes on cyberbullshit, smartphone zombies, instant gratification, the traffic school of the information highway, and other philosophical concerns of the Internet age.

    In The Death Algorithm and Other Digital Dilemmas , Roberto Simanowski wonders if we are on the brink of a society that views social, political, and ethical challenges as technological problems that can be fixed with the right algorithm, the best data, or the fastest computer. For example, the "death algorithm " is programmed into a driverless car to decide, in an emergency, whether to plow into a group of pedestrians, a mother and child, or a brick wall. Can such life-and-death decisions no longer be left to the individual human?

    In these incisive essays, Simanowski asks us to consider what it means to be living in a time when the president of the United States declares the mainstream media to be an enemy of the people--while Facebook transforms the people into the enemy of mainstream media. Simanowski describes smartphone zombies (or "smombies") who remove themselves from the physical world to the parallel universe of social media networks; calls on Adorno to help parse Trump's tweeting; considers transmedia cannibalism, as written text is transformed into a postliterate object; compares the economic and social effects of the sharing economy to a sixteen-wheeler running over a plastic bottle on the road; and explains why philosophy mat become the most important element in the automotive and technology industries.

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