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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.

  • QoS for fixed and mobile ultra-broadband / Toni Janevski

    Provides extensive coverage of standardized QoS technologies for fixed and mobile ultra-broadband networks and services--bringing together technical, regulation, and business aspects

    The Quality of Service (QoS) has been mandatory for traditional telecommunication services such as telephony (voice) and television (TV) since the first half of the past century, however, with the convergence of telecommunication networks and services onto Internet technologies, the QoS provision remains a big challenge for all ICT services, not only for traditional ones. This book covers the standardized QoS technologies for fixed and mobile ultra-broadband networks and services, including the business aspects and QoS regulation framework, which all will have high impact on the ICTs in the current and the following decade.

    QoS for Fixed and Mobile Ultra-Broadband starts by introducing readers to the telecommunications field and the technology, and the many aspects of both QoS and QoE (Quality of Experience). The next chapter devotes itself to Internet QoS, starting with an overview of numerous technology protocols and finishing with business and regulatory aspects. The next three chapters look at QoS in NGN and Future Networks, QoS for fixed ultra-broadband, and QoS for mobile ultra-broadband. The book also provides readers with in-depth accounts of services in fixed and mobile ultra-broadband; broadband QoS parameters, KPIs, and measurements; network neutrality; and the QoS regulatory framework.

    Comprehensively covers every aspect of QoS technology for fixed and mobile ultra-broadband networks and services, including the technology, the many regulations, and their applications in business Explains how the QoS is transiting from the traditional telecom world to an all-IP world Presents all the fundamentals of QoS regulation, as well as SLA regulation

    QoS for Fixed and Mobile Ultra-Broadband is an excellent resource for managers, engineers, and employees from regulators, ICT government organizations, telecommunication companies (operators, service providers), ICT companies, and industry. It is also a good book for students and professors from academia who are interested in understanding, implementation, and regulation of QoS for fixed and mobile ultra-broadband.

  • Terraform : up & running : writing infrastructure as code / Yevginiy Brikman

    Terraform has become a key player in the DevOps world for defining, launching, and managing infrastructure as code (IaC) across a variety of cloud and virtualization platforms, including AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, and more. This hands-on second edition, expanded and thoroughly updated for Terraform version 0.12 and beyond, shows you the fastest way to get up and running.

    Gruntwork cofounder Yevgeniy (Jim) Brikman walks you through code examples that demonstrate Terraform's simple, declarative programming language for deploying and managing infrastructure with a few commands. Veteran sysadmins, DevOps engineers, and novice developers will quickly go from Terraform basics to running a full stack that can support a massive amount of traffic and a large team of developers.

    Explore changes from Terraform 0.9 through 0.12, including backends, workspaces, and first-class expressions Learn how to write production-grade Terraform modules Dive into manual and automated testing for Terraform code Compare Terraform to Chef, Puppet, Ansible, CloudFormation, and Salt Stack Deploy server clusters, load balancers, and databases Use Terraform to manage the state of your infrastructure Create reusable infrastructure with Terraform modules Use advanced Terraform syntax to achieve zero-downtime deployment

  • 5G for the connected world / edited by Devaki Chandramouli, Rainer Liebhart, Juho Pirskanen

    Comprehensive Handbook Demystifies 5G for Technical and Business Professionals in Mobile Telecommunication Fields

    Much is being said regarding the possibilities and capabilities of the emerging 5G technology, as the evolution towards 5G promises to transform entire industries and many aspects of our society. 5G for the Connected World offers a comprehensive technical overview that telecommunication professionals need to understand and take advantage of these developments.

    The book offers a wide-ranging coverage of the technical aspects of 5G (with special consideration of the 3GPP Release 15 content), how it enables new services and how it differs from LTE. This includes information on potential use cases, aspects of radio and core networks, spectrum considerations and the services primarily driving 5G development and deployment.

    The text also looks at 5G in relation to the Internet of Things, machine to machine communication and technical enablers such as LTE-M, NB-IoT and EC-GSM. Additional chapters discuss new business models for telecommunication service providers and vertical industries as a result of introducing 5G and strategies for staying ahead of the curve. Other topics include:

    Key features of the new 5G radio such as descriptions of new waveforms, massive MIMO and beamforming technologies as well as spectrum considerations for 5G radio regarding all possible bands Drivers, motivations and overview of the new 5G system - especially RAN architecture and technology enablers (e.g. service-based architecture, compute-storage split and network exposure) for native cloud deployments Mobile edge computing, Non-3GPP access, Fixed-Mobile Convergence Detailed overview of mobility management, session management and Quality of Service frameworks 5G security vision and architecture Ultra-low latency and high reliability use cases and enablers, challenges and requirements (e.g. remote control, industrial automation, public safety and V2X communication) An outline of the requirements and challenges imposed by massive numbers of devices connected to cellular networks

    While some familiarity with the basics of 3GPP networks is helpful, 5G for the Connected World is intended for a variety of readers. It will prove a useful guide for telecommunication professionals, standardization experts, network operators, application developers and business analysts (or students working in these fields) as well as infrastructure and device vendors looking to develop and integrate 5G into their products, and to deploy 5G radio and core networks.

  • Learning CoreDNS : configuring DNS for Cloud Native Environments / John Belamaric and Cricket Liu

    Until recently, learning CoreDNS required reading the code or combing through the skimpy documentation on the website. No longer. With this practical book, developers and operators working with Docker or Linux containers will learn how to use this standard DNS server with Kubernetes.

    John Belamaric, senior staff software engineer at Google, and Cricket Liu, chief DNS architect at Infoblox, show you how to configure CoreDNS using real-world configuration examples to achieve specific purposes. You'll learn the basics of DNS, including how it functions as a location broker in container environments and how it ties into Kubernetes.

    Dive into DNS theory: the DNS namespace, domain names, domains, and zones Learn how to configure your CoreDNS server Manage and serve basic and advanced zone data with CoreDNS Configure CoreDNS service discovery with etcd and Kubernetes Learn one of the most common use cases for CoreDNS: the integration with Kubernetes Manipulate queries and responses as they flow through the plug-in chain Monitor and troubleshoot the availability and performance of your DNS service Build custom versions of CoreDNS and write your own plug-ins

  • Wi-Fi integration on the 4G mobile network / André Perez
    The adoption of smartphones has had as a corollary the use of services that require streaming, such as video streaming, which is a constraint for the 4G mobile network. The integration of the network of Wi-Fi hotspots deployed by the operators adds capacity to the 4G mobile network.
    The use of Wi-Fi technology in carrier networks is the result of developments coordinated by the IEEE, WFA and WBA standardization bodies. For its part, the 3GPP standardization body has been working to integrate Wi-Fi technology into the 4G mobile network.
    The first part of this book presents the characteristics of the Wi-Fi radio interface. The different IEEE 802.11b / g / n / ac physical layers characterize the implementation in the 2.4 GHz ISM frequency bands and U- NII at 5 GHz. The MAC layer defines a number of media access procedures such as scanning, associating, or transferring data.
    The second part of this book deals with the architecture of the 4G network based on the Wi-Fi interface. This architecture defines several models corresponding, on the one hand, to Wi-Fi access controlled or not, On the other hand, to a handover controlled by the network or by the mobile. The integration of Wi-Fi technology resulted in a redefinition of attachment and session set-up procedures.
    Smartphones have the ability to activate simultaneously the two radio interfaces, LTE and Wi-Fi, which allows to direct certain services to one and / or the other of the interfaces. The ANDSF and HotSpot 2.0 functions provide the mobile with rules for network selection and traffic control to determine which traffic is to be routed to what type of interface.

  • Fundamentals of network planning and optimisation 2G/3G/4G : evolution to 5G / Ajay R. Mishra

    Updated new edition covering all aspects of network planning and optimization

    This welcome new edition provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of network planning in all the technologies, from 2G to 5G, in radio, transmission and core aspects. Written by leading experts in the field, it serves as a handbook for anyone engaged in the study, design, deployment and business of cellular networks. It increases basic understanding of the currently deployed, and emerging, technologies, and helps to make evolution plans for future networks. The book also provides an overview of the forthcoming technologies that are expected to make an impact in the future, such as 5G.

    Fundamentals of Cellular Network Planning and Optimization, Second Edition encompasses all the technologies as well as the planning and implementation details that go with them. It covers 2G (GSM, EGPRS), 3G (WCDMA) and 4G (LTE) networks and introduces 5G. The book also looks at all the sub-systems of the network, focusing on both the practical and theoretical issues.

    Provides comprehensive coverage of the planning aspects of the full range of today's mobile network systems, covering radio access network, circuit and packet switching, signaling, control, and backhaul/Core transmission networks New elements in book include HSPA, Ethernet, 4G/LTE and 5G Covers areas such as Virtualization, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Spectrum Management and Cloud

    By bringing all these concepts under one cover, Fundamentals of Cellular Network Planning and Optimization becomes essential reading for network design engineers working with cellular service vendors or operators, experts/scientists working on end-to-end issues, and undergraduate/post-graduate students.

  • Communication systems principles using MATLAB / John W. Leis

    Discover the basic telecommunications systems principles in an accessible learn-by-doing format

    Communication Systems Principles Using MATLAB covers a variety of systems principles in telecommunications in an accessible format without the need to master a large body of theory. The text puts the focus on topics such as radio and wireless modulation, reception and transmission, wired networks and fiber optic communications. The book also explores packet networks and TCP/IP as well as digital source and channel coding, and the fundamentals of data encryption.

    Since MATLAB® is widely used by telecommunications engineers, it was chosen as the vehicle to demonstrate many of the basic ideas, with code examples presented in every chapter. The text addresses digital communications with coverage of packet-switched networks. Many fundamental concepts such as routing via shortest-path are introduced with simple and concrete examples. The treatment of advanced telecommunications topics extends to OFDM for wireless modulation, and public-key exchange algorithms for data encryption. Throughout the book, the author puts the emphasis on understanding rather than memorization. The text also:

    Includes many useful take-home skills that can be honed while studying each aspect of telecommunications Offers a coding and experimentation approach with many real-world examples provided Gives information on the underlying theory in order to better understand conceptual developments Suggests a valuable learn-by-doing approach to the topic

    Written for students of telecommunications engineering, Communication Systems Principles Using MATLAB® is the hands-on resource for mastering the basic concepts of telecommunications in a learn-by-doing format.

  • Complete A+ guide to IT hardware and software : a CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) & CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1002) textbook / Cheryl A. Schmidt

  • Photovoltaic design & installation for dummies / Ryan Mayfield

    Photovoltaic Design and Installation For Dummies (9781119544357) was previously published as Photovoltaic Design and Installation For Dummies (9780470598931). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

    The fun and easy way to get a grip on photovoltaic design and installation

    Designing and installing solar panel systems is a trend that continues to grow. With 'green collar' jobs on the rise and homeowners looking for earth-friendly ways to stretch their dollars and lesson their carbon imprint, understanding photovoltaic design and installation is on the rise.

    Photovoltaic Design & Installation For Dummies gives you a comprehensive overview of the history, physics, design, installation, and operation of home-scale solar-panel systems. You'll also get an introduction to the foundational mathematic and electrical concepts you need to understand and work with photovoltaic systems.

    Covers all aspects of home-scale solar-power systems Viable resource for professionals, students, and technical laymen Can be used to study for the NABCEP exam

    Whether you're a building professional looking to expand your business and skills to meet the growing demand for solar power installation or are seeking a career in this rapidly expanding field, Photovoltaic Design & Installation For Dummies has you covered!

  • CompTIA A+ complete practice tests : exam core 1 (220-1001) and exam core (220-1002) / Jeff T. Parker, Quentin Docter

    Test your knowledge and know what to expect on A+ exam day

    CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests, Second Edition enables you to hone your test-taking skills, focus on challenging areas, and be thoroughly prepared to ace the exam and earn your A+ certification. This essential component of your overall study plan presents nine unique practice tests--and two 90-question bonus tests--covering 100% of the objective domains for both the 220-1001 and 220-1002 exams. Comprehensive coverage of every essential exam topic ensures that you will know what to expect on exam day and maximize your chances for success. Over 1200 practice questions on topics including hardware, networking, mobile devices, operating systems and procedures, troubleshooting, and more, lets you assess your performance and gain the confidence you need to pass the exam with flying colors. This second edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest best practices and updated exam objectives you will see on the big day.

    A+ certification is a crucial step in your IT career. Many businesses require this accreditation when hiring computer technicians or validating the skills of current employees. This collection of practice tests allows you to:

    Access the test bank in the Sybex interactive learning environment Understand the subject matter through clear and accurate answers and explanations of exam objectives Evaluate your exam knowledge and concentrate on problem areas Integrate practice tests with other Sybex review and study guides, including the CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide and the CompTIA A+ Complete Deluxe Study Guide

    Practice tests are an effective way to increase comprehension, strengthen retention, and measure overall knowledge. The CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests, Second Edition is an indispensable part of any study plan for A+ certification.

  • NGINX unit cookbook / Derek DeJonghe

  • Technical blogging : amplify your influence / Antonio Cangiano ; edited by Michael Swaine

  • Web performance as a competitive advantage / Allyson MacDonald

  • Active Directory administration cookbook : actionable, proven solutions to identity management and authentication on servers and in the cloud / Sander Berkouwer

  • CompTIA A+ certification exam guide, (exams 220-1001 & 220-1002) / Mike Meyers
    Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

    This bestselling on-the-job reference and test preparation guide has been fully revised for the new 2019 CompTIA Core 1 and Core 2 CompTIA A+ exam objectives

    This fully revised and updated resource offers complete coverage of the latest release of CompTIA A+ exams 220-1001 & 220-1002. You'll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass the CompTIA A+ exams with ease, this definitive guide also serves as an essential on-the-job IT reference.

    Covers all exam topics, including how to:

    * Work with CPUs, RAM, BIOS, motherboards, power supplies, and other personal computer components

    * Install, configure, and maintain hard drives

    * Manage input devices and removable media

    * Set up, upgrade, and maintain all versions of Windows

    * Troubleshoot and fix computer problems

    * Install printers and other peripherals

    * Configure and secure mobile devices

    * Connect to the Internet

    * Set up wired and wireless networks

    * Protect your personal computer and your network

    * Implement virtualization and cloud-based technologies

    Online content includes:

    * Practice exams for 1001 & 1002

    * More than one hour of free video training

    * TotalSim simulations of performance-based questions

    * Mike Meyers' favorite PC tools and utilities

  • Operationalizing the data lake : building and extracting value from data lakes with a cloud-native data platform / Holden Ackerman and Jon King

  • Learning Amazon Web Services (AWS) : a hands-on guide to the fundamentals of AWS Cloud / Mark Wilkins
    The Practical, Foundational Technical Introduction to the World's #1 Cloud Platform

    Includes access to several hours of online training video: Mark Wilkins' expert training video library guides you through setting up core services and prepares you to deploy your own apps and resources.

    Learning Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the perfect foundational resource for all administrators, developers, project managers, and other IT professionals who want to plan and deploy AWS services and/or earn AWS certification.

    Top cloud trainer and evangelist Mark Wilkins teaches best practices that align with Amazon's Well-Architected Framework, introduces key concepts in the context of a running case study, carefully explains how core AWS services operate and integrate, and offers extensively tested tips for maximizing flexibility, security, and value. Companion online videos guide you step-by-step through setting AWS compute, storage, networking, scale, security, automation, and more.
    Balance cost, compliance, and latency in your service designs Choose the right networking options for your virtual private cloud (VPC) Build, host, launch, manage, and budget for EC2 compute services Plan for scale and resiliency, and make informed decisions about AWS storage Enforce strict security, and automate to improve operational efficiency
    This book with companion training videos is a valuable learning tool for anyone seeking to demonstrate expertise through formal certification.

    WEB EDITION: All buyers of the book or ebook can register your book for access to a free online Web Edition of this title, which included videos embedded within the text, plus updates as they become available.

  • VLSI design methodology development / Thomas Dillinger

  • Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ guide to managing and troubleshooting PCs lab manual (Exams 220-1001 & 220-1002) / Mike Meyers, Mark Edward Soper

  • AWS certified SysOps administrator associate exam guide (Exam SOA-C01) / Sam R. Alapati
    This effective self-study guide covers 100% of the objectives for the industry-leading AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate exam
    Take the industry-leading AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate exam with confidence using the detailed information contained in this highly effective self-study resource. You will learn how to provision systems, ensure data integrity, handle security, and monitor and tune Amazon Web Services performance.
    Written by an industry-leading expert, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate All-in-One Exam Guide covers every objective for the exam and follows a hands-on, step-by-step methodology. Chapter-ending review questions and summaries and "Exam Watch" sections reinforce salient points and aid in learning. Beyond fully preparing you for the exam, the book also serves as a valuable on-the-job reference.
    *Contains comprehensive coverage of every objective for the exam *Includes online access to 120 practice questions and a secured book PDF *Written by an AWS expert and experienced author

  • SSCP systems security certified practitioner practice exams / Nick Mitropoulos

  • Protecting your web applications : solutions and strategies to combat cybersecurity threats / Gary Sloper and Ken Hess

  • Arista warrior : a real-world guide to understanding Arista products with a focus on EOS / Gary A. Donahue
    TK 5105.5 D66 2019

  • IBM Z connectivity handbook / Bill White [and seven others]

  • 5G explained : security and deployment of advanced mobile communications / Jyrki T. J. Penttinen
    TK 5103.483 P46 2019

    Practical Guide Provides Students and Industry Professionals with Latest Information on 5G Mobile Networks

    Continuing the tradition established in his previous publications, Jyrki Penttinen offers 5G Explained as a thorough yet concise introduction to recent advancements and growing trends in mobile telecommunications. In this case, Penttinen focuses on the development and employment of 5G mobile networks and, more specifically, the challenges inherent in adjusting to new global standardization requirements and in maintaining a high level of security even as mobile technology expands to new horizons. The text discusses, for example, the Internet of Things (IoT) and how to keep networks reliable and secure when they are constantly accessed by many different devices with varying levels of user involvement and competence.

    5G Explained is primarily designed for specialists who need rapid acclimation to the possibilities and concerns presented by 5G adoption. Therefore, it assumes some prior knowledge of mobile communications. However, earlier chapters are structured so that even relative newcomers will gain useful information. Other notable features include:

    Three modules each consisting of three chapters: Introduction, Technical Network Description and Planning of Security and Deployment Comprehensive coverage of topics such as technical requirements for 5G, network architecture, radio and core networks and services/applications Discussion of specific security techniques in addition to common-sense guidelines for planning, deploying, managing and optimizing 5G networks

    5G Explained offers crucial updates for anyone involved in designing, deploying or working with 5G networks. It should prove a valuable guide for operators, equipment manufacturers and other professionals in mobile equipment engineering and security, network planning and optimization, and mobile application development, or anyone looking to break into these fields.

  • Ultra-dense networks for 5G and beyond : modelling, analysis, and applications / edited by Trung Q Duong, Xiaoli Chu, Himal A Suraweera
    TK 5103.2 U48 2019

    Offers comprehensive insight into the theory, models, and techniques of ultra-dense networks and applications in 5G and other emerging wireless networks

    The need for speed--and power--in wireless communications is growing exponentially. Data rates are projected to increase by a factor of ten every five years--and with the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) predicted to wirelessly connect trillions of devices across the globe, future mobile networks (5G) will grind to a halt unless more capacity is created. This book presents new research related to the theory and practice of all aspects of ultra-dense networks, covering recent advances in ultra-dense networks for 5G networks and beyond, including cognitive radio networks, massive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO), device-to-device (D2D) communications, millimeter-wave communications, and energy harvesting communications.

    Clear and concise throughout, Ultra-Dense Networks for 5G and Beyond - Modelling, Analysis, and Applications offers a comprehensive coverage on such topics as network optimization; mobility, handoff control, and interference management; and load balancing schemes and energy saving techniques. It delves into the backhaul traffic aspects in ultra-dense networks and studies transceiver hardware impairments and power consumption models in ultra-dense networks. The book also examines new IoT, smart-grid, and smart-city applications, as well as novel modulation, coding, and waveform designs.

    One of the first books to focus solely on ultra-dense networks for 5G in a complete presentation Covers advanced architectures, self-organizing protocols, resource allocation, user-base station association, synchronization, and signaling Examines the current state of cell-free massive MIMO, distributed massive MIMO, and heterogeneous small cell architectures Offers network measurements, implementations, and demos Looks at wireless caching techniques, physical layer security, cognitive radio, energy harvesting, and D2D communications in ultra-dense networks

    Ultra-Dense Networks for 5G and Beyond - Modelling, Analysis, and Applications is an ideal reference for those who want to design high-speed, high-capacity communications in advanced networks, and will appeal to postgraduate students, researchers, and engineers in the field.

  • Internet of things : architectures, protocols and standards / Simone Cirani, Taneto, Gattatico (RE), Italy, Ph. D., Gianluigi Ferrari, Ph. D., Marco Picone, Gattatico (RE), Italy Ph. D., Luca Veltri, Ph. D., Parma (PR), Italy

    This book addresses researchers and graduate students at the forefront of study/research on the Internet of Things (IoT) by presenting state-of-the-art research together with the current and future challenges in building new smart applications (e.g., Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, and Industrial IoT) in an efficient, scalable, and sustainable way. It covers the main pillars of the IoT world (Connectivity, Interoperability, Discoverability, and Security/Privacy), providing a comprehensive look at the current technologies, procedures, and architectures.

  • Rational design of solar cells for efficient solar energy conversion / edited by Alagarsamy Pandikumar, Ramasamy Ramaraj

    An interdisciplinary guide to the newest solar cell technology for efficient renewable energy

    Rational Design of Solar Cells for Efficient Solar Energy Conversion explores the development of the most recent solar technology and materials used to manufacture solar cells in order to achieve higher solar energy conversion efficiency. The text offers an interdisciplinary approach and combines information on dye-sensitized solar cells, organic solar cells, polymer solar cells, perovskite solar cells, and quantum dot solar cells.

    The text contains contributions from noted experts in the fields of chemistry, physics, materials science, and engineering. The authors review the development of components such as photoanodes, sensitizers, electrolytes, and photocathodes for high performance dye-sensitized solar cells. In addition, the text puts the focus on the design of material assemblies to achieve higher solar energy conversion. This important resource:

    Offers a comprehensive review of recent developments in solar cell technology Includes information on a variety of solar cell materials and devices, focusing on dye-sensitized solar cells Contains a thorough approach beginning with the fundamental material characterization and concluding with real-world device application. Presents content from researchers in multiple fields of study such as physicists, engineers, and material scientists

    Written for researchers, scientists, and engineers in university and industry laboratories, Rational Design of Solar Cells for Efficient Solar Energy Conversion offers a comprehensive review of the newest developments and applications of solar cells with contributions from a range of experts in various disciplines.

  • Future network systems and security : 5th International Conference, FNSS 2019, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, November 27-29, 2019, Proceedings / Robin Doss, Selwyn Piramuthu, Wei Zhou (eds.)

  • Web and big data : APWeb-WAIM 2019 International Workshops, KGMA and DSEA, Chengdu, China, August 1-3, 2019, Revised selected papers / Jingkuan Song, Xiaofeng Zhu (eds.)

  • Pattern recognition and computer vision : second Chinese Conference, PRCV 2019, Xi'an, China, November 8-11, 2019, Proceedings. Zhouchen Lin, Liang Wang, Jian Yang, Guangming Shi, Tieniu Tan, Nanning Zheng, Xilin Chen, Yanning Zhang (eds.)

  • Pattern recognition and computer vision : second Chinese Conference, PRCV 2019, Xi'an, China, November 8-11, 2019, Proceedings. Zhouchen Lin, Liang Wang, Jian Yang, Guangming Shi, Tieniu Tan, Nanning Zheng, Xilin Chen, Yanning Zhang (eds.)

  • Pattern recognition and computer vision : second Chinese Conference, PRCV 2019, Xi'an, China, November 8-11, 2019, Proceedings. Zhouchen Lin, Liang Wang, Jian Yang, Guangming Shi, Tieniu Tan, Nanning Zheng, Xilin Chen, Yanning Zhang (eds.)

  • JavaScript frameworks for modern web development : the essential frameworks, libraries, and tools to learn right now / Sufyan bin Uzayr, Nicholas Cloud, Tim Ambler
    TK 5105.8885 J38U93 2019eb

  • System Administration Ethics : Ten Commandments for Security and Compliance in a Modern Cyber World / Igor Ljubuncic, Tom Litterer
    TK 5105.878 L58 2019

  • Segmentation and separation of overlapped latent fingerprints : algorithms, techniques, and datasets / Branka Stojanović, Oge Marques, Aleksandar Nešković
    TK 7882 B56S76 2019eb

  • Telematics and computing : 8th International Congress, WITCOM 2019, Merida, Mexico, November 4-8, 2019 : proceedings / Miguel Felix Mata-Rivera, Roberto Zagal-Flores, Cristian Barría-Huidobro (eds.)
    TK 5105.5 I58 2019eb

  • Security and privacy in social networks and big data : 5th International Symposium, SocialSec 2019, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 14-17, 2019 : revised selected papers / Weizhi Meng, Steven Furnell (eds.)
    TK 5105.8855 I58 2019eb

  • Service-oriented computing : 17th International Conference, ICSOC 2019, Toulouse, France, October 28-31, 2019, Proceedings / Sami Yangui, Ismael Bouassida Rodriguez, Khalil Drira, Zahir Tari (eds.)

  • Essential Angular for ASP.NET Core MVC 3 : a practical guide to successfully using both in your projects / Adam Freeman
    TK 5105.875 I6F74 2019eb

  • Photovoltaic/thermal (PV/T) systems : principles, design, and applications / Ali H. A. Al-Waeli, Hussein A. Kazem, Miqdam Tariq Chaichan, Kamaruzzaman Sopian
    TK 1087 A49 2019eb

  • Beginning radio communications : radio projects and theory / Alex Wulff
    TK 9956 W85 2019eb

  • Inpainting and denoising challenges / Sergio Escalera, Stephane Ayache, Jun Wan, Meysam Madadi, Umut Güçlü, Xavier Baró, editors

  • The semantic web -- ISWC 2019 : 18th International Semantic Web Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, October 26-30, 2019, Proceedings. Chiara Ghidini, Olaf Hartig, Maria Maleshkova, Vojtěch Svátek, Isabel Cruz, Aidan Hogan, Jie Song, Maxime Lefrançois, Fabien Gandon (eds.)

  • The semantic web -- ISWC 2019 : 18th International Semantic Web Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, October 26-30, 2019, Proceedings. Chiara Ghidini, Olaf Hartig, Maria Maleshkova, Vojtěch Svátek, Isabel Cruz, Aidan Hogan, Jie Song, Maxime Lefrançois, Fabien Gandon (eds.)

  • Recycling of spent lithium-ion batteries processing methods and environmental impacts / Liang An, editor

  • On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2019 Conferences : Confederated International Conferences: CoopIS, ODBASE, C&TC 2019, Rhodes, Greece, October 21-25, 2019, Proceedings / Hervé Panetto, Christophe Debruyne, Martin Hepp, Dave Lewis, Claudio Agostino Ardagna, Robert Meersman (eds.)

  • How AI impacts urban living and public health : 17th International Conference, ICOST 2019, New York City, NY, USA, October 14-16, 2019, Proceedings / José Pagán, Mounir Mokhtari, Hamdi Aloulou, Bessam Abdulrazak, María Fernanda Cabrera (eds.)

  • The semantic web : ESWC 2019 Satellite Events : ESWC 2019 Satellite Events, Portorož, Slovenia, June 2-6, 2019, Revised selected papers / Pascal Hitzler, Sabrina Kirrane, Olaf Hartig, Victor de Boer, Maria-Esther Vidal, Maria Maleshkova, Stefan Schlobach, Karl Hammar, Nelia Lasierra, Steffen Stadtmüller, Katja Hose, Ruben Verborgh (eds.)
    TK 5105.88815 E98 2019eb

  • Orthogonal image moments for human-centric visual pattern recognition / S. M. Mahbubur Rahman, Tamanna Howlader, Dimitrios Hatzinakos

  • Nanostructured materials for next-generation energy storage and conversion : advanced battery and supercapacitors / Qiang Zhen, Sajid Bashir, Jingbo Louise Liu, editors

  • A first course in statistics for signal analysis / Wojbor A. Woyczyński
    TK 5102.9 W69 2019eb

  • Service research and innovation : 7th Australian Symposium, ASSRI 2018, Sydney, NSW, Australia, September 6, 2018, and Wollongong, NSW, Australia, December 14, 2018, Revised selected papers / Ho-Pun Lam, Sajib Mistry (eds.)
    TK 5105.5828 A97 2018eb

  • Array processing : Kronecker product beamforming / Jacob Benesty, Israel Cohen, Jingdong Chen
    TK 7871.67 A77B46 2019

  • The radio hobby, private associations, and the challenge of modernity in Germany / Bruce B. Campbell

  • Electric drives and electromechanical systems : applications and control / Richard Crowder
    TK 4058 C76 2020eb

    Electric Drives and Electromechanical Devices: Applications and Control, Second Edition, presents a unified approach to the design and application of modern drive system. It explores problems involved in assembling complete, modern electric drive systems involving mechanical, electrical, and electronic elements. This book provides a global overview of design, specification applications, important design information, and methodologies. This new edition has been restructured to present a seamless, logical discussion on a wide range of topical problems relating to the design and specification of the complete motor-drive system. It is organised to establish immediate solutions to specific application problem. Subsidiary issues that have a considerable impact on the overall performance and reliability, including environmental protection and costs, energy efficiency, and cyber security, are also considered.

    Presents a comprehensive consideration of electromechanical systems with insights into the complete drive system, including required sensors and mechanical components Features in-depth discussion of control schemes, particularly focusing on practical operation Includes extensive references to modern application domains and real-world case studies, such as electric vehicles Considers the cyber aspects of drives, including networking and security

  • Large and medium scale integration; devices and applications
    TK 7874 W4

  • IEC 61850-based smart substations : principles, testing, operation and maintenance / edited by Yubo Yuan, Yi Yang
    TK 3105 I43 2019eb

    IEC 61850-Based Smart Substations: Principles, Testing, Operation and Maintenance systematically presents principles, testing approaches, and the operation and maintenance technologies of such substations from the perspective of real-world application. The book consists of chapters that cover a review of IEC 61850 based smart substations, substation configuration technology, principles and testing technologies for the smart substation, process bus, substation level, time setting and synchronization, and cybersecurity. It gives detailed information on testing processes and approaches, operation and maintenance technologies, and insights gained through practical experience.

    As IEC 61850 based smart substations have played a significant role in smart grids, realizing information sharing and device interoperation, this book provides a timely resource on the topics at hand.

    Contributes to the overall understanding of standard IEC 61850, analyzing principles and features Introduces best practices derived from hundreds of smart substation engineering applications Summarizes current research and insights gained from practical experience in the testing, operation and maintenance of smart substation projects in China Gives systematic and detailed information on testing technology Introduces novel technologies for next-generation substations

  • Graph-based keyword spotting / Michael Stauffer, Andreas Fischer, Kaspar Riesen
    TK 7882 P3S73 2020eb

  • Understanding jitter and phase noise : a circuits and systems perspective / Nicola Da Dalt (Altera Corporation), Ali Sheikholeslami (University of Toronto)
    TK 454 D3 2018eb
    Gain an intuitive understanding of jitter and phase noise with this authoritative guide. Leading researchers provide expert insights on a wide range of topics, from general theory and the effects of jitter on circuits and systems, to key statistical properties and numerical techniques. Using the tools provided in this book, you will learn how and when jitter and phase noise occur, their relationship with one another, how they can degrade circuit performance, and how to mitigate their effects - all in the context of the most recent research in the field. Examine the impact of jitter in key application areas, including digital circuits and systems, data converters, wirelines, and wireless systems, and learn how to simulate it using the accompanying Matlab code. Supported by additional examples and exercises online, this is a one-stop guide for graduate students and practicing engineers interested in improving the performance of modern electronic circuits and systems.

  • Basic electronics [by] Royce Gerald Kloeffler, Maurice Wilson Horrell [and] Lee E. Hargrave, Jr
    TK 7815 K54 1963

  • Index generation functions / Tsutomu Sasao
    TK 7895 M4S375 2019eb

    Index generation functions are binary-input integer valued functions.

    They represent functions of content addressable memories (CAMs). Applications include: IP address tables; terminal controllers; URL lists; computer virus scanning circuits; memory patch circuits; list of English words; code converters; and pattern matching circuits.

    This book shows memory-based realization of index generation functions. It shows:

    methods to implement index generation functions by look-up table (LUT) cascades and index generation units (IGU), methods to reduce the number of variables using linear transformations, and methods to estimate the sizes of memories,

    with many illustrations, tables, examples, exercises, and their solutions.

  • Computer-aided filter design
    TK 7872 F5S93

  • Computer-aided filter design
    TK 7872 F5S93

  • Cognitive fusion for target tracking / Ioannis Kyriakides
    TK 6580 K973 2019eb

    The adaptive configuration of nodes in a sensor network has the potential to improve sequential estimation performance by intelligently allocating limited sensor network resources.

    In addition, the use of heterogeneous sensing nodes provides a diversity of information that also enhances estimation performance. This work reviews cognitive systems and presents a cognitive fusion framework for sequential state estimation using adaptive configuration of heterogeneous sensing nodes and heterogeneous data fusion. This work also provides an application of cognitive fusion to the sequential estimation problem of target tracking using foveal and radar sensors.

  • Tunable materials with applications in antennas and microwaves / John N. Sahalos, George A. Kyriacou
    TK 7871.6 S258 2019eb

    Tunable Materials with Applications in Antennas and Microwaves is a stimulating topic in these modern times.

    With the explosion of the new generation of the wireless world, greater emphasis than ever before is being placed on the analysis and applications of modern materials. This book describes the characteristics of Ferrites and Ferroelectrics and introduces the reader to Multiferroics .

    Represents, in a simple manner, the solid state physics and explains the permittivity and permeability tensor characteristics for the tunable materials of infinite and finite dimensions. Gives the applications of tunable materials in resonators, filters, microstrips, striplines, antennas, phase shifters, capacitors, varactors, and frequency selective surfaces. Describes in detail the mathematical analysis for spin and magnetostatic waves for infinite medium, thin slab films, and finite circular discs. The analysis contains original work, which the reader may extend in the future. Provides multiferroics, which are ferrite and ferroelectric composites. Multiferroics are very promising tunable materials which are believed will offer many applications in the near future. Contains the planar transmission lines with analytic formulas for multilayer microstrips, transmission lines, and waveguides with isotropic as well as anisotropic dielectric and magnetic materials. Also, gives the formulas to analyze the layered category of transmission lines with multiferroics.

    This book is intended for antenna and microwave engineers as well as for graduate students of Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Physics Departments.

  • Microcontroller programming and interfacing with Texas instruments MSP430FR2433 and MSP430FR5994. Steven F. Barrett, Daniel J. Pack
    TK 7895 M5B36 2019eb pt. 2

    This book provides a thorough introduction to the Texas Instruments MSP430(tm) microcontroller.

    The MSP430 is a 16-bit reduced instruction set (RISC) processor that features ultra-low power consumption and integrated digital and analog hardware. Variants of the MSP430 microcontroller have been in production since 1993. This provides for a host of MSP430 products including evaluation boards, compilers, software examples, and documentation. A thorough introduction to the MSP430 line of microcontrollers, programming techniques, and interface concepts are provided along with considerable tutorial information with many illustrated examples. Each chapter provides laboratory exercises to apply what has been presented in the chapter. The book is intended for an upper level undergraduate course in microcontrollers or mechatronics but may also be used as a reference for capstone design projects. Also, practicing engineers already familiar with another microcontroller, who require a quick tutorial on the microcontroller, will find this book very useful. This second edition introduces the MSP-EXP430FR5994 and the MSP430-EXP430FR2433 LaunchPads. Both LaunchPads are equipped with a variety of peripherals and Ferroelectric Random Access Memory (FRAM). FRAM is a nonvolatile, low-power memory with functionality similar to flash memory.

  • Microcontroller programming and interfacing with Texas instruments MSP430FR2433 and MSP430FR5994. Steven F. Barrett, Daniel J. Pack
    TK 7895 M5B36 2019eb pt. 1

    This book provides a thorough introduction to the Texas Instruments MSP430(tm) microcontroller.

    The MSP430 is a 16-bit reduced instruction set (RISC) processor that features ultra-low power consumption and integrated digital and analog hardware. Variants of the MSP430 microcontroller have been in production since 1993. This provides for a host of MSP430 products including evaluation boards, compilers, software examples, and documentation. A thorough introduction to the MSP430 line of microcontrollers, programming techniques, and interface concepts are provided along with considerable tutorial information with many illustrated examples. Each chapter provides laboratory exercises to apply what has been presented in the chapter. The book is intended for an upper level undergraduate course in microcontrollers or mechatronics but may also be used as a reference for capstone design projects. Also, practicing engineers already familiar with another microcontroller, who require a quick tutorial on the microcontroller, will find this book very useful. This second edition introduces the MSP-EXP430FR5994 and the MSP430-EXP430FR2433 LaunchPads. Both LaunchPads are equipped with a variety of peripherals and Ferroelectric Random Access Memory (FRAM). FRAM is a nonvolatile, low-power memory with functionality similar to flash memory.

  • Developments in antenna analysis and design / edited by Raj Mittra
    TK 7871.6 D46 2019eb

  • Energy harvesting : materials, physics, and system design with practical examples / Ravi Anant Kishore [and 4 others]
    TK 2896 K57 2019eb

  • Digitally Enhanced Mixed Signal Systems / edited by Chadi Jabbour, Patricia Desgreys and Dominique Dallet

    Digitally enhanced analog and mixed signal techniques are increasingly important to current and future circuit and system design. This book discusses how digital enhancement can be used to address key challenges relevant to analog components in terms of shrinking CMOS technology, increasing user demand for higher flexibility and data traffic in communications networks, and the drive to reduce power consumption.

    The book opens with an introduction to the main trends in current digitally enhanced systems, emphasising the impact of shrinking technology, and provides an overview of the principles of non-linear models. Later chapters cover pre-distortion and post-distortion techniques, analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters, clock generation, fixed-point refinement and adaptive filtering. Key themes of the book are the implementation approaches common between digital enhancement techniques and the trade-offs between complexity and performance for digitally enhanced devices and circuits. The book will be of particular interest to academic researchers and engineers working in analog and mixed signal circuit and system design.

  • Understandable electric circuits : key concepts / Wang Meizhong

    In this digital age, as the role of electronic circuits becomes ever broader and more complex, a thorough understanding of the key concepts of circuits is a great advantage. This book offers a thorough reference guide to the theory, elements and design of basic electric circuits, providing a solid foundation for those who plan to move into the field of electronics engineering, and essential information for anyone who uses electric circuitry in their profession or research. The book is designed to be accessible to newcomers to the field while also providing a useful review for more advanced readers. It has been extensively revised and expanded for this new edition to provide a clear source of information on this complex topic. Materials are presented visually with less text and more outlines so that readers can quickly get to the heart of each topic, making studying and reviewing more effective.

  • Industrial power systems with distributed and embedded generation / Radian Belu
    TK 3001 B45 2019eb

    Energy for today's complex electrical power systems is increasingly being generated and distributed locally using small-scale, renewable energy sources. The addition of renewables to the grid requires new tools and operation methods, both for suppliers and industrial consumers. This book describes the supporting technologies that can turn conventional passive electricity delivery networks into the active networks of the future, with a focus on electricity utilization in the industrial environment. It examines the integration of the new, dispersed sources with the legacy systems of centralised generation, as well as how the new technologies can operate effectively in isolated systems. Industrial power distribution, lighting, motor control and protection are discussed in detail.

    The presentation of the details of the enabling technologies makes this book a valuable reference for researchers, students and engineers involved in the planning, design and installation of new systems or the upgrading of existing ones.

  • Artificial intelligence and security challenges in emerging networks / Ryma Abassi, editor
    TK 5105.59 A78 2019eb
    The recent rise of emerging networking technologies such as social networks, content centric networks, Internet of Things networks, etc, have attracted significant attention from academia as well as industry professionals looking to utilize these technologies for efficiency purposes. However, the allure of such networks and resultant storage of high volumes of data leads to increased security risks, including threats to information privacy. Artificial Intelligence and Security Challenges in Emerging Networks is an essential reference source that discusses applications of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data mining, as well as other tools and strategies to protect networks against security threats and solve security and privacy problems. Featuring research on topics such as encryption, neural networks, and system verification, this book is ideally designed for ITC procurement managers, IT consultants, systems and network integrators, infrastructure service providers, computer and software engineers, startup companies, academicians, researchers, managers, and students.

  • Integrating the internet of things into software engineering practices / D. Jeya Mala, editor
    TK 5105.8857 I526 2019eb
    To provide the necessary security and quality assurance activities into Internet of Things (IoT)-based software development, innovative engineering practices are vital. They must be given an even higher level of importance than most other events in the field. Integrating the Internet of Things Into Software Engineering Practices provides research on the integration of IoT into the software development life cycle (SDLC) in terms of requirements management, analysis, design, coding, and testing, and provides security and quality assurance activities to IoT-based software development. The content within this publication covers agile software, language specification, and collaborative software and is designed for analysts, security experts, IoT software programmers, computer and software engineers, students, professionals, and researchers.

  • Signals and Systems

  • Encapsulation technologies for electronic applications / Haleh Ardebili, Jiawei Zhang, Michael G. Pecht

    Encapsulation Technologies for Electronic Applications, Second Edition, offers an updated, comprehensive discussion of encapsulants in electronic applications, with a primary emphasis on the encapsulation of microelectronic devices and connectors and transformers. It includes sections on 2-D and 3-D packaging and encapsulation, encapsulation materials, including environmentally friendly 'green' encapsulants, and the properties and characterization of encapsulants. Furthermore, this book provides an extensive discussion on the defects and failures related to encapsulation, how to analyze such defects and failures, and how to apply quality assurance and qualification processes for encapsulated packages.

    In addition, users will find information on the trends and challenges of encapsulation and microelectronic packages, including the application of nanotechnology.

    Increasing functionality of semiconductor devices and higher end used expectations in the last 5 to 10 years has driven development in packaging and interconnected technologies. The demands for higher miniaturization, higher integration of functions, higher clock rates and data, and higher reliability influence almost all materials used for advanced electronics packaging, hence this book provides a timely release on the topic.

    Provides guidance on the selection and use of encapsulants in the electronics industry, with a particular focus on microelectronics Includes coverage of environmentally friendly 'green encapsulants' Presents coverage of faults and defects, and how to analyze and avoid them

  • Digital signal processing : fundamentals and applications / Lizhe Tan, Jean Jiang

    Digital Signal Processing: Fundamentals and Applications, Third Edition, not only introduces students to the fundamental principles of DSP, it also provides a working knowledge that they take with them into their engineering careers. Many instructive, worked examples are used to illustrate the material, and the use of mathematics is minimized for an easier grasp of concepts. As such, this title is also useful as a reference for non-engineering students and practicing engineers. The book goes beyond DSP theory, showing the implementation of algorithms in hardware and software.

    Additional topics covered include adaptive filtering with noise reduction and echo cancellations, speech compression, signal sampling, digital filter realizations, filter design, multimedia applications, over-sampling, etc. More advanced topics are also covered, such as adaptive filters, speech compression such as PCM, µ-law, ADPCM, and multi-rate DSP, over-sampling ADC subband coding, and wavelet transform.

  • Silicon carbide and related materials 2017 : selected peer reviewed papers from the 2017 International Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM 2017), September 17-22, 2017, Washington, DC, USA / edited by Robert Stahlbush [and five others]

  • PEM fuel cell durability handbook / edited by Haijiang Wang, Xiao-Zi Yuan, Hui Li
    While PEM fuel cells are highly efficient, environmentally friendly sources of power, their durability hinders the commercialization of this technology. With contributions from international scientists active in PEM fuel cell research, PEM Fuel Cell Durability Handbook, Two-Volume Set provides a comprehensive source of state-of-the-art research in
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