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Ecological Design of Smart Home Networks

Ecological Design of Smart Home Networks
  • Author : N. Saito,D Menga
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 March 2015
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This book provides an authoritative guide for postgraduate students and academic researchers in electronics, computer and network engineering, telecommunications, energy technology and home automation, as well as R&D managers in industrial sectors such as wireless technology, consumer electronics, telecommunications and networking, information technology, energy technology and home automation. Part One outlines the key principles and technologies needed for ecological smart home networks. Beginning with a thorough overview of the concept behind ecological smart home network design, the book reviews


Advances in Delay-tolerant Networks (DTNs)

Advances in Delay-tolerant Networks (DTNs)
  • Author : J Rodrigues
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 November 2014
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Part one looks at delay-tolerant network architectures and platforms including DTN for satellite communications and deep-space communications, underwater networks, networks in developing countries, vehicular networks and emergency communications. Part two covers delay-tolerant network routing, including issues such as congestion control, naming, addressing and interoperability. Part three explores services and applications in delay-tolerant networks, such as web browsing, social networking and data streaming. Part four discusses enhancing the performance, reliability, privacy and security of delay-tolerant networks. Chapters cover resource sharing, simulation


Advances in Ubiquitous Computing

Advances in Ubiquitous Computing
  • Author : Amy Neustein
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 April 2020
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Advances in Ubiquitous Computing: Cyber-Physical Systems, Smart Cities and Ecological Monitoring debuts some of the newest methods and approaches to multimodal user-interface design, safety compliance, formal code verification and deployment requirements, as they pertain to cyber-physical systems, smart homes and smart cities, and biodiversity monitoring. In this anthology, the authors assiduously examine a panoply of topics related to wireless sensor networks. These topics include interacting with smart-home appliances and biomedical devices, designing multilingual speech recognition systems that are robust to


From Smart Homes to Smart Care

From Smart Homes to Smart Care
  • Author : Sylvain Giroux,Hélène Pigot
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release : 14 April 2021
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Nowadays networks, microprocessors, memory chips, smart sensors and actuators are faster, cheaper and smaller than ever. They are becoming available anywhere, anytime. Current advances in such enabling technologies let foresee novel applications and services for improving the life of elderly and disabled people in their home and outside. These conference proceedings present the latest approaches and technical solutions in the area of smart homes, health telematics, and enabling technologies. The first chapter delves into the user perspective to ascertain real



Ecological Networks and Greenways

Ecological Networks and Greenways
  • Author : Rob H. G. Jongman,Gloria Pungetti
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 01 July 2004
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The establishment of ecological networks in Europe and greenways in America has required some of the most advanced applications of the principles of landscape ecology to land use planning. This book provides a thorough overview of recent developments in this emerging field, combining theoretical concepts of landscape ecology with the actual practice of landscape planning and management. In addition to biological and physical considerations important to biodiversity protection and restoration, equal weight is given to cultural and aesthetic issues to


Sensing and Signal Processing in Smart Healthcare

Sensing and Signal Processing in Smart Healthcare
  • Author : Wenbing Zhao,Srinivas Sampalli
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 29 January 2021
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In the last decade, we have witnessed the rapid development of electronic technologies that are transforming our daily lives. Such technologies are often integrated with various sensors that facilitate the collection of human motion and physiological data and are equipped with wireless communication modules such as Bluetooth, radio frequency identification, and near-field communication. In smart healthcare applications, designing ergonomic and intuitive human–computer interfaces is crucial because a system that is not easy to use will create a huge obstacle


Sustainable Design and Build

Sustainable Design and Build
  • Author : Md. Faruque Hossain
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 12 September 2018
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Sustainable Design and Build provides a complete reference for engineers and scientists who want to conduct sustainability research. The book begins with a rudimentary discussion of environmental pollution and energy that is followed by their applications for solving problems in construction processes and practices governing advanced building design, infrastructure and transportation, and water and sewage. Other topics include engineering invisible roads and bridges, smart building technology, building information modeling, energy modeling, resilience in urban and rural development, engineering invisible roads


From Internet of Things to Smart Cities

From Internet of Things to Smart Cities
  • Author : Hongjian Sun,Chao Wang,Bashar I. Ahmad
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 September 2017
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From Internet of Things to Smart Cities: Enabling Technologies explores the information and communication technologies (ICT) needed to enable real-time responses to current environmental, technological, societal, and economic challenges. ICT technologies can be utilized to help with reducing carbon emissions, improving resource utilization efficiency, promoting active engagement of citizens, and more. This book aims to introduce the latest ICT technologies and to promote international collaborations across the scientific community, and eventually, the general public. It consists of three tightly coupled


Smart City Networks

Smart City Networks
  • Author : Stamatina Th. Rassia,Panos M. Pardalos
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 October 2017
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This book both analyzes and synthesizes new cutting-edge theories and methods for future design implementations in smart cities through interdisciplinary synergizing of architecture, technology, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Implementation of IoT enables the collection and data exchange of objects embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity. Recently IoT practices have moved into uniquely identifiable objects that are able to transfer data directly into networks. This book features new technologically advanced ideas, highlighting properties of smart future city


Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities

Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities
  • Author : Patrick M. Condon
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release : 13 February 2012
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Questions of how to green the North American economy, create a green energy and transportation infrastructure, and halt the deadly increase in greenhouse gas buildup dominate our daily news. Related questions of how the design of cities can impact these challenges dominate the thoughts of urban planners and designers across the U.S. and Canada. With admirable clarity, Patrick Condon discusses transportation, housing equity, job distribution, economic development, and ecological systems issues and synthesizes his knowledge and research into a


Smart Environments

Smart Environments
  • Author : Diane Cook,Sajal Kumar Das
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 11 November 2004
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Smart Environments contains contributions from leading researchers, describing techniques and issues related to developing and living in intelligent environments. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the design of smart environments, the topics covered include the latest research in smart environment philosophical and computational architecture considerations, network protocols for smart environments, intelligent sensor networks and powerline control of devices, and action prediction and identification.


Smart Cities and Homes

Smart Cities and Homes
  • Author : Mohammad S Obaidat,Petros Nicopolitidis
  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release : 17 May 2016
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Smart Cities and Homes: Key Enabling Technologies explores the fundamental principles and concepts of the key enabling technologies for smart cities and homes, disseminating the latest research and development efforts in the field through the use of numerous case studies and examples. Smart cities use digital technologies embedded across all their functions to enhance the wellbeing of citizens. Cities that utilize these technologies report enhancements in power efficiency, water use, traffic congestion, environmental protection, pollution reduction, senior citizens care, public


Internet of Things, Smart Spaces, and Next Generation Networking

Internet of Things, Smart Spaces, and Next Generation Networking
  • Author : Sergey Andreev,Sergey Balandin,Yevgeni Koucheryavy
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 August 2012
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This book constitutes the joint refereed proceedings of the 12 International Conference on Next Generation Teletraffic and Wired/Wireless Advanced Networking, NEW2AN, and the 5th Conference on Internet of Things and Smart Spaces, ruSMART 2012, held in St. Petersburg, Russia, in August 2012. The total of 42 papers was carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in this book. The 14 papers selected from ruSMART are organized in topical sections named: defining an internet-of-things ecosystem; future services; and smart space governing through service mashups. The 28


Transportation and Power Grid in Smart Cities

Transportation and Power Grid in Smart Cities
  • Author : Hussein T. Mouftah,Melike Erol-Kantarci,Mubashir Husain Rehmani
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release : 06 December 2018
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With the increasing worldwide trend in population migration into urban centers, we are beginning to see the emergence of the kinds of mega-cities which were once the stuff of science fiction. It is clear to most urban planners and developers that accommodating the needs of the tens of millions of inhabitants of those megalopolises in an orderly and uninterrupted manner will require the seamless integration of and real-time monitoring and response services for public utilities and transportation systems. Part speculative