By S. K. Sinha (auth.), Professor Dr. Hartmut Zabel, Dr. Ian K. Robinson (eds.)
Owing to the elevated availability of synchrotron assets, floor X-ray scattering is a swiftly increasing method with vital purposes to floor buildings and floor section transitions, roughening of surfaces and interfaces, and the constitution of liquid surfaces, together with polymers, liquid crystals, and natural movies. floor experiences with neutrons, nevertheless supply very important details on liquid andmagnetic motion pictures. The contributions to this quantity, written via lively researchers within the box, supply an updated review of the hugely subtle innovations and their applications.
By Alexandre Pinto, André Souto, Armando Matos, Luís Antunes (auth.), Yvo Desmedt (eds.)
This booklet constitutes the completely refereed post-conference court cases of the second one overseas convention on info Theoretic safeguard, ICITS 2007, held in Madrid, Spain, in may perhaps 2007.
The thirteen revised complete papers provided during this quantity have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 26 submissions. there have been one invited keynote speech and three invited talks to the convention. the subjects coated are authentication, team cryptography, inner most and trustworthy message transmission, mystery sharing, and purposes of knowledge theory.
By Fabian Abel, Qi Gao, Geert-Jan Houben, Ke Tao (auth.), Joseph A. Konstan, Ricardo Conejo, José L. Marzo, Nuria Oliver (eds.)
This publication constitutes the lawsuits of the 3rd annual convention on person Modeling, version and Personalization, UMAP 2011, held in Girona, Spain, in July 2011. This convention emanated from the merger of the profitable biannual consumer Modeling (UM) and Adaptive Hypermedia (AH) convention sequence in 2009.
The 27 lengthy papers and six brief papers awarded including 15 doctoral consortium papers, and three panel papers have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 164 submissions. The tutorials and workshops have been equipped in topical sections on designing adaptive social purposes, semantic adaptive social net, and designing and comparing new iteration person modeling.
By Victor Zakharov (auth.), Ivan Habernal, Václav Matoušek (eds.)
This publication constitutes the refereed court cases of the sixteenth foreign convention on textual content, Speech and discussion, TSD 2013, held in Pilsen, Czech Republic, in September 2013. The sixty five papers awarded including five invited talks have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 148 submissions. the most themes of this year's convention was once corpora, texts and transcription, speech research, acceptance and synthesis, and their intertwining inside of NL discussion structures. the subjects additionally incorporated speech attractiveness, corpora and language assets, speech and spoken language new release, tagging, class and parsing of textual content and speech, semantic processing of textual content and speech, integrating purposes of textual content and speech processing, in addition to automated discussion structures, and multimodal recommendations and modelling.
By Chenglong Chen, Jiangqun Ni, Rongbin Huang, Jiwu Huang (auth.), Matthias Kirchner, Dipak Ghosal (eds.)
This publication comprises the completely refereed post-conference court cases of the 14th info Hiding convention, IH 2012, held in Berkeley, CA, united states, in might 2012. The 18 revised complete papers awarded have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from a variety of submissions. The papers are geared up in topical sections on multimedia forensics and counter-forensics, steganalysis, info hiding in strange content material, steganography, covert channels, anonymity and privateness, watermarking, and fingerprinting.
By Walo Hutmacher, Douglas Cochrane, Norberto Bottani
This booklet makes a compelling case for larger foreign fairness signs in schooling. A conceptual framework for a approach of similar signs is proposed and a spectrum of findings and views provided. themes contain: the sociology of equality and fairness in schooling; the appliance of theories of justice to academic fairness, the trade-off among effectiveness and fairness, heterogeneous as opposed to homogeneous school rooms, and the impact of parental schooling.
By David R. Bewley-Taylor
There is still big contract one of the overseas neighborhood on many points of the modern UN drug keep an eye on regime. even if, diverging perspectives at the non-medical and non-scientific use of various managed elements make drug coverage an more and more contested and transitionary box of establishment cooperation. making use of a fine-grained and interdisciplinary process, this booklet offers the 1st built-in research of the assets, manifestations and infrequently paradoxical implications of this divergence. the writer develops an unique explanatory framework in which to appreciate higher the dynamic and annoying intersection among coverage shifts at various degrees of governance and the regime's center prohibitive norm. Highlighting the centrality of the damage aid procedure and tolerant hashish guidelines to an ongoing strategy of regime transformation, this e-book examines the efforts of these actors trying to safeguard the present overseas keep an eye on framework and explores rationales and situations which can bring about the foreign group relocating past it.
By Aart Middeldorp, Georg Moser, Friedrich Neurauter, Johannes Waldmann, Harald Zankl (auth.), Franz Winkler (eds.)
This publication constitutes the refereed complaints of the 4th overseas convention on Algebraic Informatics, CAI 2011, held in Linz, Austria, in June 2011.
The 12 revised complete papers provided including four invited articles have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from a variety of submissions. The papers hide themes corresponding to algebraic semantics on graph and timber, formal strength sequence, syntactic items, algebraic photograph processing, finite and limitless computations, acceptors and transducers for strings, bushes, graphs arrays, and so forth. determination difficulties, algebraic characterization of logical theories, procedure algebra, algebraic algorithms, algebraic coding thought, and algebraic facets of cryptography.
By Charles B. Owen
Multimedia is altering the layout of database and data retrieval platforms. the buildup of audio, photograph, and video content material is of little use in those structures if the content material can't be retrieved on call for, a serious requirement that has ended in the advance of latest applied sciences for the research and indexing of media info. In flip, those applied sciences search to derive details or gains from an information style that could facilitate quick retrieval, effective compression, and logical presentation of the information. major paintings that has no longer been addressed, even though, is some great benefits of studying multiple info variety concurrently. Computed Synchronization for MultimediaApplications offers a brand new framework for the simultaneous research of a number of media facts items. the first advantage of this research is computed synchronization, a temporal and spatial alignment of a number of media items.
Computed Synchronization for Multimedia Applications additionally offers a number of particular purposes and a common constitution for the answer of computed synchronization difficulties. The purposes reveal using this constitution. purposes specifically are defined intimately: the alignment of textual content to speech audio, and the alignment of simultaneous English language translations of historic texts. Many extra purposes are mentioned as destiny makes use of of the know-how.
Computed Synchronization for Multimedia Applications comes in handy to researchers, scholars, and builders trying to follow computed synchronization in lots of fields. it's also compatible as a reference for a graduate-level path in multimedia information retrieval.