Transactional Information Systems. Theory, Algorithms, and by Gerhard Weikum

By Gerhard Weikum

  • ''This publication is a tremendous boost for transaction processing. It provides an in-depth presentation of either the theoretical and functional facets of the sector, and is the 1st to offer our new realizing of multi-level (object version) transaction processing. it truly is more likely to develop into the normal reference in our box for a few years to come.''
    —Jim grey, Microsoft

Show description

Positive Systems: Theory and Applications: Proceedings of by Luca Benvenuti, Alberto de Santis, Lorenzo Farina

By Luca Benvenuti, Alberto de Santis, Lorenzo Farina

The lawsuits of the 1st Multidisciplinary overseas Symposium on optimistic structures thought and purposes (POSTA 2003) held in Rome, Italy, August 28-30, 2003.  confident structures are structures within which the suitable variables think nonnegative values. those structures are very common in functions the place variables characterize optimistic amounts reminiscent of populations, items, funds, time, facts packets flowing in a community, densities of chemical species, chances, and so forth. the purpose of the symposium was once to hitch jointly researchers operating within the diverse parts concerning optimistic structures equivalent to telecommunications, financial system, biomedicine, chemistry and physics on the way to offer a multidisciplinary discussion board the place they've got the chance to switch principles and examine ends up in a unifying framework.

Show description

Control and Estimation of Systems with Input Output Delays by Huanshui Zhang

By Huanshui Zhang

Time delays exist in lots of engineering platforms resembling transportation, communique, approach engineering and networked keep an eye on platforms. lately, time hold up structures have attracted habitual pursuits from examine neighborhood. a lot of the hassle has been fascinated about balance research and stabilization of time hold up platforms utilizing the so-called Lyapunov-Krasovskii useful including a linear matrix inequality technique, which gives an effective numerical device for dealing with platforms with delays in kingdom and/or inputs. lately, a few extra attention-grabbing and basic improvement for structures with input/output (i/o) delays has been made utilizing time area or frequency area ways. those ways bring about analytical recommendations to time hold up difficulties by way of Riccati equations or spectral factorizations. This monograph offers easy analytical strategies to manage and estimation difficulties for structures with a number of i/o delays through undemanding instruments corresponding to projection. we suggest a re-organized innovation research process for hold up structures and determine a duality among optimum regulate of structures with a number of enter delays and smoothing estimation for hold up unfastened structures. those beautiful new strategies are utilized to resolve regulate and estimation difficulties for platforms with a number of i/o delays and country delays below either the H2 and H-infinity functionality standards.

Show description

Human error and system design and management by P.F. Elzer, R.H. Kluwe, B. Boussoffara

By P.F. Elzer, R.H. Kluwe, B. Boussoffara

Human mistakes and process layout and administration encompasses a choice of contributions awarded at a global workshop with an identical identify held from March 24-26, 1999 on the Technical college of Clausthal, Germany. the aim of this workshop used to be to debate the result of a examine venture investigating the "Influences of Human-Machine-Interfaces at the Error-proneness of Operator interplay with Technical platforms" in a vast context. hence specialists from academia and have been invited to take part in order that sensible in addition to theoretical elements of the subject material have been coated. subject matters incorporated fresh concerns touching on multimedia and ecological interfaces in addition to scenario wisdom. This e-book comprises the present pondering in this dialogue and will be considered as a complement to engineers and researchers who're energetic within the quarter of human desktop interfaces.

Show description

Delays and Networked Control Systems by Alexandre Seuret, Laurentiu Hetel, Jamal Daafouz, Karl H.

By Alexandre Seuret, Laurentiu Hetel, Jamal Daafouz, Karl H. Johansson

This edited monograph contains state of the art contributions on non-stop time dynamical networks with delays. The booklet is split into 4 elements. the 1st half provides instruments and strategies for the research of time-delay platforms with a selected awareness on keep an eye on difficulties of enormous scale or infinite-dimensional platforms with delays. the second one a part of the booklet is devoted to using time-delay versions for the research and layout of Networked keep an eye on platforms. The 3rd a part of the booklet specializes in the research and layout of platforms with asynchronous sampling durations which happen in Networked regulate platforms. The final a part of the booklet exposes a number of contributions facing the layout of cooperative keep watch over and remark legislation for networked keep an eye on platforms. the objective viewers basically includes researchers and specialists within the box of regulate conception, however the e-book can also be important for graduate scholars.

Show description

Modeling, Simulation and Control of Nonlinear Engineering by Jan Awrejcewicz

By Jan Awrejcewicz

This quantity comprises the invited papers awarded on the ninth overseas convention Dynamical structures idea and purposes held in Lódz, Poland, December 17-20, 2007, facing nonlinear dynamical structures. The convention introduced jointly a wide team of remarkable scientists and engineers, who take care of quite a few difficulties of dynamics encountered either in engineering and in day-by-day life.

Topics lined comprise, between others, bifurcations and chaos in mechanical platforms; keep watch over in dynamical platforms; asymptotic equipment in nonlinear dynamics; balance of dynamical structures; lumped and non-stop platforms vibrations; unique numerical equipment of vibration research; and man-machine interactions.

Thus, the reader is given an summary of the latest advancements of dynamical platforms and will stick with the latest tendencies during this box of technology. This publication should be of curiosity to to natural and utilized scientists operating within the box of nonlinear dynamics.

Show description

Handbook of Networked and Embedded Control Systems by R. Alur, Dimitrios Hristu-Varsakelis, K.-E. Arzen, William

By R. Alur, Dimitrios Hristu-Varsakelis, K.-E. Arzen, William S. Levine, John Baillieul, T.A. Henzinger

This can be a very goog publication that covers crucial subject matters from basics to purposes of networked and embedded structures with theories and up to date strategies. particularly, i love the chapters of "Bluetooth up to speed" and "Embedded sensor networks". Plus the chapters giving basics and theories, it truly is precious!

Show description

Pedestrian Dynamics Feedback Control of Crowd Evacuation by Pushkin Kachroo

By Pushkin Kachroo

Effective evacuations can keep lives. This e-book presents mathematical types of pedestrian routine that may be used in particular for designing suggestions regulate legislation for powerful evacuation. The publication additionally presents quite a few suggestions regulate legislation to complete the potent evacuation. It e-book makes use of the hydrodynamic hyperbolic PDE macroscopic pedestrian types seeing that they're amenable to suggestions keep watch over layout. The keep an eye on designs are acquired via assorted nonlinear techniques.

Show description

On Hierarchical Models for Visual Recognition and Learning by Jens Spehr

By Jens Spehr

In many laptop imaginative and prescient functions, gadgets need to be realized and well-known in pictures or photograph sequences. This e-book provides new probabilistic hierarchical versions that permit a good illustration of a number of gadgets of other different types, scales, rotations, and perspectives. the assumption is to take advantage of similarities among gadgets and item elements with a view to proportion calculations and steer clear of redundant info. in addition inference ways for speedy and powerful detection are offered. those new ways mix the assumption of compositional and similarity hierarchies and triumph over boundaries of past tools. along with classical item reputation the ebook exhibits the use for detection of human poses in a undertaking for gait research. using task detection is gifted for the layout of environments for getting old, to spot actions and behaviour styles in clever houses. In a awarded undertaking for parking spot detection utilizing an clever automobile, the proposed techniques are used to hierarchically version the surroundings of the automobile for an effective and powerful interpretation of the scene in real-time.

Show description