Illuminated Pixels

Author: Virginia Wisslar
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781435456365
Release Date: 2013

Illuminated Pixels: The Why, What, and How of Digital Lighting teaches digital artists how to apply the foundational principles of lighting to digital lighting and design. The book explores the why, what, and how of lighting, integrating classic concepts

Phase Transitions in Two Dimensional Complex Plasmas

Author: Christina A. Knapek
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642196713
Release Date: 2011-08-21
Genre: Science

The two experimental studies reported in this thesis contribute important new knowledge about phase transitions in two-dimensional complex plasmas: in one case a determination of the coupling parameter (ratio of mean potential to mean kinetic energy of the particles in an ensemble), and in the other a detailed characterization of the non-equilibrium recrystallization of a two-dimensional system. The latter results are used to establish the connection between structural order parameters and the kinetic energy, which in turn gives novel insights into the underlying physical processes determining the two-dimensional phase transition.

Interpreting Remote Sensing Imagery

Author: Robert R. Hoffman
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 142003281X
Release Date: 2001-02-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

No matter how advanced the technology, there is always the human factor involved - the power behind the technology. Interpreting Remote Sensing Imagery: Human Factors draws together leading psychologists, remote sensing scientists, and government and industry scientists to consider the factors involved in expertise and perceptual skill. This book covers the cognitive issues of learning, perception, and expertise, the applied issues of display design, interface design, software design, and mental workload issues, and the practitioner's issues of workstation design, human performance, and training. It tackles the intangibles of data interpretation, based on information from experts who do the job. You will learn: Information and perception What do experts perceive in remote sensing and cartographic displays? Reasoning and perception How do experts "see through" the data display to understand its meaning and significance? Human-computer interaction How do experts work with their displays and what happens when the "fiddle" with them? Learning and training What are the milestones in training development from novice to expert image interpreter? Interpreting Remote Sensing Imagery: Human Factors breaks down the mystery of what experts do when they interpret data, how they learn, and what individual factors speed or impede training. Even more importantly, it gives you the tools to train efficiently and understand how the human factor impacts data interpretation.

Data Comms Networks

Author: Achyut S. Godbole
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781259082238
Release Date: 2002-09-01
Genre: Computer networks

This book is designed and developed assuming little or no technical background on part of the reader. The book therefore first introduces the philosophy of data communications covering signal propagation and information encoding. It then proceeds to cover various technologies, OSI model, protocols, network architectures, internetworking concepts and TCP/IP. All this makes the book ideally suited for the first course on Data Communications and Networks.

Event Based Neuromorphic Systems

Author: Shih-Chii Liu
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118927625
Release Date: 2014-12-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Neuromorphic electronic engineering takes its inspiration from the functioning of nervous systems to build more power efficient electronic sensors and processors. Event-based neuromorphic systems are inspired by the brain's efficient data-driven communication design, which is key to its quick responses and remarkable capabilities. This cross-disciplinary text establishes how circuit building blocks are combined in architectures to construct complete systems. These include vision and auditory sensors as well as neuronal processing and learning circuits that implement models of nervous systems. Techniques for building multi-chip scalable systems are considered throughout the book, including methods for dealing with transistor mismatch, extensive discussions of communication and interfacing, and making systems that operate in the real world. The book also provides historical context that helps relate the architectures and circuits to each other and that guides readers to the extensive literature. Chapters are written by founding experts and have been extensively edited for overall coherence. This pioneering text is an indispensable resource for practicing neuromorphic electronic engineers, advanced electrical engineering and computer science students and researchers interested in neuromorphic systems. Key features: Summarises the latest design approaches, applications, and future challenges in the field of neuromorphic engineering. Presents examples of practical applications of neuromorphic design principles. Covers address-event communication, retinas, cochleas, locomotion, learning theory, neurons, synapses, floating gate circuits, hardware and software infrastructure, algorithms, and future challenges.


ISBN: UOM:39015048309366
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Earth sciences


ISBN: STANFORD:36105112075960
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Earth sciences

Optical Coherence Tomography

Author: Wolfgang Drexler
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540775501
Release Date: 2008-12-10
Genre: Medical

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is the optical analog of ultrasound imaging and is emerging as a powerful imaging technique that enables non-invasive, in vivo, high resolution, cross-sectional imaging in biological tissue. This book introduces OCT technology and applications not only from an optical and technological viewpoint, but also from biomedical and clinical perspectives. The chapters are written by leading research groups, in a style comprehensible to a broad audience.

Electrical Power Systems and Computers

Author: Xiaofeng Wan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642217478
Release Date: 2011-06-21
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This volume includes extended and revised versions of a set of selected papers from the International Conference on Electric and Electronics (EEIC 2011) , held on June 20-22 , 2011, which is jointly organized by Nanchang University, Springer, and IEEE IAS Nanchang Chapter. The objective of EEIC 2011 Volume 3 is to provide a major interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of new approaches from Electrical Power Systems and Computers, to foster integration of the latest developments in scientific research. 133 related topic papers were selected into this volume. All the papers were reviewed by 2 program committee members and selected by the volume editor Prof. Xiaofeng Wan. We hope every participant can have a good opportunity to exchange their research ideas and results and to discuss the state of the art in the areas of the Electrical Power Systems and Computers.

Remote Sensing

Author: Philip N. Slater
ISBN: UCSD:31822001670942
Release Date: 1984
Genre: Remote sensing

Medical Imaging

ISBN: STANFORD:36105017598405
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Imaging systems in medicine