Download Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2007: 11th IFIP TC 13 by Ben Shneiderman (auth.), Cécilia Baranauskas, Philippe PDF

By Ben Shneiderman (auth.), Cécilia Baranauskas, Philippe Palanque, Julio Abascal, Simone Diniz Junqueira Barbosa (eds.)

This e-book is a part of a two-volume paintings that constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the eleventh IFIP TC13 foreign convention on Human-Computer interplay, engage 2007, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in September 2007.

The 60 revised papers of this primary quantity offered including the abstracts of 3 keynote talks have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from quite a few submissions. The papers are prepared in topical sections on social computing, net, UI prototyping, consumer based layout tools and strategies, clever person interfaces, interplay at the circulate, accessibility, designing for multiples units, interplay suggestions, affective computing, 3D interplay and 3D interfaces, to boot evaluate methods.

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Download First International Meeting on Microbial Phosphate by Anne Willems (auth.), E. Velázquez, C. Rodríguez-Barrueco PDF

By Anne Willems (auth.), E. Velázquez, C. Rodríguez-Barrueco (eds.)

Last decade has obvious a considerably elevated wisdom approximately phosphate solubilizing microorganisms. Sixty experts from 13 nations met in Salamanca to debate the issues of the excessive P-unavailability as a soil nutrient for plants, and the risks of an expanding phosphate enter to aquatic habitats from business and mining actions, sewage disposal, detergents, and different resources. up to date ideas to reinforce P-uptake by means of vegetation, bioremediation power within the rehabilitation of ecosystems, taxonomic characterization interactions with mycorrizae, the physiological and molecular foundation of PSM, and chances of genetic changes of rhizospheric microorganisms have been one of the contributions provided. demanding situations in commercializing a phosphate solubilizing microorganism have been additionally defined via a correct biotech corporation. The booklet will fill a spot in agricultural libraries and it's a want of the editors to draw the eye of agronomists, environmentalist, technocrats and directors conserving tasks within the box of soil conservation and sustainable agricultural production.

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Download Passive and Active Measurement: 11th International by Amir Hassan Rasti, Reza Rejaie, Walter Willinger (auth.), PDF

By Amir Hassan Rasti, Reza Rejaie, Walter Willinger (auth.), Arvind Krishnamurthy, Bernhard Plattner (eds.)

The 2010 version of the Passive and lively dimension convention was once the eleventh of a chain of winning occasions. in view that 2000, the Passive and lively M- surement (PAM) convention has supplied a discussion board for offering and discussing cutting edge and early paintings within the sector of net measurements. PAM has a practice of being a workshop-like convention with energetic dialogue and lively participation from all attendees. This occasion specializes in study and sensible functions of community dimension and research recommendations. This year’s c- ference was once held at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. PAM 2010 attracted seventy nine submissions. every one paper used to be rigorously reviewed via at leastthreemembersoftheTechnicalProgramCommittee.Thereviewingprocess ledtotheacceptanceof23papers.Thepaperswerearrangedinninesessionsc- ering the subsequent components: routing, delivery protocols, cellular units, topology, size infrastructure, characterizing community utilization, research options, tra?c research, and the net. we're very thankful to Endace Ltd. (New Zealand), Cisco platforms Inc. (USA), armasuisse (Switzerland) and the price motion TMA whose sponsoring allowedustokeepregistrationcostslowandto o?erseveraltravelgrantsto PhD scholars. we're additionally thankful to ETH Zurich for sponsoring PAM as a host.

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Download Human-Computer Interaction. Users and Applications: 14th by Candice Adams, Cheryl Seals (auth.), Julie A. Jacko (eds.) PDF

By Candice Adams, Cheryl Seals (auth.), Julie A. Jacko (eds.)

This four-volume set LNCS 6761-6764 constitutes the refereed court cases of the 14th foreign convention on Human-Computer interplay, HCII 2011, held in Orlando, FL, united states in July 2011, together with eight different thematically related conferences.

The revised papers offered have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from a variety of submissions. The papers permitted for presentation completely conceal the total box of Human-Computer interplay, addressing significant advances in wisdom and potent use of pcs in numerous program components.

The papers of the fourth quantity are prepared in topical sections on HCI and studying, healthiness and drugs functions, enterprise and trade, HCI in complicated environments, layout and value case reports, teenagers and HCI, and taking part in experience.

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Download Head to Head: The Economic Battle Among Japan, Europe, and by Prof. Lester C. Thurow PDF

By Prof. Lester C. Thurow

The vintage textual content at the post-Cold struggle financial conflict. beginning with the autumn of communism, influential economist and previous dean of MIT's Sloan university of administration Lester Thurow deftly explores how head-to-head festival -- now not army may well -- between Japan, the USA, and the newly united ecu nations could produce the subsequent global chief. As Thurow explains, within the Nineteen Nineties the race for monetary supremacy was once in basic terms simply starting. In an international not ruled by way of army superpowers, the level was once set for a dramatic shoot-out one of the world's strongest nationwide economies. utilizing analytical info, key insights, and customary experience, Thurow provides a high-quality financial video game plan for the U.S. to stick with with a purpose to win this conflict and accomplish dominance within the worldwide financial system.

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Download Intelligent Agents: Specification, Modeling, and by Hong Zhu (auth.), Soe -Tsyr Yuan, Makoto Yokoo (eds.) PDF

By Hong Zhu (auth.), Soe -Tsyr Yuan, Makoto Yokoo (eds.)

The expanding significance of clever brokers and their effect on industry/business around the world is definitely documented via educational learn papers and commercial stories. there's a powerful affinity among the internet a global disbursed computing surroundings and the aptitude of clever brokers to behave on and during software program. the last word aim of clever brokers is to speed up the evolution of the internet from a passive, static medium to a tuned, hugely valued setting. This quantity includes chosen papers from PRIMA 2001, the fourth Pacific Rim foreign Workshop on Multi-Agents, held in Taipei, Taiwan, July 28-29, 2001. during this quantity, the papers conceal specification, modeling, and purposes of clever brokers. PRIMA is a chain of workshops on self sustaining brokers and multi-agent structures, integrating the actions in Asia and the Pacific Rim international locations. PRIMA 2001 outfitted at the nice good fortune of its predecessors, PRIMA98 i n Singapore, PRIMA99 i n Kyoto, Japan, and PRIMA 2000 in Melbourne, Australia. the purpose of PRIMA 2001 used to be to collect researchers from Asia and the Pacific Rim and builders from academia and to document at the most up-to-date technical advances or area functions and to debate and discover medical and sensible difficulties as raised through the participants.

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