Download E-books Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (Springer Geochemistry/Mineralogy) PDF

By Faqin Dong

These lawsuits include the peer-reviewed contributions submitted to the eleventh foreign Congress for utilized Mineralogy (ICAM) held July 5-10, 2013, on the Southwest collage of technological know-how and know-how (SWUST) in Mianyang, China. The biennial ICAM is an important collecting of utilized mineralogists, geared up another 12 months by means of the ICAM-Council. The multidisciplinary study awarded during this e-book can be of curiosity to scientists and execs facing issues like environmental and scientific mineralogy; commercial minerals; bio-minerals and biomaterials; complicated fabrics; method mineralogy; mining and metallurgy; cultural historical past; the interplay of minerals with microorganisms; and good waste therapy and recycling, together with genetic mineralogy.

“The box of utilized mineralogy has been capable of fit society’s velocity by way of always reinventing itself, speedy adopting new applied sciences and instrumentation as they turned to be had and placing them to paintings for the carrier of mankind residing in an international that seriously depends upon minerals. during the last few many years, utilized mineralogy has developed right into a slicing- part self-discipline that leads the best way for technological know-how, engineering and study and improvement to learn society. opposite to renowned trust, mineral assets are constrained, and we've got a duty to our heirs to take advantage of them responsibly.”

Dr. Maarten A.T.M. Broekmans

Post-President ICAM Council

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Download E-books Digital Ecosystems: Third International Conference, OPAALS 2010, Aracuju, Sergipe, Brazil, March 22-23, 2010, Revised Selected Papers PDF

By Lorena Rivera León, Rodrigo Kataishi (auth.), Fernando Antonio Basile Colugnati, Lia Carrari Rodrigues Lopes, Saulo Faria Almeid

1 The 3rd overseas OPAALS convention was once a chance to discover and speak about electronic environment examine concerns in addition to rising and destiny traits within the box. The convention was once equipped by way of IPTI – Instituto de Pesquisas em Tecnologia e Inovação (www. ipti. org. br). IPTI is a member of the OPAALS Framework P- gramme 7 community of Excellence, that is led by way of the London tuition of Economics and Political technological know-how. OPAALS is a multi-disciplinary study community of excellence for constructing the technological know-how and expertise in the back of electronic ecosystems. The convention used to be held in the scope of a broader EU–Brazil bilateral workshop hosted by way of IPTI in cooperation with the Brazilian executive and the eu fee and designed to foster european help of data and communications applied sciences (ICT) enablement and socio-economic improvement in Brazil. the development used to be held within the urban of Aracajú, Sergipe, within the northeast of Brazil, in the course of March 22–23, 2010. Aracajú is the capital of the country of Sergipe and is found at the coast, a tropical quarter with lush plants, rivers and mangroves and an e- nomic panorama ruled via fisheries, tourism and the demanding situations linked to fostering neighborhood financial improvement within the presence of low ICT penetration. electronic ecosystems (DEs) in many ways characterize the subsequent new release of ICT and web utilization. appropriate to many contexts, they'll maybe have the best influence in allowing small and medium-sized agencies (SMEs) to compete at the worldwide stage.

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Download E-books Neural Information Processing: 16th International Conference, ICONIP 2009, Bangkok, Thailand, December 1-5, 2009, Proceedings, Part II PDF

By Jeong-Woo Woo, Young-Chul Lim, Minho Lee (auth.), Chi Sing Leung, Minho Lee, Jonathan H. Chan (eds.)

The volumes LNCS 5863 and 5864 represent the complaints of the sixteenth foreign convention on Neural details Processing, ICONIP 2009, held in Bangkok, Thailand, in December 2009.

The one hundred forty five typical consultation papers and fifty three precise consultation papers offered have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 466 submissions. The papers are based in topical sections on cognitive technology and computational neuroscience, neurodynamics, mathematical modeling and research, kernel and comparable equipment, studying algorithms, trend research, face research and processing, photo processing, monetary functions, laptop imaginative and prescient, keep an eye on and robotics, evolutionary computation, different rising computational equipment, sign, info and textual content processing, synthetic spiking neural platforms: nonlinear dynamics and engineering purposes, in the direction of brain-inspired structures, computational advances in bioinformatics, information mining for cybersecurity, evolutionary neural networks: conception and perform, hybrid and adaptive platforms for desktop imaginative and prescient and robotic keep watch over, clever facts mining, neural networks for information mining, and SOM and similar matters and its applications.

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Download E-books Clash or Cooperation of Civilizations?: Overlapping Integration and Identities (The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series) PDF

For many years North Africa and the center East have skilled overlapping identities and integration methods. apart from Morocco, the nations of North Africa have supported the re-launch of pan-Africanism within the kind of the African Union and its starting to be institutionalization; yet in addition they proportion an Arab id and are individuals of the Arab League. Islamism instructions vast aid one of the areas of North Africa and the center East, and the influence of eu integration can more and more be noticeable in various types. This complete quantity specializes in overlapping identities and integration strategies within the Mediterranean basin and queries to what volume those numerous identities and integration approaches have compatibility or in clash. Incorporating either theoretical and empirical fabric, it unites contributions from quite a few nations, therefore exploring those concerns from diverse views.

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Download E-books Passive and Active Measurement: 11th International Conference, PAM 2010, Zurich, Switzerland, April 7-9, 2010. Proceedings PDF

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

The 2010 version of the Passive and energetic size convention was once the eleventh of a sequence of profitable occasions. considering 2000, the Passive and lively M- surement (PAM) convention has supplied a discussion board for featuring and discussing cutting edge and early paintings within the region of net measurements. PAM has a practice of being a workshop-like convention with energetic dialogue and energetic participation from all attendees. This occasion makes a speciality of study and functional functions of community size and research concepts. 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 next parts: routing, delivery protocols, cellular units, topology, size infrastructure, characterizing community utilization, research concepts, tra?c research, and the net. we're very thankful to Endace Ltd. (New Zealand), Cisco structures 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 E-books Bio-Inspired Computing -- Theories and Applications: 10th International Conference, BIC-TA 2015 Hefei, China, September 25-28, 2015, Proceedings (Communications in Computer and Information Science) PDF

This ebook constitutes the lawsuits of the tenth overseas convention on Bio-Inspired Computing: Theories and purposes, BIC-TA 2015, held in Hefei, China, in September 2015.
The sixty three revised complete papers offered have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 182 submissions. The papers care for the next major subject matters: evolutionary computing, neural computing, DNA computing, and membrane computing.

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Download E-books Frontiers in Computer Education: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Frontiers in Computer Education (ICFCE 2014), Wuhan, China, December 24-25, 2014 (Ict in Education) PDF

This court cases quantity comprises chosen papers awarded on the 2014 overseas convention on Frontiers in desktop schooling (ICFCE 2014), which used to be held December 24-25, 2014, in Wuhan, China. the target of this convention used to be to supply a discussion board for various researchers in numerous fields, specially machine schooling in addition to details expertise, to switch their a number of findings. The papers were grouped lower than the subsequent overarching topics: laptop technology, desktop schooling, schooling and instructing Reform, and communique and clever Control.

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