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Computer Science

Combinatorial Image Analysis: 20th International Workshop, IWCIA 2020, Novi Sad, Serbia, July 16–18, 2020, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (12148)) 

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 20th International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis, IWCIA 2020, held in Novi Sad, Serbia, in July 2020. The 20 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 23 submissions. The papers are grouped into two sections….


Non-Ideal Compressible Fluid Dynamics for Propulsion and Power: Selected Contributions from the 2nd International Seminar on Non-Ideal Compressible … (Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering) 

This book reports on advanced theories and methods aimed at characterizing the dynamics of non-ideal compressible fluids. A special emphasis is given to research fostering the use of non-ideal compressible fluids for propulsion and power engineering. Both numerical and experimental studies, as well as simulations,…

Medicine & Health Sciences

Short Implants 

This comprehensive guide to short implants will take the reader through their research and development, explain the clinical indications, evaluate the outcomes achieved with various implants, and explore restorative and laboratory considerations. Short implants have steadily gained greater market share in the last decade as…


Fractal Dimensions of Networks 

Current interest in fractal dimensions of networks is the result of more than a century of previous research on dimensions. Fractal Dimensions of Networks ties the theory and methods for computing fractal dimensions of networks to the “classic” theory of dimensions of geometric objects. The…

New, Used & Rental Textbooks

Enabling Collaborative Governance through Systems Modeling Methods: Public Policy Design and Implementation (System Dynamics for Performance Management & Governance (4)) 

This volume constitutes a first approximation for the use of systems approaches and dynamic performance management as tools for collaborative governance. The chapters examine models and simulations used in some specific systems approaches, which contribute to facilitating problem focus and collective understanding of collaborative governance,…

Business & Money

The Cloud-to-Thing Continuum: Opportunities and Challenges in Cloud, Fog and Edge Computing (Palgrave Studies in Digital Business & Enabling Technologies) 

The Internet of Things offers massive societal and economic opportunities while at the same time significant challenges, not least the delivery and management of the technical infrastructure underpinning it, the deluge of data generated from it, ensuring privacy and security, and capturing value from it….

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Decentring Health and Care Networks: Reshaping the Organization and Delivery of Healthcare (Organizational Behaviour in Healthcare) 

Networks have become a prominent template for public service governance. Often seen as an alternative to hierarchies and contracts, networks cross institutionalized organizational or sectoral boundaries to promote collaboration and the sharing of resources when addressing complex problems. Nowhere is this more the case than…