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The IET Digital Library holds more than 190,000 technical papers from 1994 onwards for all IET journals, magazines, books, conference publications and seminar digests. Highly cited journals such as Electronics Letters are available alongside 44 research journal titles, The Journal of Engineering, the IET's gold open access journal, Micro & Nano Letters, the IET's online only journal, the IET's member magazine Engineering & Technology, plus seminar digests and conference publications. Find out more about the Digital Library.

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  • Patient-Centered Digital Healthcare Technology: Novel applications for next generation healthcare systems
  • Patient-Centered Digital Healthcare Technology explores the creative intersection of novel, emerging technologies and medicine. This convergence is transforming the landscape of healthcare with the overarching objectives of improving clinical outcomes and advocating wellness. The concept of encountering or treating a medical condition when it has already become disturbingly manifest is being replaced by earlier awareness, diagnosis, and proactive intervention enabled by technologies. This book features a range of innovations in health information systems and big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning, real-time home monitoring tools, smartphone apps, medical robotics and intelligent machines, virtual and augmented realities, genome sequencing, blockchain and gamification in healthcare. Intuitive digital health solutions motivate end-users to become active partners in their care, thus enhancing patient engagement and empowerment. This may perhaps lead to yet the most gratifying consequence of novel and emerging technologies: the democratization of healthcare. This book offers a valuable resource for healthcare providers, engineers, data and computer scientists, researchers, practitioners in academia, biomedical industry and multi-disciplinary clinical settings. Subjects include informatics, computing, networking, wireless and mobile applications, and robotic sensing that collectively improve healthcare access and delivery.

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  • Traffic Information and Control
  • Written by an international team of researchers, this book focuses on traffic information processing and signal control using emerging types of traffic data. It conveys advanced methods to estimate and predict traffic flows at different levels, including macroscopic, mesoscopic and microscopic. The aim of these predictions is to optimize traffic signal control for intersections and to mitigate ever-growing traffic congestion. The book begins with an introduction to the topic, its fundamental principles and recent developments. The first part of the book then covers the estimation and prediction of the traffic flow state based on emerging detailed data sources. Coverage in this section includes traffic analytics with online web data; macroscopic traffic performance indicators based on floating car data; short-term travel time prediction by deep learning a comparison of different LSTM-DNN models; short-term traffic prediction under disruptions using deep leaning; real time demand based traffic diversion; game theoretic lane change strategy for cooperative vehicles under perfect information; and cooperative driving and a lane change-free road transportation system. The second part focuses on traffic signal control optimization, explaining how to use improved data and advanced tools for better signal control. Chapters include urban traffic control systems; algorithms and models for signal coordination; emerging technologies to enhance traffic signal coordination practices; control for short-distance intersections; and multi-day evaluation of adaptive traffic signal system based on license plate recognition detector data. A valuable resource for researchers and engineers working in the field of traffic information and control, and intelligent transport systems, Traffic Information and Control offers an overview of recent research and practical approaches to optimising traffic signal control.

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  • Signal Processing for Fault Detection and Diagnosis in Electric Machines and Systems
  • Over the last three decades, the search for competitiveness and growth gains has driven the evolution of machine maintenance policies, and the industry has moved from passive maintenance to active maintenance with the aim of improving productivity. Active maintenance requires continuous monitoring of industrial systems in order to increase reliability, availability rates and guarantee the safety of people and property. This book presents the main advanced signal processing techniques for fault detection and diagnosis in electromechanical systems. It focuses on presenting these advanced tools from time-frequency representation and time-scale analysis to demodulation techniques, including innovative and recently developed options. Each technique is evaluated and compared, and its advantages and drawbacks highlighted. Parametric spectral analysis, which aims to handle some of the main drawbacks of these approaches, is introduced as a potential solution. Signal Processing for Fault Detection and Diagnosis in Electric Machines and Systems offers thorough, analytical coverage of the following topics: parametric signal processing approach; the signal demodulation techniques; Kullback-Leibler divergence for incipient fault diagnosis; high-order spectra (HOS); and fault detection and diagnosis based on principal component analysis. Finally, a brief conclusion suggests some possibilities for the future direction of the field. The book is a useful resource for researchers and engineers whose work involves electrical machines or fault detection specifically, and also of value to postgraduate students with an interest in entering this field.

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  • Integrated Optics Volume 1: Modeling, material platforms and fabrication techniques
  • Edited by two recognised experts, this book in two volumes provides a comprehensive overview of integrated optics, from modelling to fabrication, materials to integration platforms, and characterization techniques to applications. The technology is explored in detail, and set in a broad context that addresses a range of current and potential future research and development trends. Volume 1 begins with introductory chapters on the history of integrated optics technology, design tools, and modelling techniques. The next section of the book goes on to discuss the range of materials used for integrated optics, their deposition techniques, and their specific applications, including glasses, plasmonic nanostructures, SOI and SOS, and III-V and II-VI semiconductors. Volume 2 addresses characterization techniques, integrated optical waveguides and devices. A range of applications are also discussed, including devices for sensing, telecommunications, optical amplifiers and lasers, and quantum computing. The introductory chapters are intended to be of use to newcomers to the field, but its depth and breadth of coverage means that this book is also appropriate reading for early-career and senior researchers wishing to refresh their knowledge or keep up to date with recent developments in integrated optics.

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  • Integrated Optics Volume 2: Characterization, devices and applications
  • Edited by two recognised experts, this book in two volumes provides a comprehensive overview of integrated optics, from modelling to fabrication, materials to integration platforms, and characterization techniques to applications. The technology is explored in detail, and set in a broad context that addresses a range of current and potential future research and development trends. Volume 1 begins with introductory chapters on the history of integrated optics technology, design tools, and modelling techniques. The next section of the book goes on to discuss the range of materials used for integrated optics, their deposition techniques, and their specific applications, including glasses, plasmonic nanostructures, SOI and SOS, and III-V and II-VI semiconductors. Volume 2 addresses characterization techniques, integrated optical waveguides and devices. A range of applications are also discussed, including devices for sensing, telecommunications, optical amplifiers and lasers, and quantum computing. The introductory chapters are intended to be of use to newcomers to the field, but its depth and breadth of coverage means that this book is also appropriate reading for early-career and senior researchers wishing to refresh their knowledge or keep up to date with recent developments in integrated optics.

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  • Radio Wave Propagation in Vehicular Environments
  • Providing a unified treatment of radio wave propagation in vehicular environments, this book offers a thorough discussion of their theoretical background and fundamental limits, and paves the way to a better understanding of more advanced topics. Further, the book introduces the newest challenges and problems posed by the ever growing need to communicate in mobile networks whilst in a vehicle. The book provides an exhaustive survey of current propagation models, setting a theoretical path that will allow practical engineers and researchers to understand and improve existing wireless mobile networks through better understanding of propagation modelling as applied to the vehicular environment. Chapters are included on wireless channel properties for vehicular environments; modelling and simulation of vehicular communications; intra-vehicle and inter-vehicle short-range wireless channel characterization; vehicular communications channel modelling; and wireless communication system optimization. The book concludes with a chapter exploring applications and case studies. Radio Wave Propagation in Vehicular Environments is suitable for master's students and above in signal processing and mobile communications courses, as well as researchers working in vehicular communications.

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  • Electromagnetic Reverberation Chambers: Recent advances and innovative applications
  • This book offers state of the art information about a novel range of applications for electromagnetic reverberation chambers. It is written by international experts in electromagnetic theory, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), and antenna design and measurement. For each application area a renowned researcher introduces the general concepts and then describes the recent advances in that field. The following topics are thus addressed in the context of reverberation chambers in the 9 chapters of the book: Calibration of reverberation chambers with the "well stirred condition" method; Performance assessment of the most popular stirring techniques for broadband tests; Probabilistic model in the context of radiated susceptibility tests; Over-the-air testing of wireless devices; Material absorption and dosimetry for animal exposure; Characterization of antenna efficiency and radiation pattern; Radar cross section estimation. Finally, a concluding chapter identifies and explores some of the exciting developments and open issues that represent emerging trends in reverberation chamber research. The book is aimed at advanced students and researchers in signal processing, antenna design or EMC who need to know about new applications of reverberation chambers.

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  • Control of Prosthetic Hands: Challenges and emerging avenues
  • This edited book brings together research from laboratories across the world, in order to offer a global perspective on advances in prosthetic hand control. State-of-the-art control of prosthetics in the laboratory and clinical spaces are presented and the challenges discussed, and the effect of user training on control of prosthetics to evaluate the translational efficacy and value for the end-user is highlighted. The book begins with a chapter introducing the fundamental principles, engineering challenges and control solutions for prosthetic hands. Further chapters address methods to design bespoke sockets, magnetomyography, implantable technologies for closed-loop control of prostheses, direct neural control of prostheses via nerve implants as well as user-prosthesis co-adaptation, and two chapters on prosthetics for children. The book concludes with a chapter by Dr Nazarpour on the future of myoelectric prosthetics control, with particular focus on the successful translation of research advances into real clinical gains. The book is essential reading for anyone involved in research or undertaking advanced courses in prosthetic design and control. It provides an in-depth exploration of this rewarding topic, by exploring technologies with the potential to improve the quality of life of upper-limb prosthetic users.

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