Advances in Computational Intelligence and Robotics (ACIR): 107 Volumes

Advances in Computational Intelligence and Robotics (ACIR): 107 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Ivan Giannoccaro (University of Salento, Italy)
ISSN: 2327-0411|EISSN: 2327-042X
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While intelligence is traditionally a term applied to humans and human cognition, technology has progressed in such a way to allow for the development of intelligent systems able to simulate many human traits. With this new era of simulated and artificial intelligence, much research is needed in order to continue to advance the field and also to evaluate the ethical and societal concerns of the existence of artificial life and machine learning.

The Advances in Computational Intelligence and Robotics (ACIR) Book Series encourages scholarly discourse on all topics pertaining to evolutionary computing, artificial life, computational intelligence, machine learning, and robotics. ACIR presents the latest research being conducted on diverse topics in intelligence technologies with the goal of advancing knowledge and applications in this rapidly evolving field.

Topics Covered

  • Adaptive and Complex Systems
  • Agent technologies
  • Algorithmic Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Artificial Life
  • Automated Reasoning
  • Brain Simulation
  • Cognitive Informatics
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Computational Logic
  • Computer Vision
  • Cyborgs
  • Evolutionary Computing
  • Fuzzy Systems
  • Heuristics
  • Intelligent control
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Neural Networks
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Robotics
  • Synthetic Emotions

Titles in Series

Applications of Artificial Intelligence for Smart Technology
P. Swarnalatha (VIT University, India), S. Prabu (VIT University, India)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
As global communities are attempting to transform into more efficient and technologically-advanced metropolises, artificial intelligence (AI) has taken a firm grasp...
Practical Applications and Use Cases of Computer Vision and Recognition Systems
Chiranji Lal Chowdhary (Vellore Institute of Technology, India), B.D. Parameshachari (GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women, India)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has a wide range of applications and uses in various professions that will continue to be integrated into real-world operations. One cap...
Handbook of Research on Smart Technology Models for Business and Industry
J. Joshua Thomas (KDU Penang University College, Malaysia), Ugo Fiore (University of Naples Parthenope, Italy), Gilberto Perez Lechuga (AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY OF THE HIDALGO STATE, Mexico), Valeriy Kharchenko (Azov-Black Sea Engineering Institute of Federal State Budgetary Establishment of Higher Education, Russia), Pandian Vasant (Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2020. 400 pages.
Advances in machine learning techniques and ever-increasing computing power has helped create a new generation of hardware and software technologies with practical a...
Applications of Artificial Neural Networks for Nonlinear Data
Hiral Ashil Patel (Ganpat University, India), A.V. Senthil Kumar (Hindusthan College of Arts and Science, India)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
Processing information and analyzing data efficiently and effectively is crucial for any company that wishes to stay competitive in its respective market. Nonlinear...
Handbook of Research on Natural Language Processing and Smart Service Systems
Rodolfo Abraham Pazos-Rangel (Tecnológico Nacional de México, Mexico & Instituto Tecnológico de Cd. Madero, Mexico), Rogelio Florencia-Juarez (Autonomous University of Juarez City, Mexico), Mario Andrés Paredes-Valverde (Tecnológico Nacional de México, Mexico & Instituto Tecnológico de Orizaba, Mexico), Gilberto Rivera (Autonomous University of Juarez City, Mexico)
Copyright © 2020. 350 pages.
Natural language processing (NLP) is a branch of artificial intelligence that has emerged as a prevalent method of practice for a sizeable amount of companies. NLP e...
Advancements in Computer Vision Applications in Intelligent Systems and Multimedia Technologies
Muhammad Sarfraz (Kuwait University, Kuwait)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
Two significant areas of study that are continually impacting various dimensions in computer science are computer vision and imaging. These technologies are rapidly...
Machine Learning Applications in Non-Conventional Machining Processes
Goutam Kumar Bose (Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, India), Pritam Pain (Haldia Institute of Technology, India)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
Traditional machining has many limitations in today’s technology-driven world, which has caused industrial professionals to begin implementing various optimization t...
Advancements in Models and Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems
Rinkaj Goyal (GGS IP University, India), Sanjay Misra (Covenant University, Nigeria)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
Modern-day design problems focus on building systems that can operate independently in a networked and distributed environment while also interacting with other comp...
Artificial Neural Network Applications in Business and Engineering
Quang Hung Do (University of Transport Technology, Vietnam)
Copyright © 2020. 280 pages.
In today’s modernized market, various disciplines continue to search for universally functional technologies that improve upon traditional processes. Artificial neur...
Machine Learning Techniques for Pattern Recognition and Information Security
Mohit Dua (National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India), Ankit Kumar Jain (National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, India)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
The artificial intelligence subset machine learning has become a popular technique in professional fields as many are finding new ways to apply this trending technol...
Advancements of Swarm Intelligence Algorithms for Solving Real-World Problems
Shi Cheng (Shaanxi Normal University, China), Yuhui Shi (Southern University of Science and Technology, China)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
The use of optimization algorithms has seen an emergence in various professional fields due to its ability to process data and information in an efficient and produc...
Assisting an Aging Workforce With AI and Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS): Emerging Research and Opportunities
Shigeki Sugiyama (Independent Researcher, Japan)
Copyright © 2020. 150 pages.
In recent decades, the advancements of sciences and technologies have accelerated. However, due to their nature, these sciences and technologies have been weakly int...
Interactivity and the Future of the Human-Computer Interface
Pedro Isaias (The University of Queensland, Australia), Katherine Blashki (Victorian Institute of Technology, Australia)
Copyright © 2020. 340 pages.
The usability and design in technological systems is imperative due to their abundance in numerous professional industries. Computer interfaces have seen significant...
Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Electrical Engineering
Saifullah Khalid (Airports Authority of India, India)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
Artificial intelligence is increasingly finding its way into industrial and manufacturing contexts. The prevalence of AI in industry from stock market trading to man...
IoT and Cloud Computing Advancements in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks
Ram Shringar Rao (Ambedkar Institute of Advanced Communication Technologies and Research, India), Vishal Jain (Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management, New Delhi, India), Omprakash Kaiwartya (Nottingham Trent University, UK), Nanhay Singh (Ambedkar Institute of Advanced Communication Technologies and Research, India)
Copyright © 2020. 330 pages.
The optimization of traffic management operations has become a considerable challenge in today’s global scope due to the significant increase in the number of vehicl...
Emerging Capabilities and Applications of Artificial Higher Order Neural Networks
Ming Zhang (Christopher Newport University, USA)
Copyright © 2020. 346 pages.
Artificial neural network research is one of the new directions for new generation computers. Current research suggests that open box artificial higher order neural...
Applications of Advanced Machine Intelligence in Computer Vision and Object Recognition: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Shouvik Chakraborty (University of Kalyani, India), Kalyani Mali (University of Kalyani, India)
Copyright © 2020. 270 pages.
Computer vision and object recognition are two technological methods that are frequently used in various professional disciplines. In order to maintain high levels o...
Smart Systems Design, Applications, and Challenges
João M.F. Rodrigues (University of Algarve, Portugal), Pedro J.S. Cardoso (University of Algarve, Portugal & LARSyS, Institute for Systems and Robotics, Lisbon, Portugal), Jânio Monteiro (University of Algarve, Portugal & INESC-ID, Lisbon, Portugal), Célia M.Q. Ramos (University of Algarve, Portugal & CIEO, Portugal)
Copyright © 2020. 360 pages.
Smart systems when connected to artificial intelligence (AI) are still closely associated with some popular misconceptions that cause the general public to either ha...
Deep Learning Applications and Intelligent Decision Making in Engineering
Karthikrajan Senthilnathan (VIT University, India), Balamurugan Shanmugam (Quants IS & CS, India), Dinesh Goyal (Poornima Institute of Engineering and Technology, India), Iyswarya Annapoorani (VIT University, India), Ravi Samikannu (Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana)
Copyright © 2020. 335 pages.
Deep learning includes a subset of machine learning for processing the unsupervised data with artificial neural network functions. The major advantage of deep learni...
Implementing Computational Intelligence Techniques for Security Systems Design
Yousif Abdullatif Albastaki (Ahlia University, Bahrain), Wasan Awad (Ahlia University, Bahrain)
Copyright © 2020. 270 pages.
Recently, cryptology problems, such as designing good cryptographic systems and analyzing them, have been challenging researchers. Many algorithms that take advantag...
Managerial Challenges and Social Impacts of Virtual and Augmented Reality
Sandra Maria Correia Loureiro (Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL), Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Lisboa, Portugal)
Copyright © 2020. 280 pages.
The increase in smartphone usage and new technologies embedded in smart devices have led to innovative developments and applications throughout a variety of industri...
Innovations, Algorithms, and Applications in Cognitive Informatics and Natural Intelligence
Kwok Tai Chui (The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong), Miltiadis D. Lytras (The American College of Greece, Greece), Ryan Wen Liu (Wuhan University of Technology, China), Mingbo Zhao (Donghua University, China)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
While cognitive informatics and natural intelligence are receiving greater attention by researchers, multidisciplinary approaches still struggle with fundamental pro...
Avatar-Based Control, Estimation, Communications, and Development of Neuron Multi-Functional Technology Platforms
Vardan Mkrttchian (HHH University, Australia), Ekaterina Aleshina (Penza State University, Russia), Leyla Gamidullaeva (Penza State University, Russia)
Copyright © 2020. 355 pages.
Competition in today’s global market offers strong motivation for the development of sophisticated tools within computer science. The neuron multi-functional technol...
Handbook of Research on Fireworks Algorithms and Swarm Intelligence
Ying Tan (Peking University, China)
Copyright © 2020. 400 pages.
In recent years, swarm intelligence has become a popular computational approach among researchers working on optimization problems throughout the globe. Several algo...
Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Applications of Machine Learning
Arun Solanki (Gautam Buddha University, India), Sandeep Kumar (Amity University, Jaipur, India), Anand Nayyar (Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam)
Copyright © 2020. 1000 pages.
As today’s world continues to advance, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a field that has become a staple of technological development and led to the advancement of nu...
AI Techniques for Reliability Prediction for Electronic Components
Cherry Bhargava (Lovely Professional University, India)
Copyright © 2020. 330 pages.
In the industry of manufacturing and design, one major constraint has been enhancing operating performance using less time. As technology continues to advance, manuf...
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications in Civil, Mechanical, and Industrial Engineering
Gebrail Bekdaş (Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Turkey), Sinan Melih Nigdeli (Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Turkey), Melda Yücel (Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Turkey)
Copyright © 2020. 312 pages.
In today’s developing world, industries are constantly required to improve and advance. New approaches are being implemented to determine optimum values and solution...
Virtual and Augmented Reality in Education, Art, and Museums
Giuliana Guazzaroni (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy), Anitha S. Pillai (Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India)
Copyright © 2020. 385 pages.
Due to the growing prevalence of artificial intelligence technologies, schools, museums, and art galleries will need to change traditional ways of working and conven...
Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Automation in Manufacturing
Maki K. Habib (The American University in Cairo, Egypt)
Copyright © 2020. 357 pages.
While human capabilities can withstand broad levels of strain, they cannot hope to compete with the advanced abilities of automated technologies. Developing advanced...
Control and Signal Processing Applications for Mobile and Aerial Robotic Systems
Oleg Sergiyenko (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico), Moises Rivas-Lopez (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico), Wendy Flores-Fuentes (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico), Julio Cesar Rodríguez-Quiñonez (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico), Lars Lindner (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico)
Copyright © 2020. 390 pages.
As technology continues to develop, certain innovations are beginning to cover a wide range of applications, specifically mobile robotic systems. The boundaries betw...
Examining Fractal Image Processing and Analysis
Soumya Ranjan Nayak (Chitkara University, India), Jibitesh Mishra (College of Engineering and Technology, India)
Copyright © 2020. 305 pages.
Digital image processing is a field that is constantly improving. Gaining high-level understanding from digital images is a key requirement for computing. One aspect...
AI and Big Data’s Potential for Disruptive Innovation
Moses Strydom (Emeritus, France), Sheryl Buckley (University of South Africa, South Africa)
Copyright © 2020. 405 pages.
Big data and artificial intelligence (AI) are at the forefront of technological advances that represent a potential transformational mega-trend—a new multipolar and...
Handbook of Research on the Internet of Things Applications in Robotics and Automation
Rajesh Singh (Lovely Professional University, India), Anita Gehlot (Lovely Professional University, India), Vishal Jain (Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management (BVICAM), New Delhi, India), Praveen Kumar Malik (Lovely Professional University, India)
Copyright © 2020. 433 pages.
With near-universal internet access and ever-advancing electronic devices, the ability to facilitate interactions between various hardware and software provides endl...
Handbook of Research on Applications and Implementations of Machine Learning Techniques
Sathiyamoorthi Velayutham (Sona College of Technology, India)
Copyright © 2020. 461 pages.
Artificial intelligence is at the forefront of research and implementation in many industries including healthcare and agriculture. Whether it’s detecting disease or...
Handbook of Research on Advanced Mechatronic Systems and Intelligent Robotics
Maki K. Habib (The American University in Cairo, Egypt)
Copyright © 2020. 466 pages.
Advanced research in the field of mechatronics and robotics represents a unifying interdisciplinary and intelligent engineering science paradigm. It is a holistic, c...
Edge Computing and Computational Intelligence Paradigms for the IoT
G. Nagarajan (Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, India), R.I. Minu (SRM Institute of Science and Technology, India)
Copyright © 2019. 347 pages.
Edge computing is focused on devices and technologies that are attached to the internet of things (IoT). Identifying IoT use across a range of industries and measuri...
Handbook of Research on Human-Computer Interfaces and New Modes of Interactivity
Katherine Blashki (Victorian Institute of Technology, Australia), Pedro Isaías (The University of Queensland, Australia)
Copyright © 2019. 488 pages.
Due to its versatility and accessibility, individuals all around the world routinely use various forms of technology to interact with one another. Over the years, th...
Machine Learning and Cognitive Science Applications in Cyber Security
Muhammad Salman Khan (University of Manitoba, Canada)
Copyright © 2019. 321 pages.
In the past few years, with the evolution of advanced persistent threats and mutation techniques, sensitive and damaging information from a variety of sources have b...
Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Models for Website Evaluation
Kemal Vatansever (Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University, Turkey), Yakup Akgül (Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2019. 254 pages.
With almost every business application process being linked with a web portal, the website has become an integral part of any organization. Satisfying the end user’s...
Handbook of Research on Deep Learning Innovations and Trends
Aboul Ella Hassanien (Cairo University, Egypt), Ashraf Darwish (Helwan University, Egypt), Chiranji Lal Chowdhary (VIT University, India)
Copyright © 2019. 355 pages.
Leading technology firms and research institutions are continuously exploring new techniques in artificial intelligence and machine learning. As such, deep learning...
Computational Intelligence in the Internet of Things
Hindriyanto Dwi Purnomo (Satya Wacana Christian University, Indonesia)
Copyright © 2019. 342 pages.
In recent years, the need for smart equipment has increased exponentially with the upsurge in technological advances. To work to their fullest capacity, these device...
Artificial Intelligence and Security Challenges in Emerging Networks
Ryma Abassi (University of Carthage, Tunisia)
Copyright © 2019. 293 pages.
The recent rise of emerging networking technologies such as social networks, content centric networks, Internet of Things networks, etc, have attracted significant a...
Emerging Trends and Applications in Cognitive Computing
Pradeep Kumar Mallick (Vignana Bharathi Institute of Technology, India), Samarjeet Borah (Sikkim Manipal University, India)
Copyright © 2019. 300 pages.
Though an individual can process a limitless amount of information, the human brain can only comprehend a small amount of data at a time. Using technology can improv...
Predictive Intelligence Using Big Data and the Internet of Things
P.K. Gupta (Jaypee University of Information Technology, India), Tuncer Ören (University of Ottawa, Canada), Mayank Singh (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Copyright © 2019. 300 pages.
With the recent growth of big data and the internet of things (IoT), individuals can now upload, retrieve, store, and collect massive amounts of information to help...
Advanced Metaheuristic Methods in Big Data Retrieval and Analytics
Hadj Ahmed Bouarara (Dr. Moulay Tahar University of Saïda, Algeria), Reda Mohamed Hamou (Dr. Moulay Tahar University of Saïda, Algeria), Amine Rahmani (Dr. Moulay Tahar University of Saïda, Algeria)
Copyright © 2019. 320 pages.
The amount of data shared and stored on the web and other document repositories is steadily on the rise. Unfortunately, this growth increases inefficiencies and diff...
Nature-Inspired Algorithms for Big Data Frameworks
Hema Banati (Dyal Singh College, India), Shikha Mehta (Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, India), Parmeet Kaur (Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, India)
Copyright © 2019. 412 pages.
As technology continues to become more sophisticated, mimicking natural processes and phenomena becomes more of a reality. Continued research in the field of natural...
Novel Design and Applications of Robotics Technologies
Dan Zhang (York University, Canada), Bin Wei (York University, Canada)
Copyright © 2019. 341 pages.
Through expanded intelligence, the use of robotics has fundamentally transformed a variety of fields, including manufacturing, aerospace, medical, social services, a...
Optoelectronics in Machine Vision-Based Theories and Applications
Moises Rivas-Lopez (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico), Oleg Sergiyenko (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico), Wendy Flores-Fuentes (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico), Julio Cesar Rodríguez-Quiñonez (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico)
Copyright © 2019. 433 pages.
Sensor technologies play a large part in modern life, as they are present in things like security systems, digital cameras, smartphones, and motion sensors. While th...
Handbook of Research on Predictive Modeling and Optimization Methods in Science and Engineering
Dookie Kim (Kunsan National University, South Korea), Sanjiban Sekhar Roy (VIT University, India), Tim Länsivaara (Tampere University of Technology, Finland), Ravinesh Deo (University of Southern Queensland, Australia), Pijush Samui (National Institute of Technology Patna, India)
Copyright © 2018. 618 pages.
The disciplines of science and engineering rely heavily on the forecasting of prospective constraints for concepts that have not yet been proven to exist, especially...
Handbook of Research on Investigations in Artificial Life Research and Development
Maki Habib (The American University in Cairo, Egypt)
Copyright © 2018. 501 pages.
Research on artificial life is critical to solving various dynamic obstacles individuals face on a daily basis. From electric wheelchairs to navigation, artificial l...
Critical Developments and Applications of Swarm Intelligence
Yuhui Shi (Southern University of Science and Technology, China)
Copyright © 2018. 478 pages.
Artificial intelligence is a constantly advancing field that requires models in order to accurately create functional systems. The use of natural acumen to create ar...
Handbook of Research on Biomimetics and Biomedical Robotics
Maki Habib (The American University in Cairo, Egypt)
Copyright © 2018. 532 pages.
Biomimetic research is an emerging field that aims to draw inspiration and substances from natural sources and create biological systems in structure, mechanism, and...
Developments and Trends in Intelligent Technologies and Smart Systems
Vijayan Sugumaran (Oakland University, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 351 pages.
Due to the exponential rise of emerging technology, there have been significant developments in intelligent systems. This has facilitated increasing opportunities fo...
Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots in Contemporary Culture and Society
Steven John Thompson (University of Maryland University College, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 286 pages.
Mankind’s dependence on artificial intelligence and robotics is increasing rapidly as technology becomes more advanced. Finding a way to seamlessly intertwine these...
Handbook of Research on Modeling, Analysis, and Application of Nature-Inspired Metaheuristic Algorithms
Sujata Dash (North Orissa University, India), B.K. Tripathy (VIT University, India), Atta ur Rahman (University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2018. 538 pages.
The digital age is ripe with emerging advances and applications in technological innovations. Mimicking the structure of complex systems in nature can provide new id...
Concept Parsing Algorithms (CPA) for Textual Analysis and Discovery: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Uri Shafrir (University of Toronto, Canada), Masha Etkind (Ryerson University, Canada)
Copyright © 2018. 139 pages.
Text analysis tools aid in extracting meaning from digital content. As digital text becomes more and more complex, new techniques are needed to understand conceptual...
Handbook of Research on Applied Cybernetics and Systems Science
Snehanshu Saha (PESIT South Campus, India), Abhyuday Mandal (University of Georgia, USA), Anand Narasimhamurthy (BITS Hyderabad, India), Sarasvathi V (PESIT- Bangalore South Campus, India), Shivappa Sangam (UGC, India)
Copyright © 2017. 463 pages.
In the digital era, novel applications and techniques in the realm of computer science are increasing constantly. These innovations have led to new techniques and de...
Handbook of Research on Machine Learning Innovations and Trends
Aboul Ella Hassanien (Cairo University, Egypt), Tarek Gaber (Suez Canal University, Egypt)
Copyright © 2017. 1093 pages.
Continuous improvements in technological applications have allowed more opportunities to develop automated systems. This not only leads to higher success in smart da...
Membrane Computing for Distributed Control of Robotic Swarms: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Andrei George Florea (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania), Cătălin Buiu (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania)
Copyright © 2017. 119 pages.
Developments in bio-inspired computation have impacted multiple fields and created opportunities for new applications. In recent years, these techniques have been in...
Handbook of Research on Soft Computing and Nature-Inspired Algorithms
Shishir K. Shandilya (Bansal Institute of Research and Technology, India), Smita Shandilya (Sagar Institute of Research Technology and Science, India), Kusum Deep (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India), Atulya K. Nagar (Liverpool Hope University, UK)
Copyright © 2017. 627 pages.
Soft computing and nature-inspired computing both play a significant role in developing a better understanding to machine learning. When studied together, they can o...
Recent Developments in Intelligent Nature-Inspired Computing
Srikanta Patnaik (SOA University, India)
Copyright © 2017. 264 pages.
The development of nature-inspired computational techniques has enhanced problem solving in dynamic and uncertain environments. By implementing effective computing s...
Ubiquitous Machine Learning and Its Applications
Pradeep Kumar (Maulana Azad National Urdu University, India), Arvind Tiwari (DIT University, India)
Copyright © 2017. 259 pages.
Constant improvements in technological applications have allowed for more opportunities to develop automated systems. This not only leads to higher success in smart...
Advanced Image Processing Techniques and Applications
N. Suresh Kumar (VIT University, India), Arun Kumar Sangaiah (VIT University, India), M. Arun (VIT University, India), S. Anand (VIT University, India)
Copyright © 2017. 439 pages.
Today, the scope of image processing and recognition has broadened due to the gap in scientific visualization. Thus, new imaging techniques have developed, and it is...
Advanced Research on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures
Jordi Vallverdú (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain), Manuel Mazzara (Innopolis University, Russia), Max Talanov (Kazan Federal University, Russia), Salvatore Distefano (University of Messina, Italy & Kazan Federal University, Russia), Robert Lowe (University of Gothenburg, Sweden & University of Skövde, Sweden)
Copyright © 2017. 297 pages.
There are many different approaches to understanding human consciousness. By conducting research to better understand various biological mechanisms, these can be red...
Theoretical and Practical Advancements for Fuzzy System Integration
Deng-Feng Li (Fuzhou University, China)
Copyright © 2017. 415 pages.
In real management situations, uncertainty is inherently present in decision making. As such, it is increasingly imperative to research and develop new theories and...
Multi-Agent-Based Simulations Applied to Biological and Environmental Systems
Diana Francisca Adamatti (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Brazil)
Copyright © 2017. 406 pages.
The discovery and development of new computational methods have expanded the capabilities and uses of simulations. With agent-based models, the applications of compu...
Strategic Imperatives and Core Competencies in the Era of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
Roman Batko (Jagiellonian University, Poland), Anna Szopa (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
Copyright © 2017. 302 pages.
The use of machines has changed the workplaces of today. While machinery is still not able to perform certain jobs that require creative or non-routine functions, th...
Emerging Research on Applied Fuzzy Sets and Intuitionistic Fuzzy Matrices
Amal Kumar Adak (Jafuly Deshpran High School, India), Debashree Manna (Damda Jr. High School, India), Monoranjan Bhowmik (Vidyasagar Teacher’s Training College, India)
Copyright © 2017. 375 pages.
The use of fuzzy logic has become prominent in a variety of fields and applications. By implementing these logic sets, problems and uncertainties are more effectivel...
Multi-Core Computer Vision and Image Processing for Intelligent Applications
Mohan S. (Al Yamamah University, Saudi Arabia), Vani V. (Al Yamamah University, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2017. 292 pages.
A multicore platform uses distributed or parallel computing in a single computer, and this can be used to assist image processing algorithms in reducing computationa...
Developing and Applying Optoelectronics in Machine Vision
Oleg Sergiyenko (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico), Julio C. Rodriguez-Quiñonez (Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico)
Copyright © 2017. 341 pages.
Sensor technologies play a large part in modern life as they are present in security systems, digital cameras, smartphones, and motion sensors. While these devices a...
Pattern Recognition and Classification in Time Series Data
Eva Volna (University of Ostrava, Czech Republic), Martin Kotyrba (University of Ostrava, Czech Republic), Michal Janosek (University of Ostrava, Czech Republic)
Copyright © 2017. 282 pages.
Patterns can be any number of items that occur repeatedly, whether in the behaviour of animals, humans, traffic, or even in the appearance of a design. As technologi...
Integrating Cognitive Architectures into Virtual Character Design
Jeremy Owen Turner (Simon Fraser University, Canada), Michael Nixon (Simon Fraser University, Canada), Ulysses Bernardet (Simon Fraser University, Canada), Steve DiPaola (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Copyright © 2016. 346 pages.
Cognitive architectures represent an umbrella term to describe ways in which the flow of thought can be engineered towards cerebral and behavioral outcomes. Cognitiv...
Handbook of Research on Natural Computing for Optimization Problems
Jyotsna Kumar Mandal (University of Kalyani, India), Somnath Mukhopadhyay (Calcutta Business School, India), Tandra Pal (National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India)
Copyright © 2016. 1015 pages.
Nature-inspired computation is an interdisciplinary topic area that connects the natural sciences to computer science. Since natural computing is utilized in a varie...
Applied Artificial Higher Order Neural Networks for Control and Recognition
Ming Zhang (Christopher Newport University, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 511 pages.
In recent years, Higher Order Neural Networks (HONNs) have been widely adopted by researchers for applications in control signal generating, pattern recognition, non...
Handbook of Research on Generalized and Hybrid Set Structures and Applications for Soft Computing
Sunil Jacob John (National Institute of Technology Calicut, India)
Copyright © 2016. 607 pages.
Successful development of effective computational systems is a challenge for IT developers across sectors due to uncertainty issues that are inherently present withi...
Handbook of Research on Modern Optimization Algorithms and Applications in Engineering and Economics
Pandian Vasant (Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia), Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber (Middle East Technical University, Turkey), Vo Ngoc Dieu (Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam)
Copyright © 2016. 960 pages.
Modern optimization approaches have attracted many research scientists, decision makers and practicing researchers in recent years as powerful intelligent computatio...
Problem Solving and Uncertainty Modeling through Optimization and Soft Computing Applications
Pratiksha Saxena (Gautam Buddha University, India), Dipti Singh (Gautam Buddha University, India), Millie Pant (Indian Institute of Technology - Roorkee, India)
Copyright © 2016. 403 pages.
Optimization techniques have developed into a modern-day solution for real-world problems in various industries. As a way to improve performance and handle issues of...
Emerging Technologies in Intelligent Applications for Image and Video Processing
V. Santhi (VIT University, India), D. P. Acharjya (VIT University, India), M. Ezhilarasan (Pondichery Engineering College, India)
Copyright © 2016. 518 pages.
Image and Video Processing is an active area of research due to its potential applications for solving real-world problems. Integrating computational intelligence to...
Handbook of Research on Design, Control, and Modeling of Swarm Robotics
Ying Tan (Peking University, China)
Copyright © 2016. 854 pages.
Studies on robotics applications have grown substantially in recent years, with swarm robotics being a relatively new area of research. Inspired by studies in swarm...
Handbook of Research on Emerging Perspectives in Intelligent Pattern Recognition, Analysis, and Image Processing
Narendra Kumar Kamila (C.V. Raman College of Engineering, India)
Copyright © 2016. 477 pages.
Whether an old photograph or a single video frame, there is a wealth of data hidden in a picture. Image processing and pattern analysis play a vital role in engineer...
Handbook of Research on Advanced Hybrid Intelligent Techniques and Applications
Siddhartha Bhattacharyya (RCC Institute of Information Technology, India), Pinaki Banerjee (Goldstone Infratech Limited, India), Dipankar Majumdar (RCC Institute of Information Technology, India), Paramartha Dutta (Visva-Bharati University, India)
Copyright © 2016. 653 pages.
Conventional computational methods, and even the latest soft computing paradigms, often fall short in their ability to offer solutions to many real-world problems du...
Research Advances in the Integration of Big Data and Smart Computing
Pradeep Kumar Mallick (Institute for Research and Development, India)
Copyright © 2016. 374 pages.
The volume, complexity, and irregularity of computational data in modern algorithms and simulations necessitates an unorthodox approach to computing. Understanding t...
Innovative Research in Attention Modeling and Computer Vision Applications
Rajarshi Pal (Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology, India)
Copyright © 2016. 456 pages.
Robotics and autonomous systems can aid disabled individuals in daily living or make a workplace more productive, but these tools are only as effective as the techno...
Handbook of Research on Swarm Intelligence in Engineering
Siddhartha Bhattacharyya (RCC Institute of Information Technology, India), Paramartha Dutta (Visva-Bharati University, India)
Copyright © 2015. 743 pages.
Swarm Intelligence has recently emerged as a next-generation methodology belonging to the class of evolutionary computing. As a result, scientists have been able to...
Handbook of Research on Advancements in Robotics and Mechatronics
Maki K. Habib (The American University in Cairo, Egypt)
Copyright © 2015. 994 pages.
The field of mechatronics integrates modern engineering science and technologies with new ways of thinking, enhancing the design of products and manufacturing proces...
Handbook of Research on Advanced Intelligent Control Engineering and Automation
Ahmad Taher Azar (Benha University, Egypt), Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan (Vel Tech University, India)
Copyright © 2015. 794 pages.
In industrial engineering and manufacturing, control of individual processes and systems is crucial to developing a quality final product. Rapid developments in tech...
Handbook of Research on Artificial Intelligence Techniques and Algorithms
Pandian Vasant (Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2015. 796 pages.
For decades, optimization methods such as Fuzzy Logic, Artificial Neural Networks, Firefly, Simulated annealing, and Tabu search, have been capable of handling and t...
Handbook of Research on Synthesizing Human Emotion in Intelligent Systems and Robotics
Jordi Vallverdú (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)
Copyright © 2015. 469 pages.
Emotions convey significant information through means of natural language analysis, embodiment, and emotional signing. Machines equipped with the ability to experien...
Recent Advances in Ambient Intelligence and Context-Aware Computing
Kevin Curran (University of Ulster, UK)
Copyright © 2015. 375 pages.
Modern devices, from phones and cars to houses and the appliances within them, are being designed with formidable computational power and expanded functionality. To...
Recent Advances in Intelligent Technologies and Information Systems
Vijayan Sugumaran (Oakland University, USA & Sogang University, Seoul, Korea)
Copyright © 2015. 309 pages.
The amount of data used in the business world has been growing at a rapid and exponential rate. These large volumes of data have led not only to the rise of big data...
Emerging Research on Swarm Intelligence and Algorithm Optimization
Yuhui Shi (Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), China)
Copyright © 2015. 341 pages.
Throughout time, scientists have looked to nature in order to understand and model solutions for complex real-world problems. In particular, the study of self-organi...
Face Recognition in Adverse Conditions
Maria De Marsico (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy), Michele Nappi (University of Salerno, Italy), Massimo Tistarelli (University of Sassari, Italy)
Copyright © 2014. 480 pages.
Facial recognition software has improved by leaps and bounds over the past few decades, with error rates decreasing significantly within the past ten years. Though t...
Computer Vision and Image Processing in Intelligent Systems and Multimedia Technologies
Muhammad Sarfraz (Kuwait University, Kuwait)
Copyright © 2014. 312 pages.
The fields of computer vision and image processing are constantly evolving as new research and applications in these areas emerge. Staying abreast of the most up-to-...
Mathematics of Uncertainty Modeling in the Analysis of Engineering and Science Problems
S. Chakraverty (National Institute of Technology - Rourkela, India)
Copyright © 2014. 441 pages.
For various scientific and engineering problems, how to deal with variables and parameters of uncertain value is an important issue. Full analysis of the specific er...
Global Trends in Intelligent Computing Research and Development
B.K. Tripathy (VIT University, India), D. P. Acharjya (VIT University, India)
Copyright © 2014. 601 pages.
As the amount of accumulated data across a variety of fields becomes harder to maintain, it is essential for a new generation of computational theories and tools to...
Exploring Innovative and Successful Applications of Soft Computing
Antonio D. Masegosa (Universidad de Granada, Spain), Pablo J. Villacorta (Universidad de Granada, Spain), Carlos Cruz-Corona (Universidad de Granada, Spain), M. Socorro García-Cascales (Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Spain), María T. Lamata (Universidad de Granada, Spain), José L. Verdegay (Universidad de Granada, Spain)
Copyright © 2014. 375 pages.
The evolution of soft computing applications has offered a multitude of methodologies and techniques that are useful in facilitating new ways to address practical an...
Research Developments in Computer Vision and Image Processing: Methodologies and Applications
Rajeev Srivastava (Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), India), S. K. Singh (Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), India), K. K. Shukla (Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), India)
Copyright © 2014. 451 pages.
Similar to the way in which computer vision and computer graphics act as the dual fields that connect image processing in modern computer science, the field of image...
Handbook of Research on Novel Soft Computing Intelligent Algorithms: Theory and Practical Applications
Pandian M. Vasant (Petronas University of Technology, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2014. 1018 pages.
As technologies grow more complex, modeling and simulation of new intelligent systems becomes increasingly challenging and nuanced; specifically in diverse fields su...
Intelligent Technologies and Techniques for Pervasive Computing
Kostas Kolomvatsos (University of Athens, Greece), Christos Anagnostopoulos (Ionian University, Greece), Stathes Hadjiefthymiades (University of Athens, Greece)
Copyright © 2013. 351 pages.
Pervasive computing enables users to interact with information resources in their everyday lives. The development of computational technologies that can exist in eve...
Mobile Ad Hoc Robots and Wireless Robotic Systems: Design and Implementation
Raul Aquino Santos (University of Colima, Mexico), Omar Lengerke (Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga, Colombia), Arthur Edwards-Block (University of Colima, Mexico)
Copyright © 2013. 344 pages.
The emergence of wireless robotic systems has provided new perspectives on technology. With the combination of disciplines such as robotic systems, ad hoc networking...
Intelligent Planning for Mobile Robotics: Algorithmic Approaches
Ritu Tiwari (ABV – Indian Institute of Information, India), Anupam Shukla (ABV – Indian Institute of Information, India), Rahul Kala (School of Systems Engineering, University of Reading, UK)
Copyright © 2013. 322 pages.
Robotics is an ever-expanding field and intelligent planning continues to play a major role. Given that the intention of mobile robots is to carry out tasks independ...
Simultaneous Localization and Mapping for Mobile Robots: Introduction and Methods
Juan-Antonio Fernández-Madrigal (Universidad de Málaga, Spain), José Luis Blanco Claraco (Universidad de Málaga, Spain)
Copyright © 2013. 499 pages.
As mobile robots become more common in general knowledge and practices, as opposed to simply in research labs, there is an increased need for the introduction and me...
Prototyping of Robotic Systems: Applications of Design and Implementation
Tarek Sobh (University of Bridgeport, USA), Xingguo Xiong (University of Bridgeport, USA)
Copyright © 2012. 522 pages.
As a segment of the broader science of automation, robotics has achieved tremendous progress in recent decades due to the advances in supporting technologies such as...
Cross-Disciplinary Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition: Advancing Technologies
Vijay Kumar Mago (Simon Fraser University, Canada), Nitin Bhatia (DAV College, India)
Copyright © 2012. 786 pages.
The need for intelligent machines in areas such as medical diagnostics, biometric security systems, and image processing motivates researchers to develop and explore...
Handbook of Research on Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments: Trends and Perspectives
Nak-Young Chong (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan), Fulvio Mastrogiovanni (University of Genova, Italy)
Copyright © 2011. 770 pages.
Ambient Intelligence (AmI) is a multidisciplinary approach aimed at enriching physical environments with a network of distributed devices, such as sensors, actuators...
Particle Swarm Optimization and Intelligence: Advances and Applications
Konstantinos E. Parsopoulos (University of Ioannina, Greece), Michael N. Vrahatis (University of Patras, Greece)
Copyright © 2010. 328 pages.
Since its initial development, particle swarm optimization has gained wide recognition due to its ability to provide solutions efficiently, requiring only minimal im...
Artificial Intelligence Applications for Improved Software Engineering Development: New Prospects
Farid Meziane (University of Salford, UK), Sunil Vadera (University of Salford, UK)
Copyright © 2010. 372 pages.
Despite decades of research, developing software that is fit for purpose, developed on time, and within budget remains a challenge. Many researchers have advocated t...