Innovation, Alliances, and Networks in High-Tech by Fiorenza Belussi, Luigi Orsi

By Fiorenza Belussi, Luigi Orsi

Recent years have obvious a progress in strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions and collaborative networks regarding knowledge-intensive and hi-tech industries. despite the fact that, there were fairly few reviews this way of collaboration as a method to force organizations’ leading edge performances. This booklet particularly specializes in the position of strategic alliances, M&A and innovation networks, supplying insights on if and the way they give a contribution to boosting corporations’ innovation performances.

The publication has a double objective. first of all, it investigates at an point the position performed via the alliance, M&As and networks in high-tech environments comparable to biotechnology, pharmaceutical, software program and nanotechnology in growing, remodeling and reshaping the dynamics inside of and among industries. Secondly, it explores the influence on the enterprise point of things similar to cognitive distance, administration services, and relational and social functions, on corporations’ international innovation ability, measured as innovation volume, innovation caliber and innovation novelty. The booklet may be of curiosity to students engaged on the economics of innovation, innovation administration reviews, strategic administration, neighborhood technological know-how and evolutionary economics, between different areas.

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Advances in Neural Networks – ISNN 2007: 4th International by Nan Jiang, Yixian Yang, Xiaomin Ma, Zhaozhi Zhang (auth.),

By Nan Jiang, Yixian Yang, Xiaomin Ma, Zhaozhi Zhang (auth.), Derong Liu, Shumin Fei, Zengguang Hou, Huaguang Zhang, Changyin Sun (eds.)

This e-book is a part of a 3 quantity set that constitutes the refereed court cases of the 4th overseas Symposium on Neural Networks, ISNN 2007, held in Nanjing, China in June 2007.

The 262 revised lengthy papers and 192 revised brief papers offered have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from a complete of 1,975 submissions. The papers are equipped in topical sections on neural fuzzy regulate, neural networks for keep watch over purposes, adaptive dynamic programming and reinforcement studying, neural networks for nonlinear platforms modeling, robotics, balance research of neural networks, studying and approximation, info mining and have extraction, chaos and synchronization, neural fuzzy platforms, education and studying algorithms for neural networks, neural community constructions, neural networks for development attractiveness, SOMs, ICA/PCA, biomedical purposes, feedforward neural networks, recurrent neural networks, neural networks for optimization, aid vector machines, fault diagnosis/detection, communications and sign processing, image/video processing, and functions of neural networks.

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Index and Query Methods in Road Networks by Jun Feng, Toyohide Watanabe

By Jun Feng, Toyohide Watanabe

This e-book offers the index and question concepts on street community and relocating gadgets that are constrained to street community. right here, the line community of non-Euclidean house has its distinct features such that relocating items can be quite shut in a directly line distance. The index utilized in two-dimensional Euclidean house isn't really regularly applicable for relocating gadgets on street community. as a result, the index constitution has to be stronger to be able to receive appropriate indexing equipment, discover the shortest course and procure nearest neighbor question and aggregation question tools less than the hot index structures.

Chapter 1 of this ebook introduces the current scenario of clever site visitors and index in street community, bankruptcy 2 introduces the appropriate latest spatial indexing tools. bankruptcy 3-5 specialise in a number of problems with street community and question, they includes: site visitors street community versions (see bankruptcy 3), index buildings (see bankruptcy four) and mixture question equipment (see bankruptcy 5). eventually, in bankruptcy 6, the e-book in brief describes the functions and the advance of clever transportation within the future.

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Mobile Networks and Management: 5th International by MinJi Kim, Thierry Klein, Emina Soljanin, João Barros,

By MinJi Kim, Thierry Klein, Emina Soljanin, João Barros, Muriel Médard (auth.), Dirk Pesch, Andreas Timm-Giel, Ramón Agüero Calvo, Bernd-Ludwig Wenning, Kostas Pentikousis (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the post-proceedings of the fifth foreign ICST convention on cellular Networks and administration, MONAMI 2013, held in Cork, eire, in September 2013. The 18 revised complete papers awarded have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from a number of submissions. the quantity is prepared thematically in 5 components, protecting: TCP, multi-path and coding and content-centric networking; cellular networks; instant sensor and vehicular networks; instant communications and site visitors; destiny examine instructions, together with cloud connectivity, orchestration and SDN.

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Interworking of Wireless LANs and Cellular Networks by Wei Song

By Wei Song

The next-generation of instant communications are estimated to be supported through heterogeneous networks through the use of numerous instant entry applied sciences. the preferred mobile networks and instant neighborhood zone networks (WLANs) current completely complementary features when it comes to carrier skill, mobility aid, and quality-of-service (QoS) provisioning. The cellular/WLAN interworking is an efficient approach to advertise the evolution of instant networks. Interworking of instant LANs and mobile Networksu00a0focuses on 3 elements, particularly entry choice, name admission keep an eye on and cargo sharing to enquire heterogeneous interworking for cellular/WLAN built-in networks.u00a0It not just unearths very important observations but additionally bargains valuable instruments for functionality assessment. the original site visitors and community features are exploited to augment interworking effectiveness. Theoretical research and simulation validation show merits of cellular/WLAN interworking in genuine networks. final yet no longer the least, this short highlights promising destiny learn instructions to steer readers.

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The Battle for Hearts and Minds: Using Soft Power to by Alexander T J Lennon

By Alexander T J Lennon

Even though army operations have ruled media assurance of the battle on terrorism, a much wider array of coverage concepts may perhaps carry the major to lowering the charm of worldwide terrorist networks, relatively in economically destitute parts. those suggestions contain using "soft power," a time period first utilized by political scientist Joseph Nye in a 1990 article in international coverage to explain nonmilitary recommendations to form diplomacy and behavior.The conflict for Hearts and Minds discusses 4 elements of sentimental strength. the 1st element of the booklet considers failed or failing states as havens for transnational terrorist networks, and examines the simplest how you can construct sturdy countries in volatile areas, together with targeted appears to be like at Afghanistan and Sierra Leone. the second one part explores postconflict reconstruction, together with in-depth examinations of safeguard, justice and reconciliation, possibilities for attaining socioeconomic healthiness, and elevated participation in govt. The 3rd part examines public international relations, asking even if the U.S. wishes new guidelines or just a brand new snapshot to raise its allure within the Arab and Muslim international. the ultimate portion of the booklet appears to be like at international information, and assesses the opportunity of the present administration's "Millennium problem Account" (or as one contributor places it, "Compassionate Conservatism Meets international Poverty") to strive against poverty, raise democracy, and decrease the attraction of terror. The conflict for Hearts and Minds provides a balanced evaluate of the position that nonmilitary innovations can play opposed to transnational terrorist networks.

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Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning – ICANN by Claire Gerrard, John McCall, George M. Coghill, Christopher

By Claire Gerrard, John McCall, George M. Coghill, Christopher Macleod (auth.), Alessandro E. P. Villa, Włodzisław Duch, Péter Érdi, Francesco Masulli, Günther Palm (eds.)

The two-volume set LNCS 7552 + 7553 constitutes the lawsuits of the twenty second overseas convention on synthetic Neural Networks, ICANN 2012, held in Lausanne, Switzerland, in September 2012. The 162 papers incorporated within the court cases have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 247 submissions. they're prepared in topical sections named: theoretical neural computation; details and optimization; from neurons to neuromorphism; spiking dynamics; from unmarried neurons to networks; advanced firing styles; circulation and movement; from sensation to belief; item and face acceptance; reinforcement studying; bayesian and echo nation networks; recurrent neural networks and reservoir computing; coding architectures; interacting with the mind; swarm intelligence and decision-making; mulitlayer perceptrons and kernel networks; education and studying; inference and popularity; help vector machines; self-organizing maps and clustering; clustering, mining and exploratory research; bioinformatics; and time weries and forecasting.

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Cellular Neural Networks and Analog VLSI by J. M. Cruz, L. O. Chua (auth.), Leon O. Chua, Glenn Gulak,

By J. M. Cruz, L. O. Chua (auth.), Leon O. Chua, Glenn Gulak, Edmund Pierzchala, Angel Rodríguez-Vázquez (eds.)

Cellular Neural Networks and Analog VLSI brings jointly in a single position very important contributions and up to date learn ends up in this fast-paced zone.
Cellular Neural Networks and Analog VLSI serves as a very good reference, delivering perception into probably the most hard study concerns within the field.

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Introducing Social Networks (Introducing Statistical Methods by Mr Alain Degenne, Michel Forse

By Mr Alain Degenne, Michel Forse

This great advent to the research of social networks combines a hands-on guide with an updated evaluation of the newest examine and methods. The authors supply a radical grounding within the software of the tools of social community research. they give an figuring out of the speculation of social buildings during which social community research is grounded, a precis of the options wanted for facing extra complex concepts, and courses for utilizing the first software program programs for social community research.

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Networks for Grid Applications - GridNets 2009 (LNICST, 25) by Tasos Doulamis, Joe Mambretti, Ioannis Tomkos, Dora

By Tasos Doulamis, Joe Mambretti, Ioannis Tomkos, Dora Varvarigou

This booklet constitutes the completely refereed post-conference court cases of the 3rd foreign ICST convention on Networks for Grid functions, GridNets 2009, held in Athens, Greece, in September 2009. The 10 full papers, three invited papers and a pair of invited keynotes handle the full spectrum of Grid networks and canopy a number of themes comparable to authorisation infrastructure for on-demand Grid and community source provisioning, entry keep an eye on standards for Grid and cloud computing platforms, enterprise versions, accounting and billing recommendations in Grid-aware networks, a number of source scheduling in e-science functions, percolation-based copy discovery in peer-to-peer grid infrastructures,  GridFTP GUI,  alarms carrier for tracking multi-domain Grid networks, Grid computing to discover the computational assets of the settop packing containers, open resource cloud computing platforms in line with huge scale excessive functionality, dynamic community companies, WDM ring networks, structure to combine broadband entry networks and instant Grids, implementation of random linear community coding utilizing NVIDIA's CUDA toolkit, collaboration in a instant Grid innovation testbed by way of digital consortium in addition to demanding situations for social keep an eye on in instant cellular Grids

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