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The recent rise of emerging networking technologies such as social networks, content centric networks, Internet of Things networks, etc, have attracted significant attention from academia as well as industry professionals looking to utilize these technologies for efficiency purposes. However, the allure of such networks and resultant storage of high volumes of data leads to increased security risks, including threats to information privacy.

Artificial Intelligence and Security Challenges in Emerging Networks is an essential reference source that discusses applications of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data mining, as well as other tools and strategies to protect networks against security threats and solve security and privacy problems. Featuring research on topics such as encryption, neural networks, and system verification, this book is ideally designed for ITC procurement managers, IT consultants, systems and network integrators, infrastructure service providers, computer and software engineers, startup companies, academicians, researchers, managers, and students. 

Advanced research in the field of mechatronics and robotics represents a unifying interdisciplinary and intelligent engineering science paradigm. It is a holistic, concurrent, and interdisciplinary engineering science that identifies novel possibilities of synergizing and fusing different disciplines.

The Handbook of Research on Advanced Mechatronic Systems and Intelligent Robotics is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of knowledge in both theoretical and practical skills of intelligent robotics and mechatronics. While highlighting topics including green technology, machine learning, and virtual manufacturing, this book is ideally designed for researchers, students, engineers, and computer practitioners seeking current research on developing innovative ideas for intelligent robotics and autonomous and smart interdisciplinary mechatronic products.

In recent years, the need for smart equipment has increased exponentially with the upsurge in technological advances. To work to their fullest capacity, these devices need to be able to communicate with other devices in their network to exchange information and receive instructions.


Computational Intelligence in the Internet of Things is an essential reference source that provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings in the area of computational intelligence and the Internet of Things. Featuring research on topics such as data analytics, machine learning, and neural networks, this book is ideally designed for IT specialists, managers, professionals, researchers, and academicians.

Recent research reveals that socioeconomic factors of the neighborhoods where road users live and where pedestrian-vehicle crashes occur are important in determining the severity of the crashes, with the former having a greater influence. Hence, road safety countermeasures, especially those focusing on the road users, should be targeted at these high risk neighborhoods.

Big Data Analytics in Traffic and Transportation Engineering: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an essential reference source that discusses access to transportation and examines vehicle-pedestrian crashes, specifically in relation to socioeconomic factors that influence them, main predictors, factors that contribute to crash severity, and the enhancement of pedestrian safety measures. Featuring research on topics such as public transport, accessibility, and spatial distribution, this book is ideally designed for policymakers, transportation engineers, road safety designers, transport planners and managers, professionals, academicians, researchers, and public administrators.

Interest in computer vision and image processing has grown in recent years with the advancement of everyday technologies such as smartphones, computer games, and social robotics. These advancements have allowed for advanced algorithms that have improved the processing capabilities of these technologies.

Advancements in Computer Vision and Image Processing is a critical scholarly resource that explores the impact of new technologies on computer vision and image processing methods in everyday life. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics including 3D visual localization, cellular automata-based structures, and eye and face recognition, this book is geared toward academicians, technology professionals, engineers, students, and researchers seeking current research on the development of sophisticated algorithms to process images and videos in real time.

Fog computing is quickly increasing its applications and uses to the next level. As it continues to grow, different types of virtualization technologies can thrust this branch of computing further into mainstream use.

TheHandbook of Research on Cloud and Fog Computing Infrastructures for Data Science is a key reference volume on the latest research on the role of next-generation systems and devices that are capable of self-learning and how those devices will impact society. Featuring wide-ranging coverage across a variety of relevant views and themes such as cognitive analytics, data mining algorithms, and the internet of things, this publication is ideally designed for programmers, IT professionals, students, researchers, and engineers looking for innovative research on software-defined cloud infrastructures and domain-specific analytics

Interest in developing smart cities has grown exponentially over the years with many governments across the world hoping to initiate these projects in their own countries. One of the key challenges for the success of any smart city project is the assurance of smart security and privacy of the citizens. Due to the use of a wide range of interconnected cyber-physical systems, traditional security solutions cannot be applied to smart city applications, and new practices must be sought.

Secure Cyber-Physical Systems for Smart Cities is an essential reference publication that examines information security and privacy in smart city settings including discussions on new security frameworks, solutions, cybersecurity laws and regulations, and risk management frameworks for smart city environments. Covering a wide range of topics including wireless networks, security, and cyber-physical systems, this book is ideally designed for IT specialists and consultants, engineers, government officials, policymakers, researchers, academicians, and industry professionals.

Despite the advances that have been made in programming, there is still a lack of sufficient methods for quality control. While code standards try to force programmers to follow a specific set of rules, few tools exist that really deal with automatic refactoring of this code, and evaluation of the coverage of these tests is still a challenge.

Code Generation, Analysis Tools, and Testing for Quality is an essential reference source that discusses the generation and writing of computer programming and methods of quality control such as analysis and testing. Featuring research on topics such as programming languages, quality assessment, and automated development, this book is ideally designed for academicians, practitioners, computer science teachers, enterprise developers, and researchers seeking coverage on code auditing strategies and methods.

To continue providing people with safe, comfortable, and affordable places to live, cities must incorporate techniques and technologies to bring them into the future. The integration of big data and interconnected technology, along with the increasing population, will lead to the necessary creation of smart cities.

Big Data Analytics for Smart and Connected Cities is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the application of the integration of interconnected technologies and big data analytics into the creation of smart cities. While highlighting topics such as energy conservation, public transit planning, and performance measurement, this publication explores technology integration in urban environments as well as the methods of planning cities to implement these new technologies. This book is ideally designed for engineers, professionals, researchers, and technology developers seeking current research on technology implementation in urban settings.

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 drive decisions and optimize processes. Due to this, a new age of predictive computing is taking place, and data can now be harnessed to predict unknown occurrences or probabilities based on data collected in real time. 

Predictive Intelligence Using Big Data and the Internet of Things highlights state-of-the-art research on predictive intelligence using big data, the IoT, and related areas to ensure quality assurance and compatible IoT systems. Featuring coverage on predictive application scenarios to discuss these breakthroughs in real-world settings and various methods, frameworks, algorithms, and security concerns for predictive intelligence, this book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, advanced-level students, and technology developers.

With the ever-increasing volume of data, proper management of data is a challenging proposition to scientists and researchers, and given the vast storage space required, multimedia data is no exception in this regard. Scientists and researchers are investing great effort to discover new space-efficient methods for storage and archiving of this data.

Intelligent Innovations in Multimedia Data Engineering and Management provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of storage systems and computing methods for large forms of data. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as binary image, fuzzy logic, and metaheuristic algorithms, this book is ideally designed for computer engineers, IT professionals, technology developers, academicians, and researchers seeking current research on advancing strategies and computing techniques for various types of data

Continuing advancements in electronics creates the possibility of communicating with more people at greater distances. Such an evolution calls for more efficient techniques and designs in radio communications.

Emerging Innovations in Microwave and Antenna Engineering provides innovative insights into theoretical studies on propagation and microwave design of passive and active devices. The content within this publication is separated into three sections: the design of antennas, the design of the antennas for the RFID system, and the design of a new structure of microwave amplifier. Highlighting topics including additive manufacturing technology, design application, and performance characteristics, it is designed for engineers, electricians, researchers, students, and professionals, and covers topics centered on modern antenna and microwave circuits design and theory.

In recent years, the development of advanced structures for providing sustainable energy has been a topic at the forefront of public and political conversation. Many are looking for advancements on pre-existing sources and new and viable energy options to maintain a modern lifestyle.

The Handbook of Research on Power and Energy System Optimization is a critical scholarly resource that examines the usage of energy in relation to the perceived standard of living within a country and explores the importance of energy structure augmentation. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics including energy management, micro-grid, and distribution generation, this publication is targeted towards researchers, academicians, and students seeking relevant research on the augmentation of current energy structures to support existing standards of living.

In an increasingly complex, competitive, and global world, organizations require highly skilled professionals who have the capacity to proactively answer challenges. Thus, educational institutions must update the curricula of their courses to better contribute to the training and development of professionals in order to ensure that they are prepared to face increasing levels of organizational competitiveness.

Higher Education and the Evolution of Management, Applied Sciences, and Engineering Curricula is a collection of innovative research that fosters discussion on the evolution of higher-education in management, applied sciences, and engineering with an emphasis on curriculum development, pedagogy, didactic aspects, and sustainable education. This publication presents models, theories, and tools that allow individuals to take a more strategic role in their organizations. It is ideally designed for managers, engineers, human resource officials, academicians, researchers, administrators, and lecturers.

In todays globalized world, failure to implement projects can cause companies to struggle in trying to achieve their mission and vision. To ensure a companys success, the implementation of project management maturity and an increase in project complexity have become vital components in the modern engineering field.

Measuring Maturity in Complex Engineering Projects is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of project management and complex projects with an embracing vision of the maturity model genesis. Highlighting a range of topics such as knowledge management, project classification, and maturity analysis in the mining, energy, and civil construction sectors, this book is ideally designed for project coordinators and managers, business executives, business professionals, academicians, researchers, and graduate-level students seeking current research on project management maturity in engineering

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 in areas such as artificial intelligence. Obtaining quality solutions to the problems presented becomes increasingly difficult due to the number of steps required to sift through the possible solutions, and the ability to solve such problems relies on the recognition of patterns and the categorization of data into specific sets. Predictive modeling and optimization methods allow unknown events to be categorized based on statistics and classifiers input by researchers.

The Handbook of Research on Predictive Modeling and Optimization Methods in Science and Engineering is a critical reference source that provides comprehensive information on the use of optimization techniques and predictive models to solve real-life engineering and science problems. Through discussions on techniques such as robust design optimization, water level prediction, and the prediction of human actions, this publication identifies solutions to developing problems and new solutions for existing problems, making this publication a valuable resource for engineers, researchers, graduate students, and other professionals.

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, the design and development of technologies and interfaces have increasingly aimed to improve the human-computer interactive experience in unimaginable ways.

The Handbook of Research on Human-Computer Interfaces and New Modes of Interactivity is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of interactive technologies in the modern age. Highlighting topics including digital environments, sensory applications, and transmedia applications, this book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, HCI developers, programmers, IT consultants, and media specialists seeking current research on the design, application, and advancement of different media technologies and interfaces that can support interaction across a wide range of users.

Green manufacturing has developed into an essential aspect of contemporary manufacturing practices, calling for environmentally friendly and sustainable techniques. Implementing successful green manufacturing processes not only improves business efficiency and competitiveness but also reduces harmful production in the environment. 

The Handbook of Research on Green Engineering Techniques for Modern Manufacturing provides emerging perspectives on the theoretical and practical aspects of green industrial concepts, such as green supply chain management and reverse logistics, for the sustainable utilization of resources and applications within manufacturing and engineering. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as additive manufacturing, integrated manufacturing systems, and machine materials, this publication is ideally designed for engineers, environmental professionals, researchers, academicians, managers, policymakers, and graduate-level students seeking current research on recent and sustainable practices in manufacturing processes.

Biomechanical engineering is involved with creating and producing a variety of products in everyday use, from environmentally safe plastics to various foods, fabrics, and medicines. A combination of engineering and biology, it is a fast-growing field with many new and exciting opportunities in genetic engineering and biotechnology. However, research surrounding biomechanical applications is scattered and often restricted, leading to the need for a comprehensive publication of the recent advances and developments in this emerging field.

Design, Development, and Optimization of Bio-Mechatronic Engineering Products provides pivotal research on the application of combining mechanical engineering with human biological systems in order to develop bio-mechatronic products like pacemakers, artificial kidney replacements, artificial hearts, and new joints or limbs to better and more accurately monitor and advance human health. While highlighting topics such as orthotic devices, inter-electrode gap, and biomaterial applications, this publication explores producing artificial material to work in sync with the human body. This book is ideally designed for engineers, health professionals, technology developers, researchers, academicians, and students.

From driverless cars to vehicular networks, recent technological advances are being employed to increase road safety and improve driver satisfaction. As with any newly developed technology, researchers must take care to address all concerns, limitations, and dangers before widespread public adoption.

Intelligent Transportation and Planning: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is an innovative reference source for the latest academic material on the applications, management, and planning of intelligent transportation systems. Highlighting a range of topics, such as automatic control, infrastructure systems, and system architecture, this publication is ideally designed for engineers, academics, professionals, and practitioners actively involved in the transportation planning sector.

To provide the necessary security and quality assurance activities into Internet of Things (IoT)-based software development, innovative engineering practices are vital. They must be given an even higher level of importance than most other events in the field. Integrating the Internet of Things Into Software Engineering Practices provides research on the integration of IoT into the software development life cycle (SDLC) in terms of requirements management, analysis, design, coding, and testing, and provides security and quality assurance activities to IoT-based software development. The content within this publication covers agile software, language specification, and collaborative software and is designed for analysts, security experts, IoT software programmers, computer and software engineers, students, professionals, and researchers.

ICT technologies have contributed to the advances in wireless systems, which provide seamless connectivity for worldwide communication. The growth of interconnected devices and the need to store, manage, and process the data from them has led to increased research on the intersection of the internet of things and cloud computing. The Handbook of Research on the IoT, Cloud Computing, and Wireless Network Optimization is a pivotal reference source that provides the latest research findings and solutions for the design and augmentation of wireless systems and cloud computing. The content within this publication examines data mining, machine learning, and software engineering, and is designed for IT specialists, software engineers, researchers, academicians, industry professionals, and students.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications in Civil, Mechanical, and Industrial Engineering

In today’s developing world, industries are constantly required to improve and advance. New approaches are being implemented to determine optimum values and solutions for models such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. Research is a necessity for determining how these recent methods are being applied within the engineering field and what effective solutions they are providing. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications in Civil, Mechanical, and Industrial Engineering is a collection of innovative research on the methods and implementation of machine learning and AI in multiple facets of engineering. While highlighting topics including control devices, geotechnology, and artificial neural networks, this book is ideally designed for engineers, academicians, researchers, practitioners, and students seeking current research on solving engineering problems using smart technology.

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 users needs is one of the key principles of designing an effective website. Because there are different users for any given website, there are different criteria that users want. Thus, evaluating a website is a multi-criteria decision-making problem in which the decision makers opinion should be considered for ranking the website.

Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Models for Website Evaluation is a critical scholarly resource that covers the strategies needed to evaluate the navigability and efficacy of websites as promotional platforms for their companies. Featuring a wide range of topics including linguistic modelling, e-services, and site quality, this book is ideal for managers, executives, website designers, graphic artists, specialists, consultants, educationalists, researchers, and students.

The increase in connected devices in the internet of things (IoT) is leading to an exponential increase in the data that an organization is required to manage. To successfully utilize IoT in businesses, big data analytics are necessary in order to efficiently sort through the increased data. The combination of big data and IoT can thus enable new monitoring services and powerful processing of sensory data streams.

The Handbook of Research on Big Data and the IoT is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on emerging trends and recent innovative applications of big data and IoT, challenges facing organizations and the implications of these technologies on society, and best practices for their implementation. While highlighting topics such as bootstrapping, data fusion, and graph mining, this publication is ideally designed for IT specialists, managers, policymakers, analysts, software engineers, academicians, and researchers.

With the development of Web 2.0 technologies, the internet has become a huge platform for information and data sharing. As such, web services provide an important foundation for branching technologies in end-user computing and applications. To make online technology more accessible for users, it is important to optimize web services to function properly or offer a personalized experience. Innovative Solutions and Applications of Web Services Technology is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of existing technologies for web service usability and accessibility. Highlighting a range of topics including business processes, cyber-physical systems, and recommendation accuracy, this book is ideally designed for IT professionals, researchers, graduate-level students, software developers, academicians, and computer engineers seeking current research on adapting online information and services to user needs.

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