Computational Wave Dynamics

Computational Wave Dynamics
Author: Hitoshi Gotoh,Akio Okayasu,Yasunori Watanabe
Publsiher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Total Pages: 252
Release: 2013-06-04
ISBN: 9814449725
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Computational Wave Dynamics Book Excerpt:

This book provides a comprehensive description of the latest theory-supported numerical technologies, as well as scientific and engineering applications for water surface waves. Its contents are crafted to cater to a step-by-step learning of computational wave dynamics and ocean wave modeling. It provides a comprehensive description from underlying theories of free-surface flows, to practical computational applications for coastal and ocean engineering on the basis of computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The text may be used as a textbook for advanced undergraduate students and graduate students to understand the theoretical background of wave computations, and the recent progress of computational techniques for free-surface and interfacial flows, such as Volume of Fluid (VOF), Constrained Interpolation Profile (CIP), Lagrangian Particle (SPH, MPS), Distinct Element (DEM) and Euler-Lagrange Hybrid Methods. It is also suitable for researchers and engineers who wish to apply CFD techniques to ocean modeling and practical coastal problems involving sediment transport, wave-structure interaction and surf zone flows.

Computational Wave Dynamics

Computational Wave Dynamics
Author: Snehashish Chakraverty,Karunakar Perumandla
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020-10
ISBN: 9780128195543
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Computational Wave Dynamics Book Excerpt:

Computational Wave Dynamics explains the analytical, semi-analytical and numerical methods for finding exact or approximate solutions to various linear and nonlinear differential equations governing wave-like flows. Waves exist almost everywhere in nature. Different types include water, sound, electromagnetic, seismic, and shock. This book explores the latest and most efficient linear and nonlinear differential equations that govern all waves with particular emphasis on water waves, helping the reader to incorporate a more profound numerical understanding of waves in a range of engineering solutions. Procedures, algorithms, and solutions are presented in a simple step-by-step style, helping readers with different backgrounds at various levels to engage with this topic. The breadth of different methods addressed in this one book creates a uniquely valuable resource for the comparison of equations, and acts as a very useful summary of recent research into computational wave dynamics.

Wave Dynamics

Wave Dynamics
Author: Snehashish Chakraverty,Perumandla Karunakar
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2022-01-27
ISBN: 9811245371
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wave Dynamics Book Excerpt:

There are various types of waves including water, sound, electromagnetic, seismic and shock etc. These waves need to be analyzed and understood for different practical applications. This book is an attempt to consider the waves in detail to understand the physical and mathematical phenomena. A major challenge is to model waves by experimental studies.The aim of this book is to address the efficient and recently developed theories along with the basic equations of wave dynamics. The latest development of analytical/semi analytical and numerical methods with respect to wave dynamics are also covered. Further few challenging experimental studies are considered for related problems. This book presents advances in wave dynamics in simple and easy to follow chapters for the benefit of the readers/researchers.

Ocean Wave Dynamics

Ocean Wave Dynamics
Author: Ian Young,Alexander Babanin
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 396
Release: 2020-03-20
ISBN: 9811208689
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ocean Wave Dynamics Book Excerpt:

Ocean Wave Dynamics is the most up-to-date book of its kind on the three main processes responsible for the generation and evolution of ocean waves: (i) atmospheric input from the wind, (ii) wave breaking and (iii) nonlinear interactions.Ocean waves are important for many reasons. They are the major environmental impact on in the design of coastal or offshore structures. Ocean waves are also fundamental to the processes of coastal flooding and beach erosion. They will play a major role in storm related coastal flooding which will rise in frequency as a result of sea level rise. Ocean waves are also an important part of the coupled ocean-atmosphere system. They determine the roughness of the ocean surface and hence have an impact on winds, fluxes of energy, gases and heat to the ocean and even the stability of ice sheets.Containing the latest research on ocean waves, it is a valuable resource for an overview of knowledge in this important field.Related Link(s)

Two Problems in Computational Wave Dynamics

Two Problems in Computational Wave Dynamics
Author: Kevin Carl Viner
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2011
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Two Problems in Computational Wave Dynamics Book Excerpt:

Two problems in computational wave dynamics are considered: (i) the use of Klemp-Wilhelmson time splitting at large scales and (ii) analysis of wave-wave instabilities in nonhydrostatic and rotating mountain waves. The use of Klemp-Wilhelmson (KW) time splitting for large-scale and global modeling is assessed through a series of von Neumann accuracy and stability analyses. Two variations of the KW splitting are evaluated in particular: the original acousticmode splitting of Klemp and Wilhelmson (KW78) and a modified splitting due to Skamarock and Klemp (SK92) in which the buoyancy and vertical stratification terms are treated as fast-mode terms. The large-scale cases of interest are the problem of Rossby wave propagation on a resting background state and the classic baroclinic Eady problem. The results show that the original KW78 splitting is surprisingly inaccurate when applied to large-scale wave modes. The source of this inaccuracy is traced to the splitting of the hydrostatic balance terms between the small and large time steps. The errors in the KW78 splitting are shown to be largely absent from the SK92 scheme. Resonant wave-wave instability in rotating mountain waves is examined using a linear stability analysis based on steady-state solutions for flow over an isolated ridge. The analysis is performed over a parameter space spanned by the mountain height (Nh/U) and the Rossby number (U/fL). Steady solutions are found using a newly developed solver based on a nonlinear Newton iteration. Results from the steady solver show that the critical heights for wave overturning are smallest for the hydrostatic case and generally increase in the rotating wave regime. Results of the stability analyses show that the wave-wave instability exists at mountain heights even below the critical overturning values. The most unstable cases are found in the nonrotating regime while the range of unstable mountain heights between initial onset and critical overturning is largest for intermediate Rossby number.

Wave Dynamics and Radio Probing of the Ocean Surface

Wave Dynamics and Radio Probing of the Ocean Surface
Author: O. M. Phillips,Klaus Hasselmann
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 704
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN: 1468489801
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wave Dynamics and Radio Probing of the Ocean Surface Book Excerpt:

In 1960, Dr. George Deacon ofthe National Institute ofOceanography in England organized a meeting in Easton, Maryland that summarized the state of our understanding at that time of ocean wave statistics and dynamics. It was a pivotal occasion: spectral techniques for wave measurement were beginning to be used, wave-wave interactions hadjust been discovered, and simple models for the growth of waves by wind were being developed. The meeting laid the foundation for much work that was to follow, but one could hardly have imagined the extent to which new techniques of measurement, particularly by remote sensing, new methods of calculation and computation, and new theoretical and laboratory results would, in the following twenty years, build on this base. When Gaspar Valenzuela of the V. S. Naval Research Laboratory perceived that the time was right for a second such meeting, it was natural that Sir George Deacon would be invited to serve as honorary chairman for the meeting, and the entire waves community was delighted at his acceptance. The present volume contains reviewed and edited papers given at this second meeting, held this time in Miami, Florida, May 13-20, 1981, with the generous support of the Office of Naval Research, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Topics in Computational Wave Propagation

Topics in Computational Wave Propagation
Author: Mark Ainsworth,Penny Davies,Dugald B. Duncan,Paul A Martin,Bryan Rynne
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 410
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN: 3642554830
Category: Mathematics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Topics in Computational Wave Propagation Book Excerpt:

These ten detailed and authoritative survey articles on numerical methods for direct and inverse wave propagation problems are written by leading experts. Researchers and practitioners in computational wave propagation, from postgraduate level onwards, will find the breadth and depth of coverage of recent developments a valuable resource. The articles describe a wide range of topics on the application and analysis of methods for time and frequency domain PDE and boundary integral formulations of wave propagation problems. Electromagnetic, seismic and acoustic equations are considered. Recent developments in methods and analysis ranging from finite differences to hp-adaptive finite elements, including high-accuracy and fast methods are described with extensive references.

Complex Wave Dynamics on Thin Films

Complex Wave Dynamics on Thin Films
Author: Hen-hong Chang,E.A. Demekhin
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 412
Release: 2002-03-14
ISBN: 9780080529530
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Complex Wave Dynamics on Thin Films Book Excerpt:

Wave evolution on a falling film is a classical hydrodynamic instability whose rich wave dynamics have been carefully recorded in the last fifty years. Such waves are known to profoundly affect the mass and heat transfer of multi-phase industrial units. This book describes the collective effort of both authors and their students in constructing a comprehensive theory to describe the complex wave evolution from nearly harmonic waves at the inlet to complex spatio-temporal patterns involving solitary waves downstream. The mathematical theory represents a significant breakthrough from classical linear stability theories, which can only describe the inlet harmonic waves and also extends classical soliton theory for integrable systems to real solitrary wave dynamics with dissipation. One unique feature of falling-film solitary wave dynamics, which drives much of the spatio-temporal wave evolution, is the irreversible coalescence of such localized wave structures. It represents the first full description of a hydrodynamic instability from inception to developed chaos. This approach should prove useful for other complex hydrodynamic instabilities and would allow industrial engineers to better design their multi-phase apparati by exploiting the deciphered wave dynamics. This publication gives a comprehensive review of all experimental records and existing theories and significantly advances state of the art on the subject and are complimented by complex and attractive graphics from computational fluid mechanics.

Nonlinear Wave Dynamics

Nonlinear Wave Dynamics
Author: Patrick Lynett
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 303
Release: 2009
ISBN: 9812709037
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nonlinear Wave Dynamics Book Excerpt:

In September 2006, research leaders in the field of coastal engineering, fluid mechanics, and wave theory met at Cornell University to celebrate the 60th birthday of Prof. Philip L-F Liu. This volume is a compilation of the research papers presented at the symposium, and includes both review and new research papers. Topics such as nonlinear wave theory, tsunamis, wave-structure interaction, turbulence, and modeling of complex sediment transport are discussed in this volume. All of the contributing authors are research collaborators of Prof. Liu, and include leaders in coastal engineering such as Maarten Dingemans, Hwung-Hweng Hwung, Nobu Kobayashi, Inigo Losada, Hocine Oumeraci, Costas Synolakis, and Harry Yeh.

An Assessment of Naval Hydromechanics Science and Technology

An Assessment of Naval Hydromechanics Science and Technology
Author: National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications,Naval Studies Board,Committee for Naval Hydromechanics Science and Technology
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 74
Release: 2000-04-17
ISBN: 9780309172073
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Assessment of Naval Hydromechanics Science and Technology Book Excerpt:

The Department of the Navy maintains a vigorous science and technology (S&T) research program in those areas that are critically important to ensuring U.S. naval superiority in the maritime environment. A number of these areas depend largely on sustained Navy Department investments for their health, strength, and growth. One such area is naval hydromechanics, that is, the study of the hydrodynamic and hydroacoustic performance of Navy ships, submarines, underwater vehicles, and weapons. A fundamental understanding of naval hydromechanics provides direct benefits to naval warfighting capabilities through improvements in the speed, maneuverability, and stealth of naval platforms and weapons. An Assessment of Naval Hydromechanics Science and Technology is an assessment of S&T research in the area of naval hydromechanics. This report assesses the Navy's research effort in the area of hydromechanics, identifies non-Navy-sponsored research and development efforts that might facilitate progress in the area, and provides recommendations on how the scope of the Navy's research program should be focused to meet future objectives.

Computational Science ICCS 2018

Computational Science     ICCS 2018
Author: Yong Shi,Haohuan Fu,Yingjie Tian,Valeria V. Krzhizhanovskaya,Michael Harold Lees,Jack Dongarra,Peter M. A. Sloot
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 730
Release: 2018-06-11
ISBN: 3319936980
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Computational Science ICCS 2018 Book Excerpt:

The three-volume set LNCS 10860, 10861 + 10862 constitutes the proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Computational Science, ICCS 2018, held in Wuxi, China, in June 2018. The total of 155 full and 66 short papers presented in this book set was carefully reviewed and selected from 404 submissions. The papers were organized in topical sections named: Part I: ICCS Main Track Part II: Track of Advances in High-Performance Computational Earth Sciences: Applications and Frameworks; Track of Agent-Based Simulations, Adaptive Algorithms and Solvers; Track of Applications of Matrix Methods in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Track of Architecture, Languages, Compilation and Hardware Support for Emerging ManYcore Systems; Track of Biomedical and Bioinformatics Challenges for Computer Science; Track of Computational Finance and Business Intelligence; Track of Computational Optimization, Modelling and Simulation; Track of Data, Modeling, and Computation in IoT and Smart Systems; Track of Data-Driven Computational Sciences; Track of Mathematical-Methods-and-Algorithms for Extreme Scale; Track of Multiscale Modelling and Simulation Part III: Track of Simulations of Flow and Transport: Modeling, Algorithms and Computation; Track of Solving Problems with Uncertainties; Track of Teaching Computational Science; Poster Papers

Fields Networks Computational Methods and Systems in Modern Electrodynamics

Fields  Networks  Computational Methods  and Systems in Modern Electrodynamics
Author: Peter Russer,Mauro Mongiardo
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2013-04-17
ISBN: 3662072211
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fields Networks Computational Methods and Systems in Modern Electrodynamics Book Excerpt:

On June 1St 2004 the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the Technische Universitat Miinchen bestowed the degree of the doctor honoris causa to Leopold B. Felsen, for extraordinary achievements in the theory of electromag netic fields. On this occasion on June 1St and 2nd 2004 at the Technische Universitat Miinchen a symposium on "Fields, Networks, Computational Methods, and Systems: A Modern View of Engineering Electrodynamics" in honor of Leopold B. Felsen was organized. The symposium topic focused on an important area of Leopold Felsen research interests and, as the title emphasizes, on a modern view of applied Electro dynamics. While the fundamental physical laws of electrodynamics are well known, research in this field is experiencing a steady continuous growth. The problem -solving approaches of, say, twenty years ago may seem now fairly obsolete since considerable progress has been made in the meantime. In this monograph we collect samples of present day state of the art in dealing with electromagnetic fields, their network theory representation, their computation and, finally, on system applications. The network formulation of field problems can improve the problem formulation and also contribute to the solution methodology. Network theory systematic approaches for circuit analysis are based on the separation of the circuit into the connection circuit and the circuit elements. Many applications in science and technology rely on computations of the electromagnetic field in either man-made or natural complex structures.

Ocean Surface Waves Their Physics And Prediction Third Edition

Ocean Surface Waves  Their Physics And Prediction  Third Edition
Author: Massel Stanislaw Ryszard
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2017-09-28
ISBN: 9813228393
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ocean Surface Waves Their Physics And Prediction Third Edition Book Excerpt:

This book is an extended and substantially updated edition of the previous book editions published in 1996 and 2013 under the same title. The 3rd edition is a one-volume, modern and comprehensive overview of the current knowledge of regular and random ocean surface waves in deep waters and in coastal zones. Since the previous editions many new theoretical advances have been made in the physical understanding and analytical and numerical treatment of various ocean wave problems. The revisions and supplements demanded by these advances have been substantial, therefore the scope of the book has been extended by adding a new chapter and substantially supplementing others. All chapters of the book have been rewritten to include and describe in detail many new discoveries made since the completion of the previous editions. In this 3rd edition a comprehensive and updated overview of the fundamentals of the regular wave mechanics, as well as the spectral and statistical properties of random waves are given. Except for the updated chapters dedicated to tsunami and extreme waves, a new chapter dealing with other types of impulsive waves starting from rest, are also included. The air-sea interaction processes as well as the last improvements in ocean wave modelling and presently available wave prediction models (WAM, WAVEWATCH III, UMWM, NEMO) are thoroughly discussed and their applications are demonstrated. The review of the present ocean observation methods encompasses the modern sea-truthing, as well as applications of data from presently operating marine satellites. In this revised edition, chapters on the behavior of surface waves in the vegetated environments such as coral reef, mangrove forest, seaweed and seagrass areas are substantially extended and updated to include the last discoveries. The explanations in the book are self-contained and detailed enough to capture the interest of the potential readers and to prompt them to explore the research literature. The list of rapidly growing number of the recent papers on the ocean waves has been extended substantially, up to about 900 titles. Contents: IntroductionInteraction of Surface Waves and WindSpectral Properties of Ocean WavesStatistical Properties of Ocean WavesProperties of Breaking WavesPrediction of Waves in Deep WaterPrediction of Waves in Shallow WaterRogue WavesWave Motion Starting from Rest: TsunamiWave Motion Starting from Rest: Other ExamplesWaves at Coral Reefs and IslandsWaves in Vegetated CoastsWave-induced Pressure and Flow in a Porous BottomWave Observations and Long-term StatisticsWave Measurement TechniquesData Processing and Simulation Techniques Readership: Graduate students, professionals and researchers, including marine research specialist, in ocean and coastal engineering and oceanography. Keywords: Ocean Wave Physics;Wave Mathematical Principles;Spectral Analysis of Waves;Statistics of Observed Waves;Wave Numerical Modelling;Waves in Vegetated Coasts;Extreme WavesReview: Key Features: The book presents a comprehensive, broad-scope and modern one-volume study of the ocean surface wavesAll subjects are presented with the aim of demonstrating the close link between ocean physics and wave predictions, as well as ocean engineeringThe book includes recent achievements published in languages other than English, such as Russian and Polish, with very extensive list of references encompassing more than 900 titles

Theory And Applications Of Ocean Surface Waves Third Edition In 2 Volumes

Theory And Applications Of Ocean Surface Waves  Third Edition   In 2 Volumes
Author: Chiang C Mei,Michael Aharon Stiassnie,Dick K-p Yue
Publsiher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Total Pages: 1240
Release: 2018-03-15
ISBN: 9813147202
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Theory And Applications Of Ocean Surface Waves Third Edition In 2 Volumes Book Excerpt:

This book set is a revised version of the 2005 edition of Theory and Applications of Ocean Surface Waves. It presents theoretical topics on ocean wave dynamics, including basic principles and applications in coastal and offshore engineering as well as coastal oceanography. Advanced analytical and numerical techniques are demonstrated. In this revised version, five chapters on recent developments in linear and nonlinear aspects have been added. The first is on detailed analyses in Wave/Structure Interactions. The second is a new section on Waves through a Marine Forest, a topic motivated by its possible relevance to tsunami reduction. The third is on Long Waves in Shallow Water and the fourth is an update on Broad-Banded Nonlinear Surface Waves in the Open Sea to include new findings in this topic. The fifth is an expanded chapter on Numerical Simulation of Nonlinear Wave Dynamics to include predictions of nonlinear spectral evolution and rogue wave occurrence and dynamics using large-scale phase-resolved simulations. This revised version also includes recent developments in precorrected-FFT accelerated O(N log N) low- and high-order boundary element methods for the computation of fully nonlinear wave-wave and wave-body interactions.Theory and Applications of Ocean Surface Waves (2016) will be invaluable for graduate students and researchers in coastal and ocean engineering, geophysical fluid dynamicists interested in water waves, and theoretical scientists and applied mathematicians wishing to develop new techniques for challenging problems or to apply techniques existing elsewhere.

Advances in Visual Computing

Advances in Visual Computing
Author: Richard Boyle,Bahram Parvin,Darko Koracin,Ronald Chung,Hammoud,Muhammad Hussain,Kar-Han Tan,Roger Crawfis,Daniel Thalmann,David Kao,Lisa Avila
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 766
Release: 2010-11-19
ISBN: 364217289X
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Visual Computing Book Excerpt:

It is with great pleasure that we present the proceedings of the 6th Inter- tional, Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC 2010), which was held in Las Vegas, Nevada. ISVC provides a common umbrella for the four main areas of visual computing including vision, graphics, visualization, and virtual reality. The goal is to provide a forum for researchers, scientists, engineers, and pr- titioners throughout the world to present their latest research ?ndings, ideas, developments, and applications in the broader area of visual computing. This year, the program consisted of 14 oral sessions, one poster session, 7 special tracks, and 6 keynote presentations. The response to the call for papers was very good; we received over 300 submissions for the main symposium from which we accepted 93 papers for oral presentation and 73 papers for poster p- sentation. Special track papers were solicited separately through the Organizing and Program Committees of each track. A total of 44 papers were accepted for oral presentation and 6 papers for poster presentation in the special tracks.

Dynamics Of Coastal Systems Second Edition

Dynamics Of Coastal Systems  Second Edition
Author: Job Dronkers
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 780
Release: 2016-08-19
ISBN: 9814725161
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dynamics Of Coastal Systems Second Edition Book Excerpt:

The book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the physical processes which, according to the present state of knowledge, determine the evolution of coastal systems and their response to human interventions. This response depends to a large degree on the self-organising properties of coastal dynamics, which form a leading theme throughout the book. The basic theoretical ideas are explained in text and figures and also in formulas for the more mathematically inclined reader. Theories are illustrated with examples from estuaries, coastal lagoons, beaches and tidal flat systems from all over the world. The rules and simple models can be used directly without relying on complex computations; much attention is given to the strengths and weaknesses of the underlying theories and their limits of applicability. The book is fully self-contained; some knowledge of basic physics and mathematics is recommended. The book is an upgrade of the first edition. Most parts are rewritten and chapters are added to incorporate research results, new insight and experience of the past ten years. This book is intended for everyone interested in coastal systems for professional or educational reasons.

Moving Particle Semi implicit Method

Moving Particle Semi implicit Method
Author: Seiichi Koshizuka,Kazuya Shibata,Masahiro Kondo,Takuya Matsunaga
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 306
Release: 2018-06-01
ISBN: 0128128372
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Moving Particle Semi implicit Method Book Excerpt:

Moving Particle Semi-implicit Method: A Meshfree Particle Method for Fluid Dynamics begins by familiarizing the reader with basic theory that supports their journey through sections on advanced MPH methods. The unique insights that this method provides include fluid-structure interaction, non-Newtonian flow, and cavitation, making it relevant to a wide range of applications in the mechanical, structural, and nuclear industries, and in bioengineering. Co-authored by the originator of the MPS method, this book is the most authoritative guide available. It will be of great value to students, academics and researchers in industry. Presents the differences between MPH and SPH, helping readers choose between methods for different purposes Provides pieces of computer code that readers can use in their own simulations Includes the full, extended algorithms Explores the use of MPS in a range of industries and applications, including practical advice

Computational Mind A Complex Dynamics Perspective

Computational Mind  A Complex Dynamics Perspective
Author: Vladimir G. Ivancevic,Tijana T. Ivancevic
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 692
Release: 2007-05-16
ISBN: 3540715614
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Computational Mind A Complex Dynamics Perspective Book Excerpt:

This is a graduate–level monographic textbook in the field of Computational Intelligence. It presents a modern dynamical theory of the computational mind, combining cognitive psychology, artificial and computational intelligence, and chaos theory with quantum consciousness and computation. The book introduces to human and computational mind, comparing and contrasting main themes of cognitive psychology, artificial and computational intelligence.

Neural Information Processing

Neural Information Processing
Author: Sabri Arik,Tingwen Huang,Weng Kin Lai,Qingshan Liu
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 710
Release: 2015-12-08
ISBN: 3319265555
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neural Information Processing Book Excerpt:

The four volume set LNCS 9489, LNCS 9490, LNCS 9491, and LNCS 9492 constitutes the proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Neural Information Processing, ICONIP 2015, held in Istanbul, Turkey, in November 2015. The 231 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 375 submissions. The 4 volumes represent topical sections containing articles on Learning Algorithms and Classification Systems; Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks: Theory, Design, and Applications; Image and Signal Processing; and Intelligent Social Networks.

River Flow 2020

River Flow 2020
Author: Wim Uijttewaal,Mário J. Franca,Daniel Valero,Victor Chavarrias,Clàudia Ylla Arbós,Ralph Schielen,Alessandra Crosato
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 2422
Release: 2020-08-27
ISBN: 1000294366
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

River Flow 2020 Book Excerpt:

Rivers form one of the lifelines in our society by providing essential services such as availability of fresh water, navigation, energy, ecosystem services, and flood conveyance. Because of this essential role, mankind has interfered continuously in order to benefit most and at the same time avoid adverse consequences such as flood risk and droughts. This has resulted in often highly engineered rivers with a narrow set of functions. In the last decades rivers are increasingly considered in a more holistic manner as a system with a multitude of interdependent processes. River research and engineering has therefore added to the river fundamentals also themes like ecohydraulics, consequences of climate change, and urbanisation. River Flow 2020 contains the contributions presented at the 10th conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, River Flow 2020, organised under the auspices of the Committee on Fluvial Hydraulics of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR). What should have been a lively physical gathering of researchers, students and practitioners, was converted into an online event as the COVID-19 pandemic hindered international travelling and large gatherings of people. Nevertheless, the fluvial hydraulics community showed their interest and to be very much alive with a high number of participations for such event. Since its first edition in 2002, in Louvain-la-Neuve, this series of conferences has found a large and loyal audience in the river research and engineering community while being also attractive to the new researchers and young professionals. This is highlighted by the large number of contributions applying for the Coleman award for young researchers, and also by the number of applications and attendants to the Master Classes which are aimed at young researchers and students. River Flow 2020 aims to provide an updated overview of the ongoing research in this wide range of topics, and contains five major themes which are focus of research in the fluvial environment: river fundamentals, the digital river, the healthy river, extreme events and rivers under pressure. Other highlights of River Flow 2020 include the substantial number of interdisciplinary subthemes and sessions of special interest. The contributions will therefore be of interest to academics in hydraulics, hydrology and environmental engineering as well as practitioners that would like to be updated about the newest findings and hot themes in river research and engineering.