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Sustainability is the capacity to endure. In ecology, the word describes how biological systems remain diverse and productive over time. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. (Wikipedia.org)






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2018 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES)

The conference will deal will all aspects of power electronics, motor drives and Power electronics applications to energy systems.


2017 15th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications (ITST)

The aim of ITST 2017 is to provide a forum for presentations and discussions for researchers from both academia and industry of original, previously unpublished research results, not currently under review by another conference or journal, addressing important research and development issues in the area of ITS telecommunications particularly related to the theory or practice of intelligent transport systems (ITS) for different types of transport, including: automobile, railways, maritime, aeronautics and space.

  • 2015 14th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications (ITST)

    Theory or practice of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) for different types of transport - automobile, railways, maritime, aeronautics and space.

  • 2013 13th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications (ITST)

    This conference aims to provide leading edge of research and experimental results on ITS services and applications. Specially interest for this year is Internet of Things.

  • 2012 12th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications (ITST)

    ITST 2012 aims to spur research progress by serving as a forum in which both academia and industry can share experiences and report original works regarding all aspects of hardware implement or baseband techniques design.

  • 2011 11th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications (ITST)

    This conference aims to provide leading edge of research and experimental results on ITS services and applications, especially this year is focused on novel approaches for traffic safety provisioning. Authors are invited to submit papers presenting new research results related to the theory or practice of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) for different types of transport - automobile, railways, maritime, aeronautics and space.

  • 2009 9th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications (ITST)

    NTIC for ITS will contribute to the deployment of solutions aiming to optimize the use of existing infrastructures (road, rail, sea, river), to enhance safety and security, to reduce operating and maintenance costs and to offer new services to customers and staff in particular to promote inter modal behavior.

  • 2008 8th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications (ITST)

    ntelligent Transport System (ITS) has been deployed worldwide during the last ten years and has proven to be critical a component in advancing the field of transportation. ITS has improved the way we travel, manage traffic, and transport goods. This conference aims to provide a leading edge forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss the most recent research findings, and to promote on-going novel research on ITS service and applications. The conference presentation will be devoted into t

  • 2007 7th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications (ITST)

    The theme of this year's event is "ideas, visions, applications and engineering connected to ITS issues". Works accepted for presentations and poster sessions of ITST 2007 will be balanced from the academic, industrial and research community around the world. There will be contributed and invited papers. Technical exhibitions and demonstrations will be held at a dedicated site and technical visits will also be proposed. We have also invited recognized experts as keynote speakers.

  • 2006 6th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications (ITST)


2017 18th International Conference on Thermal, Mechanical and Multi-Physics Simulation andExperiments in Microelectronics and Microsystems (EuroSimE)

EuroSimE addresses the results of both fundamental research and industrial application in thefields of thermal, mechanical and multiphysics simulation and experiments in microelectronicsand microsystems.


2017 21st International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC)

The International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing ICSTCC 2017 aims at bringing together under a unique forum, scientists from academia and industry to discuss the state of the art and the new trends in system theory, control and computer engineering, and to present recent research results and prospects for development in this rapidly evolving area.

  • 2018 22nd International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC)

    The International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing ICSTCC 2018 aims at bringing together under a unique forum, scientists from academia and industry to discuss the state of the art and the new trends in system theory, control and computer engineering, and to present recent research results and prospects for development in this rapidly evolving area.

  • 2016 20th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC)

    The main goal of this conference is to provide a multidisciplinary forum between researchers from industry and academia to discuss state-of-the-art topics in system theory, control and computing, and to present recent research results and prospects for development in this evolving area. The outcome of ICSTCC 2016 can be a better understanding of some leading research areas, as already System Theory, Control and Computing have demonstrated.

  • 2015 19th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC)

    International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing - ICSTCC 2015 - aims at bringing together, under a unique forum, scientists from Academia and Industry to discuss the state of the art and the new trends in System Theory, Control and Computer Engineering, and at promoting professional interactions and fellowships. ICSTCC 2015 will feature several kinds of presentations including invited plenary papers, contributed papers and invited sessions. The outcome of ICSTCC 2015 will be a better understanding of some leading research areas for which System Theory, Control and Computing are representative.The conference has reached its sixth edition and it represents the result of a merger of three different scientific events previously hosted by “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi and University of Craiova.

  • 2014 18th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC)

    The International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing ICSTCC 2014 aims at bringing together under a unique forum, scientists from academia and industry to discuss the state of the art and the new trends in system theory, control and computer engineering, and to present recent research results and prospects for development in this rapidly evolving area.

  • 2013 17th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC)

    The main goal of this conference is to provide amultidisciplinary forum between researchers from industry and academia to discuss state-of-the-art topics in system theory, control and computing, and to present recent research results and prospects for development in this evolving area.

  • 2012 16th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC)

    The ICSTCC 2012 aims at bringing together, under a unique forum, scientists from Academia and Industry to discuss the state of the art and the new trends in System Theory, Control and Computing.

  • 2011 15th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC)

    The ICSTCC 2011 aims at bringing together, under a unique forum, scientists from Academia and Industry to discuss the state of the art and the new trends in System Theory, Control and Computer Engineering. It will feature several kinds of presentations including invited and contributed papers, special sessions and poster sessions.


2017 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

The 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’17) in conjunction with International Biomedical Engineering Conference of KOSOMBE will be held at International Convention Center (ICC), Jeju Island, Korea from July 11 to 15, 2017. The overall theme of the conference is “Smarter Technology for Healthier World” and will cover diverse topics of cutting-edge research in biomedical engineering, healthcare technology R&D, translational clinical research, technology transfer and entrepreneurship, and biomedical engineering education. The conference program will feature high-profile keynote lectures, minisymposia, workshops, invited sessions, oral and poster sessions, sessions for students and young professions, sessions for clinicians and entrepreneurs, and exhibitions.


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Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Transactions on

Experimental and theoretical advances in antennas including design and development, and in the propagation of electromagnetic waves including scattering, diffraction and interaction with continuous media; and applications pertinent to antennas and propagation, such as remote sensing, applied optics, and millimeter and submillimeter wave techniques.


Automation Science and Engineering, IEEE Transactions on

The IEEE Transactions on Automation Sciences and Engineering (T-ASE) publishes fundamental papers on Automation, emphasizing scientific results that advance efficiency, quality, productivity, and reliability. T-ASE encourages interdisciplinary approaches from computer science, control systems, electrical engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, operations research, and other fields. We welcome results relevant to industries such as agriculture, biotechnology, healthcare, home automation, maintenance, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, retail, ...


Communications Letters, IEEE

Covers topics in the scope of IEEE Transactions on Communications but in the form of very brief publication (maximum of 6column lengths, including all diagrams and tables.)


Communications Magazine, IEEE

IEEE Communications Magazine was the number three most-cited journal in telecommunications and the number eighteen cited journal in electrical and electronics engineering in 2004, according to the annual Journal Citation Report (2004 edition) published by the Institute for Scientific Information. Read more at http://www.ieee.org/products/citations.html. This magazine covers all areas of communications such as lightwave telecommunications, high-speed data communications, personal communications ...


Computers, IEEE Transactions on

Design and analysis of algorithms, computer systems, and digital networks; methods for specifying, measuring, and modeling the performance of computers and computer systems; design of computer components, such as arithmetic units, data storage devices, and interface devices; design of reliable and testable digital devices and systems; computer networks and distributed computer systems; new computer organizations and architectures; applications of VLSI ...


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Need of distributed generation for sustainable development in coming future

A. K. Singh; S. K. Parida 2012 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), 2012

Today, distributed generation (DG) based on conventional energy sources and renewable energy sources have played a vital role throughout the world. Energy policies are promoting distributed energy resources such as energy efficiency, DG, energy storage devices, and renewable energy resources (RES), increasing the number of DG installations and especially variable output sources like wind power, solar, small hydro and combined ...


Industrial Utilization of Carbon Dioxide: Products and Processes for Environmental Sustainability and for the Obtaining of Economic Value

Giancarlo Santoprete; Juan Wang; Paolo Berni 2011 Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, 2011

It is opinion that climate change on the planet is largely dependent on the increase of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and that this effect is related largely to human activities that make CO2. Reducing the discharge of CO2 has therefore become a common objective of the international community, including China. There are various actions that are proposed for the ...


Banking on Decoupling: Budget-Driven Sustainability for HPC Applications on EC2 Spot Instances

Moussa Taifi 2012 IEEE 31st Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, 2012

Cloud providers are auctioning their excess capacity using dynamically priced virtual instances. These spot instances provide significant savings compared to on-demand or fixed price instances. The users willing to use these resources are asked to provide a maximum bid price per hour, and the cloud provider runs the instances as long as the market price is below the user's bid ...


Triple bottom line strategy for sustainable steel industry

Chinmoy Samajdar 2014 2nd International Conference on Business and Information Management (ICBIM), 2014

The essence of sustainability lies in holding our world in trust for the future generations. The guiding concept is to view the world not as an inherited property from the forefathers rather as a borrowed property from the future generations. The `Triple Bottom Line' approach has emerged to be an essential tool to align the business strategy towards sustainability. This ...


European experiences with an intelligent substation intended for smart distribution networks

E. C. W. de Jong; P. T. M. Vaessen IEEE Power and Energy Society Conference and Exposition in Africa: Intelligent Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Resources (PowerAfrica), 2012

It is expected that the power flow in low-voltage (LV) and medium-voltage (MV) distribution grids will start to fluctuate significantly in the near future due to the increasing penetration of dispersed generation within LV grids together with the global rise in energy demand (due to rising population and major electrification, for example). To manage these fluctuations while maintaining, or even ...


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Need of distributed generation for sustainable development in coming future

A. K. Singh; S. K. Parida 2012 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), 2012

Today, distributed generation (DG) based on conventional energy sources and renewable energy sources have played a vital role throughout the world. Energy policies are promoting distributed energy resources such as energy efficiency, DG, energy storage devices, and renewable energy resources (RES), increasing the number of DG installations and especially variable output sources like wind power, solar, small hydro and combined ...


Industrial Utilization of Carbon Dioxide: Products and Processes for Environmental Sustainability and for the Obtaining of Economic Value

Giancarlo Santoprete; Juan Wang; Paolo Berni 2011 Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, 2011

It is opinion that climate change on the planet is largely dependent on the increase of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and that this effect is related largely to human activities that make CO2. Reducing the discharge of CO2 has therefore become a common objective of the international community, including China. There are various actions that are proposed for the ...


Banking on Decoupling: Budget-Driven Sustainability for HPC Applications on EC2 Spot Instances

Moussa Taifi 2012 IEEE 31st Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, 2012

Cloud providers are auctioning their excess capacity using dynamically priced virtual instances. These spot instances provide significant savings compared to on-demand or fixed price instances. The users willing to use these resources are asked to provide a maximum bid price per hour, and the cloud provider runs the instances as long as the market price is below the user's bid ...


Triple bottom line strategy for sustainable steel industry

Chinmoy Samajdar 2014 2nd International Conference on Business and Information Management (ICBIM), 2014

The essence of sustainability lies in holding our world in trust for the future generations. The guiding concept is to view the world not as an inherited property from the forefathers rather as a borrowed property from the future generations. The `Triple Bottom Line' approach has emerged to be an essential tool to align the business strategy towards sustainability. This ...


European experiences with an intelligent substation intended for smart distribution networks

E. C. W. de Jong; P. T. M. Vaessen IEEE Power and Energy Society Conference and Exposition in Africa: Intelligent Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Resources (PowerAfrica), 2012

It is expected that the power flow in low-voltage (LV) and medium-voltage (MV) distribution grids will start to fluctuate significantly in the near future due to the increasing penetration of dispersed generation within LV grids together with the global rise in energy demand (due to rising population and major electrification, for example). To manage these fluctuations while maintaining, or even ...


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  • Sustaining Moore’s Law:Uncertainty Leading to a Certainty of IoT Revolution

    In 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, in "Cramming more components onto Integrated Circuits" in Electronics Magazine (April 19, 1965), made the observation that, in the history of computing hardware, the number of transistors on integrated circuits doubles approximately every two years. Since its inception in 1965 until recent times, this law has been used in the semiconductor industry to guide investments for long-term planning as well as to set targets for research and development. These investments have helped in a productive utilization of wealth, which created more employment opportunities for semiconductor industry professionals. In this way, the development of Moore's Law has helped sustain the progress of today's knowledge-based economy. While Moore's Law has, on one hand, helped drive investments toward technological and economic growth, thereby benefiting the consumers with more powerful electronic gadgets, Moore's Law has indirectly also helped to fuel other innovatio s in the global economy. However, the Law of diminishing returns is now questioning the sustainability of further evolution of Moore's Law and its ability to sustain the progress of today's knowledge based economy. The lack of liquidity in the global economy is truly bringing the entire industry to a standstill and the dark clouds of an economic depression are hovering over the global economy. What factors have been ignored by the global semiconductor industry leading to a demise of Moore's Law? Do the existing business models prevalent in the semiconductor industry pose any problems? Have supply chains made that progress unsustainable? In today's globalized world, have businesses been able to sustain national interests while driving the progress of Moore's Law? Could the semiconductor industry help the entire global economy move toward a radiance of the new crimson dawn, beyond the veil of the darkest night by sustaining the progress of Moore's Law? The entire semiconductor ind stry is now clamoring for a fresh approach to overcome existing barriers to the progress of Moore's Law, and this book delivers just that. Moore's Law can easily continue for the foreseeable future if the chip manufacturing industry becomes sustainable by having a balanced economy. The sustainable progress of Moore's Law advocates the "heresy" of transforming the current economic orthodoxy of monopoly capitalism into free-market capitalism. The next big thing that everybody is looking forward to after mobile revolution is the "Internet of Things" (IoT) revolution. While some analysts forecast that the IoT market would achieve 5.4 billion connections worldwide by 2020, the poor consumer purchasing power in global economy makes this forecast truly questionable. Sustaining Moore's Law presents a blueprint for sustaining the progress of Moore's Law to bring about IoT Revolution in the global economy.

  • Communication Practices by Way of Permits and Policy: Do Environmental Regulations Promote Sustainability in the Real World?

    Communication has played a key role in the development and evolution of the postmodern environmental movement since its emergence in the late 1960s. Today, the sense of urgency surrounding environmental degradation and the human contribution to this has only escalated, with environmentalism no longer viewed as a radical concept. The Construction General Storm Water Permit (CGP) stems from federal regulations, which were enacted to regulate and manage the release of construction-related pollutants into storm water. To study the efficacy of the CGP in the real world, the author conducted a targeted case study with four environmental professionals who work within California's construction community, and who have some degree of experience or expertise in working with the CGP and its requirements. This project involved examining the concept of sustainability as it is communicated by environmental regulations.

  • Stochastic Programming and Game Theory for Solid Waste Management Decision-Making

    Holistic uncertainty analysis leads to the creation of a new spectrum of uncertainty quantification (UQ) that has been recognized as a critical element necessary for continued advancement in decision analysis for environmental sustainability. This chapter describes the rationale and application of stochastic programming and Game theory (GT) to start a series of discussions concerning UQ as applied to waste management. Stochastic programming can be viewed as an extension of mathematical programming models for decision analysis whose coefficients (input data) could be expressed by random variables under an uncertain environment. When incorporating the GT into consideration, a series of nonlinear programming models are oftentimes needed to carry out the essential decision analysis and comprehend the implications of the interactions associated with relevant constraints.

  • What Do We Know about Potential Modes of Operation of the Quaternary Earth System?

    The problem of Earth system stability during the Quaternary, approximately the last two million years, is addressed from a global perspective. Despite efforts over the last 160 years to obtain geological evidence of ice ages, we conclude that the question of which potential modes of operation impacted the Quaternary Earth system is as yet unsolved. However, there are some clues as to which elements should be included in a theory of the Quaternary Earth system. The search for direct paleo-analogues is unlikely to answer the question of potential modes in a physically meaningful manner. Assessment of a number of conceptual models--ranging from models in which forcing is necessary to yield observed climate variability to models of free climate oscillations -- does not favor any particular model because of the difficulties of tuning each model to the time series of global ice volume. Hence, geographically explicit fully coupled climate system, or natural Earth system, models are required to analyze the system's response to geographically varying forcing and internal feedbacks. Evidence emerges that much of Quaternary climate variability was due to internal feedbacks involving ice sheets and biogeochemical cycles as critical elements and orbital forcing as the pacemaker.

  • Women and Cybercafés in Uttar Pradesh

    The study was conducted in two mid-sized towns in India, namely, the Bhadohi and Ferozabad districts of Uttar Pradesh. We analyzed the outcome of structured in-depth interviews with 100 women users and 100 women nonusers of cybercafes. We identify the user profiles, usage patterns, and reasons for the low rate of cybercafe usage by women in northern India. Our study reveals that cybercafe usage by women is most common among female students, followed by educated women from the upper socioeconomic class. They access information mostly relating to education, employment, and entertainment. Users usually go to cybercafes during the afternoon and evening when they are relatively free from other duties. Overall, we observed that few women use cybercafes, and those who do have many socioeconomic restrictions placed on on them; these obstacles are tied to social, cultural, structural (time, location, illiteracy), and environmental issues. Women users, however, found cybercafes very useful. To close the gap between the value women perceive from cybercafe usage and actual usage, several suggestions can be made: (1) enhance literacy and awareness among women, (2) sensitize cybercafe operators to genderspecific issues and environment, (3) make content on gender issues available in local languages, (4) increase emphasis on English in schools, and (5) implement gender-specific welfare programs more thoroughly. These initiatives will not only enhance the sustainability of cybercafes but will provide wider Internet access to disadvantaged people in developing areas.

  • Industrial Ecology and Municipal Utility Parks

    This chapter introduces the conceptual framework of industrial ecology, which draws biological analogies from natural ecosystems to human industrial systems. It describes eco-industrial parks and summarizes the design principles of industrial symbiosis, leading up to municipal utility parks (MUPs), in which solid waste management (SWM) facilities are seamlessly integrated with other urban facilities to form the next-generation green infrastructure in response to global change impacts. Beginning with the Kalundborg symbiosis in Denmark, a basic awareness of integrated economic and environmental analysis was born and promoted an effective concept of circular economy at a local scale. Continued development of synergistic systems will contribute to future MUP designs in urban regions to promote urban sustainability.

  • An Overview on Distributed Generation and Smart Grid Concepts and Technologies

    The modern electrical systems should have high power capability, high power quality and reliability, high efficiency, high flexibility, low environmental impact (i.e. sustainability). Those requirements cannot be satisfied by traditional power systems; therefore, a huge revision of the present systems is expected with the introduction of many new functions, systems, and modus operandi, commonly referred to as the Distributed Generation (DG) and Smart Grid (SG) revolution. This is changing the way in which next¿¿¿generation power systems have to be designed, operated, and maintained, and can be achieved only by introducing new technologies, functionalities, and operational approaches. This chapter gives an overview of the main technologies, features, and problems of distributed generation (DG) and Smart Grids (SGs). Due to the breadth of topics, this chapter gives a short but comprehensive overview of these emerging topics.

  • Engineers, Society, and Sustainability

    sustainability, actor-network theory, consumption, ecological modernisation, infrastructure, water, socio-technical systems, environmental ethics

  • Index

    Cyberspace is widely acknowledged as a fundamental fact of daily life in today's world. Until recently, its political impact was thought to be a matter of low politics--background conditions and routine processes and decisions. Now, however, experts have begun to recognize its effect on high politics-- national security, core institutions, and critical decision processes. In this book, Nazli Choucri investigates the implications of this new cyberpolitical reality for international relations theory, policy, and practice. The ubiquity, fluidity, and anonymity of cyberspace have already challenged such concepts as leverage and influence, national security and diplomacy, and borders and boundaries in the traditionally state-centric arena of international relations. Choucri grapples with fundamental questions of how we can take explicit account of cyberspace in the analysis of world politics and how we can integrate the traditional international system with its cyber venues. After establishing the theoretical and empirical terrain, Choucri examines modes of cyber conflict and cyber cooperation in international relations; the potential for the gradual convergence of cyberspace and sustainability, in both substantive and policy terms; and the emergent synergy of cyberspace and international efforts toward sustainable development. Choucri's discussion is theoretically driven and empirically grounded, drawing on recent data and analyzing the dynamics of cyberpolitics at individual, state, international, and global levels.

  • Valorizing Nature

    With the advent of modernity, the sharing of resources and infrastructures rapidly expanded beyond local communities into regional, national, and even transnational space -- nowhere as visibly as in Europe, with its small-scale political divisions. This volume views these shared resource spaces as the seedbeds of a new generation of technology-rich bureaucratic and transnational commons. Drawing on the theory of cosmopolitanism, which seeks to model the dynamics of an increasingly interdependent world, and on the tradition of commons scholarship inspired by the late Elinor Ostrom, the book develops a new theory of "cosmopolitan commons" that provides a framework for merging the study of technology with such issues as risk, moral order, and sustainability at levels beyond the nation-state. After laying out the theoretical framework, the book presents case studies that explore the empirical nuances: airspace as transport commons, radio broadcasting, hydropower, weather forecasting and genetic diversity as information commons, transboundary air pollution, and two "capstone" studies of interlinked, temporally layered commons: one on overlapping commons within the North Sea for freight, fishing, and fossil fuels; and one on commons for transport, salmon fishing, and clean water in the Rhine.Contributors:Håkon With Andersen, Nil Disco, Paul N. Edwards, Arne Kaijser, Eda Kranakis, Kristiina Korjonen-Kuusipuro, Tiago Saraiva, Nina WormbsThe hardcover edition does not include a dust jacket.



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