Book series

IET book series on big data

Series editor:

  • Albert Zomaya (University of Sydney, Australia).

Editorial board:

  • Samee Khan (Mississippi State University, USA)
  • Lizhe Wang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

The topic of Big Data has emerged as a revolutionary theme that cuts across many technologies and application domains.

This new series brings together topics within the myriad research activities in many areas that analyze/compute/store/manage/transport massive amounts of data including algorithm design, data mining and search, processor architectures, databases, infrastructure development, service and data discovery, networking and mobile computing, cloud computing, high-performance computing, privacy and security, and storage, and visualization.

IET international book series on sensors

Editorial board:

  • Nathan Ida (University of Akron, USA)
  • Sherali Zeadally (University of Kentucky, USA)
  • Desineni "Subbaram" Naidu (University of Minnesota Duluth, USA)
  • Edward Sazonov (University of Alabama, USA)
  • Wuqiang Yang (Manchester University, UK).

Fundamental to a wide range of applications in communication, monitoring, remote operation, process control, precision safety, robotics and automation, the use of sensors and sensing technologies has increased dramatically in all sectors and industries.

These developments have brought on new challenges such as the demand for robustness and reliability in networks, security in communications interface and close management of energy consumption.

Our book series covers the research and applications of a wide range of sensor technologies in the fields of security, communications, networking, computing and information technologies, monitoring, control and automation, robotics, machine learning, smart technologies, built environment and design, production and manufacturing, optics and photonics, health monitoring and clinical applications, environment and energy, transportation, non-destructive testing, and target tracking and landmine detection. 

SciTech book series on radar, sonar and navigation

  • Hugh Griffiths (UCL, UK)
  • Alfonso Farina (Selex ES, Italy)
  • Simon Watts (UCL, UK)
  • Chris Baker (Aveillant, UK)
  • Andrew Peterson (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA).

This book series, published under our renowned SciTech imprint, spans Radar, RF/Microwave Engineering, Electronic Warfare, Communications and related electrical engineering disciplines.

Our content ranges from fundamentals and timeless principles for students and corporate training to practical applied engineering for professionals in industry research laboratories, and the military.

SciTech is the publisher of the world’s most widely used radar text and reference, Introduction to Airborne Radar, 3rd Edition by George W. Stimson as well as many other text references.

IET book series on advances in biometrics

Series editor:

  • Val Moliere (Senior Consultant Commissioning Editor, The IET, UK).

This book series aims to bring together a body of original and influential work in biometrics research from the development and enhancement of individual biometric modalities including face, fingerprint, iris, signature and handwriting recognition; emerging modalities using ageing factors, gait, ear-shape and neurological pattern-based technologies; multibiometrics; soft biometrics and information fusion for identification, verification and trait prediction; human-computer interface issues for biometric systems; usability and user-oriented design, sensing and database technologies; implementation; system design and performance evaluation; security, trust and privacy implications; cryptosystems and biometrics-linked encryption; forensic processing and core underpinning technologies such as image analysis, pattern recognition, computer vision and signal processing.

IET book series on transportation

Editorial board:

  • John Walker (University of Southampton, UK)
  • Hironao Kawashima (Keio University, Japan)
  • Alan Stevens (University of Southampton, UK)
  • Jian Ping Wu (Tsinghua University, China)
  • Ryan D. Lamm (Southwest Research Institute, USA).

This series covers all aspects of the science and technology which underpin the development of intelligent transportation.

The rise in electric vehicle adaption and acceptance depends on the development and refinement of new technologies in a number of connected areas, including battery technology, power systems, control systems, communication systems, steering control and lane following technology, intelligent transport infrastructure, charging station design, mapping systems and satnav technology, vehicle reliability and safety, vehicle security and cybersecurity, modelling and simulation, EMC issues, speed and payment enforcement systems, incident management, cruise control and automated parking systems.

Topics include vehicle design considerations, materials technology, software engineering and reliability, technical standards, power electronics and engine technology.

Applications include driverless ground vehicles, automated guideway transit including trains and buses, autonomous flight systems and drone technology, water and underwater autonomous vehicles.

Books in this series cover developments across this range of technologies and draw on a wide range of case studies including experimental and operational vehicles.

The series includes monographs that offer new insights, as well as edited multi-author reviews, for instance of an application area or a technology, with authors from across the world, including academia and industry.

IET book series on E-health

Series editor:

  • Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues (INATEL, Brazil)
  • Pranjal Chandra (Indian Institute of Technology BHU, Varanasi, India).

This new book series aims to disseminate the most recent advances in e-Health Technologies, including m-Health, precision and personalized medicine, robotics, sensing, the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, Big Data, Software Defined Networks (SDN), and network function virtualization.

The integration of these technologies is associated with many complexities with regards to technological, ethical, legal, social and security challenges, so this is a highly cross-disciplinary series.

IET book series on energy engineering

Editorial Board:

  • Doug Warne (Independent Consultant, UK)
  • Marino Sforna (TERNA TSO, Italy)
  • Jan Wenske (Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy System Technology, Germany)
  • Qinglai Guo (Tsinghua University, China)

Advisory Board

  • Chunmei Ban (University of Colorado, USA)
  • Pål-Tore Storli (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
  • Vasilis Fthenakis (Columbia University, USA)
  • Frede Blaabjerg (Aalborg University, Denmark).

The series offers research-led books that include all aspects of science and technology which underpin the development of a modern, low-emission energy system.

Books in this series cover developments across this range of technologies and draw on a wide range of case studies.

The series includes monographs that offer new insights, as well as edited multi-author reviews, with authors from across the world, including academia and industry. 

Topics covered in this series include generation of electrical energy and heat, renewable sources, conversion and storage, transmission and distribution, smart grids and microgrids, power quality, power control systems and power electronics, electric power applications and electrical machines, as well as lightning.

The series will become a valuable library resource for many years, with readers including researchers in both universities and industry.

IET international book series on applied AIoT

Book Series Editor:

  • Fadi Al-Turjman (Near East University, Nicosia, Cyprus).

Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) is the convergence of AI and IoT.

The disruptive AIoT technology has laid the foundation for all smart spaces.

Decentralized and distributed smart computing techniques and big-data exchange across peer-to-peer, as well as other types of Internet of Things (IoT) oriented networks, create the potential to remove unintended waste in resources by providing automation as well as accountability in optimization and intelligence.

With this new book series, we will focus on magnitude (scope, scale & frequency), risk (security, reliability, trust, and accuracy) and time (latency & timelines, utilization and implementation details of IoT technologies) in interdisciplinary fields such as computer and communication sciences, transportation, power engineering, the built environment, environmental science, applied mathematics, business management and medical science.

IET international book series on multimedia information processing and security

Book Series Editors:

  • Amit Kumar Singh (National Institute of Technology Patna, India)
  • Stefano Berretti (University of Florence, Italy).

The processing of multimedia has been an active research area with applications in secure multimedia contents on social networks, digital forensic, digital cinema, education, secured e-voting systems, smart healthcare, automotive applications, the military, insurance and more.

The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), cyber-physical systems (CPSs), robotics as well as personal and wearable devices now provide many opportunities for the multimedia community to reach out and develop synergies.

This book series comprehensively defines the current trends and technological aspects of multimedia research with a particular emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches.

We will review a broad scope to identify challenges, solutions and new directions.

IET book series on advances in distributed computing and blockchain technologies

 Book Series Editors:

  • Brij B. Gupta (National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India)
  • Gregorio Martinez (University of Murcia, Spain)
  • Tu N. Nguyen (Kennesaw State University, USA).

The objective of this book series is to enlighten researchers with current trends in the area of blockchain technology and its integration with distributed computing and systems.

Blockchains show riveting features such as decentralization, verifiability, fault tolerance, transparency and accountability.

The technology enables more secure, transparent, and traceable scenarios to assist in distributed applications.

We plan to bring forward the technological aspects of blockchain technology specifically implemented for transforming areas such as Internet of Things (IoTs), edge computing, fog computing, wireless sensor networks (WSNs), peer-to-peer (P2P) networks, mobile edge computing, and other distributed network paradigms for real-world enhanced and evolving future applications of distributed computing and systems.

IET book series on future manufacturing and design engineering

Series Editors:

  • Thomas Bohné (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Stefan Dimov (University of Birmingham, UK)
  • Jeremy Hadall (Cranfield University, UK)
  • Rajkumar Roy (City University, UK)
  • Dirk Shaefer (University of Lincoln, UK)
  • Fengqi You (Cornell University, USA).

Future manufacturing will be dictated using computation to ensure the reliable translation of product designs to manufacturing plans.

It will require process controls that provide assurances that the execution of those plans will produce products that meet specifications, and this will necessitate the invention of new materials, chemicals, devices, systems, processes, machines, and design and work methods together with new social structures and business practices.

This book series covers all these areas, as well as advances in AI and machine learning, new cyber infrastructure, new approaches for mathematical and computational modelling, new dynamics and control methodologies as applied to manufacturing and product design.

Future design and manufacturing will be dominated by a digital transformation and a transition to a life cycle /sustainable approach, ideally, these will occur hand in hand.