Control and Modeling of Complex Systems - Cybernetics in the 21st Century Festschrift in Honor of Hidenori Kimura on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday

ISBN-10: 0817643257
ISBN-13: 9780817643256
Authors: Koichi Hashimoto, Yasuaki Oishi, Yutaka Yamamoto
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"All too often, Festschriften consist of contributions on all sorts of unrelated topics, and result in a charming mixture of extravagance and indulgence, which is supposed to be enjoyed first and foremost by the recipient. Sometimes such books serve as repositories for articles too eccentric in subject or in approach, or too sloppy in execution, to be published in scientific journals: what the journals cannot appreciate, the Festschrift editor often cannot refuse. This is absolutely not the case with this volume, which is by any standard an outstanding one. Its excellent quality and timely publication owe much to the efforts of the editors...and of the publishing house Birkhuser. They…    

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Graziano Chesi received the Laurea degree in Information Engineering from the University of Firenze (Italy) in 1997, and the Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the University of Bologna (Italy) in 2001. He was a visiting scientist at the Department of Engineering of the University of Cambridge (UK) in the period 1999-2000. He held fellowships from the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science and the European Union at the Department of Information Physics and Computing of the University of Tokyo (Japan) in the period 2001-2004. He was a Research Associate and an Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Siena (Italy) in the period 2000-2006. In…    


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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Birkh�user Boston Number of pages: 337 Dimensions: 6.10" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 3.388 lbs. Language: English