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Meet the Philosophers of Ancient Greece: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Ancient Greek Philosophy but didn't Know Who to Ask

by Patricia F. O'Grady

Ancient Greece was the cradle of philosophy in the Western tradition. Meet the Philosophers of Ancient Greece brings the thoughts and lives of the pioneers of Western philosophy down from their sometimes remote...


Flying in the Face of Criminalization: The Safety Implications of Prosecuting Aviation Professionals for Accidents

by Sofia Michaelides-Mateou & Andreas Mateou

Those involved in an aviation accident face a dilemma between not supplying information for preventing future accidents and supplying such information which may result in their criminal prosecution. Aviation...


e-Learning in Aviation

by Suzanne K. Kearns

e-Learning is extremely cost-effective and therefore an attractive alternative to traditional classroom instruction. However, e-learning only saves money if the training is effective. Addressing this issue directly,...


Air Transport and the Environment

by Ben Daley

Air Transport and the Environment provides an overview of the main issues relating to aviation environmental impacts. It explains the challenge facing policymakers in terms of sustainable development, focusing...


Driver Behaviour and Training: Volume IV

by Lisa Dorn

The objective of the Driver Behaviour and Training volumes, and of the conference on which they are based, is to discuss recent advances in the study of this important area. A major focus within this fourth...


Air Transport Provision in Remoter Regions

by George Williams & Svein Bråthen

While the number of large airports in the world is in the hundreds, there are many thousands of smaller airports providing communities all over the globe with vital air links. This book stems from a series of...


Public Libraries and Social Justice

by John Pateman & John Vincent

This book examines the historical background to social exclusion and the strategic context in terms of government and professional policy. The authors propose a compelling manifesto for change, and outline practical...


Stormy Skies: Airlines in Crisis

by Paul Clark

As the airline industry struggles to extricate itself from its latest crisis, the time has come to examine the fundamentals of airline business strategy in a more innovative way and find answers to the questions,...


Airline Operations and Scheduling

by Massoud Bazargan

This book demystifies operations and scheduling within airlines, presenting easy-to-understand models, applied to practical examples. After introducing the key issues, it offers an objective review of the various...


Macrocognition Metrics and Scenarios: Design and Evaluation for Real-World Teams

by Emily S. Patterson & Janet E. Miller

Macrocognition Metrics and Scenarios: Design and Evaluation for Real-World Teams translates advances in macrocognition into a format that will support immediate use by the software testing and evaluation community...


Human-Robot Interactions in Future Military Operations

by Michael Barnes & Florian Jentsch

This volume illuminates the challenges and solutions for military HRI and so provide a better understanding of this complex concept. It enables scientists investigating military HRI issues to present their results...


Airport Competition: The European Experience

by Peter Forsyth & David Gillen

The break-up of BAA and the blocked takeover of Bratislava airport by the competing Vienna airport brought the issue of airport competition to the top of the agenda for air transport policy in Europe. Airport...


Discrete Choice Modelling and Air Travel Demand: Theory and Applications

by Laurie A. Garrow

In recent years, airline practitioners and academics have started to explore new ways to model airline passenger demand using discrete choice methods. This book provides an introduction to discrete choice models...


Looking Beyond the Runway: Airlines Innovating with Best Practices while Facing Realities

by Nawal K. Taneja

Nawal Taneja is a career analyst of the global airline industry with wide-ranging experience in the aviation industry, academia, and public policy. To help airline executives become informed of new competitive...


Aviation Visual Perception: Research, Misperception and Mishaps

by Randy Gibb & Rob Gray

This book is the first dedicated to visual perception in aviation. It includes the foundations of visual and vestibular sensation and perception; how visual perceptual abilities are assessed in pilots; the pilot's...


Modeling Applications in the Airline Industry

by Ahmed Abdelghany & Khaled Abdelghany

Modeling Applications in the Airline Industry explains the different functions and tactics performed by airlines during their planning and operation phases. Each function receives a full explanation of the challenges...


Airline Operations and Delay Management: Insights from Airline Economics, Networks and Strategic Schedule Planning

by Cheng-Lung Wu

Airline Operations and Delay Management fills a gap within the area of airline schedule planning by addressing the close relationships between network development, economic driving forces, schedule demands and...


Human Factors Issues in Combat Identification

by Dee H. Andrews & Robert P. Herz

This book presents approaches on how human factors theory and research addresses the challenges associated with combat identification, with emphasis on reducing human error that leads to fratricide. To reduce...


Working Through Synthetic Worlds

by C.A.P. Smith & Kenneth W. Kisiel

Working Through Synthetic Worlds explores different tasks that might benefit by being performed within a synthetic world. The term 'synthetic world' refers to a subset of virtual environments, having a large...


Command and Control: The Sociotechnical Perspective

by Guy Walker & Neville A. Stanton

How do you achieve a jointly optimised blend of socio and technical and create the kind of agility and self-synchronisation that modern forms of command and control promise? The answer put forward here is to...