Elsevier and Zhejiang University Press Co-Publish First Three Titles in New Partnership

Books are first works in Intelligent Systems Series

London, April 16, 2012Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the release of the first titles resulting from a co-publishing agreement with Zhejiang University Press. The books are part of the Intelligent Systems Series, a collection that includes theoretical studies, design methods, and real-world implementations and applications.

The series was officially launched today at a London Book Fair event attended by Mr. Wu Shulin, Vice Minister of China’s General Administration of Press and Publications, and Dr. Fu Qiang, President of Zhejiang University Press. Attending on behalf of Elsevier was Y.S. (Youngsuk) Chi, Chairman of Elsevier’s Management Committee and President of the International Publishers Association and Suzanne BeDell, Managing Director, Science and Technology Books, Elsevier.

The three titles are:

Advances in Intelligence and Security Informatics, by Wenji Mao and Fei-Yue Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences. This book provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary account of advances in Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) along three fundamental dimensions: methodological issues in security informatics; new technological developments to support security-related modeling, detection, analysis and prediction; and applications and integration in interdisciplinary socio-cultural fields.

Service Science, Management, and Engineering: Theory and Applications, by Gang Xiong, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Zhong Liu, National University of Defense Technology; Xiwei Liu, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Fenghua Zhu, Chinese Academy of Sciences; and Dong Shen, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Both theory and applications issuesare covered in this book, which integrates a varietyof disciplines, including engineering, management,and information systems. The book includesapplications and case studies that showcase bestpractice and provide insight and guidelines to assistin building successful service systems.

Flexible Manipulators: Modeling, Analysis and Optimum Design, by Yanqing Gao, University of Arizona; Fei-Yue Wang, NUDT, Chinese Academy of Sciences; and Zhi-Quan Zhao, Assistant Professor at Wuhan Textile University, China. Flexible manipulators play a critical role in applications in a diverse range of fields, such as construction automation, environmental applications, and space engineering. This book presents analysis, data and insights that will of particular use for researchers and engineers working on the optimization and control of robotic manipulators and automation systems.

”Elsevier is excited to be collaborating with Zhejiang University Press, one of China’s most influential academic publishers,” said Y.S. Chi. “Elsevier’s commitment to publishing the highest quality content is matched by the remarkable productivity of Zhejiang University’s researchers.”

“This arrangement with Elsevier to publish original books in English is another significant international co-publishing project, following the series Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China first published in 2006,” said Dr. Fu Quiang. “This project will make good use of both publishers’ respective resources and produce the highest quality content in the field of international intelligent engineering and technology.”

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About Zhejiang University PressEstablished in 1984, Zhejiang University Press (ZJUP) is one of the leading academic and education publishers in China, specializing in high quality books, teaching materials, and journals. Each year ZJUP publishes more than 1300 new books, 9 journals, and digital products including e-databases, e-books and Apps.

In recent years, close partnerships have been established between ZJUP and such prestigious international publishers as Springer, Elsevier, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, McGraw-Hill, etc., as a result of ZJUP’s efforts to expand its international exchange and cooperation.

We work with a variety of partner organizations to publish, co-publish and market a number of our book projects. ZJUP will continue to cooperate with scholars, publishers, bookstores, and libraries throughout the world.

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