Book 2007

A Portrait of State-of-the-Art Research at the Technical University of Lisbon


ISBN: 978-1-4020-5689-5 (Print) 978-1-4020-5690-1 (Online)

Table of contents (37 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Emergent Areas

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-22

      Nanotechnology and the Detection of Biomolecular Recognition Using Magnetoresistive Transducers

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-41

      Financial Econometric Models

    4. Chapter

      Pages 43-62

      Quantum Computation and Information

  3. Basic Sciences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 63-63

    2. Chapter

      Pages 65-87

      An Overview of Some Mathematical Models of Blood Rheology

    3. Chapter

      Pages 89-101

      Mathematical Models in Finance

    4. Chapter

      Pages 103-120

      More Sustainable Synthetic Organic Chemistry Approaches Based on Catalyst Reuse

    5. Chapter

      Pages 121-135

      Simulation and Modeling in Computational Chemistry: A Molecular Portfolio

    6. Chapter

      Pages 137-150

      Experimental Particle and Astroparticle Physics

    7. Chapter

      Pages 151-161

      Frontiers on Extreme Plasma Physics

    8. Chapter

      Pages 163-170

      Nuclear Fusion: An Energy for the Future

  4. Social Sciences, Economics and Management Sciences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 171-171

    2. Chapter

      Pages 173-181

      Regulation Policies in Portugal

    3. Chapter

      Pages 183-196

      The Growing Relevance of Africa in Chinese Foreign Policy: The Case of Portuguese Speaking Countries

    4. Chapter

      Pages 197-216

      Economic Growth Theory, Fifty Years After

  5. Life Sciences and Biotechnology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 217-217

    2. Chapter

      Pages 219-232

      DNA Vaccines

    3. Chapter

      Pages 233-250

      Biotechnology of the Bacterial Gellan Gum: Genes and Enzymes of the Biosynthetic Pathway

    4. Chapter

      Pages 251-257

      Epigenetics: The Functional Memory of Ribosomal Genes

    5. Chapter

      Pages 259-272

      Biotechnology of Reproduction and Development: From the Biomedical Model to Enterprise Innovation

  6. Engineering and Technologies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 273-273

    2. Chapter

      Pages 275-294

      Evolution and Challenges in Multimedia Representation Technologies

    3. Chapter

      Pages 295-309

      Bioinformatics: A New Approach for the Challenges of Molecular Biology

    4. Chapter

      Pages 311-327

      Research and Development in Metal Forming Technology at the Technical University of Lisbon

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