Developments and Advances in Defense and Security

Proceedings of the Multidisciplinary International Conference of Research Applied to Defense and Security (MICRADS 2018)

  • Álvaro Rocha
  • Teresa Guarda
Conference proceedings MICRADS 2018

Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 94)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Cybersecurity and Cyberdefense

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. H. Andrea Vaca, Rolando P. Reyes Ch., Hugo Pérez Vaca, Manolo Paredes
      Pages 3-11
    3. Mario Ron, Marco Bonilla, Walter Fuertes, Javier Díaz, Theofilos Toulkeridis
      Pages 27-40
  3. Computer Vision in Military Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. César Villacís, Fabián Romero, Mario Navarrete, Walter Fuertes, Santiago Chamorro, Iván Rodríguez et al.
      Pages 43-57
    3. Yordi Figueroa, Luis Arias, Dario Mendoza, Nancy Velasco, Sylvia Rea, Vicente Hallo
      Pages 58-68
  4. Health Informatics in Military Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Sonia Cárdenas-Delgado, Mauricio Loachamín-Valencia, Manolo Paredes Calderón
      Pages 71-84
  5. Computer Networks, Mobility and Pervasive Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Jhonattan J. Barriga A, Sang Guun Yoo
      Pages 87-96
    3. José María Díaz-Nafría, Teresa Guarda
      Pages 97-104
    4. Teresa Guarda, José María Díaz-Nafría, Maria Fernanda Augusto, José Avelino Vitor
      Pages 105-115
  6. Assistive Devices and Wearable Technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. Carlos Paucar, Lilia Morales, Katherine Pinto, Marcos Sánchez, Rosalba Rodríguez, Marisol Gutierrez et al.
      Pages 119-132
  7. Engineering Analysis and Signal Processing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Anibal Jara-Olmedo, Wilson Medina-Pazmiño, Eddie E. Galarza, Franklin M. Silva, Eddie D. Galarza, Cesar A. Naranjo
      Pages 151-161

About these proceedings


This book includes a selection of articles from The 2018 Multidisciplinary International Conference of Research Applied to Defense and Security (MICRADS’18), held in Salinas, Peninsula de Santa Elena, Ecuador, from April 18 to 20, 2018. MICRADS is an international forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, results, experiences and concerns in the various areas of defense and security, together with their technological development and applications.

The main topics covered are: Information and Communication Technology in Education; Computer Vision in Military Applications; Engineering Analysis and Signal Processing; Cybersecurity and Cyberdefense; Maritime Security and Safety; Strategy, Geopolitics and Oceanopolitics; Defense planning; Leadership (e-leadership); Defense Economics; Defense Logistics; Health Informatics in Military Applications; Simulation in Military Applications; Computer Networks, Mobility and Pervasive Systems; Military Marketing; Military Physical Training; Assistive Devices and Wearable Technology; Naval and Military Engineering; Weapons and Combat Systems; Operational Oceanography.

The book is aimed at all those dealing with defense and security issues, including practitioners, researchers and teachers as well as undergraduate, graduate, master’s and doctorate students.


Information And Communication Technology In Education Engineering Analysis Signal Processing Cybersecurity Cyberdefense Maritime Security Defense Planning E-Leadership Defense Economics Defense Logistics Health Informatics In Military Applications Military Marketing Military Physical Training Weapons And Combat Systems Naval And Military Engineering

Editors and affiliations

  • Álvaro Rocha
    • 1
  • Teresa Guarda
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Coimbra, DEI/FCTCoimbraPortugal
  2. 2.Escuela Politécnica del EjércitoLa LibertadEcuador

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-78604-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-78605-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2190-3018
  • Series Online ISSN 2190-3026
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