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
    3. Teresa Guarda, José Avelino Vitor, Óscar Barrionuevo, Johnny Chavarria, Maria Fernanda Augusto, José Garcés et al.
      Pages 171-179
  8. Leadership (e-Leadership)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Tom Bijlsma, Susanne Muis, Anouk van Tilborg
      Pages 183-192
  9. Defense Logistics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. Lúcio Agostinho Barreiros Santos, Maria Manuela Martins Saraiva Sarmento Coelho
      Pages 195-207
  10. Strategy, Geopolitics and Oceanopolitics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
    2. Luis Piedra, Teresa Guarda, Ramiro Armijos
      Pages 211-221
    3. Carlos Guzmán, Óscar Barrionuevo, Teresa Guarda
      Pages 222-234
    4. Galo Ricardo Andrade, Datzania Villao
      Pages 235-243
  11. Maritime Security and Safety

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. Emanuel Bohórquez, Teresa Guarda, José Villao, Linda Núñez, William Caiche, Roberto Lucas et al.
      Pages 257-265
  12. Naval and Military Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 275-275
    2. Jun Pei Lee, Jiahn-Horng Chen, Ching-Yeh Hsin
      Pages 277-283
    3. Franklin J. Domínguez Ruiz, Luis M. Carral Couce
      Pages 284-295
  13. Information and Communication Technology in Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 297-297
    2. Lídice Haz, Teresa Guarda, Marcelo León, Marjorie Chalén, León Arguello
      Pages 299-306
    3. Marco Pilatásig, Emily Tobar, Liseth Paredes, Franklin Silva, Andres Acurio, Edwin Pruna et al.
      Pages 307-316
    4. Belén Gómez, Gloria Valencia, Oscar Barrionuevo, Diego Dueñas
      Pages 317-325
    5. Marjorie Pesantes, Eduardo Pomboza, Marisol Gutierrez, Jorge Alvarez, Óscar Barrionuevo
      Pages 326-336
    6. Francisco Garay, Giovanna Morillo, Teresa Guarda
      Pages 337-350
    7. Luis Miguel Mazón, Datzania Villao, Teresa Guarda, Linda Núñez, María Muñoz, Manuel Serrano et al.
      Pages 351-359
    8. José María Díaz-Nafría, Teresa Guarda, Iván Coronel
      Pages 360-371
    9. Aníbal Jara-Olmedo, Wilson Medina-Pazmiño, Rafael Mesías, Benjamín Araujo-Villaroel, Wilbert G. Aguilar, Jorge A. Pardo
      Pages 372-380
    10. Washington Rosero, Rolando P. Reyes Ch., Manolo Paredes Calderón
      Pages 394-403
    11. Miguel Araque, Óscar Barrionuevo, Teresa Guarda
      Pages 404-412
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 413-414

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

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • 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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