Edited book reporting recent results in AI research in power plant surveillance and diagnostics. High quality and applicability of the contributions through a thorough peer-reviewing process. Condition Monitoring and Early Fault Detection provide for better efficiency of energy systems, at lower costs. Inhalt Featured Topics: Analysis of important issues relating to specification, development and use of systems for computer-assisted plant surveillance and diagnosis.- Empirical and analytical methods for on-line calibration monitoring and data reconciliation.- Noise analysis methods for early fault detection, condition monitoring, leak detection and loose part monitoring.- Predictive maintenance and condition monitoring techniques.- Empirical and analytical methods for fault detection and recognition. von Ruan, Da und Fantoni, Paolo F.