Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology

Editor/Author Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: IGI Global

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ISBN: 978-1-4666-5888-2
Category: Technology & Engineering - Technology
Image Count: 1814
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The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition includes authoritative, research-based articles contributed by thousands of researchers and experts from all over the world.

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  • Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
  • Preface
  • Guide to the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
  • Acknowledgment
  • About the Editor
  • Section 1: Accounting and Finance
  • Chapter 1: High Frequency Trading
  • Chapter 2: Innovation of Management Accounting Practices and Techniques
  • Chapter 3: Meta-Digital Accounting in the Context of Cloud Computing
  • Chapter 4: Operating Room Management Accounting and Cost Calculation Model for Operating Rooms
  • Chapter 5: Sustainability Reporting Framework for Voluntary Reporting or Disclosure in Turkey
  • Chapter 6: Technology-Based Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Section 2: Artificial Intelligence
  • Chapter 7: Applications of Swarm Intelligence in Remanufacturing
  • Chapter 8: Architecture as a Problem Solving Tool
  • Chapter 9: Artificial Intelligence and Investing
  • Chapter 10: Assessing Collaborative Problem Solving through Computer Agent Technologies
  • Chapter 11: Audio-Visual Speech Emotion Recognition
  • Chapter 12: Classification Reasoning as a Basic Part of Machine Learning
  • Chapter 13: Cognitive Approaches for Intelligent Networks
  • Chapter 14: Cuckoo Search for Optimization and Computational Intelligence
  • Chapter 15: Emotion-Based Music Retrieval
  • Chapter 16: Hybrid Computational Intelligence
  • Chapter 17: Hybrid Genetic Metaheuristic for Two-Dimensional Constrained Guillotinable Cutting Problems
  • Chapter 18: Hybrid Swarm Intelligence
  • Chapter 19: Infinite Petri Nets as Models of Grids
  • Chapter 20: Machine Learning
  • Chapter 21: Machine Learning for Image Classification
  • Chapter 22: Prediction of Major Earthquakes as Rare Events Using RF-Typed Polynomial Neural Networks
  • Chapter 23: Present State of Swarm Intelligence and Future Directions
  • Chapter 24: Probabilistic Methods in Automatic Speech Recognition
  • Chapter 25: Recent Advancements in Gabor Wavelet-Based Face Recognition
  • Chapter 26: Stochastic Neural Network Classifiers
  • Chapter 27: The Bees Algorithm as a Biologically Inspired Optimisation Method
  • Chapter 28: The Still Image Lossy Compression Standard - JPEG
  • Chapter 29: Variable Importance Evaluation for Machine Learning Tasks
  • Section 3: Assistive Technologies
  • Chapter 30: Assistive Navigation Systems for the Visually Impaired
  • Chapter 31: Context-Aware Computing for Persons with Disabilities
  • Chapter 32: Mobile Technologies for Elderly People
  • Chapter 33: Visual Disabilities, Information Technology, and the Learning of Mathematics
  • Section 4: Big Data
  • Chapter 34: Big Data Analytics for Business
  • Chapter 35: Big Data Issues and Challenges
  • Chapter 36: Leadership for Big Data and Business Intelligence
  • Chapter 37: NoSQL Databases
  • Section 5: Bioinformatics
  • Chapter 38: Bioinformatics
  • Chapter 39: Demographic Characterization of Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
  • Chapter 40: Glycoinformatics and Glycosciences
  • Chapter 41: Methodologies for Modeling Gene Regulatory Networks
  • Section 6: Biology
  • Chapter 42: Clustering Techniques for Revealing Gene Expression Patterns
  • Chapter 43: Computational Biology
  • Chapter 44: Structural Equation Modeling for Systems Biology
  • Section 7: Biomedical Engineering
  • Chapter 45: An Overview of Intra-Body Communication Transceivers for Biomedical Applications
  • Chapter 46: Structural and Computational Approaches in Drug Design for G Protein-Coupled Receptors
  • Section 8: Biometrics
  • Chapter 47: A Comprehensive Survey on Face Image Analysis
  • Chapter 48: Advances in Emotional Picture Classification
  • Chapter 49: Biometric Template Security and Biometric Encryption Using Fuzzy Frameworks
  • Chapter 50: Brain Prints for Biometrics
  • Chapter 51: Facial Expression Recognition
  • Section 9: Business and Organizational Research
  • Chapter 52: Business Model Value Creation, Value Capture, and Information Technologies
  • Chapter 53: Competitive Intelligence from Social Media, Web 2.0, and the Internet
  • Chapter 54: Conflicts and Resolutions in Computer Supported Collaborative Work Applications
  • Chapter 55: Coopetition for Organizations
  • Chapter 56: Exploration and Exploitation Capabilities
  • Chapter 57: Knowledge Fusion Patterns for Context Aware Decision Support
  • Chapter 58: Learning-by-Exporting
  • Chapter 59: Mixed Methods in Knowledge Management and Organisational Research
  • Chapter 60: PPP as a Tool for Stimulating Investments in ICT Infrastructures
  • Chapter 61: Promotion of Administrative Modernization through Processes Dematerialization
  • Chapter 62: Qualitative Research on Practice in Small Software Companies
  • Chapter 63: Research Conducted by Professional Information Systems Practitioners in Organisations in South Africa
  • Chapter 64: The Rhetoric of Corporate Governance Legality
  • Section 10: Business Education
  • Chapter 65: Aligning Technology with Workforce and Organizational Development
  • Chapter 66: An Exploration of Designing E-Remanufacturing Course
  • Chapter 67: Enhancing Business Education with Technology Using Social Media to Aid Learning
  • Section 11: Business Information Systems
  • Chapter 68: A Fabric Resource Management System (FRMS) for Fashion Product Development
  • Chapter 69: A Proactive Approach for Managing the Organizational Impacts of IT
  • Chapter 70: A Study of Mobile Payment (M-Payment) Services Adoption in Thailand
  • Chapter 71: An Historical Account of Executive Information Systems Research in South Africa
  • Chapter 72: Building Inclusive IS&T Work Climates for Women and Men
  • Chapter 73: Deploying a Software Process Lifecycle Standard in Very Small Companies
  • Chapter 74: Efficient Ordering Policy for Imperfect Quality Items Using Association Rule Mining
  • Chapter 75: ICT as a Tool in Industrial Networks for Assessing HSEQ Capabilities in a Collaborative Way
  • Chapter 76: Implementing Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Chapter 77: Inductive Reasoning, Information Symmetry, and Power Asymmetry in Organizations
  • Chapter 78: Information Science and Technology in Franchising
  • Chapter 79: Interdependence, Uncertainty, and Incompleteness in Teams and Organizations
  • Chapter 80: IT Outsourcing in the Face of Global and Technology Challenges
  • Chapter 81: Modeling Academic ERP Issues and Innovations with AST
  • Chapter 82: Modern Information Technology for Suitable Development in Small Business with Links to Agile Methodology and Swarm Intelligence
  • Chapter 83: Omni-Channel Retail Information Systems
  • Chapter 84: Only One Evolving Strategy
  • Chapter 85: Ontology-Based Sentiment Analysis Model of Customer Reviews for Electronic Products
  • Chapter 86: Organization Innovation and Its Implications for the Implementation of Information Systems
  • Chapter 87: Simulation to Improve Management of Perishable and Substitutable Inventory
  • Chapter 88: Sociotechnical Change Perspective for Enterprise Resource Planning System Implementation
  • Chapter 89: The Role of Management Accounting and Control Systems as Information Networks and as Networks of Relationships on the Development of Organizational Knowledge
  • Chapter 90: Understanding Interactive Technology in Organizational Settings
  • Chapter 91: Using Fuzzy Logic for Optimizing Business Intelligence Success in Multiple Investment Combinations
  • Section 12: Civil Engineering
  • Chapter 92: Forecasting Techniques for Energy Optimization in Buildings
  • Chapter 93: Methodologies of Damage Identification Using Non-Linear Data-Driven Modelling
  • Chapter 94: Validation of Damage Identification Using Non-Linear Data-Driven Modelling
  • Section 13: Clinical Science and Technologies
  • Chapter 95: Ecological Validity in Virtual Reality-Based Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Chapter 96: Electronic Cognitive Exercises
  • Section 14: Cloud Computing
  • Chapter 97: A Framework Model for a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Strategy
  • Chapter 98: Cloud Computing
  • Chapter 99: Cloud Computing as a Model
  • Chapter 100: Cloud Computing Environments
  • Chapter 101: Cloud Computing to Improve Agri-Supply Chains in Developing Countries
  • Chapter 102: Is It Now the Right Time to Migrate Enterprise Systems to the Cloud?
  • Chapter 103: Rough Set Based Green Cloud Computing in Emerging Markets
  • Chapter 104: Should the Cloud Computing Definition Include a Big Data Perspective?
  • Chapter 105: Virtualization as the Catalyst for Cloud Computing
  • Section 15: Cognitive Informatics
  • Chapter 106: Application of Cognitive Map in Knowledge Management
  • Articles related to application of CMs in intelligent information systems (Appendix to Chapter 106)
  • Chapter 107: Binding Neuron
  • Chapter 108: Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Chapter 109: Schema Satisfaction Reasoning and Its Applications
  • Chapter 110: Usability Evaluation of the Tablet Computer ‘Aakash-2’
  • List of identified usability problems related with ‘Aakash 2’ (Appendix to Chapter 110)
  • Section 16: Computer Engineering
  • Chapter 111: A Framework for Assessing the Quality of Online Computer Programming Courses
  • Chapter 112: Hypervisor-Based Server Virtualization
  • Chapter 113: Measuring Shared Mental Models in Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  • Chapter 114: Object-Driven Action Rules
  • Chapter 115: Spreadsheet Modeling of Data Center Hotspots
  • Section 17: Computer Simulation
  • Chapter 116: An Overview of Multi-Agent Simulation in Organizations
  • Chapter 117: Applying Graphics Processing Unit Technologies to Agent-Based Simulation
  • Chapter 118: Behavioral Modeling
  • Chapter 119: Computer Assisted Problem Solving Environment (PSE)
  • Chapter 120: System Dynamics
  • Chapter 121: Using Semantics in the Environment for Multiagent-Based Simulation
  • Section 18: Computer Vision and Image Processing
  • Chapter 122: Image Inpainting as an Evolving Topic in Image Engineering
  • Chapter 123: Up-to-Date Summary of Semantic-Based Visual Information Retrieval
  • Chapter 124: Variants of Genetic Algorithm for Efficient Design of Multiplier-Less Finite Impulse Response Digital Filter
  • Section 19: Criminal Science and Forensics
  • Chapter 125: Digital Video Tampering Detection Techniques
  • Chapter 126: Improving Knowledge Availability of Forensic Intelligence through Forensic Pattern Warehouse (FPW)
  • Section 20: Crisis Response and Management
  • Chapter 127: Advanced Emergency Response Management in Smart Environments
  • Chapter 128: Crisis Informatics
  • Section 21: Curriculum Development and Instructional Design
  • Chapter 129: Blended Learning
  • Chapter 130: Challenges in the Design and Development of a “Third Generation” E-Learning/Educational Platform
  • Chapter 131: Students' Experiences of Emotional Connection with Pedagogical Agents
  • Section 22: Customer Relationship Management
  • Chapter 132: A Conceptual Framework for Determining Brand Attitude and Brand Equity through Text Analytics of Social Media Behavior
  • Chapter 133: Customer Relationship Management and Social Media Use
  • Chapter 134: Social User Experience for Effective Mobile Advertising
  • Section 23: Cyber and Network Security
  • Chapter 135: A Review Note of Piracy and Intellectual Property Theft in the Internet Era
  • Chapter 136: Identification Protocols
  • Chapter 137: Internet Censorship in China
  • Chapter 138: Managing Compliance with an Information Security Management Standard
  • Chapter 139: Offline Verification for Handwritten Signatures Using Chain Code
  • Chapter 140: Secure Routing Protocols for Wireless Adhoc Networks
  • Chapter 141: Security Challenges in Cloud Computing
  • Chapter 142: Security of Cloud Computing
  • Chapter 143: Software Piracy
  • Chapter 144: Using Total Quality Management to Mitigate Supply Chain Risk
  • Section 24: Cyber Crime and Digital Terrorism
  • Chapter 145: Cyber Insider Threat in Virtual Organizations
  • Chapter 146: Financial Fraud, Technology Disruption, and Cyber-Governance
  • Chapter 147: Understanding the Methods behind Cyber Terrorism
  • Section 25: Data Analysis and Statistics
  • Chapter 148: A Bayesian Network Model for Probability Estimation
  • Chapter 149: Algorithms for Approximate Bayesian Computation
  • Chapter 150: Assessing Computational Thinking
  • Chapter 151: Efficient Techniques to Design Low-Complexity Digital Finite Impulse Response (FIR) Filters
  • Chapter 152: Financial News Analytics
  • Chapter 153: Multidimensional Data Visualization
  • Chapter 154: SEQUAL as a Framework for Understanding and Assessing Quality of Models and Modeling Languages
  • Section 26: Data Mining and Databases
  • Chapter 155: A Comparative Review of Data Modeling in UML and ORM
  • Chapter 156: An Overview for Non-Negative Matrix Factorization
  • Chapter 157: Analysis of Large-Scale OMIC Data Using Self Organizing Maps
  • Chapter 158: Application of Data Mining Techniques for Breast Cancer Prognosis
  • Chapter 159: Bicluster Analysis for Coherent Pattern Discovery
  • Chapter 160: Cluster Analysis Using Rough Clustering and K-Means Clustering
  • Chapter 161: Color Coding for Data Visualization
  • Chapter 162: Consensus Clustering
  • Chapter 163: Creating Moving Objects Representations for Spatiotemporal Databases
  • Chapter 164: Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Databases
  • Chapter 165: Data Mining of Chemogenomics Data Using Activity Landscape and Partial Least Squares
  • Chapter 166: Data Science and Distributed Intelligence
  • Chapter 167: Database Processing Benchmarks
  • Chapter 168: Database Replication and Clustering for High Availability
  • Chapter 169: Discovery of Sequential Patterns Based on Sequential Interestingness and Constraint Conditions
  • Chapter 170: Efficient Algorithms for Clustering Data and Text Streams
  • Chapter 171: Expert Knowledge in Data Mining
  • Chapter 172: Handling Imprecise Data in Geographic Databases
  • Chapter 173: Indexing and Compressing Text
  • Chapter 174: Knowledge Discovery in Databases and Data Mining
  • Chapter 175: Latent Dirichlet Allocation Approach for Analyzing Text Documents
  • Chapter 176: Measuring the Effects of Data Mining on Inference
  • Chapter 177: Metadata Crosswalks as a Way Towards Interoperability
  • Chapter 178: Metadata Diversity in the Cultural Heritage Repositories
  • Chapter 179: Perspective for Database Preservation
  • Chapter 180: Skyline Queries on Vertically Partitioned Tables
  • Chapter 181: State of the Art and Future Trends of Datacenter Networks
  • Chapter 182: Study of Skyline Query Evaluation on Corona
  • Chapter 183: Synopsis Data Structures for XML Databases
  • Chapter 184: Temporal Databases
  • Chapter 185: Text Mining
  • Chapter 186: The Evolution of UML
  • Chapter 187: The State of the Art in Web Mining
  • Section 27: Data Warehousing
  • Chapter 188: An Objective Function for Evaluation of Fragmentation Schema in Data Warehouse
  • Chapter 189: Record Linkage in Data Warehousing
  • Chapter 190: Searching Semantic Data Warehouses
  • Section 28: Decision Support Systems
  • Chapter 191: A Methodology of the Decision Support Systems Applied to Other Projects of Investigation
  • Chapter 192: Real-Time Smart Navigation and the Genetic Approach to Vehicle Routing
  • Chapter 193: Shelter Selection with AHP Making Use of the Ideal Alternative
  • Section 29: Digital Communications and Linguistics
  • Chapter 194: A Novel Computerized Paleographical Method for Determining the Evolution of Graphemes
  • Chapter 195: An Effective Analysis Method of Discussions in Bulletin Board Sites
  • Chapter 196: Crisis Communications and Sharing Message Control
  • Chapter 197: Digital Divide in Scholarly Communication
  • Chapter 198: Information Society Discourse
  • Chapter 199: Interface Technology Trends Implications for News and Information Services
  • Chapter 200: Interpersonal Coordination in Computer-Mediated Communication
  • Chapter 201: Locative Communication and the Increase of Relevance of the Place in Communication
  • Chapter 202: Mobile Communications Privacy
  • Chapter 203: The Digital World and the Elements in Digital Communication and FL Learning
  • Chapter 204: The Evolutional Genesis of Blogs and the Integration of Communication Networks
  • Chapter 205: Trust in Computer Mediated Communication
  • Chapter 206: Visualization as Communication with Graphic Representation
  • Section 30: Digital Literacy
  • Chapter 207: Digital Literacy
  • Chapter 208: Digital Literacy Education for Digital Inclusion
  • Chapter 209: Social Aspects of Digital Literacy
  • Section 31: Digital Media
  • Chapter 210: A Hierarchical Organization of Home Video
  • Chapter 211: Censorship of Digital Resources Worldwide
  • Chapter 212: Digital Video Coding Principles from H.261 to H.265/HEVC
  • Chapter 213: Video Event Understanding
  • Chapter 214: Visual Information Analysis for Interactive TV Applications
  • Section 32: Distance Education
  • Chapter 215: Components of a Distance Education Evaluation System
  • Chapter 216: Constructivism as the Driver of 21st Century Online Distance Education
  • Chapter 217: Instructional Support for Collaborative Activities in Distance Education
  • Chapter 218: Online Distance Education and Embedded Librarianship Integration
  • Chapter 219: The Evolution of Distance Learning
  • Section 33: E-Books and Digital Publishing
  • Chapter 220: Digital Textbook
  • Chapter 221: Ebooks, Ereaders, and Ebook Device Design
  • Chapter 222: E-Textbooks as a Classroom Tool
  • Chapter 223: Evaluating the Perceived Fit Between E-Books and Academic Tasks
  • Section 34: E-Business
  • Chapter 224: E-Business Value Creation, Platforms, and Trends
  • Section 35: E-Commerce
  • Chapter 225: Immersive Technologies for Interactive Store Design
  • Chapter 226: Investigating the Importance of Website Color Contrast in E- and M-Commerce
  • Chapter 227: Opportunities and Challenges for the Electronic Commerce Deployment in Developing Countries Discussed in a Case of Saudi Arabia
  • Chapter 228: Social Commerce Using Social Network and E-Commerce
  • Chapter 229: Trust Concerns of the Customers in E-Commerce Market Space by Indian Customers
  • Section 36: Educational Administration and Leadership
  • Chapter 230: Educational Policy Analysis Debates and New Learning Technologies in England
  • Chapter 231: Learning Analytics
  • Chapter 232: Living in Exponential Times and the Personalization of Our Data Streams
  • Chapter 233: The Digitally Excluded Learner and Strategies for Success
  • Section 37: Educational Technologies
  • Chapter 234: 3D Media Architecture Communication with SketchUp to Support Design for Learning
  • Chapter 235: Affect Awareness Support and Communication Technologies in Education
  • Chapter 236: An Interoperable ICT Educational Application for TOEIC Preparatory Study
  • Chapter 237: An Overview of Artificial Intelligence in Education
  • Chapter 238: Analyzing and Predicting Student Academic Achievement Using Data Mining Techniques
  • Chapter 239: Classic Programmed Instruction Design and Theory
  • Chapter 240: Current Status and Future Directions of Blended Learning Models
  • Chapter 241: Emergent Forms of Technology-Influenced Scholarship
  • Chapter 242: Exploring Perspectives on Social Media in Higher Education
  • Chapter 243: Hypermedia and its Role in Learning
  • Chapter 244: ICT Impact Assessment in Education
  • Chapter 245: Informing the Design of Future Literacy Technologies with Theories of Cognitive Science
  • Chapter 246: I-Schools and the Present Worldwide Trend and the Indian Scenario
  • Chapter 247: Learning Management Technology and Preservice Teachers
  • Chapter 248: Learning Processes during Online Discussions
  • Chapter 249: Literacy Learning and Assessment for the Digital Age
  • Chapter 250: Pedagogical Agents in 3D Learning Environments
  • Chapter 251: Quantum Information Science and a Possible Domain for Future Information School
  • Chapter 252: Serious Games and the Technology of Engaging Information
  • Chapter 253: Teaching in Visual Programming Environments
  • Chapter 254: Technology Integration in a Southern Inner-City School
  • Chapter 255: Telementoring in the P-16+ Environment
  • Chapter 256: The QRcode Format as a Tool for Inclusive, Personalised, and Interdisciplinary Learning Experiences
  • Chapter 257: The Use of Geo-Spatial Technology in Handheld Devices for Teaching Geography in a Formal School Context
  • Chapter 258: Towards Open-Source Virtual Worlds in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Chapter 259: Use of Online Social Networking and Academic Performance of Students
  • Section 38: Electrical Engineering
  • Chapter 260: A Graphical Unit Interface to Generate Light Distribution Curves
  • Chapter 261: Byzantine Fault Tolerant Monitoring and Control for Electric Power Grid
  • Chapter 262: Outage Analysis and Maintenance Strategies in Hydroelectric Production
  • Section 39: Electronic Government
  • Chapter 263: An Overview of E-Government 3.0 Implementation
  • Chapter 264: Citizens' Engagement Using Communication Technologies
  • Chapter 265: E-Government Development at the Local Level in Australia Using a Framework for Connected E-Government
  • Chapter 266: Exploring the M-Government
  • Chapter 267: Federal Government Application of the Cloud Computing Application Integration Model
  • Chapter 268: IT Governance
  • Chapter 269: Measuring Democracy on Web Interface Design
  • Coding Sheet (APPENDIX A for Chapter 269)
  • Chapter 270: Provision of Governmental Services through Mobile Phones and Tablets and Threats to Users' Security and Privacy
  • Chapter 271: Re-Engaging the Public through E-Consultation in the Government 2.0 Landscape
  • Chapter 272: Technology as Enabler of Institutional Reform in Government
  • Chapter 273: The Need, Requirements, and Vision for E-Societal Management
  • Examples of virtuos socio-economic circuits (Appendix 1 for Chapter 273)
  • Examples of vicious socio-economic circuits (Appendix 2 for Chapter 273)
  • Section 40: Electronic Services
  • Chapter 274: A Unified Platform for the Dynamic Evolution of Context-Aware Highly Agile Services
  • Chapter 275: An Exploratory Study of Metrics Used to Measure the Impacts of Social Media Utilization on Business Performance
  • Chapter 276: Enhancing Service Integrity of Byzantine Fault Tolerant Applications
  • Chapter 277: QoS Architectures for the IP Network
  • Section 41: Engineering Science
  • Chapter 278: Compounds Based on dDped Bi2O3 as New Ecologically Friendly Yellow-Orange Shade Pigments
  • Chapter 279: Dealing with Completeness in Requirements Engineering
  • Section 42: Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Chapter 280: Reflexivity in the Resistance to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Innovation
  • Section 43: Entrepreneurship
  • Chapter 281: Crowdsourcing Business Model in the Context of Changing Consumer Society
  • Chapter 282: E-Entrepreneurship
  • Chapter 283: Technology, Social Innovation, and Social Entrepreneurship in the Quadruple Helix
  • Section 44: Environmental Science and Agriculture
  • Chapter 284: Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water Using Carbon Nanotubes
  • Chapter 285: Dendrochronology and Climate Change
  • Chapter 286: Ecosystem Wetlands Restoration Approach for Sustainable Development Planning
  • Chapter 287: Environmental Informatics for Sustainable Development
  • Chapter 288: Environmental Scanning
  • Chapter 289: Towards Low-Cost Energy Monitoring
  • Section 45: Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Chapter 290: Cyber Behavior
  • Chapter 291: E-Human Rights
  • Chapter 292: Ethical Computing
  • Chapter 293: Ethics in Health Informatics and Information Technology
  • Chapter 294: Laws Related to Web and Digital Application Accessibility
  • Section 46: Gaming
  • Chapter 295: Can Video Games Benefit the Cognitive Abilities of the Elderly Population?
  • Chapter 296: Ecology of Games as a Framework for Analysing E-Government Project Implementation
  • Chapter 297: Gamification
  • Chapter 298: Gamification Design Elements in Business Education Simulations
  • Chapter 299: Increasing the Trustworthiness of Online Gaming Applications
  • Chapter 300: Video Game Genres
  • Section 47: Gender and IT
  • Chapter 301: Critical Study of Gender and Teacher-Designed Interactive Educational Websites
  • Chapter 302: Gender and Technology
  • Chapter 303: Gender, Body, and Computing Technologies in the Science-Fiction Film
  • Section 48: Geographic Information Systems
  • Chapter 304: Critical Information Literacy in the Geographic and Information Sciences
  • Chapter 305: Developments of the Digital World of Remote Sensing and GIS, Their Comparison to, and the Importance of the Human Side of Information Reference Services
  • Chapter 306: Geographic Information Systems (G.I.S.) for the Analysis of Historical Small Towns
  • Chapter 307: Geoinformatics in Eco-Climatic Studies
  • Chapter 308: GIS and Remote Sensing in Environmental Risk Assessment and Management
  • Chapter 309: Integration Strategies for GIS and Optimization Tools
  • Chapter 310: Predictive Expert Models for Mineral Potential Mapping
  • Chapter 311: Representation of Geographic Phenomena
  • Chapter 312: Urban Information Modeling Combining BIM and GIS
  • Section 49: Global Information Technology
  • Chapter 313: A Comparison of Appearance-Based Descriptors in a Visual SLAM Approach
  • Chapter 314: Internetization and the New Global Economy of the 21st Century
  • Chapter 315: The Challenges and Opportunities of the Software Industry in Egypt
  • Section 50: Government and Law
  • Chapter 316: Analysing E-Government Project Success and Failure Using the Design-Actuality Gap Model
  • Chapter 317: De Facto Ethics Principles and Applications
  • Chapter 318: Government as a Service in Communities
  • Chapter 319: Linkage of De-Identified Records in Accordance to the European Legislation
  • Chapter 320: RTI and OGD Synergy for Society, Economy, and Democracy
  • Chapter 321: The Single Patent for Portuguese or Spanish Language Countries
  • Section 51: Health Information Systems
  • Chapter 322: A Survey of Using Microsoft Kinect in Healthcare
  • Chapter 323: Advancements in Computer Aided Imaging Diagnostics
  • Chapter 324: Advances in Electrocardiogram Information Management
  • Chapter 325: An E-Journey through the Life Cycle of Spinal Cord Injury
  • Chapter 326: Chronic Condition Management Using Remote Monitoring and Telehomecare
  • Chapter 327: Factors Influencing Nursing Professionals' Computer-Based Information Systems (CBIS) Use Behavior
  • Chapter 328: Factors Predicting Long-Term Outcomes among Patients Treated with Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Chapter 329: Health Information Technology and Business Process Reengineering
  • Chapter 330: Health Information Technology/BioDefense Needs to Fight Bio-Terrorism
  • Chapter 331: Healthcare Informatics
  • Chapter 332: Healthcare Information Systems Opportunities and Challenges
  • Chapter 333: Healthcare Technology Adoption at the Group Level
  • Chapter 334: Improvements over GGH Using Commutative and Non-Commutative Algebra
  • Chapter 335: Reducing Healthcare Disparities with Technology
  • Chapter 336: Successful Virtual Communities of Practice in Health Care
  • Chapter 337: Technological Advancements in the Objective Assessment of Nociception
  • Chapter 338: The Evolvement of Physicians' Communication Behavior Induced by the Introduction of EMRs into Primary Care
  • Chapter 339: The Use of Smart Card Technology in Health Care
  • Chapter 340: Ubiquitous Health Monitoring Systems
  • Section 52: Healthcare Administration
  • Chapter 341: Discrete Event Models of Medical Emergencies
  • Chapter 342: Organizational Factors Affecting IS Outsourcing Success in Taiwanese Hospitals
  • Chapter 343: Regional Health Information Organizations in the US
  • Section 53: High Performance Computing
  • Chapter 344: Clustering Methods for Detecting Communities in Networks
  • Chapter 345: Compact Multimode Antenna Arrays for High Spectral Efficiency MIMO-OFDM WLANs
  • Chapter 346: Elitist-Mutated Multi-Objective Particle Swarm Optimization for Engineering Design
  • Chapter 347: Frameworks for Distributed Interoperability
  • Chapter 348: High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing Granularity
  • Chapter 349: Particles and Geometric Shapes Analyzer APOGEO
  • Chapter 350: Recent Trends in Parallel Computing
  • Chapter 351: Techniques for Specialized Data Compression
  • Chapter 352: Trustworthy Computing
  • Section 54: Higher Education
  • Chapter 353: Developing Appreciative College Experience with Personal Learning Networks
  • Chapter 354: Teaching Methodology in Higher Education
  • Chapter 355: University Faculty and Student Use of Social Media in Higher Education
  • Section 55: Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Management
  • Chapter 356: Destination Management Systems Implementation
  • Chapter 357: E-Tourism and the New Family Station Wagon
  • Chapter 358: Tourism and Social Media
  • Chapter 359: Tourism Knowledge Discovery in Social Multimedia
  • Chapter 360: Virtual Tours and Serious Game for Promoting Educational Tourism Using Non-Intrusive Human-Computer Interfaces
  • Section 56: Human Resources Development
  • Chapter 361: Enabling Modern Technology Jobs through Optimised Human Resource Management Practices
  • Chapter 362: Human Resources Development in a Technology-Infused Workplace
  • Chapter 363: Using Serious Games for Training and Development of Human Resources
  • Section 57: Human-Computer Interaction
  • Chapter 364: Affective Human-Computer Interaction
  • Chapter 365: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Work/Life Balance
  • Chapter 366: Determinants of Users' Intention to Use Mobile Information Technologies
  • Chapter 367: Digital Future(s)
  • Chapter 368: Emotion in Interactive Technology-Mediated Decision Taking and Negotiation
  • Chapter 369: Estimating Emotions Using Geometric Features from Facial Expressions
  • Chapter 370: Interacting with Digital Information
  • Chapter 371: Internet Memes
  • Chapter 372: Perspectives on Global Internet Diffusion
  • Section 58: Industrial Engineering
  • Chapter 373: Material Flow Management in Industrial Engineering
  • Chapter 374: Offshore Remanufacturing
  • Section 59: Industrial Informatics
  • Chapter 375: Future Smart Products Systems Engineering
  • Chapter 376: Modeling Stock Market Industrial Sectors as Dynamic Systems and Forecasting
  • Section 60: Information Resources Management
  • Chapter 377: Accessing and Maintaining Electronic Resources
  • Chapter 378: Data, Knowledge, and Intelligence
  • Chapter 379: Digital Documents Recognition
  • Chapter 380: Network, Sustainability, and Security of Libraries on Smartphones
  • Chapter 381: Resource Sharing and Networking in Library and Information Centres in Africa
  • Section 61: Information Retrieval
  • Chapter 382: Dynamic Taxonomies for Intelligent Information Access
  • Chapter 383: Geographically-Aware Information Retrieval on the Web
  • Chapter 384: Green Libraries on Cloud Computing Platform
  • Chapter 385: Human and Social Aspects of Information Seeking in Cross-Language Information Retrieval
  • Chapter 386: Information Retrieval
  • Chapter 387: Information Retrieval by Linkage Discovery
  • Chapter 388: Storage and Retrieval of Multimedia Data about Unique Bulgarian Bells
  • Chapter 389: The Changing Nature of Information Behaviour
  • Chapter 390: The Role of Serendipity in Digital Environments
  • Section 62: IT Policy and Standardization
  • Chapter 391: ICT4D
  • Chapter 392: Information Quality and Value
  • Chapter 393: Patent Information
  • Chapter 394: Technology Assessment
  • Chapter 395: The Design of IT Services
  • Section 63: IT Research and Theory
  • Chapter 396: A Brief Review of the Kernel and the Various Distributions of Linux
  • Chapter 397: An Experimental Sensitivity Analysis of Gaussian and Non-Gaussian Based Methods for Dynamic Modeling in EEG Signal Processing
  • Chapter 398: Aspects of Information Tailoring in the 21st Century
  • Chapter 399: Assistive Technology
  • Chapter 400: Comb Filters Characteristics and Applications
  • Chapter 401: Creativity, Invention, and Innovation
  • Chapter 402: Creativity of End Users in Theory and in Practice
  • Chapter 403: Experimental Analysis with Variable Neighborhood Search for Discrete Optimization Problems
  • Chapter 404: Formal Specification Language for Agent Oriented Systems
  • Chapter 405: Information Need and the Beginning of Information Search
  • Chapter 406: IT Resources, IT-Enabled Capabilities, and Business Performance
  • Chapter 407: MapReduce Style Algorithms for Extracting Hot Spots of Topics from Timestamped Corpus
  • Chapter 408: Misuse of Information Technologies and Reliability of Information in New Media during Emergencies
  • Chapter 409: Modeling Using of Triple H-Avatar Technology in Online Multi-Cloud Platform Lab
  • Chapter 410: Science Mapping
  • Chapter 411: Sustainability Factors of Accessible Information Systems and Technologies (IS&T)
  • Chapter 412: The Representation of Architectural Heritage in the Digital Age
  • Section 64: IT Security and Ethics
  • Chapter 413: A Survey of Attack Mechanisms on Infrastructure-Mode 802.11 Wireless Networks and Their Detection
  • Chapter 414: A Survey of Security and Privacy Protection in Mobile Devices
  • Chapter 415: An Overview of Intrusion Tolerance Techniques
  • Chapter 416: Authentication
  • Chapter 417: Authentication Practices from Passwords to Biometrics
  • Chapter 418: Behavioral Based Technologies for Enhancement of Login/Password Systems
  • Chapter 419: Critical Infrastructure Protection and Security Benchmarks
  • Chapter 420: Current Quantum Information Science and Technology
  • Chapter 421: Dealing with Information Security and Privacy
  • Chapter 422: Dimensions of Technology Trustworthiness and Technology Trust Modes
  • Chapter 423: Fear Appeals, Threat Perceptions, and Protection Motivation in Information Systems Security
  • Chapter 424: Increasing the Trustworthiness of Collaborative Applications
  • Chapter 425: Information Portal Strategy for Transportation Security Management
  • Chapter 426: Information Security Management and Security Reporting
  • Chapter 427: Newborn Recognition Using Multimodal Biometric
  • Chapter 428: Organizational Characteristics and Their Influence on Information Security in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Chapter 429: Privacy Challenges for the Internet of Things
  • Chapter 430: Privacy Enhancing Technologies and Statistical Disclosure Control Methods
  • Chapter 431: Privacy Preservation in Information Systems
  • Chapter 432: Privacy-Aware Access Control
  • Chapter 433: Security Aspects in Radio Frequency Identification Networks
  • Chapter 434: Systems Engineering Processes for the Development and Deployment of Secure Cloud Applications
  • Chapter 435: Trusted and Trustworthy Information Technology
  • Section 65: Knowledge Management
  • Chapter 436: A Review of Absorptive Capacity
  • Chapter 437: Accessibility of Documents
  • Chapter 438: Acquiring Competitive Advantage through Business Intelligence
  • Chapter 439: Always-On Enterprise Information Systems for Always-On Business
  • Chapter 440: Business Processes and Knowledge Management
  • Chapter 441: Challenges for Education in the Information Society
  • Chapter 442: Citation Analysis and Theory
  • Chapter 443: Collective Knowledge Development from Humans to Knowledge Systems
  • Chapter 444: Discovery, Analysis, and Retrieval of Multimodal Environmental Information
  • Chapter 445: Examining the Effect of Knowledge Management on CRM Prosperity
  • Chapter 446: Expert (Knowledge-Based) Systems
  • Chapter 447: From Linguistic Determinism to Technological Determinism
  • Chapter 448: ICT and Knowledge Deficiency
  • Chapter 449: Information, Knowledge, and Learning Society
  • Chapter 450: Intelligent Knowledge Systems
  • Chapter 451: Knowledge Engineering Methodology with Examples
  • Chapter 452: Knowledge Sharing and Crowdsourcing as an Enterprise Opportunity
  • Chapter 453: Look into the Different Knowledge Sources in a Conference
  • Chapter 454: Management of Strategic Knowledge and Technology in Government Agencies for Public Value
  • Chapter 455: Modeling Individual Decisions from Information Search
  • Chapter 456: Open Source Software and the Digital Divide
  • Chapter 457: Performance of Peer-Assisted File Distribution
  • Chapter 458: Potentials and Limitations of Cyber Knowledge Brokers as Knowledge Providers
  • Chapter 459: Public Service Delivery in a Municipal Information Society
  • Chapter 460: Semantic Measures
  • Chapter 461: Should Innovation Knowledge be Assessed?
  • Chapter 462: Strategic Knowledge Management, Innovation, and Performance
  • Chapter 463: The Concept of Disinformation
  • Chapter 464: The Role of Figurative Language in Knowledge Management
  • Chapter 465: Transactive Memory Systems
  • Section 66: Language Learning
  • Chapter 466: Overview of Translation Techniques in Cross-Language Question Answering during the Last Decade
  • Chapter 467: Podcasting and Language Learning
  • Section 67: Learning Assessment and Measurement
  • Chapter 468: Addressing the Learning Needs of Future IS Security Professionals through Social Media Technology
  • Chapter 469: Conceptual Foundations for Interactive Programming Activities with the Conjunction of Scratch4OS and Open Sim
  • Chapter 470: Realizing the Potential of e-Books in Early Education
  • Chapter 471: The Impact of Academic Beliefs on Student Learning
  • Chapter 472: The Role of Technology in the Transformation of Twenty-First Century Literacy Skills
  • Section 68: Library Science and Administration
  • Chapter 473: Academic Libraries in the Digital Age
  • Chapter 474: Assessment in Academic Libraries
  • Chapter 475: Categorizing Blogs as Information Sources for Libraries and Information Science
  • Chapter 476: Changing Expectations of Academic Libraries
  • Chapter 477: Digital Reference Service
  • Chapter 478: Factors Affecting the Utilization of Products and Services in University Libraries
  • Chapter 479: Library Consortia in Nigeria and the Place of ICT
  • Chapter 480: Open Access
  • Chapter 481: Print vs. Digital Collections in Special Libraries
  • Chapter 482: Public Law Libraries
  • Chapter 483: Sears List of Subject Headings
  • Chapter 484: Status of University Libraries in India
  • Chapter 485: Studying Educational Digital Library Users and the Emerging Research Methodologies
  • Chapter 486: The Challenges of Digital Museum
  • Chapter 487: The So.Re.Com. “A.S. de Rosa” @-library for Documentation, Networking, and Training
  • Section 69: Management Science
  • Chapter 488: A Hierarchical and Distributed Approach to the Design of Intelligent Manufacturing Systems
  • Chapter 489: A Short Review of Multi Criteria Decision Making Approaches for Supplier Selection Problem
  • Chapter 490: A SWOT Analysis of Intelligent Products Enabled Complex Adaptive Logistics Systems
  • Chapter 491: Acquiring Competitive Advantage through Effective Knowledge Sharing
  • Chapter 492: Analysis of the Determinants of Initial Trust on a Virtual Leader
  • Chapter 493: Autopoietic Organization's Governance Supported by Information Technology
  • Chapter 494: Best Practices For Managing IS&T Professionals
  • Chapter 495: Business Analytics in Franchising
  • Chapter 496: Characteristics of Resources and the Impact on Projects
  • Chapter 497: Exploring Business Process Innovation towards Intelligent Supply Chains
  • Chapter 498: Gaining Competitive Advantage through the Balanced Scorecard
  • Chapter 499: Green Supply Chain Integration in Automotive Industry
  • Chapter 500: Green Supply Chain Management in Malaysia Service Industry
  • Chapter 501: Information and Communication Technology a Catalyst to Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • Chapter 502: Integrating Entity and Role Viewpoints in Business Processes
  • Chapter 503: Inter-Organizational Information Systems in the Supply Chain
  • Chapter 504: Lessons Learnt when Holistically Approaching Project Management
  • Project-within-Context (PWC)” survey (Appendix for Chapter 504)
  • Chapter 505: Management and Cost Estimation of Security Projects
  • Chapter 506: Managers and the Innovation Process
  • Chapter 507: Manufacturing and Logistics Information Systems
  • Chapter 508: Market Intelligence
  • Chapter 509: Measurement Issues in BI
  • Chapter 510: Motivating Managers to Kill Futile Projects
  • Chapter 511: NLP for Serious Games
  • Chapter 512: Ontology Views for Ontology Change Management
  • Chapter 513: Open Data Policy and Practice
  • Chapter 514: Outsourcing Computing Resources through Cloud Computing
  • Chapter 515: Quality Control Using Agent Based Framework
  • Chapter 516: Real World Awareness via the Knowledge Modeling and Description Language
  • Chapter 517: Recruitment Portfolio Games
  • Chapter 518: Reliability Analysis during the Design Phase of a Complex Asset
  • Chapter 519: Social Customer Relationship Management
  • Chapter 520: Software to Optimize Productivity and Efficiency
  • Chapter 521: Supply Chain Simulation
  • Chapter 522: Sustainable Project Management Using Reference Models of Organizational Behavior
  • Chapter 523: Telework and Management in Public Organizations
  • Chapter 524: The Basis and Core Knowledge of Business Process Management
  • Chapter 525: The Role of Information Technology in Supply Chain Management
  • Chapter 526: The Role of Social Relationships and Social Networks in IT Project Teams
  • Chapter 527: UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Management on the Web
  • Chapter 528: Workflow Modeling Technologies
  • Section 70: Marketing
  • Chapter 529: Analytic Hierarchy Process as a Decision Tool for Operative Marketing
  • Chapter 530: House Sign Advertising Design and Graphic Application Imperatives
  • Chapter 531: Increase the Diffusion Rate of Emergent Technologies
  • Chapter 532: Marketing Technology Products and Services Using Key Concepts and Current Trends
  • Chapter 533: Marketing Vulnerabilities in an Age of Online Commerce
  • Chapter 534: Properties, Consumer Segments, Practices, and Ethics in Mobile Marketing
  • Chapter 535: The Impact of Direct-to-Consumer Medication and Genetic Tests on Contemporary Lives
  • Section 71: Materials Science
  • Chapter 536: A Contribution to Better Organized Winter Road Maintenance by Integrating the Model in a Geographic Information System
  • Chapter 537: Modeling and Experimental Study of Gas-Liquid Membrane Contactor
  • Section 72: Mathematics
  • Chapter 538: Hardware Design for Decimal Multiplication
  • Section 73: Medical Engineering
  • Chapter 539: Flow Cytometry Data Analysis
  • Chapter 540: Human Ear Recognition System
  • Chapter 541: Telesurgical Robotics
  • Section 74: Medical Ethics and Law
  • Chapter 542: Ethics of Biomedical and Information Technologies
  • Chapter 543: The Aftermath of HIPAA Violations and the Costs on U.S. Healthcare Organizations
  • Section 75: Medical Technologies
  • Chapter 544: Clinical Monitoring and Automatic Detection of Venous Air Embolism
  • Chapter 545: Computational Intelligence in Detecting Abnormal Pressure in the Diabetic Foot
  • Chapter 546: Epilepsy Recognition by Higher Order Spectra Analysis of EEG Signals
  • Chapter 547: Feasibility Study of Using Microsoft Kinect for Physical Therapy Monitoring
  • Chapter 548: Feature Selection Methods to Extract Knowledge and Enhance Analysis of Ventricular Fibrillation Signals
  • Chapter 549: Interventions Strategies to Promote Adaptive Behaviors by Persons with Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Chapter 550: Mapping the Chromosome through a Novel Use of GIS and Spatial Analysis
  • Chapter 551: Medical Simulation as a Tool to Enhance Human Performance Technology in Healthcare
  • Chapter 552: Microarrays
  • Chapter 553: Mobile Health (mHealth)
  • Chapter 554: Symmetry Detection in Brain Image Analysis
  • Chapter 555: Team Neurodynamics
  • Chapter 556: Technology and Tools Appropriation in Medical Practices
  • Chapter 557: The Serious Games Applied for Health
  • Section 76: Mobile and Wireless Computing
  • Chapter 558: Context Awareness in Mobile Devices
  • Chapter 559: Context-Aware Multimedia Content Recommendations for Smartphone Users
  • Chapter 560: Essential Technologies and Methodologies for Mobile/Handheld App Development
  • Chapter 561: Mobile App Stores
  • Chapter 562: Mobile Music Interfaces Evaluation
  • Chapter 563: Mobile Technologies Support Effective Learning
  • Chapter 564: Positioning Methods and Technologies in Mobile and Pervasive Computing
  • Chapter 565: Remote Access
  • Chapter 566: Resource Allocation in OFDMA as an Optimization Problem
  • Chapter 567: Security and Privacy on Personalized Multi-Agent System
  • Chapter 568: Self-Adaptive Differential Evolution Algorithms for Wireless Communications and the Antenna and Microwave Design Problems
  • Chapter 569: The Impact of Open Source Software on Smartphones Industry
  • Chapter 570: The Internet of Things
  • Chapter 571: The Rise of the Tablet
  • Chapter 572: Virtual Communities
  • Chapter 573: Wearable for Health and Fashion
  • Chapter 574: Wireless Grids
  • Chapter 575: Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Section 77: Mobile Learning
  • Chapter 576: A One Year Federal Mobile Learning Initiative Review
  • Chapter 577: Efficient Mobile Learning in Classroom Settings through MLE
  • Chapter 578: Towards a Methodology for Semantic and Context-Aware Mobile Learning
  • Section 78: Multimedia Technology
  • Chapter 579: A Review of Image Segmentation Evaluation in the 21st Century
  • Chapter 580: Cloud and Mobile Web-Based Graphics and Visualization
  • Chapter 581: Computational Color Constancy
  • Chapter 582: Direct Execution of Design Patterns
  • Chapter 583: Feature Extraction in Content-Based Image Retrieval
  • Chapter 584: Half Century for Image Segmentation
  • Chapter 585: High-Level Features for Image Indexing and Retrieval
  • Chapter 586: Image Fusion Techniques with Multiple-Sensors
  • Chapter 587: Image Retrieval Practice and Research
  • Chapter 588: Image Segmentation Methods
  • Chapter 589: Metadata in Digital Audio
  • Chapter 590: Modeling Image Quality
  • Chapter 591: Next-Generation Optical Access Networks
  • Chapter 592: Robust Image Hashing
  • Chapter 593: Semantic Image Retrieval
  • Chapter 594: Spatial and 3-D Audio Systems
  • Chapter 595: Statistics on Image Engineering Literatures
  • Chapter 596: Template Matching in Digital Images with Swarm Intelligence
  • Chapter 597: Using Statistical Models and Evolutionary Algorithms in Algorithmic Music Composition
  • Section 79: Music Technologies
  • Chapter 598: Advances in Audio Restoration
  • Chapter 599: Music Management in the Digital Age
  • Chapter 600: Study of the Effect of Music and Meditation on Heart Rate Variability
  • Section 80: Networking and Telecommunications
  • Chapter 601: A Comparative Study of Attacks, Security Mechanisms, Preventive Measures, and Challenges in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Chapter 602: Adaptive Network-on-Chip
  • Chapter 603: An Overview of 3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
  • Chapter 604: Autonomic Cooperative Networking
  • Chapter 605: Cognitive Communications
  • Chapter 606: Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks
  • Chapter 607: Concepts of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) and Their Applications to Port Logistics
  • Chapter 608: Conditional Random Fields for Modeling Structured Data
  • Chapter 609: Exploiting DHT's Properties to Improve the Scalability of Mesh Networks
  • Chapter 610: Key Issues and Research Directions in Green Wireless Networking
  • Chapter 611: Machine-to-Machine Communications
  • Chapter 612: Maximum Burst Size of Traffic Determination for Switched Local Area Networks
  • Chapter 613: Metamaterial Loaded Microstrip Patch Antennas
  • Chapter 614: Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs) for Multimedia Transmission
  • Chapter 615: Network Simulator NS-2
  • Chapter 616: On-Chip Networks for Modern Large-Scale Chips
  • Chapter 617: Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting for Wireless Sensor Nodes
  • Chapter 618: Risk Regulation Regimes of Radio Frequency Information Technology
  • Chapter 619: Routing Protocols for IEEE 802.11-Based Mesh Networks
  • Chapter 620: Studying Quality of Experience (QoE) over Wireless Networks
  • Chapter 621: The Use of Body Area Networks and Radio Frequency Identification in Healthcare
  • Chapter 622: The WiMAX Network Solutions for Virtual Enterprises Business Network
  • Chapter 623: Urban WLAN Solutions in Finnish Cities
  • Chapter 624: Virtual Private Networks
  • Section 81: Neural Networks
  • Chapter 625: Artificial Neural Networks in Physical Therapy
  • Chapter 626: Artificial Neural Networks Tutorial
  • Chapter 627: Improved Wavelet Neural Networks and Its Applications in Function Approximation
  • Chapter 628: Modeling and Forecasting Electricity Price Based on Multi Resolution Analysis and Dynamic Neural Networks
  • Section 82: Political Science
  • Chapter 629: E-Activism
  • Chapter 630: Online Political Activism among Young People in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Chapter 631: Voting Advice Applications
  • Section 83: Psychology and Human Behavior
  • Chapter 632: Definitions and Meanings of Online Lurkers
  • Chapter 633: Seeking Patterns of Digital Deception
  • Chapter 634: Technology and Mental Health
  • Chapter 635: The Decision Maker's Cognitive Load
  • Chapter 636: Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for Anxiety and Specific Phobias
  • Chapter 637: Virtual Standardized Patients for Assessing the Competencies of Psychologists
  • Section 84: Public Sector Management
  • Chapter 638: Effects of Environmental Threat on U.S. Defense Contractors in War Zones from the Social Science and Technology Perspectives
  • Chapter 639: Migrant Worker Empowerment in Online Communities
  • Chapter 640: People Counting System Using Video Camera
  • Chapter 641: Regional Development Getting Smarter with ICT
  • Chapter 642: Revolution in Military Affairs as Technology-Driven Change in Military Operation
  • Chapter 643: Training Effectiveness Readiness Levels (TERLs)
  • Section 85: Research Methods
  • Chapter 644: Citation Based Indicators in Evaluation of Quality and Performance of Research and Researchers
  • Chapter 645: Cyberinfrastructure, Science Gateways, Campus Bridging, and Cloud Computing
  • Chapter 646: Implications of Using Software to Support Qualitative Research
  • Chapter 647: Reproducible Computing
  • Chapter 648: The Impact of Digital Resources on Scholarship in the Digital Humanities
  • Chapter 649: Virtual Research Integrity
  • Section 86: Robotics
  • Chapter 650: Distributed Autonomous Control Architecture for Intelligent Mobile Robot Systems
  • Chapter 651: Dynamical Systems Approach for Predator-Prey Robot Behavior Control via Symbolic Dynamics Based Communication
  • Chapter 652: IT and Mechatronics in Industrial Robotic Workcell Design and Operation
  • Chapter 653: The Role of Robotic Telepresence in the Academic Library
  • Section 87: Semantic Web
  • Chapter 654: Ontology-Driven Generation of Guidelines for Content Creation Purposes
  • Chapter 655: Semantic Web Platforms for Bioinformatics and Life Sciences
  • Chapter 656: Social Semantic Web for Lifelong Learners (SSW4LL)
  • Section 88: Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Chapter 657: Information and IT in Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Chapter 658: Institutional Repository
  • Chapter 659: Strategies to Adopt Information Technology in SMEs
  • Chapter 660: Towards a Multi-Dimensional Model of Digital Competence in Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises
  • Section 89: Social Networking and Computing
  • Chapter 661: Cyber Bullying Behaviours
  • Chapter 662: Multimedia Social Networks
  • Chapter 663: Peer-to-Peer Social Networks
  • Chapter 664: Social Computing
  • Chapter 665: Social Influence Online
  • Chapter 666: Social Media Development, Usage, Challenges, and Opportunities
  • Chapter 667: The Ecology of Early Adolescents' Internet Mediated Sexual Interactions
  • Chapter 668: The Implications of Social Media in Hospitality Research
  • Chapter 669: The Rise of Cyberstalking
  • Chapter 670: The Yin and Yang of 4chan's Nature
  • Chapter 671: Virtual Communities of Practice
  • Section 90: Socio-Economic Development
  • Chapter 672: Information Society, Digital Divide, and E-Governance in Developing Countries
  • Chapter 673: Inhibitors to Internet Use by Sub-Saharan African SMEs
  • Section 91: Sociology
  • Chapter 674: E-Culture
  • Chapter 675: Social Machines
  • Chapter 676: The Impact of Digital Inclusion Initiatives in a Civic Context
  • Chapter 677: The Sociological Determinants of Internet Use in Tunisian Exporting Companies
  • Section 92: Sports and Entertainment
  • Chapter 678: Computer Science in Sport
  • Chapter 679: Inertial Measurement Units in Gait and Sport Motion Analysis
  • Chapter 680: Pervasive Computing in Sport
  • Section 93: Surveillance Systems
  • Chapter 681: People Flow Monitoring
  • Chapter 682: Security in Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Section 94: Sustainability
  • Chapter 683: Sustainability
  • Section 95: Systems and Software Engineering
  • Chapter 684: A Comparison of Use Cases and User Stories
  • Chapter 685: A Conflict Classification and Resolution Modeling in Multi-Agent Systems
  • Chapter 686: A Proposed Novel Description Language in Digital System Modeling
  • Chapter 687: A Short Review of Fuzzy Linear Equation Systems
  • Chapter 688: Advanced and Delayed Information in Requirements Engineering
  • Chapter 689: Advanced Real Time Systems
  • Chapter 690: Advances in Fault-Tolerant Multi-Agent Systems
  • Chapter 691: Agile Scrum
  • Chapter 692: Application of Web-Based Geographical Information System (GIS) In Tourism Development
  • Chapter 693: Aspect-Oriented Programming
  • Chapter 694: Business Process Modeling Languages and Tools
  • Chapter 695: Classification of Network Optimization Software Packages
  • Chapter 696: Constructing New Venues for Service Improvements Using the Architecture of Preventive Service Systems
  • Chapter 697: Detecting Inconsistency in the Domain-Engineering
  • Chapter 698: Emerging ICT-Based Methods in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Context
  • Chapter 699: Energy Efficiency Using the Fast Reroute Technique
  • Chapter 700: Enhancing Formal Methods with Feature Models in MDD
  • Chapter 701: Enterprise Dynamic Systems Control
  • Chapter 702: Ethical Conflicts Regarding Technical Assistance Systems for the Elderly
  • Chapter 703: Evolvable Hardware
  • Chapter 704: Formal Methods Overview
  • Chapter 705: Formal Verification Methods
  • Chapter 706: From Stories to Histories in Making Sense of IS Failure
  • Chapter 707: Method of System's Potential as Holistic Approach for CAS-Modelling
  • Chapter 708: Modeling Knowledge Society
  • Chapter 709: Moment-Based Image Watermarking Principles, Perspectives, and Challenges
  • Chapter 710: Mutation Testing
  • Chapter 711: Novel Algorithmic Approach to Deciphering Rovash Inscriptions
  • Chapter 712: Optimal Preemptively Scheduling for Real-Time Reconfigurable Uniprocessor Embedded Systems
  • Chapter 713: Real-Time Communication Support in IEEE 802.11-Based Wireless Mesh Networks
  • Chapter 714: Recommender Systems Review of Types, Techniques, and Applications
  • Chapter 715: Reversible Logic as a Stepping Stone to Quantum Computing
  • Chapter 716: Reversible Watermarking
  • Chapter 717: RFID/WSN Middleware Approach for Container Monitoring
  • Chapter 718: ScaleSem Approach to Check and to Query Semantic Graphs
  • Chapter 719: Scrum Software Development Methodology
  • Chapter 720: SDSS Based on GIS
  • Chapter 721: Semi-Supervised Dimension Reduction Techniques to Discover Term Relationships
  • Chapter 722: Signal Processing for Financial Markets
  • Chapter 723: Software Modernization and the State-of-the-Art and Challenges
  • Chapter 724: State of the Art of Software Architecture Design Methods Used in Main Software Development Methodologies
  • Chapter 725: Supporting Real-Time Communication in Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Chapter 726: Systems and Software Engineering in IT System Development
  • Chapter 727: Using Metaheuristics as Soft Computing Techniques for Efficient Optimization
  • Chapter 728: Using Wiki for Agile Software Development
  • Section 96: Teacher Education
  • Chapter 729: Ubiquitous Professional Training for Teachers using the uProf! Model
  • Chapter 730: Using an Adapted Continuous Practice Improvement Model to Support the Professional Development of Teachers in a Collaborative Online Environment
  • Section 97: Theoretical Computer Science
  • Chapter 731: A Scientist-Poet's Account of Ontology in Information Science
  • Chapter 732: Adaptive Interoperable Models of All Things Based on Human Language
  • Chapter 733: Information Physics and Complex Information Systems
  • Chapter 734: What are Ontologies Useful For?
  • Section 98: Urban and Regional Development
  • Chapter 735: Geospatial Semantic Web for Spatial Data Sharing
  • Chapter 736: Knowledge-Based Urban Development
  • Section 99: Virtual Learning Environments
  • Chapter 737: A Review of Virtualisation and Cloud Computing for Higher Education
  • Chapter 738: Attributes of Successful Online Students and Instructors
  • Chapter 739: Augmented Reality Based E-Learning Applications
  • Chapter 740: Development of Individual Agency within a Collaborative, Creative Learning Community
  • Chapter 741: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and the Technologies That Support Learning with Them
  • Chapter 742: Open Source Virtual Worlds for E-Learning
  • Chapter 743: Roles of Online Instructors Apt for Students' Cognitive and Affective learning
  • Chapter 744: UX Quality with Online Learning Systems and Course Materials
  • Chapter 745: Virtual Communities of Inquiry
  • Section 100: Web Technologies
  • Chapter 746: A Review on Semantic Similarity
  • Chapter 747: Advanced Analytics for Big Data
  • Chapter 748: Audiovisual Hypermedia in the Semantic Web
  • Chapter 749: Digital Object Memory
  • Chapter 750: Enhancing the Trustworthiness of Web Services Coordination
  • Chapter 751: Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Chapter 752: Mobile Web Accessibility and Government Compliance
  • Chapter 753: Schema Evolution
  • Chapter 754: Schema Versioning
  • Chapter 755: The Web Ontology Language (OWL) and Its Applications
  • Chapter 756: Web Analytics Overview
  • Chapter 757: Web Archiving
  • Chapter 758: Web Navigation Systems for Information Seeking
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