Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (10 Volumes)
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Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (10 Volumes)

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Projected Release Date: July, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 7500
ISBN13: 9781522522553|ISBN10: 1522522557|EISBN13: 9781522522560|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3
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Description

In recent years, our world has experienced a profound shift and progression in available computing and knowledge sharing innovations. These emerging advancements have developed at a rapid pace, disseminating into and affecting numerous aspects of contemporary society. This has created a pivotal need for an innovative compendium encompassing the latest trends, concepts, and issues surrounding this relevant discipline area. During the past 15 years, the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology has become recognized as one of the landmark sources of the latest knowledge and discoveries in this discipline.

The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition is a 10-volume set which includes 705 original and previously unpublished research articles covering a full range of perspectives, applications, and techniques contributed by thousands of experts and researchers from around the globe. This authoritative encyclopedia is an all-encompassing, well-established reference source that is ideally designed to disseminate the most forward-thinking and diverse research findings. With critical perspectives on the impact of information science management and new technologies in modern settings, including but not limited to computer science, education, healthcare, government, engineering, business, and natural and physical sciences, it is a pivotal and relevant source of knowledge that will benefit every professional within the field of information science and technology and is an invaluable addition to every academic and corporate library.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Big Data
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business and Organizational Research
  • Business Education
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Intelligence
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Science and Technologies
  • Cloud Computing
  • Communications Theory
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Simulation
  • Computer Vision and Image Processing
  • Criminal Science and Forensics
  • Crisis Response and Management
  • Curriculum Development and Instructional Design
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Cyber and Network Security
  • Cyber Crime, Cyber Bullying, and Digital Terrorism
  • Data Analysis and Statistics
  • Data Mining and Databases
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Digital Literacy
  • Economics
  • Educational Technologies
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Business
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Electronic Services
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Science and Agriculture
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Fuzzy Logic and Soft Computing
  • Gaming
  • Gender and Diversity
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Government and Law
  • Health Information Systems
  • Healthcare Administration
  • High Performance Computing
  • Higher Education
  • Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Industrial Engineering and Informatics
  • Information Resources Management
  • Information retrieval
  • IT Research and Theory
  • IT Security and Ethics
  • Knowledge management
  • Language Studies
  • Learning Assessment and Measurement
  • Library Science and Administration
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Science
  • Marketing
  • Medical Education, Ethics, and Law
  • Medical Technologies
  • Mobile and Wireless Computing
  • Mobile Learning
  • Multimedia Technology
  • Networking and Telecommunications
  • Neural Networks
  • Optical Engineering
  • Public Sector Management
  • Research Methods and Scholarly Publishing
  • Risk Assessment
  • Robotics
  • Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Social Networking and Computing
  • Socio-Economic Development
  • Sociology
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Systems and Software Engineering
  • Teacher Education
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing
  • Urban and Regional Development
  • Virtual Learning Environments
  • Web Technologies

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. received his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Nova Southeastern University (Florida, USA). Dr. Khosrow-Pour taught undergraduate and graduate information system courses at the Pennsylvania State University – Harrisburg for almost 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global (www.igi-global.com). He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) (www.irma-international.org), and Executive Director of the World Forgotten Children Foundation (www.world-forgotten-children.org). He is the author/editor of more than 50 books in information technology management. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Global Information Management, International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes, International Journal of Green Computing, International Journal of Digital Library Systems, International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, International Journal of Natural Computing Research, International Journal of Art, Culture and Design Technologies, International Journal of Signs and Semiotic Systems, and International Journal of Disease Control and Containment for Sustainability, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals.

Editorial Board

Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko, University of Tampere, Finland
S. Annie Becker, Florida Institute of Technology, United States
Shirley M. Fedorovich, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, United States
Wen-Chen Hu, University of North Dakota, United States
Jerzy Kisielnicki, Warsaw University, Poland
In Lee, Western Illinois University, United States
James A. Rodger, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States
Ari Sigal, Catawba Valley Community College, United States
Lawrence A. Tomei, Robert Morris University, United States
John Wang, Montclair State University, United States
Liudong Xing, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, United States
Jordi Vallverdú, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Yefim Katz, Chestnut Hill College, USA