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Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
Reference Book
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright © 2015.
Information acquisition and management has always had a profound impact on societal and organizational progression. However, as computing dramatically advances the...
International Journal of Rough Sets and Data Analysis (IJRSDA)
Journal
Ahmad Taher Azar (Benha University, Egypt), Aboul Ella Hassanien (Cairo University, Egypt)
Est. 2014.
The International Journal of Rough Sets and Data Analysis (IJRSDA) is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes high-quality and significant research in all...
Contemporary Advancements in Information Technology Development in Dynamic Environments
Reference Book
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright © 2014.
The advancement of information technology is becoming more prevalent in all aspects of the world today, including online environments. Understanding technology’s...
Boundedness and Self-Organized Semantics: Theory and Applications
Reference Book
Maria K. Koleva (Institute of Catalysis – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)
Copyright © 2013.
With the consideration of boundedness as a principle of organization rather than a law, its leading role is to apply a chain of command to the self-organization of...
Information Systems Research and Exploring Social Artifacts: Approaches and Methodologies
Reference Book
Pedro Isaias (Portuguese Open University, Portugal), Miguel Baptista Nunes (University of Sheffield, UK)
Copyright © 2013.
Centered on the impact of information and communication technology in socio-technical environments and its support of human activity systems, the study of...
Cases on Emerging Information Technology Research and Applications
Reference Book
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright © 2013.
Rapidly advancing technology creates an overwhelming demand to remain informed of current research and discoveries. Cases on Emerging Information Technology...
Interdisciplinary Advances in Information Technology Research
Reference Book
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright © 2013.
Over the last few decades, the constant developments in the IT field have expanded into nearly every discipline and aspect of life. Interdisciplinary Advances in...
Advancing Research Methods with New Technologies
Reference Book
Natalie Sappleton (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)
Copyright © 2013.
Advancing digital technologies continue to shape all aspects of our society, with particular impact on the professional research community. These new and exciting...
Systems Science and Collaborative Information Systems: Theories, Practices and New Research
Reference Book
Emilia Currás (Autonomous University Madrid, Spain), Nuria Lloret Romero (Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain)
Copyright © 2012.
Recent changes in information science have emerged as a result of challenges faced by the business, social, and scientific worlds, as well as continued progress in...
Design-Type Research in Information Systems: Findings and Practices
Reference Book
Rustam Vahidov (Concordia University, Canada)
Copyright © 2012.
Design-type research deals with the multidisciplinary issues of methodology of design, design principles and guidelines, and philosophy of design with the aim of...
Research Methodologies, Innovations and Philosophies in Software Systems Engineering and Information Systems
Reference Book
Manuel Mora (Autonomous University of Aguascalientes (UAA), Mexico), Ovsei Gelman (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico), Annette L. Steenkamp (Lawrence Technological University, USA), Mahesh Raisinghani (University of Dallas, USA)
Copyright © 2012.
Philosophical paradigms, theoretical frameworks, and methodologies make up the answering and problem solving systems that define current research approaches. While...
Phenomenology, Organizational Politics, and IT Design: The Social Study of Information Systems
Reference Book
Gianluigi Viscusi (University of Milan Bicocca, Italy), Gian Marco Campagnolo (University of Edinburgh, UK), Ylenia Curzi (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy)
Copyright © 2012.
Information systems are researched, published on, and utilized as an extremely broad and vital sector of current technology development, usually studied from the...
Virtual Work and Human Interaction Research
Reference Book
Shawn Long (University of North Carolina Charlotte, USA)
Copyright © 2012.
As organizations shift their work space from more traditional tethered locations to geographically dispersed spaces, virtual work is emerging as a critical feature...
Perspectives and Implications for the Development of Information Infrastructures
Reference Book
Panos Constantinides (Frederick University, Cyprus)
Copyright © 2012.
In the same way that infrastructures such as transportation, electricity, sewage, and water supply are widely assumed to be integrators of urban spaces...
Breakthrough Discoveries in Information Technology Research: Advancing Trends
Reference Book
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright © 2010.
Information technology is a discipline under constant evolution. This collection, entitled Breakthrough Discoveries in Information Technology Research: Advancing...
Ontology Theory, Management and Design: Advanced Tools and Models
Reference Book
Faiez Gargouri (Higher Institute of Informatics and Multimedia of Sfax, Tunisia), Wassim Jaziri (Higher Institute of Informatics and Multimedia of Sfax, Tunisia)
Copyright © 2010.
Ontologies and formal representations of knowledge are extremely powerful tools for modeling and managing large applications in several domains ranging from...
Ontologies in Computer Science: These New “Software Components” of Our Information Systems
Book Chapter
Fabien L. Gandon (INRIA, France)
Copyright © 2010.
Ironically the field of computer ontologies suffered a lot from ambiguity. The word ontology can be used and has been used with very different meanings attached to...
Ontology Theory, Management and Design: An Overview and Future Directions
Book Chapter
Wassim Jaziri (MIRACL Laboratory, Tunisia), Faiez Gargouri (MIRACL Laboratory, Tunisia)
Copyright © 2010.
Ontologies now play an important role in providing a commonly agreed understanding of a domain and in developing knowledge-based systems. They intend to capture...
Exceptions in Ontologies: A Theoretical Model for Deducing Properties from Topological Axioms
Book Chapter
Christophe Jouis (Université Paris III, France), Julien Bourdaillet (Université de Montréal, Canada), Bassel Habib (LIP6, France), Jean-Gabriel Ganascia (LIP6, France)
Copyright © 2010.
This chapter is a contribution to the study of formal ontologies. It addresses the problem of atypical entities in ontologies. The authors propose a new model of...
An Algebra of Ontology Properties for Service Discovery and Composition in Semantic Web
Book Chapter
Yann Pollet (CEDRIC Laboratory, France)
Copyright © 2010.
The authors address in this chapter the problem of the automated discovery and composition of Web Services. Now, Service-oriented computing is emerging as a new...
Approaches for Semantic Association Mining and Hidden Entities Extraction in Knowledge Base
Book Chapter
Thabet Slimani (ISG of Tunis, Tunisia), Boutheina Ben Yaghlane (IHEC of Carthage, Tunisia), Khaled Mellouli (IHEC of Carthage, Tunisia)
Copyright © 2010.
Due to the rapidly increasing use of information and communications technology, Semantic Web technology is being increasingly applied in a large spectrum of...
Reusing the Inter-Organizational Knowledge to Support Organizational Knowledge Management Process: An Ontology-Based Knowledge Network
Book Chapter
Nelson K. Y. Leung (RMIT International University Vietnam, Vietnam), Sim Kim Lau (University of Wollongong, Australia), Joshua Fan (University of Wollongong, Australia)
Copyright © 2010.
Various types of Knowledge Management approaches have been developed that only focus on managing organizational knowledge. These approaches are inadequate because...
Building and Use of a LOM Ontology
Book Chapter
Ghebghoub Ouafia (University of Jijel, Algeria), Abel Marie-Hélène (Compiègne University of Technology, France), Moulin Claude (Compiègne University of Technology, France), Leblanc Adeline (Compiègne University of Technology, France)
Copyright © 2010.
The increasing number of available resources that may be used during e-learning can raise problems of access, management and sharing. An e-learning application...
Ontology Evolution: State of the Art and Future Directions
Book Chapter
Rim Djedidi (Supélec – Campus de Gif, France), Marie-Aude Aufaure (MAS Laboratory, France)
Copyright © 2010.
Ontologies evolve continuously throughout their lifecycle to respond to different change requirements. Several problems emanate from ontology evolution: capturing...
Large Scale Matching Issues and Advances
Book Chapter
Sana Sellami (LIRIS, France), Aicha-Nabila Benharkat (LIRIS, France), Youssef Amghar (LIRIS, France)
Copyright © 2010.
Nowadays, the Information technology domains (semantic web, E-business, digital libraries, life science, etc) abound with a large variety of data (e.g. DB schemas...

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