About the Collection
IGI Global's Research Essentials line is our latest publication format which will debut in the 2013 copyright year. Research Essentials aim to pack the same high-level research our audiences have come to expect from our more comprehensive publications, only in a smaller reference format.
Publications released as Research Essentials will offer a succinct discussion on niche topics in all areas of Information Science and Technology. Sized and priced appropriately, these concise, advanced, and timely resources will be perfect for supplementary course usage, targeted towards instructors and students, as well as the independent researcher looking for the most recent and innovative research in their field.
Areas of Interest
Research Essentials present the most cutting-edge research on niche topics within the diverse fields of information science and technology, engineering, medical technologies and administration, business and management. Areas of interest include specialized topic focus in the areas of:
- Accounting and Finance
- Aerospace Engineering
- Artificial Intelligence
- Business and Organizational Research
- Business Information Systems
- Business Management
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Data Mining and Databases
- E-Business and E-Commerce
- Educational Technologies
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronic Government
- Electronic Services
- Environmental Technologies and Engineering
- Health Information Systems
- High Performance Computing
- Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Management
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Human Resources Development and Management
- Industrial Engineering
- Information Resources Management
- IT Policy and Standardization
- IT Research and Ethics
- IT Security and Ethics
- Knowledge Management
- Library Science
- Mechanical Engineering
- Medical Engineering
- Mobile and Wireless Computing
- Multimedia Technology
- Networking and Telecommunications
- Public and Sector Management
- Social Computing
- Software and Systems Engineering
- Web Technologies
View a complete list of our topics of interest: www.igi-global.com/publish/research-areas/
Submitting a Proposal
Submit a proposal for a new Research Essentials publication: www.igi-global.com/publish/submit-a-proposal/
Research Essentials Publications:
Alfredo Aguilera (Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2014. 302 pages. Priced from $165.00 to $330.00.
Wood material has acquired great importance due to its short supply and increasing environmental awareness amongst users and manufacturers. However, its use as an en...
Avinash Kapoor (Management Development Institute (MDI), India), Chinmaya Kulshrestha (Management Development Institute (MDI), India)
Copyright © 2014. 247 pages. Priced from $175.00 to $350.00.
Although social marketing is generally associated with communication activities and mass media, there exists a broader scope of social marketing that utilizes a syst...
I. M. Low (Curtin University, Perth, Australia), Y. Sakka (National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan), C. F. Hu (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Copyright © 2013. 299 pages. Priced from $165.00 to $330.00.
Ceramics are a versatile material, more so than is widely known. They are thermal resistant, poor electrical conductors, insulators against nuclear radiation, and no...
Jing Tian (Wuhan University of Science and Technology, China), Li Chen (Wuhan University of Science and Technology, China)
Copyright © 2013. 277 pages. Priced from $165.00 to $330.00.
Due to increasing potential in real-world applications such as visual communications, computer assisted biomedical imaging, and video surveillance, image and video i...
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Carmen R. Santos (University of Leon, Spain), Stéphane Ganassali (University of Savoie, France), Francesco Casarin (University of Venice, Italy), Pirjo Laaksonen (University of Vaasa, Finland), Hans-Ruediger Kaufmann (University of Nicosia, Cyprus & International Business School at Vilnius University, Lithuania)
Copyright © 2013. 414 pages. Priced from $165.00 to $330.00.
Although studies indicate the assumption of one single European market, other research emphasizes European countries have distinct market identities. Meanwhile, as i...