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|International Journal of Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Business Models (IJFBMBM)
Constantin Zopounidis, George Baourakis.
The International Journal of Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Business Models (IJFBMBM) presents innovative research on topics pertaining to key business issues within the food and beverage industries, including, but not limited to promotional strategies, managerial practice, logistics and...
Game Theory Framework Applied to Wireless Communication Networks
Chungang Yang, Jiandong Li.
The popularity of smart phones and other mobile devices has brought about major expansion in the realm of wireless communications. With this growth comes the need to improve upon network capacity and overall user experience, and game-based methods can offer further enhancements in this area.
Incorporating Business Models and Strategies into Social Entrepreneurship
The rise of unemployment across the globe has created a need for an increase in community-focused business plans and opportunities. Social enterprises have the ability to improve societies through altruistic work to create sustainable work environments for future entrepreneurs and their communities.
Promoting Climate Change Awareness through Environmental Education
Lynn Wilson, Carolyn Stevenson.
Addressing global climate change is a monumental battle that can only be fought by the leaders of tomorrow, but future leaders are molded through education and shaped by the leaders of today. While the pivotal role of education in spreading awareness of climate change is one universally espoused...
Handbook of Research on Civil Society and National Security in the Era of Cyber Warfare
Metodi Hadji-Janev, Mitko Bogdanoski.
As the confluence of networks that is the modern Internet grows to encompass everything from nuclear reactors to home appliances, the affordances offered to the average citizen grow as well—but so, too, do the resources made available to those with malicious intent. Through the rise of Big Data and the...
Exploring the Concept of the “Social Media Campaign”
On May 2, 2011, Canadians voted in what the news media dubbed “Canada's First Social Media Election.” This allowed Canadians to join their neighbours to the south who, arguably, had gone through one national social media election during the 2008 bid for the presidency. Through a theoretical...
Facebook as an Educational Environment for Mathematics Learning
Nimer Baya'a, Wajeeh Daher.
In this chapter, the authors describe four successful experiments in using social networking sites (Facebook and Edmodo) in mathematics teaching and learning, where this use depended on populating the sites with historical mathematicians and/or mathematical phenomena. They describe two models of using...
If You Build It, They Will Come: Create Virtual Student Organizations
Elizabeth G. Donnellan.
Students attending traditional or online universities will benefit from membership in a virtual club. This chapter provides specific information about tools used to create, administer, and motivate participation in virtual college clubs. To enhance the club experience, suggestions are offered for...
Privacy and Pervasive Surveillance: A Philosophical Analysis
This chapter analyzes some tools of pervasive surveillance in light of the growing philosophical literature regarding the nature and value of privacy. It clarifies the conditions under which a person can be said to have privacy, explains a number of ways in which particular facets of privacy are...
Adoption of Social Media Services: The Case of Local Government Organizations in Australia
Mohd Hisham Mohd Sharif, Indrit Troshani, Robyn Davidson.
The increasing diffusion of social media is attracting government organizations worldwide, including local government. Social media can help local government improve the manner in which it is engaged with community and its responsiveness whilst offering cost savings and flexibility. Yet, there is...
Tracking Legislative Developments in Relation to “Do Not Track” Initiatives
Brigette Garbin, Kelly Staunton, Mark Burdon.
Online behavioural profiling has now become an industry that is worth billions of dollars throughout the globe. The actual practice of online tracking was once limited to individual Websites and individual cookies. However, the development of new technologies has enabled marketing corporations to track...
A Traditional Organization Towards a New Dimension of Labour: Social Business
Maria João Ferreira, Fernando Moreira, Isabel Seruca.
Organizations have suffered a large (r)evolution at the social, economic and technological levels. A change of paradigm in the information systems and technologies (IST) used in the day-to-day life of every citizen cannot sustain such a transformation by itself; a change of culture and behaviour is...
Blackout in the Name of Sunshine: When Open Government Law Stifles Civic Social Media
William R. Sherman.
Local governments, and particularly local public officials, have adopted online social networking tools en masse in an effort to communicate with constituents. As this chapter shows, the resulting information flow consists of communication from the public official to constituents, from constituents to...
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition in Environmental Informatics
Jun Zhou, Xiao Bai, Terry Caelli.
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) together play an important role in the processes involved in environmental informatics due to their pervasive, non-destructive, effective, and efficient natures. As a result, CVPR has made significant contributions to the field of environmental informatics...
Handbook of Research on Technology Tools for Real-World Skill Development
Yigal Rosen, Steve Ferrara, Maryam Mosharraf.
Education is expanding to include a stronger focus on the practical application of classroom lessons in an effort to prepare the next generation of scholars for a changing world economy centered on collaborative and problem-solving skills for the digital age.
The Handbook of Research on Technology...
Web-Based Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
The recent explosion of digital media, online networking, and e-commerce has generated great new opportunities for those Internet-savvy individuals who see potential in new technologies and can turn those possibilities into reality. It is vital for such forward-thinking innovators to stay abreast of...
Handbook of Research on Advanced Research on Hybrid Intelligent Techniques and Applications
Siddhartha Bhattacharyya, Pinaki Banerjee, Dipankar Majumdar, Paramartha Dutta.
Conventional computational methods, and even the latest soft computing paradigms, often fall short in their ability to offer solutions to many real-world problems due to uncertainty, imprecision, and circumstantial data. Hybrid intelligent computing is a paradigm that addresses these issues to a...