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|Handbook of Research on the Societal Impact of Digital Media
Barbara Guzzetti, Mellinee Lesley.
The evolution of digital media has enhanced global perspectives in all facets of communication, greatly increasing the range, scope, and accessibility of shared information. Due to the tremendously broad-reaching influence of digital media, its impact on learning, behavior, and social interaction has...
Cloud Computing Technologies for Connected Government
In the developed world, there is an increasing trend towards the use of e-government to further involve citizens in the maintenance of their country. This is not only an improved way to promote existing methods of citizen engagement such as voting or taxation; it also makes information more accessible...
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.
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...
Human-Computer Interaction: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
As modern technologies continue to develop and evolve, the ability of users to interface with new systems becomes a paramount concern. Research into new ways for humans to make use of advanced computers and other such technologies is necessary to fully realize the potential of 21st century tools.
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...
Handbook of Research on Applied E-Learning in Engineering and Architecture Education
David Fonseca, Ernest Redondo.
The integration of technology in education has provided tremendous opportunity for learners of all ages. In today’s technology-focused society, the traditional classroom setting is being transformed through online learning platforms, collaborative and experimental methods, and digital educational...
Fuzzy Optimization and Multi-Criteria Decision Making in Digital Marketing
Anil Kumar, Manoj Kumar Dash.
The decision-making process has become a challenge in modern organizations due to increased access to information and large data sets. When considering single-criteria problems, the decision making process is extremely intuitive. On the other hand, multi-criteria decision making, which involves several...
Biomedical Image Analysis and Mining Techniques for Improved Health Outcomes
Wahiba Ben Abdessalem Karâa, Nilanjan Dey.
Every second, users produce large amounts of image data from medical and satellite imaging systems. Image mining techniques that are capable of extracting useful information from image data are becoming increasingly useful, especially in medicine and the health sciences.
Biomedical Image Analysis...
Handbook of Research on Climate Change Impact on Health and Environmental Sustainability
Climate change is not only one of the greatest threats to modern civilization; it is also a great challenge to economic development in the 21st century. Global warming can lead to periods of both drought and intense rain, causing crops to fail and ruining the livelihoods of many in underdeveloped...
Business Development Opportunities and Market Entry Challenges in Latin America
Mauricio Garita, Jose Godinez.
Latin America has long held an important role in international economics and continues to attract attention as the region faces restructuration and implements new business conceptions. As a result, Latin America continues to experience economic growth, which further affirms the region’s great potential...
Handbook of Research on Computational Simulation and Modeling in Engineering
Francisco Miranda, Carlos Abreu.
Multiple disciplines depend on computer programs and software to predict project challenges, outcomes, and solutions. Through the use of virtual prototyping, researchers and professionals are better able to analyze data and improve projects without direct experimentation, which can be costly or...
Handbook of Research on Trends in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Conditions
Dimitrios I. Fotiadis.
Stemming from environmental, genetic, and situational factors, chronic disease is a critical concern in modern medicine. Managing treatment and controlling symptoms is imperative to the longevity and quality of life of patients with such diseases.
The Handbook of Research on Trends in the Diagnosis...
Emerging Perspectives on the Mobile Content Evolution
Juan Miguel Aguado, Claudio Feijóo, Inmaculada J. Martínez.
In less than a decade, mobile technology has revolutionized our cultures, societies, and economies by impacting both personal and professional aspects of human life. Mobile technology has therefore become the fastest diffusing technology in history, expanding and transforming existent possibilities by...
Developing Successful Strategies for Global Policies and Cyber Transparency in E-Learning
Gulsun Eby, T. Volkan Yuzer, Simber Atay.
The globalization of education has developed alongside the advancement of technological resources. By integrating these resources into the education system, better services and opportunities are now available in online learning contexts.
Developing Successful Strategies for Global Policies and Cyber...
Emerging Research on Networked Multimedia Communication Systems
Innovations in multimedia technology have truly revolutionized communication, transforming the definitions of text, audio, and visual information through hybrid combinations of these forms. The rise of multimedia systems has generated new methods for high-speed data capturing, processing, editing...
Social Media Tools for Quality Business Information
Information, as a tool to reduce uncertainty and to develop knowledge in organizations, is an important aid in the decision-making process and must be of quality to improve its value. We are living in an information society where organizational and personal life are mediated by information and...
Use Cases and Application Purposes of Social Media in Healthcare
This chapter presents the current state and outlines future directions in the possibilities of applying and exploiting social media in supporting healthcare processes. Starting from the abstracts of the Medicine 2.0 conference in 2012, the authors identify categories of application purposes for social...
The Wisconsin Spring
James Jorstad, Jo Arney, Kerry Kuenzi, Cecilia G. Manrique.
As a relatively new form of communication and information dissemination, the effect of social media on public awareness and public participation in political events is relatively unknown. Using the events that unfolded surrounding the election of Governor Scott Walker in Wisconsin and the removal of...