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|International Journal of Vehicular Telematics and Infotainment Systems
In recent years, vehicular telematics and infotainment applications have attracted great interest in the research community, e.g. wireless communications, intelligent vehicle technology, intelligent transportation systems, mobile computing, sensors, multimedia, etc. The vehicular systems can help...
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...
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...
Wideband, Multiband, and Smart Reconfigurable Antennas for Modern Wireless Communications
Mohammad A. Matin.
Modern society thrives on communication that is instant and available at all times, a constant exchange of information that encompasses everything from video streaming to GPS navigation. Experts even suggest that in the near future everything from our cars to our kitchen appliances will be connected to...
Using Decision Support Systems for Transportation Planning Efficiency
The integration of technology into the transport planning sector has allowed for more stable, yet increasingly complex models that enable better analysis techniques and new approaches to decision making. These modern advances ensure higher productivity in addressing various planning problems.
International Journal of Quantitative Structure-Property Relationships (IJQSPR)
The International Journal of Quantitative Structure-Property Relationships (IJQSPR) is a new journal that will explore the latest research surrounding the topic of Quantitative Structure-Property Relationship (QSPR) models and the applications of these models across the fields of materials science...
Innovative Research in Attention Modeling and Computer Vision Applications
Robotics and autonomous systems can aid disabled individuals in daily living or make a workplace more productive, but these tools are only as effective as the technology behind them. Robotic systems must be able to accurately identify and act upon elements in their environment to be effective in...
Comparative Economics and Regional Development in Turkey
Bryan Christiansen, M. Mustafa Erdoğdu.
The rise of globalization has affected the ways in which nations maintain sustainable development and economic prosperity. Certain countries, such as Turkey, have evolved into a place of particular importance in the changing global economy. As such, it has become more important than ever to better...
Handbook of Research on Next Generation Mobile Communication Systems
Athanasios D. Panagopoulos.
Anyone who has ever shopped for a new smart phone, laptop, or other tech gadget knows that staying connected is crucial. There is a lot of discussion over which service provider offers the best coverage—enabling devices to work anywhere and at any time—with 4G and LTE becoming a pervasive part of our...
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.
E-Health and Telemedicine: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Advances in medical technology increase both the efficacy and efficiency of medical practice, and mobile technologies enable modern doctors and nurses to treat patients remotely from anywhere in the world. This technology raises issues of quality of care and medical ethics, which must be addressed.
Privacy as a Right: History and International Recognition
This chapter examines not only the history of the term privacy but also its international recognition as a fully protected right. Given the wide array of definitions of privacy, it can be said that the term seeks its identity. Depending on time and space, this right has had various traits, beyond the...
Insights into Social Media and Online Digital Music
Yanbin Tu, Miao Zhao, Cathleen Jones.
This chapter investigates social media along with traditional assessment channels and their roles in music evaluation. For the current popular social media (such as Facebook and Twitter), marketing applications in the music industry are found to be limited. For certain specialized social media (social...
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...
Facebook and the Societal Aspects of Formal Learning: Optional, Peripheral, or Essential
Carolyn Woodley, Petrina Dorrington.
An online subject used social media to provide “collaborative spaces” that were “additional and complementary” to discussion in the university's Learning Management System (LMS). Facebook and Twitter provided optional “informal spaces” in which students “talk about general issues to do with media...
Participation in Social Networks as Feral Information Systems
Enrico Franchi, Agostino Poggi, Michele Tomaiuolo.
Social networking systems blur the distinction between the private and working spheres, and users are known to use such systems both at home and at the work place, both professionally and with recreational goals. In fact, several traditional information systems have been modified in order to include...