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|International Journal of Disease Control and Containment for Sustainability (IJDCCS)
Dora Marinova, Talia Raphaely.
The International Journal of Disease Control and Containment for Sustainability (IJDCCS) is a premier reference source for emerging research on all aspects on the management and prevention of the spread of illness in humans, plants, and animals. Designed to the fit the research needs of academicians...
Network Security Attacks and Countermeasures
Dileep Kumar G., Manoj Kumar Singh, M.K. Jayanthi.
Our world is increasingly driven by sophisticated networks of advanced computing technology, and the basic operation of everyday society is becoming increasingly vulnerable to those networks’ shortcomings. The implementation and upkeep of a strong network defense is a substantial challenge, beset not...
Handbook of Research on Innovative Database Query Processing Techniques
Research and development surrounding the use of data queries is receiving increased attention from computer scientists and data specialists alike. Through the use of query technology, large volumes of data in databases can be retrieved, and information systems built based on databases can support...
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...
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...
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...