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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...
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.
Emerging Research and Trends in Gamification
Harsha Gangadharbatla, Donna Z. Davis.
Game design has shifted from the development of games for entertainment to the creation of games with a more meaningful purpose. Game principles and theories can be applied to interactive programs in a variety of fields and professions. Researchers continue to examine the many ways games can be applied...
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...
Journal of Nanotoxicology and Nanomedicine (JNN)
The Journal of Nanotoxicology and Nanomedicine (JNN) publishes key research that addresses the potential opportunities, hazards, and risks associated with human and environmental exposure to micro-scale materials in natural as well as medicinal settings. Focusing on both theoretical and experimental...
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...
Handbook of Research on Innovations in Information Retrieval, Analysis, and Management
Jorge Tiago Martins, Andreea Molnar.
In a world increasingly awash in information, the field of information science has become an umbrella stretched so broadly as to threaten its own integrity. However, while traditional information science seeks to make sense of information systems against a social, cultural, and political backdrop...
Automated Enterprise Systems for Maximizing Business Performance
Petraq Papajorgji, François Pinet, Alaine Margarete Guimarães, Jason Papathanasiou.
The integration of recent technological advances into modern business processes has allowed for greater efficiency and productivity. However, while such improvements are immensely beneficial, the modeling and coordination of these activities offers a unique set of challenges that must be addressed.
Wrestling with Contradictions in Government Social Media Practices
Research in government social media practices highlights expectations of co-creation and progression mirrored in maturity models, but research also documents low deployment degree and thereby points to a discrepancy. The paper suggests that the authors instead of co-creation and progression draw on a...
Model for Effective Collaborative Learning in Virtual Worlds with Intelligent Agents
Max Ugaz, Augusto Bernuy Alva.
The predecessors of virtual worlds are the multiplayer online role playing games; they appeared in the mid-nineties and have been studied since then. Virtual worlds are part of the shared spaces technologies and are applied to strengthen the weaknesses of teamwork, allowing identifying a direct...
How Social Media Tools are used in Research: A Case Study
Anabela Mesquita, Ana Ramalho Correia, Diana Aguiar Vieira.
Social media tools are being widely used. Every day we witness new tools appearing or new features being added to already existing tools. Their characteristics allow us to communicate and collaborate without time and space constraints. Moreover, they also help us in the development and creation of new...
Social Media in the Canadian Post-Secondary Classroom
Linda Pardy, David Thomson, Samantha Pattridge.
In Canada, the use of Social Networking Sites (SNS) for instructional purposes at post-secondary institutions is constrained by students' legislated rights to privacy. Some universities have explored ways to obtain the advantages of cloud computing while still meeting mandated obligations to...
The Utilization of Online Boundaries: Facebook, Higher Education, and Social Capital
Lewis A. Luartz.
This chapter investigates how online social networking services function and correlate with social capital, and how this affects higher education and civic engagement. First, the authors examine how individuals utilize Facebook to communicate with others strategically to build and maintain social ties....
Challenges Surrounding the Education of Children with Chronic Diseases
While governing bodies have mandated that all students have the right to an education, with disabled students treated to the same rights and opportunities as non-disabled students, policymakers do not always agree on what all-inclusive education should look like.
Challenges Surrounding the Education...