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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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
Utilizing Virtual and Personal Learning Environments for Optimal Learning
Krista Terry, Amy Cheney.
The integration of emerging technologies in higher education presents a new set of challenges and opportunities for educators. With a growing need for customized lesson plans in online education, educators are rethinking the design and development of their learning environments.
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...
Emerging Research Surrounding Power Consumption and Performance Issues in Utility Computing
Ganesh Chandra Deka, G.M. Siddesh, K. G. Srinivasa, L.M. Patnaik.
Like electricity and water, data and computing power are necessary commodities in the modern-day economy. A model for the effective regulation and provisioning of computational services will follow a similar paradigm as the existent model for traditional utilities.
Emerging Research Surrounding...
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...
Communicating Nation Brands through Mass and Social Media
Maria De Moya, Rajul Jain.
Nation branding efforts are the means through which many countries attempt to influence how foreign publics perceive them. However, in a media landscape that now includes not only traditional one-way media but also two-way social platforms, countries undertaking these efforts are presented with a...