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|Research Advances in the Integration of Big Data and Smart Computing
Pradeep Kumar Mallick.
The volume, complexity, and irregularity of computational data in modern algorithms and simulations necessitates an unorthodox approach to computing. Understanding the facets and possibilities of soft computing algorithms is necessary for the accurate and timely processing of complex data.
Mobile Computing and Wireless Networks: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
We live in a wireless society, one where convenience and accessibility determine the efficacy of the latest electronic gadgets and mobile devices. Making the most of these technologies—and ensuring their security against potential attackers—requires increased diligence in mobile technology research and...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
The Role of Social Media Strategies in Competitive Banking Operations Worldwide
Nurdan Oncel Taskiran, Recep Yilmaz, Nursel Bolat.
Social media has rapidly taken its place among the important phenomenons of today. It has an important role in institutionalization and companies' financial effectivness in many fields. This chapter discusses concept, development of social media, investigations about social media in different...
Multi-Level Adaptation in End-User Development of 3D Virtual Chemistry Experiments
Chang Liu, Ying Zhong.
Multi-level adaptation in end-user development (EUD) is an effective way to enable non-technical end users such as educators to gradually introduce more functionality with increasing complexity to 3D virtual learning environments developed by themselves using EUD approaches. Parameterization...
Social Media Tools in Initial Teacher Education
This chapter investigates the current context of integrating and exploiting social media tools in initial teacher education. The theoretical part highlights the latest approaches of social media on an international level from the perspective of the following elements: a) the concept of social media, b)...
Strong Value Proposition through Social Media Tools: A Case of American Express
Avinash Kapoor, Chinmaya Kulshrestha.
This chapter looks into social media tools being leveraged by marketing groups of various organisations. More specifically, this chapter attempts to identify the usefulness, sustainability, and reliability of social media tools in the context of the brand image of American Express. In the last two...
Social Media Tools Adoption and Use by SMEs: An Empirical Study
Samuel Fosso Wamba, Lemuria Carter.
Despite the recent increase in the adoption and use of social media tools to support firm operations, very little empirical research focusing on small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has been conducted to-date. The aim of this study is to fill this knowledge gap by investigating SME adoption of...
The Spaces Between Us
Despite having one of the highest per-capita incomes of the world, social and political changes in Qatar have not kept pace with the country's economic development. The expatriate and national population of the small emirate have access to luxury brands and a variety of Western goods including food...
The Use of Web 2.0 Technologies in Formal and Informal Learning Settings
Lisa A. Best, Diane N. Buhay, Katherine McGuire, Signe Gurholt, Shari Foley.
It is often assumed that because the current generation of students is more technologically competent than previous generations, they would prefer to use technology for both formal and informal learning. The results of a series of empirical studies indicated that students in formal settings preferred...
Building and Maintaining Relationships through Social Media
In recent years, social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and blogs have rocked the higher education world. No longer is just being present on these mediums enough. Integration of social media tools into daily practices through monitoring, teaching, and collaboration allows those in...
Developing a New Revenue Business Model in Social Network: A Case Study of Facebook
Te Fu Chen.
This chapter focuses on a new business model in social networking, uses platform strategy to discuss possible business models, evaluates the optimal model for partnering with social networking service providers. This research develops a new revenue business model in social networking with a case study...