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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...
Cloud Computing Technologies for Connected Government
In the developed world, there is an increasing trend towards the use of e-government to further involve citizens in the maintenance of their country. This is not only an improved way to promote existing methods of citizen engagement such as voting or taxation; it also makes information more accessible...
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.
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 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...
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 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...
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.
Analyzing the Economics of Financial Market Infrastructures
Martin Diehl, Biliana Alexandrova-Kabadjova, Richard Heuver, Serafín Martínez-Jaramillo.
The prosperity and stability of any economic structure is reliant upon a foundation of secure systems that regulate the movement of money across the globe. These structures have become an integral part of contemporary society by reducing monetary risk and increasing financial security.
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.
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...
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.
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...
Promoting Climate Change Awareness through Environmental Education
Lynn Wilson, Carolyn Stevenson.
Addressing global climate change is a monumental battle that can only be fought by the leaders of tomorrow, but future leaders are molded through education and shaped by the leaders of today. While the pivotal role of education in spreading awareness of climate change is one universally espoused...
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...
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...