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|Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
Information acquisition and management has always had a profound impact on societal and organizational progression. However, as computing dramatically advances the level of intelligence associated with management technologies, the breadth of their dispersal, and ultimately the impact of the information...
Exploring Multimodal Composition and Digital Writing
Richard E. Ferdig, Kristine E. Pytash.
While traditional writing is typically understood as a language based on the combination of words, phrases, and sentences to communicate meaning, modern technologies have led educators to reevaluate the notion that writing is restricted to this definition.
Exploring Multimodal Composition and Digital...
Research Perspectives on the Role of Informatics in Health Policy and Management
Christo El Morr.
Healthcare providers require timely and accurate information about their patients. As such, a great amount of effort and resources are spent to ensure that the right information is presented to the right people at the right time.Research Perspectives on the Role of Informatics in Health Policy and...
Econometric Methods for Analyzing Economic Development
Peter V. Schaeffer, Eugene Kouassi.
Exploring and understanding the analysis of economic development is essential as global economies continue to experience extreme fluctuation. Econometrics brings together statistical methods for practical content and economic relations. Econometric Methods for Analyzing Economic Development is a...
Collaborative Models for Librarian and Teacher Partnerships
Kathryn Kennedy, Lucy Santos Green.
Once considered designated storytellers, modern library professionals are emerging as experts in technology integration, information literacy, and curriculum alignment. Though, their collaboration with technology specialists and administrators continues to be a struggle.
Collaborative Models for...
Formal Languages for Computer Simulation: Transdisciplinary Models and Applications
Pau Fonseca i Casas.
Models and simulations are an important first step in developing computer applications to solve real-world problems. However, in order to be truly effective, computer programmers must use formal modeling languages to evaluate these simulations.
Formal Languages for Computer Simulation...
Assistive Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Individuals with disabilities often have difficulty accomplishing tasks, living independently, and utilizing information technologies; simple aspects of daily life taken for granted by non-disabled individuals.
Assistive Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications presents a...
Research and Design Innovations for Mobile User Experience
Kerem Rizvanoglu, Görkem Çetin.
Mobile devices allow users to remain connected with each other anytime and anywhere, but flaws and limitations in the design of mobile interfaces have often constituted frustrating obstacles to usability.
Research and Design Innovations for Mobile User Experience offers innovative design solutions for...
Infonomics and the Business of Free: Modern Value Creation for Information Services
John J. Regazzi.
The term infonomics has been coined to convey the underlying value of information in terms of its production, market demand, and economic impact. All consumers have come to assume that the information they seek is easily accessible, and more importantly, free of charge.
Infonomics and the Business of...
Cases on Communication Technology for Second Language Acquisition and Cultural Learning
Joan E. Aitken.
For teachers of English, connecting with non-native students can pose significant problems, but communication technologies may offer a viable solution.
Cases on Communication Technology for Second Language Acquisition and Cultural Learning provides educators with valuable insight into methods and...
A Systemic Perspective to Managing Complexity with Enterprise Architecture
Organizational complexity is an unavoidable aspect of all businesses, even larger ones, which can hinder their ability to react to sudden or disruptive change. However, with the implementation of enterprise architecture (EA), businesses are able to provide their leaders with the resources needed to...
Patient Safety and Quality Care through Health Informatics
Vaughan Michell, Deborah J. Rosenorn-Lanng, Stephen R. Gulliver, Wendy Currie.
Medical and health activities can greatly benefit from the effective use of health informatics. By capturing, processing, and disseminating information to the correct systems and processes, decision-making can be more successful and quality care and patient safety would see significant improvements....
Research Developments in Computer Vision and Image Processing: Methodologies and Applications
Rajeev Srivastava, S. K. Singh, K. K. Shukla.
Similar to the way in which computer vision and computer graphics act as the dual fields that connect image processing in modern computer science, the field of image processing can be considered a crucial middle road between the vision and graphics fields.
Research Developments in Computer Vision and...
Internet Mercenaries and Viral Marketing: The Case of Chinese Social Media
Mei Wu, Peter Jakubowicz, Chengyu Cao.
Social media and emerging internet technologies have expanded the ideas of marketing approaches. In particular, the phenomenon of the internet in China challenges the common perception of new media environments.
Internet Mercenaries and Viral Marketing: The Case of Chinese Social Media presents case...
Technology versus Ecology: Human Superiority and the Ongoing Conflict with Nature
Robert A. Schultz.
Although human beings are technically part of the ecosystem, there still remains a conceptual conflict between technology and nature. These concerns highlight the idea of human superiority in which the priority is given to technology versus living in synchronization with nature.
Activity Theory Perspectives on Technology in Higher Education
Elizabeth Murphy, María A. Rodríguez-Manzanares.
Activity Theory is a tool that can help make sense of the complex changes taking place in higher education because of the integration of technology. Unlike other theories, it allows for a focus that includes elements in the social, cultural, and historical setting in which the technology is used. In...
Robotics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
As mechanical and cybernetic technologies gain prominence and usability, robots have become ever more present in our everyday lives, with applications in education, transportation, and the workforce.
Robotics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications explores some of the most recent...
Global Strategies in Banking and Finance
Hasan Dinçer, Ümit Hacioglu.
In a globalized financial market, the success of an organization in one country is often inextricably linked to the economic viability of an array of other nations and governments. As such, global concerns—the simultaneous consideration of global and local aspects of business—often take...
Socio-Cybernetic Study of God and the World-System
Masudul Alam Choudhury.
In any field—whether scientific, business, or social—ethics plays a critical role in determining what is acceptable in a particular community and what is considered taboo. The source of these preconditions is often a complex interweaving of tradition and rational thought.
Socio-Cybernetic Study of God...
Innovations in Services Marketing and Management: Strategies for Emerging Economies
Modern corporations face a variety of challenges and opportunities in the field of sustainable development. Properly managing assets and maintaining effective relationships with customers are crucial considerations in successful businesses.
Innovations in Services Marketing and Management: Strategies...
Knowledge Management and Competitive Advantage: Issues and Potential Solutions
Michael A. Chilton, James M. Bloodgood.
Knowledge is a significant organizational resource. In order to build and sustain a competitive advantage, this knowledge must be protected within an organization’s core businesses from discovery by competitors.
Knowledge Management and Competitive Advantage: Issues and Potential Solutions examines...
Big Data Management, Technologies, and Applications
Wen-Chen Hu, Naima Kaabouch.
Due to the tremendous amount of data generated daily from fields such as business, research, and sciences, big data is everywhere. Therefore, alternative management and processing methods have to be created to handle this complex and unstructured data size.
Big Data Management, Technologies, and...
Technology and Professional Identity of Librarians: The Making of the Cybrarian
The library profession has changed rapidly in the wake of advanced technologies. Once regarded as the gatekeepers of information found in books, today’s library professionals are shifting from a traditional center of attention to a new focus on all areas of information studies.