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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...
Banking, Finance, and Accounting: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
With the global economy still in recovery, it is more important than ever for individuals and organizations to be aware of their money and its potential for both depreciation and growth.
Banking, Finance, and Accounting: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications investigates recent advances and...
Emerging Research on Islamic Marketing and Tourism in the Global Economy
Hatem El-Gohary, Riyad Eid.
As the Middle East continues to grow as a predominant force within the international marketplace, research into Islamic practices and culture is necessary to promote business success in the region.
Emerging Research on Islamic Marketing and Tourism in the Global Economy offers in-depth perspectives on...
Artificial Intelligence Applications in Distance Education
Utku Kose, Durmus Koc.
Though educational methods such as distance and e-learning have addressed our modern, knowledge-based society’s requirement for innovative approaches to performing educational activities, room for improvement still exists.
Artificial Intelligence Applications in Distance Education seeks to examine the...
Models for Improving and Optimizing Online and Blended Learning in Higher Education
Jared Keengwe, Joachim Jack Agamba.
As classrooms fill with a generation of learners seeking to interact with their course materials in an increasingly experiential way, the demand for instructional technology as a supplement to, or replacement for, traditional in-class instruction has soared.
Models for Improving and Optimizing Online...
Developing Churn Models Using Data Mining Techniques and Social Network Analysis
Goran Klepac, Robert Kopal, Leo Mršic.
Churn prediction, recognition, and mitigation have become essential topics in various industries. As a means for forecasting and managing risk, further research in this field can greatly assist companies in making informed decisions based on future possible scenarios.
Developing Churn Models Using...
Revolutionizing the Interaction between State and Citizens through Digital Communications
Sam B. Edwards, III, Diogo Santos.
Networked communication technologies have drastically changed the relationship between States and their citizens. This fundamental shift has eased civilians’ ability to access information and organize groups like never before, creating the need to re-examine existing theories.
Emerging Issues and Prospects in African E-Government
Inderjeet Singh Sodhi.
Efforts have been made toward the application of electronic government in the developing world, yet questions of how to best implement governance systems and address concerns from officials and citizens alike remain to be answered.
Emerging Issues and Prospects in African E-Government explores...
Tablets in K-12 Education: Integrated Experiences and Implications
Heejung An, Sandra Alon, David Fuentes.
The inclusion of new and emerging technologies in the education sector has been a topic of interest to researchers, educators, and software developers alike in recent years. Utilizing the proper tools in a classroom setting is a critical factor in student success.
Tablets in K-12 Education: Integrated...
RFID Technology Integration for Business Performance Improvement
The development of radio-frequency electromagnetic fields for wireless data transmission has presented several new opportunities for sharing, tracking, and reading digital information in various industries.
RFID Technology Integration for Business Performance Improvement presents emerging research...
Marketing the Green School: Form, Function, and the Future
Tak C. Chan, Evan G. Mense, Kenneth E. Lane, Michael D. Richardson.
As environmental concerns become more prevalent, it is important for today’s youth to be exposed to green practices. The introduction of environmentally sound principles into educational systems and institutions helps establish a positive viewpoint on sustainability as well as promote green...
Healthcare Informatics and Analytics: Emerging Issues and Trends
Madjid Tavana, Amir Hossein Ghapanchi, Amir Talaei-Khoei.
Healthcare practices have been enhanced through the use of information technologies and analytical methods. A cross between computer science, healthcare, and information science is needed for the optimization of data resources and information systems within the healthcare industry.
Laboratory Management Information Systems: Current Requirements and Future Perspectives
Anastasius Moumtzoglou, Anastasia Kastania, Stavros Archondakis.
Technological advances have revolutionized the way we manage information in our daily workflow. The medical field has especially benefitted from these advancements, improving patient treatment, health data storage, and the management of laboratory samples and results.
Laboratory Management Information...
Handbook of Research on Digital Crime, Cyberspace Security, and Information Assurance
Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha, Irene Maria Portela.
In our hyper-connected digital world, cybercrime prevails as a major threat to online security and safety. New developments in digital forensics tools and an understanding of current criminal activities can greatly assist in minimizing attacks on individuals, organizations, and society as a whole.
Emerging Research on Swarm Intelligence and Algorithm Optimization
Throughout time, scientists have looked to nature in order to understand and model solutions for complex real-world problems. In particular, the study of self-organizing entities, such as social insect populations, presents a new opportunity within the field of artificial intelligence.
Software Design and Development: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Innovative tools and techniques for the development and design of software systems are essential to the problem solving and planning of software solutions. Software Design and Development: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications brings together the best practices of theory and implementation...
Exploring Technology for Writing and Writing Instruction
Kristine E. Pytash, Richard E. Ferdig.
As digital technologies continue to develop and evolve, an understanding of what it means to be technologically literate must also be redefined. Students regularly make use of digital technologies to construct written text both in and out of the classroom, and for modern writing instruction to be...
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...
Natural Computing for Simulation and Knowledge Discovery
Leandro Nunes de Castro.
Nature has long provided the inspiration for a variety of scientific discoveries in engineering, biomedicine, and computing, though only recently have these elements of nature been used directly in computational systems.Natural Computing for Simulation and Knowledge Discovery investigates the latest...
Solutions for Sustaining Scalability in Internet Growth
Mohamed Boucadair, David Binet.
An ever-increasing thirst for information in recent years among consumers, researchers, and the general population has necessitated continuous growth of internet architecture and accessibility, an issue which, if not addressed properly, may inhibit the growth of the internet as a whole.Solutions for...
Technologies for Urban and Spatial Planning: Virtual Cities and Territories
Nuno Norte Pinto, José António Tenedório, António Pais Antunes, Josep Roca Cladera.
Technological advancements have changed that way we think of traditional urban and spatial planning. The inclusion of conventional elements with modern technologies is allowing this field to advance at a rapid pace.
Technologies in Urban and Spatial Planning: Virtual Cities and Territories covers a...
Innovative Approaches of Data Visualization and Visual Analytics
Mao Lin Huang, Weidong Huang.
Due to rapid advances in hardware and software technologies, network infrastructure and data have become increasingly complex, requiring efforts to more effectively comprehend and analyze network topologies and information systems.Innovative Approaches of Data Visualization and Visual Analytics...