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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...
Professional Development and Workplace Learning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
No matter the field, discipline, or area of inquiry, the speed of current technological and procedural innovations means that new developments are often made obsolete quickly. To remain competitive, employees and organizational leaders alike must constantly stay informed of the latest advances in their...
Handbook of Research on Information Architecture and Management in Modern Organizations
George Leal Jamil, José Poças-Rascão, Fernanda Ribeiro, Armando Malheiro da Silva.
Information is considered both an essential element of organizational design and an asset to be processed and managed. Further research on and application of topics relating to the architecture, management, and use of information is imperative to organizational success.
The Handbook of Research on...
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...
Experimental Multimedia Systems for Interactivity and Strategic Innovation
Ioannis Deliyannis, Petros Kostagiolas, Christina Banou.
Multimedia has evolved with the introduction of interaction, allowing and encouraging users to control and navigate through content. Experimental multimedia is a new human-computer communication method that allows for the reinvention and redevelopment of user content.
Experimental Multimedia Systems...
Innovative Research in Attention Modeling and Computer Vision Applications
Robotics and autonomous systems can aid disabled individuals in daily living or make a workplace more productive, but these tools are only as effective as the technology behind them. Robotic systems must be able to accurately identify and act upon elements in their environment to be effective in...
Comparative Economics and Regional Development in Turkey
Bryan Christiansen, M. Mustafa Erdoğdu.
The rise of globalization has affected the ways in which nations maintain sustainable development and economic prosperity. Certain countries, such as Turkey, have evolved into a place of particular importance in the changing global economy. As such, it has become more important than ever to better...
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.
Handbook of Research on Applied E-Learning in Engineering and Architecture Education
David Fonseca, Ernest Redondo.
The integration of technology in education has provided tremendous opportunity for learners of all ages. In today’s technology-focused society, the traditional classroom setting is being transformed through online learning platforms, collaborative and experimental methods, and digital educational...
Fuzzy Optimization and Multi-Criteria Decision Making in Digital Marketing
Anil Kumar, Manoj Kumar Dash.
The decision-making process has become a challenge in modern organizations due to increased access to information and large data sets. When considering single-criteria problems, the decision making process is extremely intuitive. On the other hand, multi-criteria decision making, which involves several...
Business Development Opportunities and Market Entry Challenges in Latin America
Mauricio Garita, Jose Godinez.
Latin America has long held an important role in international economics and continues to attract attention as the region faces restructuration and implements new business conceptions. As a result, Latin America continues to experience economic growth, which further affirms the region’s great potential...
Handbook of Research on Computational Simulation and Modeling in Engineering
Francisco Miranda, Carlos Abreu.
Multiple disciplines depend on computer programs and software to predict project challenges, outcomes, and solutions. Through the use of virtual prototyping, researchers and professionals are better able to analyze data and improve projects without direct experimentation, which can be costly or...
Improving Information Security Practices through Computational Intelligence
Wasan Shaker Awad, El Sayed M. El-Alfy, Yousif Al-Bastaki.
The recent explosion in complex global networking architectures has spurred a concomitant rise in the need for robust information security. Further, as computing power increases exponentially with every passing year, so do the number of proposed cryptographic schemata for improving and ensuring the...
Critical Socio-Technical Issues Surrounding Mobile Computing
Norshidah Mohamed, Teddy Mantoro, Media Ayu, Murni Mahmud.
As lifestyles in personal and public spheres become more fast-paced and hectic, the need for reliable mobile technologies becomes increasingly important. Insights into the various impacts of mobile applications pave the way for future advances and developments in communication and interaction.
Handbook of Research on Technology Tools for Real-World Skill Development
Yigal Rosen, Steve Ferrara, Maryam Mosharraf.
Education is expanding to include a stronger focus on the practical application of classroom lessons in an effort to prepare the next generation of scholars for a changing world economy centered on collaborative and problem-solving skills for the digital age.
The Handbook of Research on Technology...
Maximizing Healthcare Delivery and Management through Technology Integration
Tiko Iyamu, Arthur Tatnall.
Improvements in health services require continual attention and dedication to ensure proper care and treatment for citizens. To support this endeavor, professionals rely more and more on the application of information systems and technologies to promote the overall quality of modern healthcare.
Capturing, Analyzing, and Managing Word-of-Mouth in the Digital Marketplace
Sumangla Rathore, Avinash Panwar.
With the growth of information technology—and the Internet in particular—many new communication channels and platforms have emerged. These platforms are focused on being not only user friendly, but also highly interactive, providing many unique ways to create and distribute content.