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|International Journal of Vehicular Telematics and Infotainment Systems (IJVTIS)
Daxin Tian, Zhengguo Sheng, Jianming Ma.
In recent years, vehicular telematics and infotainment applications have attracted great interest in the research community, e.g. wireless communications, intelligent vehicle technology, intelligent transportation systems, mobile computing, sensors, multimedia, etc. The vehicular systems can help...
Environmental Impacts on Underground Power Distribution
Osama El-Sayed Gouda.
The successful transmission of electrical power beneath the surface of the earth depends on a number of factors including ambient temperature, sheath bonding, cable laying depth, and especially the formation of dry zones around underground cables. Environmental Impacts on Underground Power Distribution...
International Journal of Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Business Models (IJFBMBM)
Constantin Zopounidis, George Baourakis.
The International Journal of Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Business Models (IJFBMBM) presents innovative research on topics pertaining to key business issues within the food and beverage industries, including, but not limited to promotional strategies, managerial practice, logistics and...
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...
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...
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. Utilizing Virtual and...
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 Power...
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 Role of Social Networking in Global Business Environments
This chapter introduces the role of social networking in global business environments, thus explaining the overview of social networking, the significance of social networking, the challenges of social networking in global business environments, the interaction on Social Networking Sites (SNSs), and...
Students' Privacy Concerns on the Use of Social Media in Higher Education
Laura Aymerich-Franch, Maddalena Fedele.
Social media is principally used by students in the private sphere. However, its implementation for educational purposes in higher education is rapidly expanding. This chapter looks into undergraduate students' perceptions of using social media in the university context. In particular, it examines...
Social Media Marketing In Emerging Economies: Case Study of Three Indian Firms
Madhupa Bakshi, Prashant Mishra.
Nearly 30 million Indians who are online are members of social networking sites and popular surveys report that about two-thirds of them spend time daily on these social networking sites. More importantly, Indians spend more time on social media than they do using personal email. This has immense...