Contemporary Research in Information Science and Technology (CRIST): 42 Volumes

Contemporary Research in Information Science and Technology (CRIST): 42 Volumes

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Grid and Cloud Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2012. 2134 pages.
Distributed computing, through the power of grids or clouds, has allowed software and hardware developers to achieve high performance computing through cutting-edge...
Virtual Learning Environments: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2012. 1942 pages.
As the world rapidly moves online, sectors from management, industry, government, and education have broadly begun to virtualize the way people interact and learn. V...
Computer Engineering: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2012. 2228 pages.
Computer engineering refers generally to the field that integrates hardware design, production, and implementation, and it combines the expertise of practitioners in...
Cyber Crime: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2012. 1977 pages.
Threatening the safety of individuals, computers, and entire networks, cyber crime attacks vary in severity and type. Studying this continually evolving discipline i...
Wireless Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2012. 2358 pages.
Wireless technology has expanded rapidly over recent years, especially in its influence on mobile and distance technologies. Wireless Technologies: Concepts, Methodo...
Organizational Learning and Knowledge: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2012. 3164 pages.
The impact that information technology has on collective knowledge, the lifeblood of any organization, is still being fully realized and understood. Organizational L...
Machine Learning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2012. 2124 pages.
Statistics, psychology, and computer science are major influences in machine learning research. This exciting interdisciplinary science is a crucial component in man...
Clinical Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2011. 2366 pages.
Modern technological advances in medicine are not restricted to treatments, but rather have revolutionized the entire application of healthcare from finding a doctor...
Global Business: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2011. 2770 pages.
Global business is an integral part of our modern economy. Most companies—large or small, international or local—are affected by the global marketplace. The growing...
Instructional Design: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2011. 2074 pages.
Successful educational programs are often the result of pragmatic design and development methodologies that take into account all aspects of the educational and inst...
Green Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2011. 2156 pages.
In recent years, environmental technology has become a critical area of study, as individuals and organizations have started to emphasize the importance of conservin...
Gaming and Simulations: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2011. 2164 pages.
Research on the development, design, use, and evaluation of electronic games and simulations is essential to the understanding of their numerous roles and applicatio...
Virtual Communities: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2011. 2930 pages.
Virtual communities have the potential to revolutionize all aspects of modern life, as individuals and groups conduct a significant amount of business and personal n...
Enterprise Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2011. 2178 pages.
The continual development and refinement of enterprise information systems is essential for organizational advancement. Enterprise Information Systems Design, Implem...
Business Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2010. 2476 pages.
The successful creation and implementation of effective business information systems is critical to an organization’s success and productivity. Business Information...
Electronic Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2010. 2234 pages.
With the increasing reliance on digital means to transact goods that are retail and communication based, e-services continue to develop as key applications for busin...
Web-Based Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2010. 2038 pages.
Advancements in Web-based technologies and applications have revolutionized modern-day educational design and practice. Web-Based Education: Concepts, Methodologies,...
Networking and Telecommunications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2010. 2130 pages.
Due to increased practices and applications of digital networks, widespread use of the Internet, and enhanced transmission of information communication technologies,...
Health Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues (Federal University of Piauí (UFPI), Teresina - Pi, Brazil; Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal)
Copyright © 2010. 2456 pages.
Despite the growing needs of populations around the world for care and delivery of services, as well as disease control, quality diagnostics, and secure records, the...
Social Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Subhasish Dasgupta (George Washington University, USA)
Copyright © 2010. 2719 pages.
With an increasing accessibility to social networking tools, the development of Web 2.0, and the emergence of virtual worlds, social computing crosses cultural bound...
Web Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Arthur Tatnall (Victoria University, Australia)
Copyright © 2010. 2824 pages.
With the technological advancement of mobile devices, social networking, and electronic services, Web technologies continues to play an ever-growing part of the glob...
Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Judith Symonds (AUT University, New Zealand)
Copyright © 2010. 1962 pages.
With the development of ubiquitous and pervasive computing, increased and expanded adaptability to changing needs, preferences, and environments will emerge to furth...
Strategic Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
M. Gordon Hunter (University of Lethbridge, Canada)
Copyright © 2010. 2750 pages.
Strategic use of technological innovations in information systems has rapidly evolved transforming institutions, organizations, and individuals across the globe. Str...
IT Outsourcing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Kirk St.Amant (East Carolina University, USA)
Copyright © 2010. 2511 pages.
Examining the ideas and approaches necessary in deciding to outsource services and functions is a crucial assessment for any company. IT Outsourcing: Concepts, Metho...
E-Collaboration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Ned Kock (Texas A&M International University, USA)
Copyright © 2009. 1890 pages.
Over the past few decades, the significantly evolving area of e-collaboration has incorporated and adapted numerous electronic technology devices to become a global...
Software Applications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Pierre F. Tiako (Langston University, USA)
Copyright © 2009. 3994 pages.
Numerous technological advancements have overwhelmingly redesigned and improved countless aspects of computer software applications, creating tools and functions tha...
Database Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
John Erickson (University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA)
Copyright © 2009. 2962 pages.
The expanding possibilities and promising current and future potential that lies within the advancing field of database technologies encompasses many aspects of life...
Electronic Business: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright © 2009. 2838 pages.
Over the course of a few short years, electronic business has advanced from a buzzword to a thriving new channel for the delivery of goods and services and the media...
Mobile Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
David Taniar (Monash University, Australia)
Copyright © 2009. 3721 pages.
Continual enhancements and innovation in the mobile computing industry have redesigned and simplified the way businesses and individuals can communicate and conduct...
Human Computer Interaction: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Chee Siang Ang (City University of London, UK), Panayiotis Zaphiris (City University of London, UK)
Copyright © 2009. 3024 pages.
The systematic study of human-computer interaction has arguably been the most significant factor driving the exponential increase in technology acceptance, diffusion...
Medical Informatics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Joseph Tan (McMaster University, Canada)
Copyright © 2009. 2772 pages.
Technological advances of the past two decades have profoundly reshaped and enhanced all aspects of medical research and practice. So important has technology become...
Multimedia Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Mahbubur Rahman Syed (Minnesota State University Mankato, USA)
Copyright © 2008. 1966 pages.
Multimedia Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications offers an in-depth explanation of multimedia technologies within their specific application...
Data Warehousing and Mining: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
John Wang (Montclair State University, USA)
Copyright © 2008. 4092 pages.
Data Warehousing and Mining: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications provides the most comprehensive compilation of research available in this emerging and...
Virtual Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Jerzy Kisielnicki (Warsaw University, Poland)
Copyright © 2008. 1842 pages.
Virtual Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications includes the most encompassing research of the concepts and realities involved in the field of...
Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Craig Van Slyke (Northern Arizona University, USA)
Copyright © 2008. 4288 pages.
Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is the essential reference source created to meet the rapid development of i...
Electronic Government: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko (University of Tampere, Finland)
Copyright © 2008. 4780 pages.
Electronic Government: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications meets the pressing need for quality research in the area of electronic access to government s...
End-User Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Steve Clarke (University of Hull Business School, UK)
Copyright © 2008. 2622 pages.
End-User Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications compiles a vast collection of the most authoritative research in the development of computing ap...
Electronic Commerce: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Annie Becker (Florida Institute of Technology, USA)
Copyright © 2008. 2522 pages.
Electronic Commerce: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications compiles a critical mass of top research— nearly 200 chapters from 340 of the world's leadi...
Intelligent Information Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Vijayan Sugumaran (Oakland University, USA)
Copyright © 2008. 2614 pages.
Intelligent Information Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications compiles 140 chapters from 340 of the world's leading experts on such next...
Global Information Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Felix B. Tan (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)
Copyright © 2008. 4194 pages.
Global Information Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications compiles a defining body of authoritative research on these topics, resulting in a...
Information Security and Ethics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Hamid Nemati (The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA)
Copyright © 2008. 4478 pages.
Information Security and Ethics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications serves as the ultimate source on all theories and models associated with informatio...
Knowledge Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Murray E. Jennex (San Diego State University, USA)
Copyright © 2008. 3808 pages.
Knowledge Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is the defining reference source for all theories, concepts, and methodologies within the know...