Contemporary Advancements in Information Technology Development in Dynamic Environments

Contemporary Advancements in Information Technology Development in Dynamic Environments

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Release Date: June, 2014|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 410
ISBN13: 9781466662520|ISBN10: 1466662522|EISBN13: 9781466662537|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6252-0


The advancement of information technology is becoming more prevalent in all aspects of the world today, including online environments. Understanding technology’s effect on niche markets and all fields of research is crucial for practitioners in this area.

Contemporary Advancements in Information Technology Development in Dynamic Environments presents an in-depth discussion into the information technology revolution present in fields such as government, gaming, social networking, and cloud computing. This book’s investigation into the research and application of information technology in several specific areas make this a useful resource for practitioners, professionals, undergraduate/graduate students, and academics.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Artificial Game Intelligence
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computer-Aided Ceramic Design
  • E-Government
  • Face and Object Recognition
  • Green Energy Technologies
  • Mobile Social Networking Service

Reviews and Testimonials

Mathematicians and mechanical and computer engineers explore the use and management of information technology in a range of fields and contexts. The topics include reviews and a case study of creating believable and effective artificial intelligence agents for games and simulations, letter and word frequency and the mathematical modeling of the frequency distributions in the modern Bulgarian language, a decomposition theorem of generalized interval-valued intuitionist fuzzy sets, a new efficient evolutionary algorithm applied to optimal reactive power dispatch, and the multi-objective optimization of bioethanol production through hydrolysis using Hopfield-enhanced differential evolution.

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Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., received his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Nova Southeastern University (Florida, USA). Dr. Khosrow-Pour taught undergraduate and graduate information system courses at the Pennsylvania State University – Harrisburg for almost 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global ( He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) ( and Executive Director of the World Forgotten Children’s Foundation ( He is the author/editor of more than 100 books in information technology management. He is also currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Green Computing, International Journal of Library and Information Services, International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and International Journal of Natural Computing Research, and is also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, Journal of Cases on Information Technology, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals.