Enhancing Knowledge Discovery and Innovation in the Digital Era

Enhancing Knowledge Discovery and Innovation in the Digital Era

Miltiadis D. Lytras (The American College of Greece, Greece), Linda Daniela (University of Latvia, Latvia) and Anna Visvizi (The American College of Greece, Greece)
Release Date: January, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 363
ISBN13: 9781522541912|ISBN10: 1522541918|EISBN13: 9781522541929|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4191-2


With the dawn of electronic databases, information technologies, and the Internet, organizations, now more than ever, have easy access to all the knowledge they need to conduct their business. However, utilizing and detecting the beneficial information can pose as a challenge.

Enhancing Knowledge Discovery and Innovation in the Digital Era is a vibrant reference source on the latest research on student education, open information, technology enhanced learning (TEL), and student outcomes. Featuring widespread coverage across a range of applicable perspectives and topics, such as engineering education, data mining, and 3D printing, this book is ideally designed for professionals, upper-level students, and academics seeking current research on knowledge management and innovation networks.

Topics Covered

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

  • Data Mining
  • Digital Electronics Education and Design Suite (DEEDS)
  • Innovation Networks
  • Knowledge Management
  • Learning Analytics
  • Open Information
  • Smart Education
  • Student Outcomes
  • Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Miltiadis D. Lytras is Associate Professor at Deree- ACG with a research focus on semantic web, knowledge management and e-learning, with more than 100 publications. He has co-edited more than 45 special issues in International Journals (IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Internet Computing, IEEE Transactions on Education, Computers in Human Behaviour, Interactive Learning Environments, Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning) and has authored/(co-)edited 42 books (e.g., Open Source for Knowledge and Learning Management, Ubiquitous and Pervasive Knowledge Management, Intelligent Learning Infrastructures for Knowledge Intensive Organizations, Semantic Web Based Information Systems, China Information Technology Handbook, Real World Applications of Semantic Web and Ontologies, Web 2.0: The Business Model, etc.). He (has) serves(ed) as the (Co) Editor in Chief of 8 international journals (e.g., International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, International Journal of Knowledge Society Research, International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning).
Linda Daniela - Dr.paed., is the professor and senior researcher at the University of Latvia; Chair of the Council for Promotion in Pedagogy of the University of Latvia; Head of the Scientific Institute of Pedagogy; Expert of Education at the Council of Sciences of the Republic of Latvia. Her research interests include virtual education, smart education, educational technologies for learning, educational robotics, educational processes and solutions for reducing social exclusion from the educational processes. Professor is an author and co-author of publications about processes in all dimensions of education. She has been involved in several projects, she is an editor and co-editor of several books and journals, and she is a scientific adviser for doctoral and master thesis.
Anna Visvizi is a political scientist and economist, editor and research consultant with extensive experience in academia and the think-tank sector in Europe and the US. The author of more than 70 published works, she presented her work in many forums across Europe and the US, including Capitol Hill. A former DAAD fellow, former Marie Curie fellow, she was also awarded fellowships to conduct research at the London School of Economics and the New York University. A practiced team-worker, researcher, analyst and lecturer, her expertise spans four interrelated areas of research, i.e., the political economy of economic integration, including the EU and the euro area crisis as well as nascent integration schemes in emerging markets; international business; economy and security in Central Europe; and global safety, security and sustainable growth and development. Dr. Visvizi participated in several collaborative research projects funded by the European Commission under Framework Programs, incl. FP5, FP6, FP7; by the Polish National Centre for Science (NCN); Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Faculty Resource Network (FRN); International Visegrad Fund (IVF), and other. Dr. Visvizi presented her academic work in more than 100 international conferences, while at the same time contributing to the global policy-debate through her participation in such events as CEPA Annual Forum 2016, Bled Strategic Forum 2016 and other high-level formats of political discussion and debate in Europe and in the US. Dr. Visivizi taught and/or conducted research at the University of Warwick (UK), Warsaw School of Economics (Poland), Aalborg University (Denmark), Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM), Centre for the Study of Globalization and Regionalization (CSGR), German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of East-Central Europe (IESW). She is the founder and Editor in Chief of a policy-briefs series, titled COMMENTARY IESW distributed electronically to the Polish administration and academic community. She serves as well as executive editor of the English version of the Yearbook of the Institute of East-Central Europe (YIESW), one of the most influential journals on the Polish market (listed in CEEOL and Index Copernicus).