Handbook of Research on Mobility and Computing: Evolving Technologies and Ubiquitous Impacts (2 Volumes)

Handbook of Research on Mobility and Computing: Evolving Technologies and Ubiquitous Impacts (2 Volumes)

Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha (Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal) and Fernando Moreira (Portucalense University, Portugal)
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Release Date: April, 2011|Copyright: © 2011 |Pages: 1584
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-042-6
ISBN13: 9781609600426|ISBN10: 1609600428|EISBN13: 9781609600433
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Description & Coverage
Description:

Mobility and Computing have experienced an amazing evolution during the last decade, impacting business, economy, and society, enabling new organizational models, new ways of working, new inter-organizational dynamics, increased flexibility, efficiency, and effectiveness in all sectors of activity.

The Handbook of Research on Mobility and Computing: Evolving Technologies and Ubiquitous Impacts discusses the main issues, challenges, opportunities, and trends related to this explosive range of new developments and applications, in constant evolution, and impacting every organization and society as a whole. This two volume handbook supports post-graduate students, teachers, and researchers, as well as IT professionals and managers. It is a valuable addition to any research collection.

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

  • Collaborative Work
  • Critical Success Factors
  • Mobile Technologies
  • New Business Models
  • Security
  • Social Networks
  • Standards and Reference Models
  • Studies of Impact on Organizations, Society, and Individuals
  • Studies on Adoption
  • Wireless Data Communication Networks
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Editor/Author Biographies
Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Technology at the Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal. She holds a Dipl. Eng. in the field of Systems and Informatics Engineering, an M.Sci. in the field of Computer Integrated Manufacturing and a Dr.Sci in the field of Production Systems Engineering. She teaches subjects related to Information Systems, Information Technologies and Organizational Models to undergraduate and post-graduate studies. She supervises several PhD projects in the domain of Virtual Enterprises and Information Systems and Technologies. She regularly publishes in international peer-reviewed journals and participates in international scientific conferences. She serves as a member of Editorial Boards and as an Associate Editor for several International Journals and for several Scientific Committees of International Conferences. She has authored and edited several books and her work appears in more than 100 papers published in journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. She is the co-founder and co-chair of several international conferences: CENTERIS – Conference on ENTERprise Information Systems, ViNOrg - International Conference on Virtual and Networked Organizations: Emergent Technologies and Tools and SeGAH – IEEE International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health.
Fernando Moreira is graduated in Computer Science (1992), M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering (1997) and Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering (2003), both at the Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto. He is a member of the Dep. Informatics at Universidade Portucalense since 1992, currently as Associated Professor. He is a (co-)author of several scientific publications with peer-review on national and international conferences. He has already regularly serves as a member of the Programme and Organizing Committees of national and international workshops and conferences, namely CAPSI, ISEIS, CISTI and CENTRI. He conducts his research activities in Communication Networks, Quality of Services, eLearning and m-Learning. He is the coordinator of the M.Sc. of Informatics. He is associated with NSTICC, ACM and IEEE.
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