Software Applications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (6 Volumes)

Software Applications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (6 Volumes)

Pierre F. Tiako (Langston University, USA)
Release Date: March, 2009|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 3994
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-060-8
ISBN13: 9781605660608|ISBN10: 1605660604|EISBN13: 9781605660615
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Description & Coverage

Numerous technological advancements have overwhelmingly redesigned and improved countless aspects of computer software applications, creating tools and functions that greatly benefit its users.

Software Applications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications contains an impressive collection of over 300 authoritative contributions from top influential experts in the field of software applications. This six-volume compilation includes articles by over 400 prominent international scholars in topic areas such as autonomic computing, operating system architectures, and open source software technologies and applications. Software Applications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications presents libraries with an excellent addition to their academic collection.


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

  • Autonomic Computing and Software Improvement
  • Expert Systems and Knowledge-Based Software Development
  • Groupware and Collaborative Software Technologies
  • High Performance Computing for Advanced Software Development
  • Information System Design and Software Engineering
  • Information Systems Architectures and Software Development
  • Middleware and Operating System Architectures
  • Mobile Software and Handheld Computers
  • Multi-Agent Systems in Software
  • Open Source Software Technologies and Applications
  • Parallel Computing and Applications in Software
  • Real-Time Computing and Advanced Software Methods
  • Social Software and Online Communities
  • Software Requirements and Standards
  • Speech Recognition Software and Human-Computer-Interaction
  • Systems Engineering for Software Architectures
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This collection provides the most comprehensive, in-depth, and recent coverage of all issues related to the development of cutting-edge software applications, as well as a single reference source on all conceptual, methodological, technical and managerial issues, and the opportunities, future challenges and emerging trends related to the development of software applications.

– Pierre F. Tiako, Langston University, USA
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Editor/Author Biographies
Pierre F. Tiako is the Director of the Center for Information Technology Research at Langston University (USA) and an assistant professor of Computer Science and Information System. He worked as a visiting professor at Oklahoma State University (OSU) before the current position. Prior to OSU, he taught computer science courses and did research at Universities of Nancy and Rennes (France), and also worked as an expert engineer at INRIA, the French national institute for research in information technology. Dr. Tiako has authored more than 50 journal and conference technical papers and co-edited four proceedings volumes, resulting from services as program chair for several international conferences and workshops. He holds a PhD in software and information systems engineering from National Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine (France). Dr. Tiako is a senior member of IEEE and past Chairman for IEEE Oklahoma City Computer Society.
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Editorial Review Board
  • Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, DBA, Editor-in-Chief, Contemporary Research in Information Science and Technology, Book Series

    Associate Editors:

  • Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko, University of Tampere, Finland
  • Annie Becker, Florida Institute of Technology USA
  • Steve Clarke, University of Hull, UK
  • Murray E. Jennex, San Diego State University, USA

    Editorial Advisory Board

  • Amar Gupta, Arizona University, USA
  • Sherif Kamel, American University in Cairo, Egypt
  • Jerzy Kisielnicki, Warsaw University, Poland
  • In Lee, Western Illinois University, USA
  • Keng Siau, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • Craig van Slyke, University of Central Florida, USA
  • John Wang, Montclair State University, USA
  • Vishanth Weerakkody, Brunel University, UK