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Handbook of Research in Mobile Business, Second Edition: Technical, Methodological and Social Perspectives
Related to society, large group of people.
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Game Theory as a Tool in Mobile Technologies and Applications
Rajeev Agrawal (Kumaon Engineering College, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-156-8.ch002
Game theory is a tool used in the context of conflict interest among interacting decision makers. Game theory may be considered as a generalization of the decision theory that includes multiple players or decision makers. This chapter provides an introduction and overview of the game theory and demonstrates its potential applications in mobile business & technologies. Thus, the chapter provides a global outlook of game and economic theory and provides a comprehensive introduction to the more general subject of mathematical economics again in the context of mobile business. The reason for the importance of game theory in the context of mobile business & technologies is the fact that game theory deals primarily with distributed optimization. This distribution and optimization is individual user trade-users who are involved in making their own decisions in their own time and space. The chapter covers the role of game theory in different aspects of mobile applications, technologies and business.
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Capital: Unlike cultural capital, social capital is primarily not material; rather it is the network of who you know rather than what you have . Social capital is accrued through the acquisitions of awards or other recognition of an individual’s value, as well as the exchange of social indebtedness between individuals who belong to the same social networks.
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Relating to or involving activities in which people spend time talking to each other or doing enjoyable things with each other.
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Social Engineering Using Social Networking Sites
Engineer: A person who is expert on the social engineering techniques, he uses deception to manipulate individuals into divulging confidential or personal information that may be used for fraudulent purposes.
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In general, it is something that relates to society. In a closed system perspective, it encompasses societal relations as opposed to strictly economic relations: consider the use of the term “social cost” in Coase 1988b. In an open system perspective, there is no clear boundary between society and the economy so that social includes both: consider the use of the term “social cost” in Kapp (2000) . In this chapter, whether the term is used according to one perspective or the other depends on the context.
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Staff Reflections on Using E-Assessment Feedback in the Digital Age
Media: They refer to websites and applications that assist users to design and share information, ideas, interests, etc., and to socially communicate with others via the virtual networks.
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Competitive Intelligence from Social Media, Web 2.0, and the Internet
Media: Online Web 2.0 tools like Wikis, Blogs, and Social Networking with a two way communication channel, allowing receiving and sharing information. Also allow the knowledge of competitor’s moves and the analysis of trends from the communications exchanged in the networks of individual consumers, making it easy for companies to develop solutions according to their clients and prospects desires.
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Retail Business Management From a Sustainability Perspective
Sustainability: Is meeting society's legal, moral, economic, and benefactor needs and expectations.
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Emotions and Social Evolution: A Computational Approach
Despite of its many senses, this concept refers to a characteristic of living organisms as applied to populations of humans and other animals. It always refers to the interaction of organisms with other organisms and to their collective co-existence, irrespective of whether they are aware of it or not, and irrespective of whether the interaction is voluntary or involuntary.
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