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Advanced Cloud Computing Security Techniques and Applications
Ihssan Alkadi (Independent Researcher, USA)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 350 pages. $225.00
The use of cloud computing has tremendously increased in popularity in recent years. However, with this advance in technology, new concerns about data security have...
Ensuring Research Integrity and the Ethical Management of Data
Cees Th. Smit Sibinga (ID Consulting for International Development of Transfusion Medicine (IDTM), University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 234 pages. $275.00
Data management technology is rapidly progressing, and with it comes the need for stricter rules that ensure the information being collected is handled appropriately...
N-ary Relations for Logical Analysis of Data and Knowledge
Boris Kulik (Russian Academy of Science, Russia), Alexander Fridman (Russian Academy of Science, Russia)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 334 pages. $225.00
Mathematics has been used as a tool in logistical reasoning for centuries. Examining how specific mathematic structures can aid in data and knowledge management help...
Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Kidney Health
Mayuree Tangkiatkumjai (Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand), Annalisa Casarin (The NIHR Research Design Service East of England, UK), Li-Chia Chen (University of Manchester, UK), Dawn-Marie Walker (University of Southampton, UK)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 275 pages. $265.00
The diagnosis and treatment of disease is a primary concern for health professionals and all of society. With the growing use of alternative medicine, patients can r...
Driving Green Consumerism Through Strategic Sustainability Marketing
Farzana Quoquab (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), Ramayah Thurasamy (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Jihad Mohammad (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 316 pages. $215.00
The use of environmentally safe products is an emerging and popular trend throughout various industries. Product manufacturing and sales has changed in order to inco...
Nutraceuticals and Innovative Food Products for Healthy Living and Preventive Care
Amit Verma (SDAU, India), Kajal Srivastava (GBPUAT, India), Shivom Singh (ITM University, India), Hukum Singh (Forest Research Institute, India)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 350 pages. $245.00
The proper nutrition can aid disease prevention and ensure an overall healthy lifestyle. In nutrition, certain natural and processed foods are particularly useful in...
Cultivating Diverse Online Classrooms Through Effective Instructional Design
Karen L. Milheim (Walden University, USA)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 335 pages. $195.00
Higher education programs are continuously expanding globally and now, students who are enrolled in online courses can reside anywhere in the world. Due to this phen...
Innovative Applications of Big Data in the Railway Industry
Shruti Kohli (Birmingham Centre of Railway Research (BCRRE), UK), A.V. Senthil Kumar (Hindusthan College of Arts and Science, India), John M. Easton (University of Birmingham, UK), Clive Roberts (Birmingham Centre of Railway Research (BCRRE), UK)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 433 pages. $235.00
Use of big data has proven to be beneficial within many different industries, especially in the field of engineering; however, infiltration of this type of technolog...
Radical Reorganization of Existing Work Structures Through Digitalization
Punita Duhan (Govt. of NCT of Delhi, India), Komal Singh (Govt. of NCT of Delhi, India), Rahul Verma (Govt. of NCT of Delhi, India)
Release Date: November 2017. Copyright © 2018. 356 pages. $235.00
Technological advancements are occurring in many areas of life and society, especially in the field of business. With the increase in advancement, digital technologi...
Exploring the Role of Social Media in Transnational Advocacy
Kiru Pillay (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa), Manoj Maharaj (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa), Kumi Naidoo (Civicus, South Africa)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 276 pages. $195.00
Emerging digital technologies are playing an increasingly significant role in advancing citizen-based support all over the world. They have become tools used for pro...