Research Notes

About the Collection

These titles provide succinct and fluid explanations of the most cutting-edge concepts, theories, predictions, and implementations on niche topics in emerging research areas. These publications aim to deliver forward-thinking, in-depth summaries through overviews of trending topic areas, in-field case studies, and exploratory examinations. Sized and priced appropriately, these concise, advanced, and timely resources are perfect for supplementary course usage, and are targeted towards instructors and students, as well as researchers, professionals and practitioners looking for the most recent and innovative research in their field. IGI Global offers both authored and edited publication formats for these consolidated collections – Research Essentials are provided in an edited collaboration, while Research Insights are solely authored.

Research Notes Publications:

Transitioning Island Nations Into Sustainable Energy Hubs: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Catalina Spataru (UCL Energy Institute, UK)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 129 pages. $135.00
Many islands currently rely on heavy fuel oil as their primary energy source. As the issue of pollution and climate change became a reality, many countries, includin...
Burstiness Management for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Andreas Ahrens (Hochschule Wismar University of Applied Sciences, Germany), Ojaras Purvinis (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania), Jeļena Zaščerinska (Centre for Education and Innovation Research, Latvia), Diana Micevičienė (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania), Arunas Tautkus (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 226 pages. $185.00
Intervals of high-activity alternating with long low-activity periods can be found in many areas of daily life, with researchers coining the phenomenon as bursts. As...
English as a Foreign Language Teachers' TPACK: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Mehrak Rahimi (Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Iran), Shakiba Pourshahbaz (Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Iran)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 134 pages. $135.00
Undoubtedly, teachers of this century should empower themselves both pedagogically and technologically to be able to teach more efficiently and enable efficient lear...
Institutional and Organizational Transformations in the Robotic Era: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Albena Antonova (Sofia University, Bulgaria)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 145 pages. $155.00
Scholars agree that change has become a staple in organizational life and will likely remain as such beyond the twenty-first century. As the rate of change continues...
Scholarly Content and Its Evolution by Scientometric Indicators: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Zahid Ashraf Wani (University of Kashmir, India), Tazeem Zainab (University of Kashmir, India)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 160 pages. $135.00
The twenty-first century brought unique developments in science and technology. Research surged as individuals sought to uncover hidden knowledge, leading to the int...
Impacts of Violent Conflicts on Resource Control and Sustainability
Esther Akumbo Nyam (Plateau State University, Nigeria), Asiru Hameed Tunde (Umaru Musa Yar'adua University, Nigeria)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 230 pages. $185.00
The rise of violent conflicts in developing countries in recent years has attracted concerns from scholars from all fields of study. The significance of the issue ca...
Data Clustering and Image Segmentation Through Genetic Algorithms: Emerging Research and Opportunities
S. Dash (North Orissa University, India), B.K. Tripathy (VIT University, India)
Release Date: August 2018. Copyright © 2019. 160 pages. $165.00
As computers are being used more and more to solve complex problems, the application of biology or natural evolution principles to the study and design of human syst...
Environmental Awareness and the Role of Social Media
Sumit Narula (Amity University, India), Swapnil Rai (Amity University, India), Archana Sharma (ITM University Gwalior, India)
Release Date: July 2018. Copyright © 2019. 250 pages. $175.00
Social media has quickly become one of the most effective tools in reaching masses of people. As environmental issues are becoming more prevalent and frequently ackn...
Globalized Curriculum Methods for Modern Mathematics Education
Adedeji Tella (University of Ibadan, Nigeria)
Release Date: July 2018. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $175.00
The field of education is in constant flux as new theories and practices emerge to engage students and improve the learning experience. Globalization has created new...
Cross-Media Authentication and Verification: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Anastasia Katsaounidou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Charalampos Dimoulas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Andreas Veglis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
Release Date: July 2018. Copyright © 2019. 210 pages. $145.00
As media becomes more readily available in the digital age, it also becomes more vulnerable to tampering and manipulation, making techniques for verifying reliable n...