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:

Enhancing Competitive Advantage With Dynamic Management and Engineering
Carolina Machado (University of Minho, Portugal), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Release Date: June 2018. Copyright © 2018. 290 pages. $195.00
While many advances have been made in understanding the complexity of manufacturing and production engineering, the social and organizational context remains problem...
Information Technology as a Facilitator of Social Processes in Project Management and Collaborative Work
Timothy C. Bagwell (American Public University System, USA), Robert A. Cropf (Saint Louis University, USA), Sheryl L Foster-Gadkari (Strategic Impact, USA)
Release Date: June 2018. Copyright © 2018. 250 pages. $185.00
Project management (PM), as a discipline, has been undergoing an incremental inclusion of theories, techniques, and processes fromfields related to organizational be...
Expert System Techniques in Biomedical Science Practice
Prasant Kumar Pattnaik (KIIT University, India), Aleena Swetapadma (KIIT University, India), Jay Sarraf (KIIT University, India)
Release Date: June 2018. Copyright © 2018. 237 pages. $205.00
Before the integration of expert systems in biomedical science, complex problems required human expertise to solve them through conventional procedural methods. Adva...
Effective Open Innovation Strategies in Modern Business: Emerging Research and Opportunities
N. Raghavendra Rao (FINAIT Consultancy Services, India)
Release Date: June 2018. Copyright © 2018. 146 pages. $145.00
Globalization has created an increase in the number of business opportunities presented to enterprises. A competitive market places demands on businesses to think di...
Advances in Data Communications and Networking for Digital Business Transformation
Debashis Saha (Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India)
Release Date: May 2018. Copyright © 2018. 322 pages. $225.00
Sustaining a competitive edge in today’s business world requires innovative approaches to product, service, and management systems design and performance. Advances i...
Electrocardiogram Signal Classification and Machine Learning: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sara Moein (Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA)
Release Date: May 2018. Copyright © 2018. 120 pages. $160.00
Technological tools and computational techniques have enhanced the healthcare industry. These advancements have led to significant progress in the diagnosis of heart...
Contemporary Applications of Mobile Computing in Healthcare Settings
R. Rajkumar (Vellore Institute of Technology, India)
Release Date: May 2018. Copyright © 2018. 150 pages. $205.00
The use of mobile devices in medical care settings and by wellness professionals has influenced and changed many aspects of clinical practice. Mobile devices have be...
Assessing Social Support and Stress in Autism-Focused Virtual Communities: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Amit Saha (Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, USA), Nitin Agarwal (University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA)
Release Date: May 2018. Copyright © 2018. 103 pages. $135.00
With the high prevalence of autism spectrum disorders among the younger generation, there is a shortage of adequate resources to deliver care for these individuals....
Augmented Reality for Enhanced Learning Environments
Gerardo Reyes Ruiz (Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Mexico), Marisol Hernández Hernández (Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Mexico)
Release Date: May 2018. Copyright © 2018. 280 pages. $195.00
In an environment where some countries are coming out of the recession at different speeds and others remain in a gloomy economic environment, education plays a vita...
Contemporary Strategies and Approaches in 3-D Information Modeling
Bimal Kumar (Glasgow Caledonian University, UK)
Release Date: May 2018. Copyright © 2018. 280 pages. $205.00
It is generally accepted that building information modeling (BIM) related technologies offer considerable advantages to many participants in the construction sector....