1st Edition

Encyclopedia of Information Systems and Technology - Two Volume Set

    1274 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Spanning the multi-disciplinary scope of information technology, the Encyclopedia of Information Systems and Technology draws together comprehensive coverage of the inter-related aspects of information systems and technology.

    The topics covered in this encyclopedia encompass internationally recognized bodies of knowledge, including those of The IT BOK, the Chartered Information Technology Professionals Program, the International IT Professional Practice Program (British Computer Society), the Core Body of Knowledge for IT Professionals (Australian Computer Society), the International Computer Driving License Foundation (European Computer Driving License Foundation), and the Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge.

    Using the universally recognized definitions of IT and information systems from these recognized bodies of knowledge, the encyclopedia brings together the information that students, practicing professionals, researchers, and academicians need to keep their knowledge up to date.

    Also Available Online
    This Taylor & Francis encyclopedia is also available through online subscription, offering a variety of extra benefits for researchers, students, and librarians, including:

     Citation tracking and alerts

     Active reference linking

     Saved searches and marked lists

     HTML and PDF format options

    Contact Taylor and Francis for more information or to inquire about subscription options and print/online combination packages.
    US: (Tel) 1.888.318.2367; (E-mail) [email protected]
    International: (Tel) +44 (0) 20 7017 6062; (E-mail) [email protected]

    Topical Table of Contents:

    IT Fundamentals
    Decision Sciences; Sven Axsäter and Johan Marklund
    Decision Support Systems; Marek J. Druzdzel and Roger R. Flynn
    Information Flow; Sean M. Price
    Information Management; Brian Detlor
    Information Science; Tefko Saracevic
    Information Systems; E. Burton Swanson
    Information Theory; Paul B. Kantor

    Human-Computer Interaction
    Pervasive Computing; Sian Lun Lau
    Social Networking: Legal, Privacy, and Security Issues; Jessica Keyes
    Social Networking: Tools; Jessica Keyes

    Information Assurance and Security
    AES: Advanced Encryption Standard; Ben Rothke
    ANSI: American National Standards Institute; Jana Zabinski
    Application Security; Walter S. Kobus, Jr
    Assurance: Science of; Jason W. Rupe
    Availability of IS/IT; Ulrik Franke
    Cryptography; Javek Ikbal
    Cyberforensics; Keith Jones
    Cybernetics; Christopher Brown-Syed
    Hackers: Attacks and Defenses; Ed Skoudis
    Hackers: Tools and Techniques; Ed Skoudis
    Incident Response and Digital Forensics; Joanna F. DeFranco
    Information Protection; Rebecca Herold
    Information Security Controls: Types; Harold F. Tipton
    Intelligence and Security Informatics; Hsinchun Chen, Zhenhua Lai, Yan Dang, and Yulei Zhang
    Penetration Testing; Chuck Bianco
    PKI: Public Key Infrastructure; Harry B. DeMaio
    Vulnerability Management; Park Foreman
    WiMAX Networks: Security Issues; Mohamad Badra and Sherali Zeadally

    Information Management
    Artificial Intelligence; Jianhua Chen
    Artificial Neural Networks and Natural Language Processing; Hermann Moisl
    Big Data: Applications; Stephan Kudyba and Matthew Kwatinetz
    Big Data: Concepts, Technologies, and Applications; Bernice M. Purcell
    Big Data: Structured and Unstructured Data; Arun K. Majumdar and John F. Sowa
    Bioinformatics; Carrie L. Iwema and Ansuman Chattopadhyay
    Business Informatics; Markus Helfert
    Database Design for a Cultural Artifact Repository; Todor Todorov, Galina Bogdanova, and Nikolay Noev
    EDRMS: Electronic Document and Records Management Systems; Azad Adam
    Information Flow; Sean M. Price
    ITIL: IT Infrastructure Library: Operational Excellence Framework; Joshua L. Kissee
    Knowledge Management; Kimiz Dalkir
    Knowledge Management Systems; Dick Stenmark

    Integrative Programming and Technologies
    Application Systems Development; Lowell Bruce McCulley
    Data Analytics; Stephan Kudyba
    Data Analytics: Architectures, Implementation, Methodology, and Tools; Wullianallur Raghupathi and Viju Raghupathi
    Data Analytics: Mutivariate Temporal Data; Artur Dubrawski
    Data Mining; Monte F. Hancock, Jr.
    Data Mining: Big Data; Wayne Thompson
    Data Mining: Forensic Analysis; Monte F. Hancock, Jr.
    Data Mining: Healthcare; Katherine Marconi, Matt Dobra, and Charles Thompson
    Data Mining: Knowledge; Monte F. Hancock, Jr.
    Data Mining: Process; Monte F. Hancock, Jr.
    Data Mining: Supervised Learning; Monte F. Hancock, Jr.
    GIS: Geographic Information Systems; Timothy F. Leslie and Nigel M. Waters
    Healthcare Informatics; Stephan Kudyba and Richard Temple
    Healthcare Informatics: Analytics; Jason Burke
    Healthcare Informatics: Data Mining; Wullianallur Raghupathi
    Healthcare Information Technology; Bernice M. Purcell
    Search Engines; Randolph Hock

    Mathematics and Statistics for IT
    Boolean Algebras; A. R. Bednarek
    Fuzzy Set Theory; Donald Kraft, Gloria Bordogna, and Gabriella Pasi
    Hash Algorithms; Keith Pasley
    Steganography; Mark Edmead

    Ad Hoc Networks: Technologies; Marco Conti
    CDMA: Code Division Multiple Access Networks; Tero Ojanperä and Steven D. Gray
    Cellular Systems; Lal C. Godara
    Communication Protocols and Services; William Hugh Murray
    Firewall Architectures; Paul A. Henry
    Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks; Jonathan Loo, Shafiullah Khan, and Ali Naser Al-Khwildi
    Mobile Applications Development; Antonio Ghezzi
    Mobile Business Models and Value Networks; Marcelo Nogueira Cortimiglia, Alejandro Germán Frank, and Antonio Ghezzi
    Mobile Data Security; George G. McBride
    Network Management; Jianguo Ding and Ranganai Chaparadza
    Network Security; Bonnie A. Goins Pilewski and Christopher A. Pilewski
    VPNs: Virtual Private Networks; James S. Tiller

    Programming Fundamentals
    Programming Languages; D.E. Stevenson
    Software Development Lifecycles: Security Assessments; George G. McBride

    Platform Technologies
    IPv6: Expanding Internet Support; Gilbert Held
    Portable Computing Environments; Phillip Q. Maier
    SOA: Service-Oriented Architecture; Glenn Cater
    VNC Systems: Virtual Network Computing Systems; Chris Hare
    WLANs: Wireless Local Area Networks: Design; Suresh Singh
    WLANs: Wireless Local Area Networks: IEEE 802.11; José Antonio Garcia-Macias and Leyla Toumi
    WLANs: Wireless Local Area Networks: Security; Franjo Majstor

    Systems Administration and Maintenance
    Configuration Management; Leighton Johnson, III
    Resources: Measurement and Management; Greg Schulz
    Root Cause Analysis and Troubleshooting Techniques; Gary G. Jing

    System Integration and Architecture
    Cloud Computing; Brian J.S. Chee and Curtis Franklin, Jr
    Cloud Computing: Grids and High-Performance Computers; Brian J.S. Chee and Curtis Franklin, Jr.
    Cloud Computing: History and Evolution; John W. Rittinghouse and James F. Ransome
    Cloud Computing: Mobile Devices; John W. Rittinghouse and James F. Ransome
    Cloud Computing: Security; John W. Rittinghouse and James F. Ransome
    Cloud Computing: Standards; John W. Rittinghouse and James F. Ransome
    Cloud Computing: Virtualization versus; Brian J.S. Chee and Curtis Franklin, Jr.
    Complexity and Self-Organization; Francis Heylighen
    Enterprise Architecture: Challenges; Kirk Hausman
    Enterprise Architecture: Planning; Kirk Hausman
    Enterprise Architecture: Security; Kirk Hausman
    Enterprise Architecture: Virtualization; Kirk Hausman
    Green Computing: Data Centers; Greg Schulz
    Green Computing: Devices; Floyd (Bud) E. Smith
    Image Processing and Measurement; John C. Russ
    Information Architecture; Andrew Dillon and Don Turnbull
    Meta-Systems; G. Reza Djavanshir and M. Jafar Tarokh
    Six Sigma; Christine B. Tayntor

    Social and Professional Issues
    Ethics; Tandy Gold
    HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act; Ross A. Leo
    ISO Standards and Certification; Scott Erkonen
    ISSEP: Information Systems Security Engineering Professional; Robert B. Batie, Jr.
    ITGI: IT Governance Institute; Mollie E. Krehnke
    Open Standards; David O'Berry
    SIM: Society for Information Management; Leon Kappelman

    Web Systems and Technologies
    Location-Based Services; Ben Falchuk, Dave Famolari, and Shoshana Loeb
    Semantic Web: Applications; Kieron O'Hara and Wendy Hall
    Semantic Web: Languages, Tools, and Standards; Valentina Janev and Sanja Vraneš
    W3C: World Wide Web Consortium; Terrence Brooks
    Web Retrieval and Mining; Carlos Castillo and Ricardo Baeza-Yates
    Web Services; John W. Rittinghouse and James F. Ransome
    Web Services: Security; Lynda L. McGhie
    XML and Other Metadata Languages; William Hugh Murray


    Phillip A. Laplante, PhD, is a professor of software engineering and a member of the graduate faculty at The Pennsylvania State University. His research, teaching, and consulting interests focus on software quality, particularly with respect to requirements, testing, and project management. Before joining Penn State he was a professor and senior academic administrator at several colleges and universities.

    Dr. Laplante has consulted to Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, the US DOD, and NASA. He has also served on the technology advisory boards for several companies. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Laplante spent nearly a decade as a software engineer and project manager working on avionics (including the Space Shuttle), CAD, and software test systems. He was also director of business development for a software consulting firm. He has authored or edited 29 books and more than 200 papers, articles, reviews, and editorials.

    Dr. Laplante received his BS, MEng, and PhD in computer science, electrical engineering, and computer science, respectively, from Stevens Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He is licensed in Pennsylvania as a professional engineer and is a Certified Software Development Professional. He is a fellow of the IEEE and SPIE and a member of numerous professional societies, program committees, and boards.