Internet & Multimedia Products

  • Social Media, Crisis Communication, and Emergency Management

    Leveraging Web 2.0 Technologies, 1st Edition

    By Connie M. White

    Although recent global disasters have clearly demonstrated the power of social media to communicate critical information in real-time, its true potential has yet to be unleashed. Social Media, Crisis Communication, and Emergency Management: Leveraging Web 2.0 Technologies teaches emergency…

    Hardback – 2011-09-20
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Web Based Energy Information and Control Systems

    1st Edition

    By Barney L. Capehart, Timothy Middelkoop

    This book promotes the benefits of the development and application of energy information and control systems. This wave of information technology (IT) and web-based energy information and control systems (web based EIS/ECS) continues to roll on with increasing speed and intensity. This handbook…

    Hardback – 2011-07-26
    Fairmont Press

  • Cloud-Based Solutions for Healthcare IT

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. K. Soman

    Offering an introduction to Cloud-based healthcare IT system, this timely book equips healthcare providers with the background necessary to evaluate and deploy Cloud-based solutions to today’s compliance and efficiency issues. Divided into three sections, it first discusses Cloud Service…

    Hardback – 2011-03-04
    CRC Press

  • Music Emotion Recognition

    1st Edition

    By Yi-Hsuan Yang, Homer H. Chen

    Providing a complete review of existing work in music emotion developed in psychology and engineering, Music Emotion Recognition explains how to account for the subjective nature of emotion perception in the development of automatic music emotion recognition (MER) systems. Among the first…

    Hardback – 2011-02-22
    CRC Press
    Multimedia Computing, Communication and Intelligence

  • Internet and Society

    Social Theory in the Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Christian Fuchs

    In this exceptional study, Christian Fuchs discusses how the internet has transformed the lives of human beings and social relationships in contemporary society. By outlining a social theory of the internet and the information society, he demonstrates how the ecological, economic, political, and…

    Paperback – 2011-01-06
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Secure Semantic Service-Oriented Systems

    1st Edition

    By Bhavani Thuraisingham

    As the demand for data and information management continues to grow, so does the need to maintain and improve the security of databases, applications, and information systems. In order to effectively protect this data against evolving threats, an up-to-date understanding of the mechanisms for…

    Hardback – 2010-12-14
    Auerbach Publications

  • Knowledge Management and E-Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jay Liebowitz, Michael Frank

    The rapidly growing demand for online courses and supporting technology has resulted in a plethora of structural and functional changes and challenges for universities and colleges. These changes have led many distance education providers to recognize the value of understanding the fundamental…

    Hardback – 2010-11-08
    Auerbach Publications

  • Handbook of Enterprise Integration

    1st Edition

    By Mostafa Hashem Sherif

    Maintaining compatibility among all affected network and application interfaces of modern enterprise systems can quickly become costly and overwhelming. This handbook presents the knowledge and practical experience of a global group of experts from varying disciplines to help you plan and implement…

    Hardback – 2009-11-09
    Auerbach Publications

  • Quality Assurance of Agent-Based and Self-Managed Systems

    1st Edition

    By Reiner Dumke, Steffen Mencke, Cornelius Wille

    The challenges in implementing intelligent and autonomous software systems remain the development of self-adapting systems, self-healing applications, corporate global creation, and collaborated robotic teams. With software agent technology widely recognized as a key approach in implementing such…

    Hardback – 2009-08-26
    CRC Press

  • Foundations of Semantic Web Technologies

    1st Edition

    By Pascal Hitzler, Markus Krotzsch, Sebastian Rudolph

    With more substantial funding from research organizations and industry, numerous large-scale applications, and recently developed technologies, the Semantic Web is quickly emerging as a well-recognized and important area of computer science. While Semantic Web technologies are still rapidly…

    Hardback – 2009-08-06
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

  • Advances in Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization, Volume 2

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Marios C. Angelides, Phivos Mylonas, Manolis Wallace

    The emergence of content- and context-aware search engines, which not only personalize searching and delivery but also the content, has caused the emergence of new infrastructures capable of end-to-end ubiquitous transmission of personalized multimedia content to any device on any network at any…

    Hardback – 2009-03-17
    Auerbach Publications

  • Googlization of Libraries

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Miller, Rita Pellen

    This book includes a variety of articles which look critically and judiciously at Google and its products, with a focus on Google Scholar and Google Book Search. It also examines their usefulness in a public service context. Its ultimate aim is to assess the use of Google as a major information…

    Paperback – 2008-12-17

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