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  • Technology Transfer Between the US, China and Taiwan

    Moving Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Douglas B. Fuller, Murray A. Rubinstein

    Examining the flow of technical knowledge between the US, Taiwan and Mainland China over the last sixty-five years, this book shows that the technical knowledge that has moved between these states is vast and varied. It includes the invention and production of industrial goods, as well as knowledge…

    Hardback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation with Swarm

    1st Edition

    By Hitoshi Iba

    Swarm-based multi-agent simulation leads to better modeling of tasks in biology, engineering, economics, art, and many other areas. It also facilitates an understanding of complicated phenomena that cannot be solved analytically. Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation with Swarm provides the…

    Hardback – 2013-06-24
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Studies in Informatics Series

  • The Public Space of Social Media

    Connected Cultures of the Network Society, 1st Edition

    By Therese Tierney

    Social media is restructuring urban practices–through ad-hoc experimentation, commercial software development, and communities of participation. This book is the first to consider how practices contained within social media are situated within a larger genealogy of public space, including theories…

    Hardback – 2013-06-18
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • The Digital Divide

    The Internet and Social Inequality in International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Massimo Ragnedda, Glenn W. Muschert

    This book provides an in-depth comparative analysis of inequality and the stratification of the digital sphere. Grounded in classical sociological theories of inequality, as well as empirical evidence, this book defines ‘the digital divide’ as the unequal access and utility of internet…

    Hardback – 2013-06-05
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Privacy, Due Process and the Computational Turn

    The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mireille Hildebrandt, Katja de Vries

    Privacy, Due process and the Computational Turn: The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology engages with the rapidly developing computational aspects of our world including data mining, behavioural advertising, iGovernment, profiling for intelligence, customer relationship management,…

    Hardback – 2013-05-24

  • A Philosophy of Material Culture

    Action, Function, and Mind, 1st Edition

    By Beth Preston

    This book focuses on material culture as a subject of philosophical inquiry and promotes the philosophical study of material culture by articulating some of the central and difficult issues raised by this topic and providing innovative solutions to them, most notably an account of improvised action…

    Hardback – 2012-12-14
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Piezoelectric Materials and Devices

    Applications in Engineering and Medical Sciences, 1st Edition

    By M. S. Vijaya

    Piezoelectric Materials and Devices: Applications in Engineering and Medical Sciences provides a complete overview of piezoelectric materials, covering all aspects of the materials starting from fundamental concepts. The treatment includes physics of piezoelectric materials, their characteristics…

    Hardback – 2012-08-28
    CRC Press

  • Principles of Synchronous Digital Hierarchy

    1st Edition

    By Rajesh Kumar Jain

    The book presents the current standards of digital multiplexing, called synchronous digital hierarchy, including analog multiplexing technologies. It is aimed at telecommunication professionals who want to develop an understanding of digital multiplexing and synchronous digital hierarchy, in…

    Hardback – 2012-08-24
    CRC Press

  • A Methodology for Processing Raw LIDAR Data to Support Urban Flood Modelling Framework

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis, 1st Edition

    By Ahmad Fikri Bin Abdullah

    The consequences of recent floods and flash floods in many parts of the world have been devastating. One way to improving flood management practice is to invest in data collection and modelling activities which enable an understanding of the functioning of a system and the selection of…

    Paperback – 2012-04-15
    CRC Press

  • The Neighborhood in the Internet

    Design Research Projects in Community Informatics, 1st Edition

    By John M. Carroll

    Today, "community" seems to be everywhere. At home, at work, and online, the vague but comforting idea of the community pervades every area of life. But have we lost the ability truly to understand what it means? The Neighborhood in the Internet investigates social and civic effects of community…

    Hardback – 2012-03-15
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • International Internet Law

    1st Edition

    By Joanna Kulesza

    This book discusses the international legal issues underlying Internet Governance and proposes an international solution to its problems. The book encompasses a wide spectrum of current debate surrounding the governance of the internet and focuses on the areas and issues which urgently require…

    Hardback – 2012-03-13
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

  • Information Services Design

    A Design Science Approach for Sustainable Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Fons Wijnhoven

    Information services are economic and organizational activities for informing people. Because informing is changing rapidly under the influence of internet-technologies, this book presents in Chapter 1 fundamental notions of information and knowledge, based on philosopher C.W. Churchman’s inquiring…

    Hardback – 2011-12-21
    Routledge Studies in Organization and Systems

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