Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, First Edition

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Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Jan 31, 2005 - Education - 3807 pages
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Technology is constantly changing; what is cutting edge today is obsolete tomorrow. In this ever-evolving environment, educators, researchers and professionals of the discipline need access to the most comprehensive knowledge about the concepts, issues, trends and technologies in this hi-tech field.

The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology is the first work to map this ever-changing field. It is the most comprehensive, research-based encyclopedia consisting of contributions from over 900 noted researchers in over 50 countries. This five-volume encyclopedia includes more than 550 articles highlighting current concepts, issues and emerging technologies. These articles are enhanced by special attention that is paid to over 5,000 technical and managerial terms. These terms will each have a 5-50 word description that allow the users of this extensive research source to learn the language and terminology of the field. In addition, these volumes offer a thorough reference section with over 11,500 sources of information that can be accessed by scholars, students, and researchers in the field of information science and technology. These wide-ranging, user-friendly alphabetically organized volumes are an important addition for your library collection.

 

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Contents

Business Model Innovation in the Digital Economy
330
Business Modeling with ClientOriented Requirements Strategy
338
Business Process and Workflow Modeling in Web Services
345
Business Processes and Knowledge Management
350
Business Strategy Structure and IT Alignment
356
CaseBased Learning in Computer Information Systems
368
Census Data for Health Preparedness and Response
373
Certifying Software Product and Processes
381

ActorNetwork Theory and Adoption of Ecommerce in SMEs
38
ActorNetwork Theory in Information Systems Research
42
Adaptive Mobile Applications
46
Adaptive Playout Control Schemes for Speech Over the Internet
53
Addressing the Central Problem in Cyber Ethics Through Stories
58
Adoption of ECommerce in the Value Chain by SMEs
62
Advanced Techniques for ObjectBased Image Retrieval
67
Agent and WebBased Employment Marketspaces in the US Department of Defense
74
AgentBased Intelligence Infrastructure
81
AgentBased Negotiation in EMarketing
88
Agents and Payment Systems in ECommerce
93
Alignment of Business and Knowledge Management Strategies
98
Alignment of Information Technology and Human Resources Strategies
104
An ERP LifeCycle Cost Model
111
Analyzing the Quality of Virtual Teams
117
Animated Characters Within the MPEG4 Standard
123
Antecedents of Trust in Online Communities
127
Anytime Anywhere in the Context of Mobile Work
131
Application of Fuzzy Logic to Fraud Detection
135
Application Service Provision for Intelligent Enterprises
140
Applying a Metadata Framework to Improve Data Quality
146
Archival Issues Related to Digital Creations
152
Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Medicine and Health Care
157
Artificial Neural Networks in Financial Trading
163
Artificial Neural Networks Used in Automobile Insurance Underwriting
168
Assessing the Value of Information Systems Investments
173
Audience Response Systems and FacetoFace Learning
178
AudienceDriven Web Site Design
184
Audio Analysis Applications for Music
188
Automation of American Criminal Justice
197
Autopoietic Approach for Information System Development
200
Balancing Risks and Rewards of ERP
205
Basic Notions on Multidimensional Aggregate Data
211
Basics of the Triune Continuum Paradigm
217
Bayesian Analysis of Geographical Variation in Disease Risk
222
Bayesian Machine Learning
229
Bayesian Modelling for Machine Learning
236
Behavioral Factors in Strategic Alliances
243
Behavioral Perspective of Groupware Adoption
248
Benefits and Challenges of Blended Learning Environments
253
Best Practices for Effective Virtual Teams
260
Better Executive Information with the Dashboard Approach
266
Bibliomining for Library DecisionMaking
271
Bridging the Digital Divide in Scotland
278
Bridging the Growing Digital Divide
283
Bridging the IndustryUniversity Gap Through Action Research
291
Building and Management of Trust in Information Systems
298
Building Educational Technology Partnerships through Participatory Design
307
Building Local Capacity via Scaleable WebBased Services
312
Building PoliceCommunity Relations through Virtual Communities
317
Business Model Application of UML Stereotypes
325
Challenges in MCommerce
386
Challenges in Quality of Service for Tomorrows Networks
392
Change Process Drivers for EBusiness
397
Changing Trends in the Preparation of Print Media
404
Citizenship and New Technologies
414
ClassificationRule Discovery with an Ant Colony Algorithm
420
Classroom Communication on a Different Blackboard
425
ClientServer and the Knowledge Directory
430
Cluster Analysis Using Rough Clustering and kMeans Clustering
435
Cognitive Research in Information Systems
439
Collaborative Learning OnDemand
444
Collective Intentional Action in Virtual Communities
451
Combining Local and Global Expertise in Services
456
Communication Management for Large Modules
464
Comparing Conventional and NonParametric Option Pricing
472
Complex Adaptive Enterprises
475
ComponentOriented Approach for Designing Enterprise Architecture
481
Composition in ObjectRelational Database
488
Computer Attitude and Anxiety
495
ComputerMediated Learning Groups
502
Computing Curriculum Analysis and Development
508
Concepts and Dynamics of the Application Service Provider Industry
513
Concepts of Emergence Index in Image Databases
519
Conducting Ethical Research in Virtual Environments
523
Consistent Queries Over Databases with Integrity Constraints
529
Constructionist Perspective of Organizational Data Mining
535
Contemporary ITAssisted Retail Management
540
Content Description for Face Animation
546
Content Management in Organizations
550
ContentBased Image Retrieval Query Paradigms
556
ContentBased Retrieval Concept
564
ContextAware Framework for ERP
569
Contextual Metadata for Document Databases
573
Contingency Theory AgentBased Systems and a Virtual Advisor
577
ContractBased Workflow Design Patterns in MCommerce
583
Contracting Mechanisms in the ISIT Outsourcing Phenomenon
590
Cooperation of Geographic and Multidimensional Databases
596
Credit Card Users Data Mining
603
Critical Realism as an Underlying Philosophy for IS Research
605
Critical Realism in IS Research
611
Critical Strategies for IS Projects
617
Critical Success Factors for Distance Education Programs
622
Critical Success Factors of ERP Implementation
628
Critical Trends in Telecommunications
634
CrossCultural Research in MIS
640
CrossCulture Communication
645
Culture and Anonymity in GSS Meetings
655
Current Multicast Technology
660
Current Network Security Systems
668
Curriculum Development in WebBased Education
675
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Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. received his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Nova Southeastern University (Florida, USA). Dr. Khosrow-Pour taught undergraduate and graduate information system courses at the Pennsylvania State University – Harrisburg for 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global (www.igi-global.com). He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) (www.irma-international.org), and Executive Director and President of the World Forgotten Children’s Foundation (www.world-forgotten-children.org). He is the author/editor of over twenty books in information technology management. He is also the editor-in-chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, the Journal of Cases on Information Technology, the Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals. [Editor]

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