By Helen R. Adams, Elizabeth Barry-Kessler, Carol A. Gordon, Robert F. Bocher
Concentrating on privateness concerns in public, tuition and educational libraries, this name can pay specific recognition to the impression of expertise on own privateness in those settings. extensive discussions of the legislation effecting own privateness and privateness in library settings should be explored. contemporary legislation enacted that influence person privateness are mentioned and defined. distinct awareness is given to the us Patriot Act. Appendices with middle privateness records, pattern privateness and confidentiality guidelines and descriptions for privateness audits to be carried out in employees education occasions in every kind of libraries will upload to the practicality of the e-book for person librarians. it will likely be either a useful guide and a consultant to inspire additional learn on those complicated concerns. Of specific curiosity is the influence of private privateness on problems with accessibility to on-line databases and different on-line info in educational libraries.
By Robert L. West, Ronald L. Boring, Richard F. Dillon (auth.), Andy Sloane BSc, PhD, CertED, MIEEE, Dave Lawrence BSc, PhD (eds.)
Multimedia net Broadcasting: caliber, know-how and Interface reviews essentially the most fascinating facets of latest net use and examine: the broadcasting of multimedia content material. It attracts jointly key learn findings and instructions from worldwide, and explores concerns such as:
User adventure and behaviour
Modelling and supplying an infrastructure for broadcast events
Technical advancements of underlying protocols, algorithms and systems
Trends linked to the use and legislation of the net round the world
Designed to allow optimum web broadcast layout and set off new and developmental study, this booklet is especially suited for learn teams, scholars, practitioners and developers.
This textual content is supported via a devoted internet source and dialogue checklist on hand at: http://mib.mdx.ac.uk
By Hans Mittendorfer (auth.), A. Univ.-Prof. DDr. Johann Höller, Univ. Prof. Dr. Manfred Pils, Prof. Mag. Robert Zlabinger (eds.)
Net und Intranet er?ffnen v?llig neue Perspektiven in der Informationsverarbeitung. Bereiche, in denen die Gestaltung der Au?enbeziehungen eine hohe strategische Bedeutung hat, stehen vor der Herausforderung, sich mit den neuen Techniken des net zu besch?ftigen. Auch wenn die kurzfristigen wirtschaftlichen Erfolge meist noch nicht unmittelbar in monet?ren Gr??en bewertet werden k?nnen, droht bei Ignorieren dieser Technologien sowohl ein Imageverlust als auch ein Planungsr?ckstand gegen?ber der Konkurrenz. Die Erfolgspotentiale von digital company k?nnen in den n?chsten Jahren nur dann realisiert werden, wenn strategische Konzepte und die daf?r notwendigen Lernprozesse - vom Topmanagement beginnend abw?rts - bereits heute eingeleitet werden. Wer diese strategische Weichenstellung vers?umt, "den bestraft die Geschichte".
By Viktor Mayer-Schönberger
Delete seems on the spectacular phenomenon of excellent remembering within the electronic age, and divulges why we needs to reintroduce our potential to put out of your mind. electronic know-how empowers us as by no means earlier than, but it has unexpected results to boot. in all likelihood humiliating content material on fb is enshrined in our on-line world for destiny employers to work out. Google recalls every little thing we've hunted for and whilst. The electronic realm recalls what's occasionally greater forgotten, and this has profound implications for us all.
In Delete, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger strains the $64000 function that forgetting has performed all through human heritage, from the facility to make sound judgements unencumbered by way of the prior to the potential of moment possibilities. The written notice made it attainable for people to recollect throughout generations and time, but now electronic know-how and international networks are overriding our normal skill to forget--the earlier is ever current, able to be referred to as up on the click on of a mouse. Mayer-Schönberger examines the expertise that's facilitating the tip of forgetting--digitization, reasonable garage and simple retrieval, international entry, and more and more robust software--and describes the hazards of eternal electronic reminiscence, no matter if it's superseded details taken out of context or compromising photographs the net won't allow us to overlook. He explains why details privateness rights and different fixes can't aid us, and proposes an ingeniously uncomplicated solution--expiration dates on information--that may.
Delete is an eye-opening booklet that might support us take note easy methods to disregard within the electronic age.
By Xueyan Tang, Jianliang Xu, Samuel T. Chanson
The idea that of content material supply has turn into an increasing number of very important as a result of speedily transforming into calls for for effective distribution and speedy entry of data from the net. The content material may be different and broad-ranging, and the will to facilitate ubiquitous info entry calls for diverse community architectures and units. the necessity to bring caliber details – given the character of the content material, community connections and customer units – introduces numerous demanding situations for content material supply technologies.
Web content material supply bargains the main entire insurance of state of the art study, delivering insightful and thought-provoking percentages for the way forward for net functions. Written through best foreign researchers, the publication makes a speciality of websites supply, dynamic web pages, streaming media supply and ubiquitous net access.
Web content material supply is an important reference for either educational researchers and business practitioners.
From the reviews:
"This publication is dedicated to content material supply, sometimes called content material distribution. … this can be a really good publication that may attract researchers attracted to multimedia companies concerns, rather web pages supply. For these during this study neighborhood, it will likely be very valuable." (Mario Freire, Computing studies, August, 2006)
"This e-book is a set of educational papers. those were written via major researchers world wide and assembled via the editors as a illustration of the cutting-edge in web pages supply. … The publication is professionally produced, truly revealed and good laid out. … it's quite sized for simple transportation, so can be a significant other on a protracted trip to a convention. … it's going to definitely grace the computer-science shelf of any self-respecting college library." (Andrew Neill, Informer, Spring, 2006)
From the again Cover
The inspiration of content material supply has turn into more and more very important as a result of speedily starting to be calls for for effective distribution and quick entry of knowledge from the web. The content material might be varied, starting from HTML records, photographs, multimedia streams, database tables to dynamically generated contents. additionally, to facilitate ubiquitous details entry, the various community architectures and units can contain broadband wired/fixed networks, bandwidth restricted wireless/mobile networks, robust workstations/PCs, PDAs and mobile telephones. the necessity to bring caliber information--given the character of the content material, community connections and purchaser devices--introduces a variety of demanding situations for content material supply technologies.
Web content material supply deals the main finished assurance of cutting-edge learn, delivering insightful and thought-provoking chances for the way forward for net functions. Written by way of major overseas researchers, the ebook makes a speciality of web pages supply, dynamic web pages, streaming media supply and ubiquitous internet entry, addressing particular themes such as:
Web Workload Characterization: Ten Years Later
Replica Placement and Request Routing
The Time-to-Live dependent Consistency Mechanism
Content position in Peer-to-Peer platforms: Exploiting Locality
Techniques for successfully Serving and Caching Dynamic internet Content
Utility Computing for net Applications
Proxy Caching for Database-Backed internet Sites
Generating web Streaming Media gadgets and Workloads
Streaming Media Caching
Policy-Based source Sharing in Streaming Overlay Networks
Caching and Distribution matters for Streaming content material Distribution Networks
Peer-to-Peer Assisted Streaming Proxy
Distributed Architectures for web pages version and Delivery
Wireless internet functionality Issues
Web content material supply utilizing Thin-Client Computing
Optimizing content material supply in instant Networks
Multimedia variation and skimming on Small Displays
Web content material supply is an important reference for either educational researchers and business practitioners facing websites supply.
By Manfred Reichert, Akhil Kumar, Qing Li (auth.), Robert Meersman, Tharam Dillon, Pilar Herrero, Akhil Kumar, Manfred Reichert, Li Qing, Beng-Chin Ooi, Ernesto Damiani, Douglas C. Schmidt, Jules White, Manfred Hauswirth, Pascal Hitzler, Mukesh Mohania (eds.
The two-volume set LNCS 7044 and 7045 constitutes the refereed court cases of 3 confederated foreign meetings: Cooperative details structures (CoopIS 2011), allotted gadgets and functions - safe digital Infrastructures (DOA-SVI 2011), and Ontologies, DataBases and purposes of SEmantics (ODBASE 2011) held as a part of OTM 2011 in October 2011 in Hersonissos at the island of Crete, Greece. The fifty five revised complete papers awarded have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from a complete of 141 submissions. The 27 papers incorporated within the first quantity represent the court cases of CoopIS 2011 and are equipped in topical sections on enterprise technique repositories, enterprise approach compliance and possibility administration, provider orchestration and workflows, clever info structures and allotted agent platforms, rising developments in enterprise approach help, ideas for development cooperative details platforms, protection and privateness in collaborative functions, and information and knowledge management.
By By (author) Icon Health Publications
This sourcebook has been created for sufferers who've determined to make schooling and Internet-based learn a vital part of the remedy method. even though it supplies details invaluable to medical professionals, caregivers and different well-being execs, it additionally tells sufferers the place and the way to seem for info masking almost all themes with regards to complications, from the necessities to the main complicated components of study. The identify of this ebook contains the note reputable. This displays the truth that the sourcebook attracts from public, educational, govt, and peer-reviewed learn. chosen readings from a number of enterprises are reproduced to provide you a few of the most up-to-date reliable details to be had thus far on complications. Following an introductory bankruptcy, the sourcebook is geared up into 3 components. half I: THE necessities; bankruptcy 1. The necessities on complications: directions; bankruptcy 2. looking information; bankruptcy three. medical Trials and complications; half II: extra assets AND complex fabric; bankruptcy four. experiences on complications; bankruptcy five. Patents on complications; bankruptcy 6. Books on complications; bankruptcy 7. Multimedia on complications; bankruptcy eight. Periodicals and information on complications; bankruptcy nine. health care professional instructions and Databases; bankruptcy 10. Dissertations on complications; half III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. learning Your medicinal drugs; Appendix B. gaining knowledge of replacement drugs; Appendix C. getting to know meals; Appendix D. discovering scientific Libraries; Appendix E. Your Rights and assurance; on-line GLOSSARIES; complications word list; INDEX. comparable themes contain: continual paroxysmal hemicrania, Cluster complications, Episodic paroxysmal hemicrania, Headache cluster, Headache histamine, Headache migraine, Hemicrania, Histamine cephalalgia, Migraine, Migrainous neuralgia, unwell headache, Sphenopalatine neuralgia, Vasogenic Facial discomfort.
By Jennifer Earl, Katrina Kimport
A lot awareness has been paid in recent times to the emergence of "Internet activism," yet students and pundits disagree approximately even if on-line political job is assorted in type from extra conventional varieties of activism. Does the worldwide achieve and blazing pace of the web impact the basic personality or dynamics of on-line political protest? In Digitally Enabled Social switch, Jennifer Earl and Katrina Kimport research key features of net activism and examine their affects on organizing and participation.Earl and Kimport argue that the internet bargains key affordances suitable to activism: sharply decreased charges for developing, organizing, and collaborating in protest; and the diminished want for activists to be bodily jointly in an effort to act jointly. Drawing on proof from samples of on-line petitions, boycotts, and letter-writing and e-mailing campaigns, Earl and Kimport express that the extra those affordances are leveraged, the extra transformative the alterations to organizing and collaborating in protest.
By Michael Koch
Dieses Buch liefert einen Einblick in die aktuellen interdisziplinären Ansätze zur rechnerbasierten Unterstützung der Zusammenarbeit in räumlich verteilten Arbeitsgruppen (Rechnergestützte Gruppenarbeit, CSCW, Groupware). Besonders wird dabei auf die Bedeutung von info und Kommunikation für die Einstellung eines Gruppenbewußtseins eingegangen, welches wiederum für erfolgreiche Kooperation unabdingbar ist. Als konkrete Anwendung werden die Anforderungen an die Softwareunterstützung bei der kooperativen Dokumentenbearbeitung in räumlich verteilten Weitverkehrsnetzen, z. B. dem web, hergeleitet, und es wird die Basisarchitektur einer entsprechenden Gruppeneditorumgebung präsentiert. Dieser Anwendungsbereich von Groupware gewinnt gerade durch die Entwicklung virtueller Unternehmungen und durch die Verbreitung verschiedener Arten der Telekooperation immer mehr an Bedeutung. Bei der Entwicklung des Gruppeneditors wird zwar auch auf die technischen Randbedingungen der verteilten Datenhaltung eingegangen, hauptsächlich wird aber eine Lösung für die Bereitstellung von details zur Erlangung eines Gruppenbewußtseins gegeben.