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Cloud Database Development and Management

1st Edition

Lee Chao
July 26, 2013

Although today’s job market requires IT professionals to understand cloud computing theories and have hands-on skills for developing real-world database systems, there are few books available that integrate coverage of both. Filling this void, Cloud Database Development and Management explains how...

Data Governance: Creating Value from Information Assets

1st Edition

Neera Bhansali
June 17, 2013

As organizations deploy business intelligence and analytic systems to harness business value from their data assets, data governance programs are quickly gaining prominence. And, although data management issues have traditionally been addressed by IT departments, organizational issues critical to...

Big Data and Business Analytics

1st Edition

Jay Liebowitz
April 23, 2013

"The chapters in this volume offer useful case studies, technical roadmaps, lessons learned, and a few prescriptions to ‘do this, avoid that.’"—From the Foreword by Joe LaCugna, Ph.D., Enterprise Analytics and Business Intelligence, Starbucks Coffee Company With the growing barrage of "big data,"...

Business Analysis for Business Intelligence

1st Edition

Bert Brijs
October 09, 2012

Aligning business intelligence (BI) infrastructure with strategy processes not only improves your organization's ability to respond to change, but also adds significant value to your BI infrastructure and development investments. Until now, there has been a need for a comprehensive book on business...

Data Mining Tools for Malware Detection

1st Edition

Mehedy Masud, Latifur Khan, Bhavani Thuraisingham
December 07, 2011

Although the use of data mining for security and malware detection is quickly on the rise, most books on the subject provide high-level theoretical discussions to the near exclusion of the practical aspects. Breaking the mold, Data Mining Tools for Malware Detection provides a step-by-step...

Practical Guide to Clinical Data Management

3rd Edition

Susanne Prokscha
October 26, 2011

The management of clinical data, from its collection during a trial to its extraction for analysis, has become a critical element in the steps to prepare a regulatory submission and to obtain approval to market a treatment. Groundbreaking on its initial publication nearly fourteen years ago, and...

Database Design Using Entity-Relationship Diagrams

2nd Edition

Sikha Bagui, Richard Earp
September 07, 2011

Essential to database design, entity-relationship (ER) diagrams are known for their usefulness in mapping out clear database designs. They are also well-known for being difficult to master. With Database Design Using Entity-Relationship Diagrams, Second Edition, database designers, developers, and...

Music Emotion Recognition

1st Edition

Yi-Hsuan Yang, Homer H. Chen
February 22, 2011

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...

Patterns of Data Modeling

1st Edition

Michael Blaha
June 01, 2010

Best-selling author and database expert with more than 25 years of experience modeling application and enterprise data, Dr. Michael Blaha provides tried and tested data model patterns, to help readers avoid common modeling mistakes and unnecessary frustration on their way to building effective data...

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences

3rd Edition

Marcia J. Bates, Mary Niles Maack
December 20, 2009

Available in print or as an online subscription, this third edition of the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences reflects the growing convergence among the several disciplines that concern themselves with information and the cultural record. Covered are archives, museum...

Handbook of Enterprise Integration

1st Edition

Mostafa Hashem Sherif
November 09, 2009

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...

The Decision Model: A Business Logic Framework Linking Business and Technology

1st Edition

Barbara von Halle, Larry Goldberg
October 27, 2009

In the current fast-paced and constantly changing business environment, it is more important than ever for organizations to be agile, monitor business performance, and meet with increasingly stringent compliance requirements. Written by pioneering consultants and bestselling authors with track...