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Data Mining Methods and Applications

1st Edition

Kenneth D. Lawrence, Stephan Kudyba, Ronald K. Klimberg
December 22, 2007

With today’s information explosion, many organizations are now able to access a wealth of valuable data. Unfortunately, most of these organizations find they are ill-equipped to organize this information, let alone put it to work for them. Gain a Competitive Advantage Employ data mining in...

Grid Application Systems Design

1st Edition

April J. Wells
November 28, 2007

Grid computing is an emerging technology designed for high-powered applications. Grid Application Systems Design shows how to unleash the high performance of Grid technology. It begins by delving into the history and theory of grid computing, providing background on the concepts, terminology, and...

Implementing Electronic Document and Record Management Systems

1st Edition

Azad Adam
August 24, 2007

The global shift toward delivering services online requires organizations to evolve from using traditional paper files and storage to more modern electronic methods. There has however been very little information on just how to navigate this change-until now. Implementing Electronic Document and...

Database Development and Management

1st Edition

Lee Chao
January 13, 2006

Today's database professionals must understand how to apply database systems to business processes and how to develop database systems for both business intelligence and Web-based applications.Database Development and Management explains all aspects of database design, access, implementation,...

Advanced Error Control Techniques for Data Storage Systems

1st Edition

Erozan M. Kurtas, Bane Vasic
November 04, 2005

With the massive amount of data produced and stored each year, reliable storage and retrieval of information is more crucial than ever. Robust coding and decoding techniques are critical for correcting errors and maintaining data integrity. Comprising chapters thoughtfully selected from the highly...

Business Process Management Systems: Strategy and Implementation

1st Edition

James F. Chang
September 09, 2005

With a focus on strategy and implementation, James Chang discusses business management practices and the technology that enables them. He analyzes the history of process management practices and demonstrates that BPM practices are a synthesis of radical change and continuous change practices. The...

Grid Database Design

1st Edition

April J. Wells
May 26, 2005

Grid Database Design investigates the origin, background, and components of this new computing model. This book presents new concepts and analyzes pre-existing ideas in the context of Grid, educating organizations as to how Grid can increase their computing power and strengthen their...

Database and Applications Security: Integrating Information Security and Data Management

1st Edition

Bhavani Thuraisingham
May 26, 2005

This is the first book to provide an in-depth coverage of all the developments, issues and challenges in secure databases and applications. It provides directions for data and application security, including securing emerging applications such as bioinformatics, stream information processing and...

Logical Database Design Principles

1st Edition

John Garmany, Jeff Walker, Terry Clark
May 12, 2005

Until now, almost all books on logical database design focused exclusively on relational design. However, modern database management systems have added powerful features that have driven a movement away from truly normalized database design. Logical Database Design Principles reflects these recent...

Physical Database Design Using Oracle

1st Edition

Donald K. Burleson
July 27, 2004

The evolution of Oracle has led to a revolution in design practices. For Oracle 10g, database physical structures have become more complex than ever before and database designers face multiple ways to implement their logical models. IS students studying database design and administration need to be...

Distributed Multimedia Database Technologies Supported by MPEG-7 and MPEG-21

1st Edition

Harald Kosch
November 24, 2003

A multimedia system needs a mechanism to communicate with its environment, the Internet, clients, and applications. MPEG-7 provides a standard metadata format for global communication, but lacks the framework to let the various players in a system interact. MPEG-21 closes this gap by establishing...

Handbook of Video Databases: Design and Applications

1st Edition

Borko Furht, Oge Marques
September 30, 2003

Technology has spurred the growth of huge image and video libraries, many growing into the hundreds of terabytes. As a result there is a great demand among organizations for the design of databases that can effectively support the storage, search, retrieval, and transmission of video data....