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Advanced Design and Implementation of Virtual Machines

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Xiao-Feng Li
December 20, 2016

Along with the increasingly important runtime engines pervasive in our daily-life computing, there is a strong demand from the software community for a solid presentation on the design and implementation of modern virtual machines, including the Java virtual machine, JavaScript engine and Android ex...

Social Network Analysis: Interdisciplinary Approaches and Case Studies

Xiaoming Fu, Jar-Der Luo, Margarete Boos
March 21, 2017

The book addresses the issue of interdisciplinary understanding of collaboration on the topic of social network studies. Researchers and practitioners from various disciplines including sociology, computer science, socio-psychology, public health, complex systems, and management science have worked...

The Internet of Things: Enabling Technologies, Platforms, and Use Cases

Pethuru Raj, Anupama C. Raman
March 02, 2017

As more and more devices become interconnected through the Internet of Things (IoT), there is an even greater need for this book,which explains the technology, the internetworking, and applications that are making IoT an everyday reality. The book begins with a discussion of IoT "ecosystems" and...

Social Media, Crisis Communication, and Emergency Management: Leveraging Web and Mobile Technologies, Second Edition

Connie M. White
February 15, 2017

As social media continues to evolve at a rapid pace, emergency professionals need to know how to effectively implement and utilize social media and Web 2.0 technologies. This includes communication across agencies in emergency planning, preparedness, and response as well as for in-crisis...

Advanced Design and Implementation of Virtual Machines

Xiao-Feng Li
December 20, 2016

Along with the increasingly important runtime engines pervasive in our daily-life computing, there is a strong demand from the software community for a solid presentation on the design and implementation of modern virtual machines, including the Java virtual machine, JavaScript engine and Android...

Fundamentals of User-Centered Design: A Practical Approach

Brian Still, Kate Crane
December 17, 2016

There has been some solid work done in the area of User-Centered Design (UCD) over the last few years. What’s been missing is an in-depth, comprehensive textbook that connects UCD to usability and User Experience (UX) principles and practices. This new textbook discusses a theoretical framework in...

Effective Communication During Disasters: Making Use of Technology, Media, and Human Resources

Girish Bobby Kapur, Sarah Bezek, Jonathan Dyal
December 16, 2016

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. In today’s world, there are new opportunities for disaster communications through modern technology and social media. Social network applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can connect friends, family, first responders, and those...

Mobile Applications Development with Android: Technologies and Algorithms

Meikang Qiu, Wenyun Dai, Keke Gai
December 13, 2016

Mobile Applications Development with Android: Technologies and Algorithms presents advanced techniques for mobile app development, and addresses recent developments in mobile technologies and wireless networks. The book covers advanced algorithms, embedded systems, novel mobile app architecture,...

Cloud Computing Security: Foundations and Challenges

John R. Vacca
September 09, 2016

This handbook offers a comprehensive overview of cloud computing security technology and implementation, while exploring practical solutions to a wide range of cloud computing security issues. With more organizations using cloud computing and cloud providers for data operations, proper security in...

Security in the Private Cloud

John R. Vacca
September 01, 2016

This comprehensive handbook serves as a professional reference and practitioner’s guide to today’s most complete and concise view of private cloud security. It explores practical solutions to a wide range of private cloud computing security issues. The knowledge imparted will enable readers to...

Pervasive Computing: Concepts, Technologies and Applications

Minyi Guo, Jingyu Zhou, Feilong Tang, Yao Shen
August 12, 2016

This book introduces fundamental concepts and theories in pervasive computing as well as its key technologies and applications. It explains how to design and implement pervasive middleware and real application systems, covering nearly all aspects related to pervasive computing. Key technologies in...

E-Systems for the 21st Century: Concept, Developments, and Applications - Two Volume Set

Seifedine Kadry, Abdelkhalak El Hami
May 03, 2016

E-based systems and computer networks are becoming standard practice across all sectors, including health, engineering, business, education, security, and citizen interaction with local and national government. They facilitate rapid and easy dissemination of information and data to assist service...

Analyzing and Securing Social Networks

Bhavani Thuraisingham, Satyen Abrol, Raymond Heatherly, Murat Kantarcioglu, Vaibhav Khadilkar, Latifur Khan
April 05, 2016

Analyzing and Securing Social Networks focuses on the two major technologies that have been developed for online social networks (OSNs): (i) data mining technologies for analyzing these networks and extracting useful information such as location, demographics, and sentiments of the participants of...

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