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  • Computers and Creativityby Jon McCormack; Mark d?Inverno

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    This interdisciplinary publication introduces a wealth of new theories and ideas on creativity, evolutionary computation, and the computational arts. Grounding theory through practical applications, it includes contributions from renowned researchers. more...

  • Computers and Societyby Lisa C. Kaczmarczyk

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 76.95

    Since computer scientists make decisions every day that have societal context and influence, an understanding of society and computing together should be integrated into computer science education. Showing students what they can do with their computing degree, Computers and Society: Computing for Good uses concrete examples and case studies to highlight... more...

  • Computers in Swedish Societyby Per Lundin

    Springer London 2012; US$ 139.00

    This book describes and analyzes a project collecting the stories of some 700 people on how computing transformed Swedish society between 1950 and 1980; explores the interaction of computing with broad transformation in economies, cultures, and societies. more...

  • Computing in Research and Development in Africaby Abdoulaye Gamatie

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book describes the trends, challenges and solutions in computing use for scientific research and development within different domains in Africa, such as health, agriculture, environment, economy, energy, education and engineering. The benefits expected are discussed by a number of recognized, domain-specific experts, with a common theme being... more...

  • Computing with Social Trustby Jennifer Golbeck

    Springer London 2008; US$ 169.00

    'Trust' is used in a variety of ways in computing literature, and social trust is emerging as an important computational problem. This book brings together a collection of important work in computing social trust from computer science and related disciplines. more...

  • Critical Infrastructure Protection IXby Mason Rice; Sujeet Shenoi

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    Theinformation infrastructure---comprising computers, embedded devices, networksand software systems---is vital to day-to-day operations in every sector:information and telecommunications, banking and finance, energy, chemicals andhazardous materials, agriculture, food, water, public health, emergencyservices, transportation, postal and shipping,... more...

  • The Current State of Domain Name Regulationby Konstantinos Komaitis

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    In this book Konstantinos Komaitis identifies a tripartite problem ? intellectual, institutional and ethical ? inherent in the domain name regulation culture. Using the theory of property, Komaitis discusses domain names as sui generis ?e-property? rights and analyses the experience of the past ten years, through the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution... more...

  • Cyberculture: The Key Conceptsby David J. Bell; Brian D Loader; Nicholas Pleace; Douglas Schuler

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    The only A-Z guide available on this subject, this book provides a wide-ranging and up-to-date overview of the fast-changing and increasingly important world of cyberculture. Its clear and accessible entries cover aspects ranging from the technical to the theoretical, and from movies to the everyday, including: artificial intelligence cyberfeminism... more...

  • Data Security Breaches and Privacy in Europeby Rebecca Wong

    Springer London 2013; US$ 54.99

    Data Security Breaches and Privacy in Europe aims to consider data protection and cybersecurity issues; more specifically, it aims to provide a fruitful discussion on data security breaches. A detailed analysis of the European Data Protection framework will be examined. In particular, the Data Protection Directive 95/45/EC, the Directive on Privacy... more...

  • Designing Socially Embedded Technologies in the Real-Worldby Volker Wulf; Kjeld Schmidt; David Randall

    Springer London 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book is concerned with the associated issues between the differing paradigms of academic and organizational computing infrastructures. Driven by the increasing impact Information Communication Technology (ICT) has on our working and social lives, researchers within the Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) field try and find ways to situate... more...