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  • Transmutation, Scattering Theory and Special Functionsby R. Carroll

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 255.00

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  • Comparative Information Technologyby Joseph Zajda; Donna Gibbs

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 126.87

    A significant dimension of globalization has been the rapid development of information and communications technologies (ICTs). This volume offers a critique of the nexus between ICT and its impact on society, individuals and educational institutions. 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...

  • Gender Codesby Thomas J. Misa

    Wiley 2011; US$ 37.95 US$ 32.89

    The computing profession faces a serious gender crisis. Today, fewer women enter computing than anytime in the past 25 years. This book provides an unprecedented look at the history of women and men in computing, detailing how the computing profession emerged and matured, and how the field became male coded. Women's experiences working in offices,... more...

  • Emerging Practices in Cyberculture and Social Networking.by Daniel Riha; Anna Maj

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 54.60

    This book aims to present how emergent media penetrate all fields of human cultural activity. The content of this volume reflects theoretical and practical discussions on cultural issues influenced by increased adoption of information and communication technologies. New media and Web 2.0 raise increasing attention of academics from wide range of disciplines.... more...

  • Trapped in the Netby Gene I. Rochlin

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 52.50 US$ 45.15

    Voice mail. E-mail. Bar codes. Desktops. Laptops. Networks. The Web. In this exciting book, Gene Rochlin takes a closer look at how these familiar and pervasive productions of computerization have become embedded in all our lives, forcing us to narrow the scope of our choices, our modes of control, and our experiences with the real world. Drawing... more...

  • Computing with Social Trustby Jennifer Golbeck

    Springer London 2008; US$ 148.01

    '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...

  • Noise Channelsby Peter Krapp

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 68.00

    Brings to light the critical role of noise and error in the creative potential of digital culture more...

  • Terminal Signsby Bennetta Jules-Rosette

    De Gruyter 1990; US$ 116.25

    Terminal signs : computers and social change in Africa Approaches to Semiotics [AS] more...

  • Computers in Swedish Societyby Per Lundin

    Springer London 2012; US$ 105.72

    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...