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  • Bootstrapping Trust in Modern Computersby Bryan Parno; Jonathan M. McCune; Adrian Perrig

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 39.95

    Trusting a computer for a security-sensitive task (such as checking email or banking online) requires the user to know something about the computer's state. We examine research on securely capturing a computer's state, and consider the utility of this information both for improving security on the local computer (e.g., to convince the user that her... more...

  • Using Mac OS X Lion Serverby Charles Edge

    O'Reilly Media 2012; US$ 25.99

    If you?re considering a Mac OS X server for your small business, school, nonprofit, or home network, this easy-to-follow guide will help you get up and running in no time. You?ll learn how to share files, mail, and calendar information on your desktops, iPads, iPhones, and other devices, whether you?re new to Mac OS X servers or need to update your... more...

  • The Answer Machineby Susan Feldman

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    The Answer Machine is a practical, non-technical guide to the technologies behind information seeking and analysis. It introduces search and content analytics to software buyers, knowledge managers, and searchers who want to understand and design effective online environments. The book describes how search evolved from an expert-only to an end user... more...

  • Handbook of Conceptual Modelingby David W. Embley; Bernhard Thalheim

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 159.00

    The Handbook of Conceptual Modeling collects many of the best conceptual-modeling ideas, techniques, and practices as well as the challenges that drive research in the field. It points toward interesting challenges. more...

  • Fuzzy Computational Ontologies in Contextsby Yi Cai; Ching-man Au Yeung; Ho-fung Leung

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    Knowledge representation plays a key role in the Semantic Web. This volume introduces the relevant background, the models of fuzzy ontologies, the prioritization of properties in concepts, and object typicality in fuzzy ontologies and context-aware ontologies. more...

  • Data Management and Query Processing in Semantic Web Databasesby Sven Groppe

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 129.00

    Covering a vital aspect of the Semantic Web, itself the subject of virtually exponential increases in research dollars, this volume focuses on high-performance data management and the processing of queries in complex, real-world web applications. more...

  • Managing Electronic Recordsby Robert F. Smallwood; Robert F. Williams

    Wiley 2013; US$ 175.00

    The ultimate guide to electronic records management, featuring a collaboration of expert practitioners including over 400 cited references documenting today's global trends, standards, and best practices Nearly all business records created today are electronic, and are increasing in number at breathtaking rates, yet most organizations do not have... more...

  • Archives and the Digital Libraryby William E. Landis; Robin L. Chandler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 80.95

    Technological advances and innovative perspectives constantly evolve the notion of what makes up a digital library. Archives and the Digital Library provides an insightful snapshot of the current state of archiving in the digital realm. Respected experts in library and information science present the latest research results and illuminating case... more...

  • Knitting the Semantic Webby Jane Greenberg; Eva Méndez Rodriguez

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    The Semantic Web, extends the popular, day-to-day Web, enabling computers and people to effectively work together by giving information well-defined meaning. Knitting the Semantic Web explains the interdisciplinary efforts underway to build a more library-like Web through ?semantic knitting.? The book examines foundation activities and initiatives... more...

  • Information Retrieval Modelsby Thomas Roelleke

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00

    Information Retrieval (IR) models are a core component of IR research and IR systems. The past decade brought a consolidation of the family of IR models, which by 2000 consisted of relatively isolated views on TF-IDF (Term-Frequency times Inverse-Document-Frequency) as the weighting scheme in the vector-space model (VSM), the probabilistic relevance... more...