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  • Using Games and Simulations for Teaching and Assessmentby Harold F. O'Neil; Eva L. Baker; Ray S. Perez

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Using Games and Simulations for Teaching and Assessment: Key Issues comprises a multidisciplinary investigation into the issues that arise when using games and simulations for educational purposes. Using both theoretical and empirical analyses, this collection examines cognitive, motivational, and psychometric issues with a focus on STEM content.... more...

  • The Future of Law and eTechnologiesby Tanel Kerikmäe; Addi Rull

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 94.48

    This book presents groundbreaking discussions on e-residency,cryptocurrencies, scams, smart contracts, 3D printing, software agents, digitalevidence and e-governance at the intersection of law, legal policies and moderntechnologies. The reader benefits from cutting-edge analyses that offer ideasand solutions to some of the most pressing issues caused... more...

  • Qualitative HCI Researchby Ann Blandford; Dominic Furniss; Stephann Makri

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2016; US$ 40.00

    Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) addresses problems of interaction design: understanding user needs to inform design, delivering novel designs that meet user needs, and evaluating new and existing designs to determine their success in meeting user needs. Qualitative methods have an essential role to play in this enterprise, particularly in understanding... more...

  • Assistive Technology Design for Intelligence Augmentationby Stefan Carmien

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2016; US$ 48.00

    Assistive Technology Design for Intelligence Augmentation presents a series of frameworks, perspectives, and design guidelines drawn from disciplines spanning urban design, artificial intelligence, sociology, and new forms of collaborative work, as well as the author's experience in designing systems for people with cognitive disabilities. Many of... more...

  • Cross-Cultural Computing: An Artist's Journeyby Naoko Tosa

    Springer London 2016; US$ 65.16

    This exciting new book explores the relationship between cultural traditions and computers, looking at how people from very different cultures and backgrounds communicate and how the use of information technologies can support and enhance these dialogues. Historically we developed our understanding of other cultures through traditional means (museums,... more...

  • Knowledge Management in Healthcareby Lorri Zipperer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Knowledge management goes beyond data and information capture in computerized health records and ordering systems; it seeks to leverage the experiences of all who interact in healthcare to enhance care delivery, teamwork, and organizational learning. Knowledge management - if envisioned thoughtfully - takes a systemic approach to implementation that... more...

  • Design of Visualizations for Human-Information Interactionby Kamran Sedig; Paul Parsons

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2016; US$ 52.00

    Interest in visualization design has increased in recent years. While there is a large body of existing work from which visualization designers can draw, much of the past research has focused on developing new tools and techniques that are aimed at specific contexts. Less focus has been placed on developing holistic frameworks, models, and theories... more...

  • Ellipse Fitting for Computer Visionby Kenichi Kanatani; Yasuyuki Sugaya; Yasushi Kanazawa

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2016; US$ 40.00

    Because circular objects are projected to ellipses in images, ellipse fitting is a first step for 3-D analysis of circular objects in computer vision applications. For this reason, the study of ellipse fitting began as soon as computers came into use for image analysis in the 1970s, but it is only recently that optimal computation techniques based... more...

  • Dot Com Mantraby Payal Arora

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Billions of dollars are being spent nationally and globally on providing computing access to digitally disadvantaged groups and cultures with an expectation that computers and the Internet can lead to higher socio-economic mobility. This ethnographic study of social computing in the Central Himalayas, India, investigates alternative social practices... more...

  • Kompetenzen in der Informatik zur Prävention von Cybermobbingby André Hilbig

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 36.50

    André Hilbig entwickelt in diesem Buch ein Konzept zum Erwerb informatischer Kompetenzen zur Verhinderung von Cybermobbing. Dazu untersucht der Autor die hinter dem Cybermobbing liegenden Informatikstrukturen und leitet aus den Informatikfachstrukturen die Elemente ab, die Möglichkeiten zur Erklärung dieses Phänomens beinhalten. Es wird deutlich,... more...