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  • Online Health and Safety: From Cyberbullying to Internet Addictionby Bernadette Schell

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 89.00

    The Internet has become for many people—especially students and young adults—an essential and intrinsic part of their lives. It makes information available to be shared worldwide, at any time; enables learning about any topic; and allows for instantaneous communication. And it provides endless entertainment as well. But the benefits of online access... more...

  • 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...

  • Future Perspectivesby Chris Yapp

    BCS Learning & Development Limited 2016; US$ 4.99

    Chris Yapp has blogged for BCS for 6 years on the future of technology and how the economic and social impacts of technical developments may play out. Covering a variety of topics, this collection of his articles provides a guide to the opportunities and possible pitfalls of technical progress and how it will change the world we live in today. more...

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

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 102.82

    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...

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

    Springer London 2016; US$ 70.91

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...