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  • Metagamingby Stephanie Boluk; Patrick LeMieux

    University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available

    The greatest trick the videogame industry ever pulled was convincing the world that videogames were games rather than a medium for making metagames. Elegantly defined as ?games about games,? metagames implicate a diverse range of practices that stray outside the boundaries and bend the rules: from technical glitches and forbidden strategies to Renaissance... more...

  • Social Media: A Reference Handbookby Kelli Burns

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 60.00

    Social media is an integral part of people's lives. More than half of the world's 2.4 billion Internet users sign in to a social network regularly?a figure that continues to grow. More than half of online adults now use two or more social media sites; 71 percent of Internet users are on Facebook. This book surveys the history of social media, addresses... more...

  • New Perspectives in Medical Recordsby Giovanni Rinaldi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.78

    This book provides innovative practical suggestions regarding the production and management of medical records that are designed to address the inconsistencies and errors that have been highlighted especially in relation to national eHealth programs. Challenges and lessons that have emerged from the use of clinical information and the design of medical... more...

  • Identity and Play in Interactive Digital Mediaby Sara M. Cole

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Recent shifts in new literacy studies have expanded definitions of text, reading/viewing, and literacy itself. The inclusion of non-traditional media forms is essential, as texts beyond written words, images, or movement across a screen are becoming ever more prominent in media studies. Included in such non-print texts are interactive media forms... more...

  • Introducing Ethereum and Solidityby Chris Dannen

    Apress 2017; US$ 35.79

    Learn how to use Solidity and the Ethereum project ? second only to Bitcoin in market capitalization. Blockchain protocols are taking the world by storm, and the Ethereum project, with its Turing-complete scripting language Solidity, has rapidly become a front-runner. This book   presents the blockchain phenomenon in context; then situates... more...

  • Prediction and Inference from Social Networks and Social Mediaby Jalal Kawash; Nitin Agarwal; Tansel Özyer

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 92.20

    This book addresses the challenges of social network and social media analysis in terms of prediction and inference. The chapters collected here tackle these issues by proposing new analysis methods and by examining mining methods for the vast amount of social content produced. Social Networks (SNs) have become an integral part of our lives; they... more...

  • Designing for Gesture and Tangible Interactionby Mary Lou Maher; Lina Lee; John M. Carroll

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2017; US$ 39.96

    Interactive technology is increasingly integrated with physical objects that do not have a traditional keyboard and mouse style of interaction, and many do not even have a display. These objects require new approaches to interaction design, referred to as post-WIMP (Windows, Icons, Menus, and Pointer) or as embodied interaction design. This book... more...

  • Medizininformatikby Martin Dugas

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 24.60

    Das sich dynamisch entwickelnde Gebiet der Medizininformatik mit dem Ziel der Digitalisierung der Medizin wird im vorliegenden Buch kompakt dargestellt. Es soll einen umfassenden und verständlichen Einstieg in die Medizininformatik ermöglichen. Im ersten Kapitel werden Grundbegriffe aus der Medizin erläutert, die für Leser mit vorwiegend technischem... more...

  • Unsere digitale Zukunftby Carsten Könneker

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 9.11

    Droht die ferngesteuerte Gesellschaft? Dieses Buch greift das weithin diskutierte, zum Jahreswechsel 2015/16 veröffentlichte ?Digital-Manifest? auf und führt die Debatte entlang vielfältiger Themenlinien weiter. Es geht hierbei um nicht weniger als unsere ? digitale ? Zukunft: Welche Chancen eröffnen künstliche Intelligenz und digitale... more...

  • CMBEBIH 2017by Almir Badnjevic

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 378.61

    This volume presents the proceedings of the International Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering held from 16 to 18 March 2017 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Focusing on the theme of ?Pursuing innovation. Shaping the future?, it highlights the latest advancements in Biomedical Engineering and also presents the latest findings, innovative... more...