Wireless Networking (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Networking)
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Wireless Networking (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Networking)

Over the past decade, the world has witnessed an explosion in the development and deployment of new wireless network technologies. From cellular mobile telephony to the ubiquitous “WiFi” networks in coffee-shops and airports, to the emerging WiMAX wireless broadband access networks, the menu of wireless access systems has become so comprehensive that wireline access to user devices may soon become a relic of the past. Wireless Networ...

Professional Education Using E-Simulations: Benefits of Blended Learning Design
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Professional Education Using E-Simulations: Benefits of Blended Learning Design

The use of digital, Web-based simulations for education and training in the workplace is a significant, emerging innovation requiring immediate attention. A convergence of new educational needs, theories of learning, and role-based simulation technologies points to educators' readiness for e-simulations. As modern e-simulations aim at integration into blended learning environments, they promote rich experiential, constructivist learn...

Shearlets: Multiscale Analysis for Multivariate Data
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Shearlets: Multiscale Analysis for Multivariate Data

Over the last20 years, multiscale methods and wavelets have revolutionized the field of applied mathematicsby providing an efficient means ofencoding isotropic phenomena. Directional multiscale systems, particularly shearlets,are now having the same dramatic impact on the encoding of multidimensional signals. Since its introduction about five years ago, the theory of shearlets has rapidly developed and gained wide recognitionasthe su...

Electronic Commerce: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
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Electronic Commerce: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications

The electronic commerce environment has evolved so rapidly that it is difficult for even seasoned professionals in IT, management, and other affected disciplines to keep up with the pace of change and to comprehend the full range of opportunities and challenges these emerging technologies present. Electronic Commerce: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications compiles a critical mass of top research nearly 300 chapters from upw...

Systems Analysis and Design for Advanced Modeling Methods: Best Practices
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Systems Analysis and Design for Advanced Modeling Methods: Best Practices

The field of systems analysis and design is experiencing ongoing changes that significantly impact the way information systems are being analyzed and designed in practice. Systems Analysis and Design for Advanced Modeling Methods: Best Practices collects work representing leading research in the area of systems analysis and design practices and methodologies. This "Premier Reference Source" provides researchers, academicians, and pra...

Data Analytics: Effective Methods for Presenting Results
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Data Analytics: Effective Methods for Presenting Results

If you are a manager who receives the results of any data analyst’s work to help with your decision-making, this book is for you. Anyone playing a role in the field of analytics can benefit from this book as well. In the two decades the editors of this book spent teaching and consulting in the field of analytics, they noticed a critical shortcoming in the communication abilities of many analytics professionals. Specifically, analysts...

Cyber Security and Global Information Assurance: Threat Analysis and Response Solutions
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Cyber Security and Global Information Assurance

The increasing societal dependence on information technology has pushed cyber-security to the forefront as one of the most urgent challenges facing the global community. Cyber-Security and Global Information Assurance: Threat Analysis and Response Solutions provides a valuable resource for academicians and practitioners by addressing the most pressing issues facing cyber-security from both a national and global perspective. This refe...

Vintage Games 2.0: An Insider Look at the Most Influential Games of All Time
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Vintage Games 2.0: An Insider Look at the Most Influential Games of All Time

Super Mario Bros. Doom. Minecraft. It’s hard to imagine what life would be like today without video games, a creative industry that now towers over Hollywood in terms of both financial and cultural impact. The video game industry caters to everyone, with games in every genre for every conceivable electronic device--from dedicated PC gaming rigs and consoles to handhelds, mobile phones, and tablets. Successful games are produced by me...