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Virtual Knowledge: (The MIT Press)

Virtual Knowledge is a strong collection conceptualizing and analyzing the current state of thought in eResearch, with a particular focus on the social sciences and humanities. These contributions are reports of new studies and new theorizing with excellent scope. It is a thoughtful reflection and one I will cite in my own work. This admirable collection of interwoven essays on the consequences of introducing new digital tools into t...

Inclusive Design Patterns - Coding Accessibility Into Web Design by Heydon Pickering
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Inclusive Design Patterns - Coding Accessibility Into Web Design

I read this book over a long weekend. This is not an end-all be-all "do this and your web site will be accessible" instruction book. Rather, it is a book to train you how to think inclusively. I think it is good for web developers (and possibly designers) who want to ensure their pages and interactive components are accessible. The author goes through several different examples that can be added to any web site (I implemented some on...

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R Graphics Cookbook

This book is a must for anyone who works with ggplot2. There are so many excellent graph images, that I often flip through the book when I'm trying to figure out how to create a specific plot, but may not know what it is called.

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International Enterprises and Global Information Technologies

Todays businesses are more geographically dispersed than ever and organizations continue to explore the benefits of operating virtually, necessitating continued research on global information management. International Enterprises and Global Information Technologies: Advancing Management Practices offers solutions, best practices, and case studies on information management on a global scale among developed, developing, and emerging na...

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Vagrant Virtual Development Environment Cookbook

Over 35 hands-on recipes to help you master Vagrant, and create and manage virtual computational environments About This Book Configure and deploy software to Vagrant machines with scripts and configuration management tools Manage and share Vagrant development environments with cloud Packed with practical real-life examples to improve existing working systems Who This Book Is For If you are a software developer or administrator who w...

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Performance Evaluation by Simulation and Analysis with Applications to Computer Networks

This book is devoted to the most used methodologies for performance evaluation: simulation using specialized software and mathematical modeling. An important part is dedicated to the simulation, particularly in its theoretical framework and the precautions to be taken in the implementation of the experimental procedure.  These principles are illustrated by concrete examples achieved through operational simulation languages (OMNeT ++,...

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Rails Recipes: Rails 3 Edition

Thousands of developers have used the first edition of Rails Recipes to solve problems known to stop even experienced programmers in their tracks. Now, five years later with Rails 3.1 released, it's time for a new edition of this tested collection of solutions, completely revised by Rails master Chad Fowler. Written for novice to intermediate Rails developers, Rails Recipes: Rails 3 Edition is packed with solutions to 70 of the most ...

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Digital Watermarking for Digital Media

Digital Watermarking for Digital Media discusses the new aspects of digital watermarking in a worldwide context. Approached not only from the technical side, but the business and legal sides as well, this book discusses digital watermarking as it relates to many areas of digital media.

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Enterprise Interoperability - I-ESA'14

Enterprises and organizations of any kind embedded in today's economic environment are deeply dependent on their ability to take part in collaborations. Consequently, it is strongly required for them to get actively involved for their own benefit in emerging, potentially opportunistic collaborative enterprise networks. The concept of “interoperability” has been defined by INTEROP-VLab as “The ability of an enterprise system or applic...