Download Religion Online: Finding Faith on the Internet by Lorne L. Dawson,Douglas E. Cowan PDF

By Lorne L. Dawson,Douglas E. Cowan

Religion Online offers an available and entire creation to this burgeoning new spiritual truth, from cyberpilgrimages to neo-pagan chatroom groups. a considerable advent via the editors featuring the most issues and concerns is through 16 chapters addressing center problems with crisis comparable to early life, faith and the net, new non secular hobbies and recruitment, propaganda and the countercult, and spiritual culture and innovation.

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Download Information and Communication Technologies in Organizations by Francesca Ricciardi,Antoine Harfouche PDF

By Francesca Ricciardi,Antoine Harfouche

This e-book provides a set of unique study papers targeting rising matters concerning the function of knowledge and communique applied sciences in companies, inter-organizational platforms, and society. It adopts an inter-disciplinary method, making an allowance for the combination of contributions from a number of disciplines resembling info platforms, organizational stories, advertising and marketing, accounting, and social sciences. This publication deals necessary insights not just for students, but additionally for practitioners, managers, and coverage makers. The publication is a compilation of the simplest learn papers – initially double blind, peer-reviewed contributions – provided on the ICTO 2015 convention held in Paris.

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Download Neuroscience in Information Systems Research: Applying by René Riedl,Fred D. Davis,Rajiv Banker,Peter H. Kenning PDF

By René Riedl,Fred D. Davis,Rajiv Banker,Peter H. Kenning

This ebook indicates how details structures (IS) students can successfully observe neuroscience services in ways in which don't require neuroscience instruments. even if, the method defined this is meant to enrich neuroscience instruments, to not supplant them. Written via top students within the box, it offers a overview of the empirical literature on NeuroIS and offers a conceptual description of simple mind functionality from a cognitive neuroscience viewpoint. Drawing upon the cognitive neuroscience wisdom constructed in non-IS contexts, the publication allows IS students to reinterpret present behavioral findings, strengthen new hypotheses and at last try out the hypotheses with non-neuroscience instruments. At its center, the booklet conveys how neuroscience wisdom makes a deeper figuring out of IS phenomena attainable through connecting the behavioral and neural degrees of analysis. 

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Download Proceedings of the International Conference on Information by Zhicai Zhong PDF

By Zhicai Zhong

Information engineering and purposes is the sector of research taken with developing info computing, clever platforms, mathematical versions, numerical answer options, and utilizing pcs and different digital units to research and remedy ordinary clinical, social clinical and engineering difficulties.


Information engineering is a crucial underpinning for concepts utilized in details and computational technology and there are various unresolved difficulties worthy learning. The Proceedings of the second overseas convention on details Engineering and Applications (IEA 2012), which used to be held in Chongqing, China, from October 26-28, 2012, discusses the main leading edge learn and advancements together with technical demanding situations and social, felony, political, and monetary issues.


A discussion board for engineers and scientists in academia, undefined, and govt, the Proceedings of the 2d foreign convention on info Engineering and functions presents rules, effects, works in growth, and event in all facets of knowledge engineering and applications.

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Download The Deductive Spreadsheet (Cognitive Technologies) by Iliano Cervesato PDF

By Iliano Cervesato

This publication describes fresh multidisciplinary study on the confluence of the fields of common sense programming, database idea and human-computer interplay. The aim of this attempt used to be to increase the foundation of a deductive spreadsheet, a consumer productiveness software that enables clients with out formal education in machine technology to make judgements approximately accepted information within the similar uncomplicated means they presently use spreadsheets to make judgements approximately numerical info. the result's a sublime layout supported through the newest advancements within the above disciplines.

The first 1/2 the ebook specializes in the deductive engine that underlies this software, the principles that clients don't see. After giving a mathematical version of conventional spreadsheet functions, we expand them with operators to accomplish a couple of relational projects, just like the consumer view of a database yet in a spreadsheet context. Expressing this extension in a good judgment programming framework is a normal step in the direction of giving it strong deductive functions. the second one 1/2 the booklet offers with the consumer interface, the a part of the applying with which the consumer truly interacts. We evaluate the weather of the graphical person interface of conventional spreadsheet purposes and describe useful methodologies for designing consumer interfaces borrowed from the sector of cognitive psychology. We then suggest a layout that conservatively integrates mechanisms for a person to exploit the recent deductive functions. this can be through the result of a few initial usability experiments.

The ebook will attract researchers and practitioners within the numerous components underlying this paintings. Researchers won't merely locate fascinating new advancements of their domain names, yet also will how you can in achieving a multidisciplinary concentration. Practitioners will locate absolutely constructed recommendations to various difficulties that aren't simply solvable utilizing conventional spreadsheet applications.

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Download Numeric Data Services and Sources for the General Reference by Lynda Kellam,Katharin Peter PDF

By Lynda Kellam,Katharin Peter

The proliferation of on-line entry to social technology statistical and numeric facts resources, comparable to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American truth Finder, has bring about an elevated curiosity in helping those resources in educational libraries. Many huge libraries were in a position to dedicate employees to information providers for years, and lately smaller educational libraries have famous the necessity to supply numeric information prone and help. This guidebook serves as a primer to constructing and helping social technological know-how statistical and numerical information resources within the educational library. It offers innovations for the institution of information prone and provides brief descriptions of the fundamental resources of unfastened and advertisement social technology statistical and numeric facts. ultimately, it discusses the way forward for numeric information prone, together with the mixing of records and knowledge into library guide and using net 2.0 instruments to imagine data.

  • Written for a common reference viewers with little wisdom of knowledge prone and assets who want to comprise help into their common reference practice
  • Combines details on constructing information providers with an creation to to be had statistical and numeric information sources
  • Provides perception into the combination of records and knowledge into library guideline and the social technological know-how examine process

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Download Future Information Communication Technology and by Hoe-Kyung Jung,Jung Tae Kim,Tony Sahama,Chung-Huang Yang PDF

By Hoe-Kyung Jung,Jung Tae Kim,Tony Sahama,Chung-Huang Yang

These complaints are in accordance with the 2013 overseas convention on destiny info & verbal exchange Engineering (ICFICE 2013), for you to be held at Shenyang in China from June 24-26, 2013. The convention is open to world wide, and participation from Asia-Pacific area is especially inspired. the point of interest of this convention is on all technical facets of electronics, details, and communications

ICFICE-13 will provide a chance for tutorial and execs to debate the newest matters and development within the quarter of FICE. additionally, the convention will post prime quality papers that are heavily regarding some of the theories and functional functions in FICE. additionally, we think that the convention and its guides could be a set off for additional comparable learn and expertise advancements during this vital subject. 

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Download Prozessmanagement für Experten: Impulse für aktuelle und by Franz Bayer,Harald (Eds.) Kühn,Harald Kühn PDF

By Franz Bayer,Harald (Eds.) Kühn,Harald Kühn

Das Prozessmanagement mit seinen vielfältigen Aspekten ist mittlerweile in vielen Unternehmen ein fester Bestandteil der Organisationsgestaltung. Das vorliegende Buch liefert nicht nur Erläuterungen, „was“ in den vorgestellten Facetten des Prozessmanagements getan werden soll, sondern auch konkrete Schritte, Empfehlungen und Beispiele, „wie“ es effektiv und effizient umgesetzt werden kann. Im Buch sind Erfahrungen aus vielen Praxisjahren festgehalten, die es zu einem nützlichen Hilfsmittel und Impulsgeber machen. Die Autoren liefern Antworten auf Fragen, wie bspw. „Wie erstelle ich eine gute Prozesslandkarte?“, „Wie identifiziere und etabliere ich die Prozessverantwortung für einen Prozess?“, „Wie integriere ich Compliance-Anforderungen in das Prozessmanagement?“ oder „Wie ermittle ich den Personalbedarf für einen bestimmten Prozess?“. Über diese Gestaltungsfragen hinaus ist das Prozessmanagement heute in den Führungsebenen als Managementansatz angekommen. Auch in diesem Umfeld liefert das Werk einen hilfreichen Beitrag. Es zeigt, wie das Prozessmanagement mit anderen etablierten Managementansätzen zu einem sinnvollen Ganzen für eine umsichtige Planung, Umsetzung und Steuerung integriert werden kann. Die vorgestellten Themen sind insbesondere für Unternehmen bzw. Organisationen interessant, die in Bezug auf ihren umgesetzten Prozessmanagement-Ansatz einen mittleren bis höheren Reifegrad besitzen. Das Buch wurde mit der Zielsetzung zum Einsatz in der unternehmerischen Praxis geschrieben. Es kann darüber hinaus auch in der anwendungsorientierten Ausbildung zum Thema Prozessmanagement eingesetzt werden.

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Download Coding Interviews: Questions, Analysis & Solutions (Expert's by Harry He PDF

By Harry He

This publication is ready coding interview questions from software program and net businesses. It covers 5 key components which verify functionality of applicants: (1) the fundamentals of programming languages, info constructions and algorithms, (2) techniques to writing code with prime quality, (3) find out how to resolve tricky difficulties, (4) easy methods to optimize code, (5) tender abilities required in interviews. the fundamentals of languages, algorithms and knowledge buildings are mentioned in addition to questions that discover the right way to write powerful recommendations after breaking down difficulties into conceivable items. it's also examples to target modeling and artistic challenge solving.

Interview questions from the preferred businesses within the IT are taken as examples to demonstrate the 5 components above. along with options, it includes specific research, how interviewers review ideas, in addition to why they prefer or dislike them. the writer makes smart use of the truth that interviewees may have restricted time to software significant suggestions which in flip, limits the choices an interviewer has. So the writer covers these bases.

Readers will increase their interview functionality after examining this e-book. will probably be invaluable for them even when they get bargains, simply because its issues, akin to methods to reading tough difficulties, writing powerful code and optimizing, are all crucial for high-performing coders.

What you’ll learn

  • Necessary wisdom for coding interviews, together with programming languages, algorithms and knowledge buildings
  • Tips to put in writing whole and strong code
  • Approaches to simplifying and fixing tricky difficulties, with examples, figures and dialogue
  • Methods to optimizing reminiscence and area potency
  • Tips to illustrate conversation abilities and studying abilities in the course of interviews
  • Standards in interviewers’ minds to judge applicants’ functionality

Who this ebook is for

Targeted audiences of this ebook contain scholars who're attracted to programming-related careers, in addition to builders with less-than-three-year event who're trying to find extra profession possibilities.

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Download Neural-Symbolic Learning Systems: Foundations and by Artur S. d'Avila Garcez,Krysia B. Broda,Dov M. Gabbay PDF

By Artur S. d'Avila Garcez,Krysia B. Broda,Dov M. Gabbay

synthetic Intelligence is anxious with generating units that aid or exchange humans of their day-by-day actions. Neural-symbolic studying platforms play a imperative function during this activity by way of combining, and attempting to take advantage of, some great benefits of either the neural and symbolic paradigms of synthetic intelligence.
This e-book offers a complete advent to the sector of neural-symbolic studying platforms, and a useful review of the most recent examine matters during this region. it truly is divided into 3 sections, overlaying the most themes of neural-symbolic integration - theoretical advances in wisdom illustration and studying, wisdom extraction from expert neural networks, and inconsistency dealing with in neural-symbolic structures. each one part presents a stability of conception and perform, giving the result of functions utilizing real-world difficulties in parts corresponding to DNA series research, strength platforms fault prognosis, and software program requisites standards.
Neural-Symbolic studying Systems may be worthy analyzing for researchers and graduate scholars in Engineering, Computing technological know-how, man made Intelligence, laptop studying and Neurocomputing. it's going to even be of curiosity to clever platforms practitioners and somebody attracted to purposes of hybrid man made intelligence systems.

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