Posts in category: Storage Retrieval
By Giannis Tsakonas, Christos Papatheodorou
Overview of electronic Libraries summarizes examine and perform on either side of the Atlantic and goals to respond to the capability questions that either the theoretical and functional parts of electronic library assessment have posed in the course of fresh years. The booklet systematically provides elements of partaking groups, purposes and goals of overview, methodologies and metrics, and alertness paradigms.
- The publication bargains with sensible and theoretical concerns on electronic libraries improvement and evaluation
- It could be multi-disciplinary as a result of its nature incorporating perspectives and views of varied contributing fields
- Distinguished electronic library researchers and practitioners current systematically equipment, concepts and practices. The checklist of members contain Maristella Agosti, David Bainbridge, Ann Blandford, Colleen prepare dinner, Nicola Ferro, Brinley Franklin, Manolis Garoufallou, Sarah Giersch, Richard Hartley, Judy Jeng, Michael Khoo, Martha Kyrillidou, Yvonna Lincoln, David McArthur, Maria Monopoli, David Nicholas, Christos Papatheodorou, Terry Plum, Tefko Saracevic, Rania Siatri, Yin Leng Theng, Giannis Tsakonas and Lee Zia
By Roberto de Virgilio, Fausto Giunchiglia, Letizia Tanca
Databases were designed to shop huge volumes of knowledge and to supply effective question interfaces. Semantic internet codecs are geared in the direction of taking pictures area wisdom, interlinking annotations, and supplying a high-level, machine-processable view of knowledge. notwithstanding, the big quantity of such invaluable details makes effective administration of it more and more tricky, undermining the opportunity of remodeling it into important knowledge.
The examine offered via De Virgilio, Giunchiglia and Tanca attempts to bridge the 2 worlds in an effort to leverage the potency and scalability of database-oriented applied sciences to help an ontological high-level view of information and metadata. The contributions current and examine suggestions for semantic info administration, via profiting from the synergies among the logical foundation of the Semantic net and the logical foundations of knowledge administration. The book’s leitmotif is to suggest types and strategies in particular adapted to symbolize and deal with information that's properly dependent for less complicated computing device processing at the Web.
After introductory chapters on information administration and the Semantic internet ordinarily, the remainder contributions are grouped into 5 components on Semantic internet information garage, Reasoning within the Semantic net, Semantic internet facts Querying, Semantic net purposes, and Engineering Semantic net platforms. The handbook-like presentation makes this quantity an immense reference on present paintings and a resource of thought for destiny improvement, focusing on educational and business researchers in addition to graduate scholars in Semantic internet applied sciences or database design.
By Patrick O'Neil
The main finished creation to database programming and function to be had.
a whole and sensible creation to database administration platforms for an individual who's, or needs to develop into, a database administrator, software programmer, or refined SQL person. Patrick O'Neil's pragmatic method of programming and function inside advertisement settings teaches you to create bug-free functions with the main effective use of assets.
beginning with basic relational recommendations, the writer offers a complete diversity of data approximately database criteria and items, together with Oracle, Ingres, DB2 and Sybase, and gives distinct, step- by-step insurance of SQL and database transaction programming.
extra informative than usual listings of embedded SQL good points, O'Neil's presentation of embedded SQL * together with dynamic SQL) and forms-based software programming is so exact that it permits you to put in writing your individual courses in C. a number of workouts (with ideas) are supplied to augment the abilities had to produce operational queries and courses. you will additionally examine a couple of obstacles of interactive SQL and the way to surmount those boundaries in courses. Logical database layout is usually defined extensive and utilized to the dialogue of integrity constraints.
By Mika P.
Even if we replaced the net or the internet has replaced us is tough to determine, despite the knowledge of hindsight. Social Networks and the Semantic internet presents significant case reviews. the 1st case learn exhibits the probabilities of monitoring a learn group over the net, combining the knowledge received from the internet with different facts assets, and interpreting the consequences. Social community mining from the net performs a tremendous function for that reason research for acquiring large-scale, dynamic community information past the probabilities of survey equipment. the second one research highlights the function of the social context in user-generated classifications in content material, resembling the tagging structures referred to as folksonomies.
By Robin Goodfellow, Mary Lea
"Informed by means of an intimate wisdom of a social literacies standpoint, this ebook is filled with profound insights and unforeseen connections. Its scholarly, clear-eyed research of the position of recent media in better schooling units the time table for e-learning learn within the twenty-first century" Ilana Snyder, Monash college "This ebook deals an intensive rethinking of e-learning … The authors problem academics, path builders, and coverage makers to determine e-learning environments as textual practices, rooted deeply within the social and highbrow lifetime of educational disciplines. This technique holds nice promise for relocating e-learning earlier its specialize in know-how and 'the learner' towards important engagement with fields of inquiry via texts." Professor David Russell, Iowa nation collage hard e-learning within the collage takes a brand new method of the growing to be box of e-learning in greater schooling. In it, the authors argue that during order to advance e-learning within the collage we have to comprehend the texts and practices which are all in favour of studying and instructing utilizing on-line and web-based applied sciences. The booklet develops an process which pulls jointly social and cultural methods to literacies, studying and applied sciences, illustrating those in perform throughout the exploration of case reports. it really is key interpreting for tutorial builders who're excited about the guarantees provided, yet not often introduced, with every one new generation of studying with applied sciences. it is going to even be of curiosity to literacies researchers and to HE coverage makers and bosses who desire to comprehend the contexts of e-learning.
By John Davies, Rudi Studer, Paul Warren
Championed through the 3W Consortium, the Semantic net is a hugely major initiative affecting the way forward for the area extensive net. at present, web-based info includes essentially files written in HTML (HyperText Markup Language). contemporary net, besides the fact that, bargains simply very constrained methods of describing the content material itself. The Semantic internet addresses this shortcoming, utilizing the descriptive applied sciences RDF (Resource Description Framework) and OWL (Web Ontology Language), and the data-centric, customizable XML (Extensible Markup Language).They envision wisdom offices the place the limits among rfile administration, content material administration, and information administration are damaged down, and the place wisdom administration is an easy a part of daily activities.* A complete evaluate of the state-of-the artwork in Semantic net examine and key technologies.* Examines how Semantic internet expertise is being utilized in wisdom administration ("Semantic info Access") and within the subsequent new release of net services.* Addresses the problems of (semi-) computerized ontology new release and metadata extraction.* Discusses ontology administration and evolution, overlaying language-independent ontology evolution, ontology swap request specification, and ontology dependency.* comprises contributions by way of the head specialists within the field.* Illustrates the theoretical techniques with 3 case reviews on commercial functions in electronic libraries, the criminal zone and the telecommunication industry.Suitable for Undergraduates and graduate scholars, lecturers, commercial researchers within the box and business body of workers who're monitoring WWW know-how advancements so as to understandthe company implications.
By Mitch Tulloch, Windows Server Team
This scenario-focused identify offers concise technical suggestions and insights for troubleshooting and optimizing garage with Hyper-V. Written by way of skilled virtualization pros, this little publication packs loads of worth right into a few pages, delivering a lean learn with plenty of real-world insights and most sensible practices for Hyper-V garage optimization.
By Barrie Gunter
The Google new release examines unique and secondary examine facts from foreign resources to figure out even if there's a more youthful iteration of inexperienced persons who're adopting assorted sorts of info seek behaviour from older generations as a functionality in their styles of use of on-line applied sciences. The ebook addresses the questions: may well the frequent availability and use of se's, equivalent to Google, supply upward push to another form of pupil who seeks out and utilises on-line details assets and thereby develops a special orientation to studying from older generations whose details looking practices turned demonstrated in the beginning within the offline world.
- Provides a probably the most finished analyses but at the evolving nature of knowledge seek behaviour
- Combines a evaluation of a variety of foreign learn facts mixed with unique, innovative research
- Directed in the direction of end-users and coverage makers in addition to teachers with shared scholarly interests
By Jeffrey A. Hoffer, Mary Prescott, Fred McFadden
The 7th version of this renowned booklet has been up-to-date and revised to deal with the technical, managerial, and methodological adjustments happening at an ever-increasing speed during this box. whereas holding the easiest positive factors of the former version, it covers the most recent rules, suggestions, and applied sciences. Illustrations assist in making very important options and methods transparent. It contains object-oriented facts modeling and UML, web databases, info warehousing, and using CASE instruments in aid of knowledge modeling. themes are brought to augment rules from different standard info fields, equivalent to structures research and layout, networking, web design and improvement, MIS rules, and laptop programming. Emphasis is at the improvement of the database element of sleek info platforms, and at the administration of the information source. For managers of data platforms, in addition to platforms analysts and database designers.
By Keng Siau (Editor)
Complicated themes in Database examine is a sequence of books at the fields of database, software program engineering, and structures research and layout. They function the most recent study principles and themes on tips on how to increase present database structures, increase info garage, refine present database types, and improve complicated purposes. complex issues in Database learn, quantity five is part of this series.Advanced themes in Database examine, quantity five offers the newest study rules and issues on database platforms and purposes, and gives insights into very important advancements within the box of database and database administration. This booklet describes the features and contours of recent applied sciences and methodologies, and offers cutting-edge study principles, with an emphasis on theoretical concerns relating to databases and database administration.