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Ahmad, Norita
American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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- 10 of 13 reviews

  Characteristics of social media stories
AlNoamany Y., Weigle M., Nelson M.  International Journal on Digital Libraries 17(3): 239-256, 2016. Type: Article

Through its portrayal of social media in an archival review, this paper attempts to decipher “what makes a story good.” In order to do this, the paper identifies popular “human-generated” posts. The concept that a timeline ...

Nov 9 2016  
  Connecting families: the impact of new communication technologies on domestic life
Neustaedter C., Harrison S., Sellen A.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, London, UK, 2013. 205 pp. Type: Book (978-1-447141-91-4)

This collection offers a diverse overview of research about technologies for connecting families. It suggests ways technology can be used to keep families together, regardless of composition. The different technologies presented are sometimes intr...

Apr 2 2013  
  Enterprise systems: curriculum design and assessment
Atif Y., Al-Jaroodi J., Alkobaisi S., Jaffar A., Ditsa G., Campbell P.  Education and Information Technologies 16(4): 441-461, 2011. Type: Article

The paper provides an overview of curriculum design and assessment for an enterprise systems program at the College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates (UAE) University. In general, it discusses some of the main concepts involved in de...

Dec 16 2011  
  The adoption of hyped technologies: a qualitative study
Hedman J., Gimpel G.  Information Technology and Management 11(4): 161-175, 2010. Type: Article

In this paper, the authors examine factors affecting the adoption of hyped technology. They apply the theory of consumption values in order to explore and understand the reasons behind its adoption. Finally, they propose a model that explains the ...

Feb 24 2011  
   Information technologies and transitions in the lives of 55-65-year-olds: the case of colliding life interests
Salovaara A., Lehmuskallio A., Hedman L., Valkonen P., Näsänen J.  International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 68(11): 803-821, 2010. Type: Article

The attitudes of 55- to 65-year-olds toward the use of information technologies are discussed in this book. The focus of the study is on the life-changing events that occur for late-middle-aged adults who are transitioning into retirement. The int...

Feb 10 2011  
  Computational intelligence in economics and finance: volume II
Chen S., Wang P., Kuo T.,  Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., Secaucus, NJ, 2007. 228 pp. Type: Book (9783540728207)

The increasing use of computational intelligence (CI) has led to a growing interest in the subject. What is CI and what is its relationship to economics and finance? If you are interested in finding the answer to this question, you might want to r...

May 21 2008  
  Information systems reengineering and integration
Fong J.,  Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., Secaucus, NJ, 2006. 368 pp. Type: Book (9781846283826)

Integration has been, and will continue to be, one of the success indicators of any project. Reengineering, on the other hand, keeps a smooth transition process constantly running. This book addresses the problem of how to apply schema integration...

Dec 13 2006  
  A tester’s guide to .NET programming
Root R., Sweeney M.,  Apress, Berkeley, CA, 2006. 632 pp. Type: Book (9781590596005)

Root and Sweeney take a slightly different approach than the one used in most other programming books, and focus on giving testers with different programming experience enough basic information to write simple automated VB .NET and C# tests, and t...

Oct 16 2006  
  Performance modeling and analysis of Bluetooth networks: polling, scheduling, and traffic control
Mišić J., Misic V.,  Auerbach Publications, Boston, MA, 2005. 366 pp. Type: Book (9780849331572)

Bluetooth is an ad hoc network technology that provides relatively low data rates for supporting short-range, wireless personal area network (PAN) applications. This book offers an in-depth, practical view of the performance of Bluetooth networks,...

Jun 7 2006  
  An adaptive path index for XML data using the query workload
Min J., Chung C., Shim K.  Information Systems 30(6): 467-487, 2005. Type: Article

Extensible Markup Language (XML) path queries are fundamental to many XML query languages, like XQuery and XPath, which are often used for complex filtering of XML data. Most XML path query processing techniques use either navigation-based algorit...

Mar 28 2006  
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