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Contemporary Advancements in Information Technology Development in Dynamic Environments

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The advancement of information technology is becoming more prevalent in all aspects of the world today, including online environments. Understanding technology’s effect on niche markets and all fields of research is crucial for practitioners in this area. Contemporary Advancements in Information Technology Development in Dynamic Environments presents an in-depth discussion into the information technology revolution present in fields such as government, gaming, social networking, and cloud computing. This book’s investigation into the research and application of information technology in several specific areas make this a useful resource for practitioners, professionals, undergraduate/graduate students, and academics.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Preface
  6. Chapter 1: Knowledge-Based E-Government Solutions in Dynamic Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. BACKGROUND
    3. SETTING THE STAGE
    4. CASE DESCRIPTION
    5. IMPROVED SAKE CASE: SMART APPROACH
    6. CURRENT CHALLENGES
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  7. Chapter 2: Effects of Perceived Information Quality, Perceived System Quality, and Perceived Flow on Mobile Social Networking Sites (SNS) Users' Trust
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PERCEIVED INFORMATION QUALITY
    4. PERCEIVED SYSTEM QUALITY
    5. PERCEIVED USER TRUST AND PERCEIVED FLOW
    6. METHODOLOGY
    7. DATA ANALYSIS
    8. FACTOR ANALYSIS
    9. RELIABILITY ANALYSIS
    10. CORRELATION ANALYSIS
    11. CORRELATIONS WITH PERCEIVED USER TRUST
    12. CORRELATIONS WITH PERCEIVED FLOW
    13. DISCUSSION
    14. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    15. REFERENCES
  8. Chapter 3: Creating Believable and Effective AI Agents for Games and Simulations
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FUN FACTORS AND REALISM
    4. BELIEVABLE AND EFFECTIVE AI AGENTS
    5. PRACTICAL CHALLENGES IN AI DEVELOPMENT
    6. EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHES TO AI DEVELOPMENT
    7. BUILDING A BELIEVABLE AND EFFECTIVE AI AGENT: A CASE STUDY
    8. DISCUSSION
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ENDNOTES
  9. Chapter 4: Face and Object Recognition Using Biological Features and Few Views
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RECENT 3D FACE AND OBJECT RECOGNITION METHODS
    4. CORTICAL BACKGROUND
    5. CORTICAL LINE, EDGE, AND KEYPOINT MODELS
    6. FACE RECOGNITION FRAMEWORK
    7. OBJECT RECOGNITION FRAMEWORK
    8. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    9. TOWARDS REAL-TIME VIEW RECOGNITON USING KEYPOINTS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    12. REFERENCES
    13. ENDNOTES
  10. Chapter 5: Improving Spatial Decision Making in Cloud Computing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
    4. 3. ARCHITECTURE
    5. 4. APPLICATIVE EXPERIMENTS
    6. 5. RELATED WORK
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ENDNOTES
  11. Chapter 6: Further Development of an Application Framework for Computational Chemistry (AFCC) Applied to New Drug Discovery
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. MOLECULAR MODELLING
    4. 3. NEW DRUG DISCOVERY
    5. 4. COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY AND GAUSSIAN
    6. 5. APPLICATION FRAMEWORK FOR COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY (AFCC)
    7. 6. RESULTS
    8. 7. ITERATIVE PROCESSING
    9. 8. CONCLUSION
    10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    11. REFERENCES
    12. APPENDIX: UOS CLUSTER COMPUTER OUTLINE SPECIFICATION
  12. Chapter 7: Research on Letter and Word Frequency and Mathematical Modeling of Frequency Distributions in the Modern Bulgarian Language
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RESEARCHES ON THE FREQUENCIES OF THE LETTERS AND THE WORDS IN THE BULGARIAN LANGUAGE
    4. INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR MAINTAINING AND PROCESSING THE TEXTS OF BULGARIAN LANGUAGE
    5. RELATIVE FREQUENCIES OF THE LETTERS AND THE WORDS IN THE MODERN BULGARIAN LANGUAGE
    6. FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS OF THE LETTERS AND THE WORDS IN THE MODERN BULGARIAN LANGUAGE
    7. STANDARD DEVIATION OF LETTER AND WORD FREQUENCIES BY DOCUMENTS
    8. ADDITIONAL RESULTS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
  13. Chapter 8: Vague Correlation Coefficient of Interval Vague Sets and its Applications to Topsis in MADM Problems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CORRELATION COEFFICIENT OF VAGUE SETS
    4. INTERVAL VAGUE SETS
    5. CORRELATION COEFFICIENT OF INTERVAL VAGUE SETS
    6. STATISTICAL CONFIDENCE INTERVALS FOR FUZZY DATA
    7. VAGUE MEASURES FOR THE CORRELATION COEFFICIENT OF IVSs
    8. APPLICATION OF CORRELATION COEFFICIENT OF INTERVAL VAGUE SETS IN TOPSIS
    9. NUMERICAL ILLUSTRATION
    10. COMPARISON OF PROPOSED TOPSIS WITH EXISTING METHODS
    11. DISCUSSION
    12. CONCLUSION
    13. REFERENCES
  14. Chapter 9: Decomposition Theorem of Generalized Interval-Valued Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. PRELIMINARIES
    4. 3. INTERVAL CUT-SETS ON GIVIFS AND SOME RESULTS
    5. 4. DECOMPOSITION ON INTERVAL CUT-SET OF GIVIFS
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
  15. Chapter 10: A Generalized Graph Strict Strong Coloring Algorithm
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. PRELIMINARY DEFENITIONS
    4. 3. GENERALIZED GRAPH STRICT STRONG COLORING ALGORITHM (GGSSCA)
    5. 4. EXPERIMENTS AND RESULTS
    6. 5. GGSSCA VERSUS EXACT ALGORITHM FOR TREES
    7. 6. GRAPH DISTRIBUTION BASED ON STRICT STRONG COLORING
    8. 7. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
  16. Chapter 11: Precordial Vibrations
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. MEASUREMENT REALIZATION CASE: A SYSTEM FOR DETECTION OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL SCG
    4. 3. AREAS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
    5. 4. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. ADDITIONAL READING
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 12: Nanostructures Cluster Models in Solution
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. COMPUTATIONAL METHOD
    4. CONCLUSION
    5. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    6. REFERENCES
  18. Chapter 13: An Integrated Design for a CNC Machine
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EXPERIMENTAL SETUP
    4. THE MECHANICAL DESIGN
    5. THE ELECTRICAL AND INTERFACE DESIGN
    6. THE PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION
    7. COST AND ACCURACY COMPARISON
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. FUTURE WORK
    10. REFERENCES
  19. Chapter 14: Computer-Aided Ceramic Design
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CERAMICS OVERVIEW
    4. COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN
    5. PRODUCT EMOTION AND ITS INFLUENCE ON CONSUMERS’ BEHAVIOUR
    6. INTERRELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NORMAN’S THREE LEVELS OF DESIGN AND EMOTIONAL DESIRE
    7. BUILDING USER-CENTERED DESIGN IN NEW PRODUCT
    8. HOW CAN DESIGNERS APPLY THIS KNOWLEDGE?
    9. STUDY ONE
    10. STUDY TWO
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
    13. ENDNOTES
  20. Chapter 15: Clean and Green Energy Technologies, Sustainable Development, and Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. ENERGY SOURCES AND USE
    4. 3. ROLE OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY SYSTEM
    5. 4. RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES
    6. 5. ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
    7. 6. DISCUSSIONS
    8. 7. CONCLUSION
    9. 8. RECOMMENDATIONS
    10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  21. Chapter 16: New Efficient Evolutionary Algorithm Applied to Optimal Reactive Power Dispatch
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. MATHEMATICAL PROBLEM FORMULATION
    4. 3. BIOGEOGRAPHY-BASED OPTIMIZATION
    5. 4. QUASI OPPOSITION-BASED LEARNING
    6. 5. QOBBO ALGORITHM APPLIED TO ORPD PROBLEM
    7. 6. PARAMETER SELECTION
    8. 7. NUMERICAL SOLUTIONS
    9. 8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE SCOPE OF WORK
    10. REFERENCES
  22. Chapter 17: Multiobjective Optimization of Bioethanol Production via Hydrolysis Using Hopfield-Enhanced Differential Evolution
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DIFFERENTIAL EVOLUTION
    4. GRAVITATIONAL SEARCH ALGORITHM (GSA)
    5. HOPFIELD-ENHANCED DIFFERENTIAL EVOLUTION (HEDE)
    6. MEASUREMENT METRICS: HYPERVOLUME INDICATOR (HVI) AND CONVERGENCE METRIC
    7. DESCRIPTION OF BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION PROBLEM
    8. COMPUTATIONAL RESULTS AND ANALYSIS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. APPENDIX 1: NOTATION
  23. Compilation of References
  24. About the Contributors