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Integrated Information and Computing Systems for Natural, Spatial, and Social Sciences

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The 21st century has seen a number of advancements in technology, including the use of high performance computing. Computing resources are being used by the science and economy fields for data processing, simulation, and modeling. These innovations aid in the support of production, logistics, and mobility processes. Integrated Information and Computing Systems for Natural, Spatial, and Social Sciences covers a carefully selected spectrum of the most up to date issues, revealing the benefits, dynamism, potential, and challenges of information and computing system application scenarios and components from a wide spectrum of prominent disciplines. This comprehensive collection offers important guidance on the development stage of the universal solution to information and computing systems for researchers as well as industry decision makers and developers.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Preface
    1. STRUCTURE OF THE BOOK
    2. TARGET AUDIENCES
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Collaboration, Frameworks, and Legal Aspects
    1. Chapter 1: Integrated Information and Computing Systems for Advanced Cognition with Natural Sciences
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COGNOSTICS AND INTEGRATED SYSTEMS
      4. OBJECTIVES
      5. RESOURCES
      6. ISSUES
      7. COMPONENTS AT WORK
      8. TRUST IN INFORMATION
      9. TRUST IN COMPUTING
      10. CRITICAL DATA VERIFICATION IN INTERMEDIATE PROCESSES
      11. MANY-FILE INTEGRITY
      12. CONTENT FILTERING
      13. OBJECTS AND FILEALIASING
      14. OBJECTS AND MULTILINKING
      15. STRUCTURING INFORMATION
      16. DYNAMICAL COMPONENTS
      17. EVALUATION
      18. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Software Design for Passing Sarbanes-Oxley in Cloud Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND RELATED WORK
      4. SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002
      5. DESIGNING FOR SARBANES-OXLEY COMPLIANCE IN THE CLOUD
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Awareness-Based Security Management for Complex and Internet-Based Operations Management Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE
      4. ON THE CONCEPT OF SELF-AWARENESS
      5. CONSTRUCTING TRUST AND SECURITY-AWARE WORKFLOWS
      6. WORKING PRINCIPLES OF SECURITY-AWARENESS
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    4. Chapter 4: A New SWOT Analysis of an E-Government System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. SWOT ANALYSIS OF THE E-GOVERNMENT SYSTEM IN SINGAPORE
      5. ACHIEVEMENTS OF SINGAPORE’S E-GOVERNMENT SYSTEM
      6. POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW TO ADDRESS CHALLENGES FACING E-GOVERNMENT
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: Accessing Knowledge from the Bedside
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WHERE DOES THE TABLET COMPUTER BELONG?
      4. POTENTIAL FOR CLINICAL TEACHING AND LEARNING
      5. RESEARCH ON MOBILE LEARNING DEVICES
      6. CHALLENGES AND CONSIDERATIONS FOR DEPLOYING THE TABLET COMPUTER TO THE CLINICAL SETTING
      7. CONDUCTING A NEEDS ANALYSIS TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF TABLET COMPUTER DEPLOYMENT IN A RURAL TEACHING HOSPITAL
      8. USING TABLET COMPUTERS TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY PRECEPTORS: A PROPOSED PILOT
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 2: High End Computing, Storage, and Services
    1. Chapter 6: Energy-Efficient Monitoring and Controlling of Computer Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ENERGY-EFFICIENT MANAGEMENT OF SERVERS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 7: High-End Storage
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OVERVIEW OF HIGH-END STORAGE AND SOLUTIONS
      4. CHALLENGES OF HIGH-END STORAGE FOR REAL-TIME PROCESSING
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 8: Encapsulation of Complex HPC Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. HPC USE CASE
      5. PROVISION AND INTEGRATION OF COMPLEX IT SERVICES: THE ENTERPRISE SERVICE BUS (ESB)
      6. SERVICE VIRTUALISATION INFRASTRUCTURE
      7. PROVIDING A CANCELLOUS BONE SIMULATION SERVICE VIA BPEL
      8. CONCLUDING REMARKS
    4. Chapter 9: Architecture for Integration and Migration of Information Systems by Using SOA Services across Heterogeneous System Boundaries
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: THE TRANSACTION MODEL
      4. DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTIES OF HETEROGENEOUS MODULAR ERP ARCHITECTURE
      5. OVERVIEW OF REPLICATION METHODS FOR HETEROGENEOUS DATABASES
      6. DISTRIBUTED SYSTEM SUPPORT
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    5. Chapter 10: Password Recovery Research and its Future Direction
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. IMPROVING PASSWORD RECOVERY
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 3: Communication, Computation, and Advanced Scientific Computing
    1. Chapter 11: Multiagent Based Product Data Communication System for Computer Supported Collaborative Design
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. COMPUTER SUPPORTED COLLABORATIVE DESIGN
      4. MULTIAGENT-BASED PRODUCT DATA COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
      5. MECHANISM FOR COMMUNICATION
      6. TRACKING OF DESIGN CHANGES
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 12: Development, Integration, and Deployment of Mobile Information Services in Healthcare
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. USABILITY AND SECURITY ISSUES FOR MOBILE HEALTHCARE SERVICES
      5. CONNECT PROJECT
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 13: Micro Information Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SENSOR CONNECTED IS SYSTEMS
      4. TOWARD A PRELIMINARY MICRO-IS MODEL
      5. MICRO-IS APPLICATIONS
      6. MICRO-IS IMPLICATIONS TO IS
      7. MICRO IS DESIGN MODEL
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 14: Mobile Communication in Hospitals
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 15: Thermo-Chemical Convection in Planetary Mantles
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MODEL DESCRIPTION
      4. RESULTS
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
    6. Chapter 16: High-Performance Modelling in Geodynamics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MODELLING OF MANTLE CONVECTION
      4. VARIATION OF THE GEOMETRY
      5. VARIATION OF THE VISCOSITY
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS IN GEODYNAMICS
  10. Section 4: Big Data Exploration, Visualisation, Education, and Social Media
    1. Chapter 17: Space-Time Analytics for Spatial Dynamics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SPACE-TIME ANALYTICS: FROM OBSERVABLES TO DRIVERS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 18: An Ontology-Based Approach to Support Information Discovery in Spatial Data Infrastructures
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. BACKGROUND
      5. INTEGRATING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION IN SDIS
      6. THE PROPOSED SOLUTION
      7. IMPLEMENTATION ISSUES
      8. PROTOTYPING
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 19: Integration of a Visualization Solution with a 3-D Simulation Model for Tissue Growth
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BUILDING 3-D BIOARTIFICIAL TISSUES
      4. THE SIMULATION MODEL
      5. SEQUENTIAL ALGORITHM
      6. PARALLELIZATION AND OPTIMIZATION
      7. VISUALIZATION OF TIME-VARYING DATA
      8. RELATED WORK ON VISUALIZATION OF TISSUE GROWTH
      9. ENCOUNTERED CHALLENGES
      10. IMPLEMENTED VISUALIZATION SOLUTION
      11. EVALUATION OF VISUALIZATION RESULTS
      12. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
      13. SUMMARY AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    4. Chapter 20: Information System Prosumption Development and Application in e-Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION: CUSTOMER INVOLVEMENT IN PRODUCTION PROCESS
      3. BACKGROUND: INFORMATION SYSTEMS USER ACTIVATION APPROACHES
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER: OPEN BUSINESS MODEL
      5. CUSTOMER ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE DEVELOPMENT
      6. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 21: The Impact of Social Media in Web-Based Information Management and Digital Media
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS
      4. THE CONVERGENCE OF USER INTERACTION AND GAME DESIGN ON THE WEB
      5. THE ISSUE OF QUALITY
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION AND OUTLOOK
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors