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Intelligence Methods and Systems Advancements for Knowledge-Based Business

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Knowledge is power: In today’s era of knowledge-based economies, constantly changing business environments, severe competition, and globalization, gaining the knowledge edge will greatly empower an organization to stay on the cutting edge. Intelligence Methods and Systems Advancements for Knowledge-Based Business examines state-of-the-art research in decision sciences and business intelligence, and the applications of knowledge-based business with information systems. This comprehensive volume will provide researchers, academics, and business professionals with the research and inspiration they need to strengthen and empower their businesses in today’s world.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Area Editors
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
    1. SECTION 1: KNOWLEDGE-BASED DECISION MAKING
    2. SECTION 2: KNOWLEDGE-BASED MANAGEMENT FOR ORGANIZATIONS
    3. SECTION 3: WORKFLOW AND NETWORK ANALYSIS FOR KNOWLEDGE-BASED ORGANIZATIONS
    4. SECTION 4: KNOWLEDGE-BASED SEMANTIC AND ONTOLOGY
    5. SECTION 5: DATA ANALYSIS AND MINING
  6. Section 1: Knowledge-Based Decision Making
    1. Chapter 1: Pattern-Based Task Management as Means of Organizational Knowledge Maturing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ACTIVITY-CENTERED KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
      4. PATTERN-BASED TASK MANAGEMENT
      5. PATTERN-BASED TASK MANAGEMENT AND KNOWLEDGE MATURING
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Supporting Knowledge-Based Decision Making in the Medical Context
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. GLARE: A SKETCH
      4. CASE STUDY
      5. THE WHAT-IF FACILITY
      6. THE DECISION THEORY FACILITY
      7. RELATED WORKS
      8. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION
    3. Chapter 3: Optimal Service Ordering in Decentralized Queries Over Web Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEM FORMULATION
      4. OPTIMAL LINEAR PLAN CONSTRUCTION ALGORITHM
      5. EVALUATION
      6. RELATED WORK
      7. CONCLUSIONS AND DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE WORK
  7. Section 2: Knowledge-Based Management for Organizations
    1. Chapter 4: The Paradigm Shift in Organizational Research
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING AND DECISION MAKING – THE ROLE OF BOUNDED RATIONALITY, EVOLUTION AND ROUTINES
      4. FINANCIAL MARKETS AND PRICE DISTORTION – THE ROLE OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR, NETWORKS, AND COMPLEX INTERACTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 5: Negotiating Knowledge Gaps in Dispersed Knowledge Work
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. RESEARCH DESIGN
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION: STRATEGIES FOR NEGOTIATING KNOWLEDGE GAPS
      7. IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE AND FUTURE RESEARCH
      8. LIMITATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 6: Outsourcing in Knowledge-Based Service Firms
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
      4. HUMAN RESOURCES AND TACIT KNOWLEDGE
      5. OUTSOURCING IN KNOWLEDGE-BASED FIRMS
      6. RESEARCH METHODS
      7. RESULTS
      8. AMOUNT AND REASONS FOR OUTSOURCING
      9. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 7: Moving Towards a Knowledge City?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. KNOWLEDGE CITY FORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE-BASED URBAN DEVELOPMENT
      4. GLOBAL AND NATIONAL LEVEL KNOWLEDGE-BASED URBAN DEVELOPMENT POLICIES
      5. REGIONAL LEVEL KNOWLEDGE-BASED URBAN DEVELOPMENT POLICIES
      6. LOCAL LEVEL KNOWLEDGE-BASED URBAN DEVELOPMENT POLICIES
      7. KNOWLEDGE-BASED URBAN DEVELOPMENT CLUSTERS OF BRISBANE
      8. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 8: Expanding the Model of Competitive Business Strategy for Knowledge-Based Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE RELATED LITERATURE
      4. AN EXAMINATION OF SELECTED COMPANIES
      5. SUMMARY OF THE ENTREPRENEURIAL ASPECTS OF THE SELECTED COMPANIES
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 3: Workflow and Network Analysis for Knowledge-Based Organizations
    1. Chapter 9: Cross-Border Cooperative Network in the Perspective of Innovation Dynamics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF CROSS-BORDER INNOVATION NETWORK
      4. RESOURCE FLOWS IN CROSS-BORDER INNOVATION NETWORK
      5. PROPERTY VARIABLES OF CROSS-BORDER INNOVATION NETWORK
      6. INNOVATION DYNAMICS VARIABLES
      7. RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN VARIABLES
      8. ILLUSTRATION OF THE MODEL IN APPLICATION TO INNOVATION NETWORK BETWEEN SOUTH-EAST FINLAND AND NORTH-WEST RUSSIA
      9. THE MODEL PROPOSITIONS IN EXAMPLES OF DECISION-MAKING IN CROSS-BORDER INNOVATION NETWORK
      10. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 10: Modeling Operational Robustness and Resiliency with High-Level Petri Nets
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PN WORKFLOW EXTENSIONS
      5. ROBUSTNESS AND RESILIENCY MEASURES
      6. A GRAPHICAL PERSPECTIVE
      7. APPLICATION
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    3. Chapter 11: Fuzzy Multiple Criteria Workflow Robustness and Resiliency Modeling with Petri Nets
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PN-BASED WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT
      4. IMPERFECT DATA REPRESENTATION
      5. PN WORKFLOW EXTENSIONS
      6. ROBUSTNESS AND RESILIENCY MEASURES
      7. PRACTICAL APPLICATION
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  9. Section 4: Knowledge-Based Semantic and Ontology
    1. Chapter 12: Semantic Interfaces for Personal and Social Knowledge Work
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK, MOTIVATION AND OBJECTIVES
      4. SUPPORTING INFORMATION MANAGEMENT FOR KNOWLEDGE WORKERS IN THEIR WORK CONTEXT
      5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      6. SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
      7. EVALUATION
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 13: An Ontology-Based Extraction Framework for a Semantic Web Application
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
      3. THE SEMANTIC WEB
      4. SEMANTIC WEB APPLICATION (SEMWAP) FRAMEWORK
      5. VALIDATION
      6. RESULTS
      7. ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
    3. Chapter 14: Using Ontologies in Drug Prescription
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. SEMMED: MODEL, ARCHITECTURE AND INTERNALS
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  10. Section 5: Data Analysis and Mining
    1. Chapter 15: Organizational Conditions as Catalysts for Successful People-Focused Knowledge Sharing Initiatives
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS
      4. TESTING THE RESEARCH MODEL
      5. MEASUREMENT MODEL EVALUATION
      6. STRUCTURAL MODEL EVALUATION
      7. CONCLUSIONS AND PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. APPENDIX – QUESTIONNAIRE EXCERPT
    2. Chapter 16: An Architecture for Query Optimization Using Association Rule Mining
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. ASSOCIATION RULE MINING
      5. ASSOCIATION RULE BASED VIEWS
      6. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
      7. THE ROUTER FUNCTION
      8. STATISTICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE RESULTS
      9. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
      10. APPENDIX A
    3. Chapter 17: An Efficient Algorithm for Data Cleaning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. EXISTING ALGORITHMS/TECHNIQUES
      5. MAJOR PITFALLS OF THE EXISTING ALGORITHMS/TECHNIQUES
      6. PROPOSED FRAMEWORK
      7. IMPLEMENTATION DETAILS
      8. CONCLUSION
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors