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Interdisciplinary Advances in Information Technology Research

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Over the last few decades, the constant developments in the IT field have expanded into nearly every discipline and aspect of life. explores multiple fields and the research done as well as how they differentiate and relate to one another. This collection provides focused discussions from unique perspectives on the latest information technology research. Researchers, practitioners, and professionals will benefit from this publication’s broad perspective. Interdisciplinary Advances in Information Technology Research

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
  6. Chapter 1: The Consistency of the Medical Expert System CADIAG-2
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. NOTATION AND PRELIMINARY DEFINITIONS
    4. THE KNOWLEDGE BASE OF CADIAG-2
    5. CHECKING SATISFIABILITY OF CADIAG-2
    6. ALGORITHMS
    7. MINIMAL UNSATISFIABLE SETS IN
    8. EVALUATING INCONSISTENCY IN
    9. CONCLUSION
  7. Chapter 2: Development of a Knowledge Based System for an Intensive Care Environment Using Ontologies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
    4. DEVELOPMENT OF A CARDIAC CARE ONTOLOGY
    5. DEVELOPMENT OF A KBS FOR AN INTENSIVE CARE ENVIRONMENT
    6. EVALUATION
    7. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  8. Chapter 3: Breast Cancer Diagnosis Using Optimized Attribute Division in Modular Neural Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. RESULTS
    6. CONCLUSION
  9. Chapter 4: DISMON
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. STATE OF THE ART
    4. ARCHITECTURE AND INTERNALS
    5. USE CASE
    6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  10. Chapter 5: Self-Organizing Tree Using Artificial Ants
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FROM REAL TO ARTIFICIAL ANTS: ANTTREE ALGORITHM
    4. SELF-ORGANIZING MAP
    5. UNIFIED MODEL: SOTREE
    6. TOPOLOGICAL ORDER IN SOTREE MODEL
    7. COMPARATIVE RESULTS
    8. CONCLUSION AND PERSPECTIVE
  11. Chapter 6: Co-Evolutionary Algorithms Based on Mixed Strategy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE FRAMEWORK OF EVOLUTIONARY ALGORITHM BASED ON MIXED STRATEGY
    4. THE EVOLUTIONARY ALGORITHM BASED ON MIXED STRATEGY
    5. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 7: A Hyper-Heuristic Using GRASP with Path-Relinking
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. HYPER-HEURISTIC USING GRASP WITH PATH-RELINKING
    5. GRASP
    6. A CASE STUDY OF THE NURSE ROSTERING PROBLEM
    7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  13. Chapter 8: Pareto Artificial Life Algorithm for Multi-Objective Optimization
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MULTI-OBJECTIVE OPTIMIZATION PROBLEMS
    4. PARETO OPTIMIZATION
    5. PARETO ARTIFICIAL LIFE ALGORITHM
    6. PARETO OPTIMUM DESIGN OF JOURNAL BEARING
    7. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 9: An Optimization Model for the Identification of Temperature in Intelligent Building
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MODEL FOR TEMPERATURE IDENTIFICATION
    4. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
    5. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 10: Research of Biogeography-Based Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BASIC CONCEPT OF MOP
    4. BBO
    5. DESCRIPTION OF BBMOEA
    6. COMPARATIVE STUDY
    7. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 11: The Effects of Investments in Information Technology on Firm Performance
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
    3. LITERATURE RELATED TO IT INVESTMENTS AND FIRM PERFORMANCE
    4. SAMPLE AND MEASURES
    5. RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION, LIMITATIONS, AND DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
    7. APPENDIX
  17. Chapter 12: Design of an Integrated Project Management Information System for Large Scale Public Projects
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PROJECT ORGANIZATION AND INFORMATION FLOW
    4. REQUIREMENTS
    5. PROPOSED SOLUTION OF WPMS
    6. PROTECTION AND SAFETY ISSUES
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 13: An Aspect Oriented Component Based Archetype Driven Development
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
    4. PROPOSED METHODOLOGY
    5. CASE STUDY EFFECTUATION: ONLINE FORUMS
    6. RESULTS AND SIGNIFICANCE
    7. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 14: Software Developers in India and Norway
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. REVIEW
    4. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHOD
    5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
  20. Chapter 15: Secure Electronic Healthcare Records Management in Wireless Environments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE
    4. NETWORK PERFORMANCE PARAMETERS
    5. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
    6. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 16: Enhancing the Disaster Recovery Plan through Virtualization
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TOPICS IN VIRTUALIZATION
    4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 17: The Value of Government Mandated Location-Based Services in Emergencies in Australia
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN AUSTRALIA
    4. THE EMERGENCE OF LOCATION-BASED SERVICES SOLUTIONS
    5. EMERGENCY WARNING AND ALERTING METHODS IN AUSTRALIA
    6. OVERCOMING EMERGENCY ALERT SHORTCOMINGS
    7. CONCLUSION
  23. Compilation of References
  24. About the Contributors