This authoritative guide on computer network security covers current security solutions and best practices in both fixed and mobile computer networks. It includes chapters on 'handling disasters' and 'security in mobile network systems.'
In addressing the question of how far it is possible to go in knowledge representation and reasoning through graphs, the authors cover basic conceptual graphs, computational aspects, and kernel extensions. The basic mathematical notions are summarized.
This volume reviews cutting-edge technologies and insights related to XML-based and multimedia information access and data retrieval. And by applying new techniques to real-world scenarios, it details how organizations can gain competitive advantages.
This book introduces an approach in designing E-Librarian Services, which combines advances in multimedia information retrieval with aspects of human-machine interfaces. Such a system can efficiently retrieve multimedia resources from a digital library.
Dynamic taxonomies and faceted search is an access paradigm that has rapidly become pervasive in modern Web data retrieval. This book is a roadmap to that paradigm, detailing such aspects as modeling, schema design, system implementation, and user interaction.
Intellectual property in the form of patents plays a vital role in today's increasingly knowledge-based economy. This book assembles state-of-the art research and is intended to illustrate innovative approaches to patent information retrieval.
In this book, the authors, selected from the lecturers of the European Summer School in Information Retrieval, illustrate key problems and topics in the current development of Information Retrieval and on future search engine technology.