This superbly useful book provides computing and information technology students with all the tools necessary to successfully complete a final year research project. Based on extensive practical experience, it offers a simple step-by-step guide to the key processes involved.
A dual purpose textbook. It is uniquely written to cover core material in the foundations of computing for graduate students in computer science and to provide an introduction to some more advanced topics for those intending further study in the field.
Wireless ad hoc sensor networks has recently become a very active research subject. This book presents high-quality contributions by leading experts worldwide on the key algorithmic and complexity-theoretic aspects of wireless sensor networks.
As communication technologies profoundly alter our lives, many spend more time in virtual than physical reality. This book deploys social science theory to analyze ‘virtual futures’ as imagined by the inhabitants of online gameworlds such as Entropia Universe.
This book describes the business value of RFID, offering a thorough explanation of its costs and benefits. Geared to business, rather than technological leaders, the book proposes different investment evaluation models for use in various application areas.
In less than a human lifetime, computers are transforming economies and societies like no other human invention. This book looks past technology to introduce comuputing pioneers: Babbage, Turing, Wozniak and Jobs, Bill Gates, Tim Berners-Lee, Mark Zuckerberg.