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Simulation-based Medical Training

This volume explores the development process of a Virtual Reality (VR) and web-based medical training system from a user-centred perspective. It highlights the importance of user participation in this context by analysing two case studies concerned with the development of a VR and web-based medical training system for Spinal Anaest...
£34.99

TechKnowledgies

TechKnowledgies: New Imaginaries and Transmigrations in the Humanities, Arts, and TechnoSciences is a diverse collection of essays, a recently produced technology play by William Kennedy, art, and installations that represent, and at times resist, the ways science and technology are interacting with the arts and the humanities to p...
£39.99

The Computer Culture Reader

The Computer Culture Reader brings together a multi-disciplinary group of scholars to probe the underlying structures and overarching implications of the ways in which people and computers collaborate in the production of meaning. The contributors navigate the heady and sometimes terrifying atmosphere surrounding the digital revolu...
£39.99

The Game Culture Reader

In The Game Culture Reader, editors Jason C. Thompson and Marc A. Ouellette propose that Game Studies—that peculiar multi-, inter-, and trans-disciplinary field wherein international researchers from such diverse areas as rhetoric, computer science, literary studies, culture studies, psychology, media studies and so on come togethe...
£44.99

User-Centred and Context-Aware Identity Management in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks

The emergent notion of ubiquitous computing makes it possible for mobile devices to communicate and provide services via networks connected in an ad-hoc manner. These have resulted in the proliferation of wireless technologies such as Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANets), which offer attractive solutions for services that need flexible ...
£39.99

Recent Progress in the Boolean Domain

In today’s world, people are using more and more digital systems in daily life. Such systems utilize the elementariness of Boolean values. A Boolean variable can carry only two different Boolean values: FALSE or TRUE (0 or 1), and has the best interference resistance in technical systems. However, a Boolean function exponentially d...
£54.99

Formalising Natural Languages with NooJ 2013

This volume contains 17 articles, developed from papers that were chosen from among the 44 presentations of work on NooJ presented at the 2013 International NooJ Conference in Saarbrücken in June, 2013.NooJ is a linguistic development environment that allows linguists to formalize a wide gamut of linguistic phenomena, and then test...
£44.99

Best Practices for Spoken Corpora in Linguistic Research

A key concern of researchers involved in the creation and sharing of language resources is to attain maximum usability, reliability and longevity of these resources for present and future researchers in the language sciences. The view developed in this volume is that spoken corpora construction and sharing are major research endeav...
£47.99

Information Visualisation

Information visualisation is the field of study that is concerned with the development of methods for transforming abstract, complex data into visual representations in order to make that data more easily communicable and understandable. This volume reviews recent developments in information visualisation techniques, their applicat...
£44.99

Digital Diversities

Digital Diversities is a groundbreaking interdisciplinary study of the social, social-psychological, philosophical and political ramifications of the ‘digital turn’ in human affairs. Focusing, in particular, on connections between the saturation of everyday life by digital communication technologies and 21st century global mobility...
£52.99

Virtual Teacher

Today in the age of technology, contemporary researchers from the fields of philosophy, cognitive science, neurobiology, and artificial intelligence ask many questions about the nature of the mind and body, originating in ancient Greek philosophy. Among those, are also questions about the relationship between humans and machines, a...
£52.99

Expanding Practices in Audiovisual Narrative

The last twenty or so years have seen a phenomenal expansion in the variety of forms of creative and narrative audiovisual expression. The increasing role of relatively recent developments such as the internet, mobile telephony and computer gaming, which complement the narrative representation of more traditional media, seems to ha...
£47.99
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