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Research Challenges in Information Science

Research Challenges in Information Science

Author: Fabiano Dalpiaz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2020

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Sciences, RCIS 2020, held in Limassol, Cyprus, during September 23-25, 2020. The conference was originally scheduled for May 2020, but the organizing committee was forced to postpone the conference due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The scope of RCIS 2020 is summarized by the thematic areas of information systems and their engineering; user-oriented approaches; data and information management; business process management; domain-specific information systems engineering; data science; information infrastructures, and reflective research and practice. The 26 full papers and 3 work in progress papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 106 submissions. They were organized in topical sections named: Data Analytics and Business Intelligence; Digital Enterprise and Technologies; Human Factors in Information Systems; Information Systems Development and Testing; Machine Learning and Text Processing; and Security and Privacy. The volume also contains 12 poster and demo-papers, and 4 Doctoral Consortium papers.

Current Trends in Web Engineering

Current Trends in Web Engineering

Author: Marco Brambilla Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2020

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Web Engineering, ICWE 2019, held in Daejeon, South Korea, in June 2019. The 11 revised full papers were selected from 25 submissions. The workshops complement the main conference and explore new trends on core topics of Web engineering and provide an open discussion space combining solid theory work with practical on-the-field experience. The workshop committee accepted three workshops for publication in this volume: 5th International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery on the Web (KDWEB 2019), Second International Workshop on Maturity of Web Engineering Practices (MATWEP 2019), International Workshop on Data Science and Knowledge Graph (DSKG 2019).

HCI in Games

HCI in Games

Author: Xiaowen Fang Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2020

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on HCI in Games, HCI-Games 2020, held in July 2020 as part of HCI International 2020 in Copenhagen, Denmark.* HCII 2020 received a total of 6326 submissions, of which 1439 papers and 238 posters were accepted for publication after a careful reviewing process. The 38 papers presented in this volume are organized in topical sections named: designing games and gamified interactions; user engagement and game impact; and serious games. *The conference was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Web Engineering

Web Engineering

Author: Maria Bielikova Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2020

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Web Engineering, ICWE 2020, which was planned to take place in Helsinki, Finland, during June 9-12, 2020. Due to the corona pandemic the conference changed to a virtual format. The total of 24 full and 10 short contributions presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 78 submissions. The book also contains 4 PhD and 7 demo papers. The papers were organized in topical sections named: User interface technologies; performance of Web technologies; machine learning; testing of Web applications; emotion detection; location-aware applications; sentiment analysis; open data; liquid Web applications; Web-based learning; PhD symposium; demos and posters.

Benchmarking, Measuring, and Optimizing

Benchmarking, Measuring, and Optimizing

Author: Wanling Gao Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/06/2020

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Benchmarking, Measuring, and Optimization, Bench 2019, held in Denver, CO, USA, in November 2019. The 20 full papers and 11 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 79 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections named: Best Paper Session; AI Challenges on Cambircon using AIBenc; AI Challenges on RISC-V using AIBench; AI Challenges on X86 using AIBench; AI Challenges on 3D Face Recognition using AIBench; Benchmark; AI and Edge; Big Data; Datacenter; Performance Analysis; Scientific Computing.

Advanced Information Systems Engineering

Advanced Information Systems Engineering

Author: Schahram Dustdar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2020

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, CAiSE 2020, held in Grenoble, France, in June 2020.* The 33 full papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 185 submissions. The book also contains one invited talk in full paper length. The papers were organized in topical sections named: distributed applications; AI and big data in IS; process mining and analysis; requirements and modeling; and information systems engineering. Abstracts on the CAiSE 2020 tutorials can be found in the back matter of the volume. *The conference was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Understanding and Improving Information Search

Understanding and Improving Information Search

Author: Wai Tat Fu Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2020

This edited book adopts a cognitive perspective to provide breadth and depth to state-of-the-art research related to understanding, analyzing, predicting and improving one of the most prominent and important classes of behavior of modern humans, information search. It is timely as the broader research area of cognitive computing and cognitive technology have recently attracted much attention, and there has been a surge in interest to develop systems and technology that are more compatible with human cognitive abilities. Divided into three interlocking sections, the first introduces the foundational concepts of information search from a cognitive computing perspective to highlight the research questions and approaches that are shared among the contributing authors. Relevant concepts from psychology, information and computing sciences are addressed. The second section discusses methods and tools that are used to understand and predict information search behavior and how the cognitive perspective can provide unique insights into the complexities of the behavior in various contexts. The final part highlights a number of areas of applications of which education and training, collaboration and conversational search interfaces are important ones. Understanding and Improving Information Search - A Cognitive Approach includes contributions from cognitive psychologists, information and computing scientists around the globe, including researchers from Europe (France, Netherlands, Germany), the US, and Asia (India, Japan), providing their unique but coherent perspectives to the core issues and questions most relevant to our current understanding of information search behavior and improving information search.

Enterprise, Business-Process and Information Systems Modeling 21st International Conference, BPMDS 2020, 25th International Conference, EMMSAD 2020, Held at CAiSE 2020, Grenoble, France, June 8-9, 202

Enterprise, Business-Process and Information Systems Modeling 21st International Conference, BPMDS 2020, 25th International Conference, EMMSAD 2020, Held at CAiSE 2020, Grenoble, France, June 8-9, 202

Author: Selmin Nurcan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/05/2020

This book contains the proceedings of two long-running events held along with the CAiSE conference relating to the areas of enterprise, business-process and information systems modeling: * the 21st International Conference on Business Process Modeling, Development and Support, BPMDS 2020, and * the 25th International Conference on Exploring Modeling Methods for Systems Analysis and Development, EMMSAD 2020. The conferences were planned to take place in Grenoble, France, during June 8-9, 2020. They were held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For BPMDS 13 full papers and 1 short paper were carefully reviewed and selected for publication from a total of 30 submissions; for EMMSAD 11 full papers and 4 short papers were accepted from 29 submissions. The papers were organized in topical sections named as follows: BPMDS: Business process execution and monitoring, BPM applications in industry and practice, planning and scheduling in business processes, process mining, process models and visualizations EMMSAD: Requirements and method engineering, enterprise and business modeling, software-related modeling, domain-specific modeling, evaluation-related research.

The Semantic Web

The Semantic Web

Author: Andreas Harth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2020

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 17th International Semantic Web Conference, ESWC 2020, held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.* The 39 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 166 submissions. The papers were submitted to three tracks: the research track, the resource track and the in-use track. These tracks showcase research and development activities, services and applications, and innovative research outcomes making their way into industry. The research track caters for both long standing and emerging research topics in the form of the following subtracks: ontologies and reasoning; natural language processing and information retrieval; semantic data management and data infrastructures; social and human aspects of the Semantic Web; machine learning; distribution and decentralization; science of science; security, privacy, licensing and trust; knowledge graphs; and integration, services and APIs. *The conference was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chapter 'Piveau: A Large-scale Oopen Data Management Platform based on Semantic Web Technologies' is available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com.

Principles of Data Mining

Principles of Data Mining

Author: Max Bramer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2020

This book explains and explores the principal techniques of Data Mining, the automatic extraction of implicit and potentially useful information from data, which is increasingly used in commercial, scientific and other application areas. It focuses on classification, association rule mining and clustering. Each topic is clearly explained, with a focus on algorithms not mathematical formalism, and is illustrated by detailed worked examples. The book is written for readers without a strong background in mathematics or statistics and any formulae used are explained in detail. It can be used as a textbook to support courses at undergraduate or postgraduate levels in a wide range of subjects including Computer Science, Business Studies, Marketing, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics and Forensic Science. As an aid to self-study, it aims to help general readers develop the necessary understanding of what is inside the 'black box' so they can use commercial data mining packages discriminatingly, as well as enabling advanced readers or academic researchers to understand or contribute to future technical advances in the field. Each chapter has practical exercises to enable readers to check their progress. A full glossary of technical terms used is included. Principles of Data Mining includes descriptions of algorithms for classifying streaming data, both stationary data, where the underlying model is fixed, and data that is time-dependent, where the underlying model changes from time to time - a phenomenon known as concept drift. The expanded fourth edition gives a detailed description of a feed-forward neural network with backpropagation and shows how it can be used for classification.

Advanced Information Systems Engineering Workshops

Advanced Information Systems Engineering Workshops

Author: Sophie Dupuy-Chessa Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2020

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the international workshops associated with the 32nd International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, CAiSE 2020, which was planned to take place in Grenoble, France, during June 8-12, 2020. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic the conference was held virtually. The workshops included in this book are: KET4DF, The Second International Workshop on Key Enabling Technologies for Digital Factories ISESL, The First International Workshop on Information Systems Engineering for Smarter Life The total of 8 full and 3 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 20 submissions. The book also contains one invited talk.

Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction

Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction

Author: Yuko Murayama Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/05/2020

This volume constitutes the refereed and revised post-conference proceedings of the 4th IFIP TC 5 DCITDRR International Conference on Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction, ITDRR 2019, in Kyiv, Ukraine, in October 2019. The 17 full papers and 2 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 53 submissions. The papers focus on various aspects and challenges of coping with disaster risk reduction. The main topics include areas such as natural disasters, big data, cloud computing, Internet of Things, mobile computing, emergency management, disaster information processing, and disaster risk assessment and management.