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See below for a selection of the latest books from Information retrieval category. Presented with a red border are the Information retrieval books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Information retrieval books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Educational Networking

Educational Networking

Author: Alejandro Pena-Ayala Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/11/2019

This book is related to the educational networking (EN) domain, an incipient but disrupting trend engaged in extending and improving formal and informal academic practices by means of the support given by online social networks (OSNs) and Web 2.0 technologies. With the aim of contributing to spread the knowledge and development of the arena, this volume introduces ten recent works, whose content meets the quality criteria of formal scientific labor that is worthy to be published according to following five categories: * Reviews: gather three overviews that focus on K-12 EN practice, mixed methods approaches using social network analysis for learning and education, and a broad landscape of the recent accomplished labor. * Conceptual: presents a work where a theoretical framework is proposed to overcome barriers that constrain the use of OSNs for educational purposes by means of a Platform Adoption Model. * Projects: inform a couple of initiatives, where one fosters groups and networks for teachers involved in distance education, and the other encourages students the author academic videos to improve motivation and engagement. * Approaches: offer three experiences related to: Wiki and Blog usage for assessment affairs, application of a method that encourages OSNs users to actively post and repost valuable information for the learning community, and the recreation of learning spaces in context-aware to boost EN. * Study: applies an own method to ranking Mexican universities based on maximal clique, giving as a result a series of complex visual networks that characterize the tides among diverse features that describe academic institutions practice. In resume, this volume offers a fresh reference of an emergent field that contributes to spreading and enhancing the provision of education in classrooms and online settings through social constructivism and collaboration policy. Thus, it is expected the published content encourages researchers, practitioners, professors, and postgraduate students to consider their future contribution to extent the scope and impact of EN in formal and informal teaching and learning endeavors.

Ambient Intelligence

Ambient Intelligence

Author: Ioannis Chatzigiannakis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2019

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Ambient Intelligence, AmI 2019, held in Rome, Italy, in November 2019. The 20 full papers presented together with 10 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 50 submissions. The papers cover topics such as embedded devices that can merge unobtrusively and in natural ways using information and intelligence hidden in the network connecting these devices (e.g., the Internet of Things). The main topic of AmI 2019 was Data-driven Ambient Intelligence, which follows the vision of Calm Technology, where technology is useful but does not demand our full attention or interfere with our usual behavior and activities.

Web and Big Data

Web and Big Data

Author: Jingkuan Song Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2019

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the Third APWeb-WAIM 2019 Workshops, held jointly with the Third International Joint Conference APWeb-WAIM 2019 in Macau, China, in August 2019. The 8 full papers presented together with 1 invited talk were carefully reviewed and selected from 18 submissions. The papers originating from two workshops, KGMA and DSEA, present cutting-edge ideas, results, experiences, techniques, and tools from all aspects of the management, analysis, and application of knowledge graphs in different domains, as well as theoretical foundations, algorithms, systems, models and applications for big data management and mining.

Web Information Systems Engineering - WISE 2019

Web Information Systems Engineering - WISE 2019

Author: Reynold Cheng Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2019

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, WISE 2019, held in Hong Kong, China, in November 2019. Due to the problems/protests in Hong Kong, WISE 2019 was postponed from November 26-30, 2019 until January 19-22, 2020. The 50 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 211 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: blockchain and crowdsourcing; machine learning; deep learning; recommender systems, data mining; web-based applications; entity linkage and disambiguation; graph learning; knowledge graphs; graph mining; and text mining.

Heterogeneous Data Management, Polystores, and Analytics for Healthcare

Heterogeneous Data Management, Polystores, and Analytics for Healthcare

Author: Vijay Gadepally Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2019

This book constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings for the VLBD conference workshops entitled: Towards Polystores That Manage Multiple Databases, Privacy, Security and/or Policy Issues for Heterogenous Data (Poly 2019) and the Fifth International Workshop on Data Management and Analytics for Medicine and Healthcare (DMAH 2019), held in Los Angeles, CA, USA, in August 2019, in conjunction with the 45th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, VLDB 2019. The 20 regular papers presented together with 2 keynote papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 31 initial submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections named: Poly 2019: Privacy, Security and/or Policy Issues for Heterogenous Data; Building Polystore Systems. DMAH 2019: Database Enabled Biomedical Research; AI for Healthcare; Knowledge Discovery from Unstructured Biomedical Data; Blockchain and Privacy Preserving Data Management.

Textual and Visual Information Retrieval using Query Refinement and Pattern Analysis

Textual and Visual Information Retrieval using Query Refinement and Pattern Analysis

Author: S.G. Shaila, A Vadivel Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/10/2019

This book offers comprehensive coverage of information retrieval by considering both Text Based Information Retrieval (TBIR) and Content Based Image Retrieval (CBIR), together with new research topics. The approach to TBIR is based on creating a thesaurus, as well as event classification and detection. N-gram thesaurus generation for query refinement offers a new method for improving the precision of retrieval, while event classification and detection approaches aid in the classification and organization of information using web documents for domain-specific retrieval applications. In turn, with regard to content based image retrieval (CBIR) the book presents a histogram construction method, which is based on human visual perceptions of color. The book's overarching goal is to introduce readers to new ideas in an easy-to-follow manner.

Artifact-Driven Business Process Monitoring

Artifact-Driven Business Process Monitoring

Author: Giovanni Meroni Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/10/2019

This book proposes a novel technique, named artifact-driven process monitoring, by which multi-party processes, involving non-automated activities, can be continuously and autonomously monitored. This technique exploits the Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm to make the physical objects, participating in a process, smart. Being equipped with sensors, a computing device, and a communication interface, such smart objects can then become self-aware of their own conditions and of the process they participate in, and exchange this information with the other smart objects and the involved organizations. To allow organizations to reuse preexisting process models, a method to instruct smart objects given Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) collaboration diagrams is also presented. The work constitutes a revised version of the PhD dissertation written by the author at the PhD School of Information Engineering of Politecnico di Milano, Italy. In 2019, the PhD dissertation won the CAiSE PhD award , granted to outstanding PhD theses in the field of Information Systems Engineering.

Benchmarking, Measuring, and Optimizing

Benchmarking, Measuring, and Optimizing

Author: Chen Zheng Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2019

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Symposium on Benchmarking, Measuring, and Optimization, Bench 2018, held in Seattle, WA, USA, in December 2018. The 20 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 51 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections named: AI Benchmarking; Cloud; Big Data; Modelling and Prediction; and Algorithm and Implementations.

The Semantic Web: ESWC 2019 Satellite Events

The Semantic Web: ESWC 2019 Satellite Events

Author: Pascal Hitzler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2019

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the Satellite Events of the 16th Extended Semantic Web Conference, ESWC 2019, held in Portoroz, Slovenia, in June 2019. The volume contains 38 poster and demonstration papers, 2 workshop papers,5 PhD symposium papers, and 3 industry track papers, selected out of a total of 68 submissions. They deal with all areas of semantic web research, semantic technologies on the Web and Linked Data.

Real-Time Business Intelligence and Analytics International Workshops, BIRTE 2015, Kohala Coast, HI, USA, August 31, 2015, BIRTE 2016, New Delhi, India, September 5, 2016, BIRTE 2017, Munich, Germany,

Real-Time Business Intelligence and Analytics International Workshops, BIRTE 2015, Kohala Coast, HI, USA, August 31, 2015, BIRTE 2016, New Delhi, India, September 5, 2016, BIRTE 2017, Munich, Germany,

Author: Malu Castellanos Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2019

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed conference proceedings of the BIRTE workshops listed below, which were held in in conjunction with VLDB, the International Conference on Very Large Data Bases: 9th International Workshop on Business Intelligence for the Real-Time Enterprise, BIRTE 2015, held in Kohala Coast, Hawaii, in August 2015, 10th International Workshop on Enabling Real-Time Business Intelligence, BIRTE 2016, held in New Delhi, India, in September 2016, 11th International Workshop on Real-Time Business Intelligence and Analytics, BIRTE 2017, held in Munich, Germany, in August 2017. The BIRTE workshop series provides a forum for the discussion and advancement of the science and engineering enabling real-time business intelligence and the novel applications that build on these foundational techniques. The book includes five selected papers from BIRTE 2015; five selected papers from BIRTE 2016; and three selected papers from BIRTE 2017.

On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2019 Conferences

On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2019 Conferences

Author: Herve Panetto Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2019

This volume LNCS 11877 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Confederated International Conferences: Cooperative Information Systems, CoopIS 2019, Ontologies, Databases, and Applications of Semantics, ODBASE 2019, and Cloud and Trusted Computing, C&TC, held as part of OTM 2019 in October 2019 in Rhodes, Greece. The 38 full papers presented together with 8 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 156 submissions. The OTM program every year covers data and Web semantics, distributed objects, Web services, databases, informationsystems, enterprise workflow and collaboration, ubiquity, interoperability, mobility, grid and high-performance computing.

Controlling Mit Sap(r)

Controlling Mit Sap(r)

Author: Gunther Friedl, Burkhard Pedell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2019