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See below for a selection of the latest books from Information architecture category. Presented with a red border are the Information architecture 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 architecture books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Advancements in Instrumentation and Control in Applied System Applications

Advancements in Instrumentation and Control in Applied System Applications

Author: Srijan Bhattacharya Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2020

As technology continues to advance in today's global market, practitioners are targeting systems with significant levels of applicability and variance. Instrumentation is a multidisciplinary subject that provides a wide range of usage in several professional fields, specifically engineering. Instrumentation plays a key role in numerous daily processes and has seen substantial advancement in recent years. It is of utmost importance for engineering professionals to understand the modern developments of instruments and how they affect everyday life. Advancements in Instrumentation and Control in Applied System Applications is a collection of innovative research on the methods and implementations of instrumentation in real-world practices including communication, transportation, and biomedical systems. While highlighting topics including smart sensor design, medical image processing, and atrial fibrillation, this book is ideally designed for researchers, software engineers, technologists, developers, scientists, designers, IT professionals, academicians, and post-graduate students seeking current research on recent developments within instrumentation systems and their applicability in daily life.

Advancements in Instrumentation and Control in Applied System Applications

Advancements in Instrumentation and Control in Applied System Applications

Author: Srijan Bhattacharya Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/03/2020

As technology continues to advance in today's global market, practitioners are targeting systems with significant levels of applicability and variance. Instrumentation is a multidisciplinary subject that provides a wide range of usage in several professional fields, specifically engineering. Instrumentation plays a key role in numerous daily processes and has seen substantial advancement in recent years. It is of utmost importance for engineering professionals to understand the modern developments of instruments and how they affect everyday life. Advancements in Instrumentation and Control in Applied System Applications is a collection of innovative research on the methods and implementations of instrumentation in real-world practices including communication, transportation, and biomedical systems. While highlighting topics including smart sensor design, medical image processing, and atrial fibrillation, this book is ideally designed for researchers, software engineers, technologists, developers, scientists, designers, IT professionals, academicians, and post-graduate students seeking current research on recent developments within instrumentation systems and their applicability in daily life.

Tools and Technologies for the Development of Cyber-Physical Systems

Tools and Technologies for the Development of Cyber-Physical Systems

Author: Sergey Balandin Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2020

With the continual development of professional industries in today's modernized world, certain technologies have become increasingly applicable. Cyber-physical systems, specifically, are a mechanism that has seen rapid implementation across numerous fields. This is a technology that is constantly evolving, so specialists need a handbook of research that keeps pace with the advancements and methodologies of these devices. Tools and Technologies for the Development of Cyber-Physical Systems is an essential reference source that discusses recent advancements of cyber-physical systems and its application within the health, information, and computer science industries. Featuring research on topics such as autonomous agents, power supply methods, and software assessment, this book is ideally designed for data scientists, technology developers, medical practitioners, computer engineers, researchers, academicians, and students seeking coverage on the development and various applications of cyber-physical systems.

Systems Thinkers

Systems Thinkers

Author: Magnus Ramage, Karen Shipp Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/02/2020

This book presents a biographical history of the field of systems thinking, by examining the life and work of thirty of its major thinkers. It discusses each thinker's key contributions, the way this contribution was expressed in practice and the relationship between their life and ideas. This discussion is supported by an extract from the thinker's own writing, to give a flavour of their work and to give readers a sense of which thinkers are most relevant to their own interests.

Systems Approaches to Making Change: A Practical Guide

Systems Approaches to Making Change: A Practical Guide

Author: Martin Reynolds Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/02/2020

The five approaches outlined in this book offers the systems thinking practitioner a range of interchangeable tools for pro-actively making systemic improvements amidst complex situations of change and uncertainty. Practitioners from all professional domains are increasingly confronted with incidences of systemic failure, yet poorly equipped with appropriate tools and know-how for understanding such failure, and the making of systemic improvement. In our fragile Anthropocene world where 'systems change' is often invoked as the rallying call for purposeful alternative action, this book provides a toolkit to help constructively make systems that can change situations for the better. Systems Approaches offers an excellent introduction for those seeking to understand systems thinking and to enact systems thinking in practice. The book helps practitioners from all professions to better understand inter-relationships, engage with multiple perspectives, and reflect on boundary judgements that can inhibit or enhance improved purposeful change. After an editorial introduction to these systems thinking in practice capabilities, successive chapters illustrate five systems approaches, each chosen for having a rigorous though adaptable framework, and a robust long pedigree of application in complex situations. Each chapter illustrates what the approach is about, followed by invaluable tips and insights from experience regarding how the tools might be practiced. Amongst updates from originating authors for this 2nd edition, each approach has an accompanying postscript on some developments since the 1st edition.

Controlling Von Projekten

Controlling Von Projekten

Author: Rudolf Fiedler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2020

Systems, Software and Services Process Improvement

Systems, Software and Services Process Improvement

Author: Alastair Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/08/2019

This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Systems, Software and Services Process Improvement, EuroSPI conference, held in Edinburgh, Scotland, in September 2019. The 18 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 28 submissions. They are organized in topical sections: Visionary Papers, SPI and Safety and Security, SPI and Assessments, SPI and Future Qualification & Team Performance, and SPI Manifesto and Culture. The selected workshop papers are also presented and organized in following topical sections: GamifySPI, Digitalisation of Industry, Infrastructure and E-Mobility. -Best Practices in Implementing Traceability. -Good and Bad Practices in Improvement. -Functional Safety and Cybersecurity. -Experiences with Agile and Lean. -Standards and Assessment Models. -Team Skills and Diversity Strategies. -Recent Innovations.

Information Systems and Management

Information Systems and Management

Author: Daniel Brody Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/06/2019

Sparse Regression Codes

Sparse Regression Codes

Author: Ramji Venkataramanan, Sekhar Tatikonda, Andrew Barron Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2019

Developing increasingly computationally-efficient codes for communication and compression has been the major goal of information and coding theory. There have been significant advances towards this goal in the last couple of decades with the emergence of turbo codes, sparse-graph codes, and polar codes. The world has seen faster network speeds and greater storage due to many of these developments. A new class of codes, Sparse Regression Codes (SPARCs), are a promising class of codes for achieving the Shannon limits of a communication channel. This monograph presents a unified and comprehensive overview of sparse regression codes, covering theory, algorithms, and practical implementation aspects. Written by the world's recognized experts in the field it describes the use of SPARCs for efficient communication over AWGN channels, for lossy compression and multi-terminal communication. Researchers and students in modern communication and network systems will find Sparse Regression Codes an essential resource in understanding these new techniques that will have a significant impact on such systems in the years to come.

Open Source Systems

Open Source Systems

Author: Francis Bordeleau Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/05/2019

This open access book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th IFIP WG 2.13 International Conference on Open Source Systems, OSS 2019, held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, in May 2019. The 10 revised full papers and 5 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 35 submissions. The papers cover a wide range of topics in the field of free/libre open source software (FLOSS) and are organized in the following thematic sections: mining OSS data; organizational aspects of FLOSS projects; FLOSS adoption; FLOSS cost and licenses; and FLOSS education and training.

Digital Services and Platforms. Considerations for Sourcing

Digital Services and Platforms. Considerations for Sourcing

Author: Julia Kotlarsky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

This book constitutes revised selected papers from the 12th international Global Sourcing Workshop 2018, held in La Thuile, Italy, in February 2018. The 9 contributions included were carefully reviewed and selected from 40 submissions. The book offers a review of the key topics in sourcing of services, populated with practical frameworks that serve as a tool kit to students and managers. The range of topics covered in this book is wide and diverse, offering micro and macro perspectives on successful sourcing of services. Case studies from various organizations, industries and countries are used extensively throughout the book, giving it a unique position within the current literature offering.

Align Client and Provider Perspectives

Align Client and Provider Perspectives

Author: Lionel Haas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2019

This book develops a common understanding between the client and the provider in each of the four stages of strategic outsourcing. These stages range from discovery, where the parties envision their future collaboration; planning, where they lay the ground work for the contract and the project; building, where they effectively carry out the work; and lastly to running, where they orchestrate the relationship on a daily basis to ensure that the new, enlarged company achieves the results sought. In a simple yet direct style, it highlights the dos and don'ts the parties should bear in mind at each stage of the process and combines both the client's and the provider's perspectives by comparing their respective involvement at each stage of the process and considering, equally, their obligations in establishing a balanced relationship. The book is primarily intended for those in the private sector with experience of dealing with complex outsourcing situations and who are looking for the small or bigger differentiators that will support their decisions and actions. The target audiences include, on the client side: CCOs, CIOs, lawyers, procurement managers, outsourcing consultants and IT Service managers and, on the provider side: account managers, bid managers, outsourcing project managers, operation managers and service managers. However, it is also useful for anybody involved in outsourcing who is seeking to develop a global understanding of the main processes and roles upstream and downstream in the chain.