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Leveraging social media and IoT to bootstrap smart environments
(Springer International Publishing, 2014-03-12)
As we move towards an era of Smart Environments, mixed technological and social solutions must be examined to continue to allow users some control over their environment. Realisations of Smart Environments such as Smart ...
Representing and sharing tagging data using the social semantic cloud of tags
(IGI Global, 2009-07)
Social tagging has become an essential element for Web 2.0 and the emerging Semantic Web applications. With the rise of Web 2.0, websites that provide content creation and sharing features have become extremely popular. ...
The use of digital resources in civil engineering education: student learning and achieving accreditation criteria
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012)
The use of digital resources in higher education has risen significantly over the last ten years and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. The challenge for educational instructors is in determining how to ...
Semantic community portals
(IGI Global, 2007)
Many virtual communities have surfaced and come together on the World Wide Web. Web-based community portals serve as a one-stop place for all information needs serving a group of users that have common interests. As ...
Implementation of an ambient intelligence (AmI) system in a manufacturing SME
(IOS Press, 2008)
SME are facing greater challenges due to increased labour cost and reduced cycle times. To adapt to this change more effectively and efficiently they need systems in place that adapt to change easily and seamlessly. This ...
Knowledge sharing in manufacturing SMEs: survey findings and analysis
(IOS Press, 2006)
This paper reports on it study of European manufacturing SMEs in the metallurgical sector. The goal of the research is to ascertain the extent and nature of knowledge sharing that takes place within these organisations; ...
Producing sludge for agricultural applications.
(IWA Publishing, 2017)
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An introduction to system dynamics
(Springer International Publishing, 2016-06-15)
This chapter presents the important concepts underlying the system dynamics modeling method. Following an initial definition of the term model, a summary of a successful system dynamics intervention is described. The key ...
Towards effective knowledge management: a requirements analysis of European manufacturing SMEs
(IOS Press, 2006)
Knowledge is a key resource that must be managed within European organisations in general, and because of their importance to the economy Manufacturing SMEs in particular. The key challenges facing such organisations are ...
Barriers to FLOSS in SMEs: the lack of knowledge and skills
(IOS Press, 2005)
While open source is becoming a topic of mainstream business, the level of awareness and depth of understanding of the open source paradigm still varies considerably and represents a significant barrier to broader adoption. ...