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Handbook of Research on Web 2.0, 3.0, and X.0: Technologies, Business, and Social Applicationsby San Murugesan
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As the Web continues to evolve, advances in Web technology forge many new applications that were not previously feasible, resulting in new usage paradigms in business, social interaction, governance, and education.The Handbook of Research on Web 2.0, 3.0, and X.0: Technologies, Business, and Social Applications is a comprehensive reference source on next-generation Web technologies and their applications. This in-depth collection covers the latest aspects and applications of Web technologies including the introduction of virtual reality commerce systems, the importance of social bookmarking, cross-language data retrieval, image searching, cutting-edge Web security technologies, and innovative healthcare and finance applications on the Web. Examining the social, cultural, and ethical issues these applications present, this Handbook of Research discusses real-world examples and case studies valuable to academicians, researchers, and practitioners.
Book News Annotation:
This two-volume handbook begins with acknowledgement of the 40th anniversary of the internet, the 20th anniversary of the web, and the fifth anniversary of Web 2.0. For academics, researchers, and practitioners, coverage encompasses both technological developments (and their implications) and social-cultural-commercial applications. After two overview chapters on the history and evolution of the Web (including before and beyond 2.0), another 48 contributions are arranged in sections on the following themes: web modeling and design; architecture; information search, bookmarking, and tagging; semantic analysis and semantic web; quality, trust, security, and effort estimation; educational applications; Enterprise 2.0, healthcare, finance, and other applications; and the social web--foundations, analysis, and visualization. Editor Murugesan is affiliated with Multimedia University, Malaysia, and with the U. of Western Sydney Australia; the long list of contributors includes representation from at least a dozen countries. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The Handbook of Research on Web 2.0, 3.0, and X.0: Technologies, Business, and Social Application examines the social, cultural, and ethical issues of next generation web techonlogies, discussing real-world examples and case studies valuable to academicians, researchers, and practitioners.
"This book provides a comprehensive reference source on next generation Web technologies and their applications"--Provided by publisher.
Web 2.0 forges many new applications previously thought unimaginable, encompassing technologies, business strategies, and social trends, resulting in both a new technology and usage paradigm.
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