Recent Advances in Computing and Management Information Systems

Edited by Panagiotis Petratos & George A. Marcoulides

ISBN: 978-960-6672-50-7, 388 pages

First published in 2009 by ATINER

Price: Paperback: 50 (It includes Shipping and Handling) Hardcover: 90 (It includes Shipping and Handling)

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Table of Contents

1.

Recent Advances in Computing and Management Information Systems: An Introduction to the Current Volume

Petratos P. and Marcoulides G.A.

1

PART I: Computer Science and Mathematics

2.

A Genetic Algorithm driven, Market-Based Model for Collaborative Organizational Learning

Tsacle E.G. and Deng P.S.

13

3.

A New Approach for High-quality Visualization of Bézier Surfaces

Sisojevs A. and Glazs, A.

19

PART II: Management of Information and Security

4.

The Role of the Computing Grid in the Management Decision making Process

Gleni S. and Petratos P.

29

5.

Risk Management and Web Security

Petkov E. and Dunn A.

41

6.

The Future of Forensic Computing:

Challenges, Techniques and Tools

Stephens P.

55

7.

A Soft Systems Methodology Based Emergency Response Model for Natural Disasters

Asimakopoulou E.

63

8.

Data Push Model Architecture to support B2B and B2C Transactions in OGSA-DAI

Bessis N.

73

PART III: Internet Information Systems

9.

SPIN: Web-Based Framework for Rapid Application Development

Stokes P., Haque W. and Townrow M.

87

10.

Expert Systems and Natural Language Processing

to build a Web based Letter Writer

Inman D. and Jegede T.

105

11.

A Wireless Peer-to-Peer System based on Gigaspaces

Atlig C.

117

12.

The Performance of Segregate WLAN inside a Noisy Industrial Environment

Paraskelidis A. and Adda M.

125

13.

Spatio-temporal Analysis of Coastal Terrain - Using High Definition Surveying and Geographical Information Systems

Holland B., Leigh C. and Kidner D.

137

PART IV: Computing and Mathematics

14.

On the Range of Tabu Tenure in Solving Quadratic Assignment Problems

Drezner Z. and Marcoulides G.

157

15.

Managing an Evolving Shared Knowledge Repository:

The Upgrade Process via Semantic Mediation

Muthaiyah S., Barbulescu M. and Kerschberg L.

169

16.

Application of a Temporal Logic in the Synthesis of Sequential Failure Modes and Effects Analyses

Walker M., Papadopoulos Y. and Parker D.

189

PART V: Inter-Networked Information Systems

17.

Intentional Knowledge Representation as XML Metadata in RICAD System

Kanso H., Soulé-Dupuy C. and Tazi S.

207

18.

Quality of Service Challenges for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) within the Wireless Environment

Peart A. and Adda M.

221

PART VI: Management Information Systems

19.

Fuzzy Logic Supply Chain Flexibility Assessment Methodology

N. Pilevari, S.M., Seyedhosseini, J. and Jassbi

235

20.

Decision Support for Security Investments within the

Context of Critical Information Infrastructures

Grob H.L., Strauch G. and Hermans J.

247

21.

Information Systems Management:

A Case Study for Mobile Telecommunications Enterprises

Gleni S. and Petratos P.

263

PART VII: Security and Information Systems

22.

Generating Computer Forensics Awareness in Exploratory learning of Personal Computing

Bem D. and Huebner E.Z.

295

23.

Computer Forensics in IS Audit A Case Study

Huebner E., Szeżyńska M. and Bem D.

309

24.

Global Legislation, Accessibility Practices and Assistive Technology

George J.C. and Gnanayutham P.

319

25.

Analysis of Research Methodologies for Neurorehabilitation

Gnanayutham P. and George J.C.

329

26.

Reengineering an Open Source E-Learning System for the Visually Impaired

Yeh D. and Lin H-Y

353

27.

An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of E-Learning in Higher Education: A Case Study of a Computing Department

Pole R. and Jones K.

365

28.

An Evaluation of our Trust Ontology for Information Systems Development

Bimrah K.K., Mouratidis H. and Preston D.

375