The Practical Handbook of Internet Computing
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The Practical Handbook of Internet Computing analyzes a broad array of technologies and concerns related to the Internet, including corporate intranets. Fresh and insightful articles by recognized experts address the key challenges facing Internet users, designers, integrators, and policymakers. In addition to discussing major applications, it also covers the architectures, enabling technologies, software utilities, and engineering techniques that are necessary to conduct distributed computing and take advantage of Web-based services. The Handbook provides practical advice based upon experience, standards, and theory. It examines all aspects of Internet computing in wide-area and enterprise settings, ranging from innovative applications to systems and utilities, enabling technologies, and engineering and management. Content includes articles that explore the components that make Internet computing work, including storage, servers, and other systems and utilities. Additional articles examine the technologies and structures that support the Internet, such as directory services, agents, and policies. The volume also discusses the multidimensional aspects of Internet applications, including mobility, collaboration, and pervasive computing. It concludes with an examination of the Internet as a holistic entity, with considerations of privacy and law combined with technical content.show more

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  • Hardback | 1144 pages
  • 188 x 256 x 66mm | 2,118.3g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • Boca Raton, FL, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 319 black & white illustrations, 25 black & white tables
  • 1584883812
  • 9781584883814

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"The time is absolutely ripe for this handbookThere is no single source of information that has this breadth todayFinally, there is an examination of the Internet as a holistic system. Topics of privacy, trust, policy, and law are addressed as well as the structure of the Internet and of the Web." Stuart Feldman, Vice President, Internet Technology, IBM, from the Forewordshow more

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APPLICATIONS Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web Peter Brusilovsky and Wolfgang Nejdl Internet Computing Support for Digital Government Athman Bouguettaya, Abdelmounaam Rezgui, Brahim Medjahed, and Mourad Ouzzani E-Learning Technology for Improving Business Performance and Lifelong Learning Darrell Woelk Digital Libraries Ed Fox, Lillian Cassel, Hussein Suleman, and Devika Madalli Collaborative Applications Prasun Dewan Internet Telephony Henning Schulzrinne Internet Messaging Maarten van Steen and Jan Mark Warns Internet-Based Solutions for Manufacturing Enterprise Systems Interoperability - A Standards Perspective Nenad Ivezic, Boonserm Kulvatunyou, and Albert Jones Semantic Enterprise Content Management Mark Fisher and Amit Sheth Conversational Agents James Lester, Karl Branting, and Bradford Mott Internet-Based Games R. Michael Young ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES Information Retrieval Vijay V. Raghavan, Venkat N. Gudivada, Zonghuan Wu, and William I. Grosky Web Crawling and Search Todd Miller and Ling Liu Text Mining Ian H. Witten Web Usage Mining and Personalization Barnshad Mobasher Agents Joseph Bigus and Jennifer Bigus Multiagent Systems for Internet Applications Michael N. Huhns and Larry M. Stephens Concepts and Practice of Personalization Manuel Aparicio IV and Munindar P. Singh Online Marketplaces Michael P. Wellman Online Reputation Mechanisms Chris Dellarocas Digital Rights Management Mikhail Atallah, Keith Frikken, Carrie Black, Susan Overstreet, and Pooja Bhatia INFORMATION MANAGEMENT Internet-Based Enterprise Architectures Francois B. Vernadat XML Core Technologies Erik Wilde Advanced XML Technologies Erik Wilde Semistructured Data in Relational Databases Sudarshan Chawathe Information Security Elisa Bertino and Elena Ferrari Understanding Web Services Rania Khalaf, Francisco Curbera, William A. Nagy, Nirmal Mukhi, Stefan Tai, and Matthew Duftler Mediators for Querying Heterogeneous Data Tore Risch Introduction to Web Semantics Munindar P. Singh Information Modeling on the Web Vipul Kashyap Semantic Aspects of Web Services Sinuhe Arroyo, Ruben Lara, Juan Miguel Gomez, David Berka, Ying Ding, and Dieter Fensel Business Process: Concepts, Systems, and Protocols Fabio Casati and Akhil Sahai Information Systems Eric Yu SYSTEMS AND UTILITIES Internet Directories and the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol Greg Lavender and Mark Wahl Peer-to-Peer Systems Karl Aberer and Manfred Hauswirth Data and Services for Mobile Computing Sasikanth Avancha, Dipanjan Chakraborty, Filip Perich, and Anupam Joshi Pervasive Computing Semi Helal and Choonhwa Lee Worldwide Computing Middleware Gul A. Agha and Carlos A. Varela Metacomputing and Grid Frameworks Vaidy Sunderam Improving Web Site Performance Arun lyengar, Erich Nahum, Anees Shaikh, and Renu Tewari Web Caching, Consistency, and Content Distribution Arun lyengar, Erich Nahum, Anees Shaikh, and Renu Tewari Content Adaptation and Transcoding Surendar Chandra ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT Software Engineering for Internet Applications Laurie Williams Web Site Usability Engineering Melody Y. Ivory Distributed Storage Sumeet Sobti and Peter N. Yianilos System Management and Security Policy Specification Morris Sloman and Emil Lupu Distributed Trust John loannidis and Angelos D. Keromytis An Overview of Intrusion Detection Techniques Wenke Lee Measuring the Internet Nevil Brownlee and kc claffy What is Architecture? Wayne Clark and John Waclawsky Overlay Networks Joseph D. Touch Network and Service Management Mani Subramaniam SYSTEMIC MATTERS Web Structure Pinar Yolum The Internet Policy and Governance Ecosystem Anthony M. Rutkowski Human Implications of Internet Technologies L. Jean Camp and Ka-Ping Yee The Geographical Diffusion of the Internet in the U.S Shane M. Greenstein and Jeff Prince Intellectual Property, Liability, and Contract Jacqueline Schwerzmannshow more

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