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  Detailing a spectrum of motivational forces shaping nomadic practices
de Carvalho A., Ciolfi L., Gray B.  CSCW 2017 (Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, Portland, OR,  Feb 25-Mar 1, 2017) 962-977, 2017. Type: Proceedings

Early in our professional careers, my husband and I called ourselves “academic gypsies.” The search for stable jobs for two newly minted PhDs was no easy task. In search of that ideal situation, we lived, moved, worked, and straddled s...

Nov 7 2017
  Unveiling correlations via mining human-thing interactions in the Web of Things
Yao L., Sheng Q., Ngu A., Li X., Benattalah B.  ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology 8(5): 1-25, 2017. Type: Article

Today we find ourselves in a situation where there is an overabundance of data in information networks. This being the case, there is an overwhelming need to identify pieces of data that could be critical in decision making. Time and time again, g...

Sep 11 2017
  After death: big data and the promise of resurrection by proxy
Ahmad M.  CHI EA 2016 (Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Santa Clara, CA,  May 7-12, 2016) 397-408, 2016. Type: Proceedings

This interesting research paper touches on the consequences of personal data shared online, a sensitive yet largely unexplored area. For example, there is the possibility that massive personal data could be used for simulating a person’s per...

Oct 12 2016
  Multi-domain master data management: advanced MDM and data governance in practice
Allen M., Cervo D.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2015. 244 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128008-35-5)

Master data management (MDM) aims to provide a “single version of the truth” in business operations and analytics, by applying a mix of procedural and information technology practices. MDM has gained significant acceptance in many orga...

May 2 2016
  Socially-optimal design of service exchange platforms with imperfect monitoring
Xiao Y., Van Der Schaar M.  ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation 3(4): 1-25, 2015. Type: Article

The dilemma of rating mechanisms reminds one of ratings of professors according to their students’ evaluation of their performance in the classroom. Very often, once the students who do not like their professor make their entries, the profes...

Dec 15 2015
  The stream-based service-centred calculus: a foundation for service-oriented programming
Cruz-Filipe L., Lanese I., Martins F., Ravara A., Thudichum Vasconcelos V.  Formal Aspects of Computing 26(5): 865-918, 2014. Type: Article

Today, web services are the major technology for deploying systems that make their functionality remotely accessible, discoverable, and composable, giving rise to the paradigm of service-oriented computing (SOC). To adequately model SOC systems, a...

Nov 18 2014
  Trust prediction via belief propagation
Zhang R., Mao Y.  ACM Transactions on Information Systems 32(3): 1-27, 2014. Type: Article

Assessing trust relationships in social networks is vital for a lot of applications. However, the problem is challenging as trust relationships are often not directly observable. The goal of this paper is to predict trust relationships not yet obs...

Nov 11 2014
  SmartPiggy: a piggy bank that talks to your smartphone
Stockinger T., Koelle M., Lindemann P., Witzani L., Kranz M.  MUM 2013 (Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, Luleå, Sweden,  Dec 2-5, 2013) 1-2, 2013. Type: Proceedings

The proposal to connect a savings box to a personal smartphone is an interesting idea, based on the premise that such communication by a mobile app called SmartPiggy will create in people a tendency to save....

May 16 2014
  Practical open source office: LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice (2nd ed.)
Parsons J., Oja D., Mulder D.,  Course Technology Press, Boston, MA, 2012. 264 pp. Type: Book (978-1-133599-54-8)

The free open-source office suites LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice are excellent fully functional productivity applications. Their description may therefore be(come) overwhelming, as E. W. Dijkstra noted about another such application:
Aug 5 2013
  Scientific research in information systems: a beginner’s guide
Recker J.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2012. 173 pp. Type: Book (978-3-642300-47-9)

Working on your first scientific research project, preparing a PhD thesis, and writing your first journal article are exciting times and experiences. To make this time productive and avoid discouraging mistakes, a beginner needs good guidance. Thi...

Dec 10 2012
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