Working with India: The Softer Aspects of a Successful by Wolfgang Messner

By Wolfgang Messner

Globalization calls for potent foreign and cross-cultural collaboration. while undertaking groups from Western cultures first come into touch with colleagues from the Indian IT and BPO undefined, prejudices opposed to the hot and unknown tend to be amplified.

This ebook is a commence at the trip of cultural appreciation for managers, venture leaders, and offshore coordinators operating including Indians. it's also a source for enterprise managers and corporate strategists trying to comprehend the softer elements in the back of the headlines that the Indian IT and BPO so usually creates.

Being either academically good researched and an account of the author’s decades of non-public event in India, the e-book opens with an outline of cultural dimensions that aid to collapse culturally pushed concerns. It offers historical past information regarding India as a rustic and a social procedure. reading the advance and present prestige of India’s IT and BPO undefined, it strikes directly to describe the dynamics of its staff. The ebook then offers useful info on how one can converse, negotiate, and engage with Indian colleagues, and intelligently make the most of expatriates. It closes via formulating strategies for a greater collaboration.

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The Definitive Guide to MongoDB: The NoSQL Database for by Eelco Plugge

By Eelco Plugge

MongoDB, a cross-platform NoSQL database, is the fastest-growing new database on this planet. MongoDB presents a wealthy document-oriented constitution with dynamic queries that you're going to realize from RDBMS choices resembling MySQL. In different phrases, it is a booklet a few NoSQL database that doesn't require the SQL crowd to re-learn how the database international works! MongoDB has reached 1.0 and boasts 50,000+ clients. The neighborhood is powerful and colourful and MongoDB is enhancing at a quick price. With scalable and speedy databases turning into severe for latest purposes, this e-book indicates you ways to put in, administer and application MongoDB with out pretending SQL by no means existed.

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Data Compression for Real Programmers by Peter Wayner

By Peter Wayner

In lifestyles, time is funds, and on the web, the dimensions of information is cash. Small courses and small documents take much less disk area and value much less to ship over the web. Compression Algorithms for actual Programmers describes the elemental algorithms and techniques for compressing info so that you can create the smallest records attainable. those new algorithms are making it attainable for individuals to take impossibly huge audio and video documents and compress them sufficient that they could movement over the web.

* Examines the vintage algorithms like Huffman coding, mathematics compression, and dictionary-based schemes in depth
* Describes the fundamental ways used to squeeze audio and video indications via components of up to 100:1
* Discusses the philosophy of compression to demonstrate the underlying trade-offs within the algorithms
* Explores using wavelets and different modeling strategies that use repetitive features to squeeze audio and video
* exhibits how programming recommendations like Adobe PostScript can shop house and make networks extra efficient
* Describes new ways utilizing fractals and grammars simply being explored through the compression community
* indicates tips to expand the algorithms and use them for copyright security

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Managing Event Information: Modeling, Retrieval, and by Amarnath Gupta, Ramesh Jain, M. Tamer Ozsu

By Amarnath Gupta, Ramesh Jain, M. Tamer Ozsu

With the proliferation of citizen reporting, clever cellular units, and social media, progressively more individuals are starting to generate information regarding occasions they realize and perform. an important fraction of this knowledge includes multimedia facts to proportion the adventure with their viewers. a scientific info modeling and administration framework is important to seize this extensively heterogeneous, schemaless, very likely humongous info produced through many various humans. This ebook is an try to research the modeling, garage, querying, and purposes of such an occasion administration method in a holistic demeanour. It makes use of a semantic-web type graph-based view of occasions, and indicates how this occasion version, including its question facility, can be utilized towards rising purposes like semi-automated storytelling.

desk of Contents: advent / occasion info types / imposing an occasion information version / Querying occasions / Storytelling with occasions / An rising program / end

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Borders in Cyberspace: Information Policy and the Global by Brian Kahin, Charles Nesson

By Brian Kahin, Charles Nesson

This present day hundreds of thousands of technologically empowered people are capable of take part freely in overseas transactions and firms, social and financial. those actions are ruled via nationwide and native legislation designed for easier occasions and now challenged through a brand new technological and marketplace atmosphere in addition to by means of the practicalities and politics of enforcement throughout nationwide barriers. Borders in our on-line world investigates concerns coming up from nationwide variations in legislation, public coverage, and social and cultural values as those transformations are reformulated within the rising international details infrastructure. The contributions contain distinct analyses of a few of the main obvious matters, together with highbrow estate, safety, privateness, and censorship.

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Image databases : search and retrieval of digital imagery by Vittorio Castelli, Lawrence D. Bergman

By Vittorio Castelli, Lawrence D. Bergman

The explosive development of multimedia info transmission has generated a serious want for effective, high-capacity photograph databases, in addition to strong se's to retrieve snapshot info from them. This ebook brings jointly contributions through a world all-star workforce of innovators within the box who proportion their insights into all key points of photograph database and seek engine building. Readers get in-depth discussions of the complete variety of the most important snapshot database structure, indexing and retrieval, transmission, show, and consumer interface concerns. And, utilizing examples from an array of disciplines, the authors current state-of-the-art purposes in scientific imagery, multimedia communications, earth technological know-how, distant sensing, and different significant program parts

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Storage Networks Explained: Basics and Application of Fibre by Ulf Troppens

By Ulf Troppens

All you want to find out about garage quarter NetworksThe volume of information of a typical corporation doubles each year. therefore, businesses who personal 1TB of knowledge at the present time will personal 32TB in 5 years. garage networks aid to tame such info amounts and to regulate this information progress successfully. when you consider that kept info and data are the most important asset of any corporation, somebody who's fascinated about the making plans or the operation of IT platforms calls for a easy wisdom of the main and using garage networks.Storage Networks defined   covers the fundaments, thoughts and capabilities of garage networks akin to disk subsystems, Fibre Channel SAN, net SCSI (iSCSI), Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), community connected garage (NAS), dossier structures, and garage virtualization. additionally the authors describe using those innovations and the way they're designed to accomplish high-availability, flexibility, and scalability of knowledge and purposes. extra recognition is given to community backup and the administration of garage networks. Written through best specialists within the box, this publication on garage sector networks is up to date and entirely revised.Key features:Presents the fundamental thoughts of garage networks, comparable to I/O suggestions, disk subsystems, virtualization, NAS and SAN dossier systemsCovers the layout of garage networks which supply versatile, highly-available, and scaleable IT systemsExplains using garage networks for facts sharing, facts safeguard, and electronic archivingDiscusses administration of garage networks utilizing SNMP, SMI-S, and IEEE 1244This publication presents procedure directors and procedure architects, in addition to scholars and choice makers, with the instruments wanted for optimum choice and most economical use of garage networks.The Linux magazine provided the 1st variation with the “Editor’s selection Award 2005” within the classification “System management Book.”

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Semantic Web Technologies: Trends and Research in by John Davies, Rudi Studer, Paul Warren

By John Davies, Rudi Studer, Paul Warren

Championed by means of the 3W Consortium, the Semantic internet is a hugely major initiative affecting the way forward for the realm large internet. presently, web-based info contains basically records written in HTML (HyperText Markup Language). modern-day net, even though, bargains simply very constrained methods of describing the content material itself. The Semantic net addresses this shortcoming, utilizing the descriptive applied sciences RDF (Resource Description Framework) and OWL (Web Ontology Language), and the data-centric, customizable XML (Extensible Markup Language).They envision wisdom offices the place the bounds among record administration, content material administration, and data administration are damaged down, and the place wisdom administration is a simple a part of day by day activities.* A finished review of the state-of-the artwork in Semantic net examine and key technologies.* Examines how Semantic net expertise is being utilized in wisdom administration ("Semantic details Access") and within the subsequent new release of internet services.* Addresses the problems of (semi-) automated ontology new release and metadata extraction.* Discusses ontology administration and evolution, protecting language-independent ontology evolution, ontology switch request specification, and ontology dependency.* contains contributions through the head experts within the field.* Illustrates the theoretical recommendations with 3 case reports on commercial purposes in electronic libraries, the felony zone and the telecommunication industry.Suitable for Undergraduates and graduate scholars, lecturers, business researchers within the box and commercial group of workers who're monitoring WWW expertise advancements with a view to understandthe company implications.

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Challenging E Learning in the University by Robin Goodfellow, Mary Lea

By Robin Goodfellow, Mary Lea

"Informed by means of an intimate wisdom of a social literacies viewpoint, this booklet is stuffed with profound insights and unforeseen connections. Its scholarly, clear-eyed research of the position of recent media in larger schooling units the schedule for e-learning learn within the twenty-first century" Ilana Snyder, Monash University

"This booklet bargains an intensive rethinking of e-learning … The authors problem academics, path builders, and coverage makers to work out e-learning environments as textual practices, rooted deeply within the social and highbrow lifetime of educational disciplines. This procedure holds nice promise for relocating e-learning previous its specialise in expertise and 'the learner' towards important engagement with fields of inquiry via texts." Professor David Russell, Iowa nation college

difficult e-learning within the collage takes a brand new method of the growing to be box of e-learning in greater schooling. In it, the authors argue that during order to boost e-learning within the college we have to comprehend the texts and practices which are enthusiastic about studying and instructing utilizing on-line and web-based applied sciences.

The ebook develops an procedure which attracts jointly social and cultural techniques to literacies, studying and applied sciences, illustrating those in perform in the course of the exploration of case reports.

it's key analyzing for tutorial builders who're occupied with the guarantees provided, yet hardly ever added, with each one new new release of studying with applied sciences. it's going to even be of curiosity to literacies researchers and to HE coverage makers and bosses who desire to comprehend the contexts of e-learning.

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