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wConnect: A Developmental Community for Women in Computer and Information Science [chapter]

Mary Beth, John M., Dejin Zhao, Hansa Sinh
2010 Advances in Learning Processes  
A number of chapters consider many roles for social computing in education, from simple computer-mediated communication support to more extensive community-building frameworks and tools.  ...  Finally, several chapters report state-of-the-art results in tools that can be used to assist educators in critical tasks such as content presentation and grading.  ... 
doi:10.5772/7937 fatcat:2bnywhrm6nagxn3ntuodo4ltpe

Erratum [chapter]

2015 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
Preferences Frequencies Sources to collect Internet: 336, Friends: 52, Other sources: 22 information about social networks Preferred to use social 410 networks in home Preferred to use social 97 networks  ...  Professional status Students: 169, Civil servants: 77, Private employees: 73 Net annual income <10.000€: 213, 10.000€-20.000€: 115, 20.000€-30.000€: 48, >30.000€: 33 Table 4 . 4 Users' preferences and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-23766-4_68 fatcat:psc6thrkurf4dacc7j2xcgafpa

Information Literacy and Environmental Sustainability Correlation in Using and Communicating Information [chapter]

Angela Repanovici, Ane Landoy
2015 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
Information literacy is the discipline that shapes the informational behavior of young students, Master and PhD students.  ...  In this paper we will focus mainly on the green information literacy aspect, through a study from Transilvania University of Brasov.  ...  They produce considerable waste, particularly in energy, water, computer paper, and used electronic equipment [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-28197-1_4 fatcat:zty5s23r45erbjij5p2fyao3iu

Information Heuristics of Information Literate People [chapter]

Katarzyna Materska
2014 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
in the context of information literacy (IL) concept.  ...  It is confirmed through information users' daily activities that they apply many shortcuts, ignore some information and use heuristics -particularly in electronic social networking environments.  ...  Critical analysis of the literature and research findings from several different areas (e.g. psychology, cognitive science, theories from information processing, credibility studies, human-computer interactions  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-14136-7_7 fatcat:cigortmn3rgr7cf3yfa2i27bva

Seeing beyond Computer Science and Software Engineering [chapter]

Kesav Vithal Nori
2009 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
The boundaries of computer science are defined by what symbolic computation can accomplish.  ...  In contrast, most practical applications of computing support end-users in realizing (often unsaid) objectives.  ...  has been successful all over India and in South Africa.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-00405-6_3 fatcat:ga7fmvbmjfhavlsnjjtxtjb2yu

Conclusions [chapter]

Philippe Wanner, Ilka Steiner
2019 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
Specifically, migrants from Eastern Europe (in particular Poland, which is an emerging community) and the Balkans are excluded.  ...  Nevertheless, globalization and delocalization, improvements in means of communication and decreases in flight prices led to an important increase in spatial mobility (the number of flight passengers,  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-05671-1_13 fatcat:fiukxkyzrbcanpej4jdwvczo5a

The Information Literate Brain [chapter]

Paul Sturges, Almuth Gastinger
2013 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
be applied to psychology, theology, pedagogy, computer science and many other disciplines, including LIS. • Applying lessons of brain science to LIS and other disciplines possible because of:  advances  ...  Neuroscience in the past In the past, scientists speculated about the brain and developed 'sciences' such as phrenology.  ...  is both different and more important in this brain-centred vision of information science. • However, specific implications for IL programmes still have to be worked out.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-03919-0_3 fatcat:vxwlgn3afzamhfznj5pgi5vsvm

Alternatives to Being Information Literate [chapter]

Isto Huvila
2018 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
From a theoretical and practical perspective, this study suggests that both information literacies and information illiteracies should be taken into account in information literacy research and education  ...  The findings show that there are shades in being less and non-literate beyond a mere lack of necessary skills or engagement in inappropriate practices.  ...  scholarly schools in the information literacy community [4] [7] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-74334-9_82 fatcat:iijyebed35hzdjpxdgjgmtyjku

Challenges and Security in Cloud Computing [chapter]

Hyokyung Chang, Euiin Choi
2010 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
Cloud computing, however, is at the stage of the beginning to implement and use and it faces a lot of challenges in technical matters and security issues.  ...  An IT technology called Ubiquitous computing should help the situations easier and we call a technology which makes it even better and powerful cloud computing.  ...  For security and privacy, in Cloud Computing, a datacenter holds information that end-users would more traditionally have stored on their computers.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-17604-3_24 fatcat:jeocao53t5bizgbngorg36kq7q

Blended Nurture [chapter]

Robert J. Wierzbicki
2011 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
The concept of Blended Nurture will be introduced, which combines computer-delivered content with live interaction and arranges it in the new format.  ...  This paper discusses the possibility of using a new, converged media format in the development of educationally oriented games and summarizes a number of parameters for the creation of interactive, virtual  ...  Didactics and education also don't work in the context of virtual, social communities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-27207-3_70 fatcat:zmsf4fdzqrflpfapzlizmmrmnq

Analysing Author Self-citations in Computer Science Publications [chapter]

Tobias Milz, Christin Seifert
2018 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
In this work, we analyse the prevalence of self-citations in the DBLP, a digital library for computer science.  ...  Previous studies on self-citations do not provide a detailed analysis in the domain of computer science.  ...  Acknowledgment We would like to thank Moritz Grünbauer for his preliminary analysis and help with constructing the queries for the graph database.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-99133-7_24 fatcat:ekwsgayanzb6ncgjrytwlivoae

Introduction [chapter]

Martin Meschede, Laurence N. Warr
2019 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
Situated in the middle of Europe, Germany offers a rich and diverse geological history which, compared to other countries, occurs in quite a small area.  ...  In northern Germany, this is mainly due to the fact that the ancient basement is covered by thick sedimentary deposits and is therefore only accessible at the surface in the adjacent regions of Scandinavia  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-76102-2_1 fatcat:ndfzbtnsuzg7nanppytg4pmw3i

Information Literacy in Europe: Ten Years Later [chapter]

Sirje Virkus
2013 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
practitioners' and scholars' conceptions of IL • Practitioners define IL mainly instrumentally and scholars more conceptually. • While information seeking is a foundational concept for information science  ...  The majority of initiatives came from formal education settings and examples in the workplace, community & CE context were very rare.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-03919-0_32 fatcat:xfkqhduhtvbwtk636cxt5lunhq

Using Incentives to Obtain Truthful Information [chapter]

Boi Faltings
2013 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
I survey several approaches to eliciting truthful information, in particular scoring rules, peer prediction methods and opinion polls, and discuss possible applications.  ...  There are many scenarios where we would like agents to report their observations or expertise in a truthful way. Game-theoretic principles can be used to provide incentives to do so.  ...  Acknowledgements I thank Radu Jurca who has worked with me on this topic for many years, and Karl Aberer for fruitful discussions on reputation and community sensing.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29966-7_1 fatcat:cdqjpyf7pfdrdivjqs7c7fvnvi

Motivating Learners Through Information Literacy [chapter]

Clarence Maybee, Michael Flierl
2016 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
The model draws from informed learning, an approach to information literacy that emphasizes the role that information plays in fostering learning about a subject.  ...  The model is intended to be used by librarians when working with classroom teachers to foster greater student learning gains through creative and reflective engagement with information.  ...  The teacher might have students reflect on what discourse communities they are aware of on campus, elements of discourse communities they have discussed in class, and then work with them to identify questions  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-52162-6_68 fatcat:b7uq53zsnjfkzdulk2rihcoaru
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