The Internet Encyclopedia, Volume 1

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Hossein Bidgoli
John Wiley & Sons, 2004 - Business & Economics - 880 pages
The definitive, three-volume Internet Encyclopedia covers every aspect of the Internet for professionals. This up-to-date compendium offers a broad perspective on the Internet as a business tool, an IT platform, and a medium for communications and commerce. It presents leading-edge theory and recent developments as described by global experts from such prestigious institutions as Stanford University and Harvard University, and such leading corporations as Microsoft and Sun Microsystems. Key features include: Detailed cross-referencing and extensive references to additional reading More than 200 articles vigorously peer-reviewed by more than 800 academics and practitioners from around the world More than 1,000 illustrations and tables for in-depth understanding of complex subjects Eleven major subject categories that address key issues in design, utilization, and management of Internet-based systems.

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Contents

Biometric Authentication
87
Health Insurance and Managed Care
89
Health Issues
102
History of the Internet
114
HTMLXHTML HyperText Markup
124
Human Factors and Ergonomics
141
Designing for People with Disabilities
148
BluetoothMA Wireless Personal
274
Copyright
467
International Cyberlaw
475
International Supply Chain Management
486
Internet Architecture
499
Julie Hersberger
515
Kayany
527
Internet Navigation Basics Services
537
Pratap Reddy
551

Politics
286
Area Network
287
Brent A Miller
294
Business Plans for Ecommerce Projects
354
Stone Eduardo Salas
401
Information Quality in Internet
415
Larry P English
431
180
443
Intelligent Agents
457
Interactive Multimedia on the
463
BusinesstoBusiness B2B Electronic
585
Jon Gunderson
612
Capacity Planning for Web Services
683
Cascading Style Sheets CSS
698
Nonprofit Organizations 675 Privacy
699
CC++
707
Online Auction Site Management 709 Eric H Nyberg
710
Online Communities 733 Dale R Thompson and Amy W Apon
733
Alan Gaitenby Okechukwu C Ugweje
769
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HOSSEIN BIDGOLI, PhD, is Professor of Management Information Systems at California State University, Bakersfield. Dr. Bidgoli helped set up the first PC lab in the United States. He is the author of 43 textbooks, 27 manuals, and over four dozen technical articles and papers on various aspects of computer applications, e-commerce, and information systems published and presented throughout the world. Dr. Bidgoli was selected as the California State University, Bakersfield's 2001-2002 Professor of the Year. Professor Bidgoli is the author or editor of 41 books, numerous peer-reviewed articles and a trainer and consultant. Professor Bidgoli lives in Bakersfield with his wife and two children.

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