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Statistics and Informatics in Molecular Cancer Research

Carsten Wiuf and Claus L. Andersen (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532872
eISBN:
9780191714467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532872.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Biostatistics

This book discusses novel advances in informatics and statistics in molecular cancer research. Through eight chapters it discusses specific topics in cancer research, talks about how the topics give ... More


Supporting Innovative Construction of Explanatory Scientific Models

Will Bridewell, Stuart R. Borrett, and Pat Langley

in Tools for Innovation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381634
eISBN:
9780199870264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381634.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Scientific modeling is a creative activity that can benefit from computational support. This chapter reports five challenges that arise in developing such aids, as illustrated by PROMETHEUS, a ... More


Epilogue

Anustup Basu

in Bollywood in the Age of New Media: The Geo-televisual Aesthetic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641024
eISBN:
9780748651245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641024.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

It is perhaps pertinent that this book ends with a critical reading of Mahesh Manjrekar's Vaastav (Reality, 2000). The dark, stifling atmosphere of the film belongs precisely to that underbelly of ... More


Informatics and the Management of Surveillance Data

Ramesh S. Krishnamurthy and Michael E. St. Louis

in Principles & Practice of Public Health Surveillance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195372922
eISBN:
9780199866090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372922.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter outlines the activities that occur between data collection and data analysis, i.e., data processing and storage. It explores the new area of public health informatics and its application ... More


Public Health Workforce Needs for Surveillance

Denise Koo and Herman Tolentino

in Principles & Practice of Public Health Surveillance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195372922
eISBN:
9780199866090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372922.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the current and future needs for the public health workforce in order for us to continue to do effective public health surveillance outlined in the preceding chapters. It ... More


Public health informatics: the role of e-science in building the evidence base

Richard F. Heller

in Evidence for Population Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198529743
eISBN:
9780191723919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529743.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter identifies the importance of the revolution in information technology, which is transforming our ability to collect data of importance in building an evidence base for population health. ... More


Control: Digitality as Cultural Logic

Seb Franklin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029537
eISBN:
9780262331135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029537.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book addresses the conditions of knowledge that make the concept of the “information economy” possible while at the same time obscuring its deleterious effects on material social spaces. In so ... More


Epilogue Informatic Unconscious: On the Evolution of Digital Reason in Anthropology

Dominic Boyer

in The Life Informatic: Newsmaking in the Digital Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451881
eISBN:
9780801467356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451881.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This epilogue returns to the question of how studying the impact of digital information and communication on contemporary news journalism brings into focus a parallel legacy of digital mediation and ... More


Allegories of Power/Information

Anustup Basu

in Bollywood in the Age of New Media: The Geo-televisual Aesthetic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641024
eISBN:
9780748651245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641024.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter connects the theory of geo-televisual informatics and the concomitant question of a national being-in-the-world to a theme of sovereignty in contemporary India. It examines some ... More


Digital Government at Work: A Social Informatics Perspective

Ian McLoughlin and Rob Wilson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199557721
eISBN:
9780191761232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557721.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Digital Government at Work aims to provide a new perspective on the use of digital technologies to provide more joined-up public services. Drawing upon extensive research conducted from ... More


Introduction

Ian Mcloughlin, Rob Wilson, and Mike Martin

in Digital Government at Work: A Social Informatics Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199557721
eISBN:
9780191761232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557721.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Governments across the globe increasingly view digital technologies as the primary means through which public services and other core activities of government can be transformed. For some observers, ... More


A Social Informatics Perspective

Ian Mcloughlin, Rob Wilson, and Mike Martin

in Digital Government at Work: A Social Informatics Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199557721
eISBN:
9780191761232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557721.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter discusses the different ways in which the relationship between the technological, organizational, and institutional change that is at the heart of digital government can be ... More


Co-Production and Tele-Care for Older People

Ian Mcloughlin, Rob Wilson, and Mike Martin

in Digital Government at Work: A Social Informatics Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199557721
eISBN:
9780191761232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557721.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

In this chapter we explore the designer–user problem through the example of tele-health and social care services for older people. We use the social informatics insight that technology is ... More


Building a Secure and Sustainable Cyberspace Ecosystem: An Overview

D. Frank Hsu

in Advances in Cyber Security: Technology, Operations, and Experiences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823244560
eISBN:
9780823268948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244560.003.0017
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter provides a historical and contemporary perspective on various issues pertaining to the security and sustainability of the emerging cyberspace, which is embedded with intelligent ... More


What Is Human Information Interaction?

Raya Fidel

in Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017008
eISBN:
9780262301473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017008.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Research on human information interaction (HII) focuses on people’ s relationship with information, rather than with technology (as in human-computer interaction) or with the information agency (as ... More


Introduction

Barbara M. Hayes and William Aspray

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about health informatics and patient-centered approach to the treatment and management of diabetes. This volume examines early ... More


The Informatics of Diabetes: A Research Agenda for the Socially and Institutionally Sensitive Use of Information Technology to Improve Health Care

Barbara M. Hayes and William Aspray

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter examines several information technology (IT) challenges associated with diabetes in order to provide informatics researchers with insights about the social and organizational factors ... More


Achieving Success in Research Collaborations in Health Informatics

Katie A. Siek and Kay Connelly

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter evaluates the factors that influence the success of research collaborations in health informatics. It identifies four key issues in conducting interdisciplinary research from the ... More


The Internet: Between Theology and Technology

Antonio Spadaro

in Cybertheology: Thinking Christianity in the Era of the Internet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256990
eISBN:
9780823261451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256990.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter considers how the Internet has impacted on our day to day life and how the ways in which the technological devices on which we access this resource we call the Internet, have become ... More


Object Orientation

Cecile Crutzen and Erna Kotkampr

in Software Studies: A Lexicon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter starts with a short, general description of data processing, communication, and interaction concepts; it also describes the relationship and importance of these concepts in the field of ... More


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