Empirical Research on Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric

Empirical Research on Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric

Author: Danesi, Marcel

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522556237

Category: Computers

Page: 312

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The study of symbols has long been considered a necessary field to unravel concealed meanings in symbols and images. These methods have since established themselves as staples in various fields of psychology, anthropology, computer science, and cognitive science. Empirical Research on Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric is a critical academic publication that examines communication through images and symbols and the methods by which researchers and scientists analyze these images and symbols. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics, such as material culture, congruity theory, and social media, this publication is geared toward academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on images, symbols, and how to analyze them.

Research Anthology on Applied Linguistics and Language Practices

Research Anthology on Applied Linguistics and Language Practices

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668456835

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1681

View: 399

Whether through speech, writing, or other methods, language and communication has been an essential tool for human cooperation and development. Across the world, language varies drastically based on culture and disposition. Even in areas in which the language is standardized, it is common to have many varieties of dialects. It is essential to understand applied linguistics and language practices to create equitable spaces for all dialects and languages. The Research Anthology on Applied Linguistics and Language Practices discusses in-depth the current global research on linguistics from the development of language to the practices in language acquisition. It further discusses the social factors behind language and dialect as well as cultural identity found behind unique traits in language and dialect. Covering topics such as linguistic equity, phonology, and sociolinguistics, this major reference work is an indispensable resource for linguists, pre-service teachers, libraries, students and educators of higher education, educational administration, ESL organizations, government officials, researchers, and academicians.

Narrative as Dialectic Abduction

Narrative as Dialectic Abduction

Author: Donna E. West

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783031150937

Category: Philosophy

Page: 199

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This book presents a fresh approach to the communicability of narratives, revealing the cognitive underpinnings of Charles Sanders Peirce’s pragmatistic model. It demonstrates how abductive processes modify habits of belief and action in what Peirce refers to as double consciousness. Abductions generated during double consciousness paradigms have increased efficacy compared to instinctual abductions. Novel inferences from working memory become consciously integrated with existing long-term memory units which permits fuller consideration of the plausibility of propositions. Special attention is given to children’s prelinguistic means to represent propositional or assertory conflicts, and to resolve these conflicts via listening and re-telling narrators’ accounts. Overall, this book serves both a theoretical and applied purpose. It is intended to support innovative therapeutic interventions to facilitate the (re)construction of narratives by adults and children. Its practical applications and theoretical grounding will appeal to graduate students and scholars alike, who wish to examine narrative as an interdisciplinary enterprise—an ontological and cultural phenomenon (narration by way of action/image sequences), not just a literary/linguistic paradigm. Ultimately, this account presents narrative as a modal forum to resolve logical and practical conflicts, compelling the interpreter to become an involved partner in the narrated event itself.

Cross-Media Authentication and Verification: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Cross-Media Authentication and Verification: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Author: Katsaounidou, Anastasia

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522555933

Category: Computers

Page: 213

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As media becomes more readily available in the digital age, it also becomes more vulnerable to tampering and manipulation, making techniques for verifying reliable news and media sources essential. Understanding online technologies’ role in shaping the media environment allows for insight into the correlations between the rapidly transforming media landscape and its unwanted effect on news and content tampering. Cross-Media Authentication and Verification: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of verifying the newsgathering and publishing process. While highlighting topics including human authentication, information evaluation, and tampered content, this book is ideally designed for researchers, students, publishers, and academicians seeking current research on media authenticity and misinformation.

Handbook of Research on Examining Cultural Policies Through Digital Communication

Handbook of Research on Examining Cultural Policies Through Digital Communication

Author: Önay Dogan, Betül

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522569992

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 447

View: 305

Culture is one of the most important elements for explaining individuals' behaviors within the social structure. It meets the various social needs of members of a society by directing how individuals must react to various events and how to act in specific circumstances. A planned and systematic process is required for disseminating this cultural accumulation as a policy, which is produced collectively by all members within their everyday life practices. The Handbook of Research on Examining Cultural Policies Through Digital Communication provides emerging research on this aspect of cultural policy, which is formed within the framework of this systematic process in a strategic manner and can be defined as various activities of the state intended for art, human sciences, and cultural inheritance. Creating such cultural policies involves the establishment of measures and organizations required for the development of each individual, providing economic and social facilities, all of which are actions intended for directing society. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as long-distance education, digital citizenship, and public diplomacy, this book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, advanced-level students, sociologists, international and national organizations, and government officials.

Integrating the Internet of Things Into Software Engineering Practices

Integrating the Internet of Things Into Software Engineering Practices

Author: Mala, D. Jeya

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522577911

Category: Computers

Page: 293

View: 799

To provide the necessary security and quality assurance activities into Internet of Things (IoT)-based software development, innovative engineering practices are vital. They must be given an even higher level of importance than most other events in the field. Integrating the Internet of Things Into Software Engineering Practices provides research on the integration of IoT into the software development life cycle (SDLC) in terms of requirements management, analysis, design, coding, and testing, and provides security and quality assurance activities to IoT-based software development. The content within this publication covers agile software, language specification, and collaborative software and is designed for analysts, security experts, IoT software programmers, computer and software engineers, students, professionals, and researchers.

Advancing Consumer-Centric Fog Computing Architectures

Advancing Consumer-Centric Fog Computing Architectures

Author: Munir, Kashif

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522571506

Category: Computers

Page: 217

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Due to a rapidly growing number of devices and communications, cloud computing has begun to fall behind on its ability to adequately process today’s technology. Additionally, companies have begun to look for solutions that would help reduce their infrastructure costs and improve profitability. Fog computing, a paradigm that extends cloud computing and services to the edge of the network, has presented itself as a viable solution and cost-saving method. However, before businesses can implement this new method, concerns regarding its security, privacy, availability, and data protection must be addressed. Advancing Consumer-Centric Fog Computing Architectures is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of fog computing in technological, business, and organizational dimensions. Thoroughly examining fog computing with respect to issues of management, trust and privacy, governance, and interoperability, this publication highlights a range of topics including access control mechanism, data confidentiality, and service-oriented architecture. This book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, software developers, IT professionals, policymakers, technology designers, graduate-level students, managers, and business owners.

Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Models for Website Evaluation

Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Models for Website Evaluation

Author: Vatansever, Kemal

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522582397

Category: Computers

Page: 254

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With almost every business application process being linked with a web portal, the website has become an integral part of any organization. Satisfying the end user’s needs is one of the key principles of designing an effective website. Because there are different users for any given website, there are different criteria that users want. Thus, evaluating a website is a multi-criteria decision-making problem in which the decision maker’s opinion should be considered for ranking the website. Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Models for Website Evaluation is a critical scholarly resource that covers the strategies needed to evaluate the navigability and efficacy of websites as promotional platforms for their companies. Featuring a wide range of topics including linguistic modelling, e-services, and site quality, this book is ideal for managers, executives, website designers, graphic artists, specialists, consultants, educationalists, researchers, and students.

Code Generation, Analysis Tools, and Testing for Quality

Code Generation, Analysis Tools, and Testing for Quality

Author: Alexandre Peixoto de Queirós, Ricardo

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522574569

Category: Computers

Page: 288

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Despite the advances that have been made in programming, there is still a lack of sufficient methods for quality control. While code standards try to force programmers to follow a specific set of rules, few tools exist that really deal with automatic refactoring of this code, and evaluation of the coverage of these tests is still a challenge. Code Generation, Analysis Tools, and Testing for Quality is an essential reference source that discusses the generation and writing of computer programming and methods of quality control such as analysis and testing. Featuring research on topics such as programming languages, quality assessment, and automated development, this book is ideally designed for academicians, practitioners, computer science teachers, enterprise developers, and researchers seeking coverage on code auditing strategies and methods.

Intelligent Multidimensional Data and Image Processing

Intelligent Multidimensional Data and Image Processing

Author: De, Sourav

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522552475

Category: Computers

Page: 429

View: 349

As the most natural and convenient means of conveying or transmitting information, images play a vital role in our daily lives. Image processing is now of paramount importance in the computer vision research community, and proper processing of two-dimensional (2D) real-life images plays a key role in many real-life applications as well as commercial developments. Intelligent Multidimensional Data and Image Processing is a vital research publication that contains an in-depth exploration of image processing techniques used in various applications, including how to handle noise removal, object segmentation, object extraction, and the determination of the nearest object classification and its associated confidence level. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as object detection, machine vision, and image conversion, this book provides critical research for scientists, computer engineers, professionals, researchers, and academicians seeking current research on solutions for new challenges in 2D and 3D image processing.

Interface Support for Creativity, Productivity, and Expression in Computer Graphics

Interface Support for Creativity, Productivity, and Expression in Computer Graphics

Author: Ursyn, Anna

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522573722

Category: Computers

Page: 355

View: 630

Interfaces within computers, computing, and programming are consistently evolving and continue to be relevant to computer science as it progresses. Advancements in human-computer interactions, their aesthetic appeal, ease of use, and learnability are made possible due to the creation of user interfaces and result in further growth in science, aesthetics, and practical applications. Interface Support for Creativity, Productivity, and Expression in Computer Graphics is a collection of innovative research on usability, the apps humans use, and their sensory environment. While highlighting topics such as image datasets, augmented reality, and visual storytelling, this book is ideally designed for researchers, academicians, graphic designers, programmers, software developers, educators, multimedia specialists, and students seeking current research on uniting digital content with the physicality of the device through applications, thus addressing sensory perception.