Social computing has seen exponential growth in various application areas, enabling new digital contexts for almost any type of interaction. This growth is expected to continue in various domains as social computing becomes a new paradigm for the next generation applications. Social Computing Theory and Practice: Interdisciplinary Approaches offers a holistic approach to social computing with respect to the underlying theory, technology and mechanisms, as well as the challenges, opportunities and impact of social computing to any application area. As such, the book provides a much needed interdisciplinary perspective of social computing and delivers a concentrated body of knowledge with contributions from diverse domains and fields.
Series: Advances in Human and Social Aspects of Technology
Number Of Pages: 350
Published: 16th November 2010
Publisher: IGI Global
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.6 x 2.2
Weight (kg): 1.16