Publisher description for The Internet encyclopedia / edited by Hossein Bidgoli.


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Counter The only comprehensive guide to every Internet topic-from ActiveX to XBRL 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. Available in print or in subscription-based online format, it's the only resource that offers complete, up-to-the-moment coverage of fast-moving Internet technology. 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

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Internet Encyclopedias