Social Media – Research Challenges
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See bellow selected open research challenges that are currently being investigated by the research community. These are only few of the dozens of research challenges that the research community faces towards the quest for a ubiquitous, intuitive and secure social … Read More

Telework Research
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Telework is a popular research topic in many academic disciplines as well as commercially. Anyone connected with telework receives a continuing flow of questionnaires and other requests for help. Here are some simple “do”‘s and “don’t”‘s for the intending researcher. … Read More

Social Networks Overview – Current Trends and Research Challenges for EU
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The emergence and popularity of online social networks in recent years has changed the Internet ecosystem leading to a more collaborative environment. Nowadays, hundreds of millions of Internet users participate in social networks, form communities, produce and consume media content … Read More

Methods and techniques of collecting and analyzing information in marketing research
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Planning online business Planning is the process by which a series of online communication options are selected which allow the unitary achievement of the purpose and objectives of the web site. Therefore, the first step in designing web development plan … Read More

Advertising agency personnel
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The creative department — the people who create the actual ads — form the core of an advertising agency. Modern advertising agencies usually form their copywriters and art directors into creative teams. Creative teams may be permanent partnerships or formed … Read More

Organic search engines
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Google was started by two PhD students at Stanford University, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, and brought a new concept to evaluating web pages. This concept, called PageRank, has been from the start important to the Google algorithm [1]. PageRank … Read More

Disambiguation in machine translation
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Word-sense disambiguation concerns finding a suitable translation when a word can have more than one meaning. The problem was first raised in the 1950s by Yehoshua Bar-Hillel.[1] He pointed out that without a “universal encyclopedia”, a machine would never be … Read More

History of the machine translation
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The idea of machine translation may be traced back to 17th century. In 1629, René Descartes proposed a universal language, with equivalent ideas in different tongues sharing one symbol. In the 1950s, The Georgetown experiment (1954) involved fully-automatic translation of … Read More

Subtitles
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Subtitles are textual versions of the dialog in films and television programs, usually displayed at the bottom of the screen. They can either be a form of written translation of a dialog in a foreign language, or a written rendering … Read More

Google Health and Search Factory Tour
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Google shows the latest research in various search-related fields and announced the official debut of Google Health. R.J. Pittman, Director of Search Properties, showed some of the amazing advances Google made in image search, as well as how ads might … Read More

The digital Europe – i2010 Initiative
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Preparing Europe’s digital future i2010 Mid-Term Review {SEC(2008) 470} INTRODUCTION Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) continue to be a major driver of economic and social modernisation. Today, businesses in the EU devote 20% of investment to ICTs, and the sector … Read More

Yahoo! in Romania
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In accordance with the information published by the Romanian newspaper România Liberă, Yahoo! intends to open a center for software research and development in Romania, and a specific 100% Romanian portal. Zoltan Somodi, a state secretary at the Communication Minister, … Read More