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Danda B. Rawat, Georgia Southern University; Joel Rodriques, University of Beira Interior; and Ivan Stojmenovic, University of Ottawa10-22-2015
Georgia Southern University faculty member Danda B. Rawat co-authoredCyber Physical Systems: From Theory to Practice.
Book Summary: Although comprehensive knowledge of cyber-physical systems (CPS) is becoming a must for researchers, practitioners, system designers, policy makers, system managers, and administrators, there has been a need for a comprehensive and up-to-date source of research and information on cyber-physical systems. This book fills that need.
Cyber-Physical Systems: From Theory to Practice provides state-of-the-art research results and reports on emerging trends related to the science, technology, and engineering of CPS, including system architecture, development, modeling, simulation, security, privacy, trust, and energy efficiency. It presents ... Read more
Claire Renzetti, Raquel Kennedy Bergen, and Jeffrey L. Edleson1-1-2015
Christine L. Savage, Joan E. Kub, and Sarah L. Groves7-21-2015
Georgia Southern University faculty member William A. Mase authored “Epidemiology and Nursing Practice” in the publication Public Health Science and Nursing Practice: Caring for Populations.
Book Summary: How do you solve population-level health problems and develop appropriate nursing interventions?
This unique, problem-solving, case-based approach shows you how. You’ll encounter three different case studies in every chapter—two in the text and one online at DavisPlus—that explore concepts such as community assessments, public health policy, and surveillance. Step by step, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills you need to apply public health principles across a variety of health care settings, special populations, ... Read more
Jared Yates Sexton, Georgia Southern University2-19-2015
“Who’s Yorkie Goodman?” asks Wallace, an enforcer for an East Coast drug cartel. “Just a fella” says his boss, who goes by the name Boss. Just a fella … but Boss wants Yorkie Goodman taken out. He wants it so badly, he’ll risk sending Wallace into Wallace’s own past where a beautiful woman he abandoned years before still holds a bewitching power over him like some ancient siren song. He wants it so badly, he's sending along his deadliest assassin, Carp, to make sure the job is done right. And he wants proof … proof in the form of Goodman’s ... Read more
Jared Yates Sexton, Georgia Southern University1-5-2015
In the follow-up to his critically lauded debut An End To All Things, Jared Yates Sexton presents twenty-three new stories that pick up where his first book left off. Whether they're set in a sweat-saturated sparring ring, the backroom of a gas station speakeasy, or in the kitchen of the house down the street, these are glimpses into an America that too-often goes unseen. Witness here the untold tales of the losers and the should've-beens, the dreamers and the hustlers, all of them just spoiling for their turn at glory or the inevitable one-two punch that puts them down for ... Read more
Martha L. Abell, Georgia Southern University and James P. Braselton, Georgia Southern University1-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty members Martha L. Abell and James P. Braselton co-authored Introductory Differential Equations.
Book Summary: Introductory Differential Equations is designed to provide students with both narrative explanations and robust sample problems for a first semester course in introductory ordinary differential equations.
Laura E. Agnich, Georgia Southern University2014
Jay S. Albanese1-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Chad Posick co-authored “Victim Profiles” in the publication Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Robert Batchelor, Georgia Southern University1-6-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert Batchelor authored London: The Selden Map and the Making of a Global City, 1549-1687.
Book Summary: If one had looked for a potential global city in Europe in the 1540s, the most likely candidate would have been Antwerp, which had emerged as the center of the German and Spanish silver exchange as well as the Portuguese spice and Spanish sugar trades. It almost certainly would not have been London, an unassuming hub of the wool and cloth trade with a population of around 75,000, still trying to recover from the onslaught of the Black ... Read more
Vladlena Benson and Stephanie Morgan12-31-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty members Moya L. Alfonso and Gulzar H. Shah co-authored “Social Media and Alcohol Use: Adverse Impact of Facebook and Twitter on College Students” in the publication Implications of Social Media Use in Personal and Professional Settings.
Book Summary: The use of Social Networking Sites (SNSs) has become an integral part of daily life, particularly for adolescents. The chapter examines the negative impact of social networking sites and how they may expose alcohol-related consumption and behavior to young adults, especially college students. In particular, the focus is on the use of two specific social networking sites, Facebook ... Read more
Michael L. Bentley, Michael P. Mueller, and Bruce Martin1-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Katie L. Brkich co-authored “Chocolate Choices” in the publication Connecting Children to Nature: Ideas and Activities for Parents and Educators.
Shonda Bernadin and Rami J. Haddad, Georgia Southern University8-12-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Rami J. Haddad co-authored Computing for Engineers: Course Notes.
Gary W. Brunette1-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Marina Eremeeva co-authored “Rickettsial (Spotted & typhus fevers) & related infections (Anaplasmosis & Ehrlichiosis)” in the publication CDC Health Information for International Travel. The Yellow Book 2014.
Jeffrey D. Burson (Ed.), Georgia Southern University and Ulrich L. Lehner (Ed.), Marquette University5-30-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Jeffrey D. Burson co-edited Enlightenment and Catholicism in Europe: A Transnational History.
Book Summary: In recent years, historians have rediscovered the religious dimensions of the Enlightenment. This volume offers a thorough reappraisal of the so-called “Catholic Enlightenment” as a transnational Enlightenment movement. This Catholic Enlightenment was at once ultramontane and conciliarist, sometimes moderate but often surprisingly radical, with participants active throughout Europe in universities, seminaries, salons, and the periodical press.
In Enlightenment and Catholicism in Europe: A Transnational History, the contributors, primarily European scholars, provide intellectual biographies of twenty Catholic Enlightenment figures across eighteenth-century Europe, ... Read more
Stephen Burt and Alfred Bendixen10-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Richard Flynn authored “Elizabeth Bishop, Randall Jarrell, and the Lost World of Real Feeling” in the publication The Cambridge History of American Poetry.
Chapter Summary: On October 29, 1964, at a reading at the Guggenheim Museum celebrating Elizabeth Bishop’s $5,000 fellowship from the Academy of American Poets, Randall Jarrell read Elizabeth Bishop’s poems and his own because Bishop was unable to leave Brazil to receive the award. Robert Lowell, a longtime friend of both poets, introduced the reading, and his introduction reflected his estimation of each poet’s reputation, an estimation that would remain the conventional ... Read more
Simone M. Charles, Georgia Southern University1-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Simone M. Charles authored Research Methods for Environmental Health Science Professionals.
James H. Charlesworth and Arthur Boulet1-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Andrew Sills authored “The Apostles and Brothers of Jesus” in the publication The Tomb of Jesus and His Family?: Exploring Ancient Jewish Tombs Near Jerusalem’s Walls.
J. L. Coffer2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Ji Wu authored “Nanowire Array Fabrication for High Throughout Screening in the Biosciences” in the publication Semiconducting Silicon Nanowires for Biomedical Applications.
Book Summary: Biomedical applications have benefited greatly from the increasing interest and research into semiconducting silicon nanowires. Semiconducting Silicon Nanowires for Biomedical Applications reviews the fabrication, properties, and applications of this emerging material.
The book begins by reviewing the basics, as well as the growth, characterization, biocompatibility, and surface modification, of semiconducting silicon nanowires. It goes on to focus on silicon nanowires for tissue engineering and delivery applications, including cellular binding and internalization, ... Read more
Lisa A. Eargle and Ashraf M. Esmail1-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Laura E. Agnich co-authored “Framing Mass Gun Violence: A Content Analysis of Print Media Coverage of the Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook Elementary School Tragedies” in the publication Gun Violence in American Society: Crime, Justice and Public Policy.
Adel El Shahat, Georgia Southern University2-17-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Adel El Shahat authored Artificial Neural Network (ANN): Smart & Energy Systems Applications.
Book Summary: This book proposes Artificial Neural Network (ANN) Applications for Smart grids and Energy Systems as a one of powerful artificial intelligence nonlinear regression techniques. This study is carried out to emphasize on the importance of ANN in many categories and for undergraduate, graduate students, engineers, and researchers. Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) Technique is illustrated with its Fundamentals, Data Collection, Analysis and Processing, Structure Design, Number of Hidden Layers, Number of Hidden Units, Initializing Back-Propagation feed-forward network, Training, simulation, Weights and ... Read more
Katayama et al.1-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Asli Aslan co-authored “Case Study, Hurricane Katrina” in the publication Vulnerability and Resilience of Water Systems Under Global Extremes.
Craig J. Forsyth and Heith Copes1-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Chad Posick authored “Deviant Places” in the publication Encyclopedia of Social Deviance.
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert L. Mayes co-authored “Discovery/Computational Science” in the publication Encyclopedia of Science Education.
Framing Mass Gun Violence: A Content Analysis of Print Media Coverage of the Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook Elementary School Tragedies
James E. Hawdon, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Laura E. Agnich, Georgia Southern University; Robert Wood; and John Ryan, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University2014
Patricia B. Humphrey, Georgia Southern University1-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Patricia B. Humphrey authored Instructor's Guide with Full Solutions for the publications Statistics in Practice and Introduction to the Practice of Statistics .