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Economics of Standards in Information Networks
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Tim Weitzel
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Standards play a prominent role in systems characterized by interaction. In information systems, standards provide for compatibility and are a prerequisite for collaboration benefits. More generally speaking, standards constitute networks. In this work, a standardization framework based on an analysis of deficiencies of network effect theory and a game theoretic
Theory-Guided Modeling and Empiricism in Information Systems Research
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Armin Heinzl, Peter Buxmann, Oliver Wendt, Tim Weitzel
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-25 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This editorial book presents twelve contributions from the German “Wirtschaftsinformatik” that exemplify the contemporary approach of theory-guided modeling and empiricism which complements existing approaches. It summarizes recent research which has been presented at major international and national conferences in order to demonstrate the growing importance of this stream of research.
The Digital Economy - Anspruch und Wirklichkeit
Language: de
Pages: 482
Authors: Katarina Stanoevska
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-27 - Publisher: Springer-Verlag

Als sich die Potentiale des Internets für die Wirtschaft abzeichneten, wurden von vielen Wissenschaftlern und Praktikern Anwendungsszenarien und Prognosen entwickelt, die sich mit den Auswirkungen des Internets auf die Wirtschaft beschäftigten. Wie hoch die damaligen Erwartungen waren, zeigten nicht zuletzt die Entwicklungen an den Weltbörsen. Stichwörter wie frictionless economy, disintermediation,
Interconnecting the Network of Networks
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Eli M. Noam
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-08-17 - Publisher: MIT Press

This book describes the transformation of telecommunications from national network monopolies to a new system, the "network of networks," and the glue that holds it together, interconnection. By their very nature, monopoly-owned networks provided a small number of standardized, nationwide services. Over the past two decades, however, new forces in
Modeling Software Markets
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Falk Graf Westarp
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

As social beings, humans are not living in isolation but rather interact and communicate within their social network via language, meant to convey parts of some conceptualization from the sender to a single recipient or a set of recipients. Communities of agents not only share a common language but also