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Unformatted text preview: Purdue University, School of IE, Fall 2009 IE 332 Computing in Industrial Engineering 1 Assignment No. 3 Solution Guidelines Due Date: Wednesday September 30, 2009 * * * Note: These are guidelines for checking your full answers, these are NOT complete solutions. Topic: Computing, communication, and the Internet Reading: Chapter 5. Network Computing Chapter 6. e-Work, e-Business and e-Commerce Review: TG2 Computer software and TG4 Communication Networks (begin) Lab: Simulation with AutoMod (1) Knowledge Questions (know the answers/materials, but do not submit.) a. Complete this part by the due date of HW#4. Review Computer Software and Communication Networks class notes, TG2, and TG4 and know the answers to the 60 questions in the appendix below (T/F and multiple choices). b. Table TG4.1 (p. 390); Pg. 146: Questions 1, 2. Q1. The three applications are discovery, communications, and collaboration. Discovery tools are search engines, metasearch engines, sites with material in foreign languages and portals. Communication tools are email, call centers, chat rooms and VoIP. Collaboration tools are workflow technologies, groupware, teleconferencing, and whiteboards. Q2 Increased costs related to air travel, food and hotels as well as inconvenience/delays related to security in airports are reasons. Also, increased pressures to be competitive and make quality decisions. c. Fig. 5.4 (p. 141); Pg. 156: Questions 1, 2, 3 Q1 Web 2.0 websites are interactive and technologies include: AJAX- a technique that allows portions of Web pages to reload with fresh data instead of requiring the entire Web page to reload. Tagging-allows users to place information in multiple, overlapping associations rather than in rigid categories. Blogs-websites open to the public in which the site creator expresses his or her feelings or opinions. Wikis- site in which anyone can post material and make changes to other material. RSS- allows users to receive information they want when they want it without having to surf thousands of Web sits. RSS allows anyone to syndicate (publish) a blog or any other content. Podcasts digital audio file that is distributed over the Web using RSS for playback on portable media players or personal computers. Videocasts- same as a podcast, but it is a digital video file. Q2 Purdue University, School of IE, Fall 2009 IE 332 Computing in Industrial Engineering 2 Web services are applications delivered over the Internet. Users can select and combine through almost any device, from personal computers to mobile phones. Using a set of shared protocols and standards, these applications permit different systems to share data service without requiring humans to translate....
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