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Title Smart computing applications in crowdfunding / Bo Xing, Institute for Intelligent Systems, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa and Tshilidzi Marwala, Vice Chancellor and Principal, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2018]

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Crowd funding -- Mathematical models.
Crowd funding -- Data processing.
Finance -- Technological innovations.
Intelligent agents (Computer software)
Contents This book focuses on smart computing for crowdfunding usage, looking at the crowdfunding landscape (e.g., reward-, donation-, equity-, P2P-based) and the crowdfunding ecosystem (e.g., regulator, asker, backer, investor, and operator). The increased complexity of fundraising scenario, driven by the broad economic environment as well as the need for using alternative funding sources, has sparked research smart computing techniques in this area. Covering a wide range of detailed topics, the authors of this book offer an outstanding overview of the current state of the art; providing deep insights into smart computing methods, tools, and their applications in crowdfunding; exploring the importance of smart analysis, prediction, and decision-making within fintech industry. This book is intended as an authoritative and valuable resource for professional practitioners and researchers alike, as well as financial, engineering, and computer science students who are interested in crowdfunding and other emerging fintech topics.
Summary The book focuses on smart computing for crowdfunding usage, looking at the crowdfunding landscape, e.g., reward-, donation-, equity-, P2P-based and the crowdfunding ecosystem, e.g., regulator, asker, backer, investor, and operator. The increased complexity of fund raising scenario, driven by the broad economic environment as well as the need for using alternative funding sources, has sparked research in smart computing techniques. Covering a wide range of detailed topics, the authors of this book offer an outstanding overview of the current state of the art; providing deep insights into smart computing methods, tools, and their applications in crowdfunding; exploring the importance of smart analysis, prediction, and decision-making within thefintech industry. This book is intended to be an authoritative and valuable resource for professional practitioners and researchers alike, as well as finance engineering, and computer science students who are interested in crowdfunding and other emerging fintech topics.
Other Author Marwala, Tshilidzi, 1971- author.
Other Title Print version: Xing, Bo, 1979- Smart computing in crowdfunding. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2018] 9781138577718