Ict For Promoting Human Development And Protecting The Environment: 6th Ifip World Information Technology Forum, Witfor 2016, San Jose, Costa Rica, Se by Francisco J. MataIct For Promoting Human Development And Protecting The Environment: 6th Ifip World Information Technology Forum, Witfor 2016, San Jose, Costa Rica, Se by Francisco J. Mata

Ict For Promoting Human Development And Protecting The Environment: 6th Ifip World Information…

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Hardcover | August 28, 2016

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th IFIP World Information Technology Forum, WITFOR 2016, San José, Costa Rica, in September 2016. 

The 16 full papers and 6 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 45 submissions. Within the general themeICT for Promoting Human Development and Protecting the Environment the papers are organized in the following topical sections encompassing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) recently adopted by the United Nations: ICT and cross-cutting development issues; ICT and environmental problems: ICT and human development problems; and ICT and economic development problems.





Title:Ict For Promoting Human Development And Protecting The Environment: 6th Ifip World Information…Format:HardcoverDimensions:245 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.03 inPublished:August 28, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319444468

ISBN - 13:9783319444468

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Table of Contents

The Role of ICT to Achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).- Principles for Re-Designing Information Systems for Environmental Sustainability.- Automated Plant Species Identification: Challenges and Opportunities.- Environment Monitoring Using Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Technologies: A Case Study of the Odd-Even Rule for Pollution Control in Delhi.- Challenge to Promote Deep Understanding in ICT.- Computer Animation as a Vehicle for Teaching Computational Thinking.- Transforming Low Socioeconomic Status Schools to Learning for Well-Being Schools.- Transformative Applications of ICT in Education: The Case of Botswana Expansive School Transformation (Best) Project.- Identification of Design Patterns for Serious Games in an Educational Videogame Designed To Create Awareness on Dengue and Malaria Fever.- A Community Assets Infrastructure for the Secure Use of Mobile Computing Devices in the Rural Health Landscape.- Progressing toward Digital Equity.- Telecenters for the Future in Tea Estates of Sri Lanka.-Mobile Internet Tariff Models: Technical or Political Decisions? A Costa Rican Case Study.- guifi.net: A Bottom-Up Initiative for Building Free Telecommunication Infrastructure.- Typifying Mechanisms for Gender Digital Equity in Latin America.- Women in ICT: Opportunities for Their Inclusion in an International Labor Market.- Can E-Commerce Provide a Solution to the Coffee Paradox?: The Case of Costa Rica.- Innovation and Governance: The Role of Sharing Economy.- e-Bridge 3.0: A Strategic Approach to Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges in Costa Rica.- ICT and Citizen Efficacy: The Role of Civic Technology in Facilitating Government Accountability and Citizen Confidence.- Promoting Quality E-government Solutions by Applying a Comprehensive Information Assurance Model: Use Cases for Digital Signature.- Emergence and Ubiquity in the Smart Cities.