Communications in Computer and Information Science

Exploring the Abyss of Inequalities

4th International Conference on Well-Being in the Information Society, WIS 2012, Turku, Finland, August 22-24, 2012. Proceedings

Editors: Eriksson-Backa, Kristina, Luoma, Annika, Krook, Erica (Eds.)

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Well-Being in the Information Society, WIS 2012, held in Turku, Finland, in August 2012. The 13 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on e-health; measuring and documenting health and well-being; empowering and educating citizens for healthy living and equal opportunities; governance for health; safe and secure cities; information society as a challenge and a possibility for aged people.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • A Viewpoint for More Ethical Approach in Healthcare Information System Development and Procurement: The Four Principles

    Koskinen, Jani S. (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • Social Media’s Potential in Improving the Mental Well-Being of the Unemployed

    Suphan, Anne (et al.)

    Pages 10-28

  • Virtual Health Check and Coaching: Insights from the Consumers and Implications for Persuasive Design

    Lehto, Tuomas (et al.)

    Pages 29-40

  • Design of a Web-Based Information System for Sleep Deprivation – A Trial Study

    Langrial, Sitwat (et al.)

    Pages 41-51

  • Lower Incidence of Hypertension among Swedish Speakers as Compared to Finnish Speakers in the Helsinki Birth Cohort from Finland – An Example of Early Programming of Disease?

    Suominen, Sakari (et al.)

    Pages 52-59

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Exploring the Abyss of Inequalities
Book Subtitle
4th International Conference on Well-Being in the Information Society, WIS 2012, Turku, Finland, August 22-24, 2012. Proceedings
Editors
  • Kristina Eriksson-Backa
  • Annika Luoma
  • Erica Krook
Series Title
Communications in Computer and Information Science
Series Volume
313
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-32850-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-32850-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-32849-7
Series ISSN
1865-0929
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
176
Number of Illustrations and Tables
30 b/w illustrations
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