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Computing in Research and Development in Africa

Benefits, Trends, Challenges and Solutions

Editors: Gamatie, Abdoulaye (Ed.)

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  • Discusses computing for scientific research and development on the African continent, addressing domains such as engineering, health, agriculture, environment, economy, energy, and education
  • Describes the state-of-the-art in usage of computing to address problems in developing countries pertaining to health, productivity, economic growth, and renewable energy
  • Offers insights applicable to all developing countries on the use of computing technologies to address a variety of societal issues
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This book describes the trends, challenges and solutions in computing use for scientific research and development within different domains in Africa, such as health, agriculture, environment, economy, energy, education and engineering. The benefits expected are discussed by a number of recognized, domain-specific experts, with a common theme being computing as solution enabler. This book is the first document providing such a representative up-to-date view on this topic at the continent level.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Framework for Time Relevant Water Monitoring System

    Pages 3-19

    Katsriku, F. A. (et al.)

  • Green and Distributed Architecture for Managing Big Data of Biodiversity

    Pages 21-39

    Sarr, Idrissa (et al.)

  • Towards an Ontology-Based Framework for Data Integration: Application to Agriculture and Health Domains in Senegal

    Pages 41-57

    Lo, Moussa (et al.)

  • Information and Communication Technology: A Tool for Health Care Delivery in Nigeria

    Pages 59-79

    Idowu, Peter Adebayo, Ph.D.

  • Community Analysis and Link Prediction in Dynamic Social Networks

    Pages 83-101

    Ngonmang, Blaise (et al.)

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eBook 85,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-08239-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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Hardcover 139,99 €
price for India (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-08238-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
Softcover 102,79 €
price for India (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-35378-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Computing in Research and Development in Africa
Book Subtitle
Benefits, Trends, Challenges and Solutions
Editors
  • Abdoulaye Gamatie
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-08239-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-08239-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-08238-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-35378-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 285
Number of Illustrations
10 b/w illustrations, 27 illustrations in colour
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