IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology

ICT for Promoting Human Development and Protecting the Environment

6th IFIP World Information Technology Forum, WITFOR 2016, San José, Costa Rica, September 12-14, 2016, Proceedings

Editors: Mata, Francisco, Pont, Ana (Eds.)

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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 theme ICT 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.





Table of contents (22 chapters)

Table of contents (22 chapters)
  • The Role of ICT to Achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

    Pages 3-13

    Tjoa, A. Min (et al.)

  • Principles for Re-Designing Information Systems for Environmental Sustainability

    Pages 14-25

    Baskerville, Richard (et al.)

  • Automated Plant Species Identification: Challenges and Opportunities

    Pages 26-36

    Mata-Montero, Erick (et al.)

  • Environment Monitoring Using Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Technologies

    Pages 37-44

    Nath, Vikas (et al.)

  • Challenge to Promote Deep Understanding in ICT

    Pages 47-52

    Dagiene, Valentina

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
ICT for Promoting Human Development and Protecting the Environment
Book Subtitle
6th IFIP World Information Technology Forum, WITFOR 2016, San José, Costa Rica, September 12-14, 2016, Proceedings
Editors
  • Francisco Mata
  • Ana Pont
Series Title
IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Series Volume
481
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
IFIP International Federation for Information Processing
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-44447-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-44447-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-44446-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-83055-1
Series ISSN
1868-4238
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 245
Number of Illustrations
42 b/w illustrations
Topics