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

  • Francisco J. Mata
  • Ana Pont

Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 481)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Environment and Sustainable Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Richard Baskerville, Jan Pries-Heje, Jan Recker
      Pages 14-25
    3. Erick Mata-Montero, Jose Carranza-Rojas
      Pages 26-36
  3. Education

  4. Health

  5. Digital Equity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Ramon Puigjaner
      Pages 109-120
    3. Sirkku Männikkö-Barbutiu, Thomas Westin, Ranil Peiris, Peter Mozelius
      Pages 121-131
    4. Alexander Castro-Reyes, Gabriela Marín-Raventós
      Pages 132-143
    5. Miguel Pérez, Pablo Boronat, José A. Gil, Ana Pont
      Pages 144-155
  6. Gender

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157

About these proceedings


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.


applied computing digital divide digital equity education employment environment environmental protection gender health industry Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) information systems information technology Internet schools smart cities sensors sustainability sustainable development trust

Editors and affiliations

  • Francisco J. Mata
    • 1
  • Ana Pont
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad Nacional HerediaCosta Rica
  2. 2.Universitat Politècnica de València ValenciaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44447-5
  • Copyright Information IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-44446-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-44447-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1868-4238
  • Series Online ISSN 1868-422X
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