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Unimagined Futures – ICT Opportunities and Challenges

  • Leon Strous
  • Roger Johnson
  • David Alan Grier
  • Doron Swade

Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 555)

Also part of the IFIP AICT Festschrifts book sub series (Festschrifts, volume 555)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Wil M. P. van der Aalst
    Pages 5-19
  3. Eunika Mercier-Laurent
    Pages 20-37
  4. Chris Rees
    Pages 55-69
  5. Erik P. DeBenedictis
    Pages 70-83
  6. Bertrand Meyer
    Pages 94-104
  7. Regina Bernhaupt
    Pages 119-128
  8. Doron Swade
    Pages 162-176
  9. Moira de Roche, Liesbeth Ruoff-van Welzen, Adrian Schofield, Anthony Wong
    Pages 200-219
  10. Leon Strous, Robert M. Davison, Gabriela Marín-Raventós
    Pages 220-231
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 233-233

About this book


This Festschrift, Unimagined Futures – ICT Opportunities and Challenges, examines key challenges facing the ICT community today. While addressing the contemporary challenges, the book provides the opportunity to look back to help understand the contemporary scene and identify appropriate future responses to them. Experts in different areas of the ICT scene have contributed to this IFIP 60th anniversary book, which will be a key input to the ICT community worldwide on setting policy priorities and agendas for the coming decade. In addition, a number of contributions look specifically at the role of professionals and of national, regional, and global organizations in disseminating the benefits of ICT to humanity worldwide.


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Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.De Nederlandsche BankAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Birkbeck University of LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.Djaghe LLCWashingtonUSA
  4. 4.Kingston upon ThamesUK

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