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e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries

6th International Conference, AFRICOMM 2014, Kampala, Uganda, November 24-25, 2014, Revised Selected Papers

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Table of contents (30 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIII
  2. Communication Infrastructure

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Inclusive Ubiquitous Access - A Status Report

      • Amos Nungu, Robert Olsson, Björn Pehrson, Jiawei Kang, Daniel Kifetew, Alisher Rustamov
      Pages 13-22
    3. Performance Evaluation of Scheduling Algorithms in Fixed WiMAX Network

      • Okus Paul, Karim Djouani, Anish Kurien, Thomas Olwal
      Pages 23-31
    4. Enhancing Performance in Cognitive Radio Networks

      • Roseline Nyongarwizi Akol, Solomon Muhumuza
      Pages 32-42
    5. Enabling Converged Satellite and Terrestrial Access Networks

      • Christian Niephaus, Mathias Kretschmer, Gheorghita Ghinea, Senka Hadzic
      Pages 43-52
    6. Empirical Path Loss Models for 802.11n Wireless Networks at 2.4 GHz in Rural Regions

      • Jean Louis Fendji Kedieng Ebongue, Mafai Nelson, Jean Michel Nlong
      Pages 53-63
    7. Towards Centralized Spectrum Allocation Optimization for Multi-Channel Wireless Backhauls

      • Michael Rademacher, Senka Hadzic, Philipp Batroff, Osianoh Glenn Aliu, Mathias Kretschmer
      Pages 74-83
    8. Towards a Practical Cognitive Channel Allocation Scheme

      • Dennis George Ozhathil, Geoffrey Mark Kagarura, Dorothy Kabagaju Okello, Roseline Nyongarwizi Akol
      Pages 84-92
    9. Green Communications: Large vs Small Cell Deployment

      • Dorothy Okello, Moses Niyonshuti, Moureen Nampijja Lukoye, Edwin Mugume
      Pages 93-100
  3. Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 101-101
    2. Field Testing a Drug Management Application at Ugandan Health Facilities

      • Julianne Sansa Otim, Celestino Obua, Grace Kamulegeya, Alex Mwotil, Perez Matsiko
      Pages 127-133
  4. IoT, Cloud Computing and TVWS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135
    2. Spectrum Resource-as-a-Service: Cloud Architecture Framework for Dynamic Spectrum Request Response Networks

      • Luzango Pangani Mfupe, Litsietsi Montsi, Fisseha Mekuria
      Pages 137-143
    3. Addressing Privacy in Cloud Computing Environment

      • Mangqoba V. Shabalala, Paul Tarwireyi, Matthew O. Adigun
      Pages 144-153
    4. Energy Efficient Data Caching in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Case of Precision Agriculture

      • Kizito Patrick Musaazi, Tonny Bulega, Stephen Mutaawe Lubega
      Pages 154-163

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    6th International Conference, AFRICOMM 2014, Kampala, Uganda, November 24-25, 2014, Revised Selected Papers

About this book

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries, AFRICOMM 2014, held in Kampala, Uganda, November 24-25, 2014. The 31 revised full papers were carefully selected from 57 submissions and cover topics such as communication infrastructure, health, IoT, cloud computing and TVWS, ICT4D applications, access to information, and ICT4D miscellaneous.

Keywords

  • Cognitive radios
  • Developing countries
  • Education
  • Enterprise computing
  • Health informatics
  • Healthcare
  • ICT for Development
  • Information systems applications
  • Internet of Things
  • Mobile phones
  • Network components
  • Network performance evaluation
  • Network structure
  • Rural area networking
  • Wireless access networks
  • Wireless networks
  • e-government
  • e-health
  • eGovernment
  • eHealth

Editors and Affiliations

  • Dar Es Salaam Institute of Technology, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

    Amos Nungu

  • KTH/ICT/TSLab, Kista, Sweden

    Bjorn Pehrson

  • Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

    Julianne Sansa-Otim

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USD 54.99
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Softcover Book
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