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e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries

Third International ICST Conference, AFRICOMM 2011, Zanzibar, Tansania, November 23-24, 2011, Revised Selected Papers

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Table of contents (25 papers)

  1. Front Matter

  2. Track I: Communication Infrastructures for Developing Countries

    1. Enhancing Service Provisioning within Heterogeneous Wireless Networks for Emergency Situations

      • Christian Lottermann, Andreas Klein, Hans D. Schotten, Christian Mannweiler
      Pages 14-23
    2. Fair Usage and Capping for Providing Internet for All in Developing Countries

      • Yvon Gourhant, Ali Gouta, Venmani Daniel Philip
      Pages 35-48
    3. OpenFlow as an Architecture for e-Node B Virtualization

      • Venmani Daniel Philip, Yvon Gourhant, Djamal Zeghlache
      Pages 49-63
    4. Strategies for Energy-Efficient Mobile Web Access: An East African Case Study

      • Le Wang, Edward Mutafungwa, Yeswanth Puvvala, Jukka Manner
      Pages 74-83
    5. A Pilot of a QoS-Aware Wireless Back-Haul Network for Rural Areas

      • Philipp Batroff, George Ghinea, Thorsten Horstmann, Karl Jonas, Jens Moedeker
      Pages 96-105
    6. SolarMesh - Energy-Efficient, Autonomous Wireless Networks for Developing Countries

      • Christian Mannweiler, Christian Lottermann, Andreas Klein, Hans D. Schotten
      Pages 106-115
  3. Track II: Electronic Services, ICT Policy, and Regulatory Issues for Developing Countries

    1. A Software Business Incubation Model Using ICTs for Sustainable Economic Development in Uganda

      • Hugh Cameron, Benjamin Kanagwa, Michael Niyitegeka
      Pages 156-166
    2. Crowdsourcing ICTD Best Practices

      • Aaron Ciaghi, Adolfo Villafiorita
      Pages 167-176
    3. Information and Communication Technologies and Firms Productivity in Cameroon

      • Pierre Valére Nketcha Nana, Christophe Péguy Choub Faha
      Pages 177-186
    4. e-Health for Rural Areas in Developing Countries: Lessons from the Sebokeng Experience

      • Massimiliano Masi, Rosario Pugliese, Francesco Tiezzi
      Pages 187-196

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    Third International ICST Conference, AFRICOMM 2011, Zanzibar, Tanzania, November 23-24, 2011, Revised Selected Papers

About this book

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the Third International ICST Conference on e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries, AFRICOMM 2011, held in Zanzibar, Tansania, in November 2011. The 24 revised full papers presented together with 2 poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions.  The papers cover a wide range of topics in the field of information and communication infrastructures. They are organized in two tracks: communication infrastructures for developing countries and electronic services, ICT policy, and regulatory issues for developing countries.

Keywords

  • communication infrastructure
  • e-commerce
  • e-health
  • e-services
  • network security

Editors and Affiliations

  • Fraunhofer FOKUS, Berlin, Germany

    Radu Popescu-Zeletin

  • Schloss Birlinghoven, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Sankt, Germany

    Karl Jonas

  • The State University of Zanzibar, Zanzibar City, Tanzania

    Idris A. Rai

  • Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

    Roch Glitho

  • FBK Center for Information Technology, Trento, Italy

    Adolfo Villafiorita

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