© 2012

Exploring the Abyss of Inequalities

4th International Conference on Well-Being in the Information Society, WIS 2012, Turku, Finland, August 22-24, 2012. Proceedings

  • Kristina Eriksson-Backa
  • Annika Luoma
  • Erica Krook
Conference proceedings WIS 2012

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 313)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. E-Health

    1. Anne Suphan, Miriam Feuls, Christian Fieseler
      Pages 10-28
    2. Tuomas Lehto, Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Timo Pätiälä, Osmo Saarelma
      Pages 29-40
    3. Sitwat Langrial, Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Shiyuan Wang
      Pages 41-51
  3. Measuring and Documenting Health and Well-Being

    1. Ursula Hyrkkänen, Matti Vartiainen
      Pages 60-67
  4. Empowering and Educating Citizens for Healthy Living and Equal Opportunities

    1. Nisansala P. Vidanapathirana, Kshanika Hirimburegama, Sriwarnasinghe A. P. Nelka, Kumara Hirimburegama, Jae Ho Kim
      Pages 68-82
  5. Governance for Health

    1. Ulla Ahlmén-Laiho, Sakari Suominen, Ulla Järvi, Risto Tuominen
      Pages 91-103
    2. Laura-Maria Murtola, Heljä Lundgrén-Laine, Sanna Salanterä
      Pages 104-118
    3. Olli Sjöblom, Juho Heimonen, Lotta Kauhanen, Veronika Laippala, Heljä Lundgrén-Laine, Laura-Maria Murtola et al.
      Pages 119-127
  6. Safe and Secure Cities

  7. Information Society as a Challenge and a Possibility for Aged People

    1. Kristina Eriksson-Backa
      Pages 138-149
    2. Vidas Raudonis, Agne Paulauskaite-Taraseviciene, Rytis Maskeliunas
      Pages 150-160
  8. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Well-Being in the Information Society, WIS 2012, held in Turku, Finland, in August 2012. The 13 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on e-health; measuring and documenting health and well-being; empowering and educating citizens for healthy living and equal opportunities; governance for health; safe and secure cities; information society as a challenge and a possibility for aged people.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Kristina Eriksson-Backa
    • 1
  • Annika Luoma
    • 1
  • Erica Krook
    • 1
  1. 1.Information StudiesÅbo Akademi UniversityÅboFinland

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