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e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries

4th International ICST Conference, AFRICOMM 2012, Yaounde, Cameroon, November 12-14, 2012, Revised Selected Papers

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Table of contents (34 papers)

  1. Front Matter

  2. Invited Paper

    1. Towards an Africanised Expression of ICT

      • Gertjan van Stam
      Pages 1-13
  3. e-Infrastructure

    1. SNS4D: An OnLine Social Network System for Developing Countries

      • Herve Ahouantchede, Fatna Belqasmi, Roch Glitho
      Pages 24-33
    2. Achievable Capacity Design for Irregular and Clustered High Performance Mesh Networks

      • Thomas Otieno Olwal, Moshe Timothy Masonta
      Pages 45-54
    3. VHF Spectrum Monitoring Using Meraka Cognitive Radio Platform

      • Adebayo I. Aderonmu, Rotimi H. Adegnandjou, Moshe Timothy Masonta, Mjumo Mzyece
      Pages 55-64
    4. Open BTS, a GSM Experiment in Rural Zambia

      • Jacqueline Mpala, Gertjan van Stam
      Pages 65-73
    5. Link Calibration in QoS-Aware Wireless Back-Haul Networks for Rural Areas

      • Christian Niephaus, Mathias Kretschmer, Karl Jonas, Markus Kessel, Michael Rademacher
      Pages 84-93
    6. SolarMesh - Deployment Aspects for Wireless Mesh Networks in Developing Countries

      • Christian Mannweiler, Pratip Chakraborty, Andreas Klein, Hans D. Schotten
      Pages 105-114
  4. e-Service

    1. Emerginov: An Open PHP PaaS to Stimulate and Animate Local Co-innovation

      • Morgan Richomme, David Blaisonneau, Benoit Herard, Babacar Ngom, Geerish Suddul
      Pages 126-132
    2. Analysis and Design of Mobile Payment Platform in African Context

      • Rodrigue Carlos Nana Mbinkeu
      Pages 143-152
  5. e-Society

    1. Leveraging the Cultural Model for Opportunistic Networking in Sub-Saharan Africa

      • Jonathan Ouoba, Tegawendé F. Bissyandé
      Pages 163-173
    2. Analysis of Mobile Phone e-Waste Management for Developing Countries: A Case of Uganda

      • Julianne Sansa-Otim, Philip Lutaaya, Tom Kamya, Stephen Mutaawe Lubega
      Pages 174-183
    3. Open Source in Africa: An Opportunity Wasted?

      • Hadja Ouattara, Jonathan Ouoba, Tegawendé F. Bissyandé
      Pages 184-188

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    4th International ICST Conference, AFRICOMM 2012, Yaounde, Cameroon, November 12-14, 2012, Revised Selected Papers

About this book

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 4th International ICST Conference on e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries, AFRICOMM 2012, held in Yaounde, Cameroon, in November 2012. The 24 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers cover a wide range of topics in the field of information and communication infrastructures and are grouped in topical sections on: e-Infrastructure, e-Services, e-Society, e-Health, and e-Security.

Keywords

  • healthcare
  • information security
  • mobile devices
  • rural area networking
  • wireless mesh networks

Editors and Affiliations

  • Schloss Birlinghoven, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Sankt Augustin, Germany

    Karl Jonas

  • State University of Zanzibar, Zanzibar, Tanzania

    Idris A. Rai

  • University Yaoundé 1, Lirima, Cameroon

    Maurice Tchuente

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