The Cultural Background and Support for Smart Web Information Systems

  • Bernhard ThalheimEmail author
  • Hannu Jaakkola
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9975)


Applications and technical solutions change very quickly. Societies change also change to certain extent. Users do not change in the same manner. They want to use systems in a way they are used to. So a systems should be smart in the sense that users may stay within their habits, their way of working, their ways of accessing systems, and their circumstances. We introduce a culture-based approach to smart systems. Such smart systems may adapt to the current user independently on her/his age, abilities, habits, environments, and collaborators of them.


Smart web information systems Information system development Culture based approach 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Computer Science InstituteKielGermany
  2. 2.Tampere University of TechnologyPoriFinland

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