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Home Informatics and Telematics: ICT for The Next Billion

Proceedings of IFIP TC 9, WG 9.3 HOIT 2007 Conference, August 22–25, 2007, Chennai, India

Conference proceedings HOIT 2007

Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 241)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Empowerment and Digital Divide

    1. Saloni Malhotra, P. Rathi, Timothy A. Gonsalves, Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Thejus Giri
      Pages 21-33
    2. Victor M. Gonzalez, Kenneth Kraemer, Luis A. Castro, Alladi Venkatesh
      Pages 49-63
  3. ICT and Learning

    1. V. Bharathi Harishankar, Archana Ghode, Alankar Bandyopadhayay, Maryma Scotlin, Hema A. Murthy, Timothy A. Gonsalves et al.
      Pages 79-89
    2. Vassilis-Javed Khan, Panos Markopoulos, Berry Eggen
      Pages 91-101
  4. ICT — Emerging Commmunities and Societal Issues

    1. T. B. Dinesh, S. Uskudarli
      Pages 103-112
    2. Dhaval Vyas, Marek R. van de Watering, Anton Eliëns, Gerrit C. van der Veer
      Pages 113-131
    3. Vikram Parmar, David V. Keyson, Cees deBont
      Pages 133-143
  5. Home Applications and Family Uses

    1. Laurel Swan, Alex S. Taylor, Shahram Izadi, Richard Harper
      Pages 171-184
    2. Gaurav Sondhi, Andy Sloane
      Pages 185-200
    3. Andrew F. Monk, Darren J. Reed
      Pages 201-214
    4. Akshay Darbari, Pragya Agrawal
      Pages 215-219
  6. ICTs in the Home — Usability and Design Issues

About these proceedings


International Federation for Information Processing

The IFIP series publishes state-of-the-art results in the sciences and technologies of information and communication.  The scope of the series includes: foundations of computer science; software theory and practice; education; computer applications in technology; communication systems; systems modeling and optimization; information systems; computers and society; computer systems technology; security and protection in information processing systems; artificial intelligence; and human-computer interaction.  Proceedings and post-proceedings of referred international conferences in computer science and interdisciplinary fields are featured.  These results often precede journal publication and represent the most current research.  The principal aim of the IFIP series is to encourage education and the dissemination and exchange of information about all aspects of computing.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of CaliforniaIrvineUSA
  2. 2.Indian Institute of Technology-MadrasIndia
  3. 3.University of YorkUK
  4. 4.Napier UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Home Informatics and Telematics: ICT for The Next Billion
  • Book Subtitle Proceedings of IFIP TC 9, WG 9.3 HOIT 2007 Conference, August 22–25, 2007, Chennai, India
  • Editors Alladi Venkatesh
    Timothy Gonzalves
    Andrew Monk
    Kathy Buckner
  • Series Title IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information International Federation for Information Processing 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-387-73696-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4419-4470-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-0-387-73697-6
  • Series ISSN 1571-5736
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 290
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Computer Science, general
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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