ICT for Promoting Human Development and Protecting the Environment

6th IFIP World Information Technology Forum, WITFOR 2016, San José, Costa Rica, September 12-14, 2016, Proceedings

  • Francisco J. Mata
  • Ana Pont
Conference proceedings WITFOR 2016

Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 481)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Environment and Sustainable Development

  3. Education

  4. Health

  5. Digital Equity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Ramon Puigjaner
      Pages 109-120
    3. Sirkku Männikkö-Barbutiu, Thomas Westin, Ranil Peiris, Peter Mozelius
      Pages 121-131
    4. Alexander Castro-Reyes, Gabriela Marín-Raventós
      Pages 132-143
    5. Miguel Pérez, Pablo Boronat, José A. Gil, Ana Pont
      Pages 144-155
  6. Gender

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
    2. Gabriela Marín-Raventós, Marta Calderón-Campos
      Pages 159-170
    3. Ana M. González, Beatriz Revelles, Elisabet Almeda, Núria Vergés Bosch, José S. García
      Pages 171-177
  7. Economic Development and Infrastructure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Francisco J. Mata, Ariella Quesada, Gabriela Mata-Marín
      Pages 181-194
    3. Elia Brugnoni, Alberto Polzonetti, Matteo Sagratella
      Pages 195-204
  8. E-Government and Smart Cities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Ricardo Villalón-Fonseca, Alejandro Mora-Castro, Rodrigo Bartels-González, Miguel Carballo-Chavarría, Gabriela Marín-Raventós
      Pages 223-234
    3. Jose Aguilar
      Pages 235-244
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 245-245

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th IFIP World Information Technology Forum, WITFOR 2016, San José, Costa Rica, in September 2016. 

The 16 full papers and 6 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 45 submissions. Within the general theme ICT for Promoting Human Development and Protecting the Environment the papers are organized in the following topical sections encompassing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) recently adopted by the United Nations: ICT and cross-cutting development issues; ICT and environmental problems: ICT and human development problems; and ICT and economic development problems.


applied computing digital divide digital equity education employment environment environmental protection gender health industry Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) information systems information technology Internet schools smart cities sensors sustainability sustainable development trust

Editors and affiliations

  • Francisco J. Mata
    • 1
  • Ana Pont
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad Nacional HerediaCosta Rica
  2. 2.Universitat Politècnica de València ValenciaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-44446-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-44447-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1868-4238
  • Series Online ISSN 1868-422X
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