Information and Communication Technology for Development for Africa

First International Conference, ICT4DA 2017, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, September 25–27, 2017, Proceedings

  • Fisseha Mekuria
  • Ethiopia Enideg Nigussie
  • Waltenegus Dargie
  • Mutafugwa Edward
  • Tesfa Tegegne
Conference proceedings ICT4DA 2017

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. ICT4DA Main Track

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Asrat Mulatu Beyene, Jordi Casademont Serra, Yalemzewd Negash Shiferaw
      Pages 3-13
    3. Tewodros A. Gebreselassie, Jonathan N. Washington, Michael Gasser, Baye Yimam
      Pages 14-23
    4. Yaecob Girmay Gezahegn, Yirga Hagos G. Medhin, Eneyew Adugna Etsub, Gereziher Niguse G. Tekele
      Pages 24-33
    5. Habib Mohammed Hussien, Yalemzewed Negash Shiferaw, Negassa Basha Teshale
      Pages 46-55
    6. Ahmed Alioua, Sidi-Mohammed Senouci, Samira Moussaoui, Esubalew Alemneh, Med-Ahmed-Amine Derradji, Fella Benaziza
      Pages 68-81
    7. Negasa B. Teshale, Dinkisa A. Bulti, Habib M. Hussien
      Pages 82-88
    8. Taye Girma Debelee, Mohammadreza Amirian, Achim Ibenthal, Günther Palm, Friedhelm Schwenker
      Pages 89-98
    9. Michael Melese Woldeyohannis, Laurent Besacier, Million Meshesha
      Pages 129-139
    10. Worku Kelemework, Abinew Ali
      Pages 159-171
    11. Habib Mohammed Hussien, Sultan Feisso Meko, Negassa Basha Teshale
      Pages 172-181
    12. Mulugeta Atlabachew, Jordi Casademont, Yalemzewd Negash
      Pages 182-192
    13. Dejen Alemu, Murray E. Jennex, Temtem Assefa
      Pages 193-202
    14. Tesfaye Wakessa Gussu, Chyi-Yeu Lin
      Pages 203-208
    15. Bekele Mulu Zerihun, Yihenew Wondie
      Pages 219-227
    16. Alehegn Kindie, Adane Mamuye, Biniyam Tilahun
      Pages 238-245
    17. Yaecob Girmay Gezahegn, Misgina Tsighe Hagos, Dereje H. Mariam W. Gebreal, Zeferu Teklay Gebreslassie, G. agziabher Ngusse G. Tekle, Yakob Kiros T. Haimanot
      Pages 259-268
    18. Yaecob Girmay Gezahegn, Abrham Kahsay Gebreselasie, Dereje H. Mariam W. Gebreal, Maarig Aregawi Hagos
      Pages 269-279
  3. ICT4DA Workshops

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 281-281
    2. George W. Musumba, Ruth D. Wario
      Pages 283-307
    3. Gcina Dludla, Luzango Mfupe, Fisseha Mekuria
      Pages 308-319
    4. Jabhera Matogoro, Nerey H. Mvungi, Anatory Justinian, Abhay Karandikar, Jaspreet Singh
      Pages 320-330
    5. Bongani Fenzile Mkhabela, Mthulisi Velempini
      Pages 331-344
  4. ICT4DA Demos & Exhibits

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 345-345
    2. Negasa B. Teshale, Habib M. Hussien
      Pages 347-355
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 357-358

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the proceedings of the First International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for Development for Africa, ICT4DA 2017, held in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, in September 2017.

The 31 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 72 submissions. The papers address the impact of ICT in fostering economic development in Africa. In detail they cover the following topics: e-services, natural language processing, intelligent systems, mobile and wireless communication, privacy and security.


antennas artificial intelligence cognitive radio communication computer networks image processing image segmentation internet radio radio systems robotics robots signal processing telecommunication networks telecommunication traffic user interfaces wireless wireless networks wireless telecommunication systems

Editors and affiliations

  • Fisseha Mekuria
    • 1
  • Ethiopia Enideg Nigussie
    • 2
  • Waltenegus Dargie
    • 3
  • Mutafugwa Edward
    • 4
  • Tesfa Tegegne
    • 5
  1. 1.Council for Scientific and Industrial ResearchPretoriaSouth Africa
  2. 2.Information TechnologyUniversity of TurkuTurkuFinland
  3. 3.Dresden University of TechnologyDresdenGermany
  4. 4.Aalto UniversityHelsinkiFinland
  5. 5.Bahir Dar Institute of TechnologyBahir DarEthiopia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information ICST Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-95152-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-95153-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1867-8211
  • Series Online ISSN 1867-822X
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