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ICT-Based Foundations of CogInfoCom

  • Péter Baranyi
  • Adam Csapo
  • Gyula Sallai
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Abstract

This chapter discusses the foundations of CogInfoCom from the historical perspective of the diffusion of information and communications technology (ICT)—a phenomenon resulting from the evolution of digital electronics and the convergence of telecommunications and information technology. A holistic overview of this digital convergence process is provided, with special focus on changes in technological background, changes in value chains, social-technological phases (in particular, the cognitive phase) as well as newly emerging applications. Through an understanding of this convergence process, the position of CogInfoCom within the Digital Ecosystem is clarified.

Keywords

Digital Technology Convergence Process Content Service International Telecommunication Union European Telecommunication Standard Institute 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Péter Baranyi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Adam Csapo
    • 2
    • 1
  • Gyula Sallai
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Széchenyi István University GyőrBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Institute for Computer Science and Control of the Hungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary
  3. 3.Budapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary
  4. 4.Future Internet Research Coordination CentreUniversity of DebrecenDebrecenHungary

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