Book — 1 online resource (vii, 367 pages). Digital: text file; PDF.
1. The shaping of national and international ICT policies and their effects
2. Harnessing the empowering capacity and ICT
3. The shaping of the institutions of the information society
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Human Choice and Computers (HCC8), IFIP TC9, held in Pretoria, South Africa on September 25-26, 2008. 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 refereed 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. (source: Nielsen Book Data)