Digital Cities III. Information Technologies for Social Capital: Cross-cultural Perspectives: Third International Digital Cities Workshop, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 18-19, 2003, Revised Selected Papers / Edition 1

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This book presents revised full papers contributed to the Third International Digital Cities Workshop held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in September 2003.

The 25 papers presented together with an introductory overview went through two rounds of reviewing and improvement. They are organized in topical sections on digital cities around the world: case studies; virtual community platforms; knowledge and data modeling for digital cities; participation, design, and monitoring; information and communications technology and social capital.

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Local Information and Communication Infrastructures: An Introduction.- Local Information and Communication Infrastructures: An Introduction.- I Digital Cities Around the World: Case Studies.- The Seattle Community Network: Anomaly or Replicable Model?.- The Blacksburg Electronic Village: A Study in Community Computing.- The Life and Death of the Great Amsterdam Digital City.- Urban Cyberspace as a Social Construction: Non-technological Factors in the Shaping of Digital Bristol.- Virtual Helsinki: Enabling the Citizen, Linking the Physical and Virtual.- Digital City Shanghai: Concepts, Foundations, and Current State.- Activities and Technologies in Digital City Kyoto.- World Digital Cities: Beyond Heterogeneity.- II Virtual Community Platforms.- Virtual Cities for Real-World Crisis Management.- Virtuose, a VIRTual CommUnity Open Source Engine for Integrating Civic Networks and Digital Cities.- Talking Digital Cities: Connecting Heterogeneous Digital Cities Via the Universal Mobile Interface.- Town Digitizing: Omnidirectional Image-Based Virtual Space.- III Knowledge and Data Modeling for Digital Cities.- Articulating the Digital Environment Via Community-Generated Ontologies.- Map-Based Range Query Processing for Geographic Web Search Systems.- Recognizing Buildings Using a Mobile System and a Reference City Model.- Querying Multiple Video Streams and Hypermedia Objects of a Video-Based Virtual Space System.- IV Participation, Design, Monitoring.- Cultural User Experience Issues in E-government: Designing for a Multi-cultural Society.- Visualizing Social Patterns in Virtual Environments on a Local and Global Scale.- Participation in Community Systems: Indications for Design.- Intention and Motive in Information-System Design: Toward a Theory and Method for Assessing Users’ Needs.- The Perfections of Sustainability and Imperfections in the Digital Community: Paradoxes of Connection and Disconnection.- V ICT and Social Capital.- The Promises and Perils of Integrated Community Learning Environments.- Effects of ICT on Social Cohesion: The Cyburg Case.- Citizenship and Digital Media Management.- Digital Cities and the Opportunities for Mobilizing the Information Society: Case Studies from Portugal.

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