Organizational, Business, and Technological Aspects of the Knowledge Society: Third World Summit on the Knowledge Society, WSKS 2010, Corfu, Greece, September 22-24, 2010, Proceedings, Part II


This book constitutes the proceedings of the Second World Summit on the Knowledge Society Primer held in Corfu, Greece, in September 2010.

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This book constitutes the proceedings of the Second World Summit on the Knowledge Society Primer held in Corfu, Greece, in September 2010.

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A Study of Emotions in Requirements Engineering.- Subcultures in Large Companies: An Exploratory Analysis.- Woodfuels Prosperity towards a More Sustainable Energy Production.- A European Languages Virtual Network Proposal.- Financial Constrains for Innovative Firms: The Role of Size, Industry and ICT Uses as Determinants of Firms’ Financial Structure.- Operational Strategy of Demand Buses, Using Self-Organizing Map.- Extending TAM to Understand E-Governance Adoption by Teachers in Greece.- How Do ICT Uses and New Human Resources Practices Affect SMEs’ Efficiency?.- Building a Web-Based Knowledge Repository on Climate Change to Support Environmental Communities.- Crucial Barriers of Knowledge Society.- Sustainable Innovation Strategies in Education: OLPC Case Studies in Ethiopia and Uruguay.- The Semi-opened Infrastructure Model (SopIM): A Frame to Set Up an Organizational Learning Process.- Competitive Learning in Electric Circuit Theory Using MOODLE.- Theory and Practice Meets in Industrial Process Design -Educational Perspective-.- Support Tool in the Diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder.- Business-IT Alignment in Trade Facilitation: A Case Study.- Analyzing IT Service Delivery in an ISP from Nicaragua.- An Analysis of the Use of Social Software and Its Impact on Organizational Processes.- Investigating Student Satisfaction from Environmental and Architectural Design Elements of 3D Educational Facilities within 3D Virtual Worlds.- Perceived Compatibility and the Adoption of B2C E-Commerce by Non-buyers.- Support Tool in the Diagnosis of Sales Price of Dental Plans.- Ontology-Based Gap Analysis for Technology Selection: A Knowledge Management Framework for the Support of Equipment Purchasing Processes.- Quality Management: Concepts and Approaches for Software Projects.- ’Ethos’ Enabling Organisational Knowledge Creation.- Barriers to Implement Test Process in Small-Sized Companies.- Overcoming Interoperability Weaknesses in e-Government Processes: Organizing and Sharing Knowledge in Regional Development Programs Using Ontologies.- An Adaptive Web-Based Support to e-Education in Robotics and Automation.- The Knowledge Society: Refounding the Socius .- Enhancing Users’ Participation in Business Process Modeling through Ontology-Based Training.- Lend Me Your Voice – A Constructivist Approach to Augmentative Communication.- Information Logistics for Incomplete Knowledge Processing.- The Strategic Partners Network’s Extraction: The XStrat.Net Project.- Green Computing: Need of the Hour.- A Collaborative Network Model for Agrifood Transactions on Regional Base.- Knowledge-Based Approach in Research Projects and Programs Evaluation.- System of Indicators in the Innovation Management: Business Intelligence Applied to Tourism.- An Overview on Transports and ITS.- Aggregation Procedure Based on Majority Principle for Collective Identification of Firm’s Crucial Knowledge.- Customer Relationship Management Systems – Why Many Large Companies Do Not Have Them?.- Is Accessibility an Issue in the Knowledge Society? Modern Web Applications in the Light of Accessibility.- Structure of the Brazilian Sign Language (Libras) for Computational Tools: Citizenship and Social Inclusion.- Organizational Knowledge Capitalization Based on Product Patterns and Web 2.0 Technology.- Applying a Methodological Approach to the Development of a Natural Interaction System.- A Review of Chief Information Officer’ Main Skills.- Using Financial Ratios to Select Companies for Tax Auditing: A Preliminary Study.- Semiotic Analysis of Brazilian E-Commerce Signs.- Clean Plate Movement and Empowerment of Civil Leadership for Developing Sustainable Life Style.- Knowledge Base Methods of Obtaining Preference of Dental Patients.- Managing Research Portfolios in the Knowledge Enterprise: A University Spin-Out Case Study.- Geogebra for Solving Problems of Physics.- Simulation – Concepts and Applications.- Measuring Administrative Burdens of e-Government Services for Rural SMEs.- Guidelines for Implementing Change: A Case Study.- Don’t Break the Memory Line: Social Memory, Digital Storytelling and Local Communities.- Compositional Effects in Italian Primary Schools: An Exploratory Analysis of INVALSI SNV Data and Suggestions for Further Research.- Engaging Students in Higher Education through Mobile Learning.- Convergence of Culture and ICTs: E-Culture.- Accelerated Modular Multiplication Algorithm of Large Word Length Numbers with a Fixed Module.- An Introduction to Videoconference Video Traffic.- Teaching a Foreign Language to Deaf People via Vodcasting & Web 2.0 Tools.- Characterization of Texture in Images by Using a Cellular Automata Approach.

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