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Best Practices for the Knowledge Society. Knowledge, Learning, Development and Technology for All: Second World Summit on the Knowledge Society, WSKS 2009, Chania, Crete, Greece, September 16-18, 2009. Proceedings / Edition 1

Best Practices for the Knowledge Society. Knowledge, Learning, Development and Technology for All: Second World Summit on the Knowledge Society, WSKS 2009, Chania, Crete, Greece, September 16-18, 2009. Proceedings / Edition 1


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Best Practices for the Knowledge Society. Knowledge, Learning, Development and Technology for All: Second World Summit on the Knowledge Society, WSKS 2009, Chania, Crete, Greece, September 16-18, 2009. Proceedings / Edition 1

This book, in conjunction with the volume LNAI 5736, constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second World Summit, WSKS 2009, held in Chania, Crete, Greece, in September 2009.

The 61 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 256 submissions. The papers deal with information technologies - knowledge management systems - e-business and business, organizational and inter-organizational information systems for the Knowledge Society, knowledge, learning, education, learning technologies and e-learning for the Knowledge Society, social and humanistic computing for the Knowledge Society – emerging technologies for the society and the humanity, culture and cultural heritage - technology for culture management - management of tourism and entertainment - tourism networks in the Knowledge Society, e-government and e-democracy in the Knowledge Society, innovation, sustainable development and strategic management for the Knowledge Society, service science, management, engineering, and technology, intellectual and human capital development in the Knowledge Society, advanced applications for environmental protection and green economy management, future prospects for the Knowledge Society: from foresight studies to projects and public policies, technologies and business models for the creative industries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642047565
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/13/2009
Series: Communications in Computer and Information Science , #49
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 586
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Knowledge, Learning, Education, Learning Technologies and E-Learning for the Knowledge Society.- Language Micro-gaming: Fun and Informal Microblogging Activities for Language Learning.- Appropriating Technologies for Contextual Knowledge: Mobile Personal Learning Environments.- Teachers Professional Development through Web 2.0 Environments.- Using Web 2.0 Applications as Supporting Tools for Personal Learning Environments.- An Infrastructure for Intercommunication between Widgets in Personal Learning Environments.- Communities of Practice as a Support Function for Social Learning in Distance Learning Programs.- Do Open Source LMSs Support Personalization? A Comparative Evaluation.- The Impact of Organizational Learning on Innovativeness in Spanish Companies.- Educatronics, New Technologies and Knowledge Society: A Critical Approach.- Effectiveness of Game-Based Learning: Influence of Cognitive Style.- Training Greek Parents on ICT and Safer Internet.- Educational Accountability and the Global Knowledge Society – What Can We Learn from the EU Experience?.- Participatory Design of the Participatory Culture: Students’ Projections of e-Learning 2.0.- Towards an “Intelligent” Tagging Tool for Blogs.- ICT in the Classroom Microworld - Some Reservations.- Quality Development in Education.- Capitalizing Knowledge in Communities of Practice of e-Learning: Ontology-Based Community Memory.- Information Technologies - Knowledge Management Systems - E-Business and Business, Organizational and Inter-organizational Information Systems for the Knowledge Society.- An Empirical Study on the Use of Web 2.0 by Greek Adult Instructors in Educational Procedures.- Estimation for Up/Down Fluctuation of Sk Prices by Using Neural Network.- Defining Malaysian Knowledge Society: Results from the Delphi Technique.- Cultural Aspects of Secrecy in Global Economy.- New Forms of Managerial Education in Knowledge Society.- Managing Project Landscapes in Knowledge-Based Enterprises.- Gender Differences in the Continuance of Online Social Networks.- It’s Not Only about Technology, It’s about People: Interpersonal skills as a Part of the IT Education.- Understanding Organizational Learning via Knowledge Management in Government-Link Companies in Malaysia.- A Generic Core Knowledge Management Process: Locating Crucial Knowledge.- Applying IT Governance Concepts and Elements to Knowledge Governance: An Initial Approach.- The Concept of Embodied Knowledge for Understanding Organisational Knowledge Creation.- An Extended Model of Knowledge Governance.- Assessing the Value Dimensions for Customers in Knowledge Intensive Business Services.- An Interactive Medical Knowledge Assistant.- Elaborating a Knowledge Management Plan: A Multi-actor Decision Process.- Scouting for Drivers of the European Knowledge Society: The Role of Social Participation.- Operationalising the Sustainable Knowledge Society Concept through a Multi-dimensional Scorecard.- Extending Static Knowledge Diagrams to Include Dynamic Knowledge.- Against the Reign of Ignorance.- Engineering the Knowledge Society through Web Science: Advanced Systems, Semantics, and Social Networks.- Italian University Students and Digital Technologies: Some Results from a Field Research.- Success Factors in IT-Innovative Product Companies: A Conceptual Framework.- Management Guidelines for Database Developers’ Teams in Software Development Projects.- ERP and Four Dimensions of Absorptive Capacity: Lessons from a Developing Country.- Approaches of E-Records Management in E-State Transformation Process in Turkey.- Supplier Networks and the Importance of Information Technology: Outlook on the European Automotive Industry.- Answer or Publish – Energizing Online Democracy.- CICERON-e: Interactive Tourism for SMEs.- Developing e-Business Capabilities to Bridge the Knowledge Divide in Mediterranean Countries.- Securization of e-Cognocracy.- Business and IT Alignment: An Evaluation of Strategic Alignment Models.- A Study for the Organization of the Greek Publishing Enterprises at the Beginning of the 21st Century.- A Middleware Framework to Create and Manage Data Structures for Visual Analytics.- Factors Influencing e-Business Adoption in the Greek Hotel Sector.- The Impact of e-Customer Relationship Marketing in Hotel Industry.- An Ontology for Musical Phonographic Records: Contributing with a Representation Model.- A Semantic Support for a Multi-platform eGovernment Solution Centered on the Needs of Citizens.- Towards the Selection of Testable Use Cases and a Real Experience.- Towards the Neuropsychological Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease: A Hybrid Model in Decision Making.- Applied Neuroimaging to the Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease: A Multicriteria Model.- An Expedient Study on Back-Propagation (BPN) Neural Networks for Modeling Automated Evaluation of the Answers and Progress of Deaf Students’ That Possess Basic Knowledge of the English Language and Computer Skills.- Decade Review (1999-2009): Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Student Modeling.- Digital Dividend Aware Business Models for the Creative Industries: Challenges and Opportunities in EU Markets.- Integrating Adults’ Characteristics and the Requirements for Their Effective Learning in an e-Learning Environment.

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