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Technologies for Urban and Spatial Planning: Virtual Cities and Territories
Reference Book
Nuno Norte Pinto (The University of Manchester, UK), José António Tenedório (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal), António Pais Antunes (University of Coimbra, Portugal), Josep Roca Cladera (Technical University of Catalonia, BarcelonaTech, Spain)
Copyright © 2014.
Technological advancements have changed that way we think of traditional urban and spatial planning. The inclusion of conventional elements with modern...
Rural Community Libraries in Africa: Challenges and Impacts
Reference Book
Valeda F. Dent (Long Island University, USA), Geoff Goodman (Long Island University, USA), Michael Kevane (Santa Clara University, USA)
Copyright © 2014.
Around the word, in developed as well as developing countries, libraries play an important role in the dissemination of knowledge. The availability of information...
Citizen E-Participation in Urban Governance: Crowdsourcing and Collaborative Creativity
Reference Book
Carlos Nunes Silva (University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Copyright © 2013.
The relationship between citizens and city governments is gradually transforming due to the utilization of advanced information and communication technologies in...
International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR)
Journal
Carlos Nunes Silva (University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Est. 2012.
The International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR) is a peer-reviewed international quarterly journal that publishes original theoretical and innovative...
City Competitiveness and Improving Urban Subsystems: Technologies and Applications
Reference Book
Melih Bulu (Istanbul Sehir University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2012.
Cities are becoming the wealth producing centers of national economies. Increasing the operational efficiency of the city will bring a competitive edge to the...
Cases on Educational Technology Integration in Urban Schools
Reference Book
Irene Chen (University of Houston – Downtown, USA), Dallas McPheeters (Consultant, USA)
Copyright © 2012.
The complexity of modern urban life has heavily impacted the public school system. The growth of cities and continued advancement of technology have created a...
Online Research Methods in Urban and Planning Studies: Design and Outcomes
Reference Book
Carlos Nunes Silva (University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Copyright © 2012.
Researchers are retiring conventional paper-and-pencil research methods and embracing an expanded array of online methodological options. In urban and planning...
The Case of Region Marketing of a Greek Southwestern City: Building a New Image and Personality of Open Innovation and Creativity
Book Chapter
George S. Spais (Hellenic Open University, Greece)
Copyright © 2012.
The examination of the municipal broadband and building a “digital city” for a southwestern Greek city is the heart of this case study in terms of city’s...
Teaching Case
George S. Spais (Hellenic Open University, Greece)
Copyright © 2012.
The examination of the municipal broadband and building a “digital city” for a southwestern Greek city is the heart of this case study in terms of city’s...
Regional Development: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Reference Book
Information Resources Management Association (USA)
Copyright © 2012.
From domestic to international settings, aid and assistance to less-developed areas has recently been bolstered by a boom in technological advances and new...
Handbook of Research on E-Planning: ICTs for Urban Development and Monitoring
Reference Book
Carlos Nunes Silva (University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Copyright © 2010.
Traditional urban planning has progressed greatly thanks to developments in technology. Such technological advancements have created a new form of urban planning...
Handbook of Research on Urban Informatics: The Practice and Promise of the Real-Time City
Reference Book
Marcus Foth (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Copyright © 2009.
Alive with movement and excitement, cities transmit a rapid flow of exchange facilitated by a meshwork of infrastructure connections. In this environment, the...
Creative Urban Regions: Harnessing Urban Technologies to Support Knowledge City Initiatives
Reference Book
Tan Yigitcanlar (Queensland University of Technology, Australia), Koray Velibeyoglu (Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey), Scott Baum (Griffith University, Australia)
Copyright © 2008.
In a knowledge economy urban form and functions are primarily shaped by global market forces rather than urban planning. As the role of knowledge in wealth...
Knowledge-Based Urban Development: Planning and Applications in the Information Era
Reference Book
Tan Yigitcanlar (Queensland University of Technology, Australia), Koray Velibeyoglu (Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey), Scott Baum (Griffith University, Australia)
Copyright © 2008.
In the globalizing world, knowledge and information (and the social and technological settings for their production and communication) are now seen as keys to...
Understanding Factors Affecting Consumer Adoption of Broadband in India: A Pilot Study
Journal Article
Yogesh K. Dwivedi (Swansea University, UK), Michael D. Williams (Swansea University, UK), Vishanth Weerakkody (Brunel University, UK), Banita Lal (Nottingham Trent University, UK), Sneha Bhatt (Nottingham Trent University, UK)
Copyright © 2008.
The aim of this study is to provide an initial understanding of the factors affecting the adoption of broadband Internet in a developing country context, in this...
Teaching Case
Yogesh K. Dwivedi (Swansea University, UK), Michael D. Williams (Swansea University, UK), Vishanth Weerakkody (Brunel University, UK), Banita Lal (Nottingham Trent University, UK), Sneha Bhatt (Nottingham Trent University, UK)
Copyright © 2008.
The aim of this study is to provide an initial understanding of the factors affecting the adoption of broadband Internet in a developing country context, in this...
Information and Communication Technologies for Economic and Regional Developments
Reference Book
Hakikur Rahman (University of Minho, Portugal)
Copyright © 2007.
The information revolution has completely transformed the global development approach through innovative utilization of information and communication technologies...
Empowering Marginal Communities with Information Networking
Reference Book
Hakikur Rahman (University of Minho, Portugal)
Copyright © 2006.
Empowering Marginal Communities with Information Networking provides valuable insights into the successes and challenges faced by development project implementers...
Encyclopedia of Developing Regional Communities with Information and Communication Technology
Reference Book
Stewart Marshall (The University of the West Indies, Barbados), Wal Taylor (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa), Xinghuo Yu (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia)
Copyright © 2005.
In many international settings, regional economies are declining resulting in lowered opportunities for these communities. This result attacks the very fabric of...
Using Community Informatics to Transform Regions
Reference Book
Stewart Marshall (The University of the West Indies, Barbados), Wal Taylor (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa), Xinghuo Yu (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia)
Copyright © 2004.
In many international settings, regional economies are declining resulting in lowered opportunities for these communities. This result attacks the very fabric of...