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A Survey of Defensive Measures for Digital Persecution in the Global South

Louis Edward Papa, Thaier Hayajneh
2020 Future Internet  
This paper examines the phenomenon of digital persecution in the Global South and evaluates tools that defend against it.  ...  The survey results were mixed, with 37.5% of the reviewed tools being deemed to be inviable for use in the Global South to defend against persecution.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi12100166 fatcat:s7nddkoi55aqto5gitgay36e4a

Aggregated Indices in Website Quality Assessment

Karol Król, Dariusz Zdonek
2020 Future Internet  
Algorithmic tests for website quality, whose results are presented using indices, enable a reduction in the cost intensiveness of tests as well as an increase in their number and frequency, as the tests  ...  They offer great value to designers and software developers. They indicate critical spots which affect the website quality.  ...  A high-quality website is usable and useful. The usability and usefulness of a website may affect the satisfaction of using it, develop users' loyalty and increase goal conversion [17] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi12040072 doaj:ba315ea2d60249c68884f1cbf1cdf441 fatcat:4g3eiefza5a23hrjboo3szxiyy

Impact of a mobile phone-based interactive voice response software on tuberculosis treatment outcomes in Uganda (CFL-TB): a protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Dathan Mirembe Byonanebye, Hope Mackline, Christine Sekaggya-Wiltshire, Agnes N. Kiragga, Mohammed Lamorde, Elizabeth Oseku, Rachel King, Rosalind Parkes-Ratanshi
2021 Trials  
This research will contribute towards the understanding of the implementation and impact of the MHI on TB treatment outcomes and the health system, especially in LMICs.  ...  The software to be evaluated was developed using HCD and the intervention was based on the IMB model. The software is tailored to the local context and is interoperable with the MHI ecosystem.  ...  The implementation of the RCT is guided and monitored by the IDI Research Department.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13063-021-05352-z pmid:34120649 fatcat:hrb5th4fs5c3rpy5xykoc6bflq

Aanalysis and development of sustainable energy for the telecom/ICT industry in Ghana [article]

Kenneth Tsivor
2016 Ph.d.-serien for Det Teknisk-Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet, Aalborg Universitet  
Acknowledging the fact that businesses in developing countries are confronted by a lack of resource access, after reviewing the technology adoption/application models, TOE appears to be the most appropriate  ...  cost and the present value of all components used for the system design.  ...  Evaluation of Model To evaluate the model, interviews and a questionnaire were designed and administered to different firms (i.e.  ... 
doi:10.5278/vbn.phd.engsci.00086 fatcat:7mr6uapspvhn5lmnopbwzo3cbe

Human–Computer Interaction and Global Development

Kentaro Toyama
2010 Foundations and Trends® in Human–Computer Interaction  
Acknowledgments The author is grateful to Arun Kumar, Olga Morawczynski, Tapan Parikh, and Neil Patel for reading through sections of the paper for accuracy.  ...  There are many more topics and references that could have been included in an overview article of this nature, and the author wishes to thank readers for their forbearance with the article's shortcomings  ...  Impact-Focused Evaluation Although HCI on the whole values evaluation of technology and usability, it tends to limit its purview to UI issues.  ... 
doi:10.1561/1100000021 fatcat:oro3bq5lgbhefehfrvqtf4lq5q

Health—exploring complexity: an interdisciplinary systems approach HEC2016

Eva Grill, Martin Müller, Ulrich Mansmann
2016 European Journal of Epidemiology  
Methods Illustrated by a usability evaluation study on a mHealth system, we present methods for managing a large set of usability data using qualitative data analysis software (QDAS).  ...  towards other broad domains of drugs evaluation by utilizing large-scale databases. 739 Designing mHealth tools empowering people with sickle cell disease The global burden of sickle cell disease (SCD  ...  In this context, a focused crawler uses techniques from the field of machine learning to estimate the relevance of a webpage for the domain of interest [5,6].  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10654-016-0183-1 pmid:27522353 fatcat:dcl3nbpygvh5fg7keri74h55ie

Stakeholders' Attitudes Towards the Management and Preservation of Digital Cultural Heritage Resources in Ghana

Eric Boamah, Daniel G. Dorner, Gillian Oliver
2012 Australian Academic and Research Libraries  
Although the DPM innovation was not fully diffused in Ghana, related activities at the base, middle and higher levels of the Ghanaian social system were unintentionally fostering the adoption process.  ...  Key stakeholders perceived the design of appropriate strategies, adequate resource allocation, and proper implementation of policies as key enabling factors for effective adoption of DPM in Ghana.  ...  images, prints, and sheet music that document a country's experience, history and creativity for education and lifelong learning (American Memory, 2010) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/00048623.2012.10722289 fatcat:awyqvo7scve5plvcbkdgdfrlym

Ghanaian Library and Information Science Professionals' Conceptions of Digital Libraries: A Phenomenographic Study

Eric Boamah
2010 Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries  
A critical yet unexamined facet of digital library design is how library content is assembled and vetted, which in turn has profound implications for digital library usefulness and usability (Spasser,  ...  This chapter presents the research design and the methodology used to achieve the objectives of the study.  ...  of the Digital Library: Please kindly answer the following questions; you are assured of total confidentiality.  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789814299701_0035 fatcat:cgyhyfrzszbpzfz5bje6z3agoa

SMS-based web search for low-end mobile devices

Jay Chen, Lakshmi Subramanian, Eric Brewer
2010 Proceedings of the sixteenth annual international conference on Mobile computing and networking - MobiCom '10  
This paper presents the design and implementation of SMSFind, an SMS-based search system that enables users to obtain extremely concise (one SMS message of 140 bytes) and appropriate search responses for  ...  We have also deployed a pilot version of SMSFind for use with a small focus group in Kenya to explore the interaction issues of such a system and share our early experiences.  ...  Brendan Linn was a part of this project during its early stages and contributed to the early design.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1859995.1860011 dblp:conf/mobicom/ChenSB10 fatcat:tuvmvicmjvajbeqm5ytvdglsp4

Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Downscaling the Semantic Web (Downscale2016)

Victor De Boer, Anna Bon, Cheah WaiShiang, Nana Baah Gyan
2016 Figshare  
These papers describe a issues regarding sustainability of ICT4D approaches, specific downscaled solutions for two ICT4D use cases and a system for distributed publishing and consuming of Linked Data..  ...  The papers and the descriptions of the demos are gathered in these proceedings.  ...  The present paper is a shortened and revised version of a book chapter to appear in Yuval Cohen and Shai Rozenes (Eds.): Strategic Alliances and Value Co-Creation in the Service Industry, IGI-Global, 2016  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.3827052.v1 fatcat:ledqu2xh45bu7poc4624xy3gdu

22nd Conference of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth and Moroccan Society for Telemedicine and eHealth 2017 - Casablanca 2017

Maurice Mars
2018 Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth  
, independent review, documentation of the crypto design, and independent security audit.  ...  scale-up frameworks; the evaluation phase assessed outputs of the development phase against the design requirements and validated the TDSF and roadmap with key teledermatology management stakeholders  ... 
doi:10.29086/jisfteh.6.es1 fatcat:hqjneskqtra3feaojh6ay7tpmy

Visuality 2021: Media and Communication

Nerijus Stasiulis
2021 Filosofija Sociologija  
The possibility of visuality to communicate the most abstract scientific and philosophical ideas was also discussed, and visuality proved to be a merging point of many streams of human being in the world  ...  Some presenters focused on the opening of new oppurtunities, others were worried about the disapperance of reality and authenticity.  ...  individual buildings to the large scale of urban design.  ... 
doi:10.6001/fil-soc.v32i3.4500 fatcat:4lboopq2ffb35ajw4yxjjg4kku

Backpackers' perceived risks towards smartphone usage and risk reduction strategies: A mixed methods study

Frederick Dayour, Sangwon Park, Albert N. Kimbu
2019 Tourism Management  
Backpackers used a mix of both cognitive and non-cognitive measures to manage their risk perceptions. The theoretical, practical and methodological contributions of the study are discussed.  ...  Levels of trust had a significant positive impact on their intentions to reuse the device, as did their satisfaction levels with the device and travel.  ...  Nearly 75.7% of them used budget accommodation facilities and about 62.4% patronised the services of 'trotro' (a local public transport system in Ghana).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2018.11.003 fatcat:lhfpvyg5zzgspliq56mezrunny

Grassroots Innovation as a Mechanism for Smallholder Development in South Africa: Can Impact be Measured? [chapter]

2017 Informal Sector Innovations  
It is well documented that the space of informal economic activity is rising across the globe.  ...  This rise has been particularly significant in the least developed and developing countries, especially after the onset of neo-liberal policies and withdrawal of welfare state.  ...  The support from Mariëtte and particularly from Emily Ross and their team was truly inspiring and we value the way they facilitated and speeded up the process of publication.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315672052-10 fatcat:iass4peokjfrxdlrnk3ic3i6q4

Issue 111 (2017) Full issue PDF

Julian Harris
2019 Amicus Curiae  
Legal Design is defined as the application of human-centered design to the law, to make legal systems and services more human-centered, usable, and satisfying.  ...  The use of electronic search and retrieval systems in document discovery is now common place.  ... 
doi:10.14296/ac.v2017i111.5028 fatcat:vsiuzoumafblfod3utll5qgcc4
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