Alternate Track: Technology for Developing Regions
New in 2006, the Developing Regions (DR) track is an alternate track in the style of the Industrial Track. Papers can be submitted directly to this track, and we may also accept papers submitted to other tracks.
The goal of this track is to promote research that benefits those in developing regions, broadly construed; in essence to make the World Wide Web a little wider. We encourage work from all countries, as long as the target beneficiaries are in resource constrained regions of the world.
We welcome papers that:
Papers risk being deemed out of scope if they only speculate on the connection to developing regions. Suggested topics include but are not limited to:
Submissions should describe original, previously unpublished, high quality, innovative work, making significant and preferably not only theoretical, contributions to the available technologies for developing regions.
WebKhoj: Indian language IR from Multiple Character Encodings
Designing an Architecture for Delivering Mobile Information Services to the Rural Developing World
Tapan S. Parikh
Edward D. Lazowska
The case for multi-user design for computer aided learning in developing regions
Udai Singh Pawar
Analysis of WWW Traffic in Cambodia and Ghana
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