e-Society 2008 Proceedings

es2008 Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference e-Society

Algarve, Portugal 9-12 April 2008

Edited by Piet Kommers and Pedro Isaías

ISBN (Book): 978-972-8924-55-3
ISBN (CD-ROM):

Titles Published in This Volume

A DIAGNOSTIC FRAMEWORK FOR EGOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT
Katarina Giritli-nygren , Katarina Lindblad-gidlund

THE IMPACT OF END-USER CHARACTERISTICS ON END-USERS? EXPERIENCE OF E-GOVERNMENT SERVICES FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC
Asbjørn Følstad , Petter Bae Brandtzæg , Jan Heim

E-SOCIETY BARRIERS: PUBLIC AND PRIVATE DIVIDE FOR WOMEN RETURNERS TO IT
Niki Panteli , Despina Cochliou

TERTIARY LEVEL DIGITAL DIVIDE: A MORE COMPLEX UNDERSTANDING AND BROADENED DEFINITION
Laurie A. Henry

FIAIFM: A MODEL TOWARDS BRIDGING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE
Maha Mohamed Saleh , Elli Georgiadou

CREATING AN ARCHITECTURE FOR INTELLIGENT TUTORS: A METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH
José Miguel Castillo , Laura Moreno , José Llobell

THE USE OF SYNCHRONIZED MEDIA AND INTERACTIVE ALGORITHM VISUALIZATION IN OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING INSTRUCTION
Nancy Acemian , Jeremiah Woolsey , Patrick Devey , Chunyan Zhang , Patrick Harzheim

TOWARDS BRIDGING THE SEMANTIC-ANNOTATIONRETRIEVAL GAP IN E-LEARNING
Angela Fogarolli , Marco Ronchetti

C IS FOR COLLABORATION: A DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVE
Stanley J Oldfield , David R Morse

COOPERATIVE LEARNING OBJECTS
Sylvia Encheva , Sharil Tumin

INTERNET USE AND COMPLEX COGNITIVE PROCESSES
Genevieve Marie Johnson , Julia Ann Johnson

ICT USES AND EFFICIENCY IN HIGHER EDUCATION: AN ANALYSIS OF THE STUDENTS? PERFORMANCE DETERMINANTS IN ONLINE COURSES USING STRUCTURAL EQUATIONS
David Castillo , Jordi Vilaseca , Enric Serradell

WEB-BASED LEARNING COMMUNITIES: A CONCEPTUAL MODEL FOR CULTURAL COMPETENCE
Patricia Montiel-overall

INTERSECTING COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE: MERGING ROLES ACROSS THE ACADEMIC AND BLOGGING WORLDS
Vanessa Paz Dennen

THE EFFICACY OF DYNAMIC LEARNING SPACES AS VIRTUAL TUTORS FOR ENGLISH FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHERS
Joyce Pittman , Brian Mclaughlin , Rachida Douglas , Jamal Douglas

STRATEGIC LEARNING DESIGN IN ORGANISATIONS
Richard Pircher , Lukas Zenk , Hanna Risku

ATTITUDES AND NEEDS OF STAFF AND POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS ON GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES IN THE NEW HIGHER EDUCATION MODEL AT THE EUROPEAN UNION
Pablo Fernández De Arróyabe Hernáez

DOES TECHNOLOGY USE AFFECT UNIVERSITY STUDENTS? PERCEPTION OF VALUE?
Christine Bruff , Alison Dean , Bruce Cheek , John Nolan

HIGHER EDUCATION RIVALRY IN E-LEARNING MARKET: AN ANALYTICAL APPROACH
David Roldán Martínez , Antonio Hervás Jorge

THE ?RELATIVE UTILITY? APPROACH FOR STIMULATING ICT ACCEPTANCE: PROFILING THE NON-USER
Pieter Verdegem

FUTURISTEXT: THE 4D WORLD MAP SYSTEM WITH SEMANTIC, TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL ANALYZERS
Shiori Sasaki , Yusuke Takahashi , Yasushi Kiyoki

OFFICE AUTOMATION USER INTERFACE AND USABILITY: A CASE STUDY
Luigi Colazzo , Andrea Molinari , Sara Tomasini

AMBIENT INTELLIGENCE: SOCIAL (DE) CONSTRUCTION OF A CONCEPT THROUGH ITS SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION AND LITERATURE
Perrine Delepierre-cheval , Alain Derycke

EFFICIENT INTEGRATION OF SEMANTIC TECHNOLOGIES FOR PROFESSIONAL IMAGE ANNOTATION AND SEARCH
Andreas Walter , Gábor Nagypál

ASSESSING ELEARNING APPLICATION MULTIMEDIA QUALITY IN A MULTIHOMED ENVIRONMENT
Karena Stannett , Paul Jacob , Enda Fallon , Yuansong Qiao , Austin Hanley

APERSPECTIVES AND IMPLICATIONS OF INTERNET GOVERNANCE, NETWORK NEUTRALITY AND EGOVERNMENT
Martin H. Knahl

PICKET LINES IN A VIRTUAL WORLD: LABOUR AND THE PRODUCTION OF (CYBER) SPACE
Bruce Robinson

SPLATCH: SCAFFOLDING USER CREATED CONTENT
Michael Veith , Thomas Von Rekowski

E-INFRASTRUCTURES FOR CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES ACROSS SCOTLAND
Richard O. Sinnott , Susan Mccafferty , Anthony Stell , John Watt

THE CURRENT STATUS OF TECHNOLOGY WATCH
Victor Cavaller

A DATABASE PREPROCESSING APPROACH FOR ASSOCIATION RULE MINING
Chenhan Liao , Frank Wang , Na Helian

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION: A PATENT STUDY IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
Victor Cavaller

ACCESSIBILITY OF eSERVICES ON MOBILE PHONES
Riitta Hellman

STUDENTS & GARDEN GNOMES: MESSING MASHING UP THE FUTURE OF ONLINE JOURNALISM
Niels Hendriks , Rudi Knoops , Bart Geerts

IMPACT OF ORGANIZATIONAL PRESSURES IN PREDICTING THE INTENTION TO ADOPT INTERORGANIZATIONAL LINKAGES (CASE OF AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY CHAIN)
Bamdad Akhbari , Amir Albadvi , Moez Limayem , Bahman Ajdari

A FRAMEWORK FOR SHAREABLE WEB APPLICATIONS BASED ON LIGHTWEIGHT TECHNOLOGY
Sylvia Encheva , Sharil Tumin

PRIVACY & FEDERATED AUTHENTICATION AND IDENTITY MANAGEMENT IN THE INFOSERVICE SOCIETY
Gabriela Bodea , Marc Van Lieshout

ENABLING PEER-TO-PEER WEB SERVICE ARCHITECTURES WITH JXTA-SOAP
Michele Amoretti , Francesco Zanichelli , Gianni Conte , Matteo Bisi

SMART PANTRY: SPECIFICATION OF A MANAGEMENTSYSTEM USING UML
Ana Barrias , Fernanda Cunha , João Varajão , António Cunha

REGULATORY COMPLIANCE AND ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN E-SOCIETIES
Lloyd Kamara , Brendan Neville , Jeremy Pitt , Daniel Ramirez-cano , Rares Chiriacescu , Liliana Dobrica , Monica Florea , Alexandru Szoke

GAMES IN VIRTUAL TEAMS
Hilko Donker

THE DIGITAL DIVIDE IN E-GOVERNMENT ? A QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS
Jörg Becker , Björn Niehaves , Philipp Bergener , Katrin Fielenbach , Michael Räckers , Burkhard Weiß

ICT INTERVENTION AND ITS IMPACT IN VILLAGE AREAS OF A DEVELOPING COUNTRY
Mahfuz Ashraf , Jo Hanisch , Paul Swatman

THE EFFECT ANALYSIS OF ATTENDANCE CENTRE ORDER FOR A JUVENILE CYBER-CRIMINAL
Hee-in Yang , Gil-woo Nam

COMMERCIALISING THE MOBILE INTERNET FROM A METERING AND ACCOUNTING PERSPECTIVE
Juergen Jaehnert

E-VORTAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK FOR THE PORTUGUESE BAKING INDUSTRY
António Jorge Gouveia , Paula Oliveira , Fernando Gouveia , João Varajão

A FRAMEWORK FOR AUTONOMIC SLA CREATION
Halina Kaminski , Mark Perry

PERCEPTION OF BANKS' EMPLOYEES' PERCEPTION ABOUT E-BANKING IMPLEMENTATION A COMPARISON STUDY
Firouzeh Afrouz , Mohammad Aghdasi

FACTORS AFFECTING STICKINESS IN VIRTUAL COMMUNITY
Nasim Nahavandi , Taraneh Khoshoie

SECURITY AND PRIVACY IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY: HOW TO PROVIDE ANONYMITY IN ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
Nathalie Dagorn , Nicolas Bernard

THE GROUP BUYING BUSINESS MODEL AND THE CURRENT TRENDS IN E-COMMERCE
Hossein Sharif Paghaleh , Marzieh Sharif Paghaleh

INVESTIGATION OF E-CRM READINESS FACTORS IN IRANIAN SMES
Babak Amiri , Mohammad Fathian , Mahyar Qasemzadeh

A STUDY FOR THE DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE OF THE ADAPTIVE RECOMMENDER SYSTEM - BASED ON THE CONSUMER?S PURCHASE-DECISION STAGE
Chaoming Wu , Yulien Hung

A FRAMEWORK FOR FEEDBACK IN E-LEARNING SYSTEMS FOR DATA MODELING
Harrie Passier

LIVING LABS FOR E-MARKET DEVELOPMENT FOR EMERGENT FARMERS IN SOUTH AFRICA
Willem J.j. Thompson , J.s. Van Der Walt

WIKIS: AN INDISPENSABLE LEARNING TOOL OF ?DIGITAL NATIVES?
Ayse Kok

AUTOMATED RECOMMENDATIONS BASED ON GRADED DEGREE OF UNCERTAINTIES
Sylvia Encheva , Sharil Tumin

ECNTLT, A EUROPEAN PROJECT ON LANGUAGE TEACHING
António Lopes , Maria Isabel Orega

eGOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT - THE CASE OF NATIONAL eCONSULTANCY SERVICE FOR SOCIAL WORKERS
Hanna Heikkonen , Soila Makitalo , Terhi Erkkila

IDENTIFICATION OF THE ESSENTIAL VARIABLES IN ACCESS, USE AND ADOPTION OF ICT BASED ON THE COMBINATION OF STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS RESULT INTERPRETATION TECHNIQUES
Sandra María López M. , Ana María Cárdenas Soto , Héctor Alonso Pérez F.

INFORMATION QUALITY AS DATA CONTENT AND COHERENCE IN A REGIONAL INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR DIABETES CARE
Maritta Korhonen , Merja Miettinen

USING INTERNET MARKETING FOR DEVELOPING A COMMUNICATION STRATEGY IN A BROAD HEALTHCARE NETWORK
Luís Velez Lapão , Rui Sousa Santos , Miguel Góis

INDEPENDENT WORKERS AND ONLINE COMMUNITIES AN INTRODUCTORY STUDY
Gabriela Ortizmichel

A CASE STUDY: SEMANTIC WEB TECHNOLOGIES FOR CINEMA COOPERATION
Martin Svihla

TOWARDS SOA AND INTELLIGENT AGENT-ENABLED VIRTUAL ORGANIZATIONS
Ioannis Ignatiadis , Adomas Svirskas , Jonathan Briggs

TRACEABILITY OF NON FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO INFORMATION SYSTEM ARCHITECTURES
Gianna Avellis

SELECTING THE MOST APPROPRIATE MEDIA IN E-SOCIETY
Seint Seint Aye , Kyoji Kawagoe

RANKING OF ALTERNATIVES FOR RESTORING A LAGOON IN DENMARK
A. Mateos , A. Jiménez , A. Bryhn

DO IT YOURSELF MEDIA NETWORKS
Liesbeth Huybrechts

SOCIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL ASPECTS OF INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT
Katina Michael

ENTROPY OF ROBUST SOCIAL NETWORKS
Khaled Mahdi , Maytham Safar , Ibrahim Sorkhoh

ICTs, AN ALTERNATIVE SPHERE FOR SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN PAKISTAN-A RESEARCH FRAMEWORK
Saqib Saeed , Markus Rohde , Volker Wulf

AN IMPROVED MULTI-ROUND ENVIRONMENT FOR GROUP BUYING EXPERIMENTS
Hossein Sharif Paghaleh

FACTORS AFFECTING ON ONLINE SHOPPING
Nasim Nahavandi , Taraneh Khoshoie

BARRIERS TO ADOPTION E-BUSINESS IN IRAN?S FREE TRADE AND SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES USING DELPHI METHOD
Mohammad Ali Sarlak , Asghar Abolhassani Hastiani

INTERACTIVE COMMUNICATION METHODOLOGY FOR SOCIAL SOFTWARE AND MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS
Ioannis Deliyannis , Nikolaos Kanellopoulos

AN EXTENSION OF THE UTAUT MODEL TO STUDY THE IRANIAN PHYSICIANS AND NURSES? INTENTION TO ADOPT EPR
Mahbod Hamidfar , Seyed Hessameddin Zegordi , Moez Limayem

INTRODUCING AN IMPORVED EVALUATION SCHEME FOR GROUP BUYING POLICIES
Hossein Sharif Paghaleh , Armin Shams

E-GOVERNMENT AND THE SURGE OF WEB 2.0
Hsia-ching Chang

ORGANISATIONAL STRUSTURE FOR A WEB-BASED EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM ABOUT INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES
Perfecto Mariño , Miguel Ángel Domínguez , Santiago Otero , Miguel Merino

E-COMMUNICATORS IN AN E-LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Gemma Towle , Rob Howe

MEDIA LITERACY IN CASTELO BRANCO REGION ? A PROJECT TO DEVELOP LITERACY SKILLS
Helena Menezes , Vítor Tomé

PARTICIPATION IN E-SOCIETY: A REVIEW OF LITERATURE ON POLITICAL INVOLVEMENT, DEMOCRACY AND ICT
Yana Breindl

INVESTMENT INTO IT/IS AND ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY
Libu?e Svobodová

COLLABORATIVE AND BLENDED LEARNING IN GRAPHIC DESIGN EDUCATION
María Dolores González-martínez , Gustavo Pedroza-ramírez

ON BEHALF OF WHOM?
Noemí L. Olivera , Araceli N. Proto

THE DECOMPOSITION OF PRIVACY. THE SHIFT OF POWER IN VIRTUAL LEARNING ROOMS
Christian Swertz , Agnieszka Dzierzbicka

JAPANESE LEAD USER?S CELLULAR PHONE USAGE ? ITS TRENDS AND IMPACT ON THEIR LIVES
Yukiko Nishimura , Yuuki Yonekawa , Masatoshi Iwasaki , Hiromichi Oikawa , Kunihiro Nishimura , Takeaki Sugimura

VIRTUAL LEARNING SPACE
Miloslava Cerna

EU BUSINESS FOR IT SME DEVELOPING A NEW E-LEARNING AND E-MENTORING SOLUTION FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES IN THE EUROPEAN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR IN ORDER TO DEVELOP THEIR EUROPEAN BUSI
Federica Funghi , Ilaria Mascitti

THE EDUCATIONAL MODELLING LANGUAGE IN PRACTICE: INDIVIDUALISATION OF CONTENT
Christian Swertz

A SIMPLE APROACH TO TELEMICROSCOPY
Stefan G. Stanciu , George A. Stanciu

THE USE OF ON-LINE COURSES WITHIN THE INTERUNIVERSITY STUDY
Sarka Hubackova

MEMBERS OF ACADEMIC STAFF AND THEIR OPINIONS OF E-LEARNING
Petra Poulová

E-GOVERNMENT THROUGH KIOSKS ? A NEW GOVERNMENT PERSPECTIVE
Maria Nastac , Gheorghe Dobre , Cristian Opariuc-dan

TELEVISION CONTENTS & NOMADIC MOBILITY ? WHAT SOCIAL FUTURE?
Luis Miguel Pato

APPLYING KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT TO SUPPORT NETWORKING AMONG NGOs AND DONORS
Saqib Saeed , Tim Reichling , Volker Wulf

INCA?S LIBRARY SYSTEM
Iris Maria Carvalho Braga Dos Santos

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES IN CZECH ENTERPRISES
Petra Mare?ová