ITS 2010 Proceedings

its2010 Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Internet Technologies and Society

Perth, Australia 29 November - 1 December 2010

Edited by Piet Kommers, Tomayess Issa and Pedro Isaías

ISBN (Book): 978-972-8939-31-1
ISBN (CD-ROM):

Titles Published in This Volume

TIME, SPACE AND SITUATIONS IN AN INTERNET BULLETIN BOARD SERVICE
Peter Dell

ELEMENTS OF NIGERIA?S PREPARATION TOWARDS ADVANCED E-DEMOCRACY
Steve Nwokeocha

APPLYING THE THEORY OF PLANNED BEHAVIOUR TO EXPLAIN THE USAGE INTENTIONS OF MUSIC DOWNLOAD STORES: GENDER AND AGE DIFFERENCES
Markus Makkonen, Veikko Halttunen, Lauri Frank

CAN VIRTUAL WORLD PROPERTY BE CONSIDERED A DIGITAL GOOD?
Nicholas. C. Patterson, Michael Hobbs

CONSTRUCTION OF TRUST IN ONLINE AUCTION INTERACTIONS
Sanna Malinen, Jarno Ojala

THE EFFECTS OF SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND CONSUMER INVOLVEMENT ON THE ADOPTION OF MUSIC DOWNLOAD STORES AND PAID MUSIC SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES
Markus Makkonen, Veikko Halttunen, Lauri Frank

THE ROLE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY CHAINS
Ladislav Kochman, Tomayess Issa, Paul Alexander

CONTRAIL: CONTENTS DELIVERY SYSTEM BASED ON A NETWORK TOPOLOGY AWARE PROBABILISTIC REPLICATION MECHANISM
Yoshiaki Sakae, Masumi Ichien, Yasuo Itabashi, Takayuki Shizuno, Toshiya Okabe

MULTIAGENT WORKGROUP COMPUTING
Ben Choi

INVESTIGATION OF ELEMENTS FOR LEADERSHIP BY HYBRID INTELLIGENT SYSTENMS
Yuya Ushida, Keiki Takadama, Minjie Zhang

STREAM PREFETCHING METHOD ON STREAMING MEDIA SERVICE FOR HIGH SPEED MOBILE USERS
Dongmahn Seo, Suhyun Kim

THE RATIONALES BEHIND FREE AND PROPRIETARY SOFTWARE SELECTION IN ORGANISATIONS
Damien J. Sticklen, Theodora Issa

SEMANTIC WEB SERVICES: STATE OF THE ART
Markus Lanthaler, Michael Granitzer, Christian Gütl

VIRTUAL GOODS REPURCHASE INTENTION IN SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES
Echo Huang

PROSUMERIZATION - CHANGING THE SHAPE OF MOBILE SERVICE PROVISION
Dirk Werth, Andreas Emrich, Alexandra Chapko

DELAY REDUCTION IN MANET REFLECTING CHAIN OF RESCUE COMMAND
Yuki Okuda, Fumiko Harada, Hiromitsu Shimakawa

IMPROVING ARABIC INFORMATION RETRIEVAL: INTRODUCING THE LOCAL STEM
Eiman Tamah Al-Shammari

ONTOLOGY CONCEPT ENRICHMENT VIA TEXT MINING
Qiang Wang, Susan Gauch, Hiep Luong

FINDING HOW-TO INFORMATION WEB PAGES AND THEIR RANKING BY READABILITY
Ryoji Nonaka, Takayuki Yumoto, Manabu Nii, Yutaka Takahashi

THE IMPACT OF USING WEB-BASED CURRICULA ON NINTH GRADE STUDENTS' ACHIEVEMENT IN MATHEMATICS
Wafa' N. Muhanna, Awatif M. Abu-Al-Sha'r

A PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF CLOUD-BASED ASSIGNMENTS
Ashley M. Aitken

EIDSVOLL 1814: TEACHING HISTORY IN 3D COLLABORATIVE VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS
Ekaterina Prasolova-Førland, Ole Ørjan Hov

FORMAL MODELS FOR EXTRACTION AND VISUAL PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH INFORMATION SUITABLE FOR ACTIVITY SITUATIONS
Shoichi Nakamura, Yachiyo Ishikawa, Setsuo Yokoyama, Yasuhiko Morimoto, Youzou Miyadera

VALIDATING THE MEASURES FOR INTENTION TO ENROL AN ONLINE MBA PROGRAM
Lim Lay Lee, Suhaiza Zailani

SPANNING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: A REMOTE IT LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR THE VISION IMPAIRED
Helen Armstrong, Iain Murray, Nazanin Mohamadi*

FROM ?PATIENT-CENTRIC? TO ?CITIZEN-CENTRIC?: REVIEW OF THE TERM USAGE THROUGH E-HEALTH EVOLUTION
Yong Han

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF THE CONVENTIONAL SCHEDULING ALGORITHMS FOR QOS CONTROL IN HOME GATEWAYES
Toshinori Takabatake, Koike Akira

PASSWORD PRACTICES OF SWEDISH WEBSITES
Nena Lim, Önay Jakobov

OLDER PEOPLE AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGIES
Isaura Ribeiro

DESIGN OF AN OMA DM-BASED REMOTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR PERSONAL HEALTHCARE DATA DEVICES
Ju Geon Pak, Kee Hyun Park

A MOBILE MASHUP SCHEME FOR FLEXIBLE SERVICE INTEGRATION
Takahiro Koita, Yosuke Imairi

PBQOS ? A POLICY-BASED MANAGEMENT ARCHITECTURE FOR OPTIMIZED MULTIMEDIA CONTENT DISTRIBUTION TO CONTROL THE QOS IN AN OVERLAY NETWORK
Fernando Luiz de Almeida, Graça Bressan, Denis Gabos

APPLYING SOCIAL NETWORKING TOOLS TO ELEMENTARY LEARNING: TYPHOONS AS THE THEME OF AN INTEGRATED CURRICULUM UNIT
Hsu-Wan Chen

APPLYING DIGITAL STORYTELLING TO ELEMEANTARY SCIENCE EDUCATION: THE CASE OF DING-DONG RAINWATER GARDEN IN TAIWAN
Hsu-Wan Chen

DISTANCE LEARNING SYSTEM AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO TRADITIONAL TRAINING: A CASE OF JORDANIAN PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYEES
Huda Ibrahim, Thamer Ahmad Mousa Alrawashdeh

SCREENCASTS: AUGMENTING LEARNING MATERIALS IN OPEN DISTANCE LEARNING
Janette Kruger

WEB-BASED LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS FOR THE VISION IMPAIRED
Ruchi Permvattana, Helen Armstrong, Iain Murray

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EDUCATIONAL LEVEL AND CUSTOMER ADOPTION IN INTERNET BANKING IN CURTIN MIRI COMMUNITY: CASE STUDY
Amin Saedi

FAST TRANSFORMATION IN E-BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTS: THIRD PARTY FULFILMENT ADAPTATION TO ONLINE RETAILER DEMANDS
Paul Alexander

A MODIFEID TAM FOR VERIFICATION OF E-COMMERCE ADOPTION FACTORS IN SMES
Mohammad Ali Sarlak, Mohammad Babaian, Ali Ghorbani

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND IMPROVEMENTS OF PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE IN CREATIVITY INSTRUCTION
Yu-chu Yeh, Ling-yi Huang, Yu-hua Chen, Yi-ling Yeh, Bi-ling Yeh, Di-rong Cheng

DISCREPANCY OF TERMINOLOGY IN BPM-SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION
Shima Abdullah

A COMPARISON BETWEEN KEYWORD-BASED AND ONTOLOGY-BASED ADVERTISING NETWORKS
Lilac A. E. Al-Safadi

COMMERCIALIZATION OF NEW ICT-RELATED OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NEWS INDUSTRY: AVOIDING A BUSINESS-AS-USUAL MIND-SET
John Parm Ulhøi, Anna B. Holm

DEVELOPING A MOBILE LEARNING CONCEPTUAL MODEL FOR UNIVERSITIES IN PAKISTAN
Umera Imtinan, Vanessa Chang ,Tomayess Issa

DIGITAL LITERACIES ? A CRUCIAL REQUIREMENT FOR A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC FUTURE IN AN INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE-BASED SOCIETY?
Lydia Bauer

FROM DOS TO UNICODE ? A LITERATURE REVIEW AND A SYRIAC (ARAMAIC) STANDPOINT
Theodora Issa, Tomayess Issa, Touma B. Issa

NETWORK-BASED ENSEMBLE CLASSIFIER FOR DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF BREAST TUMORS IN ULTRASONIC IMAGES
Atsushi Takemura

ASSESING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS AMONG BRUNEIAN SMES
Afzaal H. Seyal, Hj.Awg Yussof Hj. Mohammad

A STUDY OF INSIDER THREAT BEHAVIOUR: DEVELOPING A HOLISTIC FRAMEWORK
Asmaa M. Munshi

COMPONENT-BASED RUNTIME ENVIRONMENT FOR INTERNET APPLICATIONS
Mark Wallis, Frans Henskens, Michael Hannaford