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WWW
2006
ACM
11 years 3 months ago
Designing an architecture for delivering mobile information services to the rural developing world
Paper plays a crucial role in many developing world information practices. However, paper-based records are inefficient, error-prone and difficult to aggregate. Therefore we need ...
Tapan S. Parikh, Edward D. Lazowska
W4A
2006
ACM
10 years 8 months ago
Mobile phones may be the right devices for supporting developing world accessibility, but is the WWW the right service delivery
In this paper we detail the synergies we have observed between the features and limitations of mobile phones, and the usability and accessibility requirements of rural developing ...
Tapan S. Parikh
VL
2005
IEEE
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10 years 8 months ago
CAM: A Mobile Paper-Based Information Services Architecture for Remote Rural Areas in the Developing World
During our work with microfinance groups in rural India, we found that paper plays a crucial role in many local information practices. However, paperbased record keeping can be in...
Tapan S. Parikh
WWW
2009
ACM
11 years 3 months ago
RuralCafe: web search in the rural developing world
The majority of people in rural developing regions do not have access to the World Wide Web. Traditional network connectivity technologies have proven to be prohibitively expensiv...
Jay Chen, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, Jinyang Li
ICALT
2005
IEEE
10 years 8 months ago
Informal Health and Legal Rights Education in Rural, Agricultural Communities Using Mobile Devices
The focus of this work is on the design of a system for informal education in rural, farmworker populations using mobile devices. We have conducted needs assessment with farmworke...
Jaspal S. Sandhu, Jonathan Hey, Catherine Newman, ...
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