Research papers related to the W4RA project

Reshmi Sarkar and Jaap Gordijn. “Modeling Communities in e3value.” 2018. [PDF].

Gossa Lô, Victor de Boer, Stefan Schlobach, and Gayo Diallo. 2018. Linking African Traditional Medicine Knowledge. DOI:

Anna Bon, André Baart, Wendelien Tuyp, Victor de Boer, Hans Akkermans. “Hello World – Ney Yibeogo: What Needs to be Achieved for a Truly Inclusive World Wide Web”. W4RA Working Papers 2017.[PDF].

Bon, Anna, Hans Akkermans, and Jaap Gordijn. “Developing ICT Services in a Low-Resource Development Context.” Complex Systems Informatics and Modeling Quarterly 9 (2016): 84-109.[PDF]

Onno Valkering, Victor de Boer, Gossa Lo, Romy Blankendaal, and Stefan Schlobach, The Semantic Web in an SMS. 2016, International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management. [PDF]

Anna Bon, Jaap Gordijn and Hans Akkermans, A Structured Model-Based Approach To Preview Sustainability in ICT4D. 2016 Downscale Workshop, ICT4S Conference, August 2016 Amsterdam. [PDF]

Bon, Anna, Jaap Gordijn, and Hans Akkermans. “E-Service Innovation in Rural Africa Through Value Co-Creation.” Handbook of Research on Strategic Alliances and Value Co-Creation in the Service Industry. IGI Global, 2017. 355-373 .[PDF]

Bon, Anna, Jaap Gordijn, and Hans Akkermans. “A Low-resource Aware Framework for ICT Service Development in Rural Africa.” CAiSE Forum 2016. [PDF]

Nana Baah Gyan, The Web, Speech Technologies and Rural Development in West Africa, An ICT4D Approach. PhD Thesis Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2016. [PDF]

Victor de Boer, Nana Baah Gyan, Anna Bon, Wendelien Tuyp, Chris van Aart, Hans Akkermans: A Dialogue with Linked Data: Voice-based Access to Market Data in the Sahel. In: Semantic Web – Interoperability, Usability, Applicability 2015.  [PDF]

Gueret, Christophe, Victor de Boer, and Stefan Schlobach. “Let’s” Downscale” Linked Data.” Internet Computing, IEEE 18.2 (2014): 70-73. [IEEE link]

Stefan Schlobach, Victor de Boer, Christophe Guéret, Stéphane Boyera, Philippe Cudré-Mauroux. From Knowledge Engineering for Development to Development Informatics. EKAW (Satellite Events) 2014: 18-29 [PDF]

Francis Dittoh, Chris van Aart, Victor de Boer: Voice-Based Marketing for Agricultural Products: A Case Study in Rural Northern Ghana. Presented at ICTD Conference, Cape Town 2013. [PDF]

Nana Baah Gyan, Victor de Boer, Anna Bon, Chris van Aart, Hans Akkermans, Stephane Boyera, Max Froumentin, Aman Grewal, Mary Allen: Voice-based Web Access in Rural Africa. In: Proc. of the WebSci’13, May 1 – May 5, 2013, Paris, France. Nominated best paper award at the ACM Web Science 2013 Conference. [PDF]

Anna Bon, Victor de Boer, Nana Baah Gyan, Chris van Aart, Pieter De Leenheer, Wendelien Tuyp, Stephane Boyera, Max Froumentin, Aman Grewal, Mary Allen, Amadou Tangara and Hans Akkermans: Use Case and Requirements Analysis in a Remote Rural Context in Mali. In: J. Doerr and A.L. Opdahl (Eds): REFSQ 2013, LNCS 7830, pp 331-346, 2013. [PDF].

Christophe Guéret, Victor de Boer and Anna Bon. Decentralised Open Data for World Citizens. PMOD Using Open Data policy modeling, citizen empowerment, data journalism. W3C. [PDF]

Victor de Boer, Nana Baah Gyan, Anna Bon, Pieter de Leenheer, Chris van Aart, Hans Akkermans “Voice-based Access to Linked Market Data in the Sahel” First International Workshop on DownScaling the Semantic Web, hosted by Extended Semantic Web Conference 2012. [PDF]

Anna Bon, Victor de Boer, Pieter De Leenheer, Chris van Aart, Nana Baah Gyan, Max Froumentin, Stephane Boyera, Mary Allen, Hans Akkermans”The Web of Radios – Introducing African Community Radio as an interface to the Web of Data”. In: E. Simperl et al. (Eds) ESWC2012 Satellite Events, LNCS 7540, pp 1-14, 2015. [PDF]

Victor de Boer, Pieter De Leenheer, Anna Bon, Nana Baah Gyan, Chris van Aart, Christophe Guéret, Wendelien Tuyp, Stéphane Boyera, Mary Allen, Hans Akkermans”Radio Marché: Distributed Voice- en Web Interfaced Market Information System under Rural Conditions”. Proceedings of 24th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, CAiSE’2012, Gdansk, Poland, 25-29 June 2012. [PDF].

Christophe Guéret, Stefan Schlobach, Victor De Boer, Anna Bon and Hans Akkermans. “Is data sharing the privilege of a few? Bringing Linked Data to those without the Web” Outrageous Ideas at International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2011). Jury award winning paper. 1st Place [PDF]

Chris van Aart, Anna Bon, Hans Akkermans, Victor de Boer, Stephane Boyera, Wendelien Tuyp, Nana Baah Gyan”The Web of Voices: how to connect 4.5 billion  internet-less people to the Web”: Outrageous Ideas, International Semantic Web Conference 2011 (ISWC 2011). Public award winning paper. 3rd Place. [PDF]

Hans Akkermans, Nana Baah Gyan, Anna Bon, Wendelien Tuyp, Stephane Boyera, Aman Grewal, Mary Allen”Is (Web) Science ready for Empowerment” by . ACM Web Science Conference 2011. [PDF]

Working papers

Anna Bon, Chris van Aart, Hans Akkermans, Mary Allen,  Victor de Boer, Stéphane Boyera, Mathieu Ouedraogo, Chris Reij, Amadou Tangara, Wendelien Tuyp: Les TICs dans les chaînes de valeur agro-forestières. W4RA Working Papers 2014-1, The Network Institute VU University Amsterdam. [PDF].

Anna Bon & Hans Akkermans: “Rethinking Technology, ICTs and Development: Why it is Time to Consider ICT4D 3.0″. Working Papers 2015-1, The Network Institute VU University Amsterdam. [PDF] .

Hans Akkermans & Anna Bon : ICT4D 3.0 and a pragmatic format for use case and requirements analysis 2011. Working Papers 2016-1, The Network Institute VU University Amsterdam. [PDF]