Publications


Research papers related to the W4RA project

Anna Bon: Intervention or Collaboration ? Rethinking Information and Communication Technologies for Development. Pangea, March 2019. ISBN: 978-90-78289-11-1 [Request full-text]

Francis Dittoh, Hans Akkermans, Victor de Boer, Anna Bon, Wendelien Tuyp,  André Baart. Mr. Meteo: Providing Climate Information for the Unconnected. 2019 Submitted to the WebSci19 Conference. Authors’ version: [PDF].

André Baart, Anna Bon, Victor de Boer, Francis Dittoh, Wendelien Tuyp, Hans Akkermans. Affordable Voice Services to Bridge the Digital Divide: Presenting the Kasadaka Platform, in Selected Papers from the WEBIST 2018 International Conference, Springer LNBIP Book Series, Berlin, Germany, 2019, in press. Authors’ version: [PDF].

Anna Bon, Jaap Gordijn, Hans Akkermans, Victor de Boer, André Baart, Cheah WaiShiang, Sze San Nah: Community-centered, Project-based ICT4D Education in the Field. 2019  IFIP WG 9.4 ; Track: “Sustainable ICT, Informatics, Education and Learning in a turbulent world – doing the safari way”. Authors’ version [PDF].

Anna Bon and Hans Akkermans: Digital Development: Elements of a Critical ICT4D Theory and Praxis. 2019 IFIP WG 9.4 in the track named: “Pushing the boundaries – New research methods, theory and philosophy in ICT4D”. Authors’ version: [PDF].

Baart, A., Bon, A., De Boer, V., Tuijp, W. & Akkermans, H., “Ney Yibeogo – Hello World: A voice service development platform to bridge the web’s digital divide.” 2018 WEBIST 2018 – Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies. Escalona, M. J., Monfort, V., Majchrzak, T. A. & Mayo, F. J. D. (eds.). SciTePress, p. 23-34 12 p.
[PDF].

Anna Bon, Victor de Boer, Christophe Guéret, Gayo Diallo, Jaap Gordijn (editors). Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium “Perspectives on ICT4D”, Co-located with 10th ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci’18)  Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 27, 2018 http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2120/

Chris Reij. Abstract of keynote at the 5th International Symposium “Perspectives on ICT4D” co-located with the 10th ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci’18), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 27, 2018. [PDF].

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:https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.6004532.v1

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 W4RA

Anna Bon and Hans Akkermans: ICT4D — Information Systems and Digital Development, W4RA Working Paper 2018-1, The Network Institute, VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [PDF].

Hans Akkermans & Anna Bon : ICT4D 3.0 and a pragmatic format for use case and requirements analysis 2016. Working Papers 2016-1, 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″. 2015. Working Papers 2015-1, The Network Institute VU University Amsterdam. [PDF].

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