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2015 Second International Conference on eDemocracy & eGovernment (ICEDEG)

8-10 April 2015

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  • 2015 Second International Conference on eDemocracy & eGovernment (ICEDEG) [Cover]

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  • 2015 Second International Conference on eDemocracy & eGovernment [Copyright notice]

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  • Preface

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  • Committees

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  • Table of contents

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  • IEEE hack Ecuador challenge (HEC'15)

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    eGovernment aims to put digital public services at the disposal of citizens, companies, and organizations. Events like this hackathon to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations, and publish analyses using open public data is a strong support for and encourages the adoption of open data policies by the local, regional, aand national government; contribute to disseminating what data... View full abstract»

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  • Centrum

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    Centrum is a knowledge management Web site focused in tourism, which helps improving analysis and optimizing decision-making process, by using innovative visualization tools. Centrum uses information generated by the Municipality of the Metropolitan District of Quito through its open data Web site (http://datosabiertos.quito.gob.ec), and is expected to include additional information from other act... View full abstract»

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  • DISS directory of social services

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    Most people know all the services offered by different public bodies and rightfully ours, the purpose of this work is a mobile application that helps citizens to geotag intersectorally all social sector services, according the current location of the city, the most relevant information entities of the country including contact and exact location; at the same time allows a feedback to society, also... View full abstract»

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  • Use of geographic information systems with open source solutions, an approach to access edemocracy & egovernment

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):7 - 8
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    Nowadays the advance of technology enables innovation for democracy, government and governance [2]. E-Governance takes advantage of it and uses the Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) [11,8,6], that allow a centric governance (Meier, 2012; Saxena, 2005). The emergence of E-Governance allows E-Government, E-Democracy and E-Business, among other digital services [7]. The use of ICTs in... View full abstract»

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  • Open government and open data a global perspective

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    Summary form only given. The complete presentation was not made available for publication as part of the conference proceedings. Civil society organizations (CSOs) are investing in new technologies and are increasingly working in networks and coalitions (such as Open Parliament, Open Contracting and Open Government) to develop standards for effective accountability through transparency and disclos... View full abstract»

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  • The road to democracy: modeling and analysis of an election big data

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    Summary form only given. The complete presentation was not made available for publication as part of the conference proceedings. Various organizations, such as those active in business or in politics, capture, store, and analyze data gathered from heterogeneous, distributed, and sometimes autonomous information sources including social media, classical and Web databases, multimedia files, localiza... View full abstract»

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  • Big data, smart data, dark data and open data: eGovernment of the future

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    Summary form only given. The convergence of multiple rEvolutions - Internet, Data, Software, Computing, Hardware, and Personalized attention is transforming governments across the world, on how they provide services to their citizens and remain relevant. The convergence of multiple forces enables the government to leverage Big Data, Smart Data and Dark Data by leveraging the concept of Big Open Da... View full abstract»

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  • Smart cities, open innovation and open government: towards "public-private-people partnership" (PPPP) models?

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  • Building a government data strategy: aligning open data and advanced research with the public and open science principles

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    Summary form only given. Governments have initiated and expanded open data policies at the municipal, state, and national levels. While these policies spark the promise of transparency, an open data program is an effective gateway to a larger data and technology strategy. Governments can use portals to convene a tech community consisting of entrepreneurs, professionals in information technology fr... View full abstract»

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  • Modes of participation [Impact of ICTs on the importance of membership and participation]

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    The on-going paradigm shift in value creation (individualized production, co-creation experience, production networks etc.), initiated by new technologies: information and communication technologies (ICTs) as well as manufacturing technologies, results in new business models and, thus, changed organizational structures in economics. Furthermore, organizations in other societal subsystems are chang... View full abstract»

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  • Facing the conflict of transparency and non-disclosure of knowledge within value creation networks

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    Collaboration of autonomous and specialized actors in value networks makes special demands on the joint use of knowledge resources. On the one hand, the actors wants to protect their competitive knowledge during the cooperation within the network. On the other hand, the distribution of knowledge must be ensured within the network in develop potentials for value co- creation. Based on a description... View full abstract»

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  • AYNIKUY: a system to support participatory budgets in tungurahua

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    In this work, we present a system to support participatory budget elaboration in Tungurahua (Ecuador). For this, we integrate several methodologies related with participatory budget elaboration support, obtaining a configurable tool capable of modeling different types of participatory processes and organize these through networks and workflow tasks. This tool can use own services or external web s... View full abstract»

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  • Enhancing multidirectional communication for cognitive cities

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    This paper presents the technical background and functionality of a meta-application (meta-app) for cognitive cities. The app enhances communication and thereby facilitates egovernance. This paper focuses on a user-centered implementation of the Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process (FAHP) by presenting its technical specifications in relation with cognitive cities. For didactical reasons, a use case... View full abstract»

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  • Best practices to foster a national information technology industry

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    Ten diverse countries were chosen to compare their policies and programs to develop a national Information Technology (IT) industry. Using an analytical framework that associates policy objectives to policy instruments and evaluation criteria, the authors identified forty best practices that seem to bring about an internationally competitive IT industry. View full abstract»

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  • Smart cities and telecommuting in Ecuador

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    With technological advances, changes in education, thinking, communication and work, people demand services that integrate innovative and efficient ideas, in order to improve their quality of life, the cities and the country in general. By 2020 we will be 17.510.643 inhabitants, according to projections by INEC (Statistics and Census Institute) therefore needs will increase and successive governme... View full abstract»

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  • The use VAA-generated data to identify ideological dimensions: the case of ecuador

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    Political scientists often talk about “ideological dimensions” that aggregate related policy issues into a single latent construct. The most widely-cited example of an ideological dimension is that of Left versus Right. In this paper I show how individual issues may be aggregated into two distinct dimensions in Ecuador by drawing from opinion data derived from the “Ecuador Vota” Voting Advice Appl... View full abstract»

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  • Homophily among VAA users: the case of Ecuador

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    Users who recommended a Voting Advice Application online platform to others in their social networks were “tied” to any individuals who elected to follow the recommendation, in order to form a network dataset. This study examines the homophily hypothesis, the tendency of Inviters and Invitees to be disproportionately similar in demographics, political orientation and attitudes for VAA-generated da... View full abstract»

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  • Modern use of ICTs as tools for support in social research

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):67 - 72
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    The main objective of this paper is to highlight the importance of applied use of information technology and communication (ICT), in relation to the research process, and the collection, modification, analysis and interpretation of data, to from experience research project financings popular and solidarity economy by BANDES in Ecuador, so this article aims to show a methodology that suits the rese... View full abstract»

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  • Prospects and expectations of ehealth services in north-lima from mathematical modeling and computational simulation

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):73 - 76
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    We present a study of the expected advantages of application of eHealth services like telemedicine in non-urban zones located over the north part of Lima city. Essentially, this paper is focused on the fact how type-2 diabetes mellitus (DMII) and tuberculosis (TB) are spreading into a specific human group it how it might be alleviated with modern concepts of applications of eHealth technologies li... View full abstract»

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