IT Revolution: First International ICST Conference, IT Revolutions 2008, Venice, Italy, December 17-19, 2008, Revised Selected Papers (Lecture Notes o
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"Mitigating Paradox at the eSociety Tipping Point" In the first two decades of the past Century, having as driving factor the automobile and its mass production, the command economy has radically changed our lifestyles, enabling the creation of offices, suburbs, fast food restaurants and unified school d- tricts. With the Internet as driving factor, socio-technical and industrial eNetworked ecosystems are about to change our lives again in these two decades of the twenty-first century, and we are just approaching the tipping point. As we have just reached the point where the tremendous changes fueled by concerted efforts in information communication technologies (ICT) research are unraveling the old society this is creating a lot of d- comfort, confusion and sometimes opposition from the traditional mainstream. This disconnect is being deepened even more by the rocketing speed of technological ICT advances. As technology is getting ahead of society, the old ways, although still do- nant, become more and more dysfunctional and we are experiencing an "age of pa- dox" as the new ways disrupt the way we used to do things and even the way we used to think about the world.
Just like the major inventions that shaped the last century were made by 1920, it is expected that the major inventions that will shape the twen- first century are going to be made by 2020.
Position Papers.- IT Complexity Revolution: Intelligent Tools for the Globalised World Development.- "Low Power Wireless Technologies: An Approach to Medical Applications".- Implementation of Virtualization Oriented Architecture: A Healthcare Industry Case Study.- Location Tracking Strategy Indicating Sufferers' Positions under Disaster in the Buildings.- Measuring Cognition Levels in Collaborative Processes for Software Engineering Code Inspections.- New Possibilities of Intelligent Crisis Management by Large Multimedia Artifacts Prebuffering.- Paradox in Applications of Semantic Similarity Models in Information Retrieval.- Physically Based Virtual Surgery Planning and Simulation Tools for Personal Health Care Systems.- The Primacy of Paradox.- Semantic Service Search, Service Evaluation and Ranking in Service Oriented Environment.- Quality Measures for Digital Business Ecosystems Formation.- Future Information Technology for the Health Sector.- A Modern Approach to Total Wellbeing.- Applying Business Process Re-engineering Patterns to optimize WS-BPEL Workflows.- Applying Semantic Web Services and Wireless Sensor Networks for System Integration.- Beyond Artificial Intelligence toward Engineered Psychology.- Communication in Change - Voice over IP in Safety and Security Critical Communication Networks.- Paradox in AI - AI 2.0: The Way to Machine Consciousness.- Data Mining on Distributed Medical Databases: Recent Trends and Future Directions.- Economic Activity and Climate Change in a Structural Framework: A First Approach.- Towards Ontology as Knowledge Representation for Intellectual Capital Measurement.- NRC Papers.- e-Health in the Age of Paradox: A Position Paper.- Bio-Intelligence: A Research Program Facilitating the Development of New Paradigms for Tomorrow's Patient Care.- An Integrative Bioinformatics Approach for Knowledge Discovery.
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