Information Technology and Communications Resources for Sustainable Development

Edited by : Ashok Jhunjhunwala,

IIT Madras, India

Information & Communication Technology: Technology Aspects

Circuit Switched Telecom Network (evolution)

Ashok Jhunjhunwala, IIT Madras, India

Packet Switched Data Network and its evolution

K Giridhar, IIT Madras, India

Fibre Optic Communication: Techno economics

Anil Prabhakar & Dr.Balaji Srinivasan, IITMadras, Chennai-32, , India

Satellite Communications

Andrew Thangaraj, IIT Madras, India

Wireless and Mobile Communication (Including WLAN)

Uday B Desai, IIT Mumbai, Mumbai - 400076, India

Multimedia technologies: Voice and Video Coding

Devendra Jalihal, IIT Madras, Chennai -32, India

Multimedia technologies: Entertainment, Education, Tele Health, E-commerce, Voice based service

Multi-lingual technologies

Multimodal Interfaces to the Computer

Hema A. Murthy and C. Chandra Sekhar, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Madras Chennai , India
C.S. Ramalingam, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras Chennai , India
Srinivasa Chakravarthy, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras Chennai , India

Information System Management: Database, Data Mining, Data Warehousing, Search Engine, Voice based Search engine

Display Technologies (ICT and Visualization)

R. Sharan, L.N. Mittal Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur, India
K. R. Sarma, Samtel Color Ltd., New Delhi, India
B. Mazhari and S. S. K. Iyer, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

GIS as a tool for development

Parvatham Venkatachalam, Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, India

Storage Systems and Technologies

Jai Menon, IBM Academy of Technology, San Jose, CA, USA
Clodoaldo Barrera, IBM Systems Group, San Jose, CA, USA

Artificial Intelligence

Pushpak Bhattacharya, IIT Bombay, India

Integrated Circuit Technology

Evolution of Information & Communication Technology and rapidly declining costs

Computer Vision and Information Technology

Subhasis Chaudhuri and Amit Prabhudesai, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India

Telecommunication Networking

Debasish Datta, Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

Information & Communication Technology: Societal and Development Aspects

Natural IT and Resource Management (Water / Land / Energy / Food & Agriculture)


IT and Production Processes

IT and Work Organizationn & IT and Organization Management

IT and Business Process

Kentaro Toyama, Microsoft

Review of Research on Rural PC Kiosks

Kentaro Toyama, Microsoft Research India
Renee Kuriyan, University of California Berkeley, USA
Savita Bailur, London School of Economics, UK
Nimmi Rangaswamy, Aishwarya Ratan and Rajesh Veeraraghavan, Microsoft Research India
Deepak Menon, Joyojeet Pal and Janaki Srinivasan, University of California Berkeley, USA

IT and Banking

S.S.Satchidananda, IIIT Bangalore, India

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and the Transportation System

Dinesh Mohan, Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Information Infrastructure - Libraries

Sparse and Rural Area Communication Systems

Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT-Madras, Chennai, India
Sangamitra Ramachander, Consultant Development Economist, IIT - Madras, Chennai, India

IT and Human Resources Development

S Sadagopan, IIIT Banglore, India

Virtual communities in Information Age

Noshir Contractor, UIUC

Privacy and Security in Global Information society

Efforts of International bodies in IT Areas (World Bank, UN, ITU, UNDP) for ICT

Madan Mohan Rao, Tech Sparks

IT and Project Implementation

Reinventing Computing for the next billion users

Rajesh Jain

Key Issues in Combating the Digital Divide

Kumar Richa, History, Anthropology, Science, Technology, and Society Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Pal Joyojeet, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California at Berkley, USA
Ngai James, Sloan Undergraduate Program in Management Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

IT for Governance

IT for Rural Trade

Regulatory Reform and Rural Roll-Out of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)

Rohan Samarajiva and Ayesha Zainudeen, LIRNEasia, 12 Balcombe Place, Colombo 08, Sri Lanka

Free - Open Source Software for Development

C. N. Krishnan and Kenneth Gonsalves, National Resource Centre for Free/Open Source Software, (NRCF/OSS), AU-KBC Research Centre, Anna University –M. I. T. Campus, Chennai, India