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The Future of Identity in the Information Society : Proceedings of the Third IFIP WG 9.2, 9.6/11.6, 11.7/FIDIS International Summer School on the Future of Identity in the Information Society, Karlsta, Hardback Book

The Future of Identity in the Information Society : Proceedings of the Third IFIP WG 9.2, 9.6/11.6, 11.7/FIDIS International Summer School on the Future of Identity in the Information Society, Karlsta Hardback

Edited by Simone Fischer-Hubner, Penny Duquenoy, Albin Zuccato, Leonardo Martucci

Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology series

Description

The increasing diversity of Infonnation Communication Technologies and their equally diverse range of uses in personal, professional and official capacities raise challenging questions of identity in a variety of contexts.

Each communication exchange contains an identifier which may, or may not, be intended by the parties involved.

What constitutes an identity, how do new technologies affect identity, how do we manage identities in a globally networked infonnation society? th th From the 6 to the 10 August 2007, IFIP (International Federation for Infonnation Processing) working groups 9. 2 (Social Accountability), 9. 6/11. 7 (IT rd Misuse and the Law) and 11. 6 (Identity Management) hold their 3 Intemational Summer School on "The Future of Identity in the Infonnation Society" in cooperation with the EU Network of Excellence FIDIS at Karlstad University.

The Summer School addressed the theme of Identity Management in relation to current and future technologies in a variety of contexts.

The aim of the IFIP summer schools has been to introduce participants to the social implications of Infonnation Technology through the process of infonned discussion.

Following the holistic approach advocated by the involved IFIP working groups, a diverse group of participants ranging from young doctoral students to leading researchers in the field were encouraged to engage in discussion, dialogue and debate in an infonnal and supportive setting.

The interdisciplinary, and intemational, emphasis of the Summer School allowed for a broader understanding of the issues in the technical and social spheres.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 461 pages, XII, 461 p.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Information theory
  • ISBN: 9780387790251

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