It is a great pleasure to share with you the Springer CCIS proceedings of the First World Summit on the Knowledge Society - WSKS 2008 that was organized by the Open Research Society, NGO, http://www.open-knowledge-society.org, and hosted by the American College of Greece, http://www.acg.gr, during September 24a27, 2008, in Athens, Greece. The World Summit on the Knowledge Society Series is an international attempt to promote a dialogue on the main aspects of a knowledge society toward a better world for all based on knowledge and learning. The WSKS Series brings together academics, people from industry, policy makers, politicians, government officers and active citizens to look at the impact of infor- tion technology, and the knowledge-based era it is creating, on key facets of todayas world: the state, business, society and culture. Six general pillars provide the constitutional elements of the WSKS series: ac Social and Humanistic Computing for the Knowledge SocietyaaEmerging Te- nologies and Systems for the Society and Humanity ac Knowledge, Learning, Education, Learning Technologies and E-learning for the Knowledge Society ac Information TechnologiesaaKnowledge Management SystemsaaE-business and Enterprise Information Systems for the Knowledge Society ac Culture and Cultural HeritageaaTechnology for Culture ManagementaaManagement of Tourism and EntertainmentaaTourism Networks in the Knowledge Society ac Government and Democracy for the Knowledge Society ac Research and Sustainable Development in the Knowledge Society The summit provides a distinct, unique forum for cross-disciplinary fertilization of research, favoring the dissemination of research that is relevant to international re-Culture development is grounded on relevant considerations that expound self- knowledge, for the sense of collective identity is ... Art and Design (2002) ( accessed on: 2-06-2008), http://www.vam.ac.uk/files/file_upload/5748_file.pdf Arnheim, R.: Art and Visual Perception. ... E.: Museums and the Interpretation of Visual Culture, New York, Routledge (2000) ICOM, CIDOC, Handbook of the Documentationanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Open Knowledge Society|
|Author||:||Miltiadis D. Lytras, John M. Carroll, Ernesto Damiani, Robert D. Tennyson, David Avison, Gottfried Vossen, Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-09-24|