14th ITS Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, Kyoto 2017

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14th ITS Asia-Pacific Conference (ITS Kyoto 2017)
June 24 - 27, 2017, Kyoto, Japan

"Mapping ICT into Transformation for the Next Information Society"

The fundamental ecosystem of ICT consists of the three layers, infrastructure, platform, and applications. The current global trend in these three layers can be summarized as follows: (1) Broadband infrastructures, wired or wireless, have been deployed in the competitive or public policy scheme and are bases for upcoming platforms and applications. This is due to technological development, policies for promoting competition, as well as the provision of public subsidies. As a result, some economies have reached the level where the number of subscribers is becoming satiated; (2) Regarding platforms, a remarkable development is cloud computing, for example, which is now the basis of smartphones and B2B or B2C e-commerce; and (3) No explanation is necessary for this term. Everything is being connected to the Internet (IoT), and this is transforming traditional systems into entirely new ones. ICT enables not only the sharing of information among people, but also the sharing of services such as automobiles (Uber), rooms (Airbnb), and so on. The volume of information is growing explosively, this being termed ‘big data.’ AI (artificial intelligence) has become capable of handling and analyzing this real-time data making it possible to instantly foresee the result of actions. One example is that robots now beat professional chess or Go players. Fintech, autonomous driving, Industry 4.0, etc., are other examples.Among these trends, the future of ICT is not necessarily glamorous; there are new as well as already old issues for the harmonious use of ICT, including universal ICT services, infrastructure upgrading, information security, and privacy. The ITS Kyoto 2017 thus aims, by discussions among global experts, to discover how not only the region but the entire world can transform and construct a new paradigm for the knowledge-based society through ICT.

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2017 Why do Taiwanese young adults not jump on the bandwagon of Pokémon Go? Exploring barriers of innovation resistanceOktavianus, Jeffry; Oviedo, Helena; Gonzalez, Winiber; Putri, Andriani Pratama; Lin, Trisha T. C.
2017 Paradigm Shift of Net Neutrality in the United StatesCheng, Fa‐Chang; Yeh, Chih‐Liang
2017 The Impact of Business-Government Relationship on the Social Role Construction of Cable Television Operators in East Asia: A Case Study of Japan, South Korea, and TaiwanSugaya, Minoru; Yonetani, Nami
2017 The Effects of the Internet and Mobile Services on Urban Household ExpendituresZhang, Aihua; Lv, Jia; Kong, Ying
2017 Facebook Use and Public Participation in Science: A Comparison Between the General Public and Users of a Science Facebook Fan PageWu, Cheng-Ying; Shih, Tsung-Jen
2017 Mind the gap: Platform ethics and competition issuesNicholls, Rob
2017 Does the number or the composition of players matter on the mobile broadband markets? Lessons from a benchmarking study of the largescreen mobile broadband prices in the European UnionPapai, Zoltan; Nagy, Peter; Papp, Bertalan
2017 Comparative analysis for Japanese Private Sector IT investment and Productivity The roles of IT investments for corporate growth and profitSugihara, Yoshitaka
2017 Do Cross-border M&As by Chinese Media and Entertainment Firms Create Value? Evidence from US-targeted and Korea-targeted DealsYanga, Shuying; Kim, Seongcheol
2017 A Multi-Country Comparison of User Innovation Behaviors on Smartphone ApplicationsYoo, Bosul; Katsumata, Sotaro; Ichikohji, Takeyasu
2017 Relationships among ICT, ageing, and health expenditures in Japan: An economic evaluationTaher, Sheikh Abu; Uddin, Kamal; Tsuji, Masatsugu
2017 Analysis on the Key Factors of the Network Separation in China in the Era of Telecommunications 4.0Yang, Yu; Song, Luona; Lv, Tingjie; Chen, Xia
2017 Information Value and Interregional Input-Output StructureTakita, Toshiaki
2017 An Analysis of the Japanese viewpoint on regulatory policy of virtual child pornographyWatanabe, Mayuko
2017 An Analysis on Consumer Market of e-book in JapanUeda, Masashi
2017 Quality of Experience in Relation to Personal Informatics Tools: The Analysis and Modelling of Quality of Experience for IoTShin, Dong-Hee
2017 The value of public service broadcasting in Japan: The life satisfaction approachOkuyama, Naoko
2017 Role of the Regional economic communities (RECs) in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the Asia-PacificLoan, Ngo Thi Thanh; Mitomo, Hitoshi
2017 Network tower sharing and telecom infrastructure diffusion in Ghana - a Structure-Conduct-Performance approachOsei-Owusu, Alexander; Henten, Anders
2017 Being online daters or not: Effects of individual factors, peers influence, and social realityPeng, Kun; Cao, Bolin
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