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 CSE 590F, Computing and the Developing World, Autumn 2008
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Autumn 2008

The seminar meets Wednesdays, 2:30-3:20 pm in CSE 303. Course organizers are Richard Anderson (Anderson@cs) and Joyojeet Pal (Joyojeet@u).


This seminar will provide an overview of computing for low income regions by reading a selection of recent papers. Both undergraduate students and undergraduate students are welcome.

Schedule (Subject to change beyond recognition)

DateTopicThemeDiscussion LeadersReferencesNotes
9/24/08Overview of Computing for the Developing World  Richard AndersonThe Case for Technology for Developing Regions 
10/1/08Computers in educationLow cost shared use computingHeather Underwood & Zac FleischmannMultiple Mice for Computers in Education  
10/8/08Telemedicine in GhanaRemote consultation and access to expertiseAndy Peck & Sunil GargAsynchronous Remote Medical Consultation for Ghana 
10/15/08eIMCIMedical task supportJustine Sherry & Charlette Robinsone-IMCI:Improving Pediatric Health Care in Low-Income Countries  
10/22/08Warana UnwiredCell phone data servicesTom Sommerville & Rylan Hawkins Warana Unwired: Replacing PCs with Mobile Phones in a Rural Sugarcane Cooperative 
10/29/08Parent's perceptionsComputers in schools "My child will be respected": Parental Perspectives on Computers in Rural India 
11/5/08Digital GreenFacilitated Video Instruction Digital Green: Participatory Video for Agricultural Extension 
11/12/08CAMData collection  Mobile Phones and Paper Documents: Evaluationg A New Approach for Capturing Microfinance Data in Rural India 
11/19/08Beyond PilotsLong Distance Wireless Beyond Pilots: Keeping Rural Wireless Alive 
11/26/08Is Rural Internet Feasible?Telecenters Kiosk Logging DakNet 
12/3/08Text Free UIUser Interface for Low Literacy Enviroments Design Studies for a Financial Managment System for Micro-credit Groups in Rural India  

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