CSE590F: Computing and the Developing World Seminar

This quarter we will be reading top papers from recent conferences in ICTD. The majority of the papers will com from ICTD 2016 and DEV 2016.

The seminar meets Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 in CSE 203.


WeekDateDiscussion LeadersPaper
1Jan 3 --------- Planning and organization
2Jan 10 Waylon Helping the Lone Operator in the Vast Frontier Thomas Potsch, Paul Schmitt, Jay Chen, and Barath Raghavan (PDF)
3Jan 17 Sam The long-run poverty and gender impacts of mobile money Tavneet Suri and William Jack (PDF)
4Jan 24Trevor Closing the Feedback Loop: A 12-month Evaluation of ASTA, a Self-Tracking Application for ASHAs DeRenzi et al. (PDF)
5Jan 31 Matt
  • Interledger: Creating a Standard for Payments Adrian Hope-Bailie and Stefan Thomas (PDF)
  • A Payment Protocal of the Web, for the Web Evan Schwartz (PDF)
  • Interledger Whitepaper Sections 2,4, and maybe 3 (PDF)
6Feb 7 Fahad Design and Implementation of an Open Source 'Thin SIM' System for Collecting Data & Supportin Global Health Care Holeman et al. (PDF)
7Feb 14Esther & Samia
  • Computing within limits and ICTD Jay Chen PDF
  • Computing beyond Gender-Imposed Limits Ishtiaque Ahmed et al. PDF
8Feb 21Aditya Apps and Skits: Enabling New Forms of Village-To_clinic Feedback for Rural Health Education Maletsabisa Molapo et al. PDF
9Feb 28Waylon & Samia
  • An Introduction to RFID Technology Roy Want PDF
  • Preformace of different mobile payment service concepts compared with a NCF-based solution Michael Massoth and Thomas bingel PDF
10March 7Trevor Drones In Humanitarian Action PDF
This report is long we will focus our discussion on pages 7, 23 - 30, 35 - 42