Aging in Germany Volume 2: Aging, Education and Lifelong Learning

21 Oct Aging in Germany Volume 2: Aging, Education and Lifelong Learning

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2010 What is the notion of lifelong learning all about that one has heard so frequently in public discourse in recent years? To find out, the first thing to do is to study the physical, mental and motivational...
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21 Oct Smart Infrastructure: The Future

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2012 In October 2011, The Royal Academy of Engineering held a roundtable meeting to investigate the use and meaning of ‘smart’ and ‘smart infrastructure’. This report provides a summary of what was discussed. A working definition of ‘smartness’ was...
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21 Oct The future of computing: indispensable or unsustainable?

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2012 This report is a summary of proceedings of a meeting organised by The Royal Academy of Engineering in December 2011. The meeting was attended by Fellows, representatives of industry, government and other relevant organisations.
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21 Oct Innovativeness, creativity and development

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) 2012 The book is a result of studies by the « Poland 2000 Plus » Forecast Committee PAS on innovativeness, creativity and development in the context of globalisation. Part I of the book dwells on questions of innovativeness and creativity. Subsequent articles...
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21 Oct e-Business Mobile Communications Platform / Platforma de Comunicatii Mobile e-Business

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR) 2012 In this paper, a client-server platform for a stock market exchange service is presented. The electronic content provider for the service is the Romanian Bucharest Stock Exchange.
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21 Oct Towards the European SuperGrid by Direct Current Transmission Link (HVDC) / Către superreţeua europeană prin legături de transport la tensiune continuă (HVDC)

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR) 2014 The paper deals with high opportunity to realize HVDC transmission links, of great capacity and with high lenghts, with two, three or multiterminals, in submarine / underground cable or overhead lines, by using advanced technologies based on power...
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21 Oct Cloud Computing

Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW) 2014 Die Veränderungen der Informationstechnologie durch Cloud Computing (CC) birgt ein grosses Potenzial für Innovationen und Effizienzsteigerungen in sich. Diese sollen in allen Sektoren der Schweizer Volkswirtschaft bestmöglich genutzt werden. Entsprechend hat die SATW-Themenplattform ICT im April 2012 einen...
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21 Oct Internet Privacy. Options for adequate realisation

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2013 A thorough multidisciplinary analysis of various perspectives on internet privacy was published as the first volume of a study, revealing the results of the acatech project “Internet Privacy – A Culture of Privacy and Trust on the...
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21 Oct Internet Privacy. Taking opportunities, assessing risks, building trust

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2013 Few technologies have changed our lives as rapidly and profoundly as the Internet. There are now more than 1.5 billion Web users around the world, with at least 50 million in Germany. Internet users enjoy easy access...
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21 Oct Smart Service Welt Recommendations for the Strategic Initiative Web-based Services for Business

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2014 Information and communication technology has become an integral part of our industry and society as a whole. Digitally enabled products, processes and services are increasingly being combined in innovative ways to create on-demand, personalised Smart Services that...
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