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Determining requirements within an indigenous knowledge system of African rural communities.
Eliciting and analyzing requirements within knowledge systems, which fundamentally differ so far from technology supported systems represent particular challenges. African rural communities’ life is deeply rooted in an ...
Demonstration of a cultural indigenous knowledge transfer prototype
We present our prototype 3D visualization that enables people to place video recordings of their traditional knowledge. We demonstrate the process of developing and evaluating the prototype. We show how our prototype might ...
IPR for IK and the survival of IK in the emerging global village.
This panel discusses the intellectual property rights of indigenous and traditional knowledge (IK) as currently billed by relevant international bodies and organisations. We focus on their relevance to communities in ...
Developing a visualized cultural knowledge transfer prototype: An in situ evaluation in Rural Namibia
Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa suffers from a loss of valuable cultural knowledge, which has been a foundation for the coming generations’ survival and cultural self-awareness. By transferring cultural knowledge contexts ...
Can IK be communicated through foreign languages without losing its authenticity?
In this paper, we present an open issue for panel discussion on the relation between the language of knowledge transfer and the contextual and peculiar nature of indigenous, traditional or local Knowledge itself. We ...