Publications

Selected xTURP Related Publications
(the full list is available here

(1) Ashir Ahmed, Asifur Rahman and Takuzo Osugi, “eCommerce for the unreached community”, IADIS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON WWW/Internet (ISSN: 1645-7641) -Vol.9 Issue:2,  at http://www.iadis.org/ijwi/ (forthcoming)

(2) Ashir Ahmed, Koji Ishida, Masaharu Okada, Hiroto Yasuura, “Poor-Friendly Technology Initiative in Japan: Grameen Technology Lab”, The journal of social business, Volume 1, No 1, January 2011 [pdf]

(3) Ashir Ahmed, “社会ニーズに基づく技術開発と日本への期待(Development of Technologies Based on Social Needs)” 電子情報通信学会誌 Vol.94 No.1 pp.20-24 2011年1月

(4) Ashir Ahmed, “ePassbook: An electronic gadget for the poor” Wheel business magazine, Vol.1, Issue 3, October-December 2010 (Business Magazine)

(5) Asifur Rahman, Ashir Ahmed and Takuzo Ohsugi, “Key challenges to the expansion of micro finance industries in Bangladesh: Case studies on Grameen, ASA and BRAC”, Bulletin of Kyushu University Asia Center, Vol.,March 2010

Conference Proceedings:

(1) Ashir Ahmed, Asifur Rahman and Takuzo Osugi, “eCommerce for the unreached community”, Proc. IADIS International Conference ICT, Society and Human Beings (ICT 2011), July 24-26, 2011, Rome, Italy

(2) Ashir Ahmed, Lutfe Kabir, Hiroto Yasuura, “An Information Platform for low-literate villagers”, Proc. IEEE 24th International Conference for Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2010), April 20-23, Perth, Australia.

(3) Ashir Ahmed, “A BOP Information Platform”, Procedings International Conference: Impact of Base-of-the-Pyramid Ventures, 16-18 Nov. 2009, Delft, The Netherlands (Presented at the Poster session)

(4) Ashir Ahmed, “An information Production and Ownership Platform for BoPers”,  Proc. IADIS International Conference ICT, Society and Human Beings (MCCSIS 2009), IADIS Press, June. 2009, pp. 147-154, ISBN:978-972-8924-82-9

(5) SMS Zabir, Ashir Ahmed, and Hiroto Yasuura, “Digital Divide: The Amazing Fact at the BOP”, IADIS International Conference on ICT, Society and Human Beings 2008, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2008

(6) Seddiq Alkhan and Ashir Ahmed, “Social information infrastructure and BIGDATA for smart services”, e-CASE and e-Tech 2013, Kitakyushu, Japan,April 2013 (forthcoming)

(7) Eiko Kai, Ashir Ahmed, “Remort health consultancy servicr for unreached commu- nity: Amazing facts and techninal challenges ”Proceeding of first MJIIT-JUC Joint Symposium, MJIIT,UTM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov 2012

(8)Eiko kai, Ashir Ahmed, “Technical Challenges in Providing Remote Health Consul- tancy Servicce for Unreached Community ”, Proceeding of 27th IEEE International Conference(AINA), FINA-2013 workshop, Barcelona, Spain, Mar 2013 (forthcoming)