This Proceedings contains the papers presented at the IFAC Conference on qTechnology Transfer in Developing Countries - Automation in Infrastructure Creationq held in Pretoria, South Africa, on 5-7 July 2000. With its focus on developing countries, this is the first publication of its kind. Particular emphasis is put on the application and adaptation of first world automation technologies to developing countries in the following areas: power systems; telecommunications systems; transportation systems; water supply and purification. In addition, papers on technology transfer in developing countries, control education, and measurement and control applications are presented. Included in this proceedings are a keynote address, 4 plenary papers, and 40 regular papers.During the 1992 Olympic Games, Barcelona implemented an access control system to prevent unauthorised access by motorists into ... Drivers either stop to pay the toll manually or drive straight through using an electronic tag inside their vehicle which ... Vaasa in Finland have implemented a smart card, thereby minimising the need to carry cash. ... that the need for a#39;interoperabilitya#39; standards for future ITS projects would offer benefits from a financial a#39;economies of scalea#39; perspective.
|Title||:||Technology Transfer in Developing Countries--automation in Infrastructure Creation (DECOM-TT 2000)|
|Author||:||Ian K. Craig, Fernando R. Camisani-Calzolari|
|Publisher||:||Pergamon - 2001|