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Current Research Interests

This is a selection of some recent articles. If you see something in the more complete bibliography that is not here, email me at lpress@csudh.edu, and I will either post it or email it to you.

There are separate listings of publications on Cuba and my articles from the Communications of the ACM.


Computer Support of Cooperative Work

Press, L., "Wide Area Collaboration," Communications of the ACM, December, 1991.

Press, L., "Collective Dynabases," Communications of the ACM, June 1992.

Press, L., "Systems for Finding People," Journal of Organizational Computing, 2(3&4), 303-314 (1992).

Press, L., "Notes (Groupware) in Context," Journal of Organizational Computing, 2(3&4), 315-320 (1992).

Press, L., "Emerging Dynabase Tools," Communications of the ACM, March, 1994.

Wheeler, Bradley C., Dennis, Alan, R. and Press, Laurence I., Groupware Comes to the Internet: Charting a New World, The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, Vol. 30, Numbers 3&4, Summer-Fall, 1999, pp 8-21.

Press, Larry, "A Simple Technique for the Estimation of Savings from the Substitution of Communication for Travel," pp 17-20, Communications of the ACM, Vol 41, No. 6, June, 1998.

Global Diffusion of the Internet

Press, L., "Personal Computers and the World Software Market," Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, February, 1991. Reprinted in Schellenberg, Kathryn, "Computers in Society," 4th Ed., Dushkin Publishing Group, Guilford, CT, 1991.

Press, L., "Relcom, An Appropriate Technology Network," Proceedings of INET '92, International Networking Conference, Kobe, Japan, June, 1992, Internet Society, Reston, VA. Reprinted in The Proceedings of the Telecommunications Conference, Moscow, Russia, June, 1992.

Mesher, G., Briggs, R., Goodman, S, Press, L., and Snyder, J., "Cuba, Communism, and Computing," Communications of the ACM, November, 1992.

Press, L., "Software Export from Developing Nations," IEEE Computer, December, 1993.

Press, L., "Comments on the Informatics 2000 Plan," Fourth Informatica Conference, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 2-6, 1994.

Goodman, S, Press, L, Ruth, S., and Rutkowski, A., "The Global Diffusion of the Internet: Patterns and Problems," Communications of the ACM, Vol 37, No 8, pp 27-31, August, 1994.

Goodman, S. and Press, L., "Computing in Vietnam: Transitions and Choices," Communications of the ACM, in press.

Press, L., "Cuban Telecommunications, Computer Networking, and U. S. Policy Implications," (75 pages) DRR-1330-OSD, RAND Corp., Santa Monica, CA, February, 1996.

Press, L., and Aramas, C., "Cuban Network Update," OnTheInternet, pp 46-49, Jan/Feb, 1996.

Press, Larry, "Cuban Telecommunications Infrastructure and Investment," Proceedings of the Conference of the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy, Miami, August, 1996.

Press, Larry, "Seeding Networks: the Federal Role," Communications of the ACM, pp 11-18, Vol 39., No. 10, October, 1996, reprinted in OnTheInternet, Vol. 3, No. 1, January/February, 1997, pp 13-22.

Press, Larry, "Seats at the Policy-Making Table," OnTheInternet, July/August, 1997, pp 38-40.

Press, Larry, "A Framework to Characterize the Global Diffusion of the Internet," Proceedings of Info '97, CENIAI, http://www.ceniai.cu/, Havana, October, 1997.

Press, Larry, "Tracking the Global Diffusion of the Internet," Communications of the ACM, pp 11-17, Vol 40, No 11, November, 1997.

Press, Larry, "Cuban Computer Networks and their Determinants," DRR-1814-OSD (49 pages), RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, February, 1998.

MOSAIC Group" The Global Diffusion of the Internet Project: An Initial Inductive Study," The MOSAIC Group, http://www.agsd.com/mosaicgroup.html, March 1998.

Press, Larry, "Cuba," in The MOSAIC Group, The Global Diffusion of the Internet Project, An Initial Inductive Study, March 1998.

Press, Larry, Burkhart Grey, Foster, Will, Goodman, Sy, Tan, Alex, and Woodard Jon, An Internet Diffusion Study, OnTheInternet, Vol. 4, No. 4, July/August, 1998.

Press, Larry, Burkhart Grey, Foster, Will, Goodman, Sy, Wolcott,Peter, and Woodard Jon, An Internet Diffusion Framework,Communications of the ACM, Vol. 41, No. 10, pp 21-26, October,1998.

Press, Larry, Goodman, Seymour, Mehta, Arun, and Mittal, Arun, The Role of Government in Developing India's Internet, OnTheInternet, pp 35-37, November/December, 1998.

Press, L., The Worldwide Information Revolution Demographics, Conference on the Global Course of the Information Revolution, RAND Corporation, Washington, DC, November 16-18, 1999.

Press, Larry, Second Internet Diffusion Survey, OnTheInternet, Vol. 5, No. 6, November/December, 1999.

Press, Larry, The State of the Internet, Proceedings of INET 2000, International Networking Conference, Yokohama, Japan, July 2000, Internet Society, Reston, VA.

Press, Larry, The Information Revolution in Latin America, Rand Workshop on the Future of the Information Revolution in Latin America, November 1-2, 2000, Washington DC.

Press, Larry, What Counts on the Net? Frameworks and Issues in Measuring the Internet, Information Impacts, November 2000.

Press, Larry, Measuring Connectivity Infrastructure, Information Impacts, March 2001.

Ismael, Magda, Minges, Michael, and Press, Larry, The e-City, Singapore Internet Case Study, 56 pages, International Telecommunication Union, Geneva, August, 2001.

Wolcott, Peter, Press, Larry, McHenry, William, Goodman, Seymour, Foster, Will, A Framework for Assessing the Global Diffusion of the Internet, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Volume 2 Article 6, December 2001.

Thomasson, James, Foster, William, And Press, Laurence, The Diffusion of the Internet in Mexico. 73 pages, Latin American Network Information Center, University of Texas, August 2002,

Press, Larry, Internet Diffusion Metrics, presentation at INET 2002, International Networking Conference of the Internet Society, Washington DC, June, 2002

Electronic Commerce

Press, L., "Compuvision or Teleputer?" Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, September, 1990.

Press, L., "Interactive TV and the Internet," Communications of the ACM, December, 1993.

Press, L., "Software Export from Developing Nations," IEEE Computer, December, 1993.

Press, L., "Commercialization of the Internet," Communications of the ACM, November, 1994, Vol. 37, No. 11, pp 17-21.

Press, L., "The Internet and the Travel Industry," Proceedings of ENTER '95, Innsbruck, Austria, January 18-20, 1995.

Press, L., "The Net is not TV: Web Publishing," Communications of the ACM, Vol 38, No 3, March, 1995, pp 17-23.

Press, L.,, The Post-PC Era, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 42, No. 10, October, 1999.

Press, Larry, From P-books to E-books, Communications of the ACM, May 2000, Volume 43 Issue 5.

Press, Larry, Goodman, Seymour, Kelly,Tim, Minges, Michael, A Case Study of Electronic Commerce in Nepal, Pages 1926-29, Proceedings of the 2000 Americas Conference on Information Systems, Long Beach, CA, August 10-13, 2000.

Networking in Developing Nations

Press, L., "Developing Networks in Less Industrialized Nations," IEEE Computer, vol 28 No 6, June, 1995, pp 66-71.

Press, L., "The Role of Networks in Developing Nations," Communications of the ACM, Vol 39, No. 2, pp 23-29, February, 1996.

Press, L. and Rodriguez, L., "Toward an Internet Census for Developing Nations," Proceedings of INET '96, Montreal, June, 1996.

Press, Larry, "Will Commercial Networks Prevail in Emerging Nations?," OnTheInternet, pp 40-41, March/April, 1997.

Press, Larry, "What May the WTO Telecommunication Agreement Mean for Emerging Nations?," OnTheInternet, Vol. 3, No. 3, May/June, 1997, pp 36-38. .

Press, Larry, "Africa at INET," OnTheInternet, OnTheInternet, September/October, 1997, pp 38-40.

Press, Larry, We Shape our Tools and they Shape Us, The Cuban Example, OnTheInternet, Vol. 4, No. 2, March/April, 1998, pp. 36-39.

Burkhart, Grey, Goodman, Seymour, Mehta, Arun, and Press, Larry, The Internet in India: Better Times Ahead?, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 41, No. 11, pp 21-26, November, 1998.

Press, Larry, A Client-Centered Networking Project in Rural India, OnTheInternet, pp 36-38, January/February, 1999.

Press, Larry, The Internet in Bangladesh, The MOSAIC Group, Fairfax, VA, March 1999.

Press, Larry, Choudhury, J. R., and Goodman, S., Against All Odds: The Internet in Bangladesh, OnTheInternet, Vol. 5, No. 3, May/June, 1999, pp 32-37.

Press, Larry, Connecting Villages, OnTheInternet, Vol. 5, No. 4, July/August, 1999, pp 32-37.

Press, Larry, The Internet In Singapore: A Benchmark Report, The Mosaic Group, March 2000.

Press, Larry, Burkhart, Grey, Foster, Will, and Goodman, Sy, The Internet in India and China, INET '99, San Jose, CA, June, 1999.

Press, Larry, Goodman, Seymour, Kelly,Tim, Minges, Michael, A Case Study of Electronic Commerce in Nepal, Pages 1926-29, Proceedings of the 2000 Americas Conference on Information Systems, Long Beach, CA, August 10-13, 2000.

Goodman, Seymour, Kelly, Tim, Minges, Mike, Press, Larry, Computing at the Top of the World, Communications of the ACM, Vol 43 No 11, November 2000, pp 23-27.

International Telecommunication Union, Nepal Case Study, 53 pages, International Telecommunication Union, Geneva, November 2000.

Thomasson, James, Foster, William, And Press, Laurence, The Diffusion of the Internet in Mexico. 73 pages, Latin American Network Information Center, University of Texas, August 2002.

Press, Larry, "Is it Time for the G8 Manhattan Project?," OnTheInternet, January/February 2002.

Press, Larry, Foster, William, Wolcott, Peter and McHenry, William, "The Internet in India and China," First Monday, Vol. 7, No. 10, October 2002.

Press, Larry, India, China: Two Giant Online Markets, Two Different Growth Trajectories, INOMY: The New Economy of India, May 30, 2003.

Press, Larry, Wireless Internet Connectivity for Developing Nations, First Monday, Volume 8, Number 9, September 2003.

Press, Larry, Foster, William, Wolcott, Peter and McHenry, William, "The Internet in India and China," The Journal of Information Technologies and International Development, MIT Press, vol. 1 number 1, Fall 2003, pp 41-60.

Press, Larry, The Internet in Developing Nations: Grand Challenges, First Monday, Volume 9, Number 4, April 2004.

Press, Larry, Toward a Global Rural Network: Strategy and Action Plan, Information Technology for Development, John Wiley and Sons, Volume 11, No. 4, 2005 pp 399-405.

Press, Larry, Refuting Objections to a Global Rural Network (GRNet) for Developing Nations, First Monday, Volume 9, Number 8, August 2004.

Press, Larry and Dumans, Marie-Elise, The Digital Divide Report: ICT Diffusion Index 2005, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), 82 pages, Geneva, July, 2006. (summary, full document, unedited version).

History of Computing

Press, L., Before the Altair -- The History of Personal Computing, Communications of the ACM, September, 1993, vol 36, no 9, pp 27-33.

Press, Larry, "Seeding Networks: the Federal Role," Communications of the ACM, pp 11-18, Vol 39., No. 10, October, 1996, reprinted in OnTheInternet, Vol. 3, No. 1, January/February, 1997, pp 13-22.

IT in Education

Press, L., "Technetronic Education: Answers on the Cultural Horizon," Communications of the ACM, May, 1993, Vol. 36, No. 5, p 17-22.

Press, L. "Beyond the Blackboard: Policy Recommendations for California State University/Monterey," Cause Resources Library CSD1014, orders@cause.colorado.edu, http://cause- www.colorado.edu/information-resources/ir-library.html, gopher://cause-gopher.colorado.edu/

Press, L., "Tomorrow's Campus -- Information Processing at Tomorrow's University," Communications of the ACM, Vol 37, No 7, pp 13-17, July, 1994.

Press, Larry, "Toward an Access Rights Policy," Communications of the ACM, pp 17-21, Vol. 40, No. 7, July, 1997. Reprinted in Cause/Effect, Vol 20, No. 3, Fall, 1997, pp 9-13.

Social Implications

Press, L., "Arguments for a Moratorium on the Construction of a Computer Information Utility," Communications of the ACM, pp 674-678, Vol. 17, No. 12, December, 1974.

Press, L., "Internet and Interactive TV: Two Cultures," Conference on The Electronic Highway, University of Montreal, May, 1994.

Press, L., "McLuhan Meets the Net," Communications of the ACM, Vol 38, No 7, July, 1995, pp 15-20.

Press, Larry, "Net.Dreams -- Hopes for IT in the coming 50 years," Communications of the ACM, in press.

Press, Larry, "Toward an Access Rights Policy," Communications of the ACM, pp 17-21, Vol. 40, No. 7, July, 1997.

Industry and Technology Analysis

Press, Larry, "Benchmarks for LAN Performance Evaluation," Communications of The Association for Computing Machinery, August, 1988.

Press, L., "Expert System Benchmarks", IEEE Expert, Spring, 1989. Reprinted in Raeth, P. G., "Expert Systems: A Software Methodology for Modern Applications," IEEE Press, in press and by Datapro McGraw-Hill Information Services.

Press, L., "Simple complexity and Comdex" Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, June, 1990.

Press, L., "Compuvision or Teleputer?" Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, September, 1990.

Press, L., "Portable Computers, Past, Present, and Future," Communications of the ACM, March, 1992.

Press, L., "Interactive TV and the Internet," Communications of the ACM, December, 1993.

Press, L., "The Net is not TV: Web Publishing," Communications of the ACM, Vol 38, No 3, March, 1995, pp 17-23.

Press, L., "Net.Speech -- Desktop Audio Comes to the Net," Communications of the ACM, Vol. 38, No. 10, pp 25-31, October, 1995.

Press, L., "Windows NT as a Personal or Intranet Server," Communications of the ACM, Vol. 39, No. 5, pp 19-26, May, 1996.

McNurlin, Barbara and Press, Larry, Netware+Interop 98, Part I, Conference Analyis Reports, Vol 5, # 425-6, 24 pages, Giga Information Group, Norwell, MA, July, 1998.

McNurlin, Barbara and Press, Larry, Netware+Interop 98, Part II, Conference Analyis Reports, Vol 5, # 425-6, 23 pages, Giga Information Group, Norwell, MA, July, 1998.

Press, Larry, Microsoft Business Applications Conference, Conference Analyis Reports, Vol 5, # 432, 11 pages, Giga Information Group, Norwell, MA, September, 1998.

Press, Larry, The Emerging Technology Scene, Conference Analysis Reports, Vol 6, # 439, 16 pages, Giga Information Group, Norwell, MA, January, 1999.

Press, Larry, The Next Generation of Business Data Processing, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp 13-16, February, 1999.

Press, Larry, Networld + Interop 99, Part I: Network Convergence , Conference Analysis Reports, Vol 6, # 448, 31 pages, Giga Information Group, Norwell, MA, May, 1999.

Press, Larry, Networld + Interop 99, Part II: Customer Support and Community Building, Conference Analysis Reports, Vol 6, # 449, 31 pages, Giga Information Group, Norwell, MA, May, 1999.

Press, Larry, INET 99, Conference Analysis Reports, Vol 6, # 453, 29 pages, Giga Information Group, Norwell, MA, July, 1999.

Press, L.,, The Post-PC Era, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 42, No. 10, October, 1999.

Press, Larry, The Emerging Technology Scene, Conference Analysis Reports, Vol 5, # 465, 20 pages, Giga Information Group, Norwell, MA, January, 2000.

Press, Larry, From P-books to E-books, Communications of the ACM, in press.

Press, Larry, Optical Storage, in The Encyclopedia of Computer Science, Fourth Edition, Nature Publishing Group, pp 1336-1339, London, 2000.

Press, Larry and Reilly, Edwin D., The IBM PC, in The Encyclopedia of Computer Science, Fourth Edition, Nature Publishing Group, pp 832-835, London, 2000.

Press, Larry, Distributed Web Applications and Microsoft .NET, Information Impacts, June 2001.

Press, Larry, How hardware and software contribute to efficiency and effectiveness, in Information Systems, Richard Watson editor, Global Text, Athens, GA, November, 2007, pp 115-143.

Press, Larry, Broadband Policy: Beyond Privatization, Competition and Independent Regulation, First Monday, Volume 14, Number 4 - 6 April 2009.