The history of human civilization has been an endless challenge of mankind to explore into the unknown and to create new technology and knowledge. Throughout the history, the one who found the new territory and developed advanced technology has conquered the world. In the present times, there is no longer an unknown territory left for discovery on earth. However, in the past decade mankind has been creating an Invisible continent, which is a cyber territory crated through the computer and the Internet. All of the information, knowledge, technology, and products created thus far are collectively being stored here. And recently, due to the rapid development in information technology, countries of advanced information technology and multi-national information communication industries have made a great leap forward, expanding their investment in constructing a cyber territory or a cyber city, and even a cyber globe that combines the real world with the cyber world. As such, in order to keep up with the competition with other countries to secure the Invisible continent, Korea cannot afford to fall behind in the preparation and efforts to construct a cyber territory. However, the government is not prepared to contend with this type of global trend.
Accordingly, in preparation for the inevitable establishment of a cyber territory, this study aims at the following four objectives. First, the concept of a cyber territory is clearly defined. Second, by establishing an experimental cyber territory in a pre-selected small-scale region, its feasibility and usefulness will be made clear. Third, a promotional strategy needed by the government for the establishment of a cyber territory is proposed based on the outcomes of the experimental project. Fourth, this study aims to propose how to establish a cyber territory for the entire country in detail.
This study consists of an introductory chapter followed by six chapters of the main body and a concluding chapter, having eight chapters in total.
In chapter 1 on the outline of this study, the background, the objectives, the scope, and the method of study is presented as well as an overall explanation of the research procedure. In establishing a cyber territory, not only the technology in geographical information system (GIS) but also other state-of-art informational technologies such as remote sensing, virtual reality, system integration and web-site technology are necessary. As a result, experts in Korea were called and a joint research conducted by research institutes, industries and governments was promoted to reduce experimental project cost.
In Chapter 2 entitled “the Digital Age and the Transition in Society”, the transition in the paradigm of civilization leading from the Primeval Age through the Agricultural Age, the Industrial Age, and finally to the Digital Age is examined along with the societal changes that occurred with the emergence of the Digital Age. The future direction of societal development that follows the evolution of digital technology is forecasted. Civilizations after the Primeval Age, has gone through three great transitional periods, which include the introduction of production economy, influence of ancient civilization, and unfolding of industrial revolution and people’s revolution. Today we have entered the fourth transitional period, the Digital Age, by opening doors to the age of informational technology revolution. Virtually all of the individual households own personal computers with ready access to the Internet. From students to homemakers, the use of the Internet is becoming an integral part of their lifestyles. (The rest is omitted)
- 디지털시대에 대비한 사이버국토 구축전략 연구(Cyber territory construction in digital age)
- 김영표; 한선희; 김미정; 문린곤
디지털시대에 대비한 사이버국토 구축전략 연구(Cyber territory construction in digital age)
|Series Title; No||국토연 / 2001-34|
|Subject Country||South Korea(Asia and Pacific)|
|Subject||Industry and Technology < IT
Industry and Technology < Science/Technology