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Title Emerging pervasive and ubiquitous aspects of information system : cross-disciplinary advancements / Judith Symonds, editor
Published Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), 2011
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Description 1 online resource (363 pages) : illustrations, digital files
Contents 1. RFID in the healthcare industry / Nebil Buyurgan, Bill Hardgrave -- 2. Estimating and conveying user activity levels in a multi-user computer assisted exercise motivation system / Corey Graves ... [and others] -- 3. An evaluation of the RFID security benefits of the APF system / John Ayoade, Judith Symonds -- 4. Understanding consumers' behaviour when using a mobile phone as a converged device / Po-Chien Chang -- 5. Inscribing interpretive flexibility of context data in ubiquitous computing environments / Magnus Andersson, Rikard Lindgren -- 6. Mobile technologies in the New Zealand real-estate industry / Eusebio Scornavacca, Federico Herrera -- 7. Approaches to facilitating analysis of health and wellness data / Lena Mamykina, Elizabeth Mynatt -- 8. New perspectives on adoption of RFID technology for agrifood traceability / Filippo Gandino ... [and others] -- 9. A Bluetooth user positioning system for locating, informing, and extracting information using data mining techniques / John Garofalakis, Christos Mettouris -- 10. An Internet framework for pervasive sensor computing / Rui Peng, Kien Hua, Hao Cheng -- 11. Situated knowledge in context-aware computing / Fredrik Svahn, Ola Henfridsson -- 12. A service-oriented privacy-aware system for medication safety and prescription compliance in smart home environments / Jos̐Μưe ̐ΜưAlamo ... [and others] --
13. End user context modeling in ambient assisted living / Manfred Wojciechowski -- 14. Considering worth and human values in the design of digital public displays / Nuno Otero, Rui Jos̐Μưe -- 15. Issues of sensor-based information systems to support parenting in pervasive settings / Fernando Reyes -- 16. ContextRank / Abdullahi Arabo, Qi Shi, Madjid Merabti -- 17. Mobile novelty mining / Agus Kwee, Flora Tsai -- 18. An approach for capturing human information behaviour / Adam Grzywaczewski ... [and others] -- 19. A QoS aware framework to support minimum energy data aggregation and routing in wireless sensor networks / Neeraj Kumar, R.B. Patel
Summary "This book provides an overview of emerging trends in context-aware computing, pervasive and smart environments, as well as research on applications of pervasive technologies in healthcare organizations, work environments, and educational settings"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Analysis of health and wellness data
Context data in ubiquitous computing environments
Context-aware computing
Mobile technologies
Patient data protection
Pervasive sensor computing
RFID in agri-food
RFID in healthcare
Smart home environments
User positioning systems
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Description based on title screen (IGI Global, viewed Mar. 24, 2011)
Subject Ubiquitous computing.
Context-aware computing.
Mobile computing.
Form Electronic book
Author Symonds, Judith, 1972-
IGI Global.
LC no. 2011010741
ISBN 9781609604882 (ebook)