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Author Poslad, Stefan.

Title Ubiquitous computing : smart devices, environments and interactions / Stefan Poslad
Published Chichester, U.K. : Wiley, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 473 pages) : illustrations
Contents Ubiquitous Computing : basics and vision -- Applications and requirements -- Smart devices and services -- Smart mobiles, cards and device networks -- Human-computer interaction -- Tagging, sensing and controlling -- Context-aware systems -- Intelligent systems (IS) / Patricia Charlton -- Intelligent system interaction / Patricia Charlton -- Autonomous systems and artificial life -- Ubiquitous communication -- Management of smart devices -- Ubiquitous system : challenges and outlook
Summary "Ubiquitous Computing (also commonly referred to as Pervasive Computing) describes the ways in which current technological models, based upon three base designs: smart (mobile, wireless, service) devices, smart environments (of embedded system devices) and smart interaction (between devices), relate to and support a computing vision for a greater range of computer devices, used in a greater range of (human, ICT and physical) environments and activities. The author details the rich potential of ubiquitous computing, the challenges involved in making it a reality, and the prerequisite technological infrastructure. Additionally, the book discusses the application and convergence of several current major and future computing trends."--Publisher's website
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Context-aware computing.
Human-computer interaction.
Ubiquitous computing.
Form Electronic book
Author Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 0470035609
0470779446
0470779454 (electronic bk.)
1282123823
6612123826
9780470035603
9780470779446
9780470779453 (electronic bk.)
9781282123823
9786612123825
(cloth)