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Title Context-aware mobile and ubiquitous computing for enhanced usability : adaptive technologies and applications / [edited by] Dragan Stojanovic
Published Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), [2009]
copyright 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 432 pages : illustrations) : digital files
Contents 1. Context-aware adaptation in an ecology of applications / Davy Preuveneers, Koen Victor, Yves Vanrompay, Peter Rigole, Manuele Pinheiro -- 2. Ontology based context-aware adaptation approach / Tarak Chaari, Mohamed Zouari, Fr̐Μưed̐Μưerique Laforest -- 3. Context-aware applications for the web / Florian Daniel -- 4. Distributed context management in support of multiple remote users / I. Roussaki, M. Strimpakou, C. Pils, N. Kalatzis, N. Liampotis -- 5. An adaptable context management framework for pervasive computing / Jared Zebedee, Patrick Martin, Kirk Wilson, Wendy Powley -- 6. Context-aware database querying / Yuanping Li, Ling Feng, Lizhu Zhou -- 7. Employing context information and semantics to advance responsiveness in service composition / Carsten Jacob, Heiko Pfeffer, Stephan Steglich -- 8. A methodology for the design, development and validation of adaptive and context-aware mobile services / Heinz-Josef Eikerling, Pietro Mazzoleni -- 9. Bridging the gap between mobile application contexts and semantic web resources / Stefan Dietze, Alessio Gugliotta, John Domingue -- 10. Adaptive resource and service management in a mobile-enabled environment / Claudia Raibulet -- 11. Kindergarten / Nahuel Lofeudo, Andr̐Μưes Fortier, Gustavo Rossi -- 12. Access control in mobile and ubiquitous environments / Laurent Gomez, Annett Laube, Alessandro Sorniotti -- 13. Privacy automation in context-aware services / Amr Eldin, Semir Daskapan, Jan van den Berg -- 14. Leveraging semantic technologies towards social ambient intelligence / Adrien Joly, Pierre Maret, Fabien Bataille -- 15. An evaluation of context-aware infomobility systems / Federica Paganelli, Dino Giuli -- 16. Incorporating human factors in the development of context-aware personalized applications / Nikos Tsianos, Panagiotis Germanakos, Zacharias Lekkas, Constantinos Mourlas
Summary Advances in mobile computing, wireless communications, mobile positioning, and sensor technologies have given rise to a new class of context-aware mobile and ubiquitous applications. Context-Aware Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing for Enhanced Usability: Adaptive Technologies and Applications provides thorough insights and significant research developments on mobile technologies and services. This significant reference book explains how users of such applications access intelligent and adaptable information services, maximizing convenience and minimizing intrusion
Analysis Context-aware adaptation
Database querying
Distributed context management
Framework for pervasive computing
Incorporating human factors
Infomobility systems
Leveraging semantic technologies
Mobile application contexts
Privacy automation
Social ambient intelligence
Semantic Web resources
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-417) and index
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Title from PDF t.p. (viewed on May 22, 2010)
Subject Context-aware computing.
Mobile computing.
Mobile communication systems.
Form Electronic book
Author Stojanovic, Dragan, 1969-
IGI Global.
LC no. 2008041548
ISBN 9781605662916 (ebook)