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Advances in ubiquitous computing [electronic resource] : future paradigms and directions / [edited by] Soraya Kouadri Mostéfaoui, Zakaria Maamar, George M. Giaglis.
Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), c2008.
electronic texts (xiii, 362 p. : ill. (some col.)) : digital files.
"This book investigates the technology of ubiquitous computing, emerging applications and services, and social issues vital for the successful deployment of a ubiquitous computing application. Providing high quality, authoritative content on such topics as device design, wireless communication, location sensing, privacy concerns, attention focus, multi-person interaction, and direct interaction, work patterns, it is a must-have in library collections"--Provided by publisher.
Foreword -- Preface -- 1. Mobile phone and visual tags : linking the physical world to the digital domain / Marco Avvenuti, Alessio Vecchio -- 2. Context-aware mobile learning on the semantic Web / Rachid Benlamri, Jawad Berri, Yacine Atif -- 3. Model-driven development for pervasive information systems / José Eduardo Fernandes, Ricardo J Machado, João Álvaro Carvalho -- 4. Device localization in ubiquitous computing environments / Rui Huang, Gergely V. Záruba, Sajal Das -- 5. Enabling programmable ubiquitous computing environments : a middleware perspective / Christine Julien, Sanem Kabadayi -- 6. Determinants of user acceptance for RFID ticketing systems / Dimitrios C. Karaiskos, Panayiotis E. Kourouthanassis -- 7. Designing for tasks in ubiquitous computing : challenges and considerations / Stephen Kimani, Silvia Gabrielli, Tiziana Catarci, Alan Dix -- 8. Kinetic user interfaces : physical embodied interaction with mobile ubiquitous computing systems / Vincenzo Pallotta, Pascal Bruegger, Béat Hirsbrunner -- 9. M-traffic : mobile traffic information and monitoring system / Teresa Romão, Luís Rato, Antão Almada, A. Eduardo Dias -- 10. Towards ambient business : enabling open innovation in a world of ubiquitous computing / Christian Schmitt, Detlef Schoder, Kai Fischbach, Steffen Muhle -- 11. Activity-oriented computing / João Pedro Sousa, Bradley Schmerl, Peter Steenkiste, David Garlan -- 12. Privacy threats in emerging ubicomp applications : analysis and safeguarding / Elena Vildjiounaite, Tapani Rantakokko, Petteri Alahuhta, Pasi Ahonen, David Wright, Michael Friedewald.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Authors:
Mostéfaoui, Soraya Kouadri.

Maamar, Zakaria.

Giaglis, George M.

IGI Global.
9781599048420 (electronic bk.)

1599048426 (electronic bk.)

9781599048406 (hardcover)

159904840X (hardcover)

9781616927424 (softcover)
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