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Challenges and Opportunities of Context-Aware Information Access

G.J.F. Jones
International Workshop on Ubiquitous Data Management  
A central theme in achieving context-aware information access is the combination of information retrieval with multiple dimensions of available context data.  ...  Ubiquitous computing environments embedding a wide range of pervasive computing technologies provide a challenging and exciting new domain for information access.  ...  This paper begins by considering the motivation for and applications of context-aware information access (CAIA).  ... 
doi:10.1109/udm.2005.5 dblp:conf/udm/Jones05 fatcat:ksoq6ep4gjgd3aah7phkt52bja

Context awareness: Challenges and opportunities in modern smartphone use

Nearchos Paspallis, Gabriel Panis
2011 Electronic Communications of the EASST  
This position paper discusses the potential of context awareness in modern smart-phones by presenting the challenges and opportunities in modern smartphone use.  ...  This results to better and richer information access but, undeniably, it also increases the accessibility of the users themselves, something that could arguably have negative side-effects.  ...  Section 3 discusses a few critical challenges for the future of mobile phone use and argues how these open up opportunities for developing novel context aware applications.  ... 
doi:10.14279/tuj.eceasst.43.587 dblp:journals/eceasst/PaspallisP11 fatcat:yahzilv2uffq7a7yyjtqwlltte

Evaluation of the Barrier-Free Tourism and Sustainability of the Barrier-Free Society in Cyprus

Fahriye Altinay, Zehra Altinay, Mehmet Altinay, Gökmen Dagli
2020 European Journal of Sustainable Development  
therefore with the light of this aim, and current study attempted to address how disabled individuals could have an access to the tourism and life opportunities as well as the challenges that they are  ...  experiencing while having an access to these opportunities, probable solutions which might be employed to cope with these challenges, universal rights of the disabled individuals about having an access  ...  Table 2: Problems encountered by disabling people in the context of tourism and living opportunities and probable solutions and opinions regarding access and transportation.  ... 
doi:10.14207/ejsd.2020.v9n4p137 fatcat:azntxogzozgc3b6xsbh4ze4wma

Opportunities and challenges for location aware computing in the construction industry

Andrew May, Val Mitchell, Sarah Bowden, Tony Thorpe
2005 Proceedings of the 7th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices & services - MobileHCI '05  
Further details of COMIT, and the partners involved, can be found at www.comitproject.org.uk.  ...  The aim of this paper is to discuss the opportunities and challenges for location aware computing in the construction industry, based on workshop and fieldwork activities undertaken within the COMIT project  ...  By increasing the ease of interaction with information, location aware computing can potentially reduce the barriers to accessing, generating and re-using information out on a construction site.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1085777.1085825 dblp:conf/mhci/MayMBT05 fatcat:pevfd5j4rrgxpolnmdps3tnb4e

Creating Next Generation Applications and Services for Mobile Devices: Challenges and Opportunities

Agathe Battestini, Christian Del Rosso, Adrian Flanagan, Markus Miettinen
2007 2007 IEEE 18th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications  
In this paper we present our research on context-awareness applications, context-recognition techniques and privacy and trust.  ...  In the discussion, we summarize the many possibilities and describe the challenges for the research brought in by these new topics.  ...  The clutter of various devices in the pram illustrates one of the main practical challenges in context-awareness and multi-modality research as prototyping and implementing the basic and often simple features  ... 
doi:10.1109/pimrc.2007.4394846 dblp:conf/pimrc/BattestiniRFM07 fatcat:jx46s5vafzhlvcjxv7y32qoliq

A Context-Aware Access Control Framework for Software Services [chapter]

A. S. M. Kayes, Jun Han, Alan Colman
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In the present age, context-awareness is an important aspect of the dynamic environments and the different types of dynamic context information bring new challenges to access control systems.  ...  The main goal of this research is to develop a new access control framework that is capable of providing secure access to information resources or software services in a context-aware manner.  ...  Research Challenges In general, to achieve context-/situation-awareness and integrate the dynamic context/situation information into the access control processes, the following research challenges have  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-06859-6_53 fatcat:cioacjd27jfedjkcfdl3xgtl6u

Current perspectives on awareness information to support real-time communication

John C. Tang, Henry Chen, Angela Chin, Alex Hehmeyer, John Suciu, Jim Palmer, Eran Shtiegman
2013 2013 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS)  
We identify current challenges and opportunities in awareness research from perspectives beyond focusing just on the workplace to include technologies and use practices in the home and mobile contexts.  ...  Given the broadened scope of where and how communication occurs and the importance of being able to smoothly negotiate starting and ending conversations, there is an opportunity to reconsider awareness  ...  CURRENT CHALLENGES IN AWARENESS INFORMATION Enabling remote users to make accurate inferences about availability information in the current landscape of devices, tools, and contexts for wanting to establish  ... 
doi:10.1109/cts.2013.6567237 dblp:conf/cts/TangCCHSPS13 fatcat:ro6bhzgwszazjmntkybesf2lrq

The Dynamics of Youth Employment and Empowerment in Agriculture and Rural Development in South Africa: A Scoping Review

Wendy Geza, Mjabuliseni Simon Cloapas Ngidi, Rob Slotow, Tafadzwanashe Mabhaudhi
2022 Sustainability  
The findings showed that youth are still facing significant challenges in the demand and supply side of the labour market and lack of inclusivity in policy formulation and implementation, limiting their  ...  Policies and strategies responding to these challenges exist, and the spectrum of support services provided are primarily focused on entrepreneurship.  ...  The factors categorised supply cluster are (i) lack of access to credit and finance, (ii) lack of access to information, (iii) lack of awareness of initiatives and programmes, and (iv) lack of entrepreneurship  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14095041 fatcat:q3m25n56qvhspdxxzhpnfx4msa

Interacting with eHealth

mc schraefel, Lena Mamykina, Gary Marsden, Ben Shneiderman, Peter Szolovits, Daniel Weitzner, Paul André, Ryen White, Desney Tan, Tim Berners-Lee, Sunny Consolvo, Robert Jacobs (+2 others)
2009 Proceedings of the 27th international conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '09  
While health records are increasingly stored electronically, we, as citizens, have little access to this data about ourselves.  ...  We are not used to thinking of these official records either as ours or as useful to us.  ...  Who would hold that information? How would the design of the interface convey location of information storage and access rights?  ... 
doi:10.1145/1520340.1520476 dblp:conf/chi/schraefelAWTBCJKDMMSSW09 fatcat:ggizcivb4jgpthmxzdphomiu24

A General Context-Aware Framework for Improved Human-System Interactions

Stacy Lovell Pfautz, Gabriel Ganberg, Adam Fouse, Nathan Schurr
2015 The AI Magazine  
We first provide an operational definition of context and discuss challenges and opportunities for exploiting context.  ...  For humans and automation to effectively collaborate and perform tasks, all participants need access to a common representation of potentially relevant situational information, or context.  ...  We first provide an operational definition of context and discuss challenges and opportunities for exploiting context.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v36i2.2582 fatcat:wrpdkcauojfqlir5l76myeltwq

EDUCATIONAL IMPACTS AND INTERACTIONS CREATED BY SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS REGARDING ACCESSIBILITY IN THE AREA OF COMMUNICATION

Ekaterina Tomova
2021 Student Niepełnosprawny. Szkice i rozprawy  
The aim of the study is to identify and describe the impact of influencers on adolescents in regard to accessibility to information and communication.  ...  way; the content should comprise explanations that clarify situations and issues, providing information and raising awareness; the followers and the influencers should encourage discussions on these topics  ...  Equal and fruitful participation in society includes the freedom and opportunity for expression of one's opinion, with access and opportunity to receive information, and many other elements, which, especially  ... 
doi:10.34739/sn.2021.21.07 fatcat:3ruqq7wdorf3lgoxsgiuxmeuny

Blending Context-Aware Challenges Into Learning Environments

Ioana Andreea Ștefan, Antoniu Ștefan, Ancuța Florentina Gheorghe, Pau Yanez, Michael Loizou, Sylvester Arnab, Jayne Beaufoy
2018 Zenodo  
The implementation is supported by an Authoring Tool for Context-aware Challenges (AT-CC) and minigames developed within the BEACONING Project.  ...  Project-based Learning and cooperative learning have emerged as opportunities to create motivating learning contexts that focus on teaching students how to find information, how to test the information  ...  Acknowledgements The work presented herein is partially funded under the Horizon 2020 Framework Program of the European Union, BEACONING -Grant Agreement 68676.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1420965 fatcat:sj5bx6dyurappd3xe75tfff3w4

Big Data: challenges, opportunities and Cloud based solutions

Hamid Bagheri, Abdusalam Abdullah Shaltooki
2015 International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)  
In this paper, three topics are suggested for research direction: Security issues in Big Data, context-aware information retrieval, and integrating ontology with Big Data.</p>  ...  Besides the challenges posed by such vast amount of data including storage, search, sharing, analysis, and visualization, there are also much opportunities for the world as it becomes more and more digitalized  ...  PROPOSED RESEARCH DIRECTION In this section three research directions are proposed: Suggested Topic 1: Context-Aware Information Retrieval (IR) Search and Retrieval with a huge amount of structured and  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijece.v5i2.pp340-343 fatcat:sibz6vg4hjfxrczqyc7yyurzwa

Blending context-aware challenges into learning environments

Stefan Ioana Andreea, Stefan Antoniu, Gheorghe Ancuta Florentina, Yanez Pau, Loizou Michael, Arnab Sylvester, Beaufoy Jayne
2018 Zenodo  
The implementation is supported by an Authoring Tool for Context-aware Challenges (AT-CC) and minigames developed within the BEACONING Project.  ...  Project-based Learning and cooperative learning have emerged as opportunities to create motivating learning contexts that focus on teaching students how to find information, how to test the information  ...  Acknowledgements The work presented herein is partially funded under the Horizon 2020 Framework Program of the European Union, BEACONING -Grant Agreement 68676.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2541545 fatcat:pvbdvpmelvbgtfu4dh4amdpdwa

Innovative socio-technical environments in support of distributed intelligence and lifelong learning

G. Fischer, S. Konomi
2007 Journal of Computer Assisted Learning  
between planning and situated action, context awareness, human attention, distances in collaborative design activities, and the trade-off between tools for living and tools for learning.  ...  Specific examples include human-centred public transportation systems, collaborative design, and information sharing with smart physical objects.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank the members of the Center for Life-Long Learning and Design (L 3 D) who have contributed to the conceptual frameworks and socio-technical environments described in this  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2729.2007.00238.x fatcat:uvhofifp7rcj3ivjiufwhdolbq
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