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Designing Information Appliances Using a Resource Replication Model [chapter]

Mário J. Silva, Ana Paula Afonso
1999 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
networks to computing devices of very small size.  ...  We discuss the design of new network applications that collect and manage data and interface with users through portable devices.  ...  In mobile computing environments, data replication is a method for supporting disconnected operation. The process of data replication may be provided either transparently or in a user-aware mode.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-48157-5_15 fatcat:p4jhi64xsbgl3jhodawao3bo5q

Emerging Trends of Ubiquitous Computing

Prakriti Trivedi, Kamal Kishore, Vernon
2010 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
We also discuss various elements used in ubiquitous computing with the challenges in this computing environment  ...  In this paper Issues related to ubiquitous network, smart objects and wide area ubiquitous Networks have been discussed.  ...  There can be billions of objects such as mobile nodes, various services, computers, home appliances etc. connected to ubiquitous network.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2010.010310 fatcat:uwafgm3xvvgzrezypxp2mwa7kq

Personal environment service based on the integration of mobile communications and wireless personal area networks

Jongtaek Oh, Zygmunt Haas
2010 IEEE Communications Magazine  
Moreover, underlying technologies related to the above concepts are envisioned to play a key role in the implementation of PLE, including mobile communications supported by ubiquitous infrastructure and  ...  The vision behind the Personalized Living Environment (PLE) is that of recreating a user's customized living or working surroundings in accordance with user-defined settings and in response to the user's  ...  In comparison, AmI constructs an ad-hoc network of sensors and the appliances within the user's environment without public network connectivity.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2010.5473866 fatcat:h3h6gdl7jneandaku2ffqadppu

Smart Wireless Access Points for Pervasive Computing [chapter]

Roel Ocampo, Hermann de Meer
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
However, a pervasive computing environment is also a mobile computing environment, where QoS adaptation is often a major concern.  ...  We present an integrated framework applicable to both user-and network-oriented adaptation, that uses a common base for sensing context.  ...  It serves as a common framework that integrates network-centered adaptation in mobile computing, and application-centered adaptation in context-aware computing over a unified sensing base.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24614-5_24 fatcat:3qbi3ireezh3jbd43goidisf4i

Agent-Oriented Architecture for Ubiquitous Computing in Smart Hyperspace

Yichao JIN, Ruchuan WANG, Haiping HUANG, Lijuan SUN
2010 Wireless Sensor Network  
Agent-oriented approach is increasingly showing its magic power in a diversity of fields, specifically, ubiquitous computing and smart environment.  ...  Intelligence capable of obtaining context, computing, and providing services to users.  ...  And we name this kind of physical space as smart environment, where the knowledge about its users and the surroundings could all be acquired and applied based on the ubiquitous computing, in order to adapt  ... 
doi:10.4236/wsn.2010.21011 fatcat:te6yh22a25atxeadzzah4qnpda

Integrated Wireless Technologies for Smart Homes Applications [chapter]

Mahmoud A., Jeedella S.
2010 Smart Home Systems  
Computing systems that are context-aware have smart or cognitive characteristics that enable them to adapt to changes in the environment and user requirements (Schaefer, 2006) .  ...  The application of context-aware computing in the field of smart homes continues to be of interest to many researchers.  ...  Smart homes are intelligent environments that interact dynamically and respond readily in an adaptive manner to the needs of the occupants and changes in the ambient conditions.  ... 
doi:10.5772/8412 fatcat:qr4im37lg5dozpj5zxlun5vyla

Final report on the inter-agency workshop on research issues for smart environments

G.D. Abowd, J.P.G. Sterbenz
2000 IEEE personal communications  
of Computing.  ...  This is the final report summarizing some of the major outcomes of the July 25-26 DARPA/NIST/NSF Interagency Workshop on Smart Environments, which took place on the campus of Georgia Tech in the College  ...  The intent was to capture the important points made by a collection of more than 40 different researchers in areas related to smart environments research.  ... 
doi:10.1109/98.878535 fatcat:mcwhkryqybfbtm5cofrpucyuyy

Soft-appliances: A vision for user created networked appliances in digital homes

Jeannette Chin, Vic Callaghan, Graham Clarke
2009 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
In this paper we introduce a vision for a new type of domestic appliance, a soft-appliance, constructed from aggregations of elementary network services.  ...  Additionally our aim is to describe the computer science challenges involved in fulfilling this vision.  ...  . / Soft-appliances: A vision for user created networked appliances in digital homes  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-2009-0010 fatcat:qs27uqamw5bvdlh5dmuspvwuti

AwareCon: Situation Aware Context Communication [chapter]

Michael Beigl, Albert Krohn, Tobias Zimmer, Christian Decker, Philip Robinson
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Introduction Communication between (small) embedded computing and sensing devices is an integral facility in Ubiquitous Computing scenarios.  ...  However, Ubiquitous Computing settings are characterized by a greater variance in networking ranging from sparse communication out in the field, where devices may come together infrequently, to dense communication  ...  Applications Based on AwareCon For some time now we have constructed various Ubiquitous Computing environments and applications, which have been intermittently running for several years.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39653-6_10 fatcat:kthcyjm6sfguboaka65zjbogn4

Ubiquitous Attentiveness – Enabling Context-Aware Mobile Applications and Services [chapter]

Herma van Kranenburg, Alfons Salden, Henk Eertink, Ronald van Eijk, Johan de Heer
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We present a concept called 'ubiquitous attentiveness': Context information concerning the user and his environment is aggregated, exchanged and constitutes triggers that allow mobile applications and  ...  Ubiquitous attentiveness is particularly relevant for mobile applications due to the use of positional user context information, such as location and movement.  ...  These three paradigms together constitute ubiquitous attentiveness: Ubiquitous computing (loads of small sensors, actuators and terminals).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39863-9_7 fatcat:ntbvebka4fb4xa7kigjcpjqyku

Analysis Of Global Trends In Building Ubiquitous Information Technology Market Environment

Yangkoo Kang, Joseph Chunghi Ha
2011 International Business & Economics Research Journal  
Ubiquitous information technology is recognized as a new strategy to propel the information industry and to enhance country's competitive power in the global information economy.  ...  This study found that each country, in order to propel the Global Ubiquitous Information Technology (IT) Business Market, has initiated strategies that utilize its own strengths in the IT industry.  ...  Singapore South Korea Method of Expression Ubiquitous Computing ; Pervasive Computing Disappearing Computer ; Ambient Computing Ubiquitous Network Pervasive Infra Ubiquitous Appliance  ... 
doi:10.19030/iber.v6i4.3364 fatcat:435bfckmkranhm5uzh4jx6qsd4

Physical Prototyping with Smart-Its

H. Gellersen, G. Kortuem, A. Schmidt, M. Beigl
2004 IEEE pervasive computing  
His research interests evolve around people at the center of communication and information technology, with a specific interest in novel information appliances and artifacts, mobile and ubiquitous networks  ...  Exploring novel ubiquitous computing systems and applications inevitably requires prototyping physical components.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The Smart-Its project was supported by the Commission of the European Union under key action "Future and Emerging Technologies" as part of "The Disappearing Computer" research initiative  ... 
doi:10.1109/mprv.2004.1321032 fatcat:ie6hbb5z4rbsdpiircz6ay2ykm

Special issue on Ambient Intelligence

Satyen Mukherjee, Emile Aarts, Terry Doyle
2008 Information Systems Frontiers  
Extending AmI applications into the mobile environment raises additional computational challenges that need to be addressed.  ...  O'Grady et al. (2009) addresses the issues related to the deployment of intelligence in a mobile computing environment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10796-008-9146-8 fatcat:mehlfad75je37gyxnbprmlxvz4

System challenges for ubiquitous & pervasive computing

Roy Want, Trevor Pering
2005 Proceedings of the 27th international conference on Software engineering - ICSE '05  
The Hardware platforms used to implement these systems encapsulate significant computation capability in a small formfactor, consume little power and have a small cost.  ...  from the PC to a more distributed, mobile and embedded form of computing.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to thank Intel Corporation for its support.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1062455.1062463 dblp:conf/icse/WantP05 fatcat:dlqazucrvfecvpa7apdh4exrga

RESTful Service Development for Resource-Constrained Environments [chapter]

Amirhosein Taherkordi, Frank Eliassen, Daniel Romero, Romain Rouvoy
2011 REST: From Research to Practice  
Accessing services from such devices is very common in ubiquitous environments, but mechanisms to describe, implement and distribute these services remain a major challenge.  ...  In this context, we report on the DIGIHOME platform, a home monitoring middleware solution, which enables efficient service integration in ubiquitous environments using REST architectural style.  ...  Introduction Pervasive environments support context-aware applications that adapt their behavior by reasoning dynamically over the user and the surrounding information.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-8303-9_9 fatcat:erudyiaavnhnvhf5p2moava4nq
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