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Mini-Orb: A Personal Indoor Climate Preference Feedback Interface [chapter]

Markus Rittenbruch, Jared Donovan, Yasuhiro Santo
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We give an account of the system's design and outline the results of an in-situ trial and user study.  ...  In this paper we describe the design, use and evaluation of MiniOrb, a system that employs ambient and tangible interaction mechanisms to allow inhabitants of office environments to maintain awareness  ...  the level of awareness regarding shared attitudes in office environments).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-22668-2_12 fatcat:pv3betuky5euxfr2wk5vrgpnzq

Deploying Pervasive Sensing for Evidence-Based Management, Services and Sustainable Policy

Sam Mitchell Finnigan
2017 Companion of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing - CSCW '17 Companion  
Services which make use of low-cost pervasive sensor systems have the potential to support evidence-based management, decision support, service provisioning and sustainable policy design in non-domestic  ...  My research aims to understand the sociotechnical factors in the investigation of such systems through deployment case-studies with facilities managers, office workers, and students.  ...  I also maintain an awareness of elements of Hayes' work [6] in Action Research (AR) within HCI, which demonstrates an iterative process or spiral between successive designs (or interventions), thereby  ... 
doi:10.1145/3022198.3024936 fatcat:rcc6fbduavbfla24a2v4uio2z4

Classmate: Enabling Ambient Intelligence In The Classroom

Asterios Leonidis, George Margetis, Margherita Antona, Constantine Stephanidis
2010 Zenodo  
The main objective of ClassMATE is to enable pervasive interaction and context aware education in the technologically augmented classroom of the future.  ...  In this paper, an integrated framework is presented, named ClassMATE, supporting ubiquitous computing and communication in a school classroom.  ...  The basic characteristic of such an infrastructure is its context awareness, in order to immediately respond and orchestrate the available AmI artifacts (e.g., interactive boards, smart desk, etc.) to  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1080566 fatcat:qijadyny3zhojordfqlz7x3cvy

Topics for Human Factors and Ergonomics Research and Interventions in Future Workplace

Ying Hua
2018 Journal of Ergonomics  
The improved awareness by both management and employees, supported by better data and stronger evidence, has led to many workplace designs with highlyvisible staircases, quick adoption of standing desks  ...  The typical pattern of shifting between concentrating and convening for individuals at work is altered by the fact that a lot more work is done collectively on shared virtual platforms through new technologies  ...  The improved awareness by both management and employees, supported by better data and stronger evidence, has led to many workplace designs with highlyvisible staircases, quick adoption of standing desks  ... 
doi:10.4172/2165-7556.1000227 fatcat:t2uwagedajfdfdylr3xhwbznby

The AWARE architecture

Jakob E. Bardram, Thomas R. Hansen
2004 Proceedings of the 2004 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work - CSCW '04  
We illustrate the concept in a case study of mobile collaboration in a hospital and present the 'AwarePhone', which is designed to support context-mediated social awareness among hospital clinicians.  ...  In this paper we present the concept of Context-Mediated Social Awareness to denote how context-aware computing can be used to facilitate social awareness.  ...  Claus Bossen, Jane Clemensen, and Simon Bo Larsen participated in the evaluation of the system. Mads Ingstrup implemented the MeetingMaker and WLAN context monitors.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1031607.1031639 dblp:conf/cscw/BardramH04 fatcat:xrordzixfjc4xnj66wvzycj6fy

Hybrid reasoning technique for improving context-aware applications

Matthias Strobbe, Olivier Van Laere, Bart Dhoedt, Filip De Turck, Piet Demeester
2011 Knowledge and Information Systems  
For the desk sharing office use case, the combination of rule-based and case-based reasoning allows to automatically learn typical trajectories of a user and improve localization on such trajects with  ...  An important aspect of such platforms is the derivation of new, high-level knowledge by combining different types of context information using reasoning techniques.  ...  Design Details An ontology for an office environment has been designed to enable the different services offered by the web application.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10115-011-0411-7 fatcat:4m5fgoenvvfw5ccwsqdvtxpssq

IoH: A Platform for the Intelligence of Home with a Context Awareness and Ambient Intelligence Approach

Luis Gomes, Carlos Ramos, Aria Jozi, Bruno Serra, Lucas Paiva, Zita Vale
2019 Future Internet  
Internet of Things, ambient intelligence and context awareness approaches motivated the development of IoH.  ...  This paper presents IoH (Intelligence of Home), a platform developed to test some basic intelligent behaviors in Home context.  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi11030058 fatcat:3yrki2cbrbfzjalrz5nixy5q3y

ConNexus to awarenex

John C. Tang, Nicole Yankelovich, James Begole, Max Van Kleek, Francis Li, Janak Bhalodia
2001 Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '01  
While the prototypes offer similar functionality, the interfaces reflect the different design affordances and use contexts of each platform.  ...  A speech interface also enables callers to make use of the awareness information over the telephone.  ...  We are grateful to our paper usability study participants and to the Java Software User Experience Group for their heuristic evaluation of Awarenex.  ... 
doi:10.1145/365024.365105 dblp:conf/chi/TangYBKLB01 fatcat:b5nhf7xw3fg6herhlpkkj5wuay

eCollaboration: On the nature and emergence of communication and collaboration technologies

Kai Riemer, Charles Steinfield, Doug Vogel
2009 Electronic Markets  
For example, new concepts to office space sharing allow an increasingly mobile workforce to roam flexibly across geographical office sites, by allowing them to book desk space over the Internet (vgl.  ...  The most sophisticated real-time collaboration solutions are shared office solutions, which enable users to work together on standard office documents (e.g. spread sheets) and application sharing solutions  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12525-009-0023-1 fatcat:hgtwzy4qkzao5kbug5zoe6d7da

OLBS: Offline Location Based Services

P. Coelho, A. Aguiar, J.C. Lopes
2011 2011 Fifth International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and Technologies  
In this work, we propose an open platform for publishing, distributing and maintaining location-based contents that can be accessed offline by the user on a mobile device.  ...  Additionally, we describe the prototype we implemented for proof of concept consisting of an smartphone application and a web application backoffice, using 2D-barcodes as location identifiers.  ...  Another open matter is the design of an algorithm to suggest packet deletions in the mobile application.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ngmast.2011.22 dblp:conf/ngmast/CoelhoAL11 fatcat:4juaacg3j5aw3p2tfevzsq5xri

Beyond 'yesterday's tomorrow'

Jason Wiese, Jacob T. Biehl, Thea Turner, William van Melle, Andreas Girgensohn
2011 Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services - MobileHCI '11  
To address these problems we developed myUnity, a fully functional platform enabling rich workplace awareness and coordination. myUnity is one of the first integrated platforms to span mobile and desktop  ...  Modern office work practices increasingly breach traditional boundaries of time and place, increasing breakdowns workers encounter when coordinating interactions with colleagues.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank Pernilla Qvarfordt, Tony Dunnigan, and Gene Golovchinsky for their contributions to the design and development of myUnity.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2037373.2037441 dblp:conf/mhci/WieseBTMG11 fatcat:6j2rhcuf2venjobxso3fxuplsy

Mobile Support in CSCW Applications and Groupware Development Frameworks

David Johnson
2013 International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies  
Mobile CSCW has emerged as a result of the progression from personal desktop computing to the mobile device platforms that are ubiquitous today.  ...  Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) is an established subset of the field of Human Computer Interaction that deals with the how people use computing technology to enhance group interaction and collaboration  ...  awareness to enable multiple users to gauge what another user is viewing on a shared window or data object.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijim.v7i2.2469 fatcat:y2tyb7jasbhnjoab3i44mz3ed4

Sharing hierarchical context for mobile web services

Christoph Dorn, Schahram Dustdar
2006 Distributed and parallel databases  
Introducing the Context Access control, Subscription and Query Language (CASQL), we enable fine-grained subscriptions and control over context in our proposed Context Sharing Architecture (CoSAr).  ...  Context has the potential to enhance Web services in mobile environments to a great extent.  ...  Acknowledgments Part of this work was supported by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) under grant P18368-N04 Project OMNIS and EU STREP Project inContext (FP6-034718).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10619-006-7005-5 fatcat:x5aqil2jnva5tbzzpnw2unnupi

Evaluating context-aware user interface migration in multi-device environments

Giuseppe Ghiani, Jussi Polet, Ville Antila, Jani Mäntyjärvi
2013 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing  
With two studies we gain insights into user needs and technical requirements for context-aware information sharing in multi-device environments.  ...  During a single day, people can use a smartphone, tablet, PC and a TV, sequentially or simultaneously, depending on the context of use.  ...  Context-awareness The context-awareness of the prototype system is enabled via the so-called Context Monitor, a software running on the smartphone.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12652-013-0214-7 fatcat:rahqvft4r5aopb3jmwg26v5alq

Seven Contexts for Service System Design [chapter]

Robert J. Glushko
2010 Handbook of Service Science  
, and location-based and context-aware services.  ...  A case study for the design of a "smart multi-channel bookstore" illustrates the use of the different design contexts as building blocks for service systems.  ...  Services on Multiple Devices or Platforms (Context 5) An online bookstore can offer many services and a richer user experience to users on the home computers, but it wants to enable them to browse for  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-1628-0_11 fatcat:bmwlmj27bzc25e2hec5544g2ge
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