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A toolbox for managing organisational issues in the early stage of the development of a ubiquitous computing application

Daniel Boos, Gudela Grote, Hannes Guenter
2013 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
Drawing on socio-technical design approaches and existing research on organisational issues in ubiquitous computing, we have developed a toolbox containing three tools for managing organisational issues  ...  In this paper, we present a toolbox for the prospective management of organisational issues in ubiquitous computing.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was funded by the ETH Research Grant TH -31/06-1 and the EU funded project SToP (Stop Tampering of Products (IST-034144)).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-012-0634-y fatcat:faosnkfha5bg7lbdddoodf7dqa

Surfing the Next Wave: Design and Implementation Challenges of Ubiquitous Computing

Kalle J. Lyytinen, Upkar Varshney, Gordon Davis, Daniel Robey, Steve Sawyer, Carsten Sorensen
2004 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
As computing becomes more mobile and pervasive, designing and implementing ubiquitous computing environments emerge as key challenges for information systems research and practice.  ...  The four short papers in this article report the highlights of the second Ubiquitous Computing Workshop at Case Western Reserve University in October 2003.  ...  The group began to list them in the desire to come up with cases for future design methodologies and system design.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.01340 fatcat:kd65k35lxfe2bjcuamfygcltta

FRIEND: A human-aware BDI agent architecture

Alexis Morris, Mihaela Ulieru
2011 2011 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics  
Advances in computing power, and the rise of complex ubiquitous systems, raise a challenge for managing this relationship given limits of human physical and cognitive capacities.  ...  " friendly agent applications for everyday socio-technical systems.  ...  ADVANCING TECHNOLOGY AND THE SOCIO-TECHNICAL SYSTEMS GAP Socio-technical systems, [9] , are ubiquitous, and involve the interrelationship between humans-in-organization and human use of tools that are  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsmc.2011.6084039 dblp:conf/smc/MorrisU11 fatcat:oavn66mhkjfcxaxvhifhy4lghu

On Socio-Technical Enablers for Ubiquitous Computing Applications

Kurt Geihs, J. M. Leimeister, Alexander Roonagel, Ludger Schmidt
2012 Social Science Research Network  
Our conclusion is that solving the socio-technical challenges will be a key enabler for ubiquitous computing.  ...  The focus of this paper is on context-aware, selfadaptive ubiquitous computing applications that involve mobile users.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We thank all members of the VENUS project at the University of Kassel for their contributions.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2475863 fatcat:hrqaryqj3vavdn4s66sxc4ifxq

Facilitating socio-pleasure as mediated by ubiquitous technology

Marije Kanis, Willem-Paul Brinkman, Robert Macredie
2006 Proceedings of the 13th Eurpoean conference on Cognitive ergonomics trust and control in complex socio-technical systems - ECCE '06  
This paper aims to increase understanding of how ubiquitous interactive systems could facilitate Socio-Pleasure: the enjoyment derived from relationships with others.  ...  A framework, termed THE Medium model, is presented; it describes the factors that could affect socio-pleasure and it is used to classify and design technologies.  ...  Immediate future work will involve prototype implementation and empirically evaluation to refine the model, leading to robust design principles for supporting socio-pleasurable interactions through ubiquitous  ... 
doi:10.1145/1274892.1274914 fatcat:33r75zmssfexjhdeypsuamfmim

Pervasive Socio-Technical Fabric

A. Ferscha, N. Davies, A. Schmidt, N. Streitz
2011 Procedia Computer Science  
Weiser's "The Computer for the 21st Century" (1991), the vision impacting the evolution of Pervasive Computing is still the claim for an intuitive, unobtrusive and distraction free interaction with omnipresent  ...  Over it's more than two decades of evolution, the field has been undergoing three generations of research challenges fertilizing Pervasive Computing: The first generation aiming towards autonomic systems  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported under the FP7 ICT Future Enabling Technologies program of the European Commission under grant agreement No 213967 (PANORAMA).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2011.12.027 fatcat:emxxjhewpvcpvbkci36ixuhfda

Envisioning ubiquitous computing

Stuart Reeves
2012 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM annual conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '12  
Visions of the future are a common feature of discourse within ubiquitous computing and, more broadly, HCI.  ...  'Envisioning', a characteristic future-oriented technique for design thinking, often features as significant part of our research processes in the field.  ...  Thirdly, there is projection from existing socio-technical systems.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2207676.2208278 dblp:conf/chi/Reeves12 fatcat:sgbtxwdc2fcqniaj4zk5xonghe

The Future as a Design Problem

Stuart Reeves, Murray Goulden, Robert Dingwall
2016 Design Issues  
Acknowledgments This work was funded by EPSRC (grants EP/K025848/1 and EP/ G060762/1) and by RCUK through the Horizon Digital Economy Research grant (EP/G065802/1 and EP/M02315X/1).  ...  the effects of different strategies for stabilizing the future, while also speaking to a much broader category of socio-technical design practices.  ...  This institutional response is generally used to determine what should be designed. 15 Recruiting the Future for Design: Ubiquitous Computing as Case Study Ubiquitous computing (ubicomp 16 ) is a multidisciplinary  ... 
doi:10.1162/desi_a_00395 fatcat:x2itgslzdrgaxdht46xtjde2sy

Collective wristwear

Alois Ferscha
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing Adjunct Publication - UbiComp '14 Adjunct  
Personalized wearable ICT systems presented in fashionable and appealing lifestyle-designs have gained critical user acceptance, and comprise momentum to bring wearable computing to a socio-technical mass  ...  Early indicators for this expected wearable systems 'tsunami' are the 'spring tide' of some 5.3 billion mobile phone platforms (i.e. mobile subscribers) as of the end of 2013, and an assessed market potential  ...  Introduction Todays trends and observable indications for a near future mass deployment of wearable computing technologies like smart phones, smart watches, smart eyewear, etc. will lead to modes of use  ... 
doi:10.1145/2638728.2659394 dblp:conf/huc/Ferscha14 fatcat:ri43i6lfrbal7p4jhdusyoqaoa

Science Fiction Prototypes as a Method for Discussing Socio-Technical Issues within Emerging Technology Research and Foresight

Tiina Kymalainen
2016 Athens Journal of Τechnology & Engineering  
Thereafter the article proceeds with a consideration on how foresight could further advance the future-oriented method to the unexplored fields of research that focus on the wider social, technical and  ...  The article briefly deliberates the manner of how future studies, foresight and organizational research has already taken up and employed this method.  ...  Acknowledgments The author would like to express her thanks her employer, the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. for all the support in delivering this article.  ... 
doi:10.30958/ajte.3-4-4 fatcat:owbkwidsj5cb7k62tuhgyfzuoa

Designing Digital Communities that Transform Urban Life: Introduction to the Special Section on Digital Cities

Youngjin Yoo, Antony Bryant, Rolf T. Wigand
2010 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
These three papers point out that the future socio-technical reality of digital urban environments must be deliberately designed in order to magnifies the strengths of the most daring human design endeavor  ...  These three articles point out that the future socio-technical reality of digital urban environments must be deliberately designed in order to magnifies the strengths of the most daring human design endeavor  ...  While these three articles come from three different disciplines (computer science, sociology, and information systems), they all point out that the future socio-technical reality of digital urban environments  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.02733 fatcat:dkfaiuzdhvcg3hey256afnhewy

Ubiquitous Computing Education: Why, What, and How (Dagstuhl Seminar 19232)

Audrey Girouard, Andrew L. Kun, Anne Roudat, Orit Shaer, Michael Wagner
2019 Dagstuhl Reports  
This report documents the program and the outcomes of Dagstuhl Seminar 19232 "Ubiquitous Computing Education: Why, What, and How".  ...  We provide the motivation for the seminar and an overview of the activities.  ...  ideas about ubicomp education and the type of curriculum that would be needed for inventors and designers of future interactive systems.  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.9.6.26 dblp:journals/dagstuhl-reports/GirouardKRS19 fatcat:4idcalsuafhclafjakrbtodluy

Making the future palpable: notes from a major incidents future laboratory

Monika Buscher, Margit Kristensen, Preben H. Mogensen
2008 International Journal of Emergency Management  
We have devised this method because, to realize the potential of ubiquitous computing technologies it is essential to anticipate and design for future practices, but for prospective users it is often difficult  ...  They readily invent new ways of working in engagement with new technologies, though and, by facilitating as realistic as possible use of prototype technologies in Future Laboratories designers and users  ...  Byczuk, who developed the first version of the biomonitor system.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijem.2008.019911 fatcat:snsoo7pcjvazxf4q3ainsf346m

Wild by Design: Workshop on Designing Ubiquitous Health Monitoring Technologies for Challenging Environments

Diogo Branco, Patrick Carrington, Silvia Del Din, Afsaneh Doryab, Hristijan Gjoreski, Tiago Guerreiro, Roisin McNaney, Kyle Montague, Alisha Pradhan, André Rodrigues, Julio Vega
2021 Adjunct Proceedings of the 2021 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2021 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers  
monitoring, in platforms and systems that account for the complex environments where they are bound to be used.  ...  CCS Concepts: • Human-centered computingUbiquitous and mobile computing.  ...  Particularly, we will use case studies and examples of deployments and tools as a basis for discussion of challenging environments, and itemize barriers, requirements, and solutions for the future of ubiquitous  ... 
doi:10.1145/3460418.3479271 fatcat:mjuyvxhdh5fepinm55epeqz2mq

FRIENDs: Brain-monitoring agents for adaptive socio-technical systems

Alexis Morris, Mihaela Ulieru
2013 Multiagent and Grid Systems  
Third, there is a real challenge in designing, developing, and testing technologies that minimize the socio-technical gap.  ...  Ulieru / FRIENDs: Brain-monitoring agents for adaptive socio-technical systems Making sense of brain context on the fly (states and patterns of activity) requires adequate measurement methods, inferencing  ...  Such a hybrid architecture enables the development of future socio-technical software systems that adapt to brain context.  ... 
doi:10.3233/mgs-120198 fatcat:7a3zclxz2rbnrgo362d6g7lddq
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