A confident email system based on a new correspondence model

Laurent Cailleux, Ahmed Bouabdallah, Jean-Marie Bonnin
2014 16th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology  
Despite all the current controversies, the success of the email service is still valid. The ease of use of its various features contributed to its widespread adoption. In general, the email system provides for all its users the same set of features controlled by a single monolithic policy. Such solutions are efficient but limited because they grant no place for the concept of usage which denotes a user's intention of communication: private, professional, administrative, official, military....
more » ... ial, military.... The ability to efficiently send emails from mobile devices creates new interesting opportunities. We argue that the context (location, time, device, operating system, access network...) of the email sender appears as a new dimension we have to take into account to complete the picture. Context is clearly orthogonal to usage because a same usage may require different features depending of the context.
doi:10.1109/icact.2014.6779010 fatcat:fvy7gqqtyrg3nh7wpun2hyyzni