Challenges and Opportunities of Context-Aware Information Access

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Challenges and Opportunities of Context-Aware Information Access
Ubiquitous computing environments embedding a wide range of pervasive computing technologies provide a challenging and exciting new domain for information access. Individuals working in these environments are increasingly permanently connected to rich information resources. An appealing opportunity of these environments is the potential to deliver useful information to individuals either from their previous information experiences or external sources. This information should enrich their life experiences or make them more effective in their endeavours. Information access in ubiquitous computing environments can be made “context-aware” by exploiting the wide range context data available describing the environment, the searcher and the information itself. Realising such a vision of reliable, timely and appropriate identification and delivery of information in this way poses numerous challenges. A central theme in achieving context-aware information access is the combination of info...
Gareth J. F. Jones
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Type Conference
Year 2005
Where UDM
Authors Gareth J. F. Jones
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