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Mobile Context Aware Systems: The Intelligence to Support Tasks and Effectively Utilise Resources

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Mobile Context Aware Systems: The Intelligence to Support Tasks and Effectively Utilise Resources
: The complex usage of mobile devices coupled with their limited resources in terms of display and processing suggests that being able to understand the context of the user would be beneficial. In this paper we present a model that describes context as a dynamic process with historic dependencies. We also describe a software architecture to support this model, and evaluate its effectiveness in a mobile learning scenario. Preliminary results from our evaluation suggest important issues for consideration in the continuing development of context aware systems and interfaces, including the need for appropriate representation of contextual data to the user, and maintaining a balance between effective support and intrusion. 1 Context awareness and mobile computing PDAs, mobile phones, and laptop PCs are used by a variety of users in a variety of different environments. Getting hold of information about the user and their environment and then putting it to good use lets us provide timely supp...
Russell Beale, Peter Lonsdale
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Type Conference
Year 2004
Where MHCI
Authors Russell Beale, Peter Lonsdale
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