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ENTCS
2008
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9 years 1 months ago
Exploring an Option Space to Engineer a Ubiquitous Computing System
Engineering natural and appropriate interactive behaviour in ubiquitous computing systems presents new challenges to their developers. This paper explores formal models of interac...
Michael D. Harrison, Christian Kray, José C...
ATC
2006
Springer
9 years 5 months ago
Development and Runtime Support for Situation-Aware Security in Autonomic Computing
Abstract. To overcome increasing complexity and dynamic nature of distributed computing system, such as ubiquitous computing systems, it is critical to have computing systems that ...
Stephen S. Yau, Yisheng Yao, Min Yan
WMCSA
2002
IEEE
9 years 6 months ago
The Location Stack: A Layered Model for Location in Ubiquitous Computing
Based on five design principles extracted from a survey of location systems, we present the Location Stack, a layered software engineering model for location in ubiquitous comput...
Jeffrey Hightower, Barry Brumitt, Gaetano Borriell...
WMCSA
2003
IEEE
9 years 6 months ago
River: An Infrastructure for Context Dependent, Reactive Communication Primitives
Applications and services in ubiquitous computing systems often interact in a context-dependent, reactive manner. How information flows, and what services communicate when, is det...
Jong Hee Kang, Matthai Philipose, Gaetano Borriell...
WMTE
2005
IEEE
9 years 6 months ago
Supporting Classroom Activities with the BSUL Environment
In this paper we present our ongoing research about the integration of ubiquitous computing systems into classroom settings, in order to give basic support for some classroom and ...
Nobuji A. Saito, Hiroaki Ogata, Rosa G. J. Paredes...
ACMDIS
2006
ACM
9 years 7 months ago
Supporting ethnographic studies of ubiquitous computing in the wild
Ethnography has become a staple feature of IT research over the last twenty years, shaping our understanding of the social character of computing systems and informing their desig...
Andy Crabtree, Steve Benford, Chris Greenhalgh, Pa...
SASO
2007
IEEE
9 years 7 months ago
Adaptive Self-optimization in Distributed Dynamic Environments
Grid and ubiquitous computing systems generally consist of a large number of networked nodes with applications implemented as distributed services or processes, respectively. A cr...
Wolfgang Trumler, Andreas Pietzowski, Benjamin Sat...
ICECCS
2008
IEEE
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9 years 7 months ago
Ubiquitous Service Regulation Based on Dynamic Rules
Ubiquitous computing systems can be regarded as open systems where heterogeneous and previously unknown entities may spontaneously interact, due to intrinsic mobility of users and...
José Viterbo Filho, Markus Endler, Jean-Pie...
CHI
2007
ACM
10 years 1 months ago
Exploring affective design for physical controls
Physical controls such as knobs, sliders, and buttons are experiencing a revival as many computing systems progress from personal computing architectures towards ubiquitous comput...
Colin Swindells, Karon E. MacLean, Kellogg S. Boot...
CHI
2009
ACM
10 years 1 months ago
Letting tools talk: interactive technology for firefighting
In this work-in-progress report we present the results of a preliminary analysis of a set of fieldwork studies conducted in collaboration with a firefighter school and a firefight...
Sebastian Denef, Leonardo Ramirez, Tobias Dyrks
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