List of Contributors.
Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications.
About the Editor.
1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories.
2: Introduction to Ubiquitous Computing.
3: Ubiquitous Computing History, Development, and Scenarios.
4: The Ubiquitous Portal.
5: The Ubiquitous Grid.
6: RFID Technologies and Applications.
7: Understanding RFID (Radio Frequency Identification).
8: Radio Frequency Identification: History and Development.
9: Automated Data Capture Technologies: RFID.
10: Contactless Payment with RFID and NFC.
11: Ambient Intelligence.
12: Ambient Intelligence in Perspective.
13: Ambient Intelligence Environments.
14: On Ambient Information Systems: Challenges of Design and Evaluation.
15: Basics of Ubiquitous Networking.
16: Networked Appliances and Home Networking: Internetworking the Home.
17: Development and Design Methodologies.
18: Ubiquitous and Pervasive Application Design.
19: When Ubiquitous Computing Meets Experience Design: Identifying Challenges for Design and Evaluation.
20: Designing Ubiquitous Content for Daily Lifestyle.
21: Designing Pervasive and Multimodal Interactive Systems: An Approach Built on the Field.
22: Pervasive Computing: A Conceptual Framework.
23: Developing User Interfaces for Community-Oriented Workflow Information Systems.
24: An Adaptable Context Management Framework for Pervasive Computing.
25: Incorporating Human Factors in the Development of Context-Aware Personalized Applications: The Next Generation of Intelligent User Interfaces.
26: Deploying Ubiquitous Computing Applications on Heterogeneous Next Generation Networks.
27: Convergence Broadcast and Telecommunication Services: What are Real Users' Needs?.
28: Designing a Ubiquitous Audio-Based Memory Aid.
29: A Navigational Aid for Blind Pedestrians Designed with User- and Activity-Centered Approaches.
30: Model-Driven Development for Pervasive Information Systems.
31: The Design Space of Ubiquitous Mobile Input.
32: A Methodology for the Design, Development and Validation of Adaptive and Context-Aware Mobile Services.
33: Context-Aware Services for Ambient Environments.
34: Tools and Technologies.
35: Deploying Pervasive Technologies.
36: Embedding Ubiquitous Technologies.
37: Ubiquitous Computing Technologies in Education.
38: Mobile and Pervasive Technology in Education and Training: Potential and Possibilities, Problems and Pitfalls.
39: A SCORM Compliant Courseware Authoring Tool for Supporting Pervasive Learning.