Handbook of Research on Ubiquitous Computing Technology for Real Time Enterprises, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599048353
  • ISBN-13: 9781599048352
  • DDC: 004
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 619 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released April 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Combines the fundamental methods, algorithms, and concepts of pervasive computing with current innovations and solutions to emerging challenges. Covers topics such as network and application scalability, wireless network connectivity, adaptability and "context-aware" computing, information technology security and liability, and human computer interaction.

Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Introduction to Ubiquitous Computing.
2: Section I Scalability: Two Issues of Global Scale.
3: Bionics: Learning from “The Born”.
4: Ubiquitous Services and Business Processes.
5: Ontologies for Scalable Services-Based Ubiquitous Computing.
6: Service Discovery.
7: Section II Connectivity: Tapping into Humans and Items.
8: Wireless and Mobile Communications.
9: Event-Based and Publish/Subscribe Communication.
10: Peer-to-Peer Systems.
11: Opportunistic Networks.
12: Smart Items in Real Time Enterprises.
13: Section III Adaptability: What is (Not) Context?.
14: Context Models and Context Awareness.
15: A Focus on Location Context.
16: Adapting to the User.
17: Section IV Liability: From IT Security to Liability.
18: Accounting and Charging: Guarantees and Contracts.
19: Security for Ubiquitous Computing.
20: Trust and Accountability.
21: Section V Ease-of-Use: Natural and Multimodal Interaction.
22: Mobile Speech Recognition.
23: Mouth and Ear Interaction.
24: Advanced Hands and Eyes Interaction.
25: Intelligent User Interfaces for Ubiquitous Computing.
26: Multimodal and Federated Interaction.
27: Multimodal Software Engineering.
28: Ambient Learning.
29: Section V Pilots and Trends at SAP-Research.
30: CoBIs: Collaborative Business Items.
31: PROMISE: Product Lifecycle Management and Information Tracking Using Smart Embedded Systems.
32: Real-Time Location Tracking Mashup for Enterprise.
33: Towards Adaptive Security for Ubiquitous Computing Systems: MOSQUITO and Serenity.
34: Multimodal Warehouse Project.
35: Business Grids: Grid Computing for Business Applications.
About the Contributors.