Context-Aware Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing for Enhanced Usability: Adaptive Technologies and Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605662917
  • ISBN-13: 9781605662916
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 432 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released July 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Provides research developments on mobile technologies and services. Explains how users of such applications access intelligent and adaptable information services, maximizing convenience and minimizing intrusion.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Adaptation in Context-Aware Applications.
2: Context–Aware Adaptation in an Ecology of Applications.
3: Ontology Based Context–Aware Adaptation Approach.
4: Context–Aware Applications for the Web: A Model–Driven Development Approach.
5: Advanced Context Management.
6: Distributed Context Management in Support of Multiple Remote Users.
7: An Adaptable Context Management Framework for Pervasive Computing.
8: Context–Aware Database Querying: Recent Progress and Challenges.
9: Context–Aware Mobile Services and Service–Oriented Architectures.
10: Employing Context Information and Semantics to Advance Responsiveness in Service Composition.
11: A Methodology for the Design, Development and Validation of Adaptive and Context-Aware Mobile Services.
12: Bridging the Gap between Mobile Application Contexts and Semantic Web Resources.
13: Adaptive Resource and Service Management in a Mobile–Enabled Environment.
14: Context–Aware Communication, Security and Privacy.
15: Kindergarten: A Novel Communication Mechanism for Mobile Context–Aware Applications.
16: Access Control in Mobile and Ubiquitous Environments.
17: Privacy Automation in Context–Aware Services.
18: Context–Awareness for Enhanced Usability and Personalization.
19: Leveraging Semantic Technologies towards Social Ambient Intelligence.
20: An Evaluation of Context–Aware Infomobility Systems.
21: Incorporating Human Factors in the Development of Context–Aware Personalized Applications: The Next Generation of Intelligent User Interfaces.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.