Browse by Subject "ubiquitous computing"
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(2005-09)Ubiquitous computing is poised to have a profound effect on how humans interact with machines, physical spaces, services, everyday devices, and other humans. Ubiquitous computing envisions a world that features an abundance ...
(2005-09)This thesis addresses the discretionary privacy demands of users in heterogeneous distributed systems such as ubiquitous computing environments. Because of the physical proximity and pervasiveness of personal devices, ...
Privacy and Participation in Ubiquitous Information Systems: Information Ethics when Mobile Phones are Sensors (2008-02-28)Ubiquitious information systems hold increasing promise for widespread participation in data collection and dissemination. Common and abundant devices such as mobile phones can sense and record data such as location, ...
(2005-09)This thesis investigates one of the fundamental problems for Ubiquitous Computing: managing metadata to enable resource discovery. This work presents a flexible and general model of metadata, and proposes to use ontologies ...
(2005-08)Ubiquitous Computing advocates the enhancement of physical spaces with computing and communication resources that help users perform various kinds of tasks. However, these environments are highly complex, dynamic and ...
(2005-08)With the technical advances in ubiquitous computing and wireless networking, there has been an increasing need to capture the context information (such as the location) and to figure it into applications. In this paper, ...