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Exploiting Space and Location as a Design Framework for Interactive Mobile Systems

Dix, Alan and Rodden, Tom and Davies, Nigel and Friday, Adrian and Palfreyman, Kevin (2000) Exploiting Space and Location as a Design Framework for Interactive Mobile Systems. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI), 7 (3). pp. 285-321. ISSN 1073-0516

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Abstract

This article considers the importance of context in mobile systems. It considers a range of context-related issues and focus on location as a key issue for mobile systems. A design framework is described consisting of taxonomies of location, mobility, population, and device awareness. The design framework informs the construction of a semantic model of space for mobile systems. The semantic model is reflected in a computational model built on a distributed platform that allows contextual information to be shared across a number of mobile devices. The framework supports the design of interactive mobile systems while the platform supports their rapid development.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI)
Uncontrolled Keywords: awareness ; context information ; design framework ; location-sensitive applications ; mobile systems ; platform support ; shared interaction ; virtual space cs_eprint_id ; 328 cs_uid ; 1
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 11867
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 28 May 2008 15:12
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2016 00:02
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/11867

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