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Wearable communities:augmenting social networks with wearable computers

Kortuem, Gerd and Segall, Zary (2003) Wearable communities:augmenting social networks with wearable computers. IEEE Pervasive Computing, 2 (1). pp. 71-78. ISSN 1536-1268

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Abstract

This article illustrates the social potentials of wearable computers by discussing wearable communities, social networks based on augmented face-to-face encounters. It discusses social and technical issues of building wearable communities and introduces the WearCoM wearable community design methodology. WearCoM provides a systematic framework for rapid prototyping of wearable community systems. We summarize our experiences in using the WearCoM methodology as a set of design guidelines for wearable communities.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: IEEE Pervasive Computing
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 12214
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 26 Jun 2008 10:31
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 12:10
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/12214

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