Clinch, S. and Harkes, J. and Friday, A. and Davies, N. and Satyanarayanan, M. (2012) How close is close enough? Understanding the role of cloudlets in supporting display appropriation by mobile users. In: Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), 2012 IEEE International Conference on. IEEE, 122 -127. ISBN 978-1-4673-0256-2Full text not available from this repository.
Transient use of displays by mobile users was prophesied two decades ago. Today, convergence of a range of technologies enable the realization of this vision. For researchers in this space, one key question is where to physically locate the application for which the display has been appropriated. The emergence of cloud and cloudlet computing has increased the range of possible locations. In this paper we focus on understanding the extent to which application location impacts user experience when appropriating displays. We describe a usage model in which public displays can be appropriated to support spontaneous use of interactive applications, present an example architecture based on cloudlets, and explore how application location impacts user experience.
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||13 Aug 2012 11:22|
|Last Modified:||10 Apr 2014 01:23|
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