Activity-Centric Computing Systems

Bardram, Jakob E and Jeuris, Steven and Tell, Paolo and Houben, Steven and Voida, Stephen (2019) Activity-Centric Computing Systems. Communications of the ACM, 62 (8). pp. 72-81. ISSN 0001-0782

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• Activity-Centric Computing (ACC) addresses deep-rooted information management problems in traditional application centric computing by providing a unifying computational model for human goal-oriented ‘activity,’ cutting across system boundaries. • We provide a historical review of the motivation for and development of ACC systems, and highlight the need for broadening up this research topic to also include low-level system research and development. • ACC concepts and technology relate to many facets of computing; they are relevant for researchers working on new computing models and operating systems, as well as for application designers seeking to incorporate these technologies in domain-specific applications.

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