Context sharing in a 'real world' ubicomp deployment

Fitton, Daniel and Cheverst, Keith (2010) Context sharing in a 'real world' ubicomp deployment. Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 6 (5). pp. 527-536. ISSN 1574-1192

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While the application of ubicomp systems to explore context sharing has received a large amount of interest, only a very small number of studies have been carried out which involve “real world” use outside of the lab. This article presents an in-depth analysis of context sharing behaviours that built up around use of the Hermes interactive office door display system received during deployment. The Hermes system provided a groupware application supporting asynchronous messaging facilities, analogous to a digital form of Post-it notes, in order to explore the use of situated display systems to support awareness and coordination in an office environment. From this analysis we distil a set of issues relating to context sharing ranging from privacy concerns to ease of use; each supported through qualitative data from user interviews and questionnaires.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Pervasive and Mobile Computing
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qa75
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 56215
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 27 Jul 2012 08:00
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 08:00

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