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Title: Context-aware and automatic configuration of mobile devices in cloud-enabled ubiquitous computing
Authors: Grønli, T-M
Ghinea, G
Younas, M
Keywords: Cloud computing;Mobile computing;Context awareness;Information tailoring;Push messaging
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Springer London
Citation: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 18(4): 883 - 894, (April 2014)
Abstract: Context-sensitive (or aware) applications have, in recent years, moved from the realm of possibilities to that of ubiquity. One exciting research area that is still very much in the realm of possibilities is that of cloud computing, and in this paper, we present our work, which explores the overlap of these two research areas. Accordingly, this paper explores the notion of cross-source integration of cloud-based, context-aware information in ubiquitous computing through a developed prototypical solution. Moreover, the described solution incorporates remote and automatic configuration of Android smartphones and advances the research area of context-aware information by harvesting information from several sources to build a rich foundation on which algorithms for context-aware computation can be based. Evaluation results show the viability of integrating and tailoring contextual information to provide users with timely, relevant and adapted application behaviour and content.
Description: This is the author's accepted manuscript. The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00779-013-0698-3. Copyright @ Springer-Verlag London 2013.
URI: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00779-013-0698-3
http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/9789
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00779-013-0698-3
ISSN: 1617 - 4909
Appears in Collections:Dept of Computer Science Research Papers

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