Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

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Symonds, Judith
IGI Global, Sep 30, 2009 - Computers - 1962 pages

With the development of ubiquitous and pervasive computing, increased and expanded adaptability to changing needs, preferences, and environments will emerge to further enhance the use of technology amongst global cultures and populations.

Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications covers the latest innovative research findings involved with the incorporation of technologies into everyday aspects of life from a collaboration of accomplished field experts. Providing an enriched compilation of authoritative industry solutions in ubiquitous and pervasive technologies, this 3-volume reference source presents academicians, researchers, and practitioners with a wide range of unique topics in one premier research collection.

 

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Contents

RFID in Healthcare
867
Tapping into Digital Literacy
886
InternetEnabled User Interfaces for Distance Learning
905
Handhelds for Digital Libraries
931
South Korea
941
Ubiquitous Computing for Microbial Forensics and Bioterrorism
957
Section V Organizational and Social Implications
973
Cultural Dimension in the Future of Pervasive Computing
974

RFID Technologies and Applications
44
Understanding RFID Radio Frequency Identification
54
Radio Frequency Identification History and Development
65
Automated Data Capture Technologies
82
Contactless Payment with RFID and NFC
112
Ambient Intelligence
121
Ambient Intelligence in Perspective
129
Ambient Intelligence Environments
137
On Ambient Information Systems
145
Basics of Ubiquitous Networking
156
Networked Appliances and Home Networking
171
Section II Development and Design Methodologies
181
Ubiquitous and Pervasive Application Design
182
When Ubiquitous Computing Meets Experience Design
191
Designing Ubiquitous Content for Daily Lifestyle
206
Designing Pervasive and Multimodal Interactive Systems
212
Pervasive Computing
234
Developing User Interfaces for CommunityOriented Workflow Information Systems
253
An Adaptable Context Management Framework for Pervasive Computing
276
Incorporating Human Factors in the Development of ContextAware Personalized Applications
309
Deploying Ubiquitous Computing Applications on Heterogeneous Next Generation Networks
330
Convergence Broadcast and Telecommunication Services
353
Designing a Ubiquitous AudioBased Memory Aid
370
A Navigational Aid for Blind Pedestrians Designed with User and ActivityCentered Approaches
389
ModelDriven Development for Pervasive Information Systems
408
The Design Space of Ubiquitous Mobile Input
439
A Methodology for the Design Development and Validation of Adaptive and ContextAware Mobile Services
462
ContextAware Services for Ambient Environments
488
Section III Tools and Technologies
502
Deploying Pervasive Technologies
503
Embedding Ubiquitous Technologies
511
Ubiquitous Computing Technologies in Education
520
Mobile and Pervasive Technology in Education and Training
524
A SCORM Compliant Courseware Authoring Tool for Supporting Pervasive Learning
557
Realizing the Promise of RFID
581
The Little Chip That Could
594
Web RFId Technology
623
Smart Antennas for Automatic Radio Frequency Identification Readers
648
Getting to Know Social Television
678
Pervasive iTV and Creative Networked Multimedia Systems
707
Ambient Media and Home Entertainment
717
TeleTables and Window Seat
730
Interactive Tables
741
Section IV Utilization and Application
763
Pervasive Healthcare
764
Intelligent Agent Framework for Secure PatientDoctor Profiling and Profile Matching
782
Using RFID to Track and Trace High Value Products
802
Implementing RFID Technology in Hospital Environments
815
RFID as the Critical Factor for Superior Healthcare Delivery
823
An Ambient Intelligence Based MultiAgent System for Alzheimer Health Care
833
Ubiquitous Healthcare
845
Ubiquitous Risk Analysis of Physiological Data
853
Outline of the Human Factor Elements Evident with Pervasive Computers
993
Adapting to the User
1006
How Research can Help to Create Commercially Successful Ubiquitous Services
1021
Knowledge Sharing and Pervasive Computing
1039
Ubiquitous Communication
1052
Identity Management for Wireless Service Access
1067
Inscribing Interpretive Flexibility of Context Data in Ubiquitous Computing Environments
1079
Consumer Attitudes toward RFID Usage
1098
Determinants of User Acceptance for RFID Ticketing Systems
1106
An Empirical Study of Factors Affecting RFIDs Adoption in Taiwan
1122
Impact of RFID Technology on Health Care Organizations
1144
Learning by Pervasive Gaming
1156
Using Mobile and Pervasive Technologies to Engage Formal and Informal Learners in Scientific Debate
1179
Pervasive Business Infrastructure
1199
Decision Analysis for Business to Adopt RFID
1219
Intelligent Supply Chain Management with Automatic Identification Technology
1228
When Does RFID Make Business Sense for Managing Supply Chains?
1250
RFID and Supply Chain Visibility
1284
Security and Reliability of RFID Technology in Supply Chain Management
1293
Recognizing RFID as a Disruptive Technology
1301
Ubiquitous Connectivity WorkRelated Stress
1315
Bridging the Gap between Employee Surveillance and Privacy Protection
1331
Section VII Critical Issues
1349
The Ethical Debate Surrounding RFID
1350
Privacy Issues of Applying RFID in Retail Industry
1358
An Evaluation of the RFID Security Benefits of the APF System
1374
Security and Privacy in RFID Based Wireless Networks
1386
Humans and Emerging RFID Systems
1396
Privacy Factors for Successful Ubiquitous Computing
1408
Privacy Threats in Emerging Ubicomp Applications
1425
Deciphering Pervasive Computing
1450
Privacy Control Requirements for ContextAware Mobile Services
1465
Access Control in Mobile and Ubiquitous Environments
1481
Warranting High Perceived Quality of Experience PQoE in Pervasive Interactive Multimedia Systems
1498
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing Databases
1517
Adaptive Resource and Service Management in a MobileEnabled Environment
1527
ServiceOriented Architectures for ContextAware Information Retrieval and Access
1549
Section VIII Emerging Trends
1561
Ambient Learning
1562
Plastic Interfaces for Ubiquitous Learning
1582
uCity
1601
Planning for Knowledge Cities in Ubiquitous Technology Spaces
1613
Emotional Ambient Media
1626
Leveraging Semantic Technologies towards Social Ambient Intelligence
1643
From E to U
1669
Ubiquitous Services and Business Processes
1688
Ambient Intelligence on the Dance Floor
1720
Adaptive Narration in Multiplayer Ubiquitous Games
1738
Concept of Symbiotic Computing and its AgentBased Application to a Ubiquitous CareSupport Service
1762
Adaptive Awareness of Hospital Patient Information through Multiple Sentient Displays
1786
Index
1799
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Judith Symonds is a senior lecturer at AUT University (Auckland, New Zealand). Judith serves as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Advanced Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing . Judith holds a PhD in rural systems management from the University of Queensland (Australia, 2005). Judith has published in international refereed journals, book chapters, and conferences, including the Australian Journal of Information Systems and the Journal of Cases on Information Technology. She currently serves on editorial boards for the Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations and the International Journal of E-Business Research. Her current research interests include data management in pervasive and ubiquitous computing environments. [Editor]

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