Meta Data to Support Context Aware Mobile Applications

Chalmers, Dan, Dulay, Naranker and Sloman, Morris (2004) Meta Data to Support Context Aware Mobile Applications. In: IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM2004), Berkeley, CA, USA.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Originality: This paper describes an XML meta-data system for describing complex documents, that takes a wider view than the standards of the time. The motivation is allowing selection of data to reflect the context of use. A conceptual model of data elements, and flexible set of properties including semantics, is described, which maps to a model of alternative presentations of data and the structure of data. Rigour: The system of encoding is described in detail, with two case studies using maps and web pages. Significance: 2 external citations in google scholar. Described as a general approach meeting a need in context-aware adaptation of content in the textbook "Distributed Systems Concepts and Design" by Coulouris, Dollimore, Kindberg. The conference accepted 27% of submissions as research-track papers after full peer-review, and continues as an annual event now in its 8th year.
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Depositing User: Dan Chalmers
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 18:10
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2012 13:25
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/15096
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