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Bridging the representation and interaction challenges of mobile context-aware computing: designing agile ridesharing

Mirisaee, Seyed Hadi, Brereton, Margot, & Roe, Paul (2011) Bridging the representation and interaction challenges of mobile context-aware computing: designing agile ridesharing. In OzCHI 2011: Design Culture and Interaction, 28th November to 2nd December 2011, Australian National University, Canberra. (In Press)

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Abstract

The increasing capability of mobile devices and social networks to gather contextual and social data has led to increased interest in context-aware computing for mobile applications. This paper explores ways of reconciling two different viewpoints of context, representational and interactional, that have arisen respectively from technical and social science perspectives on context-aware computing. Through a case study in agile ridesharing, the importance of dynamic context control, historical context and broader context is discussed. We build upon earlier work that has sought to address the divide by further explicating the problem in the mobile context and expanding on the design approaches.

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ID Code: 46885
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Context-aware computing, Interaction, Representation, Dynamic ridesharing systems
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
Divisions: Past > Schools > Computer Science
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Schools > School of Design
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 ACM
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Deposited On: 08 Nov 2011 16:51
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2011 01:55

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