Uninav : a context-aware mobile application for university campus maps

Wang, Tony Shu-Hsien, Tjondronegoro, Dian W., Docherty, Michael, & Song, Wei (2012) Uninav : a context-aware mobile application for university campus maps. In Internet of Things Workshop, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, VIC. (In Press)

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The smart phones we carry with us are becoming ubiquitous with everyday life and the sensing capabilities of these devices allow us to provide context-aware services. In this paper, we discuss the development of UniNav, a context-aware mobile application that delivers personalised campus maps for universities. The application utilises university students’ details to provide information and services that are relevant and important to them. It helps students to navigate within the campus and become familiar with their university environment quickly. A study was undertaken to evaluate the acceptability and usefulness of the campus map, as well as the impact on a users’ navigation efficiency by utilising the personal and environmental contexts. The result indicates the integration of personal and environmental contexts on digital maps can improve its usefulness and navigation efficiency.

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ID Code: 56629
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Context-Aware, Mobile Application, University, Campus Map, UniNav
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 ACM.
Deposited On: 23 Jan 2013 05:18
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2015 00:03

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