A context-fusion framework for enhancing context-awareness on mobile application

Wang, Tony Shu-Hsien (2012) A context-fusion framework for enhancing context-awareness on mobile application. In OZCHI 2012 : Integration, Interaction, Innovation, Immersion, Inclusion, 26 - 30 November, 2012, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, VIC.

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Abstract

Mobile devices and smartphones have become a significant communication channel for everyday life. The sensing capabilities of mobile devices are expanding rapidly, and sensors embedded in these devices are cheaper and more powerful than before. It is evident that mobile devices have become the most suitable candidates to sense contextual information without needing extra tools. However, current research shows only a limited number of sensors are being explored and investigated. As a result, it still needs to be clarified what forms of contextual information extracted from mo- bile sensors are useful. Therefore, this research investigates the context sensing using current mobile sensors, the study follows experimental methods and sensor data is evaluated and synthesised, in order to deduce the value of various sensors and combinations of sensor for the use in context-aware mobile applications. This study aims to develop a context fusion framework that will enhance the context-awareness on mobile applications, as well as exploring innovative techniques for context sensing on smartphone devices.

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ID Code: 60507
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
Keywords: context-aware, mobile application, university, context fusion, campus
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 2013 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Deposited On: 30 May 2013 22:54
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2013 03:52

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