Monitoring user activity on smart mobile devices

Camtepe, S. A., Glass, Gregor, Henke, Katja, Schneider, Lutz, Batyuk, Leonid, Schmidt, Aubrey-Derrick, Raddatz, Karsten, & Albayrak, Sahin (2013) Monitoring user activity on smart mobile devices. WO/2013/093011.

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The invention relates to a method for monitoring user activity on a mobile device, comprising an input and an output unit, comprising the following steps preferably in the following order: detecting and / or logging user activity on said input unit, identifying a foreground running application, hashing of a user-interface-element management list of the foreground running application, and creating a screenshot comprising items displayed on said input unit. The invention also relates to a method for analyzing user activity at a server, comprising the following step: obtaining at least one of an information about detected and / or logged user activity, an information about a foreground running application, a hashed user-interface-element management list and a screenshot from a mobile device. Further, a computer program product is provided, comprising one or more computer readable media having computer executable instructions for performing the steps of at least one of the aforementioned methods.

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ID Code: 61653
Item Type: Patent
Refereed: No
Additional Information: Suivi de l'activité d'utilisateurs sur des dispositifs mobiles intelligents (French translation)
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Patent ID: WO/2013/093011
Keywords: monitoring user activity , mobile devices, usability , smartphones, activity tracking, activity prediction, user interface
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING (080500) > Mobile Technologies (080502)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000) > COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES (100500) > Data Communications (100504)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000) > COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES (100500) > Wireless Communications (100510)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Deposited On: 02 Aug 2013 03:04
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2014 06:24

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