Chapter 1. Ubiquitous Computing: Basics and Vision

  1. Stefan Poslad

Published Online: 31 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779446.ch1

Ubiquitous Computing: Smart Devices, Environments and Interactions

Ubiquitous Computing: Smart Devices, Environments and Interactions

How to Cite

Poslad, S. (2009) Ubiquitous Computing: Basics and Vision, in Ubiquitous Computing: Smart Devices, Environments and Interactions, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470779446.ch1

Author Information

  1. Queen Mary, University of London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470035603

Online ISBN: 9780470779446

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Keywords:

  • ubiquitous computing - basics and vision;
  • modelling key ubiquitous computing properties;
  • implicit human–computer interaction (iHCI);
  • ubiquitous system environment interaction;
  • architectural design for UbiCom systems - smart DEI model;
  • Weiser's ICT device forms - tabs, pads and boards;
  • tagging, sensing and controlling environments;
  • embedded versus untethered;
  • smart interaction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Living in a Digital World

  • Modelling the Key Ubiquitous Computing Properties

  • Ubiquitous System Environment Interaction

  • Architectural Design for UbiCom Systems: Smart DEI Model

  • Discussion

  • Exercises

  • References