Chapter 13. Ubiquitous System: Challenges and Outlook

  1. Stefan Poslad

Published Online: 31 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779446.ch13

Ubiquitous Computing: Smart Devices, Environments and Interactions

Ubiquitous Computing: Smart Devices, Environments and Interactions

How to Cite

Poslad, S. (2009) Ubiquitous System: Challenges and Outlook, in Ubiquitous Computing: Smart Devices, Environments and Interactions, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470779446.ch13

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 system - challenges and outlook;
  • UbiCom - vision for everyday human tasks;
  • Core UbiCom model properties;
  • smart devices and main challenges;
  • richer system interaction and interoperability;
  • IC chip use and embedded computers in appliances;
  • interoperability going beyond simple connectivity;
  • smart physical environment device interaction;
  • smart human–device interaction;
  • human intelligence versus machine intelligence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of Challenges

  • Smart Devices

  • Smart Interaction

  • Smart Physical Environment Device Interaction

  • Smart Human–Device Interaction

  • Human Intelligence Versus Machine Intelligence

  • Social Issues: Promise Versus Peril

  • Final Remarks

  • Exercises

  • References