Chapter 7. Context-Aware Systems

  1. Stefan Poslad

Published Online: 31 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779446.ch7

Ubiquitous Computing: Smart Devices, Environments and Interactions

Ubiquitous Computing: Smart Devices, Environments and Interactions

How to Cite

Poslad, S. (2009) Context-Aware Systems, in Ubiquitous Computing: Smart Devices, Environments and Interactions, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470779446.ch7

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:

  • context-aware systems and context-aware applications;
  • modelling context-aware systems;
  • context creation and context composition;
  • mobility awareness - call routing for mobile users;
  • spatial awareness - spatial context creation;
  • spatial context queries and management - GIS;
  • ICT system awareness;
  • network-aware service adaptation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Modelling Context-Aware Systems

  • Mobility Awareness

  • Spatial Awareness

  • Temporal Awareness: Coordinating and Scheduling

  • ICT System Awareness

  • Exercises

  • References