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DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-054-7.ch057
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Simon, Vilmos and Sándor Imre. "Location Area Design Algorithms for Minimizing Signalling Costs in Mobile Networks." Mobile Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. IGI Global, 2009. 682-695. Web. 21 Oct. 2014. doi:10.4018/978-1-60566-054-7.ch057

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Simon, V., & Imre, S. (2009). Location Area Design Algorithms for Minimizing Signalling Costs in Mobile Networks. In D. Taniar (Ed.), Mobile Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (pp. 682-695). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-60566-054-7.ch057

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Simon, Vilmos and Sándor Imre. "Location Area Design Algorithms for Minimizing Signalling Costs in Mobile Networks." In Mobile Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, ed. David Taniar, 682-695 (2009), accessed October 21, 2014. doi:10.4018/978-1-60566-054-7.ch057

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In the next generation, IP-based mobile networks, one of the most important QoS parameters, are the delay and the delay variation. The cell handover causes incremental signalling traffic, which can be critical from the point of view of delay variation. It worsens the quality parameters of the real-time services, which are the backbone of next generation mobile commercial services. We have designed and implemented two algorithms: a location area forming algorithm (LAFA) and a cell regrouping algorithm (CEREAL), which can help us to guarantee QoS parameters in the next generation mobile networks. We used our realistic mobile environment simulator to generate input statistics on cell changes and incoming calls for our algorithms and by comparing the values of the cost functions proposed by us, we recognized that significant reduction was achieved in the amount of the signalling traffic; the location update cost was decreased by 40-60% in average.
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Hans Lehmann, Stefan Berger, Ulrich Remus
Today, many working environments and industries are considered as knowledge-intensive, that is, consulting, software, pharmaceutics, financial... Sample PDF
A Mobile Portal for Academe
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Chapter 113
Anna Trifonova
This chapter has the aim to point out an important functionality of a ubiquitous mobile system, and more specifically, its application in the... Sample PDF
Accessing Learning Content in a Mobile System: Does Mobile Mean Always Connected?
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Chapter 114
Pamela T. Northrup, William T. Harrison Jr.
This chapter introduces the use of a learning objects content development tool, the eLearning Objects Navigator, (eLONTM) as a strategy for... Sample PDF
Using Learning Objects for Rapid Deployment to Mobile Learning Devices for the U.S. Coast Guard
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Chapter 115
Matt Jones, Gary Marsden, Dominic Gruijters
This chapter investigates how to create ad hoc audience response systems using nonspecialist devices. The chapter revolves around two case studies... Sample PDF
Using Mobile Phones and PDAs in Ad Hoc Audience Response Systems
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Chapter 116
Astrid M. Oddershede, Rolando A. Carrasco
In this chapter the user interface perception and resources for mobile technology (MT) support in health care service activities is investigated.... Sample PDF
Perception of Mobile Technology Provision in Health Service
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Chapter 117
Henrique M.G. Martins, Matthew R. Jones
Mobile information and communication technologies (MICTs) are widely promoted as increasing the efficiency of work practices in many business... Sample PDF
Relevance of Mobile Computing in the Field of Medicine
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Chapter 118
Yu Jiao, Ali Hurson, Thomas E. R. Potok, Barbara G. Beckerman
In this chapter, we discuss issues related to ehealth and focus on two major challenges in distributed healthcare database management: database... Sample PDF
Integrating Mobile-Based Systems with Healthcare Databases
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Chapter 119
Bill Doolin, Eman Al Haj Ali
The increasing utilization of mobile commerce technologies in e-business raises the question of their use in supply chain integration and... Sample PDF
Adoption of Mobile Technology in the Supply Chain: An Exploratory Cross-Case Analysis
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Chapter 120
Umar Ruhi, Ofir Turel
In recent years, the prospect of information exchange independent of time and place has been a compelling driver for organizations worldwide to... Sample PDF
Enabling the Glass Pipeline: The Infusion of Mobile Technology Applications in Supply Chain Management
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Chapter 121
Holger Hoffman, Jan Marco Leimeister, Helmut Krcmar
In this chapter we describe the systematic development and implementation of mobile services in the automotive sector. This includes a design... Sample PDF
Mobile Automotive Cooperative Services (MACS): Systematic Development of Personalizable Interactive Mobile Automotive Services
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Chapter 122
Marko Horvat, Mario Žagar
This article describes the functional and technical side of Railways Ltd. mobile terminals project. The advantage of mobile terminals lies in the... Sample PDF
Using the Railway Mobile Terminals in the Process of Validation and Vending Tickets
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Chapter 123
Ben Coaker, Candace Deans
The purpose of this chapter is to provide guidelines for city governments considering implementing large-scale wireless networks to provide Internet... Sample PDF
An Evaluation of U.S. City Government Wireless Networks for Mobile Internet Access
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Chapter 124
Ala M. Abu-Samaha, Yara Abdel Samad
This chapter aims to assess the viability of mobile governmental services in Jordan as a precursor to embracing mobile government as a complementing... Sample PDF
The Prospects of Mobile Government in Jordan: An Evaluation of Different Delivery Platforms
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Chapter 125
Paul Moore Olmstead, Gertraud Peinel, Dirk Tilsner, Witold Abramowicz, Andrzej Bassara, Agata Filipowska
This chapter introduces the USE-ME.GOV project that supports and encourages the authorities with the access to new e-government services at any time... Sample PDF
Usability Driven Open Platform for Mobile Government (USE-ME.GOV)
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Chapter 126
Anastasis Sofokleous, Marios C. Angelides, Christos Schizas
The ubiquitous nature of modern mobile computing has made “any information, any device, any network, anytime, anywhere” a well-known reality.... Sample PDF
Mobile Computing for M-Commerce
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Chapter 127
Krassie Petrova
The potential advantages of mobile commerce applications have been discussed extensively in the recent literature, with many industries offering... Sample PDF
Mobile Commerce Applications and Adoption
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Chapter 128
N. Raghavendra Rao
Information and telecommunication technologies are the major stimulus for changes in trade and commerce. Recent convergence of the above... Sample PDF
Mobile Computing: An Enabler in International Financial Services
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Chapter 129
Charlie Chen, Samuel C. Yang
E-commerce applications are primarily used at home and in the workplace. Utilitarian elements, including cognitive beliefs of perceived usefulness... Sample PDF
E-Commerce and Mobile Commerce Applications Adoptions
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Chapter 130
Niina Mallat, Tomi Dahlberg
As payments by mobile phones are an enabling technology, the adoption of mobile payments is believed to significantly influence the successful... Sample PDF
Consumer and Merchant Adoption of Mobile Payment Solutions
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Chapter 131
Sheng-Uei Guan
With electronic commerce revolutionizing the traditional way of doing business, electronic auction service has been one of the many business models... Sample PDF
An Electronic Auction Service Framework Based on Mobile Software Agents
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Chapter 132
Tawfik Jelassi, Albrecht Enders
This chapter is based on research conducted in cooperation with 12Snap, the leading European mobile marketing company, which has implemented... Sample PDF
Mobile Advertising: A European Perspective
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Chapter 133
Nir Kshetri, Nicholas Williamson, David L. Bourgoin
China is emerging as a global capital of m-commerce applications. China is the world’s biggest mobile market in terms of subscriber base and the... Sample PDF
China: M-Commerce in World's Largest Mobile Market
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Chapter 134
Detlev Zwick
This chapter sketches the Canadian mobile commerce space. Relative to other parts of the world, Canadians have been slower in their embrace of the... Sample PDF
Canada: Mobile Commerce Under Construction
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Chapter 135
Anesh Maniraj Singh
The last decade has seen a rush among businesses to get onto the Internet. Since its introduction, e-commerce has grown in leaps and bounds. The... Sample PDF
Mobile Commerce in South Africa
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Chapter 136
Youngsun Kwon, Changi Nam
This chapter introduces three mobile payment plans that have been launched in Korea: mobile banking service, mobile prepaid electronic cash service... Sample PDF
Mobile Payment Issues and Policy Implications: The Case of Korea
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Chapter 137
Jon T.S. Quah, Winnie C.H. Leow, Chee Chye Ong
The Internet, especially the World Wide Web, is moving from a free, academic domain to a profitable commercial world. This underscores the... Sample PDF
Payment Mechanism of Mobile Agent-Based Restaurant Ordering System
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Chapter 138
Ankur Tarnacha, Carleen Maitland
This article examines the structural effects of platform certification on the supply of complementary products. Drawing on the exploratory case of... Sample PDF
Structural Effects of Platform Certification on a Complementary Product Market: The Case of Mobile Applications
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Chapter 139
Guillermo de Haro, José María García
In 1999 Jorge Mata, vice president of Broadvision and former expert in interactive solutions for Banco Santander and McKinsey, decided to leave... Sample PDF
Buongiorno! MyAlert: Creating a Market to Develop a Mobile Business
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Chapter 140
Christopher Ververidis, George C. Polyzos
Advances in wireless communications and information technology have made the mobile Web a reality. The mobile Web is the response to the need for... Sample PDF
Location-Based Services in the Mobile Communications Industry
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Chapter 141
Mobile Virtual Communities  (pages 1763-1770)
Glauber Ferreira, Hyggo Almeida, Angelo Perkusich, Evandro Costa
The establishment of collective relationships is a native characteristic of individuals. Living in a recluse way cannot be considered part of human... Sample PDF
Mobile Virtual Communities
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Chapter 142
Jalal Kawash, Christo El Morr, Hamza Taha, Wissam Charaf
Commuting forms an integral part of our lives, whether we are commuting for leisure or business. The use of location-based services and mobile... Sample PDF
Mobile Virtual Communities of Commuters
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Chapter 143
Jun Sun
In mobile commerce (m-commerce), consumers engage a ubiquitous computing environment that allows them to access and exchange information anywhere... Sample PDF
Wireless Local Communities in Mobile Commerce
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Chapter 144
Patricia McManus, Craig Standing
Edith Cowan University, Australia Sample PDF
From Communities to Mobile Communities of Values
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Chapter 145
Kerem Tomak
University of Texas at Austin, USA Sample PDF
Economics of Immediate Gratification in Mobile Commerce
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Chapter 146
Amy Carroll, Stuart J. Barnes, Eusebio Scornavacca
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand; University of East Anglia, UK; Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Sample PDF
Consumer Perceptions and Attitudes Towards Mobile Marketing
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Chapter 147
Su-Fang Lee, Yuan-Cheng Tsai, Wen-Jang (Kenny) Jih
Overseas Chinese Institute of Technology, Taiwan; Da-Yeh University, Taiwan; Middle Tennessee State University, USA Sample PDF
An Empirical Examination of Customer Perceptions of Mobile Advertising
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Chapter 148
Wen-Jang (Kenny) Jih
Middle Tennessee State University, USA Sample PDF
Effects of Consumer-Perceived Convenience on Shopping Intention in Mobile Commerce: An Empirical Study
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Chapter 149
Anne-Marie Ranft
University of Technology, Australia Sample PDF
Factors Influencing Segmentation and Demographics of Mobile-Customers
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Chapter 150
Torsten Brodt
University of St. Gallen, Switzerland Sample PDF
Identified Customer Requirements in Mobile Video Markets—A Pan-European Case
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Chapter 151
Jari Salo, Jaana Tähtinen
Mobile advertising, or m-advertising, refers to ads sent to and presented on mobile devices such as cellular phones, PDAs (personal digital... Sample PDF
Special Features of Mobile Advertising and Their Utilization
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Chapter 152
HY Sonya Hsu, Songpol Kulviwat
Southern Illinois University, USA; Hofstra University, USA Sample PDF
Personalization and Customer Satisfaction in Mobile Commerce
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Chapter 153
Parissa Haghirian, Maria Madlberger
Sophia University, Japan; Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria Sample PDF
Cross-Cultural Consumer Perceptions of Advertising via Mobile Devices: Some Evidence from Europe and Japan
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Chapter 154
Veronica Liljander, Pia Polsa, Kim Forsberg
Not until very recently has mobile phone technology become sophisticated enough to allow more complex customized programs, which enable companies to... Sample PDF
Do Mobile CRM Services Appeal to Loyalty Program Customers?
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Chapter 155
Robert Willis, Alexander Serenko, Ofir Turel
The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the effect of contractual obligations between users and providers of mobile services on customer loyalty.... Sample PDF
Contractual Obligations Between Mobile Service Providers and Users
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Chapter 156
Pankaj Kamthan
The increasing affordability of devices, advantages associated with a device always being handy while not being dependent on its location, and being... Sample PDF
Accessibility of Mobile Applications
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Chapter 157
Imar de Vries
In this chapter, visions of mobile communication are explored by focussing on idealised concepts surrounding wireless technology. By examining... Sample PDF
Propagating the Ideal: The Mobile Communication Paradox
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Chapter 158
Paul Crowther, Martin Beer
Mobile computing gives a learner the ability to engage in learning activities when and where they wish. This may be formal learning, where the... Sample PDF
Portals Supporting a Mobile Learning Environment
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Chapter 159
Hannakaisa Isomäki, Kirsi Päykkönen, Hanna Räisänen
During the past few years, mobile technologies have become common in everyday life. Almost everyone carry some kind of mobile technological... Sample PDF
Secure Collaborative Learning Practices and Mobile Technology
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Chapter 160
Shintaro Okazaki
The rapid pace of adoption of Web-enabled mobile handsets in worldwide markets has become an increasingly important issue for information systems... Sample PDF
Gender Difference in the Motivations of Mobile Internet Usage
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Chapter 161
Vimala Balakrishnan, P. H.P. Yeow
A total of 110 participants were interviewed to investigate the effect of hand measurements and gender on mobile phone messaging satisfaction.... Sample PDF
Hand Measurements and Gender Effect on Mobile Phone Messaging Satisfaction: A Study Based on Keypad Design Factors
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Chapter 162
Eija Kaasinen
Personal mobile devices are increasingly being used as platforms for interactive services. User acceptance of mobile services is not just based on... Sample PDF
User Acceptance of Mobile Services
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Chapter 163
Dean Mohamedally, Panayiotis Zaphiris, Helen Petrie
Mobile computing and wireless communications continue to change the way in which we perceive our lifestyles and habits. Through an extensive... Sample PDF
User-Centered Mobile Computing
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Chapter 164
Hanna Stelmaszewska, Bob Fields, Ann Blandford
This chapter reports on a qualitative study into people’s use of camera phones for social interaction in co-present settings. The study examined... Sample PDF
User Experience of Camera Phones in Social Contexts
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Chapter 165
Murray Crease, Robert Longworth
The evaluation of mobile applications is increasingly taking into account the users of such applications’ mobility (e.g., Mizobuchi, Chignell, &... Sample PDF
Mobile Evaluations in a Lab Environment
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Chapter 166
Sirkka Heinonen
Telework, or e-work as it is now more frequently called in Europe, means working outside one’s regular workplace, utilising sophisticated ICT.... Sample PDF
Mobile E-Work to Support Regional and Rural Communities
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Chapter 167
Mobile Phone and Autonomy  (pages 2066-2078)
Theptawee Chokvasin
This chapter is to offer a critical study of what the human living condition would be like in a new era of hi-tech mobilization, especially the... Sample PDF
Mobile Phone and Autonomy
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Chapter 168
Steve Sawyer, Andrea Tapia
In this article we discuss the sociotechnical nature of mobile computing as used by three policing agencies within the United States. Mobile... Sample PDF
The Sociotechnical Nature of Mobile Computing Work: Evidence from a Study of Policing in the United States
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Chapter 169
Andrew P. Ciganek, K. Ramamurthy
The purpose of this chapter is to explore and suggest how perceptions of the social context of an organization moderate the usage of an innovative... Sample PDF
Social Context for Mobile Computing Device Adoption and Diffusion: A Proposed Research Model and Key Research Issues
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Chapter 170
Ishraga Khattab, Steve Love
Recently, the ubiquitous use of mobile phones by people from different cultures has grown enormously. For example, mobile phones are used to perform... Sample PDF
Mobile Phone Use Across Cultures: A Comparison Between the United Kingdom and Sudan
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Chapter 171
Shirley Chan, Douglas Vogel, Louis C.K. Ma
In most parts of the world, it is generally considered impolite or even rude to pick up an incoming mobile phone call and to have a longer (and... Sample PDF
Mobile Phone Communication Innovation in Multiple Time and Space Zones: The Case of Hong Kong Culture
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Chapter 172
Louise Barkhuus
This chapter introduces a qualitative study of the use of mobile text messaging (SMS) and reflects on how SMS influences social interaction. It... Sample PDF
Mobile Networked Text Communication: The Case of SMS and Its Influence on Social Interaction
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Chapter 173
Khimji Vaghjiani, Jenny Teoh
In this chapter we explore the concept of enterprise, or organisational mobility. We examine how mobility in a business can provide a competitive... Sample PDF
Comprehensive Impact of Mobile Technology on Business
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Chapter 174
Mobile Business Applications  (pages 2163-2168)
Cheon-Pyo Lee
As an increasing number of organizations and individuals are dependent on mobile technologies to perform their tasks, various mobile applications... Sample PDF
Mobile Business Applications
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Chapter 175
Volker Derballa, Key Pousttchi, Klaus Turowski
Mobile technology enables enterprises to invent new business models by applying new forms of organization or offering new products and services. In... Sample PDF
Business Model Typology for Mobile Commerce
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Chapter 176
Indranil Bose, Chen Xi
With the appearance of advanced and mature wireless and mobile technologies, more and more people are embracing mobile “things” as part of their... Sample PDF
Business Strategies for Mobile Marketing
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Chapter 177
Dinesh Arunatileka
This chapter discusses the impact of mobile technologies on service delivery processes in a banking environment. Advances in mobile technologies... Sample PDF
Applying Mobile Technologies to Banking Business Processes
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Chapter 178
Xin Luo, Merrill Warkentin
Consumer preferences, attitudes, and behavior concerning product choice can be of vital importance in the development process and implementation of... Sample PDF
Consumers' Preferences and Attitudes Toward Mobile Office Use: A Technology Trade-Off Research Agenda
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Chapter 179
Susy S. Chan, Jean Lam
The Internet has served as an effective channel for companies to build and manage relationships with customers. The mobile channel, emerging from... Sample PDF
Customer Relationship Management on Internet and Mobile Channels: An Analytical Framework and Research Directions
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Chapter 180
Minna Pura, Kristina Heinonen
Mobile services have evolved into an important business area and many companies in various industries are offering mobile services. However, formal... Sample PDF
Exploring Mobile Service Business Opportunities from a Customer-Centric Perspective
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Chapter 181
Ragnar Schierholz, Lutz M. Kolbe, Walter Brenner
In this chapter we analyze how companies define their customer value proposition and how the selection of successful mobile customer services is... Sample PDF
Strategy Aligned Process Selection for Mobile Customer Services
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Chapter 182
Stamatis Karnouskos, András Vilmos
An old saying coming from the telecom world states that nothing can be really considered as a service unless you are able to charge for it. The last... Sample PDF
Universal Approach to Mobile Payments
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Chapter 183
Dinesh Arunatileka, Abbass Ghanbary, Bhuvan Unhelkar
Organizations are globalizing their business primarily due to the communications capabilities offered by Internet technologies. As a result, there... Sample PDF
Influence of Mobile Technologies on Global Business Processes in Global Organizations
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Chapter 184
Rohit Prasad, Varadharajan Sridhar
With 225 million subscribers, India has the world’s third largest mobile subscriber base in the world. The Indian mobile industry is also one of the... Sample PDF
Optimal Number of Mobile Service Providers in India: Trade-Off between Efficiency and Competition
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Chapter 185
Chandana Unnithan, Bardo Fraunholz
Electronic business is a concept that has been adopted by businesses all over the world. The developing world takes it as a viable economic... Sample PDF
Evolution of Telecommunications and Mobile Communications in India: A Synthesis in the Transition from Electronic to Mobile Business
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Chapter 186
Tong-Seng Quah, Chye-Huang Leow
In a highly competitive business environment, every organization is trying to achieve more using fewer resources. This is particularly true in this... Sample PDF
Linking Businesses for Competitive Advantage: A Mobile Agent-Based Approach
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Chapter 187
Bhuvan Unhelkar, Ming-Chien Wu, Abbass Ghanbary
This chapter investigates opportunities to integrate mobile technologies within an organization’s enterprise architecture (EA), with an emphasis on... Sample PDF
Integrating Mobile Technologies in Enterprise Architecture with a Focus on Global Supply Chain Management Systems
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Chapter 188
Dieter Hertweck, Asarnusch Rashid
There is an ongoing debate about the value of mobile applications for the optimization of business processes in European hospitals. Thus finding... Sample PDF
Mobile Business Process Reengineering: How to Measure the Input of Mobile Applications to Business Processes in European Hospitals
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Chapter 189
Christopher C. Yang, Fu Lee Wang
In this information-centric age, an organization needs to access the most update and accurate information for fast decision making. Mobile access to... Sample PDF
Information Delivery for Mobile Business: Architecture for Accessing Large Documents through Mobile Devices
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Chapter 190
Uta Wehn Montalvo, Els van de Kar, Carleen Maitland
The advent of new electronic platforms, such as fixed and mobile Internet, is forcing firms from a range of industries to come together in so-called... Sample PDF
Resource-Based Interdependencies in Value Networks for Mobile E-Services
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Chapter 191
Risto Rajala, Matti Rossi, Virpi Kristiina Tuunainen, Janne Vihinen
In this chapter, we explore the revenue logics and related product distribution models of mobile game developer companies. Mobile gaming is facing a... Sample PDF
Channel Choices and Revenue Logics of Software Companies Developing Mobile Games
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Chapter 192
Dimitris Katsianis, Theodoros Rokkas, Dimitris Varoutas, Thomas Sphicopoulos
Digital convergence brings new players in the telecom market and the Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO) are an alternative way for companies to... Sample PDF
3G Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs): Business Strategies, Regulation, and Policy Issues
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Chapter 193
Stefan Berger, Ulrich Remus
This chapter discusses the use of mobile applications in knowledge management (mobile KM). Today more and more people leave (or have to leave) their... Sample PDF
A Mobile Portal Solution for Knowledge Management
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Chapter 194
Jin Ki Kim, Heasun Chun
As the growth of the mobile market decreases and the market competition intensifies, mobile carriers have been trying to find new business models to... Sample PDF
Strategies of Mobile Value-Added Services in Korea
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Chapter 195
Soe-Tsyr Yuan, Pei-Hung Hsieh
A location model represents the inclusive objects and their relationships in a space and helps engender the values of location based services (LBS).... Sample PDF
Semantic Location Modeling for Mobile Enterprises
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Chapter 196
E. S. Samundeeswari, F. Mary Magdalene Jane
Over the years, computer systems have evolved from centralized monolithic computing devices supporting static applications, into client-server... Sample PDF
Mobile Code and Security Issues
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Chapter 197
Security of Mobile Code  (pages 2583-2599)
Zbigniew Kotulski, Aneta Zwierko
The recent development in the mobile technology (mobile phones, middleware, wireless networks, etc.) created a need for new methods of protecting... Sample PDF
Security of Mobile Code
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Chapter 198
Chua Fang Fang, G. Radhamani
Agent technologies have grown rapidly in recent years as Internet usage has increased tremendously. Despite its numerous practical benefits and... Sample PDF
Security in Mobile Agent Systems
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Chapter 199
Jyh-haw Yeh, Wen-Chen Hu, Chung-wei Lee
With the advent of wireless and mobile networks, the Internet is rapidly evolving from a set of connected stationary machines to include mobile... Sample PDF
Security Issues and Possible Countermeasures for a Mobile Agent Based M-Commerce Application
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Chapter 200
Jaakko Kangasharju, Tancred Lindholm, Sasu Tarkoma
In the wireless world, there has recently been much interest in alternate serialization formats for XML data, mostly driven by the weak capabilities... Sample PDF
XML Security with Binary XML for Mobile Web Services
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Chapter 201
Samuel Pierre
Electronic commerce or e-commerce can be briefly defined as a financial transaction or commercial information between two parties based on data... Sample PDF
Security Issues Concerning Mobile Commerce
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Chapter 202
Kaj Grahn, Göran Pulkkis, Jonny Karlsson, Dai Tran
Mobile Internet users expect the same network service quality as over a wire. Technologies, protocols, and standards supporting wired and wireless... Sample PDF
Security Architectures of Mobile Computing
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Chapter 203
Christoforos Ntantogian, Christos Xenakis
The integration of heterogeneous mobile/wireless networks using an IP-based core network materializes the beyond third generation (B3G) mobile... Sample PDF
Security Architectures for B3G Mobile Networks
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Chapter 204
Christer Andersson, Leonardo A. Martucci, Simone Fischer-Hübner
Providing privacy is often considered a keystone factor for the ultimate take up and success of mobile ad hoc networking. Privacy can best be... Sample PDF
Privacy and Anonymity in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
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Chapter 205
Sheng-Uei Guan
One hindrance to the widespread adoption of mobile-agent technology is the lack of security. Security will be the issue that has to be addressed... Sample PDF
Integrity Protection of Mobile Agent Data
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Chapter 206
György Kálmán, Josef Noll
This chapter deals with challenges raised by securing transport, service access, user privacy, and accounting in wireless environments. Key... Sample PDF
Key Distribution and Management for Mobile Applications
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Chapter 207
H. Hamidi, K. Mohammadi
A mobile agent is a software program which migrates from a site to another site to perform tasks assigned by a user. For the mobile agent system to... Sample PDF
Modeling Fault Tolerant and Secure Mobile Agent Execution in Distributed Systems
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Chapter 208
Christos Xenakis
The global system for mobile communications (GSM) is the most popular standard that implements second generation (2G) cellular systems. 2G systems... Sample PDF
Security in 2.5G Mobile Systems
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Chapter 209
Symeon Chatzinotas, Jonny Karlsson, Göran Pulkkis, Kaj Grahn
During the last few years, mobile broadband access has been a popular concept in the context of fourth generation (4G) cellular systems. After the... Sample PDF
Evaluation of Security Architectures for Mobile Broadband Access
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Chapter 210
Sashi Nand
This chapter looks at how a public key infrastructure (PKI) can increase the wireless network’s security by requiring certificate-based... Sample PDF
Developing a Theory of Portable Public Key Infrastructure (PORTABLEPKI) for Mobile Business Security
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Chapter 211
Josef Noll, György Kálmán
Converging networks and mobility raise new challenges towards the existing authentication, authorisation, and accounting (AAA) systems. Focus of the... Sample PDF
Authentication, Authorisation, and Access Control in Mobile Systems
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Chapter 212
Dan J. Kim
Despite the importance of trust in electronic commerce including mobile commerce, there is insufficient theory and model concerning the determinants... Sample PDF
Antecedents of Consumer Trust in B2C Electronic Commerce and Mobile Commerce
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Chapter 213
Mike Burmester
This chapter introduces the notion of trust as a means to establish security in ubiquitous mobile network systems. It argues that trust is an... Sample PDF
Trust Models for Ubiquitous Mobile Systems
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Chapter 214
Winston K.G. Seah, Hwee-Xian Tan
Mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) form a class of multi-hop wireless networks that can easily be deployed on-the-fly. These are autonomous systems... Sample PDF
Quality of Service in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
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Chapter 215
Nalin Sharda
The focus of this chapter is on the quality of service (QoS) aspects involved in transmitting multimedia information via mobile systems. Multimedia... Sample PDF
Quality of Service Issues in Mobile Multimedia Transmission
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Chapter 216
Ankur Jain, Lalit Wangikar, Martin Ahrens, Ranjan Rao, Suddha Sattwa Kundu, Sutirtha Ghosh
In this article we discuss how we have predicted the third generation (3G) customers using logistic regression analysis and statistical tools like... Sample PDF
Classification of 3G Mobile Phone Customers
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Chapter 217
Dan Steinberg, Mikhaylo Golovnya, Nicholas Scott Cardell
Mobile phone customers face many choices regarding handset hardware, add-on services, and features to subscribe to from their service providers.... Sample PDF
Mobile Phone Customer Type Discrimination via Stochastic Gradient Boosting
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Chapter 218
Hanny Yulius Limanto, Tay Joc Cing, Andrew Watkins
With the recent introduction of third generation (3G) technology in the field of mobile communications, mobile phone service providers will have to... Sample PDF
An Immune Systems Approach for Classifying Mobile Phone Usage
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Chapter 219
Jari Veijalainen
The number of mobile subscribers in the world is soon reaching the three billion mark. According to the newest estimates, majority of the... Sample PDF
Mobile Ontologies: Concept, Development, Usage, and Business Potential
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Chapter 220
Miao-Ling Wang, Hsiao-Fan Wang
With the ever-increasing and ever-changing flow of information available on the Web, information analysis has never been more important. Web text... Sample PDF
Web Mining System for Mobile-Phone Marketing
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Chapter 221
Vasileios Baousis, Vassilis Spiliopoulos, Elias Zavitsanos
The requirement for ubiquitous service access in wireless environments presents a great challenge in light of well-known problems like high error... Sample PDF
Semantic Web Services and Mobile Agents Integration for Efficient Mobile Services
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Chapter 222
Michele Ruta, Tommaso Di Noia, Eugenio Di Sciascio, Francesco Maria Donini, Giacomo Piscitelli
New mobile architectures allow for stable networked links from almost everywhere; and more and more people make use of information resources for... Sample PDF
Advanced Resource Discovery Protocol for Semantic-Enabled M-Commerce
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Chapter 223
Yongjian Fu, Hironmoy Paul, Namita Shetty
In this article; we propose to use N-gram models for improving Web navigation for mobile users. N-gram models are built from Web server logs to... Sample PDF
Improving Mobile Web Navigation Using N-Grams Prediction Models
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Chapter 224
Ki-Sik Kong, Sung-Ju Roh, Chong-Sun Hwang
The performance of IP mobility protocols is highly dependent on the change of mobile nodes’ (MNs’) mobility and traffic-related characteristics.... Sample PDF
A Study on the Performance of IPv6-Based Mobility Protocols: Mobile IPv6 vs. Hierarchical Mobile IPv6
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Chapter 225
S. Shanmugavel, C. Gomathy
As mobile computing gains popularity, the need for ad hoc routing also continues to grow. In mobile ad hoc networks, the mobility of nodes and error... Sample PDF
A Novel Fuzzy Scheduler for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
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Chapter 226
R. C. Joshi, Manoj Misra, Narottam Chand
Caching at the mobile client is a potential technique that can reduce the number of uplink requests, lighten the server load, shorten the query... Sample PDF
Energy-Efficient Cache Invalidation in Wireless Mobile Environment
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Chapter 227
Shin Parker, Zhengxin Chen
Data management in mobile computing has emerged as a major research area, and it has found many applications. This research has produced interesting... Sample PDF
Ensuring Serializability for Mobile-Client Data Caching
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Chapter 228
Jianliang Xu
Location-based services (LBS) are services that answer queries based on the locations with which the queries are associate; normally the locations... Sample PDF
Mobile Caching for Location-Based Services
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Chapter 229
James E. Wyse
Location-based mobile commerce incorporates location-aware technologies, wire-free connectivity, and locationalized Web-based services to support... Sample PDF
Location-Aware Query Resolution for Location-Based Mobile Commerce: Performance Evaluation and Optimization
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Chapter 230
Panayotis Fouliras
Data dissemination today represents one of the cornerstones of network-based services and even more so for mobile environments. This becomes more... Sample PDF
Data Dissemination in Mobile Environments
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Chapter 231
A. R. Hurson, Y. Jiao
The advances in mobile devices and wireless communication techniques have enabled anywhere, anytime data access. Data being accessed can be... Sample PDF
Data Broadcasting in a Mobile Environment
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Chapter 232
Surendra Kumar Sivagurunathan, Mohammed Atiquzzaman
With the proliferation of wireless data networks, there is an increasing interest in carrying multimedia over wireless networks using portable... Sample PDF
Multimedia over Wireless Mobile Data Networks
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Chapter 233
Hesham A. Ali, Tamer Ahmed Farrag
Due to the rapidly increasing number of mobile devices connected to the Internet, a lot of research is being conducted to maximize the benefit of... Sample PDF
High Performance Scheduling Mechanism for Mobile Computing Based on Self-Ranking Algorithm
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Chapter 234
Maria de Fátima Queiroz Vieira Turnell, José Eustáquio Rangel de Queiroz, Danilo de Sousa Ferreira
This chapter presents a method for the evaluation of user interfaces for mobile applications. The method is based upon an approach that combines... Sample PDF
Multilayered Approach to Evaluate Mobile User Interfaces
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Chapter 235
Say Ying Lim, David Taniar, Bala Srinivasan
As more and more servers appearing in the wireless environment provide accesses to mobile users, more and more demand and expectation is required by... Sample PDF
Mobile Information Processing Involving Multiple Non-Collaborative Sources
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Chapter 236
Mostafa El-Said
In the current 3G systems and the upcoming 4G wireless systems, missing neighbor pilot refers to the condition of receiving a high-level pilot... Sample PDF
A Bio-Inspired Approach for the Next Generation of Cellular Systems
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Chapter 237
Loreno Oliveira, Emerson Loureiro, Hyggo Almeida, Angelo Perkusich
The growing popularity of powerful mobile devices, such as modern cellular phones, smart phones, and PDAs, is enabling pervasive computing (Weiser... Sample PDF
Bridging Together Mobile and Service-Oriented Computing
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Chapter 238
Anind K. Dey, Jonna Häkkilä
Context-awareness is a maturing area within the field of ubiquitous computing. It is particularly relevant to the growing sub-field of mobile... Sample PDF
Context-Awareness and Mobile Devices
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Chapter 239
S. Rajeev, S. N. Sivanadam, K. V. Sreenaath
Mobile computing is associated with mobility of hardware, data and software in computer applications. With growing mobile users, dynamicity in... Sample PDF
Policy-Based Mobile Computing
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Chapter 240
Adrian Stoica, Georgios Fiotakis, Dimitrios Raptis, Ioanna Papadimitriou, Vassilis Komis, Nikolaos Avouris
This chapter presents a usability evaluation method for context aware mobile applications deployed in semi-public spaces that involve collaboration... Sample PDF
Field Evaluation of Collaborative Mobile Applications
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Chapter 241
Katie A. Siek
The global population of older people is steadily growing and challenging researchers in the human computer interaction community to design... Sample PDF
Mobile Design for Older Adults
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Chapter 242
Nikolaos Tselios, Ioanna Papadimitriou, Dimitrios Raptis, Nikoletta Yiannoutsou, Vassilis Komis, Nikolaos Avouris
This chapter discusses the design challenges of mobile museum learning applications. Museums are undoubtedly rich in learning opportunities to be... Sample PDF
Design for Mobile Learning in Museums
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Chapter 243
Paulo Marques, Luís Silva
One central problem preventing widespread adoption of mobile agents as a code structuring primitive is that current mainstream middleware... Sample PDF
Component Agent Systems: Building a Mobile Agent Architecture That You Can Reuse
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Chapter 244
D. Scott McCrickard, Miten Sampat, Jason Chong Lee
An emerging challenge in the design of interfaces for mobile devices is the appropriate use of information about the location of the user. This... Sample PDF
Building Applications to Establish Location Awareness: New Approaches to Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Mobile and Ubiquitous Interfaces
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Chapter 245
Jeni Paay, Benjamin E. Erlandson
This chapter proposes a way of informing creative design of mobile information systems by acknowledging the value of ethnography in HCI and tackling... Sample PDF
From Ethnography to Interface Design
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Chapter 246
Tin-Yu Wu, Han-Chieh Chao
This article develops an environment for mobile e-learning that includes an interactive course, virtual online labs, an interactive online test, and... Sample PDF
Mobile e-Learning for Next Generation Communication Environment
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Chapter 247
Cheng-Huei Yang, Li-Yeh Chuang, Cheng-Hong Yang, Jun-Yang Chang
Morse code has been shown to be a valuable tool in assistive technology, augmentative and alternative communication, and rehabilitation for some... Sample PDF
An Interactive Wireless Morse Code Learning System
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Chapter 248
Masoud Mohammadian, Ric Jentzsch
The cost of health care continues to be a world wide issue. Research continues into ways and how the utilization of evolving technologies can be... Sample PDF
A Mobile Computing Framework for Passive RFID Detection System in Health Care
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Chapter 249
Francesco Bellotti, Riccardo Berta, Alessandro De Gloria, Massimiliano Margarone
Diffusion of radio frequency identification (RFID) promises to boost the added value of assistive technologies for mobile users. Visually impaired... Sample PDF
Widely Usable User Interfaces on Mobile Devices with RFID
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Chapter 250
Bernhard Holtkamp, Norbert Weißenberg, Manfred Wojciechowski
This chapter describes the use of ontologies for personalized situation-aware information and service supply of mobile users in different... Sample PDF
Matching Dynamic Demands of Mobile Users with Dynamic Service Offers
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Chapter 251
Kun Chang Lee, Namho Lee
This chapter proposes a new type of multi-agent mobile negotiation support system named MAMNSS in which both buyers and sellers are seeking the best... Sample PDF
A Multi-Agent System Approach to Mobile Negotiation Support Mechanism by Integrating Case-Based Reasoning and Fuzzy Cognitive Map
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Chapter 252
Michael J. O’Grady, Gregory M.P. O’Hare
In this chapter; the practical issue of realizing a necessary intelligence quotient for conceiving intelligent user interfaces (IUIs) on mobile... Sample PDF
Intelligent User Interfaces for Mobile Computing
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Chapter 253
Anette Hallin, Kristina Lundevall
This chapter presents the mCity Project; a project owned by the City of Stockholm; aiming at creating user-friendly mobile services in collaboration... Sample PDF
mCity: User Focused Development of Mobile Services Within the City of Stockholm
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Chapter 254
Mobile Speech Recognition  (pages 3468-3493)
Dirk Schnelle
This chapter gives an overview of the main architectures for enabling speech recognition on embedded devices. Starting with a short overview of... Sample PDF
Mobile Speech Recognition
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Chapter 255
Louise E. Moser, P. M. Melliar-Smith
The use of a voice interface; along with textual; graphical; video; tactile; and audio interfaces; can improve the experience of the user of a... Sample PDF
Voice-Enabled User Interfaces for Mobile Devices
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Chapter 256
Aishah Abdul Razak, Mohamad Izani Zainal Abidin, Ryoichi Komiya
This article proposes an application of emotion recognizer system in telecommunications entitled voice driven emotion recognizer mobile phone... Sample PDF
Voice Driven Emotion Recognizer Mobile Phone: Proposal and Evaluations
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Chapter 257
Nina Reeves, Sally Jo Cunningham, Laura Jefferies, Catherine Harris
Aphasia is a speech disorder usually caused by stroke or head injury (Armstrong; 1993). Related communication difficulties can include word finding;... Sample PDF
Mobile Multimedia for Speech and Language Therapy
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Chapter 258
Jason T. Black, Lois Wright Hawkes
This chapter presents a tool for collaborative elearning using handheld devices that incorporates pair communication via text and speech input. It... Sample PDF
A Proposed Tool for Mobile Collaborative Reading
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Chapter 259
Frada Burstein, J. Cowie
The wide availability of advanced information and communication technology has made it possible for users to expect a much wider access to decision... Sample PDF
Mobile Decision Support for Time-Critical Decision Making
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Chapter 260
Hermann Rohling
The orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) transmission technique can efficiently deal with multi-path propagation effects especially in... Sample PDF
OFDM Transmission Technique: A Strong Candidate for the Next Generation Mobile Communications
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Chapter 261
Thomas M. Chen, Cyrus Peikari
This chapter examines the scope of malicious software (malware) threats to mobile devices. The stakes for the wireless industry are high. While... Sample PDF
Malicious Software in Mobile Devices
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