Emerging Pervasive and Ubiquitous Aspects of Information Systems: Cross-Disciplinary Advancements

Emerging Pervasive and Ubiquitous Aspects of Information Systems: Cross-Disciplinary Advancements

Judith Symonds (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)
Release Date: April, 2011|Copyright: © 2011 |Pages: 432
ISBN13: 9781609604875|ISBN10: 1609604873|EISBN13: 9781609604882|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-487-5

Description

The concept of pervasive and ubiquitous computing challenges our existing understanding of human-computer interaction, as it suggests a world in which computers become increasingly integrated into our daily lives.

Emerging Pervasive and Ubiquitous Aspects of Information Systems: Cross-Disciplinary Advancements reviews pervasive and ubiquitous computing as it informs modern information systems. This publication provides an overview of emerging trends in context-aware computing, pervasive and smart environments, as well as research on applications of pervasive technologies in healthcare organizations, work environments, and educational settings.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Analysis of health and wellness data
  • Context data in ubiquitous computing environments
  • Context-aware computing
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Patient data protection
  • Pervasive sensor computing
  • RFID in agri-food
  • RFID in healthcare
  • Smart home environments
  • User positioning systems

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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