Mobile Applications and Solutions for Social Inclusion

Mobile Applications and Solutions for Social Inclusion

Sara Paiva (Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal)
Projected Release Date: May, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 275
ISBN13: 9781522552703|ISBN10: 1522552707|EISBN13: 9781522552710|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5270-3

Description

Advancements in technology have allowed the creation of new tools and innovations that can improve different aspects of life. Mobile technologies are an ever-expanding area of research that can benefit users.

Mobile Applications and Solutions for Social Inclusion provides emerging research on the use of mobile technology to assist in improving social inclusion in several domains and for users in their daily lives. While highlighting topics such as alert systems, indoor navigation, and tracking and monitoring, this publication explores the various applications and techniques of mobile solutions in assistive technology. This book is an important resource for researchers, academics, professionals, and students seeking current research on the benefits and uses of mobile devices for end users and community acceptance.

Topics Covered

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

  • Alert Systems
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Indoor Navigation
  • Mobile Development
  • Mobile Payments
  • Tracking and Monitoring
  • Transport Solutions

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Sara Paiva has a PhD in Computer Engineering and has been a teacher at the School of Technology and Management for 10 years. For several years now she is dedicated to the mobile development field (Android and iOS), both for lecturing and research purposes. She has more than 20 publications in journals and conferences and has participated in several research projects. She also accumulates responsibilities as Course Coordinator and as a member of several course committees. Finally, she has a background in the area of neuro-linguistic programming and coaching.