Mobile Applications and Solutions for Social Inclusion

Mobile Applications and Solutions for Social Inclusion

Sara Paiva (Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: May, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 354
ISBN13: 9781522552703|ISBN10: 1522552707|EISBN13: 9781522552710|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5270-3


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

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Sara Paiva is a Computer Science Engineer from Minho University in Portugal, a PhD from Vigo University and is currently performing her post-doc in Oviedo University. Her current research interests are in the area of urban mobility, and intelligent transportation systems. She is Associate Professor at Viana do Castelo Polytechnic Institute and Coordinator of the Applied Research Centre for Digital Transformation.