Multimodality in Mobile Computing and Mobile Devices: Methods for Adaptable Usability

Multimodality in Mobile Computing and Mobile Devices: Methods for Adaptable Usability

Stan Kurkovsky (Central Connecticut State University, USA)
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Release Date: November, 2009|Copyright: © 2010 |Pages: 406
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-978-6
ISBN13: 9781605669786|ISBN10: 1605669784|EISBN13: 9781605669793
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Description:

Originally designed for interpersonal communication, today mobile devices are capable of connecting their users to a wide variety of Internet-enabled services and applications.

Multimodality in Mobile Computing and Mobile Devices: Methods for Adaptable Usability explores a variety of perspectives on multimodal user interface design, describes a variety of novel multimodal applications, and provides real-life experience reports. Containing research from leading international experts, this innovative publication presents core concepts that define multi-modal, multi-channel, and multi-device interactions and their role in mobile, pervasive, and ubiquitous computing.

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

  • Adaptive multimodal presentation of information
  • Bodily engagement in multimodal interaction
  • Design and evaluation of multimodal interaction
  • Designing multimodal mobile applications
  • Mobile multimodal user interfaces
  • Multimodal adaptive interaction for smart environments
  • Multimodal and multichannel issues in pervasive computing
  • Multimodality in mobile computing
  • Multimodality in mobile devices
  • Ubiquitous user interaces
  • Verification of adaptability properties
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Multimodality in Mobile Computing and Mobile Devices: Methods for Adaptable Usability offers a variety of perspectives on multimodal user interface design, describes a variety of novel multimodal applications and provides several experience reports with experimental and industry-adopted mobile multimodal applications.

– Stan Kurkovsky, Central Connecticut State University, USA
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Stan Kurkovsky is an associate professor at the Department of Computer Science at Central Connecticut State University. Stan earned his PhD from the Center for Advanced Computer Studies of the University of Louisiana (1999). Results of his doctoral research have been applied to network planning and industrial simulation. Stan’s current research interests are in mobile and pervasive computing, distributed systems, and software engineering. He published over 40 papers in refereed proceedings of national and international conferences, scientific journals, and books. Stan serves as a reviewer and a member of program committees on a number of national and international conferences. During his academic career, Stan received over a million dollars in funding from private and federal sources.
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