Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Judith Symonds (AUT University, New Zealand)
Release Date: September, 2009|Copyright: © 2010 |Pages: 1962
ISBN13: 9781605669601|ISBN10: 1605669601|EISBN13: 9781605669618|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-960-1


With the development of ubiquitous and pervasive computing, increased and expanded adaptability to changing needs, preferences, and environments will emerge to further enhance the use of technology amongst global cultures and populations.

Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications covers the latest innovative research findings involved with the incorporation of technologies into everyday aspects of life from a collaboration of accomplished field experts. Providing an enriched compilation of authoritative industry solutions in ubiquitous and pervasive technologies, this 3-volume reference source presents academicians, researchers, and practitioners with a wide range of unique topics in one premier research collection.

Topics Covered

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

  • Ambient Intelligence
  • Location information management
  • Pervasive architecture
  • Pervasive Computing
  • Pervasive healthcare
  • Smart embedded systems
  • Ubiquitous and pervasive application design
  • Ubiquitous communication infrastructure
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Ubiquitous risk analysis
  • Ubiquitous services and business processes
  • Web-based human machine interaction

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Judith Symonds is a senior lecturer at AUT University (Auckland, New Zealand). Judith serves as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Advanced Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing . Judith holds a PhD in rural systems management from the University of Queensland (Australia, 2005). Judith has published in international refereed journals, book chapters, and conferences, including the Australian Journal of Information Systems and the Journal of Cases on Information Technology. She currently serves on editorial boards for the Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations and the International Journal of E-Business Research. Her current research interests include data management in pervasive and ubiquitous computing environments.


Editorial Board



  • Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, DBA, Editor-in-Chief, Contemporary Research in Information
  • Science and Technology, Book Series

    Associate Editors:

  • Steve Clarke, University of Hull, UK
  • Murray E. Jennex, San Diego State University, USA
  • Annie Becker, Florida Institute of Technology USA
  • Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko, University of Tampere, Finland

    Editorial Advisory Board

  • Sherif Kamel, American University in Cairo, Egypt
  • In Lee, Western Illinois University, USA
  • Jerzy Kisielnicki, Warsaw University, Poland
  • Keng Siau, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • Amar Gupta, Arizona University, USA
  • Craig van Slyke, University of Central Florida, USA
  • John Wang, Montclair State University, USA
  • Vishanth Weerakkody, Brunel University, UK