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Smart environments for cultural heritage

Ryan, Nick S. (2005) Smart environments for cultural heritage. In: Uno, Takao, ed. Reading Historical Spatial Information from around the World: studies of culture and civilization based on geographic information systems data. International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto, Japan. (KAR id:14365)


This paper outlines a vision of Smart Environments for Cultural

known as Ubiquitous Computing, Pervasive Computing or

grand challenges for computer science. Smart environments

devices, sensor networks, servers in the fixed infrastructure and

adapting their behaviour to shared contextual information,

their users’ immediate needs.

rely on the fusion of multiple spatial models based on

conventional absolute positioning. Applications in the Cultural

through analysis and interpretation, conservation and

already proved to be a popular test bed for several experimental

The approach is illustrated using FieldMap, a tool designed

data in the field, but which contains components that are

arises because FieldMap is an application of the MobiComp

designed to support the capture, sharing and re-use of contextual


Item Type: Book section
Uncontrolled keywords: mobile computing, context-aware, ubiquitous computing, pervasive computing, field survey, archaeology
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:03 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 13:51 UTC
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