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The Stick-e Note Architecture: Extending the Interface Beyond the User

Pascoe, Jason (1997) The Stick-e Note Architecture: Extending the Interface Beyond the User. In: Moore, Johanna and Edmonds, Ernest and Puerta, Angel, eds. Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on Intelligent user interfaces. ACM, New York, USA, pp. 261-264. ISBN 0-89791-839-8. (doi:10.1145/238218.238344) (KAR id:21556)


This paper proposes a redefinition of the human-computer interface, extending its boundaries to encompass interaction with the user's physical environment. This extension to the interface enables computers to become aware of their context of use and intelligently adapt their activities and interface to suit their current circumstances. Context-awareness promises to greatly enhance user interfaces, but the complexity of capturing, representing and processing contextual data, presents a major obstacle to its further development. The Stick-e Note Architecture is proposed as a solution to this problem, offering a universal means of providing context-awareness through an easily understood metaphor based on the Post-It note.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1145/238218.238344
Uncontrolled keywords: context-aware computing, stick-e note architecture, mobile computing, ubiquitous computing, situated information spaces
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2009 15:46 UTC
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2022 10:39 UTC
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Pascoe, Jason.

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