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Developing Personal Technology for the Field

Pascoe, Jason, Morse, David R., Ryan, Nick S. (1998) Developing Personal Technology for the Field. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 2 . pp. 28-36. ISSN 1617-4909 (Print) 1617-4917 (Online). (doi:10.1007/BF01581844) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:21622)

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Abstract

This paper is concerned with developing personal computing aids for the mobile fieldworker. A description of mobile computing and context-aware technology is given, suggesting how hand-held computing devices that are aware of various factors of their userís environment (such as location) could be helpful. In particular, the concept of a stick-e note is introduced as a general-purpose context-aware technology that we have developed. The needs of fieldworkers and the suitability of stick-e note technology to their tasks is addressed, and a number of areas where stick-e note technology could help are identified. The design of a prototypical sticke-e note system that attempts to meet these needs is introduced and an account given of an extensive trial of this prototype in assisting in a behavioural study of giraffe in Kenya.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/BF01581844
Uncontrolled keywords: mobile computing, context awareness, ecology, archaeology, fieldwork
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 Aug 2009 15:30 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:00 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21622 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)

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Pascoe, Jason.

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