Authors: Phillip Olla, Nandish V. Patel
Addresses: Brunel University, Department of Information Systems and Computing, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK. Brunel University, Department of Information Systems and Computing, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK
Abstract: The significance of ubiquitous computing is rapidly growing on a global scale with the current trend towards mobile computing, computer networks, and wireless communication in business and personal use. We combine principals from ubiquitous computing and context-aware applications to create a framework for location-aware applications to global mobile networks. This paper presents the design for a context-aware mobile information system (CAMIS). The system will support users with location-specific information services and applications. The system uses the concept of a non-intrusive Push to deliver information to mobile users using cell-broadcast technology.
Keywords: cell broadcast; context-aware; CAMIS; location information; mobile networks; mobile communications.
International Journal of Mobile Communications, 2003 Vol.1 No.3, pp.289 - 300
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