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Context-Aware Applications

Date: December 2 2022

Summary: Explains what is a context-aware application.

Keywords: ##zettel #ubicomp #computerscience #technology #awarehome #georgiatech #archive


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Context-aware applications are technologies that leverage data collected from real-time environments and contexts and act upon this information to create timely actions. This idea was coined by [1] in his paper The Aware Home: A Living Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing Research

Here is the original quote from @kiddAwareHomeLiving1999:

However, progress in the sensing technologies needs to be matched by progress in supporting the rapid development of applications that use sensed information. These applications are what [are] called context-aware applications.

How To Cite

Zelko, Jacob. Context-Aware Applications. December 2 2022.


[1] C. D. Kidd et al., β€œThe Aware Home: A Living Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing Research,” in Cooperative Buildings. Integrating Information, Organizations, and Architecture, vol. 1670, N. A. Streitz, J. Siegel, V. Hartkopf, and S. Konomi, Eds. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1999, pp. 191–198. doi: 10.1007/10705432_17.


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