Efpraxia D. Zamani

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Smart phones are innovations that currently provide immense benefits and convenience to users in society. However, not all members of society are accepting and using smart phones; more specifically, for this research study silver-surfers or older adults (50+) are a demographic group displaying such an attitude. Currently, there is minimal knowledge of the(More)
This paper discusses the use of Augmented Reality (AR) applications for the needs of tourism. It describes the technology’s evolution from pilot applications into commercial mobile applications. We address the technical aspects of mobile AR application development, emphasizing the technologies that render the delivery of (More)
Web 3.0, also known as the Semantic Web, promises to revolutionize the way learning is delivered over the internet. In this paper, we discuss how the underlying technological elements of the semantic web combine to add intelligence to web-based, desktop or mobile, education and learning. We moreover present three types of semantic web applications for(More)
As mobile devices permeate daily life, several studies investigate how users react when technology falls short of their expectations. In this paper, we deploy a data/frame model to examine sensemaking processes through which users approach their interaction with the tablet under conditions of discomfort. We show that users eventually handle such problematic(More)
The proliferation of technological advances have made possible the development of mobile applications that can effectively support organizers and attendees, mobile applications are easily accessible through a smart phone and the user can effortlessly upload or retrieve any pertinent information. This paper presents CoMMA, a web-based mobile application for(More)