Fatoumata Camara

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We are proposing a SIG as an extended forum to build a sustainable network and resource repository for practitioners and researchers engaged in community centered collaborative design in developing countries. In structured discussions and an open cross-cultural dialogue, we attempt to build a practical and theoretical foundation based on success and failure(More)
This paper deals with context-aware mobile information systems. From an analysis of types of information delivered by such systems, it proposes the PIPE (Personal, Impersonal, Perennial, Ephemeral) taxonomy, and characterizes 9 systems accordingly. This shows that focus has been mostly set on impersonal information (museums, restaurants, music, etc.) so far(More)
On September 19th 2011, Facebook introduced "Intelligent Lists" which are Friends Lists (FL) automatically created and pre-filled based on users' and their contacts' profiles information (education, work, city of living, kin, etc.). In early 2011, we conducted a study on contact management in Facebook in order to understand users' real needs. Outcomes from(More)
In Thanks to ambient computing, information can be diffused and accessed everywhere, at anytime, on any platform. But how worthwhile is this for citizens? Is their quality of life improved? This article describes the application of the Worth Centered Design (WCD), proposed by G. Cockton, for identifying the worth of a context-aware recommender system,(More)
This paper proposes a two-layer component-based middleware framework that copes with the complexity of managing and constructing efficient and useful SIP-based home services. In the first layer, the device integration framework overcomes the heterogeneity of media home devices by providing protocol-independent components that reify the underlying devices.(More)
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