Lynette Barnard

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Designing graphical user interfaces (GUIs) is an arduous task that requires both functional and aesthetic considerations, often relying on documented style guides and design principles. Style guides and principles are mostly prescriptive in terms of what should be included and what should be avoided in interface design, but do not specify the <i>how</i> of(More)
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The proliferation of mobile markets and subsequently mobile application development has led to new markets for content distributors. Whilst architectures have been developed to aid with the distribution of content within mobile software domains, this has not extended to inter-domain distribution. For instance MXit, Android and Facebook developers are(More)
Context-aware computing continues to gain recognition, especially in mobile web computing. Determining accurate context information, in real-time, for implementing various adaptations in mobile web applications remains a challenge. Physically determined context information for use during adaptation has generally produced unsatisfactory results in mobile web(More)
Recent studies have indicated an increase in customer profiling techniques used by e-commerce businesses. E-commerce businesses are creating, maintaining and utilising customer profiles to assist in personalisation. Personalisation can help improve customers' satisfaction levels, purchasing behaviour, loyalty and subsequently improve sales. The continuously(More)
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