Maria Cristina Brugnoli

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Ever more frequently, social and particularly group interactions, involve mediated communication. Yet we know very little about the factors determining the effectiveness of the interaction. How do participants in mediated communication substitute the implicit, and non verbal signals which play such an important role in traditional, face to face(More)
In mobile ubiquitous computing environments users will be able to interact with different devices, providing them with many services. The technological heterogeneity of such an environment is expected to increase the overall system complexity. Flexibility and adaptability are thus key issues to cope with this complexity. The goal of the IST-Simplicity(More)
Museums are the mechanism through which we research, interpret and present our insights into the natural and cultural worlds. They represent our belief systems concerning cultural inter-relationships, our relationship with the environment and of our place in the Universe. They are windows on the "dream-time" of humanity. Wireless technology is becoming a(More)
The trend for designing memory aids for cognitively impaired elderly individuals is fast growing. In an effort to assist elderly people to carry out tasks of everyday living and to relieve caregivers, several memory aid technologies have recently been introduced. These devices range from everyday technologies such as handheld PDA’s to integrated sensory(More)
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