Peter Coschurba

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Metaphors are often used to provide the user with a mental model to ease the use of computers. An example of such a metaphor is the commonly used “Desktop Metaphor”. Metaphors also can be used to ease context-aware information access for the users of mobile information systems. In this paper we present a taxonomy that allows the categorisation of such(More)
Applications that take into account the location or the context of their users are growing in importance. Examples for such applications are "Guide" [Davis et al. 1998], an interactive tourist guide developed at Lancaster University or Stick-e-Notes (University of Kent) [Brown 1995], a kind of virtual PostIt, that allows to annotate a context with an object(More)
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