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Context-aware applications and services require ubiquitous access to context information about the users or sensors such as preferences, spatial & environmental data, available connectivity, and device capabilities. Systems for the brokering or the provisioning of context data via wireless networks do so with centralized servers or by employing… (More)
This paper introduces a novel, open, and scalable service architecture for context-aware personal communication. In contrast to the network-centric Open Service Access (OSA) in third-generation mobile networks (3G), this architecture moves the point of integration for user services out to the mobile devices, where we can create support for context-aware… (More)
The world's aging population and limited hospital resources together with advancements in information technology provides a thorough basis for further development of tele-healthcare and assisted living. For ordinary people, and especially elderly people, to be diagnosed and treated in their homes there is a definite need for technical equipment that is… (More)
In this paper, we examine the requirements, conditions, and work in progress regarding support for cooperative mobile ambient awareness in heterogeneous wireless and mobile infrastructure. Ambient awareness is achieved by reasoning about context knowledge, accumulated and disseminated between entities in the local-& global computing and communication… (More)
mHealth data provision focuses on providing health services to patients via mobile devices and presence technologies. It has great influence to the healthcare business today, especially in the developing countries. However, the mHealth presence might be sensitive; and it brings potential privacy issues. For controlling what presence information can be given… (More)
Tutorials, technical sessions, posters, fashion show, exhibits, case studies and refreshment breaks will be held in the Husky Student Union Building (HUB). The Tuesday evening reception and demonstration session will be held in the Human Interface Technology Lab (HIT Lab) in Fluke Hall on campus. Lunches are on your own.